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    Rare Complete Set of "Lambert" Imperf Pairs

    1925, 2c-10p "Lambert" Imperforates Complete (340a-353a), horizontal pairs, all bright and fresh with large margins and full original gum, one 16c with small thin spot, otherwise a choice, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.

    Scott $11,449


    Expertization: 10p pair with a 1990 PF Certificate

    AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE SET OF MINT PAIRS AS ONLY 200 EACH OF THE 4P AND 10P VALUES WERE ISSUED AND A LARGE PERCENTAGE WERE USED.


    The 1925 Imperforates were supplied by the Bureau of Printing and Engraving to the Lambert Sales Company of Manila to use on registered packages sent overseas. They were ordered by Lambert ostensibly to cut down on stamp theft within the company. They were in use only between late June and late October, when having to cut the stamps apart was deemed too inconvenient for mass mailings.




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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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