Lots 1404 - 1414, Catalogue of Auction #65 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1404  35-40
1934, Provisional surcharges on Pope Pius XI stamps, complete set of six, full OG, most is LH, F/VF, S. Sismondo certificate stated: "all belonging to the second printing, ...genuine in all respects... and free of faults or defects", C.v. $1,565
600.00
1405  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, ?1,860++
350.00
1406 **   94 var
1945, Pope Pius XII, 1L brown and black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #94g, ?600
120.00
1407 **   109 var
1946, Pope Pius XII, surcharge 30L on 20L gray green and black, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #109r, ?600
120.00
1408 **   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
1409 **   155a
1952, Centenary of the First Papal postage stamp, 50L black brown and deep blue, souvenir sheet of four on cream paper, full OG, NH; in addition addressed FD cover bearing the same souvenir sheet and a single, all appropriate markings, VF, Sassone Block 1, ?925
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150.00
1410  212
1956, St. Ignatius of Loyola, 35L dark red brown, imperforated plate proof, printed on gummed dark rose paper, bottom sheet margin single, NH, VF and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
150.00
1411 **   C16-17

Air Post stamps

1948, Archangel Raphael and Tobias, complete set of two, both with side margins, full OG, NH, VF, Raybaudi certificate, C.v. $640
200.00
1412 **   J10 var

Postage Due stamps

1945, Papal Arms, 1L black and green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #10g, ?850
200.00
1413 **   Sassone #13-18
1946, Papal Arms, 5c-5L, complete set of six, each one with wide lines of the background, full OG, NH, F/VF, Dr. E. Diena certificate, C.v. ?850
200.00
1414 **   Sassone #14/I-18/I
1946, Papal Arms, 20c, 1L and 5L, complete set of three with wide lines of background, printed on gray paper, top sheet margin exemplars, full OG, NH, VF, Dr. E. Diena certificate, C.v. ?500
120.00