Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5799
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Sale 997, Lot 5799, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286). Mint N.H., balanced margins and extraordinary centering, vivid colors, Extremely Fine Gems, 1c with 1981 P.F. certificate, 2c with 2000 and 2001 P.F. certificates

150
325
5800
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Sale 997, Lot 5800, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, barely hinged, wide balanced margins of near Jumbo proportions, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95)

120
450
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5801
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Sale 997, Lot 5801, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, faintly hinged if at all, fabulous wide margins and almost perfectly centered, glowing color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate as "never hinged", ex Kilien

120
600
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5802
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Sale 997, Lot 5802, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. block of four, bright color with a hint of oxidation, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

1,440
325
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5803
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Sale 997, Lot 5803, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Block of four, original gum, right pair small hinge reinforcement, left pair Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

960
375
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5804
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Sale 997, Lot 5804, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. with imprint and wide selvage at bottom, deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE

With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,300.00). Only five have graded higher to date

400
1,500
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5805
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Sale 997, Lot 5805, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 609 block of four with wide selvage, intense shade and impression, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

3,400
0
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5806
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Sale 997, Lot 5806, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Bottom imprint and plate no. 604 block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually choice centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 10-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION AND WITH SUCH WONDERFUL CENTERING.

Ex Hansen. With 2004 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,600
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5807
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Sale 997, Lot 5807, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Top imprint and plate no. 620 block of four, lightly hinged, pretty shade, few perf separations sensibly reinforced, Fine appearance

2,100
350
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5808
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Sale 997, Lot 5808, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine and choice, with photocopy of1983 P.F. certificate for block and 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $740.00)

650
700
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5809
 
Sale 997, Lot 5809, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Detailed impression, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, neat strike of oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 95, $3,400.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date (at 98) and this is the only example to achieve this grade

210
1,600
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5810
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Sale 997, Lot 5810, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, well-proportioned margins

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

With 2007 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (both graded VF-XF 85; SMQ $5,150.00)

3,400
3,250
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5811
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Sale 997, Lot 5811, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, minor h.r., wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,100
2,000
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5812
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Sale 997, Lot 5812, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly balanced margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,300.00)

1,100
1,000
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5813
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Sale 997, Lot 5813, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, guideline at bottom, choice margins and well-centered, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,100
700
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5814
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Sale 997, Lot 5814, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Block of four, original gum, intense shade and detailed impression

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1994 P.F. certificate

5,500
2,900
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5815
 
Sale 997, Lot 5815, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins and perfect centering, New York oval registry cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT USED $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI STAMP.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

650
0
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5816
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Sale 997, Lot 5816, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, unusually wide and well-balanced margins for this tightly-spaced issue, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $2,750.00)

1,900
1,900
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5817
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Sale 997, Lot 5817, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1981 and 2008 P.F. certificates

1,900
2,000
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5818
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Sale 997, Lot 5818, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,700
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5819
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Sale 997, Lot 5819, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and clear impression, Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,900
850
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5820
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Sale 997, Lot 5820, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (regummed), deep rich color, reperfed, Extremely Fine appearance

900
0
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5821
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Sale 997, Lot 5821, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, fresh and Fine

900
0
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5822
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Sale 997, Lot 5822, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (regummed), creased and reperfed at left, slightly oxidized, otherwise Fine

900
425
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5823
 
Sale 997, Lot 5823, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Rich color and attractive margins, double oval cancel, Fine

1,050
475
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