Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
847
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Sale 1262, Lot 847, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi (285-293). Each with bottom plate number selvage, original gum, most lightly hinged, 5c h.r., $1.00 with a little gum disturbance (and possible tiny thin speck) from hinge removal, 5c with pulled perf, fresh colors, overall a Fine matched set of plate number singles, also includes another 2c (Mint N.H.) and 4c (lightly hinged)

4,725
1,600
848
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Sale 1262, Lot 848, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue1c-8c Trans-Mississippi (285-289). Plate blocks of each, 1c and 2c plate blocks of six, 4c-8c plate blocks of four, original gum, lightly hinged except 2c with small h.r.'s at bottom, rich colors, 1c with some perf separations at bottom, 5c with a couple rejoined perfs, Fine-Very Fine

4,600
900
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849
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Sale 1262, Lot 849, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue4c Orange, Trans-Mississippi (287). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $575.00)

110
850
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850
 
Sale 1262, Lot 850, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, unusually light cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Helton, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), only four grade higher (highest is 98)

35
425
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851
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Sale 1262, Lot 851, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue50c Sage Green, Trans-Mississippi (291). Original gum, rich color, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

600
500
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852
 
Sale 1262, Lot 852, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Choice centering with balanced margins, intense shade and impression, long and full perforations, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Helton, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher (the highest is 98)

175
750
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853
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Sale 1262, Lot 853, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression, fresh and Fine, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, with 1996 and 2004 P.F. certificates

3,750
2,100
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854
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Sale 1262, Lot 854, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H., deep shade, minor toning at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce in Mint N.H. condition

3,750
1,300
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855
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Sale 1262, Lot 855, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Bottom plate no. 606 single, stamp Mint N.H. (hinged and small thin in the selvage only), fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

3,750
1,400
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856
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Sale 1262, Lot 856, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, outstanding margins and centering, deep shade and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1971 and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,500
2,000
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857
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Sale 1262, Lot 857, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine

1,500
1,600
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858
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Sale 1262, Lot 858, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, Very Fine, ex "World's Fair", with 1974 P.F. certificate

1,500
850
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859
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Sale 1262, Lot 859, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,500
900
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860
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Sale 1262, Lot 860, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, detailed impression, Very Fine and attractive

1,500
800
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861
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Sale 1262, Lot 861, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, barely hinged, detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,500
800
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862
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Sale 1262, Lot 862, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, fresh and Very Fine

1,500
800
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863
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Sale 1262, Lot 863, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp impression, small natural inclusion at bottom center, Very Fine

1,500
600
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864
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Sale 1262, Lot 864, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., deep shade, tiny scuff below "A" of "STATES", otherwise Very Fine

1,500
600
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865
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Sale 1262, Lot 865, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, bit heavy h.r., small thin spot, some toning on back mostly around hinge remnant, Very Fine appearance

1,500
450
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866
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Sale 1262, Lot 866, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, bit heavy h.r., sealed tear at bottom left, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,500
325
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867
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Sale 1262, Lot 867, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r. covering small thin not noted on certificate, detailed impression, Very Fine appearance, with 1979 P.F. certificate

1,500
800
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868
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Sale 1262, Lot 868, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, h.r., Very Fine, red backstamp, signed in pencil

1,500
600
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869
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Sale 1262, Lot 869, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade, Fine

1,500
600
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870
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Sale 1262, Lot 870, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, deep shade, small flaw at left, Fine appearance

1,500
375
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871
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Sale 1262, Lot 871, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, crisp impression, Fine

1,500
650
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872
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Sale 1262, Lot 872, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Slightly disturbed original gum, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal

1,500
1,100
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873
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Sale 1262, Lot 873, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., detailed impression, Very Fine

1,500
600
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874
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Sale 1262, Lot 874, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Disturbed original gum, deep shade, natural paper wrinkle, Fine

1,500
500
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875
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Sale 1262, Lot 875, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed) over small thin spot, detailed impression, Very Fine

850
475
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876
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Sale 1262, Lot 876, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Unused (regummed) over small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

850
425
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877
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Sale 1262, Lot 877, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$1.00 Black, Trans-Mississippi (292). Top imprint and plate no. 606 pair, disturbed original gum, deep shade, several rejoined perfs (may have been completely separated at one point), the substance used to rejoin caused staining mostly in the top selvage, Fine appearance

4,000
850
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878
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Sale 1262, Lot 878, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, fresh and bright

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

With 1981 and 2008 P.F. certificates

1,900
2,300
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879
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Sale 1262, Lot 879, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, paper h.r. made from selvage, rich color, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

1,900
950
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880
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Sale 1262, Lot 880, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, h.r., rich color, Fine

1,900
750
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881
 
Sale 1262, Lot 881, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue$2.00 Orange Brown, Trans-Mississippi (293). Well-centered, wide margins, rich color in a deep shade, Des Moines cancel, minor faults, Very Fine appearance

1,050
475
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882
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Sale 1262, Lot 882, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue1c-10c Pan-American (294-299). Bottom imprint and plate no. strips of four of 1c-8c with extra 2c, 10c is an imprint and plate no. pair, original gum, some Mint N.H. including 1c, one of the 2c and the 5c, others with some h.r., bright colors, 4c left stamp torn and rejoined, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott value in excess of

2,200
450
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883
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Sale 1262, Lot 883, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue1c Green & Black, Pan-American (294). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 1172 block of six, deep rich colors, choice centering, Extremely Fine plate block

500
350
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884
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Sale 1262, Lot 884, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue1c-4c, Pan-American (294-296). Blocks, including Mint N.H. bottom blocks of six of the 1c and 2c, the 1c shows imprint and plate nos. 1116/1227 but is not a true plate block, also one stamp with fingerprint on gum, the 2c is an imprint and plate no. 1098 block of six, 4c is a block of four with two Mint N.H. stamps, Fine, Scott value counting the 1c block as singles

1,220
900
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885
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Sale 1262, Lot 885, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue2c Carmine & Black, Pan-American (295). Two Mint N.H. bottom plate blocks, including imprint and plate no. 1122 block of eight with corner selvage, Fine-Very Fine, also imprint, plate nos. 1129/1173 and arrow block of ten, Fine

1,175
400
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886
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Sale 1262, Lot 886, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue2c Carmine & Black, Pan-American (295). Collection of stamps and covers, including four imprint and plate no. strips of three, one of five and one of nine, a couple showing nice vignette shifts, also a plate block of six which has been separated into three pairs, group of singles with plate no. or part imprint selvage, three covers including one Patriotic and one first flight with a block of four showing imprint and plate no., finally a set of the full Pan-American issue (294-299), some Mint N.H. stamps to be found, overall Fine small collection

E. 500-750
3,250
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887
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Sale 1262, Lot 887, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue4c Deep Red Brown & Black, Pan-American (296). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 1145 selvage, pretty colors, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

170
800
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888
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Sale 1262, Lot 888, Trans-Mississippi Issue, Pan-American Issue10c Yellow Brown & Black, Pan-American (299). Mint N.H. top left corner imprint, plate no. 1151 and half arrow block of ten, long string of Bureau plate printers' initials, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, choice centering throughout, pos. 7 with light gum creases, natural short gum at top

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP PLATE BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 10-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

A Power Search review of our sales over the past 25+ years found only this single example of a Mint N.H. 10c Pan-American top plate block of ten, encompassing the corner selvage and the half arrow.

Ex Curtis and from our 2002 Rarities sale. With 2002 P.F. certificate

13,000
6,000
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