Lots 237 - 289, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
237 **   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
750.00
238 **   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
239 **  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
240 **   28-33, 33 var

Aitutaki

1920, Captain Cook and Scenes, 1/2p-1s, complete set of six on paper without watermark, in addition stamp of 1s claret and black with double frame variety, full OG, NH, VF, SG #24/29, fn, ?252 as hinged
200.00
241 **  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
242 **  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
243 **  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
244 **  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
245    

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
250.00
246 */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 pairs counted as two stamps
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500.00
247  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
248 **   31-39
1906-10, Dry Dock, 1/4p-4p, complete set of nine, watermark Multiple Crown CA, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #34/42, ?160 as hinged
150.00
249 **  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
250 **   94-97 var
1924-32, King George V, 2s-12s6p, complete set of four high values, all are sheet margin examples, printed on watermarked Multiple Script CA paper, stamp of 2s with retouched broken Crown and right scroll variety(position R 2/12), full OG, NH, VF, SG #88/93, ?500 as hinged, stamp of 2s counted as a common stamp
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400.00
251 **  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
252 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
253 **  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
100.00
254 **   230-41

British Guiana

1938, King George VI, Birds, Scenes, 1c-$3, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #308/19, ?110
60.00
255 **   115-26

British Honduras

1938-47, King George VI and Scenes, 1c-$5, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #150/61, ?190
100.00
256 **   65-77

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Cyrenaica

1950, Warrior, 1m-500m, complete set of 13, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SG #136/48, ?180
100.00
257 **   1-13

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
258 **  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 a dot after "A" in "B.M.A" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?121++
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75.00
259    2N3

Burma - Japanese Occupation

1942, black surcharge 5c on Farmer Plowing 1a scarlet, used on cover from Rangoon to Narumimachi (Nagasaki Pref.), Japanese censorship marking and arrival ds, roughly opened on the right, stamp and cancellations are not affected, mostly VF
100.00
260  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
261 **   1933a
2002, Year of the Horse, (48c) multicolored, horse, denomination and inscription omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade #1933i, C$1,750, Scott C.v. $1,200
400.00
262  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
263  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
400.00
264  98-103, C6-8, C9-11
1911-31, Tercentenary engraved issue and Pictorial Air Post sets on ordinary and watermarked paper, the total is 12 stamps, nice quality group, full/large part of OG, No.103 is NH, others are LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, Unitrade C.v. C$890 as hinged
150.00
265 **   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
266 **   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
267 **   19

Cayman Islands

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
268  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
350.00
269 **  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
270 **/*   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
271 **   278-89A, 292a
1938-52, King George VI and Scenes, 2c-10r, complete set of 15, including both 2r and 10r stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SG #386/97, F1, ?200
150.00
272  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 and1s) or no gum as produced, NH, VF, SG #70/75
150.00
273 **   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
274 **  SG 126, a

Dominica

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
275    44a, 48b

Egypt

1905, Sphinx and Pyramid, 2m green and 5m rose, printed on chalky paper, used on individual color postcards from Port Said to Zanzibar via Aden, transit and arrival markings, mostly VF
100.00
276 **   96a
1923-24, King Fuad, 5m orange brown, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
277 **   103
1924, King Fuad, ?1 blue and dark violet, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #122, ?225 as hinged
150.00
278    136
1931, mixed franking cover from Ismailia-Camp to Stockton, CA via Port Said, insufficiently franked by King Fuad 10m dark red in horizontal pair, machine Port Said cancel is on reverse, upon arrival to New York marked with "Due 3 cents" and pre-cancelled 3c carmine (J73) applied in Stockton, minor conveyance flaws, F/VF
75.00
279 **   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
280  M1

Military stamps

1932, British Forces in Egypt, inscribed "Postal Seal", imperforated proof of 1pi in red and dark blue (issued colors), left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, SG #A1
100.00
281 **/*   M5
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 singles
150.00
282 **   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
283 **   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
284 **   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
285 **  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
286 **  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
287 **   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
288 **   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
289 **   96-99

Gibraltar

1931-33, Rock of Gibraltar, 1p-3p, complete set in top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #110/13, ?80 as hinged singles
75.00