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Sale 1140 — Outstanding United States Stamps, featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 9-11 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
698
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 698, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., selvage at right with part arrow, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,500
699
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 699, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., intense shade, near perfect centering but achieved by reperfing at right, still an Extremely Fine appearing stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

3,500
700
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700
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 700, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide and balanced margins, deep shade and detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-DOLLAR TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00)

1,400
1,800
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701
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 701, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, wide margins and choice centering, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,400.00)

1,400
1,100
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702
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 702, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, detailed impression, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine

1,400
950
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703
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 703, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, wide margins and attractive centering, single partly nibbed perf at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 1985 P.F. certificate

1,400
850
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704
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 704, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bottom imprint and plate no. 606 horizontal pair with wide selvage, original gum, h.r., right stamp diagonal crease at top right, thin in selvage, Fine appearance

3,500
1,050
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705
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 705, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bottom imprint and plate no. 606 pair, original gum slightly disturbed from hinge removal, pair had been separated and rejoined, rich shade, Very Fine appearance

3,500
1,300
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706
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 706, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Block of four with horizontal guide line, disturbed original gum, top right stamp large part original gum, couple small h.r., intense shade, well-centered

FINE-VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

This has been called the most beautiful design in U.S. philately.

5,250
3,000
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707
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 707, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Choice centering, deep shade on fresh paper, socked-on-the-bulls New York circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, small backstamp

725
450
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708
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 708, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide and balanced margins, intense shade, duplex cancel, reperfed at right, appears Extremely Fine

725
325
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709
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 709, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Lightly hinged, wide margins and well-centered, extraordinarily fresh, rich color and sharp impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,250.00)

1,900
2,000
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710
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 710, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful warm shade on fresh paper, well-centered with nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1971 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,250.00)

1,900
1,600
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711
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 711, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, rich color, Very Fine and choice

1,900
1,300
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712
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 712, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,900
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713
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 713, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, few h.r., rich color, single perf tip thin at top left, Fine appearance

1,900
500
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714
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 714, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, single hinge mark, deep shade, Fine

1,900
750
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715
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 715, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, bright color, attractive margins and centering, tiny thin speck, appears Fine

1,900
550
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716
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 716, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$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, h.r. in selvage, detailed impression, fresh and Fine, an attractive and scarce position piece

5,500
1,400
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717
ogbl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 717, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Block of four, original gum, bright color, top pair well-centered (the top right stamp particularly so), few tiny edge tears at bottom of bottom pair

A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE WITH TWO SOUND VERY FINE STAMPS.

Scott Catalogue assigns only a scant $400.00 premium for a block of four versus four singles. This block will likely not stay intact

8,000
3,250
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718
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 718, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Wide margins and choice centering, deep rich color, light registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with Brettl backstamp

1,100
450
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719
 
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 719, $1.00-$2.00 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 292-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bright color, nicely balanced margins, 1899 town cancel, light horizontal crease, appears Extremely Fine

1,100
1,000
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