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Sale 1013 — The Albert D. Laehder Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 10-11 October, 2011

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
333
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 333, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a). Die sunk on approximately 203 x 152mm cards with full die sinkage, deep rich colors, fresh cards free of toning and bends

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY PRISTINE SET OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI BI-COLOR ESSAYS.

Of the 166 sets printed in these colors, many were hybrids. The set offered here is die sunk and in exceptionally fresh condition.

3,125
3,500
334
P
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 334, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1). Die sunk on approximately 203 x 152mm cards with full die sinkage, bright colors, a few with minor toning spots or small corner bends

VERY FINE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF FULL-SIZE LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

We have offered surprisingly few complete sets over the years -- only four since 2005. Each proof with 1998 P.F. certificate

6,050
5,500
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335
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 335, Trans-Mississippi Issue1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290). Original gum, 1c Mint N.H., others mostly lightly hinged, wide margins and nice centering throughout, 4c small tear, otherwise Very Fine and choice, 4c and 8c with P.F. certificates

675
700
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336
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 336, Trans-Mississippi Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, balanced margins and bright color, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

650
700
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337
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 337, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, beautifully balanced wide margins, sharp impression on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,100
4,500
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338
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 338, Trans-Mississippi Issue$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Lightly toned original gum, rich color, balanced margins, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

1,900
600
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