Sale 1255 — The David W. Gorham Collection of Outstanding Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 17-20 May, 2022

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
958
 
Sale 1255, Lot 958, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)2c Copper Red, Trans-Mississippi (286). Deep rich color, bold strike of elaborate blue stars and lattice pattern in oval fancy cancel, identified on accompanying certificate as "Spanish-American War type cancel", Extremely Fine strike and most unusual, with 2010 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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959
 
Sale 1255, Lot 959, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)5c Dull Blue, Trans-Mississippi (288). Precise centering with balanced margins, rich color, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00)

Bid on this lot

25
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960
 
Sale 1255, Lot 960, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)8c Violet Brown, Trans-Mississippi (289). Wide margins and outstanding centering, lightly struck purple straightline cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $625.00)

Bid on this lot

47
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961
 
Sale 1255, Lot 961, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Gray Violet, Trans-Mississippi (290). Beautiful centering with wide margins, bold target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), only four grade higher

Bid on this lot

35
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962
 
Sale 1255, Lot 962, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)50c Sage Green, Trans-Mississippi (291). Wide margins and choice centering, deep rich color, San Francisco double-oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00)

Bid on this lot

175
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963
 
Sale 1255, Lot 963, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Wide margins and choice centering, intense shade contrasted by unusual purple three wavy lines cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

700
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964
 
Sale 1255, Lot 964, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Intense shade and well-centered, oval registry cancels, Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 2002 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

700
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965
 
Sale 1255, Lot 965, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Deep rich color, attractive centering and margins, small bit of oval registry cancel, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,050
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966
 
Sale 1255, Lot 966, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Strong color, dark purplish black oval registry cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,050
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