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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lots 1356-1362

Lot 1356    

1898, Trans-Miss., 1¢ dark yellow green, horizontal pair, s.e. at right, tied by "Lynn, Mass., Aug 24, 1898" flag machine postmark on multicolored Eagle & Flags patriotic design cover to Salem, Mass., receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine, a scarce Spanish-American War design; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 285    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 1357    

1898, Trans-Miss., 2¢ copper red, s.e. at right, rich color, tied by "Pittsburgh, Pa., Jun 17, 1898" First Day machine postmark on corner card cover to Parnassus, Pa.; cover slightly reduced at left and stamp with corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare Pittsburgh First Day; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 286; $15,000    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $4,000

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Lot 1358    

1898, Trans-Miss., 2¢ copper red, rich deep color, tied by "Pittsburgh, Pa., Jun 17, 1898" First Day machine postmark on corner card cover to Seward, Pa.; cover with slight age spots, F.-V.F.; with 1998 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 286; $15,000    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,800

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Lot 1359    

1898, Trans-Miss., 2¢ copper red, small flaws, tied by "Chicago, Ill., Jun 17, 1898" First Day flag machine postmark on locally addressed cover to Seward, Pa.; repaired cover opening tear at right, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 286    $8,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,500

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Lot 1360    

1898, Trans-Miss., 4¢ orange, diagonal bisect, brigth color, tied by "Brooklyn N.Y., Jul 12 '98" duplex on buff cover to New York City, light strike of purple "Held for Postage" oval and "Brooklyn, N.Y. Jul 8 '98" duplex adjacent, pencil "Due 2¢" underneath 2¢ pink (279Bg) cancelled by partial strike of barred oval, additional purple "Held for Postage and forwarded on receipt of Stamp." two-line handstamp, New York (7.12) arrival backstamps, Very Fine and choice use of unaccepted bisect.
Scott No. 287 var.    Estimate $400 - 600.

The use of bisected stamps was not authorized, but generally tolerated by postmasters. This is a scarce use showing the proper disallowed used and the "Held for Postage" handling.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 1361    

1898, Trans-Miss., 10¢ gray violet, in combination with 1898, 8¢ Trans-Miss on 1887, 5¢ Grant entire to Calcutta, India, tied by target handstamps with matching "Huguenot, Ga., Aug 2, 1898" origin cds, N.Y. exchange etiquette, reverse with Sea Post Office transit and receiving cds's, Very Fine.
Scott No. 290+289+U331    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $110

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Lot 1362    

1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase, strip of three, used with 3¢ Louisiana Purchase (325), all tied by partial "Cleveland, Ohio" registry ovals, purple "Cleveland, Ohio, Registry Div., May 21, 1904" cds on manila cover to Birmingham, England, New York (5.22) transit backstamp and New York registry label (FX-NY1a) affixed, Very Fine and rare registry use.
Scott No. 327    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lots 1356-1362

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