Lots 373 - 385, Catalogue of Auction #38 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
373    

Imperial Period correspondences

1887, free-frank official entire letter to Gazenpot (now Aizpute), red boxed "Pochtovia Privilegiia" marking and "Hanku Pagasta" violet cachet on reverse, usual fold, still VF
300.00
374    
1901, Embossed Riga Jubilee Exhibition postcard to St. Petersburg, franked by two Imperial stamps, tied by "Riga Exhibition" postmark, matched commemorative label, arrival ds, VF and attractive mailing
300.00
375 **   1
1918, Coat of Arms, 5k carmine, imperforated complete sheet of 228 (19x12), printed on reverse side of German military map (T14. Alt Luban), folded twice mostly between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheet
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300.00
376  66
1920, Liberation of Kurzeme, imperforated proof of 35k in black, printed on yellow paper, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
377 **   76 var
1920, Coat of Arms, 5k red, gutter tete-beche block of four, inscription on central labels, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
378  113-31
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, "Lat" issue, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $208.55
150.00
379  C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, Latvia - Africa Flight, complete set of five, nice balanced margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF, the "key" values expertized by Roig and Bartels, von Hofmann certificate for complete set, C.v. $525
500.00
380 **/*   CB9a-13a

Air Post Semi - Postal stamps

1932, Aviation Pioneers, imperforated complete set of five, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF, C.v. $110
75.00
381 **/*   CB14-17, a
1933, Fund of Wounded Aviators, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, C.v. $164
75.00
382  CB21-24, a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Mi #228-31 A,B, C.v. $655
300.00
383  2N23-36

Russian West Army issues for Latvia

1919, "Cross" surcharges, complete set of 14, including three imperforated stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, expertized Mikulski, Mi #23-35, 420
150.00
384    2N23-36
1919, 10k-10r, surcharged issue, complete set of 14, used on philatelic cover, cancelled "Jelgawa 11.11.19", VF, Mi #23-35, 500 as used stamps off cover
150.00
385    

Latvia Postal History Collection

1919-41, 291 postal history items in a box, including 198 covers, 68 postcards and 25 postal stationery cards. The collection contains a dozen cards or covers bearing early issues, 15 items with air post stamps franking, including several Early Flight covers, 8 covers bearing stamps issued under Soviet Occupation (1940-41), three items with postage due markings, and much more. Some conveyance flaws possible as always on large holding, generally F/VF
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2000.00