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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
 
 
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Lot 2836
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete, large die proofs (Scott 285P1-293P1), desirable set of these popular large die proofs; cut down to 90 x 75mm for easy display on an album page; remarkably rich colors throughout; a few trivial toned spots are of little consequence, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $7,950.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2837

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete (Scott 285-293), plate number singles, o.g., hinged, extremely fresh complete set of these popular stamps; seldom seen as plate number singles; beautiful fresh colors, Fine.
Scott $4,253.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2838
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1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ to $2 complete (Scott 285-293), neat or fancy cancellations, fresh and attractive complete set of 9 values; small faults, but nice appearance, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,067.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2839

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), o.g., never hinged, phenomenal remarque of Father Marquette, explorer of the Mississippi river in 1673 in the wide selvage at right; a beautiful piece of art, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2840

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green (Scott 285), bottom margin single with imprint, o.g., never hinged, equally balanced margins on this GEM with enticing deep rich color; cut in margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Scott $70.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2841

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), o.g., never hinged, a superb example with exceptional centering, fresh and fiery color and full gum; a most impressive example; tiny natural inclusion at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2842

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange (Scott 287), bottom plate block of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, a beautiful well centered multiple with the most beautiful color you'll ever see - a deeply saturated shade without the slightest trace of oxidation, Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2843
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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 $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2844

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), o.g., previously hinged, particularly choice top quality example of this popular stamp; well centered extra large margins, with captivating color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2845

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), o.g., previously hinged, a tantalizing fresh stamp with gleaming color, choice example, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2846

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine, bid low on this, and you'll be left out in the cold.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2847
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), fresh and nicely centered with a relatively light New York Station "P" double oval cancel, Very Fine. An attractive, completely sound example of this always popular high value.
Scott $700.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2848
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), duplex cancel, deep jet black color upon contrasting white paper within neatly balanced large generous margins; small thin at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2849
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1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), magnificent jet black color, trace guide line at top; crease at top, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $725.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2850

1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), o.g., lightly hinged (vertical gum crease), premium quality wide margined example with vivid color; unusually choice $2 Trans., Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2851
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), extraordinary double duplex cancels, wonderfully fresh and choice used example of this difficult stamp; with alluring color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85 and 1986 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,500.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2852
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), bold New York Registry cancel, wonderfully fresh and choice used example of this difficult stamp; with alluring color; trace of a corner crease, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2853
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1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown (Scott 293), neat magenta geometric cancel, fresh, rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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