Lots 677 - 692, Catalogue of Auction #39 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
677 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of nine, four stamps with completely omitted varnish lines variety, two stamps with these lines partly omitted, in addition partial offset of the design on reverse of three stamps due to foldover, NH, VF and spectacular item, Mi #149z, var
500.00
678 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k blue instead of ultra, color variety, block of four, full OG, NH, fine, a common block of four is added for comparison, Standard Coll. #1a
400.00
679 **/*   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, two left stamps with partly omitted varnish lines and two right ones with omitted them completely, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Mi #150z
150.00
680 **   180
1921, 20r blue, complete gutter sheet of 40 (4x5+4x5), fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
681 **   181a var
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly unprinted and with another half with double impression, minor gum creases, full OG, NH, VF, spectacular and rare item
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2500.00
682 **   183c
1921, 250r violet, three different horizontal tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
683 **   183d
1921, 250r dark violet, printed on ordinary paper, double impression, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #158xDD, ?200 as hinged singles
200.00
684 **   186c var
1921, 1000r pale rose instead of carmine, color var, printed on thin paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
250.00
685 **   190 fn
1921, 4th Anniversary of October Revolution, unissued 200r brown, complete pane of 25 (5x5), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
2000.00
686  194 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra instead of blue, color variety, two stamps of different shades on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #174axb
100.00
687  195 var
1922, black surcharge (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Mi #175a IIx,y, ?210
100.00
688 **   195b var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, left sheet margin copy with printing error - diagonal stripe of 3mm wide, full OG, NH, VF and scarce variety
100.00
689 **   210b, var
1922, diagonal black surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, two horizontal blocks of 50 (25+25), one of which with complete stamp design offset on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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750.00
690 **/*   220a, 222a, 225a
1922-23, inverted typo "Star" surcharges, lot of three different stamps, full OG, NH or LH (#225a), VF
100.00
691 **   239a
1923, worker 4r brown, top sheet margin imperforated block of six (3x2), minor usual gum wrinkles without creasing, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #216B, ?390++
150.00
692  241A
1923, soldier 20r, two perforated proofs in gray black and black violet, blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $1,600 as hinged singles
800.00