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1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue
 
 
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Lot 181

1898, Trans-Miss. complete (285-293), complete, original gum hinge remnant. 4¢ reperfed, 5¢ regummed, 50¢ small thin, $1 has 2017 PSE cert for pair, gum crease not mentioned, $2 has 2018 PF cert, disturbed original gum, small thin not mentioned.
Scott $4,543
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Lot 182
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1898, Trans-Miss. complete (285-293), complete used set, all well centered. Minor defects, none obvious. Fresh Very Fine appearing.
Scott $2,067
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Lot 183

1898, 2¢ Trans-Miss. (286), original gum never hinged, exceptionally well centered, brilliant color, razor sharp impression. A lovely Extremely Fine gem. SSV $700 (SMQ $625).
Scott $72

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
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Lot 184

1898, 4¢ Trans-Miss. (287), original gum never hinged, excellent centering within wide margins, blazing rich color. Fresh and choice Extremely Fine. SSV $750 (SMQ $625).
Scott $330

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 185

1898, 5¢ Trans-Miss. (288), right margin arrow block of four. Original gum lightly hinged upper right stamp, others never hinged, brilliant color and paper, beautifully centered. Tiny bits of offset on reverse. Otherwise Extremely Fine, handsome block.
Scott $1,000 as singles
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Lot 186

1898, 8¢ Trans-Miss. (289), left margin single, original gum never hinged, quite well centered for the difficult 8¢. Bright and fresh Very Fine.
Scott $430

Expertization: with 1999 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 187

1898, 50¢ Trans-Miss. (291), original gum lightly hinged, nicely centered, prooflike color and impression. Fresh F.-V.F.
Scott $600

Expertization: with photocopy of 1952 P.F. certificate for block and photocopy of 2006 P.S.E. certificate for block.
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Lot 188

1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), original gum, wonderfully well centered, bright intense color, razor sharp impression. Extremely Fine, a gem mint $1 Trans-Miss. SSV $4,750 (SMQ $3,250).
Scott $1,500

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
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Lot 189

1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), original gum, disturbed, excellent centering within wide margins, intense shade on bright paper. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 190

1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), original gum very lightly hinged, excellent centering, bright intense color. Reperfed at right. Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $1,500
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Lot 191
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1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), unused regummed, bright fresh color. F.-V.F.
Scott $850

Expertization: with 2018 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 192
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1898, $1 Trans-Miss. (292), used, very well centered, rich color on bright paper. Neat postmark. Tiny perf fault at top (not mentioned in cert). Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $700

Expertization: with clear 1976 P.F. certificate.
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