Lots 698 - 712, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
698 **   24 var
1919, Coat of Arms, 75k emerald, printed on thin paper, perforation 9 1/2, right sheet margin block of 14 (7x2), bottom stamps with pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #14B, ?350++
699  113-31
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, "Lat" issue, 1s-10L, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $121.10
700 **   154
1933, Coat of Arms, 5L green, inverted watermark "Swastika", the high value of the set, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140 as hinged
1923-38, three mixed franking covers from Riga, two addressed to Paris and one to Rotterdam, nicely franked, uprated with a due stamp, all appropriate markings, VF
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702  B82-86, imp var

Semi - Postal issues

1932, Militia Maintenance Fund, two perforated and two imperforated complete sets of five, normal and inverted positions of watermark "Swastika", full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
703  C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, complete set of five, all are left sheet margin copies, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, C.v. $520
704  CB21-24 var
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, perforated complete set of four, postally used, the high value with "meteor" over plane wing variety, fresh, VF
705 **/*   CB21a-24a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigibles, imperforated complete set of four, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF
706    C3-5

Pioneer Flights

June 2-4, 1928, Early Flight cover from Riga to Ceske Budejovice , franked by four "Bleriot XI" triangle stamps, including a complete set, bilingual air post label, Berlin transit and arrival ds, VF
707    CB9-13
April 28, 1934, Pioneers of Aviation, imperforated complete set of five, used together with tete-beche pair of 10k green on registered Early Flight cover from Riga to Brussels, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF

Small Postal History Collection

1893-38, 13 covers or post cards and two cover fronts, two items representing Imperial period mailings from Riga, four air mail franking covers, generally nice lot with minor conveyance flaws noted, F/VF
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709 */U   2N1-22

West Army (General Bermondt-Avalov)

1919, Orthodox Cross overprints on definitive issues, complete set of 22, including two postally used stamps, mounted on two Exhibition style pages, mint stamps with full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin and Dr. Winterstern, C.v. $851
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710    2N13/22
1919, four stamps with Orthodox Cross overprint used on local cover in Jelgava, several folds away from the stamps, still F/VF
711 **/*   2N23-36
1919, Orthodox Cross surcharges on Imperial stamps, complete set of 14, in addition unissued Coat of Arms, perforated and imperforated complete sets of eight, all mounted on Exhibition style page, full OG, NH or LH,F/VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, F. Kosack and others, C.v. $345
712  2N23/34
1919, Orthodox Cross surcharges on Imperial stamps, the total is 23 stamps used on two envelopes and one postcard, tied by Jelgava ds, fresh, VF
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