Lots 1316 - 1324, Catalogue of Auction #39 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1316  195-96
1955, Fra Angelico, 50L carmine brown and 100L blue, two imperforated proofs, printed on gummed paper, balanced margins, NH, VF
1317  212
1956, St. Ignatius of Loyola, 35L dark red brown, imperforated plate proof, printed on gummed dark rose paper, bottom sheet margin copy, NH, VF and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
1318  760
1985, St. Gregory VII, perforated die proof of 2500L in rose, printed on gummed paper, left sheet margin copy, design is shifted to the bottom, NH, VF and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
1319 **   B1-4

Semi - Postal issues

1933, Holy Year issue, complete set of four, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone #S3, ?175
1320 **   C18-19

Air Post stamps

1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S503, ?220
1321 **   C20-21
1951, Franciscus Gratianus, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone #S504, ?450
1322    31

Zeppelin Flight

May 6-9, 1936, Airship "Hindenburg" 1st North America Flight registered cover to US, franked by 2.75L violet and black without required Italian postage and confirmation markings, NYC "5.11.36" arrival ds, insignificant soling, mainly VF and very rare, Sieger #406 var
1323 **   

Vatican City Collections

1929-58, over 100 hundred mint never hinged stamps in complete sets and 3 souvenir sheets on VARIO pages, including #149-53, 155a, C9-15, C20-21, C22-23, Q1-15 and more, as well as four sets in blocks of 5 plus 4 labels. Apparently perfect condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott C.v. $985++
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1324 **   99-101 var

Pope Pius XII issue - Perforation Errors

1945, 1L-5L, lot of fourteen items, including three blocks and horizontal strip of four, five vertical pairs, and five singles, imperforated at the top or bottom, on the right or between stamps, the total is 19 errors, excellent condition, full OG, mostly NH, with just several LH, F/VF or better, Sassone C.v. is about ?4,000
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