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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
778
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 778, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., uncommonly wide and nicely balanced margins, deep rich color, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

80
750
779
nhbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 779, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H. block of four, excellent centering, fresh and crisp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

320
170
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780
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 780, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with top imprint selvage, essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $270.00)

80
275
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781
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 781, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 739 selvage, handsomely centered, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $270.00)

80
275
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782
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 782, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

400
475
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783
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 783, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Original gum, choice margins and centering, lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $300.00)

140
250
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784
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 784, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Block of four, original gum, well-centered, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

600
275
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785
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 785, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. block of four, heavy natural gum wrinkle affects left pair, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

2,400
600
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786
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 786, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

550
450
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787
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 787, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with plate no. 603 selvage at bottom, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $840.00 as 70, $2,100.00 as 80), we would have given this an 80 or 85

2,000
1,800
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788
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 788, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with plate no. 603 selvage at top, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
950
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789
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 789, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

700
1,100
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790
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 790, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, bright color, Very Fine

700
600
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791
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 791, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

700
475
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792
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 792, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, nearly Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

700
350
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793
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 793, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, nice margins, tiny speck of black offset on gum, light crease, Very Fine appearance

700
300
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794
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 794, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Uncharacteristically wide margins and excellent centering, rich color, lightly struck oval grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $470.00)

190
350
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795
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 795, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H. with plate no. 606 selvage 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; SMQ $10,400.00)

3,750
10,000
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796
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 796, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and remarkably well-centered, intense shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,600.00)

1,250
1,100
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797
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 797, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,250
850
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798
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 798, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and detailed impression, tiny adherence on back, Very Fine

1,250
700
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799
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 799, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Slightly disturbed original gum, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1978 A.P.S. certificate

1,250
800
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800
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 800, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Incredibly wide margins, essentially of Jumbo proportions, superbly centered as well, intense shade on bright paper, lightly cancelled by duplex datestamp and oval grid

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FANTASTIC COMBINATION OF THE ELEMENTS OF QUALITY -- WIDE MARGINS, SUPERIOR CENTERING AND LIGHT CANCELLATION -- WHICH RARELY COME TOGETHER IN USED EXAMPLES OF THIS BEAUTIFUL COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE.

With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,700.00)

650
1,600
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801
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 801, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, nearly perfectly centered, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A PARTICULARLY CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,550.00)

2,250
2,600
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802
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 802, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Lightly hinged., beautifully centered with brilliant rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY FRESH AND CHOICE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,750.00)

2,250
2,200
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803
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 803, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, deep rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1981 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,400
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804
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 804, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering for this difficult issue, bright shade

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1977 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,700
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805
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 805, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent color and attractive centering, Very Fine for this difficult Trans-Mississippi Issue, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,300
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806
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 806, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, tiny spot of black offset on gum, Very Fine and choice

2,250
1,300
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807
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 807, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$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, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,300
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