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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
 
 
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Lot 1189
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete, large die bi-color essays (Scott 285-E8/293-E7), a pristine set, die-sunk on slightly reduced cards (7½ x 5¾" from 8" x 6"), Extremely Fine. The centerpiece of a Trans-Mississippi collection.
Scott $6,550.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500.
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Lot 1190
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete, large die bi-color essays (Scott 285-E8/293-E7), 285-E8, 286-E8, 287-E8, 288-E5, 289-E4, 290-E4, 291-E8, 292-E6, 293-E7, all with overall foxing and staining, 2¢, 8¢ and 50¢ with light hinge thinning to card, 5¢ with repaired internal tear into stamp design, generally Fine appearance.
Scott $6,550.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,400.
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Lot 1191
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete, large die bi-color essays (Scott 285-E8/293-E7), die-sunk on full 8" x 6" cards; the $2 has two tiny tone spots on the proof, the 8¢ & 10¢ have minor edge flaws on the cards, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $6,550.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000.
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Lot 1192

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, tremendous well centered multiple in a magnificent mint state; seldom found so choice, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,500 for singles.
Scott $280 for singles.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750.
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Lot 1193

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), top left block of 40, almost a full pane; with wide top plate number and left arrow block, o.g., never hinged; light gum wrinkle affecting two stamps near the bottom, perforation separations at left and right of bottom arrow line, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,180.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $325.
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Lot 1194

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), bottom left corner margin plate block of 10, o.g., never hinged; thin on bottom right selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,080.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1195

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), o.g., hinged, incredible large-margined stamp with beautiful deep rich orange color; a great stamp, Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $875.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1196
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1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), East Clarendon, VT "Admiral Dewey" cancellation, eye catching example with one of the most interesting cancellations you'll ever see, Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1197

1898, Trans-Miss., 8¢ violet brown (Scott 289), o.g., never hinged, lively rich shade; a premium quality mint stamp, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $450.
Scott $375.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1198

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet (Scott 290), o.g., never hinged, lavish rich color and impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $650.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 1199

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), o.g., lightly hinged, lovely example with robust color; a pleasing stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $170.
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Lot 1200

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., very lightly hinged, select example of this popular issue; superior centering and gleaming color; a great stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,500.
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Lot 1201

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., lightly hinged, Jet-Black color on clean white paper; a very pleasing example of this lovely issue; small filled thin spot—of little consequence and barely noticeable, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1202

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), disturbed o.g., deeply etched impression and rich sharpness of color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $450.
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Lot 1203

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., very lightly hinged, gorgeous rich shade; very pleasing $1 Trans, Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate graded F 70.
SMQ F 70; $500.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1204

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., previously hinged, rich jet black color; reperforated at right, Just Fine, expert handstamp on reverse.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180.
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Lot 1205
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), neat duplex cancellation, desirable example featuring wide natural straight edge along right side; scarce thus, as nearly all straight edge examples have been reperforated, Extremely Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $275.
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Lot 1206

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and attractive example, with robust color and clearly etched impression, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $800.
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Lot 1207

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., hinged, attractive-appearing example with rich color; faint internal crease; reperforated at left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1208

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., hinge remnants, sharp impression, Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1209
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), regummed, handsome appearing example with vibrant color; tiny thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $825 for no gum.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $550.
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Lot 1210

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), disturbed o.g., nice inexpensive key value; small diagonal crease at top right, Fine to Very Fine centering, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 1211

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), slightly disturbed o.g., nice inexpensive high value; small thin at lower right, Very Good.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1212
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), duplex cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate and 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $800.
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