Lots 455 - 458 of Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021.

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Lots 455 - 458,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc

 
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Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
455 ** block  198, var 1907, Coat of Arms, 2ab deep blue, complete sheet of 18, containing three panes of six placed vertically with bottom one - upside down, forming three vertical tete-beche pairs, a part of "Howard & Jones. London" watermark, tiny natural inclusion on lower gutter, nice, fresh and unfolded, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $540 without a premium for tete-beche
sold
456 ** block  199 1907, Coat of Arms, 1rup green, imperforated block of eight printed on wove paper, containing two panes of four stamps placed horizontally, nice margins all around, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $800++
sold
457 ** P  C3a    Air Post stamps
1939, Airplane over Kabul, 20af emerald, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair (issued in 1949) and small die proof of the same value in slightly different color (bright bluish green), printed on vertically wove paper, size 37.5x20.5mm instead of 39x21mm for issued stamps, full OG, NH (imperf pair) or LH, VF, such proofs are very scarce
115.00
458 ** block  Q1a    Parcel Post stamps
1909, Coat of Arms, 3sh bister, imperforated pane of four values, with enlarged margins at three sides, a part of "Howard & Jones. London" watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, these imperfs are listed, but not priced in Scott
sold

Lots 455 - 458,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc