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Lots 196 - 254,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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 
 
242 **   435-45, B14
1953, UPU Congress, Great Personalities, 80c-20fr, 40+10fr, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $262
70.00 
 
243  B789/96

Selection of Imperforated Specimens

1966, Queen Elisabeth, two sets of two souvenir sheets and Historical places, set of two, each one numbered on reverse, nice and fresh condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF
70.00 
 
244 **   492-97 imp

Republic of Congo (Former Belgian Congo)

1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 5f-100f, imperforated complete set of six, all with right sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, only 500 imperforated sets were produced, marginal stamps are scarce
65.00 
 
245 **  Mi C1-7
1927, Syndicato Condor issue for Government Air Mail Contract, 500r-10,000r, complete set of seven in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €400 as singles
130.00 
 
246  94
1911, Iskar Gorge, large die proof of 15st in black, printed on white wove paper with marginal control angles, size 67x42mm, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
190.00 
 
247  2248
1975, "Mother Feeding Child" by John E. Millais, two sunken die proofs of central design and text at the bottom in indigo on white paper or on paper with straw coating, approximate size 113x118x88-90mm, design engraver Nikitina, official representative signature, Soviet Printing Goznak violet seal on reverse of each one reads "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), both mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare
700.00 
 
248  2249
1975, "The Dead Daughter" by Francisco Goya, two sunken die proofs of central design and text at the bottom in red brown on white paper or on paper with pink coating, approximate size 118-120x85-90mm, design engraver Mayorova, official representative signature, Soviet Printing Goznak violet seal on reverse of proof on white paper reads "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), each one mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF, only a handful were produced
700.00 
 
249  2250
1975, "Reunion" by Ilia Beshkov, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in black on beige coated paper, size 117x77mm, officially signed and mounted on white glossy presentation card, slight facial scuffs and marginal fold, still full OG, VF and extremely rare item from the Postal Archives
325.00 
 
250  2251
1975, "Seated Nude" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in black on paper with gray coating, size 121x86mm, design engraver Nikitina, official Goznak representative signature, mounted on white glossy presentation card, slight fingerprints at right, full OG, VF and very rare, only a few were produced
375.00 
 
251  2252
1975, "Man in a Fur Hat" by Rembrandt, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in blackish green on pale green coated paper, size 118x88mm, design engraver Tkachenko, official signature, Soviet State Printings "Goznak" seal on reverse reads: "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare item from the Postal Archives
375.00 
 
252  2254
1975, "Temptation" by Albrecht Durer, sunken die proof for the souvenir sheet of central design with text at the bottom in dark blue on paper with gray coating, approximate size 120x86mm, design engraver Tkachenko, official representative signatures, mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare
375.00 
 
253 **   1057/2038 var

Group of Perforation and Printing Errors

1959-72, seven items, including four fantails (stamps imperforated between stamp and margin), block of four with partly unprinted Olympic Rings and two imperforated pairs, mainly sports theme, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
254    C9, C11

Zeppelin Flight

May 26-29, 1934, 1st South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by five air post stamps, tied by Sofia special ds, red Berlin C2 Luftpostamt transit, Friedrichshafen "26.5.34" connection, confirmation cachet and Pernambuco "29.V.34" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #247
240.00