Lots 465 - 477, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
465 **   6 var
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 30sk black, complete setting of 20 stamps (5x4), representing all plate varieties, imperforated vertically, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare, Dr. U. Klein certificate
466  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
467 **   30-60 imp
1919, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Berlin issues, three imperforated complete sets, the total is 31 stamps, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
468  118
1922, Dr. Slezevicius, perforated proof of 3auk in maroon and ultra (issued colors), printed on thick cream paper, no gum as produced, F/VF
469 **   202 var
1923, Cross issue, 25c blue, watermark "parquetry", vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
470 **   314-16 imp
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, imperforated complete set in bottom left corner margin blocks of four, marginal inscription, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce matched set
471  B52-54

Semi - Postal issues

1939, European Basketball Championship, imperforated complete set of three, nice margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, each stamp with expert's guarantee hs, C.v. $250
472  C1

Air Post stamps

1921, Winged Post Horn, imperforated proof of 20sk in rose, printed on watermarked "webbing" paper, no gum as produced, VF
473  C7
1921, Airplane over Gediminas Castle, imperforated proof of 5auk in dark violet and yellow green, printed on watermarked "webbing" paper, no gum as printed, VF
474  C80 fn
1935, Felix Vaitkus Flight, black overprint on 40c dark rose and blue, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $300
475  309a, C87

Autographs of Famous People

Adomas Varnas (1879-1979)

, artist, photographer, collector and philanthropist, signature under imperforated souvenir sheet, commemorating 20th Anniversary of Independence, and Felix Vaitkus (1907-56), famous aviator, who was flown solo across the Atlantic, signature under stamp of 60c blue affixed on card, fresh condition, VF
476 */U   

Nice Collection in a Red Stockbook

1919-41, about 650 perforated and imperforated mostly mint stamps (used ones are in parallel with unused) and three souvenir sheets, representing postage, semi-postal, airpost and some Central Lithuania issues, practically all in complete sets, occasional flaws possible, in general very fresh quality material, full/large part of OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. is almost $2,000, Est. $700-$800
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477 **   

Selection of Mint Never Hinged Issues

1922-40, 17 complete issues, 101 stamps and three souvenir sheets, postage, semi-postal and air post material, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $510
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