Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011
Category — 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 1995 and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,750.00)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STAMP IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 10-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION. A SUPERB STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.
Ex Scarsdale and Beverly Hills. 2000 and 2002 P.F. certificates no longer accompany. P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $15,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date in any category and only six others share this grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00). Only seven have graded higher to date.
EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. A VERY DIFFICULT ISSUE TO FIND IN THE HIGHER GRADES.
The 50c Trans-Mississippi is extremely scarce in well-centered condition. It also seems that fewer 50c stamps exist in Mint N.H. condition, relative to the dollar values of the set.
With 2003 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $5,400.00). Only five have graded higher to date and only four others share this grade
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIR OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 2011 P.S.E. certificate