Lots 409 - 415, Catalogue of Auction #40 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
409    10
1899, handstamped 1m green, printed on wove paper, used on illustrated cover with pre-printed Cretan flag, tied by blue line "Rethymnon" cancellation, VF and scarce, signed J. Schmitt, H. Grobe certificate
400.00
410  11, 13
1899, lot of five stamps, including horizontal pair and a single of 2m black and two singles of 1m blue, Hagios Galinis, Spili and Melampes straight line cancellations, which are much scarcer than a common Rethymnon cancel according to Karamitsos Cat., some flaws, especially on blue stamps, still F/VF and definitely collectable and rare items
500.00
411  12
1899, handstamped 2m rose, printed on thick wove paper, the first issue, line Amari cancellation, blue control mark at the top left corner, VF and very rare, a stamp with Amari cancellation 60 times scarcer, than a"common" stamp with Rethymnon cancel
750.00
412  29
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1m blue, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, in addition impression of 2m blue is on reverse, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, expertized by Cosmopoulos
400.00
413  35-36
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 1m blue and 2m blue, double impression, imperforated bottom sheet margin vertical pair, no gum as produced, VF, expertized by Cosmopoulos
250.00
414  39
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 2m rose, imperforated right sheet margin horizontal pair, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Cosmopoulos
250.00
415  42
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 2m green, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, in addition double impression (one inverted) of 1m green on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
250.00