Sale 958 — 2008 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 7 June, 2008

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
631
nhbl
Sale 958, Lot 631, Trans-Mississippi Issue4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 634 block of six, vibrant color, choice centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 4-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE FROM THE TOP PLATE POSITION.

A review of our computerized records indicates we have only offered five other Mint N.H. plate blocks of six or larger, including one intact pane. Of these, only one other was from the top plate number position. The Lilly and Wampler collections also did not contain one.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
7,500
632
og
Sale 958, Lot 632, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering with unusually wide margins

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

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,150.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only 13 others share this grade.

1,250
7,000
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633
ogbl
Sale 958, Lot 633, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Block of four, original gum, rich color and sharp impression, few sensibly reinforced perf separations not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 1980 Friedl certificate

9,500
5,000
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