Lots 231 - 266, Catalogue of Auction #69 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
231 **   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
232 **   1510c var
1973, Jefferson Memorial, 10c blue, block of four with adjoined stamps from a booklet pane, partially omitted perforation at the bottom left due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
233 **   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
234 **   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, plate No. strip is listed, but not priced in Scott
235 **   1898Ad
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
236 **   1926a
1981, Edna St. Vincent Millay, (18c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted variety, bottom left corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $200
237 **   1934a
1981, Remington, 18c gray, green and brown, left sheet margin vertical transition strip of three, blind perforation between first and second stamps and imperforated between second and third ones, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175++
238 **   2107 imp
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with slight crease, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,750
239 **   2142a
1985, Winter Special Olympics, 22c multicolored, vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $300
240 **   2149c
1985, Washington, 18c multicolored, coil stamp, pre-cancelled "Presorted First Class", horizontal imperforated plate No.3333 strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, not catalogued in Scott as plate No. strip
241 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
242 **   2550a
1991, Cole Porter, 29c multicolored, vertical strip of three imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400 for vertical pair
243 **   2551a
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $850
244 **   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
245 **   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
246  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
247 **   2904c
1996, Mountains, (5c) multicolored, inscribed "Nonprofit Org.", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
248 **   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
249  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 scarce, a color copy of PF certificate is included
250 **   3265b
1998, Uncle's Sam Hat, H-rate, (33c) multicolored, self-adhesive coil stamp with die cut 9.9 vertically, red color omitted, blue and gray colors are shifted to the bottom right as always exist, backing paper intact, NH, VF, C.v. $575
251 **   3307d
1999, Daffy Duck, 33c multicolored, complete pane of ten self-adhesive stamps, horizontal die cutting slightly visible at the top and bottom and invisible between stamps, NH, VF, according to PF certificate it has unique vertical pair (position 6-9) imperforated horizontally between stamps, C.v. $4,250++
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252 **   3784Ae
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, complete pane of 20 self-adhesive stamps, die cutting omitted, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
253 **   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 in Scott
254 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
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255 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
256 SB   BK279A (3436c)
2004, Wilma Rudolph, $2.30 complete booklet, containing ten self-adhesive stamps of 23c in red and black, die cutting omitted and peel strip intact, plate #P44, perfect condition, VF, this error is mentioned, but unpriced in Scott
257 SB   4127m
2009, "FOREVER", $8.80 complete self-adhesive booklet, containing 20 self-adhesive stamps of (44c), front side of eight stamps with die cutting omitted, post office fresh, NH, VF, C.v. $500
258 **   C13-15

Air Post stamps

1930, Graf Zeppelin issue, complete set of three, very fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, each stamp with individual PSE certificate, C.v. $1,900
259 **   C128a
1991, Harriet Quimby, 50c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000

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

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

American Expeditionary Forces in Siberia (Russia)

1919, Japanese PPC showing British Army landing at Vladivostok, sent free-frank to Portland (OR), endorsed "Officers Mail", Postal Agency in Siberia duplex cancellation, violet oval "A.E.F. Siberia" censorship marking, VF
263 **   

Collection in Scott Publishing Hingeless Album

1929-94, about 1800 mint never hinged stamps and 14 souvenir and miniature sheets, practically complete for the period, representing postage, air post and back of the book issues, including several complete sheets and booklet panes, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is close to $2,000
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264 **   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
265    U1 var, UXC2 b, c

United Nations
Stationery items

1959, envelope 3c blue, additionally surcharged with 1c maroon, as well as three postcards 4c with the same inverted (two with different surcharge position) or double (one inverted)surcharge, all are post office fresh, unused, VF and scarce
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266  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