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The Leo Malz Specialized Collections of Latin America


Uruguay




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Lot 491
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Uruguay, Magnificent Waterlow & Sons Specimen Proofs Collection, 1889-1953, a simply beautiful assemblage neatly presented in a stockbook, comprising approximately 50 Waterlow overprinted and punched sheetlets of nine, all of which are either composite sheets or single-value trial colors; includes various 1889-1901 definitive single-value sheetlets, #102-105, 106-107, various 1895-99 bicolor high value sheets, #153-156, 157-158, 235-237; a gorgeous 5c, 8c & 20c Statue of Liberty sheetlet in carmine and black; four choice Pegasus Airmail issue composite sheets in various colors, etc.; many additional later issues are included in gummed, never hinged blocks of four, perforated and imperforate, etc., largely Very Fine, a substantial and impressive group of exceptional material; be sure to review the lot in its entirety on the web.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 492
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Uruguay, The Montevidean Marvel Collection, 1859-1983, in a Scott Specialty album with dustcase, from an old-fashioned obsessive quality-conscious collector, postally used, about 99% complete, with many beautiful cancellations, as well as shade, die, overprint varieties and some fakes for reference; Sun of Uruguay imperforates are especially nice and wide-margined; includes #10-12, 13-16, !3a, 134b, 13c, 14a, 14b yellow, 15a (signed), 18, 23 (signed), 108-129, nice Lapwings, 267-277, 282-284, 330a-332a souvenir sheets, 375-383, 385, 388-390, 410a-413a souvenir sheets, C1-C16, C24, all Pegusus Airmails but two, varieties of Officials with different punch-types (stars or quatrefoils) and numbers (single or double); #O147 vertical pair imperforate between, #C433; #483B mint horizontal imperforate pair from the only known sheet (!) and #251 o.g. block of four bottom margin vertically imperforate from the only known sheet; #482 bottom left corner margin block of six o.g. imperforate between stamps and margin; also includes Parcel Post, Newspaper and some Fiscals, Very Fine, surprisingly difficult to find in used condition.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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