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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3173
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3173, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290). Blocks of four except 1c three singles, original gum, two 10c Mint N.H., 5c disturbed original gum, few small faults including few thin spots, otherwise Fine lot

2,827
300
3174
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3174, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Top right corner imprint and plate no. 728 block of ten, two stamps at top (imprint and plate no. stamps) lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., bright shade, Fine-Very Fine, Scott value as hinged plate block of six and Mint N.H. singles

790
375
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3175
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3175, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288), 4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288)4c-5c Trans-Mississippi (287-288). Top imprint and plate no. blocks of four, 4c h.r., 5c lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,650
500
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3176
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3176, 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 block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine and attractive plate block

1,950
1,100
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3177
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3177, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H. top right corner imprint and plate no. 609 block of eight, containing the plate block of six and an additional pair, wonderful depth of color and crisp impression

FINE AND RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 8-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

This issue is listed and collected as a top or bottom plate block of four or six. Top plate blocks of six in Mint N.H. condition are very rare -- we have offered only two others since 2005. This plate block of eight is the largest Mint N.H. plate number multiple listed in Power Search.

6,360
0
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3178°
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3178, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 603 strip of five with corner sheet selvage and half arrow at right, brilliant color and detailed impression

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

This was held for generations after being purchased at the post office in the 1890s. A plate strip is an excellent alternative to a Mint N.H. plate block of this issue, which catalogues $70,000.00. We have not offered another imprint and plate number strip in any condition in more than 25 years.

Scott value as Mint N.H. imprint and plate number strip of three plus two singles

10,500
5,750
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3179°
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3179, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, single light hinge mark at top, intense shade on bright white paper, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine, with 1983 and 2020 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,500
4,500
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3180
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3180, 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, sharp impression, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,200
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3181
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3181, 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, Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,500
700
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3182
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3182, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Slightly disturbed original gum, centered to bottom right but perfs are well clear of design, Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate

1,500
600
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3183
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3183, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Top imprint and plate no. 606 pair, original gum, left stamp Mint N.H., right lightly hinged, slight toning, Fine appearance, Scott value as hinged imprint and plate number pair

4,000
2,200
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3184
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3184, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, bottom pair light gum wrinkle visible when drying

FRESH AND FINE-VERY FINE LIGHTLY HINGED BLOCK OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi Issue, depicting "Western Cattle in Storm" is widely considered to be the most beautiful stamp in United States philately.

7,000
2,400
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3185
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3185, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., beautiful deep color and proof-like impression on bright paper

VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI.

Ex "Cloudrest". With 1999 P.F. certificate

5,750
4,000
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3186
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3186, 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, crisp impression, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, tiny thin spot at upper left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,900
700
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3187
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3187, 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., bright shade, filled thin, Very Fine appearance

1,900
550
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3188
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3188, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Bottom imprint and plate no. 613 pair with wide selvage, original gum, h.r. reinforcing perf separations, small backstamp in selvage, Fine and scarce, an excellent alternative to the plate block of four, which catalogues $100,000.00

9,000
1,100
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3189
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3189, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293), $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293)$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Horizontal pair, crisp impression, unobtrusive strikes of New York registry oval cancels, Very Fine and attractive, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value as singles

2,100
1,500
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