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Lots 163 - 241,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
163 **   294-95
1901, Pan-American Exposition, 1c green and black, 2c carmine and black, two top sheet margin horizontal strips of six, each one has two plate No., arrow and imprint, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF (at least four stamps are VF),C.v. $570 as two plate strips for each value
150.00 
 
164  300P2-13P2
1902-03, definitive issue, 1c-$5, complete set of 14 small die proofs on wove paper, removed from the President Roosevelt presentation album, four proofs with some faults (3c, 13c, $2 and $5), usual paper waves, fresh quality otherwise, no gum as produced, VF appearance of this rare proofs, only 85 complete sets possible, C.v. $4,275
1100.00 
 
165 **   300
1903, Franklin, 1c bluish green, top sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of five with imprint, perfect condition, full OG, NH, three left stamps with premium centering, VF/XF, C.v. $150++
100.00 
 
166 **/*   301-02, 319
1903, Washington and Jackson, three horizontal plate No. strips of three with imprint, nice looking unit, full/large part of OG, first one is NH, second - left stamp NH, others - hinged, and the last one - hinged, F/VF, C.v. $394++
95.00 
 
167 **   303
1903, Grant, 4c brown, top sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of three with imprint, left stamp with jumbo margins, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $450
140.00 
 
168 **/*   304
1903, Lincoln, 5c blue, bottom sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of three with imprint, full OG, NH (left and right stamps) or hinged, fine, C.v. $360 as singles
95.00 
 
169 **/*   305
1903, Garfield, 6c claret, bottom sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of three with imprint, full OG, NH (2) or VLH, fine, C.v. $360 as singles
95.00 
 
170 **   306
1902, Martha Washington, 8c violet black, top sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of three with imprint, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $360
95.00 
 
171 **   307
1903, Webster, 10c pale red brown, right sheet margin vertical plate No. strip of three with imprint, perf separation vertically for bottom stamp, still nice looking item, full OG, NH, close to VF, C.v. $450 as singles
140.00 
 
172 **   308
1902, Harrison, 13c purple black, top sheet margin horizontal plate No. strip of three, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
95.00 
 
173  309
1903, Clay, 15c olive green, right sheet margin vertical plate No. strip of three, jumbo margins, but slightly off center, large part of OG, previously hinged, fine, C.v. $750
190.00 
 
174 **   323-27
1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition issue, 1c-10c, complete set of five in top sheet margin horizontal plate No. pairs with imprint, pair of 5c with ink manuscript "Exposition stamps purchased Oct-10-1904", right stamp of 10c with tiny natural paper inclusion invisible from the face, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, close to VF, C.v. $1,945
700.00 
 
175 **   399
1913, Panama-Pacific Exposition, 5c blue, perforation 12, perfectly centered, full OG, NH, XF, C.v. $150 for very fine centering
75.00 
 
176 **   401
1914, Panama-Pacific Exposition issue, 1c green, perforation 10, right sheet margin plate No. block of six (2x3), perforation reinforcement on the left between first and second rows, otherwise nice quality item, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $650
180.00 
 
177 **   454
1915, Washington, 2c red, type II, rotary press coil joint line horizontal pair perforated 10 vertically, significantly separated, still fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $850
190.00 
 
178 **   469
1916, Washington, 7c black, perforation 10, printed on paper without watermark, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF/XF, PSAG certificate, grade 85, Scott Spec by Grade C.v. $350
Click here to see the certificate
190.00 
 
179 **/*   505 (499)
1917, Washington, 5c rose, two error values in center of 12-stamp block, fresh condition, full OG, NH (both errors and five stamps of 2c) or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,200 as hinged
550.00 
 
180 **   523
1918, Franklin, $2 orange red and black, top sheet margin horizontal plate No's strip of four with arrow in the middle, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, (two right stamps with excellent centering), F/VF+, C.v. $4,400 as singles
2400.00 
 
181 **   524
1918, Franklin, $5 deep green and black, top sheet margin horizontal plate No's strip of four with arrow in the middle, post office fresh, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), F/VF, C.v. $1,360 as singles
500.00 
 
182 **   526
1920, Washington, 2c carmine, offset printing, type IV, top sheet margin plate No.10896 block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
160.00 
 
183 **   527
1920, Washington, 2c carmine, offset printing, type V, bottom sheet margin plate No.11091 block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
90.00 
 
184 **   528A
1920, Washington, 2c carmine, offset printing, type VI, top sheet margin plate No.11717 block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $800
240.00 
 
185 **/*   572
1923, Capitol, $2 deep blue, top sheet margin arrow horizontal pair, full OG, NH (right stamp with slightly disturbed gum), close to VF, C.v. $175 as singles
70.00 
 
186 **   803-34
1938, Presidential issue, 1/2c-$5, complete set of 32 in plate No. blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $671
Click here to see Part 2
240.00 
 
187 **   832a
1938, Presidential issue, $1 purple and black, block of four imperforated horizontally, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, penciled position No.67-68/77-78 are on reverse, C.v. $2,200 as for two pairs
900.00 
 
188  905b
1942, American Eagle, 3c reddish purple, error of color, pre-cancelled "Fremont, Ohio", fresh condition, F/VF, PSAG certificate, C.v. $1,500
500.00 
 
189 **   1125a
1959, San Martin 4c blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, perforation at left shifted to the right as always exists, full OG, NH, VF, only 20 pairs recorded, C.v. $900
300.00 
 
190 **   1381a
1969, Professional Baseball, (6c) multicolored, black (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
170.00 
 
191 **   1414, b
1970, Christmas issue, 6c multicolored, three side margin block of 20 (10x2), top part of transition sheet with block of six (3x2) on the left has omitted black offset color, in addition vertical pair (positions 4/14) has omitted it partly, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $2,400++
950.00 
 
192 **   1509d
1973, 50-Star and 13-Star Crossed Flags, 10c red and blue, horizontal pair imperforated vertically with blind perforation at top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate for strip of four (that is left pair), C.v. $900
300.00 
 
193 **   1541b
1974, Minerals, 10k multicolored, top sheet margin se- tenant block of four with light blue and yellow omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900
275.00 
 
194 **   1556b
1975, Pioneer 10 Passing Jupiter, 10c multicolored, dark blue (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
150.00 
 
195 **   1575b
1975, Bicentennial of US Postal Service, (10c) multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin ZIP se- tenant block of four with red color (value) omitted, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, according to Datz only 6-8 blocks are known, not priced either in Scott or Datz Cat., a common Airplane stamp is included for comparison
1400.00 
 
196 **   1622Cd
1981, 13-Star Flag and Independence Hall, 13c dark blue, red and brown red, complete imperforated pane of 100, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $5,000++
1400.00 
 
197  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones issue, imperforated multicolored proof of 15c, horizontal strip of four with vertical gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750++
200.00 
 
198  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones issue, imperforated multicolored proof of 15c, vertical pair with horizontal gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
150.00 
 
199 **   1800b
1979, Christmas, Gingerbread Santa Claus, 15c multicolored, top right corner margin single with green, yellow and brown colors omitted, black one is misplaced as always, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
200 **   1804 var
1980, Benjamin Banneker, 15c multicolored, left sheet margin vertical imperforated pair with gutter in the middle, no color misregistration as typical for printer's waste items, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
201 **   1830d
1980, Coral Reef, 15c multicolored, se-tenant block of four with blind horizontal perforation, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only four blocks recorded by Datz, PF certificate, C.v. $2,750
750.00 
 
202 **   2092 var
1984, Waterfowl Preservation, Mallards, 20c blue, complete sheet of 50 (5x10) with dramatically misplaced vertical perforation, plate No.19 at the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
203 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
90.00 
 
204 **   2427b
1989, Christmas, Madonna and Child, 25c multicolored, bottom sheet margin single with red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
205  2476
1991, Kestrel, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 1c, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as two pairs
95.00 
 
206  2478
1991, Blue Bird, imperforated multicolored plate proof of 3c, left sheet margin block of four, minor marginal wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
95.00 
 
207 **   2545-49 var
1991, Fishing Flies, 29c multicolored, bottom margin block of ten contains two vertical se-tenant strips of five, imperforated vertically and at the bottom full OG, NH, VF, according to Scott this item came from a printer's waste
130.00 
 
208 **   2552 var
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, wide 20.5mm, booklet stamp, block of four supposedly from ABN printer's waste, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
209 **   2618a
1992, Love, 29c multicolored, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $600 as two pairs
190.00 
 
210  2646a Pi
1992, Hummingbirds, imperforated se-tenant proof pane of five, complete design as issued, vertical bend along middle stamp, still full OG, NH, VF appearance, C.v. $450
70.00 
 
211 ** B  2833c (BK215a)
1994, Garden Flowers, (29c) multicolored, four se-tenant strips of five, each stamp has black (engraved color omitted) in complete ($5.80) stamp booklet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
190.00 
 
212 **   2980b
1995, Woman Suffrage, 32c multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
240.00 
 
213 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, 32c multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with USPS imprint, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
180.00 
 
214  3262 Pc, Pd
1998, Space Shuttles, imperforated proofs of $3.20 in magenta and $11.75 in cyan, two vertical se-tenant pairs with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on coated and uncoated paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, a copy of PF certificate is included, C.v. $1,150 for pair on coated paper, the other pair is listed, but has no price in the Cat.
700.00 
 
215 **   3265b
1998, Uncle's Sam Hat, H-rate, (33c) multicolored, self- adhesive coil stamp with die cut 9.9 vertically, red color omitted, blue and gray colors are shifted to the bottom right as always exist, backing paper is intact, VF, according to Datz the only roll of 100 was recorded, C.v. $300++
95.00 
 
216 **   3523a
2001, Lucille Ball, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, bottom left corner margin horizontal plate No. pair, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $700
240.00 
 
217 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, top sheet margin vertical pair, NH, VF, C.v. $850
275.00 
 
218 ** B  3784Ae
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, complete pane of 20, intact and post office fresh, VF, C.v. $1,600
475.00 
 
219 **   C86a

Air Post stamps

1973, Progress in Electronics, 11c multicolored, top sheet margin single with vermilion and olive (litho) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
300.00 
 
220 **   C92a var
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, ultra and black engraved colors dramatically shifted to the top, block of four vertical se-tenant pairs, full OG, NH, VF, a beautiful and scarce item
190.00 
 
221 **   C150a
2012, View of Lancaster County, PA, $1.05 multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin plate No.S11111 vertical pair, die cutting omitted on front, perfect quality, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $700
240.00 
 
222    

Pioneer Flight Covers
Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-74) Inaugurating First Flight Cover with his Autograph

April 15, 1926, Illustrated First Flight Contract Air Mail (CAM-2) Cover on line Chicago - St. Louis, posted into the mail in Springfield, IL on return flight, franked by five stamps, two nice impressions of violet flight cachet, Chicago "Apr.15.9:30pm.1926" machine arrival ds on reverse, signed at the bottom left corner, mostly VF
1200.00 
 
223    

Around the World in Eight Days

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover delivered by Record "Winnie Mae" Flight by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty (signed by them at the top), started from Roosevelt Field at Mineola, NY with 14 transit points including Berlin, Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Blagoveschensk, Khabarovsk and etc., two violet Dobroliot markings were applied, Mineola "Jul.1.1931" arrival ds is alongside and on reverse, VF and scarce
600.00 
 
224 **   E12

Special Delivery stamps

1922, Motorcycle Delivery, 10c gray violet, perforation 11, left sheet margin plate No. 17242 block of six (2x3), perfect condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $800
240.00 
 
225 **   E15c
1927, Motorcycle Delivery, 10c gray violet, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $575
180.00 
 
226 **   J32

Postage Due stamps

1894-95, Numerals, 2c deep claret, perforation 12, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, close to VF, C.v. $240
65.00 
 
227 **   J94a
1959, Numerals, 6c carmine rose and black, vertical pair, bottom stamp with missing "6 cents", full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $700
300.00 
 
228    SC2

Souvenir Cards

1960, 1st Philatelic Congress in Barcelona, black and white card produced by US Bureau of Engraving and Printing, size 203x152mm, perfect condition, VF, C.v. $225
70.00 
 
229  62
1874, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, winged at left single with plate flaw (gray spot) at bottom, full OG, LH, VF, SG #147, £500
140.00 
 
230  67
1879, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p claret, plate 14, watermark Orb, nice quality, full OG, LH, F/VF, SG #141, £525
150.00 
 
231 **   78-80
1880, Queen Victoria, 1/2p pale green, 1p venetian red and 1 1/2p venetian red, set of three, watermark Imperial Crown, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #165-67, £340++
150.00 
 
232  86
1881, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, VF, RPS certificate, SG #161, £400
130.00 
 
233 **/*   111-22, 125-26, var
1887-92, Queen Victoria, Jubilee issue, 1/2p-1s, complete set of 22, including color shades of 3p, 4p, 4 1/2p, 6p, 9p, 10p and two-colored 1s, both dies of 5p, full/large part of OG, approximately a half is NH, others LH or hinged, mostly VF, SG #197/211, 213/14, over £2,600 as hinged
550.00 
 
234 */U   

Queen Victoria
Balance of the Collection

1840-84, 50 mint or used stamps, identified on DAVO pages, starting with SG No.3, plate 1a (used), including No.57 and 59 (used), 43, 47 and 51 (mint never hinged), 77, 80, 84 and 94 (unused with part of OG), 100 and 144 (mint with full OG), 156 and 158 (unused with part of OG), 185 (heavily used) and many others, fresh condition overall, F/VF and nice unit for further retail or as starting collection, C.v. £24,200
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
1400.00 
 
235  139-41
1902, King Edward VII, 2s6p lilac, 5s bright carmine, 10s ultramarine, complete set of three high values, watermark Anchor, nicely centered, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #260, 263, 265, £1,730
500.00 
 
236 **/*   179-81
1918-19, King George V and Sea Horses, Bradbury, Wilkinson printing, 2s6p pale brown, 5s rose red and 10s dull gray blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH (2s6p) or previously hinged, VF, SG #415a/17, £975 as hinged
275.00 
 
237 **   

Complete Collection of Queen Elizabeth II Non-Decimal issues

1952 -70, over 500 mostly mint never hinged stamps in complete issues, including first Castles (Waterlow printing, the only VLH set) and other definitive and commemorative sets, phosphor bands varieties, complete postage dues for the period and most of regional issues, all neatly arranged on DAVO hingeless pages, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is well over £2,000
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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
375.00 
 
238  O35

Official Stamps
Government Parcels

1888, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 9p blue and lilac, black handstamped "Specimen" overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG Concise #O67s, £300++
100.00 
 
239  O38
1900, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s carmine rose and green, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #O72, £650
190.00 
 
240 **   1-11

Aden - Kathiri State of Seiyun

1942, Sultan of Seiyun and Scenes, 1/2a-5r, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/11, £240++
Click here to see Part 2
110.00 
 
241 **  SG 94h

Antigua

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1s purple and slate, "dot by flagstaff" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £375 as hinged
Click here to see enlarged fragment
240.00