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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
629
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 629, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., top imprint single, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for plate no. pair

55
65
630
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 630, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286), 1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286)1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286). Both Mint N.H., fresh color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificates

105
160
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631
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 631, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., top sheet margin with imprint, virtually perfect centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for plate no. pair

50
190
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632
nhbl
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 632, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. top plate no. and imprint block of four, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

325
350
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633
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 633, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, beautifully centered with nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

275
325
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634
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 634, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the bottom stamp

260
800
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635
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 635, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., fresh color and crisp impression on bright paper, almost perfect centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

260
375
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636
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 636, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., top plate no. margin, perfectly centered with wide margins, deep shade and proof-like impression, two faint creases in selvage only, Extremely Fine

260
0
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637
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 637, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and crisp impression, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the top stamp

140
50
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638
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 638, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., top right corner sheet margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem

340
280
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639
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 639, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., dark shade and crisp detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a stunning stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate for pair

340
750
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640
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 640, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., nearly perfect centering, sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

340
425
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641
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 641, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

340
400
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642
og
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 642, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark shade and crisp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine

180
170
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643
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 643, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., top plate no. margin, detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

340
625
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644
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 644, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., choice centering, deep rich color and sharp impression, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine, a superb stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

340
650
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645
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 645, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, sharp impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

340
675
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646
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 646, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

340
350
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647
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 647, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, scarce in this Mint N.H. quality, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the top stamp

1,250
1,200
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648°
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 648, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., bottom left corner sheet margin, beautiful deep shade and proof-like impression, Fine centering, an extraordinary Mint N.H. corner-margin copy of the 50c Trans-Mississippi, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair, this being the top stamp

1,250
1,000
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649
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 649, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Sharp impression, bold duplex cancel, Very Fine

525
240
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650
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 650, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bold New York registry cancel, choice centering, central filled thins, appears Very Fine

525
170
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651°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 651, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Top plate no, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Top plate no$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Top plate no. and imprint pair, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage only, deep rich color

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT-NEVER HINGED PLATE NUMBER AND IMPRINT PAIR OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 1999 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. singles

9,000
7,000
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652
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 652, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., bottom plate no. margin, slightly oxidized to a beautiful dark shade, detailed impression, small corner creases at top right and bottom right, otherwise Fine

4,500
550
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653
og
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 653, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, perfectly centered, proof-like impression, couple faint creases and small thin, Extremely Fine appearance

2,100
1,150
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654
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 654, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, rich color, small thin, appears Very Fine

2,100
600
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655
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 655, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color and detailed impression, few tiny thin specks, appears Fine

2,100
400
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656
og
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 656, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., deep shade, couple small thins, Very Good appearance

2,100
250
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657
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 657, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Crisp impression on bright paper, light strike of oval cancel, reperfed at left, looks Very Fine and choice

950
550
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658
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 658, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bold New York registry cancel, beautiful color and fine impression, small magenta "Bartels" backstamp does not show thru, Fine

950
375
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