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Lots 495 - 501,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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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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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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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498  C1-4

Air Post stamps

1938, Airplanes and Birds, Waterloo & Sons Specimens of 2c in orange and 3c in blue black, in addition 1c, 3c and 4c with black handstamped overprint "Specimen", full OG, mainly LH, VF
499 **/*   C20/25, var
1941, First Flight "Liberia - U.S.", black surcharges 50c on 4c, 5c x2 (one with surcharge shifted to the right) and 30c, overprint on 50c, set of five values, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF, each one expertized by F. Kessler and others, C.v. $420++
500    C21/25
1942, set of four covers in commemoration of the First Flight "Liberia - U.S.", each one bearing surcharge of 50c on 5c, 10c, 30c or overprint on 50c, all with commemorative cancel, three with "Aviation History"pre-print, VF, nice group for a specialist, Postal Department Notice about these stamps is included
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501 **/*   C30, var
1942, two stamps of 4c in yellow or orange with Bars overprint over black surcharge "First Flight. Liberia - U.S. 1941" 50c, first one has double bars overprint, which is very scarce, priced in Sanabria of 1966 for $150, the other one with bars shifted below of "1941", full OG, NH or VLH (double overprint), VF, both with Sanabria and F. Kessler guarantees