Lots 82 - 151, Catalogue of Auction #53 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
82 **/*   230/39
1893, Columbian Exposition, set of six values, including 1c (NH), 3c (NH), 4c (VLH), 8c (NH), 15c and 30c are previously hinged, full OG, F/VF, C.v. $840
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250.00
83  242
1893, Columbian Exposition, $2 brown red, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,150
300.00
84  294-99
1901, Pan-American Exposition, 1c-10c, complete set of six, full or large part of OG, 1c, 4c and 8c appearing to be NH, all others are previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $397++
150.00
85 **   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
86 **   1055c
1954, Jefferson, 2c carmine rose, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full original shiny gum, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
87 **   1304Cd
1981, Washington, 5c blue, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
200.00
88 **   1340a
1968, HemisFair' 68, (6c) multicolored, white color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.185974, C.v. $925
400.00
89 **   1355a
1968, Walt Disney, (6c) multicolored, ocher color omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
90 **   1414, c
1970, Christmas issue, (6c) multicolored, precancelled with black bars, transition horizontal pair, right stamp has completely omitted blue color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate No.69787, C.v. $1,250++
600.00
91 **   1467a var
1972, Wildlife Conservation, 8c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color is strongly shifted to the bottom left, complete transition sheet of eight blocks, resulting in top stamps with double or missing side inscription, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
92 **   1508, a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of 50, contains eight vertical pairs imperforated between stamps and one pair partly imperforated, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $1,600++
750.00
93 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green and orange colors omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, APEX certificate No.185990, C.v. $425
200.00
94 **   1570c
1975, Apollo - Soyuz issue, 10c multicolored, right sheet margin vertical se-tenant pair, plate #36304, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,900
800.00
95 **   1615b
1976, Drum, 7.9c carmine on yellow paper, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $475
200.00
96 **   1686q
1976, American Bicentennial, 13c multicolored, miniature sheet of five, perforation is strongly shifted to the top, resulting in "a" stamp with missing denomination, all others have value in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate No.01154431
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300.00
97 **   1731, a
1978, Carl Sandburg, 13c black and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical transition pair, bottom stamp with light impression of black and completely omitted brown color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz only ten such varieties recorded, PF certificate No.0291245, C.v. $2,000++
1000.00
98 **   1787a
1979, Seeing Eye Dog, 15c multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650 as two pairs
250.00
99 **   1826a
1980, General Galvez, (15c) multicolored, red, dark brown and blue (engraved) colors omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $575
250.00
100 **   1831a
1980, American Eagle, 15c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
120.00
101 **   1894b
1981, Flag over Supreme Court, 20c black, dark blue and red, block of four imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, blind vertical perforation and at the top, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.172317, C.v. $700++
300.00
102 **   1938a var
1981, American Bicentennial issue, 18c multicolored, horizontal se-tenant pair, spectacular shift of black engraved color, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
103 **   2092a
1984, Mallards, 20c blue, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $300 for horizontal pair with the same error
150.00
104 **   2096a
1984, Smokey Bear, 20c multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, minute spot of gum skip, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
105 **   2096d
1984, Smokey Bear, 20c multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 20-25 pairs known, APEX certificate No.186023, C.v. $850
400.00
106 **   2135a
1986, Dog Sled, 17c sky blue, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
150.00
107 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
108 **   2211a
1986, Duke Ellington, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $675
300.00
109 **   2243b
1986, Folk Arts, 22c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
400.00
110 **   2244a
1986, Madonna, 22c multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.186028, C.v. $525
200.00
111 **   2256a
1988, Wheel Chair, 8.4c deep claret with red inscription "Nonprofit", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.93470, C.v. $500
200.00
112 **   2260c
1988, Tugboat, 15c violet, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.93469, C.v. $575
200.00
113 **   2361a
1987, CPA, (22c) multicolored, bottom sheet margin copy with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
250.00
114 **   2425b
1989, Prehistoric Animals, (25c) multicolored, top right corner margin se-tenant plate No.1111 block of four, black engraved color is omitted, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325 without a premium for centering
150.00
115 **   2427b
1989, Madonna and Child, 25c multicolored, right sheet margin copy with red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575
250.00
116 **   2463a-64b
1991-95, Cog Railway, 20c green, and Lunch Wagon, 23c dark blue, two coil stamps in imperforated pairs, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $170
75.00
117 **   2466a
1995, Ferryboat, 32c blue, coil stamp, imperforated pair, full original shiny gum, NH, VF, C.v. $425
150.00
118  2476
1991, Kestrel, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 1c, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
150.00
119  2478
1991, Blue Bird, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 3c, left sheet margin block of four, minor marginal wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
150.00
120 **   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 No.0319073, C.v. $800
400.00
121 **   2550a
1991, Cole Porter, 29c multicolored, vertical strip of three imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate No.0269342, C.v. $450 for a vertical pair
250.00
122 **   2567c
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750 as two pairs
300.00
123 **   2579a
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, bottom left corner margin (ZIP) horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 for a horizontal pair
100.00
124 **   2579b
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, right sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
125 **   2630c
1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green, red and black, center (black engraved color) is inverted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PSE certificate No.01124588 (grade - VF 80), C.v. $19,000
10000.00
126  2718a
1992, Christmas, 29c, left sheet margin imperforated se-tenant proof pane of four, plate No.A111111, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
250.00
127  2718b
1992, Christmas, 29c, left sheet margin imperforated se-tenant proof pane of four, wrong stamp positions, plate No.A111111, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
128 **   2870
1994, Recalled Legends, 29c multicolored, complete pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240
100.00
129 **   2940, imp
1995, Alice Hamilton, 55c green, side margin horizontal block of 20, imperforated vertical pair is on the left due to perforation error, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
130 **   3265b
1998, Hat, "H" First Class Rate, (33c) multicolored, self-adhesive coil stamp, red color omitted and all other colors shifted to the right, NH, VF, C.v. $525
200.00
131 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive top sheet margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $850
400.00
132 **   4141a
2007, Florida Panther, 26c multicolored, self-adhesive horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF
200.00
133 **   C4-6, C18

Air Post stamps

1923-33, New York - San Francisco Flight, complete set of three, and Baby Zeppelin, 50c green, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $420
200.00
134 **   C98b
1980, Mazzei, 40c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 15 pairs known, APEX certificate No.186062, C.v. $3,500
1500.00
135 **   C104 var
1984, Summer Olympic Games, 28c multicolored, bottom sheet margin se-tenant block of four, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
136 **   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
137    

Pioneer Flight Covers - Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-74) Inaugurating First Flight Cover with his autograph

April 15, 1926, Illustrated First Flight Contract Air Mail (CAM-2) Cover on line Chicago - St. Louis, posted into the mail in Springfield, IL on return flight, franked by five stamps, two nice impressions of violet flight cachet, Chicago "Apr.15.9:30pm.1926" machine arrival ds on reverse, signed at the bottom left corner, mostly VF
1250.00
138    

Round the World "Winnie Mae" Flight

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover signed by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty, franked by Washington 2c carmine, all appropriate markings, including Soviet Union "Dobroliot" cachet, arrival ds, VF
750.00
139    

The Howard Hughes and Harry Connor Record Flight Around the World

July 10-14, 1938, the Howard Hughes and Harry Connor Record Flight around the World, mixed franking stationery cover 6c orange, uprated by three stamps, it was postmarked in New York on July 10, Le Bourget Airport, France on July 11 and upon arrival in New York on July 14, 1938. A Russian stamp was affixed commemorating landings in Moscow, Omsk and Yakutsk, blue cachet with flight itinerary and all appropriate markings, vertical fold away from the stamps, still VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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600.00
140    

Zeppelin Flights Collection

1926-36, four covers and one postcard neatly described on exhibition style pages, representing 1st Round the World Flight of 1926, two Century of Progress Flight large size covers and Airship"Hindenburg"1st North America Flight, as well as Canadian Flight of British Airship "R-100", minor cover flaws, still nice and clean lot, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
200.00
141 SB   BK171a (2474b)

Stamp Booklets and Booklet Panes

1990, Lighthouses, complete $5 booklet, contains four panes of five (25c) stamps, each with white (denomination) omitted, fresh, VF, PF certificate No.0228607, C.v. $360
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150.00
142 SB   BK191 var (2566c)
1991, Comedians, ($5.80) complete two pane booklet, top pane with scarlet and bright violet (denomination) omitted, bottom pane is normal, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 for error pane only
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200.00
143 SB   BK215a (2833c)
1994, Garden Flowers, complete $5.80 unexploded booklet, contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
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350.00
144 SB   3363d
1999, Christmas Deer, 33c gold on various background, complete booklet pane of 20 (4x5) self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF and rare, according to Datz only five panes reported
1500.00
145 SB   4127k
2009, "FOREVER", (44c) multicolored, complete self-adhesive booklet of 20, front side of eight stamps with die cutting omitted, post office fresh, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
146 **   

Powerful Coil Stamps Collection

1981-99, several hundred coil pairs, strips of three, four or five, bearing different plate numbers, including joint line strips, as well as several imperforated pairs. Perfect condition, full OG or self-adhesives, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is about $7,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55
1500.00
147    

Vietnamese War Commemorative Covers Collection

1967-74, 44 different free-frank covers, bearing various cachet dedicated to US Navy, with military PO markings, endorsed "Free" or "Free Combat Zone", VF and interesting lot
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
150.00
148    

American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia (Russia)

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
149    
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
150    UY3

Hawaii - Postal Stationery

1889, paid reply postal card 1c+1c gray violet, unused, mostly VF, C.v. $450
150.00
151 **   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.$587.50++
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2, 3, 4
200.00