Lots 538 - 544, Catalogue of Auction #53 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
538 **   83
1945, Marshal Choibalsan, 1t black brown, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
100.00
539  749
1973, Platycodon Grandiflorum (Chinese Bellflower), unaccepted design of 60m (issued stamp picturing Siberian Primula), triangle-shaped multicolored hand-painted essay, size 185x130mm, affixed inside cardboard folder, VF and probably unique
150.00
540  824, 829
1974, Centenary of the UPU, American Mail Coach and German Mail Truck, two hand-painted essays of 10m and 60m respectively, approximate size 160x90mm, each one mounted on heavy duty cardboard, various printer's markings, minor soiling, still VF and probably unique
300.00
541 **   
1980-82, Birds, Animals, complete set of 30 stamps printed on 23k gold, each stamp is mounted on individual page, which sets in to leather cover book with gold embossing and the text "The Living Treasures of Asia",perfect condition, NH, VF and rare, Mongolian Postal Organization certificate No.1586
Click the numbers below to see additional pages:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1500.00
542  1546A
1986, International Peace Year, hand-painted essay of 10m in issued colors, size 75x95mm, made on a piece of thin cardboard with various printer's markings on front and back, traces of previous mounts on reverse, still VF and probably unique
150.00
543  1584-90
1987, Fruits and Berries, 20m-1.20t, complete set of seven perforated proofs in size and colors of issued stamps without Latin name of fruit on one side, each mounted on individual card, size 107x147mm, fresh, VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
150.00
544    208

Chinese stamps used in Mongolia

1913, red band from Urga (Ulan Bator) to Kalgan (Zhangjiakou), franked by London Junk 6c olive, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
300.00