Lots 193 - 200, Catalogue of Auction #56 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
193  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
194  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
195 **   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
196 **   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++
197 **   154-66A, var
1938-52, King George VI, complete set of 23, perforation 14, in addition nine stamps of color shade varieties, nice condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF centering, SG #140/62, var, C.v. is over ?1,600
198 **   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=US$520
199    129/43

First Flight Covers by F.A.M.-14

April 29 - May 4, 1937, four hand illustrated (all different pictures in black ink) registered flown covers on line "Hong Kong - San Francisco", nicely franked by King George V stamps, blue confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
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200 **/*   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