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Lots 257 - 272,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
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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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
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