Sale Number: 913
Sale Date:
2006 Rarities of the World

1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
802 ogbl 50c Trans-Mississippi (291). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color and crisp impression, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1952 P.F. certificate. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate. (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 3,250
803 nh $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Mint N.H. with plate no. 606 at top, intense shade and impression on bright paper, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN CALLED THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DESIGN IN UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90) (Image Magnifier)

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PSE Population Report

3,250 11,000
804 og $1.00 Trans-Mississippi (292). Original gum, barest trace of hinging (almost appears Mint N.H.), sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,250 2,800
805 nh $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND FRESH MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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5,500 5,250
806 og $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90) (Image Magnifier)

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2,100 3,250
807 og $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (293). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering with unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,100 3,250
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