Lots 1 - 84, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  113-E3e
1869, Postrider, eight small value numeral perforated essays of 2c in different colors, 9x9mm grill, fresh, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $640
300.00
2 **   1053
1956, Hamilton, $5 black, top left corner margin plate No.25367 block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260
120.00
3 **   1055c
1954, Jefferson, 2c carmine rose, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
200.00
4 **   1304Cd
1981, Washington, 5c blue, coil stamp, revised design, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 50-60 pairs reported, C.v. $475
200.00
5 **   1340a
1968, HemisFair' 68, (6c) multicolored, white color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $925
350.00
6 **   1355a
1968, Walt Disney, (6c) multicolored, ocher color omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
7 **   1355c
1968, Walt Disney, 6c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 100 pairs exist, C.v. $425
150.00
8 **   1384b
1969, Christmas issue, 6c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, according to Datz 25 pairs reported, C.v. $800
300.00
9 **   1414, c
1970, Christmas issue, (6c) multicolored, precancelled with black bars, transition horizontal pair, right stamp has completely omitted blue color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,450++
750.00
10 **   1420a
1970, Landing of Pilgrims, 6c multicolored, orange and yellow colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $625
250.00
11 **   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
200.00
12 **   1451b
1972, National Parks Centennial, 2c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,400
600.00
13 **   1470b
1972, Tom Sawyer, (8c) multicolored, black and red engraved colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,250
500.00
14 **   1488b
1973, Copernicus issue, (8c) black and orange, black color is omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $875
300.00
15 **   1508, a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of 50, contains eight vertical pairs imperforated between stamps and one pair partly imperforated, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $1,800++
800.00
16 **   1541b
1974, Minerals, 10c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, light blue and yellow litho colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 24-28 se-tenant blocks known, PF certificate, C.v. $1,500
600.00
17 **   1542a
1974, Kentucky Settlement, 10c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $575
200.00
18 **   1555a
1975, Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown engraved color omitted, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, PSE certificate, C.v. $575
200.00
19 **   1556b
1975, Pioneer-Jupiter, 10c multicolored, dark blue color omitted, top left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $675
250.00
20 **   1557a
1975, Mariner 10, 10c multicolored, red color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $375
150.00
21 **   1610a
1979, Americana issue, ($1) multicolored, candle holder is omitted (brown engraved color), right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $225
100.00
22 **   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
100.00
23 **   1615b
1976, Drum, 7.9c carmine on yellow paper, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
200.00
24 **   1686g
1976, American Bicentennial issue, 13c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, yellow color (denomination) omitted on "a" and "e", full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $450
200.00
25 **   1689g
1976, American Bicentennial issue, 31c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, gray color (denomination) omitted on "a" and "c", full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $375
200.00
26 **   1689h
1976, American Bicentennial issue, 31c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, brown color (denomination) omitted on "b" and "d", white color (denomination) omitted on "e", full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $500
250.00
27 **   1731, a
1978, Carl Sandburg, 13c black and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical transition pair, bottom stamp with light impression of black and completely omitted brown color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz only ten such varieties recorded, PF certificate, C.v. $2,250++
1000.00
28 **   1787a
1979, Seeing Eye Dog, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750++
300.00
29 **   1826a
1980, General Galvez, (15c) multicolored, red, dark brown and blue (engraved) colors omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $625
250.00
30 **   1830b
1980, Coral Reefs, 15c multicolored, imperforated right margin se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
200.00
31 **   1831a
1980, Organized Labor issue, 15c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
120.00
32 **   1856d
1985, Sinclair Lewis, 14c slate green, vertical strip of four, imperforated horizontally between second and third stamps, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 15-20 pairs reported, PF certificate, C.v. $1,650
750.00
33 **   1894b
1981, Flag over Supreme Court, 20c black, dark blue and red, block of four with blind vertical perforation and at the top, imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $800++
300.00
34 **   1897b
1983, Omnibus, 1c violet, coil stamp, imperforated plate No.5 line strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,000
800.00
35 **   1898Ac
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp precancelled with two bars and text "Nonprofit Org.", imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $675
250.00
36 **   1898Ad
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $700
250.00
37 **   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
38 **   2096a
1984, Smokey Bear, 20c multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, tiny spot of uneven gum, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
39 **   2096d
1984, Smokey Bear, 20c multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 20-25 pairs known, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,000
400.00
40 **   2135a
1986, Dog Sled, 17c sky blue, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
150.00
41 **   2142a
1985, Special Olympics, 22c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $400
150.00
42 **   2143a
1985, Love, 22c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 15 imperforated pairs exist, PF certificate, C.v. $1,250
500.00
43 **   2149c
1985, Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "Presorted First Class", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
250.00
44 **   2204a
1986, Republic of Texas, 22c dark blue, dark red and black, right margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 25 pairs exist, PF certificate, C.v. $900
400.00
45 **   2225c
1986, Omnibus, 1c violet, coil stamp, imperforated pair, usually centered to the bottom, full OG, NH, fine and scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $2,000
800.00
46 **   2244a
1986, Madonna, 22c multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $600
250.00
47 **   2251b
1987, Girl Scout Badges, 22c multicolored, red and black (engraved) colors omitted, position 35 from the unique sheet of 50, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,950
800.00
48 **   2256a
1988, Wheel Chair, 8.4c deep claret with red inscription "Nonprofit", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $550
200.00
49 **   2260c
1988, Tugboat, 15c violet, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $625
250.00
50 **   2419a
1989, 20th Anniversary of Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, according to Datz 20-30 copies reported, C.v. $2,000
800.00
51 **   2419b
1989, 20th Anniversary of Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, top left corner margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $650
250.00
52 **   2425c
1989, Prehistoric Animals, (25c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color (denomination) omitted, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, Datz C.v. $550
200.00
53 **   2444a
1990, Wyoming, 25c multicolored, black engraved color omitted, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,250
500.00
54 **   2466a
1995, Ferryboat, 32c blue, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $475
200.00
55 **   2479b
1991, Fawn, 19c multicolored, red color omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $725
300.00
56 **   2481a
1992, Sunfish, (45c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $375
150.00
57 **   2511b
1990, Sea Animals, (25c) multicolored, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $350
150.00
58 **   2579a
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, bottom left corner margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225 for horizontal pair
100.00
59 **   2579b
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, right sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
150.00
60 **   2630c
1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green, red and black, center (black engraved color) is inverted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PSE certificate (VF 80), C.v. $22,500
10000.00
61 **   2704a
1992, Cabrillo, (29c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, according to Datz only ten copies recorded, PF certificate, C.v. $3,250
1500.00
62 **   2759b
1993, Sporting Horses, (29c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700
250.00
63 **   2870
1994, Recalled Legends, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20 in unopened USPS pack, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
64 **   2904c
1996, Mountains, (5c) multicolored, inscribed "Nonprofit Org.", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
65 **   2965c
1995, Recreational Sports, 29c multicolored, three-side margin vertical se-tenant strip of five, yellow color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 12 strips reported, PF certificate, C.v. $2,000
800.00
66 **   2980a
1995, Woman Suffrage, (32c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, right sheet margin imprint block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,500++
500.00
67 **   3007d
1995, Christmas issue, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $475
200.00
68 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, 32c multicolored, complete imperforated pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF and rare, according to Datz only several complete panes recorded, C.v. $7,250++
3000.00
69 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated complete se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
500.00
70 **   3069a
1996, Georgia O'Keefe, 32c multicolored, imperforated complete pane of 15, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900
400.00
71 **   3082a
1996, James Dean, 32c multicolored, complete imperforated pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,500
600.00
72 **   3112a var
1996, Christmas issue, 32c multicolored, booklet pane of 20, dramatic shift of horizontal perforation, resulting in seven stamps at the top have double denomination, while six bottom ones without it, NH, VF
100.00
73 **   C13-15

Air Post stamps

1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set in plate number blocks of six, 65c and $2.60 with margin at the top and $1.30 - at the bottom, no gum on the margins and insignificant gum disturbance as always, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $21,400
7500.00
74    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", posted into 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++
500.00
75  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++
200.00
76 **   C73a
1968, Fifty-Star Runway, 10c carmine, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $550
200.00
77 **   C98b
1980, Mazzei, 40c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 15 pairs known, APEX certificate, C.v. $3,250
1500.00
78 **   C116a
1985, Serra, 44c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,300
500.00
79    

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, mostly VF
1250.00
80    

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
81 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
200.00
82 SB   BK208a
1993, Garden Flowers, complete $5.80 unexploded booklet contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
83 SB   BK215a
1994, Garden Flowers, complete $5.80 unexploded booklet contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
84 SB   BKC1

Air Post Booklet

1928, Postrider and Wings, complete 61c unexploded booklet, contains two panes of three 10c stamps, separated by interleaf, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00