Lot 2301898, Trans-Miss., 5¢ dull blue, o.g., never hinged, vibrant color and pristine freshness, large beautifully balanced margins and exceptional centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking large margin gem; with 2005 & 2011 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95, SSV $1,650).
Scott No. 288 $250.
Lot 231 P1898, Trans-Miss., $1 dull violet and black, large die essay, die on India paper, surface mounted on 200x152mm card, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Rosenthal.
Scott No. 292-E6 $3,000.
The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi comes in approximately seventeen colors. Approximately fifteen are unique. These unique colors should not be confused with the two bi-colored essays that are considerably more common.
Lot 2321898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown, block of four, o.g., deep rich color and proof-like impression, wonderful centering, Very Fine and choice block; with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 293 $7,500.
A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
Lot 233 o1898, Trans-Miss., $2 orange brown, exceptionally well centered within balanced margins, rich color, neat town and grid duplex cancel, an Extremely Fine to Superb gem; with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 293 $1,050.
A REMARKABLE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1893 $2 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE WITH SUPERB CENTERING.