Lots 443 - 496, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
443 **/*   1-2
1918, First Vilnius issue, 10s and 15s, complete set of two, no gum as issued, F/VF, C.v. $250
150.00
444  1-2
1918, First Vilnius issue, 10s and 15s, complete set of two, cancelled by Vilnius and Grodno respectively, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $200
100.00
445 **/*   3-8
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10s-50s, complete set of six, no gum as issued, F/VF, C.v. $295
150.00
446  10, a
1919, First Kaunas issue, 15s black on yellowish paper, block of four, top right stamp with "5" instead of "15" in denomination (position 10), Mariampol central cancellation, VF
100.00
447  15a
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 20sk black on yellowish paper, "astas" variety (position 15), Kaunas ds marking, VF
75.00
448 */U   1-26

Collection of Vilnius and Kaunas issues

1918-19, 112 mint and used stamps, representing five complete issues with numerous setting varieties, some nice cancellations, fresh condition, F/VF, C.v. is about $950, Est. $350-$400
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300.00
449 */U   36/60 var
1919, Berlin issues, 13 mint and two used errors with shifted or omitted center, printed on various paper, watermark "network" or "wavy lines", full or large part of OG, NH (six values), hinged or used, F/VF
150.00
450 **   55 var
1919, Fourth Berlin issue, 50sk light green, printed on thin paper, bottom sheet margin block of eight (2x4), imperforated horizontally, mostly marginal creases, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
451    
withdrawn
 
0.00
452    92-92D
1920, National Assembly, special issue, complete set of five in changed colors, used on local registered cover in Kaunas, light vertical fold did not affect the stamps, mostly VF and rare
1500.00
453 **/*   102a
1921, peasant 50sk olive green, bottom right corner margin horizontal imperforated strip of four, marginal separating lines and numbers, full OG, NH or hinged (right stamp), VF
75.00
454  116B
1922, Great Personalities, imperforated plate proof of 50sk in lilac and brown, with inverted central vignette of 2auk stamp, printed on yellowish paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF
100.00
455 **   119a
1922, Great Personalities, error 8auk instead of 6auk dark blue and greenish blue, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
456  145a, 148a
1922, surcharges 3c on 40sk and 5c on 80sk, two sheet margin imperforated values, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
457 **   165-73
1923, New Currency Definitive issue, 10c-5L, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $340++
150.00
458  207
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, watermark "intersecting diamonds", full OG, LH, VF and scarce, only 1,200 printed, C.v. $750
300.00
459    
withdrawn
 
0.00
460    
withdrawn
 
0.00
461  259
1932, Main Post Office, imperforated proof of 50c in dark gray, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
462  261
1932, Orphans Fund, imperforated proof of frame for 3L denomination in grayish green, printed on yellowish paper, top right corner margin block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce multiple, Lith Cat. #P245
400.00
463 **   277C-K, imp
1933, Child Welfare issue, perforated and imperforated complete sets of eight, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $280++
150.00
464  278-82
1933, "Vytis" Cross and Kaunas Ruins, complete set of five, all are wide margin copies, watermark "multiple letters", full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $230
150.00
465  278 var
1933, "Vytis" Cross, 2c orange, reversed watermark "multiple letters", full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
466 **   286-95
1934-35, New Definitive issue, 2c-10L, complete set of ten, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260
150.00
467    
withdrawn
 
0.00
468    310-13
1939, Recovery of Vilnius, five overprinted stamps, including a complete set, used on registered cover from Vilnius to Pardubice (Bohemia and Moravia), Nazi censorship marking, VF
100.00
469  314-16
1940, Return of Vilnius to Lithuania, complete set of seven imperforated trial color proofs, blocks of four, 15c x2, 30c x2 and 60c x3, one block of 30c has pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
470 **   317 var
1940, Stylized Vytis, 5c claret, block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
471 **   322 imp
1940, Iron Wolf, 35c orange, imperforated block of four, bottom stamps with pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, only 200 imperforated stamps were printed
100.00
472    
withdrawn
 
0.00
473  317-22
1940 Peace Issue, set of 16 different imperforated trial color proofs, all are in blocks of four, most with sheet margins,10c x2, 15c x9, 25c x2, 30c x2 and 35c, occasional flaws possible, full OG or no gum as produced (four blocks), mostly VF and scarce assembly
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2000.00
474    
withdrawn
 
0.00
475    
withdrawn
 
0.00
476 **   B53-54 var
1939, European Basketball Championships, 30+15c and 60+40c, two values in horizontal pairs, each one imperforated vertically, the first one with right sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
200.00
477  B52-54 imp
1939, European Basketball Championships, imperforated complete set of three, all with right sheet margins, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
478    
withdrawn
 
0.00
479  C5a

Air Post stamps

1921, Airplane over Neman River, 1auk green and red, imperforated block of four, part of OG, VF, C.v. $180++
75.00
480    
withdrawn
 
0.00
481 **   C15-17 var
1922, Airplane over Kaunas, complete of triangle stamps in tete-beche blocks of four, block of 5auk with offset of overprints on reverse, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF
75.00
482  C27a, C30a
1922, Airplane over Gediminas Castle, three stamps with inverted surcharges, one in addition is strongly shifted to the top, one stamp has slight corner crease, full or large part of OG, F/VF
75.00
483  C34 var
1924, Airplane and Carrier Pigeons, 60c rose, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH, F/VF, several expert's hs on reverse
200.00
484  C38a
1926, Swallow, 40c violet and orange red, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
485  C39a
1926, Swallow, 60c blue and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
486  C39c
1926, Swallow, 60c blue and black, center is inverted, full OG, previously hinged, VF, E. Kessler guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $250
150.00
487  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
400.00
488  C46, var
1930, Vytautas and President Smetona, 1L dull red, lilac and black, left sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with transposed portraits, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
489  Lith #EC39, e
1930, Gediminas Pillars and Swallows, two perforated essays, one of which with "1" in value tablet, while the other one has value tablet blank, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
490 **   C71-78
1933, Great Personalities, Child Welfare Fund, complete set of eight triangle stamps, right sheet margin imperforated tete-beche blocks of six, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
100.00
491    
withdrawn
 
0.00
492  C80 fn
1935, Felix Vaitkus Flight, black overprint on 40c dark rose and blue, right sheet margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by A. Brun and others, C.v. $300
150.00
493    
withdrawn
 
0.00
494  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, F/VF and scarce
250.00
495    
withdrawn
 
0.00
496    
withdrawn
 
0.00