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The MLG Collection


Guam
 
 
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Lot 479

Guam, 1900, 1¢ deep green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 1 var.), o.g., Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

A VERY RARE MULTIPLE.
Realized $600.
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Lot 480

Guam, 1900, 1¢ deep green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 1 var.), bottom imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g.; small thin spot in middle stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on the back of each stamp, only two imprint plate number strips printed, Ex-Whitpain, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

ONE OF ONLY TWO PLATE NUMBER POSITIONS POSSIBLE.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 481

Guam, 1900, 1¢ deep green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 1 var.), bottom sheet margin block of 4, o.g., quite nicely centered; small thin spot in upper right stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp in bottom selvage and on the back of each stamp, multiples are quite rare, Ex-Tows, Todd and Whitpain, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

A VERY RARE MULTIPLE.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 482

Guam, 1900, 2¢ red, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 2 var.), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 483
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Guam, 1900, 2¢ red, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 2 var.), bottom imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., end stamps never hinged, fresh very well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, also "Sp. Sge." penciled in selvage on front & back, only two imprint plate number strips printed, Ex-Todd and Whitpain, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000+.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

ONE OF ONLY TWO PLATE NUMBER POSITIONS POSSIBLE.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 484

Guam, 1900, 2¢ red, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 2 var.), lower left corner margin block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and remarkably well centered, Extremely Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, unique position piece, ex- Todd and Whitpain, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

THE ONLY POSSIBLE BLOCK FROM THIS POSITION.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 485

Guam, 1900, 3¢ purple, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 3 var.), o.g., hinge remnants, Very Fine for the issue, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" penciled on reverse, Ex-Tows.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $600.
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Lot 486

Guam, 1900, 3¢ purple, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 3 var.), o.g., small hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine, Bartels' "Spl., J.M.B." penciled on reverse, Ex-Tows, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 487

Guam, 1900, 4¢ lilac brown, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 4 var.), o.g., lightly hinged, exceptionally well centered, Extremely Fine, Bartels' "Specal Print" penciled on reverse, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $750.
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Lot 488

Guam, 1900, 4¢ lilac brown, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 4 var.), horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1974 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,000+.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 489
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Guam, 1900, 5¢ blue, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 5 var.), without gum, Fine to Very Fine, Ex-Tows, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 490

Guam, 1900, 5¢ blue, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 5 var.), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and exceptionally well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, each stamp with "Tows" handstamp and penciled "Special Print" on reverse, Ex-Tows, Todd, and Whitpain, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 491

Guam, 1900, 6¢ lake, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 6 var.), o.g., fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Extremely Fine to Superb, Ex-Tows, signed Bartels with his penciled "Spl."
"Spl.", with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

AS FINE A SIX-CENT SPECIAL PRINTING AS ANY IN EXISTENCE.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 492

Guam, 1900, 6¢ lake, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 6 var.), top sheet margin imprint pair, o.g., hinge remnants, selvage crudely hinge-rejoined; multiple gum soaks subsequent to both certificates, otherwise Fine, manuscript "Special Surcharge…" in selvage, only one pane was printed, with 1974 & 2009 P.F. certificates, the latter without the selvage.
Scott $2,000+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 493

Guam, 1900, 8¢ violet brown, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 7 var.), o.g., small hinge remnant, exceptionally well centered; gum-soaked perfs at upper right, small horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, Ex-Tows, with 1981 P.F. certificate issued prior to gum soak.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 494

Guam, 1900, 8¢ violet brown, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 7 var.), horizontal pair, o.g., very lightly hinged; single pulled perf at top of left stamp subsequent to both certificates, otherwise Fine, Ex-Tows, with 1974 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 495

Guam, 1900, 10¢ brown, type I, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 8 var.), o.g., very lightly hinged, nicely centered., Very Fine, Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, Ex-Whitpain, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 496

Guam, 1900, 10¢ brown, type I, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 8 var.), horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine, with 1974 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 497

Guam, 1899, 10¢ brown, type II (Scott 9), o.g., lightly hinged, bright, fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE TEN-CENT TYPE II OVERPRINTED "GUAM".
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 498

Guam, 1900, 15¢ olive green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 10 var.), o.g., hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine, Ex-Tows.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 499

Guam, 1900, 15¢ olive green, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 10 var.), full top margin imprint & plate no. strip of 3, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and well centered; small thin spot middle stamp, otherwise Very Fine, each stamp with Bartels' "Special Surcharge" handstamp on reverse, along with his "Special Sge." peciled in selvage, only one pane was printed leaving this as the Unique Top Position plate number strip, Ex-Tows, Todd, and Whitpain, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000 ++.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 500

Guam, 1900, 50¢ orange, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 11 var.), o.g., hinge remnants, mathematically centered, otherwise Extremely Fine, Bartels' "Spl., J.M.B." in pencil on reverse, Ex-Tows, signed Bartels' "Spl./J.M.B.", with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 501

Guam, 1899, 50¢ orange, Paris Exposition Special Printing (Scott 11 var.), glazed o.g., exceptionally well centered amidst large generous margins, most uncommon on these; slight perf toning, visible mainly on reverse, Extremely Fine and attractive, with 1988 P.F. certificate as simply "o.g." and noting "small tear and small thin spots", neither of which we can find.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 502
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Guam, 1900, $1 black, type I, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 12 var.), without gum, fresh and virtually perfectly centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, Bartels' "Spl., J.M.B." in pencil on reverse, signed Bartels' "Spl./J.M.B.", with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 503
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Guam, 1900, $1 black, type I, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 12 var.), top sheet margin imprint pair, o.g., right stamp never hinged, left very lightly hinged, selvage separated and hinge-rejoined above left stamp subsequent to the certificates, Fine, manuscript "Special Surch." in selvage on reverse, only one pane was printed making this the unique top position imprint piece, Ex-Sicking, signed Bartels' "Spl./J.M.B.", with 1974 & 2009 P.F. certificates.
Scott $4,000+.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

A RARE MULTIPLE—ONE OF ONLY TWO POSSIBLE IMPRINT PIECES.
Realized $2,600.
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Lot 504

Guam, 1900, $1 black, type II, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 13), o.g., Fine to Very Fine, Ex-Groten, with 1973 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

THE $1 TYPE II OVERPRINTED FOR GUAM EXISTS ONLY AS A SPECIAL PRINTING.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 505
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Guam, 1899, $1 black, type II, Exposition Special Printing (Scott 13), unused without gum, Fine and fresh, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 506

Guam, Special Delivery, 1900, 10¢ blue, Exposition Special Printing (Scott E1 var.), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250 for hinged.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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