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Lots 444 - 507,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
444  1
1840, Queen Victoria, 1p black, plate 6, red Maltese Cross cancellation, nice margins all around, fresh, VF, SG #2, 375
sold
445  2
1840, Queen Victoria, 2p blue, plate 1, black Maltese Cross cancel, balanced four-side margins, nice stamp in every respect, VF, SG #5, 900
sold
446  5
1847, Queen Victoria, Embossed issue, 1s pale green, two vertical silk threads, beautiful enlarged margins, "320" cancellation, VF, SG #54, 1,000
sold
447 **   16
1855, Queen Victoria, 1p red brown, Die II, blued paper with watermark Large Crown, full OG, apparently NH and fine single, SG #29, 240 as hinged
sold
448 (*)   22
1855, Queen Victoria, 4p carmine, printed on highly glazed deeply blued paper, watermark Small Garter, centered to the bottom right, unused, no gum, fine and very scarce stamp in mint condition, SG #62, 8,500
sold
449 **   30
1869, Queen Victoria, 2p deep blue, plate 15, thin white lines above and below head, watermark Large Crown, full original slightly cracked gum, NH(!), F/VF, SG #47, 525 as hinged
230.00
450  33

Collection of 1penni Plate Numbers

1858-79, Queen Victoria, 1p rose red, 152 mainly used stamps (two mint - plate 73 and 216), representing all common plates of the issue, including 219, 222, 223, 224 and 225, neatly arranged on five pages from a Collection, properly identified, all are in collectible condition, mostly F/VF, SG #43/44, 2,160
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
451  34
1863, Queen Victoria, 4p pale red, small letters at corners, watermark Large Garter, fresh condition, redistributed original gum, fine and scarce single, SG #80, 2,000
345.00
452  37
1862, Queen Victoria, 3p pale rose, watermark Emblems, nice centering, redistributed original gum, VF appearance, SG #77, 2,700
460.00
453  39
1862, Queen Victoria, 6p lilac, small letters at corners, watermark Emblems, fresh condition, redistributed original gum, fine and scarce stamp, SG #84, 2,250
400.00
454  43 var
1870, Queen Victoria, 4p vermilion, plate 12, large letters at corners, inverted watermark Large Garter, centered to the bottom left, full OG, LH and fine, SG #94Wi, 575
170.00
455 **   49
1873, Queen Victoria, 3p rose, plate 10, large white letters at corners, watermark Spay of Rose, beautiful winged single, excellent centering, full OG, NH, VF, SG #103, 875++
sold
456  52
1867, Queen Victoria, 9p bistre, plate 4, large white letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #110, 2,500
690.00
457  54
1871, Queen Victoria, 1s green, plate 5, large white letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, full OG, LH and fine single, SG #117, 800
sold
458  57, 74-75
1874-78, Queen Victoria, 5s pale rose (plate 2), 10s greenish gray (plate 1) and 1 brown lilac (plate), printed on watermarked Maltese Cross paper, postal cancellations, no thins or repairs, fresh quality overall, VF(10s) or fine (5s and 1), SG #127/29, 9,200
sold
459  61
1875, Queen Victoria, 3p rose, plate 16, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #144, 450
160.00
460  62
1874, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, winged at left single, full OG, LH, VF, SG #147, 500
230.00
461 **   64
1876, Queen Victoria, 1s green, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH and fine single, SG #150, 650++
230.00
462  66
1875, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p claret, plate 1, printed on white paper, watermark Small Anchor, large part of OG, previously hinged, fine, SG #139, 650
sold
463  67
1879, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p claret, plate 14, watermark Orb, nice quality, full OG, LH, F/VF, SG #141, 525
170.00
464  68
1880, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p ultramarine, plate 17, watermark Orb, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, VF, SG #142, 575
sold
465  70
1877, Queen Victoria, 4p pale olive green, plate 15, watermark Large Garter, nicely centered, full OG, LH at the bottom left corner, VF, SG #153, 1,600
sold
466  73
1876, Queen Victoria, 8p orange, plate 1, watermark Large Garter, fresh condition, full OG, very light trace of hinge, fine example of this scarce stamp, SG #156, 1,850
460.00
467 **   78-80
1880, Queen Victoria, 1/2p pale green, 1p venetian red and 1 1/2p venetian red, set of three, watermark Imperial Crown, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #165-67, 340++
170.00
468 **   81
1880, Queen Victoria, 2p lilac rose, watermark Imperial Crown, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #168a, 360++
sold
469 **   82
1881, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p ultramarine, plate 23, watermark Imperial Crown, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, SG #157, 450++
sold
470  83
1881, Queen Victoria, 3p rose, plate 21, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, mostly VF, SG #158, 500
170.00
471  84
1880, Queen Victoria, 4p gray brown, plate 17, watermark Imperial Crown, nicely centered example, full OG, LH, VF, SG #160, 475
170.00
472  85
1881, Queen Victoria, 5p indigo, watermark Imperial Crown, nicely centered single, large part of OG, VF, SG #169, 725
230.00
473  86
1881, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, VF, RPS certificate, SG #161, 400
160.00
474  87
1881, Queen Victoria, 1s orange brown, plate 13, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, VF, SG #163, 875
sold
475  93
1882, Queen Victoria, 5 orange, plate 1, watermark Two Anchors, fresh condition, no creases or hidden defects, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SG #137, 14,500
sold
476  94-95
1883, Queen Victoria, red surcharges 3p on 3p lilac and 6p on 6p lilac, watermark Imperial Crown, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #159, 162, 1,325
sold
477  96
1883, Queen Victoria, 2s6p lilac, watermark Anchor, nice quality single, full OG, trace of hinge mark, F/VF, SG #178, 600
sold
478 **/*   98-107
1883-84, Queen Victoria, 1/2p-1s, complete set of ten, watermark Imperial Crown, inverted (Crown to the left) on 9p value, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH/previously hinged (1 1/2p, 3p, 9p and 1s), mostly VF and scarce assembly, SG #187/96, 5,570 as hinged
sold
479 **   108
1884, Queen Victoria, 5s carmine rose, watermark Anchor, bottom left corner margin single, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, SG #180, 1,100++
sold
480 **   109
1884, Queen Victoria, 10s pale ultramarine, watermark Anchor, bottom sheet margin single, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #183a, 2,500 as hinged
sold
481 **/*   111-22, 125-26, var
1887-92, Queen Victoria, Jubilee issue, 1/2p-1s, complete set of 22, including color shades of 3p, 4p, 4 1/2p, 6p, 9p, 10p and two-colored 1s, both dies of 5p, full/large part of OG, approximately a half is NH, others LH or hinged, mostly VF, SG #197/211, 213/14, over 2,600 as hinged
690.00
482  123
1888, Queen Victoria, 1 brown lilac, watermark Three Orbs, two postal cancellations, flawless single, F/VF centering, SG #186, 4,250
sold
483  124
1891, Queen Victoria, 1 green, watermark Three Imperial Crowns, nicely centered single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #212, 4,000
sold
484 **/*   127-38, 127a, 143-45
1902-11, King Edward VII, 1/2p-1s, two complete sets of 12 and 3, watermark Imperial Crown, nice condition, full OG, NH or LH (9p and 10p), mostly VF, C.v. $1,005, SG #215/57
sold
485  139-41
1902, King Edward VII, 2s6p lilac, 5s bright carmine, 10s ultramarine, complete set of three high values, watermark Anchor, nicely centered, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #260, 263, 265, 1,730
575.00
486  142
1902, King Edward VII, 1 dull blue green, watermark Three Imperial Crowns, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #266, 2,000
sold
487  176
1913, King George V and Sea Horses, 1 green, excellent centering and very fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #403, 3,500
sold
488  176
1913, King George V and Sea Horses, 1 green, black handstamped overprint Specimen, nice centering, unused, no gum, SG Concise #403s, 3,000
N/A
489 **/*   179-81
1918-19, King George V and Sea Horses, Bradbury, Wilkinson printing, 2s6p pale brown, 5s rose red and 10s dull gray blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH (2s6p) or previously hinged, VF, SG #415a/17, 975 as hinged
345.00
490 **   222-24
1934, King George V and Sea Horses, re-engraved issue, 2s6p chocolate brown, 5s bright carmine and 10s indigo, complete set of three, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG Concise #450-52, 1,000
sold
491 **/*   151/233, J1-25

Collection of King George V Period

1911-37, 92 mint stamps all are in complete issues, neatly housed on DAVO hingeless pages, representing ten postage and three sets of dues, the UPU 1 black is included in MNH condition, very fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF, SG Concise C.v. is 3,100
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
492 **   234-91, J26-38

Complete Collection of King George VI Period

1937-52, 81 mint never hinged stamps (J27 is LH), postage, dues and War Occupation issues, 18 complete sets, arranged on DAVO hingeless pages, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #461/514,D27/39, C.v. is about 1,100
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
493 **   

Complete Collection of Queen Elizabeth II Non-Decimal issues

1952 -70, over 500 mostly mint never hinged stamps in complete issues, including first Castles (Waterlow printing, the only VLH unit) and other definitive and commemorative sets, phosphor bands varieties, complete postage dues for the period and most of regional issues, all neatly arranged on DAVO hingeless pages, full OG, VF, C.v. is well over 2,000
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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, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
575.00
494 (*)   O8

Official stamps
Inland Revenue

1890, Queen Victoria, black overprint "I. R. OFFICIAL" on 5s rose, watermark Anchor, nicely centered stamp, fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare stamp in collectible quality, several expert's hs on reverse, SG #O9, 12,000 as hinged
sold
495  O15
1892, Queen Victoria, black overprint "I. R. OFFICIAL" on 1 green, watermark three Imperial Crowns, Glasgow date stamp, fine single, SG #O16, 2,500
sold
496  O21
1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "I. R. OFFICIAL" on 2 1/2p ultramarine, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #O22, 1,000
290.00
497  O35

Government Parcels

1888, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 9p blue and lilac, black handstamped "Specimen" overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG Concise #O67s, 300++
115.00
498  O36
1890, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s dull green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, BPA certificate, SG #O68, 700
230.00
499  O38
1900, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s carmine rose and green, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #O72, 650
220.00
500  O42
1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 9p ultra and violet, large part of OG, VF, SG #O77, 650
230.00
501 **   O43
1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s carmine rose and green, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O78, 1,350
575.00
502  O44

Office of Works

1896, Queen Victoria, black overprint "O. W. OFFICIAL" on 1/2p vermilion, part of OG, VF, SG #O31, 350
115.00
503 **   O46
1902, Queen Victoria, black overprint "O. W. OFFICIAL" on 1/2p blue green, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O32, 475++
sold
504 **   O61

Army

1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "ARMY OFFICIAL" on 6p dull violet, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O50, 175++
sold
505 **   O63

Royal Household

1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "R. H. OFFICIAL" on 1/2p bluish green, post office fresh, full OG, NH and fine single, SG #O91, 375++
sold
506  O74

Admiralty

1903, King Edward VII, black overprint "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL" on 1 1/2p violet and green, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, BPA certificate, SG #O103, 325
sold
507  O80
1903, King Edward VII, black overprint "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL" with short central bars of "M" on 1 1/2p violet and green, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SG #O109, 1,200
sold