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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue

Lots 2278-2286

Lot 2278    

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss., o.g., never hinged, nearly perfect centering with truly vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, a Post Office fresh gem; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 287    $330.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2279    

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss., o.g., never hinged, beautifully centered amid wide evenly balanced margins, intensely rich color and exceptional Post Office freshness, a Superb gem, one of the finest examples we have ever had the pleasure to offer; with 2019 P.F. certificate Graded (S 98, SMQ $10,500).
Scott No. 288    $300.

AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING SUPERB MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ TRANS-MISS ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $5,250

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Lot 2280    

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss., o.g., never hinged, vibrant color and pristine freshness, beautifully balanced oversized margins and exceptional centering, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a striking large margin gem; with 2003 & 2020 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-S 95J, SMQ $4,000).
Scott No. 288    $300.

A STUNNING MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ TRANS-MISS ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,200

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Lot 2281    

1898, 10¢ Trans-Miss., top margin single with imprint, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid large well balanced margins, rich deep color, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 290    $425.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,150

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Lot 2282    

1898, $1 Trans-Miss., o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears n.h.), choice centering amid nicely balanced margins, rich deep color enhancing a crisp detailed impression, Extremely Fine; with 2022 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 292    $1,500.

A LOVELY MINT EXAMPLE OF THE $1 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $900

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Lot 2283    

1898, $1 Trans-Miss., block of 4, Post Office fresh o.g., small hinge remnants, well margin multiple with full intact perfs all around, strong bold color, Very Fine and attractive, ex-Lehman; with 2022 M. Eichele certificate.
Scott No. 292    $7,000.

A HANDSOME AND SCARCE MINT BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $4,000

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Lot 2284 o   

1898, $1 Trans-Miss., bar cancellation, beautifully centered amid uncommonly wide margins, deep rich shade, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderfully choice used gem; with 2006 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $4,000).
Scott No. 292    $700.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,400

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Lot 2285 o   

1898, $1 Trans-Miss., unobtrusive purple registered handstamp cancel, rich bold color, large margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, a choice used high value, rarely encountered as such with a complimentary color cancellation; with 2022 P.F. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,500).
Scott No. 292    $700.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lot 2286 o   

1898, $2 Trans-Miss., remarkably choice centering with deep rich color, cancelled by Des Moines Jun. 19 cds, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 293    $1,050.

CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI WITHOUT THE NORMALLY HEAVY OVAL CANCEL.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,150

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Lots 2278-2286

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