Lots 589 - 613, Catalogue of Auction #45 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
589 **/*   1/49

Early Surcharges Collective Lot

1924, five mint complete issues, including both Olympics, SG #1/14, 18/21, 49/52 x3, in addition 25 stamps with doubled surcharges (catalogued from 17 to 80 per piece), all are neatly described on two stockcards, several stamps have insignificant gum flaws, generally fresh and nice, full or large part of OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SG #1/53, substantial C.v.
500.00
590 **   63/69 var
1926, inverted black surcharges on Scenes of 1925, set of five stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #95/100a, 210 as hinged
150.00
591 **   72 imp
1927, red overprint "Republique Libanaise" on Cedar 10c dark violet, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, only one sheet of 100 has been printed, SG #104
250.00
592 **   72-75 var
1927, double red or black overprint "Republique Libanaise" on Scenes of 1925, set of four stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SG #104/07b
150.00
593 **   72a, 73-75 var
1927, inverted black overprint "Republique Libanaise" on Scenes of 1925, set of three stamps, in addition Cedar 10c dark violet with black overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG #104a/07a, 122 as hinged
100.00
594 **   80 var
1927, black overprint "Republique Libanaise" on 25p ultra, the high value, two stamps with inverted and doubled overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG #117, a
100.00
595 **   81, var
1927, black overprint "Republique Libanaise" over provisional surcharge 4p on 25c olive black, horizontal pair, left stamp has "4" inverted in surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, SG #110, var
200.00
596 **   96, var
1928, red Arabic overprint over black "Republic Libanaise" on 4p on 25c olive black, horizontal pair, right stamp with albino Arabic overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG #130, var
150.00
597 **   105, var
1928, red surcharge 7.50p on 2.50 light blue, horizontal pair, left stamp with error "5.70p" surcharge, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare, SG #149d, 952.40 as hinged singles
500.00
598 **   105, var
1928, red surcharge 7.50p on 2.50 light blue, block of four, top left stamp has Arabic characters in front of "7.50p", full OG, NH, VF and scarce, reported to exist in one position of a few sheets before being corrected, SG #149, var
500.00
599 **   108-13
1930, Silkworm and Moth, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SG #157/62, 75 as hinged
60.00
600 **   156-59 imp
1942, Amir Beshir Shehab, imperforated complete set of four, all are bottom sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #252/55 imp
300.00
601 **   163-66, C82-87
1943, 2nd Anniversary of Independence, postage and air post, complete set of ten, one stamp has minor natural inclusion, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $134.25 as hinged
100.00
602 **   163-66 imp
1943, 2nd Anniversary of Independence, imperforated complete set of four, all are bottom sheet margin copies, the high value with tiny paper adhesion on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
603 **   344-50
1960, President Fuad Chehab, 50c-100p, imperforated complete set of seven, top right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
604 **   B2-4, B6 var

Semi - Postal issues

1926, War Refugee Charity, set of four stamps with double surcharges, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
200.00
605 **   C17-20 var

Air Post stamps

1927, inverted black overprint "Republique Libanaise" over red Plane overprint, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #118/21 var
150.00
606  C35 fn
1928, essays of red Plane overprint over green overprint AVION on 2p-10p, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare, expertized by Benuzzi, SG #141a-44a, 2,400 as hinged (2005)
750.00
607 **/*   C37a, d
1929-30, blue Plane surcharge 50c on 75c brown orange, two stamps with Plane inverted or doubled, full OG, NH or LH, VF, SG #152b, d, 340++
150.00
608  C49-56
1936, Tourism Publicity issue, 50c-25p, complete set of eight, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #191/98, 180
100.00
609 **   C97-100, C100 var
1945, Airplane, Cedar and Waterfall, complete set of four, in addition stamp of 300p printed on gum side with full offset on front, full OG, NH, VF, SG #294/97, var
120.00
610 ** P  C334-35
1962, Arab League Building, imperforated complete set of three in sheet margin horizontal pairs, 20p and 30p printed on thick paper without gum, while 50p - on gummed ordinary paper, NH, VF
150.00
611 **   CB1 var

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1926, double black Refugee surcharge 1p (value in red) over Plane overprint on 2p black brown, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
100.00
612 **   CB3 var
1926, error black Refugee surcharge 1p (value in black) instead of 3p over Plane overprint on 5p lilac, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare
250.00
613 **   J16-19 var

Postage Due stamps

1927, double black overprint "Republique Libanaise" on Dues of 1925, set of four stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D122/25 var
150.00