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Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 19-20 May, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1218
nh
Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1218, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)1c-5c Trans-Mississippi, 1c-5c, 10c Pan-American (285-288, 294-297, 299), 1c-5c Trans-Mississippi, 1c-5c, 10c Pan-American (285-288, 294-297, 299)1c-5c Trans-Mississippi, 1c-5c, 10c Pan-American (285-288, 294-297, 299). Mint N.H., No. 294 with top plate no. selvage, No. 297 light natural gum crease, a fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine group

Bid on this lot

1,505
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1219
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1219, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Trans-Mississippi (288), 5c Trans-Mississippi (288)5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, sharp color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $700.00), we do not understand how this did not receive the Jumbo appellation

Bid on this lot

300
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1220
nh
Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1220, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Trans-Mississippi (289), 8c Trans-Mississippi (289)8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Mint N.H., bright shade, fresh and Very Fine

Bid on this lot

430
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1221
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1221, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

425
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1222
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1222, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Trans-Mississippi (291), 50c Trans-Mississippi (291)50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,800
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1223
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1223, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., proof-like impression showing every nuance of the engraving, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE. THIS IS WIDELY REGARDED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNITED STATES COMMEMORATIVE STAMP.

The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi is supposed to portray cattle in the American West and is labelled "Western Cattle In Storm" at bottom. However, the subject of the original painting by J.A. MacWhirter, who specialized in romantic landscapes and first exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy at the age of 14, was of cattle in the West Highlands of Scotland.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $8,850.00)

Bid on this lot

3,750
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1224
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1224, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., detailed impression and deep shade, beautiful wide margins and choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE IN A WONDERFUL STATE OF FRESHNESS.

With 1993 and 2013 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

3,750
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1225
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1225, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., detailed impression on bright paper, well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

3,750
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1226
og
Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1226, 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, intense shade and proof-like impression, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 1980, 2002 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $4,750.00). Only four grade higher (three at 98 and one at 100). This is also the only unused stamp (OG or NH) to receive a Jumbo designation.

Bid on this lot

1,500
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1227
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1227, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, nicely balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,500
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1228
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1228, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide bottom imprint and plate no. 606 pair, original gum, few tiny hinge slivers expertly reinforce perfs, the gum looks pristine

VERY FINE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER PAIR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

An excellent opportunity to acquire an imprint and plate number pair -- a plate block of four catalogues $35,000.00

Bid on this lot

4,000
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1229
ogbl
Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1229, 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, crisp impression, choice centering throughout

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY HINGED ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

We are surprised this block has remained intact, given its superior quality

Bid on this lot

7,000
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1230
og
Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1230, 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, rich color and detailed impression, unusually wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,600.00). Only three grade higher (all at 98).

Bid on this lot

1,900
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1231
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1231, 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., detailed impression, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

5,750
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