Lots 394 - 404, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
394  Sanabria #7

Air Post stamps

The following nine lots are representing trial color proofs that were sold at the Post Office in Mexico in very limited quantities on May 3, 1929. According to Scott Cat. the total of 225 examples were sold to collectors, however most of those were used for franking of correspondences delivered by inaugural flight ?Tejeria-Tapachula? on May 15. All of them are very rare, presented six lots of multiples are unique with high probability

1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in dark carmine and slate green, full OG, hinged, VF and extremely rare, quantity of issued stamps not mentioned, but it had Sanabria (1961) C.v. $3,500 in comparison of other proofs issued in quantity of 50 (per Sanabria) and priced $300
1500.00
395  Sanabria #8
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in carmine and green, block of four, two bottom stamps with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF and probably unique multiple, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were printed
2500.00
396  Sanabria #10
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in violet and dark blue, block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF and probably unique block, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were produced
2500.00
397  Sanabria #11
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in brown and green, slight gum wrinkle on the left, still fresh and nicely centered, full OG, hinged, VF, only 50 stamps were printed
500.00
398  Sanabria #11
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in brown and green, block of four, one stamp has gum wrinkle, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF and probably unique, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were printed
2500.00
399  Sanabria #12
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in dark green and blue, block of four, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and unique multiple with high probability, only 50 stamps were produced
3000.00
400  Sanabria #13
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in green and blue, block of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and probably unique multiple, since only 50 stamps were printed
2500.00
401  Sanabria #14
1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, horizontal pair, nice balanced margins, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, only 50 stamps were produced, according to Sanabria
1000.00
402  Sanabria #14
1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, block of four, minimal gum wrinkles on two stamps, nice looking item, full OG, NH or previously hinged (2), VF and with high probability unique multiple, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were produced
2500.00
403 **   C68-73
1934-35, Symbols of Air Service and Allegories of Flight, 5c-5p, complete set in sheet or corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
75.00
404 **   C74
1935, Amelia Earhart Flight to Mexico, violet overprint on "Eagle Man" 20c lake, right sheet margin plate No.67021 block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, that is one of three known plate number blocks of four, only 300 stamps were overprinted, sufficient part of those were used on correspondences, one stamp with blurry K. Lissiuk guarantee hs, MEPSI certificate, C.v. $24,000 as four single stamps
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15000.00