Lots 1642 - 1652, Catalogue of Auction #43 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#

Imperial Period correspondences

1887, free-frank official entire letter to Gazenpot (now Aizpute), red boxed "Pochtovaia Privilegiia" marking and "Hanku Pagasta" violet cachet on reverse, usual fold, still VF
1901, Embossed Riga Jubilee Exhibition postcard to St. Petersburg, franked by two Imperial stamps, tied by "Riga Exhibition" postmark, matched commemorative label, arrival ds, VF and attractive mailing
1644  66
1920, Liberation of Kurzeme, imperforated proof of 35k in black, printed on yellow paper, no gum as issued, VF
1645 **   76 var
1920, Coat of Arms, 5k red, gutter tete-beche block of four, inscription on central labels, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1646  113-31
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, "Lat" issue, 1s-10L, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $208.55
1647 **   B13-16

Semi - Postal issues

1921, "Mercy" and Wounded Soldier, surcharged issue, complete set of four, printed on banknotes in green and brown, blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
1648  C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints and surcharges, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, VF, the "key" values with Behrens guarantee hs, Mi #220-24, ?900, Scott C.v. $525
1649 **/*   CB14-17, a
1933, Fund of Wounded Aviators, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, C.v. $164
1650  CB21-24, a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Mi #228-31 A,B, C.v. $655
1651    C7-8

Zeppelin Flight

May 2-5, 1932, Zeppelin 4th South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by five values, including three air post stamps, German Zeppelin label, Berlin connection, orange flight cachet, Recife "5.V.32"arrival ds, VF, Sieger #157 var
1652 Mi IB, IIA

Elley (Eleja)

1919, 15k orange and 30k green, two stamps in horizontal pairs, neatly cancelled on individual pieces, manuscript date "24.10.19", usually cut close to the design, VF for this issue, Mi C.v. ?350