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Lots 517 - 595,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
517 **   U74-78
1945, Szechenyi issue, black surcharge "40"/10f - "2.00"/40f, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat, C.v. CZK67,100
550.00 
 
518 **   U79-82
1945, Churches issue, black surcharges "60"/30f - "2.00"/70f, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat, C.v. CZK54,600
350.00 
 
519 **   U83/91
1945, War Relief Fund issue, "20"/1+1f - "1.40"/70+8f, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by G. von Steiden or J. Bulat, C.v. CZK60,900
475.00 
 
520 **   U92-96, var
1945, Lajos Kossuth, black or red surcharges "40"/4f - "2.00"/50f, complete set of five, stamp with red surcharge has albino impression of denomination (double surcharge) at the top, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. CZK40,900++
400.00 
 
521 **/*   U104/15
1945, black surcharges on Postage Due stamps, "10"/2f - "1.00"/40f, set of ten, less #U110 for completion, full OG, NH, except stamp "40"/20f, which is VLH, VF, each one expertized by J. Blat or Dr. Sevke, C.v. CZK137,000=US $6,100
700.00 
 
522 **   U106a
1945, black surcharge "20" on Postage Due 8f brownish carmine, watermark IX, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, only 12 stamps were surcharged, expertized by N. Hrabar and Dr. Sevke, von Steiden certificate, C.v. CZK98,000
375.00 
 
523 **   U108a
1945, surcharge "30" (spaced "3" and "0" variety) on Postage Due stamp of 12f brownish carmine, watermark IX, full OG, NH, VF and possibly unique stamp of 12 printed altogether, expertized by N. Hrabar and Dr. Sevke, von Steiden certificate, C.v. CZK98,000++
475.00 
 
524 **   U112a
1945, black surcharge "60" on Postage Due 6f brownish carmine, watermark IX, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 6 stamps were printed on paper with this watermark, expertized by J. Bulat, von Steiden certificate, C.v. CZK148,000=US$6,600
700.00 
 
525 **   U115a
1945, black surcharge "1.00" on Postage Due 40fi brownish carmine, watermark IX, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only 12 stamps were issued on paper with this watermark, expertized by G. von Steiden, C.v. CZK98,000
375.00 
 
526 **   CU1-11
1945, black surcharges "60"/1f - "2.00"/70f over Khust overprints "C S P. 1944", set of 11 values, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by G. von Steiden, C.v. CZK92,800
475.00 
 
527 **/*   

Balance of a Consignment

1945, 27 mint stamps, representing Khust, First and Second Uzhgorod and surcharges over Khust issues, minor flaws possible, nice quality overall, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF, each stamp properly expertized, C.v. CZK47,000 (website photo)
550.00 
 
528 **   4B-9B

Second Soviet Issue

1945, Soviet Star, "10"-"200", imperforated complete set in horizontal pairs, stamps of "10" and "40" in gutter pairs, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
529  4
1945, Soviet Star, imperforated proof of "10" in yellow (issued color), horizontal pair printed on reverse of old poster, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by G. von Steiden
70.00 
 
530 **   NV9
1945, Soviet Star, "200" blue and red, changed color, top sheet margin block of four with misplaced perforation and denomination shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
531 **   10N-11N

Third Soviet Issue

1945, Soviet Star dated "1945", "10" yellow and "20" gray, two imperforated blocks of four, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. CZK17,000
180.00 
 
532 **   10N-11N
1945, Soviet Star dated "1945", "10" and "20", two horizontal imperforated pairs with gutter in the middle, control No. 2A on each pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, CZK36,000
275.00 
 
533    

Military Correspondence

1944, free-frank military PPC from Soviet Field Post located in Uzhgorod to Kirovobad (now Ganja - Azerbaijan), violet censorship marking No.11299, arrival ds, name of the town written in Russian erased from the picture side of the card, otherwise VF and scarce
95.00 
 
534  13-22
1920, Coat of Arms, dark blue surcharges 2m/15sk - 10m/5sk, complete set of ten, the second printing, full/large part of OG, mostly VF, two high values with individual Dr. Klein certificates, others with his expert's hs
550.00 
 
535  26
1920, Pictorial issue, imperforated proof of 4m in olive gray, vertical tete-beche pair (bottom to bottom), no gum as produced, VF and scarce positional piece
90.00 
 
536 **/U   35/42 var
1921, Warsaw issue, 1m-20m, lot of 12 perforated or imperforated stamps, including used block of four, each stamp with color shift or double, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
70.00 
 
537  B13-14

Semi - Postal issues

1921, Red Cross issue, trial red surcharges on definitive stamps, which had never been issued with surcharges, set of four, including two with inverted surcharge and one with double (one inverted)surcharge, full OG (one stamp has paper adhesion on gum), VF and rare group
140.00 
 
538 **   J5

Postage Due stamps

1920-21, St. Stanislas Cathedral, 32 imperforated proofs (eight blocks of four) of 5m in different colors, printed on white, grayish or yellow paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce group
140.00 
 
539 **   J6 var
1921, St. Anne's Church, 20m red, three imperforated blocks of four, double, triple and printing on both sides, one block has tiny soiling spot and minor scissors' separation, fresh otherwise, no gum as produced, NH, VF
95.00 
 
540  J6
1921, St. Anne's Church in Vilnius, imperforated proof of 20m in red, differs from issued stamp by small "mk" and "doubled" text at the bottom, complete sheet of 100, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheet, Fischer #6P3, PLN15,000=US$4,000
700.00 
 
541 **/*   

Collection

1920-22, 531 mint stamps, including large blocks or complete sheets of No.23-24 and 41, starting with surcharges on Arms (no high values), representing 44 proofs or printing errors, in addition forgeries of the first definitive and due issues in 18 complete sheets of 100, nice condition overall, full OG or no gum as produced, vast majority is NH, VF (website photo)
240.00 
 
542 **   19-23

Fukien Province

1949, two characters overprint in black or red over Fukien definitive surcharges 1c/$500-10c/ $1,000,000 on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps, complete set of five, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $477.50
140.00 
 
543 **   1-2, C1, E1, E1-2

Shensi (Shaanxi) Province

1949, surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps, postage, air post, special delivery and registration values, the total is six stamps, representing complete Province issues, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $325
95.00 
 
544 **   30
1950, Harvesters with Ox, black surcharge $20,000 on $10,000 red, slight top left corner imperfection, still no gum as issued, NH, VF appearance, C.v. $850
140.00 
 
545 **   35-48
1950, Dr. Sun Yat-sen of Northeastern Provinces issue, surcharged in red, black or blue, $50/20c-$400/$300, complete set of 14, no gum as issued, NH, F/VF centering, C.v. $461
140.00 
 
546    171-74
1952, 2nd Anniversary of the Chinese Volunteers Participation in the Korean War and Containment of American Aggression, complete set of four used on addressed FDC to Shanghai, water-color drawing Flags of China and North Korea, hand-written text in Russian, all appropriate markings, VF and probably unique
300.00 
 
547 **   245a-48a
1955, Chinese Scientists, 8f in various colors, complete set of four souvenir sheets, post office fresh quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $240
70.00 
 
548 **   542-59
1960-61, Chrysanthemums, 4f-52f, complete set of 18, two stamps with sheet margins, rarely seen state of preservation of this difficult set, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $965
275.00 
 
549 **   548/59
1960, Chrysanthemums, 8f-52f, the first set of six values issued on December 10, 1960, including No.7-9 and 16-18, all are in blocks of four, five of which have sheet or corner margins, minimal original gum yellowing, still fresh, NH and VF, C.v. $1,320 as singles
400.00 
 
550  566a
1961, World Table Tennis Championships, 8f-22f, souvenir sheet of four, red special cancellation, natural paper inclusion at the bottom right, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $700
190.00 
 
551 **   586-87
1961, 40th Anniversary of the Mongolian People's Republic, 8f and 10f, complete set of two, flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $295
90.00 
 
552  620-27
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f, perforated complete set of eight, beautiful white full original gum, LH, VF, C.v. $2,225
325.00 
 
553  620-27 imp
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f, imperforated complete set of eight, ample to large margins all around, nice and fresh white original gum, LH, VF, C.v. $6,500
1400.00 
 
554 **   628
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet in premium quality, beautiful colors and post office fresh, even yellowish original gum as almost always exists, NH, VF and scarce so nice, original interleaf is included, C.v. $15,000
6000.00 
 
555  628
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet, appropriate size and sharp corners, tiny natural paper inclusion at left invisible from the face, nice condition overall, full original gum slightly yellowing along stamp perforation, LH, VF and scarce, C.v. $15,000
4750.00 
 
556 **   655-60
1963, 4th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, 4f-10f, complete set of six, No.4 has right sheet margin, yellowish even gum on No.4, all others with white original gum, NH, VF, C.v. $700
190.00 
 
557 **   661-80
1963, Butterflies, 4f-50f, complete set of 20, usual rough perforation, clean condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $500
140.00 
 
558 **   684-95 imp
1963, Children's Day, 4f-20f, imperforated complete set of 12, all with enlarged margins, No.8 with error "ε" instead of "8" in serial number, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $450++
140.00 
 
559 **   713-15 imp
1963, Snub-Nosed Monkeys, 8f-22f, imperforated complete set of three, all with left sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
560  716-31
1963, Views of Yellow Mountains, 4f-50f, complete set of 16, couple of stamps with minor usual offset on reverse, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $996
240.00 
 
561 **   732-36
1963, Sport Games, 8f and 10f, complete set of five, No.4 and 5 have very slight black ink offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $141
45.00 
 
562 **   760-65
1964, Historical Places of Yenan, 8f and 52f, complete set of six, No.4 with right sheet margin, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $145
45.00 
 
563 **   767-81
1964, Peonies, 4f-52f, complete set of 15, each one with top or bottom imprinted margin, nice condition, full original white gum, NH, VF, C.v. $500
250.00 
 
564  782
1964, Glorious Crimson, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, no gum as produced, LH, VF, C.v. $2,500
475.00 
 
565  798a
1964, 15th Anniversary of the People's Republic, 8f+8f+8f multicolored, souvenir sheet, tiny spot of soiling at the top right on reverse side only, fresh and white full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $4,250
700.00 
 
566 **   798b
1964, 15th Anniversary of the People's Republic, 8f+8f+8f multicolored, unfolded horizontal se-tenant strip of three, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
95.00 
 
567 **   834-41
1965, Views of Chingkang Mountains, 8f-52f, complete set of eight, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $295
95.00 
 
568 **   842-49
1965, People's Liberation Army, 8f multicolored, complete set of eight, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
569 **   863-73
1965, National Sport Games, 4f-43f, complete set of 11, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $422.50
140.00 
 
570 **   886-90
1965, Women Workers, 8f multicolored, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
45.00 
 
571 **   936-37
1967, Third Five-Year Plan, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
55.00 
 
572 **/*   982-90
1968, Mao's Directive on Revolutionary Culture and Art, complete set of nine, nice unit, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, C.v. $1,440
325.00 
 
573  992-96
1968, Directives of Chairman Mao, 8f red, yellow and brown, former horizontal se-tenant strip of five separated between 3rd and 4th stamps, still fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $2,375 as singles
700.00 
 
574 **   1211-14
1974, Industrial Products, 8f multicolored, complete set of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
95.00 
 
575 **/*   1/486

Collections and Group Lots
Mint Collection of 1949-60

450 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, in the beginning - mainly reprints, practically complete from 1955 including all valuable sets, such as Army, Yellow River, Monument and Kuan Han-Ching souvenir sheets, Children's Day, Demonstration and 10th Anniversary of the Republic issues, nice condition, no gum as issued, most of valuable items are NH, VF, C.v. $4,355 (website photo)
750.00 
 
576 **/*   487/935

Mainly Mint Collection of 1960-67

about 300 mostly mint stamps (a dozen of CTO with full OG), highlights included Gold Fishes, Pigs, Chrysanthemums, Tibetan People, both Cuba sets, Peonies, Oil Industry, Power Station, Machinery and others, fresh quality material, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH, F/VF or better, C.v. $9,800 (website photo)
1400.00 
 
577 */U   938/1000

Culture Revolution Collection

1967-68, 44 mint or CTO stamps, including Thoughts of Mao (both strips are unfolded, but with slightly tarnished gold - CTO), Mao Our Great Teacher (first issue of five is LH, second -CTO),Anniversaries of Communist Party and Peoples Republic (both LH), Mao's Poems (11 stamps total, 10 - different) and others, nice quality material, full OG, VF, C.v. is close to $6,000 (website photo)
950.00 
 
578 **/U   364/890

Nice Group

1958-65, 34 complete issues, the total is 144 mint or CTO stamps, highlights of mint sets included Sports of 1959, most of two/three-stamp issues, Gold Fishes, Scientists of 1962, some yellowing gum mentioned, nevertheless fresh quality unit, full OG, NH (CTO - with OG, NH), F/VF, C.v. is about to $3,350 (website photo)
700.00 
 
579 SB   2L53/76

Port Arthur and Dairen
Souvenir Booklet

1949-50, illustrated cover in red, containing ten pages in various colors, approximate size 190x130mm, five pages bearing 16 unused stamps from eight complete issues, insignificant cover flaws, still fresh, VF and rare, C.v. $1,340 for stamps only
500.00 
 
580 **   8L12-16

Southwest China

1949, black surcharges "Kweichow People's Post" on Dr. Sun Yat-sen stamps $20/2c- $2000/$10, complete set of five, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $220
70.00 
 
581  436
1935, National Olympic Games, Condor, 10p black and gray, the high value of the set, nicely centered, full original gum slightly yellowing at the bottom perforation, LH, VF, C.v. $500
140.00 
 
582 **   508a-12a
1944, 75th Anniversary of Benevolent Association of Cundinamarca, 2c-1p, complete set in presentation sheets of 18, 22, 8, 4 and 2, mounted on two pages from a Collection, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $109 as hinged
95.00 
 
583 **   C38-50, CF1

Air Post stamps

1923-28, Seaplane over Magdalena River and Bogota Cathedral, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including registration stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $817.40 as hinged singles
275.00 
 
584 */U   35-46
1899, Poseidon Trident with Stars, 1m, 2m and 1g in four different colors, complete set of 12, two unused and ten used, one stamp has small faults, part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $263
70.00 
 
585  36/46 var
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, set of five different values without control handstamp, large part of OG (3) or unused, no gum, mostly VF, Karamitsos C. v. €427
95.00 
 
586  39/46
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, imperforated proof of 2m rose in block of four with design of 1g violet printed on reverse, small oil spot mostly on margin between stamps and light fold affecting bottom right stamp, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by V. Spanos
140.00 
 
587  40-37/45
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, imperforated proof of 1g rose in top sheet margin block of four with double printed design of 1g blue and 2m violet on reverse, perfect quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by V. Spanos
240.00 
 
588  43-42/43
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, imperforated proof of 1g green in top left corner sheet margin block of four with double printed design of 2m green and 1g green on reverse, fresh condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by V. Spanos
240.00 
 
589 */U   10/45 var

Collection on Album Pages

1899, 90 mint or used stamps, starting with Arms issue on thick wove paper, then Poseidon's Trident without Stars - 19 stamps plus two forgeries, and 64 stamps with Stars plus one forgery, several varieties - no control marking or double marking, imperforated No.41a, some usual faults mentioned, still collectible quality unit, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, total C.v. is close to $4,000 with about 2/3 in not defected stamps (website photo)
475.00 
 
590 **   942-48
1959, Birds, 20h-1.20k, complete set of seven, miniature sheets of ten (2x5), nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
90.00 
 
591  B21a

Semi - Postal issues

1919, "Posta Ceskoslovenska", black diagonal overprint on 10kr deep violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF, several experts' hs on reverse, S. Sismondo certificate, C.v. $375
90.00 
 
592  B112
1919, "Posta Ceskoslovenska", black diagonal overprint on Hungarian due stamp of 5f green and black, watermark Double Cross, vertical pre-printing paper fold, still full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance, several experts hs on reverse, S. Sismondo certificate, C.v. $1,325
140.00 
 
593  

Czechoslovak Legion Post

1919, Legionaries, five different design imperforated essays of 1r in brown, green, blue, violet and red, the total is 25 pieces, several stamps with minor flaws, still no gum as issued, F/VF
140.00 
 
594    1/35

Early Postal History Group

1919-20, 15 registered covers, mainly sent from Tallinn or Voru to Linkoping, vast majority is representing the Dr. Risberg correspondences, nicely franked by stamps of the first or second definitive issues, all appropriate markings, some with arrival ds, minor conveyance flaws mentioned, mostly VF
475.00 
 
595 **   69 imp
1924, Weaver, 3p blue green, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Ojaste Cat. #88 A-1
70.00