Lots 189 - 194, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
189  55a
1897, Large surcharge 30c on 24c lilac red, wide space (2mm) between "30" and "cents", fresh and clean copy, full OG, hinged, fine and scarce, expertized by Pappadopulo and others, C.v. $1,250
190 **/*   79, var
1897, Small surcharge 2c on 3c Red Revenue, side margin block of 20, contains one stamp with inverted "s" in "cents" and two stamps with comma instead of period after "cents" varieties, full OG, NH or trace of hinges (3),VF and scarce multiple
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191  104-06
1898, Carp, engraved se-tenant proof sheet of nine in brown violet, contains three stamps of each denomination for 20c, 30c and 50c, black diagonal overprint "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen" and small secure punch at the bottom left, fresh, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
192  605-10
1945, President Chiang Kai-shek, complete set of six American Banknote Company die proofs in issued colors, each one is numbered at the top and individually mounted on large sunken presentation card, flawless in every respect, VF and rare, especially in complete set
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193  449-64
1941, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 1/2c-$20, complete set of 16, red overprint "Specimen" and security punch on the right of each value, full OG, NH, VF
194 **   973-81
1949, Sun Yat-sen, Hwa Nan Silver Yuan issue, complete set of nine, fresh condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $890