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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=Trans-Mississippi Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 286
Area/Sub/
General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1211
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1211, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Wide margins and precise centering, deep rich color, light wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00), only five grade higher

2
300
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
321
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 321, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., with bottom plate no. 629 selvage, exceedingly well-centered, wide margins, gorgeous rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

60
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 897, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Used with two each 3c and 5c Battleship Documentary Revenues on registered cover from New Orleans to Edinburgh, Scotland, New Orleans Jul. 1, 1898 registered datestamp, transited New York with registry label applied over 2c Trans-Mississippi, London registered handstamps, Edinburgh and New York backstamps, Very Fine and most unusual use to pay the 8c registry fee plus double the 5c UPU rate, despite the illegality of using revenue stamps as postage this cover passed through both New Orleans and New York without complaint by postal clerks, ex Dr. Heimburger

E. 750-1,000
375
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1125, Caribbean2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by Spanish oval cancel and "Morovis 17 May 99" circular datestamp on cover addressed to San Juan, Vega Baja backstamp and "Mil. Sta. No. 4 W.D.C. San Juan Porto Rico Rec'd May 18 99", stamp with just a hint of toning along edges, Very Fine appearance, a scarce use of captured Spanish postmark devices on a U.S. stamp, mailed within Puerto Rico, the overprinted stamps were introduced in March 1899 but were apparently not available to the sender of this cover, ex Dr. Heimburger

E. 500-750
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-11-14
United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii
351
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 351, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., deep rich color, gorgeous centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

60
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-10-25
United States and CSA Postal History
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2345, 1870 and Later Issues2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by "Chicago Ill. Jun. 17 5-PM 1898" machine datestamp and flag cancel on First Day of Issue cover to local street address, opened unevenly at right where edge restored, stamp with small scuffs at left and minor soiling around perfs from gum

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FIRST DAY COVER OF THE 2-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

Henry Scheuer estimates that 12-20 First Day covers are known with the 2c Trans-Mississippi Issue, plus three covers with the 2c used in combination with other denominations. Scott Retail $8,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
421
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 421, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering with well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

60
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 422, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Bottom imprint and plate no. 698 block of four, original gum, one stamp lightly hinged, other three Mint N.H., perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

240
250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
2308
PSE 95
PF 95
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2308, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, deep rich color on fresh paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

60
475
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
2309
PSE 90
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2309, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with wide bottom imprint selvage, wide margins and choice centering, pristine color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

60
350
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