Lots 514 - 526, Catalogue of Auction #49 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
514  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perforation tips at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SEK6,000=US$925 as two singles
150.00
515  9a, b
1873-75, 20p greenish blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette I and II, two stamps used on a piece, two short tips of perforation, still fresh and interesting combination, VF, C.v. $247.50 as two singles
100.00
516  10b, var
1866-73, two copies of 40p in dull red or dull carmine, printed on pale rose wove paper of different thickness, roulette II, two different small single-circle ds, fresh colors and intact perforation, VF
100.00
517    10d
1873, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette I, some perf irregularities, used on entire wrapper from Vyborg to Taipale, tied with blue small single-circle Vyborg cancel, VF, C.v. $650
150.00
518  39
1890, imperforated proof of 5p green, gutter tete-beche block of eight, light fold along the gutter, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple
750.00
519  64
1901, First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 2p in black without background, litho printing, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, fine
100.00
520  65
1901, First Provisional issue, imperforated proof of 5p in green without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, no gum as produced, VF
120.00
521  66
1901, First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 10p in blue, litho printing, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, F/VF
120.00
522  67
1901, First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 20p in red, litho printing, top sheet margin horizontal pair, double perforation and printer's watermark on the margin, full OG, NH, fine and a spectacular item
150.00
523  67
1901, First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 20p in black without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
524  71
1901, First Letterpress issue, imperforated proof of 5p in red without background, typo printing, horizontal pair, no gum as printed, VF
150.00
525  74
1901, First Letterpress issue, imperforated proof of 1m in lilac and black brown, typo printing, bottom sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF
200.00
526 **   82a
1915, 10m black and greenish gray, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 25 pairs exist, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #61V1, SEK28,000=US$4,310, Scott C.v. $3,750 as hinged
3000.00