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Lots 479 - 492,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
479  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
480  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k, 25k and 35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
481 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
482 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $560++

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), representing ten different sets, showing various swastika watermark positions - upright, sideways, reversed and sideways reversed, as well as seven stamps with "LIGAT" watermark, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG, mostly VF
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484 Mi I B, II A

Eleja (Elley)

1919, red lilac overprint "Pastmarka" on Latvian revenue stamps of 15k orange and 30k green, complete set of two used on individual pieces, manuscript date stamp, usual narrow margins, fine, each one with expert's hs on reverse
485 **/*   2N12-22

West Army (General Bermondt-Avalov)

1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, most stamps with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $243
486 **/*   2N23-36, 2N27a
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations on 11 perforated and 3 imperforated stamps, complete set of 14 and inverted surcharge 70k on 15k, full OG, NH (4) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $540
487  2N23/36
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations, group of 37 values, including seven blocks of four, all cancelled by Jelgava date stamp, fresh and VF, C.v. $573++
488  101-13
1906, President Barclay, Animals, Birds, Flag, Mercury, the Perkins Bacon Co. imperforated plate proofs, complete set of 13, and in addition proof of 2c in slightly different colors, each item is in block of nine, mounted and framed on presentation cards, size 145x145mm, each one is numbered at the bottom, insignificant mostly reversal toning, still fresh and generally VF, one of a few complete sets of multiples possible
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489 **/*   C18/26

Air Post stamps

1941, First Flight Liberia - USA, black surcharges 50c on 4c, 5c, 10c and 30c (last one is NH), overprints on 50c (NH) and 1r (LH), full OG, VF, each one with Sanabria or J. Stolow guarantee hs, C.v. $470 as hinged
490  O23 var

Official stamps

1894, Hippopotamus, red overprint in capital letters "O S" on $1 ultra and black, this overprint in green or black had been used for $2 and $5 of the set respectively, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by L. Miro
491 **   115
1934, VADUZ Agriculture Exposition, 5fr brown, souvenir sheet, appropriate size and completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,250
492 **/* P  38/57 var

Proofs and Errors of the Berlin Issues

1919, Coat of Arms, 3auk in pair and a single of 5auk, imperforated proofs of the 2nd issue; 50sk in vertical strip of four, imperforated horizontally, 75sk perforated pair and imperforated strip of four with inverted and shifted center, all from the 4th issue, full OG (proofs no gum as produced), mainly NH, F/VF