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Sale 811 — 1999 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 May, 1999

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
165
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Sale Number 811, Lot Number 165, Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of four, Mint N.H., post-office fresh and Very Fine

2,800
3,750
166
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Sale Number 811, Lot Number 166, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bottom margin imprint and plate no. pair, full original gum, very lightly hinged, well-centered, incredibly sharp proof-like impression, few trivial perf separations at bottom edge of selvage sensibly reinforced

EXTREMELY FINE IMPRINT AND PLATE NO. PAIR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 1981 P.F. certificate

3,000
3,250
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167°
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Sale Number 811, Lot Number 167, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H. left margin single, rich color and sharp impression, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT OF ALL COMMEMORATIVES TO OBTAIN IN THIS QUALITY. A TRUE CONDITION RARITY.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

3,500
8,500
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168
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Sale Number 811, Lot Number 168, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Top imprint and plate no. block of four, lightly hinged, rich color, centered to top, discreetly rejoined horizontal perf separations, tiny thin in one stamp

FINE AND FRESH APPEARANCE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE COMMEMORATIVE PLATE BLOCK FROM THE TOP OF THE SHEET WITH FULL SELVAGE.

The $2.00 plate block is by far the rarest of the Trans-Mississippi Issue -- only one plate block of six is recorded. With copy of 1990 P.F. certificate

70,000
16,500
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