Lots 79 - 84, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
79  104
1905, King Edward VII, $2 scarlet and slate, watermark Multiple Crown CA, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #87a, ?350
150.00
80   SG Z160

British Post Offices in Canton
Ship Mail

April 21, 1897, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Thames, franked by 70 stamps (one had been lost) of 2c carmine on watermarked Crown CA paper, including two blocks of 15, block of ten and etc., all appropriate markings and Lyon arrival "24.Mai.97" ds, metal seals, some conveyance flaws, F/VF
750.00
81   SG Z162, Z165
March 29, 1898, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Oceanien (Paquebot Freighter No.3), franked by 18 stamps in large blocks of 5c blue (some discoloration) and 10c purple on red paper, watermark Crown CA, Lyon "22.Avril.98" arrival ds, metal seals, minor conveyance flaws, F/VF and very scarce
1000.00
82   SG Z177
April 9, 1898, 13 stamps of black surcharge 10c with Chinese character on 30c gray green, used on ship mail pre-printed cover from Lyon (three stamps were cut off), delivered by S.S. Melbourne (Paquebot Freighter No.4),postmarked on arrival on "8.Mai.98", metal seals, stamps are in nice quality, C.v. ?2,470 for stamps off cover
750.00
83   SG Z160, Z165
July 9, 1898, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by Paquebot Freighter No.9, franked by 15 stamps of 2c carmine and 10c purple on red paper in irregular block of 18, all with watermark Crown CA, paid postage of $2.10, Lyon arrival ds, metal seals, minor conveyance laws, F/VF and very scarce
1200.00
84   SG Z165-66
August 19, 1898, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Parramatta, franked by 10c purple on red paper in block of eight and four stamps of 30c green, all with watermark Crown CA, paid postage of $2.00, Lyon"17.Sep.98" arrival marking, metal seals, some conveyance flaws, F/VF and rare
1200.00