Lots 456 - 487, Catalogue of Auction #52 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
456  1-2
1918, 10sk and 15sk, complete set of two, violet straight line "Grodno" cancellation, the last one used on a piece, fresh, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
457    9-12
1919, First Kaunas issue, two covers addressed to Stockholm and Berlin respectively, first one franked by five stamps of 10sk, including block of four, the other one - by a complete set of four, tied by Grodno Post Telegraph Office violet cancellation, no backstamp, VF
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300.00
458    13-18
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 10sk-50sk, set of six, used on cover from Kaunas to Berlin, no backstamp, VF
100.00
459    17-19
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 40sk-60sk, three stamps used on cover from Sestokai to Berlin, nice special cancellation, no backstamp, VF
150.00
460  20-26
1919, Third Kaunas printing, 10sk-60sk, five different horizontal se-tenant pairs, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
461    20-26
1919, Third Kaunas issue, complete set of seven used on pre-printed cover from Kaunas to Riga, no backstamp, VF
100.00
462    30-31, 33 var
1919, four values of the First Berlin issue with different perforation errors used on cover from Jonava to Jurbarkas, arrival ds, VF
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150.00
463    31, 34 var
1919, five values of the First Berlin issue, including two horizontal pairs with different perforation errors used on cover from Raseiniai to Kretinga, arrival ds, VF
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150.00
464    32
1921, pre-printed postcard sent locally in Kaunas, franked by bisect of 20sk deep blue, made 10sk local postcard rate of 1920, due marking "T" is alongside, mostly VF
150.00
465 **/*   97a-100a
1921-22, sower and peasant, four horizontal imperforated pairs, three stamps with slight creases, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF, these stamps are not priced in Scott Cat.
200.00
466 **   102a, var
1921-22, peasant, 50sk, horizontal and vertical imperforated pairs, first one is in green, the other one - in olive green, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
467    99a, 102a, 104a
1922, three imperforated values of the First Definitive issue used on Imperial stationery postcard, sent locally by registered mail in Kaunas, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
468 **   103a
1921-22, peasant, 60sk green and violet, bottom left corner margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, not priced in Scott Cat.
75.00
469  107a
1921-22, Horseman with a Torch, 3auk yellow brown and blue, top sheet margin imperforated pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $120
75.00
470    130
1923, registered cover from Telsiai to Vienna, franked by 22 surcharged values, including black surcharge of 2c on 60sk violet and red in block of 20 (on reverse), VF
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100.00
471 **/*   152 var
1922, double black surcharge 10c on 2auk gray blue and red, vertical pair, full OG, NH (top stamp) or LH, VF
75.00
472 **/*   152 var
1922, black surcharge 10c on 2auk gray blue and red, horizontal and vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
150.00
473    160 imp
1924, black overprint 1L on 100auk red and gray, well-margined imperforated copy (probably fantail with trimmed side and bottom perforation, since imperforated stamp is not mentioned in the Lithuanian Cat.), used on cover from Kazlu Ruda to Kaunas, postmarked on arrival, VF
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100.00
474 **/*   216-17 var
1927-29, Lithuanian Cross, complete set of two, watermark "parquetry", stamp of 30c with sideways watermark, full OG, NH or VLH (#216), VF, C.v. $350
100.00
475  223
1927, National Arms, perforated (10 1/2) proof of 1L in dark green on buff network, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
476 **   314-16 imp
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, imperforated complete set of three in vertical bottom sheet margin pairs, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
477 **   314-16 var
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, complete set of three stamps, each one imperforated at two sides, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
478 **   B16a

Semi - Postal issues

1926, War Invalids, inverted gold surcharge 1+1c over 2c on 2c pale brown, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
479 **   B31a
1926, War Orphans, inverted gold surcharge 2+2c over 3c on 3c yellow olive, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260 as hinged
150.00
480 **   B53 imp
1939, Basketball Championships, 30c+15c myrtle green, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated strip of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
481  C8, C14

Air Post stamps and covers

1921, Allegory of Flight, two imperforated proofs of 20sk and 5auk, printed on rose paper, first one with double impression of frame, the other one with double impression of center in blue and red, no gum as produced, VF
150.00
482    CB1-4
1925, registered flown cover from Kaunas to New York, franked by five stamps, including a complete air post semi-postal set of four, German transit marking and arrival ds, VF
100.00
483 **   C38, var
1926, Swallow, 40c violet and red orange, bottom sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with "Paspas" variety (position 96), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
484  Lith #EC39-39b
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, three perforated (10 1/2) essays of unaccepted design for 1L denomination, various color combinations, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
485  Lith #EC39c-39g
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, five perforated (11 1/2) essays of unaccepted design, value tablet blank, various color combinations, full OG, NH or no gum as produced, VF
500.00
486  Lith #EC39h
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, imperforated essay of unaccepted design in gray violet, value tablet blank, no gum as printed, VF and scarce
150.00
487 **/*   30/60

Valuable Collection of Berlin Issues

1919, several hundred mostly mint never hinged stamps in perforated and imperforated singles and multiples, including numerous printing varieties of omitted, inverted, and double center, perforation errors and over 70 imperforated proofs on thick paper or cards, all arranged on exhibition style pages, nice and fresh condition, full OG or no gum as produced, F/VF, an eye-catching holding
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5000.00