Lots 236 - 241, Catalogue of Auction #39 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
236  78
1897, black surcharge 1c on 3c red revenue stamp, bright color and flawless copy, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $325
237  79
1897, black surcharge 2c (small figures) on 3c red revenue, nice and fresh copy, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $600
238  84
1897, surcharge $1 on red revenue 3c red, nice centering and intact perforation, large part of OG with minor scratch in the middle of stamp, previously hinged, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,750
239    100
1901, mixed franking PPC from Shanghai to Pola (Austria), franked by a pair of Chinese Imperial Post 2c scarlet, tied with Shanghai ds, uprated by French PO in China 10c black on lavender (Scott #3), paid for external delivery, tied with French PO at Shanghai ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
240 **   B4-9, B9a

Semi - Postal issues

1944, Refugees, complete set of six and souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $58.50 as hinged
241    C8-10

Air Mail covers

May 31-June 12, 1931, First Flight "Asia - Europe Air Mail Service" pre-printed cover to Stopen, franked by six stamps, posted into the mail at Chiwangchien, delivered with several flights via Irkutsk and Moscow by Soviet Air Service and from Moscow to Berlin by Deruluft, embossed seal, Berlin transit and Stolpen arrival; in addition native Early Flight cover on line "Ichang - Shanghai", both are VF