Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
619
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 619, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-286, 288-291). Blocks of four to the 50c, missing only the 4c, range of cancels incl. three registry (one purple), some perf separations and flaws to be found incl. one stamp in 10c block faulty, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,058
2,400
620
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 620, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., deep rich color on fresh paper, Jumbo balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem,with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00 as 95, $2,100.00 as 98)

72
600
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621
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 621, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Scarsdale, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00 as 95, $2,100.00 as 98)

72
600
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622
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 622, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with bottom imprint selvage, wide margins and exceptional centering, rich color and proof-like impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00), this is one of only four to have achieved this grade with only four higher (all at 98J)

72
1,400
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623
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 623, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine

72
200
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624
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 624, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Two items, first is Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 704 block of four, bright color and attractive margins, Very Fine, second is Mint N.H. single in a distinctly different shade than the block, wide margins, Extremely Fine, latter with 2010 P.S.E. certificate for pair

472
1,000
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625
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 625, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered with wide margins, just a hint of oxidation, otherwise fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.F. certificate

330
1,600
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626
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 626, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., brilliant color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate for pair

330
300
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627
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 627, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)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

550
425
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628
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 628, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., deep shade and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate (XF 90)

330
600
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629
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 629, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., wide balanced margins with plate no. selvage at bottom, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

330
375
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630
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 630, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Original gum, barely hinged, almost perfectly centered with imprint selvage at top, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1989 and 2003 P.F. certificates

110
180
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631
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 631, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Top imprint and plate no. block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, Very Fine

850
375
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632
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 632, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., nicely balanced margins with bottom plate no. selvage, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

500
650
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633
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 633, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., attractive margins, rich color, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

450
375
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634
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 634, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., intense color, Very Fine, with copy of 2005 P.F. certificate for pair

450
425
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635
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 635, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering with wide margins, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00)

150
300
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636
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 636, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with wide selvage and plate no. 603 at bottom, rich color, proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

Ex Whitman. With 1998 P.F. certificate

1,900
4,500
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637
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 637, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, wide margins and precise centering, deep rich color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00)

625
1,200
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638
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 638, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, bright color, wide balanced margins, tiny gum soak on perf tip at bottom right of little consequence, Extremely Fine

625
0
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639
og
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 639, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $580.00)

625
425
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640
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 640, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)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
425
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641
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 641, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, deep rich color, attractively centered, tiny surface scuff at top mentioned on most recent certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1985 and 2011 P.F. certificates

625
350
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642
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 642, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Rich color on bright paper, neat strike of New York 1899 circular datestamp, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

210
0
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643
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 643, 1c-50c 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Light cancel, gorgeous deep color, choice centering, Extremely Fine

210
425
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