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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

                 

               

                                                                                                      1881-1888 ISSUES

 

         593    o           205    XF JUMBO, very light cancel...................................................................................................................................      $45

         594    oGC     205    XF barred oval with number 4 in circle cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $175) with 2008 PSE .................      $95

         595    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   $275

 

         597    o           206    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins,  extremely fresh, (Scott $37.50 for XF)..........................      $35

         598    *           206    VF OG VLH, bright and fresh, nice grey blue color, (Scott $70)........................................................................      $45

         599    *           206    VF OG LH,  bright blue shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $70)..............................................................................      $55  

         600    *           206    VF-XF OG LH, lovely color, (Scott $70 VF, $95 for VF-XF) w/2005 PSE Certificate ...............................      $65

         601    **        206    Fine+ OG NH, post office fresh with bright color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225 for VF)..................      $75

         602    **        206    VF OG NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $225)...........................................................    $225                     

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 grade at $2250, w/2013 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1495

         604    o           207    XF huge “JUMBO,” margins, light target cancel, scarce this nice!....................................................................      $60

         606    **        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)...........................................................    $135

         610    *        208a    VF OG LH, deep rich color, very fresh, (Scott $550) w/2002 PSE Certificate .............................................    $350

         611    *        208a    VF OG VLH, large margins, taken from a block/4, (Scott $550) color copy of 1998 PFC for block/4....    $450

         616    **        210    XF OG NH, huge margins, deep vivid color, 2004 PFC and 2018 PSAG Certificates .... Enlarged Photo   $350

         617    o           211    XF, beautifully centered, gorgeous color and lightly canceled, hard to find used this nice!.........................      $55

         621    **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  $850

         622    o           212    VF-XF wide JUMBO margins, rich color, scarce this big!....................................................................................      $30

         623    *           212    VF OG LH, nicely centered, bright and fresh (Scott $90)...................................................................................      $60

         629    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 ...........................................      $85

         633    *           213    SUPERB LH, mathematically perfectly centered with large margins, (Scott $80 XF, $170 XF-S)............      $95 

         636    **        214    VF OG NH, well centered, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $180 VF, $260 VF-XF).............    $110

         638    **        214    Nearly XF OG NH, gorgeous color, very large margins w/2018 PSAG Certificate ......................................    $250

         639    **GC  214    XF OG NH, rich color, no bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $475) 2008 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $395

         641    o           215    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, hard used to find this nice.........................................      $50

         642    *           215    Nearly VF OG VLH, incredible color, post office fresh, fault free, LH at left side only! (Scott $180).......    $110

         646    **        215    Nearly VF OG NH, gorgeous color extremely fresh, (Scott $525).....................................................................    $325  

         647    o           216    XF, well centered........................................................................................................................................ no photo     $20

         651    **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 $1095

         652    o           217    VF-XF, well centered, rich color with a neat oval town cancel, (Scott $90 VF, $120 VF-XF)......................      $75               

         658    o           218    VF-XF JUMBO, light cancel (Scott $325 for VF-XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ...............................................    $250

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

                                            rich color and light cancel. Fault free in all respects. (Graded SUPERB 98) Scarce   

                                            as even the PSE has never graded a 98. Scott values 98 at $3400, 2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $1495

         662    *           218    VF-XF OG, previously hinged (most are hinged!) (Scott $850) w/1999 PF Certificate ..............................    $550

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

 

                                                                                                  1890-1893 ISSUES

 

         666    o        219D    XF, “sock-on-the nose bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, ...............................................................................      $30

         669    **     219D    VF NH, deep rich color, very fresh, (Scott $500) w/2005 PSE Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $350                                           

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

         672    oGC     220    XF-S “JUMBO,” huge stamp (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $160) w/2017 PSAG Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo   $125

.........673....o..........221....VF-XF, very large margins, gorgeous color, light cancel.........................................................................................$25

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

         678    **        222    Almost VF NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $240)............................................................    $110

         683    **GC  224    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $97 for 75) w/2017 PSAG.... $70  

         684    **        224    VF NH, very nicely centered, rich color, tiny dot of an inclusion speck on gum, (Scott $160)....................      $70

         685    **        224    Nearly VF NH, bright and fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $190).....................................................    $100

         686    **GC  224    VF NH, deep vivid color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $160 for VF 80) w/2017 PF Certificate .........................    $140

         687    **GC  224    Nearly 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 ......................................    $280

         688    **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  ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $325

         689    **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

         690    o           225    XF, lovely scarce PURPLE registry cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $100+ for XF)..............................      $75

         693    o           226    XF, beautifully centered with large margins..........................................................................................................      $25

         694    o           226    XF, huge JUMBO margins, deep color, extremely fresh, scarce this nice!!......................................................      $60

         695    **        226    F-VF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $475 for VF, $295 for F-VF).........................................................................    $225

         698    *           227    XF LH, beautifully centered  on clean fresh paper, (Scott $180 VF, $250 VF-XF, $450 XF).....................    $220         

          699   **        227    Almost VF NH, post office fresh, copy of 2014 PFC for block/4, (Scott $550 VF, $365 F-VF)................    $250

         700    **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   $695

         705    **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

         707    oGC     229    XF, gorgeous color with a light cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) 2017 PSE Certificate......................    $275

         710    *GC     229    XF LH, beautifully centered with stunning color and unusually huge margins.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) under-graded in my opinion. (SMQ $720) w/2017 PFC ................... Enlarged Photo   $695

 

                                                                                       1893 COLUMBIAN ISSUES

               

         713    o           231    VF-XF, huge JUMBO.................................................................................................................................................      $25

         715    **        231    Almost VF NH, large margins..................................................................................................................................      $25                   

         716    **GC  231    XF NH, rich color and impression, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $130) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................    $110

         719    *           232    XF LH, three unusually wide margins, VLH at upper left, (Scott $60 for XF value) choice .......................      $30

         720    **        232    VF NH, deep shade, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $97.50) copy of block/4 enclosed.......................      $50

         722    **GC  232    VF-XF NH (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $135) no gum bends or skips, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..............    $100

         723    **GC  232    XF NH, deep color (Graded XF 90) no gum bends or skips, (Scott $190 for 90) 2011 PSE (SMQ $185) $175          $175

         724    *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   $150 

         725    **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  $650

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

                                            and with no bends or skips (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $900) w/2017 PSE Certificate  . Enlarged Photo   $700

         728    **        233    F-VF NH, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $140)..............................................................................................      $50

         729    **        233    VF NH, large margins, no gum bends or skips, taken from a block/4, copy block/4, (Scott $140)............      $80 

         731    **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   $495               

         732    **        233    XF-S NH, lovely example with wide margins and excellent centering. No gum bends

                                            or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $800) post office fresh w/2012 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo  $695

 

         734    **GC  234    XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $450 for XF) w/2008 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo  $375

         735    **GC  234    XF NH “JUMBO,” a fabulous mint singe with huge margins and with no gum bends

                                            or skips. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $725) w/2010 PSE Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $595

         736    **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   $675

         737    **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

         740    o           236    XF, nice central target cancel, beautifully centered with rich color, (Scott $60 XF).....................................      $40

         741    *           236    VF+ LH, intense color, fresh and nicely balanced, (Scott $47.50 VF, $60 VF-XF).......................................      $40

         749    **        237    VF NH, deep shade, post office fresh (Scott $250) w/2003 PSE Certificate ...............................................    $225

         750    **        237    VF+ NH, three very large margins, (Scott $250) color copy of 2018 PFC for strip/4 ..................................    $250

.........751....**........237....XF NH, large margins, (Scott $525 for XF) w/2018 PFC for strip/4, (original cert)........Enlarged Photo.........$450

         754    *           238    Nearly VF OG LH, deep intense color with two large margins, (Scott $200)..................................................      $85                

         755    *           238    VF LH, unusually huge margins, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $200)  ..........................................    $149

         762    **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 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $895

         763    **GC  239    XF-S NH, a magnificent example with near perfect centering and with no gum bends

                                            or skips. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2500) Scott values it higher in 95 grade at $2600.

                                            2004 PSE Certificate(95) and w/1990 & 2013 PFC(95)  (has my old certificate)....... (BACK COVER) $2295

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

                                            (SMQ $450) accompanied by both w/1992 & 2018 PF Certificates   .............................. Enlarged Photo   $425

         765    oGC     240    XF+, deep intense color, beautifully centered with a very light face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $450) a high end 90  w/2018 PSE Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo   $450

         766    *           240    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $190).............................................................................................      $95

         767    oGC     241    VF, lovely stamp, neat oval town cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $600) 2012 PFC......................................    $450

         768    o           241    VF-XF, lovely April 12, 1902 Kansas cancel, (Scott $525 VF, $675 VF-XF) 2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo  $495

         769    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   $695

         772    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   $595

         773    oGC     242    VF-XF, extremely lightly canceled and very well centered. Nice full even perforations

                                            on clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $825) w/1999 & 2017 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo  $695

         779    *           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  ............... Enlarged Photo $1295

         781    *           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 $4150

         784    oGC     244    XF, so faintly cancelled at top only. I don’t see it, looks unused. Gorgeous

                                            crimson-lake shade. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2150) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................. Enlarged Photo $1895

         786    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  ............ Enlarged Photo $4995

         787    *           244    VF, expertly regummed, appears OG NH, gorgeous color (Scott $100 for no gum)......................................    $695

         789    *           244    VF LH, lovely bright “crimson-rose” shade, (Scott $2000) w/1989 PFC............................ Enlarged Photo $1595

         790    **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

         791    o           245    VF, very fresh, with a neat Registry in oval cancel, (Scott $1150) 1985 & 1998 PFC..... Enlarged Photo  $750

         792    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 $1295

         793    *           245    F-VF OG, hinged, a stamp for those who don’t care about the back, very fresh on

                                            the front side. (Scott $2300).....................................................................................................................................    $695      

         794    *           245    XF, unused, no gum, large margins, fault free (Scott $1600 for XF) 2016 PSAG Cert ... Enlarged Photo $1295

         795    *           245    Nearly VF LH, post office fresh and fault free in all respects. Rich color and highly

                                            detailed impression! (Scott $2300) w/1996 PF Certificate .................................................. Enlarged Photo $1395

         796    *           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 $2495

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                              1894 BUREAU ISSUES (NO WATERMARK)

 

         800    **        246    XF NH, bright and fresh (Scott $240 for XF)........................................................................................................    $125

         802    *           247    VF LH, extremely fresh, (Scott $60).......................................................................................................................      $40

         803    *           247    XF LH, beautifully centered , post office fresh , gorgeous color (Scott $60 VF, $110 for XF value).........      $75

         805    **        247    VF-XF NH  large margins, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2016 PFC for block/6 ............................    $110

         806    **        247    VF NH PL#, bright and fresh, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $175) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ................    $130 

         807    **        248    VF-XF NH, unusually huge stamp with stunning color!! (Scott $275 for XF) w/1999 PFC .......................    $175

         809    **GC  249    XF NH, beautifully centered with gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250) 1995, 2017 & 2018 PFC...... (Inside BACK COVER) $1150                 

         810    **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 FRONT COVER) $3695

         811    **        250    VF NH, gorgeous color with three large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $85)...............................................      $75                  

         812    *           251    VF LH, extremely fresh, gorgeous color and fairly large margins for this issue, (Scott $375).....................    $250

         813    **GC 251a   VF-XF NH, this is the scarce “scarlet” shade. Great radiant color with no gum

                                             bends or skips.  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1650) To emphasize the rarity, the

                                            PSE has never graded a NH copy and only 1 graded 80 hinged! (Scott $1650 for 85)

                                            Accompanied by both a 1980 PFC and a brand new w/2017 PF Certificate(85)  ......... Enlarged Photo $1350

         815    **        252    VF NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $375)  w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $250

         816    **GC  252    VF NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2017 PSE Certificate     $300

         817    **        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   $350

         820    **GC  253    XF+ NH, gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF 90) a high end 90 (SMQ $825) only 12 graded higher, w/2008 PSE Cert. .. Enlarged Photo   $750

         822    *           254    XF LH, very well balanced, extremely fresh, (Scott $190 VF, $300 for XF)..................................................    $200

         823    **        254    VF-XF NH, post office fresh as this came from a strip/3 (bottom stamp, the PL# subsequently

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

                                            $800 VF-XF) with 2013 PSE for vertical strip of 3, (original cert for strip/3)  .................... Enlarged Photo   $450

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

         826    **        255    VF NH three nice large balanced margins, gorgeous color, fresh, (Scott $325)..............................................    $180

         827    **        255    VF NH, deep rich color with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $325) w/2002 PSE Certificate ......................    $225   

         828    **        255    VF NH, well balanced, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2011 PSE for pair, (Scott $325)..................    $250               

         829    **        256    F-VF+ NH, deep shade, no bends or skips, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 enclosed (Scott $475) $225

         830    *           256    VF LH, large margins, deep vivid color, taken from a block/4, copy of block/4 enclosed (Scott $160)  .    $125

         831    *           256    VF+ LH, three very large margins, extremely fresh, LH just once, (Scott $160)............................................    $150 

         834    *           257    VF-XF+ LH, very large margins (XF for this issue) (Scott $200 for VF-XF, $260 XF)..................................    $175

         835    **        257    VF-XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $475 VF, $700 VF-XF) w/2001 PFC .............. Enlarged Photo   $550

         838    **        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   $850

         839    o           259    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel..................................................................................................      $50

         844    **        260    F-VF NH, brilliant bright color, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $1425 VF, $925 F-VF) w/2017 PSAG  ....    $595

         847    **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 $2295

 

         849    *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 $1295

         850    *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............. (see Inside BACK COVER) $2995  

         851    *        261A    VF LH, trivial small corner crease at lower left (not seen from the front) (Scott $2100)..............................    $495

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) looks more like 85 to me! (Scott $2100 for 80) w/1995 & 2014 PF Certificates........... $1295

         853    *GC  261A    VF-XF LH, post office fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2650) w/2013 PSE Cert......... Enlarged Photo $1995

         854    *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 $2195

         855    *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 $3795                   

         856    **     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 $4500

         857    **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 $900) w/2018 PF Certificate .............. (FRONT COVER) $8500

         858    *           262    XF, regummed, beautifully centered with gorgeous color, fresh, (Scott $1100 for VF no gum only).........    $595

         859    *GC     262    XF for this OG LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and large margins!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 at $3600) w/1992 & 2008 PFC......... (see Inside BACK COVER) $3295

         860    o           263    Almost VF, very nicely centered for this tough stamp! Extremely fresh,

                                            fault free with a very light cancel. (Scott $2600) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................................... $1395

         861    **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 ... Enlarged Photo $3295

         862    *           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 $2295                  

         863    *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

         864    *           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 FRONT COVER) $5195                   

 

       1895 BUREAU ISSUES (watermarked)

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         871    **GC  269    XF-S NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90XQ) w/2005 PSE & 2011 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $395

         872    **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

         873    *           270    VF OG, hinged but no HR, almost LH, fresh with rich color, (Scott $35)........................................................      $25

         880    *GC     272    XF VLH in lower right corner only, bottom imprint (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2017 PFC................      $85

         881    **        272    VF NH, beautifully balanced, deep color, extremely fresh, with no gum bends or skips, (Scott $210)....    $140

         883    *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 ...............................................................................    $175

         884    **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   $325               

         885    **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   $595

         890    **GC  273    VF-XF NH, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $440 for 85 grade)

                                            (SMQ $450) Lovely rich color and post office fresh , w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $399

         891    o           274    XF, beautifully centered , deep vivid color with a very light cancel, (Scott $55 VF-XF, $115 for XF).......      $50 

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

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

                                            slightly lower in 98 grade at $1450. Fault free GEM w/2016 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $850

         893    *           274    VF-XF LH, large margins and deep dark vivid blue shade, (Scott $210 VF, $275 for VF-XF)...................    $250

         895    **GC  274    XF NH, deep shade (Graded XF 90) no gum bends or skips, (SMQ $1450) 2016 PFC... Enlarged Photo $1295

         896    o        275a    XF, deep red-orange shade, neat c.d.s. cancels.....................................................................................................      $70

         897    *           275    F-VF LH, taken from a block/4, this being upper right, (Scott $260) copy of block/4 also enclosed........      $99  

         899    o           276    Almost VF light cancel, (Scott $95)........................................................................................................................      $55  

         901    o           276    XF-S, beautifully centered with large margins for this normally tightly margined issue.

                                            Rich deep color on bright white paper, (Scott $325 for XF) w/2009 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $250               

         902    *           276    Nearly VF LH, deep impression, very fresh, (Scott $600) w/2000 PF Certificate  ......................................    $495

         903    **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 $1550

         905    o        276A    VF, light face-free cancel, tough stamp to find this nice, fault free (Scott $200)   ........................................    $195

         906    *        276A    VF LH, post office fresh on clean fresh paper, fault free (Scott $1250).............................. Enlarged Photo   $995                  

         907    *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

         908    o           277    VF, fairly large margins and rich color, very fresh and fault free (Scott $400)..............................................    $250

         909    o           277    VF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $400) w/2011 PF Certificate ...................................................    $300                    

         910    oGC     277    VF-XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) light cancel (SMQ $600) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $400

         911    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   $450

         912    *           277    VF VLH, gorgeous color and extremely fresh, (Scott $900) w/1996 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $650

         913    *GC     277    VF+ LH, deep color (Graded VF 80) looks like a 85, (Scott $900) w/2017 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $850  

         915    *           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

         916    **        277    VF NH with bottom imprint. Gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. Rich impression! (Scott $2900) w/2017 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $2095

         918    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   $750

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1000 for XF 90) (SMQ $1250) w/2005 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $750 

         920    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

         921    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 $1250 

         922    *           278    Almost VF LH, deep vivid color (Scott $2000) fault free  w/2017 PSAG Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1095

         923    *           278    VF VLH, looks never hinged, (Scott $2000) w/1983 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................. Enlarged Photo $1595               

         924    *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 $1695

 

                                                                                  1898 BUREAU ISSUES (new colors)

 

         926    o           279    XF-S, light cancel..................................................................................................................... too cheap to photo     $15

         930    *           282    XF LH, beautifully centered, rich color, very fresh, (Scott $45 VF, $75 XF)..................................................      $60

         931    **        282    F-VF NH, deep lake shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $140) w/1986 PF Certificate  .........................      $75

         932    **        282    VF-XF NH, gorgeous color, no bends or skips, (Scott $220 for VF-XF) w/1996 PFC...................................    $150

         934    **        283    F-VF NH, gorgeous deep rich color, (Scott $450) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...................................................    $225

         936    *           283    VF NH, three very tiny gum skips, bright and fresh (Scott $450)......................................................................    $199

         937    **        283    Almost VF NH PL#, extremely fresh, (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................................    $275

         938    **GC  283    VF NH with side imprint, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $450) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......    $375

         941    **        284    F-VF NH with top imprint, (Scott $475 VF, $310 F-VF) extremely fresh, taken from a strip/3.

                                            No gum bends or skips, copy of strip/3 also enclosed, .......................................................................................    $180

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) a high end 95. Only 4 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 $3595

                      

                                                                             1898 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUES

 

         943    **        285    VF-XF NH, (Scott $70 VF, $120 VF-XF)...............................................................................................................      $75

         944    **        285    XF NH, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $210 for XF).................................................................    $110   

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

                                            a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $650 for 95) w/2016 PSAG Cert ... Enlarged Photo   $395

         946    **GC  286    VF-XF+ NH PL#, beautifully centered, very fresh (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $115) w/2012 PSE...........      $99

         948    **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   $650

         954    *GC     288    Nearly VF LH PL#, three huge margins (Graded F-VF 75J) (SMQ $85) w/2018 PSE Certificate ..........      $65

         959    **        289    F-VF NH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/9, copy of block/9 also enclosed, (Scott $375)................    $140  

         961    **GC  289    VF NH PL#, deep color, no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375+) w/2017 PFC...................    $325  

 

         966    **        290    VF NH, post office fresh, immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $380)............................    $299                

         967    **GC  290    VF NH PL#, deep dark shade, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $450) w/2017 PF Certificate ..    $350 

         968    **        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   $375

         969    *GC     290    XF LH, beautifully centered, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $300) w/2003 & 2018 PFC.......................................    $275

         972    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   $395 

         973    o           291    XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $475 for XF) w/2018 PSAG ...    $425

         977    o           292    VF, very lightly postmarked, extremely fresh, (Scott $700) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................    $450                      

         978    oGC     292    VF-XF, large margins, lightly canceled (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $725) w/2017 PF Certificate...................    $595

         979    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 $1195

         981    *           292    F-VF LH, extremely fresh on bright white margins, (Scott $1400) fault free .................................................    $750

         982    *           292    VF LH, post office fresh (Scott $1400) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................................................... $1195

         983    *           292    VF-XF LH, large margins for this and very nicely centered. Sharp proof-like impression

                                            on bright white paper. (PL# on top since removed) with both 1984 PFC & 2012 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1395

........986....o...........293.....XF, beautifully centered with gorgeous color, (Scott $2250 for XF) w/2014 PSE Cert.............Enlarged Photo $1395

 

         987    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 $2095

         989    *           293    VF LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, color copy 2016 PFC for block/4 (Scott $1800) ... Enlarged Photo $1595

         990    *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 $1795

         991    *           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 $1995  

 

                                                                                         1901 PAN AMERICAN ISSUES

 

         993    **        294    VF-XF NH, “sinking ship” variety, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................................    $100

         994    **        295    XF NH, beautifully centered with deep vivid shade, no gum bends or skips, (Scott $110 for XF).............      $85

         995    **GC  295    XF NH, deep shade, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $110) w/2007 PSE Certificate  .....      $95

         996    **GC  295    XF NH PL#, no gum bends or skips, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $110+) w/2013 PSE Certificate .................    $100

         997    o           296    XF, beautifully centered, deep shade (Scott $110 for XF).................................................................................      $50

         999    oGC     297    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), deep color (SMQ $55) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................      $40

       1001    **GC  298    VF NH PL# (Graded VF 80) immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Scott $230+) 2007 PFC $190   

       1002    **GC  298    XF NH, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $500) w/2006 PSE  ..... Enlarged Photo   $325

       1003    **GC  298    XF-S NH but (Graded XF-S 90) high end 90 (SMQ $500) w/2018 PSE Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $400               

       1004    **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 $1150

       1006    **GC  299    VF-XF NH, large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $300) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...................................    $295

       1008    **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   $699