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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

               

                                                                                                      1881-1888 ISSUES

 

         556    o           205    XF JUMBO, very light cancel...................................................................................................................................      $30

         558    *           205    VF-XF, OG, hinged but no hinge remnant, well centered and very fresh, (Scott $240 for VF)....................    $150 

         559    *           206    Nearly VF OG LH, bright blue shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $70)..................................................................      $45  

         560    *           206    VF-XF OG LH, lovely color, (Scott $70 VF, $95 for VF-XF) w/2005 PSE Certificate ...............................      $55

         561    **        206    Fine+ OG NH, post office fresh with bright color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225 for VF)..................      $60

         562    **        206    VF OG NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225)...........................................................    $185

         563    **        206    VF+ OG NH, bright and fresh (Scott $225)...........................................................................................................    $199                       

         564    o           207    XF huge “JUMBO,” margins, light target cancel, scarce this nice!...................................................................      $40

         565    **        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)...........................................................    $110

         566    *           208    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh, always a tough stamp to find, fault free (Scott $750 VF, $500 F-VF).....    $295

         567    *        208a    Nearly VF OG LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, color copy of 1998 PFC for block/4 , (Scott $500).......    $275               

         568    **GC 208a   VF-XF OG NH, post office fresh with unusually large margins for this issue. Not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Scott $1750 for VF, $2650 VF-XF) w/2014 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1495

         569    **GC  209    VF NH, post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $475) w/2006 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $475

         570    oGC     210    XF “JUMBO,  neat target cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $550) w/2008 PSE Certificate .............      $50

         571    oGC     210    XF, beautifully centered with a central target cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $75) 2012 PSE Certificate     $65

         573    **        210    F-VF+ NH, 3 large margins, very fresh, (Scott $135 VF, $90 F-VF).................................................................      $55

         574    **        210    VF+ OG NH, extremely fresh, deep rich color and impression, (Scott $135)..................................................    $120

         576    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   $150

         577    **        211    F-VF OG NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $800) w/2015 PSE Certificate .................    $350

         578    **        211    Nearly VF OG NH, large stamp, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $800) w/1994 & 2018 PFC......................    $495                  

         579    **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  $750

         580    *           212    VF-XF OG LH, well centered, bright and fresh (Scott $90)................................................................................      $50

         581    *           212    XF VLH, looks never hinged, (Scott $80 for XF)  w/1992 PF Certificate .....................................................      $80               

         582    **        212    F-VF OG NH, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $290 VF, $180 F-VF)...................................    $150 

         583    **        212    VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, (upper right stamp) with no gum

                                            bends or skips. w/2015 PF Certificate (original cert for block/4) ........................................ Enlarged Photo   $295

         585    oGC     213    XF, very lightly canceled (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65) w/2008 PSE Certificate   ........................................      $50

         586    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 ...........................................      $70

         587    oGC     213    XF-S huge “JUMBO,” (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $225) only 13 higher, w/2013 PSE..... Enlarged Photo   $150

         588    *           213    SUPERB LH, mathematically perfectly centered with large margins, (Scott $80 XF, $170 XF-S)............      $75 

         589    **        213    VF-XF OG NH, beautifully centered with large margins, (Scott $185 for VF-XF) w/2012 PSE..................    $175

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

         592    **        214    VF OG NH, well centered, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $180 VF, $260 VF-XF).............      $85

         593    **GC  214    VF OG NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $200) w/2018 PSAG .............    $190

         594    **        214    VF-XF OG NH, gorgeous color, very large margins (Scott $260 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate $225

         595    **        214    VF-XF NH w/top imprint, beautifully centered with lovely color and sharp vivid

                                            impression. (Scott $260 VF-XF) w/1996 & 2014 PF Certificates  ...................................... Enlarged Photo   $250

         597    *GC     215    VF-XF OG LH, very well centered for this issue (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2018 PSAG Cert $275

         598    *           215    VF-XF OG LH, very large margins with stunning color, extremely fresh, (Scott $260 for VF-XF).............    $250

         599    **        215    VF OG NH, deep vivid shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $525) w/2018 PF Cert ...... Enlarged Photo   $450

         600    **GC  215    VF OG NH, gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF 80) w/2016 PSE Certificate, only 6 share this grade only 19 NH higher..... Enlarged Photo   $550

         601    *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   $450

         602    *GC     216    VF-XF OG VLH (Graded VF-XF 85) looks NH with tiny gum skip. Deep intense

                                            color. (SMQ $350) beautifully centered , w/2016 PSAG Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo   $325

         603    *GC     216    XF OG LH “JUMBO,” a stunning mint single with huge balanced margins and

                                            incredible deep dark intense shade. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $525) 2004 & 2009 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $499

         604    **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   $950

         606    *           217    VF-XF OG LH, very large margins (XF for this issue) (Scott $375 VF-XF, $550 for XF).............................    $350 

         607    **GC  217    F-VF OG NH. Incredible deep intense color and post office fresh. A scarce stamp to find

                                            in never hinged condition! (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $900) (SMQ $675) w/2018 PFC...............................    $595 

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

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

                                            and w/2007 PSE Certificate(85) scarce this nice (SMQ $1500).......................................... Enlarged Photo $1450

         609    **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..................... (see BACK COVER) $2495               

         610    o           218    VF-XF JUMBO, light cancel (Scott $325 for VF-XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ...............................................    $200

         611    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   $500

         612    *           218    F-VF OG LH, gorgeous color, post office fresh fault free (Scott $850 VF, $575 F-VF)................................    $325

         613    *GC     218    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with large margins. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $1250) with both w/1989 & 2017 PF Certificates ..................................................... Enlarged Photo   $995

         614    *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 $1595

         615    *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 BACK COVER) $1895

 

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

 

                                                                                                  1890-1893 ISSUES

 

         616    oGC     219    SUPERB, strong color (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $125) w/2013 PSE Certificate .........................................      $75

         617    oGC     219    SUPERB, light cancel, bright color (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PSE Certificate ...................    $100

         618    **        219    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $120 VF-XF) 2007 PSE $99

         619    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   $275

         620    *        219D    VF LH, rich color, fresh, (Scott $160).....................................................................................................................    $100

         621    **GC 219D  VF-XF LH, deep lake shade (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $300) w/2014 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $250

         622    **GC 219D  VF NH, extremely fresh, few tiny gum skips, not mentioned on certificate.

                                            Bright and fresh, fault free (Scott $500) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................................... Enlarged Photo   $395

         623    **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   $995

         624    oGC     220    XF-S “JUMBO,” huge stamp (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $160) w/2017 PSAG Cert. ..................................      $99

         625    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   $275

         626    **        220    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color , no gum bends or skips, (Scott $60 VF, $100 VF-XF)........................................      $75

         627    **      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  ................................................................    $250

         628    **      220a    VF-XF NH , a wonderful example of this difficult and scarce “cap on left 2” variety.

                                            Gorgeous color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $600 for VF-XF) w/2018 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $550

         630    **        221    F-VF NH, gorgeous color with no gum bends or skips, very fresh, (Scott $175 VF, $105 F-VF).................      $70     

         631    **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   $595

         632    **        222    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $240 VF, $150 F-VF)..................................    $110                    

         633    **GC  222    VF-XF NH, post office fresh and quite difficult to obtain this nice and NH.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $625) with 1984 PFC & w/2006 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo   $550               

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $175) only 4 share this grade, 8 higher, w/2012 PSE Cert........ Enlarged Photo   $150

         635    **        223    VF NH, gorgeous color , three very large balanced margins, (Scott $185)......................................................    $125

         636    **        223    VF NH, nicely centered, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $185) w/2018 PF Certificate ................................    $175  

         637    **GC  223    XF NH, beautifully centered with rich color and immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $675) hard to find this nice and NH, w/2018 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $595 

         638    **        224    Nearly VF NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $190).....................................................      $90

         639    *GC     224    XF LH, beautifully centered, radiant color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $150) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .....    $125

         640    *GC     224    XF LH “JUMBO,” deep color (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $200) w/2018 PSE Certificate .............................    $199                   

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $375) w/2003 PSE Certificate and with a 2017 PF Certificate ...................    $250

         642    **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  ...................................................................    $275

         643    **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   $395

         644    **GC  224    XF-S 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   $550

         646    **        225    VF-XF NH, well centered, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $250 for VF-XF) w/2018 PF Certificate .........    $195

         647    **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   $375

         648    **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 BACK COVER) $1895

         649    o           226    XF, huge JUMBO margins, deep color, extremely fresh, scarce this nice!!......................................................      $40

         650    **        226    F-VF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $475 for VF, $295 for F-VF).........................................................................    $175

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) Difficult to find this nice, (SMQ $500) 1995 & 2018 PF Certificates  . Enlarged Photo   $425

         652    **GC  227    VF NH, extremely fresh with deep intense blue color. Immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $750) w/1999 & 2007 PFC............................... Enlarged Photo   $499

         653    **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   $625

         654    oGC     228    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) 5 share the grade, 9 higher (SMQ $175) w/2009 PSE...............    $135

         656    **        228    F-VF NH PL#, fresh, taken from a strip/4, color copy of 2007 PFC for strip/4  (Scott $850).....................    $450

         657    **        228    FVF+ NH, fresh, taken from a strip/4, 2007 PFC for strip/4, (original cert for strip/4)  (Scott $850).........    $500

         658    **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   $995               

         659    **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

         660    **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

                                            & 2001 & 2007 PSE(90)   Only 9 share this grade, 14 higher (SMQ $3100)... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995

         661    **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)............. (BACK COVER) $7295

         662    oGC     229    VF-XF (Graded VF 80) neat circular date cancel (SMQ $160) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...........................    $140

         663    o           229    F, very large margins with a neat New York town cancel, w/2018 PF Certificate .......................................    $190               

         664    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......................... Enlarged Photo   $895

         665    *           229    VF VLH, looks NH, brilliant color, (Scott $450) 2001 PF Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo   $450                

         666    *GC     229    VF-XF LH, deep intense color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $720) 2018 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $625

         667    **GC  229    F-VF NH, gorgeous color and post office fresh with no gum bends or skips.

                                            Scarce in never hinged condition. (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $1350) (SMQ $1100)

                                            with both a 1976 PFC and w/2018 PSAG Certificates   ...................................................... Enlarged Photo   $850

         668    **        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   $995  

         669    *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   $895

 

                                                                                       1893 COLUMBIAN ISSUES

               

         670    * P      230-45 P4  XF-S, beautiful set of card proofs, all with gorgeous color and nice margins, (Scott $2100).............. $1495

         671    **        230    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep color, no gum bends or skips, and large margins............................      $50

         672    **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   $425

         673    **GC  231    XF NH, rich color and impression, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $130) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................      $89


         675    *           232    VF-XF LH in corner only, beautifully centered, (Scott $42.50 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate   ..      $35

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

         677    **        232    F-VF NH, deep shade, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $97.50) copy of block/4 enclosed................... $37.50

         678    **        232    VF+ NH, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $97.50) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..........................................      $75

         679    **        232    VF-XF NH with large margins, bright and fresh no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125 for VF-XF)...............      $85 

         680    **GC  232    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $135) no gum bends or skips, w/2018 PSAG Certificate  ..........    $110

         681    **GC  232    XF NH, deep color (Graded XF 90) (Scott $190 for 90) 2018 PSAG (SMQ $185).....................................    $150                    $175

         682    **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  $575

         683    **        233    VF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, taken from a block/4, copy block/4, (Scott $140)............      $60

         684    **GC  233    VF NH, deep shade (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $150) no gum bends or skips, w/2018 PSE Certificate .......    $125

         685    **GC  233    VF+ NH “JUMBO,  (Graded VF 80J) (SMQ $185) no gum bends or skips, w/2018 PSE Certificate ...    $150

         686    **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 PSE Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo   $325

         689    **        234    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $140)......................................................................      $50                

         690    **GC  234    XF NH but (Graded VF-XF 85) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $260) w/2003 PSE Certificate ...............    $225

         691    **GC  234    VF-XF NH, large margins and beautifully centered with immaculate gum, not a

                                            single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $260) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..............................    $250

         692    **GC  234    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $450 for XF) w/2008 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo  $325

         694    **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  $699

         695    *           235    VF LH, lovely red-violet shade, fresh, (Scott $50)...............................................................................................      $35

         696    **        235    VF NH, intense color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $140) w/2005 PSE Certificate ..........................    $125

         697    **        235    XF NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $ 375 for XF) w/2018 PFC .......... Enlarged Photo   $250

         698    **        235    XF NH, bright and fresh, no bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) 2018 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $325

         699    o           236    XF, nice central target cancel, beautifully centered with rich color, (Scott $60 XF).....................................      $25

         700    **        236    Almost VF NH, fairly large stamp, gorgeous color (Scott $140).......................................................................      $79

         701    **        236    VF NH, post office fresh, gorgeous color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $180) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........    $140

         702    **GC  236    VF-XF NH, deep vivid color with unusually large margins for this issue.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $225) w/2003 PSE and w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $225

         703    **GC  236    XF-S NH, large margins with gorgeous color on lily white paper. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (Scott $1200 for 95 grade) no gum bends or skips, w/2018 PSAG Certificate  ............... Enlarged Photo $1195

         704    *           237    VF-XF LH, deep shade, well centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $90 for VF)....................................................      $70

         705    *           237    XF VLH, large margins, beautifully centered , (Scott $90 VF, $170 for XF)..................................................    $100

         706    **        237    F-VF NH, deep shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $250)..........................................................................................      $90                   

         707    **        237    VF NH, deep shade, post office fresh (Scott $250) w/2003 PSE Certificate ...............................................    $175

         708    **        237    VF+ NH, three very large margins, (Scott $250) color copy of 2018 PFC for strip/4 ..................................    $200

         709    **        237    XF NH, large margins, (Scott $525 for XF) w/2018 PFC for strip/4, (original cert)   ........ Enlarged Photo   $375

         711    o           238    XF, beautifully centered, deep color, (Scott $225 for XF) w/2012 PFC & 2018 PSE Certificate.............    $175

         712    *           238    VF LH, extremely fresh, (Scott $200)....................................................................................................................    $150

         713    **        238    Nearly VF NH, post office fresh (Scott $600) w/2018 PSE Certificate .........................................................    $350

         714    **        238    VF NH, deep color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $600) w/1995 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $450

         715    *GC     238    XF-S VLH in upper right corner , beautifully centered. A very tough stamp to find

                                            this nice. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $750) w/2018 PSE Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         716    **GC  239    VF-XF NH, deep dark intense shade, beautifully centered with immaculate gum, not

                                            a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $850 for 85 grade) 2015 PFC...... Enlarged Photo  $750               

         717    **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 $1050

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

                                            (SMQ $450) accompanied by both w/1992 & 2018 PF Certificates   ..........................................................    $375

         719    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   $375

         720    *GC     240    VF+ VLH, beautifully centered and almost looks NH (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $475)

                                            Deep color and impression with both 2003 & 2017 PF Certificates .................................. Enlarged Photo   $450

         721    *GC     240    XF LH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725) hard to find in XF, w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo   $695 

         722    **        240    VF-XF NH, a post office fresh example with not a single gum bend or skip. Quite

                                            difficult to find in never hinged! (Scott $1850 for VF-XF) w/1991 PFC & 2016 PSE..... Enlarged Photo $1750

         723    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   $625

         725    *           241    VF-XF, unused, no gum, stunning color, beautifully centered (Scott $500 VF, $600 VF-XF).....................    $375

         726    *           241    F-VF LH, lovely bright color (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $1000 VF, $675 F-VF) w/2007 PF Certificate $495

         727    *GC     241    VF LH gorgeous color  (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1000) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $895

         728    *GC     241    VF-XF VLH, deep vivid color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1300)

                                            Post office fresh with both 1983 & 2008 PF Certificates(85).............................................. Enlarged Photo $1195  

         729    *           241    XF LH, brilliant color on bright white paper and sharp proof-like impression .

                                            Lightly hinged just once at top, w/1995 & 2018 PF Certificates  ....................................... Enlarged Photo $1395

         730    *GC     241    XF VLH, a fabulous example with stunning color on crisp clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) post office fresh GEM w/2018 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo $1595  

         731    **        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 and 2016 PSE(single) RARE in NH..... Enlarged Photo $2495

         732    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   $499

         733    *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 .................................................................    $499

         734    o           243    VF-XF, neat New York double oval postmark, (Scott $750) w/2017 PF Certificate  .................................    $699

         736    *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 $2495

         737    *           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 $3995

         738    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)

                                            Scarce as only 7 share this grade with 1 higher. (SMQ $6500) w/2004 PSE ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $4750

         739    *           244    VF, expertly regummed, appears OG NH, Gorgeous color (Scott $1000 for no gum)..................................    $599

         740    *           244    Nearly VF LH, lovely bright “crimson-rose” shade, (Scott $2000) w/1989 PFC............... Enlarged Photo $1499

         741    *GC     244    VF LH, gorgeous  rose-carmine” shade (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2000) w/2007 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $1895

         742    **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) ................................................... $3150

         743    **GC  244    XF LH, a magnificent example with deep dark crimson lake shade. Large balanced

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

                                            16 LH copies have graded higher. w/2004 & 2018 PSE Certificates ................................ Enlarged Photo $3995

         744    o           245    XF-S “P” in oval postmark, tiny thin seen in fluid only, beautifully centered (Scott $1150).......................    $595

         747    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 $1195

         748    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) w/1980 PFC and 2003 & 2015 PSE certs.............. (FRONT COVER) $6500 

         750    **        245    F-VF NH, post office fresh, very scarce in NH condition, (Scott $9500) w/2018 PFC .... Enlarged Photo $4995               

         751    *           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 $2295

         752    *GC     245    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color and impression!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3250) w/1979 PFC & w/2018 PSE Certificate . (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995

               

                                                                              1894 BUREAU ISSUES (NO WATERMARK)

 

         753    **        246    VF-XF NH, large margins, darker ultramarine share, very fresh (Scott $145 for VF-XF).............................      $99

         754    **        246    VF-XF NH, very large margins, bright ultramarine shade, (Scott $145 for VF-XF).......................................    $125

         755    **        246    VF-XF+ NH, huge margins, taken from a strip/3 color copy of strip/3 also enclosed...................................    $150

         756    **        247    VF NH, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175)..........................................................................      $90 

         758    **        247    VF-XF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $310 for VF-XF)

                                            Accompanied by three certificates:  2000, 2007 & 2018 PFC............................................. Enlarged Photo   $299

         759    **        248    VF-XF NH, incredible color with large margins, natural spotty gum for this issue.........................................      $75

         760    **GC  248    XF NH beautifully centered with light gum disturbance (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $260) w/2005 PSE........    $199

         761    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   $475

         763    **        249    VF NH, deep vivid shade, post office fresh (Scott $450) w/2000 PF Certificate ........................................    $350

         765    *GC     249    SUPERB LH, a magnificent example and very rare in this top grade. Deep intense shade!!!

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) This is the sole example graded 95 LH, only 2 ever graded higher.

                                            Even NH is scarce in 98 as only 1 NH at 98 and 2 NH higher, w/2018 PSE... (Inside FRONT COVER)   $995

         766    **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 $3500

         768    *        250a    VF, LH, lovely rose shade, undervalued at $36...................................................................................................      $40

         769    *           251    F-VF LH, bright and fresh (Scott $375 VF, $250 for F-VF)...............................................................................    $150

         770    **        251    F-VF NH, gorgeous color , post office fresh (Scott $1200) w/2018 PF Certificate .....................................    $595

         772    **        252    F-VF NH, nicely centered for this issue, intense color, very fresh, (Scott $400 VF, $260 F-VF)..................    $175

         773    **GC  252    VF-XF NH PL#, radiant color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $575 for 85 grade) w/2018 PF Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $575 

         774    *           253    F-VF NH, deep color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $325 VF, $210 F-VF)............................................    $129  

         775    **        253    VF-XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525) w/2007 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $495

         776    *           254    F-VF VLH, extremely fresh, (Scott $190 VF, $120 for F-VF)............................................................................      $75

         777    **        254    F-VF NH, post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $600 VF, $375 F-VF)..................................    $225

         778    **GC  254    VF+ NH PL#, large margins (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $525) w/2014 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $475

         779    *           255    VF VLH, beautifully centered, gorgeous color extremely fresh, (Scott $110)................................................      $95

         780    **        255    Nearly VF NH three nice large balanced margins, gorgeous color, fresh, (Scott $325).................................    $150

         781    **        255    VF NH, well balanced, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2011 PSE for pair, (Scott $325)..................    $225

         783    **GC  256    XF NH, a very scarce stamp to find in this condition. Gorgeous color with no gum skips (which

                                            are common on this stamp) Nice even perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1150 for 90)

                                            (SMQ also $1150) w/1994, 2006 and a new Nov.2018 PF Certificate(90).... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1150

         784    *           257    XF LH, very large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $200 for VF-XF, $260 for XF) choice stamp!............    $199   

         785    **        257    F-VF NH, taken from a strip/3, copy of 2018 PFC for strip/3 (Scott $475 VF, $300 for F-VF).................    $250

         786    **        257    VF NH PL#, taken from a plate block (photocopy of 2001 plate block) (Scott $475)................................    $295   

         787    **GC  257    VF-XF NH PL#, beautifully centered with large margins for this issue. Gorgeous color

                                            and vivid impression. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $700 for 85) w/2018 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $650 

         789    *           258    XF LH, beautifully centered and a very difficult stamp to find this well centered and

                                            fault free! Rich color and impression, (Scott $275 VF, $480 for XF) w/2004 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $450 

         790    **        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   $750

         791    *GC     259    XF LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color on bright white margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $500) only 7 share the grade,7 higher (3 NH higher) 2004 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $495

         793    *           260    VF LH, gorgeous color, post office fresh (Scott $475) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .......................................    $375

         794    *GC     260    VF LH, beautifully centered, stunning color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $500) 2018 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $450  

         795    **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 ................... Enlarged Photo   $850

         796    **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 Certificate............ Enlarged Photo $2200

         797    *           261    VF-XF LH, trivial corner crease seen in fluid only, (Scott $1000) w/2018 PSE Certificate........................    $350

         798    *           261    F-VF LH, extremely fresh on clean white paper, fault free (Scott $1000 VF, $675 F-VF)...........................    $399 

         799    *           261    Almost VF LH, three large margins, (Scott $1000) post office fresh w/2018 PF Certificate ....................    $550

         801    *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 $2850

         802    *        261A    Nearly VF, OG HR with small thin, (shows in fluid only) nicely centered (Scott $2100)..............................    $495

         803    *GC  261A    VF+ VLH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100) w/1982 & 2012 PFC........................................ $1395

         804    *GC  261A    VF-XF LH, post office fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2650) w/2013 PSE Cert......... Enlarged Photo $1795

         805    *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 $1995

         806    *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 $3595

         807    **     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 $3995                   

         809    **     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 $4195

         810    **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 .......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7995

         811    *           263    Almost VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh with rich color, (Scott $2100 VF, $1400 F-VF)....................    $695                  

         812    **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 ............................... $2995

         813    *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/2016 PFC ......... Enlarged Photo $4995

         814    *           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  ..................... Enlarged Photo $4500                  

 

       1895 BUREAU ISSUES (watermarked)

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         815    **GC  264    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $40) w/2018 PSE Certificate ...........................................................      $40

         816    **        264    XF NH, large margins, beautifully centered, no gum bends or skips, ..............................................................      $75

         817    **        265    VF NH with bottom imprint, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $105).............................................................      $95

         818    **GC  265    XF-S NH, a truly magnificent example and very scarce to obtain in this high grade.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Large margins with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (SMQ $950)

                                            It’s been years since I offered one this nice! w/1996 PFC & 2018 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $895

         819    **        266    F-VF NH, fresh, taken from a plate block/6, color copy of 2015 PSE for plate block/6 (Scott $120)......      $75   

         820    *           266    VF+ NH, extremely fresh, rich color, copy of plate block/6, (lower right) (Scott $210 for VF-XF).............    $150

         822    **GC  266    XF NH PL# (looks XF) (Graded VF-XF 85)  copy  2015 PFC for plate block, (Scott $210 for VF-XF)   .. $200

         823    **     266-7    XF NH, combination pair, deep dark intense color, quite difficult to find. Fresh taken

                                            from a block/4 (top pair) color copy of 2010 PFC for block/4 (Scott $600)  2010 PSE. Enlarged Photo   $595

         824    **        267    XF NH, beautifully centered ...................................................................................................................................      $30

         825    **        267    XF-S NH PL#, very large margins with no gum bends or skips, gorgeous color, choice this nice!...............      $65

         826    **        268    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $115 VF, $67.50 F-VF).......................................      $50

         827    **        268    VF-XF NH, beautifully centered with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $115 VF, $175 VF-XF).....................    $125

         828    **        269    F-VF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125).....................................................................      $50

         829    **        269    XF NH, well centered, post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $125 VF, $300 for XF).........    $175                  

         830    **GC  269    XF-S NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90XQ) w/2005 PSE & 2011 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $350

         831    **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   $950

         832    **GC  270    VF+ NH, large stamp, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $105) w/2018 PSAG Certificate    $100

         833    **        270    VF-XF NH with top imprint, taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF).....    $125

         834    **        270    VF-XF NH PL#, taken from a strip/3, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, (Scott $165 VF-XF)...........................    $150

         835    *           271    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $160) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................    $150

         836    **        271    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $360) 2016 PFC (original cert for block/4) ......    $185

         837    **        271    Almost VF NH, rich color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $360 VF).................................................................    $185

         838    **GC  271    VF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $360) w/2015 PSAG Certificate .........................    $325

         839    oGC     272    XF-S, beautifully centered, light face-free cancel (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $150 for 95 grade...................    $150

         840    *GC     272    XF VLH in lower right corner only, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2017 PFC............................................      $70

         842    **        272    VF NH, beautifully balanced, deep color, extremely fresh, with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $210)....    $125

         843    *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 ...............................................................................    $150

         844    **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   $275               

         845    **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   $499

         846    **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 $1850

         847    **        273    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $280)................      $85

         848    *           273    Nearly VF LH , deep color, very fresh, (Scott $95)..............................................................................................      $50

         849    **        273    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, (this being the upper right stamp)

                                            color copy of 2011 PFC for block/4 , no gum bends or skips, (Scott $280)  .................................................    $125

         850    **        273    VF NH, large margins with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $280) w/2018 PF Certificate ...........................    $200 

         852    **        274    VF NH, wide margins, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $625) 2015 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $550

         853    *        275a    F-VF NH, deep gorgeous red-orange shade! Post office fresh with not a single gum bend

                                            or skip. Scarce in NEVER HINGED. (Scott $1050) w/2011 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo   $595

         854    o           276    XF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $100 VF, $325 XF).....................................................................    $135

         855    *           276    F-VF LH, deep impression, very fresh, (Scott $600) w/2000 PF Certificate  ...............................................    $250

         856    *GC     276    VF OG (hinged but no hinge remnant), deep color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) w/2018 PFC.................    $475

         857    **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

         860    *        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 $2195                      

         862    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   $699

         863    *           277    VF-XF, expertly regummed, appears OG NH, deep color, (Scott $375 for no gum).....................................    $275

         864    *           277    VF VLH, gorgeous color and extremely fresh, (Scott $900) w/1996 PF Certificate ...................................    $550

         866    *GC     277    VF LH, deep rich shade, (Graded VF 80) w/1979 PFC & w/2018 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $800

         867    *           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   $850

         868    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   $650

         869    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   $995

         870    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 $1095

         872    *GC     278    VF LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2000) 2002 PSE & 2012 PFC...... Enlarged Photo $1495                

         873    *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 $1595

 

                                                                                  1898 BUREAU ISSUES (new colors)

 

         876    **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   $325

         877    **   279Bg    VF NH, post office fresh, taken from a strip/3, (left stamp) (Scott $165) 2017 PSE (color copy strip/3)    $135

         878    **   279Bg    VF-XF NH, taken from a strip/3, (middle stamp) (Scott $300 VF-XF)  2017 PSE (color copy strip/3).....    $250

         880    **GC 280b   XF NH, intense orange-brown shade, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) 2018 PSAG (Scott $225)   $225                   

         881    **        281    Nearly VF NH, three large margins, rich color! no gum bends or skips, (Scott $100)....................................      $65 

         886    **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 $1295

         889    *           283    VF NH, three very tiny gum skips, bright and fresh (Scott $450)......................................................................    $195

         890    **        283    Almost VF NH PL#, extremely fresh, (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................................    $225

         891    **GC  283    VF NH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .....................................    $350

         892    **        283    XF NH PL#, beautifully centered with gorgeous color and post office fresh .

                                            A very difficult stamp to find this nice, w/1999 & 2007 PF Certificates .......................... Enlarged Photo   $895

         893    **      283a    F-VF NH, this is the scarcer “vertical watermark”. Post office fresh, taken from a block/4,

                                            this being the upper right stamp, color copy of 2010 PFC for block/4 (Scott $775 VF, $500 F-VF).........    $399

         895    **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 $3750

                      

                                                                             1898 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUES

 

         896    **        285    VF NH, (Scott $70 VF)..............................................................................................................................................      $50

         897    **        285    VF-XF NH with large margins, (Scott $70 VF, $120 VF-XF).............................................................................      $70

         898    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   $135

         899    **        286    VF NH PL#, large margins, no gum bends or skips, extremely fresh, (Scott $60+)........................................      $50                

         900    **        286    VF-XF NH, wide margins, rich color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $100 VF-XF, $210 XF)......................      $85 

         901    **        286    XF NH, very large margins, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, shows guideline at top perfs..............    $100

         903    **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   $550

         904    o           287    XF-S beautifully centered with a flag cancel, one trivial short perf at bottom, w/2018 PF Certificate ...      $50

         906    **        287    F-VF NH, deep shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $275) w/2005 PF Certificate ...............................................    $150

         907    **        287    VF NH, rich color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $275) .............................................................................    $225

         908    **        287    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color with large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $275 VF, $400 VF-XF).....    $300

         909    *           287    XF LH in upper corner only, PL#, stunning color!! (Scott $200 for XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .........    $150

         911    *           288    VF-XF LH, bright and fresh, very well centered, (Scott $90 VF, $120 VF-XF)...............................................      $95

         912    *           288    XF LH, very large margins!! Gorgeous color and post office fresh (Scott $190 for XF) ..............................    $150

         913    **        288    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $250)................    $110

         914    **        288    Nearly VF NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, extremely fresh, (Scott $250).....................................................    $140

         915    **        288    VF NH, beautifully centered, fresh, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 also enclosed, (Scott $250)                      $140

         916    **        289    F-VF NH, incredibly deep dark intense shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $375 VF, $230 F-VF)........    $179

         917    **        289    F-VF NH PL# , deep rich color, post office fresh (Scott $375 VF, $230 for F-VF) .......................................    $199

         918    **        289    VF NH PL#, deep dark shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $375) w/2012 PSAG Certificate  .............    $250

         920    **        290    VF NH, post office fresh, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $380)............................    $250

         921    **        290    VF+ NH PL#, large margins, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $450+) w/2014 PFC...........    $375                  

         922    **GC  290    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $950) w/2018 PSE Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $895 

         923    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   $325 

         924    o           291    XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $475 for XF) w/2018 PSAG ...    $375

         925    o           292    VF, lightly canceled, extremely fresh, (Scott $700) w/2013 PF Certificate ..................................................    $450

         927    o           292    VF, very lightly canceled, deep rich color, (Scott $700) w/2015 PSAG Certificate....................................    $550

         928    oGC     292    VF, light cancel, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $700) w/2018 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $600

         929    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   $995

         930    oGC     292    XF, beautifully centered , deep color with a neat oval cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1500) scarce as only 14 graded higher w/2008 PSE Cert.  ....... Enlarged Photo $1295

         931    *GC     292    VF, unused, no gum, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800 for VF no gum) w/2003 PSE...........    $625  

         932    *           292    VF, expertly regummed, deep shade! (Scott $800 for VF no gum) w/2018 PF Certificate .......................    $695

         933    *           292    VF LH, post office fresh (Scott $1400) w/2017 PF Certificate ......................................................................    $995

         934    *           292    VF LH, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $1400) w/1996 & 2018 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo $1195

         935    *GC     292    VF-XF+ LH (XF for this), Very large margins with intense black color and sharp

                                            proof-like impression. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 grade at $1650. 2018 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1595

         936    o           293    VF-XF, very nicely centered for this often off-centered issue. Lovely rich color with

                                            a neat New York oval cancel, fault free (Scott $1050 for VF) w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $995  

         937    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 $1895

         939    *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 $1595

         940    *GC     293    VF-XF LH  but (Graded VF 80), Unusually large margins for this tightly margined

                                            issue. Gorgeous color  (SMQ $1900 for 80 grade) w/2014 PF Certificate ...... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1895 

 

                                                                                         1901 PAN AMERICAN ISSUES

 

         941    **  294-99    F-VF NH set, all extremely fresh, (Scott $957).................................................................................... Ex Photo   $325               

         942    **        294    VF-XF NH, “sinking ship” variety, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................................      $80

         943    **        294    VF-XF NH, large margins, deep color, no bends or skips, shows guideline at left, (Scott $110 for XF).....      $50 

         944    **GC  294    XF-S NH, deep dark color with large margins for this issue. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (SMQ $350) w/2009 PSE Cert............ Enlarged Photo   $350

         945    **        295    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $110 for XF).............      $60

         946    **GC  295    XF NH, stunning color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $110) w/2018 PF Certificate ..............................................      $85

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

         948    **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   $300                   

         949    **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   $995

         950    **        296    F-VF NH, rich color, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $170 VF, $110 F-VF)........................      $65

         951    **GC  296    VF-XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $225) w/2014 PSE Certificate ..............    $200                  

         952    **        296    XF NH,  beautifully centered with deep color, very fresh, (Scott $170 VF, $400 XF)....... Enlarged Photo  $225

         953    **GC  296    XF-S NH, deep color (Graded XF 95) (SMQ $1000) w/2000 PSE and 2018 PSAG ....... Enlarged Photo   $850

         954    **        297    VF NH, extremely fresh, rich color, (Scott $180).................................................................................................    $135

         955    **GC  297    VF-XF NH beautifully centered  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $275) w/2018 PSAG Cert Enlarged Photo   $225

         958    *           298    VF-XF LH, very nicely centered, extremely fresh,  (Scott $90 VF, $105 VF-XF)..........................................      $60

         959    **        298    F-VF NH, post office fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $230 VF, $150 F-VF).........................................      $95

         960    **        298    VF NH, post office fresh (Scott $230)....................................................................................................................    $125   

         961    **GC  298    VF NH PL# (Graded VF 80) immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $230+) 2007 PFC $160  

         962    **GC  298    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $325) w/2011 PSE Certificate  ..............    $250

         963    **GC  298    XF-S NH but (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $500) w/2018 PSE Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo   $350

         964    **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   $450               

         965    **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

         966    **        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).........................................    $250

         967    **GC  299    VF-XF NH, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $300) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...................................    $275

         968    **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   $650