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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 6 November, 2013

Category — Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
311
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 311, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate

450
425
312
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 312, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering with wide margins, long and full perforations, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1970 P.F. certificate

625
1,200
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313
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 313, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

625
900
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314
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 314, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,200
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315
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 315, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,100
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316
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 316, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, Very Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,100
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317
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 317, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1980 P.F. certificate

6,000
10,000
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318
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 318, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, intense shade and impression, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1973 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,300
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319
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Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 319, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 1973 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,400
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320
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 320, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover2c-10c Trans-Mississippi (286-290), 2c-10c Trans-Mississippi (286-290)2c-10c Trans-Mississippi (286-290). Four pieces, one with 4c and 2c, each tied by "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Manila, Phil. Islds., Sep. 21 9AM 99" duplex datestamp, 5c single toned perf, Fine-Very Fine and desirable group, one with 1979 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
0
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321
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 321, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Cancelled by intricately carved Admiral Dewey fancy cancel of East Clarendon Vt., small thin spot, Extremely Fine strike of this exceedingly rare cancel -- Admiral Dewey was born in Montpelier Vt., he served in the Civil War and also distinguished himself in the Spanish-American War where on April 30, 1898, over the course of six hours, he sunk or captured the entire Spanish Pacific fleet in Manila Bay -- our Sale 616 (lots 772 and 776) included a strike on cover with 2c 1898 dated Dec. 5, 1900, and another 4c Trans-Mississippi off cover, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
600
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322
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 322, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Tied by neat strike of "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Manila Phil. Isls., Sep. 21 9AM 99" duplex datestamp on small piece, Fine, scarce cancel

E. 200-300
160
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323
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 323, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Bottom imprint and plate no. 603 pair, rich color, tied by "Eastwo?? N.Y. Mar. 25 7PM 1902" circular datestamp on small green piece, light file folds do not affect stamps, Fine-Very Fine, scarce used imprint and plate number multiple, ex DuPuy, with 1973 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
350
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324
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 324, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Tied by neat strike of "Mil. Sta. No. 1, Manila Phil. Isls., Sep. 21 9AM 99" duplex datestamp on small piece, a few perfs torn off at bottom left from separation, otherwise Very Fine, scarce cancel

E. 200-300
450
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325
 
Sale Number 1056, Lot Number 325, Unused and Used Stamps Off-Cover$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Natural s.e. at left, used with 8c Violet Brown (272), pair of 15c Olive Green (284) and 50c Trans-Mississippi (291), tied by New York registry ovals on blue piece, part of registry label, Very Fine, a colorful and unusual item, this must have been part of a large and heavy registered package, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
650
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