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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue




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Lot 3454
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete (Scott 285-293), most o.g., 292-293 are regummed, quite possibly the most affordable complete set we have ever offered; small faults including thin spots, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,835.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3455
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1893, Trans-Miss., 1¢, 2¢, 5¢ and 10¢ (Scott 285, 286, 288 (2), 290 (2)), o.g., lightly hinged (286 and 288 are never hinged), bright and fresh color; a couple light gum bends, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $768.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3456

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-Sup 95; $625.
Scott $68.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 3457

1898, Trans-Miss., 2¢ copper red (Scott 286), block of 9, o.g., never hinged, pristine multiple in Post Office fresh condition, with gorgeous rich color, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $607 for singles.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3458

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), o.g., never hinged, a brilliantly colored example in Post Office fresh condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3459

1898, Trans-Miss., 5¢ dull blue (Scott 288), o.g., never hinged, immaculate mint stamp with awesome rich color, Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 3460

1898, Trans-Miss., 8¢ violet brown (Scott 289), o.g., never hinged, tremendous mint stamp with exemplary rich color and wonderful overall freshness, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3461

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet (Scott 290), o.g., never hinged, desirable Post Office fresh example with outstanding color of great intensity, Very Fine, encased 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $450.
Scott $425.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3462

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet (Scott 290), o.g., never hinged, good looking example with super intense color, a handsome wide margined stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3463

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), o.g., lightly hinged, huge margins and lively color; among the most impressive appearing 50 cent Trans-Mississippi's imaginable; enormous purple owner's handstamp on reverse of stamp, the oddest thing we've ever seen, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3464

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), o.g., hinged, bright fresh color, Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3465

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., never hinged, intense black color, Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 3466

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., hinge remnant, premium quality example with the most beautiful intense color you'll ever see - printed on bleach white paper; simply marvelous, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 3467

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., lightly hinged, extremely fresh and quite choice, as this stamp has gorgeous deep rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $850.
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Lot 3468
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), unused without gum, flawless and sound example with intense color; a popular stamp available at a bargain price, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $375.
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Lot 3469
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), jet black color; reperforated on all sides to clean up repaired faults, Fine appearance.
Scott $725.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3470

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., hinged, handsome example of this popular stamp, with radiant color; very pretty, Fine to Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $850.
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Lot 3471
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), regummed, extremely fresh and choice example with captivating color, Fine.
Scott $875 for no gum.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 3472

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), disturbed and naturally streaky o.g., brilliant rich shade; a fresh and affordable example of this popular Mississippi river bridge stamp, Very Good.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $425.
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Lot 3473
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), nice light cancel and clear impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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