Lots 1 - 59, Catalogue of Auction #68 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  83P5
1867, Washington, 3c rose, "C" grill, horizontal imperforated pair plate proofs printed on stamp paper, beautiful margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
1000.00
2 **   114 var
1869, Locomotive, 3c ultramarine, split "G" grill variety, a gorgeous exemplar, full OG with minimal ink offset, NH, VF and rare in such premium quality, PF certificate, C.v. $300 for hinged
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300.00
3  190
1879, Hamilton, 30c full black, large margins and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, PSAG certificate, C.v. $900
600.00
4 **   214
1887, Washington, 3c vermilion, a premium quality single, full OG, NH, PSE certificate, grade XF90, C.v. $425
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350.00
5 **   246-47
1894, Franklin, 1c ultra and 1c blue, the last one with minor offset on reverse, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $280
100.00
6  317
1908, Lincoln, 5c blue, coil stamp, perforation 12 horizontally, sound and beautiful exemplar, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $5,750
2500.00
7 **   341
1909, Washington, 50c violet, bright color, perfect condition overall, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate for horizontal pair (right stamp), C.v. $700
450.00
8 **   398a
1913, Panama-Pacific Exposition issue, 2c carmine lake, color variety, full OG, NH, fine and sound exemplar, Weiss certificate, C.v. $2,500
750.00
9  454
1915, Washington, 2c carmine (type II), coil stamp, perforation 10 vertically, joint line horizontal pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF, PF certificate for joint line strip of four (central pair), C.v. $400
300.00
10 **   478
1916, Franklin, $1 violet black, perforation 10, printed on paper without watermark, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,450
600.00
11 **/*   524
1918, Franklin, $5 deep green and black, center line block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH (bottom stamps) or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,060 as singles
500.00
12 **   578-79
1923, Franklin 1c green, Washington 2c carmine, complete set of two, perforation 11x10, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $310
100.00
13 **   581-91
1923-26, regular issue, 1c-10c, complete set of 11, perforation 10, nice offset on 5c stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $402
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150.00
14 **   690 var
1931, General C. Pulaski issue, 2c carmine rose, right sheet margin block of four with misplaced vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
15 **   703b
1931, Yorktown issue, 2c dark lake and black, top right corner margin single, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate for upper right corner margin horizontal pair (right stamp), C.v. $750
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400.00
16 **   899b-901a
1940, National Defense issue, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, each one imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $185++
75.00
17 **   966a
1948, Palomar Observatory, 3c blue, bottom sheet margin vertical strip of three, imperforated between middle and bottom stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
18 **   1151a
1960, SEATO, 4c blue, top sheet margin vertical strip of three, imperforated between middle and bottom stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $125
60.00
19 **   1467a var
1972, Wildlife Conservation, 8c multicolored, complete sheet of eight se-tenant blocks of four, black engraved color is strongly shifted to the bottom left, resulting in top stamps with double or missing side inscription, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
20 **   1508, a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of 50, contains eight vertical pairs imperforated between stamps and one partly imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $1,800 as eight error pairs only
750.00
21 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, (10c) multicolored, orange and green color omitted, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, PF certificate, C.v. $375
150.00
22 **   1555a
1975, D. W. Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $475
200.00
23 **   1610a
1979, Rush Lamp and Candle Holder, ($1) tan, orange and yellow, right sheet margin single, brown (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, PSE certificate, graded Superb 98", C.v. $200++
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120.00
24 **   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, C.v. $1,500
500.00
25 **   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
26 **   1689 var
1976, Washington Reviewing Army at Valley Forge, 31c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, perforation is strongly shifted to the top, leaving four stamps without denomination, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
400.00
27  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, cross-gutter block of eight, one stamp with small paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $4,200++
1500.00
28 **   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, C.v. $700++
250.00
29 **   2015a
1982, America's Libraries, 20c red and black, top sheet margin block of four, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate for block of 20 (4x5), this one being top right block, C.v. $400
150.00
30 **   2045a, var
1983, Medal of Honor, 20c multicolored, two stamps, one of which with red color omitted, the other one has all colors except red one significantly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
31 **   2238c
1986, Blankets, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
32 **   2354b
1987, Lace Making, 22c ultra, white color omitted, complete sheet of 40, contains eight se-tenant blocks of four and two vertical strips of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,920++
1500.00
33  2476
1991, Kestrel, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 1c, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as two pairs
150.00
34  2478
1991, Blue Bird, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 3c, left sheet margin block of four, minor marginal wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
35 **   2515a
1990, Greetings, 25c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical strip of three imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $700 for vertical pair
350.00
36 **   2545-49 var
1991, Fishing Flies, 29c multicolored, booklet pane of five, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, according to Scott this item came from a printer's waste
200.00
37 **   2567b
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $750
250.00
38 **   2567c
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $350
150.00
39 **   2579a
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, bottom left corner margin (ZIP) horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175 for horizontal pair
100.00
40 **   2579b
1991, Christmas, (29c) multicolored, left sheet margin block of four, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $700 as two pairs
300.00
41 **   2630c
1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green, red and black, center (black engraved color) is inverted, full OG, NH, PSE certificate, graded VF-80, C.v. $17,000
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12000.00
42 **   2940a
1995, Alice Hamilton, 55c green, side margin horizontal block of 20, imperforated vertical pair is on the left, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, this variety is listed, but has no price in Scott or Datz Cat., a copy of APEX certificate
600.00
43 **   3007d
1995, Christmas issue, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $350
150.00
44 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700
400.00
45 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive top sheet margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
46 **   C3

Air Post stamps

1918, Curtiss Jenny, 24c carmine rose and blue, central line block of four, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $560 as four singles
150.00
47 **   C6
1923, DeHavilland Biplane, 24c carmine, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $560 as four singles
200.00
48 **   C13-15
1930, Graf Zeppelin issue, complete set of three, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, each stamp with individual PSE certificate, C.v. $1,900
1000.00
49 **   C13-15
1930, Graf Zeppelin issue, complete set in plate number blocks of six, 65c (No.20078) and $2.60 (No.20092) with margin at the top, the last one with fold and possible separation between stamps and margin;$1.30 (No.20086)with margin at the bottom, full OG (minimal usual gum waves), NH, VF, C.v. $14,050 (block of $2.60 counted as six singles)
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6000.00
50 **   C17
1932, Winged Globe, 8c olive bister, outstanding quality item, full OG, NH, PSE certificate, grade Superb 98, C.v. $850
600.00
51 **   C150a
2012, View of Lancaster County, PA, $1.05 multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin plate No.S11111 block of four, die cutting omitted on front, perfect quality, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $1,800++
750.00
52 **   E3

Special Delivery stamps

1893, Messenger, 10c orange, bright color and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $675
300.00
53 **   O84

Official stamps
War Department

1873, Jackson, 2c rose, intact perforation and nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
300.00
54 (*)   87L7

Local stamps
Hussey's Post

1858, (1c) rose red, complete sheet of 46, bottom row is sideways and forming six couche, unused, no gum, fresh and VF, PF certificate, C.v. $350
200.00
55 **   136L4

Swarts' City Dispatch Post

1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone 2, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
400.00
56 **   136L4
1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone 4, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
400.00
57 **   52b

Canal Zone

1918, Balboa, reading up black overprint "Canal Zone" on 1c green and black, booklet pane of six, fresh and choice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
300.00
58 **   56a
1920, Cordoba, reading up double black overprint "Canal Zone" on 2c orange vermilion and black, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only 100 stamps were printed, C.v. $600
250.00
59 **   81
1924, Lincoln Memorial, black two-line overprint "Canal Zone" on $1 violet brown, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600 as four singles
750.00