Lots 223 - 238, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
223  60
1891, black surcharge $5 on Postal Fiscal $10 purple on red paper, fresh and flawless copy, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #F9, ?325
200.00
224  63
1891, black handstamped Chinese Characters over $1 on 96c purple on red paper, nice copy, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, SG #50, ?450
250.00
225  66
1891, 50th Anniversary of the Colony, black overprint on 2c rose, very fresh copy with intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #51, ?475
300.00
226  70a
1898, surcharge (without Chinese characters) $1 on 96c black, fresh and strong color, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, SG #53, ?3,250
2500.00
227  70a var
1898, surcharge (without Chinese characters) $1 on 96c gray black, excellent centering, a gorgeous copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SG #53a, ?2,750
2000.00
228  109-24, 117a
1912-14, King George V, complete set of 17, including both 25c stamps, watermark Multiple Crown CA, several with sheet margins including the high value, fresh and nice, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF or better, SG #100/16, ?1,900
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1250.00
229 **   140, var
1921, King George V, 25c red lilac and dull violet, watermark Multiple Script CA, top sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "broken flower" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SG #126, a, ?53 as hinged singles
60.00
230 **   147-50
1935, Silver Jubilee issue, complete set in bottom right corner margin blocks of four, block of 10c in two pairs, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #133/36, Scott C.v. $800++
350.00
231 **   168-73
1941, King George VI, Centenary of the Colony, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SG #163/68, ?85
50.00
232 **   658 var
1992, Chinese Opera, $1.80 multicolored, gray color (name of the country and denomination) at the bottom of stamp, as well as "1992" is shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is added for comparison, Yang #C379a, HK$4,000
250.00
233 **/*   J1-5

Postage Due stamps

1923, Postal Scales, 1c-10c, complete set of five, watermark Multiple Script CA, full OG, NH, except stamp of 6c is VLH, VF, SG #D1/5, ?130 as hinged
120.00
234 **   J1-5 var
1923, Postal Scales, 1c-10c, complete set of five, sideways watermark variety, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D1a/5a, ?225 as hinged
200.00
235 **   J6-12
1938-47, Postal Scales, 2c-50c, complete set of seven, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D6/12, ?138
100.00
236   SG P2

Postcard stamps

1879, Queen Victoria, black surcharge 5c on 18c lilac, imperforated on the right copy, affixed over white postcard, inscription in blue, fresh, unused, VF, SG C.v. ?350
250.00
237  17-27

British Post Offices in China

1922-27, King George V, stamps of Hong Kong overprinted "China" in black, 1c-$2, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SG #18/28, ?400
300.00
238 **   147/244

Clean Collection

1935-68, 38 mint never hinged stamps, representing 14 complete issues, including common design types, such Silver Jubilee, both Coronations, Victory, UPU, Freedom from Hunger, Red Cross, Churchill Memorial, UNESCO and etc., fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $730
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250.00