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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2195
Pbl
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2195, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Bottom imprint and plate no. 598 block of four, left pair Mint N.H., right pair faintly hinged if at all, Fine-Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

225
190
2196
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2196, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

65
110
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2197
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2197, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

65
70
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2198
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2198, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

325
375
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2199
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2199, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

140
280
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2200
nh
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2200, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., wide margins and attractively centered, fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice

325
240
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2201
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2201, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Vertical pair with full arrow selvage at right, slightly mount-glazed original gum, pretty shade, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as two singles

280
325
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2202
nhbl
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2202, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. block of four, natural s.e. at left, Very Fine

1,300
475
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2203
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2203, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins, Very Fine

200
160
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2204
nhbl
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2204, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Wide bottom imprint and plate no. 609 block of four, original gum, fresh, attractively centered, Fine-Very Fine

2,000
650
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2205
nhbl
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2205, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. block of four, fresh and well-centered, bottom left stamp light natural gum bend, otherwise Very Fine block, the top left stamp Extremely Fine

1,900
1,350
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2206
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2206, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75)

425
375
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2207
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2207, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncommonly wide margins, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

180
350
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2208
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2208, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderful uncharacteristically wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

700
950
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2209
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2209, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

700
475
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2210
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2210, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Disturbed original gum, lovely color on bright paper, Very Fine

700
500
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2211
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2211, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, deceptively reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance

700
550
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2212
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2212, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, left perfs close to touch, Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

700
160
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2213
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2213, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Bright color, neat strike of New York registry oval, choice centering with remarkably wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. certificate

190
550
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2214
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2214, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Enormous margins all around, rich color and proof-like impression, bold strike of oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

190
850
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2215
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2215, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Well-centered, deep rich color, light circular datestamp, Very Fine and attractive, with 1997 P.F. certificate

190
210
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2216
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2216, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., beautiful wide margins and exceptionally well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY WIDE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

This issue is widely regarded as the most beautiful U.S. commemorative design ever issued.

1,250
0
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2217
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2217, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive wide margins, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,350
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2218
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2218, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade and impression, Very Fine

1,250
1,250
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2219
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2219, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,250
950
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2220
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2220, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade, centering appears to be perfect, but skillfully reperfed at top, Extremely Fine appearance

1,250
750
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2221
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2221, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright, centered left, perfs clear, Fine

1,250
525
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2222
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2222, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., detailed impression, light diagonal crease at bottom right, purple adherences on gum, appears Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,250
525
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2223
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2223, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, tiny corner perf crease at bottom right, appears Fine

1,250
625
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2224
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2224, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, rounded top left corner and small corner crease, otherwise Fine

1,250
500
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2225
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2225, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed), attractive margins and well-centered, Very Fine

650
500
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2226
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2226, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed), Fine

650
500
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2227
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2227, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed), trivial corner perf crease, otherwise Fine

650
525
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2228
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2228, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Well-centered, light oval grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

600
500
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2229
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2229, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293), $1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293)$1.00, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (292-293). Used, small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, $1.00 rather nice looking

1,600
400
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2230
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2230, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, incredibly well-centered for this issue, minor natural gum wrinkle

EXTREMELY FINE LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate

2,100
1,900
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2231
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2231, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A PERFECTLY-CENTERED $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
2,000
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2232
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2232, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,800
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2233
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2233, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine

2,100
1,000
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2234
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2234, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75)

2,100
1,350
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2235
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2235, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine

2,100
1,600
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2236
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2236, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,200
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2237
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2237, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice deep rich color, Fine

2,100
475
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2238
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2238, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, rich color, tiny inclusion speck on the reverse does not show thru, expertly reperfed at bottom, appears Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,100
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2239
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2239, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, exceptionally choice centering, faint natural gum crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,150
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2240
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2240, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., light corner creases and small closed tear, otherwise Fine

2,100
425
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2241
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2241, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., perfs in at top, few small thin spots, Very Good appearance

2,100
375
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2242
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2242, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (no gum), choice centering, rich color, thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

1,050
700
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2243
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2243, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (regummed), fresh, rich color, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

1,050
550
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2244
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2244, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Uncommonly wide margins and well-centered, bold Chicago oval cancel, Very Fine and choice , with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,100
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2245
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 2245, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Choice wide margins and beautifully centered, deep rich color, cancelled across top right corner by New York double oval, small creases, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1997 P. F. certificate

1,000
575
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