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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
644
S
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 644, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, "Specimen" Ovpt. (285S-293S), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, "Specimen" Ovpt. (285S-293S)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, "Specimen" Ovpt. (285S-293S). Mostly with "Specimen" reading up at sides except 5c at bottom, original gum, few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, scarce set

3,650
1,000
645
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 645, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., nearly perfect centering, beautiful deep shade and sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

75
475
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646
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 646, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with full corner selvage, deep rich color, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine

75
140
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647
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 647, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh and crisp with almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

75
350
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648
nhbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 648, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. block of four, stunning color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

300
425
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649
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 649, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, bright color on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00)

360
1,300
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650
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 650, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

360
350
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651
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 651, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Top imprint and plate no. 609 block of four with wide selvage, most recent certificate indicates previously hinged along a few perfs between the top right stamp and plate no. selvage, intense shade and impression, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 2004 and 2011 P.F. certificates, the former as Mint N.H.

1,950
1,500
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652
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 652, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, intense shade and impression on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce with such wide and balanced margins, with 2011 P.F. certificate (OGph, XF 90), we are sure this would have graded significantly higher were it not for the natural guideline at top

1,100
1,400
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653
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 653, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., beautifully centered, intense shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,400
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654
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 654, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, intense shade, full to wide margins, trivial natural paper inclusion in bottom right corner which is difficult to see within the printed design, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
550
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655
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 655, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, attractive centering, very minor perf tip gum soaks, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate that does not mention the gum soaks

1,100
475
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656
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 656, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, single small h.r., wide margins to clear at bottom, crisp impression, Fine

1,100
425
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657
ng
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 657, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed), bright shade, Very Fine

500
400
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658
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 658, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins and perfect centering, New York oval registry cancel, P.S.E. says reperfed at left but we're not convinced, Extremely Fine appearance, with clean 1985 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificate (as reperfed)

650
0
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659
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 659, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Disturbed original gum, wide margins to barely touching at bottom, Fine

1,900
475
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660
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 660, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., centered to top left, small thin spot and corner crease, appears Fine

1,900
425
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661
ng
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 661, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (no gum), unusually wide margins and choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (NG, XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

900
1,100
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662
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 662, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bold strike of New York duplex cancel, tiny purple ink spot below "E" of "America", otherwise Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,100
400
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663
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 663, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)4c Pan-American (296), 4c Pan-American (296)4c Pan-American (296). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1145 strip of three, bright and fresh, Very Fine

675
275
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664
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 664, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and Pan-American Issues (Scott 285-298)8c Pan-American (298), 8c Pan-American (298)8c Pan-American (298). Mint N.H., well-centered, fresh and crisp, bold colors, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

250
375
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