Lots 1 - 60, Catalogue of Auction #48 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1 **   325
1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition issue, James Monroe, 3c violet, block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $740 as singles
300.00
2 **   564 var
1920, Cleveland, 12c brown violet, block of six (2x3), "opened" pre-printing paper fold is affecting three left stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF and an attractive item
150.00
3 **   730 var
1933, Century of Progress issue, 1c green, imperforated souvenir sheet of 25, spectacular pre-printing paper fold is affecting three stamps at the bottom left corner, no gum as issued, NH, VF
150.00
4 **   756-65
1934, National Parks issue, imperforated complete set in sheet margin plate number blocks of six, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $268.50
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120.00
5 **   805-06, 810, 815 var
1938, Presidential issue, four different vertical pairs partly imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
6 **   859-93
1939, Famous Americans issue, complete set of 35 in corner sheet margin plate number blocks of four, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $303.10
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150.00
7 **   1151a
1960, SEATO, 4c blue, top sheet margin vertical strip of four, contains vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140
75.00
8 **   1501a
1973, Progress in Electronics, (8c) multicolored, black color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $300
100.00
9 **   1501b
1973, Progress in Electronics, 8c multicolored, tan background and lilac omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $750
300.00
10 **   1529 var
1974, Skylab issue, 10c multicolored, black and blue engraved colors strongly shifted to the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, PSE certificate
75.00
11 **   1547a
1974, Energy Conservation, 10c multicolored, blue and orange colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $675
250.00
12 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green and orange colors omitted, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
150.00
13 **   1547c
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $600
200.00
14 **   1579a
1975, Christmas, (10c) multicolored, imperforated bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150 as two pairs
60.00
15 **   1615Cf
1978, Piano, 8.4c dark blue on yellow paper, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "OKLAHOMA CITY. OKLA", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,500
600.00
16 **   1690a
1976, Benjamin Franklin, 13c multicolored, bottom right corner margin copy with plate #37366, light blue (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $175
75.00
17 **   1698b
1976, Innsbruck Olympic Games, 13c multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $500
200.00
18  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, cross-gutter block of eight, one stamp with small usual paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $3,200++
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1000.00
19 **   1799b
1979, Christmas issue, 15c multicolored, top sheet margin block of four imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,000 as two vertical pairs
500.00
20 **   1800c
1979, Santa Claus, 15c multicolored, vertical pair, top stamp has omitted green and yellow colors, while the bottom one in addition has omitted tan color, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine and scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $850
500.00
21 **   1833a
1980, Education issue, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
60.00
22 **   1938a var
1981, American Bicentennial issue, 18c multicolored, horizontal se-tenant pair, spectacular shift of black engraved color, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
23 **   2092a
1984, Mallards, 20c blue, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $300 as for horizontal pair
150.00
24 **   2149c
1985, Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "Presorted First Class", horizontal imperforated plate No.3333 strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and rare, no price mentioned either in Scott or Datz
1000.00
25 **   2166a
1985, Poinsettia, 22c multicolored, top left corner margin imperforated ZIP block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $170 for two imperforated pairs
75.00
26 **   2238b
1986, Blankets, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
120.00
27 **   2243b
1986, Folk Arts, 22c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
350.00
28 **   2265a
1988, Mail Car, 21c olive green with red inscription "Presorted First-Class", coil stamp, imperforated plate No.1 strip of six, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
29 **   2280c
1988, Flag over Yosemite, 25c red, ultramarine and cobalt green, coil stamp on prephosphored paper, imperforated plate No.7 strip of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
30 **   2354b
1987, Lacemaking, 22c ultra and white, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, white color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $425
150.00
31 **   2361a
1987, CPA, (22c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $625
250.00
32 **   2389b
1988, Antarctic Explorers, 25c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz only two panes exist, PF certificate, C.v. $1,000
400.00
33 **   2421a
1989, Bill of Rights, (25c) multicolored, black (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $225
100.00
34 **   2427b
1989, Madonna and Child, 25c multicolored, red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 50 copies were produced, APEX certificate, C.v. $600
250.00
35 **   2482a
1990, Bobcat, ($2) multicolored, black (engraved) color omitted, bottom right corner margin plate No.6886 block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $800++
300.00
36 **   2507b
1990, Micronesia and Marshall Islands, (25c) multicolored, horizontal se-tenant pair with black (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 20 pairs reported, PF certificate, C.v. $2,250
1000.00
37 **   2515a
1990, Greetings, 25c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz only 19 sound pairs exist, PF certificate, C.v. $800
400.00
38 **   2550a
1991, Cole Porter, 29c multicolored, vertical strip of three, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450 for vertical pair
250.00
39 **   2567b
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 40-60 pairs exist, PF certificate, C.v. $1,000
400.00
40 **   2567c
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $375
150.00
41 **   2635a
1992, Alaska Highway, (29c) multicolored, black color omitted, top left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $700
300.00
42 **   2870
1994, Recalled Legends, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20 in unopened USPS pack, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
43 **   3307d
1999, Daffy Duck, 33c multicolored, complete pane of ten self-adhesive stamps, serpentine die cut, including vertical pair (position 6-9) imperforated horizontally between stamps, NH, VF and probably unique pane, PF certificate
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5000.00
44 **   3363d
1999, Christmas Deer, 33c gold on various background, se-tenant sheet of 20 (4x5) self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF and rare, according to Datz only five panes reported
1500.00
45 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive, die cutting omitted vertical bottom right corner margin plate No.B11111 vertical pair, NH, VF, C.v. $1,250
500.00
46 **   3784Af
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, complete pane of 20 self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
600.00
47 **   C86a

Air Post stamps

1973, Progress in Electronics, 11c multicolored, left sheet margin copy, vermilion and olive (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $825
300.00
48 **   C92b
1978, Wright Brothers, (31c) multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical se-tenant pair, ultramarine and black (engraved) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common pair is added for comparison, C.v. $600
250.00
49 **   C92d
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, vertical se-tenant pair with black, yellow, magenta, blue and brown (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PSE certificate, C.v. $2,250
1000.00
50 **   C104 var
1984, Summer Olympic Games, 28c multicolored, bottom sheet margin se-tenant block of four, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, this variety is not mentioned either in Scott or Datz
150.00
51 **   C125b
1989, Futuristic Mail Delivery, (45c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, light blue (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $725
300.00
52 SB   BK164 var

Stamp Booklets

1988, Antique Cars, unexploded $5 stamp booklet, contains four panes of five stamps, each pane with triple impression of black color, NH, VF and scarce, a common booklet is added for comparison
750.00
53 SB   4127k
2009, "FOREVER", (44c) multicolored, complete self-adhesive booklet of 20, front side of eight stamps with die cutting omitted, slight marginal wrinkle of natural origin on the right, post office fresh, NH, VF, this error is mentioned, but has no price in Scott
500.00
54 **   K9

United States Postal Agency in China

1919, surcharge 18c on 9c salmon red, top margin plate #6918 block of six, full OG, NH, fine, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,200
400.00
55    

American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia (Russia)

1918, POW free-frank postal card from American Prison Camp at Vladivostok to Berlin, Postal Agency Siberia duplex cancellation, black boxed "A.E.F. Siberia" and two-ring violet censorship markings, VF
150.00
56    
1919, POW free-frank pre-printed in Japanese postal card from American Camp at Vladivostok to Berlin, Postal Agency Siberia duplex cancellation, black oval "AM.E.F. Siberia" censorship marking, 5mm tear on the left, still VF
120.00
57    
1918, free-frank cover endorsed "Officers Mail" addressed to Medina (NY), Postal Agency Siberia duplex cancellation, a part of large black boxed "A.E.F. Siberia" censorship marking, VF
150.00
58    
1918, free-frank cover endorsed "Soldiers Mail" addressed to San Francisco, Postal Agency Siberia duplex cancellation, violet boxed "A.E.F. Siberia" censorship marking, minor soiling, mostly VF
150.00
59 **   C59-62

Philippines (US Administration)
Air Post stamps

1941, Moro Vinta and Clipper, complete set of four, corner sheet margin blocks of 50 (5x10), all with plate #'s at the top, minor perf separations, full OG, NH, mostly F/VF, C.v. $537.50++
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200.00
60 **   C1-3

Ryukyu Islands
Air Post stamps

1950, Dove and Map of Ryukyus, complete set of three, all are bottom sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $205
100.00