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Lots 336 - 356,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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