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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1905
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1905, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., radiant color and crisp impression, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

72
425
1906
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1906, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins and perfect centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OG, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $210.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), this is the only hinged stamp to achieve this grade with none higher, only one other stamp in any condition has been graded higher (Mint N.H. graded 100J)

25
325
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1907
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1907, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Jumbo margins and nearly perfectly centered, rich color, neat Aug. 31, 1898 oval grid duplex datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00 as 95, $830.00 as 98)

7
180
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1908
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1908, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Bottom imprint and plate no. 634 block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, few minor perf separations, few minor toned spots, Very Fine appearance

950
180
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1909
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1909, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Original gum, perfectly centered, rich color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate for block of four

100
170
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1910
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1910, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. with imprint selvage at top, rich color, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

450
650
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1911
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1911, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Block of fourteen, two pairs and two singles, 17 stamps Mint N.H., few flaws incl. light creases and one stamp piece out, most Fine, Scott Retail as singles

8,130
650
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1912
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1912, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., ample to wide margins, fresh color, Fine

1,900
600
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1913
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1913, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, fresh, outstanding deep rich color with attractive margins, Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

625
400
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1914
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1914, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

625
375
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1915
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1915, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Bottom imprint and plate no. 603 pair with wide selvage, original gum, lightly hinged, intense color and impression, fresh and Fine

1,775
550
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1916
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1916, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Block of four, original gum, h.r. where few perf separations sensibly reinforced, rich color, Fine-Very Fine

2,900
1,100
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1917
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1917, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, single light hinge mark, detailed impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,200
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1918
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1918, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered, beautiful impression on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,000
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1919
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1919, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, nice margins and centering, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine

1,100
925
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1920
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1920, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, intense shade, choice centering, natural gum wrinkle at right, small thin spots at top center, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
600
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1921
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1921, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, guide line at top, Very Fine

1,100
850
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1922
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1922, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, old paper h.r., attractively centered, Very Fine

1,100
750
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1923
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1923, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, minor h.r., intense shade, Fine

1,100
500
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1924
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1924, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top imprint and plate no. 606 pair, original gum, lightly hinged, few minor perf separations, Fine appearance

2,900
1,200
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1925
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1925, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression

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

The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi Issue is widely considered to be the most beautiful stamp in United States philately.

5,000
2,400
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1926
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1926, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, appears Mint N.H. at a glance but brushed, reperfed at top and bottom, appears Fine

1,900
475
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1927
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1927, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Unused (regummed), rich color and ample to wide margins, Very Fine

875
425
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1928
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1928, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bottom imprint and plate no. 613 pair, left stamp Mint N.H., right stamp small h.r. at bottom and a few reinforced perf separations, bright color

FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIR OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

Scott Retail as singles

7,550
2,000
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1929
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1929, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Wide margins and well-centered, deep rich color with oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,500
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1930
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1930, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Beautifully centered with wide margins all around, lightly-struck circular datestamp at lower right, cleaned to remove toning, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1991 and 2012 P.F. certificates, only the latter with the negative commentary

1,100
950
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