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Lots 242 - 272,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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
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
244 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
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
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++
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
254 **   RG123

Revenue stamps

1944, Silver Tax stamp, J. C. Spencer, $4 gray, beautiful color, full OG, NH, fine, PF certificate, C.v. $150
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
256 **   R1-8

Revenue stamps

1952-54, Numerals, 1y-1000y, complete set of eight, the first issue, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $715
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
258  82
1881, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p ultramarine, plate 23, watermark Imperial Crown, intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #157, £450
259  86
1882, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, fresh color, full OG, previously hinged, fine single, SG #161, £400
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
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
262  140
1902, King Edward VII, 5s bright carmine, watermark Large Anchor, full OG, previously hinged, fine single, SG #264, £450
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
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
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
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
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
268 **   286-89
1951, King George VI, Arms, HMS "Victory", 2s6p-£1, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #509/12, £100
269 **   358 var
1958, Queen Elizabeth II, 3p deep lilac, watermark Multiple Crowns, left sheet margin horizontal tete-beche strip of five from a booklet sheet which was not issued, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, D. Brandon certificate, SG #575 var
270  O44

Official stamps - Office of Works

1896, Queen Victoria, black overprint "O.W. Official" on 1/2p vermilion, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, fine single, SG #O31, £350
271  O58, O59-61, var

Army Officials

1901-03, Queen Victoria 6p purple on rose paper and King Edward VII, 1/2p-6p, complete set of four, including 1p of different printings, each one with black overprint "Army Official", full OG, LH, mostly VF, SG #O45,O48/50, £300++

Clean Collection on Stockpages

1870-1969, over 200 mint stamps, most of the value in Queen Victoria material, better includes SG #109 (plate 8), 139 (plate 3), 141 (plate 14), 144 (plate 17) all with part of OG, 178 (full OG), as well as officials of No. O2, O15 (paper adhesion) and O33, range of King Edward VII definitives, several King George V and Sea Horses, three are NH, a lot more of King George VI and some Queen Elizabeth II singles and sets (not counted), fresh quality overall with minor flaws possible, full/part of OG, F/VF, SG C.v. is well over £8,500 (website photo)