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The Harold B. Nogle Collection
of the Origins and Progression of Plate Numbers

1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

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Lot 1583
1898, 1¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 285), bottom plate number 709 and imprint pair, 1899 duplex cancel; tiny wrinkle at upper right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce, the rarity is compounded by being a used plate number pair.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1584

1898, 1¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 285), top plate number 711 and imprint pair, o.g., never hinged, well centered and fresh appearance, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1585
1898, 2¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 286), 26 different plate number pairs, o.g., hinged (some hinge remnants), 4 pairs are never hinged, 3 pairs have never hinged stamps, but are hinged in selvage, 1 pair is without gum, visually pleasant fresh appearance and diverse selection of plate numbers, perfect for filling in holes in your collection; a few small faults, mostly sound, Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $2,185.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 1586

1898, 2¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 286), top plate number 667 and imprint pair, o.g., hinged, hinge reinforced perfs at bottom; tiny thin on left stamp, owners mark on back of right stamp, Very Good to Fine, Durland reports this plate number as scarce.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1587
1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (Scott 287), top plate number 599 pair with imprint, o.g., left stamp lightly hinged, right stamp never hinged, bright fresh orange color, Fine.
Scott $410.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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