EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ON UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND FRESH PAPER. ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMP DESIGNS IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.
With 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four and 2006 P.F. certificate as single (XF 90; SMQ $10,400.00)
VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
The demand for choice singles has left very few blocks of this quality intact.
EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
The spacing between subjects on the $2.00 Trans-Mississippi plate was slightly narrower between horizontal rows than between vertical columns. Therefore, stamps with equal margins on all four sides, such as the one offered here, are rare.