Lots 1091 - 1096, Catalogue of Auction #71 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1091  72-76
1940, Pope Pius XII, 5c-2.75L, complete set of five imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by A. Diena, Sassone P72-76, ?1,860++
1092 **   111/14 var
1946, 400th Anniversary of the Council of Trent, 25c, 75c and 1L, three vertical bottom sheet margin pairs, each one imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #111e, 113e-14e, C.v. ?390
1093 **   125 var
1949, Basilica, 8L bluish green, right sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #125e, ?450
1094  760
1985, Sarcophagus of St. Gregory VII, perforated stage proof of 2500L in magenta, right sheet margin vertical pair, horizontal perforation is misplaced, imperforated at the top, folded between stamps, full OG, NH and scarce, Raybaudi certificate
1095 **   J10 var

Postage Due stamps

1945, Papal Arms, 1L black and green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #10g, ?850
1096 **/*   

Proofs and Perforation Errors Selection

1945-76, Image of Jesus, Pope Pius XII, Basilica, Fra Angelico, lot of 20 items representing various perforation errors, including three blocks and two horizontal strips of four, five pairs and ten singles, imperforated at sides or between stamps, the total is 26 errors, in addition three proofs, nice condition, full OG, mostly NH, just several LH, F/VF or better, Sassone C.v. is about ?6,000, proofs not counted
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