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The MLG Collection


1913-1915 Panama-Pacific Issue
 
 
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Lot 91

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, San Francisco, CA Expo Picture Post Card to Belgium, 1¢ straight edge at left, tied by January 1, 1913 San Francisco Exposition slogan cancel on an Official Exposition postcard to Brussels, Belgium picturing the Horticultural Building, with a clear Feb 22 Brussels receiver, Very Fine.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

A GREAT RARITY—ONLY TWELVE ONE-CENT FIRST DAY COVERS ARE RECORDED, WITH JUST TWO OF THEM TO FOREIGN DESTINATION. THE FACT THAT IT'S AN EXPOSITION POSTCARD, MAKES THIS, ARGUABLY, THE MOST DESIRABLE OF THE TWELVE.
Current Bid$3,000
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Lot 92

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, San Francisco, CA Expo Picture Post Card, 1¢ with straight edge at bottom, tied by January 1, 1913 San Francisco Exposition slogan cancel on a locally addressed Official Exposition postcard picturing the Festival Hall; message reads, "Mailed on Fair Grounds, Groundbreaking day, Machinery Hall, Jan 1 / 1913", Very Fine, with 1970 A.F.D.C.S. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000

AN EXTRAORDINARY FIRST DAY COVER ON AN EXPOSITION POSTCARD.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 93

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, Chicago, IL, two singles, tied by January 1, 1913 Chicago Station "D" machine cancel on a locally addressed cover, Very Fine.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 94

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, Springfield, MA, 1¢ tied by January 1, 1913 Springfield, Mass machine cancel on a locally addressed picture postcard picturing a bouquet of violets, Very Fine, only 12 reported to exist, split evenly between 6 cards and 6 covers, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000

RARE AND ATTRACTIVE FIRST DAY USAGE OF THE ELUSIVE 1¢ PANAMA PACIFIC.
Current Bid$3,000
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Lot 95

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, Detroit, MI, 1¢ tied by January 1, 1913 Detroit, Mich. machine cancel on a picture postcard to Fort Wayne, Mich.; message reads, in part "Balboa greets you for the New Year"; on the front, which pictures the Hotel Charlevoix Detroit, the sender has written, "160 2¢ Panama Canal Expsn issue in Det PO this date", Very Fine.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

A GREAT RARITY—ONLY TWELVE ONE-CENT FIRST DAY COVERS ARE RECORDED,SIX ON COVER AND SIX ON CARD.

The sender has also applied his own dated rs "Brig. Genl. C.A. Cooldge, U.S.A., Pasadena Apartments, Detroit, Mich., Jan 1 1913"
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Current Bid$2,200
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Lot 96

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, Detroit, MI, horizontal pair tied by January 1, 1913 Detroit, Mich. machine cancel on a locally addressed cover; roughly opened at top, which is mostly evident on the back, but has resulted in a large tear to the left of the postmark, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

A GREAT RARITY—ONLY TWELVE ONE-CENT FIRST DAY COVERS ARE RECORDED,SIX ON COVER AND SIX ON CARD.
Current Bid$1,600
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Lot 97

1913, 1¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 397), First Day, Elyria, OH, 1¢ tied by January 1, 1913 Elyria, O. flag cancel on a picture postcard to Niagara Falls, N.Y.; message reads, "A Happy New Year to you. This is the new one ct stamp"; slight bend at upper left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

A GREAT RARITY—ONLY TWELVE ONE-CENT FIRST DAY COVERS ARE RECORDED,SIX ON COVER AND SIX ON CARD.
Current Bid$1,700
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Lot 98

1913, 2¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12 (Scott 398), Pre-First Day, Washington, DC, H.F. Colman Stamp Dealer envelope, 2¢ with straight edge at bottom, tied by January 17, 1913 Washington D.C. machine cancel on a cover to Flint, Mich. with a corner card of prominent Washington stamp dealer, H.F. Colman; backstamped Flint on Jan 18; reduced a bit at left, otherwise Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

THIS IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE TWO-CENT PANAMA-PACIFIC.

According to a 1914 report from the Third Assistant Postmaster General, the Panama-Pacific Exposition issue "…was placed on sale January 1, 1913, except the 2c denomination which was first issued January 18, 1913.

Current Bid$6,500
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Lot 99

1913, 10¢ Panama-Pacific, perf 12, orange yellow (Scott 400), First Day, San Francisco, CA Expo Picture Post Card, 10¢ tied by January 1, 1913 San Francisco Exposition slogan cancel on an Official Exposition postcard to St. John, New Brunswick picturing the "Yacht Harbor, looking toward Esplanade", backstamped St. John on Jan 3(?); message reads, "Written on Exposition grounds on New Year's day, at groundbreaking for Machinery Hall, first issue of Exposition stamps…"; stamp with straight edge, light crease in card just to left of stamp and not affecting it, Fine to Very Fine, with 1976 A.F.D.C.S. certificate.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500

ONE OF THE KEY ITEMS TO A PANAMA-PACIFIC EXHIBITION COLLECTION, ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN.
Current Bid$3,000
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