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Lots 229 - 268,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
229 **   1555a
1975, D. W. Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown (engraved) color omitted, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,800++
550.00 
 
230 **   1570a var
1975, Apollo - Soyuz Space issue, bottom left corner sheet margin block of 18 (2x9), containing eight vertical and one horizontal se-tenant pairs, including two pairs in gutter block of four at the top, nice and unfolded, full OG,NH, VF and scarce multiple, this variety is listed, but has no price in Cat.
1400.00 
 
231 **   1830d
1980, Coral Reef issue, 15c multicolored, top sheet margin plates No.38385-39388 horizontal transition pair of se-tenant blocks of four, left block with blind perforation at four sides, while right one imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, PSE certificate, C.v. $2,750 for block imperforated vertically
950.00 
 
232 **   1899a
1983, Motorcycle, 5c gray green, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz only 32 pairs exist, C.v. $1,750
550.00 
 
233 **   2004 var
1982, Library of Congress, 20c red and black, three side margin block of 20 (2x10) with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation, resulting in parts of stamps appearing at the top and bottom margins, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
234 **   2014a
1982, International Peace Garden, (20c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is enclosed, C.v. $200, which is strongly undervalued
90.00 
 
235 **   2107a
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with slight crease as always exists, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,750
375.00 
 
236 **   2361a
1987, Certified Public Accounting, (22c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $425
170.00 
 
237 **   2482a
1990, Bobcat, ($2) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, top right corner sheet margin plate No. block of four, centered to the top, full OG, NH and fine, Datz C.v. $1,000 as a plate No. block, Scott C.v. $800 as four singles
240.00 
 
238 **   2515a
1990, Christmas Tree, 25c multicolored, top right vertical strip of three, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 for vertical pair
180.00 
 
239 **   2561a
1991, District of Columbia, (29c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, plate No.1212 bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $380++
100.00 
 
240 **   2630c
1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green, red and black, center (black engraved color) is inverted, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF (PSE certificate, graded VF-80), C.v. $17,000
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7000.00 
 
241 **   2756b
1993, Horse Racing, (29c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four with black (engraved - USA and 29c) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and undervalued error, C.v. $500
240.00 
 
242 **   2872e
1994, Christmas, Stocking, 29c multicolored, right sheet margin plate No.44444 block of four contains two vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
95.00 
 
243 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, imperforated 32c multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin plate No.S1111 vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
180.00 
 
244 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
300.00 
 
245 **   3269 fn
1998, Uncle Sam's Hat, "H" non-denominated stamp inscribed "Postcard Rate", full OG, NH, VF, copy of PSE certificate for block of four is included, that is lower right stamp, C.v. $2,500
1100.00 
 
246 **   3307d
1999, Daffy Duck, 33c multicolored, complete pane of ten self-adhesive stamps, vertical die cutting is intact, but almost invisible in the middle (second horizontal row), while horizontal die cutting slightly visible at the top and bottom only, backing paper is intact, NH, VF, in our opinion the item is imperforated horizontally between stamps, however according to PF certificate it has only unique vertical pair (position 6-9) imperforated horizontally between stamps, C.v. $4,250++
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2750.00 
 
247 **   3559a
2002, Year of the Horse, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three with die cutting omitted vertically, originated from a pane with plate No.B11111 with empty space from another strip at the bottom, backing paper is intact, fresh, VF and very rare, PF certificate for a block of six, C.v. $5,000
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1400.00 
 
248 **   3895m
2005, Chinese New Years of 1992-2004, 37c multicolored, complete double-sided pane of 24, misregistered die cutting on reverse side causing imperforated top row of three stamps and freak bisected stamps on three other rows, NH, VF and rare, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,100
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475.00 
 
249 **   5036b
2016, Love, (49c) multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, three-side margin plate No.B11111 block of ten (bottom part of a pane of 20), backing paper intact, fresh and VF, prorated C.v. $250
95.00 
 
250 **   J75-76

Postage Due stamps

1930, Numerals, 30c carmine and 50c carmine, two values with perforation 11, full OG, NH, fine, A. Miller individual certificates, C.v. $650
130.00 
 
251 **/*   K1-16, K17-18

Postal Agency in China

1919-22, black or red surcharges on definitive issue of 1917-19, 2c/1c-$2/$1 and 2c/1c- 4c/2c, two complete sets, the total is 18 values, stamp of 16c has a part of skipped gum at the bottom, $1 has rounded top left corner and insignificantly toned paper at the top, overall fresh quality unit, full OG, NH or VLH ($2 stamp), mainly fine, PSE certificates for $1 and $2, C.v. $4,400
950.00 
 
252 **   O148 imp

Official Mail

1991-93, Coat of Arms, 23(c) red, blue and black, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, reportedly this is item from ABN's printer's waste
95.00 
 
253 **   136L4

Local stamps - Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y.

1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone IV, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
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240.00 
 
254 **   RG123

Revenue stamps

1944, Silver Tax stamp, J. C. Spencer, $4 gray, beautiful color, full OG, NH, fine, PF certificate, C.v. $150
55.00 
 
255 **   47b

Ryukyu Islands

1958, Yen and Dollar Signs, 3c carmine, right sheet margin block of four, imperforated horizontally between stamps, minor paper waves, still fresh, no gum as issued, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $300 as two pairs
100.00 
 
256 **   R1-8

Revenue stamps

1952-54, Numerals, 1y-1000y, complete set of eight, the first issue, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $715
240.00 
 
257    2
1841, Queen Victoria, 2p blue, plate 1, balanced margin single, used on entire wrapper from Edinburgh to Kelso, black Maltese Cross cancellation, "Dec. 1. 1841" marking on reverse, sealed with wax, VF, SG #5, £2,750
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475.00 
 
258  82
1881, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p ultramarine, plate 23, watermark Imperial Crown, intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #157, £450
130.00 
 
259  86
1882, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, fresh color, full OG, previously hinged, fine single, SG #161, £400
95.00 
 
260  124
1891, Queen Victoria, £1 green, watermark Three Imperial Crowns, vertical pair cancelled by "Lombard Street. July 15. 96", minor perforation separation at left, paper wrinkle on top stamp and slight crease at bottom left, still a collectible quality item, VF appearance, SG #212, £1,600 as two singles
240.00 
 
261  139-41
1902, King Edward VII, 2s6p lilac, 5s carmine and 10s ultra, complete set of three high values, watermark Large Anchor, beautiful colors, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF (5s and 10s have exceptional centering), SG #260/65, £1,730
475.00 
 
262  140
1902, King Edward VII, 5s bright carmine, watermark Large Anchor, full OG, previously hinged, fine single, SG #264, £450
95.00 
 
263  141
1902, King Edward VII, 10s ultramarine, watermark Large Anchor, bold color and perfect centering, full OG, previously hinged, VF, tiny owner's hs on reverse, SG #265, £1,000
275.00 
 
264 **   185-86
1924, British Empire Exhibition, 1p scarlet and 1 1/2p brown, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #430/31, £100 as hinged singles
70.00 
 
265 **   205a-07a
1929, Postal Union Congress, King George V, 1/2p-1 1/2p, sideways Block Cypher watermark, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF, SG #434a-36a, £210 as hinged
90.00 
 
266  209
1929, Postal Union Congress, King George V, £1 black, bold color, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SG #438, £750, Friedl Expert Committee certificate
275.00 
 
267  224
1934, King George V and Sea Horses, 10s dark blue, re- engraved high value with strong color and nice centering, full OG, LH, VF, SG #452, £350
95.00 
 
268 **   286-89
1951, King George VI, Arms, HMS "Victory", 2s6p-£1, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #509/12, £100
45.00