Lots 342 - 353, Catalogue of Auction #52 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
342  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$860 as two singles
150.00
343  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 an interesting combination, VF, C.v. $247.50 as two singles
100.00
344  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
345  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
346  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
347  65
1901, First Provisional issue, imperforated proof of 5p in green without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, no gum as produced, VF
120.00
348  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
349  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
350  67
1901, First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 20p in black without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
351  71
1901, First Letterpress issue, imperforated proof of 5p in red without background, typo printing, horizontal pair, no gum as printed, VF
150.00
352  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
353 **   C1

Air Post stamps

1930, Zeppelin issue, red overprint on 10m gray lilac, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00