Lots 383 - 390, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
383    10

District of Rethymnon

1899, Coat of Arms, 1m green, handstamp on horizontally laid paper, used on cover from Crete to Athens, cancelled with line "Rethymnon" marking, violet merchant seal, slight vertical fold away from the stamp, VF
300.00
384 */U   35-46
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, complete set of 12, including seven mint stamps with full OG, others are used, fresh and F/VF, C.v. $190
100.00
385  35
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, 1m blue, imperforated bottom sheet margin copy, in addition double impression of 2m blue (#36) and 1g blue (#37) on reverse, no gum as produced, VF, Spanos guarantee hs
150.00
386  37
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, 1g blue, imperforated bottom sheet margin copy, in addition the same design is printed upside down on reverse, no gum as produced, VF, Spanos guarantee hs
150.00
387  39-40
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, 2m rose and 1g rose, two imperforated bottom sheet margin copies, the last one with stamp design printed upside down on reverse, no gum as produced, VF, Spanos guarantee hs
300.00
388  41
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, 1m green, imperforated block of four, in addition double impression of 2m green (#42) and 1g green (#43) on reverse, no gum as produced, VF, Spanos guarantee hs
500.00
389 **/*   46 var
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars at sides, 1gr violet, block of four imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top pair), VF and scarce
500.00
390 */U   1/46

Russian Crete
Collection

1899, 45 mint and used stamps, including two blocks of four and block of six, plus 37 forgeries (one block of 18), neatly placed on four stockpages, minor usual faults could be expected on Poseidon's Trident stamps, nevertheless nice lot, especially for the first issue, F/VF, legitimate C.v. is about $1,100
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300.00