1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi, Complete Plate Number Pairs Collection (285-286).
Top and bottom imprint and plate no. pairs, representing the complete set of plate numbers issued for the 1c and 2c Trans-Mississippi,
the 1c includes 14 plates and all are present as both top and bottom pairs (plus an extra plate no. 592 top), the 2c includes a hefty 121 plates and each plate is also represented by top and bottom pairs, a mix of centering and gum condition to be expected with a good number from each Mint N.H., many are quite well centered and overall the group is very fresh
A RARE COMPLETE ASSEMBLAGE OF TOP AND BOTTOM IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIRS FOR THE ONE-CENT AND 2-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE -- REPRESENTING ALL PLATES THAT WENT TO THE PRESS.
Scott Retail exceeds $26,500.00 -- calculated as a combination of Mint N.H. plate no. and imprint pairs (for completely Mint N.H. items), Mint N.H. singles (for pairs where hinging is in the selvage only) and hinged imprint and plate no. pairs
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