Lots 1 - 34, Catalogue of Auction #61 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1 **   1414, c
1970, Christmas issue, (6c) multicolored, pre-cancelled with black bars, transition horizontal pair, right stamp has completely omitted blue color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate No.69787, C.v. $1,250++
500.00
2 **   1504 var
1973-74, Angus and Longhorn Cattle, 8c multicolored, bottom left corner margin plate No. block of eight (2x4), full reverse offset at the bottom block of four, full OG, NH, VF, scarce and spectacular error
200.00
3 **   1510c var
1973, Jefferson Memorial, 10c blue, block of four with adjoined stamps from a booklet pane, partially omitted perforation at the bottom due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
4 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, green and orange colors omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, APEX certificate No.185990, C.v. $375
150.00
5 **   1610c
1979, CIA invert, $1 tan, brown, orange and yellow, brown engraved color inverted, perfect copy in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate No.01260186, only one sheet of 100 was found by CIA official, C.v. $17,500
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12000.00
6 **   1615Cf
1978, Piano, 8.4c dark blue on yellow paper, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "OKLAHOMA CITY. OKLA", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate No.185998, C.v. $1,500
500.00
7 **   1622Cd
1981, 13-Star Flag and Independence Hall, 13c dark blue, red and brown red, complete imperforated pane of 100, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $5,000++
2000.00
8 **   1731, a
1978, Carl Sandburg, 13c black and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical transition pair, bottom stamp has light impression of black and completely omitted brown color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz only ten such varieties recorded, PF certificate No.0291245, C.v. $2,000++
1000.00
9  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, cross-gutter block of eight, one stamp with small usual paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce multiple, C.v. $3,200++
1200.00
10 **   1856d
1985, Sinclair Lewis, 14c slate green, vertical strip of four, imperforated horizontally between second and third stamps, full OG, NH, VF, according to Datz 15-20 pairs reported, PF certificate No.0178775, C.v. $1,500
500.00
11 **   1894b
1981, Flag over Supreme Court, 20c black, dark blue and red, block of four imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, blind vertical perforation and at the top, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate No.172317, C.v. $700++
250.00
12 **   2142a
1985, Winter Special Olympics, 22c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate No.481511, C.v. $325
120.00
13 **   2143a
1985, Love, 22c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 15 imperforated pairs exist, PF certificate No.0336677, C.v. $900
300.00
14 **   2149c
1985, Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "Presorted First Class", horizontal imperforated plate No.3333 strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,437.50 as for two pairs and a single
750.00
15 **   2361a
1987, CPA, (22c) multicolored, bottom sheet margin copy with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
200.00
16 **   2419b
1989, 20th Anniversary of Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, bottom right corner margin plate No. 11211 imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $950++
400.00
17 **   2479b
1991, Fawn, 19c multicolored, red color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate No.01120324, C.v. $500
200.00
18 **   2551a
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
19 **   2551 var
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, booklet stamp, block of four supposedly from ABN printer's waste, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
20 **   2904c
1996, Mountains, (5c) multicolored, inscribed "Nonprofit Org.", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
120.00
21 **   2980a
1995, Woman Suffrage, (32c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, right sheet margin imprint block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,400++
500.00
22  3262 Pc, Pd
1998, Space Shuttles, imperforated proofs of $3.20 in magenta and $11.75 in cyan, two vertical se-tenant pairs with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on coated and uncoated paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, only a few such pairs possible, a copy of PF certificate #455205
1000.00
23 **   3307d
1999, Daffy Duck, 33c multicolored, complete pane of ten self-adhesive stamps, horizontal die cutting slightly visible at the top and bottom and invisible between stamps, NH, VF and unique pane, according to PF certificate #425189 it has vertical pair (position 6-9) imperforated horizontally between stamps, C.v. $4,000
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5000.00
24 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive, bottom right corner margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted , plate No.B11111, NH, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
25 **   3784Af
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, complete pane of 20 self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
600.00
26 **   4077a
2006, Judy Garland, 39c multicolored, self-adhesive top sheet margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF and rare, the stamp is listed, but has no price either in Scott or Datz Cat.
1500.00
27 **   4141a
2007, Florida Panther, 26c multicolored, self-adhesive horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF, the stamp is listed, but has no price either in Scott or Datz Cat.
200.00
28 **   C98b

Air Post stamps

1980, Mazzei, 40c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz 15 pairs exist, APEX certificate No.186062, C.v. $3,000
1200.00
29    

Pioneer Flight Covers

Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-74) Inaugurating First Flight Cover with his Autograph

April 15, 1926, Illustrated First Flight Contract Air Mail (CAM-2) Cover on line Chicago - St. Louis, posted into the mail in Springfield, IL on return flight, franked by five stamps, two nice impressions of violet flight cachet, Chicago "Apr.15.9:30pm.1926" machine arrival ds on reverse, signed at the bottom left corner, mostly VF
1200.00
30    

Round the World "Winnie Mae" Flight

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover signed by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty, franked by Washington 2c carmine, all appropriate markings, including Soviet Union"Dobroliot" cachet, arrival ds on reverse, VF
600.00
31    C13

Zeppelin Flight

May 31- June 6, 1930, Zeppelin Return 1st South America Flight cover from Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, franked by vertical pair of 65c green, German and American Flight cachet, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, C.v. $330 as stamps off cover
150.00
32    

American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia (Russia)

1919, free-frank cover endorsed "Officers Mail" addressed to Medina (NY), Postal Agency in Siberia duplex cancellation, a part of large black boxed "A.E.F. Siberia" censorship marking, VF
150.00
33    

Hawaii
Postal Stationery Lot

1882-97, 25 unused stationery items (11 - different), including one entire stationery envelope, 22 postcards, two paid reply postcards (both parts together, #UY2-3), one message part of reply card, generally fresh, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $2,000, Est. $750-$900
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
600.00
34 **   C59-62

Philippines (US Administration)
Air Post stamps

1941, Moro Vinta and Clipper, complete set of four, corner sheet margin blocks of 50 (5x10), all with plate #'s at the top, minor perf separations, full OG, NH, mostly F/VF,C.v.$587.50++
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2, 3, 4
200.00