Lots 577 - 584, Catalogue of Auction #64 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
577  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
578  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
579 **   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
580  B52-54

Semi - Postal issues

1939, European Basketball Championships, imperforated complete set of three, nice margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, each stamp with expert's guarantee hs, C.v. $250
581  C80 fn

Air Post stamps and covers

1935, Felix Vaitkus Flight, black overprint on 40c dark rose and blue, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $300
582    C80 fn
1935, Felix Vaitkus Trans-Atlantic Flight, registered cover with mixed franking of US 6c orange and three Lithuanian air post stamps (two on reverse), including Vaitkus special black overprint on 40c dark rose and blue, numbered "809" and signed by Lt. Felix Vaitkus, violet confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
583 */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
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584 **   

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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