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Lots 211 - 309,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
211  1-2

Lithuania

1918, First Vilnius issue, 10sk and 15sk, complete set of two, first one is top left corner margin example, no gum as issued, very light traces of hinge, VF, C.v. $300
sold
212 **   3-8
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10sk-50sk, complete set of six, no gum as issued, NH, F/VF centering, C.v. $295
sold
213 **   10, a
1919, First Kaunas issue, 15sk black, block of four, top right stamp with 5sk, error of denomination, no gum as issued, NH, VF
sold
214  15 var
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 20sk black, double impression (one is inverted), no gum as issued, LH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
sold
215 **/*   16-19
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 30sk-60sk, set of four values in sheets of 20, no separations, representing all existing types of stamps, no gum as issued, mainly NH, VF, C.v. $425++
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2, 3, 4
sold
216 **   18 imp
1919, Second Kaunas issue, 50sk black, imperforated block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF
sold
217  19/26 var
1919, Second and Third Kaunas issues, group of five vertical or horizontal (2) se-tenant pairs of various denomination, including horizontal pair of 60sk from second and third issues, no gum as issued, mainly LH, VF
230.00
218 **   21 var
1919, Third Kaunas issue, 15sk black, complete sheet of 20 from the first printing, mounted on page from a Collection, minor perf separation, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
219 */U   3/26 var

Balance of Vilnius and Kaunas issues

1918-19, 70 mint and used stamps, including complete second Vilnius set, block of No.10-10a, print on reverse side, two se-tenant pairs and etc., fresh condition overall, F/VF, C.v. $500++
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sold
220  36, 38
1919, Second Berlin issue, imperforated proofs of 75sk and 3auk, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, first one - top left corner margin strip of three, two of which with double impression of center (one - sideways), the other one - top left corner margin block of four, central design is printed twice on right stamps (one - inverted), no gum as issued, NH (LH on margins), VF
160.00
221 **   40-49 imp
1919, Third Berlin issue, 10sk-5auk, imperforated complete set of ten in horizontal pairs, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $90 as hinged
sold
222  56/60 var
1919, Fourth Berlin issue, 60sk-5auk, ten values, including horizontal pair, one stamp with omitted center; block of four with double impression of center and four singles with various errors, full OG, NH or LH (5), VF
sold
223 **/*   57 var
1919, Fourth Berlin issue, 75sk bistre and red, perforated block of four and imperforated block of eight (4x2), each stamp has inverted and shifted center, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps of perforated block), VF
110.00
224 **   92-92D
1920, National Assembly, trial printing of 20sk-80sk in changed colors, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $625 as hinged
sold
225 **   97/113, 102a
1921, definitive issue, 10sk-100auk, complete for the year set of 15, with additional imperforated 50sk stamp, all are in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $390++
sold
226  104
1921, Prince Kestutis, two trial color perforated proofs of 80sk in deep orange and blue, and in yellow and red, full OG, NH, F/VF
sold
227 **   105 var
1921, Prince Kestutis, 1auk light brown and yellow green, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left with design partly not printed on the face and partially printed on reverse, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
110.00
228  105
1921, Prince Kestutis, perforated and imperforated trial color proofs of 1auk in brown and blue, the last one in horizontal pair, full OG, NH or LH (2), F/VF
sold
229 **   100a/09a
1921, Definitive issue, 30sk-5auk, set of five imperforated singles, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
160.00
230 **/*   114-15, a, var
1922, surcharge 4auk on 75sk bistre and red, 11 stamps - block of four, one pair and five singles, including two with brown surcharge (one is doubled) and other varieties, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF
sold
231  116B
1922, Great Personalities, imperforated proof of 50sk in purple and orange with center of 60sk stamp, top right corner margin single on yellow paper, no gum as produced, VF
sold
232  116B
1922, Great Personalities, imperforated proof of 50sk in violet and orange brown with inverted center of 2auk stamp, no gum as produced, VF
sold
233 **   117B var
1922, Great Personalities, 2auk blue and orange with center of 60sk stamp, centered to the right, full OG, NH and fine
sold
234 **   118A
1922, Great Personalities, 4auk dark green and red violet, offset of center on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
70.00
235 **   118B
1922, Great Personalities, 5auk dark brown and deep rose, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
236 **   119a
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk instead of 6auk in blue and greenish blue, block of four, lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged singles
290.00
237 **   119a var
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk blue and greenish blue with "De dure" instead of "De Jure" at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
115.00
238  120-22, 123-34
1922, New Currency black surcharges 1c, 2c or 3c on Berlin issues, complete set of 15, full OG, LH, mostly VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate for No.126, C.v. $624
sold
239 **   126
1922, New Currency black surcharge 1c on 30sk orange, full OG, NH and fine single, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, C.v. $250 as hinged
sold
240 **/*   140 var
1922, New Currency red surcharge 1c on 50sk olive green, perforation 11, right margin block of ten (4x2), each stamp with offset of surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
sold
241  140a
1922, New Currency red surcharge 1c on 50sk olive green, right sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, VLH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. (actual market value) C.v. 140
80.00
242 **/*   142 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 3c on 15sk violet, horizontal strip of four with dramatically shifted surcharge, resulting in left stamp without the surcharge, others with surcharge placed diagonally, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, rare and unrecorded error, V. Geyfman certificate
170.00
243  145 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 3c on 40sk red, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
sold
244 **   148a
1922, New Currency black surcharge 5c on 80sk orange and red, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
sold
245 **/*   151a, 153a, 157a
1922, New Currency inverted black or red surcharges 10c/1auk, 15c/4auk and 30c/8auk, set of three values, full OG, NH or LH (2), F/VF
sold
246 **   152 var
1922, New Currency double black surcharge 10c on 2auk blue and red, vertical pair, full OG, NH, F/VF
110.00
247 **   152b var
1922, New Currency significantly shifted to the top black surcharge 10c on imperforated 2auk blue and red, top left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 360++
sold
248  152 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 10c on 2auk blue and red, two stamps printed on paper with horizontal Webbing watermark, one of which with inverted surcharge, full OG, LH, VF
sold
249  153 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 15c on 4auk yellow and dark blue, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, fine centering
85.00
250 **/*   156 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 25c on 10auk carmine and violet, two values - imperforated marginal single and stamp perforated at sides and imperforated at the top and bottom, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
sold
251 **/*   157 var
1922, New Currency red surcharge 30c on 8auk green and black, vertical and horizontal pairs, imperforated horizontally or vertically between stamps, in addition bottom right corner sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated vertically and with double horizontal perforation at the bottom, full OG, NH or hinged (1), mostly VF
sold
252 **   157a
1922, New Currency inverted red surcharge 30c on 8auk green and black, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, expert's signature on reverse
110.00
253  165 var
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 10c violet, printed on paper with Webbing watermark, bottom left corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamp, full OG, LH, VF
sold
254 **   171 imp
1923, Church at Kaunas, 1L orange and green, horizontal imperforated pair, 2mm scissors' separation at the top, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce
sold
255  173
1923, Church at Kaunas, 17 imperforated trial color dichromatic proofs of 5L in various color combinations, full OG, NH, VF and rare group
sold
256 **   176-88
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1c-5L, complete set of diamond-shaped stamps in blocks of four, full OG (slightly striped), NH, VF, C.v. $400++
sold
257 **   176 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1c rose, green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, reportedly only one sheet of 66 stamps was printed
345.00
258 **   177 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 2c violet and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in sheet margin strip of three, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
sold
259 **   180 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 10c orange and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in strip of three, full OG, NH, VF, supposedly only one sheet of 66 stamps was produced
sold
260 **   181 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 15c green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in strip of three, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
sold
261 **   184 var
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 60c olive green and black, diamond-shaped stamp in sheet margin pair, left stamp imperforated at one side, full OG, NH, VF
sold
262 **   185 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1L blue green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
345.00
263 **   188
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 5L ultra and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in strip of three, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
sold
264  189, 193 var
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 5c pale green and 25c blue, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, two vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, hinged or unused, expertly regummed (25c), VF appearance
sold
265 **   190a
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 10c violet, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 200 as singles
115.00
266 **   191a
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 15c red, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. (actual market value) C.v. 200 as singles
sold
267 **   191a
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 15c red, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 400 as singles
sold
268 **   198 var
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 5c pale green, printed on paper without watermark instead of watermark Parquetry, full OG, NH, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 200
sold
269 **/*   202 var
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, printed on paper with watermark Parquetry, vertical pair imperforated between stamps and a single with full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH (offset) or LH, F/VF
sold
270 **   202a
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, printed on paper with watermark Parquetry, bottom margin imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 200++
sold
271 **   207
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, ink offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 1,200
sold
272  207
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $750
sold
273 **   212-14 var
1927, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 5c, 10c and 15c, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, three fantails (imperforated at one side), full OG, NH or unused, expertly regummed (10c), VF appearance
sold
274 **   212a
1927, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 5c green, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 280++
sold
275 **   214a
1927, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 15c red, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 280++
sold
276 **   216
1927, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 5c green, printed on paper with watermark Parquetry, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
sold
277 **   231 var
1928, 10th Anniversary of Independence, 60c carmine and black, printed on vertical Webbing watermark, bottom sheet margin plate No. single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
sold
278 **   233 var
1931, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 2c orange, printed on very thick paper with vertical Webbing watermark, top sheet margin single, minimal gum wrinkle at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and difficult stamp
60.00
279 **   237, a
1927, "Vytis" Warrior Cross, 15c red, printed on paper with vertical Webbing watermark, left sheet margin block of 12 (3x4), block of six on the left placed upside down and forming four vertical or horizontal tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 400++
sold
280 **   286-95
1934-35, New Definitive issue, 2c-10L, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100++
sold
281 **   290 imp
1934-35, Coat of Arms, 35c carmine rose, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 160++
sold
282  304
1937, Coat of Arms, imperforated proof of 50c in brown, two horizontal pairs, printed on gray blue network or white paper, the last one with reversed watermark Multiple Letters, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 300++
170.00
283 **   314-16 var
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, 15c-60c, complete sets in horizontal and vertical pairs, imperforated vertically or horizontally, in addition imperforated complete set of three, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Lithuanian Spec. (actual market value) C.v. 380
sold
284  314, 316
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, four imperforated proofs of 15c in red brown, 60c in red brown, greenish blue and blue, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 200
110.00
285  314-16
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, 15c-60c, imperforated proofs in blocks of four, 15c in brown carmine, 30c in dark olive green and 60c red brown, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 600++
sold
286 **   81/316

Selection of Blocks on Stockcards

1920-40, National Assembly, Great Personalities, 15th Anniversary of Independence (perforated and imperforated), President Smetona, Vilnius overprints, Return Vilnius to Lithuania and several others, nine complete issues, the total is 67 blocks of four, occasional folds along perforation possible, nice and post office fresh quality overall, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is over $1,000
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
287 **   B7 var

Semi - Postal issues

1924, First Orphans Benefit issue, violet surcharge "+15c" on 15c red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
sold
288  B19a
1926, Second Orphans Benefit issue, double gold (one inverted) surcharge "2+2c" over violet surcharge "+5c" on 5c green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
115.00
289 **   B47-50
1938, Scout Jamboree overprints, 5+5c-60+15c, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
85.00
290  C1

Air Post stamps

1921, Winged Post Horn, imperforated proof of 20sk in dark blue, nice margins, full original slightly disturbed gum, NH, VF
sold
291 **/*   C4, C13 var
1921, Winged Post Horn, 20sk rose, a single imperforated vertically and Allegory of Flight 2auk gray and dark orange, right sheet margin single imperforated on the right, full OG, NH or LH (2auk), VF
sold
292  C15a
1922, Airplane over Kaunas, 1auk olive brown and carmine with black overprint, balanced margins imperforated single, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
293 **   C26, a
1922, New Currency black surcharge 20c on 2auk brown and blue, horizontal pair, right stamp with missing "cent." in surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, C.v. $200 as hinged single
sold
294 **/*   C30a, var
1922, New Currency inverted black surcharge 50c on 10auk black and gray blue, two stamps, one of which with offset of inverted surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
110.00
295  C33a
1924, Carrier Pigeons, 40c emerald, watermark Parquetry, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
296  C34 var
1924, Carrier Pigeons, 60c rose, printed on paper with omitted watermark, full OG, LH, F/VF and scarce, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
170.00
297  C37a-39a
1926, Swallow, 20c-60c, complete set of three in horizontal pairs, each one imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
sold
298  C37a-39a
1926, Swallow, 20c-60c, complete set of three in vertical pairs, each one imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
299  C39c var
1926, Swallow, 60c blue and black, center is inverted, in addition with break of ornament on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Champion and K. Lissiuk, C.v. $250
sold
300 **/*   C40, C42, C46 var
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, 5c, 15c and 1L, four stamps, two of which without background and two with strong background shift, one of those has in addition misplaced center, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 200
sold
301 **/*   C45 var
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, 60c green, lilac and black, block of four imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH or previously hinged (top pair), VF
sold
302 **   C46 var
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas, 1L red, lilac and black, left sheet margin vertical pair, both stamps with transposed portraits variety, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. $160++
sold
303 **   259 fn
1935, Lituanica II Flight "New York - Kaunas", red overprint on Post Office imperforated stamp of 50c gray and olive green, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by J. Liubinskas, C.v. $400 as hinged
sold
304 **/*   C1/84

Nice Group of Air Post Issues in Blocks

1921-34, nine complete issues, starting with Winged Post Horn 20sk blue with vertical watermark, including Grand Duke Vytautas, various sets of Benefits for Orphans and etc., the total is 52 blocks of four, nice quality overall, full OG, mainly NH (#C47-54 partially hinged), VF, C.v. is about $1,000
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2, 3, 4
sold
305 **   CB3 var

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1924, Red Cross violet surcharge "+60c" on Carrier Pigeons 60c rose, printed on paper with omitted watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. 600
sold
306 **/*   

Valuable Collection in Black Stockbook

1919-40, over 800 mint stamps and five souvenir sheets, starting with nice range of Berlin issues, including imperforated or partially imperforated stamps, numerous proofs and watermark errors, printing varieties and offset on gum sides, better sets and singles throughout, such as "Darius-Girenas" overprints, complete set of five (guaranteed by Sanabria, but expertly regummed), two Vaitkus overprints and many more, we mention forged se-tenant set of #C55-62, generally nice condition, mainly full or large part of OG, approximately 50% of material is NH, F/VF or better, great lot for a specialist or internet seller
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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
sold
307 **   2N9-16, var

Soviet Occupation issues

1940, blue or red overprint "LTSR. 1940 VII 21" on Coat of Arms, 2c-50c, two complete sets in blocks of four, including 2c with normal and reversed watermark, 50c with normal and inverted watermark, full OG, NH, VF
sold
308 **   2N11 var
1940, red instead of blue overprint "LTSR. 1940 VII 21" on 5c carmine brown, full OG, NH, VF, only 100 stamps were issued, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
sold
309 **   2N12 var
1940, inverted red overprint "LTSR. 1940 VII 21" on 10c green, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, only 100 stamps were printed, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate, Lithuanian Spec C.v. 340++
sold