Sale 528 — 1978 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 11 April, 1978

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
173
E
Sale Number 528, Lot Number 173, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Bi-Color Essays (Brazer  285E-E-293E-D), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Bi-Color Essays (Brazer  285E-E-293E-D)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Bi-Color Essays (Brazer 285E-E-293E-D). Complete Set, 1c, 5c, 8c & $2.00 are hybrids, all Die Sunk on 8x6" cards, $2.00 Frame in Brown, Unlisted Color, 1c faint toning band on surface, otherwise Fresh & Very Fine, Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
3,750
174
P
Sale Number 528, Lot Number 174, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs (285P-290P, 292P, 293P), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs (285P-290P, 292P, 293P)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs (285P-290P, 292P, 293P). Die Sunk on 71/2x61/4" cards, complete set less 50c value, Wonderfully Fresh & Very Fine, Rare

4,500
3,750
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175
og
1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285, 286). Complete Sheets of 50. 1c Mint, few separations, negligible in plate no. selvedge, perfs. touch on a few, Virtually All Fine-Very Fine. 2c all Mint but four, some separation & rejoining in bottom plate no. block, Very Good-Very Fine, Top Plate No. Block of Six Well-Centered

2,018
3,250
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176
og
Sale Number 528, Lot Number 176, Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Complete Sheet of 50, Mint, few tiny negligible selvedge separations, Fine-Very Fine, Top Plate No. Block of Six Remarkably Beautiful

6,015
11,500
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177
og
Sale Number 528, Lot Number 177, Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Complete Sheet of 50, Stamps Mint, hinge reinforced separations in top & bottom plate no. selvedge, tiny selvedge tear far from plate no., sixth row lightly creased, otherwise a Fine Sheet

6,600
5,500
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