Lots 268 - 283, Catalogue of Auction #56 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
268  390/431

Post World War II Overprints Small Collection

1945, 49 overprints or surcharges "Osterreich" on German Hitler's Head or semi-postal stamps, mainly complete issues, in addition several local overprints, generally fresh condition, full or large part of OG, mainly LH with some NH, F/VF, all important stamps with expert's hs, C.v. is over $600 for hinged (locals not counted)
269 **   533 imp
1949, Costumes, 70g bright bluish green, left sheet margin imperforated pair, printed on white paper, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #906yU, ?200++
270 **   556 imp
1950, Costumes, 10s gray, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on grayish paper with full original gum placed horizontally, NH, VF, Mi #926xaU, ?500++
271  B122-27

Semi - Postal issues

1934, Austrian Architects, imperforated complete set of six plate proofs in black, printed on cardboard, all are top sheet margin copies, no gum as produced, VF and very scarce assembly, Mi #591-96 P U I, ?4,200
272 **   B185a-88a
1946, President Karl Renner, imperforated complete set of four, all are bottom right corner margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
273  C1-3, C2b

Air Post stamps

1918, Vienna-Krakow-L'viv-Kiev Flight, complete set of three, in addition surcharge 2.50k on 3k ocher, perforation 11 1/2, each one printed on grayish paper, all are postally used, mostly VF, Mi #225-227x IA, 226x IB, ?1,065
274 **   C54-60
1950-53, Birds, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $343.60
275    C13, C17, C26-27

Zeppelin Flights

April 23-24, 1929, Zeppelin Mediterranean Sea Flight postcard to Vienna, franked by four air post stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red confirmation cachet, Seville "24.ABR.29" machine drop marking on reverse, VF, Sieger #24A var, Mi #20 II, ?350
276    C23, C25, C29
May 16-17, 1929, Zeppelin 1st America Flight stationery postcard 10g brown, addressed to New York, uprated by two air post adhesives, including "Airplane and Crane" stamp of 3s red brown, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue confirmation cachet, red flight delay marking, NYC "Aug.5.1930" arrival date stamp, VF, Sieger #26A
277    C18, C29
July 12, 1931, Zeppelin Austria Flight cover to Vienna, franked by three stamps, including "Airplane and Crane" stamp of 3s red brown, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue flight cachet and arrival ds, VF, Sieger #116A, ?225++
278    C20-21, C27-28
August 29 - September 3, 1932, Zeppelin 5th South America Flight registered cover to Argentina, franked by four stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, violet flight cachet, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF, Sieger #171A, ?250

Zeppelin Flights Collection

1929-35, 24 postcards or covers neatly identified on exhibition style pages, including 13 items of European and 11 of overseas Flights, nice variety of franking and postmarks, fresh and nice, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
280 **   M22-48

Military stamps

1915-17, Emperor Franz Josef, 1h-10k, perforated complete set of 27, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #22A-48A, ?150
281  M22/48
1915, Emperor Franz Josef, imperforated trial color proofs, printed on colored or white paper, complete set of 21 (proofs of six denominations do not exist), no gum as produced, VF
282  11


1858, King Franz Joseph, 10s brown, type II, perforation 14 1/2, fresh copy with nice centering, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, J. and H. Stolow certificate, C.v. $5,250
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283  20-24
1864-65, Coat of Arms, 2s-15s, complete set of five, perforation 9 1/2, full OG, VLH, fresh and fine, Dr. Wallner certificate, C.v. $2,064