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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1  83P5
1867, Washington, 3c rose, "C" grill, horizontal imperforated pair plate proofs printed on stamp paper, beautiful margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
860.00
2 **   217
1888, Jefferson, 30c orange brown, perforation 12, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900
sold
3  226P1
1890, Daniel Webster, large die proof of 10c green on india paper, size 60x59mm, nice and fresh quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $225
sold
4 **   251
1894, Washington, 2c carmine, type II, top sheet margin single with plate No.126, perfect quality, full OG, NH and fine, PF certificate, C.v. $1,100
sold
5 **   268
1895, Jackson, 3c purple, top sheet margin with imprint and plate No.95 horizontal strip of three, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $400
sold
6 **   269
1895, Lincoln, 4c dark brown, top sheet margin with imprint and plate No.94 horizontal strip of three, minimal brown offset on gum side, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $450
sold
7  270
1895, Grant, 5c chocolate, bottom sheet margin with imprint and plate No.128 horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH (right stamp) or hinged, fine, C.v. $145
60.00
8 **   271
1895, Garfield, 6c dull brown, top sheet margin with imprint and plate No.386 horizontal strip of three, short one tip of perforation at right, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $1,250
290.00
9 **   272
1895, Sherman, 8c violet brown, top sheet margin with imprint and plate No.249 horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $750
sold
10 **   273
1895, Webster, 10c dark green, bottom sheet margin with imprint and plate No.62 horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), fine, C.v. $1,000
230.00
11 **/*   279, 281
1898, Franklin, 1c green and Grant, 5c dark blue, top or bottom sheet margin with imprint and plate No. horizontal strips of three, both with full OG, first one is NH (center stamp with natural tiny spot of gum loss), the other one has hinge at middle stamp, others are NH, F/VF, C.v. $307.50 as singles
85.00
12 **   282
1898, Garfield, 6c lake, bottom sheet margin with imprint and plate No.924 horizontal strip of three, nice item in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $475
sold
13  282C
1898, Webster, 10c brown, type I. top sheet margin with imprint and plate No.305 horizontal strip of three, full OG, left stamp is LH, two others are NH, but central one with tiny spot of gum disturbed at the bottom, fine centering, C.v. $725 as hinged
160.00
14 **   314
1906, Franklin, 1c blue green, imperforated block of four, nice margins, minor usual offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $130
sold
15 **   351
1909, Washington, 5c blue, coil stamp in vertical guide line pair, tiny (0.5mm) tear at left margin, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $2,350
sold
16 **   516
1918, Franklin, 30c orange red, perforation 11, block of four, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260++
sold
17 **   526
1920, Washington, 2c rose carmine, offset printing, type IV, block of four with natural straight edge at right, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $230++
sold
18 **   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
sold
19  558P1
1922, Garfield, large die proof of 6c in orange on india paper, mounted on die sunk card, size 97x113mm, numbered on reverse, fresh quality, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $1,000
sold
20 **   571
1923, Lincoln Memorial, $1 violet brown, top sheet margin arrow horizontal pair, perfectly centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
21 **   573
1923, Head of Freedom Statue, $5 carmine and blue, left sheet margin arrow block of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $720 as singles
400.00
22 **   620-21
1925, Norse-American issue, 2c carmine and black, 5c dark blue and black, complete set in center line blocks of four, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $152.50
sold
23 **   630
1926, White Plains Philatelic Exhibition, 2c carmine rose, complete pane of 25, plate No. 18771, nicely centered, full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $575
sold
24 **   658-68
1929, black "Kans." overprint on definitive issue of 1c- 10c, complete set of 11, three with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $431.50
170.00
25 **   669-79
1929, black overprint "Nebr." on definitive issue of 1c- 10c, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $530.50
220.00
26 **   756-65
1935, National Parks issue, 1c-10c, complete set in plate No. blocks of six, nice quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $255
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sold
27  905b
1942, American Eagle, 3c reddish purple, top sheet margin error of color, pre-cancelled "Fremont, Ohio", nicely centered with intact perforation, VF, PSAG certificate for block of four, this stamp is from the top left, C.v. $1,750
sold
28  1303a-04a, 1305b
1966-68, Lincoln, Washington, F.D. Roosevelt, 4c, 5c and 6c, three coil stamps in joint line pairs, first one with Bureau pre-cancelled by "Brooklyn N.Y.", two others with "Baltimore M.D.", full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
sold
29 **   1362a
1968, Wood Ducks, 6c multicolored, left sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
sold
30 **   1394 var
1971, Dwight Eisenhower, 8c black, red and blue, block of four with full offset of the design on gum side, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine
85.00
31  1401a
1970, Dwight Eisenhower, 6c dark blue gray, coil stamp in horizontal joint line pair, Bureau pre-cancelled with "Fort Lauderdale FL", in addition a single pre-cancelled "Pittsburgh, PA.", all with full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $545
sold
32 **   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 of top four horizontal rows have doubled or omitted "United States" variety, full OG, NH, VF, an attractive and rare item
860.00
33 **   1474a
1972, Stamp Collecting issue, 8c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $325
160.00
34 **   1483 var
1973, Boston Tea Party, 8c multicolored, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, red and dark blue litho colors strongly shifted to the top. full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
35 **   1501b
1973, Progress in Electronics, 8c multicolored, tan and lilac colors omitted, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, a copy of PF certificate for vertical pair, the stamp is from the top, C.v. $700
sold
36 **   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
690.00
37 **   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. $450
sold
38 **   1542b
1974, 200th Anniversary of the Kentucky Settlement, (10c) multicolored, green (engraved and litho), black (engraved and litho) and blue colors missing, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 29 stamps reported according to Datz, C.v. $2,000
sold
39 **   1555a
1975, D. W. Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown (engraved) color omitted, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,800++
690.00
40 **   1578c
1975, Banking and Commerce, 10c multicolored, top left corner sheet margin (ZIP) horizontal se-tenant pair, brown, blue and yellow (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common ZIP pair is included, C.v. $1,750
sold
41 **   1702a
1976, Christmas, 13c multicolored, imperforated plate No.37618-37621 pane of 50, narrow margin at the top, nice and fresh otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,875 as pairs
575.00
42 **   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
170.00
43 **   1825a
1980, 50th Anniversary of Veterans Administration, 15c carmine and violet blue, top left corner margin ZIP horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
sold
44 **   1899a
1983, Motorcycle, 5c gray green, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, according to Datz only 32 pairs exist, C.v. $1,750
sold
45 **   2004 var
1982, Library of Congress, 20c red and black, three side margin block of 20 (2x10) with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation, resulting in parts of stamps appearing at the top and bottom margins, full OG, NH, VF
170.00
46 **   2014a
1982, International Peace Garden, (20c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is enclosed, C.v. $200, which is strongly undervalued
sold
47 **   2045a
1983, Medal Of Honor, (20c) multicolored, top left corner margin single with red color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
48 **   2107a
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with slight crease as always exists, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $1,750
460.00
49 **   2238ñ
1986, Navajo Art, (22c) multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
sold
50 **   2354b
1987, Lace Making, (22c) ultra, white color omitted, top right corner plate No. se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
sold
51 **   2361a
1987, Certified Public Accounting, (22c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, C.v. $425
220.00
52 ** B  2443c
1990, Beach Umbrella, (15c) multicolored, dark blue color omitted, pane of ten in complete $3 booklet (second pane is normal), perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900++
sold
53 **   2482a
1990, Bobcat, ($2) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, top right corner sheet margin plate No. block of four, centered to the top, full OG, NH and fine, Datz C.v. $1,000 as a plate No. block, Scott C.v. $800 as four singles
345.00
54 **   2561a
1991, District of Columbia, (29c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, plate No.1212 bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $380++
125.00
55 **   2567b
1991, Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600
290.00
56 **   2567c
1991. Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $275
115.00
57  2718aPb
1992, Christmas Toys, imperforated proof of se-tenant block of four with stamps transposed horizontally, plate No.A111111, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
sold
58 **   2759b
1993, Horse Races, (29c) multicolored, top left corner sheet margin Plate No. se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common plate No. block is included, C.v. $500, which is significantly undervalued
sold
59 **   2872e
1994, Christmas, Stocking, 29c multicolored, right sheet margin plate No. block of four contains two vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
sold
60 **   2875b
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only a few known, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,200
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sold
61 **   2875c
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, tagging omitted, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and rare, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,100
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sold
62 **   2965b
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical imperforated se-tenant strip of five, plate No.B1111, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,750
sold
63 **   2965c
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with omitted yellow color, plate No.B111 (no yellow "1"), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
sold
64 **   2965d
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with yellow, blue and magenta omitted, plate No.B1 (no respective colored "1"), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
sold
65 **   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
sold
66 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
sold
67 **   3269 fn
1998, Uncle Sam's Hat, "H" non-denominated stamp inscribed "Postcard Rate", full OG, NH, VF, copy of PSE certificate for block of four is included, that is lower right stamp, C.v. $2,500
sold
68 **   3363d
1999, Christmas, Deer, 33c gold with background in red, blue, violet and green, self-adhesive pane of 20, die cutting omitted, backing paper intact, fresh and VF, C.v. $500, which is undervalued
sold
69 **   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
sold
70 **   3559a
2002, Year of the Horse, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three with die cutting omitted vertically, originated from a pane with plate No.B11111 with empty space from another strip at the bottom, backing paper is intact, fresh, VF and very rare, PF certificate for a block of six, C.v. $5,000
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2300.00
71 **   3895m
2005, Chinese New Year of 1992-2004, 37c multicolored, complete double-sided pane of 24, misregistered die cutting on reverse side causing imperforated top row of three stamps and freak bisected stamps on three other rows, NH, VF and rare, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,100
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575.00
72 **   5036b
2016, Love, (49c) multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, three-side margin plate No.B11111 block of ten (top part of a pane of 20), backing paper intact, fresh and VF, prorated C.v. $250
sold
73 **   C3

Air Post stamps

1918, Curtiss Jenny, 24c carmine rose and blue, central line block of four, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $520 as four singles
170.00
74 **   C6
1923, De Havilland Biplane, 24c carmine, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $520 as four singles
170.00
75 **   C13-15
1930, Zeppelin issue, 65c-$2.60, complete set of three, absolutely perfect full original gum, NH, F/VF (the high value has great centering), C.v. $1,750
sold
76 **   C125b
1989, 20th UPU Congress, Futuristic Mail Delivery, (45c) multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin (ZIP) se-tenant block of four, blue engraved color (USA and denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common block is added for comparison, C.v. $550
sold
77 **   O91

Official stamps
War Department

1873, General Winfield Scott, 24c rose, horizontal pair, perfect quality and centering, full OG, NH, VF or better, C.v. $380++
sold
78 **   O135a

Official Mail

1983, Coat of Arms, 20c red, blue and black, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
79 **   O148 imp
1991, Coat of Arms, 23c red, blue and black, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, according to Scott this pair is from printer's waste
sold
80 **   136L4

Local stamps
Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y.

1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone 4, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
sold
81 **   81

Canal Zone

1924, Lincoln Memorial, black two-line overprint "Canal Zone" on $1 violet brown, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600 as four singles
575.00
82 **   241-50 var

Philippines
Official stamps

1906, Great Personalities, black overprint "O B" on Philippine definitive set of 1906,2c-30c, complete set of ten, full OG (two stamps with small spots of gum skip), F/VF
140.00
83 **   241-50 var
1906, Great Personalities, red overprint "O B" on Philippine definitive set of 1906, 2c-30c, complete set in blocks of four, 6c and 10c with natural straight edge at left or right, usual centering, full OG, NH, mainly fine and extremely rare multiples, this set is mentioned, but not priced in Scott
sold
84  17c

Ryukyu Islands

1952, black surcharge 100y on 2y rose violet, Kai Tei characters in 9/9-point type, center "0" in wrong font and dropped (position 42), nice and choice, full OG, VLH, VF and very scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $4,000 for **
sold
85 **   90 var
1961, White Silver Temple, 5c red brown, three side margin horizontal strip of four (bottom part of a sheet), imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and rare
sold
86 **   C15 var

Air Post stamps

1959, Heavenly Maiden, light ultra surcharge 14c on 20y rose carmine, basic stamp with extra spur on the right side of the second character variety (position 49), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $125
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sold
87 **   R17-28

Revenue stamps

1959-69, Map and Buildings, 1c-$10, complete set of 12, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,287
sold
88 **   38, d

United Nations

1955, 10th Anniversary of the United Nations, 3c-8c, two souvenir sheets of both printings and FDC, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $163
sold
89    U1 var

Stationery items

1959, envelope 3c blue with additional surcharge of 1c in maroon, fresh, unused, VF and rare, this envelope have the similar surcharge, which were used for revaluating of air post stationery cards and mentioned in Scott after #UXC2
sold
90    UXC2 b, c
1959, Air Post card 4c with additional surcharge of 1c in maroon, three postcards - two with inverted surcharge in different positions and one with double surcharge (one inverted), fresh, unused, VF, these errors are listed, but have no price in Scott Cat., a common used card is enclosed
sold