Sale Number: 528
Sale Date: Tuesday, April 11, 1978
1978 Rarities of the World

Trans-Mississippi Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
173 E 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Bi-Color Essays (Brazer 285E-E-293E-D). Complete Set, 1c, 5c, 8c & $2.00 are hybrids, all Die Sunk on 8x6" cards, $2.00 Frame in Brown, Unlisted Color, 1c faint toning band on surface, otherwise Fresh & Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 3,750
174 P 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs (285P-290P, 292P, 293P). Die Sunk on 71/2x61/4" cards, complete set less 50c value, Wonderfully Fresh & Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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4,500 3,750
175 og 1c, 2c Trans-Mississippi (285, 286). Complete Sheets of 50. 1c Mint, few separations, negligible in plate no. selvedge, perfs. touch on a few, Virtually All Fine-Very Fine. 2c all Mint but four, some separation & rejoining in bottom plate no. block, Very Good-Very Fine, Top Plate No. Block of Six Well-Centered

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2,018 3,250
176 og 8c Trans-Mississippi (289). Complete Sheet of 50, Mint, few tiny negligible selvedge separations, Fine-Very Fine, Top Plate No. Block of Six Remarkably Beautiful (Image Magnifier)

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6,015 11,500
177 og 10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Complete Sheet of 50, Stamps Mint, hinge reinforced separations in top & bottom plate no. selvedge, tiny selvedge tear far from plate no., sixth row lightly creased, otherwise a Fine Sheet (Image Magnifier)

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6,600 5,500
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