Lots 504 - 532, Catalogue of Auction #46 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
504 **   1-2
1918, Coat of Arms, 5k carmine, imperforated and perforated complete sheets of 228 (19x12), each separated on two parts, printed on old German Maps of Lukniki and Szkudy respectively, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $570++
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200.00
505 (*)   1 var
1918, Coat of Arms, 5k carmine, vertical pair with double impression, one of which placed sideways, printed on old German map, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
506  17-24, 21 var
1919, Coat of Arms, 3k-75k, complete set of eight, perforation 11 1/2, in addition 20k with perforation 9 1/2, all are in horizontal pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH or hinged, mostly VF
100.00
507 **/*   24 var
1919, Coat of Arms, 75k bluish green, horizontal strip of six with gutter between fifth and sixth stamps, missing four rows of vertical perforation, full OG, NH or VLH, VF
100.00
508  28
1919, Coat of Arms, imperforated plate proof with double impression of 15k in dark green, right sheet margin block of four, printed on grayish wove paper, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
509  43-45 var
1919, Liberation of Riga, complete set in horizontal gutter blocks of four, perforation 9 1/2 along the gutter, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
510 **/*   64-66 var
1919-20, Liberation of Kurzeme, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k-35k, seven sheet margin copies, imperforated at the top (3), bottom (3) and on the left, full OG, NH or LH, VF
200.00
511 **   64 var
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k brown and carmine, bottom sheet margin inscribed horizontal strip of three, full offset of carmine color on reverse, full original uneven gum, NH, VF
60.00
512  66
1920, Liberation of Kurzeme, imperforated proof of 35k in black, printed on grayish wove paper, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
513 **   67 var
1920, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 1r dark green and brown, horizontal strip of four with missing vertical perforation, pre-printing paper folds on third and fourth stamps, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
514  68 var
1920, Latgale Relief issue, 50k green and rose, printed on an unfinished bank note, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, LH, VF
60.00
515  70 var, 71a
1920, National Assembly issue, 50k rose and 1r blue, horizontal and vertical pairs respectively, both imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
516  84 var
1920, Independent Latvia, brown surcharge 20r on 1r green and red, horizontal pair printed on an unfinished bank note, imperforated between stamps, tiny natural inclusion, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
517 **   87 var
1920-21, Liberation of Riga, black surcharge 2r on 35k brown, horizontal gutter block of four, additional perforation 9 1/2 along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
518  113-31
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, "Lat" issue, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $121.10
100.00
519 **   154 var
1933, Coat of Arms, 5L green and pale green, watermark "swastika", two copies, perforation 10 and 11 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #219, var, ?500++, Scott C.v. $250 as hinged
200.00
520    
1923-38, three International mixed franking covers from Riga, addressed to Paris (2) and Rotterdam, all franked by "Stars" regular issue, each one uprated with appropriate postage dues upon arrival, minor conveyance flaws, mainly VF
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100.00
521    
1939-40, three similar illustrated covers, representing various views of Riga, franked for internal (2) and International sending, all appropriate markings, VF
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100.00
522  B24-28 imp

Semi - Postal issues

1925, Tercentenary of Liepaja, imperforated complete set of five, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $500
400.00
523 **/*   B34-39
1928, Liberation Memorial issue, imperforated complete set of six in blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
75.00
524  B57, a
1930, Anti-Tuberculosis issue, 2s+4s orange and red orange, block of four, top left stamp with value error 1s+2s, full OG, NH or previously hinged (two top stamps), VF, C.v. $700++
400.00
525    B96
1938, National Reconstruction Fund, souvenir sheet of two, sent in the first day of issue from Riga to New York by registered mail, all appropriate markings, VF
75.00
526 **   C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints and surcharges, complete set of five, stamp of 15k has small part of gum skip, full OG, NH, VF, Watzke certificate (defect is not mentioned), Scott C.v. $800
600.00
527 **   CB3a-5a, var

Air Post Semi-Postal stamps

1931, Home Guards, surcharged issue, two imperforated complete sets in tete-beche pairs, two positions of watermark "swastika", one stamp has minor natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
150.00
528 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards, Eagle issue, perforated and imperforated complete sets in triangle blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600++
200.00
529  CB9a-13a, var
1932, Aviation Pioneers, imperforated complete set of five, in addition complete set of four with inverted watermark "swastika", full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
530 **   CB14-17, a
1933, Latvian Aviation Fund, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $210
75.00
531  CB18a-20a, var
1933, Airplanes and Map, two imperforated complete sets of three of different watermark "swastika" positions, full OG, LH, VF and scarce assembly
150.00
532  CB21-24, a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $375
150.00