Lots 151 - 163, Catalogue of Auction #74 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
151  63
1891, Queen Victoria, black surcharge with handstamped Chinese characters $1 on 96c purple on red paper, fresh quality and nice centering, full OG, LH, VF, SG #50, ?450
200.00
152 SG 53a
1898, surcharge (without Chinese characters) $1 on 96c gray black, excellent centering, a gorgeous single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, C.v. ?2,750
1500.00
153  104
1905, King Edward VII, $2 scarlet and slate, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, LH, VF, SG #87a, ?350
150.00
154 SG 90b
1906, King Edward VII, $10 orange and slate, printed on chalk-surfaced blue paper, very fresh colors and nice centering, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, C.v. ?2,000
800.00
155 SG 111a, b
1914-17, King George V, 50c black on blue green paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, two nice singles with white and olive back, the last one is very scarce (D. Brandon certificate), full OG, LH, VF, C.v. ?1,338
600.00
156 **   168-73
1941, Centenary of British Rule, 2c-$1, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SG #163/68, ?90
40.00
157 **   178-79
1948, Silver Wedding, 10c purple, $10rose carmine, complete set of two, the last is bottom sheet margin example, full OG, NH, VF, SG #171/72, ?328.75
150.00
158 **  SG 171, a
1948, Silver Wedding, 10c violet, top right corner margin plate No. block of four, bottom left stamp with spur on "N" variety (position R2/9), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?111++
75.00
159  1-16

British Post Offices in China

1917-21, King George V, black overprint "China" on stamps of Hong Kong, nice quality unit, no toned gum or spots, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #1/17, ?2,000
1000.00
160   SG Z162

Post Offices in Canton
Ship Mail

May 11, 1897, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Yangtze, franked by 20 stamps of 5c blue on watermarked Crown CA paper, including blocks of 6 and 14, Paquebot Freighter No.1 "12.Mai.97" date stamp, Lyon arrival "12.Jun.97" marking, metal seals, minor conveyance flaws, mostly VF
1000.00
161   SG Z162, Z165-66
May 19, 1897, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Coromandel, franked by 20 stamps of 5c blue, and one of each - 10c purple on red paper and 30c green, all are printed on watermarked Crown CA paper, red Paris transit is along side, Lyon arrival "18.Jun.97" on reverse, metal seals, some conveyance flaws, F/VF
1000.00
162    Z160, Z162, Z165
July 14, 1897, large size pre-printed cover to Lyon, delivered by S.S. Ravenna, franked altogether by 22 stamps, including 2c (10), 5c (2), 10c (10), all are printed on watermarked Crown CA paper, Lyon arrival"14.Aout.97" date stamp on reverse, metal seals, mostly VF
1000.00
163  

Revenue Stamps

1880-1970's, 124 mostly used stamps, representing Queen Victoria, Kings Edward VII, George V, George VI, Queen Elizabeth II material, some nicely cancelled items, four on pieces, minor flaws possible, generally clean condition, F/VF
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100.00