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Laos




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Lot 496
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Laos, Massive Highly Specialized Collection, 1951-2015. In ten large green Lindner albums, each with slip case, with the first five volumes containing pre-1975 issues and the second group containing the post 1975 issues, with interesting pre-1975 items consisting of 15 hand painted large die proofs (mostly artist signed, only an estimated 5-7 of each produced), 39 deluxe proofs, 26 large die sunk proofs, 94 large die proofs, 64 imperf block of four sheetlets, 258 imperforate or trial color singles, in chronological order as follows: 1952 souvenir booklet containing souvenir sheets of 1-17, C2-4, J1-6, still sealed with Royaume Du Laos postal seal, plus 26 loose souvenir sheets, 25-26, C13, perforated and imperforate sets, 27-29, C20-21, perforated and imperforate sets, 32 large die proof, signed by engraver Pheulpin, 34-36, C24-26, hand colored large die proofs, each signed by engraver Pheulpin, 34-36, C24-26 set with 21 progressive color proofs with strips of three of each values plus singles of airmails, 40, hand colored large die proofs, each signed by engraver Pheulpin, 39-40 deluxe proof, 39 deluxe proof, 37-40 set of progressive proof singles, 41-47 large die proofs (some with two of each when color varieties exist), each signed by engraver Pheulpin, complete set of imperf singles and several progressive color proofs of each value, 41//47 six of the seven values in hand colored large die proofs, 41-47 complete set of deluxe proofs, 51 die proof in black, signed by engraver Pheulpin, 74-76 imperf souvenir sheet, 74-76 set of deluxe proofs, 77-80 set of imperforate and perforated souvenir sheets, 84b, 85-87 deluxe proofs, 95a perforate and imperforate souvenir sheets, 100, C43-45 perforate and imperforate souvenir sheets, 104-7 imperf mini sheets of four, 104-7 deluxe sheet set, 126 trial color proof strip of five, 126-28 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 129-32 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 133-36 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 137-40 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 141-44 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 144 large die proofs, each signed by engraver Pheulpin, 145-47 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 152-55 deluxe proof set, 168-70 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, 163-67 deluxe proof set, most stamps from this point on contain perforate and imperforate sets, along with deluxe proofs, 195 large black die proof, signed by engraver Monvoisin, 224 large die proof in violet, signed by engraver Pheulpin, 225 large die proof in green, signed by engraver Pheulpin, starting in about 1975 deluxe proofs were phased out and collection contains perforated and imperforate along with any souvenir sheet or special sheetlet known, the rare 1985 overprints (only missing 675J): 675A-I, 675K-L, B6-8 set of deluxe sheets and mini sheets of imperf blocks of four, B9-11 deluxe proof set, C1 with two trial color proofs, C14-19 16 progressive color proofs with proofs of each denomination, C14-19 large die proof, all but C17 signed by engraver Pheulpin, C22-23, perforated and imperforate sets, C22 large die proof, C27-29 hand colored large die proofs, each signed by engraver Pheulpin, five progressive color proofs of C27, four progressive color proofs of C28, five progressive color proofs of C29, seven progressive color proofs of C30, plus C27-28 large progressive color proof blocks of 10, C47-51 set of imperfs and set of deluxe sheets, C75 large die proof, singed by engraver, C84 large die proof in orange, singed by engraver Pheulpin and J7 large die proof, signed by engraver Pheulpin. Very fresh with many beautiful hand colored and early deluxe proofs of the beautifully engraved early issues, o.g., mostly never hinged, overall Very Fine. Shipping charges apply - weight 68.4 lbs.
Scott $29,000 ++ (Owner's) Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $10,500.
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