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Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2533
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2533, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H. pane of 50 with imprint and plate no. 590 at top and bottom and natural s.e. at left, deep rich color, generally nice centering, top three rows split from rest of pane, still fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an attractive pane in wonderful condition, Scott Retail as two plate blocks and singles

4,350
1,400
2534
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2534, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Left arrow block of 30, natural s.e. at right, original gum, few Mint N.H., some stamps glazed original gum, brilliant color, Fine and impressive multiple, Scott Retail as hinged arrow block, hinged blocks of four and hinged singles

820
250
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2535
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2535, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290). Blocks of four, 1c unused (no gum), a few stamps Mint N.H., otherwise generally with h.r., 5c and 10c with top imprint selvage (5c narrow), bright colors, perf separations and a small flaw or two, overall Fine

2,670
425
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2536
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2536, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290) 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288, 290),  1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288, 290) 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288, 290). Blocks of four, 1c and 10c with imprint selvage, original gum, 1c, 2c and three 10c Mint N.H., one 5c corner crease ending in minor tear, otherwise Very Good-Fine

2,685
275
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2537
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2537, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286), 1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286)1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285-286). Top or bottom imprint and plate no. pairs, one of 1c and eight of 2c (mostly tops), original gum, a few stamps Mint N.H., 1c Very Fine, 2c range of centering and Fine-Very Fine

540
400
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2538
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2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mounted collection of the 40 different imprint and plate no. pairs, nos. 701-752, either top or bottom positions with Durland scarce nos. 701 and 750, probably about one-third of the stamps in pairs with wide top margins are Mint N.H., couple flaws and somewhat mixed centering, overall Fine lot and a scarce assemblage

2,400
700
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2539
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2539, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 733 block of six with wide selvage, brilliant color, top right stamp trivial natural inclusion, Fine-Very Fine

750
325
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2540
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2540, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Block of four, top pair h.r., bottom pair Mint N.H., essentially perfectly centered, very slight oxidation on three, top right minor natural wrinkle, otherwise Extremely Fine, handsome multiple despite the trivial oxidation

960
300
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2541
 
Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2541, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, neat strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $395.00)

300
550
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2542
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2542, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288), 4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288)4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288). Bottom imprint and plate no. pairs, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and wide margins, Very Fine

600
550
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2543
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2543, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, phenomenal centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,300.00), only five have graded higher to date

360
1,700
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2544
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2544, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., intense shade nicely complemented by bright paper, beautiful centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

360
550
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2545
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2545, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. with huge bottom left corner sheet selvage, beautifully centered with unusually wide side margins, intense color and clean impression, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous corner-margin single, with 1988 and 2004 P.F. certificates

525
650
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2546
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2546, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Bottom imprint and plate no. 609 pair, original gum, lightly hinged, outstanding centering and deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful plate number pair

425
1,800
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2547
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2547, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 617 selvage, huge margins and choice centering, detailed impression, light gum bends, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for irregular block of three

475
500
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2548
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2548, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., crisp impression, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $730.00)

475
525
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2549
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2549, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (1c thru 10c, Scott 285-290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Bottom imprint and plate no. 604 pair, original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade, well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine

425
550
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