Lots 650 - 667, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
650  1-2
1918, First Vilnius issue, 10sk and 15sk, complete set of two, cancelled on individual pieces by Kaunas ds, VF, C.v. $250
120.00
651 **   3-8 var
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10sk-50sk, complete set of six, each stamp with inverted "h" for "y" in "Skatiku" variety, no gum as issued, NH, F/VF and scarce in complete set
600.00
652 **   92-92D
1920, National Assembly, special issue, 20sk-80sk in changed colors, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples, C.v. $3,000 as hinged singles
3000.00
653    92-92D
1920, National Assembly, special issue, complete set of five, used on local registered cover in Kaunas, light vertical fold did not affect the stamps, mostly VF and very rare
1500.00
654 **/*   102a, 104a
1921-22, peasant 50sk olive and Prince Kestutis 80sk brown orange and carmine, two imperforated blocks of four, full OG, NH or previously hinged (top stamps), VF, the last one is listed, but has no price in Scott Cat.
150.00
655 **/*   105a
1921-22, Prince Kestutis, 1auk brown and green, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH or previously hinged (top stamps), VF, the stamp is listed, but has no price in Scott Cat.
150.00
656 **   152b var
1922, black double surcharge 10c on 2auk blue and red, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
250.00
657  Lith Cat. #E5, E8, E14
1927, "Vytis" Warrior's Cross issue, three different perforated essays of 2c in brown lilac, 50c in gray lilac and no value indicated in blue, the last one with imperceptible thin, all with full OG, LH, VF
250.00
658  223
1927, National Arms, perforated 10 1/2 essay with numeral "1" in dark green with network in buff, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Cat. #E15
100.00
659  259
1932, Main Post Office, imperforated proof of 50c in dark gray, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
660  261
1932, Orphans Fund, imperforated proof of frame only of 3L in grayish green, printed on yellowish paper, top right corner margin block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare multiple
500.00
661 **   277C-K imp
1933, Child Welfare issue, imperforated complete set of eight, bottom left corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140++
75.00
662 **   C71-78

Air Post stamps

1933, Great Personalities, complete set of eight triangle stamps, sheet margin tete-beche blocks of six, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
100.00
663    C15-17

Pioneer Flights

September 26-27, 1922, Airplane over Kaunas, complete set of three triangle stamps, used together with three other values on Early Flight registered pre-printed cover from Kaunas to Berlin, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
664    C18-20
August 24-25, 1922, Airplane over Gediminas Castle, four stamps, including complete set, used on registered Early Flight registered cover from Kaunas to Germany, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
665    C37-39
July 23-24, 1926, Early Flight registered cover from Telsiai to Vienna via Kaunas and Berlin, franked by five "Swallow" stamps, including a complete set, and Russian 5k claret in imperforated block of four on reverse, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
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150.00
666    C40-45
July 27-28, 1930, Grand Duke Vytautas issue, six stamps used on Early Flight registered postcard from Telsiai to Vienna via Berlin, all appropriate markings, transit and arrival ds, VF
100.00
667    C55-62
December 2-4, 1932, Independence Anniversary, perforated complete sets of eight, used on two Early Flight registered covers from Kaunas to Berlin, both addressed to USA, appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
100.00