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Lots 439 - 453,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
439 ** P  165a/75

Flying Mercury Imperforates

1901, six items properly identified by Karamitsos Cat., including three different blocks of 1L, blocks of 10L and 1D (engraved), a single of 5L with double printing of green and black colors, fresh and nice, full OG, NH or no gum as produced, VF
440  346-51
1930, Independence issue, Great Personalities, 1d-15d, imperforated proofs in issued colors, set of six in blocks of four, printed on wove thickened paper, a few stamps with pin-point inclusions, fresh condition overall, no gum as issued, VF
441 **   427-36, C38-47
1940, 4th Anniversary of the founding Greek Youth Organization, 3d-10d, 2d-100d, complete set of 20, postage and air post, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,000
442    C2-3

Air Post stamps and covers

1929-33, two Pioneer Flight Covers on lines "Patrai - Brindisi" and "Athens - Brindisi", both addressed to USA, franked by three stamps, including stamps of the first Air Post set, all appropriate transits and arrival ds, VF
443  J49-55, J60-62

Postage Due stamps

1902, Numerals, lot of ten imperforated proofs in black, 1l-5d, printed on wove paper, all with left sheet margins, no gum as produced, VF
444 **   64a
1891, President Luis Bogran, 10p green and black, central vignette is inverted, block of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as hinged singles
445  67
1892, Christopher Columbus, ABN's imperforated proof of 5c in dark blue, horizontal pair, no gum as produced, VF
446   Mi U3, K4 var

Postal Stationery items

1871-86, stationery envelope 10k blue with inverted indicia at the bottom left corner variety, in addition letter-card 5k red with missing perforation at the bottom, both are unused, mostly VF
447   Mi P14 var
1882, stationery postcard 2k brown, pre-printed stamp has "turned-in angle" variety, fresh, unused, VF and very rare, only four cards with such error known
448 **   CB1D-2

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1948, Chain Bridge, 2fo+18fo brown carmine and 3fo+18fo deep blue, set of two souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240
449 **   

Early Issues Tabbed Collection

1948-55, 107 mint never hinged stamps and one souvenir sheet, practically all in complete issues (missing just one cheap stamp), including all better items, such as New Year of 1948,Jerusalem, Tabul souvenir sheet, UPU, Negev, Menorah and others, nice quality overall, full OG, NH (Negev stamp has slight gum disturbance), mostly VF, Bale C.v. is about $2,250
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450 **   201-10, var
1928, 400th Anniversary of the birth of Emmanuele Filiberto and 10th Anniversary of the Victory of 1918, complete set of 13, three "key" values with E. Diena certificate, in addition stamp of 1.25L with perforation L133/4 (certified by Raybaudi), five values with sheet margins, excellent quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #226-38, 235/I, €4,000
451 **   290-305, C40-41, E16-17
1933, 10th Anniversary of the Fascist Regime, 5c-5+2.50L, 50c-75c, 1.25L-2.50L, complete set of 20, postage, air post and special delivery, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Sassone #S66, €612.50
452 **   324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 20c-5+2.50L, 50c-10+5L, complete set of nine, postage and air post, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S73, €800
453  324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 20c-5+2.50L, 50c-10+5L, complete set of nine, postage and air post, full OG, LH, VF, Sassone #S73, €320