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Sale 1067 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 24-28 March, 2014

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1306
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1306, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). Original gum, generally lightly hinged with a few lower values Mint N.H., 8c small thin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, attractive showing

2,685
1,100
1307
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1307, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). Matched top and bottom imprint singles, original gum, one each 1c-5 and 10c Mint N.H., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

3,185
750
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1308
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1308, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290). Wide margin imprint and plate no. pairs, one 4c gum disturbance, all others either entirely Mint N.H. or only hinged in selvage, Fine-Very Fine, attractive lot

3,430
950
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1309
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1309, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). Blocks of four, original gum, rich colors, majority with gum disturbance, some minor, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

5,305
900
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1310
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1310, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291), 1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291)1c-50c Trans-Mississippi (285-291). 13 imprint and plate no. pairs, original gum, couple Mint N.H., one each 1c, 2c and 50c, two or three each of others, different nos. or positions, fresh, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

5,920
1,200
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1311
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1311, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with wide top selvage, intense color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

72
450
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1312
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1312, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H., vivid color on post-office fresh paper, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

330
225
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1313
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1313, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. with plate no. 599 at bottom, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

330
190
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1314
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1314, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 599 pair, vibrant color and exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. singles

660
750
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1315
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1315, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Mint N.H. block of twelve, bright color, Fine-Very Fine, a few are particularly choice, attractive post-office fresh large multiple of the 4c Trans-Mississippi, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,960
1,600
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1316
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1316, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Cancelled by intricately carved Admiral Dewey fancy cancel of East Clarendon Vt., including "Dewey" spelled out at bottom of cancel, 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 and another 4c Trans-Mississippi off cover, our recent World's Fair collection had a 4c off-cover but struck lower on the stamp without "Dewey"

E. 500-750
550
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1317
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1317, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, sharp color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $700.00)

300
550
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1318
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1318, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, neat machine cancel, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $350.00 as 95, $1,150.00 as 98), only four have graded higher (all at 98) and one other shares this grade

25
800
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1319
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1319, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only two others share it, this is the first we have offered at this grade

150
1,100
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1320
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1320, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Bottom imprint and plate no. 609 block of four, h.r. in top stamps, bottom stamps Mint N.H., lovely rich color, Fine-Very Fine

1,950
900
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1321
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1321, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Wide bottom imprint and plate no. 609 block of four, original gum, well-centered, some strengthened separations, slight stain on back of pos. 4, horizontal gum crease thru top pair, otherwise Very Fine

1,950
325
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1322
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1322, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 604 pair, exceptionally well-centered, intense color, fresh and Very Fine

1,125
1,100
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1323
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1323, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Bright shade and crisp impression, long and full perforations, wide and balanced margins, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), only three have graded higher

35
375
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1324
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1324, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, beautiful margins and outstanding centering, deep rich color with detailed impression, Extremely Fine

625
600
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1325°
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1325, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., deep shade and remarkably detailed impression on post-office fresh paper, balanced Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN CALLED THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DESIGN IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi is considered by many to be the most beautiful of all United States postage stamps. Although Mint Never-Hinged examples have been supplied from blocks and sheets broken over the years, the margin width and centering of this example are unusually choice.

Ex Whitman. With 1992 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ)

3,500
12,500
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1326
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1326, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, crisp impression, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $1,100.00)

1,150
1,100
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1327
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1327, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., outstanding centering and margins, small tear at right and small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, F 70; SMQ $540.00)

1,150
550
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1328
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1328, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top plate no. 606 single, original gum, tiny h.r., attractively centered, Very Fine

1,150
1,200
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1329
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1329, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine

1,150
800
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1330
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1330, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., wide margins, tiny perf flaw at top and small pencil mark on back, Extremely Fine appearance

1,150
925
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1331
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1331, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, intense shade, small crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate

1,150
475
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1332
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1332, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top imprint and plate no. 606 pair, original gum, faintly hinged, left perfs close, about Fine

3,000
1,300
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1333
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1333, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins, neat duplex cancel leaves central design fully visible, deep shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

700
650
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1334°
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1334, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., rich color, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE SOUND AND CENTERED MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1994 and 2004 P.F. certificates

6,000
4,250
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1335
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1335, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Rich color, bold strike of oval duplex cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
850
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1336
 
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1336, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Nicely centered, rich color, neat Philadelphia registry oval cancel, Fine and attractive

1,100
600
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