Sale 923 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 23 October, 2006

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2581
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2581, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., choice centering, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $255.00)

65
225
2582
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2582, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N..H., wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, vivid color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1980 and 2004 P.F. certificates

325
1,200
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2583
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2583, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. with part left arrow margin (hinged in selvage only), beautifully centered with glowing color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

325
350
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2584
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4c, 8c Trans.-Mississippi (287, 289). Original gum blocks of four, 4c Mint N.H. (pencil numbers on back), one 8c Mint N.H., 4c slight oxidation and reperfed at left, otherwise Fine lot

2,375
650
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2585
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2585, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Bottom imprint and plate no. 602 block of four, original gum, h.r., Fine

825
350
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2586
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2586, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Top imprint and plate no. 602 block of four, three stamps Mint N.H., top right stamp lightly hinged and with small surface scrape, perfs in at bottom, almost Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,115
0
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2587
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2587, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 843 pair, pretty shade and detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

950
575
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2588
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2588, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Wide top imprint and plate no. 609 block of four, original gum, fresh and Fine, attractive

2,000
700
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2589
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2589, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

425
800
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2590
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2590, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, unusually wide margins and excellent centering, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

180
350
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2591
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2591, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. block of four, rich color, Fine, scarce in Mint N.H. condition

3,250
650
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2592
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2592, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., deep rich color, single nibbed corner perf and diagonal gum bend, otherwise Very Fine

1,750
325
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2593
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2593, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, wide margins and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 A.P.S. certificate

700
350
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2594
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2594, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive margins and handsomely centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice

700
750
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2595
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2595, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

700
550
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2596
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2596, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, nice margins and attractive centering, strong color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

700
550
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2597
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2597, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. corner margin block of four, rich color, detailed impression, fresh and Fine, scarce Mint N.H. position piece, with 1989 P.F. certificate

7,000
1,100
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2598
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2598, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,400
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2599
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2599, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., perfs just in at left, Very Good

3,250
600
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2600
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2600, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum with some slight disturbance at top, Very Fine

1,250
750
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2601
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2601, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, small h.r., wide margins and well-centered, tiny margin translucency and couple repaired perf tips, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
625
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2602
 
Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2602, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Used, exceptionally wide balanced margins, natural s.e. at right, repaired, Extremely Fine appearance

600
225
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2603
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2603, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proof on India (293P1), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proof on India (293P1)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proof on India (293P1). Die sunk on 203 x 152mm card with full die sinkage, fresh and Very Fine

750
900
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2604
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2604, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H. with part arrow at left, deep rich color, sharp proof-like impression

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

This was part of the post-office fresh Mint N.H. block of ten in the Christie's 1989 Weill Stock sale.

5,500
2,000
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2605
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2605, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, exceptionally choice centering, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

2,100
2,300
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2606
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2606, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, Fine

2,100
800
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2607
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Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2607, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (regummed), perfs clear to touch at top, Fine

1,050
450
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2608
 
Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2608, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Deep shade, well-centered, neat registry oval cancel, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,000
600
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