Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
379
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Sale 1107, Lot 379, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293). Complete set, original gum, some with h.r., 5c natural gum creases,10c and $2.00 touched at top, 50c and $1.00 choice margins ($1.00 natural s.e. at left), Fine-Very Fine

4,460
1,800
380
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Sale 1107, Lot 380, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c, 8c Trans-Mississippi (288-289). Mint N.H., both with very attractive centering, rich colors, Very Fine, also incl. beautiful wide-margined and centered Mint N.H. 1c in Extremely Fine condition, 1997 and 2002 P.F. certificates respectively for 5c and 8c

767
500
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381
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Sale 1107, Lot 381, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c-10c Trans-Mississippi (288-290). Imprint and plate no. pairs, Mint N.H. except one 5c lightly hinged, 10c few tiny trivial gum toning specks, also incl. Mint N.H. 2c imprint and plate no. pair, Fine

2,510
425
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382
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1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Accumulation of mostly Mint N.H. singles and multiples, incl. bottom imprint and plate no. blocks of eight and ten, four blocks of four and a few strips of varying sizes, also incl. selvage only from top five positions with imprint and plate no., few faults incl. few which appear to have rodent or insect nibblings, generally Very Good-Fine with a few better, Scott Retail approximately

4,500
750
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383
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Sale 1107, Lot 383, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. top selvage plate no. 609 single (hinged in selvage only), wonderfully well-centered, lovely rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

425
650
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384
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Sale 1107, Lot 384, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Bottom imprint and plate no. 609 block of four with two extra stamps at right, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp and bottom center selvage lightly hinged, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block of four and two Mint N.H. singles

2,800
750
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385
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Sale 1107, Lot 385, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Wide left margin and arrow block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top left stamp small h.r., beautiful color and impression, Very Fine and choice position piece, Scott Retail as singles

1,150
0
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386
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Sale 1107, Lot 386, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with bottom left corner selvage, wonderful depth of color, Fine, an attractive position piece, with 2000 P.F. certificate for pair

1,800
500
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387
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Sale 1107, Lot 387, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. with right part arrow, rich color, detailed impression, Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VG 50)

1,800
550
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388
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Sale 1107, Lot 388, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Lightly hinged, wide margins, rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (XF 90 XQ)

600
800
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389
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50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293). Original gum, 50c Mint N.H. and with top imprint selvage, tiny surface scuff, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate, incl. extra $2.00, $1.00 and one $2.00 each with minor thin spot, other $2.00 with repaired corner thin, generally Fine appearance

7,000
1,500
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390
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Sale 1107, Lot 390, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
1,200
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391
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Sale 1107, Lot 391, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, fresh shade, strong impression, tiny thin spot, appears Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

1,400
750
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392
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Sale 1107, Lot 392, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, proof-like impression, fresh and Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,400
850
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393
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Sale 1107, Lot 393, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade and a sharp impression, faint thin speck, otherwise Fine

1,400
425
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394
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Sale 1107, Lot 394, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H. horizontal pair with bottom left corner selvage, intense shade, centered to bottom, Fine, a scarce position multiple in Mint N.H. condition

7,000
1,500
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395
 
Sale 1107, Lot 395, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins, oval numeral grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $900.00)

725
700
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396
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Sale 1107, Lot 396, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., well-centered, bright fresh color

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

With 2000 P.F. certificate

3,500
0
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397
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Sale 1107, Lot 397, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, minor h.r., wide margins, rich color, pinpoint thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,900
700
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398
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Sale 1107, Lot 398, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh with lovely rich color, Fine and very attractive, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,900
800
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399
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Sale 1107, Lot 399, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, centered to bottom with three balanced margins, tiny perf thin at top, appears Fine

1,900
400
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400
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Sale 1107, Lot 400, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Block of four, original gum, strong color, reperfed at right, top stamps each with a faint thin speck, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce block, with 2014 P.F. certificate

8,000
2,000
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401
 
Sale 1107, Lot 401, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Essentially perfect centering, rich color, light cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80, apparent centering XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00 as 80), an outstanding stamp despite the tiny flaw

1,100
600
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