Lots 1225 - 1238, Catalogue of Auction #58 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1225  72-76
1940, Pope Pius XII, 5c-2.75L, complete set of five imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone P72-76, ?1,500++
400.00
1226 **   92a
1945, Arms of Pope Pius XII, 30c brown, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #92b, ?640 as singles
150.00
1227 **   94 var
1945, Pope Pius XII, 1L brown and black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #94g, ?500
100.00
1228  103a
1946, Arms of Pope Pius XII, inverted surcharge 25c on 30 c brown, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, LH, F/VF, expertized by Raybaudi, Sassone #103Aaa, ?1,300
200.00
1229 **   107 var
1946, Pope Pius XII, surcharge 5L on 2.50L ultra and black, top sheet margin copy imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #107o, ?220
60.00
1230 **   109 var
1946, Pope Pius XII, surcharge 30L on 20L gray green and black, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone #109r, ?600
150.00
1231 **   111/14 var
1946, 400th Anniversary of the Council of Trent, 25c, 75c and 1L, three vertical bottom sheet margin pairs, each one imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #111e, 113e-14e, C.v. ?390
150.00
1232 **   125 var
1949, Basilica, 8L bluish green, right sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #125e, ?450
100.00
1233  212
1956, St. Ignatius of Loyola, 35L dark red brown, imperforated plate proof, printed on gummed dark rose paper, bottom sheet margin copy, NH, VF and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
150.00
1234  760
1985, Sarcophagus of St. Gregory VII, perforated stage proof of 2500L in magenta, right sheet margin vertical pair, horizontal perforation is misplaced, imperforated at the top, folded between stamps, full OG, NH and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
200.00
1235 **   C16-17

Air Post stamps

1948, Archangel Raphael and Tobias, complete set of two, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $640
150.00
1236 **   C20-21, C22-23
1951-53, Franciscus Gratianus and St. Peters Basilica, two complete sets, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $535
150.00
1237 **   J10 var

Postage Due stamps

1945, Papal Arms, 1L black and green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone #10g, ?850
200.00
1238 **/*   

Proofs and Perforation Errors Selection

1945-76, Image of Jesus, Pope Pius XII, Basilica, Fra Angelico, lot of 19 items representing various perforation errors, including three blocks and two horizontal strips of four, five pairs and nine singles, imperforated at sides or between stamps, the total is 25 errors, in addition three proofs, nice condition, full OG, mostly NH, just several LH, F/VF or better, Sassone C.v. ?5,670, proofs not counted, Est. $1,200-$1,500
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800.00