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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
338
S
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 338, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi "Specimen" Overprints (285SE-293SE), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi "Specimen" Overprints (285SE-293SE)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi "Specimen" Overprints (285SE-293SE). Complete Set, hinge remnants, 1c natural straight edge, Fine-Very Fine, Very Scarce

2,875
1,800
339
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 339, Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint Bottom Imprint & Plate No, 10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint Bottom Imprint & Plate No10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 620 Block of Six, Fresh, Very Fine

3,500
3,000
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340
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 340, Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Block, Fresh, hinge remnants, crease affects bottom pair (one of these with small thin spot), otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,000
900
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341
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 341, Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No, 50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No. 603 Block, some separation sensibly reinforced, top perfs. close to touch, Rare

13,500
3,000
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342
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 342, Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No, 50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Top Imprint & Plate No. 603 Block of Six, disturbed o.g., couple minor hinge rejoined separations, single with rounded corner, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

14,950
6,250
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343
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 343, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Beautifully Centered, Intense Color, Choice Impression, Extremely Fine "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

1,850
2,300
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344
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 344, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,850
1,350
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345
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 345, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top Imprint & Plate No, $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top Imprint & Plate No$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top Imprint & Plate No. 606 Pair, slight separations (expertly reinforced), Extremely Fine, Rare

4,250
4,250
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346
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 346, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Reconstructed Top Right Imprint & Plate No, $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Reconstructed Top Right Imprint & Plate No$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Reconstructed Top Right Imprint & Plate No. 606 "Strip of Four", comprising two margin singles and pair with plate No., hinge remnants, one with small thin spot, otherwise Fine, Attractive

7,000
2,000
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347
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 347, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Block, Fresh, Fine-Very Fine

8,000
4,250
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348
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 348, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Complete Right Pane of 50 including Top and Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 606 Blocks of Six, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges and some strengthened separations (neither involve the Plate No. Blocks), Vast Majority Mint, three stamps in plate blocks have trivial thins (one a tiny speck), one stamp in arrow block has a small thin, centering varies from Very Good-Very Fine. There are only three complete panes of this stamp known, the second is reported to also have thins, the condition of the third is unknown. A Phenomenal Classic Rarity Whose Design Is Considered By Many To Be The Most Beautiful Ever Produced For a U.S. Postage Stamp. This, according to our research, is the first time in approximately 50 years that a pane of this stamp has been offered at public auction. A veritable "chance of a lifetime" to own this beautiful philatelic treasure

179,400
105,000
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349
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 349, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,850
2,900
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350
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 350, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Well-centered, Deep Rich Color, Fresh, hinge remnant, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,850
2,400
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351
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 351, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Block, some slight separation, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

13,000
6,250
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