Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mercury MG50033 to 50038

The ones I have in 50033 to 50038. I doubt the Bartok is Maas, but it is still a nice design. Advertisements

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Mercury MG50000s continued

50027 to 50030, the ones I have, in various printings. Mostly Maas.

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the next few Maas Mercury MG50000 covers

A correspondent has pointed out to me that the signature on MG50015 is Freund Lurye. That was in the last post. And that another cover is signed D. Maas, which is not the Maas we know. There is so much … Continue reading

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the next few MG50000 series, mostly Maas

MG50015 is signed by the designer, but I can’t read it. It is clearly not Maas’ signature. The rest of these are almost definitely Maas, but this one gives me pause about my identification abilities.

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more of Maas’ brilliant Mercury MG50000 series

Little to say. Mid-1950s. Some real beauties.

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Maas at his best: the first of the MG50000 series

The Maas 40000s and 10000s are nice, but these 50000s include my favorites. A couple of these are astonishingly beautiful in my opinion.

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Mercury MG30000 (EmArcy) and MG40000 Maas covers

I only have one EmArcy with a Maas cover, and this small handful of MG40000s. But what nice designs they are! Maas had most of the skills that Steinweiss had, except for lettering.

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