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                                                                                                      1881-1888 ISSUES

 

         621    o           205    XF with three “JUMBO,” and even margins, light cancel...................................................................................      $30

         622    oGC     205    XF barred oval with number 4 in circle cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $175) 2008 PSE Enlarged Photo $150

         623    *GC     205    XF-S OG LH JUMBO, a spectacular example, rarely seen this large and well centered

                                            combined!  Gorgeous deep color and impression. Very eye catching appearance.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1500) fault free w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $1395

         625    *GC     206    XF OG VLH (looks never hinged) (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $150) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .....................    $140

 

         627    **GC  206    XF-S OG NH, a magnificent example with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 grade at $1850, w/2013 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1195

         628    o           208    VF-XF, dark rose shade, well centered, taken from a pair, this being the left stamp and

                                            has the original 1987 PFC for pair, fault free, ($150 for VF-XF).......................................... Enlarged Photo   $150

         629    *           208    VF OG VLH, huge margin at left, bright color and post office fresh , Looks never hinged.

                                            (Scott $750) fault free, tough stamp to find, w/2002 & 2011 PF Certificates   ............... Enlarged Photo   $650

         630    oGC     209    VF-XF, deep color, very fresh, large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $60) w/2007 PSE Certificate $25

         631    o           209    VF-XF, large margins, beautifully centered with a central target cancel, fault free , choice.......................      $35

         632    o           209    XF “JUMBO,” margins, deep color, extremely fresh, fault free........................................................................      $50

         635    o           210    XF, JUMBO.................................................................................................................................................................      $30

         637    *           210    XF-S OG LH, beautifully centered with large margins and gorgeous color, (Scott $82 XF, $175 XF-S)....      $75

         638    *           210    XF+ OG LH HUGE “JUMBO,” gorgeous color, extremely fresh, scarce this nice.........................................    $149

         639    **        211    Fine+ OG NH, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $900 for VF, $550 for F-VF).............................................    $225

         641    **        212    F-VF OG NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $290 VF, $180 F-VF)..................................    $125

         642    **        212    F-VF OG NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, no bends or skips, (Scott $290 VF, $180 F-VF) ...    $150

         644    **        212    VF OG NH, post office fresh as I just broke this from a block/4 (upper left stamp)

                                            No gum bends or skips. Fault free (Scott $290) with color copy of 2015 PFC for block/4 ........................    $250

         646    **        212    VF-XF OG NH, post office fresh as I just broke this from a block/4 (lower right stamp) No gum bends

                                            skips, etc. Fault free (Scott $450 for VF-XF) 2015 PFC (color copy PFC for block/4) .... Enlarged Photo  $375

         647    **GC  212    XF-S NH, a near perfect stamp with bright color and immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ$2500) 2 share the grade, only 7 higher.

                                            Fault free GEM with both 1997 PFC & w/2005 PSE Certificate(95)  ............ (Inside FRONT COVER) $2395 

         649    o           213    XF, huge JUMBO margins, light cancel, (Scott $45 XF, $125 XF-S)................................................................      $55

         650    *           213    XF-S, unused, no gum, bright and fresh, (Scott $80 XF, $170 XF-S)...............................................................      $60

         651    *           213    XF LH, beautifully centered , bright and fresh, (Scott $40 VF, $80 for XF)...................................................      $50

         652    **        213    Nearly VF OG NH, large stamp, fresh, taken from a block/6, copy of block/6 enclosed (Scott $120).....      $60

         653    **        213    VF+ OG NH, beautifully centered, gorgeous color, very fresh   ........................................................................      $75

         654    **        213    VF-XF OG NH, extremely fresh (Scott $185 for VF-XF) ...................................................................................    $135

         655    o           214    VF+ face-free cancel JUMBO, gorgeous color, fault free, (Scott $82.50 for VF-XF)....................................      $50

         656    **        214    F-VF OG NH with three very large balanced margins, gorgeous color, (Scott $180) fault free ..................      $65

         657    *           214    VF LH, deep color, very fresh, (Scott $60 VF, $80 VF-XF)................................................................................      $45

         658    **        214    Almost VF OG NH, large stamp, post office fresh, (Scott $180).......................................................................    $125

         659    **        214    VF-XF OG NH, well centered, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $180 VF, $260 VF-XF)......    $175                     

         660    *           215    VF VLH, incredible color, post office fresh, fault free, LH at left side only! (Scott $190)...........................    $175

         661    *           215    XF OG LH, gorgeous color , beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $190 VF, $350 XF)..................    $225  

         662    **        215    VF-XF OG NH, gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. A tough

                                            stamp to find this nice and NH, (Scott $850 for VF-XF) w/1985 PFC & 2014 PSE........ Enlarged Photo    $550

         665    **        216    VF-XF OG NH, three huge “JUMBO,” margins with lovely bright color, clean white margins and with

                                            not a single gum bend or skip! (Scott $700 VF, $1200 VF-XF) w/1984 & 2016 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $695

         666    **GC  216    VF-XF OG NH “JUMBO,” a premium example and very scarce to obtain in this condition.

                                            Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85J) This is the only graded

                                            85J with only 14 higher (SMQ $1350 for 85, $2500 for 90) w/2001 PFC & 2017 PSE.. Enlarged Photo $1495

         667    o           217    VF, nicely centered with large margins, great color and a very light cancel, fault free, (Scott $100) ........      $50

         670    **        217    F-VF+ OG NH, no gum bends or skips, with radiant color. Post office fresh I just broke this

                                            from a horizontal pair (right stamp) (Scott $900) color copy of 2016 PFC for pair. ...................................    $399

         672    o           218    VF+, well centered with a Registry cancel, fault free, (Scott $250) w/1986 PF Certificate .......................    $185               

         673    o           218    VF+, well balanced with wide margins, Registry in oval cancel, (Scott $340 for VF-XF) w/2016 PFC....    $225 

         675    oGC     218    XF a beautifully centered stamp with a light New York registry cancel. Strong bold

                                            color and crisp impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) w/2008 PSE Certificate  ....... Enlarged Photo   $550

         677    oGC     218    XF-S, fabulous stamp with near perfect centering and a neat sock on the nose “4” in circle

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1650) w/2000 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificate(95)....... Enlarged Photo $1195

         678    oGC     218    SUPERB, a truly phenomenal and one-in-a-million example. Perfectly centered with rich color

                                            and light cancel. Fault free in all respects. (Graded SUPERB 98) Scarce as even the 

                                            PSE has never graded a 98. Scott values 98 at $3400,  2016 PSAG Cert ......... (Inside BACK COVER) $1795

         679    *           218    VF OG LH, three JUMBO even margins, lovely color, fault free, (Scott $850) w/2005 PF Certificate ...    $450

         680    *           218    VF-XF OG LH, unusually large stamp, gorgeous color (Scott $1125 VF-XF) 2011 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $995

         681    *GC     218    VF-XF LH, very well centered with large margins and deep vivid color and impression.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1250) with both w/1987 & 2017 PF Certificates ............... Enlarged Photo $1150

         682    *GC     218    XF OG VLH, almost appears never hinged. Beautifully centered with large margins & deep dark color

                                            on bright white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1800) 2001 & 2017 PFC........ (Inside FRONT COVER) $1750

 

                                                      ALL STAMPS FROM 1890-PRESENT HAVE OG (original gum)

 

                                                                                                  1890-1893 ISSUES

 

         683    **GC  219    SUPERB NH, a magnificent example , mathematically perfectly centered with rich color

                                            on clean fresh paper. (Graded SUPERB 98) Only 2 share this grade and it is the HIGHEST

                                            EVER GRADED by PSE.  “GEM” (SMQ $3150) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................. (BACK  COVER) $2750               

         684    o        219D    XF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, ..............................................................................      $60

         685    *        219D    XF LH, very fresh, taken from a block/4 (Scott $380 for XF), color copy of 2009 PFC for block/4 .......    $170                                         

         687    **GC 219D  VF-XF NH, gorgeous color with large margins and with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1100) w/2016 PSE Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $850

         688    oGC   220c    XF, lovely color with a partial target cancel (Graded XF 90) quite scarce in this condition

                                            as only 9 share this grade with only 8 higher, (SMQ $225) w/2016 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $185

         690    o           222    XF JUMBO margins, deep vivid color, extremely fresh, (Scott $47.50 for XF)..............................................      $25

         691    **        222    VF NH, well centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $275)...........................................................................................    $225

         692    **        222    VF+ NH, post office fresh , no gum bends or skips, (Scott $275 VF, $450 VF-XF) 2017 PF Certificate $295

         694    **        224    F-VF NH, bright and fresh, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $190).........................      $75

         695    **GC  224    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” an incredible stamp with gorgeous color and impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1750) 1999 & 2016 PF Certificates  very scarce this nice!.. Enlarged Photo $1595

         696    *           225    XF LH, beautifully centered , post office fresh (Scott $50 VF, $130 XF) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......      $70

         697    **        225    SUPERB NH, a phenomenal example, rarely found in this top quality. Rich color with

                                            not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) Scott values superb 98 at $5000,

                                            The nicest NH #225 I have handled in over 30 years. w/2016 PSAG ................ (Inside BACK COVER) $3500    

         698    *           227    VF LH, post office fresh, deep rich color, (Scott $200 VF, $275 VF-XF)........................................................    $140          

         700                   **    227......... Almost VF NH, post office fresh, copy of 2014 PFC for block/4, (Scott $600 VF, $400 F-VF)                     $300 

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         703    **GC  227    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with large margins and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1250)  1987 PFC & 2015 PSE Certs..... Enlarged Photo $1150

         705    *GC     228    F-VF LH (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $250), extremely fresh, w/2012 PSE Certificate  ...............................    $125               

         706    **        228    VF NH, three huge margins, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $900)

                                            Fault free with both 2008 & 2016 PSE Certificates............................................................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         707    **GC  228    VF-XF NH, an unusually large margined stamp. Deep vivid color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1950)  Only 1 other shares this grade. There are 24 higher 

                                            but only 5 are JUMBO’s.  Fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1750

         709    o           229    VF-XF JUMBO margins with a NY oval registry cancel, deep color with 2010 PFC....................................    $150

         711    oGC     229    XF-S, a magnificent example with rich color and a neat Registered in oval cancel.

                                             (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $850) 6 share the grade only 7 higher, w/2015 PSE Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo   $575

         712    *           229    VF VLH (looks NH to me!).with three large JUMBO margins. Gorgeous color 

                                            on bright clean white paper. (Scott $475) w/2016 PSE Certificate  ................................... Enlarged Photo   $450

         713    *GC     229    XF-S VLH, a near perfectly centered stamp with strong vivid color and impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1150) with both w/2000 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificate(90) ..... Enlarged Photo   $895 

 

                                                                                       1893 COLUMBIAN ISSUES

               

         714    **        230    VF-XF NH, bright and fresh, (Scott $35 VF, $52.50 VF-XF).............................................................................      $40

         715    **        231    VF-XF NH, extremely fresh, large margins on three sides, (Scott $52.50 for VF-XF)...................................      $40

         716    **        231    XF+ NH “JUMBO,  unusually huge margins, post office fresh, (Scott $110 XF, $350 XF-S)...................    $115

         718    **      231c    Nearly VF NH, “broken hat” bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175)   .................................      $75

         719    **GC  232    XF NH “JUMBO,” (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $160) no gum bends or skips, 2007 PSE Certificate....    $150

         720    **GC  232    XF+ NH JUMBO (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $325) No gum bends or skips, 2012 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $320  

         721    **GC  232    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” a fabulous example with huge balanced margins, gorgeous color and with

                                            no bends or skips (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $900) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .................. Enlarged Photo   $795

         722    **        233    F-VF NH, post office fresh, taken from a block/6,  Brilliant color with no gum bends or skips,

                                            (Scott $160) copy of block/6 enclosed (position#1 from block/6)...................................................................      $70    

         723    **        233    VF-XF NH, large margins, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $160 VF, $205 VF-XF)..........    $175

         724    **GC  233    XF-S+ NH, a spectacular mint single with unusually large margins and brilliant fresh blue color.

                                            No gum bends or skips (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $850) 1988 PFC & 2014 PSAG Cert  Enlarged Photo   $550

         725    **GC  233    XF-S NH (Graded XF-S 95) Incredible color on bright white paper. Nice full even

                                            perforations all around. (SMQ $850) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........................................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         726    **        234    XF NH, beautifully centered with large margins, (Scott $475 for XF) w/2015 PF Certificate ..................    $225

         727    **GC  234    XF NH, a fabulous copy with unusually large and well balanced margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott values 90 grade at $475 (SMQ $500) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $295

         728    **GC  234    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” a stunning example with lovely color and huge even margins. 

                                            Not a single gum bend or skip! (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $725) w/2016 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $475

         729    **GC  234    XF-S NH, a magnificent example with very large and beautifully balanced margins!!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ at $1100) post office fresh w/2011 PSAG Certificate. ............ Enlarged Photo   $695

         730    **GC  235    XF NH, gorgeous color, no bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) w/2017 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $399

         732    **GC  235    Superb NH, a phenomenal extremely fresh, (Graded 100) Lovely rich color on bright clean paper.  

                                         (Scott values 98 grade at $4000) (SMQ $4350 for 98) 2001 PFC & 2014 PSAG Cert...... Enlarged Photo $2500

         734    **        236    VF+ NH, HUGE JUMBO margins on three sides, post office fresh (Scott $160 VF, $230 VF-XF)............    $150

         735    **        236    XF NH, very large margins, beautifully balanced, w/2017 PSE Certificate  .................... Enlarged Photo   $250
         736    **GC  236    XF NH, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90

                                            grade at $425. Post office fresh, fault free w/1999 PFC & 2017 PSAG Certificate........ Enlarged Photo   $350               

         737    **        237    VF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $285) w/2016 PSE Certificate ...........................    $175

         738    **GC  237    SUPERB NH, (Graded SUPERB 98) a phenomenal example, deep dark shade with no

                                            gum bends or skips, (SMQ $5150) (Scott $5000 for 98) 2014 PSAG  Certificate...... (FRONT COVER) $4500               

         739    **        238    Fine NH, very fresh, taken from a block/4, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $675 for VF, $270 Fine).........    $125                  

         741    *GC     238    XF LH but only (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $300) very fresh, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...........................    $295

         742    **        238    F-VF NH, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $675) w/2016 PSAG for block/4, original certificate  .......    $239

         743    **        238    Nearly VF NH, deep rich color, fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $675) w/2014 PSE Certificate  .....    $375

         748    **GC  239    VF-XF for this, NH, gorgeous color and beautifully centered. (Graded VF 80) a high end 80.

                                            (Scott $725 for 80) (SMQ $750)  w/2008 & 2016 PSE & 2005 & 2016 PFC(80)........... Enlarged Photo   $500                     

         749    **GC  239    VF-XF NH, a spectacular mint single with most intense color imaginable! Beautifully centered with

                                            not a single gum bend, skip, etc. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $925 for 85, w/2015 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $750

         751    oGC     240    XF-S, HUGE stamp with a Registered in oval cancel. Very eye appealing and quite

                                            scarce in this condition!! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $450) w/2016 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $375

         753    *           240    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered (Scott $500 VF, $600 VF-XF) 2007 PFC & 2015 PSE. Enlarged Photo   $450                   

         754    *           240    XF OG VLH, beautifully centered and post office fresh with deep dark vivid color 

                                            and highly detailed impression. (Scott $500 VF, $700 XF) w/2005 PFC  & 2016 PSE... Enlarged Photo   $495

         755    *GC     240    XF-S LH but only (Graded XF 90) Beautifully centered with large margins.

                                            (SMQ $725) Post office fresh w/2013 PSE Certificate  ........................................................ Enlarged Photo   $595

         756    *GC     240    XF-S LH (Graded XF 90), beautifully centered (SMQ $725) w/2017 PSE Certificate  . Enlarged Photo   $650

         757    o           241    F-VF, lovely REG(istry) postmark in double oval cancel, (Scott $575 VF, $400 F-VF)...............................    $199

         760    *           241    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous color. Nicely balanced on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Scott $1100 VF, $1250 VF-XF) fault free w/2013 PSE Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $750

         761    *GC     241    VF LH, gorgeous color (Graded VF 80) Scott $1100, very fresh  2016 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $895

         762    **        241    F-VF NH, post office fresh as I broke this out of a block of four, this being the lower

                                            right stamp. (Scott $3750 VF, $2500 F-VF) Color copy of 2013 PFC for block/4............ Enlarged Photo $1750  

         763    **GC  241    XF-S NH, a truly phenomenal example of this post office fresh stamp. Stunning color on bright

                                            white margins and immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. Looks like it just came out of

                                            the post office!! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $14,250) quite scarce as only 7 share this grade with only

                                            3 graded higher at 95. Fault free in all respects,  w/2016 PF Certificate  (Inside FRONT COVER) ..$13,500  

         766    oGC     242    VF, oval cancels, fresh an fault free (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $650) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...................    $499

         771    oGC     243    XF-S, a totally awesome used single, beautifully centered with a very light postmark . Nice full perfs.

                                             For those looking to assemble a first class used collection, this stamp is a must ! (Graded XF-S 95)

                                             (SMQ $4850) only 2 graded higher, with both 1990 PFC & 2005 PSE(95)...................... Enlarged Photo $4195

         772    *GC     243    XF LH, a beautifully centered example with large margins and incredible rich yellow green

                                            shade. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500) w/2003 PFC & 2017 PSE Certificates(90)  ........ Enlarged Photo $2495

         773    *           243    XF-S LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous rich color and unusually large margins for this issue.

                                            Nice full even perfs! Fault free in all respects, w/1971 & 2004 PF Certificates  .............. Enlarged Photo $4295

         774    *GC     243    Nearly SUPERB LH, a spectacular with radiant color on bright clean white paper.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4800) scarce this nice as only 8 share this grade with

                                            only 6 higher. Fault free GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................................................... (BACK COVER) $4800

         776    oGC     244    XF+, an amazing example with incredible color, large margins and a neat face-free

                                            target cancel!  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2150) Only 12 share this grade with only 8 higher.

                                            I doubt the others have this cancel? w/2008 PFC & w/2007 PSE Certificate  ................ Enlarged Photo $2100

         778    oGC     244    XF-S, a truly remarkable used example with huge balanced margins. Exceptionally rich crimson

                                            lake shade with an extremely light cancel on bright clean white paper. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Very scarce as only 7 share this grade with 1 higher. (SMQ $6500) w/2004 PSE  ............ Enlarged Photo $5250

         779    oGC     244    XF-S, a phenomenal example and rarely found with a face-free cancel TARGET cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $6500) Only 7 share this grade, 1 higher, w/2012 PSE.......... (BACK COVER) $5750

         780    *GC     244    VF+, unused, no gum, well centered with gorgeous color “crimson-lake” color on bright

                                            clean white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate .............................................    $895 

         782    *           244    VF+ LH, lovely bright “crimson-rose” shade, fault free, (Scott $2000) w/1989 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $1895

         783    *           244    VF-XF LH, very large margins for this issue. Lovely bright color on clean white

                                            paper. Fault free , (Scott $2500 for VF-XF) w/1991 & 2017 PF Certificates  .................. Enlarged Photo $2395

         784    *GC     244    XF LH, beautifully centered but (Graded VF-XF 85) gorgeous deep crimson-lake shade.

                                            Nice full perfs all around, fault free (SMQ $2750) with both 1985 PFC & 2015 PSE..... Enlarged Photo $2595

         785    **GC  244    F-VF NH, a post office fresh with lovely bright “crimson-lake” shade on lily white margins.

                                            Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. A very difficult stamp to find in never

                                            hinged fault free condition as this (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $7000 VF, $4500 F-VF)

                                            (SMQ values a 75 higher at $5250) w/2000 PSE & 1979 & 2016 PF Certificates(75) .. Enlarged Photo $3495

         786    o           245    F-VF, light cancel, fault free, (Scott $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate ...............................................................    $650

         792    *GC     245    XF LH, a magnificent example, post office fresh with near perfect centering. Nice bright

                                            white margins and full perforations all around. Fresh as the day it was printed.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $4500) w/2012 PSE Certificate    ............................................. (FRONT COVER) $4500

 

                                                                              1894 BUREAU ISSUES (NO WATERMARK)

 

         793    **        246    VF-XF NH JUMBO, bright and fresh , no gum bends or skips, (Scott $90 VF, $145 VF-XF) .....................      $99

         795    **GC  246    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” an amazing stamp with glorious rich color  (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1500)

                                            5 share the grade, only 8 graded higher, w/2000 PFC & 2010 PSE(95J)......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1395

         796    **        247    Almost VF NH, fresh, taken from a plate block color copy of 2016 PFC for block  (Scott $190)............    $150

         797    **        247    VF-XF NH PL#, large margins, no gum bends or skips,  color copy of 2016 PFC for block/6 ...................    $160

         803    *           251    F-VF VLH, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $375 VF, $250 F-VF)................................................................    $150                    

         804    **        251    F-VF NH PL#, post office fresh, fault free, (Scott $1100) w/2014 PSE Certificate  ...................................    $395                 

         807    **        252    F-VF NH  taken from a strip/3, no gum bends or skips, extremely fresh, (Scott $375)................................    $150 

         808    **        252    VF-XF NH, very well centered, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $375).................................    $250

         810    **        253    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, (Scott $325) w/1989 PF Certificate .....................................................................    $129

         811    **GC  253    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with lovely color and with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $500 for 85 (SMQ $525) w/2007 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $459

         814    **        254    F-VF NH PL#, taken from a block/4, no bends or skips, color copy 2012 PFC for block/4, (Scott $550)   $190

         815    **        254    VF-XF NH, post office fresh as this came from a strip/3 (bottom stamp, the PL# subsequently

                                            removed) Three large even margins with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $550 for VF,

                                            $800 VF-XF) with 2013 PSE for vertical strip of 3, (original cert for strip/3)  .................... Enlarged Photo   $550

         817    *           255    VF-XF OG, hinged, no HR, beautifully centered, (Scott $110 VF, $140 VF-XF) w/2009 PF Certificate $85     

         818    **GC  255    SUPERB NH, mathematically perfectly centered with immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            bend or skip.(Graded XF-S 95) Scott $2850 for 95 grade (SMQ $2900)  2015 PSAG  .. Enlarged Photo $2250

         820    *           258    VF+ LH, beautifully centered, taken from a block/4, A difficult bureau issue too fine

                                            centered, copy of 2015 PFC for block/4 (lower right stamp) (Scott $275 VF, $360 VF-XF) .....................    $190

         821    *           258    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered with large margins for this issue. Fresh, taken from a block/4, this

                                            being lower left stamp, (Scott $275 VF, $360 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC for block, original cert for block.......    $225

         822    **        258    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, (Scott $850) w/1980 PF Certificate .....................................................................    $325

         823    **GC  258    VF-XF+ NH, a fabulous mint single, beautifully centered with large margins for this issue!

                                            No gum bends or skips. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scarce this nice as only 2 have ever shared this

                                            grade with only 9 NH copies  graded higher. (SMQ $1450) w/2015 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $995

         824    **        258    VF-XF NH, beautifully balanced stamp with rich color and with not gum bends or skips which

                                            usually plague this issue. (Scott $850 VF, $1275 VF-XF) w/2002 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $995                      

         827    **        260    Fine+ NH, gorgeous color, fault free, (Scott $1500) w/1987 & 2001 PF Certificate   ................................    $450

         829    *GC     260    XF LH “JUMBO”, a truly fabulous mint single, fresh as the day it was issued. Large balanced

                                            margins on clean white paper (Graded XF 90J) Only 1 shares this grade with only 7 graded

                                            higher. A visually pleasing stamp!! (SMQ $1150) 2007 PFC & 2014 PSE Certs(90J) ... Enlarged Photo   $750

         834    *GC  261A    VF-XF, “previously hinged”, beautifully centered on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) looks like 85 to me! (Scott $2100 for 80) w/1995 & 2014 PFC............. Enlarged Photo $1495

         835    *GC  261A    VF-XF LH, post office fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2650) w/2013 PSE Cert......... Enlarged Photo $2395

         836    *GC  261A    VF-XF+ LH (XF for this) beautifully balanced with deep jet black color on clean bright

                                            white paper! (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $3000 for 85 grade, w/2017 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $2595               

         839    **     261A    VF-XF NH. post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.  

                                            Deep black color and impression, (Scott $6500) 1999 PFC & w/2014 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo $5500

         840    o           262    VF, deep color, fairly heavy cancel but still attractive, (Scott $1250).............................................................    $399                     

         842    o           263    Almost VF, very nicely centered for this tough stamp! Extremely fresh, fault free 

                                            with a very light cancel. (Scott $2750) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................................ Enlarged Photo $1795

         843    *           263    F-VF, unused, no gum, deep color, fault free, very fresh, (Scott $2200 for no gum) w/2003 PFC............ $1050    

         844    **GC  263    F-VF for this  NH, but (Graded Fine 70). NH. Post office fresh with gorgeous color and with

                                            no gum bends or skips. Never hinged example of this stamp are very rare. I would say less 

                                            than 1% are NH. (Scott $15,000 VF, $9500 F-VF, $5250 Fine) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $3795                

         845    *           263    Nearly VF LH, incredibly deep dark intense color and proof-like impression. Nice and

                                            unusually large even margins on three sides! Fault free (Scott $4250) w/1990 PF Cert. Enlarged Photo $1695

         846    *GC     263    VF+ LH, beautifully centered and fresh as the day it was issued. Rich color on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $4500) Only 18 graded higher, w/2013 PSE Certificate.. Enlarged Photo $3895

         847    *GC     263    VF-XF VLH, a magnificent example with unusually HUGE margins at top and bottom

                                            and beautifully balanced! Gorgeous deep dark intense color on lily white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $6000) Very eye popping stamp! w/2016 PFC ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $5500               

 

       1895 BUREAU ISSUES (watermarked)

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         849    **        264    VF-XF NH,  large margins, gorgeous color no gum bends or skips, ..................................................................      $20

         852    **     266-7    VF NH,  combination pair (Scott #266 left, #267 right) (Scott $500) copy of 2016 PSE

                                            for block/4 (top stamps) No gum bends or skips, ................................................................................................    $375

         856    **GC  269    XF-S NH, a magnificent example with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1250) only 4 ever graded higher! w/2015 PSE Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $750

         858    oGC     272    XF-S JUMBO with a scarcer BLUE cancel. Large margins and fault free. (Graded XF-S 95J)

                                            (SMQ $225 + add for colored cancel?) Only 2 JUMBOS graded higher, w/2009 PSE..... Enlarged Photo   $199 

         860    **        273    Nearly VF NH, large stamp, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $280) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .....................    $180

         862    oGC     274    SUPERB, a truly scarce used stamp to obtain in superb condition. Deep rich color with a neat

                                            postmark on clean paper. (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $1600) Scott values it slightly 

                                            lower in 98 grade at $1450. Fault free GEM w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $1095                 

         863    *           274    VF-XF VLH, large margins with deep vivid color, post office fresh, (Scott $210 VF, $275 VF-XF)..........    $149

         864    **        274    F-VF+ NH, post office fresh, taken from a strip/3 (right stamp) with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Scott $625) with w/1995 PSE Certificate (original cert for strip/3)  ..............................................................    $219

         865    *GC     274    XF-S LH, a magnificent example with near perfect centering. Deep rich dark blue shade on

                                            clean fresh paper. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $950) w/2000 PFC & 2017 PSAG Certs.... Enlarged Photo   $750

         866    **        274    XF NH, deep color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. Beautifully centered on clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $925 VF-XF, $1350 for XF) w/2008 PFC & 2003 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo  $895

         869    oGC     276    VF JUMBO, very lightly cancelled with large margins. (Graded VF 80J) This is the only graded

                                            80J. 39 graded higher but NONE are JUMBOS! with both 2000 PFC & 2017 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $150                 

         870    o           276    XF-S, near perfect centering, virtually face-free cancel, w/2015 PSAG Certificate ....................................    $200

         871    *GC     276    VF LH, extremely fresh as this came from a strip/3 (left stamp) The strip was GRADED XF 90

                                            but this copy is only VF. (Scott $600) color copy of 2015 PSE for strip/3 ....................................................    $399

         872    *GC     276    XF LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $750 for 85) grade. Deep color

                                            and vivid impression. w/1976 & 2014 PF Certificates   ....................................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         874    **GC  276    VF-XF NH, post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3000), (Scott $2750 for 85) w/2007 & 2014 PF Certs........ Enlarged Photo $2495

         878    oGC     277    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) light cancel (SMQ $600) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ....... Enlarged Photo   $575

         879    oGC     277    XF, a beautifully centered stamp with stunning color and a light cancel!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1000) w/1988 PF Certificate and w/2017 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $795

         880    *           277    VF LH, three very large margins, gorgeous color (Scott $900) 2011 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $750                 

         882    *GC  277a    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) LH with large margins and beautifully centered with rich color.

                                            This is a high end 85, (SMQ $1150) Fault free in all respects w/2015 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $895

         883    *           277    XF VLH, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Scott $1100 for VF-XF, $1500f or XF) w/1985 & 2014 PF Certificate   ......................... Enlarged Photo $1095

         884    *GC     277    XF VLH, a magnificent example , post office fresh with rich vivid color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1500) Only 16 share this grade with only 7 LH higher.

                                            Only 2 NH graded higher! w/2017 PSE Certificate(90) ........................................................ Enlarged Photo $1395

         885    *           277    XF-S LH, a spectacular mint single with near perfect centering and lovely rich

                                            vivid color and impression. w/1977 & 1995 PFC & 2016 PSE certificates...................... Enlarged Photo $1595

         886    **        277    Nearly VF NH PL#, a very scarce stamp to find in fault free NEVER HINGED condition.  

                                            I would say 98% of all #277’s are hinged! (Scott $2900) w/2008 PSE Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $1695

         887    **        277    VF NH with bottom imprint. Gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. Rich impression!! (Scott $2900) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $2495  

         888    oGC     278    XF, strong color, beautifully centered with a registered cancel on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1150 for XF 90, SMQ $1250) 12 graded higher, 2010 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $850

         889    oGC     278    XF, a magnificent used single, deep color with a light virtually face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1150 for XF 90) (SMQ $1250) w/2005 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $950 

         891    *           278    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered, deep color and sharp vivid impression. (Scott $2000 VF,

                                            $2400 VF-XF) with 2016 William T. Crowe certificate (former head grader at PF)...... Enlarged Photo $1595

         892    *GC     278    VF-XF VLH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and impression.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2000) (SMQ $2000) w/2001 & 2017 PF Certificates   ............. Enlarged Photo $1895

         895    *GC     278    XF OG LH, a magnificent example with gorgeous color on bright lily white margins. Nice

                                            perfs all around. (Scott $3000 for XF) fault free w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo $2295    

 

                                                                                  1898 BUREAU ISSUES (new colors)

 

         896    o           279    XF-S..............................................................................................................................................................................      $25

         897    o      279Bc    F-VF, strong rose-carmine shade, fresh, (Scott $200).........................................................................................      $35

         899    **GC 282c    VF-XF NH, incredible deep dark intense proof-like color and impression. Large stamp with no gum

                                            bends or skips. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $825 for 85 grade) w/2006 & 2015 PF Cert  Enlarged Photo $650

         903    **        283    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a horizontal pair, 2016 PSE (original cert for pair)  (Scott $450)    $225

         905    *        283a    VF LH, rich color, vertical watermark, (Scott $225)............................................................................................      $50

         906    **        283    VF NH PL#, horizontal watermark, lovely color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $450)........................    $275

         908    **GC  284    VF-XF NH, a very well centered copy with deep vivid color and impression.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85. (SMQ $875) only 15 higher, 2012 PSE Certificate  .. Enlarged Photo   $875               

         910    **GC  284    Virtually SUPERB NH, a phenomenal example and very scarce in this condition.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) a high end 95. Only 3 share this grade with only 1 higher at 98.

                                            (SMQ $4500)  Not a single gum bend or skips. GEM w/2016 PSE Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo $3495

                      

                                                                             1898 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUES

 

         911    **        285    VF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, copy of block/4 which it came from (Scott $75)...............      $45

         912    **GC  285    XF-S NH, a magnificent example, deep color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $625 for 95 grade (SMQ $625) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $450

         913    **GC  285    XF-S+ NH, larger margins than normally seen on this issue. Deep vivid color with not

                                            a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $625) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $500

         914    **GC  285    XF-S NH, a spectacular example, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color.

                                            No gum bends or skips, (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $625) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo   $550

         915    **GC  286    VF-XF NH (XF for this this) (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $115) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..........................    $110

         916    **GC  286    SUPERB NH, a phenomenal example with the deepest color I have ever seen on this issue!

                                            Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $2500)

                                            Destined for the finest of collections, GEM w/2013 PSAG Certificate .......................... (BACK COVER) $2195

         917    **        287    F-VF NH, brilliant color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $300) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $150

         918    **        287    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color, beautifully centered, very narrow natural vertical gum skip line on gum......    $220 

         919    **        287    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with brilliant color, (Scott $430 VF-XF) 2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $350

         920    **GC  287    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep rich color for this issue and with not a

                                            single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $530) w/2007 PSE Certificate  ..... Enlarged Photo   $495

         922    **        288    XF NH, very large margins, lovely color and impression with immaculate gum, not a

                                            single gum bend or skip. (Scott $425 VF-XF, $700 for XF) w/1991 PFC & 2017 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $450 

         925    **GC  289    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color and post office fresh with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) a very high end 85. (SMQ $650) w/2012 PSE Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo   $550

         926    **GC  289    XF-S NH, a truly magnificent example of this difficult stamp to find in this high grade.

                                            Deep rich color on bright paper and immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) only 6 share this grade with only 8 higher. This has five certificates!!

                                            w/1991 & 2003 PFC, 2016 PSE and (2) 2012 PSAG Certificates(95) (SMQ $5000).... Enlarged Photo $3995                  

         927    *           290    VF-XF LH,  taken from a block/4, color copy of block/4 enclosed, 2017 PFC (Scott $190 VF-XF)........   $140

         929    *           290    XF VLH, large and balanced margins, rich color, (Scott $150 VF, $280 for XF)...........................................    $195

         930    **        290    VF NH, rich color, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $425) w/2015 PF Certificate  ..........    $250

         932    **        290    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and with not a single gum bend

                                            or skip. (Scott $425 VF, $650 VF-XF) w/1996, 2012 & 2017 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo   $495

         933    **GC  290    XF NH but only (Graded VF-XF 85). deep color (SMQ $650) 1997 PFC & 2015 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $525

         934    **GC  290    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) Scott $925 (SMQ $950) w/2016 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $695

         935    *GC     290    XF-S VLH with top imprint. Large and balanced margins with rich color and impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $450 for 95 grade (SMQ $475) w/2016 PF Certificate ........................................    $325

         937    *GC     291    VF+ LH, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) w/2016 PF Certificate ..............................................    $450

         938    *           291    VF-XF+ VLH in upper right corner only, large margins, (Scott $725 VF-XF) 2003 PFC..............................    $500

         939    *           291    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered, rich color, (Scott $600 VF, $725 VF-XF) 1990 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $595

         940    **        291    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $1800 VF, $1250 F-VF) 2015 PFC for block...    $650                  

         942    o           292    VF+, lightly canceled, extremely fresh, (Scott $725 for VF) w/2005 PSE Certificate  ...............................    $650    

         943    oGC     292    VF-XF, large margins, lightly canceled (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $725) w/2016 PSE Certificate.................    $700

         945    oGC     292    XF-S, a spectacular used GEM, nearly perfectly centered with a light double oval cancel.

                                            Large margins on clean fresh white paper. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4000) only 9 share

                                            this grade with only 3 ever graded higher with 2016 PSE Certificate.................. (Inside BACK COVER) $3050

         946    *           292    Almost VF, hinged but no hinge remnant, extremely fresh on the front side  (Scott $1400).......................    $799

         947    *           292    VF LH, large stamp, deep vivid color, (Scott $1400) fault free w/2016 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo   $999

         950    o           293    XF, beautifully centered, large margins, one trivial nib perf at bottom right, (Scott $1100 for VF)...........    $495

 

         954    oGC     293    XF+, a magnificent used single with deep intense color and an extraordinary light

                                            registry cancel. Nice full perforations all around with sharp and vivid impression. 

                                            (Graded XF 90) I sold this stamp in 2013, with 2009 & 2013 PFC(90) (SMQ $500).. (BACK COVER) $2495

         956    *           293    VF VLH, deep shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $1900) w/2017 PF Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo $1795

         957    *           293    VF-XF LH, large margins for this issue. Gorgeous deep intense color on clean fresh paper.

                                            (XF for this issue) (Scott $1900 VF, $2250 VF-XF) 1985 PFC and 2017 PSE Certs  ..... Enlarged Photo $1995 

         959    *           293    XF-S VLH, a beautifully centered and post office fresh stamp. About as nice as you will ever

                                            find on this issue. Gorgeous color on bright crisp clean paper. Fresh as the day it was printed!!!

                                            (Graded XF 90) post office fresh GEM  w/2004 PFC & 2006 PSE Certificates   ....... (BACK COVER) $2995

 

                                                                                         1901 PAN AMERICAN ISSUES

 

         962    **        294    XF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/12, copy of block/12 enclosed, (Scott $115 for XF) ..........      $75

         963    **GC 294a    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered with wide balanced margins. Deep vivid color and fault free .

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $13,500) with both w/1991 & 2017 PF Certificates…(FRONT COVER) $11,995

         965    **GC  295    VF-XF NH, deep shade, large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $60) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..........      $55

         967    **        296    VF-XF NH, large margins, deep color and extremely fresh, w/1993 & 2017 PF Certificate .....................    $199

         968    **GC  296    XF NH, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2016 PSAG................................................    $259

         969    **GC  296    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, deep shade! (SMQ $350) w/2007 PF Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $275               

         970    **        297    XF NH, bright and fresh, (Scott $400 for XF) w/2013 Weiss Certificate and 2013 PSE Certificate  ......    $240

         971    **GC  297    XF NH but (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $275) 1996 PFC &  2016 PSE Cert(85)  ............ Enlarged Photo   $260

         972    **        297    XF NH, beautifully centered , bright and fresh (Scott $375 for XF) w/2017 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $275                       

         974    **GC  297    SUPERB NH, a magnificent example , mathematically perfectly centered GEM

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $4250) Scarce this nice as only 9 share this grade

                                            with only 1 higher,  choice GEM w/1988 & 2002 PFC & 2017 PSE(98)........................ (BACK COVER) $3995

         977    **        298    VF-XF NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $300 for VF-XF) w/1987 PFC & 2013 PSE Certs...........    $260

         979    **GC  298    XF NH, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $500) w/2006 PSE  ..... Enlarged Photo   $450

         981    **GC  298    SUPERB NH “JUMBO,” but (Graded XF-S 95J) Spectacular example with no gum bends

                                            or skips. Only 3 share this grade, there are 9 graded higher but none of them are JUMBOS.

                                            (SMQ $2500) post office fresh  GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......................... (Inside BACK COVER) $2250

         982    **GC  298    SUPERB NH, a magnificent example, perfectly centered with immaculate gum, not a single

                                             gum bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $3950) Scarce in this condition as only 8

                                            share this grade. It is THE HIGHEST GRADED, 2010 & 2013 PSE Certs  ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $3250               

         983    *           299    XF LH, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Scott $115 VF, $175 for XF)..........................................................      $90

         984    *           299    XF LH, beautifully centered, post office fresh (Scott $115 VF, $175 for XF)................................................    $125   

         985    **GC  299    VF NH, well centered, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $350) extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate .................    $275

         986    **GC  299    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $500) w/2010 PSAG  ........ Enlarged Photo   $350              .