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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Trans-Mississippi Issue

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 348, Trans-Mississippi Issue$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292), $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292)$1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Complete Right Pane of 50 including Top and Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 606 Blocks of Six, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges and some strengthened separations (neither involve the Plate No. Blocks), Vast Majority Mint, three stamps in plate blocks have trivial thins (one a tiny speck), one stamp in arrow block has a small thin, centering varies from Very Good-Very Fine. There are only three complete panes of this stamp known, the second is reported to also have thins, the condition of the third is unknown. A Phenomenal Classic Rarity Whose Design Is Considered By Many To Be The Most Beautiful Ever Produced For a U.S. Postage Stamp. This, according to our research, is the first time in approximately 50 years that a pane of this stamp has been offered at public auction. A veritable "chance of a lifetime" to own this beautiful philatelic treasure

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