Lots 254 - 258, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
254    10
1899, handstamped 1m green, printed on wove paper, used on illustrated cover with pre-printed Cretan flag, tied by blue line "Rethymnon" cancellation, VF and scarce, signed J. Schmitt, H. Grobe certificate
255  12
1899, handstamped 2m rose, printed on thick wove paper, the first issue, line Amari cancellation, blue control mark at the top left corner, VF and very rare, a stamp with Amari cancellation 60 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
256  29
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1m blue, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, in addition impression of 2m blue is on reverse, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, expertized by Cosmopoulos
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257  32-33
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1m black and 2m black, the last one without violet control marking, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, expertized by Deilakis and Calves, C.v. $2,000
258  39
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 2m rose, imperforated right sheet margin horizontal pair, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Cosmopoulos