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Sale 725

The MLG Collection


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Lot 467
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Cuba, 1900, 1c on 1¢ yellow green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 221 var), left sheet margin single, o.g., stamp never hinged, Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, interpolating the value for never hinged, we come up with a catalog value of $1,920, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 468

Cuba, 1900, 2c on 2¢ red, type III, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 222 var.), left sheet margin single, o.g., Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 469

Cuba, 1900, 2½c on 2¢ red, type IV, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 223 var.), left sheet margin single, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse.
Scott $750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 470
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Cuba, 1900, 2½c on 2¢ red, type IV, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 223 var.), block of 4, o.g., lower right stamp never hinged; ¼" horizontal tear in upper left stamp, minor reinforced separation, otherwise Very Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, Ex-Whitpain, with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 471

Cuba, 1900, 3c on 3¢ purple, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 224 var.), left sheet margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 472

Cuba, 1900, 5c on 5¢ blue, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 225 var.), left sheet margin single, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 473

Cuba, 1900, 10c on 10¢ brown, type II, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 226A), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

THE TEN-CENT TYPE II OVERPRINTED FOR CUBA EXISTS ONLY AS A SPECIAL PRINTING.
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Lot 474
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Cuba, 1900, 10c on 10¢ brown, type II, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 226A), unused without gum, fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine for this, with 1974 P.F. certificate noting "stain around edges" of which we see no trace.
Scott $6,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Unsold
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Lot 475

Cuba, 1900, 10c on 10¢ brown, type II, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 226A), left sheet margin pair with imprint, o.g., exceptionally well centered; bottom stamp with two very tiny thins and minor thins in selvage, otherwise Very Fine each stamp with Scott Stamp and Coin Co. backstamp, Weill backstamps in selvage, extremely rare and desirable, only two plate number and imprint positions were printed, superb position piece, Ex-Laila, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $12,000+.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

ONE OF ONLY TWO IMPRINT POSITIONS PIECES POSSIBLE OF THE TEN-CENT TYPE II, WHICH EXISTS ONLY AS A SPECIAL PRINTING.
Realized $8,500.
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Lot 476

Cuba, Special Delivery, 1900, 10c on 10¢ blue, Exposition Special Printing (Scott E1 var.), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and well centered within extraordinarily large gargantuan margins which is unheard of for this issue, Extremely Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" in pencil on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 477

Cuba, Postage Dues, 1900, 1c-10c complete, Exposition Special Printings without Specimen overprints (Scott J1-J4 vars.), matched set of left sheet margin pairs with full arrows; 1c pair with faults, 5c with selvage separated and hinge-rejoined, 10c top stamp with a small thin spot, o.g., otherwise Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, unique positional pairs, Ex-Laila, each with a 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,000+.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

A UNIQUE SET OF POSITIONAL PAIRS.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 478

Cuba, Postage Due, 1900, 5c on 5¢ deep claret, Exposition Special Printing (Scott J3 var.), o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine and fresh, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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