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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    o          9X1    VF, light RED SQUARE grid cancel, fault free (Scott $575 + $100 premium for the

                                            scarcer red square cancel= $575) fault free w/1991 PF Certificate   ................................. Enlarged Photo   $475

              2    oGC    9X1    VF, lovely RED Square grid cancel, fault free. (Graded VF 80) Scott $575 + $100

                                            premium for the scarcer red square cancel= $575) fault free w/2018 PF Certificate   ... Enlarged Photo   $550               

              4    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH (Graded XF 90) extremely fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo  $650

              5    *        10X2    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $725 with no gum)...............................................................    $395

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

              7    o               1    VF, lovely scarcer BLUE PAID cancel, (Scott $467) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $399

              8    o               1    VF, lovely RED cancel, nice sheet margin copy, (Scott $375+) w/2015 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $399

           10    oGC         1    XF, light RED grid cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) w/2017 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $450

           11    o               1    VF, lovely BLUE NUMERAL 5 postmark. It is also the scarcer “dot in S” variety.

                                            Very eye catching stamp, fault free (Scott $565) w/2018 PF Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo   $495 

           15    oGC       1a    VF, lovely dark-brown shade. Nice four margin copy w/rich color and a BLUE TOWN

                                            postmark. (Graded VF 80) Scott $925 w/blue town cancel, w/2017 PFC.....................................................    $525

           16    oGC       1a    XF, beautifully centered with a neat RED GRID cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1150)

                                            small “x” mark on back (not important on used stamp. w/2018 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $895

           17    oGC       1a    XF, lovely right side margin copy with a scarcer NY RED SQUARE grid postmark.

                                            Deep rich color. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1200) w/2008 PSE Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo   $995

           18    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2095

           19    o             1b    VF, light RED GRID cancel, nice 4 margin copy (Scott $750)  2018 PSE Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $650

           20    oGC       1b    VF, light face-free BLUE cancel. Bright and fresh on clean white paper. Lovely orange brown

                                            shade. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $830 w/blue cancel) w/1981 & 2017 PF Certificates ..... Enlarged Photo  $700

           21    o             1c    Nearly VF, nice sheet margin example with both a BLUE numeral 10 cancel and a

                                            RED grid cancel. Once owned and signed by Ashbrook, one of the most famous of all

                                            former collectors. (Scott $9500 + $40 for blue cancel + $375 for red cancel + $100

                                            for numeral cancel = total Scott value of $10,015) w/2018 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $3750

           22    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2300 VF, $2500 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1750

           25    oGC         2    XF, very light red cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2018 PSE Certificate ... Enlarged Photo $1095

           27    oGC         2    XF, lovely RED GRID cancel, Marvelous intense shade and sharply etched

                                            impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) with both 2000 & 2017 PFC(90) and

                                            also with a w/2017 PSE Certificate also graded 90. (SMQ $1600) .................................... Enlarged Photo $1395                 

           28    o               2    XF-S, HUGE JUMBO.  Light BLUE face-free cancel . (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3750 plus

                                            $50 premium for blue cancel). One of the finest #2  I have offered in my 40 years as a full

                                            time dealer. Destined for the finest collection.  GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................ Enlarged Photo $2895

           29    *GC         2    VF-XF, unused, no gum. This is a very scarce stamp to find in unused condition

                                            especially this choice. Rich detailed impression on clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            Rare as only 3 share this grade with only 1 no gum higher and 1 OG graded 85

                                            and only 1 OG ever  graded higher!  (SMQ $17,000) w/2007 PSE Certificate ….(FRONT COVER) $14,995

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           30    *GC         3    VF, unused, no gum as issued, very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850) w/1994 & 2017 PFC ................    $750

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

           33    oGC      5A    VF, a fabulous example of this very scarce stamp . Beautifully centered with a neat black

                                            Cincinnati, c.d.s cancel . (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $8750) w/2018 PSE Cert .... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7500

           34    o               7    VF, deep color with a town cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $125)....................................................................      $75

           35    o               7    VF-XF, nice cancel, deep color, very fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate ................................................................    $100

           36    o               7    VF-XF, very light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, .........................................................................................    $135

           37    oGC         7    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), Very deep blue color with an attractive face-free RED

                                            cancel at bottom. (Scott $185 for 85 grade w/red cancel) w/2004 & 2018 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $175  

           38    oGC         7    XF-S “JUMBO,” lovely bold BLUE grid cancel. Huge margins and fault free in all

                                            respects. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1275) w/2005 PSE Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo   $850

           39    oGC         7    SUPERB JUMBO, a truly spectacular example with gorgeous color. Showing portion of

                                            adjacent stamp at right! (Graded SUPERB 98J) Fault free cancel. Only 15 share this

                                            high grade with only (SMQ $3000) 2001 PFC & 2011 PSE Certs(98J).......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2095

           40    *GC         7    SUPERB OG LH, a truly remarkable example, mathematically perfectly centered within

                                            very large margins. Strong vivid color and proof-like impression and showing portions

                                            of adjoining stamps at top and bottom! (Graded SUPERB 98) Scarce in superb as only 2

                                            others share this grade and only 4 graded higher (SMQ $10,000) w/2018 PSE........... (FRONT COVER) $9995

           42    oGC         8    XF-S, a fabulous used single with nice balanced margins and a light cancel and rich

                                            color. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $8250) Only 11 share this high grade with only 4 ever

                                            graded higher.  w/1980 & 1994 PFC and w/2009 PSE Certificate(95) .......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7500

           43    oGC         8    XF-S, a truly magnificent example with deep color and a light face-free town cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $8750) Only 11 share this grade with only 4 higher. Doubt

                                            may had a face-free cancel !! w/2018 PSE Certificate  finest I’ve ever offered.......... (BACK COVER) $8250

           44    o            8A    VF, nice Aug 16 c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $800+) w/1998 PSE Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo   $750

           46    oGC      8A    XF-S, HUGE copy with a pretty bold BLUE grid cancel. Originally taken from a pair(left stamp)

                                            (Graded XF 90XQ) Scott $2150 for a regular 90 and $4300 for 95 grade) w/2008 PSE for pair

                                            w/1964 & 2003 PFC for pair and a new 2016 PFC (XF 90 XQ) for a single..................... Enlarged Photo $2195

           47    oGC      8A    XF-S HUGE JUMBO with a light face-free cancel. Rich color and vivid impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) Only 1 shares this grade, 7 are higher but only 2 are JUMBOS. 

                                            (SMQ $7000)  choice w/2015 PSE Certificate  “GEM”....................................................... Enlarged Photo $4250

           48    oGC         9    XF for this but (Graded XF 90) light town cancel (SMQ $160) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................    $150

           49    oGC         9    XF, very light face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/2012 & 2018 PFC.....................................    $200  

           50    oGC         9    XF-S, huge margins with a light virtually face-free cancel.  (Graded XF-S 95) but

                                            looks more like a 98 to me! (SMQ $575) ( Scott $525 for 95) w/2016 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo  $425

           51    oGC         9    XF-S , huge “JUMBO,” with a very light cancel and lovely bright color on clean white

                                            paper! (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $925) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

           52    oGC         9    SUPERB  HUGE “JUMBO,” a magnificent example with a virtually face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J)  (SMQ $2000) only 15 graded higher w/2016 PSE Cert ............ Enlarged Photo $1195

           53    oGC         9    SUPERB , HUGE “JUMBO,” with a very light face-free cancel . Shows parts of

                                            adjacent stamps at sides (Graded Superb 98J) (SMQ $1375) w/2007 PSE ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1250

           54    *GC         9    VF-XF OG LH, gorgeous color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2017 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo   $995

           55    *GC         9    XF-S OG LH, a spectacular example with radiant color on clean white paper and large margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95), (SMQ $3500 for 95) w/1997 PFC & 2015 PSAG Certificate(95) ... Enlarged Photo $1995

           56    *GC         9    XF-S+ OG VLH “JUMBO,” showing parts of adjoining stamps at both top and bottom!!

                                            Barely hinged (if at all) looks NH (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $4500) This is 1 of 3 graded  

                                            95J with only 5 graded higher  (only 2 are NH) with 2015 PSE Certificate....................... Enlarged Photo $2595

           57    *GC         9    XF-S OG VLH , huge JUMBO showing adjacent stamp at left. Gorgeous color on white paper.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $4500) 3 share this grade, 5 higher, 2011 PSE.......................... Enlarged Photo $3095

           60    o          10A    F-VF, deep color, light cancel, (Scott $140)...........................................................................................................      $50

           61    o          10A    F-VF, strong deep vivid color, neat Dec 12 c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $140).............................................................      $75 

           62    o          10A    VF, gorgeous color with a San Francisco Feb 18 c.d.s cancel, (Scott $140)...................................................      $85

           63    o          10A    VF-XF, stunning color, neat town cancel (Scott $205 for VF-XF) w/2010 PSAG Cert ... Enlarged Photo  $199

           64    oGC    10A    XF with a clear strike of a BOSTON “PAID” cancel. (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 grade

                                            at $375 (SMQ values it higher at $410)  very attractive, w/2010 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $299

           67    oGC       11    XF-S, extremely light BLUE cancel with huge side margins and bright color.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $350) w/1999 PFC & w/2018 PSE Certificate  GEM............ Enlarged Photo   $350

           68    o          11A    VF-XF, light c.d.s. cancel, bright and fresh ...........................................................................................................      $40

           69    oGC    11A    XF, lovely c.d.s. cancel, bright and fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $90) w/2007 PSE Certificate ...............      $90

           70    oGC    11A    XF-S, lovely April 2nd, New York, c.d.s cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $250) w/2009 PFC......................    $225

           71    oGC    11A    XF-S “JUMBO,” , deep color with a NY town cancel. (SMQ $375) w/2018 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $295

           72    o             12    VF, light cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $675 for VF) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................................    $450

           73    oGC       12    VF, light face-free cancel (Scott $675) (Graded VF 80) 2018 PSAG Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $550

           75    oGC       12    VF-XF+, beautifully centered, deep color with a scarcer BLUE TOWN cancel.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $925 for 85 grade w/blue cancel. With a 2018 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $795

           76    oGC       12    XF, beautifully centered, with a light face-free cancel. Rich red brown color and

                                            vivid impression. (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $1375) w/2018 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $995                  

           77    oGC       12    XF+, huge “JUMBO,” margins at top and bottom showing part of adjacent stamp at

                                            bottom. Light town cancel with rich color. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $1550) 2009 PSE... Enlarged Photo $1150

           78    oGC       12    XF-S, unusually large margins for this with light New Orleans cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) Only 22 graded higher, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo $1250

           79    oGC       12    XF-S, HUGE JUMBO  margins with a neat light cancel “FALLS” cancel. One of the

                                            nicest I’ve ever offered GEM (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) 2009 PSE Certificate  . Enlarged Photo $1595

           81    oGC       13    VF, lightly canceled with deep color! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800) w/2008 PFC.........................................    $599

           82    oGC       13    VF, this has a very scarce oval geometric cancel. I have never offered one with this

                                            rare postmark. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800 w/regular cancel) w/2017 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $650

           83    oGC       13    XF, very large margins all around with a light cancel. (Graded XF 90) high end 90.

                                            Scott values XF 90 at $1500,  w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................................ Enlarged Photo $1250

           84    oGC       13    XF-S, a magnificent example with both a black c.d.s. cancel and a RED transit cancel.

                                            Rich color as this is an early impression. Four large even margins and fault free in all

                                            respects. (Graded XF-S 95) only 9 graded higher, w/2011 PSE Cert. (SMQ $2700)  ...... Enlarged Photo $2150

           85    oGC       13    XF-S, (Graded XF-S 95) looks superb with large margins and an extremely

                                            light black cancel!! (SMQ $2700) w/2008 PSE Certificate ........................................... (FRONT COVER) $2595

           86    *GC       13    XF for this, unused, no gum with unusually large margins with deep vivid color and

                                            impression. (Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85. Scott values 85 grade at $9750. If you

                                            wanted a 85 with gum the Scott price is $27,500. w/2000 & 2018 PF Certificates .... (BACK COVER) $8995

           88    o             14    XF, very light RED cancel, big copy, extremely fresh, w/2017 PF Certificate ............................................    $225

           90    oGC       14    XF-S, town cancel, unusually large margins al around with a face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90 XQ) Scott $305 for 90, $450 for 95), w/1995 & 2018 PFC...................... Enlarged Photo   $375

           91    oGC       14    XF-S, huge margins with deep rich color and strong vivid impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) w/1993 APS and w/2008 PSE Certificate ............................................. Enlarged Photo   $650

           92    *GC       14    VF OG LH, a difficult stamp to find this nice. Extremely fresh with rich color and

                                            clean white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $5000) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo $4150

           93    o             15    XF, well centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $305 for XF) w/2007 PFC & 2017 PSAG ............    $225

 

           95    oGC       15    XF-S, huge and balanced margins with rich color and sharp vivid impression!!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......................................... Enlarged Photo   $450

           96    oGC       15    XF-S (looks superb to me) with large even margins and a light black cancel with trace of

                                            red cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2002 & 2008 PSE Certificates(95)  ........ Enlarged Photo   $500

           97    oGC       15    SUPERB , “JUMBO,” with a very light black face-free cancel . 

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $875) very impressive stamp! w/2009 PSE Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $850

           98    *GC       15    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, bright & fresh (Scott $1800) 2017 PFC..............................................................   $895

           99    o             16    VF, deep color with a light cancel, (Scott $1600) fault free w/2001 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo $1595               

         101    oGC       16    XF, very large margined example with deep dark intense color and a neat May c.d.s.

                                            cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2800) choice w/2018 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo $2595

         102    o             17    VF, neat town cancel. Well centered, fault free (Scott $250).............................................................................    $140 

         104    oGC       17    VF-XF, deep black color and impression! (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values

                                            85 grade at $315 (SMQ $325) w/1978 & 2017 PF Certificates .....................................................................    $199

         105    o             17    VF-XF, very light cancel, sharp vivid impression, (Scott $315 for VF-XF) w/1990 PF Certificate ..........    $250

         106    oGC       17    VF, gorgeous RED c.d.s. cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $280 + $30 for the red cancel= $310)

                                            Very pretty stamp and fault free , w/2018 PSE Certificate ................................................. Enlarged Photo   $295

         107    *             17    VF OG VLH, post office fresh with rich color and deeply etched proof-like impression.

                                            Fault free in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $6250) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo $3795

         108    o             18    VF, neat light town cancel, fault free (Scott $500) with w/2007 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  $350

         110    *GC       18    VF+ OG LH, very well centered with lovely blue color on clean fresh white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100 for VF), fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1795

         111    o             19    Fine, extremely light cancel as it appears unused!! Gorgeous color. Rare stamp and

                                            Scott values it in a grade of FINE at $9000!  w/2000 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo $3995

         114    o             20    XF, very light face-free cancel, looks unused, fresh taken from a horizontal pair

                                            this being the right stamp. color copy of  2017 PF Certificate for pair .............................. Enlarged Photo   $350

         115    *GC       20    VF-XF OG LH. Beautifully centered with deep rich color. This is from the scarcer

                                            PLATE12.  Plate12 example are worth 3 times the price according to Scott catalog.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600 for regular plate) 2011 & 2018 PSE Certificates...... Enlarged Photo $1750               

         116    *GC       20    XF OG LH, a truly spectacular example, very scarce in this high grade (Graded XF 90)

                                            Only 6 share this grade with only 1 higher. Rich color and sharp impression  with wide

                                            margins for this issue. No nibbed perfs! (SMQ $4250) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo $3195

         117    o             22    VF, strong blue color with a fancy circular c.d.s. Boston cancel. Very eye appealing.

                                            (Scott $450) with nice full even perforations all around, w/2018 PF Certificate ........................................    $450 

         118    oGC       22    VF-XF, extremely fresh, with a light NY c.d.s. cancel. Rich color on clean

                                            fresh white paper (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) w/2002 PFC & 2009 PSE(85)........ Enlarged Photo   $795

         119    o             22    XF, a magnificent example with gorgeous color and a very light face-free cancel .

                                            Very scarce in this fault free condition, (Scott $1500 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $950

         120    *             22    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $825 for VF no gum,

                                            $1025 for VF-XF), Rich color on clean white paper, w/2014 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $750

         121    *             22    VF-XF OG VLH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Scott $2200 for VF, $3250 for VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo $1795

         122    oGC       23    VF, bold BLUE GRID cancel. Rich color, well centered with nice full perfs all

                                            around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1225 for VF 80 w/blue cancel) 2003 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $695

         123    o             23    VF+, beautifully centered, face-free cancel (Scott $1200 for VF) w/2018 PSAG   .......... Enlarged Photo   $850

         124    o             23    VF-XF for this (Graded VF 80) very light cancel (SMQ $1000) w/2018 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo   $895

         125    oGC       23    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85) beautifully centered with a light town cancel.

                                            Very lightly canceled!!  Post office fresh (SMQ $1750) w/2017 PFC.................................. Enlarged Photo $1350

         128    oGC       24    SUPERB , large margined GEM with strong color on bright clean white margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (Scott $700 for 95) w/2016 PSAG Cert. ..... Enlarged Photo   $350 

         129    *             24    XF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color (Scott $60 VF, $85.50 for XF no gum) w/1999 PF Certificate ......      $50

         130    *             24    XF OG VLH in upper right corner only, (Scott $375 for XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................................    $250  

         132    o             25    Nearly VF, light neat town cancel, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $175).........................................      $70 

         133    o             25    F-VF, deep color with a face-free cancel c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $240 VF, $200 for F-VF)..............................    $120               

         134    oGC       25    VF, deep color, town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $240 for 80) w/2018 PF Certificate .........................    $175

         135    oGC       25    XF, town cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1250 for XF 90) w/2018 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $895 

         136    oGC       25    XF, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and a lovely attractive BLUE c.d.s. town

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1257 for 90) Quite scarce this nice! w/2017 PSAG  ..... Enlarged Photo   $995

         138    *             25    F-VF, full OG, hinged but no HR, (nearly LH). Gorgeous color and impression.

                                            (Scott $4000 for VF, $3750 for F-VF, $2750 Fine) w/1988 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $1295

         139    o             26    XF, neat town cancel, extremely fresh, well centered..........................................................................................      $50

         141    oGC       26    XF, neat partial town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PF Certificate ....................................      $90

         143    oGC       26    XF+, gorgeous color with wide margins and a neat town cancel. (Graded XF 90 XQ)

                                            Scott values a regular 90 at $125 and 95 at $260) w/2018 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo   $150

         144    **GC     26    XF OG NH, flawless high quality stamp with rich color (Graded XF 90) A very scarce stamp

                                            to find in never hinged. Unlisted is Scott for NH (SMQ $625) w/2008 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $499

                                            $1450 and SMQ values it at $1600. Pretty fault free stamp, w/2013 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1350

         145    oGC       27    XF, beautifully centered with a neat New Orleans, LA   May17 c.d.s cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            Quite scarce as only 5 share this grade, only 17 higher (SMQ $3000) w/2017 PSE ....... Enlarged Photo $2295

         146    oGC       28    XF, a magnificent example of this notoriously difficult stamp to find this well centered.

                                            Warm rich shade with wide margins fully clear all around (scarce on this issue) Nice light

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3250) only 7 graded higher, 2010 PSE.......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2750

         147    o          28A    Fine , a very pretty example with stunning Indian Red color . With both Black c.d.s

                                            cancel and RED cancels at bottom. (Scott $3750 VF, $1900 Fine) 1971 & 2015 PFC.............................. $1595 

         148    oGC     28b    VF, this is the very scarce bright red-brown shade. Extremely lightly canceled and

                                            vibrant color! Nice full even perforations all around. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2250)

                                            This is the only 80 grade with only 4 graded higher! w/1994 & 2018 PSE Certificate     Enlarged Photo $2195

         149    o             29    VF-XF, beautifully centered with NY cancel, (Scott $625 for VF-XF) w/2017 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $399

         150    o             30    VF for this tough issue, lovely light RED cancel (Scott $1375) w/1990 PF Certificate .............................    $650

         151    o             30    VF-XF, beautifully centered for this issue with a very eye appealing RED GRID cancel.

                                            Nice full perfs all around. (Scott $1375 VF, $1925 for VF-XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC ..... Enlarged Photo $1095

         152    oGC       30    XF, a truly fabulous and very eye appealing used single featuring both a BLUE and Black cancels.

                                            Beautifully centered, scarce clearing the design all around. Almost a face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $3250 + $35 blue cancel for 90) 2017 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $2650

         153    *GC       30    VF-XF OG VLH, post office fresh with gorgeous color and fresh as the day it was

                                            issued! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $2000 for 85 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1695               

         154    *GC       30    XF-S OG LH, a magnificent example with stunning orange brown color and sharply

                                            etched proof-like impression. Perfect even perforations all around!! (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Only 1 shares this grade, 1 higher! (SMQ $7500) 1982 PFC & 2011 PSE.......................... Enlarged Photo $6500

         158    o          30A    XF a very attractive stamp with both a BLUE BALTIMORE cancel and RED New York

                                            Exchange cancel at lower left, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $450

         159    *          30A    VF full OG, hinged but no HR, very fresh, (Scott $2200) w/1998 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1095

         160    o             31    F-VF, large margin at bottom, light face-free cancel, (Scott $1100) w/2014 PSE Certificate ..................    $650 

         163    o             32    XF-S, perfectly centered with rich vivid color and highly detailed proof-like

                                            impression. Light cancel w/1987, 2003 & 2017 PF Certificates.......................................... Enlarged Photo $1495

         164    oGC       32    XF-S, lovely partial town cancel. Rich color and proof-like impression. Nice full even

                                            perforations all around. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2750) Scarce this well centered as

                                            only 19 share this grade and only 2 ever graded higher. 2013 PSE Certificate................. Enlarged Photo $2495 

         165    oGC       33    VF-XF, light RED TOWN cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $215) 1988 & 2018 PFC......... Enlarged Photo  $199

         166    o             33    XF for this, beautifully centered rich color, (Scott $280 VF-XF, $600 XF) PSAG Cert  .. Enlarged Photo   $325

         167    oGC       33    XF-S, a near perfectly centered stamp with a light 1859 San Francisco cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Nice even perfs all around . (SMQ $2750) Scarce in this condition

                                            as only 13 share this grade , 3 higher (2 95J, 1 at 98) w/2008 PSE Cert........... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2495

         169    o             34    F-VF, gorgeous deep vivid color and a very light RED face-free cancel .

                                            Position 76L1, recut once at bottom (Scott $2425) fault free w/2000 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1295

         170    o             34    F-VF+, with a scarcer BLUE Cincinnati, OH town cancel and part of a Red Foreign Transit

                                            cancel at lower right. Position 76L (recut at bottom variety) (Scott $2250) 2004 PFC   . Enlarged Photo $1350

         171    o             34    Nearly VF, very nicely centered for this often off-centered issue. Light cancel with

                                            rich color on clean fresh paper. (Scott $2100) w/1987 PFC & w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo $1495

         172    oGC       34    VF-XF, beautifully centered with rich color and a light cancel. (Graded VF 80) This is

                                            the recut on bottom variety $150 premium) (Scott $2250) position 54L1, 2018 PSAG . Enlarged Photo $1850

         176    o             36    VF, deep color with a neat town cancel. Cancel covers one perf at right so it appears

                                            as if the perf is missing, but it IS NOT! (Scott $300) w/1997 & 2016 PF Certificates  ...............................    $175

         178    o             37    VF, lovely light BLUE cancellation, pretty stamp and fault free (Scott $420).............................................    $299 

         179    o             37    VF-XF, pretty BLUE cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $420) w/2018 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $399

         181    *GC       37    VF OG LH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1450)  w/2015 PSE Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $1295  

         183    oGC       38    XF, a magnificent example rarely found with such large margins  Neat Jun 5 c.d.s.

                                            cancel, Strong color with full perfs (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1200) 1996 PFC and

                                            w/2018 PSE Certificate only 19 share this grade with only 14 graded  ............................. Enlarged Photo   $995

         185    *             38    Nearly VF LH , gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $1900) w/2000 PF Certificate .............................    $895

         186    o             39    VF-XF, lovely used example. Used copies are extremely scarce and harder to find than

                                            unused examples. I sold this exact stamp back in 2014 and I’m extremely fortunate to

                                            have re-acquired it. Nicest I’ve ever offered, (Scott $10,000 for VF, $15,000 VF-XF)

                                            Accompanied by both w/2002 & 2014 PSE Certificates    ....................................... (see BACK COVER) $7995

         187    *GC       39    F-VF OG LH, post office fresh, fault free (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $3000 for 80 grade,

                                            $2100 for 75 grade. Nice full ever perfs all around, w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1895

         189    *GC       39    VF OG VLH, a post office fresh example and fresh as the day it was issued.

                                            Nice even perfs (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3000) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $2750

         190    *GC       39    VF-XF OG LH (XF for this issue) Beautifully centered with gorgeous color on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 grade at $4000 (SMQ $4200) Nice

                                            full even perforations! with both w/1990, 2005 & 2012 PF Certificates(85) ................... Enlarged Photo $3295

       191    *GC       40    XF, unused, no gum as issued. Beautifully centered  with stunning color on bright

                                          lily white paper! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $900) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $850  

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

               

                                           

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         193    o          62B    VF, very light RED face-free cancel , rich color, (Scott $1710) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................. $1250

         195    oGC       63    VF-XF, deep BLUE grid cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $90 + $5 blue cancel) w/2018 PSAG ..........      $85

         198    o             65    XF, light cancel...........................................................................................................................................................      $30

         200    o             67    F-VF, neat San Francisco cogwheel fancy cancel, (Scott $750).......................................................................    $350                

         201    o             67    VF, lovely RED GRID cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $810 w/red cancel) 2017 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $695  

         202    o             67    VF-XF  (Graded VF-XF 85), light neat black grid cancel. Deep vivid color and

                                            impression with full even perfs (Scott $1350 for 85 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $995 

         203    o             67    XF, nice “sock-on-the nose  black grid in circle cancel. Rich color and nice full

                                            perforations all around. (Scott $750 VF, $2750 XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1195

 

         208    *             68    VF OG LH, very well balanced with large margin at left and top. Lovely bright color.

                                            Small owners handstamp on gum in lower corner only, (Scott $950) w/2016 PF Certificate ...................    $650

         209    oGC       69    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $225) light cancel, w/2018 PF Certificate  ......... Enlarged Photo   $199

         210    oGC       69    XF-S, a fabulous looking example with large margins and deep rich black color and

                                            nice full perfs all around. Partial circle of wedges cancellation. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                             (SMQ $750) Only 12 ever graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo   $695

         211    *GC       69    VF OG LH  (Graded VF 80). Although a fairly common stamp to find in used,

                                            mint fault free examples as this are few and far between. Rich black impression

                                            with nice full perforations, (Scott $1700) (SMQ $2000). 1991 & 2017 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $1350

         212    o             70    VF, neat black grid cancel, fresh and fault free (Scott $300) w/1987 PF Certificate .................................    $175

         213    o             70    XF, beautifully centered with a very eye-catching bold RED CROSS-ROADS fancy

                                            cancel. PSE notes “two short perfs” very trivial call, otherwise fault free w/2018 PSE Certificate .........    $275                    

         214    oGC       70    VF-XF, very light virtually face-free cancel . Rich color (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $500. w/2018 PF Certificate ......................................................... Enlarged Photo   $375

         216    o           70a    Almost VF, rich color with a black grid cancel, (Scott $325) w/1993 PF Certificate ..................................    $180

         217    oGC     70a    VF, very light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $365) w/1993 & 2017 PF Certificates  ......................    $325

         218    o           70b    XF blue bar cancel, trivial corner perf crease not seen by the naked eye unless dipped

                                            in fluid. Pretty stamp, (Scott $875) w/2004 APS Certificate nice steel blue shade......................................    $275

         219    o           70b    Nearly VF, neat black open grid cancel, (Scott $850) w/1986 PFC & 2017 PSE.........................................    $450

         221    *           70b    F-VF, unused, no gum, an extremely scarce mint example of this steel blue shade.

                                            Extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $6250 VF, $4100 F-VF) w/2018 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $2395

         224    oGC     70c    VF+, a fabulous example of this scarce violet shade with a very light double circle postmark!!

                                            (Graded VF 80) Very scarce to find this nice and fault free in all respects.

                                            (Scott values 80 at $2250) very eye appealing, w/2016 PF Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $2095

         225    o             71    VF, bright and fresh with a very light cancel, fault free (Scott $200)...............................................................      $89

         227    o             71    VF, very fancy cross cancel, strong color, (Scott $200+) w/2014 PSE Certificate ......................................    $175

         228    o             71    VF, lovely RED grid cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $235)................................................................................    $185

         229    oGC       72    VF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $575) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .......    $399

         230    o             72    XF, large margins and very well centered with rich color on bright white paper.

                                            Hard to find this nice, (Scott $575 VF, $1150 for XF) w/1987 & 2012 PF Certificate  . Enlarged Photo   $799 

         231    o             73    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $55 VF, $100 VF-XF) ..............................      $50

         232    o             73    XF, so lightly canceled it looks unused, canceled at top right perfs only, (Scott $225 for XF) 1984 PFC    $150

         233    *GC       73    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $165 for 85) w/2018 PFC............    $150 

         235    *GC       73    Nearly superb, unused, no gum. Fresh as the day it was issue and fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott values a 95 no gum for $500), w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $425  

         236    o             75    Fine, light cancel, rich color, (Scott $425 VF, $210 Fine)....................................................................................    $150

         237    o             75    VF, extremely light face-free black grid cancel. (Scott $425) w/2014 PF Certificate ................................    $299   

         238    o             75    VF, gorgeous color with a very light face-free cancel, (Scott $485) w/2014 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo   $375

         239    oGC       75    VF-XF but (Graded VF 80) very light face-free cancel (SMQ $425) w/2017 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $425

         240    o             75    XF, lovely BLUE Target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2000 & 2003 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $650

         244    o             76    XF, gorgeous blue cancel, beautifully centered w/2007 PF Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $325 

         245    oGC       76    XF-S, a magnificent used example with deep vivid color and a light cancel. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Very scarce in this grade as only 13 share the grade with only 2 ever graded higher.

                                            No nibbed perfs and great eye appeal. 1994 PFC & w/2008 PSE Cert (SMQ $1350)  .. Enlarged Photo $1150  

         247    o             77    F-VF, gorgeous impression on clean white margins, (Scott $170).....................................................................      $75

         248    o             77    Almost VF , three nice large margins, black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $170).......................................      $90  

         249    o             78    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $362.50)...................................................................................    $150

         252    o           78a    Nearly VF with a very light face-free cancel, (Scott $400) w/2006 APS Certificate  ..................................    $250

         254    o           78a    VF-XF, partial target cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $525 for 85) 2018 PSAG Cert  Enlarged Photo   $399

         255    oGC     78a    VF-XF, very light cancel and gorgeous color  (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 .

                                            grade at $525 with both w/2004 PF Certificate and w/2008 PSE Certificates............... Enlarged Photo   $525

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

         258    o          85B    Fine+, lovely fancy BLUE cancel on clean fresh paper and full perfs all around.

                                            Strong grill impression, fault free (Scott $1250 w/blue cancel)..........................................................................    $450

         259    o          85B    Fine+, light BLUE town cancel, (Scott $1250) w/2013 PF Certificate   ........................................................    $475 

         261    o             86    VF, lightly canceled with bright color and strong grill (Scott $400) w/2018 PSAG Cert .. Enlarged Photo   $325

         262    o             87    F-VF, light neat “PAID” cancel, (Scott $190).......................................................................................................      $59

         265    oGC       90    VF, light Black and Red cancels (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................    $299

         266    oGC       91    VF (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) fault free w/1997 PSE and w/2017 PSAG Certificate ..........................    $425

         267    oGC       91    VF-XF with a fancy “circle of V’s” postmark (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $850)

                                            Hard stamp to find this nice, w/1995 & 2017 PF Certificates ............................................ Enlarged Photo   $499

         269    o             92    VF-XF, lovely color, very fresh with a black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $425).....................................    $325

         271    o             93    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy circle of spokes cancel, small thin, still a great stamp.....................      $35

         272    o             93    VF, fancy cancel, (Scott $55)..................................................................................................................................      $45

         273    o             93    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy cancel,......................................................................................................    $150

         274    oGC       93    XF-S, a truly phenomenal used single, virtually perfectly centered with large margins and a fancy

                                            rosette cancel. Nice full perfs! (Graded XF-S 95 by both the PFC & PSE) w/1996 & 2015 PFC(95)

                                            & 2007 PSE Certificates(95) (SMQ $2900) 15 share the grade, only 5 graded higher, .. Enlarged Photo $1795

         275    o             95    F-VF, light circle of wedges cancel, small thin seen only when dipped in fluid, (Scott $850)......................    $175

         276    o             96    VF, neat 4 ring bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $225)........................................................................    $140

         279    oGC       96    VF-XF, beautifully centered with very large margins and a very light cancellation.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $360 for 85) (SMQ $400) w/2018 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo   $325 

         280    oGC       97    XF, beautifully centered with a neat circle of wedges fancy cancel. Deep black color

                                            and proof-like impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $700) w/2000 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $475

         281    oGC       97    XF-S, light cancel and beautifully centered on clean white paper.  (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Only 5 ever graded higher (SMQ $2300) w/2018 PSE Certificate ................... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1995

         282    *             97    VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1000 for VF) w/1986 & 2015 PFC ......................................    $650

         283    *             97    Fine+ OG LH in lower right corner only. (F-VF for this issue) Extremely fresh as this

                                            came from a block/4 (lower left stamp) It also is accompanied by the original

                                            certificate for block/4. (Scott $2800 VF, $1025 for Fine) w/1992 PF Certificate .......................................    $795 

         284    oGC       98    VF-XF, beautifully centered with both a black cork cancel and RED transit cancel.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525) w/2007 PFC(85) and 2005 PSE(also 85) .................... Enlarged Photo   $350

         285    *             98    VF-XF, unused,  no gum, beautifully centered with sharp detailed impression on crisp clean

                                            white paper. Fault free in all respects, (Scott $1500 for VF no gum, $1750 for VF-XF)  . Enlarged Photo   $995 

         286    oGC       99    XF, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and sharp detailed impression. Neat black

                                            circle of wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3500) w/2009 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo $2495

         287    o           100    VF, lovely circle of wedges cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $900) w/2017 PFC .............. Enlarged Photo  $450

         288    o           100    VF, cork cancel but a face-free cancel. Gorgeous color (Scott $900) w/2018 PSAG  ...... Enlarged Photo   $550               

         289    o           101    F-VF, strong deep blue color with a circle of V’s cancel, (Scott $2250) w/2000 PF Certificate ...............    $995

         291    *           101    F-VF, unused, no gum. Gorgeous color on clean white paper. PFC states “some slight staining”

                                            which has been removed!! (Scott $5500 for no gum) w/1979 PF Certificate .............................................. $1750  

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         293    *           103    VF-XF OG LH, a magnificent example and fresh as the day it was issued. Rare as only 389 were

                                            ever issued and this is one of the best! Deep intense black color and sharply detailed proof-like

                                            impression. Nice full even perfs! (XF for this issue)  1997 & 2016 PF Certificates ......... Enlarged Photo $4895

         294    *GC     103    XF OG LH, a phenomenal example with near perfect centering. Deep vivid black

                                            color beautifully contrasted by it’s bright white paper! Nice full even perforations

                                            all around (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $7750) scarce as only 3 share this grade, with

                                            only 7 higher (6 hinged, 1NH) w/2017 PSE Certificate post office fresh…….................. Enlarged Photo $5795

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         297    o           112    VF-XF, neat circle of wedges cancel, fault free (Scott $130 VF, $195 VF-XF).............................................      $90 

         298    o           112    XF, very interesting cancel at right and fault free, w/2012 & 2018 PF Certificates  ....... Enlarged Photo   $295

         301    o           113    VF, deep color, well centered, fresh, (Scott $75)...................................................................................................      $45

         302    oGC     113    XF, beautifully centered with a neat quartered cork cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $250).

                                            Bright clean white paper with both w/2009 PF Certificate and 2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $180

         303    *GC     113    VF-XF OG LH,  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $750

         304    *GC     113    XF OG LH (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for XF 90) w/1997 & 2017 PFC...................... Enlarged Photo $1295

         307    o           115    F-VF, circle of wedges , very fresh and fault free (Scott $200 VF, $120 F-VF).............................................      $65                      

         308    o           115    Almost VF, rarely seen double BLUE target cancels, pretty stamp, (Scott $225) .......................................    $140

         309    oGC     115    VF-XF, very light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $290 for 85 grade) w/2018 PF Certificate .............    $290

         310    oGC     115    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $575) w/2001 PFC & 2008 PSE........... Enlarged Photo   $450

         311    o           115    XF+, huge margins with a very pretty BLUE cancel, w/2001 & 2016 PFC........................ Enlarged Photo   $475               

         313    oGC     116    VF, gorgeous RED Baltimore Foreign Mail cancel (Graded VF 80) Scott $150 w/red cancel.

                                            A very eye popping stamp!! w/2012 PF Certificate  (has my old cert from 2012)......................................    $125                     

         314    oGC     116    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) strong deep color with a fancy circle of diamonds

                                            cancel!  (SMQ $275) extremely fresh, w/2007 PSE Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo   $240

         315    oGC     116    XF, beautifully centered with gorgeous color and a neat fancy rosette cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $425) fault free w/2007 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificate(90) ........ Enlarged Photo   $350

         316    *GC     116    VF-XF LH, brilliantly bright and fresh on lily white paper. Beautifully centered and

                                            extremely fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $2800 for 85 grade,  2017 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $2495

         317    *GC     116    XF for this OG VLH, incredible intense glowing color on lily white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3350) w/2000 & 2018 PF Certificates  ............. (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995

         318    *GC     116    XF-S OG LH, a phenomenal example and very rare in this top quality. Virtually perfectly centered

                                            with  brilliant color on clean fresh white paper and full even perforations. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            w/1992 & 2004 PFC and also has 3 PSE certs, all Graded 95, 2004, 2009 & 2015.  (SMQ $12,000)

                                            Only 5 share this grade with only 1 higher,  The Finest I’ve ever offered…………..Enlarged Photo       $9,500

         320    oGC     117    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) 1997 PFC & 2007 PSE(90)........ Enlarged Photo   $310

         321    o           117    XF-S, very large and beautifully balanced with a very light cancel, Nice full even

                                            perfs and lovely rich color! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) w/1987 PFC & 2018 PSAG .. Enlarged Photo   $375

mathematically perfectly centered .

         323    oGC     118    VF, light “sock-on-the nose target cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800) 2016 PFC ...... Enlarged Photo   $550

         324    oGC     118    VF-XF for this but (Graded VF 80) neat target cancel (Scott $800) w/2013 PF Cert. ... Enlarged Photo  $700

         325    oGC     118    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85). Very light cancel on clean fresh white paper.

                                            (SMQ $1150) fault free in all respects. w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...................................... Enlarged Photo   $950 

         326    oGC     118    XF, a near perfectly centered stamp with lovely color and a fairly  light cancel!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) (Scott $1450 for XF 90) w/2016 PF Certificate. ............ Enlarged Photo $1250

         327    oGC     118    XF, beautifully centered with bright rich colors on clean fresh white margins.

                                            Full even perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1450 for 90) 2018 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo $1350

         329    *          118   VF regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum) 2016 PFC................................ $1695

         330    *          118       VF, unused, no gum beautifully centered with wide margins. Gorgeous color on clean

                                            fresh paper. I sold this exact stamp back in 2007. fault free (Scott $3250) 2007 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $1995

         331    *          118    ..................................... VF OG, no HR and nearly LH. A post office fresh example with lovely rich colors

                                            on crisp clean white paper. (Scott $9500) fault free w/2005  & 2017 PF Certs................ Enlarged Photo $5295    

         332    o          119    ............................................................... VF, very nicely centered with deep proof-like color and impression.

                                            (Scott $200) very fresh, w/2013 PSE Certificate ...............................................................................................    $160

         333    o           119    XF, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color! (Scott $500 for XF) 2015 PFC.............................    $290

         334    oGC     119    XF, very nicely centered with deep rich color and a black target cancel

                                            (Graded XF 90)  (SMQ $725) very fresh with 3 certs:  w/1984 ,1997 PFC & 2017(90).. Enlarged Photo   $525

         335    *GC     119    VF OG JUMBO, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $2450

         336    o           120    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy black “cross-roads” cancellation. Deep rich

                                            color on clean white paper, (Scott $600 VF, $1500 for XF) w/2014 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $695

         337    oGC     120    XF-S, a magnificent used example with deep rich color and sharp impression on clean

                                            white paper. Nice full even perforations. (Graded XF-S 95) looks superb to me.

                                            (SMQ $4250) only 8 share the grade with 7 higher, w/1996 PFC & 2005 PSE........... (FRONT COVER) $3495

         338    *GC     120    VF OG LH, a very well centered stamp with bright color and clean lily white margins.

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $7500 for 80 grade (SMQ $8500) w/1986 & 2006 PF Certs  ...... Enlarged Photo $6500

         342    oGC     121    XF, a beautifully centered and large margined example with lovely color and a black

                                            circle of wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $850

         344    *           121    F-VF, unused, no gum, brilliant color on lily white paper. fault free (Scott $1450) w/2003 PFC...............    $799

         345    *           121    VF OG LH, large margins, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $4000) w/2017 PF Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo $3495

         347    o           122    VF+, large margins with a fairly light cancel, nice perfs! w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo $1795

         348    oGC     122    XF for this, large margins for this and well centered for this normally off-centered issue.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3150) fault free w/2014 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo $2395

         349    oGC     122    XF, an amazing example with huge margins and deep vivid color. (Graded XF 90)

                                            Scarce, only 13 graded higher (SMQ $4500) 2003 PFC & 2018 PSE Certificate ....... (BACK COVER) $3795

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         351    oGC     123    XF, beautifully centered with a scarcer BLUE cork cancel. (Graded XF 90) Scott

                                            values XF 90 at $1125 + blue cancel. (SMQ $1200+) with 2014 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $850

         352    oGC     123    XF-S but (Graded XF 90) large margins with a neat black town cancel.

                                            (SMQ $1200) with both 1988 PFC and a new 2017 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo   $850 

         353    o           123    XF-S, a truly magnificent example with a vivid BLUE grid cancel. Rich color

                                            with bright lily white paper! w/2016 PSE & 2011 & 2106 PFC,  A fault free GEM......... Enlarged Photo $1795

         356    oGC     126    VF, a truly scarce stamp to find in used fault free condition as this. Lovely color on fresh paper.

                                            Only 2226 were ever issued and most are mint, only a few used exist and most of them are

                                            off centered or faulty. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3000) w/1994 & 2011 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $1895

         358    *GC     127    XF-S OG LH, an awesome mint single with deep vibrant orange color on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $6500) Only 6 share this grade with only 4 ever graded higher.

                                            One of the nicest and freshest I’ve seen, GEM w/2016 PSE Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $5500

         359    *GC     128    VF-XF OG LH, brilliantly bright and fresh on clean fresh white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3650) Quite scarce as only 5 share this grade with only 16

                                            graded higher. Fault free in all respects, w/1987 PFC & 2014 PSAG Certificate(85)...... Enlarged Photo $2395

         361    *GC     128    XF OG LH, be with gorgeous color and very large margins. Sharply detailed impression.

                                            with ice full even perforations all around. (Graded XF 90) Only 9 share this grade

                                            with only 5 higher. (1 at 95, 4 at 98) (SMQ $5250) w/2012 PSE Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo $4750

         363    *GC     129    XF-S OG LH, a spectacular stamp with deep vivid colors and large balanced margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3150) Scott $3000 for XF 90 grade.  One of the nicest I’ve

                                            offered on this issue. w/1998 & 2008 PF Certificates (90)................................................... Enlarged Photo $2595

         364    *           130    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid colors on bright clean white

                                            margins. (Scott $2000 for VF, $2600 for VF-XF) w/1989 & 2018 PF Certificates ......... Enlarged Photo $1895

         365    *GC     130    XF-S OG LH, a truly magnificent example with large margins and lovely rich color and

                                            impression. Nice full perforations all around. (Graded XF 90) For comparison the PSE

                                            has only graded 9 @ 90, 5 @ 95 and 1 @ 98. (SMQ $8250) w/2017 PFC ........ (Inside BACK COVER) $6495                  

         366    *GC     131    SUPERB OG LH, a truly magnificent example , mathematically perfectly centered within

                                            large margins. Brilliant colors on lily white paper!! Full even perfs not a single nib perf.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95), looks superb to me! (SMQ $9000)  Only 3 share this elusive grade

                                            and only 5 higher. Doubt any of them are LH. Accompanied by three certificates:

                                            w/1987 & 2003 PF Certificate and w/2016 PSE Certificate(95) ...................................... Enlarged Photo $7250

         367    *GC     132    XF OG, previously hinged but no HR, Beautifully centered with very deep rich color.

                                            Large margins with nice full even perforations all around.  (Graded XF 90)  (SMQ $7750)

                                            Only 10 share this grade with 16 higher. w/2012 PSE Certificate  ...................................... Enlarged Photo $5750                  

         368    *GC     132    XF-S OG LH, a truly phenomenal example with large even margins & incredibly rich color

                                            on bright clean white paper! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $12,500) Very scarce, only 1356

                                            were ever issued. Only 11 share this grade with 4 higher. 2005 PFC & 2011 PSE . ….Enlarged Photo  $9,995

         369    o           133    XF, neat circle of wedges cancel. A beautifully centered example with rich color

                                            on clean fresh paper. Scott $1350 for XF. Scarce this nice w/1995 & 2016 PF Certificates  ..................    $625

         370    oGC     133    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $825 for VF-XF) with both a 2000 PFC

                                            and a brand new w/2018 PSAG Certificate   quite scarce in used this nice....................... Enlarged Photo   $695

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         375    *        135A    F-VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1000) with 2015 Weiss Certificate....................................    $595

         378    o        136A    XF for this, beautifully centered with a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong grill impression......    $140

         380    oGC     138    XF, a fabulous grilled issue with bright color and a neat cancel. This has a much scarcer

                                            double grill” ($25 premium) (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $975) w/1998 & 2008 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $725

         381    o        138A    F-VF, bright and fresh, trivial nib perf at lower right, (Scott $850)....................................................................    $249

         382    o        138A    VF with a fancy NY Foreign Mail cancel, gorgeous color, fresh  2016 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo   $850

         383    oGC  138A    VF-XF, brilliant orange color with a fancy New York Foreign Mail cancel on

                                            bright white margins. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1950) w/2017 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1250

         384    oGC  138A    VF-XF, lovely New York Foreign Mail cancel (STAR in Circle) Rich color and fault free.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1500+ for 85) (SMQ $1950) 2000 & 2107 PFC................... Enlarged Photo $1250

         385    oGC  138A    XF centering with a very light nearly face-free cancel. Bright color with a clearly

                                            defined grill (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1950) Scarce this nice as only 2 share this

                                            grade with only 4 graded higher. choice w/2014 PSE Certificate ..................... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1895

         386    *           139    F-VF, unused, no gum, deep rich color, (Scott $2550 for VF, $1700  F-VF) w/1989 PF Certificate  ....... $1095

         387    o           141    F-VF, face-free cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $1500) w/1989 PF Certificate ...........................................    $550

         388    o           141    VF, brilliant color with a light cancel on clean white paper. (Scott $1500) 2017 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $895 

         390    oGC     144    F-VF, a very eye pleasing example of this scarce grilled issue. Rarely seen with a

                                            RED cancel and fault free !! (Graded F-VF 75) Scott values F-VF 75 with a red

                                            cancel at  $1605, w/2018 PSAG Certificate  .......................................................................... Enlarged Photo $1395               

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         392    *           145    F-VF NH, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $240 VF, $160 F-VF) w/1989 PFC for block/4 .........    $110

         394    *           145    VF, unused, no gum,  bright and fresh (Scott $240 for VF no gum) w/1989 PF Certificate ......................    $160

         399    o           148    XF, face-free black circle of wedges cancel, well centered,  (Scott $95 for XF)............................................      $35

         401    o           148    XF, bright white paper and a neat black target cancel, extremely fresh,  (Scott $85 for XF).....................      $60

         404    *           148    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on clean white paper, (Scott $900) w/2004 PF Certificate ..............................    $750

         405    *           148    VF-XF OG, lovely bright color and sharp vivid clarity on bright white paper. Nice full

                                            even perfs. (Scott $900 VF, $1450 for VF-XF) w/2001 PSE & 2002 PFC......................... Enlarged Photo   $995

.........406....*GC......148....XF OG LH "JUMBO", a truly scarce stamp to find this well entered and fault free.

...........................................Gorgeous color on bright lily white paper and sharp proof-like impression.

............................................(Graded VF-XF 85J) (sMQ $2300). This is the only graded 85J, there are only

...........................................4 graded higher, only 1 of which is a JUMBO, w/2011 PSE Certificate.............................Enlarged Photo....$2250

         407    o           149    VF-XF, gorgeous color with a black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $90 VF, $115 VF-XF)........................      $70

.........408....o...........149....VF-XF Nice face-free cancel, gorgeous color, fault free (Scott $115 for VF-XF)...............................................$100 

         412    o           151    VF, bold BLUE cancels, well centered, (Scott $235 w/blue cancel) w/1989 PF Certificate ......................    $130               

         413    o           151    XF, very large and balanced margins with a BLACK STAR cancel and red cancels..................................    $180

         416    o           152    VF-XF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong cancel, fault free (Scott $210 VF, $285 VF-XF).....    $175 

         419    *           152    F-VF, unused, no gum, incredibly bright orange color on lily white paper. Fault free

                                            in all respects, (Scott $1300 for VF no gum, $850 F-VF) w/2000 PF Certificate.........................................    $499

         420    *           152    F-VF OG, no HR, almost LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3500) w/1988 PF Certificate ...................................    $750               

         421    o           153    Almost VF, light face-free cancel, pretty color, (Scott $220) w/2011 PSE Certificate  ..............................    $110

         424    oGC     153    XF, a magnificent mind bending example with stunning RED New York Foreign Mail

                                            postmark. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ  $625 + RED NYFM) w/2018 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $650

         428    o           155    VF, gorgeous color with a black duplex cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $325)......................................    $140 

         429    o           155    VF, rich color with a light cancel on bright white paper, (Scott $325) w/1999 PF Certificate ...................    $225

         431    oGC     155    XF, fairly light cancel for this issue and rich carmine color. Beautifully centered

                                            on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         432    oGC     155    XF-S, a spectacular example and very scarce in this condition! Deep carmine shade on

                                            bright clean white margins. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 grade at $2250 but SMQ values

                                            it higher at $2500. Worthy of the finest collections  w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........... (BACK COVER) $2195

         433    *           155    VF+ OG LH, gorgeous color on bright clean white margins. Large stamp with

                                            sharp detailed impression. (Scott $5000 VF) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .............. (Inside BACK COVER) $4995

               

                                                                                                 1873 BANKNOTES

                                                                          CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

 

         435    oGC     156    XF+, huge margins with a fancy “7” in 4-ring target cancel. Lovely bright white

                                            margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65 + fancy cancel) w/2004 PSE Certificate ...........................................      $75

         436    o           156    XF-S, light cancel, gorgeous color, fault free ........................................................................................................    $125               

         437    oGC     156    XF-S, beautifully centered with large margins and a fancy cancel. A very scarce stamp to

                                            obtain this nice in used (Graded XF-S 95)(SMQ $250)(Scott $250 for 95) 2018 PSAG Enlarged Photo   $250 

         438    o           157    VF-XF, large margins with a light RED PAID cancel, very pretty stamp!.......................................................      $40

         439    o           157    XF, large margins with a neat target cancel, (Scott $75 for XF).......................................................................      $50

         441    **        158    VF-XF OG NH, deep rich color. Very scarce to obtain in never hinged

                                            condition. Unlisted in Scott for NH (thus scarce) w/2018 PSE Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $325               

         442    o           159    VF, unusually large stamp with a face-free cancel, extremely fresh, ..............................................................      $25

         443    o           159    VF-XF, rich color on clean white paper, nicely centered, very fresh.................................................................      $35

         444    o           159    XF-S, perfectly centered with large margins, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................      $50

         446    *GC     159    VF OG LH, bright and fresh, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2018 PSAG Certificate $350   

         448    o           160    VF-XF “JUMBO,” gorgeous color with a BLUE cancel, w/1996 PF Certificate .........................................    $109

         450    o           161    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $85 XF) .....................      $40

         451    o           161    XF, beautifully centered, deep shade with a face-free cancel ..........................................................................      $50

         452    o           161    XF, large margins with a light BLUE town cancel,...............................................................................................      $85

         453    oGC     161    XF-S “JUMBO,” fancy circle of wedges cancel. Huge margins with full perforations.(SMQ $150)

                                            (Graded XF 90J), 13 share this grade, only 14 graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $130     

         454    o           162    VF-XF, pretty BLUE grid cancel, fresh and fault free (Scott $137.50) ..........................................................      $99

         455    o           162    VF-XF, huge side margins, nicely balanced w/circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $185 VF-XF) 2001 PFC..    $110

         456    o           162    VF, light Black & RED cancels, three large even margins, fault free, pretty stamp, (Scott $150 w/red)..    $130  

         457    oGC     162    XF centering with large margins. Deep vivid color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) undergraded (Scott $185 for 85 grade) w/2018 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $175

         458    o           163    XF, fabulous eye catching stamp with its bold black fancy cancel. Brilliant orange

                                            color on clean white paper, (Scott $250 VF-XF, $375 for XF) w/2001 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $250

         460    o           165    VF+, large stamp with a face-free cancel , (Scott $130).....................................................................................    $120                   

         461    o           165    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins, w/1998 & 2016 PF Certificates ....................................    $175

         463    *GC     165    VF, unused, no gum, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1200 for VF no gum) w/2018 PFC.........    $995

         464    o           166    VF, well centered, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $275)...............................................................................    $160

         465    o           166    VF-XF, well centered, a big stamp with rich color, nice white margins and a neat

                                            duplex cancel,  (Scott $275 for VF, $400 VF-XF) 2000 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificates.............................    $200

         467    *           166    VF, slightly disturbed OG, great color and nicely balanced, (Scott $2250).....................................................    $650

         468    *GC     166    VF OG LH, stunning color on clean white paper and full even perfs.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100) (SMQ $2350) with both 2001 & 2018 PF Certificates   Enlarged Photo $1695

         469    *GC     166    VF-XF OG LH, brilliant fresh color on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) w/1987 & 2018 PF Certificate  .................................. Enlarged Photo $2695               

         470    *GC     166    VF-XF OG LH, post office fresh with large margins for this issue. Gorgeous color on

                                             clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) w/2018 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $2895

 

                                                                             1879 AMERICAN  BANK NOTE COMPANY

                                                                                                   (soft porous paper)

               

         471    oGC     182    XF-S, large margins, neat town cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $200) w/2012 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $199

         472    *           182    VF-XF, unused, no gum, large margins, bright and fresh (Scott $80)...............................................................      $40

         475    o           184    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins, partial target cancel...........................................................      $35

         478    *           184    XF+ OG VLH JUMBO, rarely found this large. Gorgeous color and sharp vivid impression.

                                            (Scott $180 for a XF, $360 for XF-S) this should be in the middle, 2006 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo  $225

         479    o           185    VF-XF, well balanced with deep color and a light cancel...................................................................................     $35

         482    o           186    XF, fancy “5” in 4 ring cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $50 VF-XF, $$100 for XF).....................................      $35

         483    *           186    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh ($900 VF, $625 F-VF)........................................................................................    $350  

         485    *GC     186    XF-S OG VLH, a truly remarkable example with HUGE wide margins and bright color.

                                            (Graded XF 90 XQ) XQ designation is reserved for stamps of extraordinary quality .

                                            Scott values normal 90 at $1800 and 95 grade at $3150, 1992 & 2009 PFC................... Enlarged Photo $2095

         486    o           188    XF, beautifully centered with deep color, (Scott $50 VF-XF, $130 for XF) w/2011 PSE Certificate  .....      $65

         487    o           188    XF, wide JUMBO margins, fault free (Scott $130 XF, $375 XF-S) w/Dec 2017 PSE Certificate .............    $150

         489    *           188    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, large stamp with gorgeous color (Scott $600) fault free .................................    $199

         490    oGC     189    XF for this with very large margins, deep color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $80) w/2008 PSE Certificate   $65

         491    o           189    XF+, beautifully centered, light cancel with large margins, (Scott $180 for VF)............................................    $140

         493    **GC  189    SUPERB OG NH, mathematically perfectly centered with no gum bends or skips.

                                            Vivid color on wide balance margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4450) Scarce as

                                            only 5 share this grade with only 5 higher. w/1990 & 2014 PSE Certs............................... Enlarged Photo $3195

         495    oGC     190    XF, nearly face-free cancel, large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $299

         496    oGC     190    XF-S, very large margins and beautifully centered (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $825)

                                            Scott $700 for 95, w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......................................................................... Enlarged Photo   $499

         499    **GC  190    XF OG LH, a beautifully centered post office fresh example and very scarce in this

                                            grade (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1900) only 7 share this grade with only 5 graded higher.

                                            Fault free in all respects, w/2006 PF Certificate and w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............... Enlarged Photo $1595

         500    o           191    F-VF, light double oval cancel, very fresh, (Scott $350 VF, $220 F-VF).........................................................      $99                    

         501    o           191    VF-XF, rich color and well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $475 VF-XF) w/2017 PSE.........................................    $285

         502    o           191    XF, very wide margined stamp with gorgeous deep carmine shade and a nearly face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85 (SMQ $525) w/2013 PF Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $450