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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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1 **   183
1879, Jackson, 2c vermilion, printed on soft porous paper, block of four, bottom stamps represent partial imprint from sheet margin due to significant shift of horizontal perforation, full OG (partially omitted at bottom margin),NH, fine and a spectacular item, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,480 as singles
 
Closed  
2 **   233
1893, Columbians, 4c ultramarine, left sheet margin imprint block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $560++
 
Closed  
3  247P1/63P1
1894, Bureau issue, 1c-$5, complete set of 13 large die proofs on india affixed on sunken cards, approximate size 145x200mm, 2c is type I, 3c with triangle type II, very fresh quality, no gum as produced, neat hinge remnants, VF and scarce group, C.v. $4,850
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
 
Closed  
4 **   253
1894, Jackson, 3c purple, bottom sheet margin plate No. 107 horizontal strip of three with imprint, side stamps exceptionally centered, central one is just VF, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF/XF, PSE and PF certificates, C.v. $1,200++
 
Closed  
5  294P2-99P2
1901, Pan-American Exposition issue, 1c-10c, complete set of six small die proofs on wove paper, approximate size 60x50mm, nice and very fresh unit, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $3,450
 
Closed  
6 **   323-27
1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition issue, 1c-10c, complete set of five in top sheet margin horizontal plate No. pairs with imprint, pair of 5c with ink manuscript "Exposition stamps purchased Oct-10-1904", right stamp of 10c with tiny natural paper inclusion invisible from the face, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $1,945++
 
Closed  
7 **   469
1916, Washington, 7c black, perforation 10, printed on paper without watermark, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF/XF, PSAG certificate, grade 85, Scott Spec by Grade C.v. $350
Click here to see the certificate
 
Closed  
8 **/*   505 (499)
1917, Washington, 5c rose, two error values in center of 12-stamp block, fresh condition, full OG, NH (both errors and five stamps of 2c) or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,200 as hinged
 
Closed  
9 **   524
1918, Franklin, $5 deep green and black, right arrow block of four, rich colors, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,360 as four singles
 
Closed  
10 **   527
1920, Washington, 2c carmine, offset printing, type V, bottom sheet margin plate No.11091 block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
 
Closed  
11 **   540a
1919, Washington, 2c carmine rose, type III, block of four imperforated horizontally, minor usual offset on reverse, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $275
 
Closed  
12 **/*   572
1923, Capitol, $2 deep blue, top sheet margin arrow horizontal pair, full OG, NH (right stamp with slightly disturbed gum), close to VF, C.v. $240 as singles
 
Closed  
13 **/*   658-68, 669-79
1929, "Kans." and "Nebr." overprints on regular issue of 1922-25, 1c-10c, two complete sets of 11, well above average centering, full OG, NH (about a half stamps) or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $481.50
 
Closed  
14 **   703b
1931, Yorktown issue, 2c dark lake and black, color error, frame is shifted to the left, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, a common stamp in carmine rose and black is included, PSE certificate, C.v. $750
 
Closed  
15 **   803-34
1938, Presidential issue, 1/2c-$5, complete set of 32 in plate No. blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $671
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
16 **   1355a
1968, Walt Disney, (6c) multicolored, ocher color (denomination and inscription) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
 
Closed  
17 **   1414, b
1970, Christmas issue, 6c multicolored, three side margin block of 20 (10x2), top part of transition sheet with block of six (3x2) on the left has omitted black offset color, in addition vertical pair (positions 4/14) has omitted it partly, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $2,400++
 
Closed  
18 **   1467a var
1972, Wildlife Conservation, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of eight se-tenant blocks of four, black engraved color (picture, description and denomination) strongly shifted to the bottom left, resulting in stamps in top four horizontal rows have doubled or omitted "United States" variety, full OG, NH, VF, an attractive and rare item
 
Closed  
19 **   1508, a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of 50, contains eight vertical pairs imperforated between stamps (no any traces of blind perforation) and one partly imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $1,800 as eight error pairs only
Click here to see the backside
 
Closed  
20 **   1541b
1974, Minerals, 10k multicolored, se-tenant block of four with light blue and yellow (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $900
 
Closed  
21 **   1542a
1974, 200th Anniversary of the Kentucky Settlement, 10c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $400
 
Closed  
22 **   1555a
1975, D. W. Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown (engraved) color omitted, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a copy of PSE certificate for top right corner margin block of four, the stamp being at the top left, C.v. $450
 
Closed  
23 **   1556b
1975, Pioneer 10 Passing Jupiter, 10c multicolored, dark blue (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
 
Closed  
24 **   1622Cd
1981, 13-Star Flag and Independence Hall, 13c dark blue, red and brown red, complete imperforated pane of 100, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $5,000++
 
Closed  
25 **   1702a
1976, Christmas, 13c multicolored, imperforated plate No.37618-37621 pane of 50, narrow margin at the top (not touched the design), nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,875 as pairs
 
Closed  
26 **   1763a var
1978, Wildlife Conservations, Owls, 15c multicolored, se- tenant block of four, all offset colors are strongly shifted to the top right, full OG, NH, VF and an eye-catching item
 
Closed  
27  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, cross-gutter block of eight, one stamp with small paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $4,200++
 
Closed  
28 **   1800a
1979, Christmas, Gingerbread Santa Claus, 15c multicolored, green and yellow colors omitted, black one is misplaced as always, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine, a common stamp is included, C.v. $400
 
Closed  
29 **   1800b
1979, Christmas, Gingerbread Santa Claus, 15c multicolored, top right corner margin single with green, yellow and brown colors omitted, black one is misplaced as always, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $400
 
Closed  
30 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
 
Closed  
31 **   2238c
1986, Navajo Art, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
 
Closed  
32 **   2354b
1987, Lace Making, (22c) ultra, white color omitted, top margin se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce undervalued error, C.v. $350
 
Closed  
33 **   2427b
1989, Christmas, Madonna and Child, 25c multicolored, bottom sheet margin single with red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $400
 
Closed  
34 **   2545-49 var
1991, Fishing Flies, 29c multicolored, bottom margin block of ten contains two vertical se-tenant strips of five, imperforated vertically and at the bottom full OG, NH, VF, according to Scott this item came from a printer's waste
 
Closed  
35 **   2552 var
1991, South West Asia Service Medal, 29c multicolored, wide 20.5mm, booklet stamp, block of four supposedly from ABN printer's waste, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
36 **   2567b
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $550
 
Closed  
37 **   2567c
1991. Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $275
 
Closed  
38 **   2618a
1992, Love, 29c multicolored, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $600 as two pairs
 
Closed  
39  2646a Pi
1992, Hummingbirds, imperforated se-tenant proof pane of five, complete design as issued, vertical bend along middle stamp, still full OG, NH, VF appearance, C.v. $450
 
Closed  
40 **   2980b
1995, Woman Suffrage, 32c multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
 
Closed  
41 **   3007d
1995, Christmas, Santa Claus and Kids, 32c multicolored, imperforated bottom sheet margin se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
 
Closed  
42 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, 32c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
 
Closed  
43  3262 Pc, Pd
1998, Space Shuttles, imperforated proofs of $3.20 in magenta and $11.75 in cyan, two vertical se-tenant pairs with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on coated and uncoated paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, a copy of PF certificate is included, C.v. $1,150 for pair on coated paper, the other pair is listed, but has no price in the Cat.
 
Closed  
44 **   3265b
1998, Uncle's Sam Hat, H-rate, (33c) multicolored, self- adhesive coil stamp with die cut 9.9 vertically, red color omitted, blue and gray colors are shifted to the bottom right as always exist, backing paper is intact, VF, according to Datz the only roll of 100 recorded, C.v. $300++
 
Closed  
45 **   3523a
2001, Lucille Ball, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, bottom left corner margin horizontal plate No. pair, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $700
 
Closed  
46 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, top left corner sheet margin horizontal pair, plate No. B11111 at the top margin, NH, VF, C.v. $850
 
Closed  
47 ** B  3784Ae
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, complete pane of 20, intact and post office fresh, VF, C.v. $1,600
 
Closed  
48 **   C86c

Air Post stamps

1973, Progress in Electronics, 11c multicolored, top right corner sheet margin plate No.34191 single with olive color completely omitted and vermilion color presented partly, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,000
 
Closed  
49 **   C92a var
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, ultra and black engraved colors dramatically shifted to the top, block of four vertical se-tenant pairs, full OG, NH, VF, a beautiful and scarce item
 
Closed  
50 **   C119a
1988, Igor Sikorsky, (36c) multicolored, red, dark blue and black (engraved) omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a copy of PSE certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp, a common stamp is included, C.v. $1,900
 
Closed  
51 **   C150a
2012, View of Lancaster County, PA, $1.05 multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin plate No.S11111 vertical pair, die cutting omitted on front, perfect quality, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $700
 
Closed  
52    

Pioneer Flight Covers
Group

1928-32, First Zeppelin Flight US to Germany and seven various First Flights, including F.A.M. No.1 "New York - Montreal"., C.A.M. No.30 "Chicago - Atlanta", F.A.M. No.8 "Brownsville - San Lorenzo" and etc., all are appropriately franked and bearing different confirmation markings, minor conveyance flaws possible, generally VF
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2, 3, 4
 
Closed  
53 **   E15c

Special Delivery stamps

1927, Motorcycle Delivery, 10c gray violet, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $575
 
Closed  
54 **   K18

Postal Agency in China

1922, black surcharge "Shanghai. 4cts. China" on 2c carmine, top sheet margin block of eight with straight edge at left, post office fresh quality, full OG (margin mainly w/o gum), NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,680 as singles
 
Closed  
55 **   

United Nations
Complete Collection in Two New Scott Specialty Albums

1951-94, about 900 mint never hinged stamps and over 90 unused postal stationery items, including issues for New York, Geneva and Vienna UN Offices, absolutely perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is over $1,150 for stamps only
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
 
Closed  
56  62
1874, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, winged at left single with plate flaw (gray spot) at bottom, full OG, LH, VF, SG #147, £500
 
Closed  
57  86
1881, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, VF, RPS certificate, SG #161, £400
 
Closed  
58  123a
1888, Queen Victoria, £1 brown violet, watermark Three Orbs, "J" and "C" letters, broken frame variety, intact perforation, heavy postal cancellation, F/VF and scarce, SG #186a, £9,000, Scott C.v. $9,250 Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
59 */U   

Queen Victoria

1840-84, 50 mint or used stamps, identified on DAVO pages, starting with SG No.3, plate 1a (used), including No.57 and 59 (used), 43, 47 and 51 (mint never hinged), 77, 80, 84 and 94 (unused with part of OG), 100 and 144 (mint with full OG), 156 and 158 (unused with part of OG), 185 (heavily used) and many others, fresh condition overall, F/VF and nice unit for further retail or as starting collection, C.v. £24,200
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2, 3, 4, 5
 
Closed  
60 **/*   179-81
1918-19, King George V and Sea Horses, Bradbury, Wilkinson printing, 2s6p pale brown, 5s rose red and 10s dull gray blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH (2s6p) or previously hinged, VF, SG #415a/17, £975 as hinged
 
Closed  
61 **   16-27

Aden

1939, King George VI, Camel, Sailing Ship, Views, 1/2a-10r, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #16/27, £120
 
Closed  
62 **   1-11

Aden - Kathiri State of Seiyun

1942, Sultan of Seiyun and Historical Places, 1/2a-5r, complete set of 11, blocks of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/11, £240++
 
Closed  
63 **   

South Arabia Protectorate States - Souvenir Sheets Collection in Black Stockbook

1966-68, 63 perforated and imperforated souvenir sheets, representing issues of Kathiri State of Seiyun, Kathiri State in Hadhramaut and Mahra State, nice topical issues such as Space, Paintings, Sports and etc., many items especially imperforated ones are issued in very limited quantity, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Minkus (1989) C.v. $11,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
 
Closed  
64 **  SG 94h

Antigua

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1s purple and slate, "dot by flagstaff" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £375 as hinged
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
65 **   84-95
1938-51, King George VI, Airplane, Fort, Views, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #98/109, £130
 
Closed  
66  10-21

Ascension

1924-33, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-3s, complete set of 12, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #10/20, £350
 
Closed  
67 **   23-32
1934, King George V, Birds, Turtle, Map, 1/2p- 5s, complete set of ten, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #21/30, £120 as hinged
 
Closed  
68 **   62-74
1956, Queen Elizabeth II, Living Creatures, Map, Views, ½p-10s, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #57/69, £140
 
Closed  
69 **  SG 248, a

Barbados

1938, Seal of the Colony, 1/2p green, bottom sheet margin block of 12, right stamp in the second row with recut line variety (position R10/6), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £216 as singles
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
70 **  SG 252, a
1938, Seal of the Colony, 3p brown, perforation 13, block of six (2x3), right stamp of the middle row with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £160++
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
71 **/*   1-10

Basutoland

1933, King George V and Crocodile, 1/2p-10s, complete set of ten, nice and fresh, full OG, NH (up to1s) or VLH (three high values), VF, SG #1/10, £325 as hinged
 
Closed  
72 **   18-28
1938, King George VI and Crocodile, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #18/28, £110
 
Closed  
73 **   46-56, 61-71
1954-61, Queen Elizabeth II, Airplane, Scenes, two complete sets of 11, the last one with surcharges, full OG, NH, VF, SG #43/53, 58/68, £160
 
Closed  
74  48

Batum (British Occupation)

1920, black surcharge 50r on 3k carmine red, full OG, LH, VF, several expert's hs on reverse, SG #39, £550
 
Closed  
75 */U   51/56
1920, black or blue surcharges 25r and 50r on Aloe Tree issue, mint and properly used selection of 11 stamps, including blue surcharges 25r/50k (one -used) and two 50r/50k (mint and used), full OG or used, mostly VF, SG #42/44, a, b, £912
 
Closed  
76    13
1920, registered cover from Batum to Philadelphia, erroneously franked by four Georgia Queen Thamar stamps of 2r brown (strip of three and a single), which were invalid for postage in Batum at that time, violet British Consul at Batum marking, "T" (Tax) in red crayon and black handstamp, forwarded to Turkey by British Military Administration and mailed from British PO at Constantinople on November 25, NYC transit and Philadelphia arrival "December 15, 1920" ds, VF and very rare mailing
 
Closed  
77  105-16

Bechuanaland Protectorate

1932, King George V, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 12, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $624, SG #99/110, £500
 
Closed  
78 **   124-36
1938-52, King George VI, Baobab Tree and Cattle, ½p- 10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #118/28, £110
 
Closed  
79 **   154-65
1955-58, Queen Elizabeth II, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #143/53, £100
 
Closed  
80 **   1-15

British Antarctic Territories

1963, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Map, Transports, 1p-£1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/15, £145
 
Closed  
81  104

British Honduras

1924, King George V, $5 black and violet on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, neat postal cancellation, fine stamp, SG #125, £300
 
Closed  
82 **   115-26
1938-47, King George VI, Airplane, Coat of Arms, Scenes, 1c-$5, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #150/61, £190
 
Closed  
83 **  SG S19a

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Somalia

1948, King George VI, black surcharge "B.M.A. Somalia" 2s50c on 2s6p yellow green, misplaced dot after "sh" variety (position R4/7), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £150
 
Closed  
84 **   83-96

Brunei

1952, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin and River Kampong, 1c- $5, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #100/13, £65
 
Closed  
85 **   614a

Canada

1973, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 15c multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375, Unitrade C.v. C$600
 
Closed  
86 **   726 var
1979, Fundy National Park, $1 multicolored, all offset colors are strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular error
 
Closed  
87 **   729a, 806a
1977-79, Parliament Building, 12c blue and 17c green, two coil stamps in horizontal imperforated pairs, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300, Unitrade C.v. C$400
 
Closed  
88 **/*   

Valuable Collection on Scott Album and Stockpages

1868-1977, about 900 mint stamps, including postage, semi-postal, air post and other back of the book issues, starting with Small Queen and Diamond Jubilee (½c-$1 and $4), then practically complete of Kings and Queen Elizabeth II issues (missing just a few not expensive stamps), in addition six pages of duplicates with several thousand dollars in C.v., vast majority of the material with full or large part of OG, some NH even in King George V period, completely NH from 1950's or LH/hinged, many stamps of VF centering, huge C.v.
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61
 
Closed  
89  C6-8/C9-11

Newfoundland
Air Post stamps

1931, Airmail Pictorial issue, complete set of three imperforated plate proofs in black, printed on thick unwatermarked (15k) or watermarked paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare
 
Closed  
90 **/*   C13a
1933, Labrador issue, 5c light brown, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, top stamps are LH, bottom ones - NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C910++
 
Closed