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Lots 152 - 228,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
152  70 var
1919, strongly shifted to the top black surcharge 6sh on Arms 6h orange, malformed "У" variety of surcharge (position 1), postally used, VF and rare, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion
550.00 
 
153  70, a
1919, strongly shifted to the top left black surcharge 6sh on Arms 6h orange, horizontal pair (positions 17-18), left stamp has no "Реп" variety, postal cancellations, VF and very rare in pair, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, Mi #C28, €4,800
950.00 
 
154 **/*   71, var
1919, black surcharge 10sh on Arms 10h red lilac, horizontal pair from positions 1-2, left stamp has malformed "У" and one bar in surcharge, full OG, NH or VLH (error), VF, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, C.v. $600 for singles w/o variety
240.00 
 
155  71 var
1919, black surcharge 10 "shahiv" in one word on Arms 10h red lilac, a single from position 8 came from a booklet pane with straight edge at the bottom, full OG, hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion
240.00 
 
156  71 var
1919, inverted black surcharge 10sh on Arms 10h red lilac, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion
180.00 
 
157  72 var
1919, black surcharge 12sh on Arms 12h blue, a single with no dot after "H" variety (position 15), full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, C.v. $600 for a common stamp
240.00 
 
158  74a
1919, black surcharge 15sh on Emperor Franz Josef 15h rose red, a single with no "Реп" variety (position 17), full OG, LH, F/VF and scarce, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion
376.00 
 
159  74b
1919, inverted black surcharge 15sh on Emperor Franz Josef 15h rose red, a single from position 12 of not inverted setting, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by Dr. Berger and K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, C.v. $650
450.00 
 
160 **   75
1919, black surcharge 30sh on Emperor Karl I 30h violet, a single from position 4, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion for horizontal pair of positions 3 -4, C.v. $400 as hinged
190.00 
 
161 **/*   75, var
1919, black surcharge 30sh on Emperor Karl I 30h violet, horizontal pair from positions 21-22, left stamp without "У" variety, full OG, NH (error) or LH, VF and very scarce pair, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion
450.00 
 
162  76
1919, black surcharge 40sh on Arms 40h olive green, tiny soiling at the top, still a nice single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, C.v. $400
240.00 
 
163  77 var
1919, shifted to the left black surcharge 50sh on Emperor Karl I 50h deep green, no dot after "H" variety (position 3), minute soiling at top right perforation corner, fresh and nice example, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, expertized by K. Korner, Z. Mikulski opinion, C.v. $600++
250.00 
 
164 */U   78-96

Third Stanyslaviv Issue
The Sixth Set (Vienna Surcharges)

1919, black overprints "З.У.Н.Р" on Austrian definitive stamps of 3h-10k, mint complete set of 19, in addition 13 values cancelled on pieces and two postal items, one of which with "Worochta" two-line boxed date stamp, fresh quality, mint stamps with full OG, LH or hinged, VF (website photo)
240.00 
 
165    78, 84
1919, cover from Stanyslaviv to Hungary, franked by three values, including two of the 3rd issue, tied by Stanyslaviv "12.V.19. No.523" date stamp, undelivered and returned to sender, slight folds, mostly VF
450.00 
 
166    
1919, group of five pre-printed registered covers locally sent in Stanyslaviv, franked by stamps of the 3rd issue, three have mixed franking with Austrian stamps, mostly VF, each one expertized by J. Bulat or Z. Mikulski, one with his written opinion
475.00 
 
167 **   95 var
1919, black overprint "З.У.Н.Р." on Arms 4k yellow green, error stamp printed on ordinary instead of granite paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by Z. Mikulski
240.00 
 
168 **/*   97, var

Fourth Stanyslaviv Issue
The Seventh Set (Surcharges on Emperor Karl I High Values)

1919, black surcharge 2hr on 2k rose on straw paper, three singles, one horizontal pair and two blocks of four, three varieties of surcharge, various surcharge shifts and offset on reverse, full OG, NH or LH (4), VF, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat
140.00 
 
169 **/*   98, var
1919, black surcharge 3hr on 2k rose on straw paper, three singles, one horizontal pair, two blocks of four and block of six, surcharge positions mentioned and representing appropriate plate varieties, full OG, NH or LH, VF, most with J. Bulat or Z. Mikulski guarantee hs
240.00 
 
170  98a
1919, black surcharge 3hr on 2k rose on straw paper, two singles with perforation 11 1/2, positions 5 and 6, full OG, previously hinged, VF, each stamp with appropriate guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $300
240.00 
 
171  99, var
1919, black surcharge 3hr on 3k dark green on blue paper, two singles positions 8 and 22 and horizontal pair, left stamp has no "Реп" variety (positions 17-18), full OG, LH or hinged, VF, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat or Z. Mikulski
275.00 
 
172  99 var
1919, black surcharge 3hr on 3k dark green on blue paper, a single from position 6 with practically omitted rosette on the left and broken "hryvhi" variety, full OG, LH, several experts' hs on reverse, ex-Mikulski
140.00 
 
173  99a
1919, black surcharge 3hr on 3k dark green on blue paper, a single from position 19 representing error "5" instead of "3" at left, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, expertized by Z. Mikulski, C.v. $2,000
700.00 
 
174 **   100, var
1919, black surcharge 4hr on 2k carmine on straw paper, complete setting of 25, representing appropriate major plate varieties on positions 1, 8, 15, 17, 18 and 24, stamps on the left with insignificant pre-printing folds, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat
275.00 
 
175 **/*   100, var
1919, black surcharge 4hr on 2k carmine on straw paper, complete setting of 25, representing appropriate major plate varieties on positions 1, 8, 15, 17, 18 and 24, minor perforation separation, full OG, NH or LH (5), VF, ex-Mikulski
275.00 
 
176  101
1919, black surcharge 4hr on 4k carmine on greenish paper, position 16, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by Dr. Landre, ex-Z. Mikulski Collection, C.v. $1,500
750.00 
 
177  101 var
1919, black surcharge 4hr on 4k carmine on greenish paper, broken "У" of the surcharge variety (position 1), neatly cancelled on a piece by complete Stanyslaviv "18.V.19" ds, fresh, VF and rare, only two stamps with this variety possible, expert's hs at the bottom, C.v. $2,000
550.00 
 
178 **/*   102, var
1919, black surcharge 5hr on 2k carmine on straw paper, complete setting of 25, representing major surcharge varieties on positions 1, 8, 15, 17, 18 and 24, full OG, NH or LH (8), VF, ex-Mikulski
325.00 
 
179 **   103, var
1919, black surcharge 10hr on 50h green, block of six (positions 1-2/6-7/11-12), horizontal strip of three (positions 16-18) and a single (position 24), all appropriate surcharge varieties, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by J. Bulat, ex-Mikulski
325.00 
 
180  104, var

The Eighth Set (Surcharges on Postage Dues)

1919, black surcharge 1hr on 1k blue, horizontal pair from positions 1-2, left stamp has malformed "У" variety of surcharge, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Berger, ex-Mikulski, C.v. $300++
140.00 
 
181  104, var
1919, black surcharge 1hr on 1k blue, three singles from positions 5, 6 and 10, the last one has no "У" variety (minor ink offset on reverse), still full OG, LH or hinged, VF, expertized by J. Bulat and Z. Mikulski
275.00 
 
182  105 var
1919, black surcharge 5hr on 5k blue, position 11, large "У" variety of surcharge, perfect quality single, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appears NH), VF, expertized by H. Bloch, J. Bulat, Dr. Landre and others, C.v. $1,500
700.00 
 
183  105 var
1919, black surcharge 5hr on 5k blue, position 11, large "У" variety of surcharge, fresh condition, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, several experts' hs on reverse, Z. Mikulski certificate
550.00 
 
184  65, 66-67, 105
1919, reproductions of black surcharges 10hr on 10k, 15sh on 15/36h, 50sh on 50/42h and 5hr on 5k, some signed by experts, VF appearance of the most valuable stamps of Western Ukraine, nice references or space fillers unit (website photo)
350.00 
 
185 **/*   106-10, 111-22

First and Second Vienna Issues

1919, Coat of Arms, 10s- 10k, 5s-3k, two complete sets of five and 12, first one with varieties on white or creamy paper, nice quality, full OG, NH (several stamps of the 1st set and all 2nd set), mostly VF
240.00 
 
186 **   111a-22a
1919, Second Vienna issue, 5s-3k, imperforated complete set of 12 in horizontal top sheet margin strips of five, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare matched unit, C.v. $3,000 as hinged singles
2000.00 
 
187    1-2 PC

Postal Stationery Items

1919, Coat of Arms, two stationery postcards of 10s red and 20s green, each one with wrong laying-out, both are unused, in addition International Reply Coupon tied by Lemberg "29.V.16" ds, light fold, still VF
140.00 
 
188    4 RPC
1919, unsevered stationery reply card 20s+20s green, printed on buff paper, very fresh, unused, VF and scarce, according to Bulat Cat. only 16 items recorded
140.00 
 
189    5 LC
1919, stationery letter card 40s orange, printed on gray blue paper, very fresh and unused, VF and scarce
140.00 
 
190 */U   

Remainder of the Collection

1919, 146 mostly mint stamps, representing one stamp of Kolomyia and one Registration stamp, all others represent practically all Stanyslaviv sets, mainly not expensive material in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, some scarce surcharge position varieties, in addition two dubious covers, nice condition overall with just a few faulted stamps mentioned, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, vast majority properly expertized, guaranteed C.v. €6,600
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950.00 
 
191  12

Romanian Occupation of Pokutia

1919, violet black boxed surcharge C.M.T. 1.20h on Due stamp of 30h red, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, reportedly 17 stamps were produced, expertized by K. Ceremuga, C.v. $3,500
700.00 
 
192 **   13
1919, violet black boxed surcharge C.M.T. 1.20h on Due stamp of 50/42h brown, full OG, NH, VF and rare, reportedly 15 stamps were produced, expertized by K. Ceremuga and others, C.v. $4,550
700.00 
 
193 **/*   Fischer #1/49

Small Collection

1919, violet black surcharges 40h, 60h and 1.20k on definitive and postage due values, the total is 24 mostly mint stamps (one - used), including block of four, mainly fresh quality, full/large part of OG, NH or hinged, F/VF, most is expertized, C.v. PLN5,000=US$1,350
275.00 
 
194    Fischer #Cp 2b, Cp 4-5

Postal Stationery Items

1919, used postcard with surcharge 40h on 8h green and two different cards surcharged 40h on 10h red lilac, one used and one unused, used cards with Kolomyia date stamp, fresh, VF and scarce group, each one expertized by Z. Mikulski and others, C.v. PLN6,500 for unused cards
275.00 
 
195    

Official Mail

1919, registered cover from Zablotow District Court to Kolomyia Region Court, violet official seal and Zablotow "26.V.19" date stamp, Romanian military marking on reverse, minor soiling and archival fold, still fine and rare
240.00 
 
196  83P5
1867, Washington, 3c rose, "C" grill, horizontal imperforated pair plate proofs printed on stamp paper, beautiful margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
700.00 
 
197 **   260
1894, Jefferson, 50c orange, bold color and intact perforation, full OG, NH and fine example, PF certificate, C.v. $1,425
375.00 
 
198  294
1901, Pan-American Exposition issue, 1c green and black, bottom sheet margin plate No.1139 block of six with imprint, full OG, three stamps are NH, others - hinged, F/VF, C.v. $300
95.00 
 
199 **   303
1903, Grant, 4c brown, top sheet margin horizontal plate No. 1480 strip of three with imprint, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $450
140.00 
 
200 **   323
1904, Louisiana Purchase, 1c green, top sheet margin plate No.2138 block of six with imprint, fresh color and paper, full OG, NH and fine item, C.v. $600
190.00 
 
201 **   324
1904, Louisiana Purchase, 2c carmine, bottom sheet margin plate No.2166 block of six with imprint, nice quality item, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $600
190.00 
 
202 **   329
1907, Jamestown Exposition, 5c blue, top sheet margin plate No.3556 block of four, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), fine, C.v. $1,240 as singles
375.00 
 
203 **   367
1909, Lincoln Birth Centenary, 2c carmine, bottom sheet margin plate No.4981 block of six with imprint, strong color, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $275
95.00 
 
204 **   368
1909, Lincoln Birth Centenary, imperforated 2c carmine, right sheet margin plate No.4982 block of six with imprint, intense color, some usual gum wrinkles affecting left stamps, still full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $390
95.00 
 
205 **   370
1909, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition issue, 2c carmine, bottom sheet margin plate No.5173 block of six with imprint, full original gum with minor waves, NH and fine item, C.v. $320
95.00 
 
206 **   373
1909, Hudson-Fulton Celebration, imperforated 2c carmine, right sheet margin plate No.5395 block of six with imprint, minor gum wrinkles are affecting right stamps, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
95.00 
 
207 **   456
1916, Washington, 3c violet, type I, horizontal joint line pair of coil stamps, perforated 10 vertically, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $2,600
850.00 
 
208 **   467
1916, Washington, 5c carmine, perforation 10, vertical pair of errors in 2c block of 12, natural straight edge at the bottom, nice and appealing item with perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF/XF, PF certificate, C.v. $2,900
1100.00 
 
209  498a
1917, Washington, 1c green, perforation 11, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated horizontally, bold color, full OG, left pair is previously hinged, right one is VLH, fine centering as always exists, PF certificate, C.v. $1,600as two pairs
475.00 
 
210  501c
1917, Washington, 3c light violet, type I, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally, excellent color and large margins, full OG, top stamp is LH, bottom - NH, fine as always exists and scarce error, only 25 pairs recorded, C.v. $2,100
1100.00 
 
211 **   505
1917, Washington, 5c rose, perforation 11, vertical pair of errors in block of 12 as a part of 20-block (5x4), natural straight edge at the bottom, nicely centered, full OG, NH (hinged at the lower right block of four), VF, C.v. $1,850++
750.00 
 
212 **/*   551/59
1922-25, regular issue, 1/2c-7c (no 6c), set of eight plate No. blocks of six, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH or LH/hinged (two stamps of 4c and 5c), C.v. $1,292.50
240.00 
 
213 **   558
1922, Garfield, 6c red orange, top sheet margin plate No.F14973 block of six, bold color, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $600
230.00 
 
214  560
1923, Grant, 8c olive green, right sheet margin plate No.16450 block of six, full OG, top right stamp is LH, all others NH, VF, C.v. $575
190.00 
 
215 **   561
1923, Jefferson, 9c rose, left sheet margin plate No.15259 block of six, nice and flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
140.00 
 
216 **   562
1923, Monroe, 10c orange, top sheet margin plate No.F15277 block of six, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $400
95.00 
 
217 **/*   563-66
1922-23, regular issue, 11c-15c, set of four values in top or bottom plate No. blocks of six, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp of block 15c), F/VF, C.v. $625
140.00 
 
218 **   567
1923, Golden Gate, 20c carmine rose, top sheet margin plate No.17428 block of six, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $400
95.00 
 
219 **   568
1922, Niagara Falls, 25c yellow green, top sheet margin plate No.17445 block of six, left stamp with slightly disturbed gum, mentioned for accuracy only, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $425
95.00 
 
220 **   569
1923, American Buffalo, 30c olive brown, bottom sheet margin plate No.14436 block of six, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $475
130.00 
 
221 **   570
1922, Arlington Amphitheater, 50c lilac, left sheet margin plate No.17479 block of six, nice pre-printing paper fold at the bottom left stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
275.00 
 
222 **   571
1923, Lincoln Memorial, $1 violet brown, top sheet margin arrow horizontal pair, perfectly centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
90.00 
 
223 **   572
1923, US Capitol, $2 deep blue, top sheet margin plate No.F14306 block of six, proof-like color, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $1,000
240.00 
 
224 **   573
1923, Head of Freedom Statue, $5 carmine and blue, left sheet margin arrow block of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $720 as singles
325.00 
 
225 **   634A
1928, Washington, 2c carmine, type II, rotary press printing, perforation 11x10 1/2, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600
190.00 
 
226 **   658-68
1929, black overprint "Kans." on definitive issue of 1c- 10c, complete set of 11, three with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $431.50
95.00 
 
227 **   669-79
1929, black overprint "Nebr." on definitive issue of 1c- 10c, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $530.50
140.00 
 
228 **   1474a
1972, Stamp Collecting issue, 8c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $325
130.00