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Sale 864 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 June, 2003

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
330
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 330, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., rich color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

65
170
331
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 331, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

60
190
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332
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 332, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., vibrant color, choice centering with wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

325
650
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333
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 333, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. certificate

325
400
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334
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 334, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c-10c Trans-Mississippi (288-290), 5c-10c Trans-Mississippi (288-290)5c-10c Trans-Mississippi (288-290). Original gum, 5c and 10c h.r., 8c lightly hinged, rich colors, 5c small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

500
170
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335
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 335, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. with top left corner margin, deep shade, light natural gum wrinkle, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

400
325
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336
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 336, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. certificate

400
650
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337
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 337, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

400
800
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338
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 338, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, choice centering, fresh and Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

180
250
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339
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 339, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., beautiful color and detailed impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

400
525
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340
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 340, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

700
625
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341
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 341, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate for pair

3,000
1,800
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342
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 342, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered with unusually wide margins, incredible proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB STAMP AND AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI -- WIDELY REGARDED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMP EVER ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE.

With 1987 and 2001 P.F. certificates

1,250
1,800
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343
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Sale Number 864, Lot Number 343, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,500
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344
 
Sale Number 864, Lot Number 344, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Light strike of oval cancel, crisp impression, few improved perfs at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,000
500
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