Printable Version

Sale 745

The William S. Langs Stock, Part 1:
U.S. and Possessions Stamps


1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue




Lot Photo Description
Lot 792

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), wide top margin plate number 634 single, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), wonderfully centered with bright, clean color, wondrously jumbo balanced margins; tiny inclusion, Very Fine+.
Scott $110.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 793

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), a choice mint single of this popular stamp, o.g., never hinged (minor gum skip), exceptionally fresh and mathematically centered with stunning color, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Scott $330.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 794

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), o.g., never hinged, a simple stunner with the brightest, cleanest color you could hope for, on immaculate paper; reperforated, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2018 P.S.E. and 2019 P.F. certificates.
Scott $330.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 795

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), top margin plate number 599 block of 4, o.g., never hinged, pretty block with good color and fresh paper, Fine, bottom stamps fine - very fine.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 796

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), full wide bottom margin plate number 634 block of 6, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), bright sunny color, clean detail, overall Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $650
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 797

1898, Trans-Miss., 5¢ dull blue (Scott 288), o.g., never hinged, a gorgeous stamp with crisp impression, strong color and mathematical centering, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 798

1898, Trans-Miss., 5¢ dull blue (Scott 288), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh with the cleanest printing imaginable, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, pretty, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $525.
Scott $300.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 799

1898, Trans-Miss., 5¢ dull blue (Scott 288), wide bottom margin plate number 602 block of 4, o.g., barest trace of hinge (stamps appears never hinged), Post Office fresh with crisp, clean color and printing; hinge reinforces several perfs along bottom, Very Fine, pretty plate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 800

1898, Trans-Miss., 8¢ violet brown (Scott 289), o.g., never hinged, clean and fresh with incredibly deep color; centering as close to perfect as you'll find, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1984 P.F. certificate for plate number single, the selvage subsequently removed.
Scott $400.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 801

1898, Trans-Miss., 8¢ violet brown (Scott 289), o.g., never hinged (offset on gum), exquisitely printed with remarkable color depth and detail; paper fresh as the day it was made, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 802

1898, Trans-Miss., 8¢ violet brown (Scott 289), top margin plate number 609 block of 4, o.g., hinged with remnants on two stamps and selvage, rich color cleanly printed; paper fresh with all perforations intact, the upper right stamp particularly appealing, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a winsome pate.
Scott $1,950.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 803

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet (Scott 290), o.g., never hinged, lovely stamp with intense color and fine detail; fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 804

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet (Scott 290), o.g., never hinged, in deep, luxuriant color with razor-sharp detail, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 805

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), full wide top margin horizontal pair with plate number 603 and imprint, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), a gorgeous pair with deep dark color, crystal-clear impression and absolutely fresh paper, Very Fine overall, a handsome item.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 806
/
1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), top left corner margin vertical pair with arrow, o.g., lightly hinged at top, never hinged at bottom, crisp and fresh with natural straight edge at left, Fine to Very Fine, nice position piece.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 807

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, Post Office fresh with nice color and crisp detail, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $550
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 808

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), with intense color on snow-white paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a simply magnificent example of this iconic issue, with 1994 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this position 2.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 809

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., lightly hinged, with deep, rich color and exceptional detail, all nicely centered on fresh paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 810

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh, Fine+, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,200.
Current Bid $500
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 811
/
1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), block of 4, clean and crisp with fresh paper and sound perforations; top pair previously hinged, bottom pair appears never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, an attractive multiple.
Scott $10,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,600
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 812
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), a true GEM with flawless color and centering, lightly cancelled; tiny corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine, one of the finest centered examples! with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90 but noted "Apparent Centering: Gem 100".
SMQ XF 90; $1,500.
Scott $700.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 813
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), with compelling color, clean paper, and a partial Boston c.d.s., Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun, with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,500.
Scott $700.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 814
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), stamp with the most intense, deep black imaginable, beautifully centered on fresh paper with cancel leaving most of vignette visible; light vertical wrinkle at center, Extremely Fine appearance, a thrilling example, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 815
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), wonderfully fresh and clean, the vignette fully showing through the splotchy cancel, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $700.
Scott $700.
Estimate $500 - 700.
Current Bid $250
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 816
S
1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown, overprinted "Specimen" type E (Scott 293SE), very light Specimen, at top in "States of", unused without gum, Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 817

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., never hinged, fresh with well-balanced margins of immaculate paper, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $5,750.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 818

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), full wide bottom margin plate number 613 single, o.g., never hinged, fresh with brilliant color on pristine paper, Fine, scarce full bottom plate number, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $5,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $800
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 819

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), a lovely stamp nicely centered, Fine to Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 820

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., very lightly hinged, clean with bright color and crisp detail, Fine+, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 821

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., hinge remnant, fresh with handsome color and nice centering; natural straight edge at left; light corner gum bend, nearly Very Fine.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $300
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 822

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), wide bottom margin horizontal pair with plate number 613 and imprint, o.g., previously hinged, left stamp ever-so-lightly, with grand color on fresh paper; black adherence on reverse of left stamp which is also with a small thin, handsome Very Fine appearance.
Scott $3,800.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 823
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), a top-notch top value, with pristine color and perfectly centered; light Madison Square double-oval cancel; tiny translucent spot at vignette's left edge, Extremely Fine, a choice stamp worthy of the finest collection, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot
Lot 824
o
1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), a magnificent example, with impeccable color and the lightest cancel imaginable; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine+, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
View details and enlarged photo/bid on this lot








Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions, LLC
The Oldest Philatelic Auction House in the United States, established in 1885.
 
Administrative Office:
22 Shelter Rock Lane, Unit 53
Danbury, CT 06810, USA

Tel: 203.830.2500
Fax: 203.297.6059
  Boston Area Office:
181 Wells Avenue, Suite 105
Newton, MA 02459, USA

Tel: 781.453.0990
Fax: 781.453.0945
 

info@kelleherauctions.com

 

payments accepted via:

 

follow us on: