Sale 1057 — The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 7 November, 2013

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
873
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Sale 1057, Lot 873, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

72
180
874
og
Sale 1057, Lot 874, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful color on bright paper, choice centering with extra wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

100
275
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875
og
Sale 1057, Lot 875, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, wide beautifully balanced margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $590.00)

150
750
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876
nh
Sale 1057, Lot 876, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). Only seven have graded higher (all at 98)

450
2,500
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877
og
Sale 1057, Lot 877, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, wide and balanced margins, fresh color, Very Fine and choice

625
900
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878
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Sale 1057, Lot 878, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, bright shade, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,200
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879
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Sale 1057, Lot 879, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, remarkable centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI IS THE MOST DIFFICULT VALUE TO OBTAIN IN THIS CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

1,900
2,400
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