Sale 941 — The John F. Odeneal Collection of Superb Mint U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 3 October, 2007

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1198
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Sale 941, Lot 1198, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., deep rich color, proof-like impression, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four

80
160
1199
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Sale 941, Lot 1199, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., blazing color, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 P.F. certificate

350
200
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1200
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Sale 941, Lot 1200, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. with part arrow selvage at left, intense shade and remarkably detailed impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with copy of 1986 P.F. certificate for block of four

350
500
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1201
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Sale 941, Lot 1201, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., intense shade, proof-like impression showing every nuance of the engraving, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1985 P.F. certificate for pair

550
750
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1202
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Sale 941, Lot 1202, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., exceptional color and impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

500
300
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1203
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Sale 941, Lot 1203, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI, WHICH HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMP IN ALL OF UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

3,500
3,000
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1204
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Sale 941, Lot 1204, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). O.g., barest trace of hinging, radiant color, crisp impression, almost perfectly centered with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM AND WELL-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. THIS IS THE MOST DIFFICULT DENOMINATION TO OBTAIN IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

With 1980 and 2007 P.F. certificates.

2,250
1,900
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