Sale 1162 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017
Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE IS GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $3,600.00). Only two have graded higher (one at 100 and one at 100J) and only three others share this desirable grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $4,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only four others. By way of comparison, for Mint N.H. copies this is also the highest grade awarded with only two at this grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 1980 and 2002 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $4,750.00). Only three have graded higher (two at 98 and one at 100). This is also the only unused stamp (OG or NH) to receive a Jumbo designation.
FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 2010 Weiss certificate. Scott Retail as four singles.
VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 2005 P.F. certificate
FINE AND ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
Scott Catalogue assigns only a $400.00 premium for a block versus four singles.