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Sale 725

The MLG Collection


Full Panes
 
 
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Lot 309

1904, 1¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 323), left side, full pane of 50, o.g., never hinged, Post Office Fresh, well centerred and quite fresh; paper wrinkles affecting positions 3 and 8 and into the top margin, few selvage annomalies, remarkably fresh Very Fine, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Scott $3,480+.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 310

1904, 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 324), left side, full pane of 50, o.g., never hinged, six hinge reinforcement slivers along right edge affecting seven stamps, otherwise Post Office Fresh, well centerred and quite fresh, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Scott $3,030+.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 311

1904, 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 325), left side, full pane of 50, o.g., never hinged, Post Office Fresh, beautiful overal freshness in both color and impression, Very Fine, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Scott $9,960+.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 312

1904, 5¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 326), right side, full pane of 50, o.g., never hinged, Post Office Fresh; lower left margin selvage uneven, in no way detracts from this exquisite piece, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice example of this, doubtful that another this nice is available, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Scott $10,540+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $6,250.
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Lot 313

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase (Scott 327), right side, full pane of 50, o.g., never hinged, Post Office Fresh, full wide complete margins all around, luxriant richness one cannot imagine; trivial perf separations, as one might expect, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice example of this, no doubt one of the finest examples of this top-value set, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Scott $15,000+.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $10,500.
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Lot 314

1904, Louisiana Purchase complete (Scott 323-327), full panes of 50, o.g., never hinged, except 2¢ which has some slivering hinges as reinforcements, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an unmatchable set to own, still intact and as fresh as the day they were printed, catalog value as singles and two plate blocks, without any premium being affixed to its rarity.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000

The preceeding five lots offered as one, selling to whichever achieves the best price, an opportunity of a lifetime to own a complete mint set of full panes
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