Lots 589 - 624, Catalogue of Auction #56 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
589 **/*   1-2
1918, First Vilnius issue, complete set of two, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $250
150.00
590  3-8
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10s-50s, complete set of six, postal cancellations, mostly VF, C.v. $186
100.00
591  36/39
1919, Berlin issue, eight imperforated proofs of 75sk, 3auk and 5auk, printed on thick buff paper, double-triple printing of center (one or two inverted), no gum as produced, VF, Lithuanian Cat. #P36/39
250.00
592  102/05 imp, var
1921-22, Prince Kestutis and Peasant, three imperforated values of 50sk, 80sk and 1 auk, in addition two stamps with wrong color combinations, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
593  119a
1922, Dr. Stulginskis, 8auk dark blue and blue, wrong frame variety, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $175
100.00
594 **/*   120-22
1922, surcharge 3c on Berlin issue, complete set of three, printed on gray granite paper, full OG, NH (#120-21) or previously hinged, expertized by J. Liubinskas, M. Thier and others, C.v. $500
250.00
595  207
1923-25, Stylized Cross, 25c deep blue, perforation 11, watermark "intersecting diamonds", large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF and scarce, only 1,200 copies were printed, properly expertized, C.v. $750
300.00
596 **   216-17
1927-29, "Vytis" Cross, 5c green and 30c blue, complete set of two, printed on watermarked "parquetry" paper, in addition 15c red, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $214
150.00
597  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
598 **/*   278-82
1933-34, "Vytis" Cross and Kaunas Ruins, complete set of five, watermark "multiple letters", stamp of 60c has inverted watermark, full OG, NH (2c and 60c) or LH, VF, C.v. $230 as hinged
Click here to see enlarged 60c stamp
150.00
599 **   286-95
1934-35, regular issue, 2c-10L, complete set of ten, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $260
150.00
600 **   297 var
1936-37, Cross, Trident and Arms, 5c green, inverted watermark variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
100.00
601  297
1936-37, Cross, Trident and Arms, 5c green, reversed watermark variety, in addition "crt" instead of "cnt" (position 41), postal cancellation, VF and very scarce
150.00
602 **   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
603    317-22 imp
1940, Peace issue, complete set of six in horizontal imperforated pairs and imperforated pair of trial color proof of 15c in olive green, used altogether on local registered cover in Kaunas, backstamped, VF and scarce usage
250.00
604  510
1995, "Mother's School", Europa issue, 1L multicolored, perforated (L12 1/2) printer's proof, affixed on Goznak embossed card, signed by official at the bottom with endorsement: "Approved with remarks. Yellow -lighter/Gray - darker", fresh, VF and very rare
150.00
605  519-20
1995, Butterflies, complete set of two perforated (L12 1/2) printer proofs, affixed on individual Goznak embossed cards, signed by official at the bottom with endorsement: "Approved with remarks. Green and Red - brighter",fresh condition, VF and very rare
300.00
606 **   565-66 var
1997, 450th Anniversary of the First Lithuanian Book, 50c gray and red, stamp and souvenir sheet of one, both with "Pirimajai" instead of "Pirmajai" error inscription, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #I, Block 9 I
Click here to see enlarged fragment
300.00
607 **   B52-54 imp

Semi - Postal issues

1939, European Basketball Championships, imperforated complete set of three, two low values in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
608 **/*   C21-31, var

Air Post stamps

1922, New Currency surcharges, complete set of 11, in addition 10c on 20sk with vertical watermark and inverted surcharge 50c on 10auk, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF
100.00
609  C34 var
1924, Airplane and Carrier Pigeon, 60c rose, printed on paper without watermark, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, F. Kessler guarantee hs and several other signatures, only 600 unwatermarked varieties were printed
200.00
610 **   C38, var
1926, Swallow, 40c violet and red orange, bottom sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with "PASPAS" variety (position 96), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
611  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 large part of OG, NH (3) or hinged, VF
500.00
612  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
613  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
614  Lith #EC39h
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, Coat of Arms, imperforated essay of unaccepted design in gray violet, value tablet blank, right sheet margin copy, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
150.00
615  C80 fn
1935, Felix Vaitkus Flight, black overprint on 40c dark rose and blue, full OG, LH, VF, signed on reverse, C.v. $300
150.00
616  CB3 var

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1924, War Orphans violet surcharge +60c on 60c rose, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, properly expertized
250.00
617    C8-14

Pioneer Flight covers

June 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
618    C15-17, C18-20
July 27, 1922, Early Flight cover from Kaunas to Liepaja, franked by two complete, German air mail label, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
619    C21/29
September 15-16, 1924, Early Flight registered cover from Klaipeda to Riga, franked by seven surcharged values, Lithuanian bilingual air post label, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
620    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
621    C37-39
October 25-26, 1926, Early Flight registered cover from Kaunas to England via Berlin, franked by "Swallow" complete set of three, red boxed Berlin cachet and transit marking on reverse, VF
100.00
622    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
623    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
624 **   2N9 var

Soviet Occupation of Lithuania

1940, black overprint "LTSR" on Arms 2c orange, basic stamp with reversed watermark variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
100.00