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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
14 **/U   1/76, 1L121/78

People's Republic of China

1949-50 Years, 330 mint or used stamps and six postal history pieces, including general and issues for Northeastern Provinces, both originals and reprints of Chinese Lantern, Globe and Hammer, Chinese Conference, Mao and Flag, Dove, Flag of the Republic, Postal Service and Sino-Soviet Friendship, minor flaws possible on used material, mint ones are nice and fresh, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. is over $4,300
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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
2750.00 
 
15 **   1L133-35
1949, Congress of the Trade Unions (issue for Northeast China), $5000-$35,000, complete set of three, original printing, perfect condition in every respect, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $2,850
1700.00 
 
16 **/U   12/213

Gate of Heavenly Peace and Surcharged issues

1950-54, about 400 mint and used (many on pieces) definitive stamps, 12 covers and 4 stationery items, including 1st to 6th Gates issues (5th set - 12 used stamps, including complete set and extra $200,000 value), all neatly described on original pages, minor flaws possible on used material, generally nice and fresh unit, no gum as produced or used, F/VF, C.v. over $3,500
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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
600.00 
 
17 **   30
1950, Harvesters with Ox, black surcharge $20,000on $10,000 red, right sheet margin single, nice condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $850
325.00 
 
18 **   1L150-53
1950, Mao and Flag of the People's Republic (issue for Northeast China), $5000-$30,000, complete set of four, original printing, all with bottom sheet margins, nice quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, each stamp with Chinese guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $1,025
475.00 
 
19 **/U   35-48, var
1950, Dr. Sun Yat-sen of Northeastern Provinces issue, surcharged in red, black or blue, $50/20c-$400/$300, complete set of 14, all with sheet or corner margins, plus three unused and one used varieties, 13 used stamps and three stationery postcards, cancelled stamps with some flaws, others are in perfect quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF
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220.00 
 
20 **   1L157-61
1950, First Anniversary of the People's Republic (issue for Northeast China), $1000-$20,000, complete set of five, all with right sheet margins, original printing, choice set, no gum as issued, NH, VF, each stamp with Chinese guarantee hs, C.v. $950
400.00 
 
21 **/U   105/241
1951-54 Years, over 800 mint or used stamps, 26 covers and two stationery postcards, starting with originals and reprints of Chairman Mao, triangles of Picasso Dove, National Emblem, Lu Hsun, Peasant Uprising, Agriculture and etc., profusely inscribed on pages, some flaws on used material should be expected, nice and fresh quality otherwise, no gum as issued, mainly NH and F/VF, C.v. is over $1,100
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1200.00 
 
22 **   95-100
1951, Gate of Heavenly Peace, 5th issue, $10,000- $200,000, complete set of six, all with sheet margins, nicely centered and flawless unit, no gum as issued, NH (LH on margins only), VF, C.v. $6,452
3750.00 
 
23 **   141-50
1952, Physical Exercises, $400 in various colors, complete set of ten se-tenant blocks of four, original printing on thin paper, perfect condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $1,400
700.00 
 
24 **   194-97 fn
1953, 35th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, $800 in changed colors with two additional characters meaning "Soviet", re-called complete set of four, nice condition in every respect, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare, only a few sets were realized in small post offices, C.v. $30,000, Yang #C94-97
14000.00 
 
25 */U   242/466
1955-60 Years, over 750 mint and used stamps, 5 souvenir sheets, 76 covers and two color postcards, numerous paper and color varieties, nice range of cancellations (some on pieces), detailed inscription on original pages, minor flaws possible on used stamps and covers, no gum as issued or full OG, a few NH, but mainly LH, VF, C.v. is over $4,700 in stamps only
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2500.00 
 
26 **   245a-48a
1955, Chinese Scientists, 8f in various colors, complete set of four souvenir sheets, fresh quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $260
110.00 
 
27  249-66, 255 var
1956-57, 5-Year Plan, 8f multicolored, complete set of 18, in addition No.7 with missing "1" of "18" in series "S.13.18-7" at the bottom left, all mounted on original pages, no gum as produced, VF
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150.00 
 
28 */U   273-86
1955-56, Occupations and 7th Gate of Heavenly Peace, about 100 mint and used stamps, 18 covers and 10 stationery items, including complete mint sets of nine or five, steel worker 8f red orange, perforation 12 1/2, and cover with pair of Shanghai print, several color varieties and etc., some flaws possible on used material, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
300.00 
 
29 **   278a
1957, definitive issue, steel worker 8f red orange, perforation 12 1/2, Shanghai printing, perfect centering, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $450
200.00 
 
30  278a
1957, registered air post cover from Hunan Prov. to Moscow, franked on reverse by 14 Occupations adhesives, including vertical pair of steel worker 8k red orange with perforation 12 1/2, in addition used block of six of the same value, the last one has minor paper waves, both mostly VF
190.00 
 
31    

Illustrated Stationery Envelopes 8f Bluish Green

1957-58, complete set of 15, various subjects, such Fairy Tales, Paintings and etc., in addition remittance envelope, all are unused and mounted on original Collection pages, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
1100.00 
 
32    
1958, illustrated stationery envelope 8f greenish blue (series 3-1957), uprated by three values and sent from Harbin to Moscow, black marking "Mezhdunarodnoye" (International) and arrival ds on reverse, VF
95.00 
 
33    

Postal Stationery Items and Receipts

1955-60, 11 envelopes, including two aerogramme, four envelopes for air post correspondences, postally used remittance cover and etc., in addition two telegrams, one envelope for telegram and two different postal receipts, minor flaws mentioned on used items, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
140.00 
 
34    290-94
1958, group of four different illustrated envelopes, sent by air post from Beijing or Harbin to USSR, all franked by a complete set of "Views of Peking", two registered ones are uprated by definitive stamps, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and a colorful group
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200.00 
 
35    321/466

First Day Covers
Group

1957-59, 46 different complete issues on 48 unaddressed FDC, practically complete for the period, including Children's Day, Successful Harvest, Student's Demonstration, complete of 10th Anniversary of the Republic and etc., nice condition, VF
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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
1000.00 
 
36    326-29, 337-40
1957-58, Yellow River and Ancient Pagodas, two complete sets of four, used on air post covers from Harbin to Moscow, second one has additional franking on reverse, both are postmarked on arrival, VF
95.00 
 
37 **/U   344, a
1958, Heroes Monument, 8f scarlet, unused and used singles and souvenir sheets, FDC with a single, two covers from Harbin to Moscow, one is franked by stamp and souvenir sheet, the other one by block of four, as well as two color PPC, fresh quality, VF
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300.00 
 
38 **   344a
1958, Heroes Monument, 8f scarlet, souvenir sheet, nice quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $240
75.00 
 
39    344, a
1958, Heroes Monument, 8f scarlet, two corner margin singles and souvenir sheet (on reverse), uprated stationery envelope (series 12-1958) 8f bluish green, sent by registered mail from Harbin to Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
160.00 
 
40 **   357a
1958, Kuan Han-ching, 4f-20f, souvenir sheet of three, completely flawless quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $475
325.00 
 
41 */U   467/937
1960-66 Years, over 800 mint or used stamps and six postal history items, representing many "key" sets of the period, such as Gold Fishes, Chrysanthemums, Butterflies, Sports of 1963, 1965 and 1966, Oil Industry, Hydroelectric Power Station, Lu Hsun and many more, fresh quality overall (minor flaws possible on postally used stamps), full OG, stamps with margins usually are NH (LH on margins), others are LH, F/VF or better, C.v. is about $12,000 for mint stamps only
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2400.00 
 
42 **   518-22
1960, Pigs Breeding, complete set of five, all are corner margin singles, full original white gum, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $250
90.00 
 
43 **   566a
1961, World Table Tennis Championships, 8f-22f, souvenir sheet of four, flawless item, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $900
600.00 
 
44 **   588a-89
1961, Military Museum, 8f and 10f, complete set of two, both are corner sheet margin singles, first one with error series "229" at the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $287.50
80.00 
 
45 **   600-04
1961, Tibetan People, 4f-30f, complete set of five, all with right sheet margin, full original creamy gum as always exists, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $310
110.00 
 
46 **   615-17
1962, Support of Cuba, 8f-22f, complete set of three, each one with sheet margin, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF, C.v. $280
110.00 
 
47  620-27
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f, perforated complete set of eight, fresh original gum, LH, VF, C.v. $2,225
425.00 
 
48 **/*   620-27 imp
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f, imperforated complete set of eight, No.2-5 have sheet or corner margins, four others with balanced margins, nice and fresh bright full original gum, NH (four stamps LH or margins only) or LH, VF, C.v. $6,500
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3000.00 
 
49  628
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet, absolutely perfect colors and sharp corners, full original gum with a few customary tiny imperfections, VF and rare item in such condition, C.v. $15,000
5500.00 
 
50 **   655-60
1963, Cuban Revolution, 4f-10f, complete set of six, all are corner margin singles, full bright original gum (No.3 has slightly yellow gum), NH (LH on margins only), VF, C.v. $700
500.00 
 
51 **   684-95 imp
1963, Children's Day, 4f-20f, imperforated complete set of 12, six stamps with sheet margins, No.8 is top right corner margin single with error "ε" instead of "8" at the bottom left, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $450++
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200.00 
 
52 **   716-31
1963, Landscapes of Yellow Mountains, 4f-50f, complete set of 16, all with sheet margins except No.3, two stamps with minor usual offset on reverse, nice condition, full OG (No.6 has slightly yellow gum), NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $996
1000.00 
 
53 **   748-49
1964, Liberation of Cuba, complete set of two, both are bottom margin imprinted singles, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $130
110.00 
 
54 **   760-65
1964, Views of Yenan, 8f-52f, complete set of six, right sheet margin singles, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $145
55.00 
 
55 **   766, 850-54
1964-65, Map of Vietnam and Sino-Japanese Youth Meeting, two complete issues, six values with side or top imprinted margin, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF
75.00 
 
56 **   767-81
1964, Peonies, 4f-52f, complete set of 15, each one with top imprinted margin, fresh quality, full original white gum, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $500
425.00 
 
57 **   782
1964, Glorious Crimson, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet in completely flawless condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $2,500
1200.00 
 
58 **   783-90
1964, Bronze Vessels, 4f-20f, complete set of eight, each one with sheet margin, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $167
55.00 
 
59 **   798a
1964, 15th Anniversary of the Republic, souvenir sheet, gold and overall quality is closed to perfect, full original white gum, NH, VF, C.v. $4,250
1200.00 
 
60 **   842-49
1965, People's Liberation Army, 8f multicolored, complete set of eight, all with sheet margins, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $400
190.00 
 
61 **   886-90
1965, Women Workers, 8f multicolored, complete set of five, all with sheet margins, No.5 with pin-point natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $150
75.00 
 
62 **   899-906
1966, Industrial Machinery, 8f-22f, complete set of eight, all with sheet margins, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, C.v. $315
110.00 
 
63 **   919
1966, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 8f dark brown and yellow, top sheet margin imprinted single, minor marginal soiling, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $85
70.00 
 
64 **   938, 943a, 948a
1967, Chairman Mao's Thoughts, a single and two top left corner sheet margin horizontal se-tenant strips of five, each one with marginal imprint and folded once between second and third stamps, nice unblemished gold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $4,825
1400.00 
 
65  949-56
1967, Mao Tse-tung Our Great Teacher, complete set of eight, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $1,780
800.00 
 
66  957-59
1967, Mao's "Talks on Literature and Art", complete set of three, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $1,050
400.00 
 
67  960-64
1967, 46th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party, 4f- 52f, complete set of five, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $395
110.00 
 
68 **   965-66
1967, 18th Anniversary of the Republic, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, both have top sheet imprinted margin, perfect condition, full OG, NH (VLH on margins), VF, C.v. $245
200.00 
 
69 **/*   967-80
1967-68, Poems by Chairman Mao, complete set of 14, six stamps with sheet margins, full OG, NH (No.1-5 and 14) others are VLH, VF, C.v. $3,550
3000.00 
 
70  981/1000
1967-68, Lin Piao's Epigram, Support of Afro-Americans, Liberation Army, Mao's Directive and Red Book, five stamps, full OG, VLH, C.v. $637.50
325.00 
 
71 **/*   982-90
1968, Mao's Directive on Revolutionary Culture and Art, complete set of nine, three stamps with sheet margins, full OG, NH (No.2) or VLH, VF, C.v. $1,440
600.00 
 
72  996a
1968, Directives of Chairman Mao, 8f red, yellow and brown, bottom sheet margin unfolded horizontal strip of five, nice and fresh, full OG, very light trace of hinge on central stamp, VF, C.v. $5,250
1900.00 
 
73 **   998
1968, Mao as Young Man, 8f multicolored, top left corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH (VLH on top margin), VF, C.v. $180
110.00 
 
74 **   1001-04, 1005-06
1969, Yangtze Bridge and Piano Music, two complete sets of four or two, perfect condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $237
110.00 
 
75 **   1007-10
1969, Agriculture Students, 4f-10f, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $185
85.00 
 
76 **   1011/46
1969-70, Defense of Damansky Islands, Border Patrol and Kin Hsun-hua in both shades, three complete issues, the total is eight stamps, five of which with sheet margins, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $212
130.00 
 
77 **/U   1047/3614
1971-2007 Years, about 2000 mainly mint stamps, 80 souvenir and miniature sheets, 19 covers and FDC, a lot of booklets and commemorative items, valuable stamps are in the beginning of "J" and "T" numbers, includingJ1-17, T1-7, then well completion from 1984 to 1998, some flaws possible on used material, fresh condition overall, full OG, NH (occasional hinged stamps possible), F/VF,
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425.00 
 
78 **   1067-75
1971, 50th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party, complete set of nine, including unfolded strip of three, perfect condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $402
150.00 
 
79 **   1084-89, 1095-98
1972, Yenan Forum and Sea Freighters, two complete sets of six or four, perfect condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $307.50
110.00 
 
80 **   1211-14
1974, Industrial Products, 8f multicolored, complete set of four, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
220.00 
 
81 **   1383a
1978, National Science Conference, souvenir sheet of three with simulated perforation, nice and fresh, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00 
 
82 **/U   

Back of the Book
Small Collection

1950-57, 68 mint or used stamps and four covers, representing air post, including originals and reprints of the first issue, postage due, military (postally used No.M1) and money order stamps, minor flaws possible on used material, others are fresh, no gum as produced, mainly NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
150.00 
 
83 **   M1

Military stamps

1953, Red Star, $800 yellow, vermilion and red, two corner sheet margin singles, one of which with plate No.333, nice and fresh, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $600
475.00 
 
84 **   Yang #M2
1953, Red Star, $800 yellow, lilac and red, top sheet margin example, control marking on margin, excellent centering, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott C.v. $3,000
1900.00