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Date
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Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 546, 1893 Columbian and 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issues50¢ Trans-Mississippi tied by U.S, 50¢ Trans-Mississippi tied by U.S50¢ Trans-Mississippi tied by U.S.-German Sea Post datestamp on small-format cover to France

50¢ Trans-Mississippi (291), tied by neat strike of "U.S. German Sta. P.O. Nov. 7 98" duplex datestamp and oval grid on cover to Paris, France, blue illustrated handstamp on top flap depicting key and anchor, Very Fine and beautiful cover, ex Gruys

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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 904, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, tied by oval registry cancel, purple "Registered Jan. 16, 1899 Branch P.O. Station ?, New York P.O." five-line boxed datestamp on cover from Constantin Witt to 1st Lieut. Maus in Lichtenthal, Germany, receiving datestamp also ties stamp, second strike on back, stamp with tiny perf tear at top left, Extremely Fine appearance, ex "World's Fair" and Dr. Heimburger

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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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 905, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Used with 3c Purple (268), both tied by bold strikes of target cancel, New Orleans La. Mar. 25, 1899 registered handstamp on large buff cover to Bordeaux, France, New York registry label, New York and French backstamps, 50c with couple toned perfs, reduced at left not affecting any markings, Fine registered use to France, ex Dr. Heimburger

E. 750-1,000
750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 906, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Perfs to in at right, used with strip of three 2c Trans-Mississippi (286), all tied by "Omaha Nebr. R.D." oval cancels on Jan. 23, 1899 registered package wrapper to Fremont Nebr., some minor cover wear, Fine combination use paying the 8c registry fee plus 24-times the 2c letter rate, illustrated in the Neil-Rosenthal book (p. 69), ex Dr. Heimburger

E. 750-1,000
750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 907, Columbian & Trans-Mississippi Issues50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Choice centering, used with horizontal strip of three 1c Trans-Mississippi (285), tied by bold strikes of New York registry oval handstamps on blue oversize cover to Budapest, Hungary, "New York N.Y. Reg'y. Div. 8-1 1898" oval datestamp, New York registry label, receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at right, minor edgewear, Very Fine, a rare franking with the 50c Trans-Mississippi

E. 500-750
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2018-10-03
United States Stamp Treasures: The William H. Gross Collection
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Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 99, Columbian Color Error Strip, Trans-Mississiippi Issue Rarities, The unique 50¢ Trans-Mississippi cover postmarked on the First Day of Issue--one of the most outstanding of all United States First Day covers

DESCRIPTION

50¢ Trans-Mississippi (291), left straight edge margin with centerline, rich color, tied by “collector friendly” lightly struck Washington, D.C. oval cancel, five-line purple “REGISTERED/JUN 17 1898/WASHINGTON, D.C./Sub-Station No. 29/No. 768” registry datestamp with manuscript number struck on June 17, 1898, First Day of Trans-Mississippi Issue cover, manuscript return address “J. M. Bartels, Washington”, typewriter address to “Herrn Hermann August Kah., Baden-Baden, Germany”, red “23679” handstamped registry number, New York “Exchange” registry label (number 59442), backstamped with “New York, N.Y., Regy. Div. 6-18 1898” double-oval datestamp and purple “6/18/98” in circle registry datestamp over flap, Baden-Baden receiving backstamp (Jun. 26, 1898), blue crayon “337” on flap

PROVENANCE

* Fred Langford, Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions, 1/24-27/2012, Sale 45, lot 1377, to William H. Gross

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Henry Scheuer, “The King of First Day Covers,” Virtual Stamp Club http://www.virtualstampclub.com/king_fdc.html

CERTIFICATION

* The Philatelic Foundation (2011)

CONDITION NOTES

* Very Fine

VIEW PDF OF HISTORY AND COMMENTARY at https://siegelauctions.com/2018/1188/99.pdf

E. 50,000-75,000
52,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2017-10-24
Classic Bureau Issues featuring Dr. Heimburger and Brody Collections
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Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 62, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Covers50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, tied by oval registry cancel, purple "Registered Jan. 16, 1899 Branch P.O. Station ?, New York P.O." five-line boxed datestamp on cover from Constantin Witt to 1st Lieut. Maus in Lichtenthal, Germany, receiving datestamp also ties stamp, second strike on back, stamp with tiny perf tear at top left, Extremely Fine appearance, ex "World's Fair"

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2017-10-24
Classic Bureau Issues featuring Dr. Heimburger and Brody Collections
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 63, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Covers50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Used with 3c Purple (268), both tied by bold strikes of target cancel, New Orleans La. Mar. 25, 1899 registered handstamp on large buff cover to Bordeaux, France, New York registry label, New York and French backstamps, 50c with couple toned perfs, reduced at left not affecting any markings, Fine registered use to France

1,750
1,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2017-10-24
Classic Bureau Issues featuring Dr. Heimburger and Brody Collections
c
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 64, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Covers50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Perfs to in at right, used with strip of three 2c Trans-Mississippi (286), all tied by "Omaha Nebr. R.D." oval cancels on Jan. 23, 1899 registered package wrapper to Fremont Nebr., some minor cover wear, Fine combination use paying the 8c registry fee plus 24-times the 2c letter rate, illustrated in the Neil-Rosenthal book (p. 69).

1,750
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
Trans-Mississippi Issue
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3667, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Rich color, tied by well-struck Omaha Nebr. registry oval on folded cover to Fremont Nebr., neat purple "Registered, Omaha, Nebr. Jul. 18, 1899" three-line datestamp on back, Fine, unusual commercial use paying the 8c registry fee plus 21 times the 2c domestic rate, ex World's Fair collection

E. 500-750
400
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