Lots 1 - 46, Catalogue of Auction #67 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1 **   414-21
1912-14, Franklin, 8c-50c, complete set of eight, single lined watermark, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $2,035
750.00
2 **   422
1912, Franklin, 50c violet, double lined watermark, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
150.00
3 **   423
1912, Franklin, $1 violet brown, double lined watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,000
300.00
4 **   443-44
1914, Washington, 1c green and 2c carmine (type I), coil stamps, complete set of two guide line horizontal pairs, perforated 10 vertically, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $975
300.00
5 **   497-603, 604-06
1923-25, regular issue, coil stamps, 1c-10c, complete set of nine in horizontal joint line pairs, perforated 10 vertically, 2c carmine with perf separation (type II, #599A), fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,355
300.00
6 **   1414, c
1970, Christmas issue, (6c) multicolored, pre-cancelled with black bars, transition horizontal pair, left stamps has partially omitted blue color, while right one has omitted it completely, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,250 for omitted blue stamp only
500.00
7 **   1615b
1976, Drum, 7.9c carmine on yellow paper, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
8 **   1794b
1979, Moscow Olympic Games issue, right sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,200
400.00
9 **   1804 var
1980, Benjamin Banneker, 15c multicolored, vertical imperforated gutter pair, no color misregistration, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
250.00
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 recorded, PF certificate, C.v. $1,400
500.00
11 **   1897b
1983, Omnibus, 1c violet, coil stamp, imperforated plate No.5 line strip of five, joint line is between second and third stamps, full OG, NH, VF and rare, joint line imperforated pair either strip with joint line not priced in Scott
750.00
12 **   1898Ad
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
13 **   2107a
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,750
300.00
14 **   2108a
1984, Christmas, 20c multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, fine centering as always exists, according to Datz 25 pairs recorded, APEX certificate, C.v. $750
250.00
15 **   2142a
1985, Winter Special Olympics, 22c multicolored, vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $300
120.00
16 **   2149c
1985, Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "Presorted First Class", horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575
200.00
17 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
18 **   2211a
1986, Duke Ellington, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
150.00
19 **   2550a
1991, Cole Porter, 29c multicolored, vertical strip of three imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400 for vertical pair
200.00
20 **   2551a
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
350.00
21 **   2552 var
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, wide 20.5mm, booklet stamp, block of four supposedly from ABN printer's waste, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
22 **   2618a
1992, Love, 29c multicolored, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $950 as two pairs
400.00
23  2646a Pb-Pi
1992, Hummingbirds, eight imperforated proof panes of five, complete as produced, seven of which representing one color only and the last one with complete design as issued, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $3,600
1500.00
24  2718aPb
1992, Christmas, 29c, left sheet margin imperforated se-tenant proof pane of four, wrong stamp positions, plate No.A111111, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
25 **   2866b
1994, Wonders of the Sea, 29c multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, plate No. B 2222, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $575
200.00
26 **   2904c
1996, Mountains, (5c) multicolored, inscribed "Nonprofit Org.", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
27 **   3007d
1995, Christmas issue, top right corner sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, plate No. P4444, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
28  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, a color copy of PF certificate is included
1000.00
29 **   3617a
2002, Washington, 23c gray green, self-adhesive horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate, the stamp is listed, but has no price either in Scott or Datz Cat.
750.00
30 **   3784Af
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, complete pane of 20 self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
600.00
31 **   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 not priced either in Scott or Datz Cat.
1200.00
32 **   4141a
2007, Florida Panther, 26c multicolored, coil stamp, self-adhesive horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
33 SB   BK191 var (2566c)

Stamp Booklets

1991, Comedians, ($5.80) complete two pane booklet, top pane with scarlet and bright violet (denomination) omitted, bottom pane is normal, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350 for error pane only
Click here to see the unfolded inside part of the booklet
150.00
34 SB   BK208a (2760a)
1993, Garden Flowers, complete $5.80 unexploded booklet contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575
200.00
35 SB   BK215a (2833a)
1994, Garden Flowers, complete $5.80 unexploded booklet, contains four se-tenant strips of five stamps, all with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
250.00
36 SB   3363d

Booklet Panes

1999, Christmas Deer, 33c gold on various background, complete booklet pane of 20 (4x5) self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
37 **/*   C7-9, C10

Air Post stamps

1926-27, Map issue and "Spirit of St. Louis", plate No. blocks of six, 20c with reinforced perforation on the left, slight usual gum waves, fresh condition, full OG, NH (C7 and C10) or LH, mostly VF, C.v.$287.50
75.00
38 **   C128a
1991, Harriet Quimby, 50c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
39    

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
40    

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
41 **   RW1-3, RW5

Hunting Permit Stamps

1934-38, Ducks, Geese, four stamps of $1 in various colors, three of which are plate No. exemplars, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $2,125
400.00
42    

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
43 **   O5-14 var

Philippines
Official stamps

1931-35, black typo overprint "O B" (Official Business) at the foot of stamps without the dots on regular issue of 1906, 2c-30c, complete set of ten, usual centering, excellent condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
120.00
44 **   O5-14 var
1931-35, red typo overprint "O B" (Official Business) at the foot of stamps without the dots on regular issue of 1906, 2c-30c, complete set of ten, usual centering, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare
200.00
45    U1 var

United Nations
Stationery items

1959, stationery envelope 3c blue, additionally surcharged with 1c maroon, fresh, unused, VF and scarce
500.00
46  S  UC2
1954, entire air letter sheet 10c royal blue, the second issue with additional word "Aerogramme" (in order to conform UPU regulations), perfin "D & S Sample" (Dennison and Sons Co.), fresh and VF, only 96 such samples were made
100.00