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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 240, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, lightly hinged, essentially perfect centering with wide margins, rich color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp and exceedingly difficult to find in this condition, with 1991 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,050.00), this is the highest grade awarded to the 10c Trans-Mississippi in any condition, and it is shared by one other hinged, seven Mint N.H. and three used -- the 50c and $2.00 values also lack a stamp graded higher than 98

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