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Lots 407 - 438,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
407 **   243-44 var
1957, ITU issue, 40h ultra and 55h green, imperforated presentation souvenir sheet of two, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 108, €1,200
 
Closed  
408 **   285a
1957, 10th Anniversary of the Republic, 20h gray and 40h dark carmine, imperforated souvenir sheet of two stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
 
Closed  
409 **   C6-8 var

Air Post stamps

1952, Douglas C-47 and Ship, 1200wn, 1800wn and 4200wn, complete set of three presentation sheets, printed on watermarked paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Mi Blocks 54-56, €1,800
 
Closed  
410 **   725 fn
1966, Anti-Japanese Fighters, unissued complete set of three, usual rough perforation, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,500
 
Closed  
411 **   804 fn imp
1967, 10th Anniversary of the Launch of the First Soviet Space Satellite, 10ch multicolored, unissued imperforated stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,500 for perforated value
 
Closed  
412 **   1692B-C fn
1978, Meeting of Kim Il Sung and Hua Gofeng, perforated and imperforated souvenir sheets of 40ch multicolored, full OG, NH, VF and rare, these sheets were withdrawn shortly after issue, because this meeting did not take place
 
Closed  
413 ** P  251-52, C118
1974, Guglielmo Marconi, Inventor and Electrical Engineer, 60k, 90k and 200k, perforated and imperforated sets of three, sets of imperforated proofs in miniature sheets of four and complete set of three epreuves deluxe, perfect quality unit, full OG or no gum as produced, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
 
Closed  
414 ** P  B6-8

Semi-Postal issues

1967, Mekong Flood issue, 20+5k, 40+10k and 60+15k, perforated and imperforated sets of three, set of imperforated proofs in miniature sheets of four and complete set of three epreuves de luxe, full OG or no gum as produced, NH, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
 
Closed  
415 **   1/1202, B1-17, C1/119

Valuable Collection in Three Albums

1951-94, about 1400 mint stamps, 51 souvenir sheets and one first booklet (each souvenir sheet placed individually), representing high level of completion with modest duplications, including Anti-Malaria souvenir sheet, nice topical issues - Animals, Birds, Paintings, Sports, Space and many others, nice quality unit, full OG, NH (a few LH), mainly VF, C.v. $3,250
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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, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68
 
Closed  
416    85

Russian Imperial Stamps used in Independent Latvia

1919, parcel card from Smiltene to Riga, franked by 50k brown violet and green in strip of three and four singles, addressed to Red Army unit located in Riga, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and rare postal history item of turbulent period in Latvia
 
Closed  
417 **   55
1919, Rising Sun, 10k gray blue, complete tete-beche sheet of 200 (100+100) with vertical gutter in the middle, minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
418 **   78, 80-81
1920-21, Sun Design, 20k and 75k, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the side; in addition vertical bottom sheet margin vertical pair of 50k, imperforated at the foot, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
419 **   101-12, 108 var
1921-22, Stars and Coat of Arms, 50k-100r, complete set of 13, printed on watermarked LIGAT paper, including stamp of 10r with perforation 10x11 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $200++
 
Closed  
420  113/25
1923-25, Stars, 1s-50s, 41 imperforated proofs, including 20 horizontal or vertical pairs and a single of 25s, watermark LIGAT, no gum as produced, NH, VF and a colorful group of Archival proofs
 
Closed  
421 **   B66-71, imp

Semi - Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1 (2)s-15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete set of six, full OG, NH (imperforated 10 (20)s has slight trace of hinge on margin only), VF, C.v. $285
 
Closed  
422 **   CB1-2, a

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 10(20)s and 15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete sets of two, in addition perforated stamp of 10 (20)s with reversed vertical watermark, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
423 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, two perforated and imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $300++
Click here to see the backside
 
Closed  
424 **   CB18a-20a
1933, Wounded Aviators Fund, 3(53)s-35(135)s, two imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $250++
Click here to see the backside
 
Closed  
425 SB   Hofmann #MH1

Stamp Booklet

1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls2.02 booklet, containing two blocks of four and four horizontal pairs separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, perfect quality, VF
 
Closed  
426  2N1-22, 2N23-36
West Army 1919, black overprints or surcharges of Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design, Riga Liberation and Russian Imperial stamps, three complete sets, the total 36 values, full OG, mainly LH, VF, all valuable stamps are properly expertized, C.v. $1,085
 
Closed  
427 */U   

Neat Mainly Used Collection

1918-41, 515 stamps and two souvenir sheets, including nice range of Sun design issues, especially on maps, Riga Liberation on thin paper, beautiful semi-postal, air post and air post semi-postal stamps, representing Rainis Fund perforated and imperforated sets, various Bleriot XI issues and many more (imperforated block of six is a forgery), nice quality overall, F/VF, Mi C.v. €3,400++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 
Closed  
428 **   368-70, C114-17
1958, President Tubman's Visits to Europe, 5c, 10c and 15c, complete set of seven in panes of 20, each stamp with inverted Flag, the total is 140 errors, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
 
Closed  
429 ** P  

Proofs and Imperforated Issues
Valuable Assembly

1936-77, 78 perforated (6) or imperforated stamps or proofs and 35 souvenir sheets or epreuves de luxe, Lincoln, Queen Elizabeth II, Churchill, Animals, Sports and etc. themes, perfect condition, full OG, NH (one souvenir sheet is LH), VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
 
Closed  
430 **   C7-8, C15-16

Air Post stamps

1931-36, Graf Zeppelin and Airship "Hindenburg" issues, two complete sets of two, nice centering and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $725
 
Closed  
431    C17-23
1939, Birds, 10rp-2fr, complete set of seven used on two FDC to Canada, tied by "3.IV.39" Triesen ds, postmarked on arrival, VF, Mi #173-79, €400
 
Closed  
432  104-05 var
1921, Prince Kestutis, two error of colors, 80sk in orange and light blue, 1auk in brown and dark blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
Closed  
433 **   119a
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk instead of 6auk in blue and greenish blue, block of four, lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged singles
 
Closed  
434 **   119a var
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk blue and greenish blue, "De dure" instead of "De Jure" at the bottom (position 38), full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
435 **   185 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1L blue green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, creamy full OG, NH, VF and scarce
 
Closed  
436 **   B47-50

Semi - Postal issues

1938, Scout Jamboree overprints on National Olympiad issue, 5+5c-60+15c, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
 
Closed  
437 **/*   C30a, var

Air Post stamps

1922, New Currency inverted black surcharge 50c on Airplane 10auk black and gray blue, two stamps, one of those with offset of inverted surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
 
Closed  
438  309a, C87

Autographs of Famous People
Adomas Varnas (1879- 1979)

, artist, photographer, collector and philanthropist, signature under imperforated souvenir sheet, commemorating 20th Anniversary of Independence, and Felix Vaitkus (1907-56), pioneer-aviator, who was flown solo across the Atlantic, signature under stamp of 60c blue affixed on card, fresh condition, VF
 
Closed