Lots 48 - 120, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
48 **   1-12

Aden

1937, Dhows, 1/2a-10r, complete set of 12, stamp of 5r with nice offset on gum side, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/12, ?1,200 as hinged
800.00
49 **   1-11

Aden Protectorate States
Kathiri State of Seiyun

1942, Sultan of Seiyun and Scenes, 1/2a-5r, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/11, ?240++
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150.00
50 **  SG 42/54
1966, Sultan Hussein and Scenes, surcharged in red or black with "South Arabia" and new denominations, 5f/5c-500f/10s, complete set in bottom left corner margin plate No. blocks of four, C.v. ?180++
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100.00
51 **  SG 53/64

Qu'aiti State in Hadhramaut

1966, Sultan Awadh and Scenes, bilingual surcharges in red or black "South Arabia" and new denominations, 5f/5c-500/10s, complete set in top right corner margin control No. blocks of four, C.v. ?140++
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75.00
52 **  SG 11, c

Ascension

1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1p deep blue green and gray black, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?136 as hinged singles
100.00
53 **   J71-80

Australia
Postage Due stamps

1946-57, Numerals, 1/2p-1s, complete set in blocks of four, watermark Multiple Small Crown and C of A, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D119/28, ?280++
150.00
54 **   116-29

Bahamas

1942, 450th Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, black overprint on 1/2p-?1, complete set of 14, the high value is from the first issue, printed on thick paper with patchy gum, full OG, NH, mainly VF, SG #162/75, ?130
50.00
55 **  SG 217x

Barbados

1921-24, Seal of the Colony, 1/4p brown, reversed watermark Multiple Script CA variety, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?120 as hinged singles
100.00
56 **  SG 220aw
1921-24, Seal of the Colony, 1p red, inverted watermark Multiple Script CA variety, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?100 as hinged singles
75.00
57 **  SG 248, a
1938, Seal of the Colony, 1/2p green, bottom sheet margin block of 12, right stamp in the second row with recut line variety (position R10/6), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?216 as singles
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150.00
58 **   18-28

Basutoland

1938, King George VI and Crocodile, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG#18/28, ?110
60.00
59    

Batum (British Occupation)

1918, local cover with provisional negative hs "Batumskaya P. T. Kontora No.1" and boxed cachet indicating payment is to be made in cash, pen manuscript "15k", perfect quality, VF and scarce usage during the time when stamps in Batum were not available
300.00
60 */U   1/65

Mint and Used Starting Collection

1919-20, about 70 mint and used stamps, nicely representing Aloe Tree issues, nothing very expensive, but including two vertical tete-beche pairs of black surcharges 25r on 20k/14kand 25r on 50k (both expertized), some reference material marked with "F", minor flaws mentioned, generally nice lot, F/VF, legitimate SG C.v. is over ?2,150 with tete-beche counted as two stamps
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500.00
61 **   114-36

Bechuanaland Protectorate

1938-52, King George VI, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #118/28, ?110
60.00
62 **  SG 167
1961, Queen Elizabeth II and Cattle, black surcharge (type I) R1 on 10s black and red brown, top right corner margin single, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?350
200.00
63  3

Bermuda

1865, Queen Victoria, imperforated proof of 3p in orange, printed on thick paper without watermark, black overprint "Cancelled", no gum as produced, NH, VF
100.00
64 **/*   31-39
1906-10, Dry Dock, 1/4p-4p, complete set in blocks of four, watermark Multiple Crown CA, very fresh condition, full OG, NH (one, two or three stamps of each block) or VLH, VF, SG #34/42, ?640 as hinged singles
350.00
65 **  SG 60w
1920-21, Tercentenary issue, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p green, watermark Crown to right of CA (inverted) variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?450 as hinged
400.00
66 **  SG 83w
1924, Seal of the Colony, Caravel, 3p ultramarine, inverted watermark Multiple Script CA, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?160 as hinged
150.00
67 **  SG 89g var
1929, King George V, 2s6p red and black on blue paper, watermark Multiple Script CA, broken line under left scroll variety, full OG, NH, VF, similar plate errors are priced around ?350-450 as hinged
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150.00
68 SG 92 var
1924, King George V, 10s red and green on emerald paper, watermark Multiple Script CA, diagonal gash through the portrait variety, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. ?140 for a common stamp
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100.00
69 **   123-28
1950-51, King George VI, 2s-?1, complete set of six high values, sheet margin blocks of four (5s without margin), all with perforation 13, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #116f/121d, ?1,084++
750.00
70 **  SG 116cf
1942, King George VI, 2s blue and violet on deep blue ordinary paper, gash in chin variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?325
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250.00
71 **  SG 116c, d
1942-43, King George VI, two stamps in blocks of four of 2s in blue/violet on deep blue paper and in deep blue/violet on pale blue paper, both with perforation 14, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?104++
60.00
72 **  SG 117a var
1942, King George VI, 2s6p red and black, printed on gray blue paper, perforation L14 1/4, dented lower left scroll variety, bottom sheet margin single, full original patchy gum as normal for this printing, VF and scarce, C.v. ?600 for a stamp w/o variety
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400.00
73 **  SG 119e
1951, King George VI, 10s vermilion and green on green ordinary paper, perforation 13, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?192 as singles
120.00
74 **  SG 223a, b

British Guiana

1899, Kaieteur Falls, black surcharge "Two Cents" on 10c brownish red and blue black, bottom sheet margin block of six (3x2), bottom left stamp has no stop after "Cents", while bottom right with "Gents"variety(positions R5/5, R5/7), full OG, both errors are NH, VF, C.v. ?104 as hinged singles
100.00
75 **   230-41
1938, King George VI, Birds, Scenes, 1c-$3, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #308/19, ?110
60.00
76 **   230-41, var
1938-52, King George VI, Birds, Scenes, 1c-$3, complete set of 25, including all perforation varieties with stamp of $1 perforated 14x13 and both watermark positions on 24c, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #308/19, a, b, ?836
500.00
77 **  SG D3b

Postage Due stamps

1952, Numerals, 4c bright blue, watermark Multiple Script CA, block of four, bottom left stamp with error St. Edward's (small) Crown watermark, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?160++, Scott #J3a
100.00
78 **/*   49, a

British Honduras

1899, Queen Victoria, black overprint (12mm long) "Revenue" on 10c lilac and green, block of four, top left stamp with "Bevenue" overprint error, full OG, NH (one common stamp) or VLH, VF, SG #67, a, ?407 as hinged singles
200.00
79 **   104
1924, King George V, $5 black and violet on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, left sheet margin single, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #125, ?225 as hinged
200.00
80 **   115-26
1938-47, King George VI and Scenes, 1c-$5, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #150/61, ?190
120.00
81 **   1-13

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Eritrea

1948, black surcharge "B.M.A. Eritrea" and new denominations on GB stamps, complete set of 13, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #E1-12, ?75
50.00
82 **  SG ED3, a

Postage Due stamps

1948, black surcharge "B.M.A. Eritrea" and 20c on 2p black brown, block of four, bottom right stamp without stop after "A" in "B.M.A"variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?121++
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75.00
83 **   62-75

Brunei

1947, View of Brunei River and Water Village, 1c-$10, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #79/92, ?150
75.00
84    54-56

Cameroons Expeditionary Forces

1919, three stamps of German Cameroon with blue or black surcharge "C.E.F." and new denomination in British currency, used together with French Occupation stamp on registered mixed franking cover from Buea to Berne via Victoria and Liverpool, all transits and arrival markings, VF and scarce
200.00
85  50-65

Canada

1897, Queen Victoria, Diamond Jubilee issue, complete of 16 imperforated plate proofs, printed on india paper and mounted on cards, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce, only 400 complete sets possible, Unitrade C.v. C$6,860
2000.00
86  31

Canada
Newfoundland

1865, Queen Victoria, imperforated plate proof of 24c in blue, printed on india paper and mounted on card, bottom sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$260++
100.00
87  61-74
1897, Discovery of Newfoundland issue, red diagonal overprint "Specimen", complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$1,500
500.00
88 **   163 var
1929-31, Map of Newfoundland, 1c green, re-engraved printing, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade #163i, C$803++
250.00
89 **   191/262 var
1932-44, Caribou and Harp Seal, two imperforated pairs of 5c, Die II, pair of imperforated proofs of 5c in black, Die I, 5c and 15c with offset on gum side, three last ones are from Waterlow printings, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade#191b, 257P, 257vi, 262i, C$1,100
250.00
90    233-43
1937, Long Coronation issue, 1c-48c, complete set of 11 used on two covers addressed to London, tied by St. John's G.P.O. "Oct. 14. 1937" or "Oct. 15. 1937" ds, no backstamps, VF
75.00
91 **   C6-8

Air Post stamps

1931, Dog Sled and Air Mail Routes, 15c-$1, complete set of three, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$300
100.00
92 **   1-2

Cayman Islands

1900, Queen Victoria, 1/2p pale green and 1p rose carmine, complete set in corner margin plate No.3 blocks of four, printer's watermark on margin, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1a/2, ?124 as hinged singles
100.00
93 **   19
1907, King Edward VII, black handstamped surcharge 1p on 5s vermilion and green, nice quality single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #19, ?275
250.00
94 **   100-11, 114-15
1938-48, King George VI, Fish, Turtle, Map and Sailing Ship, 1/4p-10s, complete set of 14, stamps of 2p, 6p and 10s with perforation 11 1/2 x13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #115/26, ?123
60.00
95  MR3

War Tax stamp

1917, King George V, black "thin" surcharge 1 1/2p on 2 1/2p deep blue, nice and very fresh, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, BPA certificate, SG #55, ?750
400.00
96 **  SG 303y

Ceylon

1912, King George V, 5c violet, inverted and reversed watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?140 as hinged
120.00
97 **/*   264a-65a
1935-36, King George V and Scenes, 2c carmine rose and black, 3c olive green and black, both with perforation 14, blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps of 3c block), VF, SG #368a/69a, ?196 as hinged singles
100.00
98 **   278-89A, 292a
1938-52, King George VI and Scenes, 2c-10r, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #386/97, F1, ?200
120.00
99  61-66

Cook Islands

1920, Captain Cook issue, inscribed "Rarotonga", 1/2p-1s, imperforated plate proofs, printed on paper without watermark, complete set in horizontal pairs (6p in two corner margin singles), full OG(6p and 1s) or no gum as produced, NH, VF, SG #70/75
150.00
100 **   86

Cyprus

1923, King George V, 45pi dull violet and ultra, watermark Multiple Script CA, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #99, ?275 as hinged
200.00
101 **   114-23
1928, 50th Anniversary of the British Rule, 3/4pi-?1, complete set of ten, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #123/32, ?300 as hinged
250.00
102 **   125-35
1934, King George V and Views, 1/4pi-45pi, complete set of 11, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #133/43, ?200 as hinged
150.00
103 **   54

Dominica

1914, King George V, 5s green and red on yellow paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, top right corner margin stamp with plate No.1, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), VF, SG #54, ?60 as hinged
50.00
104 **   97-110, 111
1938-47, King George VI and Scenes, 1/4p-10s, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #99/109, ?75
40.00
105 **  SG 126, a
1951, King George VI and View of Botanical Gardens, 6c chestnut and olive, right sheet margin block of four, bottom left stamp has "C" of "CA" missing from watermark variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?603++
400.00
106 **   103

Egypt

1924, King Fuad, ?1 blue and dark violet, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #122, ?225 as hinged
150.00
107 **   343-60
1953, Portrait of King Farouk obliterated with three black bars, 1m-?1, complete set of 18, full OG, NH, F/VF
50.00
108 **/*   M5

British Forces issues

1934, Sphinx, 1p carmine, perforation 14 1/2x14, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top left stamp), VF, SG #A7, ?220 as hinged
150.00
109 **   N1-19, NC1-12

Issues for Use in Palestine

1948, King Farouk, bilingual overprint "Palestine", two complete sets, postage and air post, the total is 31 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $146
75.00
110 **   N20-38
1953, Portrait of King Farouk obliterated with three black bars, bilingual overprint "Palestine", 1m-?1, complete set of 19, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $330
150.00
111 **   N39-56
1953-56, Queen Nefertiti, Workers and Mosque, bilingual overprint "Palestine", 1m-?1, complete set of 18, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $222
100.00
112 **  SG 140l

Falkland Islands

1935, Silver Jubilee, 2 1/2p deep blue and brown, re-entry on value tablet variety (position R8/1), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. ?200 as hinged
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150.00
113 **  SG G6b

Falkland Islands Dependencies

1946, King George VI and Map, missing "I" in Shetland Is. variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?250
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150.00
114 **   117-31B, 132-35

Fiji

1938-55, King George VI, Coat of Arms, Maps, Scenes, complete set of 22, including both dies of 1 1/2p, 2p and 6p, a few stamps of early printings with usual streaky gum, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #249/66b, ?275
150.00
115 **   143

Gambia

1938-46, King George VI and Elephant, 10s black and orange, the high value of the set, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #161, ?168++
75.00
116  22-28

Gibraltar

1889, Queen Victoria, surcharged issue, complete set of seven, surcharges of 5c, 25c on 2p and 50c with short loop of "5" variety, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #15/21, ?312
150.00
117 **   132-45
1953-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Coat of Arms and Views, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #145/58, ?180
75.00
118 **   40-51

Gilbert and Ellice Islands

1939-55, King George VI, Bird, Arms, Sailing Ships, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 12, stamp of 1s with perforation 13 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SG #43/54, 51a, ?58
40.00
119 **   131, 132-42 var

Grenada

1938-43, King George VI and Sailing Ship, 1/4p-10s, complete set of 12, in addition stamps of 1/2p, 1p, 3p, 6p and 1s with perforation 12 1/2x13 1/2 or 13 1/2x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SG #152/63, 153b/61a, ?154
60.00
120 **   7, 12, 14-15

Heligoland

1875-95, Queen Victoria, 1/2s, 1 1/2s, 1pf, 2pf, official reprints, each one with inverted central vignette, blocks of four, three of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
750.00