Lots 612 - 618, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
612 **   167a
1923, Manzoni issue, 30c black and slate gray, left sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 30 copies of this rarity were printed, Raybaudi certificate, C.v. $3,000 as hinged
613 **   170a
1923, Manzoni issue, 5L lilac and black, right sheet margin imperforated copy, perfect in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, E. Diena certificate, C.v. $2,400
614 **   183 var
1926, St. Francis, 5L+2.50L dark brown, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, nice and fresh, full original slightly uneven gum as always exists, NH, F/VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #197 l, ?2,000
615    832-34, a
1961, Visits of President Gronchi to Argentina, Uruguay and Peru, three flown pre-printed FDC's individual for those countries, each one is posted into the mail in Vatican on March 31, accordingly uprated by ''Visit stamps'' and bearing machine cancellation of April 6, 1961; including cover to Peru, which is franked by both 205L stamps, a common gray violet copy is affixed over an error rose lilac stamp. All appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, only 110 FDC for each country were produced; cover franked by both ''Peru'' stamps is a rarity, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #S201a
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616 **   Q7-19

Parcel Post stamps

1914-22, 5c-20L, complete set of 13, stamp of 5c with rounded corner, fresh condition, full OG, apparently all are NH, F/VF, Sassone #7-19, ?2,250
617 **   3a

Occupation of Dalmatia

1921, black surcharge 10c on 10c dark red, horizontal pair, right stamp without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by E. Diena, Sassone #3aa, ?2,500, Scott C.v. $750 as hinged
618 **   Sassone #40-48

Occupation of Montenegro

1942, black surcharges on Yugoslavian King Peter II stamps, complete set of nine in horizontal pairs, most with sheet margins, pair of 16d with slight crease across the design, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. ?1,900++