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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
 
 
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Lot 2733

1898, 1¢-2¢ Trans-Miss. (285-286), arrow blocks of four, post office fresh and beautifully centered, original gum, never hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $600 as singles
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Lot 2734

1898, 1¢, 2¢, 5¢, 8¢, & 10¢ Trans-Miss. (285, 286, 288-290), blocks of four, fresh and nicely centered, original gum (1¢ & 2¢ never hinged), the 1¢ block is VF, the 8¢ is Extremely Fine but has a central hinge remnant and a small thin in the top stamps, the rest are F-VF with one 10¢ NH and another with a small thin.
Scott $2,550
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Lot 2735

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (287), exceptionally well centered with brilliant color, original gum, never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $360
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Lot 2736

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (287), block of four, fresh and bright with vivid color and flawless, never hinged original gum, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Scott $1,440
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Lot 2737

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (287), left arrow block of four, brilliant color, original gum, lightly hinged (bottom stamps never hinged), fresh and Fine.
Scott $960 as singles
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Lot 2738

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss. (288), top margin imprint single, beautifully centered with huge margins and post office fresh, never hinged original gum, Very Fine to Extremely Fine. SMQ $530 for a normal 85.
Scott $360

Expertization: 1996 PF and 2005 PSE Certificate, the latter graded VF-XF 85J.
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Lot 2739

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss. (288), bottom margin imprint and plate no. pair, original gum, never hinged, fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott $800
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Lot 2740

1898, 8¢ Trans-Miss. (289), excellent centering, choice color and impression, spotless never hinged original gum, choice Very Fine.
Scott $525

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2741

1898, 8¢ Trans-Miss. (289), bottom margin imprint and plate no. pair, pristine, never hinged original gum, fresh and Fine.
Scott $1,050 as singles
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Lot 2742

1898, 10¢ Trans-Miss. (290), nicely centered with extra large margins, small natural paper inclusion visible only on reverse, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $475

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2743

1898, 10¢ Trans-Miss. (290), left sheet margin single, remarkably fresh with immaculate, never hinged original gum, F.-V.F.
Scott $475

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2744

1898, 10¢ Trans-Miss. (290), left arrow block of four, post office fresh with immaculate, never hinged original gum, single pulled perf at bottom right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,900 as singles
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Lot 2745

1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), choice centering with large margins, rich color and lightly hinged original gum, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott $650
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Lot 2746

1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), exceptionally bright and fresh with lightly hinged original gum, F.-V.F.
Scott $650
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Lot 2747

1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), exceptionally bright and fresh with lightly hinged original gum, Fine and attractive.
Scott $650
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Lot 2748
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1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), fiscally used with manuscript "7/6/98" cancel, faults including small nick at left, otherwise Fine appearance and very rare.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Expertization: 1995 APS Certificate.

Provenance: McCoy, Rosenthal.
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Lot 2749
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1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), virtually perfect centering within very large margins for the 50¢, fresh color and paper; double oval NY postmark, Extremely Fine.
Scott $210

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2750

1898, $2 Trans-Miss. (293), top margin plate no. single, sweated original gum, Fine.
Scott $1,900
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Lot 2751
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1898, $2 Trans-Miss. (293), virtually perfectly centered with large margins for a $2, rich color, faint creasing at upper left; choice, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $1,100

Expertization: 2008 PF Certificate.
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