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Lots 191 - 227,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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
275.00 
 
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++
190.00 
 
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
140.00 
 
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
180.00 
 
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
240.00 
 
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
1100.00 
 
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
550.00 
 
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
275.00