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Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1883
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1883, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c Trans-Mississippi (285), 1c Trans-Mississippi (285)1c Trans-Mississippi (285). Mint N.H. with extra wide top selvage, deep rich color, near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

70
700
1884
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1884, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Rich color on bright paper, neat machine cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00), only six have graded higher

25
325
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1885°
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1885, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, wide and essentially perfectly balanced margins, deep shade and impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00). Only four grade higher

1,400
4,750
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1886
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1886, 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, choice centering and margins, bright shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $1,100.00), this would no doubt have graded higher without the guideline at top as the centering is better than VF 80

1,400
1,000
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1887
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1887, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., well-centered with balanced margins, short horizontal crease at right, appears Extremely Fine

1,400
425
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1888
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1888, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins and well-centered, intense shade, neat Lynn Mass. oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

700
300
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1889
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1889, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Crisp impression, wide margins, neat Lynn Mass. oval cancel, Very Fine and choice

700
325
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1890
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1890, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, barely hinged at top right, top sheet selvage with imprint, perfectly centered, remarkably wide margins framing the design with white even borders, intense color and incredibly detailed impression showing the city buildings in the background, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2018 P.F. certificate

1,800
2,100
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1891
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1891, 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, fresh and Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,800
800
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1892
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1892, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp

1,800
2,100
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1893
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1893, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Rich color, bold duplex cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,050
475
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