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Sale 1056 — The World's Fair Collection - 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Sale Date — Wednesday, 6 November, 2013

Category — Exposition Postal Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
368
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 368, Exposition Postal Markings2c Pink, Ty. IV (279Bg), 2c Pink, Ty. IV (279Bg)2c Pink, Ty. IV (279Bg). Tied by well-struck "Exposition Sta., Omaha, Nebr., Jun. 9 6PM 98" duplex datestamp on illustrated Trans-Mississippi Exposition Nebraska Commission corner card cover to the Blind Institute in Nebraska City Nebr., receiving backstamp, Very Fine, the Exposition opened to the public on June 1 but the stamps were not ready until June 17, this was used in the period before the Trans-Mississippi stamps were available

E. 200-300
180
369
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 369, Exposition Postal Markings2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Rich color, tied by "Exposition Sta., Omaha, Nebr., Aug. 5 1:30PM 98" duplex datestamp on blue Trans-Mississippi Exposition illustrated corner card cover depicting Montgomery Ward Building, to Lafayette Ind., receiving backstamp, stamp missing top left corner, otherwise Fine, attractive cover

E. 200-300
180
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370
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 370, Exposition Postal Markings4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Choice centering, tied by "Exposition Sta. Omaha Nebr. Aug. 3 4:30 PM 98" duplex cancel on cover to Springfield Mass., receiving backstamp, some toning affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine, desirable with the exposition cancel

E. 400-500
225
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371
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 371, Exposition Postal Markings5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color, tied by "Exposition Sta. Omaha Nebr., Aug. 3 4:30 PM 98" duplex cancel on cover to Springfield Mass., receiving backstamp, some toning affects stamp which has corner crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, desirable with the exposition cancel

E. 300-400
375
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372
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 372, Exposition Postal Markings10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Tied by bold strike of "Exposition Sta., Omaha, Nebr. Aug. 3 4:30PM 98" duplex cancel on cover to Springfield Mass., some toning affects cover and stamp, otherwise Very Fine, scarce with the Exposition cancel

E. 400-500
1,100
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373
c
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 373, Exposition Postal Markings2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by "Omaha, Neb. Aug. 11 7-PM '98" machine cancel addressed to "Indian Camp, Transmississippi Ex.", with enclosure dated Aug. 14 reading "Guard So. Gate, Pass (5) if they have interpreter" and signed with blue "Captain 8th Infantry U.S.A., Officer in Charge" handstamp, Very Fine and rare Indian-related Trans-Mississippi cover and enclosure, the Indian Congress was held at the Exposition from August to October

E. 200-300
475
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