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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3781
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3781, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with plate no. 644 and wide selvage at top, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $245.00)

72
190
3782
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3782, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Bottom imprint and plate no. 698 block of four, original gum, one stamp lightly hinged, other three Mint N.H., perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

240
425
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3783
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3783, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, single hinge mark, rich color, traces of oxidation, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

110
150
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3784
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3784, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. with plate no. 599 selvage at bottom, traces of oxidation, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

330
225
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3785
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3785, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. with part arrow selvage at left, intense shade and remarkably detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $300.00)

300
225
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3786
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3786, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 602 block of four, fresh and intact, Very Good

1,600
250
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3787
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3787, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. with wide top imprint selvage, rich color and proof-like impression, part of adjoining stamp at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent Mint Never-Hinged imprint example of this challenging commemorative issue, we consider this stamp to be far more desirable than its numerical grade would imply, with 1998 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

450
1,000
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3788
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3788, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins and essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, Jumbo margins are seldom found on the 8c Trans-Mississippi, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 98, unpriced in any higher grade), only one hinged stamp has been graded higher and no others share this grade

150
2,100
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3789
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3789, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom plate no. 609 selvage, exceptionally wide margins for this difficult Trans-Mississippi value, nearly perfectly centered, rich color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $590.00)

150
400
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3790
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3790, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $480.00)

150
425
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3791
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3791, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Bottom imprint and plate no. 604 block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually choice centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 10-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION AND WITH SUCH WONDERFUL CENTERING.

Ex Hansen. With 2004 P.F. certificate

2,100
800
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3792
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3792, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color, sharp proof-like impression, bold cancel at lower right leaves design clearly visible, most recent certificate states "tiny thin at lower right", Extremely Fine, ex Twigg-Smith, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate as sound and graded Superb 98, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded 80 and noting the tiny thin, which we fail to detect

35
650
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3793
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3793, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., rich color, wide margins, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.S.E. and 2013 P.S.A.G. certificates

1,900
1,200
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3794
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3794, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with part arrow selvage at right, deep rich color, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
1,400
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3795
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3795, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). With plate no. 603 top selvage, original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and choice centering, rich color and intense impression, a few perf separations at right, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $925.00, which does not reflect the value of the plate number selvage)

625
700
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3796
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3796, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Wide top imprint and plate no. 603 pair, original gum, Fine-Very Fine and handsome, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate

1,775
600
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3797
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3797, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., with wide bottom plate no. 606 selvage, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

3,500
2,000
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3798
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3798, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade on bright paper, wide margins and nearly perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN WIDELY DESCRIBED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMP IN U.S. PHILATELY.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,700.00). In our opinion this meets the P.S.E. criteria for an XF-Superb 95 grade

1,150
1,900
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3799
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3799, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2013 P.F. certificate

1,100
750
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3800
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3800, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bottom imprint and plate no. 606 horizontal pair, original gum, single h.r., deep shade and proof-like impression, wide margins and nicely centered, single tiny filament adhered to paper under right "$1" of right stamp before printing and remains there

VERY FINE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

This pair is remarkably fresh and bright, having been part of an old-time collection for many years.

With 2011 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,300
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3801
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3801, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2007 P.F. (XF 90) and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $2,900.00)

1,900
2,600
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3802
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3802, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, single hinge mark, beautiful warm shade, wide and well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate (85 OGph)

1,900
1,600
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3803
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3803, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, deep rich color, a strong Fine, with 2012 P.S.E.. certificate

1,900
750
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3804
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3804, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, bright shade, fresh and Fine

1,900
650
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3805
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3805, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Wide top imprint and plate no. 613 pair, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, light selvage crease above plate number, otherwise Fine

4,750
1,900
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3806
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3806, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 286-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bottom imprint and plate no. 613 pair, rich color, original gum, right stamp closed tear, otherwise Fine

4,750
750
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