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Lots 364 - 375,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
364    13
1920, registered cover from Batum to Philadelphia, erroneously franked by four Queen Thamar stamps of 2r brown (strip of three and a single), which were invalid for International postage 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
365  1/55, B1-4

Practically Complete Collection on Pages

1919-23, 63 mint stamps, starting with National and Soviet issues (unused set of five are accidental forgeries), then later surcharges on Georgian and Imperial stamps (10,000r/7kand 15,000r over Armenian character on 15k properly expertized) plus many more, nice condition, full OG, mostly VF, C.v. over $1,000
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366 Mi 85-86 II V
1915, Germania, 5pf green and 10pf carmine, complete set of two imperforated horizontal pairs, trial printing on yellow grayish paper without watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. €600++
367 **   684-85
1952, Post Horn, 80pf carmine and 90pf yellow green, two high values of the set, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, the last one expertized by A. Schlegel, Mi #137-38, €1,050
368 **   B33

Semi - Postal issues

1930, IPOSTA, International Philatelic Exhibition in Berlin, 8pf-50pf, souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size 105x148mm, full OG (on stamps only), NH, VF, Mi Block 1, €1,600
369 **   B58
1933, "10 Jahre Deutsche Nothilfe", 5pf-50pf, souvenir sheet of four with black overprint "1923-1933" on each stamp, appropriate size 209x148mm, perfect condition, full OG on stamps only, NH, VF, Mi Block 2, €6,000, Scott C.v. $5,600
370 **   B141-43
1939, Nurburgring Auto Races, overprinted issue, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by H.-D. Schlegel, Mi #695-97, €280
371    B243
1943, 10th Brown Ribbon at Munich, 42+108pf brown, used on addressed FDC, tied by Munich-Riem special postmark, sent by registered mail to Leipzig, postmarked on arrival, VF, Mi #854, €500
372 **   B314-15
1950, Bicentenary of the Death of Johann S. Bach, complete set of two in sheets of 50, some perf separations, generally fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #121-22, €6,000++
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373 SB  Mi MH11.1A

Stamp Booklets

1919, Germania, 3m unexploited booklet, containing five panes separated by interleaves, text "Amol Das Hausmittel" inside front cover and "Hohenzollern" on reverse, red lettering on orange paper, numbered "8" at the bottom left, perfect condition, VF, C.v. €800
374 SB  Mi MH20.2
1931, German Eagle, 2m unexploited booklet, containing two panes of stamps and three panes of "Mit Luftpost" labels, separated by interleaves, white lettering on blue paper without the number, post office fresh quality, VF, C.v. €1,300
375 SB  Mi MH23.1
1926, Coat of Arms, 2m unexploded booklet, containing pane of eight and pane of six plus two labels separated by interleaf, black lettering on gray blue cover, insignificant front cover fold due to booklet opening, mostly VF, C.v. €1,100