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Lots 163 - 241,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
163 **   95-106

Saint Lucia

1936, King George V, Waterfall, Scenes, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #113/24, £100 as hinged
90.00 
 
164  1/126, J1-6, MR1-2

Powerful Collection

1860-1948, 129 mint stamps neatly arranged on PALO hingeless pages, starting with Queen Victoria no value indicated issues, practically complete by Scott with mixed dies of 1883-98, but including all valuable stamps, fresh quality unit, full/large part of OG (we found a few stamps with redistributed gum), F/VF or better, SG C.v. £5,550
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
960.00 
 
165 **   21 fn

Sarawak

1888-97, Sir Charles J. Brooke, $5 green and violet, unissued stamp in absolutely perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare in premium quality, SG #21b, £1,300 as hinged
950.00 
 
166 **   109-34
1934-41, Sir Charles Vyner Brooke, , 1c-$10, complete set of 26, nice looking unit, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce never hinged, SG #106/25, £325 as hinged
275.00 
 
167  64-76

Sierra Leone

1903, King Edward VII, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 13, watermark Crown CA, fresh colors, full OG, mainly LH, VF, SG #73/85, £450
190.00 
 
168  163
1933, Wilberforce issue, Elephant, 5s red violet and black, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #178, £160
70.00 
 
169 **   1-20

Singapore

1948, King George VI, 1c-$5, complete set of 15, perforation 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/15, £180
85.00 
 
170 **   28-42
1955-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Coat of Arms, Ships, 1c-$5, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #38/52, £130
55.00 
 
171  1-14

Southern Rhodesia

1924-29, King George V, Admiral issue, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 14, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #1/14, £225
90.00 
 
172 **   16-30
1931-37, King George V and Victoria Falls, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 15, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH (1/2p is VLH), mostly VF, SG #15/27, £160 as hinged
140.00 
 
173 **   81-94
1953, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Arms, Scenes, 1/2p- £1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #78/91, £90
35.00 
 
174 **   60, var

Sudan

1940, Camel Post, black surcharge 5m on 10m black and carmine rose, 60 stamps in blocks of 4, 8, 18 and 30, numerous varieties of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, SG #78, a, var
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140.00 
 
175 **   C18-19, a, b, C31, var

Air Post stamps

1935-38, General Gordon Statue, black surcharges 2 1/2p on 3m, 2 1/2p on 5m and 5m on 2 1/2p, altogether eight horizontal pairs, sheet margin strip of five, block of four and nine, each item representing different varieties of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, SG #69- 70, a, b, C74 var
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140.00 
 
176 **/*   10-19

Swaziland

1933, King George V, 1/2p-10s, complete set of ten, nicely centered, full OG, NH or LH (4p and 1s), VF, SG #11/20, £180 as hinged
110.00 
 
177 **   27-37
1943-44, King George VI, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, perforation 13 1/2x14, stamp of 5s has slate shade, full OG, NH, VF, SG #28a/38a, £105
45.00 
 
178  38-52

Tonga

1897, King George II, Bird, Plants, Sailing Ship, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 15, including both 1/2p stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #38/53, 55, £225 for the cheapest watermark positions
90.00 
 
179 **   14-27

Tristan da Cunha

1954, Queen Elizabeth II, Birds, Sea Creatures, Scenes, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #14/27, £90
35.00 
 
180 **   128-39, 144-58

Virgin Islands

1962-64, Queen Elizabeth II, Birds, Fishes, Airplane, Maps, surcharges 1c/1/2c-$2.80/$4.80 and 1c- $2.80, two complete sets of 12 and 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #162/73, 178/92, £105
45.00 
 
181 **   144-58
1964, Queen Elizabeth II, Birds, Fishes, Airplane, Maps, 1c-$2.80, complete set of 15, in addition Bermuda - Queen Elizabeth II and Flowers (Sc. #255-71), both with full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $139
40.00 
 
182 **/*   

British Commonwealth Collections

Group of Better Sets

1935-61, King George V (Bermuda), King George VI (Bahamas, Bechuanaland, Br. Honduras, Cayman Islands, North Borneo and high values of Northern Rhodesia),Queen Elizabeth II (high values of Ascension, Cyprus, Northern Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Nyasaland and Seychelles), fresh quality group without hidden defects, full OG, some NH, mainly LH, F/VF, SG C.v. £1,430
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2, 3, 4, 5
190.00 
 
183 ** S  

Modern Specimen and Errors Selection

1967-85, 154 mint never hinged stamps, representing nine issues, imperforated Barbuda set, Niuafoou Birds with "Specimen" overprint, Montserrat - two complete sheets of 25 or 28 with inverted overprint or surcharge, other varieties, including St. Vincent Tennis with missing balls, Virgin Islands Queen Elizabeth II two sheets of 25 with omitted colors and etc., full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
190.00 
 
184  27 var, 47a-48a, 48 var
1913-14, Eagle, 10pa green and gray, center and denomination is inverted (a common stamp is included), two inverted surcharges on Skaderbeg stamps 5pa/2q and 10pa/5q and in addition offset of surcharge 10pa on5q, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
85.00 
 
185  38, 40

Collection of Die and Trial Color Proofs, Essays and Artist's Works

1877-78, Lopez and Alvear, two imperforated proofs of 2c in myrtle green and 25c in claret, vertical or horizontal pairs, printed on india paper, mounted on page from the Collection, VF and scarce
95.00 
 
186  
1888-90, Great Personalities, essays of unissued denominations and designs on cards, San Martin 15c - one die and five of stamp size, Avellaneda 20c - one die, Lopez 24c - five of stamp size, Dorrego 30c - four of stamp size, Saavedra 90c - nine of stamp size, including horizontal pair, mounted on five pages from the Collection, generally fresh condition, VF and scarce assemblage
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2, 3, 4, 5
450.00 
 
187  76
1890, Santiago Derqui, four die proof sheetlets in irregular blocks of six of 2c in dark violet, lilac, indigo and black, printed on india paper, in addition card mounted proof in violet, all placed on two pages from the Collection, nice condition, VF
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375.00 
 
188  85
1891, Bernardino Rivadavia, three die proofs of 8c in dark blue, brown or bluish green, printed on thin cards or on india paper (1), size 42x46mm, all mounted on one page from the Collection, fresh condition, VF
95.00 
 
189  85, 89
1890-92, Rivadavia 5c, four die proofs and 13 color trials, including block of eight, Sarsfield 1c, one die proof, most printed on cards (two on india paper) in various colors, mounted on two pages from the Collection, fresh condition overall, VF
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275.00 
 
190  86-88
1891, Great Personalities, "peso" denominations, 16 die and plate proofs in various colors for issued 1p, 5p and 20p denomination, in addition 19 essays for unissued 2p, 10p and 50p, mounted on six pages from the Collection, a few items with minor toning, still VF and very rare group
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
900.00 
 
191  88
1891, Admiral Guillermo Brown, large die proof of 20p in bluish green, printed on sunken die card with official oval seal at the bottom, mounted on page from the Collection, mostly VF and rare
140.00 
 
192  90-91
1892, 400th Anniversary of Discovery of America, complete set of two, 65 imperforated trial color proofs printed on cards in singles, pairs and blocks of four, in addition three essays on india paper, two of which are mounted on sunken cards, and the note of Postmaster General with pre-printed stamp, all housed on seven pages from the Collection, minor toning could be expected on large pieces, still VF and scarce assembly
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
750.00 
 
193  98-102
1897, Belgrano, 10c-50c, three compound proof sheetlets in form of block of six (2x3), colors - yellow, green and red, top left stamp of each block with value tablet blank and bottom left has "24" with invalidating lines, printed on india paper, mounted on two pages from the Collection, fresh and VF
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240.00 
 
194  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, imperforated plate proofs in black, engraved printing on glazed cards, complete set of 16, mounted on two pages from the Collection, fresh, VF
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230.00 
 
195  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, 63 imperforated trial color proofs, printed on india paper, mounted on six pages from the Collection, fresh, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
700.00 
 
196  160-75
1910, Centenary of the Republic, 1/2c-20p, 224 imperforated trial color proofs on glazed cards, including singles, pairs and several blocks of four, in addition die proof of 12c in blue on india paper, arranged on pages from the Collection and housed in dark blue album, mainly perfect quality, VF, beautiful and rare assembly
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
1800.00 
 
197  
1910, San Martin Equestrian Monument, 191 mostly imperforated (four - perforated) essays of unissued design, singles, pairs and seven blocks of 25 in various colors, in addition one die proof on card, all mounted on nine pages from the Collection, mainly fresh, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
1300.00 
 
198  176
1911, President Sarmiento, 17 plate proofs of 5c in various unissued color combinations, including four blocks of four, printed by Casa da Moneda at Buenos Aires, mounted on page from the Collection, VF
140.00 
 
199  
1923, Rivadavia, Alfred Lichtenstein's reprints of 1864 issue for 5c, 10c and 15c denominations, printed in black on white wove ungummed paper, bottom left corner margin blocks of four, mounted on page from the Collection, VF and rare multiples
140.00 
 
200  358-61
1926, Centenary of the Post Office, perforated (10 3/4) essays of unaccepted design, two different complete sets of five, neatly mounted on two pages from the Collection, fresh, VF
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140.00 
 
201  B12, CB1-5

Semi - Postal issues

1950, International Philatelic Exhibition, 57 imperforated plate or trial color proofs in singles or blocks of four, arranged on five pages from the Collection, no gum as produced, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
375.00 
 
202  B12, CB1-5
1950, International Philatelic Exhibition, 10+10c-5+5p, complete set of six imperforated trial color proofs, blocks of four, printed on thick wove paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF
130.00 
 
203  C38-42

Air Post stamps

1940, Mercury and Airplanes, 110 perforated and imperforated trial color proofs in singles, pairs and blocks of four, printed on glazed paper, neatly displayed on six pages from the Collection, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
550.00 
 
204  
1937, In Honor of Aviator Jean Mermoz, 10c red, unissued stamp printed on watermarked "Sun" paper, block of six (3x2), mounted on page from the Collection, minor toning, part of OG, VF, a stamp of the similar design was issued in France in 1937
140.00 
 
205  O31-36

Official stamps

1901, Liberty Head, 98 imperforated trial color proofs in singles, pairs and blocks of 12 or 15, mounted on six pages from the Collection, minor flaws noted, generally VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
475.00 
 
206  

Newspaper stamps

1889, Great Personalities, 1/4c-4c, four imperforated proofs in red for newspaper wrappers, mounted on page from the Collection, VF
95.00 
 
207  

Revenue stamps

1887, two die proofs in black, first one on glazed card, showing frame only, size 71x97mm, the other one is complete design with value tablet blank on thin rough paper, size 90x47mm, both mounted on one page from the Collection, VF
95.00 
 
208  

Remainder of a Collection

1873-1942, over 1,000 die, plate or trial color proofs, produced on thin cards or india paper, representing several dozens various commemorative and definitive issues, mounted on Collection pages and housed in three albums, we note a few dubious, probably privately produced "proofs", as well as occasional flaws possible, but absolutely fabulous assemblage overall, no gum as produced, 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, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100
3750.00 
 
209 **/*   131a
1919, black surcharge 3r on imperforated 3k red, complete sheet of 100 (25x4), central Yerevan favor cancellation, several folds along the gutter and on margins, still full OG, NH or used (4), F/VF, C.v. $500
140.00 
 
210 **/*   217Ab-249
1919, black monogram surcharge 50r over "Z" on imperforated 1r brown, pale brown and orange, block of 50 with 6 labels (complete sheet with trimmed margins), only six stamps (positions 1-4 and 17-18) are bearing complete surcharge, all others have monogram omitted and forming six se-tenant pairs, vertical and horizontal folds between stamps (some horizontal separations), full OG, NH or used (8 - favor cancellation), mostly VF and rare multiple
550.00 
 
211 **/U   221-248
1919, black monogram surcharge 5r over "Z" on imperforated 2k green, block of 97 (missing three stamps at the top right), stamps on positions 7, 11, 36, 82 and 83 have omitted monogram and forming five se-tenant pairs, folds along the gutters (some separations at left), full OG, NH or used (central favor cancel), VF
475.00 
 
212  Artar #603-04 var
1920, Paris issue, Coat of Arms, 10r dark blue, 15r violet, two stamps with strongly misplaced perforation, part of OG or unused, no gum, VF
70.00 
 
213 **   354/90

Surcharges on the First Constantinople Issue

1922, black or red surcharges 1(k)-50(k), set of 20 perforated and imperforated stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, all guaranteed genuine, C.v. $957 as hinged
275.00 
 
214 **   354, var
1922, black surcharge 15(k) on 250r blue, two top sheet margin blocks of 12 (4x3), distinctly different shades, "broken heron's beak" on lower left stamp of each block, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
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90.00 
 
215 **   361, var
1922, red (thick) surcharge 1(k) on 1r gray green, margin block of 35 (5x7), two middle stamps printed from cracked plate (vertical white line across the design), full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, C.v. $1,575++
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375.00 
 
216 **   362
1922, black (thick) surcharge 2(k) on imperforated 2r slate gray, horizontal gutter block of four, fold along the gutter, still full OG, NH, VF and rare positional piece
275.00 
 
217 **   362, var
1922. black (thick) surcharge 2(k) on imperforated 2r slate gray, block of four, bottom right stamp with "claw" variety, minor gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
218 **   362a var
1922, black (thick) surcharge 2(k) on perforated 2r slate gray, bottom right corner sheet margin block of 21 (7x3), imperforated vertically, water stain at bottom left and vertical fold between stamps, still full OG, mainly NH,F/VF and very rare multiple
950.00 
 
219 **   365a var
1922, black (thick) surcharge 4(k) on perforated 25r gray, right sheet margin block of ten (5x2), imperforated vertically, minor marginal folds, still full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
475.00 
 
220 **   365a, var
1922, black (thick) surcharge 4(k) on perforated 25r gray, block of 50 (5x10), left stamps of the 7th and 8th row without the surcharge (positions 72 and 83 of a complete sheet of 110), part of margins missing, still full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, C.v. $2,500++
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900.00 
 
221 **   381 var
1922, black surcharge 50k on imperforated 25,000r gray blue, vertical tete-beche pair with gutter in the middle, folded once between stamp and gutter, still full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, this positional piece is not mentioned in catalogs and has never been offered for public sale
4750.00 
 
222 **   383, var
1922, red (thin) surcharge 1(k) on perforated 1r gray green, irregular block of 26, five different plate varieties of basic stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,040++
375.00 
 
223  384 var
1922, black error surcharge (tall) "2"(k) instead of "1"(k) on perforated 250r ultra, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare unrecorded variety, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin
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475.00 
 
224 **   387, a, var
1922, black (thin) surcharge 3(k) on 3r carmine, perforated block of 50 (5x10) and imperforated irregular block of 32, several plate varieties of basic stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,030++
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700.00 
 
225  387a var
1922, double black (thin) surcharge "3"(k) on imperforated 3r carmine rose, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, J. Stolow guarantee hs
95.00 
 
226 **   389, var
1922, black (thin) surcharge 4(k) on perforated 25r gray, sheet margin block of six, double perforation at left, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
227 **   389a
1922, black (thin) surcharge 4(k) on imperforated 25r gray, horizontal gutter block of eight (2x4), folded between top stamps and gutter, still full OG, NH, VF and rare positional piece, C.v. $960 as single hinged stamps
550.00 
 
228 **   390
1922, black (thin) surcharge 5(k) on imperforated 50r red, left sheet margin vertical gutter pair, folded once along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
229 **   390, var
1922, black (thin) surcharge 5(k) on imperforated 50r red, top left corner margin irregular block of 11, two stamps in vertical middle row have missing the surcharge, minor scissors' separation (pairs of stamps with and without surcharge are not affected), full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
275.00 
 
230  128-44
1910, Franz Josef Jubilee issue, 1h-10k, complete set of 17, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $473
95.00 
 
231 **   380
1936, Dollfuss, 10s dark blue, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
275.00 
 
232 **   B111

Semi - Postal issues

1933, WIPA International Philatelic Exhibition, 50g ultra, souvenir sheet of four printed on granite paper, tiny spot of natural inclusion at the top, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, original dark gray booklet is enclosed, C.v. $3,050
1100.00 
 
233 **   B178 fn
1946, Anti-Fascist Propaganda, 5+3g black olive brown and 12+12g, dark gray blue, unissued complete set of two, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,100, Mi #VI-VII, €2,600
900.00 
 
234 **   C13a

Air Post stamps and covers

1925-30, Airplane and Pilot, 5g red, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #469 UMs, €1,500, Scott C.v. $1,250
475.00 
 
235 **   C54-60
1950-53, Birds, 60g-20s, complete set of seven, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $333
70.00 
 
236  11

Lombardy-Venetia

1858, King Franz Joseph, 10s brown, type II, perforation 14 1/2, nicely centered single, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, J. and H. Stolow certificate, C.v. $5,250
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700.00 
 
237 **   2A var
1920, National issue, 20k multicolored, in addition black color printed on reverse and placed upside down, top sheet margin horizontal pair, no gum as issued, NH, VF
95.00 
 
238  35 var
1922, black metal surcharge 50,000r on 3r brown and blue, vertical tete-beche pair, one stamp has inverted surcharge, in addition a single with double surcharge, no gum as produced, VF
140.00 
 
239 **   45A-46
1922, two black metal surcharges 60,000(r) on 2000r black and blue, 70,000(r) on 5000r black on olive green paper, no gum as issued, VF, first one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, C.v. $270
95.00 
 
240  302, 304
1922, two provisional violet overprints "Bakinskoi P.K." on 150r blue and 400r blue, both are postally used, mostly VF, each stamp with expert's guarantee hs, C.v. $175
85.00 
 
241 Mi 58 II var
1922, Provisional violet overprint "Baku" over inverted black re-valuating surcharge 50,000r on 3000r brown and blue, Baku postal cancellation, still fresh and VF and very rare, several experts' guarantees on reverse
475.00