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Lots 269 - 308,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
269 **   46-59

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika

1935-37, King George V, Animals, Dhow, Views, 1c-£1, complete set of 14, nice and fresh unit in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #110/23, £475 as hinged
475.00 
 
270 **   120-35, O1-12, O13-20
1959-62, Queen Elizabeth II and Animals, 5c-20s, complete set of 16, in addition two sets of official stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SG #183/98, O1/12, O11a, O13/20, £124
55.00 
 
271 **   J7-12

Malaya
Postage Due stamps

1936-38, Malayan Postal Union, Numerals, 1c-50c, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D1/6, £160 as hinged
95.00 
 
272 **   208-22, 235-40

Malta

1948-53, King George VI and Historical Places, black or red diagonal overprint "Self - Government. 1947", 1/4p- 10s, complete set of 21, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #234/48, £90
45.00 
 
273 */U  SG 125/225, O22/54

New Guinea Mainly Mint Collection

1925-39, 171 stamps and eight covers, representing Native Village, Bird of Paradise and Airplane over Bulolo Goldfields, postage, air post and officials, including complete issues of No.137-49, 177-89, 190-203, O22-30 and incomplete ones with missing one or two stamps, as well as ½p orange without air post overprint, £2 Bulolo postally used and more, fresh quality overall, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. £2,550
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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
375.00 
 
274  61-67

New Zealand

1882, Queen Victoria, 1p-1s, imperforated plate proofs in black, complete set of seven in horizontal pairs, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
275  73-75

Niue

1938, King George VI and Scenes, imperforated plate proofs on thick paper without watermark, frames and central vignettes, complete set of six (3+3) in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, SG #75/77
275.00 
 
276 **   38-46

Nyasaland Protectorate

1934-35, King George V and Leopard, 1/2p-1s, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, VF, SG #114/22, £45 as hinged
45.00 
 
277 **   2-15

Pakistan
Bahawalpur

1948, Amir of Bahawalpur and Historical Places, 3p-10r, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $199
70.00 
 
278 SG 115

Papua (British New Guinea)
Air Post stamps

1930, red Airplane overprint on Lakatoi 3p bright green and sepia black, Harrison printing on yellowish paper, nicely looking item, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, PF certificate, C.v. £4,000
1400.00 
 
279 **  SG 68w

Saint Vincent

1899, Queen Victoria, 1p lilac and carmine rose, single with inverted watermark Crown CA variety, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £300 as hinged
240.00 
 
280 **   79-93

Sarawak

1928-29, Sir Charles Vyner Brooke, 1c-$1, complete set of 15, printed on watermarked Multiple Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF, SG #76/90, £75
70.00 
 
281 **   28-42

Singapore

1955-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Coat of Arms, Ships, 1c-$5, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #38/52, £130
55.00 
 
282 */U   

South Africa
Cape of Good Hope Mostly Used Collection

1853-1904, 178 stamps, including 3 of Mafeking, 28 revenues and 2 covers, starting with triangles of No.1 (7 stamps), No.2 (16), No.3 (10) and etc., then seated and standing "Hope", King Edward VII set and more, condition is mixed, approximately 60% of value are defected stamps (full C.v. is over £20,000), we checked each one and legitimate (not defected) items in F/VF condition have C.v. £8,800
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1100.00 
 
283    17/23

Sudan

1913, Camel Post, 1m x2, 5m and 1pi x2, five stamps used on registered cover from Khartoum to Switzerland, crayon markings and arrival ds on reverse, VF
95.00 
 
284  44 var
1940, Camel Post, 3p blue and red brown, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, watermark Multiple S.G., broken left frame and top left corner variety, full OG, LH, VF, SG #44b var
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90.00 
 
285 **   60, var
1940, Camel Post, black surcharge 5m on 10m black and carmine rose, 60 stamps in blocks of 4, 8, 18 and 30, numerous varieties of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, SG #78, a, var
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120.00 
 
286 **   C18, var

Air Post stamps

1935, General Gordon Statue, black surcharge 2 1/2pi on 3m brown and green, left sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with broken "u" in "Sudan" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SG #69, var
95.00 
 
287 **   C18-19, a, b, C31, var
1935-38, General Gordon Statue, black surcharges 2 1/2p on 3m, 2 1/2p on 5m and 5m on 2 1/2p, altogether eight horizontal pairs, sheet margin strip of five, block of four and nine, each item representing different varieties of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, SG #69-70, a, b, C74 var
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140.00 
 
288 **   50-61

Trinidad and Tobago

1938-44, King George VI, Waterfall, Views, 1c-$4.80, complete set of 14, eight stamps with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #246/56, £110
55.00 
 
289 **   14-27

Tristan da Cunha

1954, Queen Elizabeth II, Birds, Sea Creatures, Scenes, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #14/27, £90
45.00 
 
290  

Nice Group of Kings Definitive Issues

1902-52, 13 issues, including King Edward VII - Grenada (2½p and 1s with single, others with multiple watermark), King George V - high values of the Ascension and Cyprus complete 2nd set, King George VI issues of Aden, Basutoland, Bechuanaland, Bermuda, British Guiana and Honduras, Dues of Solomon Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos, plus some extras as Italian Tripolitania (two stamps with gum toning), full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, SG C.v. is £2,250++
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
291 ** S  

Modern Specimen and Errors Selection

1967-85, 46 mint never hinged stamps, representing six complete issues, Imperforated Barbuda set, Niuafoou Birds with "Specimen" overprint, omitted colors, including Tennis with missing balls and etc., full OG, NH, VF
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70.00 
 
292 **   604/41, C23/44 imp
1962-63, Animals, Flowers, Plants, Space, Sports, six imperforated complete sets in horizontal or vertical pairs, postage and air post, the total is 41 pairs, full OG, NH, VF, these imperforated stamps were issued in limited quantity
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90.00 
 
293 Mi 1197-202
1971, Old Locomotives, 10d-3r, complete set of six multicolored water-color essays of accepted design, approximate size 180x120mm, plastic sleeves with text and frames in black mounted over, traces of marginal hinges do not affect essays, mostly VF and unique group, which is great for a train collector
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
190.00 
 
294  B12, CB1-5

Semi - Postal issues

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 
 
295  1/253

Collection of "Z" Overprints and Monogram Surcharges

1919-20, 275 mint stamps, representing practically complete unit for the period with missing only surcharges on Romanov Dynasty and three not important values, one stamp looks questionable, all others are fully legitimate, nice collection in every respect, full OG, mostly LH, VF, C.v. over $5,300 for listed stamps
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
1100.00 
 
296  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 
 
297  278/343

National and Soviet issues
Collection

1920-22, 100 mint stamps, representing complete Paris, 1st Constantinople and Soviet issues, nice range of surcharges on the Soviet and 2nd Constantinople issues, just a few stamps are questionable, practically all surcharged values expertized, fresh quality unit, full OG or no gum as issued, VF, C.v. is over $1,300
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
275.00 
 
298  384 var
1923, black error surcharge (tall thin numeral) "2"(k) instead of "1"(k) on 1st Constantinople stamp of 250r ultra, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare unrecorded variety, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin
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475.00 
 
299  387a var
1923, double black surcharge "3"(k) on 1st Constantinople imperforated stamp of 3r carmine rose, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, J. Stolow guarantee hs
95.00 
 
300  347/90

Surcharges on the 1st Constantinople issue
Collection

1922-23, 32 mostly mint stamps (two - used), including scarce surcharges "50" and "50k" on Ararat Mountain of 25,000r in blue or brown, all stamps are properly expertized, nice and fresh group, full OG, mostly VF, C.v. is about $2,000
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2, 3, 4
475.00 
 
301 **   B100-05

Semi - Postal issues

1932, Artists, 12g-1s, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #545-50, €320, Scott C.v. $260
55.00 
 
302 **   B111
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 
 
303 **   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 
 
304 **   C54-60
1950-53, Birds, 60g-20s, complete set of seven, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $333
70.00 
 
305    C13, C17, C26-27

Zeppelin Flights

April 23-24, 1929, Zeppelin Mediterranean Sea Flight postcard to Vienna, franked by four air post stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red confirmation cachet, Seville "24.ABR.29" machine dropped ds on reverse, VF, Mi #20 II, €350
95.00 
 
306    C18, C29
July 12, 1931, Zeppelin Austria Flight cover to Vienna, franked by three adhesives, including "Airplane and Crane" stamp of 3s red brown, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue flight cachet and arrival ds, VF, Sieger #116A
90.00 
 
307 **   N20-33

Occupation of Italy

1918, Emperor Karl I, surcharged in Italian currency, 2c/1h-1L6c/1k, complete set of 14, full OG, NH (6c/5h is VLH), VF, Mi #I-XIV, €350
70.00 
 
308    B104

Anschluss of Austria

April 7, 1938, registered mixed franking cover bearing German Culture Fund souvenir sheet of four and two Austrian values, each one tied by special violet swastika postmark "Der Fuhrer Spricht. 7.April.1938", sent in Linz just three days before a referendum on the Anschluss with Germany, arrival marking is alongside, VF and an interesting postal history item
95.00