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Lots 332 - 379,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
332 **/*   1-58, B1-19, J1-6

Complete Collection

1920-22, 96 mint stamps, representing 19 complete perforated and imperforated issues, including Coat of Arms surcharges, all are signed, but two high values seem dubious, nice quality collection, full OG, NH/LH or no gum as issued, F/VF, C.v. $540 w/o high value surcharges
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140.00 
 
333  10E-12E
1899, Coat of Arms, 1m green, 1m pale gray rose and 2m black, set of three printed on thick wove paper, No.12E with omitted control marking in violet, full OG or unused no gum (2), VF, Karamitsos #3-5, €160
55.00 
 
334  11E-13E
1899, Coat of Arms, 1m blue (type I) with complete Melampes cancellation in violet, 1m pale gray rose with a part of violet Amari cancellation and 2m black (type II) with large part of Roustika marking in blue, printed on thick wove paper, first one with slight thin spot, fresh quality, VF, each stamp with experts' markings, Karamitsos #1, 4-5, €735
140.00 
 
335 **/*   46a
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, 1gr violet, block of four without control markings, imperforated vertically between stamps, in addition left values with a dot after "€" variety, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
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240.00 
 
336 **   37, var
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, 1gr blue, two blocks of four, one of which have no control markings (centered to the bottom), the other one has right stamps with dot after "Σ" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
95.00 
 
337  80
1905, Zeus as Bull Abducting Europa, imperforated composite proof of 1d in light blue and black, central design is affixed over, printed on medium thick paper, no gum as produced, VF, P. Holcombe certificate stated:"This issue colour proof without perforation is very scarce, a few are known"
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375.00 
 
338 **/U   B1/81

Semi-Postal issues

1941-44, 25 miniature and souvenir sheets, including overprints in gold on Zagreb Views set in two sheets of 16 with nine labels (expertized by Dr. Dub, Dr. Gilbert and others, NH, but with minor gum bends, C.v. $2,500), 8 perforated or imperforated sheets of Model Airplanes (NH, hinged and used), Scouts (both defected), Legionaries (set NH), Zagreb Philatelic Exhibition (3 - NH and 1 - used) and etc., generally useful group, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
375.00 
 
339 ** P  B33-36
1943, Croatian Legion, 1+0.50k-9+4.50k, perforated and imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, set in blocks imperforated vertically and 33 blocks of imperforated trial color proofs (nine or eight different for each value),including four proofs without text and denomination and several with shift parts of the design, full OG, NH, VF and a colorful assemblage, Croatian Actual Market Value Cat. at least €1,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
475.00 
 
340  80 var
1920, Allegory of Science and Agriculture, 500h deep green, opened pre-printing paper fold, postally used, expertized by Dr. Gilbert, in addition Hradcany imperforated proof with double (one inverted) impression of 5h and 15h, both are fresh and VF
70.00 
 
341 (*)   2527 var
1984, Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1k multicolored, unissued stamp due to boycott of the Games by Communist countries, minor usual corner flaws, unused, no gum as always exists, VF and rare, vast majority of these stamps were completely destroyed, J. Majer certificate, Yvert #2600 var, €7,500
950.00 
 
342  1-14

Legion Post in Siberia
Collection

1919-20, Irkutsk set of reprints and Coat of Arms, complete set of 11 without and with surcharges, fresh quality, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
343    2
1856, 10k rose, very well margined single, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to St. Petersburg, tied by boxed "16.12.1856" (Gregorian style) date stamp, another struck is alongside, postmarked on arrival "7.Dec.1856" (Julianstyle), horizontal fold, otherwise F/VF, C.v. $2,850
375.00 
 
344 **   113 var
1900, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity 5c green, top left corner margin single, imperforated at the top due to foldover, full OG, NH (hinged on margin far away from the stamp), VF and a spectacular error
70.00 
 
345 **   B7

Semi-Postal issues

1917-19, "Trench of Bayonets", 35c +25c slate and violet, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #152, €475, Scott C.v. $350
90.00 
 
346 **   B22
1926-27, "La Marseillaise", the second issue, 1fr+25c carmine, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four with plate No., nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #231, €760++, Scott C.v. $600 as singles
140.00 
 
347 */U   

Post Offices in the Turkish Empire (Levant)

1893-1920, 145 mint or used stamps, representing general issues, occupation stamps overprinted "Ile Rouad" and "Castellorizo", issues for usage in Cavalla and Dedeagatch, occasional flaws possible on used material, fresh condition overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €3,060
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
348  266 var

Cameroun

1940, Waterfall on M'bam River, black overprint "Cameroun. Francais. 27.8.40" on 70c red violet, modified "4" variety, full OG, LH, VF a common stamp is included
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90.00 
 
349 */U   

French Congo and Moyen Congo
Collection

1892-1931, 108 mostly mint stamps (18 - used), starting with Navigation and Commerce mainly used set, later definitive issues with further surcharges, nice quality overall, full OG or used, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €1,300
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140.00 
 
350 **/*   177-81

French India

1942, blue or red overprint "France Libre" on Exposition issue of 1937, 8ca-2fa12ca, complete set of five, full OG, NH or VLH (No.179), VF and scarce, only 300 stamps with overprint on 16ca were printed, Dallay#219II/23II, €1,660
375.00 
 
351 */U   25/209

Collection on Stockpages

1914-46, 181 mostly mint stamps (11 - used), very well completed unit for the period, including postage, semi-postal, air post and dues, some better surcharges, imperforated Chad to Rhine set and many others, fresh condition, full OG or used, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €2,350
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
352 **   731A-B

Ivory Coast

1984, Bushbuck and Serval, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, this set was issued in very limited quantity, C.v. $150
95.00 
 
353 ** W  126-27, 129-30, 132, C14-16

Mauritania

1962, Olympic Games, Aid to Refugees, Europa and Anti-Malaria small and large overprints (type 1 and 2) on definitive postage and air post issue, five complete sets for each type of overprint, the total is 80stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $805
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2, 3, 4
95.00 
 
354    139, C19

French Morocco
Zeppelin Flight

June 3-6, 1933, 2nd South America Flight registered cover from Casablanca to Brasil, franked by four values, tied by "31.5.33" Casablanca ds, Barcelona boxed transit marking "2.JUN.33", Spanish confirmation cachet in violet, Pernambuco "6.VI.33" arrival postmark, VF and scarce, only a few Morocco items were carried by direct flight through Barcelona (without German connection and confirmation), mentioned, but not priced either in Sieger or Michel Cat.
475.00 
 
355 **   180-81

New Caledonia

1932, Paris - Noumea Flight, black overprints on 40c bright red and olive green, 50c violet and brown, complete set of two, full OG, NH, close to VF centering, only 3000 sets were produced, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,400
475.00 
 
356 */U   39/373

St. Pierre and Miquelon

1891-1969, 262 mostly mint stamps (11 - used), starting with Navigation and Commerce issue with later surcharges, definitive set of 1909 (all MNH, except 10c), several common design types, nice range of air post issues and etc., full OG, many NH stamps, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €1,550
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
190.00 
 
357 **   150-51 var

Tunisia

1941, black surcharges 1f on 1.25f carmine and on 1.40f lilac, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, left stamp of each pair without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #227c-28d, €1,150
140.00 
 
358 **/U   Dallay #1-10, 6A

Forces Francaises Libres (French Corps in Levant)
Complete Collection with many Extras

1942-43, surcharges on Syrian definitives in mint and used condition, Palmyra issue in blocks of four, including proof souvenir sheet, Arms of Air Forces, including two souvenir sheets, in addition cover bearing complete set of "Resistance" overprints, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is over €750
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140.00 
 
359 **   

French Colonies Collections
Overprints "France Libre"

1940-43, 195 mint stamps, representing issues of Equatorial Africa with No.C16, French India, including No.186-90, Madagascar, Reunion and Somali Coast, nice and clean quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Dallay C.v. €2,050
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2, 3, 4
240.00 
 
360 */U   

French Africa Collection in Blue Stockbook

1894- 1958, over 2000 mostly mint stamps and one souvenir sheet, representing issues of 20 colonies located in Africa, most starting with Commerce stamps, later surcharges, definitive issues and common design types, high level of completion after 1900's, nice condition, full/large part of OG with many NH stamps or used (classic period), F/VF, Dallay C.v. about €6,500
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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, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
550.00 
 
361 **/*   

French Overseas Territories (Dom-Tom)
Collection on Stockpages

1881-1964, about 1100 mostly mint stamps representing issues of 12 colonies located on islands of Central America, Indian and Pacific Oceans, including Navigation and Commerce stamps, early definitives and common design types, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG with many NH stamps, F/VF, Dallay C.v. about €3,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
275.00 
 
362 **/*   

Collection of Common Design Types

1931-49, over 500 mint stamps, representing Paris Exhibitions of 1931 and 1937, Rene Caillie, NY Exhibition, Defense of the Empire, Education, Cross of Lorraine, Red Cross, Victory and UPU, the total is 137 complete issues, full OG, mainly NH (only two sets of the 1st Paris Exhibition are LH), VF, Dallay C.v. €1,130
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
140.00 
 
363 ** P  

Imperforated Stamps and Proofs
Selection

1945-58, 76 stamps and 24 trial color imperforated proofs, representing issues of 18 different colonies, postage and air post, some nice topical items, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH (two stamps are LH), VF, Dallay C.v. €2,500, proofs are not catalogued
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
364    13
1920, registered cover from Batum to Philadelphia, erroneously franked by four Queen Thamar stamps of 2r brown (strip of three and a single), which were invalid for International postage at that time, violet British Consul at Batum marking, "T" (Tax) in red crayon and black handstamp, forwarded to Turkey by British Military Administration and mailed from British PO at Constantinople on November 25, NYC transit and Philadelphia arrival "December 15, 1920" ds, VF and very rare mailing
475.00 
 
365  1/55, B1-4

Practically Complete Collection on Pages

1919-23, 63 mint stamps, starting with National and Soviet issues (unused set of five are accidental forgeries), then later surcharges on Georgian and Imperial stamps (10,000r/7kand 15,000r over Armenian character on 15k properly expertized) plus many more, nice condition, full OG, mostly VF, C.v. over $1,000
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
366 Mi 85-86 II V
1915, Germania, 5pf green and 10pf carmine, complete set of two imperforated horizontal pairs, trial printing on yellow grayish paper without watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. €600++
190.00 
 
367 **   684-85
1952, Post Horn, 80pf carmine and 90pf yellow green, two high values of the set, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, the last one expertized by A. Schlegel, Mi #137-38, €1,050
140.00 
 
368 **   B33

Semi - Postal issues

1930, IPOSTA, International Philatelic Exhibition in Berlin, 8pf-50pf, souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size 105x148mm, full OG (on stamps only), NH, VF, Mi Block 1, €1,600
240.00 
 
369 **   B58
1933, "10 Jahre Deutsche Nothilfe", 5pf-50pf, souvenir sheet of four with black overprint "1923-1933" on each stamp, appropriate size 209x148mm, perfect condition, full OG on stamps only, NH, VF, Mi Block 2, €6,000, Scott C.v. $5,600
1300.00 
 
370 **   B141-43
1939, Nurburgring Auto Races, overprinted issue, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by H.-D. Schlegel, Mi #695-97, €280
70.00 
 
371    B243
1943, 10th Brown Ribbon at Munich, 42+108pf brown, used on addressed FDC, tied by Munich-Riem special postmark, sent by registered mail to Leipzig, postmarked on arrival, VF, Mi #854, €500
95.00 
 
372 **   B314-15
1950, Bicentenary of the Death of Johann S. Bach, complete set of two in sheets of 50, some perf separations, generally fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #121-22, €6,000++
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1100.00 
 
373 SB  Mi MH11.1A

Stamp Booklets

1919, Germania, 3m unexploited booklet, containing five panes separated by interleaves, text "Amol Das Hausmittel" inside front cover and "Hohenzollern" on reverse, red lettering on orange paper, numbered "8" at the bottom left, perfect condition, VF, C.v. €800
140.00 
 
374 SB  Mi MH20.2
1931, German Eagle, 2m unexploited booklet, containing two panes of stamps and three panes of "Mit Luftpost" labels, separated by interleaves, white lettering on blue paper without the number, post office fresh quality, VF, C.v. €1,300
275.00 
 
375 SB  Mi MH23.1
1926, Coat of Arms, 2m unexploded booklet, containing pane of eight and pane of six plus two labels separated by interleaf, black lettering on gray blue cover, insignificant front cover fold due to booklet opening, mostly VF, C.v. €1,100
140.00 
 
376 SB  Mi MH24.1B
1927, President Hindenburg, 1.50m unexploded booklet, containing pane of seven stamps and one label with imperforated margin, black lettering on yellow cover, fresh and VF, C.v. €320
70.00 
 
377 SB  Mi MH26.2
1932, President Hindenburg, 2m unexploded booklet, containing three panes separated by interleafs, each pane with imperforated margin, black text on orange cover, nice quality, VF, C.v. €1,000
190.00 
 
378 SB  Mi MH27.1-3
1928, Coat of Arms, complete set of three 1.50m unexploded booklets, each one containing pane of seven stamps with different labels - "X", "Verwende", "Benutze...", second pane has spot of scratched gum on bottom right stamp, otherwise nice and very fresh, VF, C.v. €3,500
475.00 
 
379 SB  Mi MH33
1933, President Hindenburg, 2m unexploded booklet, containing three panes of eight separated by interleaves, black lettering on orange cover, numbered "1" at the bottom right, fresh and VF, C.v. €900
170.00