Lots 222 - 244, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
222  38, 40
1877-78, Lopez and Alvear, two imperforated proofs of 2c in myrtle green and 25c in claret, vertical or horizontal pairs, printed on india paper, mounted on page from a Collection, VF
150.00
223  
1888-90, Great Personalities, essays of unissued denominations and designs on cards, San Martin 15c - one die and five of stamp size, Avellaneda 20c - one die, Lopez 24c - five of stamp size, Dorrego 30c four of stamp size, Saavedra 90c - nine of stamp size, including horizontal pair, mounted on five pages from a Collection, generally fresh condition, VF and scarce assemblage
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2, 3, 4, 5
500.00
224  76
1890, Santiago Derqui, four die proof sheetlets in irregular blocks of six of 2c in dark violet, lilac, indigo and black, printed on india paper, in addition card mounted proof in violet, all placed on two pages from a Collection, nice condition, VF
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400.00
225  85
1891, Bernardino Rivadavia, three die proofs of 8c in dark blue, brown or bluish green, printed on thin cards or on india paper (1), size 42x46mm, all mounted on one page from a Collection, fresh condition, VF
100.00
226  85, 89
1890-92, Rivadavia 5c, four die proofs and 13 color trials, including block of eight, Sarsfield 1c, one die proof, most printed on cards (two on india paper) in various colors, mounted on two pages from a Collection, fresh condition overall, VF
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300.00
227  86-88
1891, Great Personalities, "peso" denominations, 16 die and plate proofs in various colors for issued 1p, 5p and 20p denomination, in addition 19 essays for unissued 2p, 10p and 50p, mounted on six pages from a Collection, a few items with minor toning, still VF and very rare group
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1000.00
228  88
1891, Admiral Guillermo Brown, large die proof of 20p in bluish green, printed on sunken die card with official oval seal at the bottom, mounted on page from a Collection, mostly VF and rare
150.00
229  90-91
1892, 400th Anniversary of Discovery of America, complete set of two, 65 imperforated trial color proofs printed on cards in singles, pairs and blocks of four, in addition three essays on india paper, two of which are mounted on sunken cards, and the note of Postmaster General with pre-printed stamp, all housed on seven pages from a Collection, minor toning could be expected on large pieces, still VF and scarce assembly
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
1000.00
230  98-102
1897, Belgrano, 10c-50c, three compound proof sheetlets in form of block of six (2x3), colors - yellow, green and red, top left stamp of each block with value tablet blank and bottom left has "24" with invalidating lines, printed on india paper, mounted on two pages from a Collection, fresh and VF
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300.00
231  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, imperforated plate proofs in black, engraved printing on glazed cards, complete set of 16, mounted on two pages from a Collection, fresh, VF
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250.00
232  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, 63 imperforated trial color proofs, printed on india paper, mounted on six pages from a Collection, fresh, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
800.00
233  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, 1/2c-20p, 224 imperforated trial color proofs on glazed cards, including singles, pairs and several blocks of four, in addition die proof of 12c in blue on india paper, arranged on pages from a Collection and housed in dark blue album, mainly perfect quality, VF, beautiful and rare assembly
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
2000.00
234  
1910, San Martin Equestrian Monument, 191 mostly imperforated (four - perforated) essays of unissued design, singles, pairs and seven blocks of 25 in various colors, in addition one die proof on card, all mounted on nine pages from a Collection, mainly fresh, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
1500.00
235  176
1911, President Sarmiento, 17 plate proofs of 5c in various unadopted color combinations, including four blocks of four, printed by Casa da Moneda at Buenos Aires, mounted on page from a Collection, VF
200.00
236  
1923, Rivadavia, Alfred Lichtenstein's reprints of 1864 issue for 5c, 10c and 15c denominations, printed in black on white wove ungummed paper, bottom left corner margin blocks of four, mounted on page from a Collection, VF
150.00
237  358-61
1926, Centenary of the Post Office, perforated (10 3/4) essays of unaccepted design, two different complete sets of five, neatly mounted on two pages from a Collection, fresh, VF
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150.00
238  B12, CB1-5

Semi - Postal issues

1950, International Philatelic Exhibition, 57 imperforated plate or trial color proofs in singles or blocks of four, arranged on five pages from a Collection, no gum as produced, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
500.00
239  C38-42

Air Post stamps

1940, Mercury and Airplanes, 110 perforated and imperforated trial color proofs in singles, pairs and blocks of four, printed on glazed paper, neatly displayed on six pages from a Collection, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
750.00
240  
1937, In Honor of Aviator Jean Mermoz, 10c red, unissued stamp printed on watermarked "Sun" paper, block of six (3x2), mounted on page from a Collection, minor toning, part of OG, VF, a stamp of the similar design was issued in France in 1937
150.00
241  O31-36

Official stamps

1901, Liberty Head, 98 imperforated trial color proofs in singles, pairs and blocks of 12 or 15, mounted on six pages from a Collection, minor flaws noted, generally VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
600.00
242  

Newspaper stamps

1889, Great Personalities, 1/4c-4c, four imperforated proofs in red for newspaper wrappers, mounted on page from a Collection, VF
150.00
243  

Revenue stamps

1887, two die proofs in black, first one on glazed card, showing frame only, size 71x97mm, the other one is complete design with value tablet blank on thin rough paper, size 90x47mm, both mounted on one page from a Collection, VF
150.00
244  

Remainder of a Collection

1873-1942, over 1,000 die, plate or trial color proofs, produced on thin cards or india paper, representing several dozens various commemorative and definitive issues, mounted on Collection pages and housed in three albums, we note a few dubious, probably privately produced "proofs", as well as occasional flaws possible, but absolutely fabulous assemblage overall, no gum as produced, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65
5000.00