Lots 731 - 749, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
731  110
1922, Sower, imperforated proof of 8auk in lilac and black, top and bottom marginal block of four, in addition bottom left corner margin imperforated block of four of issued stamp, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps of each item), VF and scarce
500.00
732  223
1927, National Arms, three perforated 10 1/2 essays with numeral "1" in shields, colors: dark green, dark brown and dark blue with network in buff, green and pink respectively, full OG, NH (1) or LH, VF, Lithuanian Cat. #E15-17
250.00
733 **   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
734  C8-14

Air Post stamps and covers

1921, Allegory of Flight, imperforated complete set of seven proofs, printed on pink paper, in addition proofs of 20sk and 5auk with double impression, no gum as produced, VF and scarce assembly, Lithuanian Cat. #PC8-14a
600.00
735  C8-9
1921, Allegory of Flight, two imperforated proofs of 20sk and 40sk, first one in blue and green with mirrored impression, printed on paper with "Network" watermark, the other one with addition impression of center on reverse, printed on pink paper, no gum as produced, VF
200.00
736  Lith #EC36a/h
1926, Swallow, five perforated essays, including one with 20c denomination and four with value tablet blank, printed on white thick paper without watermark, full or part of OG (1), NH (3) or hinged, VF
400.00
737  Lith #EC39-39b
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, Coat of Arms, three perforated (10 1/2) essays of unaccepted design for 1L denomination, various color combinations, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
738  Lith #EC39c-g
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, Coat of Arms, 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
739  Lith #EC39h
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, Coat of Arms, imperforated essay of unaccepted design in gray violet, value tablet blank, no gum as printed, VF and scarce
150.00
740    C1-7

Pioneer Flight covers

August 23, 1922, Winged Posthorn and Airplanes, complete set of seven, used on Early Flight cover from Kaunas to Liepaja, German air post label, arrival ds on reverse, VF
100.00
741    C8-14
July 26-27, 1922, Allegory of Flight, complete set of seven, used on Early Flight cover from Kaunas to Liepaja, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
742    C15-17, C18-20
July 27, 1922, Early Flight cover from Kaunas to Liepaja, franked by two air post complete sets, German air mail label and all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
743    C21/29
September 15-16, 1924, Early Flight registered cover from Klaipeda to Riga, franked by seven surcharged values, Lithuanian air post label, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
744    C27a, C30a
September 25-27, 1924, Early Flight registered cover from Kaunas to Berlin, franked by five surcharged values, including two stamps with inverted surcharge, postmarked on arrival, minor soiling, still VF and scarce
500.00
745    C32/35
July 16-19, 1924, Airplane and Carrier Pigeon, four stamps used on registered Early Flight cover from Mazeikiai to Vienna via Berlin, transit marking on reverse, VF
75.00
746    C37-39
July 26-27, 1926, Early Flight registered cover from Kaunas to Moscow, franked by five "Swallow" stamps, including a complete set, red triangle confirmation cachet is alongside, "Received by Air Mail" in Russian, in addition black boxed eight-line advertising message applied upon arrival on reverse, VF
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150.00
747    C39a
September 30, 1927, Early flight registered cover from Kaunas to Liverpool, franked by six "Swallow" stamps (three on reverse), including 60c with inverted center, all appropriate markings, one stamp of 40c is defected, otherwise fresh, VF and rare
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1250.00
748    C40-46
June 12, 1930, Grand Duke Vytautas issue, complete set of seven, used on Early Flight registered cover from Kaunas to Paris via Berlin, all appropriate markings, transit and arrival ds, VF
100.00
749    C55-62, imp
December 6, 1932, Independence Anniversary, perforated and imperforated complete sets of eight, used on two flown covers from Klaipeda to Riga, no backstamps, VF
100.00