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Lots 242 - 272,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
242 **   435-45, B14
1953, UPU Congress, Great Personalities, 80c-20fr, 40+10fr, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $262
 
Closed  
243  B789/96

Selection of Imperforated Specimens

1966, Queen Elisabeth, two sets of two souvenir sheets and Historical places, set of two, each one numbered on reverse, nice and fresh condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF
 
Closed  
244 **   492-97 imp

Republic of Congo (Former Belgian Congo)

1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 5f-100f, imperforated complete set of six, all with right sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, only 500 imperforated sets were produced, marginal stamps are scarce
 
Closed  
245 **  Mi C1-7
1927, Syndicato Condor issue for Government Air Mail Contract, 500r-10,000r, complete set of seven in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €400 as singles
 
Closed  
246  94
1911, Iskar Gorge, large die proof of 15st in black, printed on white wove paper with marginal control angles, size 67x42mm, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
 
Closed  
247  2248
1975, "Mother Feeding Child" by John E. Millais, two sunken die proofs of central design and text at the bottom in indigo on white paper or on paper with straw coating, approximate size 113x118x88-90mm, design engraver Nikitina, official representative signature, Soviet Printing Goznak violet seal on reverse of each one reads "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), both mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare
 
Closed  
248  2249
1975, "The Dead Daughter" by Francisco Goya, two sunken die proofs of central design and text at the bottom in red brown on white paper or on paper with pink coating, approximate size 118-120x85-90mm, design engraver Mayorova, official representative signature, Soviet Printing Goznak violet seal on reverse of proof on white paper reads "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), each one mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF, only a handful were produced
 
Closed  
249  2250
1975, "Reunion" by Ilia Beshkov, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in black on beige coated paper, size 117x77mm, officially signed and mounted on white glossy presentation card, slight facial scuffs and marginal fold, still full OG, VF and extremely rare item from the Postal Archives
 
Closed  
250  2251
1975, "Seated Nude" by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in black on paper with gray coating, size 121x86mm, design engraver Nikitina, official Goznak representative signature, mounted on white glossy presentation card, slight fingerprints at right, full OG, VF and very rare, only a few were produced
 
Closed  
251  2252
1975, "Man in a Fur Hat" by Rembrandt, sunken die proof of central design and text at the bottom in blackish green on pale green coated paper, size 118x88mm, design engraver Tkachenko, official signature, Soviet State Printings "Goznak" seal on reverse reads: "Strogiy Uchet" (Strict Record), mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare item from the Postal Archives
 
Closed  
252  2254
1975, "Temptation" by Albrecht Durer, sunken die proof for the souvenir sheet of central design with text at the bottom in dark blue on paper with gray coating, approximate size 120x86mm, design engraver Tkachenko, official representative signatures, mounted on white glossy presentation card, full OG, VF and extremely rare
 
Closed  
253 **   1057/2038 var

Group of Perforation and Printing Errors

1959-72, seven items, including four fantails (stamps imperforated between stamp and margin), block of four with partly unprinted Olympic Rings and two imperforated pairs, mainly sports theme, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
254    C9, C11

Zeppelin Flight

May 26-29, 1934, 1st South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by five air post stamps, tied by Sofia special ds, red Berlin C2 Luftpostamt transit, Friedrichshafen "26.5.34" connection, confirmation cachet and Pernambuco "29.V.34" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #247
 
Closed  
255 **   1397-401, 1402 imp
1994, Birds, 150r-1000r, imperforated complete set of five, all corner margin singles and imperforated souvenir sheet of 1500r, each one has marginal control markings, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
 
Closed  
256 **   59/242, B5/12

Collection of Imperforated Issues

1957-70, over one hundred imperforated stamps, including several trial color proofs, representing 30 mainly complete sets of nice topical content, such as Animals, Birds, Fishes, Plants, Anti-Malaria, Locomotives, Great Personalities, Historical Places and etc., perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
 
Closed  
257 **/*   

Collection on Album Pages

1944-45, 110 mostly mint stamps and one proof, starting with 26 overprints of "C.S.P." and "Poshta Zakarpatska Ukraina" (five stamps have forged overprints, marked "F"), then mix of Soviet issues, perforated and imperforated stamps, some varieties and positional pieces, nice quality overall, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, high C.v.
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
 
Closed  
258 **/*   1-58, B1-19, J1-6

Complete Collection

1920-22, 96 mint stamps, representing 19 complete perforated and imperforated issues, including Coat of Arms surcharges, all are signed, but two high values seem dubious, nice quality collection, full OG, NH/LH or no gum as issued, F/VF, C.v.$540 without high value surcharges
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
259 **/U   1/58, B1-19, J1-6

Nice Multiples Collection

1920-22, 73 perforated and imperforated blocks of four, representing 11 different issues of postage, semi-postal and postage due stamps, nice range of color and paper varieties (listed in Fischer Cat.), nice quality material, full OG, no gum as issued or used, mainly VF, C.v. PLN1,750=US$450
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
 
Closed  
260 **   254-55, C124
1948, Flora and Fauna, 60c blue, $2.60 green and $3 carmine, three sheet margin se-tenant blocks of 25, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $190 (No.254-55 as hinged)
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
 
Closed  
261 **   

Presentation and Souvenir Sheets Collection

1956-76, 26 souvenir sheets, postage and air post, representing various topical issues, including Paintings, Soccer, Olympics, Red Cross and etc., most printed on thin cards, some with die sunk impression, several unlisted in Cat., minor duplication, very fresh condition, full OG (two soccer sheets of 1962) or no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000 for listed sheets only
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
 
Closed  
262  16-24
1894, 60th Birthday of Princess Dowager, 1c-24c, complete set of nine, nice and fresh colors, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, mainly VF, C.v. $2,508
Click here to see the backside
 
Closed  
263  28-37
1897, small figures surcharges (space 2.5mm) on Empress Dowager stamps, 1/2c on 3c - 30c on 24c, complete set of ten, nice and choice, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $2,000
Click here to see the backside
 
Closed  
264 **   471, fn
1943, "The Thrift Movement", 8c-$1, two imperforated souvenir sheet of six, one of which has blue three- language overprint "In Commemoration of Exhibition of Russian Philatelic Society in China. 28-2-1943, Shanghai, China", both in flawless condition, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $870
 
Closed  
265  471 fn
1943, "The Thrift Movement", imperforated souvenir sheet of six with inverted blue three-language overprint "In Commemoration of Exhibition of Russian Philatelic Society in China. 28-2-1943, Shanghai, China", black special cancellations in Chinese, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, only 18 sheets with inverted overprint were produced, N. Mandrovski certificate
 
Closed  
266 */U   471 fn

Russians in China

1921-51, "The Thrift Movement", 8c-$1, souvenir sheet of six with blue overprint bearing commemorative cancellations, charity stamp and two covers with Russian Philatelic Society in China pre-print, on original Collection pages, mostly VF, ex-V. Ustinovsky
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
267  776
1946, 50th Anniversary of Chinese Postal Service, imperforated die proof of $100 in dark brown, printed on thin cardboard, size 40x32mm, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
268  

Northeastern Provinces
Collection

1927-49, 50 mostly mint stamps (one - used), representing issues of Fukien, Hunan, Kwangsi, Shensi and Yunnan with the first set up to $2, nice condition overall, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF, C.v. is almost $800
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
269  21-32

Manchuria

1928-29, Marshal Chang Tso-lin, President Chan Kai-shek and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, three overprinted complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $287
 
Closed  
270 **/*   43/114, C5/19

Sinkiang

1923-42, 43 mint stamps, representing nine postage and air post issues, including Constitution, Unification, both overprints on Dr. Sun Yat-sen and etc., fresh quality unit, full OG, some NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $720
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
271 **   930-35
1967, War Hero Liu Ying-Chun, 8f multicolored, complete set of six, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $360
 
Closed  
272 **   965-66
1967, 18th Anniversary of the People's Republic, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $245
 
Closed