Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
802
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 802, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color and crisp impression, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1952 P.F. certificate. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate.

3,250
3,250
803
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 803, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H. with plate no. 606 at top, intense shade and impression on bright paper, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN CALLED THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DESIGN IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

3,250
11,000
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804
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 804, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, barest trace of hinging (almost appears Mint N.H.), sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

1,250
2,800
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805
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 805, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND FRESH MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

5,500
5,250
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806
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 806, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

2,100
3,250
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807
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Sale Number 913, Lot Number 807, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering with unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

2,100
3,250
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