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Lots 482 - 497,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
482 **   55
1919, Rising Sun, 10k gray blue, complete tete-beche sheet of 200 (100+100) with vertical gutter in the middle, minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
483 **   76 var
1920, Sun Design, 5k, two tete-beche blocks of four with horizontal inscribed gutter in the middle, first one in red, the other one in dark carmine, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
484 **   78, 80-81
1920-21, Sun Design, 20k and 75k, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the side; in addition vertical bottom sheet margin vertical pair of 50k, imperforated at the foot, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
485 **   101-12, 108 var
1921-22, Stars and Coat of Arms, 50k-100r, complete set of 13, printed on watermarked LIGAT paper, including stamp of 10r with perforation 10x11 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $200++
95.00 
 
486  113/25
1923-25, Stars, 1s-50s, 41 imperforated proofs, including 20 horizontal or vertical pairs and a single of 25s, watermark LIGAT, no gum as produced, NH, VF and a colorful group of Archival proofs
375.00 
 
487 **   B66-71, imp

Semi - Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1 (2)s-15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete set of six, full OG, NH (imperforated 10 (20)s has slight trace of hinge on margin only), VF, C.v. $285
90.00 
 
488 **   C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on the third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, three with sheet margins, full OG (three low values with creamy gum), NH, VF, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $800
250.00 
 
489  C9-13
1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, each one with Talsi cancellation, VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,290
375.00 
 
490 **   CB1-2, a

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 10(20)s and 15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete sets of two, in addition perforated stamp of 10 (20)s with reversed vertical watermark, full OG, NH, VF
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70.00 
 
491 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, two perforated and imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $300++
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90.00 
 
492    CB9a-13a
1933, Aviation Pioneers, 5s(25s) - 25s(1.25L), imperforated complete set of five, used on registered cover from Riga to Asari in 1938, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00 
 
493 **   CB18a-20a
1933, Wounded Aviators Fund, 3(53)s-35(135)s, two imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $250++
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95.00 
 
494 SB   Hofmann #MH1

Stamp Booklet

1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls2.02 booklet, containing two blocks of four and four horizontal pairs separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, VF
95.00 
 
495 */U   

Neat Mainly Used Collection

1918-41, 515 stamps and two souvenir sheets, including nice range of Sun design issues, Riga Liberation on thin paper, beautiful semi- postal, air post and air post semi-postal stamps, representing Rainis Fund perforated and imperforated sets, various Bleriot XI issues and many more (imperforated block of six is a forgery), nice quality overall, F/VF, Mi C.v. €3,400++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
375.00 
 
496    

Nice Postal History Selection

1926-41, 28 covers, cards and money orders, including four items bearing various complete sets, such as Home Guards, Latvian Aviators, Wounded Aviators and etc., seven items were mailed during Soviet Occupation of 1940 and one during German Occupation of 1941, nice and clean unit, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
300.00 
 
497  2N1/57

West Army and Other issues under Russian Occupation

1919-40, black overprints or surcharges of Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design, Riga Liberation and Russian Imperial stamps, as well as Soviet issue of 1940,the total of 50 mint stamps, missing only 10k of the second set, nice quality, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $1,200
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300.00