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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                                       

               

                                                                                                      1881-1888 ISSUES

 

         503    o           205    XF JUMBO, very light cancel...................................................................................................................................      $35

         504    oGC     205    XF-S, a visually stunning used GEM, beautifully centered with a light neat New York

                                            circular date cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $350). Although a common stamp only

                                            7 share this grade and only 8 grading higher, w/2010 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $250

         505    *GC     205    XF+ LH “JUMBO,” with bottom imprint. Beautifully centered with large margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $750) 2018 PSE Certificate only 3 share this grade, 8 higher.. Enlarged Photo   $750

         507    *           206    VF OG LH,  bright blue shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $70)..............................................................................      $50  

         508    *           206    VF-XF OG LH, lovely color, (Scott $70 VF, $95 for VF-XF) w/2005 PSE Certificate ...............................      $60

         509    **        206    Fine+ OG NH, post office fresh with bright color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225 for VF)..................      $70

         510    **        206    VF OG NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225)...........................................................    $199                     

         512    o           207    XF huge “JUMBO,” margins, light target cancel, scarce this nice!....................................................................      $50

         513    **        207    F-VF+ OG NH, no gum bends or skips, extremely fresh, taken from a block/6.

                                            With original cert for block/6, with 2001 PSE Certificate (Scott $225)...........................................................    $125

         519    oGC     210    XF “JUMBO,  neat target cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $550) w/2008 PSE Certificate .............      $55

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

         521    oGC     210    XF-S, lovely “sock-on-the nose  circular date cancel (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $150) hard to find more eye-appealing than this, w/2018 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $150

         522    **        210    F-VF+ NH, 3 large margins, very fresh, (Scott $135 VF, $90 F-VF).................................................................      $65

         523    **        210    XF OG NH, huge margins, deep vivid color, 2004 PFC and 2018 PSAG Certificates .... Enlarged Photo   $325

         524    oGC     211    XF-S but (Graded XF 90) very lightly cancelled (SMQ $175)

                                            Scarce this nice as only 9 share this grade and only 12 higher, w/2018 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $175

         525    **GC 211B  VF OG NH, post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $900) w/1999 PFC for block/4, and 2018 PFC for single(80)..... Enlarged Photo  $795

         526    o           212    VF-XF wide JUMBO margins, rich color, scarce this big!....................................................................................      $25

         527    *           212    VF OG LH, nicely centered, bright and fresh (Scott $90)...................................................................................      $50

         529    oGC     213    XF, very lightly canceled (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65) w/2008 PSE Certificate   ........................................      $60

         530    oGC     213    XF-S “JUMBO,  a phenomenal used single with a partial face-free target cancel at

                                            bottom. (Graded XF 90J) just an amazing example  w/2013 PSE Certificate ...........................................      $75

         531    oGC     213    XF-S huge “JUMBO,” (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $225) only 13 higher, w/2013 PSE..... Enlarged Photo   $199

         533    *           213    SUPERB LH, mathematically perfectly centered with large margins, (Scott $80 XF, $170 XF-S)............      $85 

         534    oGC     214    XF, beautifully centered , neat c.d.s. cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $250) Only 13 share

                                            this grade with only 11 graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate ......................................................................    $250                   

         535    **        214    VF OG NH, well centered, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $180 VF, $260 VF-XF).............      $99

         536    **        214    Nearly XF OG NH, gorgeous color, very large margins w/2018 PSAG Certificate ......................................    $250

         538    o           215    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, hard used to find this nice, deep shade..................      $40

         539    *GC     215    VF-XF LH, very well centered for this issue (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2018 PSAG Cert..........    $299

         540    *GC     215    XF OG LH, gorgeous color and beautifully centered on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $525) scarce this nice, w/2017 PSE Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo   $495

         542    **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   $995

         543    o           217    VF+, well centered, rich color with a neat oval town cancel, (Scott $90 VF, $120 VF-XF)..........................      $60               

         545    **GC  217    XF for this, NH (Graded VF-XF 85) Large margins with immaculate gum, not a

                                            single gum bend or skip. This four(4) certificates!  1981, 1997, 2007 PFC(85) and

                                            w/2007 PSE Certificate(85) scarce this nice (SMQ $1500).................................................. Enlarged Photo $1495

         546    o           218    VF-XF JUMBO, light cancel (Scott $325 for VF-XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ...............................................    $225

         547    oGC     218    XF-S huge “JUMBO,” with a face-free cancel (Graded XF 90J) One of the

                                            prettiest examples I’ve ever seen, choice with both a 2002 & 2005 PFC........................... Enlarged Photo   $550

         550    *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, w/2000 & 2018 PFC...... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1995

 

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

 

                                                                                                  1890-1893 ISSUES

 

         551    oGC     219    SUPERB , strong color (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $125) w/2013 PSE Certificate ........................................      $90

         552    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   $295

         553    o           220    XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a face-free cancel, hard to find this nice (Scott $30 XF)    $25

         555    oGC     220    SUPERB , a magnificent used single with gorgeous color and a light face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) only 9 share this grade, (SMQ $300) w/2010 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $299

         557    oGC     222    XF, beautifully centered, deep color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $75) w/2018 PSE Certificate ......................      $60

         559    **        222    Almost VF NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $240)............................................................    $100

         561    oGC     223    XF-S, beautifully centered with large margins and a neat “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $325) only 4 share this grade, 8 higher, w/2012 PSE Cert........ Enlarged Photo   $295

         564    **        224    Nearly VF NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $190).....................................................      $90

         565    **GC  224    VF NH, deep vivid color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $160 for VF 80) w/2017 PF Certificate .........................    $130

         566    *GC     224    XF LH, beautifully centered, radiant color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $150) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .....    $140                

         567    **GC  224    VF-XF NH, large margins, gorgeous color with no gum bends or skips.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $375) w/2003 PSE Cert. and w/2017 PF Certificate ......................................    $275

         568    **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  ...................................................................    $300

         569    **GC  224    XF NH, post office fresh, beautifully centered with lovely delicate color on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 at $475) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $425

         570    o           225    XF, lovely scarce PURPLE registry cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $100+ for XF)..............................      $60

         572    **GC  225    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $425 for 90) 1999 & 2008 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $399

         573    **GC  225    XF-S NH “JUMBO,” a magnificent example with huge and balanced margins. Deep

                                            color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95J) Scarce

                                            this nice as only 4 share this grade and 3 higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate ..... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1995

         574    o           226    XF, huge JUMBO margins, deep color, extremely fresh, scarce this nice!!......................................................      $50

         576    **        226    F-VF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $475 for VF, $295 for F-VF).........................................................................    $200

         577    *           227    F-VF LH, extremely fresh, taken from a strip/5, color copy of 2007 PFC for strip/5 (Scott $180) ..........      $60

         579    *           227    VF-XFVLH, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, ...........................................................................................    $195

.........580....*GC.....227....XF LH , beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression.

..........................................(Graded XF 90) Difficult to find this nice, (SMQ $500) 1985 & 2018 PF Certificates..........Enlarged Photo....450

         581    **GC  227    VF-XF NH (Graded VF 80J), very well centered with large margins. Bright lily

                                            white margins and rich color (SMQ $875) w/2017 PSE Certificate (the only 80J)........... Enlarged Photo   $650

         582    oGC     228    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) 5 share the grade, 9 higher (SMQ $175) w/2009 PSE...............    $150

         583    **        228    F-VF NH PL#, fresh, taken from a strip/4, color copy of 2007 PFC for strip/4  (Scott $850).....................    $495

         584    **        228    FVF+ NH, fresh, taken from a strip/4, 2007 PFC for strip/4, (original cert for strip/4)  (Scott $850).........    $550

         585    **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 $1595

         586    **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).......... (FRONT COVER) $7500

         587    o           229    XF, large margins, deep color, a little “busy’ cancel, still fault free (Scott $140 VF, $300 XF)...................    $100

         588    oGC     229    VF-XF (Graded VF 80) neat circular date cancel (SMQ $160) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...........................    $150               

         590    oGC     229    XF-S, HUGE “JUMBO,  an amazing stamp with a neat San Francisco double oval cancel.

                                            By far the finest used example I have ever offered in my 40 years as a dealer! (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $1200) 3 share the grade, only 3 higher, w/2002 PFC & 2008 PSE.............. (see BACK COVER)   $995               

         591    *           229    VF LH, gorgeous color with large margins, fault free (Scott $475)...................................................................    $325

         592    *GC     229    VF-XF LH, deep intense color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $720) 2018 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $650               

 

                                                                                       1893 COLUMBIAN ISSUES

               

         593    * P      230-45 P4  XF-S, beautiful set of card proofs, all with gorgeous color and nice margins, (Scott $2100).............. $1595

         594    *           230    XF VLH with large margins......................................................................................................................................      $20

         595    **        230    VF+ NH, deep color with large margins, (Scott $32.50)......................................................................................      $25

         596    **GC  230    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85), extremely fresh, (SMQ $65) w/2007 PSE Certificate ............................      $65

         597    **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   $450

         598    o           231    VF-XF, huge JUMBO.................................................................................................................................................      $20

         599    **        231    VF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $31).......................................................................................................................      $25

         600    *           231    XF-S LH, beautifully centered with large margins, gorgeous color (Scott $50 for XF-S)..............................      $35                    

         601    **GC  231    XF NH, rich color and impression, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $130) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................      $99

         602    *           232    VF-XF LH in corner only, beautifully centered, (Scott $42.50 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate   ..      $40

         603    *GC     232    XF VLH, deep shade, (Graded XF 90) VLH at upper right only, (SMQ $70) w/2018 PSAG Certificate      $60

         604    **        232    Nearly VF NH, deep shade, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $97.50) copy of block/4 enclosed..........      $40

         605    **        232    VF+ NH, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $97.50) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..........................................      $85

         606    **        232    VF-XF NH with large margins, bright and fresh  no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125 for VF-XF)..............    $100 

         607    **GC  232    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $135) no gum bends or skips, w/2018 PSAG Certificate  ..........    $125

         608    **GC  232    XF NH, deep color (Graded XF 90) (Scott $190 for 90) 2018 PSAG (SMQ $185).....................................    $160                    $175

         609    *GC     232    XF-S VLH JUMBO, almost appears never hinged with huge margins and gorgeous color.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $170) only 2 LH share this grade, 7 LH higher, 2006 PSE     Enlarged Photo    $135 

         610    **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/2006 PSE Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo  $599

 

         613    *           233    XF LH, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $50 VF, $100 for XF)..................................................      $60 

         614    **        233    VF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, taken from a block/4, copy block/4, (Scott $140)............      $70 

         615    **GC  233    XF NH, lovely bright ultramarine shade with no gum bends or skips.

                                            Nice lily white margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2018 PF Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo   $325

         616    **GC  233    XF+ NH with side imprint. Gorgeous color with large margins, Immaculate gum, not a

                                            single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $540) w/2009 PSE Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo   $450

         618    *           234    XF LH, deep intense color with large margins, very eye appealing, (Scott $50 VF, $90 for XF).................      $60 

         619    **GC  234    XF NH but (Graded VF-XF 85) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $260) w/2003 PSE Certificate ...............    $250

         620    **GC  234    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $450 for XF) w/2008 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo  $350

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ at $1000) post office fresh w/2011 PSAG Certificate. ............ Enlarged Photo   $650

         623    **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/2012 PSE Certificate  ...................... Enlarged Photo  $750

         624    *           235    VF-XF LH, lovely red-violet shade, fresh, (Scott $50 VF, $62.50 VF-XF)......................................................      $45

         627    **        235    XF NH, bright and fresh, no bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) 2018 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $350

         628    o           236    XF, nice central target cancel, beautifully centered with rich color, (Scott $60 XF).....................................      $30

         629    *           236    VF LH, intense color, fresh and nicely balanced, (Scott $47.50 VF, $60 VF-XF)..........................................      $35

         631    **        236    VF NH, post office fresh, gorgeous color(Graded VF 80) (SMQ $180) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .........    $150

         633    *           237    VF-XF LH, deep shade with large margins. LH just once, (Scott $90 VF, $120 VF-XF)..............................      $70

         634    *           237    XF VLH, large margins, beautifully centered , (Scott $90 VF, $170 for XF)..................................................    $120                 

         635    **        237    VF NH, deep shade, post office fresh (Scott $250) w/2003 PSE Certificate ...............................................    $199

         636    **        237    VF+ NH, three very large margins, (Scott $250) color copy of 2018 PFC for strip/4 ..................................    $225

         637    **        237    XF NH, large margins, (Scott $525 for XF)  w/2018 PFC for strip/4, (original cert)   ....... Enlarged Photo   $399

         638    o           238    XF, beautifully centered, deep color, (Scott $225 for XF) w/2012 PFC & 2018 PSE Certificate.............    $195

         639    *           238    Nearly VF OG LH, deep intense color with two large margins, (Scott $200)..................................................      $75                

         640    *           238    VF LH, unusually huge margins, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $200)  ..........................................    $129

         641    *GC     238    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $300) 2011 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo   $275

         642    **        238    Nearly VF NH, post office fresh (Scott $600) w/2018 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $375

         645    oGC     240    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $450) accompanied by both w/1992 & 2018 PF Certificates   .............................. Enlarged Photo   $399

         646    oGC     240    XF+, deep rich color, beautifully centered with a very light duplex cancel..

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $450) a high end 90  w/2017 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo   $399

         649    oGC     241    VF-XF, a beautifully centered example with gorgeous color and a neat “BOSTON”

                                            cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $825) w/2012 PSE Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         650    *           241    Almost VF, expertly regummed, looks OG NH, gorgeous color (Scott $500 for no gum) w/2005 PFC....    $350

         651    *           241    VF-XF, unused, no gum, stunning color, beautifully centered (Scott $500 VF, $600 VF-XF).....................    $399  

         654    o           242    VF, very light double oval registry cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $575)........................................................    $350

         655    oGC     242    VF-XF, deep color with a oval registry cancel and three very large margins.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $825) with both 1997 & 2018 PF Certificates(85) ............... Enlarged Photo   $550

         657    *GC     242    VF-XF, unused, no gum, gorgeous deep  rich color and large margins on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $625) w/2003 PSE Certificate .................................................................    $550

         659    o           243    VF-XF, neat New York double oval postmark, (Scott $750) w/2017 PF Certificate  .................................    $750

         660    *           243    Almost VF, unused, no gum, very large margins and stunning color, (Scott $675) fault free .....................    $450 

         661    *           243    VF LH, lovely bright color on clean fresh white margins. Fresh as the day it was

                                            issued with great impression. (Scott $1350) w/21986 & 1986 PF Certificates  ........................................... $1250

         662    *           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 $4095

         663    *GC     243    XF-S LH, a magnificent example with deep color and proof-like impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4850) To emphasize the rarity in this grade, only 9 share

                                            the grade with 6 higher (no NH grade higher than 95) w/2001 & 2018 PSE Certs..... (FRONT COVER) $4495                 

         665    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- 95)

                                            Very scarce as only 7 share this grade with 1 higher. (SMQ $6500) w/2004 PSE  ........ (BACK COVER) $4795

         667    *           244    VF LH, lovely bright “crimson-rose” shade, (Scott $2000) w/1989 PFC............................ Enlarged Photo $1550

         668    **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) (SMQ  $5250) Scott $7000 for VF

                                            and $4500 for F-VF. w/2000 PSE and 1979 & 2016 PF Certificates (75) ................................................... $3195

         669    o           245    VF, very fresh, with a neat Registry in oval cancel, (Scott $1150) 1985 & 1998 PFC.................................    $695

         670    o           245    VF, nicely balanced, extremely fresh, with a registry oval cancel, (Scott $1150)..........................................    $750

         671    o           245    VF-XF, so faintly canceled it almost appears as a unused stamp at first glance.

                                            Rich color and impression, (Scott values it at $1525 for VF-XF) Difficult to obtain

                                            this nice and fault free, w/1983 PF Certificate and w/2010 PSE Certificate  ................. Enlarged Photo $1250

         672    oGC     245    XF, a magnificent example , beautifully centered with a light sock on the nose New

                                            Bedford, MA  c.d.s. cancel (Graded XF 90) Only 14 share this grade with only

                                            14 higher. Doubt many have this attractive cancel (SMQ $2850) w/2018 PSE............ (BACK COVER) $2750

         676    *           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 $2395

               

                                                                              1894 BUREAU ISSUES (NO WATERMARK)

 

         677    *           246    XF LH, beautifully centered , very fresh, (Scott $30 VF. $62.50 for XF)........................................................      $50

         678    **        246    VF-XF NH, large margins, bright and fresh (Scott $145 for VF-XF).................................................................    $110

         679    *           247    XF LH, beautifully centered, post office fresh , gorgeous color (Scott $60 VF, $110 for XF value)..........      $65

         680    **        247    VF NH PL#, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ................    $120

         681    **        248    VF NH, gorgeous color with natural spotted gum, (Scott $90)..........................................................................      $60

         684    **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. ... (Inside BACK COVER) $3595

         688    *           252    VF-XF LH, bright and fresh , (Scott $125 VF, $160 VF-XF)..............................................................................    $125

         689    **        252    VF-XF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a vertical pair, Scott values VF at $375

                                            and VF-XF at $550. Post office fresh  w/2016 PF Certificate  (bottom stamp of pair).. Enlarged Photo   $325

         690    *           253    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered, bright and fresh (Scott $110 VF, $145 VF-XF)..........................................      $99 

         693    *           254    XF LH, very well balanced, extremely fresh, (Scott $190 VF, $300 for XF)..................................................    $180

         695    **GC  254    VF+ NH PL#, large margins (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $525) w/2014 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $499

         696    **        255    VF NH three nice large balanced margins, gorgeous color, fresh, (Scott $325)..............................................    $170

         698    **        255    VF NH, well balanced, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2011 PSE for pair, (Scott $325)..................    $225               

         700    *           256    VF LH, large margins, deep vivid color, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 enclosed (Scott $160)  .    $110

         701    *           256    VF+ LH, three very large margins, extremely fresh, LH just once, (Scott $160)............................................    $130

         702    *           257    VF VLH, taken from a strip/3, copy of 2018 PFC for strip/3, (Scott $160)...................................................    $140  

         703    *           257    VF-XF+ LH, very large margins (XF for this issue) (Scott $200 for VF-XF, $260 XF)..................................    $160

         704    **        257    F-VF NH, taken from a strip/3, copy of 2018 PFC for strip/3 (Scott $475 VF, $300 for F-VF).................    $275

         706    **        258    VF-XF NH, beautifully balanced stamp with rich color and with no gum bends or skips which

                                            usually plague this issue. (Scott $850 VF, $1275 VF-XF) w/2002 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $799

         709    **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. (9 higher) but only

                                            2 of them are JUMBOS. Post office fresh w/1982 PFC & 2010 PSE.................................. Enlarged Photo $2195

         710    *           261    VF-XF LH, trivial corner crease seen in fluid only, (Scott $1000) w/2018 PSE Certificate........................    $375

         711    *           261    Almost VF LH, three large margins, (Scott $100) post office fresh w/2018 PF Certificate .......................    $595

         712    *GC     261    XF LH, beautifully centered with very large margins. Deep dark black color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1500) w/1988 & 2009 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $1250

         713    *GC     261    SUPERB LH, a perfectly centered stamp with large margins and full even perfs all

                                            around. Wide margins for this issue on crisp bright white paper. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $3350) Scarce as only 3 share this grade with 9 higher. This has a

                                            2006 PFC (95) and a 2007 PSE also graded (95).  Fault free GEM................................... Enlarged Photo $2895  

         714    *GC  261A    VF+ VLH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100) w/1982 & 2012 PFC............ Enlarged Photo $1495

         715    *GC  261A    VF-XF LH, post office fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2650) w/2013 PSE Cert......... Enlarged Photo $1895

         716    *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 $2095

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 grade at $4000, w/1999 & 2001 PFC(90)...................... Enlarged Photo $3595                   

         718    **     261A    VF+ 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 $4250

         719    **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 Certificate ............. (BACK COVER) $8395

         721    *           263    Almost VF , unused, no gum, extremely fresh with rich color, (Scott $2100 VF, $1400 F-VF)...................    $750                  

         722    **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 F-VF, $4900 for Fine) w/2016 PF Certificate ............................... $3195

         723    *           263    Nearly VF OG LH, three ever large margins. Post office fresh with great color and

                                            vivid impression. (Scott $4000 for VF), w/2000 PSE Certificate  ....................................... Enlarged Photo $2195                  

         724    *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 ...................... Enlarged Photo $4995

         725    *           263    XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. a fabulous and eye catching example, beautifully

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

                                            centered and fault free, (Scott $7250 for XF value) 2017 PSE Certificate  ..... (Inside BACK COVER) $4995                   

 

       1895 BUREAU ISSUES (watermarked)

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

         726    **        264    XF-S NH, large margins, beautifully centered, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $275 for XF-S)....................      $95

         727    **        266    F-VF NH, very fresh, taken from a plate block/6, color copy of 2015 PFC for plate block , (Scott $120)    $60

         728    **        266    VF-XF NH, extremely fresh, rich color, copy of plate block/6, (lower right)  (Scott $210 for VF-XF).......    $175

         729    **GC  266    VF-XF NH imprint, (Graded VF-XF 85) color copy  2015 PFC for plate block, (Scott $210 for VF-XF).. $200

         730    **GC  266    XF NH PL# (looks XF) (Graded VF-XF 85)  copy  2015 PFC for plate block, (Scott $210 for VF-XF)   .. $220

         731    **        267    XF-S NH PL#, very large margins with no gum bends or skips, gorgeous color , choice this nice!..............      $75

         733    **        269    F-VF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125).....................................................................      $60

         734    **        269    XF NH, well centered, post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125 VF, $300 for XF).........    $195                  

         735    **GC  269    XF-S NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90XQ) w/2005 PSE & 2011 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $375

         736    **GC  269    XF-S NH bottom imprint, beautifully centered, post office fresh with immaculate gum, not

                                            a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1250) w/2018 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $995

         737    **        270    VF NH, very fresh, taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF)......................    $100

         738    **        270    VF-XF NH with top imprint, taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF).....    $140

         739    **        270    VF-XF NH PL#, taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF)...........................    $160

         740    **GC  270    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $300) 1987 PFC & 2018 PSE... Enlarged Photo   $295

         742    *GC     272    XF VLH in lower right corner only, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2017 PFC............................................      $75

         743    *GC     272    XF VLH, appears never hinged!, rich color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) 1988 PFC & 2018 PSAG ......    $100

         744    **        272    VF NH, beautifully balanced, deep color, extremely fresh, with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $210)....    $135

         745    *GC     272    XF-S VLH (looks never hinged at first glance) PL# with deep color and impression.    

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $225+) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...............................................................................    $160

         746    **GC  272    VF-XF NH, unusually large margins and deep dark intense color. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (Scott values VF-XF at $325) (SMQ $325) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $295               

         747    **GC  272    XF NH with imprint, very deep color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend.

                                            or skip. (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 at $700) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $550

         749    **        273    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $280)................      $99

         750    *           273    Nearly VF LH , deep color, very fresh, (Scott $95)..............................................................................................      $55

         753    *           274    VF-XF LH, large margins and deep dark vivid blue shade, (Scott $210 VF, $275 for VF-XF)...................    $225

         754    **GC  274    XF NH, deep shade (Graded XF 90) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $1450) 2016 PFC... Enlarged Photo $1250

         758    o           276    Almost VF light cancel, (Scott $95)........................................................................................................................      $50  

         759    o           276    XF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $100 VF, $325 XF).....................................................................    $150

         761    *           276    F-VF LH, deep impression, very fresh, (Scott $600) w/2000 PF Certificate  ...............................................    $299

         762    *GC     276    VF OG (hinged but no hinge remnant), deep color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) w/2018 PFC.................    $499

         763    **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 $1495

         764    o        276A    VF, light face-free cancel, tough stamp to find this nice, fault free (Scott $200)   ........................................    $180

         765    *        276A    VF LH, post office fresh on clean fresh paper, fault free (Scott $1250).............................. Enlarged Photo   $950

         766    *GC  276A    XF VLH PL#, post office fresh as this came from a horizontal strip of 3, this being the

                                            right stamp. (Graded XF 90 for strip/3) (SMQ $2500) 2015 PSE (original cert for strip) Enlarged Photo $1750

         767    *        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 $2295                      

         769    oGC     277    VF-XF, large margins with the lightest of cancellation. Beautifully centered on

                                            clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $525 for 85) w/2017 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $425

         770    oGC  277a    XF, this is the scarcer dark blue shade. Beautifully centered with a light cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) Scarce, for comparison the PSE has only graded 5 at 90 and

                                            NONE higher.  (Scott $725 for XF value) (SMQ $1000) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $750

         771    *           277    VF VLH, gorgeous color and extremely fresh, (Scott $900) w/1996 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $599

         772    *GC     277    VF+ LH, deep color (Graded VF 80) looks like a 85, (Scott $900) w/2017 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $799

         773    *GC     277    VF LH, deep rich shade, (Graded VF 80) w/1979 PFC & w/2018 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $850

         774    *           277    XF VLH, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Scott $1100 for VF-XF, $1500 for XF) w/1985 & 2014 PF Certificate   ......................... Enlarged Photo   $900

         776    oGC     278    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel. Looks more like a XF than VF-XF.

                                            Rich color and impression! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $775 for 85) w/2018 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $699

         777    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 $1095

         778    oGC     278    XF, a stunning used single with a very light face-free cancel PURPLE cancel.

                                            Almost looks unused, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250 + purple) 2007 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1195 

         780    *           278    VF VLH, looks never hinged, (Scott $2000) w/1983 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................. Enlarged Photo $1495               

         781    *GC     278    VF VLH with top imprint, incredibly deep vivid color and beautifully centered .

                                            (Graded VF 80) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate (Scott $2000 for VF)............................ Enlarged Photo $1650

 

                                                                                  1898 BUREAU ISSUES (new colors)

 

         783    **GC  279    XF NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $100+) w/2018 PF Certificate ....................    $100

         787    **GC 279Bc  XF for this OG LH (Graded VF-XF 85) This is the scarcer rose-carmine shade.

                                            Scott values a 85 grade at $375. scarce this nice, w/2018 PSAG Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo   $350

         788    **   279Bg    VF NH, post office fresh, taken from a strip/3, (left stamp) (Scott $165) 2017 PSE (color copy strip/3)    $150

         789    **   279Bg    VF-XF NH, taken from a strip/3, (middle stamp) (Scott $300 VF-XF)  2017 PSE (color copy strip/3).....    $275

         794    *           282    XF LH, beautifully centered, rich color, very fresh, (Scott $45 VF, $75 XF)..................................................      $55

         796    **GC  282    XF-S NH, a spectacular stamp, rarely found in this high quality. Gorgeous color with no gum

                                            bends or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1400) Scarce this nice as only 8 share this grade

                                            and only 7 ever graded higher with 2001 PFC & w/2005 PSE Certificate(95) ................. Enlarged Photo $1395

         797    **        283    F-VF NH, gorgeous deep rich color, (Scott $450) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...................................................    $199

 

         799    *           283    VF NH, three very tiny gum skips, bright and fresh (Scott $450)......................................................................    $199

         800    **        283    Almost VF NH PL#, extremely fresh, (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................................    $250

         801    **GC  283    VF NH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .....................................    $360

         805    **GC  284    XF-S NH, a phenomenal example and very scarce in this condition.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) a high end 95. Only 5 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

 

         807    **        285    VF-XF NH, (Scott $70 VF, $120 VF-XF)...............................................................................................................      $65

         808    **        285    XF NH, very large margins, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $210 for XF)..........................    $150

         809    oGC     286    XF, beautifully centered with deep intense color. Much scarcer this nice in used than

                                            mint. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $175) w/2011 PSE Certificate ............................................... Enlarged Photo   $150                

         811    **        286    XF NH, wide margins, rich color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $100 VF-XF, $210 XF).............................    $100 

         812    **        286    XF NH, very large margins, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, shows guideline at top perfs..............    $120

         813    **        286    XF NH PL#, stunning color with no gum bends or skips, large margins, (Scott $210 for XF)......................    $150

         816    **GC  286    XF-S NH with full bottom imprint (can easily be removed by us if interested) Large margins

                                            with no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $650 for 95) w/2018 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo   $599

         817    oGC     287    XF, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and very large margins all around.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) only 10 share this grade, 7 graded higher, w/2010 PSE Certificate.............    $125

         819    oGC     288    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2007 PSE Certificate ..................    $120

         821    *GC     288    VF+ LH, large margins, deep color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $100) w/2018 PSAG Certificate....................      $95

         823    **        288    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $250)................    $125

         824    **        288    VF NH, beautifully centered, fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $250)                      $150

         825    **        288    VF NH, three large even margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $250) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .........    $175                

         830    **        290    VF NH, post office fresh, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $380)............................    $275                

         831    **GC  290    VF NH PL#, deep dark shade, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $450) w/2017 PF Certificate ..    $340

 

         832    **        290    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and with not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (Scott $380 VF, $575 VF-XF) w/1996, 2012 & 2017 PF Certificates  ...... Enlarged Photo   $350

         833    oGC     291    XF, deep rich color with a neat double oval Registry cancel. Large and beautifully

                                            centered margins. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $475 for XF) (SMQ $500) w/2016 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $350 

         834    o           291    XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $475 for XF) w/2018 PSAG ...    $400

         836    o           292    VF, lightly canceled, extremely fresh, (Scott $700) w/2013 PF Certificate ..................................................    $499

         837    oGC     292    VF-XF, large margins, lightly canceled (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $725) w/2017 PF Certificate...................    $550

         838    oGC     292    VF, lightly cancels, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $700) w/2018 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo   $650

         839    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 $1095

         840    *GC     292    VF, unused, no gum, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800 for VF no gum) w/2003 PSE...........    $650  

         841    *           292    VF LH, post office fresh (Scott $1400) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................................................... $1095

         844    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) with both 2009 & 2013 PFC(90) (SMQ $2500)........................................ Enlarged Photo $1995

         845    *           293    VF LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, color copy 2016 PFC for block/4 (Scott $1800) ... Enlarged Photo $1495

         846    *GC     293    VF LH, large margins for this issue and gorgeous color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1800) extremely fresh, w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo $1695

         847    *           293    VF-XF LH, deep rich color and beautifully centered. Post office fresh in all respects.

                                            (Scott $1800 VF, $2150 for VF-XF) w/2011 PSE Certificate ............................................. Enlarged Photo $1895  

 

                                                                                         1901 PAN AMERICAN ISSUES

 

         849    **  294-99    F-VF NH set, all extremely fresh, (Scott $957).................................................................................... Ex Photo   $349               

         850    **        294    VF-XF NH, “sinking ship” variety, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................................      $90

         851    **        294    XF NH, large margins, deep color, no gum bends or skips, shows guideline at left, (Scott $110 for XF)...      $75 

         854    **        295    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $110 for XF).............      $75

         855    **GC  295    XF NH, stunning color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $110) w/2018 PF Certificate ..............................................      $95

         856    **GC  295    XF NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $110+) w/2013 PSE Certificate .................      $95

         857    **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   $350                   

         858    **GC  295    SUPERB NH with bottom margin. A magnificent example with huge even margins (rare on

                                            this issue) (Graded Superb 98) (SMQ $1300), w/2018 PSAG Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo $1095

         860    **        296    F-VF NH, rich color, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $170 VF, $110 F-VF)........................      $75                  

         862    oGC     297    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), deep color (SMQ $55) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................      $35

         863    **        297    VF NH, extremely fresh, rich color, (Scott $180).................................................................................................    $150

         864    **GC  297    XF for this, beautifully centered  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $275) w/2018 PSAG Cert Enlarged Photo   $250

         865    *           298    VF-XF LH, very nicely centered, extremely fresh,  (Scott $90 VF, $105 VF-XF)..........................................      $70

         866    **        298    F-VF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $230 VF, $150 F-VF).........................................    $110

         867    **        298    VF NH, post office fresh (Scott $230)....................................................................................................................    $145   

         868    **GC  298    VF NH PL# (Graded VF 80) immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $230+) 2007 PFC $175   

         869    **GC  298    XF-S NH but (Graded XF-S 90) high end 90 (SMQ $500) w/2018 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $375               

         870    **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/2009 PSE Certificate  ...... Enlarged Photo $1095

         871    **        299    VF-XF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a vertical pair (top stamp) No gum

                                            bends or skips, w/2017 PF Certificate  original cert for pair (Scott $300 for VF).........................................    $275

         872    **GC  299    VF-XF NH, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $300) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...................................    $285

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

                                            Hard stamp to find nicer, w/2010 PSE Certificate  ............................................................... Enlarged Photo   $675