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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 = 287
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 170, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293), A beautiful Mint Never-Hinged imprint and plate block of four of the 4¢ Trans-Mississippi Issue

DESCRIPTION

4¢ Trans-Mississippi (287), Mint N.H. full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 599 block of four, well-centered

PROVENANCE

James H. Gray, Jr., Shreves Philatelic Galleries, 9/30/2005, lot 4, to William H. Gross

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine; some slight oxidation

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$1,550.00

E. 750-1,000
700
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1389, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 599 selvage, vivid color, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

275
1,200
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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 899, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Tied by "Brooklyn N.Y. Aug. 19 2:30 PM '98" machine cancel on cover to Campi Bisenzio, Italy and forwarded to Vienna, Austria, "T Centimes 5 N.Y." deficiency handstamp, large eagle and shield customs seal affixed and upon arrival in Vienna with 1kr and 3kr Austria 1894-95 Postage Dues (J1, J3), perfs at left affected from overlapping edge of cover, both tied by Vienna circular datestamp, 4c Trans-Mississippi with perf flaw and small tear at right, Very Fine appearance, a striking cover

E. 500-750
500
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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 900, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Bottom imprint and plate no. 636 pair, used with single 1c Trans-Mississippi (285) with bottom imprint selvage, tied by "Richmond Ill. Feb. 11 3PM 1899" circular datestamps on registered legal size 4c Carmine entire to Honolulu, Hawaii, forwarded to U.S. Postal Agency in Shanghai via Yokohama, forwarded again to Berlin, Germany, then sent to New York, then to the Dead Letter Office and finally back to Richmond Ill., tremendous range of markings from each stage of the journey including San Francisco and Shanghai registry labels, D.L.O. record handstamp ties 4c stamps, German label on back noting insufficient address, vertical file fold does not affect stamps, split at left and partly at bottom, Very Fine appearance, a fantastic use

E. 300-400
1,600
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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 901, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues4c, 5c Trans-Mississippi (287, 288), 4c, 5c Trans-Mississippi (287, 288)4c, 5c Trans-Mississippi (287, 288). Horizontal pair of 4c, tied by penstrokes on registered 5c entire to Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana, purple "Vicksburg Miss. Registered Aug. 30, 1898" double-circle datestamp, New York registry label, missing top flap, light cover crease at right does not affect stamps, still Very Fine and scarce use

E. 300-400
425
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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
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 352, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Top imprint and plate no. 634 block of four, faintly hinged on the top right stamp, otherwise Mint N.H., fresh color, Fine, Scott Retail as singles

925
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 291, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, beautifully centered with wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

275
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
2310
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2310, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. with plate no. 636 top selvage, vibrant color on crisp paper, extraordinarily well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a remarkable example, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00)

275
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2017-12-19
United States Stamps and Hawaii
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 591, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Two items, Mint N.H. wide bottom imprint and plate no. 599 strip of three, outer stamps just a hint of oxidation, appears Fine and attractive, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (F 70), also No. 287 single, Mint N.H. with bottom imprint selvage, choice centering and margins, unfortunately somewhat oxidized and toned, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00)

1,325
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
383
PSE 98J
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 383, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, single hinge mark, radiant color, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others, only one Mint N.H. example has achieved this grade with none higher, so for a collector who values centering this is as good as it gets

110
950
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