Lots 1 - 54, Catalogue of Auction #40 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  113-E3e
1869, Postrider, eight small value numeral perforated essays of 2c in different colors, 9x9mm grill, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $640
400.00
2 **   294-99
1901, Pan-American Exposition issue, complete set of six, nice and clean, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,152
600.00
3 **   564 var
1920, Cleveland, 12c brown violet, block of six (2x3), "opened" pre-printing paper fold is affecting three left stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF and an attractive item
300.00
4 **   899b-901a
1940, National Defense, complete set of three in horizontal pairs imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
5 **   966a
1948, Observatory at Palomar Mountain, 3c blue, bottom sheet margin vertical strip of four, contains vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, reportedly only 70 pairs possible
300.00
6 **   1151a
1960, SEATO, 4c blue, top sheet margin vertical strip of four, contains vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140
120.00
7 **   1362b
1968, Waterfowl Conservation, 6c multicolored, red and blue color omitted, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
400.00
8 **   1431 var
1971, Antarctic Treaty issue, 8c red and dark blue, strongly misperforated block of 15 (3x5), full OG, NH, VF and spectacular piece
100.00
9 **   1436a
1971, Emily Dickinson, (8c) multicolored on greenish paper, black and olive colors are omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
400.00
10 **   1484a
1973, George Gershwin, 8c multicolored, left sheet margin vertical pair with missing all three rows of horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
100.00
11 **   1504 var
1973-74, Angus and Longhorn Cattle, 8c multicolored, bottom left corner margin block of eight (2x4), full reverse offset of the bottom block of four, full OG, NH, VF, spectacular and unrecorded error
750.00
12 **   1508a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
150.00
13 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green and orange color omitted, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
14 **   1555a
1975, Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625, a common stamp is added for comparison
300.00
15 **   1579a
1975, Christmas, (10c) multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
120.00
16 **   1610a
1975-81, Americana issue, ($1) multicolored, candle holder is omitted (brown engraved color), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
150.00
17 **   1787a
1979, Seeing Eye Dog, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $800++
700.00
18 **   1794b
1980, Moscow Olympic Games, 15c multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,400
1250.00
19 **   1799a
1979, Christmas issue, 15c multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
20 **   1801a
1979, Will Rogers, 15c multicolored, bottom left corner margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
100.00
21 **   1830b
1980, Coral Reefs, 15c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant block of four, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
300.00
22 **   1831a
1980, American Eagle, 15c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
250.00
23 **   1833a
1980, Education issue, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically on the left, right and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
120.00
24 **   1842a
1980, Christmas issue, 15c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
25 **   1926a
1981, Edna St. Vincent Millay, 18c multicolored, black engraved inscription omitted, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $275
150.00
26 **   1934a
1981, Remington, 18c gray, green and brown, left sheet margin vertical strip of three, contains vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
150.00
27 **   2024a
1982, Ponce de Leon, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
250.00
28 **   2026a
1982, Christmas issue, 20c multicolored, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $270++
150.00
29 **   2045a
1983, Medal of Honor, (20c) multicolored, red color is omitted, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
150.00
30 **   2062b
1983, Streetcars, (20c) multicolored, top right corner margin se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
200.00
31 **   2165a
1985, Christmas, 22c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $70
50.00
32 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally at the top, bottom and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
200.00
33 **   2211a
1986, Duke Ellington, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally at the top, bottom and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
400.00
34 **   2238b
1986, Blankets, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
200.00
35 **   2243b
1986, Folk Arts, 22c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, imperforated vertically on the left, right and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,250
800.00
36 **   2281a, b
1988, Honey Bee, 25c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair and a single with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $95
50.00
37 **   2425b
1989, Prehistoric Animals, (25c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) is omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
350.00
38 **   2437b
1989, Postal Transports, (25c) multicolored, dark blue engraved color (denomination) omitted, complete pane of 40 (8x5), contains eight se-tenant blocks of four and four pairs of #2434-35, full OG, NH, fine and rare, C.v.$3,800 for eight blocks only
1500.00
39 **   2511b
1990, Sea Creatures, (25c) multicolored, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
300.00
40 **   2579a
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, bottom left corner margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically on the left, right and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375++
250.00
41 **   2579b
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, right sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally at the top, bottom and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
300.00
42 **   2759b
1993, Sporting Horses, (29c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
500.00
43 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, 32c multicolored, top right corner margin imperforated block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,550++
1000.00
44 **   3359a
1999, Deer, 33c gold on various background, self-adhesive stamps, imperforated (die cutting omitted) se-tenant sheet of 20 (4x5), post office fresh, VF and scarce, not listed in Scott
1000.00
45 **   C13-15

Air Post stamps and covers

1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of three, stamp of $1.30 has minor usual gum disturbance, otherwise perfect centering, intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,600
1500.00
46 **   C125b
1989, Futuristic Mail Delivery, (45c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, light blue engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $750
500.00
47    

Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-74) Inaugurating First Flight Cover with his autograph

April 15, 1926, Illustrated First Flight Contract Air Mail (CAM-2) Cover on line Chicago - St. Louis, posted into the mail in Springfield, IL on return flight, franked by five stamps, two nice impressions of violet flight cachet, Chicago "Apr.15.9:30pm.1926" machine arrival ds on reverse, signed by Postmaster and Pilot at the bottom left corner, VF
1200.00
48 **/*   C1/46

Air Post issues
Small Collection

1918-52, 48 mint stamps on VARIO page, including #C1-3, C4-6, C13-15, C18 and more, generally fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $2,700
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1500.00
49 SB   BK215a

Stamp Booklets

1994, Flowers, ($5.80) complete unexploded booklet contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color (denomination) omitted, fresh, VF, C.v. $1,050
600.00
50 SB   BKC1

Air Post Booklet

1928, Postrider and Wings, complete 61c unexploded booklet, contains two panes of three 10c stamps, separated by interleaf, perfect condition, VF, C.v. $275
150.00
51 **   RW1

Hunting Permit Stamps

1934, Mallards, $1 blue, bottom sheet margin plate number copy, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $800
400.00
52 **   RW2
1935, Canvasbacks, $1 rose lake, top sheet margin plate number copy, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), fine, C.v. $750
250.00
53 **   RW3
1936, Canadian Geese, $1 brown black, top sheet margin plate number copy, minor usual gum bends, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $350
120.00
54 **   RW5
1938, Pintail, $1 light violet, full OG, NH, fine copy, C.v. $475
150.00