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Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% 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 — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2307
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2307, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H. with plate no. 605 top selvage, brilliant color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

70
700
2308
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2308, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, deep rich color on fresh paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

60
475
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2309
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2309, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Mint N.H. with wide bottom imprint selvage, wide margins and choice centering, pristine color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

60
350
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2310
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2310, 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. 636 top selvage, vibrant color on crisp paper, extraordinarily well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a remarkable example, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00)

275
1,400
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2311
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2311, 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. 618 selvage at bottom, bold color and proof-like impression on bright paper, incredibly well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1985 (as a pair), 2004 and 2013 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

250
1,400
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2312
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2312, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. with plate no. 609 top selvage, lovely rich color on bright paper, well-centered for this issue, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

375
1,100
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2313
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2313, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. with wide top imprint selvage, rich color and proof-like impression, part of adjoining stamp at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent Mint Never-Hinged imprint example of this challenging commemorative issue, we consider this stamp to be far more desirable than its numerical grade would imply, with 1998 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

375
850
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2314
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2314, 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 bottom selvage, incredible depth of color, intense impression on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $950.00)

380
750
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2315
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2315, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide and balanced margins with exceptional centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.F. (XF-Superb 95) and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $475.00)

135
375
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2316
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2316, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, cork cancel, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Curtis, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), only four have graded higher

35
650
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2317
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2317, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Impressively wide margins and precise centering, deep rich color, bold strike of registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. (XF-Superb 95) and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher (the highest is a 98)

175
850
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2318
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2318, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Rich color on bright paper, light duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

175
375
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2319°
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2319, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade on bright white paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,400
2,100
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2320
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2320, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, intense shade and impression, unusually wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $1,750.00)

1,400
1,800
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2321
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2321, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, crisp impression, fresh and Fine

1,400
550
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2322
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2322, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Choice centering with balanced margins, detailed impression, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel, the P.S.E. opined that this stamp is reperforated at right, with which we vehemently disagree (and the P.F. backs up our opinion), Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 and 2016 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95), with 2015 P.S.E. certificate as reperfed

700
2,200
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2323
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2323, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Intense shade and impression, unobtrusive strike of registry oval cancel with blue crayon, wide margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, ex "Golden Oak", with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

700
850
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2324
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2324, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unusually wide margins, intense color, light registry oval cancel, guideline at top, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $850.00)

700
650
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2325
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2325, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Bright shade, light duplex cancel, Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $700.00)

700
475
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2326
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2326, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Intense shade and impression, lightly cancelled, guideline at top, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates

700
350
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2327
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2327, 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, deep rich color on fresh paper, nice margins and centering, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

1,800
1,500
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2328
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2328, 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, rich color, expertly reperfed at left, appears Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate

1,800
550
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2329
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2329, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, rich color, attractive centering with balanced margins side to side, Fine, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate

1,800
1,000
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2330
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2330, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., rich color, fresh and Fine, signed A. Brun

1,800
700
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2331°
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2331, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Choice centering with wide margins, duplex cancel, dark color, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,500.00)

1,050
0
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