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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 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 286, Symbol IN ("USED")
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2020-05-27
United States Stamps
1410
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1410, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Rich color, neat wavy-lines machine cancel, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00), only five grade higher (four at 98 and one at 100)

2
425
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
484
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 484, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Radiant color, perfectly centered with wide margins, bold parallel bars machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $750.00), more than 159 million of the 2c stamp were printed, yet to find a truly superbly centered and sound used example is astonishingly difficult, the P.S.E. Population Report lists only this and three other used stamps at 98 with only one higher (at 100)

2
600
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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
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2015-02-19
Outstanding United States Stamps
1235
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1235, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Radiant color, perfectly centered with wide margins, neat quartered cork cancel and part of circular datestamp at left, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $700.00), more than 159 million of the 2c stamp were printed, yet to find a truly superbly centered and sound used example is astonishingly difficult, the P.S.E. Population Report lists only this and two other used stamps at 98 with only one higher, only four others have even graded as high as 95, this compares to approximately 55 Mint N.H. stamps graded 95 or better, the far more common Mint N.H. 98's have an SMQ value of $2,750.00

2
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2013-11-06
The World's Fair Collection - 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 384, Domestic and Foreign Uses, 1c-4c on Cover2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by "8/26/1898" manuscript cancel and used as a Revenue stamp on National Bank of Commerce check from Kansas City Mo., perforated "Paid", Very Fine, scarce Revenue use during a shortage of Revenue stamps

E. 200-300
120
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3411
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3411, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Wide perfectly balanced margins, bright color on crisp paper, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a spectacular example of this workhorse value from the Trans-Mississippi series, with 2011 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $700.00), more than 159 million of the 2c stamp were printed, yet to find a truly superbly centered and sound used example is astonishingly difficult, the P.S.E. Population Report lists only this and one other used stamp at 98 with none higher, only three others have even graded as high as 95, this compares to approximately 50 Mint N.H. stamps graded 95 or better including nine at 98 or 98J, the far more common Mint N.H. 98's have an SMQ value of $2,750.00

2
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2012-06-27
United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1865, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Four singles, used with horizontal pair of 5c Dark Blue (281), cancelled or tied by handstamps, purple "Registered Feb. 16, 1899 Military Station No. 4, Washington D.C., San Juan, Porto Rico" four-line handstamp on cover front only to New York, few toned spots, right stamp two tears, Very Fine double-rate use, ex Roca and Acevedo

E. 200-300
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2002-05-20
United States Stamps
 
2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by blue "O.C.T.& S.D. Co. Jul. 10, 1898" ds on bank check, Very Fine, scarce provisional use of Trans-Mississippi issue during early period Spanish-American War revenue act when normal revenue stamps were not available

E. 200-300
40
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2001-03-06
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 817, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Remarkably well-centered, cancelled by July 2, 1898 ms. and tied by large purple bank's "Paid" handstamp on bank check from Norwich Conn., light fold away from stamp, Very Fine and choice, the 2c is seen less often used as a revenue than the 1c of the series

E. 200-300
500
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