Lots 1 - 67, Catalogue of Auction #45 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  18
1861, Franklin, 1c blue, type I, grid cancellation, nice copy, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $700
200.00
2  20
1857, Franklin, 1c blue, type II, New York town cancellation, perfect item, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $300
100.00
3  112P4-22P4
1969, Pictorial issue, 1c-90c, complete set of ten card plate proofs, fresh, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $1,015
600.00
4  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
5 **   336
1909, Washington, 6c red orange, excellent centering and intact perforation, full OG with insignificant disturbance, NH, XF, C.v. $150
75.00
6 **   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
250.00
7 **   730 var
1933, Century of Progress issue, 1c green, imperforated souvenir sheet of 25, spectacular pre-printing paper fold is affecting three stamps at the bottom left corner, no gum as issued, NH, VF
300.00
8 **   1053
1956, Hamilton, $5 black, top left corner margin plate No.25367 block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260
150.00
9 **   1055c
1954, Jefferson, 2c carmine rose, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
10 **   1125a
1959, Jose de San Martin, 4c blue, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 20 pairs reported, C.v. $1,000
500.00
11 **   1340a
1968, Hemis Fair' 68, (6c) multicolored, white color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $925
450.00
12 **   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. $525
250.00
13 **   1484a
1973, George Gershwin, 8c multicolored, left sheet margin vertical pair with missing horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
80.00
14 **   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
500.00
15 **   1541b
1974, Minerals, 10c multicolored, top right corner margin se-tenant block of four, light blue and yellow litho colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz quantity of this error is 24-28 se-tenant blocks, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,500
750.00
16 **   1542a
1974, Kentucky Settlement, 10c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $575
250.00
17 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green and orange colors omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $500
250.00
18 **   1547c
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, top left corner margin (ZIP) copy, green color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, PF certificate, C.v. $700
300.00
19 **   1555a
1975, Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575, a common stamp is added for comparison
250.00
20 **   1556b
1975, Pioneer-Jupiter, 10c multicolored, dark blue color is omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $675
300.00
21 **   1579a
1975, Christmas, (10c) multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
80.00
22 **   1610a
1979, Americana issue, ($1) multicolored, candle holder is omitted (brown engraved color), right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
23 **   1610b
1979, Americana issue, $1 multicolored, tan, orange and yellow colors omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $250
120.00
24 **   1615Cf
1978, Piano, 8.4c dark blue on yellow paper, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "OKLAHOMA CITY. OKLA", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,500
700.00
25  1789pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, block of four with horizontal gutter in the middle, some usual paper wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,200 as two pairs
400.00
26 **   1831a
1980, American Eagle, 15c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
27 **   1833a
1980, Education issue, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
80.00
28 **   1897b
1983, Omnibus, 1c violet, coil stamp, imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
29 **   1898Ad
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700
300.00
30 **   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
120.00
31 **   2026a
1982, Christmas issue, 20c multicolored, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250++
120.00
32 **   2142a
1985, Special Olympics, 22c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $400
200.00
33 **   2145b
1985, AMERIPEX, (22c) multicolored, red and black colors omitted with only traces of blue presented, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, PSE certificate, the stamp is listed, but has no price in Datz Cat.
300.00
34 **   2149c
1985, George Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "PRESORTED FIRST CLASS", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
300.00
35 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
120.00
36 **   2238b
1986, Blankets, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
150.00
37 **   2280c
1989, Flag over Yosemite, 25c red, ultra and blue green, coil stamp on prephosphored paper, horizontal imperforated strip of five with plate No.7, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
38 **   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
39 **   2425c
1989, Prehistoric Animals, (25c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
300.00
40 **   2482a
1990, Bobcat, ($2) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $225
100.00
41 **   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. $350
150.00
42 **   2551 var
1991, Desert Storm Medal, 29c multicolored, block of four with missing horizontal perforation, ABN printer's waste, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
43 **   2579b
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, right sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
150.00
44 **   2635a
1992, Alaska Highway, (29c) multicolored, black color (denomination) omitted, top left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $700
300.00
45 **   2870
1994, Recalled Legends of the West, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20 in USPS intact pack, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
46 **   2870
1994, Recalled Legends of the West, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20 in USPS intact pack, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
47 **   2869-70
1994, Recalled Legends of the West, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20, in addition a common sheet is included, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $290
Click here to see sheet 2
100.00
48 **   3007d
1995, Christmas issue, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $475
200.00
49 **   3066a
1996, Jacqueline Cochran issue, 50c multicolored, black engraved color omitted, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $220++
100.00
50 **   C13-15

Air Post stamps and covers

1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of three, stamp of $1.30 has insignificant usual gum disturbance, otherwise well centered, intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF and nice set, C.v. $2,450
1500.00
51    C13-14
1930, Zeppelin issue, 65c green in horizontal pair and a single of $1.30 brown, used on FDC, cancelled "Washington, DC, April 19, 1930", delivered by Zeppelin First Pan-America Flight, German and American Flight markings, Lakehurst arrival machine ds on reverse, VF and scarce three stamps FD cover, C.v. $1,700++
750.00
52  C18
1933, Century of Progress Issue, "Baby Zeppelin", 50c green, bottom sheet margin plate #21172 block of six, full OG, hinge remnant is on the left stamps, others are NH, VF, C.v. $500++
250.00
53 **   C76a
1968, Moon Landing issue, 10c multicolored, rose red litho color is practically omitted (two tiny spots remained, visible only under magnifier glass), full OG, NH, VF
150.00
54 **   C92b
1978, Wright Brothers, (31c) multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical se-tenant pair, ultramarine and black (engraved) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common pair is added for comparison, C.v. $600
300.00
55    

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
56    

Round the World Flight of "Winnie Mae"

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover signed by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty, franked by Washington 2c carmine, all appropriate markings, including Soviet Union "Dobroliot" cachet, arrival ds, VF
750.00
57 SB   BK191 var

Stamp Booklets

1991, Comedians, ($5.80) complete two pane booklet, top pane with scarlet and bright violet (denomination) omitted, bottom pane is normal, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550 for error pane only
250.00
58 SB   BK215a
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
500.00
59 SB   4127k
2009, "FOREVER", (44c) multicolored, complete self-adhesive booklet of 20, front side of eight stamps with die cutting omitted, slight marginal wrinkle of natural origin on the right, post office fresh, NH, VF, this error is mentioned, but has no price in Scott Cat.
500.00
60 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
61 **   RW1

Hunting Permit Stamps

1934, Mallards, $1 blue, bottom sheet margin plate number copy, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $800
400.00
62 **   RW2
1935, Canvasbacks, $1 rose lake, top sheet margin plate number copy, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), fine, C.v. $800
250.00
63 **   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
64 **   RW5
1938, Pintail, $1 light violet, full OG, NH, fine copy, C.v. $475
150.00
65    

Hawaii Postal Stationery Collection

1882-97, 25 unused stationery items, including one stationery envelope, 22 postcards, three paid reply postcards (both parts, but slightly reinforced), one message part of reply card, generally fresh, F/VF or better, C.v. $2,485
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750.00
66 **   C1-3

Ryukyu Islands - Air Post stamps

1950, Dove and Map of Ryukyus, complete set of three, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $205
120.00
67    U1 var

United Nations

1953, stationery entire envelope 3c blue, surcharged with 1c in maroon, with design normally used to surcharge the 4c postal card, perfect quality, unused, VF, unusual and very scarce, PF certificated stated "It is genuine, but decline opinion with respect to its origin and official status"
1000.00