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Lots 506 - 525,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
506  2
1918, First Vilnius issue, 15sk black, block of four with natural straight edges at the top and on the left, positions 1-2/6-7, neat Kaunas "29.1.19" cancellation, fresh and VF, C.v. $400++
325.00 
 
507  3-8
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10sk-50sk, complete set of six, each cancelled on individual piece by Grodno Post Office marking, penciled stamp position numbers are shown, VF, C.v. $186++
110.00 
 
508 */U   10, a, 22/26
1919, First and Third Kaunas issues, 5sk in block of 15sk (second setting) and two horizontal se-tenant pairs of 30sk-20sk and 60sk-50sk, last ones with Kaunas date stamps, mostly VF
95.00 
 
509  30a-33a
1919, First Berlin issue, 10sk-30sk, complete set of three printed on paper with vertical network watermark, full OG, LH, F/VF and scarce, especially in complete set
50.00 
 
510  40-49
1919, Third Berlin issue, imperforated plate proofs of 10sk-5auk, printed on yellowish paper, complete set of 11, including 50sk in green and in blue, no gum as produced, VF
150.00 
 
511 **/* P  46/60
1919, Third and Fourth Berlin issues, group of 14 items, the total is 30 mostly mint stamps (two - used), representing five proofs, perforation errors and doubled- inverted-shifted Coat of Arms, nice quality, full OG or no gum as produced, VF
140.00 
 
512  104-05 var
1921, Prince Kestutis, two error of colors, 80sk in orange and light blue, 1auk in brown and dark blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF
65.00 
 
513 **   119a
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk instead of 6auk in blue and greenish blue, block of four, lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged singles
240.00 
 
514 **   119a var
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk blue and greenish blue, "De dure" instead of "De Jure" at the bottom (position 38), full OG, NH, VF
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95.00 
 
515  120/60, C21-31
1922, New Currency black, green or red surcharges on definitive issues of 1919-21, postage and air post, set of 48 (less No.126), neatly arranged on two pages from a Collection, full OG, mainly LH, VF, three "key" values expertized by H. Kohler, C.v. $532
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160.00 
 
516 **/*   142 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 3c on 15sk violet, horizontal strip of four with dramatically misplaced surcharge, resulting in left stamp without the surcharge, others with surcharge placed diagonally, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, rare and unrecorded error, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
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200.00 
 
517 **/*   152-53 var
1922, New Currency double black surcharge 10c on 2auk, vertical pair; in addition black surcharge 15c on 4auk, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF centering
95.00 
 
518 **   176 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1c rose, green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, reportedly only one sheet of 66 stamps was printed
275.00 
 
519 **   185 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1L blue green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, creamy full OG, NH, VF and scarce
240.00 
 
520  304
1937, Coat of Arms, imperforated proof of 50c in brown, two horizontal pairs, printed on paper with gray blue network or on white paper without network, the last one with reversed watermark Multiple Letters variety, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. €300++
140.00 
 
521  B19a

Semi - Postal issues

1926, Second Orphans Benefit issue, double gold (one inverted) surcharge "2+2c" over violet surcharge "+5c" on 5c green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
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70.00 
 
522 **   B47-50
1938, Scout Jamboree overprints on National Olympiad issue, 5+5c-60+15c, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
70.00 
 
523 **/*   C30a, var

Air Post stamps

1922, New Currency inverted black surcharge 50c on Airplane 10auk black and gray blue, two stamps, one of those with offset of inverted surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
70.00 
 
524 **   CB3 var

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1924, Red Cross violet surcharge "+60c" on Carrier Pigeons 60c rose, printed on paper with omitted watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, tiny expert's hs on reverse, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
275.00 
 
525  L1-8, 2N9-16

South Lithuania
Gardinas (Grodno)

1919, black surcharge 50sk on Imperial perforated stamps of 3k-70k, complete set of eight, six of which with sheet margins, in addition Soviet occupation overprinted issue, all with full OG, VLH or LH, VF, Grodno issue with P. Kosack guarantees on reverse, C.v. $485
150.00