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Lots 596 - 614,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
596  81-82
1924, Estonian Theaters, imperforated plate proofs of 30m and 70m in issued colors, set of two in vertical or horizontal pair, each one printed on wove paper, no gum as produced, VF, Ojaste Cat. #91G1-92G1
597 **   B15-19

Semi - Postal issues

1927, Castles and Fortress, 5+5m- 40+40m, 100 complete sets of five, printed on horizontally or vertically (10m) laid paper, unfolded sheets of 100 (5m, 10m and 12m) or two sheets of 50 (20m and 40m),marginal perforation separations possible, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #63-67, €600++ (website photo)
598  B15-19
1927, Castles and Fortress, 5+5m-40+40m, complete set of five, cancelled "Madara-Parnu" blocks of four, the high value printed on wove paper without watermark, fresh and VF, Mi #63-66, 67u, C.v. €432++
599  C2-3, C4-6, var

Air Post stamps

1923, red or black overprint or surcharges on Biplane LVG stamp of 5c yellow, black and light green, set of six basic triangle stamps in pairs of square format, including surcharges of 20m in red and carmine, bottom stamp of each pair with "white cloud" over the plane variety (only one stamp per pane of 100, position R43), full OG, LH, VF and rare matched set
600    C2-3, C4-6

Pioneer Flight Cover

May 30-31, 1924, registered cover from Tallinn to Riga, franked by imperforated set of five red or black overprints or surcharges on Biplane LVG 5c yellow, black and light green, marked "Par Avion" in red, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
601    C9-13, C14-18
1925, Monoplane, 5m-45m, imperforated and perforated complete sets of five triangle stamps, used together with other values on two Pioneer Flight registered covers from Tallinn to Riga and from Tallinn to England respectively, the last one via Germany with red boxed confirmation and two-line violet Estonian "Registered/Air Mail" markings, appropriate cancellations, VF
602 **   

Selection of Multiples

1927-41, Tartu University, Song Festival, Health Resorts, Arms of 1937-38 and 1940, as well as German Occupation set, seven complete issues in blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $822++ (website photo)
603 */U   1/151, B1/49, C1-6

Mint and Used Collection on Stockpages

1918-40, 264 mint or used stamps and two souvenir sheets, mainly complete issues of postage, semi-postal and air post , some better items such as No.58-64 (mint), 105-07 (mint and used, 117-33 (mint and used) and many more, as well as Tallinn issue (not expertized and looking dubious), nice quality material, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. $1,350++ (website photo)
604 **   33 var
1889, Coat of Arms, "three-numbered" design of 20k orange, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, J. Smith certificate, this error is not listed either in Scott or Facit
605 **   46-58
1891-92, Coat of Arms, 1k-7r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, high values - corner margin blocks, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of 1k has three-tip separation at the top, post office fresh quality, full OG,NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $5,062 as singles
1927, Forgeries Fournier for Finland, three stamps - oval Arms 5k in blue, serpentine 1m in orange and Helsingfors City Post 10pf green and red, as well as six cancellations, cut from a Fournier Album, fresh and VF (website photo)
607  55a
1873, Ceres, 10c bistre on rose paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, "1798" inside dotted cancellation, some short perforation at the top left and on the right, overall fresh condition, VF appearance, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750,Yvert #58c, €2,750
608 **/*   

Air Post stamps

1920, black overprint "Meeting Aeronautique. De Buc. October 1920." on Georges Guynemer multicolored air post label, 27 values in blocks of four, six, eight and nine, mainly well centered, minor marginal separation, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, Dallay C.v. €1,200++
609  J1-14, J12a-14a

General issues
Postage Due stamps

1884-86, Numerals, 1c-5fr, complete set of 17, including unissued 1fr, 2fr and 5fr in black, ample to enlarged margins, neatly mounted on quadrille Album page, full OG, LH, VF, Dallay #1-11,12-14, 15-17, €1,660, Scott C.v. $1,332

Cameroon, Dahomey and French West Africa

1939-49, 302 mint stamps, neatly arranged on Album pages, representing New York's World Fair and later overprints, France Libre sets, Chad to Rhine, other common design types, postage and air post, nice condition, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, Dallay C.v. about €1,000 (website photo)
611  195-98

Equatorial Africa

1957, Animals, 1f-4f, imperforated epreuve de luxe collective, printed on thick paper without gum, NH, VF
612 **/*   

Collection on Pages with Group of Multiples

1937-57, 208 single mint stamps and about 800 definitive stamps of 1937-40 in large multiples (some separations), the collection starts with overprints on definitive issue, then common design types, postage and air post, fresh quality, full OG, LH (multiples are NH), F/VF, Dallay C.v. is close to €2,000 (website photo)
613 **   C29-31 var

Guinea (former French Guinea)
Air Post stamps

1963, Anti-Malaria issue, 25fr-100fr, complete set of three, each one with black color (malaria mosquito) inverted, full OG, NH, VF, two common stamps are enclosed
614  143-263, B19-34, C1-28

Collection on Album Pages

1931-46, about 200 mint stamps, starting with definitive issue of 1931-41, King Norodom Sihanouk and later sets of postage, as well as Airplanes, Chad to Rhine and etc., high level of completion for the period, nice condition, full OG or no gum as produced, LH, F/VF or better, Scott C.v. $450 (website photo)