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Collections, Stocks and Accumulations of the World
Including Langs Stock and Private Holdings


Monaco




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Lot 400
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Monaco, Majestic and Massive Long-Time Dealer's Stock. Wonderfully bright and clean holding spanning First Issues to 1993, offering the dealer both stock and ready-made collections; assemblage comprises two long red boxes filled with fully identified and priced #102 cards with sets and singles from #1 to #J88; a folder containing desirable proofs and a group of souvenir sheets, a mostly mint never hinged collection from earlies to 1979 mounted (a few items hinged) in a Scott Specialty album, a similar two-volume Minkus album collection to 1993, two Lighthouse albums in springback binders with black mounts affixed to most spaces (just waiting to be filled!), plus three counterbooks of better material, including used #11-29 used (#25 mint), mint #17, 110-129, never hinged #98-102 imperforate, 131-144, 371a-380a, C30-C33 imperforate, C44a, and much, much more besides; stupendous catalogue value, much of Topical interest, and a goldmine for the lover of engraved issues, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, a Principality fit for a king. Shipping charges apply - weight 29.8 lbs.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 401
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Monaco, A Comprehensive Mint & Used Inventory, 1885-2010. A neatly arranged and priced mainly mint NH inventory of Monoco mounted on "102" size sales card containing approximately 1500 cards. Begins with Scott 1 with the 19th century being mixed mint and used, 20th century after 1940 is mainly mint NH and very strong with generally 1-7 of each set or single, Scott value up to $250 and many $20-$80 Scott value sets as well as a very good run of all sets issued from the 50's up to 2010. This is an excellent turnkey stock with the hard work all completed. Perfect for online sales. It contains several thousand stamps. The condition is a bit mixed on the used but the majority of the inventory is F-VF, NH. Shipping charges apply - weight 8.2 lbs.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 402
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Monaco, Specialized Accumulation, 1946-1990's. With many imperfs, deluxe proofs, signed deluxe proofs, deluxe sheets, trial color proofs, modern issues, etc., with: 198-202, C14-15, imperf, 198-202, B93, C14-15, CB6 (2 die sunk deluxe proofs), 207 (Maury 324) early unfinished large die proof in black, black first state large die proof signed by engraver B.I. Barlangue, black and blue die sunk proofs each signed by engraver B.I. Barlangue, 209-13, CB11-14 (3 complete sets, Maury 316-20, 28-31 semi postal €190), 245-46, C30-33 set of deluxe sheets, 262-73 (5 complete imperf sets), 280-82 complete set of deluxe proofs, 359 (Maury 472) three different first state large die proofs in two different colors (green and black) signed by designer and engraver Gandon and one signed large die proof in violet signed by designer and engraver Gandon, 288-91 (5 sets of both perf and imperf complete sheets), 352 progressive color strip, 362 (Maury 475) large die sunk proof in dark brown on orange paper, signed by designer and engraver Gandon, 366-70, C46-48 (4 sets of trial color proofs and 6 sets of deluxe sheetlets), 414 trial color strip, 575 engraver signed die proof, 605-9 imperf blocks of four, 1376 artist signed large die proof, B36-50 each with SON Monaco cancel, C10-13 (2 imperforate set), C19 deluxe proof, C20 (2) deluxe proofs, C20 die sunk proof signed by Dufresne, C20a imperforate, C21-26 (4 complete imperforate sets) and J44a die sunk proof. Mostly sound with many great items that are not often seen here in the U.S., o.g., mostly never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine, from Leo Malz collection. Shipping charges apply - weight 3.2 lbs.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,300.
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Lot 403
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Monaco, Royal Wedding Specialized Holding, 1956 (Scott 366-370, C46-C48). A princely affair with cinematic flair, and a wonderful holding of these popular issues; comprises a slipcased counterbook filled with engraver-signed die proofs in various colors—86 in all, including four rare unissued design, plus a lovely array of trial color proofs (some se-tenant in different colors), proof singles and blocks, stamps as issued in blocks, even a couple First Day Covers; bright and fresh, Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 4 lbs.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 404
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Monaco, Lovely Selection of Die Proofs, 1948-57. 27 in total, ranging from 1948's Bosio Airmail Semi-Postal (#CB14) and 1949's 5F Royal Yacht at Spitsbergen (#240), through 1952 and 1956 Olympics issues, 1956 FIPEX issues, and of course the 1956 Royal Wedding; all but one or two signed by the engraver; includes an incomplete proof of a sadly unissued Princess Grace design, plus two examples of the issued 1957 1F stamp, one uncharacteristically on orange paper; the holding is rounded out by a full sheet of 25 of the 1955 2F Schweitzer issue (#325), the first four columns each in a single (different) color, the fifth in various combinations; generally fresh and clean, Very Fine, imaged in full online. Shipping charges apply - weight 1 lbs.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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