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Lots 513 - 557,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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
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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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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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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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
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
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
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++
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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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++
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
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
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
526 **   318-20
1956, Europa issue, "Rebuilding of Europe", 2f-4f, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $160
1991, Endangered Species, 1000r multicolored, reconstructed (top and bottom parts joined together) composite proof sheetlet of six printed on thick glazed paper, control angles at corners, each stamp with black overprint "Prueba" (Proof) on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, reportedly only 45 sets were sold, the only uncut sheet retained in the Mexican Postal Museum

Postal Stationery items

1950-52, Guerrero, air post stationery envelope 35c dark violet, stamp is printed twice (one is misplaced), unused, VF and scarce
529  64
1932, Lathe Operator, perforated trial color proof in carmine affixed over gray card and overprinted "Проект. 5 марта 1932 г.", card size 75x75mm, fresh and VF
530 */U   1/83

Valuable Collection on Pages

1924-45, Scepter of Indra, Soyombo fiscal stamps with black, violet and red boxed overprint "Postage" (some expertized), Soyombo postage stamps with later surcharges, definitive set of1932 and Marshal Choibalsan, the total is 70 mostly mint (10 - used) stamps, full OG or used, F/VF, huge C.v.
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531 **   90-101
1957, Crown of Nepal, 2p-2r, complete set of 12 in vertical or horizontal pairs, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $220
532 **   102 var
1958, Lumbini Temple, 6p yellow, left sheet margin block of four, watermark "Lovely Bond. Made in Sweden", no gum as produced, NH, VF
533 **   104-17
1959-60, Admission Nepal to the UPU, Animals, Birds, Historical Places, 1p-5r, complete set of 14, 1p-2r are in sheet or corner margin blocks of four, the high value is a corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $301++
534 **   90/556

Collection on Stockpages

1957-94, 550 stamps, some in blocks of three or four, and four souvenir sheets, nice early items, several topical issues, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $845
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535 **   B86-89

Semi - Postal issues

1936, Great Personalities, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
536    C4

Zeppelin Flight

August 29-31, 1931, 1st South America Flight cover from Amsterdam to Cape Verde, addressed to Hof, franked by eight values, Friedrichshafen connection, green confirmation cachet, "31.AGU.31"Praia dropped ds on reverse, Hof arrival marking, VF, Sieger #124A
537 */U   1-14
1920, Coat Arms and Pictorial issues, the total is 15 stamps, including mint and used 10m values, all mounted on page from a Collection, full OG, LH, mostly VF, all guaranteed genuine, C.v. $665
538 (*)   2
1857, King Oscar I, 2s yellow, intact perforation and fresh color, unused, no gum, VF appearance, C.v. $800 as hinged

Postal History Group with "Groszy" overprints

1950-51, 21 covers one postcard and one large piece, representing various handstamped overprints in black, violet or red, including Warsaw (5), Krakow (3), Bialaszewo, Bydgoszcz,Czudec (2 and piece), Krasnik Lubelski, Kruszewo, Leszno (2), Radomysl, Rajgrod (2), Trzebiatow, Wisniovo Elskie and etc., some conveyance flaws possible, collectible quality unit, F/VF
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540    15

Russian stamps used in the Kingdom of Poland

1866, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, tied by "241" inside concentric circles on entire letter from Wloclawek to Bartenstein(then East Prussia, now - Bartoszyce, Poland), red Wloclawek date stamp is alongside, postmarked on arrival, F/VF
541   Mi U16c
1874, Imperial stationery envelope 10k brown, sent from Wloplawsk (then - Warsaw Gub, now - Poplavy, Belarus) to Berlin, delivered by TPO No.27-28 (Warsaw- Aleksandrovo), mostly VF
542 */U   Fischer #1/9, var

Collection of Warsaw City Post issues

1915-16, 88 mint and used stamps, representing perforated and imperforated 5gr and 10gr issue with a lot of color varieties, unframed and framed handstamps, in addition double (one inverted) surcharge 2gr on 10gr, cancelled on a piece, fresh condition overall (one stamp of No.4 has a small thin), full/part of OG or used, F/VF, some material is properly expertized
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543  176b


1914, King Carlos, red Provisional overprint "Republica" over black surcharge 115r on 100r brown on buff paper, perforation 13 1/2, full OG, VLH (appears NH), F/VF and very scarce stamp of the country, C.v. $900
544 **   314a
1948, Tercentenary issue, 5c-20a, souvenir sheet of ten, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
545 **   51-62 var


1911, Camels, Zebra, Giraffe and "San Gabriel", 2 1/2r-500r, complete set of 12 without surcharges, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare never hinged
546 **   85, 88 var
1921, Flagship "San Gabriel", two inverted red or black surcharges over red "Republica" overprint 1 1/2c on 300r and 3c on 400r, full OG, NH, VF
547 **   106-25
1923, Vasco Da Gama, Animals, Flagship "San Gabriel", Dhow, complete set of 20, full OG, NH, mostly VF and difficult set in never hinged condition
548  120, a
1893-98, King Carol I, 5b blue, horizontal pair, right stamp has error denomination of 25b, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #102/105F, €300, Scott C.v. $185
549  292, 301
1926, 60th Birthday of King Ferdinand, seven different imperforated trial color proofs, including four for 25b and three for 10L, printed on watermarked paper or thin cards, no gum as produced, NH, VF
550 **/*   369-79 imp
1930, King Karol II, 25b-20L, imperforated complete set of 11 in horizontal pairs, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp of each pair and both stamps of 16L), VF, Mi #375U-85U, €700, Scott C.v. $500 as hinged singles
551    SC #SK1

Postal Stationery items

1848, stationery envelope 10k+1k black, sent to Kamenetz (Podolia Gub.) in 1850, pen cross cancellation, light Kamenets arrival marking, mostly VF
552    SC #SK5
1866, stationery envelope 20+1k blue (the second issue of 1848 on grayish thickened paper), sent from Kerch to St. Petersburg, uprated by 10k brown and blue with perforation 12 1/2, arrival ds, small flap tear, still F/VF and rare, Venets #II.5, rank "R"
553    SC #SK8
1859, stationery envelope 10+1k black (the 4th issue of 1855), sent from St. Petersburg to Borga (then Russian Finland), red date stamp on front and boxed arrival marking, mostly VF
554    SC #SK21/27
1868-72, eight (seven different) stationery envelopes of 20k and 30k with indicia at the top left, including four unissued items, as well as 10k, 20k and 30k with indicia on the top right, various sizes, fresh quality, VF, Mi #U14/18, var
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555  SC #ES4
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper of 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Почтовая бандероль", excellent condition, VF and scarce, ex- Breitfuss, Faberge, Mi #S1
556    SC #ES6
1896, essay for Imperial reply letter card 10k+10k blue, contains two attached letter cards, size of each 174x106mm, appropriately folded, perfect condition, VF and scarce, one copy of such essay was presented to each participant of the UPU Conference of 1906 in Rome
1900, Empress Marie Feodorovna complete stationery advertising letter sheet, series 43, sent from Moscow to Germany, bearing over 30 various advertising messages inside, postmarked on arrival, slight fold, still VF
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