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Lots 108 - 204,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
108 **   1 var

Latvia

1918, Sun Design, 5k carmine, printed on old German maps, horizontal and vertical pairs with double impression, the last one has one print inverted, no gum as issued, VF
sold
109 **   55
1919, Rising Sun, 10k gray blue, complete tete-beche sheet of 200 (100+100) with vertical gutter in the middle, minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF
115.00
110  57-58
1919, Sun Design, imperforated plate proofs of 3r and 5r in horizontal pairs, printed on vertically laid paper, in addition horizontal pair proof of 5r on yellowish gray paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce items from the Postal Archives
sold
111  60 var
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, 10k brown and rose, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal strip of three imperforated vertically, full OG, LH, F/VF
sold
112  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), top right margin example printed on back side of a poster, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
113  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), horizontal pair printed on vertically laid paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, according to the von Hofmann Cat. only 25 such proofs were produced
sold
114  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
sold
115  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k-35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare
sold
116  72-73
1919, 1st Constitution issue, imperforated plate proofs of 3r and 5r in issued colors, two horizontal pairs on ordinary paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
sold
117 **   76 var
1920, Sun Design, 5k, two tete-beche blocks of four with horizontal inscribed gutter in the middle, first one in red, the other one in dark carmine, full OG, NH, VF
170.00
118 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
119 **   76-81 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k-75k, seven horizontal or vertical (1) gutter pairs, two with inscription on the gutter, one stamp of 20k with spot of gum missing, three pairs have fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, mostly VF
85.00
120 **   78, 80-81
1920-21, Sun Design, 20k and 75k, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the side; and vertical bottom sheet margin vertical pair of 50k, imperforated at the foot, full OG, NH, VF
110.00
121  76-81
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k-75k, complete set of imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, with added 5k red and 50k gray lilac on yellowish paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce group of Archival proofs
sold
122 **   86-87 var
1920, black surcharge 2r on 10k blue and 35k brown, two blocks of four with horizontal gutter in the middle, additional perforation 9 3/4 along the gutter, full original patchy gum, NH, mostly VF
sold
123 **/*   61/94 var

Group of Perforation Errors

1920-21, Independence, Warrior and different surcharged issues, eight items, including five fantails and three horizontal pairs imperforated between stamps (one with blind perforation),full OG, NH or VLH (two pairs), mostly VF
sold
124 **/*   95-99
1921, black or dark blue surcharges on Latgale Liberation issue, 10r-100r on 50k green and rose, sheet margin blocks of four printed on banknotes, 50r/50k and 100r/50k with perforation 11 1/4, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps of low value blocks), VF
sold
125 **   101-12, 108 var
1921-22, Stars and Coat of Arms, 50k-100r, complete set of 13, including stamp of 10r with perforation 10x11 1/2, watermark LIGAT, full OG, NH, mostly VF
110.00
126 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $560++
sold
127  102/11
1921-22, Stars and Coat of Arms, group of six imperforated plate proofs, including horizontal pairs of 5r and 50r, printed on watermarked LIGAT paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce Archival proofs
sold
128 **   113-31, var
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, 1s-10L, complete set of 17 with additional 8 stamps of perforation or color (50s) varieties, watermark LIGAT, full OG, NH, mostly VF
sold
129 **  Mi 93F
1923, Stars, 10s dull pink, color variety, a single with gutter on the left, full OG, NH, VF, reportedly only 200 stamps were produced, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. 600
sold
130 **  Mi 103F
1925, Stars, 6s green, perforation 10, yellow coating printed on both sides, full OG, NH, VF only 400 stamps were produced, H. von Hofmann certificate, C.v. 600
sold
131 **   120 var
1923, Stars, 15s red brown on salmon coating, three marginal stamps imperforated at sides, top sheet margin example is expertly regummed, two others with full OG, NH, VF
sold
132  113/25
1923-25, Stars, 1s-50s, 41 imperforated proofs, including 20 horizontal or vertical pairs and a single (25s), watermark LIGAT, no gum as produced, NH, VF and a colorful group of Archival proofs
690.00
133 **   126
1923, Coat of Arms, two imperforated proofs of 1L in brown and pale brown, horizontal pairs on watermarked LIGAT paper, first one without gum as produced, the other one with full OG, both are NH, VF
sold
134  127
1923, Coat of Arms, imperforated proof of 2L in blue and pale (issued colors), left sheet margin block of four, watermark LIGAT, top left stamp with translucent natural inclusion, fresh quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce multiple of Archival proof
sold
135  135-51
1927-31, Stars, 1s-50s, 64 imperforated proofs, including 29 horizontal pairs and five singles printed on watermarked Swastika paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and an attractive group
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sold
136  152-53
1927-31, Coat of Arms, imperforated proofs of 1L and 2L, two horizontal pairs of each denomination, different positions of watermark Swastika, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
137 **   154
1933, Coat of Arms, 5L green and pale green, bottom sheet margin single on watermarked Swastika paper, full OG, NH, VF
sold
138  154
1933, Coat of Arms, imperforated proof of 5r in green and pale green (issued colors), two horizontal pairs of different positions of watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
139  158-60
1928, 10th Anniversary of Independence, imperforated proofs of 6s and 20s in issued colors, horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
140  164-67
1932, Riga Exhibition, black overprint on Stars, 3s-35s, complete set of four imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce Archival items
sold
141  174-79
1934, New Constitution, 3s-40s, complete set of six imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
142  180-83
1936, Latvian Writers and Poets, 3s-35s, complete set of four imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare
sold
143 **   191 var
1937, President K. Ulmanis, 40s brown, horizontal (scarce) instead of reversed horizontal watermark Swastika, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
144  184-92
1937, President K. Ulmanis, 3s-50s, complete set of nine imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare set from the Postal Archives
sold
145  193-97
1937, Independence Monuments, 3s-30s, complete set of six imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs (proofs of 35s and 40s not exist), no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare Archival proofs
sold
146 **   200 var
1938, View of Vidzeme, 3s brown orange, bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
147  Hofmann #E18-19
1939, Landscape Pictorial issue, two essays of unissued design, imperforated 3s black brown and perforated 20s blue, printed on watermarked Swastika paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare
sold
148  208-10
1939, 5th Anniversary of National Unity Day, imperforated proofs of 5s, 10s and 20s in vertical pairs (proofs of only these three values are known), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce Archival items
sold
149  216
1939, Apple, imperforated proof of 20s in rose lake (issued color), horizontal pair, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
150  217/29
1940, Coat of Arms, 1s-1L, complete set of nine imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs (proofs of 5s and 35s are not recorded), two stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF and scarce items from Postal Archives
sold
151  224
1940, Coat of Arms, 16 perforated trial color proofs of 20s, printed on watermarked Swastika paper, full OG, NH (8) or LH, VF
sold
152  224
1940, Coat of Arms, 40 imperforated trial color proofs of 20s in horizontal pairs (20 different colors), printed on watermarked Swastika paper, full OG, NH, VF and rare group of Archival proofs
sold
153  Hofmann #E20-21
1940, Coat of Arms, two perforated essays of unissued design of 20s in lake and lilac red, full OG, NH, VF
sold
154  B1-2

Semi - Postal issues

1920, Mercy and Wounded Soldier, two imperforated proofs of 20(30)k and 40(50)k in issued colors, horizontal pairs printed on back side of banknotes in green and brown, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
155 **   B13-20
1920, Mercy and Wounded Soldier, black surcharge 2r on 20k-1r, complete set of eight, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $560++
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sold
156  B21-23
1923, War Invalid Fund, blue surcharge 10s on Stars of 1s, 2s and 4s, complete set of imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
157 Mi 111A PF
1925, Tercentenary of Liepaja, 50(60)k dark green and violet, error "Papdosanas" instead of "Pardosanas" at the bottom inscription, full OG, previously hinged, VF
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sold
158 **   B24-28 imp
1925, Tercentenary of Liepaja, 6(12)s-50(60)s, imperforated complete set of five in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000 as hinged singles
sold
159 **   B57, a
1930, Anti-Tuberculosis issue, 2(4)s orange and vermilion, horizontal pair, left stamp with error denomination 1(2)s, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged
sold
160  B61-64
1930, Anti-Tuberculosis issue, 10(20)s-25(50)s, imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, the only these four proofs are known from this issue, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
161 **   B66-71, imp
1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1(2)s-15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete set of six, full OG, NH (imperforated 10(20)s has slight trace of hinge on margin only), VF, C.v. $285
85.00
162 **   B66-71
1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1(2)s-15(30)s, perforated complete set in blocks of four, occasional fold along perforation, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $380++
115.00
163 **   B68, var
1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 4(8)s green, perforated and imperforated blocks of six (2x3), left stamp of the middle row with variety "girl's face is missing" on both blocks, in addition perforated one has vertical position of watermark, full OG (one perforated stamp with slight toned spot - not error), NH, VF and a spectacular pair
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
164  B92-94
1936, White Cross Society, 3s-20s, complete set of three imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs (proof of 35s is not known), no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
165  B96
1938, National Reconstruction Fund, 35s blue and 40s dark brown, imperforated proof of souvenir sheet of two, printer's lines on margin, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare item from the Postal Archives
sold
166 **   C1-2

Air Post stamps

1921, Bleriot XI, 10r emerald and 20r blue, complete set of triangle stamps in sheet margin tete-beche blocks of six, the last one with plate number, full original slightly toned gum, NH (hinged on margin), VF
sold
167  C3-4
1928, Bleriot XI, imperforated proofs of triangle stamps of 10s green and 15s red, complete set in horizontal tete-beche strips of three (proof of No.C5 not known), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce items from the Postal Archives
sold
168 **   C6a
1931, Bleriot XI, 10s green, perforation 10 3/4, sheet margin tete-beche pair of triangle stamps with reversed horizontal watermark, full OG, NH, VF
sold
169  C7a
1931, Bleriot XI, 15s red, perforation 10 3/4, triangle stamp with reversed vertical watermark, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $120 for stamp with cheapest position of watermark
sold
170 **   C8 var
1932, Bleriot XI, 15s blue, pair of triangle stamps imperforated between, full OG, NH, VF
sold
171  C6-8
1931-32, Bleriot XI, imperforated proofs of triangle stamps, 10s-25s, complete set of four in tete-beche blocks of six, including two blocks of 10s with different positions of watermark Swastika, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare archival proofs
sold
172 **   C9-13
1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, three with sheet margins, full original slightly striped gum, NH, VF, each value with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $800
290.00
173 **   C9-11
1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints on 10s-25s, set of three with reversed vertical watermark Swastika, full OG, NH, VF and scarce watermark varieties, W. Watzke certificate
sold
174 **   CB1-2, a

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 10(20)s and 15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete sets of two, in addition perforated stamp of 10 (20)s with reversed vertical watermark, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
175 **   CB3-5, a
1931, Home Guards Fund surcharged issue, 50s/10s- 1.50L/25s, perforated and imperforated complete set of triangle stamps in sheet margin tete-beche blocks of six, full original slightly striped gum, especially on imperforated blocks, NH, VF, C.v. $570++
sold
176 **   CB6-8
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, complete set of triangle stamps in sheet margin tete-beche blocks of six, full OG (slightly striped), NH, VF, C.v. $450++
sold
177 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, two perforated and imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF
110.00
178 **   CB9-13
1932, Aviation Pioneers, 5(25)s-25(1.25)L, perforated complete set in blocks of four, blocks of 10(50)s and 15 (75)s with reversed horizontal position of watermark, one block is folded along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600++
sold
179 **   CB18a-20a
1933, Wounded Aviators Fund, 3(53)s-35(135)s, two imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $250++
115.00
180 **   CB21-24, a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, 8(68)s-40(190)s, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH (perforated stamp of 12(112)s is VLH), VF, C.v. is over $500
sold
181 SB   Hofmann #MH1

Stamp Booklets

1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls2.02 booklet, containing two blocks of four and four horizontal pairs separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, perfect quality, VF
sold
182 SB   Hofmann #MH2
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls0.30 booklet, containing five horizontal pairs of 3s brown orange, separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, nice condition, VF and scarce
sold
183 SB   Hofmann #MH3
1939, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls0.30 booklet, containing five horizontal pairs of 3s brown orange, separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, fresh condition, VF
sold
184 SB   Hofmann #MH6
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls1.- booklet, containing five horizontal pairs of 10s green, separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, flawless condition, VF
sold
185 **/*   

Beautiful Collection in Black Stockbook

1918-40, over 1200 mint stamps and 4 souvenir sheets, mainly complete issues of postage, semi-postal, air post and air post semi-postal stamps, starting with nice range of Sun Design printed on German Maps, numerous proofs, printing, perforation and watermark varieties, valuable blocks of four, such as Jubilee of Liepaja, Anti-Tuberculosis, Home Guards of 1932 and etc., nice quality overall, as a defect we mention striped gum on some items, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF or better, great unit for a specialist or retailer
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
sold
186  2N1-11

West Army (General Bermondt-Avalov)

1919, black handstamp of Russian Orthodox Cross (type 1) on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, each value with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $500
sold
187  2N1-11 var
1919, black handstamp of Russian Orthodox Cross (type 2) on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF and very scarce, each value with expert's hs on reverse
sold
188  2N1/11
1919, black handstamp of Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation, set of ten stamps cancelled by Jelgava "11.10.19" ds on two gray paper envelopes with official message on reverse of each one with Postmaster's signature, one with horizontal fold did not affect stamps, otherwise VF, C.v. $527.50
sold
189  2N12-22
1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, most of stamps with various expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $243
sold
190 */U   2N12-19 var
1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design, 3k-75k, set of nine, including horizontal pair of 5k used on a piece, each item perforated 9 3/4 at one side, full OG, NH (2), LH/hinged or used, mostly VF and scarce group, 10k expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, many others with various expert's hs, prorated C.v. $1,280
345.00
191  2N12/19
1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation, 19 stamps cancelled on eight pieces, including three blocks of four, representing various overprint types, fresh, VF, C.v. $344++
sold
192 **   2N22a
1919, inverted black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Riga Liberation 35k brown, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, C.v. $200 as hinged
sold
193  2N23-36
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations on 11 perforated and 3 imperforated Imperial stamps, complete set of 14, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $340
sold
194 **   2N27a, 2N31a
1919, inverted black surcharges 70k/15k and 2r/50k, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400 as hinged
sold
195  2N36a
1919, inverted black surcharge 10r on imperforated stamp of 3.50r maroon and green, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, C.v. $300
sold
196 **   2N45-57

Soviet Occupation issues

1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 1s-5L, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, 10s has perforation 10 1/2x10 1/4, full OG, NH, VF
sold
197 **   2N45 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 1s dark violet, block of four, imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
198 **   2N47 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 3s vermilion, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
199 **   2N47 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 3s vermilion, block of four, imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
200 **   2N48 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 5s olive black, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
sold
201 **   2N48 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 5s olive black, block of four, imperforated vertically between stamps, bottom pair with slight gum wave without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
sold
202 **   2N51 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 20s brown lilac, left sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
sold
203 **   2N53 var
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 35s bright ultra, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
90.00
204  2N45/57
1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 1s-5L, complete set of 12 imperforated plate proofs (proof of 2s not known), all with sheet margins, printed on watermarked Wavy Lines paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce archival proofs
sold