Lots 697 - 712, Catalogue of Auction #40 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
697  37a
1892, President Johnson, 8c brown and black, center is inverted, gorgeous copy, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $450
400.00
698  47
1892, Hippopotamus, perforated proof of $1 in yellow brown and black, miniature sheet of ten stamps, each stamp overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
699  48
1892, Liberian Star, perforated plate proof miniature sheet of ten stamps of $2 in green, each stamp overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
700 **   49
1892, President Johnson, $5 carmine and black, miniature sheet of ten stamps, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
701  49
1892, President Johnson, perforated proof of $5 in ultra and black, miniature sheet of ten stamps, each stamp overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
702  54/61
1897-1900, Palm Tree, Hippopotamus and Elephant, five stamps with black "Specimen" overprint, full OG, hinged, F/VF
150.00
703  94
1903, Liberty, four perforated proof panes of 3c, colors: blue, orange brown, green and gray blue, no gum as produced, VF and rare assembly
800.00
704 **   112 var
1906, Mandingos, $2 green and black, vertical imperforated pair with centers shifted to the top, nice and fresh, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
250.00
705  156, var
1915-16, Gunboat, two stamps, black proof surcharge 2ct on 5c ultra and black, and an issued stamp with the similar surcharge in red, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $280 for issued stamps
300.00
706  283-87
1942, Wild Animals, 1c-5c, set of five the American Banknote Company die proofs in issued colors, printed on pieces with marginal security punches, approximate size 86x65mm, mounted on Archival ABN's sunken cards with typewritten inscription on the edges, fresh, VF and probably unique assembly
1500.00
707    C1-3

Air Post stamps

1936, Palm Tree, surcharged issue, complete set of three used on addressed First Day Cover, cancelled "Monrovia. 18.11.1936", stamp perforation soiling, still VF and scarce, C.v. $525 for used stamps off cover
400.00
708  C3B-3C fn
1936, Waco Plane, 2c carmine and black, 3c violet and black, two tete-beche pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
709  C4/13
1938, Birds and Sikorsky Amphibian, imperforated proofs in issued colors, set of ten in pairs, less 20c, but with extra 4c in yellow, each stamp is overprinted "Proof" in black, full OG, NH, VF and colorful assembly
300.00
710  F10a var

Registration stamps

1903, President Gibson, imperforated trial color proof of 10c in lilac and black, inscribed "Buchanan", center is inverted, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
711  F13
1903, President Gibson, three imperforated trial color proofs of complete design of 10c, inscribed "Monrovia", centers are in black and frames - in blue, red and green; in addition three plate proofs of center in black on various paper, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
712  F15-19
1919, S.S. "Quail", imperforated proofs in issued colors, complete set of five in tete-beche pairs, full OG (1) or no gum as issued, VF
300.00