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         LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                                     

                                                                                                      1881-1888 ISSUES

 

         559    *           205    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, fresh, (Scott $90 for VF) w/2006 PF Certificate......... $75 

         561    *           206    VF-XF OG LH, lovely color, (Scott $70 VF, $95 for VF-XF) w/2005 PSE Certificate ............................ $40

         563    **GC  206    VF OG NH, no gum bends or skips (Graded VF 80) (Scott $225) w/2019 PSAG Certificate.......        $220

         564    o           207    XF nice BLUE “sock-on-the nose  target cancel......................................................................................... $20

         565    o           207    XF-S “D” in circle duplex cancel....................................................................................................................... $20

         566    o           207    XF+, large margins with a light cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $32.50 for XF, $105 for XF-S)......... $40 

         567    o           207    XF-S, light face-free cancel , little GEM........................................................................................................... $60

         568    *           207    VF OG, hinged but no hinge remnant, beautifully centered with rich color, (Scott $70)........................... $50

         569    **GC  207    VF-XF OG NH “JUMBO,” (Graded VF 80J) (SMQ $325) w/2016 PSE Certificate ..Enlarged Photo    $325

         570    o           208    F-VF, bright and fresh (Scott $100).................................................................................................................... $40

         571    o           208    VF-XF face-free cancel, taken from a horizontal pair(left stamp) w/1987 PF Certificate for pair.....      $110

         572    oGC .... 208    VF-XF JUMBO with a face free cancel. Brilliant color on lily white margins!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $200) 1 shares this grade, only 3 JUMBOS grade higher.. Enlarged Photo  $185

         573    *           208    VF, regummed, bright and fresh, looks OG, (Scott $225 for no gum,)........................................................        $175          

         575    oGC     209    XF, scarcer PURPLE cancel beautifully centered, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $45++ for 90) w/2019 PFC...... $50

         576    *           209    VF-XF OG LH, well centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $160 VF, $225 for VF-XF)............................................... $99

         577    **GC  209    VF OG NH. Well centered with immaculate gum, . (Graded VF 80) (Scott $475) w/2018 PFC..............        $425

         578    **GC  209    VF-XF NH, large margins and well centered with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $650 for 85, SMQ $675) w/2008 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo        $650  

         580    o           210    VF-XF, scarce PURPLE Maltese Cross cancel, ................................................................................................. $30

         581    oGC     210    XF “JUMBO,” a neat target cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $55) w/2008 PSE Certificate .............. $30

         582    oGC     210    XF, beautifully centered with a central target cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $75) 2012 PSE Certificate $45

         583    **         210    VF+ OG NH, extremely fresh, deep rich color and impression, (Scott $135).................................................... $75

         584    *           210    XF OG LH, big stamp and beautifully centered, scarce this nice, (Scott $87.50 for XF)................................ $75 

         585    **GC  210    XF NH, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) Scott values

                                            90 grade at $500. Extremely fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .................................... Enlarged Photo        $450

         586    *           211    Superb, unused, no gum, perfectly centered, w/2019 PF Certificate (Scott $80 for VF no gum only)... ... $95

         587    o           212    XF-S, beautifully centered (Scott $32.50 for XF, $140 for XF-S)........................................................................ $30

         588    *           212    VF-XF OG LH, well centered, bright and fresh (Scott $90)................................................................................. $30

         589    *           212    VF-XF OG VLH, bright and fresh (Scott $90 for VF)............................................................................................ $50

 

         591    **         212    F-VF OG NH, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $290 VF, $180 F-VF).............................        $100 

         592    **         212    VF NH, bright and fresh , no gum bends or skips (Scott $290).................................................................        $170

         593    **         212    VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, (upper right stamp) with no gum

                                            bends or skips. (Scott $290) w/2015 PF Certificate (original cert for block/4) ....................................        $240

         594    oGC     213    XF, light face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65) w/2014 PF Certificate .............................................. $40

         595    *           213    SUPERB LH, mathematically perfectly centered with large margins, (Scott $80 XF, $170 XF-S).................. $50

         596    **         213    VF OG NH, bright and fresh (Scott $120).............................................................................................................. $75  

         597    **         213    VF-XF OG NH, beautifully centered with large margins, (Scott $185 for VF-XF) w/2012 PSE............        $140

         598    **GC  213    VF-XF OG NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $225) w/2014 PF Certificate .....       $150

         599    **GC  213    XF-S NH, a magnificent example and quite scarce this nice. (Graded XF-S 95) only 8

                                            share this grade with only 3 higher (SMQ $1200) w/2017 PSE Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo    $1095

         600    **GC  214    VF OG NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $200) w/2018 PSAG ........       $140

         601    **GC  214    VF-XF OG NH “JUMBO,” amazing stamp with wide margins and brilliant orange

                                            color. (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ 350) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ......................................................        $250

         602    **GC  214    XF-S NH, a magnificent example , post office fresh with brilliant color and with no

                                            gum bends or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $1400 for 95) w/2019 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo $1150

         603    *           215    VF OG VLH, bright and fresh (Scott $180).......................................................................................................        $120  

         605    o           216    XF black cancel at upper left only, fresh, (Scott $80 for XF)................................................................................. $40

         606    oGC     216    XF, well centered, fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ........................................... $85

         607    o           216    XF-S, large margins with a light cancel (Graded 90/95J) with 2012 Weiss Certificate, pretty stam.... ..    $125

         608    o           217    F-VF+, very light face free cancel (Scott $90)......................................................................................................... $50

         609    o           217    VF, deep vivid shade with oval cancels, (Scott $90)............................................................................................... $75

         610    oGC     217    VF-XF, nicely centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $175) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ...........................        $125

         612    **GC  217    XF-S OG NH, but (Graded XF 90) high end 90 as least. With immaculate gum, not

                                            a single gum bend or skip.(SMQ $2600) Scarce as only 10 share this grade and only

                                            7 graded higher. One of the nicest NH I’ve seen, w/1985 & 2007 PSE...................... Enlarged Photo     $2250

         613    o           218    Almost VF, huge margin at right, Registry cancel, (Scott $225)........................................................................... $85

         614    o           218    VF, lightly canceled, bright and fresh, fault free (Scott $225).....................................................................        $135

         615    o           218    VF-XF+, neat double oval NY registry cancel, (Scott $225 VF, $325 VF-XF) w/2004 PSE Certificate        $200

         616    oGC     218    VF, huge JUMBO, light cancel (Graded VF 80J) (SMQ $300)  2008 PSE Certificate..........................        $275

         617    oGC     218    XF, wide margins, beautifully centered with a light cancel. Nice full even perforations

                                            all around. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) only 19 graded higher, 2002 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $550

         618    oGC     218    SUPERB, a magnificent example with rich color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) One-in-a-million example, w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo    $1350

         619    *GC     218    Nearly XF OG LH, a very well centered and post office fresh example on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1125 for 85) w/1978 PFC & 2019 PSAG .... Enlarged Photo    $950       

         620    *GC     218    XF LH, gorgeous color beautifully centered with nice full even perfs all around.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1800) w/1983 and 2018 PF Certificates ................................... Enlarged Photo  $1395

         621    *GC     218    XF-S OG VLH, a spectacular example with brilliant bright color and proof-like impression .

                                            Nice lily white margins. (Graded XF 90 XQ) Scott values a normal 90 at $1650 and a

                                            95 grade at $2600.  Hard to find nicer on this issue, with 2000 & 2018 PFC................ Enlarged Photo    $1595

 

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

 

                                                                                                  1890-1893 ISSUES+

         622    o           219    XF-S, light face-free cancel, cancelled at bottom only, beautifully centered ................................................ $30

         623    oGC     219    SUPERB, strong color (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $125) w/2013 PSE Certificate .......................................... $50

         624    oGC     219    SUPERB, light cancel, bright color (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PSE Certificate ..................... $75

         625    **         219    VF-XF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $65 VF, $120 VF-XF)................................................................................... $65

         627    o        219D    XF, “6” in black duplex cancel................................................................................................................................ $20

         628    oGC  219D    XF-S “JUMBO,” with a neat target cancel! Deep vivid color with large margins. (Graded XF-S 95J)

                                            (SMQ $350) Only 4 share this grade, 6 higher, but only 2 are JUMBOS) w/2015 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $200

         629    *        219D    VF LH, rich color, fresh, (Scott $160)....................................................................................................................... $70

         630    **      219D    Almost VF NH, deep dark shade with three JUMBO even margins, (Scott $500)......................................     $275

         632    **GC 219D  VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color. No gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1100 for 85 grade) w/2007 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo      $799

         633    **GC 219D  VF-XF+ NH (XF for this issue) “JUMBO”  margins with incredible color on clean

                                            white paper. No gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1100) One of the

                                            nicest I’ve offered in years!  w/2010 PF Certificate ........................................................ Enlarged Photo     $899

         634    **GC 219D  XF NH, a magnificent example rarely found in this high condition. Gorgeous color on

                                            bright white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1800) The PF has only graded two others

                                            at 90 and NONE HIGHER w/2019 PSE Certificate 8 at 90 and 10 higher. Not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. w/2000 & 2019 PF Certificates ...................................................... Enlarged Photo...  $1595

         635    o           220    XF, wide balanced margins with a light face-free cancel .................................................................................... $20

         636    o           220    XF, fancy STAR in circle cancel, beautifully centered ...................................................................................... $30

         637    oGC     220    XF, beautifully centered, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $45) w/2014 PF Certificate (cert cost $27 by itself)....... $35

         638    o           220    XF-S, beautifully centered with a light face free cancel ...................................................................................... $70

         639    *           220    XF LH, large margins, (Scott $20 VF, 445 for XF).................................................................................................. $30

         640    **GC  220    XF NH, unusually large margins all around with stunning color on bright clean white margins.

                                            No gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) Scott $250 for 90, w/2019 PSAG Certificate   Enlarged Photo  $250

         641    **         220    XF NH, JUMBO margins , no gum bends or skips, stunning color  w/2019 PSAG Cert   Enlarged Photo $300

         642    **      220a    F-VF NH “cap on left 2” variety, (Scott $425) taken from a block/4, this being the

                                            lower left stamp. color copy of 2010 PSE Certificate for block/4  .............................................................      $190

         643    **      220a    VF NH “cap on left 2” variety, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips (Scott $425) w/2004 PFC.......        $375  

         644    **      220a    VF NH, a wonderful example of this difficult and scarce “cap on left 2” variety.

                                            Gorgeous color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $425) w/2018 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo    $399

         646    o         220c    VF,  face-free cancel, deep color “cap on both 2’s” variety................................................................................. $30

         647    o           220    VF-XF, light cancel, “cap on both 2’s” variety....................................................................................................... $50

         648    oGC   220c    XF, beautifully centered with fairly large margins and nicely balanced. Deep rich color with a

                                            neat “4”in machine cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/2019 PSAG Certificate. Enlarged Photo   $185

         650    **         221    F-VF NH, gorgeous color with no gum bends or skips (Scott $175)................................................................... $75

         651    **GC  221    XF NH, a beautifully centered and difficult bureau issue to obtain this well centered

                                            and never hinged! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $625) w/2007 PF Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo $475

         653    **         222    F-VF NH, extremely fresh , no gum bends or skips (Scott $240 VF, $15- F-VF)................................................ $75

         654    *           222    XF LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color, (Scott $80 VF, $160 for XF).....................................        $100 

         655    **         222    Nearly VF NH, extremely fresh (Scott $240) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .................................................        $199

         656    **GC  222    VF-XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $625) w/2016 PFC... Enlarged Photo       $495

         658    *           223    XF LH, three large margins, gorgeous color, small owner handstamp on back, (Scott $140 for XF)............. $60 

         659    **         223    Nearly VF NH, gorgeous color, three very large balanced margins, (Scott $185)............................................. $75

         660    **         223    VF NH, well centered, extremely fresh m, no gum bends or skips (Scott $185)........................................        $110

         661    **         223    VF NH, nicely centered, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $185) w/2018 PF Certificate ..........................        $140

         662    **GC  223    XF NH, beautifully centered with larger margins than normally seen on this issue.

                                            Gorgeous color!  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $675) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo   $550  

         663    **         224    Almost VF NH, no gum bends or skips (Scott $160).............................................................................................. $85

         664    *GC     224    XF LH, deep dark color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $150) w/2008 PSE Certificate .......................................        $150

         665    **GC  224    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) looks XF with no gum bends

                                            or skips. (SMQ $375)  Post office fresh w/2017 PSE Certificate  .............................................................        $220

         666    **GC  224    XF NH, perfectly centered and post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $550) w/both 2002 PFC & 2018 PSE(90)... Enlarged Photo.   $475

         667    o           225    VF-XF, very light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, (Scott $35 for VF-XF)........................................................ $25   

         668    oGC     225    VF-XF, large margins, target cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $60) 2004 PFC & 2005 PSE(85J)........... $50

         669    o           225    XF JUMBO, target cancel, beautifully centered , w/2019 PSE Certificate ........................................................ $70

         671    **         225    VF-XF NH, well centered, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $250 for VF-XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ......        $150

         672    o           226    XF, light purple cancel, beautifully centered ........................................................................................................... $40

         673    oGC     226    XF+, beautifully centered, large margins, black target cancel! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $60) 2019 PSAG        $45

         675    *           226    VF-XF HR, wide margins yet nicely balanced, (Scott $160).................................................................................... $60

         676    oGC     227    XF, large margins, light cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $140) w/2005 & 2006 PFC..................................        $120

         677    **         227    F-VF NH, no gum bends or skips, deep color, (Scott $550) w/2011 Weiss Certificate............................       $210

         678    **         227    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color with large margins and sharp detailed impression on

                                            bright white margins. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1250) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ... Enlarged Photo    $1095

         679    **GC  227    XF-S NH, gorgeous deep vivid color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $6000) only 2 graded higher 2010 PSE Certificate ......... (FRONT COVER)    $5500

         680    oGC     228    XF used JUMBO , huge margins (Graded XF 90J) only 2 share this high grade with only

                                            6 graded higher (only 1 is a JUMBO) (SMQ $275) w/2005 PSE Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo      $250

         681    **         228    F-VF+ NH, post office fresh no gum bends or skips, (Scott $850) w/2019 PSE Certificate ...................        $350

         682    **GC  228    VF+ NH, well centered with no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) I feel it should 

                                            have received a 85. (SMQ $1150 for 80) w/2002 & 2010 PSE Certificates ................ Enlarged Photo   .     $795

         683    *GC     228    XF-S LH JUMBO , a huge and amazing stamp with margins larger than I have ever seen

                                            on this issue. (Graded XF-S 95J) For comparison the PSE has never graded a 95J and only

                                            grade 2 higher with only 1 NH high. (SMQ $1250 for a normal 95 and $2250 for a 98.)

                                            Destined for the finest collection, w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ......................... (Inside FRONT COVER)   $1495

         684    **GC  228    XF+ NH, a spectacular stamp, beautifully balanced margins with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded XF 90) looks like a 95 to me!  This has four certificates!! w/1991 & 2001 PFC

                                            and  2001 & 2007 PSE(90)  Only 9 share this grade, 14 higher (SMQ $3100).............. Enlarged Photo     $2750

         685    **GC  228    XF-S NH, a truly magnificent example, virtually perfectly centered with not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) should have gotten a 98. Only 7 share this grade with only

                                            3 higher, w/1972 & 2002 PFC and 2004 & 2017 PSE(95) (SMQ $7500)...................... Enlarged Photo     $6995

         686    **GC  228    Superb NH, a phenomenal mint single, mathematically perfectly centered with not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) For comparison the PSE has only graded 1 at 98

                                            and none higher! (SMQ $17,750) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ….……...……(see BACK COVER) …$14,000

         687    o           229    Almost VF, gorgeous color with a very light town cancel, (Scott $140).............................................................. $75

         688    oGC     229    VF-XF (Graded VF 80) neat circular date cancel (SMQ $160) w/2015 PSE Certificate ............................... $99

         690    o           229    VF-XF, large margins, strong color, neat cancel, (Scott $140 VF, $190 VF-XF)  2001 PSE Certificate  .      $140 

         691    oGC     229    XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a face-free cancel . Gorgeous color .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott valued 90 grade at $300) (SMQ at $350) w/2019 PSAG Cert .. Enlarged Photo     $275 

         692    oGC     229    XF JUMBO with a very light and virtually face free cancel, Gorgeous color on clean

                                            white margins. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $550) Only 9 share this grade, there are

                                            15 higher but only 4 are JUMBOS. w/2002 & 2019 PF Certificates(90J) .................. Enlarged Photo        $499 

         693    oGC     229    XF-S, a truly difficult used to find this nice. Deep rich color with a virtually face

                                            free cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) Graded 95 by both the PF and PSE .

                                            (SMQ $860) One of the nicest I’ve seen, with both 2011 PFC, 2013 PSE................... Enlarged Photo        $750

         694    *           229    Nearly VF LH, deep color, post office fresh (Scott $450) w/2006 PF Certificate ......................................        $325

         695    **         229    Almost VF NH with three JUMBO margins. Deep vivid color and proof-like

                                            impression. Quite scarce in never hinged. (Scott $1350) w/2018 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo        $795

         698    *GC     229    XF, OG, hinged at top but no hinge remnants. Gorgeous deep dark intense color!

                                            Post office fresh, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1000 for XF 90) w/2018 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo      $650

         699    **GC  229    VF+ NH, stunning color with not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF 80) but

                                            looks more like a 85. (SMQ $1600) Post office fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo     $1295

 

                                                                                       1893 COLUMBIAN ISSUES

               

         700    * P      230-45 P4  XF-S, beautiful set of card proofs, all with gorgeous color and nice margins, (Scott $2100)........ ex     $1250

         702    **GC  230    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” with top “note company” imprint. Incredible color with large margins

                                            and with no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $525+)  2004 PSE Cert. .. Enlarged Photo   $350

 

         704    **GC  231    XF NH, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $130) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ...........................        $120

         706    *GC     232    XF LH at upper right corner only, large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $70) w/2010 PF Certificate........ .. $60

         707    **GC  232    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) very fresh, no gum bends or skips (SMQ $135)  2008 PSE Certificate       $90

         708    **GC  232    XF NH but (Graded VF-XF 85), beautifully centered (SMQ $135) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............        $120

         709    **GC  232    XF-S NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and sharp impression. No

                                            gum bends or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $750)  w/2018 PSE Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo         $575

         710    **GC  232    XF-S NH with PL#, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $750 + PL#) w/2019 PSE Certificate ................................... Enlarged Photo        $650

         711    **GC  232    XF-S NH JUMBO , a spectacular example with huge balanced margins. Not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $900) w/2019 PSE Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo        $750  

         713    **GC  233    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color with not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $225)  looks more like a 90 to me with very large margins, w/2010 PSE Certificate .................        $199

         714    **GC  233    XF NH, bright and fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) no gum bends or skips w/2010 PSE Certificate .   $295

         716    *           234    VF-XF LH, large margins,(Scott $50 for VF, $60 for VF-XF) w/2002 PSE Certificate ..................................... $50

         718    **GC  234    XF NH but (Graded VF-XF 85) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $260) w/2019 PSE Certificate ...........        $180

         720    **GC  234    VF-XF NH “JUMBO,”  post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $375) w/1989 & 2010 PSE Certificates ......................................................      $250

         721    **GC  234    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $450 for XF) w/2008 PFC.... Enlarged Photo         $275

         722    **GC  234    XF-S NH, unusually large and well balanced margins. Lovely color with no gum

                                            bends or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1000), w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo      $699

         724    *           235    XF-S LH, bright and fresh, (Scott $$87 for XF, $240 XF-S) w/1989 PFC & 2019 PSAG Certificates       $120

         727    **GC  235    XF NH, bright and fresh with not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $400), w/2018 PF Certificate  .................................................................................... Enlarged Photo     $350

         728    **         236    Nearly VF NH, gorgeous color, extremely fresh ..................................................................................................... $65

         731    **GC  236    XF NH, beautifully centered with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. 

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) (Scott $300 for 90) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo  .      $300 

         732    **GC  236    XF-S NH, magnificent example with gorgeous color and with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott values 95 at $1300) (SMQ $1250) w/2019 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo  .  $895 

         733    *           237    VF-XF VLH, large margins, beautifully centered, (Scott $90 VF, $120 for VF-XF).............................................. $60

         734    **         237    VF NH, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips (Scott $250).........................................................................     $100

         735    **         237    VF NH, deep shade, post office fresh (Scott $250) w/2003 PSE Certificate ..............................................        $140

         736    **         237    VF-XF NH, taken from a strip/4, (Scott $335 VF-XF) copy of 2018 PFC for strip/4..................................        $250

         737    **GC  237    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with very large margins for this issue.  (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            definitely a very high end 85. (SMQ $350) 2019 PSAG Certificate  .............................. Enlarged Photo.      $350

         738    **GC  237    XF NH, beautifully centered with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or  

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $550) w/2004 PSE Certificate ..................................................... Enlarged Photo       $499

         739    oGC     238    XF-S, extremely light cancel and near perfect centering. (Graded XF 90J)  Only 5 share

                                            this grade with only 17 higher. (SMQ $460) w/2016 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo     $425

         740    oGC     238    XF-S, a truly remarkable used example. Beautifully centered  with rich color and neat town cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $725 for 95) (SMQ $725) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo      $599

         741    *           238    Nearly VF LH, extremely fresh (Scott $200) w/1993 & 2003 PSE Certificates  ........................................        $100

         745    **         238    VF-XF NH with side imprint, deep shade, (Scott $775 VF-XF) 2019 PSE Certificate ...Enlarged Photo        $650

         746    **         238    VF-XF NH, very well balanced with lovely color on clean fresh paper. No gum bends

                                            or skips.  (Scott $775 for VF-XF value) w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................ Enlarged Photo     $695  

         747    **GC  238    VF-XF NH, well centered and post office fresh with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $925) w/1995 & 1998 PFC & 2008 PSE(85) ........................ Enlarged Photo    $850

         750    **GC  239    VF NH, deep vivid color with large and well balanced margins. Not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded VF 80) high end 80! (Scott $675) w/2019 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo        $550

         751    **GC  239    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color deep rich color with fairly large margins.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 at $850) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo        $750 

         752    **GC  239    XF NH, gorgeous example with stunning intense orange brown color. No gum

                                            bends or skips. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1050) choice, w/2018 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo       $950

         753    o           240    F-VF, cancelled at top right only, fresh and fault free (Scott $175 for VF, $125 for F-VF).................................... $85  

         754    oGC     240    XF, unusually huge margins for this issue and deep dark intense color on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $450) w/2019 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo         $425

         755    oGC     240    XF-S, large and nearly perfectly centered margins with rich color and a neat double

                                            oval cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1250) For comparison the PSE has only

                                            graded 14 at 95 and 4 higher, extremely fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate   .................... Enlarged Photo       $995

         756    oGC     240    XF-S, a spectacular used GEM with deep vivid color and a very light postmark.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Only 4 graded higher (SMQ $1250) w/2019 PSE Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo     $1195

         757    *           240    VF-XF, nicely centered, unused, no gum (Scott $190 for VF no gum)..........................................................        $139

         759    *           240    VF LH, post office fresh, fault free (Scott $425) w/1977 PF Certificate ......................................................        $350  

         760    **         240    F-VF NH, post office fresh with rich color and immaculate gum with no gum bends

                                            or skips. (Scott $1250 VF, $850 for F-VF) w/2009 American Philatelic Society Certificate      .............        $499

         761    **         240    F-VF+ NH, extremely fresh with no gum bends or skips (Scott $1250 for VF, $850

                                            for F-VF) Post office fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .................................................................................        $550   

         762    **GC  240    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with rich color and not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2150) w/2019 PF Certificate  ............................... (Inside BACK COVER)     $1795

         763    oGC     241    VF-XF, neat town cancel and very well centered. Post office fresh and fault free

                                            in all respects. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $825) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo     $495

         764    *           241    VF, regummed, large margins and bright color, fresh, (Scott $500 for VF with no gum)............................        $350

         765    *           241    VF OG, previously hinged but no hinge remnants, gorgeous color, (Scott $1000).....................................        $550  

         766    *GC     241    VF LH gorgeous color  (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1000) w/2018 PS,G Certificate ......................................        $750

         767    *GC     241    VF LH, very fresh, rich color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1125) 1982 PFC & 2016 PSE .. Enlarged Photo  .      $875

         769    **         241    F-VF NH, a post office fresh example with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Deep color! (Scott $3400) 2004 PFC for strip/5 & 2016 PSE(single) RARE in NH...... Enlarged Photo.     $2095

         770    **GC  241    VF NH, a fabulous never hinged example with stunningly deep vivid color.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $3750) w/2002 PF Certificate and 2017 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo    $3195

         771    **GC  241    VF NH, incredible color, post office fresh with Immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3400 for VF 80) (SMQ $3750) The PF has

                                            only graded 1 other at 80 and 8 higher. w/1995 & w/2019 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo    $3395

         772    o           242    VF, neat New York Registry cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $525) w/2006 PF Certificate   ..................   ...     $350

         773    oGC     242    XF, a very scarce stamp to find in XF fault free condition. Very light cancel and rich color.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250) The PF has only grade 4 at 90 and 2 higher, 2019 PFC. Enlarged Photo .    $1095

         774    *           242    F-VF LH, rich color, post office fresh (Scott $1050 VF, $700 F-VF).............................................................. ....       $499  

         775    *           242    VF LH, bright and fresh (Scott $1050) w/1999 PF Certificate    .......................................................................       $899

         776    *           242    VF-XF LH, deep rich color, (Scott $1250 VF-XF) w/1978 & 2007 PF Certificates ...... Enlarged Photo    ..... $1099

         778    **GC  242    VF NH, a very difficult stamp to find in never hinged and well centered condition. No gum

                                            bends or skips. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $3750) (Scott $3500) w/2019 PSAG Cert.......... Enlarged Photo  .   $3500  

         779    *           243    VF LH, post office fresh with gorgeous color, (Scott $1350) 2019 PSAG Certificate  . Enlarged Photo .. ..   $1195

         781    *GC     243    XF LH, a fabulous mint single with near perfect centering, gorgeous deep color and full

                                            even perfs all around. In a perfect state of preservation after 125 years!  (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $2500) Post office fresh, w1991 PFC & 2018 PSAG Certificates(90) ................ Enlarged Photo     $2295

         782    *GC  243a    XF LH, lovely olive-green shade. Near perfectly centered with large margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .......................... (see Inside BACK COVER) ..   $2350

         783    *           243    XF-S LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous rich color and unusually large margins for this .

                                            issue. Nice full even perfs! (Scott $4500 for XF-S), w/1971 & 2004 PF Certificates  .. Enlarged Photo     $3850

         784    **         243    VF NH, post office fresh with brilliant color and proof-like impression on clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $4250) scarce in NEVER HINGED! w/2019 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo     $3395

         785    oGC     244    VF, light cancel. bright “crimson-lake” shade on clean bright white margins.

                                            (Scott $950  w/2019 PSE Certificate ................................................................................................................        $895

         786    oGC     244    VF-XF+ (looks more like a 90). Beautifully centered with a light town cancel at lower

                                            left only. Gorgeous color on clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85

                                            grade at $1450. Only 7 share this grade with PF and only 12 higher, 1993 & 2019 PFC ..........................     $1295

         787    oGC     244    XF, beautifully centered with a face free partial target cancel at top only! Brilliant

                                            color on white paper (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1495) w/2010 PSAG Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo     $1495

         788    *           244    VF LH, lovely bright “crimson-lake” shade. (Scott $2000) w/2018 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   ...  $1695

         790    **GC  244    XF LH, a magnificent example with rich  crimson lake shade. Large balanced

                                            margins with full ever perforations all around. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $4250)

                                            Post office fresh and fault free w/2019 PSAG Certificate   ...................... (see Inside FRONT COVER)     $3595

         791    **         244    VF NH, a post office fresh NEVER HINGED example in the lovely “crimson-lake

                                            shade. Nice full even perfs on lily white margins. Very scarce to find in genuine

                                            fault free NH condition!! (Scott $7000) w/1983 & 2018 PF Certificates   ............ (see BACK COVER)    $5995

         792    o           245    VF, very light New York double oval Registry cancel. Extremely fresh, fault free

                                            on clean white paper! (Scott $1150) w/1996 & w/2019 PF Certificate  ........................... Enlarged Photo    $950

         793    oGC     245    VF-XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a fancy “sock-on-the nose  

                                            New York Registry cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade at $1550

                                            but PSE values (SMQ at $1900) w/2000 PFC and w/2019 PSE Certificate(85) ............ Enlarged Photo    $1295

         794    oGC     245    XF, a fabulous used single, beautifully centered with deep rich color and

                                            impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2850) Only 15 share this grade and

                                            only 12 have graded higher (thus scarce this nice) w/2018 PSE Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo $2395

         795    oGC     245    XF-S, a truly magnificent example in a condition I have never seen on this issue.

                                            Huge margins with a neat partial face-free cancel TARGET cancel at top.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $6750) 1980 PFC and 2003 & 2015 PSE certs....... (Inside BACK COVER)    $5500

         796    *           245    F-VF, expertly regummed, extremely fresh (Scott $1150).................................................................................       $550   

         797    *           245    VF, expertly regummed, looks NH, well centered, (Scott $1150 for VF no gum).........................................        $795

         798    *           245    VF-XF, beautifully centered , unused, no gum, (Scott $1150 for VF no gum)..............................................       $995  

         799    *GC     245    Nearly VF VLH (looks never hinged) (Graded F-VF 75) but I feel it was a bit

                                            under-graded. Post office fresh (SMQ $1750) 1992 & 2018 PFC, 2019 PSAG Cert .... Enlarged Photo  $1750

         800    *GC     245    VF VLH, deep dark shade and extremely. VLH just once! Nice full even

                                            perforations all around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2300) w/2019 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo  $1895 

         801    *           245    VF-XF LH, well centered with three unusually large balanced margins.

                                            Rich vivid impression (Scott $2300 VF, $3000 VF-XF) w/2003 & 2017 PFC.................. Enlarged Photo    $1995

               

                                                                              1894 BUREAU ISSUES (NO WATERMARK)

 

         802    o           246    XF, large margins, lovely color with a face free circle of wedges fancy cancel, (Scott $57 for XF)............ $40 

         803    *           246    VF-XF LH, large margins,  taken from a vertical strip/3, (Scott $42.50 for VF-XF) copy strip/3 enclosed   $25

         804    *           246    VF-XF LH PL#, fresh, taken from a vertical strip/3, (Scott $42.50 for VF-XF) copy strip/3 enclosed......... $30

         805    *           246    XF-S LH “JUMBO,”  taken from a vertical strip/3, (Scott $125 for XF-S) copy strip/3 enclosed................ $55

         806    **         246    VF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $90)...................................................................................................................... $60

         807    **GC  246    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $240 for 90) w/2019 PSAG ..... Enlarged Photo $240

         808    o           247    XF, light face free cancel, hard to find this nice in used (Scott $55 for XF)................................................... $50

         809    **         247    F-VF NH bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175)...................................................................... $65

         810    **         247    Almost VF NH PL#, three large even margins, no gum bends or skips with 2006 color copy of

                                            PFC for strip/3, also 2006 color copy of PSE for strip/3, (Scott $$175)................................................./      $100   

         811    **         247    VF-XF NH, large margins, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175 VF, $310 for VF-XF).    $195    

         813    **GC  247    XF NH, beautifully centered, (Graded XF 90) bright & fresh (SMQ $550) 2019 PSAG Enlarged Photo  $495  

         816    oGC     249    XF-S, huge “JUMBO,”  deep dark intense shade with a neat duplex cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $500) only 6 share the grade and 3 higher, w/2008 PSE.... Enlarged Photo    $375

         817    *           249    XF LH, gorgeous deep vivid color, (Scott $275 for XF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................................     $250  

         818    *           249    XF-S LH,  large margins (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $600) w/2019 PSAG Certificate.... Enlarged Photo     $595

         819    **GC  249    XF+ NH “JUMBO,” amazing example with stunning color on bright white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $2250) w/2007 & 2018 PSE Certificates ............................. Enlarged Photo     $2095

         820    **GC  249    XF-S NH, a truly scarce stamp to obtain in this condition. Very large margins with unusually

                                            deep dark intense red shade!! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4400) Quite rare in this grade. For 

                                            comparison the PSE has only graded 6 at 95 and 4 higher. w/2016 PF Cert. .............. Enlarged Photo    $3250

         821    **GC  249    Superb NH, a spectacular example with incredible color and large even margins.

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) Rare as the PSE has only graded 1 at 98 and 2 higher and the

                                            PF has only graded 1 at 95 and 1 at 98J (SMQ $15,000) 2019 PSAG Certificate .(FRONT COVER) $13,000

         822    o           250    XF-S, light target cancel  bright and fresh ............................................................................................................ $75

         823    oGC     250    XF-S “JUMBO,” a magnificent used example with a neat machine cancellation.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Only 3 share this grade, 5 higher (only 1 is JUMBO) (SMQ $350)... Enlarged Photo  $299

         824    oGC     250    Superb JUMBO , a truly spectacular example with deep color and a neat machine cancel.

                                            So scarce in this condition as only 1 shares the grade and only one has graded higher.

                                            (Graded Superb 98J) (SMQ $1000) used showpiece GEM, 2019 PSE Cert. (Inside FRONT COVER)    $995

         825    *           251    F-VF LH, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $400 VF, $275 F-VF)...............................................................        $120

         826    *        251a    F-VF LH, scarlet shade bright and fresh, (Scott $375 VF, $2435 for F-VF)..................................................        $199

         827    *        251a    VF LH, scarlet shade bright and fresh (Scott $375)...........................................................................................     $275

         828    *        251a    VF LH, scarlet shade fresh, taken from a block/4 color copy of 2018 PFC for block/4 (Scott $375).......       $325

         830    o           252    VF-XF+, fancy face free cancel, bright and fresh ................................................................................................... $35

         833    *           253    F-VF NH, deep color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $325 VF, $210 F-VF)................................................. $85

         834    **GC  253    XF NH PL#, beautifully centered with gorgeous color and no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $825+) w/1982 & 1995 PFC and 2004 PSE Certificate........ Enlarged Photo..    $850   

         835    **GC  253    XF-S NH, a truly magnificent example, rarely found this choice. Lovely color with

                                            not a single gum bend or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $3250 for 95) (SMQ values

                                            this higher at $3750. Post office fresh and fault free, w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo  $2795

         836    o           254    VF-XF+ JUMBO with a sock-on-the-nose bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh .................................................... $35  

         837    *           254    XF LH, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $200)............................................................................        $125

         838    **         254    VF+ NH, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $600) w/2019 PSAG Enlarged Photo       $499

         839    **GC  254    XF-S NH, a truly scarce bureau issue to obtain this well centered and fault free. Large margins

                                            with no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $4250 for 95) w/2019 PSAG .. (BACK COVER)   $3295

         840    **         255    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with incredible color and with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Scott $550 for VF-XF centering) w/2004 PSE Certificate ................................................ Enlarged Photo    $550 

         841    **GC  255    XF NH, beautifully centered with Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90)

                                            A high end 90, perhaps a 95 on a different day? (Scott $950 for 90)  2019 PSAG Cert Enlarged Photo    $850

         842    o           256    XF, neat Chicago oval cancel, beautifully centered ............................................................................................. $50

         845    o           258    XF, nice oval cancel.................................................................................................................................................... $30 

         848    **         258    F-VF NH, extremely fresh with gorgeous color (Scott $850).......................................................................        $350

         849    **         258    VF NH, beautifully balanced stamp with rich color and with no gum bends or

                                            skips which usually plague this issue. (Scott $850) w/2002 PSE Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo.    $650

         850    **         258    VF+ NH PL#, hard to find in never hinged condition and with a plate number.

                                            (Scott $850+) Rich color and impression. w/2019 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   .    $795 

         851    o           259    VF-XF, fairly light cancel, well centered, (Scott $65 VF, $130 VF-XF) w/1989 APS Certificate.................... $60

         852    *           260    VF VLH in upper right corner only, gorgeous color (Scott $475)................................................................        $299   

         853    *GC     260    VF LH, beautifully centered, stunning color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $500) 2018 PFC............................        $375

         854    **GC  260    F-VF NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $1425 for VF

                                            and $925 for F-VF) (SMQ values 75 grade at $1000) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................................        $650

         855    **         260    VF NH, well centered with deep intense color and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Scott $1425) w/1989 PFC for block/4 and a 2012 PSE for single.. Enlarged Photo   $1150

         856    **GC  260    XF NH, beautifully centered with large margins and gorgeous color on lily white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $2800) This is the only graded 85J. (10 higher) but only

                                            2 of them are JUMBOS. Post office fresh w/1982 PFC & 2010 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo   $2395

         859    oGC     261    XF-S, a truly spectacular used GEM, rarely found this nice and fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3200) This is the only 95 the PF has graded. There are

                                            two higher at 95XQ and 95J. The PSE only 3 graded at 95 and 2 higher 2019 PFC (FRONT  COVER)     $2995

         860    *           261    Nearly VF OG VLH, post office fresh, fault free (Scott $1000).........................................................................        $595

         863    *        261A    VF-XF, regummed, looks OG, beautifully centered, fresh! (Scott $850 for no gum)....................................        $550 

         864    *        261A    VF LH, three very large balanced margins, very fresh (Scott $2100) w/2019 PF Certificate ...................        $995 

         866    *GC  261A    VF-XF OG, previously hinged but no hinge remnants! Beautifully centered  on clean fresh white

                                            paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 at $3000) w/2000 & 2019 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo  $2495

         867    *GC  261A    XF OG VLH , a magnificent example, beautifully centered on clean lily white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 grade at $4250, w/1999 & 2001 PFC(90)...................... Enlarged Photo  $3250

         868    **      261A    VF NH, post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Bright white margins! (Scott $6250) w/1981 PFC & w/2012 PSAG Certificates .......... Enlarged Photo    $3750

         869    **GC 261A  VF-XF NH, beautifully centered and virtually XF with immaculate gum, not a single.

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $9000) w/2018 PF Cert ........................... Enlarged Photo   $7750

         871    o           262    VF, neat double oval cancel, deep color (Scott $1200) fault free w/1987 & 2018 PFC.. Enlarged Photo.    $1195  

         872    oGC     262    VF-XF, very nicely balanced with derp vivid blue color on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1900 for 85) (SMQ $1900) The PF has only graded 1

                                            other at 85 and only 5 higher! w/2000 & 2019 PF Certificates  ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $1795

         873    oGC     262    XF, beautifully centered with deep dark intense shade with a neat sock on the nose

                                            “Reg(istry) postmark.” Nice full perfs on clean white paper. Scarce this nice and fault free

                                            The PF has only graded 3 others at 90 and 4 at 95/ w/2000 & 2019 PFC. Scott values a

                                            90 grade at $3000 (SMQ higher at $3250), One of the nicest I’ve seen................ (see FRONT  COVER)    $2995

         874    **GC  263    Fine NH, (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 $14,000 VF, $8750 for F-VF, $4900 for Fine) w/2016 PF Certificate ............................     $2850

         875    *           263    VF LH, three large even margins and absolutely gorgeous color on clean white paper.

                                            Fault free in all respects, (Scott $4000) w/2019 PSAG Certificate    .............................. Enlarged Photo     $3250

         876    *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) 2 share this grade, only 6 higher,  w/2007 PFC ..... Enlarged Photo    $4850

         877    *           263    XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. a fabulous and eye catching example, beautifully

                                            centered with large margins, vivid color and sharp impression. Rarely ever seen so well

                                            centered and fault free, (Scott $7250 for XF value) 2013 PSE Certificate  ..................... Enlarged Photo    $3750

         878    *GC     263    Superb LH, a spectacular mint single, mathematically perfectly centered with deep vivid

                                            color and sharply etched impression. Nice boxy stamp with full even perforations all

                                            around. (Graded SUPERB 98) Only 4 share this illustrious grade on only 1 grades higher.

                                            No NH grades 98 or better. (SMQ $21,000) Destined for placement in the fines of

                                            collections. “GEM” w/2019 PSE Certificate …………………………………(see FRONT COVER)........ $19,995   

 

       1895 BUREAU ISSUES (watermarked)

...............

         879    **         264    XF NH, large margins, beautifully centered, no gum bends or skips, ............................................................. $60

         880    o           265    Almost XF, large margins, gorgeous color .......................................................................................................... $25

         882    **GC  265    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85.

                                            grade at $175), w/2019 PSE Certificate  a very pretty stamp!.....................................................................  $175 

         883    **GC  265    Superb NH with full top imprint. A spectacular mint single with radiant color and with not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) So rare in this condition as only 1 shares this grade and only

                                            1 graded higher. (neither has an imprint) (SMQ $3000) 1992 PFC & 2008 PSE.. (FRONT COVER)  $2595

         885    *           266    Almost VF VLH, stunning color on lily white paper (Scott $40) ..................................................................... $30

         886    *       266-7    VF LH, combination pair, left stamp(#266) is XF, (Scott $220 for VF pair) fresh....................................        $135

         887    **         267    VF NH no gum bends or skips (Scott $16)......................................................................................... no photo $15

         888    **         267    XF NH, no gum bends or skips . fresh taken from a strip/3, (Scott $60 for XF)............................................. $35

         889    **         267    XF NH PL#, very large margins with no gum bends or skips, gorgeous color, choice this nice!............... $45

         890    **         267    XF+ NH, large margins with stunning color, no gum bends or skips (Scott $60 XF, $275 XF-S)................$90

         891    **GC  267    XF NH with top imprint, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $75) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  $70

         892    oGC     268    XF, beautifully centered, large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $60) w/2019 PSE Certificate ................... $55

         893    *           268    VF-XF LH, very well balanced, gorgeous color (Scott $37.50 for VF, $50 for VF-XF)................................... $40

         894    o           269    XF, very large margins all around, extremely fresh with a light cancel, (Scott $65 for XF)........................... $50

         895    *           269    XF-S LH, beautifully centered, deep color (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $140 for 95) w/2019 PSAG Cert..... $99

         896    **GC  269    XF NH, deep shade (Graded XF 90) (Scott $375 for 90) 2019 PSAG Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo  $350

         897    **GC  269    XF+ NH, beautifully centered with deep color and Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend

                                            or skip. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $375 for 90) 2002 PFC & 2019 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo  $375

         898    **GC  269    Superb NH perfectly centered with nicely sized margins. Immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) looks like a 98 to me. (SMQ $1250) Scott values a 95

                                            higher at $1350.  w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .................................................................... Enlarged Photo   $1195 

         899    **         270    VF-XF NH  taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF).............................        $110

         900    **GC  270    XF-S NH, beautifully centered with large margins for this issue.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $850) (Scott $775 for 95) 1998 PFC & w/2019 PSE Cert . Enlarged Photo     $795

         901    o           271    VF-XF. very lightly cancel, nicely centered for this issue, ................................................................................ $30

         903    **         271    VF NH, with bottom imprint, post office fresh as I just broke it out of a strip/3 (left stamp)

                                            no gum bends or skips, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $325).........................................................        $225

         904    **GC  271    XF NH, a very difficult bureau issue to obtain this well centered and fault free .

                                            No gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $875 for 90) (SMQ $900) w/2019 PFC Enlarged Photo   $795

         905    oGC     272    Superb, a magnificent example with a very light cancel and mathematically perfectly centered.

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $525) 12 share the grade, only 4 higher, 2015 PSE Cert. Enlarged Photo  $495

         906    *           272    VF LH, fairly large margins for this issue, extremely fresh (Scott $70)................................................................ $50 

         907    **GC  272    VF-XF+ NH “JUMBO,” Very impressive stamp with it’s huge margins and deep vivid shade.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85J) This is the only graded 85J. many graded higher but only 5 are JUMBOS

                                            (SMQ #325 for 85, $525 for 90) w/1997 PFC and 2019 PSE Certificates(85J)  ............ Enlarged Photo    $325

         908    **GC  272    XF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90

                                            grade at $700. with both 1999 & with 2019 PF Certificates  ............................................ Enlarged Photo.  $595

         909    **GC  272    XF-S NH, near perfectly centered with deep dark intense shade. No gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1950) w/1999 PFC and w/2018 PSE Certificates(95) ........ Enlarged Photo    $1650

         910    **         273    VF-XF NH, very well centered with rich color on clean fresh paper.  (Scott $280 for VF

                                            and $440 for VF-XF) Post office fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo    $250

         911    o           274    XF, very large margins and deep vivid color     ........................................................................................................ $35

         912    **         274    VF NH, deep rich color, extremely fresh (Scott $600) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .....................................        $499  

         913    *GC     274    XF-S VLH, a post office fresh bureau issue with gorgeous color on clean fresh white margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $950 for 95) (SMQ $950) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo      $850 

         914    **GC  274    XF NH, beautifully centered post office fresh with vivid color and sharp impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1450) no gum bends or skips. This is a terribly difficult bureau to

                                            obtain in this high condition and NH!!   w/2002 PFC & 2019 PSAG Certificate (90)... Enlarged Photo  $1395

         915    o           275    VF-XF, strong color and well centered, fault free (Scott $40 VF, $85 for VF-XF)................................................. $59

         916    o           275    XF, beautifully centered with a duplex cancel, strong color, fault free (Scott $225 for XF).......................        $140

         921    **GC  276    VF NH, post office fresh as I just broke this from a horizontal pair, this being the right

                                            stamp. Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF 80) scarce in NH

                                            condition as this is the only graded 80 (4 @ 85, 3 @ 90, 1 @ 95) (SMQ $1800) with

                                            2016 PSE Certificate for pair (with original certificate for pair)  ....................................... Enlarged Photo    $1395

         922    *        276A    XF LH, beautifully centered with deep black color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Scott values XF at $2400) color copy of 2016 PSE for block/4 (upper right stamp)....... Enlarged Photo   $1995

         924    oGC  277a    VF-XF, this is the scarcer dark blue shade. Light cancel and very well centered for

                                            this issue. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $600) w/2019 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo     $575

         925    *GC  277a    VF-XF VLH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1150) accompanied

                                            by three certificates:   w/1988, 2003 and 2017 PF Certificates........................................... Enlarged Photo    $995

         926    **         277    VF NH, gorgeous deep intense shade with Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Hard to find in NH this nice! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2900) w/2019 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo     $2495  

         927    *GC     277    XF-S LH, a truly remarkable example, very rare to find this nice. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Precise centering with incredible deep rich color on lily white paper.

                                            (SMQ $2850) Worthy of the finest of collections! w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo    $2595

         928    **GC  277    XF NH, a phenomenal example in a condition nearly impossible to find. Deep color with

                                            immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. Nice full even perfs! (Graded XF 90)

                                            For comparison the PSE has only grade 1 at 90 and 3 at 98 and the PF has only graded

                                            1 NH at 80.  (SMQ $7500) (Scott $7250 for 95) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ..... (see FRONT COVER)...    $6995 

         931    o           278    XF, nearly face-free cancel, extremely fresh  w/2018 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   /  $699

         932    oGC     278    XF, a phenomenal example with a very light face-free cancel. Almost appears unused.

                                            Large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250) One of the nicest I’ve seen  2007 PSE.... Enlarged Photo    $799

         934    *GC     278    XF LH but (Graded only VF-XF 85) Beautifully centered with gorgeous color and

                                            highly detailed impression. (SMQ $2500) w/2008 PSE and w/2019 PF Certificates ..... Enlarged Photo   $2495

 

                                                                                  1898 BUREAU ISSUES (new colors)

 

         935    **         279    XF NH, beautifully centered with no gum bends or skips (Scott $85 for XF)................................................... $60

         936    **GC  279    SUPERB NH, a mathematically perfectly centered with immaculate gum, not a single gum..

                                            bend or skip. (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $1200) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo  $850

         937    **      279B    VF NH, fresh, taken from a block/4 (Scott $25)..................................................................................... no photo $20

         939    **      279B    XF NH PL#, gorgeous color , no gum bends or skips, taken from a strip/3, (Scott $110 for XF) .................. $75

         940    **      279B    XF-S NH, beautifully centered, no gum bends or skips, taken from a block/4 ........................................        $100

         941    **    279Bc    VF NH PL#, a lovely example of this scarce bright carmine rose shade. Fresh as the

                                            day it was issued! (Scott $850) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo        $695

         942    o        280b    XF, very lightly canceled, beautifully centered , orange-brown shade, (Scott $55 for XF)............................. $35

         943    **      280b    VF-XF NH, deep vivid shade, extremely fresh (Scott $125 for VF-XF) w/2016 PSE Certificate ................... $99

         944    **         281    VF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $100 VF, $150 VF-XF).................................................... $75

         945    **GC  281    XF NH  (Graded XF 90) Deep color ! (SMQ $325) fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ...... Enlarged Photo    $299

         946    **GC  281    XF-S NH, a spectacular example with deep vivid color and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $1250 for 95) (SMQ $1250) 2019 PSAG . Enlarged Phot..   $1095

         947    oGC     282    XF-S, a magnificent used single and very scarce in this high condition. (Graded XF-S 95) It is the

                                            only grade 95 by the PF and the highest ever graded. The PSE has only grade 1 at 95 and 2 higher.

                                            A condition rarity in used (SMQ $375) (Scott $500 for 95) w/2019 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo    $375 

         948    **         282    VF NH, deep intense shade, well centered, no gum bends or skips (Scott $140) w/2005 PF Certificate     $125  

         949    o         282c    VF-XF+ (XF for this) large margins, gorgeous color with a light cancel, (Scott $70 for XF)............................ $30

         950    **       282c    Almost VF NH PL#, post office fresh, fault free with no gum bends or skips (Scott $525).......................      $295

         951    *           283    VF+ LH, horizontal watermark, (Scott $150)......................................................................................................       $125  

         952    *           283    VF VLH with a vertical watermark, (Scott $250)..............................................................................................        $150

         953    **         283    VF-XF NH. post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $725 for 85 grade, w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo        $595

         954    **GC  283    XF NH, a spectacular example of this difficult bureau issue top find this well centered and NH.

                                            Gorgeous color (Graded XF 90) To emphasize the rarity of this stamp for comparison, the PSE

                                            has only graded 6 at 90 and only 2 higher (SMQ 1500) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo     $1250  

         956    **         284    F-VF NH, post office fresh with rich color, no gum bends or skips (Scott $475)........................................        $250

                      

                                                                             1898 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUES

 

         959    **         285    VF NH with large margins, (Scott $70)......................................................................................................................... $40

         960    **GC  285    XF NH, deep shade, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) (Scott $210 for 90) w/2019 PF Certificate       $199

         961    **GC  285    XF-S NH, beautifully centered with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Deep vivid color! (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $600 for 95 grade) 2019 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo     $525

         962    **         286    VF-XF NH, wide margins, rich color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $65 VF, $100 VF-XF)................................ $60 

         964    **GC  286    XF-S NH PL#, deep intense color with wide and balanced margins. Immaculate gum, not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $625+PL#) w/2004 PSE Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo  .   $650

         965    o           287    XF, beautifully centered with a c.d.s. cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $25 VF, $120 for XF)................................ $60

         966    **         287    F-VF NH with full top imprint, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips (Scott $300).................................        $175

         967    **         287    VF NH, rich color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $300) ..........................................................................        $200

         968    **         287    VF+ NH, gorgeous color with large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $300 VF)...............................  .    $250

         969    *GC     287    XF LH, gorgeous color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225+) w/2018 PSE Certificate .......................................    .   $165

         970    **GC  287    VF-XF NH, truly incredible deep intense orange shade with not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Post office fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $425) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo .    $395

         971    **GC  287    XF NH, post office fresh with brilliant color and very large margins. No gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $625) Scott $600 for 90, w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .................. Enlarged Photo.      $595

         973    **GC  288    VF NH, rich color, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $300) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ... ..       $210

         975    **         289    VF+ NH, well centered, taken from a block/4 (Scott $400 for VF) w/2015 PF Certificate ......................  ..      $300

         976    **GC  289    VF-XF NH, deep dark intense color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $650) w/2012 PSE Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo..        $495

         977    o           290    VF-XF, light cancel at left only, extremely fresh (Scott $50 VF-XF)....................................................................... $40

         978    o           290    XF, beautifully centered with large margins, (Scott $35 VF, XF $165)................................................................... $95

         980    **         290    VF NH, large margins, well centered, no gum bends or skips (Scott $400)..................................................        $250

         982    *           291    VF+ LH, wide and balanced margins, rich color, (Scott $550 for VF) w/1993 PF Certificate ................. ..       $550

         983    *GC     291    VF+ LH, large margins for this issue and deep vivid color. (Graded VF 80) but under-graded

                                            in my opinion. Should be an 85. (SMQ $625) w/2019 PF Certificate ..........................................................       $625

         984    *           291    XF+ LH, very large margins and deep vivid shade. A very difficult stamp to find this well

                                            centered and fault free. w/1983 & 2014 PF Certificates  ................................................. Enlarged Photo       $795

         985    o           292    VF, neat central oval cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $700) w/1919 PSE Certificate .................................        $450

         987    oGC     292    VF, light cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $700) w/2005 & 2017PF Certificates    .......................................        $599

         988    o           292    XF, very lightly cancelled with a double oval cancel. Beautifully centered 

                                            on fresh clean crisp paper. (Scott $1400 for XF) w/2018 PF Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo.     $750

         989    *GC     292    VF LH, nicely centered with very large margins. (Graded VF 80)

                                            (Scott values VF 80 at $1500) w/2017 PF Certificate   ........................................................ Enlarged Photo     $1295

         990    *GC     292    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered with large margins and sharply etched prooflike

                                            impression. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1650 for 85 grade) 1986 PFC & 2019 PSAG. Enlarged Photo    $1495  

         991    **         292    VF NH, post office fresh with Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Scott $3750) very scarce in never hinged! w/2019 PF Certificate (as NH)..................... Enlarged Photo    $2500 

         992    oGC     293    VF, very nicely centered for this tough issue. Gorgeous color with a light double oval

                                            cancel. Nice full perfs. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1050) w/1983 & 2019 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo     $1050

         993    oGC     293    XF but (Graded VF-XF 85), Neat duplex cancel with rich color and impression.

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $1500. Fault free  w/1986 PFC & 2010 PSE(85)........................ Enlarged Photo     $1295

         994    o           293    XF, a fabulous used single, rarely found in XF condition. Deep color and fault free. Neat

                                            and scarcer double REGISTRY postmarks. (Graded XF 90) Quite rare in this grade as

                                            only 10 share the grade and only 6 higher at 95. (SMQ $2500) w/2019 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo    $2295

         995    *           293    VF LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous color and proof-like impression..

       ................................... Fault free and fresh as the day it was issued, (Scott $2150 for VF-XF) w/2007 PF.C.......... Enlarged Photo $1750

         996    *GC     293    VF+ LH, very nicely centered for this issue and with gorgeous color and detailed

                                            impression! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1900) w/1980 PFC & w/2019 PSAG Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $1895     

         997    **GC  293    VF-XF NH PL#, a very difficult stamp to obtain this well centered, fault free with

                                             a PL#.  Gorgeous color and proof-like impression with no gum bends or skips!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $8500) (Scott $8500 for 85) PL# is worth a little more!

                                            The PF has only graded 2 others at 85 and 1 at 90, w/1990 & 2019 PFC....... (Inside FRONT COVER).   $7995   

 

                                                                                         1901 PAN AMERICAN ISSUES

 

         999    **         294    VF-XF NH, large margins, deep color, no bends or skips, shows guideline at left, (Scott $110 for XF).... $35

       1000    **         294    XF-S NH perfectly centered, extremely fresh ...................................................................................................... $85

       1002    **         295    XF NH PL#, large margins,...................................................................................................................................... $65

       1003    **         295    XF NH PL#, w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .............................................................................................................. $80

       1004    **GC  295    XF-S NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF-S 95) Scott catalog

                                            values a 95 grade at $400. Post office fresh w/2018 PSAG Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo        $250

       1005    o           296    XF, black machine cancel, deep color, (Scott $110 for XF).................................................................................. $35

       1006    **         296    VF NH, rich color, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips (Scott $170)................................................        $110

       1008    **         296    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep color, very fresh, (Scott $170 VF, $400 XF)..............................  .      $165

       1009    **GC  296    XF NH, deep shade, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) (Scott values XF grade

                                            at $400. Post office fresh with w/2016 PSAG Certificate  .............................................. Enlarged Photo     $300 

       1010    **GC  296    XF NH, top margin copy (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2019 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo     $350

       1011    o           297    XF, light cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $17 VF, $110 for XF)...................................................................... $40

       1012    **         297    VF NH, bright and fresh , no gum bends or skips (Scott $180) ...................................................................       $110

       1013    **         297    XF NH, with a horizontal gum skip line, well centered, (Scott $230 for VF-XF) w/1998 PF Certificate  .    $125

       1014    **GC  297    XF NH, bright & fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) 2005 PFC & 2019 PSAG Cert  . Enlarged Photo  .   $325

       1015    o           298    VF-XF, extremely light cancel, fault free (Scott $77.50 for VF-XF)....................................................................... $35

       1017    oGC     298    Superb , a truly scarce stamp to obtain in superb condition. Very light cancel with full even

                                            perfs. (Graded  SUPERB 98) Scott values 98 at $1750,  w/2019 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo..  $1295

       1018    **         298    XF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips (Graded XF 90) w/2007 PSE Certificate .............     ..   $350

       1019    **GC  298    XF-S NH but (Graded XF 90) large margins (SMQ $500) with both 2000 & 2017 PFC

                                            and with a w/2008 PSE Certificate ................................................................................... Enlarged Photo ...    $375

       1020    **GC  298    Superb centering, NH but (Graded XF-S 95) Large margins and scarce this nice 

                                            as only 13 have ever graded higher. (SMQ $1400) choice w/2019 PSAG Certificate  . Enlarged Photo    $995

       1021    **GC  299    VF-XF NH, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $300) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................        $260

       1022    **GC  299    VF-XF+ NH (XF for this) (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $500) w/2010 & 2019 PFC ....... Enlarged Photo        $395

       1023    **GC  299    XF NH, post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $850)

                                            Hard stamp to find nicer, w/2008 PF Certificate  ............................................................ Enlarged Photo ..     $695

       1024    **GC  299    XF NH, perfectly centered with no gum bends or skips. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ 850) w/1985 PFC & w/2005 PSE Certificates(90) .............................................. Enlarged Photo   .    $775