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Lots 544 - 580,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
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sold
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
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sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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++
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sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
sold
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
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sold
564  782
1964, Glorious Crimson, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, no gum as produced, LH, VF, C.v. $2,500
sold
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
sold
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
sold
567 **   834-41
1965, Views of Chingkang Mountains, 8f-52f, complete set of eight, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $295
sold
568 **   842-49
1965, People's Liberation Army, 8f multicolored, complete set of eight, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
sold
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
sold
570 **   886-90
1965, Women Workers, 8f multicolored, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
571 **   936-37
1967, Third Five-Year Plan, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
sold
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
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sold
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
sold
574 **   1211-14
1974, Industrial Products, 8f multicolored, complete set of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
sold
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
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
sold
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
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
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
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sold
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
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
sold
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
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
sold
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
sold