Lots 1555 - 1567 of Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021.

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Lots 1555 - 1567,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc

 
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Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Net Price
1555 */U       South Europe Collection in Scott Specialty Album
1861- 1994, over 2,300 mint and used stamps arranged in Album and in envelopes attached to pages, representing issues of Crete, Croatia, Epirus and most valuable Greece, postage, air post, back of the book and various Occupation issues, neat and affordable unit, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is well over $3,200, Est. $325-$400
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sold
RS
North Pole Exploration
RS
1556 ** block      Italy
1928, black diagonal overprint "Spedizione Soccorso Aereo 10 Giugno 1928" (Air Rescue Expedition 10 June 1928) on Umberto Nobile label in brown, complete pane of nine with natural straight edges at sides, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple. The Umberto Nobile Arctic Expedition of the Airship "Italia" started from Ny-Ålesund in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) on May 23, flew over the North Pole, but crashed on the way back. Part of the crew died, the rest spent about a month on the ice in the camp, which became known as the "Red Tent". Several expeditions were organized to save the survivors; the last members of the Nobile Expedition were taken by the Soviet Ice-Breaker "Krasin" on July 12, Est. $500-$650
sold
1557  cover      Norway
1928 (August 16), stationery postcard 15o olive brown, sent from Bergen to Stavanger, addressed to the board of Ice-Breaker "Krasin", which after rescuing the Nobile Polar Expedition went in Stavanger for repair, written in Esperanto, VF and scarce
sold
1558  cover   1928, pre-printed cover sent in Oslo, addressed to Jens P. Heyerdahl, well-known attorney at law, franked by Coat of Arms 10o green, tied by machine cancellation, the text reads "Roald Amundsen. 14 December 1928", opened roughly, still F/VF. Roald Amundsen is a famous Norwegian Polar Explorer, tragically died in 1928 while searching for the wrecked the Umberto Nobile Polar Expedition
170.00
RS
Soviet Union
RS
1559  cover  1765-67    Station "North Pole 4"
October 8, 1956, Air Mail cover addressed to Max Stern (well-known Australian philatelist and dealer), franked by complete North Pole Stations set of three, tied by North Pole 4 "8.10.56" violet ds, delivered to Moscow and forwarded to Melbourne (arrived on November 4), VF
sold
1560 ** block  C97    Station "North Pole 6"
1956, 1r multicolored, unfolded complete sheet of 72 (6x12), full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 10,800P
sold
RS
Air Post items
RS
1561  cover      West Indian Aerial Express
1927-28, lot of 13 FFC, originated from Cuba (2), Haiti (3) and Dominican Republic (8), delivered by ten different flights of the West Indian Aerial Express, each one signed by pilot B. L. Rowe, confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF and valuable group, Est. $300-$400
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240.00
1562  cover      Group of Three Air Mail Items
1931-36, Return Zeppelin 2nd SAF from Brazil to Germany of 1931, London - Melbourne Air Race by Royal Dutch Air Lines on leg London - Batavia of 1934 and commemorative Queen Astrid Flight from Brussels to Lucerne of 1936, appropriate flight confirmations and arrival ds, mostly VF
N/A
RS
Topical Issues - Chess
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1563 ** block  463-65, C44-46, E14    Cuba
1951, Jose R. Capablanca, World Chess Champion, 1c-5c, 5c-25c and 10c, postage air post and special delivery, complete set of seven, blocks of four, most of them with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $301++
N/A
1564  901F var    Laos
1988, Jose Raul Capablanca, 12k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin vertical pair with eye-catching perforation freak, CTO with full OG (NH), VF and with high probability unique error, Est. $100-$150
sold
1565  D      Chess Champions - Autographs
1974-86, five postal stationery items representing autographs of M. Tal' on envelope commemorating 50th Anniversary of the FIDE (1974), G. Kasparov solo autograph (47th Soviet Union Chess Championships 1979), V. Korchnoi and A. Karpov (World Championship Match of 1981), G. Kasparov solo autograph (World Championship Match of 1984), G. Kasparov and A. Karpov (World Championship - Rematch of 1986), all are VF and guaranteed genuine, Est. $250-$300
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sold
1566  cover      Soviet Union
1951-60, group of ten envelopes, bearing special cancellations of various chess competitions - World Chess Match "Botvinnik - Tal", World Cup Championships, Match "USSR-USA", Chess Olympiad, All-Union Championships and etc., perfect quality unit, VF, Est. $400-$500
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315.00
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Intact Fournier Forgeries Album
RS
1567 block   1927, No. 170 one of 480 produced, gold embossing on cover reads: "Album De Fac-Similes", containing approximately 3,000 items of unused and used singles, multiples, many surcharges and cancellations, presented countries from "A" to "W", most stamps marked "Faux", excellent quality book in every respect, VF and rare because of outstanding condition, a must for a serious collector or dealer, Est. $7,500-$10,000
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Lots 1555 - 1567,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc