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Lots 615 - 695,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
615 **   180-81

New Caledonia

1932, Paris - Noumea Flight, black overprints on 40c bright red and olive green, 50c violet and brown, complete set of two in top left corner sheet margin singles, full OG, NH, VF centering, an eye-catching unit, only 3000 sets were produced, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,400
616    186, 194, 204

First Flight Cover

July 21-24, 1940, Pan American Airways Flight cover from Noumea to San Francisco, addressed to Honolulu, three overprinted values franking, green cachet of flight itinerary, Pan Am violet confirmation marking, San Francisco (7.24) drop and Honolulu arrival ds, VF
617  125A/78, B6-13, C1-19

French Polynesia
Collection on Album Pages

1939-48, over 100 mint stamps, representing complete issues, the highlights included France Libre overprints, definitive set of 1948 for postage, common design French Revolution for semi-postals and etc., fresh quality unit, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, Dallay C.v. is about €900 (website photo)
618 **   223

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

1942, black overprint "France Libre F.N.F.L" on Dog Sled stamp of 3c red brown, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, C.v. $225 as hinged, Dallay #255, €400
619 **   238 var
1942, inverted black overprint "France Libre F.N.F.L." on Tortue Lighthouse stamp of 90c ultra, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate, Dallay #270a, €1,900
620  249-55
1942, Dog Sled and Tortue Lighthouse, black surcharge "France Libre. F.N.F.L." 20c/10c-20f/90c, complete set of seven, neatly cancelled on five pieces, fresh, VF, C.v. $259, Dallay #282-88, €350
621 **   279 var
1942, inverted black overprint "France Libre F. N. F. L." on New York World's Fair stamp of 2.25fr ultra, full OG, NH, VF and rare, pencil signed by J.A. Fox, Dallay #291a, €2,400
622 **   J43

Postage Due stamps

1942, black overprint "France Libre F.N.F.L." on Newfoundland Dog 30c orange and black, full OG, fine and scarce, pencil signed on reverse, C.v. $425 as hinged, Dallay #52, €700
623    J48-57
1942, Codfish, black overprint "Noel 1941/F N F L" on 5c-3fr, complete set of ten, used together with surcharge 20fr on 75c on registered cover from St. Pierre et Miquelon to NYC, straight line censorship marking, arrival ds on reverse, VF, C.v. $725 as for stamps off cover, Dallay #42-51, €1,585
624    J58-67
1942, Codfish, black overprint "France Libre/F N F L" on 5c-3fr, complete set of ten, used together with surcharge 10fr on 1.25fr on registered cover from St. Pierre et Miquelon to NYC, censored, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce, C.v. $825 for stamps off cover, Dallay #57-66, €1,845
625 **   229/56, var

"Large Dot" Overprint Variety

1942, black overprint "France Libre F.N.F.L." with large dot after second "F" variety on Dog Sled, Tortue Lighthouse, NY World's Fair stamps, two singles and four vertical pairs, variety on each single and at the bottom stamp of each pair, full OG, NH, VF and interesting lot for a specialist, Dallay #261/90, C.v. €440 for stamps w/o variety
626 **/*   79/606, B1/13, C1/58

Nice Collection on Album and Stockpages

1909-94, 325 mint stamps and one souvenir sheet, starting with definitive set of 1909, then surcharges on Navigation and Commerce, nice range of overprints "France Libre. F.N.F.L.", several common design types and etc., a few defected stamps not counted, fresh quality unit, full OG, NH (from 1942) or LH, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €5,000 (website photo)
627 **/*   

Remainder of a Collection on Stockpages

1909-74, over 200 mint stamps, including definitive stamps of 1909, "France Libre. F.N.F.L." overprints, common design postage and air post issues, then mainly topical singles and sets, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €2,300 (website photo)
628 **   28

French Southern and Antarctic Territories

1968, Albatross, 20f slate, olive green and orange, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $280, Dallay #27, €540
629 **   C8, imp

Air Post stamps

1965, ITU issue, 30fr multicolored, perforated and imperforated singles, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #A9, €690
630  C8
1965, ITU issue, sunken die artist's proof of 30f in red brown, printed on thin card with official embossing, size 110x135mm, signed by engraver J. Combet at the bottom, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and rare, only a handful of artist's proofs were produced
631 **   C14, imp
1968, Port aux Francais, King Penguin and Explorer, 50fr light ultra, dark green and black, perforated and imperforated singles, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #A14, €525
632 **   1-232, C1-141

Complete Collection in Leuchtturm Hingeless Album

1948 -97, 370 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, postage and air post, including all valuable singles and sets for the period, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v.$5,400,Dallay C.v. €6,000 (website photo)
633 **   J24-36

Wallis and Futuna Islands
Postage Due stamps

1943, Malayan Deer and Eucalyptus, black overprint "France Libre" over "Iles Wallis et Futuna" on New Caledonian postage due stamps, 2c-3fr, complete set of 13, slightly dryish full original gum as always exists, NH, F/VF, C.v. $487.50 as hinged
634 */U   

French Antilles Collection on Stockpages

1889-1947, over 700 mostly mint stamps and three souvenir sheets, representing issues of Guadeloupe, Guiana, Martinique and Inini, first three start with Commerce stamps, all are included early definitives, "Libre" overprints, common design types and many more, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, Dallay C.v. €2,950 (website photo)
635 **/*   

"France Libre" Overprints
Collection on Stockpages

1942-43, 235 mint stamps, singles and blocks of four, representing Reunion, French India and Madagascar, nice quality unit, full OG, mainly NH, a few LH, F/VF or better, Dallay C.v. €2,000 (website photo)
636 **/*   

Remainder of a Consignment

1912-73, about 700 mint stamps, representing 120 complete issues of 24 different countries, nice range of various topical issues and common design types, nothing very expensive, still clean and fresh unit, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF or better, Dallay C.v. €1,850 (website photo)
637 **/U   7, 9, 10
1919, St. George, 10k blue, 50k green and 60k red, imperforated blocks of 35 (5x7), 42 (7x6) and 18 (6x3), all pieces with plate variety - sideways stamp, shifted center or partial design, each one is bearing a favor cancellation, no gum as produced, NH, mostly VF (website photo)
638 **/U   8, var
1919, St. George, 40k red orange, imperforated top sheet margin block of 45 (5x9), stamp on position 38 with omitted St. George variety, neat favor cancellation, no gum as issued, NH, VF
639 **/U   12, var
1919, St. George, 1r orange brown, block of 35 (7x5), stamp on position 20 has inverted center, neat favor cancellation, minor paper soiling at the top only, far away from the error, no gum as produced, NH, VF
640    26-30 imp, B1
1923, Sower, Soldier, Industry and Agriculture, imperforated complete set of five along with semi-postal stamp of 50r, used on local cover in Batum, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, expert's guarantee hs
641 **   7-12, 16-18 var

Consular Post in Constantinople

1921, St. George and Queen Thamar issues, surcharges in red or black on imperforated complete set of nine in horizontal pairs, two of which with slight fold between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, only a handful imperforated sets were produced
642  36b
1875, Numeral in Oval, 2m violet purple, nicely centered, fresh quality, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, G. Buhler certificate, Mi #37a, €2,500
643 **   B19-22

Semi - Postal issues

1927, President Hindenburg, 8pf- 50pf, complete set in blocks of four, two high values in top left corner margin blocks, upper right stamp of 15pf with minor gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #403-06, €400++
644 **   B33
1930, IPOSTA, International Philatelic Exhibition in Berlin, 8pf-50pf, souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size 105x148mm, full OG (on stamps only), NH, VF, Mi Block 1, €1,600
645 **   B49-57
1933, Wagner issue, 3+2pf-40+35pf, complete set of nine, all but 20+10pf with perforation 14x13, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Mi #499A-504A, 505B, 506A-07A €2,430
646 **   B104
1937, Culture Fund, 6 (+19pf) dark green, souvenir sheet of four with additional rouletted perforation and surcharge 25pf on each label, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250; Mi Block 9, €320
647 **   B105
1937, 4th Brown Ribbon Horse Races, red overprint on 42 (+108pf) brown, souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150, Mi Block 10, €180
648 **   B106
1937, Nazi Party Congress in Nuremburg, 6 (+19pf) dark green, souvenir sheet of four with additional black overprint at sides of each stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250, Mi Block 11, €320
649 */U   

Third Reich Thematic Collection

1933-39, 420 mint or used stamps, 18 souvenir sheets, 73 postal history or commemorative stationeries, beautifully arranged on pre-printed and profusely described pages, President Hindenburg panes and multiples, Berlin Olympic Games, Winter Help, Nazi's Party Congresses and Hitler's Head souvenir sheets, fresh condition overall, stamps and souvenir sheets with full OG, some NH, but mainly LH or used, F/VF (website photo)

Zeppelin Pioneer Flights

1912, Airship "Victoria Luise", stationery postcard 5pf green to London, uprated by Germania 5pf green, cancelled Luftpost. Zeppelin-Schiff "Victoria Luise. 15.10.12" special ds, mostly VF and scarce, not listed in Siegel, Mi #11Bh, €420
651    Sieger #16Ad
1912, Airship "Victoria Luise", two stationery postcards 5pf+50pf green, cancelled by Wiesbaden - Frankfurt (Main). Luftpost. "13.10.12" and "20.10.12" special date stamps, in addition two postcards, one with Airship"Schwaben" markings, the other one with Zeppelin- Luftschiff pre-print, two items with minor flaws, still F/VF, C.v. €350++
652    Sieger #16Ac
1913, Airship "Victoria Luise", real photo postcard to Wiesbaden, franked by Germania 5pf green, cancelled Luftpost Zeppelin-Schiff "Victoria Luise. 24.5.13" special date stamp, violet boarding postmark of the same date, VF and rare, C.v. €2,000
653    Sieger #17a
1913, Military Airship "L.Z.9", two pre-printed air mail postcards, franked by Germania 5pf green, cancelled Luftpost am Rhein. Dusseldorf "20.4.13. 5-6N" and "" date stamps, each one bearing air post stamp 10pf blue, one has slight ironed fold, still fresh and VF, C.v. €350
654    Sieger #19A
1919, Airship "Bodensee" (L.Z.120), Delag picture postcard to New Brunswick, NJ via New York, franked by Germania 10pf red, tied Berlin "14.10.19" ds, violet airship board marking of the same date, NYC "T" and"Due 2 cents" handstamps, pair of US postage due of 1c carmine was applied (one stamp removed), nevertheless F/VF, C.v. €900
655    Sieger #19H
1919, Airship "Bodensee" (L.Z.120), cover to Switzerland franked by Germania 15pf dark violet in vertical pair and air post stamp of 40pf green, cancelled Berlin W. 8. Luftpost "7.11.19" date stamp, two presumably German Customs markings in black, VF and scarce, C.v. €450++

Pioneer Flights Postal History Collection

1909-31, 24 items, including 15 covers and 9 postcards neatly described on pages, it contains three postally used early (1909-12) official PPC of International Airship Exhibitions in Frankfurt (Main) and Berlin, several First Flight correspondences on line "Koenigsberg - Berlin", "Munich - Hamburg" and etc., as well as Pioneer International Flights and Dispatches, fresh, VF and a beautiful group
657 **/*   

French Zone of Occupation
Collection on Stockpages

1945-49, 175 mint stamps and four souvenir sheets, representing first definitive set of 1945 and issues of Baden, Rhine Palatinate and Wurttemberg, neat unit, one souvenir sheet with marginal thin (counted as four stamps), fresh quality, full OG or no gum as issued, NH or LH, F/VF, Yvert C.v. €1,750 (website photo - yellow strips at the bottom of stamps are from the stockbook)
658 **   9NB3a

Semi-Postal issues

1949, Berlin Bear, 10+5pf- 30+5pf, souvenir sheet of three, perfect item in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,350
659  15N1

Soviet Zone of Occupation
East Saxony

1945, Numerals, 12(pf) carmine rose, withdrawn in the first day of issue because of Russian inscription "Pochta" at the bottom, tied on a piece by "Dresden. A 21. 23.6.45" FD cancellation, VF, G. Buchler and others experts' sign on reverse, Mi #B1, €800
660  15N5, var
1945, Numerals, 6(pf) greenish black, color variety, imperforated single used together with vertical imperforated pair of 6pf green, tied on a piece by Dresden "25.8.45" date stamp, VF, expertized by Dr. Dub, Mi #43Aa, Ac, €3,000++
661    16N3a


1945, Christmas issue, 2(pf), 4(pf) and 5(pf), perforated souvenir sheet of three, type IV, printed on woven yellowish paper (papier t), used on registered cover from Gera to Weimar with additional 30(pf) franking, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce, expertized by H. Zierer, Mi Block 1ta, €5,000
662    16N7b
1945, Christmas issue, 4(pf)-20(pf), souvenir sheet of four, rouletted perforation, printed on woven paper (papier t), type II, used on registered cover sent in Gotha, tied by "22.12.45" date stamp, six-pointed star label on the back, margins folded onto reverse, still VF and scarce, Mi Block 2t, €5,000
663    16N3a, 16N7b
1945, Christmas issue, two souvenir sheets of three and four, both are types II, printed on woven yellowish paper (papier t), used on enlarged format registered cover from Nordhausen to Berchtesgaden, both tied by "6.6.46" date stamps, light fold away from sheets, no backstamp, mostly VF and rare item, Mi Blocks 1ta, 2t, €8,200

Soviet Zone of Occupation and East Germany Collection on Pages

1947-57, over 350 mint stamps and one souvenir sheet (Goethe - NH), starting with definitive overprinted issue of 1947, including all valuable sets for the period, Great Personalities, East Germany - China Friendship and others (no souvenir sheets), fresh quality unit, full OG, LH, mostly VF (website photo)
665  1092a

East Germany

1969, Tale by Brothers Grimm "Jorinde and Joringel", 5pf-30pf, imperforated stage proofs of miniature sheet of six stamps, five different from black color only to full color design, full OG, NH, VF, Mi#1450/55 Klb PH, from €150 to €800 for each sheet, approximate total is €2,350
666  1344a
1971, Tale by Brothers Grimm "The Bremen Town Musicians", 5pf-30pf, imperforated stage proofs of miniature sheet of six stamps, five different from black color only to design without gray and green colors, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1717/22 Klb PH, from €200 to €800 per each sheet, altogether approximately €2,000
667 **   47 I A L IIIa

German Offices Abroad - Offices in China

This and following sections of Germany are Catalogued by Michel Spezial of 2018

1912, black surcharge 2 1/2D on 5m dark green and carmine, bottom right corner sheet margin single with 26x17 perforation holes, full OG, NH (LH on right margin only), VF, expertized by R. Steuer, C.v.€160
668 **   46a

Offices in Turkey

1912, lilac red surcharge 15pi on 3m black violet (orange red under quartz lamp), printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €380
669 **   1e

German New Guinea (Deutsch-Neuguinea)

1897, black diagonal overprint "Deutsch-Neu-Guinea" on Numeral 3pf pale ochre, color variety, bottom sheet margin block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, S. Sismondo certificate, C.v. €6,000 as singles
670 **   1 I

Caroline Islands (Karolinen)

1899, black diagonal "Krone/Adler" overprint (48 degree angle) "Karolinen" on Numeral 3pf orange brown, top sheet margin single, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by H. Bothe, C.v. €1,900
671 **   5 IU-6 IU
1898, black diagonal overprint "Marschall-Inseln" on Eagle 25pf yellow orange and 50pf red brown, so-called "Berliner Urdruck" issue, set of two bottom sheet margin singles, premium condition, full OG, NH, VF, each one expertized by H. Bothe, M. Jaschke-Lantelme certificate, C.v. €3,000
672  12 Bb HAN A

German Occupation issues during the World War I
Postgebiet Ob. Ost

1918, matt black overprint "Postgebiet Ob. Ost" on 1m carmine red, 25x17 perforation holes, bottom sheet margin single, inscription reads "H6017.17", nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, the stamp is listed, but priced with "-" in the Cat.
673 **/*   1-12 A, B

Exhibition Style Collection

1918, black overprints "Postgebiet Ob. Ost" on 2 1/2pf-1m, complete set of singles (LH) and blocks of four, the high value with some oxidation, as well as two postal history items, fresh condition overall, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF (website photo)
674  1-2


1918, black surcharges 20pf on 10k and 40pf on 20k, complete set of two, each one cancelled "Dorpat" on individual pieces, fresh, VF, C.v. €400
675 **   

Mostly Multiples Collection

1872-1937, four singles, blocks of 4 and 6, the last one on pasted paper, three air post blocks of 14 with numerous overprint and surcharge varieties, four panes of 25 (No.87-89 and 99),as well as used Daposta souvenir sheet, nice quality material, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF, C.v. is well over €2,000 (website photo)
676    44

Memel (Klaipeda)
Pioneer Flight Cover

October 13, 1921, registered special delivery flown cover on line "Memel - Berlin" addressed to Chemnitz, franked by 2m on 1fr with blue overprint "Flugpost" in vertical strip of three, all appropriate markings and arrival "16.10.21" ds, VF
677  1-237, I-IV

Exhibition Style Practically Complete Collection

1920-39, 265 mint stamps, less No.184 for completion, including overprints and surcharges on French stamps and later Klaipeda postage and air post issues, some surcharge varieties, as well as "Memel ist Frei" stamps, nice condition overall, full OG, mainly LH (e few stamps have no gum), mostly VF, C.v. €3,500++ (website photo)
678 **   52/131

Collection of Multiples

1922-23, about 1800 mint stamps in blocks from 4 to 50, including three complete sets of No.110-18 (34 sets), 119-20 (91), 121-23 (48), numerous surcharge plate position varieties, some separations, marginal defects possible, full OG, NH or unused no gum all surcharges on Klaipeda items, F/VF, a great lot for a specialist in plating of that desirable material, C.v. €10,500++ (website photo)
679 */U   1/235

Remainder of a Collection

1920-23, close to 3000 mint and used stamps housed on manila pages, many complete sets throughout, some of them are placed on stockcards and ready for further usage, minor flaws to be expected, fresh quality overall, full OG or used, F/VF, C.v. €12,500++ (website photo)
680 **/U   

Bohemia and Moravia
Massive Collection in Three- Ring Binder

1939-45, 540 mostly mint stamps, including 42 positional blocks, and 34 postal history items, three of which of mixed franking with Czechoslovak stamps, nicely arranged and described on exhibition style pages, a beautiful unit, full OG, NH, some LH or used, F/VF (website photo)
681 */U   

Generalgouvernement (Poland)
Collection on Exhibition Pages

1939-45, 225 mint or used stamps, three miniature sheets and 59 postal history or commemorative items, including numerous items with first surcharges - stamps and covers, many eye-catching pieces, nicely described unit, full OG or used, mostly VF (website photo)
682 **   1-3, 3 I

Estland (Estonia)

1941, Numerals, Swastika and Coat of Arms, 15(k)-30(k), complete set of three, 30(k) in horizontal pair and a single, each stamp with plate variety, full OG, NH, VF, two stamps expertized by G. Krischke
683  3 F


1941, black handstamped overprint "Eesti Post" on 3k light blue, imperforated block of four, two top stamps without overprint, cancelled at the bottom with "Elva. Eesti" ds, VF and scarce multiple, expertized by V. Nemvalz, C.v. €3,000 for two pairs with and without overprint
684  1A PF1

Odenpah (Otepaa)

1941, Coat of Arms, 20+20(k) black and blue, a single with broken "T" in "Post" variety, neat corner cancellation, mostly VF, expertized by V. Karmi, C.v. €500
685 **   10 I

Pernau (Parnu)

1941, black overprint (type I) "Pernau. 8.VII.1941" on farm worker 50k brown on yellow network, top sheet margin block four, overprint positions 7-8/17-18, full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple, T. Loebbering certificate, C.v. €14,600 as singles
686 **   1II-10II, 3 IIB PF VI
1941, black overprint (type II) "Pernau. 8.VII.1941" on 1k- 50k, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, bottom left stamp of imperforated 3k with "7" instead of "1" variety (position 91), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v.€865 as singles
687 **   3II A PFIII, PFVI
1941, black overprint (type II) "Pernau. 8.VII. 1941" on perforated peasant 3k light blue, top right corner sheet margin block of four, positions 9-10/19-20, top left stamp with broken "1", two bottom ones have wide "9" varieties of overprint, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, T. Loebbering certificate, C.v. €3,750++
688 **   3B, 6-8, 10 PFIII, PFVI
1941, black overprint (type II) "Pernau. 8.VII. 1941" on imperforated 3k, perforated 10k, 15k, 20k and 50k, set of five in top right corner margin blocks of four, top left stamp of each block with broken "1", bottom ones with wide "9" varieties, block of 3k with tiny water spot on one stamp (not error), full OG, NH, VF and scarce group, T. Loebbering certificate for the set, C.v. €1,770 as singles
689 */U   

Collection on Pages

1941, 63 mint or used stamps in singles or blocks of four, starting with Numerals and Swastika set of three, then Eesti Post (No.4, G. Krischke certificate) and Pernau types I and II, first ones in blocks of four, nice condition, full OG or used, F/VF, most valuable stamps properly expertized, C.v. €3,500 (website photo)
690    2 I Kw

Frankreich (France)
Dunkirchen (Dunkirk)

1940, definitive stamp of 50c red, horizontal right sheet margin pair with inverted overprint of type I, used on cover from Ghyvelde to Dunkirk, all appropriate markings, VF, expertized by Roumet and others, C.v. €1,200
691    97, 136
1940, Anatole France 30+10c carmine brown and Boulogne-Sur-Mer 70+30c brown violet, both with overprint of type I, used on cover from Dunkirk to Ghyvelde, arrival ds on reverse, VF, C.v. €1,200
692    110
1940, Congress of International Labor Bureau, black overprint on 50c orange red, right sheet margin horizontal pair with type I overprint, used on cover from Ghyvelde to Dunkirk, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, expertized by Roumet and etc., C.v. €1,400
693 **   10 K

Litauen (Lithuania)
Rossingen (Raceiniai)

1941, inverted black overprint "Raceiniai 1941.VI.23" on Mayakovsky stamp of 80k ultra, usual rough perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF, G. Krischke certificate, C.v. €700
694  10 I K

Telschen (Telsiai)

1941, inverted (reading down) black overprint (type I) "Laisvi. Telsiai. 1941.VI.26" on Red Army stamp of 1r black and red, full OG, LH and fine single, G. Krischke certificate, inverted overprint of type Iis not mentioned in new Michel, prorated C.v. €750
695 **/*   

Collection on Scott Pages

1941, 50 mint stamps, representing "Nepriklausoma Lietuva", Vilnius with No. 17 I (LH, G. Krischke certificate), then 14 stamps representing local overprints and complete set of"Ostland" overprints, nice quality, full OG, NH or LH, mostly VF, C.v. €1,600 (website photo)