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Lots 829 - 838,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
829  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), horizontal pair printed on vertically laid paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, according to the von Hofmann Cat. only 25 such proofs were produced
375.00 
 
830  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
600.00 
 
831  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k, 25k and 35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
550.00 
 
832 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
833 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $560++
190.00 
 
834 **/*   C1/8, a, CB1/20, a

Selection of Better Air Post Issues

1921-33, 29 mint perforated and imperforated stamps, representing eight complete sets, Bleriot IX perf and imperf, Rainis Fund imperf, Aviation Pioneers perf and imperf, plus others, nice quality unit, full OG, NH (three sets) or LH, VF, C.v. $571
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120.00 
 
835  

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), representing ten different sets, showing various swastika watermark positions - upright, sideways, reversed and sideways reversed, as well as seven stamps with "LIGAT" watermark, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG, mostly VF and scarce
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230.00 
 
836 */U   

Remainder of a Collection

1918-40, 420 mostly mint stamps (about 10% used), neatly arranged on stockpages, postage, semi-postal and air post issues, starting with map printing issue, representing Riga Liberation on thin paper, the complete "Stars" sets on different paper, some blocks of four and etc., full OG with many NH stamps or used, F/VF, C.v. is well over $2,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
275.00 
 
837    2N11/32

Russian Occupation Issues

1919, five items, including registered cover from Jelgava to Heidelberg, franked by No.2N19, really went through the mail with arrival ds, cover and card with No.2N11 and horizontal pairofNo.2N22 cancelled Jelgava and two commemorative covers with No.2N23/32, nice condition, VF
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200.00 
 
838  2N1-57

Complete Collection on Pages

1919-40, 49 mint stamps, forming four complete issues and four postal history items of 1940, nice quality unit, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF or better, most expensive items properly expertized, C.v. is over $1,100
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2, 3, 4
300.00