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Sale 1172 — United States Stamps and Hawaii

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 December, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
589
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 589, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi Issue (286-288, 290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi Issue (286-288, 290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi Issue (286-288, 290). Five Mint N.H. stamps, four with plate no. selvage, also extra 4c with large top left corner selvage, the four plate no. stamps P.S.E. graded including 2c 85, 4c 75, 5c 75J and 10c 70, the graded 4c with just a hint of oxidation, Fine-Very Fine group, total SMQ for the four graded stamps without premium for the plate nos. $765.00

905
250
590
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 590, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. block of eight, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

480
0
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591
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 591, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c Trans-Mississippi (287), 4c Trans-Mississippi (287)4c Trans-Mississippi (287). Two items, Mint N.H. wide bottom imprint and plate no. 599 strip of three, outer stamps just a hint of oxidation, appears Fine and attractive, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (F 70), also No. 287 single, Mint N.H. with bottom imprint selvage, choice centering and margins, unfortunately somewhat oxidized and toned, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00)

1,325
0
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592
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 592, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. with plate no. 602 selvage at top, bright shade on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, ex "Cloudrest", with 1996 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00 without premium for the plate no.)

330
450
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593
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 593, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. with bottom imprint selvage, outstanding centering with wide margins, rich color, single short perf top left corner, still Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00), this would have graded 95 without the short perf

250
225
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594
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 594, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color, fresh, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
0
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595
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 595, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Two original gum blocks of four and a single, first is a bottom imprint and plate no. 618 block of four, h.r., about Fine (P.S.E. grades it 50), second block of four with bottom stamps Mint N.H., some faint perf toning but centering is quite nice (P.S.E. grades it 70 with the perf toning), single Mint N.H. and Fine

1,730
275
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596
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 596, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Top imprint and plate no. 614 block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, F-VF 75; plate blocks unpriced in SMQ)

800
0
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597
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 597, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Top imprint and plate no. 609 pair, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in selvage, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, ex "Cloudrest", Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles wtihout premium for the position

750
450
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598
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 598, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 609 block of four, rich color, nice margins and centering, right pair with vertical bend which slightly disturbs the gum, small gum wrinkle bottom right stamp -- both of these appear natural, Very Fine centering, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (F 75; plate blocks unpriced in SMQ)

3,400
850
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599
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 599, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. with plate no. 604 selvage at top, rich color, Very Fine and choice

380
190
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600
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 600, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H. block of four with wide left arrow selvage and centerline, rich color, bottom right stamp single pulled perf at bottom, still Fine-Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VG-F 60), Scott Retail as singles without premium for the position

1,520
275
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601
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 601, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293), 50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293)50c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (291-293). Disturbed original gum, $1.00 bit heavy h.r., Fine-Very Fine

3,750
950
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602
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 602, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 603 horizontal pair with wide selvage, intense shade and detailed impression

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIR OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
1,800
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603
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 603, 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, with plate no. 606 selvage at top, sharp proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, a scarce and desirable plate number single, with 1984 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail without premium for the plate no.

1,400
1,000
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604
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 604, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, with plate no. 613 selvage at top, detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE WITH PLATE NUMBER SELVAGE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail without premium for the plate no.

1,800
1,900
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605
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 605, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, fresh color, sealed tear, appears Very Fine, with clear 1977 P.F. certificate

1,900
450
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