Lots 65 - 150, Catalogue of Auction #74 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
65  42-57

Antigua

1921-29, King George V and view of St. John's Harbor, 1/2p-4s, complete set of 16, printed on watermarked Multiple Script CA paper, full OG, mainly LH (several low values are NH), mostly VF, C.v. $253
75.00
66  67-76
1932, King George V, Tercentenary issue, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SG #81/90, ?225
75.00
67  1-9

Ascension

1922, King George V, black or red overprint "Ascension" on stamps of St. Helena, 1/2p-3s, complete set of nine, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #1/9, ?325
120.00
68  10-21
1924-33, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-3s, complete set of 12, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, SG #10/20, ?350
150.00
69 **  SG 11, c
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
70 **  SG 15b
1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 4p black and gray black on yellow paper, Torn Flag variety, tiny natural paper inclusion, post office fresh quality item, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?500 as hinged
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350.00
71 **  SG 18c var
1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1s brown and gray black, precursor of Cleft Rock variety with additionally uneven line over Ascension, significantly broken shading of the central design, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare, C.v. ?350 as hinged for "Cleft Rock" only
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250.00
72 **  SG 40ba
1944, King George VI and View of Pier, 1 1/2p vermilion and black, perforation 13, "Davit" flaw (position R5/1), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?200
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120.00
73 **   95a

Australia

1928, Melbourne Exhibition issue, Kookaburra 3p blue, complete sheet of 60, includes 15 blocks of four, minor separation on margins only, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $4,500++
1500.00
74    139, 141, 151
1935, special delivery cover from Sydney to San Francisco, nicely franked by four topical values, tied by Sydney Registered "4.AP.1935" date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
75  43

Bahamas

1902, King Edward VII, ?1 green and black, watermark Crown CA, nicely centered, large part of OG, VF, SG #70, ?300
100.00
76 **/*   65-69, 85-89
1920-30, King George V, Peace Celebration and Seal of the Colony, two complete sets of five, full OG, NH or VLH (three stamps of second set), F/VF, SG #106/10, 126/30, ?92 as hinged
60.00
77 **/*   113
1938, King George VI, ?1 blue green and black, printed on ordinary paper, block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, SG #157a, ?240++
100.00
78 **   116-29
1942, 450th Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, black overprint on 1/2p-?1, complete set of 14, the high value is from the first printing in deep gray green (thick paper), full OG, NH, mainly VF, SG #162/75, ?130
75.00
79 **  SG 295a-309a
1970-71, Queen Elizabeth II, Flamingo, Ships, Scenes, 1c-$3, complete set of 15, printed on whiter paper (fluorescent paper), blocks of four (8c block has slight split), full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples, stamps of 12c, $1, $2 and $3 were in postal circulation less then two weeks, a common set is included for comparison, C.v. ?2,030
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1200.00
80 **   20-37

Bahrain

1938-41, King George VI and Postal Transportation, black overprint "Bahrain" on stamps of India, 3p-25r, complete set of 16, nice quality, white full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #20/37, ?1,000
600.00
81 **   38-51
1942-45, King George VI, black overprint "Bahrain" on White Background issue, 3p-12a, complete set of 13, blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #38/50, ?560++
300.00
82 **  SG 248, a

Barbados

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
83 **  SG 252, a
1938, Seal of the Colony, 3p brown, perforation 13, block of six (2x3), right stamp of the middle row with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?147.50++
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100.00
84 **  SG 252b, ba
1941, Seal of the Colony, 3p brown, perforation 14, right sheet margin block of six (2x3), top right stamp with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?111.50++
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75.00
85 **  SG 252c, ca
1947, Seal of the Colony, 3p blue, right sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH (top left stamp is hinged), VF, C.v. ?133++
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100.00
86 **   216-27
1950, King George VI, Fish, Map, Sailing Ship, Arms, 1c- $2.40, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #271/82, ?55
40.00
87 **  SG 19, a

Basutoland

1938, King George VI and Crocodile, 1p scarlet, block of four, top right stamp with Tower flaw (position R2/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?175++
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120.00
88    

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
89 **   154-65

Bechuanaland Protectorate

1955-58, Queen Elizabeth II, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #143/53, ?100
40.00
90 SG 92 var

Bermuda

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
91 **  SG 92gb
1930, King George V, 10s red and green on deep emerald paper, watermark Multiple Script CA, broken crown and scroll variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?700 as hinged
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600.00
92 **  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
93 **  SG 120d
1947, King George VI, 12s6p yellow and gray, printed on ordinary paper, perforation 14, tiny natural inclusion at the top right, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by D. Brandon and others, C.v. ?700, Scott #127b
350.00
94 SB  SG SB1, var

Stamp Booklets

1948, King George VI, two 5s unexploded booklets, stapled on the left or on the right, black lettering on pink paper, each one contains five panes of six stamps separated by glassine interleaves, post office fresh quality, VF, C.v. ?280
150.00
95  MR1a

British Honduras
War Tax stamps

1916-17, King George V, inverted black overprint "War" over Moire overprint in violet on 1c green, full OG, LH, VF, SG #114a, ?300
120.00
96 **   65-77

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Cyrenaica

1950, Mounted Warrior, 1m-500m, complete set of 13, two high values with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #136/48, ?180
100.00
97 **   J1-7

Postage Due stamps

1950, bilingual "Postage Due" and Numerals, 2m-100m, complete set of seven, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #D149/55, ?375
200.00
98 **  SG S19a

Somalia

1948, King George VI, black surcharge "B.M.A. Somalia" 2s50c on 2s6p yellow green, misplaced dot after "sh" variety (position R4/7), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?140
100.00
99 **   O13-14

Burma
Official stamps

1937, King George V, black overprint "Burma. Service" on 5r purple and ultramarine, 10r scarlet and green, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O13/14, ?825 as hinged
600.00
100  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
101 **   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
102 **   O9, a

Overprinted Official stamps

1949-50, Peace issue, black "O.H.M.S." overprint on 50c dark blue green, lower left corner sheet margin plate No.1 block of four, bottom right stamp without period after "S" in overprint variety(position 47), nicely centered and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$3,600
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1000.00
103  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
104  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
105 **   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
106 **   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
107 **  SG 270a
1938, Royal Family, Princess Elizabeth, 4c light blue, right sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?150, Unitrade #247ii, C$225
100.00
108 **   C9-11

Air Post stamps

1931, Dog Sled and Air Mail Routes, 15c-$1, complete set of three, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$400
120.00
109 **   C12
1932, Dornier DO-X Flight, red surcharge $1.50 on Air Mail Routes $1 blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$700
200.00
110  C18
1933, Balbo Flight, black surcharge $4.50 on 75c bister, position 3 of 4-stamp setting, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by G. Roig and others, Unitrade C.v. C$400
150.00
111 **   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
112  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
113 **  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
114 **/*   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
115 **   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
116 **  SG 387f, fa
1943, King George VI and Coconut Palms, 5c orange and green, bottom sheet margin imprint block of eight, third stamp of the bottom row with Apostrophe flaw, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?97++
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60.00
117 **  SG 101 fn

Cook Islands

1932, Double Maori Canoe, 2p brown and black, left sheet margin single with inverted center, full OG, NH, VF, reportedly this major error came from the printer's waste, C.v. ?500 as hinged
350.00
118 **   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
119  114-23
1928, 50th Anniversary of the Colony, 3/4pi-?1, complete set of ten, nicely centered, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #123/32, ?300
100.00
120  125-35
1934, King George V and Historical Places, 1/4pi-45pi, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, SG #133/43, ?200
75.00
121 **  SG 154a
1944, King George VI and view of Soli Theater, 1pi orange, perforation 13 1/2x12 1/2 instead of 12 1/2, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce perforation variety with margin on appropriate side, C.v. ?550
350.00
122 **   183-97
1960-61, Queen Elizabeth II and Scenes, Republic overprint in dark blue, 2m-?1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #188/202, ?130
60.00
123 **/*   65-82, 83-85

Dominica

1923-33, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-5s and 3s-?1, two complete sets of 18 and 3, printed on watermarked Multiple Script CA and Multiple Crown CA paper respectively, fresh quality, full OG, first set is mainly LH, the second one is NH, VF, SG #71/91, ?375 as hinged
250.00
124 **   97-110, 111
1938-47, King George VI, Landscapes and Scenes, 1/4p- 10s, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #99/109, ?75
40.00
125    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
126 **   96a
1923-24, King Fuad, 5m orange brown, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
127 **   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
128    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
129 **   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
130  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
131 **/*   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
132 **   N1-19

Issues for Use in Palestine

1948, King Farouk, bilingual overprint "Palestine", 1m-?1, complete set of 19, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $112
50.00
133 **   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
134 **   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
135 **  SG 225w

Falkland Islands

1966, Churchill Commemoration, 1s multicolored, inverted watermark Multiple Crown Block CA, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?100
60.00
136 **  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
137 **   1L19-33
1954-62, Queen Elizabeth II and Ships, 1/2p-?1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #G26/40, ?225
100.00
138 **   1-16, 17-30

South Georgia

1963-72, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Scenes, two complete sets of 16 and 14, the last one with decimal surcharges, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/16, 18/31A, ?260
120.00
139 **   117-31B, 132-35, 136

Fiji

1938-55, King George VI, Coat of Arms, Maps, Scenes, complete set of 23, including both dies of 1 1/2p, 2p and 6p, a few stamps of early printing with usual streaky gum, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #249/66b, 267, ?277.50
150.00
140  28-39

Gambia

1902-05, King Edward VII, 1/2p-3s, complete set of 12, watermark Crown CA, full OG, mainly LH, VF, SG #45/56, ?250
100.00
141 **   143
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
142 **   107-18

Gibraltar

1938-51, King George VI and Views, 1/2p-?1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #121/31, ?180
100.00
143 **  SG 143, a
1950, King George VI and view of Southport Gate, red overprint "New Constitution 1950" on 1s green and black, bottom sheet margin imprint block of four, top right stamp with broken "R" variety (position R9/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?142++
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100.00
144 **   132-45
1953-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Fishes, Ships, Scenes, Coat of Arms, 1/2p-?1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #145/58, ?180
75.00
145  26

Gilbert and Ellice Islands

1924, King George V, ?1 purple and black on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, Die II, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #24, ?550
200.00
146 **   50-61 var
1938-43, King George VI, Bird, Ships, Coat of Arms, 1/2p- 5s, complete set of 12, including shades of 2 1/2p and 1s (turquoise blue and brownish black), both with perforation 13 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SG #43/46, 47a, 48/54, ?82
50.00
147  58-67

Grenada

1904-06, King Edward VII, 1/2p-10s, complete set of ten, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #67/76, ?450
200.00
148  77-78
1908, Seal of the Colony, 1s black and 10s red and green, both printed on green watermarked Crown CA paper, complete set of two, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #82/83, ?210
100.00
149 **   171-83
1953-59, Queen Elizabeth II and Seal of the Colony, 1/2c- $2.50, watermark Multiple Script CA, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet or corner margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #192/204, ?240++
120.00
150 **   199
1964, Queen Elizabeth II, 6c olive green and black, watermark Multiple Block CA, full OG, NH, VF, SG #218, ?190
100.00