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Lots 478 - 487,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
478  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), horizontal pair printed on vertically laid paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, according to the von Hofmann Cat. only 25 such proofs were produced
460.00
479  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
690.00
480  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k, 25k and 35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
690.00
481 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
482 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $560++
230.00
483  

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), representing ten different sets, showing various swastika watermark positions - upright, sideways, reversed and sideways reversed, as well as seven stamps with "LIGAT" watermark, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG, mostly VF
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290.00
484 Mi I B, II A

Eleja (Elley)

1919, red lilac overprint "Pastmarka" on Latvian revenue stamps of 15k orange and 30k green, complete set of two used on individual pieces, manuscript date stamp, usual narrow margins, fine, each one with expert's hs on reverse
sold
485 **/*   2N12-22

West Army (General Bermondt-Avalov)

1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, most stamps with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $243
sold
486 **/*   2N23-36, 2N27a
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations on 11 perforated and 3 imperforated stamps, complete set of 14 and inverted surcharge 70k on 15k, full OG, NH (4) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $540
sold
487  2N23/36
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations, group of 37 values, including seven blocks of four, all cancelled by Jelgava date stamp, fresh and VF, C.v. $573++
sold