LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    o          9X1    VF with black pen cancel, nice margins all around, (Scott $500) w/2001 PSE Certificate  ......................    $450 
              2    *GC    9X1    XF, unused, no gum, full margins all around, (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values $1500 for

                                            VF grade, this is VF-XF. “ACM” initials, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1395 

              3    *        9X1a    XF, beautifully centered four margin copy with traces of gum “AC connected variety”

                                            Sharp impression and fault free in all respects  (Scott $1750) w/1992 PFC....................... Enlarged Photo   $995

              4    *        10X1    VF NH, unused, no gum, nice 4 margin copy, fault free (Scott $225).............................................................    $150

              6    *GC  10X1    VF-XF OG LH (looks XF) (Graded VF-XF 85) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate .......................................    $375

              7    *GC  10X1    XF OG VLH, post office fresh (Graded XF 90) fault free w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...................................    $450

              8    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, lovely corner margin single, (Graded XF 90) w/2006 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificates..........    $460

              9    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, corner margin copy (Graded XF 90J), w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..............................................    $500

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

           11    oGC         1    VF+, very light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $400) w/2017 PF Certificate .....................................    $350

           12    oGC         1    VF-XF, lovely BLUE c.d.s. cancel. Nice four margin copy with rich color and

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $500 + $40 premium for blue cancel) w/2016 PSE Cert..................................    $375

           13    oGC         1    VF-XF with a very light scarcer RED STEAMER cancel ($200 premium for steam cancel)

                                            (Scott $700) (Graded VF-XF 85) a very pretty stamp! w/2017 PSAG Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $595 

           14    oGC         1    XF, light RED grid cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) w/2017 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $595

           15    oGC         1    XF, extremely light face-free BLUE cancel.  Large margins and sharp vivid

                                            impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650 + $40 blue cancel= $690) w/2013 PSE............. Enlarged Photo   $695 

           16    oGC         1    XF-S, beautifully centered with very large margins for this issue. Very light BLUE

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1400 + $40 premium for BLUE cancel= $1390)

                                            Accompanied by both a 1982 PFC and a brand new 2016 PSE Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1095

           17    *GC         1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, top margin copy. Brilliant color and

                                            fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PSAG Certificate (SMQ $2500)........................... Enlarged Photo $2395

           18    *               1    VF-XF OG LH, lovely dark shade, Nice four margin example and fault free in all

                                            respects, (Scott $6500 for VF, $8000 for VF-XF) w/1995 PF Certificate ................... (FRONT COVER) $6500                 

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

                                            postmark. (Graded VF 80) Scott $875 w/blue town cancel, w/2017 PFC......................... Enlarged Photo   $695

           20    oGC       1a    VF, very light face-free BLUE cancel (Graded VF 80) Scott values 80 grade with

                                            a blue cancel at $875. Fault free, very eye appealing, 1985 PFC & 2017 PSAG(80) ..... Enlarged Photo   $850

           21    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2595               

           22    o             1b    VF with a very scarce double BLUE 5’s numeral cancel. Lovely 4 margin on bright .

                                            white paper. (Scott $800 + $100 for numeral + $35 for BLUE= $935) w/2014 PSAG Certificate...........    $425

           23    oGC       1b    VF, lovely orange-brown shade and scarce as a corner margin copy. Extremely light cancel

                                            and fault free in all respects. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $825) w/2013 PSAG Certificate  .............................    $550

           24    oGC       1b    XF, beautifully centered with a BLUE GRID cancel. Deep orange-brown shade.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1500 + $40 for w/blue cancel) w/2010 & 2017 PFC.................. Enlarged Photo $1295 

           25    oGC       1c    VF, lovely RED-ORANGE shade with a bold RED GRID cancel. Nice four

                                            margin copy. (Graded VF 80) Scott $9500 for VF 80, w/1967 & 2014 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $5995

           26    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2400 VF, $2600 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1995

           27    o               2    VF, RED GRID cancel, fault free in all in all respects (Scott $825) 2017 PFC.................. Enlarged Photo   $750

           30    oGC         2    XF+ , right margin copy. Extremely fresh, with a very light RED cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) extremely fresh,  w/1980 & 2009 PFC & 2014 PSE(90) Enlarged Photo $1595               

           31    o               2    XF, this has a very scarce BLACK cancel. Lovely four  large margins all around and

                                            fault free in all respects. (Scott $1175 w/black cancel) w/2013 & 2017 PFC.................... Enlarged Photo $1795                  

           32    oGC         2    XF-S , a magnificent single with a very light RED cancel. Four nicely balanced and large

                                            margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3750) w/1992 PFC & 2013 PSE Certificates.......... Enlarged Photo $1995

        32A    o               2    XF-S, HUGE JUMBO.  Light BLUE face-free cancel . (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3750 plus

                                            $50 premium for blue cancel). The finest #2  I have offered in my 39 years as a dealer.

                                            Destined for the finest collection.  GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...................................... Enlarged Photo $3495 

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           33    *GC         3    VF, unused, no gum as issued, very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $800) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......    $750

           34    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued (Graded VF-XF 85)Scott $925 for 85 grade, 2017 PSAG Enlarged Photo $850

           35    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued, (Graded XF 90) (Scott$1100 for XF 90) 2017 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $995

           36    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued, deep color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1000) 2017 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $995

           38    *GC         4    VF-XF, unused, no gum as issued. (Graded VF-XF 85) a high end 95 with sharp vivid

                                            impression! (Scott values 85 grade at $1250) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo $1150

           39    *GC         4    XF , unused, no gum as issued. With two huge margins and very bright and fresh

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) (Scott $1575) Post office fresh w/2017 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo $1595

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

           40    o            5A    F-VF, black grid cancel with rich color and very fresh. Scarce stamp and fault free in all

                                            respects. (Scott $12,000 VF, $10,500 F-VF, $9000 Fine) w/1988 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $4695

           41    o            5A    Nearly VF, brilliantly fresh and nicely centered for this difficult rare stamp. Light

                                             RED face free cancel. (Scott $12,000 VF, $10,500 for F-VF) (position 4RE1)

                                            (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $6500) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................................................. Enlarged Photo $6500  

           42    oGC      5A    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very light town cancel. (looks XF) (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $12,000) Scott $1600 for 85 w/1999 & 2017 PSE……………… (Inside FRONT COVER)    $11,500

           43    oGC         6    XF, a spectacular example and very scarce to obtain in XF fault free condition. Fancy

                                            balloon style cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $22,000 for 90) with three certificates:

                                            w/1985, 1991 & 2017 PFC(90) a showpiece GEM (SMQ $24,000)…..,…….(see BACK COVER)    $18,995

           45    oGC         7    XF-S, beautifully centered with a light town cancel. Delicate color and sharp

                                            impression for this. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $325) w/2016 PF Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo  $325

           46    oGC         7    XF-S “JUMBO,” lightly struck town cancel with boardwalk margins and bright color.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1275) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................................. Enlarged Photo   $895

           50    oGC         8    VF-XF+ (XF for this) extremely fresh, with a very light face-free cancel . Shows breaks

                                            at top AND bottom. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $4250) w/2014 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo $3150

           51    oGC         8    XF, light face-free cancel with gorgeous color on bright clean white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $5250) w/2015 PSE Certificate........................................................ Enlarged Photo $3750

           52    oGC         8    XF, very large balanced margins with deep vivid color and a neat “PAID” cancellation.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $5250 + Paid cancel) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $3995

           54    ooGC    8A    VF, “sock-on-the nose Aug 31 cds cancel, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $900) 2017 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $850

           55    oGC      8A    XF+ for this with deep dark intense blue color and with both black and RED cancels.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2000 + $125 for red cancel=$2125) w/2014 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $2095

           56    oGC      8A    XF-S for this, “JUMBO,” beautifully centered with a very light face-free cancel.  Shows part

                                            of adjacent stamp at left!! (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $3250). Only 1 other shares this high grade. 

                                         There are 16 higher but only 4 are JUMBOS!, 1978 & 1996 PFC, 2007 PSE certs............ Enlarged Photo $2495

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

                                            (Graded XF 90XQ) Scott $2200 for a regular 90 and $4050 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 $2695

           58    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)   w/2015 PSE Certificate  GEM....................................................................... Enlarged Photo $4995

           59    o               9    VF, black grid cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $90)............................................................................      $60 

           60    o               9    VF, lovely RED GRID cancel, gorgeous color, fault free (Scott $120 w/red) w/2017 PF Certificate ......    $110 

           61    oGC         9    XF, light face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/1999 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificates..............    $200

           62    oGC         9    XF “JUMBO,” FEB 3 c.d.s.  deep shade (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $425) 2008 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $300

           63    oGC         9    XF “JUMBO,” with light black town cancels (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $425) 2017 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $350

           64    oGC         9    XF-S, large to huge margins, a neat cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $575) 2007 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $375

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

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J)  (SMQ $2000) only 14 graded higher w/2016 PSE Cert ............ Enlarged Photo $1495

           66    *               9    F-VF, full OG, hinged, bright and fresh, (Scott $750)..........................................................................................    $250 

           67    *               9    Nearly VF OG VLH, bright and fresh, (Scott $750) w/1994 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificates......................    $325

           68    *GC         9    VF OG hinged, recut and top and bottom (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $900) w/2008 PSE .   Enlarged Photo   $550               

           69    *GC         9    VF-XF OG LH, well centered showing part of adjacent stamp at top!  Gorgeous color on

                                            clean white paper. Fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $795

           70    *               9    XF OG LH, left margin copy. Brilliant color. This is the scarcer Position 61R1L, plate cracked

                                            at top. Only pricing it as the regular #9. w/1982 & 2016 PF Certificates   ........................ Enlarged Photo   $995

           71    *GC         9    XF-S full OG. Very large margins with brilliant color on clean snow white paper. (SMQ $3500)

                                            (Graded XF-S 95)  3 share this grade with only 8 higher, 1992 PFC & 2007 PSE(95).... Enlarged Photo $2395

           72    *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 $2495

           73    *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 5 graded higher  (only 2 are NH) with 2015 PSE Certificate................................ Enlarged Photo $2995

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $4500) 2 share this grade, 5 higher, 2011 PSE....... (Inside FRONT COVER) $3500

           76    o          10A    VF, gorgeous color with a San Francisco Feb 18 c.d.s cancel, (Scott $150)...................................................    $120

           77    o          10A    VF, deep dark color, neat black grid cancel, (Scott $150) w/2017 APS Certificate.....................................    $150                

           78    oGC       11    XF-S, a magnificent example with a lovely “Boston PAID in grid” cancellation.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $275) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .................................................... Enlarged Photo   $275

           79    oGC       11    SUPERB, a phenomenal example (Graded GEM 100) huge margins for this with a black

                                            town cancel. Only 5 share the grade with 6 higher, (SMQ $1000) w/2012 PSE............. (BACK COVER)   $995

           81    oGC    11A    VF-XF, scarce GREEN cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85) w/1996 APS & 2017 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $220                    

           82    oGC    11A    SUPERB JUMBO, showing adjacent stamps on each side!!  Neat black New York  town

                                            cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98J) (SMQ $775)  GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate (Inside FRONT COVER)   $695

           84    *             11    VF, full OG, hinged, this is the much scarcer “brownish-carmine” shade, (Scott $300)  w/2000 PFC......    $225

           88    oGC       12    VF+, lovely light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850 with red cancel) 2017 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $695                

           89    oGC       12    VF-XF, large stamp with both a black New Orleans cancel and trace of red cancel at

                                            right. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $850) w/2006 PFC & 2006 PSE(85).............................. Enlarged Photo   $795

           90    oGC       12    XF, very light cancel, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1350) 2016 PSE...... Enlarged Photo   $950

           91    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 $1095

           92    oGC       12    XF-S, beautifully centered with both black and RED cancels. Red cancel commands a $150

                                            premium. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1375 + $150 red= $1525) 1986 PFC & 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1095               

           93    oGC       12    XF-S, a spectacular used single with a very light cancel. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $2100) Only 20 ever graded higher, fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1295

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) Only 20 graded higher, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo $1495

           96    o             13    VF+, deep color, light town cancel (Scott $900) w/2014 PSE Certificate  ........................ Enlarged Photo  $695

           97    oGC       13    VF, lightly canceled with deep color! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $900) w/2008 PFC............. Enlarged Photo   $850

           98    o             13    XF, lovely bottom margin copy with an extremely light face-free cancel . Fault free in

                                            all respects. Hard to find this choice, (Scott $1350 for XF) w/2001 & 2015 PF Certs..... Enlarged Photo   $995

           99    oGC       13    XF, but (Graded VF-XF 85) light black cancel with a touch of red cancel at top.

                                            Well centered (SMQ $1225) w/1980 PFC & w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................... Enlarged Photo $1050

         100    oGC       13    XF neat town cancel with large and very well balanced margins. Strikingly intense rich

                                            color and sharp impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1550) w/2010 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo $1195

         101    oGC       13    XF, very large margins all around a light cancel. (Graded XF 90) high end 90 at that!

                                            Scott values XF 90 at $1500, w/1990 PFC & w/2017 PSAG Certificate(90) .................. Enlarged Photo $1495               

         102    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 $2195

         103    o             14    VF, three JUMBO margins, light cancel, fault free (Scott $150) w/1987 PF Certificate ............................    $150               

         104    oGC       14    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85) light cds cancel (SMQ $200) w/1987 & 2017 PSE Certificates  ....    $185

         105    oGC       14    XF+, very large margins, neat town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) 2016 PF Certificate. ..............    $299

         106    o             14    XF, very light RED cancel, big copy, extremely fresh, w/2017 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo   $350

         107    oGC       14    XF-S, a magnificent right margin copy. Extremely fresh, , rich color with a very light

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) with 1988 PFC & 2006 PSE Certificate(95)  ... Enlarged Photo   $550

         109    o             15    VF, fairly large margins, deep color with a light cancel, (Scott $150) w/2004 PF Certificate ...................    $140                    

         111    o             15    XF, very light RED cancel, gorgeous color, fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate  ...........................................    $225

         112    o             15    XF, well centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $325 for XF) w/2007 PFC & 2017 PSAG ............    $299

         113    oGC       15    XF, extremely light BLUE cancel. Bright and fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350 + $10

                                            premium for blue cancel- $360) pretty stamp! w/1984 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificates.. Enlarged Photo   $350

         114    oGC       15    XF-S, light town cancel, beautifully centered with strong color on crisp clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) only 28 graded higher, w/2016 PSE Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $450

         115    oGC       15    XF-S, lovely left margin copy. Rich color with a face-free cancel . Sharp vivid

                                            impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/1998 PFC & 2006 PSE(95)....................... Enlarged Photo   $475

         116    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   $550                                       

         117    *GC       15    VF, unused, no gum, bright & fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1800) 2017 PFC................. Enlarged Photo $1295

         119    oGC       16    VF, deep vivid color, light cancel. This is the re-cut on bottom ($100 premium)

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1750 + $100 recut bottom= $1850) 1992 & 2010 PFC............. Enlarged Photo $1495

         120    oGC       16    XF, this is the re-cut at bottom position 55L1 (worth $100 more in Scott than regular 16)

                                            light Black and RED face-free cancels. Nice large even margins all around. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $2800 + $100= $2900) w/1994 PFC &  2013 PSE Certificate(90) ........................ Enlarged Photo $2350

         121    oGC       16    XF JUMBO, a magnificent example with huge margins and sharp detailed impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) Very scarce in this grade as only 3 share the grade. 17 are higher but only

                                            1 is a JUMBO!  (SMQ $4650) 1991 PFC & 2014 PSE Certificate(90J)  .......................... Enlarged Photo $2895

         125    oGC       17    XF-S, beautifully centered with a neat circular datestamp. Rich proof-like impression 

                                            with large to full margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1300) w/2009 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $695               

         126    oGC       17    XF-S, a visually stunning example with it’s light BLUE TOWN cancel. Four nice

                                            even margins (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1300) fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $750

         127    oGC       17    XF-S “JUMBO”,  deep dark intense impression, showing portion of adjoining stamp at

                                            left. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $2000), eye catching GEM w/2014 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1195

         128    *             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 $4500

         129    o             18    VF, large margins, lovely blue color with a town cancel, extremely fresh, .....................................................    $375

         130    o             18    VF, neat light town cancel, fault free (Scott $550) with w/2007 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  $495

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2150 for VF), fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1950               

         133    *             18    XF OG LH, beautifully centered with rich color and proof-like impression. Fresh and with full

                                            perfs all around, (Scott $2800 VF-XF, $3750 XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC & 2015 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2150

         134    o             19    Fine, a post office fresh with gorgeous color and a nearly face-free town cancel at right.

                                            No nibbed perfs & fault free in all respects. (Scott $13,000 VF, $9000 Fine)  2006 PFC Enlarged Photo $3750

         136    o             19    F-VF, an extremely fresh and fault free example of this extraordinarily scarce stamp. Gorgeous

                                            color with a very light cancel on clean fresh white paper. Nice perfs, no nibbed perfs!

                                            (Scott $13,000 VF, $10,500 F-VF, $9000 Fine) w/1976 PFC & 2010 PSE........................ Enlarged Photo $6500

         137    o             20    VF, gorgeous color , nicely centered, neat cancel, (Scott $275).........................................................................    $150

         138    oGC       20    XF, a fabulous example , rarely found in XF (Graded XF 90) with a light BLUE cancel.

                                            (SMQ $750 + $10 blue cancel) w/2015 PSE & w/2017 PSAG Certificate(90) ................ Enlarged Photo   $750

         140    *GC       20    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600) w/2010 PSE  ... Enlarged Photo $1295

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

                                            Only 5 share this grade with only 2 higher. Rich color and sharp impression  with wide

                                            margins for this issue. No nibbed perfs! (SMQ $4250) w/2017 PSE Cert.  ..... (Inside FRONT COVER) $3750

         144    oGC       21    XF-S for this (Graded XF 90) very scarce this nice with an extremely light Boston

                                            cancel. Most examples tough or cut into the design on this issue. This clearly shows

                                            the type characteristics for this issue. (SMQ $4850) w/2010 PSE Certificate  ............. (BACK COVER) $4850

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

                                            Very scarce in this fault free condition, (Scott $1600 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1095

         148    *             22    VF OG VLH, post office fresh with lovely bright color on lily white paper. Nice full perforations

                                            all around (no nibbed perfs). So lightly hinged it looks like a never hinged stamp! Fault free

                                            in all fault free in all respects with both  1982 & 2006 PF Certificates  (Scott $2400)   . Enlarged Photo $1795

         149    *             22    VF-XF OG VLH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Scott $2400 for VF, $3500 for VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo $2495

         150    o             23    F-VF, extremely lightly cancelled, brilliantly bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $1000)..............................    $350

         151    o             23    F-VF, light BLUE cancel, fault free (Scott $1025) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................................    $400  

         153    oGC       23    VF-XF for this, rich blue color on clean white paper. Neat Philadelphia town cancel.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1300 for VF 80) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $795

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

                                            around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1325 for VF 80 w/blue cancel) 2003 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $895

         155    o             23    VF, very light BLUE face-free cancel . Gorgeous color with nice full perfs all

                                            around. Fault free and very pretty stamp. (Scott $1325 for VF) w/2017 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $1095

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $825) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $450 

         157    oGC       24    XF-S, lovely light black carrier cancel. Very large and beautifully centered margins. No nibbed .

                                            perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $825) w/2015 PSAG Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo   $500

         158    oGC       24    XF-S, gorgeous color with a light cancel and with no nibbed perfs. Lovely rich

                                            impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $825) Extremely fresh, as I just broke this

                                            from a vertical pair, this being the top stamp. w/2016 PSAG Certificate original cert.... Enlarged Photo   $550 

         159    *             24    XF-S, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, gorgeous color, fault free ..........................................................      $75

         160    *             24    VF-XF OG LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $140 VF, $200 VF-XF) color copy 2016 PFC...........    $110

         161    *GC       24    VF-XF for this OG VLH, (looks NH!) (Graded VF 80) Scott $140, w/1982 & 2017 PFC...........................    $125 

         162    *             24    XF OG LH, brilliantly fresh on clean white paper and sharp vivid impression.

                                            Nice full perforations all around, (Scott $200 VF-XF, $375 XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ...........................    $169

         163    *GC       24    XF OG LH in corner only. Gorgeous deep rich color and post office fresh.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $300) I feel this is a XF 90. w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................    $225

         164    **           24    VF OG VLH, large margins, extremely fresh, color copy of 2017 PFC for block/4 .....................................    $150

         165    **           24    VF OG NH, post office fresh as I just broke this from a block/9 , this being position in the block.

                                            PSE values VF NH at $425, w/2017 PF Certificate, original cert for block/9................... Enlarged Photo   $325

         166    **GC     24    VF-XF OG NH, this is the much scarcer Plate5 Type Va  variety.  Post office fresh with

                                            immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2012 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $995

         167    **GC     24    XF-S OG NH, a magnificent example, post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. (Graded XF-S 95) Scarce in this quality, only 6 share this grade with only 4 higher ,

                                            2 @ 95J and 2 @ 98. (SMQ $1700) w/2008 PSE Certificate  the nicest I’ve offered!..... Enlarged Photo $1550

         168    o             25    Fine+, extremely fresh, rich color with a Sept 25 c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $240 VF, $175 Fine) fault free ......      $75                 

         169    o             25    VF, light BLUE town cancel, extremely fresh, beautifully centered, w/2016 PFC........................................    $150

 

         170    o             25    VF+, light town cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $250 for VF) w/2017 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $225

         171    oGC       25    VF-XF, with a neat c.d.s July 22 cancel. Beautifully centered

                                            and fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $600) w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $395

         172    oGC       25    XF for this with rich color and a neat town cancel. Nice full even perfs on clean fresh

                                            paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $600) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo   $495    

         174    *GC       25    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85) OG, a fabulous mint example of the terribly scarce stamp.

                                            Near perfect centered with gorgeous color and proof-like impression.  For comparison, the

                                            PSE has only graded 2 at 85 and 2 @ 90. The nicest example I have offered in

                                            over 20 years. (SMQ $5000) (Scott $5000 for 85) 2016 PF Certificate ..................... (FRONT COVER) $4995

         175    o          25A    XF, neat town cancel, (Scott $1600 VF-XF, $2600 XF) w/2015 PSAG Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $895

         176    o             26    XF, large stamp with deep dark color and a  town cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $110 for XF)..      $40

         177    o             26    Fine+ with a scarce light GREEN cancel, (Scott $400 w/green cancel) w/2007 PF Certificate ................    $110

         178    o             26    F-VF with a scarce 5 line upper left recut diamond, wide margins, town cancel, (Scott $500)....................    $150

         180    oGC    26A    XF, nice 1859 datestamp (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $475) quite scarce in this condition as

                                            only 9 share this grade and only 11 higher!  w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................... Enlarged Photo   $450

         181    *             26    VF-XF OG VLH, gorgeous color, (Scott $65 VF, $85 VF-XF)............................................................................      $75  

         182    *             26    XF OG, beautifully centered, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $125 for XF)...............................................      $60

         184    **GC     26    VF-XF OG NH, deep color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Quite scarce in NH, fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2016 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $325               

         185    **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/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $495

         187    oGC       27    XF, beautifully centered with perfs clean of the design on all four sides (scarce!)

                                            Vibrant brick red color with a light 1859 circular date cancel. (Graded XF 90)

                                            Only 9 share this grade with only 5 higher at 95. (SMQ $5100) Accompanied

                                            by 2006 PFC and w/2005 & 2007 PSE Certificates(90) ........................................ (see FRONT COVER) $4995                   

         189    oGC       28    XF-S, a magnificent example with both black and RED cancels. (red cancel at left)

                                            (Graded XF 90) but really is a 95 or 98 as it is perfectly centered on all four sides. Rich

                                            color and impression. (SMQ $3250) only 7 graded higher w/2016 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo $2750

         191    oGC    28A    VF+, beautifully centered for this scarce and most often off-centered issue. Gorgeous color

                                            with a neat N.Y. cancel (Graded VF 80) Scott $3500. For comparison the PSE has only

                                            grade 5 @ 80 and 10 higher (1 is the highest at 95) w/1991 PFC & 2017 PSAG ............. Enlarged Photo $3500

         192    oGC    28A    VF-XF, a lovely example with true Indian RED color. Nice clean white paper and a

                                            very light cancellation. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $5000) Very scarce this nice  as

                                            only 2 share this grade with 7 higher (6 @ 90 , 1 @ 95) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo $4250                    

         193    oGC    28A    XF, a truly phenomenal example of this very scarce Indian RED shade. Beautifully

                                            centered and rarely ever seen clearing the design on all four sides. Gorgeous color with

                                            a very light face-free cancel. No nibbed perfs on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF 90)

                                            Only 5 share this high grade with  only 1 graded higher at 95. With three certificates:

                                            with 1993, 2003 & 2008  PF Certificates (90)   (SMQ $8000)............................................ Enlarged Photo $6500

         194    oGC       29    VF, lovely stamp with a very light Black & Red cancels (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $375+)............................    $395

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

                                            Nice full perfs all around. (Scott $1475 VF, $2075 for XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC ............ Enlarged Photo $1295

         199    oGC       30    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) A lovely and post office fresh used single with an

                                            extremely light cancel!! (SMQ $2150) For reference, even the PSE has only graded 6 at

                                            85 and only 7 higher! Fault free and choice, w/2017 PF Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo $2095

         200    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) (SMQ $3300 + $35 blue cancel) Quite scarce in this high grade as only

                                            2 share this grade with only 4 higher. fault free w/2017 PF Certificate .......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995

         201    *GC       30    VF-XF OG LH, a post office fresh example with stunning color and sharp vivid

                                            detailed impression (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2000) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1995

         202    *GC       30    XF OG VLH, a fabulous mint single with gorgeous color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Graded XF 90) 12 share this grade, only 3 graded higher (SMQ $3300) w/2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $3195

         203    *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....... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7500

         207    oGC    30A    XF, black grid cancel, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $825) 2015 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $499

         208    o          30A    XF a very attractive stamp with both a BLUE BALTIMORE cancel and RED NY

                                            Exchange cancel at lower left, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $595               

         209    oGC    30A    XF-S, a spectacular example, nearly perfectly centered with large margins and a very light

                                            New Orleans town cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2800) with both 1990 PFC and 2009 PSE(95)

                                            Very scarce this nice as only 11 share this grade with only 3 higher, a used GEM............. Enlarged Photo $2495

         211    *          30A    VF OG  well centered for this issue and very fresh, (Scott $2200) w/1988 PFC................. Enlarged Photo $1250

         212    *GC    30A    XF OG LH, a beautifully centered and post office fresh example with deep rich

                                            color! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3200) Scarce this nice as only 4 share this grade

                                            with only 5 graded higher. (only 2 NH ever recorded) 1976 PFC & 2017 PSE.................. Enlarged Photo $2995

         213    o             31    Almost VF, vertical pen cancel, very fresh, (Scott $625 w/pen cancel)...........................................................    $250                 

         214    o             31    VF, deep rich color with a light town cancel, (Scott $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $850

         216    o             32    Nearly VF, great color with a very light cancel, (Scott $200 for VF)................................................................    $100

         218    o             32    VF-XF+ (XF for this) with rich color and a very light cancellation. Fresh, taken from a vertical

                                            vertical strip of 3 (this being the middle stamp), copy 2013 PFC for strip/3....................... Enlarged Photo   $350

         219    oGC       32    XF, a large copy with rich vivid color on bright clean white paper. Neat black grid cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725) extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $550

         220    oGC       32    SUPERB, perfectly centered with deep strong color on crisp clean white paper. Nice

                                            full even perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2750) Only 2 graded higher, w/2008 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2650

 

         223    oGC       33    XF-S, a magnificent example but only (Graded XF 90) Neat light face-free cancel !!

                                            Nice full perforations all around, w/2001 PFC & 2008 PSE(90)  scarce this nice! .......... Enlarged Photo   $795

         224    oGC       34    XF  with a very light face-free cancel.  Beautifully centered with large margins and

                                            full even perforations all around! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3750) scarce as only

                                            6 share this grade with 10 higher. It also is the recut at bottom ($150 premium) which

                                            I am not adding to the price I am offering it for. w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................ (FRONT COVER) $3500

         225    oGC       35    XF+, very large margins, 1859 NY town cancel (Graded XF 90) Scott $190 for 90 grade.

                                            Nice full perfs all around. w/1988 & 2004 PFC & 2009 w/2016 PSAG Certificate(90)............................    $135

         226    oGC       35    XF, beautifully centered with wide margins (Graded XF 90) (Scott values XF 90

                                            at $190). fault free with w/2017 PF Certificate ..................................................................... Enlarged Photo   $175

         227    oGC       35    XF-S, perfectly centered amid unusually wide margins. Deep rich color with a neat

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $525) only 8 graded higher, 2012 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $450

         228    oGC       36    XF, neat face-free c.d.s. cancel. Beautifully centered for this difficult issue.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $950) w/2004 PF Certificate and w/2008 PSE Certificate  ...... Enlarged Photo   $899

         229    oGC    36B    VF-XF, neat black c.d.s cancel. Very deep intense jet black color and beautifully centered .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $400) with 2007 PFC & w/2008 PSE Certificate(85)  ......... Enlarged Photo  $399

         231    *          36B    VF OG VLH, very well centered for this issue where the design never leaves any room

                                            for clear perforations at top or bottom. (Scott $700 for VF) w/2017 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $650

         232    *          36B    XF OG (hinged) A very difficult issue to find in XF centering since the design leaves no

                                            room for margins. (Scott $1000 VF-XF, $1700 for XF) w/2000 PFC & 2017 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $895

         236    *             37    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh, fault free, nice perfs, (Scott $1450) w/1993 PFC.........................................   $650                  

         237    *GC       37    VF OG VLH, bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1450) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $995

         238    *GC       37    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) OG LH, brilliantly bright and fresh (SMQ $2000)

                                            Nice full perfs all around. w/2015 PSE Certificate  ............................................................... Enlarged Photo $1995                  

         239    oGC       38    XF, a magnificent eye pleasing stamp with it’s scarce MAGENTA grid cancel. Brilliant

                                            orange color on clean white margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1200 + $90 premium for

                                            a magenta cancel= $1295), fault free w/2008 PSE Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo $1050

         240    *GC       38    VF-XF OG LH but (Graded only VF 80) gorgeous color with no oxidation on clean e

                                            white paper. (SMQ $2100) Fault free in all respects, w/2017 PF Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo $1850

         241    *GC       38    XF OG LH. beautifully centered with gorgeous color with no oxidation or inclusions!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) 1986, 2002, 2007 PFC & 2016 PSE(95).................... Enlarged Photo $2750

         242    *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/2001 & 2013 PF Certificates ..................................... Enlarged Photo $3995

       243    *             39    XF OG LH, a fabulous example with near perfect centering and lovely color on clean

                                          fresh paper. Nice even perfs all around, (Scott $4000 VF-XF, $6500 XF)  2014 PFC...... Enlarged Photo $4250

       244    *GC       39    XF-S OG LH, a magnificent example with perfect centering and deep rich color and

                                          proof-like impression. (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $7000) scarce as only 8

                                          share this grade with 5 higher at 95.  GEM w/2012 PSE Certificate  ........................... (FRONT COVER) $6995

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

 

         245    *GC       40    XF-S,  unused, no gum as issued (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1050) with 2008 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $995

         247    *             45    VF+, unused, no gum as issued. Deep rich color and detailed impression. Extremely

                                            well centered for this issue. Very scarce as only 479 were ever issued and very few

                                            remain, especially fault free as this!  (Scott $5000 for VF) w/1985 & 2000 PF Certs  ... Enlarged Photo $4500             

 

         249    *             56    VF OG, gorgeous color, very fresh, fault free (Scott $550) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..................................    $375

         250    **GC     56    VF-XF OG LH, brilliant color (Graded VF-XF 85), w/1978 & 2014 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo   $550                 

         251    **           56    VF-XF OG NH , a very difficult issue to find in never hinged condition. Gorgeous color 

                                            and proof-like impression. Unlisted it Scott for NH (scarce) w/1994 PFC (stating NH)... Enlarged Photo   $750

                                           

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         252    o             63    VF, very light BLUE cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $55).................................................................................      $30

         254    oGC     63b    XF, a magnificent example of this very scarce “dark blue” shade. Beautifully centered with a neat

                                            town cancel. Nice full even perforations all around. Scarce this nice, as comparison, the PSE has

                                            only graded 2 copies at 90 and 2 at 95. Scott $1850 for 90, w/2003 & 2017 PFC(90)... Enlarged Photo $1395

         255    o           64b    XF, “rose-pink shade” lovely “sock-on-the nose  BLUE bulls-eye cancel, 2002 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $495

         256    o             65    XF, strong color, beautifully centered with a neat circle of wedges cancel......................................................      $60                                         

         257    oGC       65    XF-S, beautifully centered, (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $220) only 17 graded higher.....................................    $179

         259    **GC     65    VF-XF OG NH, beautifully centered with no gum bends or skips. (Graded XF-XF 85)

                                            Scarce as only 3 share this grade with 18 higher (SMQ $550) w/2017 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $499

         260    **GC     65    XF OG NH, beautifully centered with wide margins. Lovely color with no gum bends

                                            or skips. Scarce in NH. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $900). A common stamp but extremely

                                            tough to find in this condition. 8 share this grade, 9 higher, w/2005 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo   $850                

         261    o             67    VF, scarcer bold BLUE Baltimore cancel, beautifully centered with strong color and great

                                            eye appeal. Trivial short perf at left, (Scott $830) w/2016 PFC & 2017 PSE certificates.........................    $350

         262    o             67    VF, fancy “PAID” in grid cancel, fault free (Scott $825) w/2001 PFC & 2007 PSE Certificate............    $450    

         263    oGC       67    VF-XF, a very attractive stamp with deep buff shade an a very pretty RED cancel. Nice full even

                                            perfs. (Graded VF 80) Scott $800 + $60 premium for RED= $860) 1987 & 2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $650

         264    o             67    VF-XF, a fabulous eye catching example with it’s bold BLUE BALTIMORE cancel. Manuscript

                                            notation on back. w/2014 PF Certificate (Scott  $14530 for VF-XF) w/2014 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $750

         265    o             67    XF, lovely BLUE TARGET cancel Strong color, beautifully centered on crisp clean

                                            fresh paper. Fault free, (Scott $830 for VF. $2680 for XF) w/2016 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo   $950

         266    oGC       67    XF but (Graded VF-XF 85), lovely example with a light neat black grid cancel.

                                            Beautifully centered with no nibbed perfs on clean fresh white paper. (SMQ $1750 for 85)

                                            Hard to find this nice and fault free! w/2002 & 2017 PF Certificates   ............ (Inside BACK COVER) $1395

         267    oGC     67a    VF, lovely scarce brown- yellow shade, nicely centered with bold strong color and a

                                            NY Town postmark. (Graded F-VF 75) it’s really a VF. (Scott $1100) w/2006 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $695

         268    o           67a    VF-XF,  this is the very scarce brown-yellow shade. Very well centered for this tough issue.

                                            with a lovely BLUE Cincinnati Jan 10 cds cancel. (Scott $1900) for VF-XF 2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1495

         269    oGC     67a    XF, an amazing stamp, rarely ever seen this well centered and fault free !!

                                            Lovely bright brown-yellow shade! Nice full perforations all around on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3000) Scarce this nice as only 8 share this

                                            grade with only 3 graded higher. GEM w/2008 PSE Certificate  ............................. (see FRONT COVER) $2995

         270    o             68    VF, very light RED cancel, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $65 with red cancel)..............................      $40  

         271    o             68    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light black grid cancel, (Scott $55 VF, $110 VF-XF)............................      $65

         272    o           68a    Nearly VF, deep dark green shade, neat circle of diamonds cancel, (Scott $85+).........................................      $60

         273    *             68    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Scott $400 VF, $550 VF-XF) w/2016 PSE  ..    $275 

         274    *             68    VF-XF 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 $1600 VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $850

         275    o             69    XF, beautifully centered , light cancel, thin seen in fluid only, very pretty stamp, (Scott $100 for VF).....      $40

         276    oGC       69    XF, rich black color and impression (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) Nice full even

                                            perfs all around. fault free w/2006 PF Certificate and w/2008 PSE Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo   $375

         277    oGC       69    XF-S,  perfectly centered with wide and large margins. Deep shade on bright

                                            white paper. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $750) only 12 graded higher, w/2007 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $750

         278    *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, (SMQ $2000) w/1991 & 2017 PF Certificates(80)................ Enlarged Photo $1795

         279    o             70    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  May 18th c.d.s. cancel (Scott $300) fault free ......................................................    $125

         280    o             70    Nearly VF with a scarce PROPELLER cancel, (Scott $300+) w/2015 PF Certificate ...............................    $225

         281    o             70    Almost VF , light black target cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $300) w/2017 PF Certificate .....................    $250

         282    o             70    VF “JUMBO,”  nice fancy cancel (Graded VF 80J) Scott values a regular 80 at $300

                                            and 85 at $575) post office fresh 2017 PSAG Certificate ................................................... Enlarged Photo   $350 

         283    o             70    XF, bright RED GRID cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $540 for VF-XF with red

                                            cancel). Extremely fresh, fault free in all respects, w/2014 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $499

         284    o           70a    F-VF, strong color with black grid cancel, (Scott $325 VF, $190 F-VF)...........................................................      $75

         285    o           70a    VF, light RED face-free cancel, gorgeous deep rich color, (Scott $365 w/red cancel)...................................    $275 

         286    oGC     70a    XF, beautifully centered with a very light BLUE “registered” cancel. Brilliantly bright and fresh .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $550 for 85 grade w/blue cancel, w/1989 PSE & 2017 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $499

         287    o           70b    VF, lovely RED GRID cancel, tiny thin seen in fluid only, a very pretty stamp! (Scott $890)....................    $250 

         288    oGC     70b    VF for this, with strong steel blue color and a “sock-on-the nose bulls-eye cancel. Nice full

                                            perforations and fault free (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $850) (SMQ $725 for F 70) w/2016 PFC...............    $450

         289    o           70b    VF, neat black open grid cancel, fault free, (Scott $850) w/1986 PFC & 2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $595

         291    oGC     70b    XF for this, lovely BLUE grid cancel. Beautifully centered and fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600+ $25 for blue cancel), w/2015 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1150

         292    oGC     70b    XF, black grid cancel, beautifully centered  (Graded XF 90) Lovely steel blue shade.

                                            (SMQ $2500) fault free in all respects, w/2009 PSE Certificate  ........................................ Enlarged Photo $1650

         293    oGC     70b    XF, a magnificent example steel blue example with a neat black target postmark.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500) Very scarce as only 12 share this grade and only 2 ever

                                            graded higher. One of the nicest I’ve seen! w/2012 PFC & 2007 PSE Cert(90)  .......... (BACK COVER) $2250

         294    o           70c    Fine+, strong color, nice town cancel, expertly reperfed at right, (Scott $2250) w/1989 PFC  ...................    $695

         296    oGC     70c    VF-XF, a beautifully centered fault free example of this scarce pale gray violet shade.

                                            Bright and fresh with nice even perfs and a neat black grid cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $3250 (SMQ also $3250) choice w/2017 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $3250

         297    o             71    VF, nice black, Wilmington, DE  c.d.s. cancel, strong color, fault free, (Scott $190).....................................      $85

         298    o             71    VF, bright and fresh with a very light cancel, fault free (Scott $190)...............................................................    $140

         299    o             71    VF+, lovely cds cancel at left and target cancel at right. gorgeous color , (Scott $190)................................    $150   

         302    o             72    Almost VF, three large even margins with a circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $600) 2002 PF Certificate $325      

         303    o             72    VF, nice fancy “circle of V’s” postmark, deep color, (Scott $600) w/2017 PF Certificate .......................    $395

         304    o             72    VF, very light cancel on clean white paper, extremely fresh, (Scott $600)......................................................    $425 

         305    o             72    VF+, cancel leaves this virtually face-free cancel, (Scott $600) 1982 PFC & 2017 PSE Enlarged Photo   $500

         306    oGC       72    VF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .....    $595                    

         308    *             72    F-VF, regummed, bright and fresh with rich color, (Scott $1300 VF, $850 F-VF)..........................................    $325

         310    o             73    VF-XF, light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, fault free .................................................................................      $80

         311    o             73    XF-S, light cancel, deep rich color, beautifully centered, (Scott $220 for XF) 2010 PFC & 2017 PSE.....    $150 

         312    o             73    XF-S, a magnificent example with a light RED face-free cancel . Large even margins

                                            and full even perforations. Very eye appealing! w/2016 PF Certificate   ......................... Enlarged Photo   $285

         313    *             73    VF-XF OG VLH, post office fresh, well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $600 VF-XF) although

                                            an easy stamp to locate used, quite difficult in mint, fault free w/1989 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $450

         316    oGC       75    VF, bold deep color with a BLUE Baltimore, MD cancel. Very pretty and eye catching.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $475 + $30 premium for blue cancel) 1986 & 2017 PFC............. Enlarged Photo   $495

         317    o             75    VF, bold RED cancel, strong color and well centered for this difficult stamp. Red cancels

                                            are scarce on this issue ($60 premium in Scott)  w/1986 PF Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo   $650

         318    o             75    XF, lovely BLUE Target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2000 & 2003 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $895

         320    oGC       75    XF, outstanding example with gorgeous color deep rich red brown shade. Full perfs all

                                            around and a face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1200 for 90) 2017 PSAG Cert. Enlarged Photo  $995

         322    o             76    Almost VF with a black grid cancel and red cancel at  bottom, fault free (Scott $165)...............................      $50

         323    o             76    VF, very light face-free cancel, one trivial nibbed perf at top, (Scott $120 VF, $195 VF-XF).....................    $125

         324    o             76    VF-XF, large stamp with a blue grid cancel, (Scott $135 w/blue) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......................    $140

         325    oGC       76    XF for this, sock on the nose SF cogwheel cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $275) w/2017 PSE..........    $250                

         326    o             76    XF, very light cancel, extremely fresh, and fault free ............................................................. Enlarged Photo   $395

         327    o             76    XF, bold BLUE cancel, beautifully centered, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $375

         331    o             77    Fine+, neat fairly light circle of wedges cancel, fault free (Scott $180)...........................................................      $65 

         332    o             77    Almost VF, so lightly canceled it looks unused (shows a little cancel on his forehead), (Scott $180)........      $95

         333    o             77    VF-XF, light cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $180 VF. $290 VF-XF)................................................................    $150

         334    oGC       77    XF “JUMBO”, huge wide margins with a bold strike of a black quartered cork cancel and trace of a

                                            BLUE French Transit cancel at upper left (SMQ $1100) (Graded XF 90J) 2004 PSE   Enlarged Photo   $695

         335    o             78    F-VF, fancy circle of wedges cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $375)..............................................      $99                  

         336    o             78    F-VF, light face-free cancel target cancel, bright and fresh, fault free (Scott $375).....................................    $120 

         337    o             78    VF, interesting cancel leaving it virtually face free, rich color, fresh, (Scott $375)........................................    $140 

         338    o             78    VF, lovely scarce RED Newark, NJ postmark, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate, (Scott $400 w/red).....    $250               

         339    oGC       78    VF “JUMBO,”  strong lilac shade with unusually large margins for this issue. (Graded VF 80J)

                                            (SMQ $425) This is the only graded 80J. There are 37 graded higher but

                                            only 4 qualify as JUMBOS. Very impressive fault free stamp, w/2016 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $350

         340    o           78a    VF-XF, lovely RED circle of wedges cancel. Beautifully centered with nice full

                                            perforations! (Scott $450 for VF, $600 for VF-XF), w/1998, 2006 & 2015 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo   $375   

         341    oGC     78a    VF-XF (XF for this issue) grayish lilac shade. Extremely fresh, with a fancy “PAID” cancel.

                                            Sharp vivid impression on clean white paper (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade

                                            with paid cancel at $590) with 3 certs!  w/1986, 1991 & 2014 PF Certificates(85) ....... Enlarged Photo   $425

         342    oGC     78a    VF-XF, very interesting black central “cross-roads” cancel. Bright and fresh on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $575 for 85 grade) w/2014 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $500               

         343    oGC     78a    XF, a spectacular used single with a very fancy sock on the nose circle of wedges!!!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1000) Strong color! Very scarce this nice as only 9 share this grade

                                            with only 5 higher. (I’m sure others don’t look this nice! w/2006 PSE Certificate  ......... Enlarged Photo   $750

         344    o           78b    VF, “gray shade” neat black circle of wedges, well centered, (Scott $450) w/2016 PF Certificate .........    $275

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

         346    o             83    F-VF, fancy central BLUE Maltese Cross cancel. Rich color for this issue. PFC notes

                                            short perfs at top and right (very trivial for this) (Scott $1000) w/1974 & 2017 PFC   ... Enlarged Photo   $495

         347    o             83    VF+, strong deep rose color. Very well centered for this issue with nice perfs (many come

                                            ragged on this issue) Light cork cancel, (Scott $1100 VF, $1500 VF-XF)  2015 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $795

         348    o             83    XF, lovely “sock-on-the nose  BLUE TARGET cancel. Pretty rose shade on bright

                                            lily white paper. Fault free in all respects, w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo $1795

         349    o             84    VF, extremely fresh and very well centered for this normally off-centered issue. 

                                            Nice light face-free cancel. (Scott $8250 VF, $6000 F-VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $3750

         350    o             85    F-VF  bright and fresh with a fancy rosette cancel, (Scott $1050 VF, $725 F-VF) w/1988 PFC ..............    $250

         351    o             85    Almost VF, large stamp with a lovely “sock-on-the nose  BULLS-EYE cancel.

                                            Nice clean white paper. Fault free in all in all respects. (Scott $1050) w/2016 PF Certificate   ................    $450 

         352    o             85    VF, large margins, bright and fresh with a fancy face-free cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1994 PFC.................    $500

         353    o             85    VF, bright and fresh, fancy “circle of V’s” cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1991 & 2004 PFC Certificate........    $650  

         354    o             85    VF-XF, unusually large margins for this issue. Brilliant bright color with a light segmented cork

                                            cancel. Full perfs (scarce on this issue) (Scott $1050 VF, $1450 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $700

         355    oGC       85    VF-XF, beautifully centered (XF for this) with a fancy geometric cancel on bright

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1450 for 85 grade), w/1975 & 2016 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $1050                   

         356    oGC       85    XF, a truly scarce grilled issue to obtain this well centered for this issue. Lovely color 

                                            with a neat quartered cork cancel. Nice full perforations all around. (most have nib perfs)

                                            (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 grade at $2400 (SMQ higher at $2500) 2014 PFC ...... Enlarged Photo $1895

         357    o          85B    VF, lovely bold BLUE GRID cancel. Very well centered for this issue which usually

                                            comes with margins touching the design. Fault free, (Scott $1350) w/2016 PSAG .......... Enlarged Photo  $850

         358    o          85B    VF-XF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $1350) w/1983 PFC...... Enlarged Photo $1095  

         359    o          85E    Nearly VF with a light “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel!  Rich color on bright

                                            clean fresh white paper. Fault free, (Scott $2500) w/1997 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo  $995

         360    o             86    VF, lovely bright BLUE GEOMETRIC fancy cancel, (Scott $450) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ....    $325

         361    o             86    VF, this has a very scarce “Negative STAR” cancel. Well centered with rich blue

                                             color and nice white margins, (Scott $425 for regular cancel) w/2017 PFC...................... Enlarged Photo   $350

         362    o             86    VF-XF+ (XF for this) large stamp with gorgeous color and a light and nearly face-free

                                            cancel. Fault free (Scott $775 for VF-XF, $1450 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $400

         363    o             86    VF-XF, gorgeous deep dark shade with a neat target cancel. Nice full even perforations. Hard to

                                            find well centered and fault free, (Scott $775 for VF-XF) w/1990, 2009 & 2014 PFC.... Enlarged Photo   $625 

         365    o             87    XF, beautifully centered, trivial corner crease, seen in fluid only, (Scott $200 for VF).................................      $95

         366    oGC       87    VF-XF, neat squares cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2017 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $325

         367    *             87    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $650 for VF) 1994 PSE & 2004 PFC....    $595  

         368    oGC       88    XF, beautifully centered, fancy geometric cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/2017 PSAG ..............    $199

         370    *             88    VF-XF OG LH, a post office fresh example with rich vivid color and sharp impression.

                                            Fault free, (Scott $1000 VF, $1600 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ................................... Enlarged Photo   $995  

         371    oGC       89    VF, very well centered, large stamp, black & red cancels, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350) w/2016 PFC....    $199

         372    o             89    VF+, large margins, black grid cancel, (Scott $350 for VF) w/2008 & 2017 PFC............. Enlarged Photo   $350

         373    oGC       89    VF-XF, large margins, quartered cork cancel (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (Scott $550 for 85 grade) Extremely fresh with both 1992 & 2017 PFC............................ Enlarged Photo   $495  

         374    oGC       89    VF-XF, neat black target cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $575)  2007 & 2017 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $550

         375    *             89    VF-XF LH, very well centered with deep rich color. Nice full perforations all around.

                                            Fault free (Scott $5250 for VF, $7500 for VF-XF) w/1993 PSE, 1992 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $5250 

         377    o             90    VF, neat black cork cancel, sharp impression, fault free, (Scott $400) w/1994 PF Certificate  ...............    $300

         378    oGC       90    VF, large margins on bright white paper (Graded VF 80) (Scott $400) w/1992 & 2017 PFC....................    $350                  

         379    oGC       90    VF, lovely bold RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $400 + $75 premium for the red cancel=$475)

                                            Rich color and detailed impression. w/1993 PFC and w/2017 PSAG Certificate(80) .... Enlarged Photo  $450 

         380    oGC       90    XF for this, light blue cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) Well centered with rich impression.

                                            (SMQ $650 + add $25 for blue cancel= $675) w/1993 & 2017 PSE Certificates  .......... Enlarged Photo   $550               

         381    oGC       90    XF, extremely fresh, fault free (Graded XF 90) Scott $900 for XF 90, w/2015 PSAG ... Enlarged Photo   $650

         382    *             90    VF, unused, no gum, deep rich shade, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $2000) 2002 PSE & 2008 PFC  $995 

         383    o             91    VF-XF, beautifully centered , rich color and impression with a fancy face-free cancel .

                                            Fault free in all respects w/2002 PFC & 2007 PSE Certificates (Scott $850 for VF-XF) Enlarged Photo $595

         384    o             91    Nearly 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   $695

         385    *             91    VF for this scarce mint stamp. Rarely found nicer than this as most are way off centered.

                                            Extremely fresh on white paper with full original gum, (Scott $12,500) One of the nicest

                                            I’ve offered in 20 years. w/1983 & 2017 PF Certificates   ..................................... (see FRONT COVER) $9995

         387    oGC       92    VF-XF, large stamp with lovely bright color on clean fresh paper. Nice perfs for this

                                            issue (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $775) w/1990 PFC & 2008 PSE(85) scarce this nice! Enlarged Photo   $750

         389    oGC       93    XF, deep color (Graded XF 90) Scott $275 for 90 (SMQ $275) w/1987 & 2017 PFC.... Enlarged Photo   $250   

         390    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)

                                            and 2007 PSE Certificates(95) (SMQ $2900) 15 share grade, only 5 graded higher, ..... Enlarged Photo $2195

         391    *             93    Almost VF OG VLH, post office fresh with sharp impression, (Scott $450) fault free ................................    $225

         392    *             93    Almost VF OG LH, extremely fresh, deep rich color, (Scott $450) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................    $300 

         395    o             95    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong color, strong grill, (Scott $900)......................................    $250

         396    o             95    F-VF, deep rich color, fault free, this is the very thin paper variety ($50 premium) but I am

                                            not adding more to the price for it. (Scott $950 VF, $700 F-VF)  w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................    $300

         397    *GC       95    VF, unused, no gum, well centered with deep rich color, extremely fresh and fault free in all respects.

                                             (Scott $1300 for no gum) (Graded VF 80) Scarce in mint condition, w/2006 PFC ........ Enlarged Photo   $895

         398    o             96    F-VF rich color, extremely fresh, with a light cancel, 3 large margins, (Scott $225)......................................      $99

         399    o             96    VF, large margins, strong color, (Scott $225)........................................................................................................    $135  

         400    o             96    VF-XF, very well centered with rich color and clean white borders, fault free, (Scott $225 for VF)...........    $180

         401    o             96    VF, bold RED cancel, (Scott $260 w/red cancel) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................    $250

         402    o             96    VF+, deep shade, extremely fresh, with a face-free cancel (Scott $250 VF, $360 VF-XF) 2000 PFC......    $250

         403    oGC       96    XF for this, very large margins with a fancy circle of ”V”s cancel. Beautifully centered on 

                                            clean fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $400) w/2006 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo  $395                  

         404    oGC       96    XF, beautifully centered with deep rich color and very large margins. Fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded XF 90) Only 9 graded higher, (Scott $675 for 90) w/1995 PSE & 2015 PFC.... Enlarged Photo   $625

         405    oGC       96    XF-S, superbly centered with a part of a New York circular datestamp. Bright color.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Very rare this nice as only 1 other grades 95 with only 1 higher.

                                            (SMQ $2600) ex-Kirke collection! GEM w/2010 PFC and 2010 PSE certs.............. (see BACK COVER) $2500  

         406    oGC       97    VF, light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $290) fresh, w/2017 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $250

         407    oGC       97    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $475) 2017 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $350                 

         408    o             97    XF, a fabulous used single with deep black color and impression nicely contrasted against

                                            it’s bright white margins. Very light cancel, fault free, (Scott $675 for XF) 2015 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $450

         409    oGC       97    XF, large margins with a fairly light cancel. Nice ever perforations all around, no nib perfs!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $700) Fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSAG Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $599

         410    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   $650                                        

         411    *             97    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $1100 VF, $1800 XF) 2014 PSAG...    $799

         412    *             97    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1100) w/1986 & 2015 PFC ................ Enlarged Photo   $899

         413    *             97    Almost VF OG VLH, post office fresh with sharp detailed impression on lily

                                            white paper. (Scott $3000) fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo $1395

         414    oGC       98    VF for this but (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $275 for 75 grade) Neat “sock-on-the nose  

                                            bulls-eye fancy cancel. Fault free, w/1995 PFC & w/2017 PSE Certificate  .................... Enlarged Photo   $250                   

         415    o             98    VF with both black & a Red PAID cancels (Scott $395) fault free with 2010 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $350  

         416    o             98    XF, beautifully centered but (Graded only VF-XF 85) Scott $525 for 85, w/2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $375

         417    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   $450

         418    oGC       98    XF-S, a perfectly centered and post office fresh example with a very light face-free RED

                                            transit cancel at lower left only. Bright white paper and full even perfs all around!!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3250) w/2014 PSAG Certificate. ............................................... Enlarged Photo $2750

         419    oGC       98    SUPERB with large margins with a very light cancel. Rich black color and proof-like impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3250) only 2 graded higher  with 2007 PSE Certificate....... (BACK COVER) $3250 

         420    *             98    VF-XF, unused,  no gum, beautifully centered with sharp detailed impression on crisp clean white

                                            paper. Fault free in all respects, (Scott $1600 for VF no gum, $1900 for VF-XF)  ............ Enlarged Photo $1295                 

         421    o             99    F-VF, very interesting reddish-black cancel (almost looks like a magenta or purple cancel)

                                            Good strong color on white paper. (Scott $1600) fault free 1990 PFC & 2017 PSAG Certificates  ........    $695  

         422    oGC       99    VF, neat circle of wedges, nicely centered for this difficult issue. Rich color with

                                            nice full perfs all around (Scott $1600) (Graded VF 80) w/2001 & 2016 PFC................. Enlarged Photo   $895 

         423    o             99    VF-XF, bright and fresh, beautifully centered, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo $1595 

         424    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 $2895

         425    oGC     100    F-VF, fancy central circle of wedges cancel, (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $725) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $475

         426    o           100    VF, lovely circle of wedges cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $1000) w/2017 PFC ........... Enlarged Photo  $695

         427    o           101    F-VF, nice color and decently centered for this scarce stamp. Fault free with rich

                                            color and impression. (Scott $2250) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................................................................    $795

         428    o           101    F-VF, deep color with a very fancy geometric cancel, fault free (Scott $2250) with 2017 PSE.................    $995

         429    *           101    Fine+,  PFC notes “ slightly disturbed original gum”. Looks just hinged to me with a small HR.

                                            Gorgeous color and extremely fresh on clean white paper and nice full perfs for this issue which

                                            is usually plagued by uneven perfs. Fault free, (Scott $14,500 for VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ................ $2695                    

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         430    oGC     102    VF-XF with JUMBO margins. Neat partial town cancel with strong rich deep color. Scarce

                                            in used as only 3195 issues and very few are used. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 grade

                                            at $1850. Clean white paper, perfect perfs! For comparison the PSE has only grade 2 at 85

                                            and only 9 graded higher than 85.  w/2017 PF Certificate .................................................. Enlarged Photo $1395

         431    oGC     102    XF-S, a near perfectly centered stamp with incredible strong color on lily white paper. Neat cancel

                                            leaves Franklin face-free! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2650) twice as scarce in used than in mint condition.

                                            Scarce as only 3195 were ever issued and very few exist in used condition, especially this well

                                            centered! One of the nicest in existence.  w/2017 PSAG Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo $2195

         432    *GC     102    XF-S, unused, no gum, huge stamp with brilliant bright blue color and lily white

                                            margins! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $850) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .................................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         433    *GC     102    XF-S OG LH, a magnificent example with huge even margins and gorgeous color .

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2750) Only 4 share this grade with 4 higher. Accompanied

                                            by both a 1995 PF Certificate and  2005 PSE Certificate(95)  ......................................... Enlarged Photo $2395

         434    *           103    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! With both 1997 & 2016 PF Certificates ....... (Inside BACK COVER) $4995

         435    *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…   (Inside FRONT COVER) $6750  

         437    *           109    VF-XF OG LH, a truly scarce stamp, especially this nicely centered. Deep dark intense

                                            shade with nice full even perforations all around. Rare as only 346 were ever sold.

                                            (Scott $5750 for VF, $8000 VF-XF) fault free w/2002 PF Certificate ........................ (FRONT COVER) $5500                  

         438    *           111    VF-XF, unused, no gum, a truly post office fresh example with the most intense color

                                            you could ever find for this issue. Rare stamp as only 317 were ever sold. Well

                                            centered on bright white paper, (Scott $3250 VF, $4000 VF-XF) 1985 & 2006 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $2995         

         440    *GC     111    VF-XF OG LH, a beautifully centered and post office fresh example of this very scarce

                                            stamp. Only 317 were ever issued and this is one of the nicest that still exists.

                                            Gorgeous color, perfect perforations on bright clean white paper. (Graded VF 80)

                                            Looks nicer than 80 to me! (Scott $6750 for 80) Has 4 certs!! w/1992 PSE and

                                            1970, 2000 and 2013 PF Certificates(80)  fault free in all respects    .......................... (FRONT COVER) $6750

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         441    o           112    VF-XF, lovely BLUE quartered cork cancel, fault free with  2016 PFC........................................................    $185

         444    *GC     112    VF-XF OG LH, well centered and extremely fresh with lovely color. (Graded VF 80)

                                            (SMQ $750) fault free in all respects, w/2016 PF Certificate .............................................. Enlarged Photo   $750

         445    oGC     113    XF, huge JUMBO margins, lightly cancel (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $475). Rarely found

                                            in this top quality, fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $325

         447    *GC     113    VF-XF OG LH,  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $950

         448    *GC     113    XF OG LH just once. Beautifully centered with deep dark intense color and impression.

                                            Nice full perfs. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for XF 90) 1983, 1991 & 2017 PFC ........ Enlarged Photo $1395

         449    o           114    XF, large margins........................................................................................................................................................      $30

         450    o           114    VF-XF, neat BLACK STAR cancel...........................................................................................................................      $35

         451    o           114    VF, scarcer “purple or magenta?) grid cancel, very eye catching, (Scott $97.50 for magenta)...................      $70

         452    **GC  114    VF OG NH post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $700) w/2007 PFC.....    $499

         453    o           115    F-VF+, lovely BLUE segmented cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $250)..........................................................    $135

         455    oGC     115    XF, beautifully centered with unusually large margins all around. This has a partial black target

                                            cancel and red cancel at lower left (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) 1995 PFC & 2012 PSE Enlarged Photo $550

         457    oGC     115    XF-S, a spectacular used GEM, rarely found in this top quality. Gorgeous blue color on

                                            bright lily white paper. Fault free circle of wedges cancel with nice full perfs all around.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $2000 for 95 grade with 2016 PSAG Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1550

         458    o           116    VF-XF, stunning color, nice fancy cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $125 VF, $200 VF-XF).................    $120                    

         460    o           116    XF, large margins with a RED cancel, very eye catching!! with both a 2000 & 2012 PFC .......................    $219               

         461    o           116    XF JUMBO margins with brilliant color!! (Scott $350 for XF) 2016 PSE Certificate .................................    $259

         462    o           116    XF, lovely partial target cancel, bright and fresh, w/2001 & 2015 PF Certificate ......................................    $275

         463    oGC     116    XF, gorgeous color, nice cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $425) 1997 PFC & 2005 PSE... Enlarged Photo   $375

         464    *           116    VF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $750) w/1976 PF Certificate .....................    $425

         465    *GC     116    VF-XF OG VLH, looks never hinged with incredible deep intense yellow color. Nice full perfs!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $3000 for 85 grade (SMQ $3350) w/2000 & 2014 PFC........ Enlarged Photo $2750

         466    *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, Finest I’ve ever offered………………..Enlarged Photo       $9,995

         467    o           117    F-VF, interesting RED circle cancel, fault free (Scott $275 w/red cancel) w/1991 PF Certificate ..........    $135

         469    o           117    VF-XF, large margins, fairly light cancel, fault free (Scott $190 VF-XF) w/1996 APS Certificate............    $175 

         472    *           117    F-VF OG LH, lovely color, very fresh, fault free, (Scott $1900) w/1972 PF Certificate ............................    $650

         473    *GC     117    XF-S+ OG VLH, a truly remarkable example with mathematically perfectly centered .

                                            Gorgeous color on clean bright white paper and sharply etched impression!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) by PSE and (Graded XF-S 95 XQ) by PFC.  Scarce as only three

                                            share this grade with 6 higher (SMQ $11,750) w/2005 PSE & 2016 PFC………  (BACK COVER)  $10,995

         475    o          118    ........................................... VF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $850) w/1992, 2005 & 2017 PFC Enlarged Photo                                                                                                                                                                                $650

         476    o          118        VF-XF, beautifully centered with large margins. Rich colors on crisp clean fresh paper.

                                            Fault free in all respects (Scott $850 for VF, $1000 for VF-XF) w/2002 & 2017 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $795  

         477    oGC    118        XF, a beautifully centered stamp with rich colors and near perfectly balanced margins.

                                            Light cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for 90 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1195         

         478    oGC    118    ............ XF-S, a magnificent example with both a black cork cancel and RED transit face-free cancels.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4000 for 95 grade,) w/2012 PFC & 2015 PSAG Cert ............ Enlarged Photo $3195

         479    *          118   VF+, regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum)2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $2395

         480    *          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 $2750  

         481    *           118    VF, full OG, a brilliantly bright and fresh example, beautifully centered with lovely

                                            colors. Fault free in all respects, (Scott $9500) w/2015 PSE Certificate …..  ................... Enlarged Photo $6995

         482    oGC     119    XF-S centering a fancy and scarce “sock-on-the nose BLACK STAR cancellation .

                                            Gorgeous color deep vivid colors on clean fresh wide margins. (Graded XF 90) 

                                            A high end 90. (SMQ $725 for just a regular cancel) w/2016 PSE Certificate  ................ Enlarged Photo  $695

         483    *           119    VF OG LH, large stamp with gorgeous color on lily white paper. Post office fresh and fault 

                                            free in all respects. (Scott $3250) w/2005 PSE Certificate and  2000 & 2008 PFC........ Enlarged Photo $2595

         484    *GC     119    VF OG JUMBO, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $2795

         485    o           120    VF, very lightly canceled, extremely fresh, (Scott $650) with both 1985 &1995 PFC.................................    $599                   

         487    oGC     120    XF, a magnificent example used single with just a trace of a red cancel at top!

                                            (Graded XF 90) bright color, full perfs (SMQ $1300) w/2000 & 2008 PF Certificates  Enlarged Photo $1495

         488    oGC     120    SUPERB, a truly phenomenal used single. Perfectly centered within large and balanced

                                            margins. Vibrant color on fresh bright white paper. With both a black cancel and RED

                                            cancel at lower left. (Graded SUPERB 98) Rare as only 1 other shares this grade with

                                            only 1 higher at (98J) (SMQ $14,250) GEM w/2016 PSE Certificate  …..…….…(BACK COVER) $12,995

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $8000 for 80 grade (SMQ $8500) w/1986 & 2006 PF Certs  ...... Enlarged Photo $6795

         490    o           120    VF, BLUE quartered cork cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $675 w/blue cancel) w/2014 PFC ...................    $250 

         493    o           121    VF, black rectangles cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $425) w/1984 & 2017 PFC.........................................    $275                        

         494    oGC     121    VF, fancy “sock-on-the nose circle of wedges cancel, strong color (Graded VF 80)

                                            Well balanced on white paper, (SMQ $500) with 1993 APS cert and 2017 PSE Cert.  .............................    $350

         495    oGC     121    VF, rich color and very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $500) w/2009 PSE Certificate  ...............................    $400

         496    oGC     121    VF-XF, large margins with deep rich color and a neat black quartered cork cancel.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) with 2003 PFC and w/2015 PSE Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo   $750               

         497    *           121    VF-XF, regummed, bright and fresh, looks OG LH, (Scott $1650) w/2000 PFC........................................... $1095                  

         498    *           121    VF OG LH, a lovely mint single with spectacular colors on lily white margins. Fault free

                                            in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $4500) w/1999 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo $2995

         499    *           121    VF OG LH, large margins, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $4500) w/2017 PF Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo $3895

         500    *           121    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and one of the finest centered example I have ever 

                                            offered in my 39 years as a dealer, Gorgeous color! w/2011 & 2015 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $10,995

         501    o           122    Nearly VF, large stamp, deep rich color, (Scott $1900) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo $1295                    

         502    o           122    VF+, large margins and very well balanced with lovely color on clean fresh white paper.

                                            Fault free in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $1900 VF, $2500 VF-XF) w/2015 PSE.. Enlarged Photo $1495

         503    oGC     122    VF+, large margins (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2000) w/1998 & 2016 PSE Certificates  .. Enlarged Photo $1850

         504    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 $2750

         505    *GC     122    VF, unused, no gum. A post office fresh example with gorgeous colors on lily white margins.

                                            margins. Fault free in all fault free in all respects. For the collector who wants a nice fault free

                                            stamp who doesn’t care about the gum. (Graded VF 80) Scott $4000 for VF 80 (SMQ $4250)

                                            With both 1992 & 2016 Philatelic Foundation Certificates   ............................................ Enlarged Photo $3495

         506    *GC     122    VF-XF+, unused no gum (XF for this) with unusually huge balanced margins with full

                                            perfs all around. Deep vivid color and sharp impression. Fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $5100) Only 3 share this grade, only 4 higher of which only

                                            two have gum. with 1985 PFC & w/2008 PSE Certificate  ............................................. (BACK COVER) $4750

         507    *           122    VF-XF OG, a magnificent example with brilliant bright vivid color on lily white paper.

                                            Large margins and nice even perforations all around! (Scott $12,000 for VF, $18,500 for

                                            VF-XF) fault free in all respects, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ………………………(FRONT COVER) $11,995 

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         508    o           123    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh, w/1991 PF Certificate (Scott $450+) ..........................................    $299

         509    o           123    VF+, lovely and impressive BLUE circle of wedges cancel. Fault free in all respects.

                                            Rare with a colored cancel. with both 2010 PFC & w/2011 PSE Certificates ................. Enlarged Photo   $350

         510    o           123    VF-XF, a fabulous eye catching stamp with its BLUE face-free cancel. Fault free in all respects.

                                            (Scott $625 for VF-XF with no premium for colored cancel, with 1974 & 2004 PFC...... Enlarged Photo  $499

         511    o           123    XF, scarce MAGENTA cancel, fault free w/1966, 1999 & 2016 PF Certificates ........... Enlarged Photo   $799

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

                                            XF 90 at $1125 + blue cancel. (SMQ $1200+) fault free w/2014 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1095                 

         513    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 $2095

         515    o           124    VF+, fancy Baltimore “O” cancel. This cancel is known to have been used in Baltimore at the

                                            time that the 1861 & 1869 Re-Issues were used for postage by stamp dealers. Quite scarce!!

                                            Extremely fresh, fault free , (Scott $800 w/regular cancel) w/2004 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $750

         517    oGC     124    XF-S, a phenomenal example of this very scarce re-issue to find this well centered.

                                            Only 4755 were ever issued and few of them are used. Huge balanced margins with

                                            and extremely light cancel.  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2000)

                                            With both 1978 PFC and w/2013 PF Certificates(90)   a used showpiece!....................... Enlarged Photo $1595

         518    *           124    Fine+, unused, no gum, bright and fresh, (Scott $260) w/1977 PF Certificate ............................................      $95                     

         519    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 $3250) w/1994 & 2011 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $2295

         520    *GC     126    Virtually SUPERB, unused, no gum. A post office fresh example with lovely color and

                                            sharp impression on clean white paper. (Graded XF-S 95) Of the mere 2226 ever issued

                                            this ranks amongst the finest (SMQ $2000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo $1795

         521    *GC     127    VF-XF OG LH. Gorgeous color on bright clean fresh paper. Sharp detailed impression.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2500) Scarce only 1947 ever issued 2016 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo $2250

         522    *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 $5250

         523    *GC     127    SUPERB OG LH, a phenomenal example with brilliant bright color on clean bright fresh

                                            paper. Nice full perforations all around! (Graded SUPERB 98) Scarce this nice as only 2

                                            share this grade. It is THE HIGHEST EVER GRADED by PSE. Fault free in all respects.

                                            Destined for the finest collection. (SMQ $11,250) 2003 PFC & 2012 PSE(98)............. (BACK COVER) $9,995

         524    *           128    VF-XF full OG, hinged but no HR, beautifully centered,  (Scott $2250)1989 PFC........... Enlarged Photo $1595 

         525    *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 $2895

         526    oGC     129    XF for this. Beautifully centered with three very large even margins. Light cancel with

                                            deep vivid colors! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1600 for 85) w/2016 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1295

         529    *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)............................................. (FRONT COVER) $2995

         532    *           131    VF, full OG, gorgeous bright colors, very fresh (Scott $2500) w/2015 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1495 

         533    *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 $7750

         534    *           132    XF OG LH, a spectacular mint re-issue with gorgeous color on clean fresh paper. Nice full even

                                            perforations all around. Very scarce as only 1356 were ever issued as this would be in the top

                                            10%  of it’s class. Fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2002 & 2016 PF Certs .... Enlarged Photo $6795

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

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

                                            issued. Only 10 share this grade with 4 higher. 2005 PFC & 2011 PSE   …………...Enlarged Photo   $10,500

         536    o           133    VF, neat NY supplementary mail cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $550) w/2015 PF Certificate..   $375

         537    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   Enlarged Photo $750

         539    *           133    VF+ OG VLH, deep color, (Scott $325 for VF, $475 for VF-XF)  w/1988 & 2017 PFC..............................    $399

         540    *GC     133    VF-XF OG LH, extremely fresh, beautifully centered with rich color.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $625) with w/2017 PF Certificate ............................................ Enlarged Photo   $550

         541    *GC     133    VF-XF OG LH, wide margins for this, extremely fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $625) accompanied by both  2006 & 2017 PF Certificates .................................... Enlarged Photo   $550

         542    *           133    XF OG LH with full top imprint, a very eye appealing mint single, post office fresh

                                            and fault free. (Scott $750 for XF) w/1988 PFC & w/2013 PSE Certificate  .................. Enlarged Photo  $650

         543    *        133a    VF+, light face-free cancel, fault free, (Scott $375 VF, $600 VF-XF) w/1982 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo  $425

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         544    o           134    F-VF, bright and fresh with a face-free cancel , fault free , (Scott $225).........................................................    $125

         548    oGC     135    F-VF, strong color with a circle of “V’s” cancel (Graded F 70) (SMQ $55) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...      $50

         550    o        135A    VF, nice two New York Foreign Mail cancels, (Scott $300+) w/2017 PF Certificate .................................    $225

         551    *GC  135A    Almost VF, unused, no gum (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $1000, (SMQ $650)  w/2017 PF Certificate .......    $499

         552    *        135A    Almost VF OG LH, large stamp with rich color, (Scott $2000) w/2017 PF Certificate ..............................    $850 

         558    oGC     137    XF+ JUMBO, (Graded XF 90J), unusually large and beautifully centered example of this

                                            difficult banknote to find in this quality. Strong grill with rich color and impression. Only

                                            2 share this grade, 10 higher BUT NONE are JUMBOS, (SMQ $1950) 2017 PSE............ Enlarged Photo $1895                                       

         559    o           138    VF-XF, large and balanced margins, gorgeous color, (Scott $500) w/1992 PFC............... Enlarged Photo   $395               

         560    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   $895

         561    oGC     138    XF-S, a magnificent example with a clearly defined grill and a face-free cancel !

                                            Large margins! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3000) very scarce in this quality as

                                            only 4 share this grade with only 3 graded higher. w/1996 PFC & 2009 PSE................ (BACK COVER) $2995                

         562    o        138A    VF-XF with a fancy NY Foreign Mail cancel, (Scott $1500 for VF-XF) 2016 PFC......... Enlarged Photo $1195

         563    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 $1495

         564    oGC     139    VF-XF, very well centered for this issue which usually comes way off-centered!

                                            Large margins and fault free! (Graded VF 80) To emphasize the scarcity of Scott #139

                                            the PSE has only graded 3 others at 80 and 14 higher. (SMQ $850) w/2017 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $850

         565    o           139    VF+, fancy STAR in circle New York Foreign Mail postmark.  Three very large

                                            margins, fault free (Scott $850+) with 1995 PSE & 1996 & 2017 PFC............................. Enlarged Photo $1195 

         566    oGC     139    XF-S “JUMBO,” a magnificent example with deep vivid color and sharp impression.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $7750) This is the only 95J with only 2 ever graded higher.  

                                            Fault free stamp in all fault free in all respects, w/1996 PFC & 2009 PSE Certificate... Enlarged Photo $5795

         567    o           140    F-VF, a fabulous used single with a very scarce BLUE numeral “N” cancel. Also has a

                                            rare double grill (unlisted in Scott) (Scott $3700+) w/2017 PF Certificate  ....................... Enlarged Photo $2795

         568    o           141    F-VF, faint vertical crease seen in fluid only, circle of wedges, rich color, (Scott $1500)............................    $375                                      

         569    o           141    F-VF, face-free cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $1500) w/1989 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  $750

         571    oGC     141    VF-XF, lovely “circle of V’s” fancy cancel. Bright color and beautifully centered .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $1825 for 85  (SMQ $1850) 1976 & 2017 PFC.... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1795

         573    o           143    VF, light cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $4000) w/2014 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $2750

         574    o           144    VF PSE notes” small shallow thin” not seen from front, (Scott $2500) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............    $795

         575    o           144    VF, nicely centered for this tough grill. Rich deep red shade on clean white paper. Fault free

                                            in all respects. Strong grill impression at top, (Scott $2500) w/1998 APS Certificate  ..... Enlarged Photo $1495

         576    o           144    VF+, large margins with gorgeous rich carmine shade on clean bright white margins.

                                            Light face-free cancel!  Fault free in all respects  (Scott $2500) 2017 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $2295

         577    oGC     144    VF, well centered, extremely fresh, with a very light cancel on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $2500, w/1983 & 2017 PF Certificates .......................................... Enlarged Photo $2495

         578    oGC     144    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85) Beautifully centered with a very light face-free cancel

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $3500. w/2005 & 2012 PF Certificates................................. (FRONT COVER) $3500

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         580    *GC     146    XF OG LH, scarce this nice, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) Scott values XF 90

                                            grade at $1250.  Very undervalued in my opinion. w/2017 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $1250

         581    o           148    XF, face-free black circle of wedges cancel, well centered, fault free, (Scott $95 for XF)...........................      $60  

         582    *           148    VF, full OG, hinged but no hinge remnants, strong color, (Scott $1000) w/2016 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $795

         583    o           149    F-VF, great color with a fancy cancel, fault free, (Scott $100)..........................................................................      $40   

         585    oGC     149    XF-S, a spectacular used single with incredible strong vivid orange color on clean white

                                            paper. NYFM cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) quite scarce in this quality as only

                                            8 share this grade with 10 higher, choice w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         586    o           151    Nearly VF with an attractive BLUE cross-roads fancy cancel, (Scott $245 w/blue cancel).......................      $89  

         587    o           151    VF, fairly light cancel with large margins, (Scott $220 VF, $300 VF-XF)........................................................    $125

         588    o           151    VF, bold BLUE cancels, well centered, fault free (Scott 245 w/blue cancel) w/1989 PF Certificate ......    $200                   

         589    o           151    VF-XF, beautifully centered, (Scott $220 VF, $300 VF-XF) color copy of 2015 PFC for block/4 ...........    $225                    

         590    o           151    XF, very large and balanced margins with a BLACK STAR cancel and red cancels..................................    $250

         591    o           151    VF-XF, face-free cancel, black and RED cancels, (Scott $300 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ...............    $275

         593    o           152    VF, strange looking cancel, nice color and well centered, (Scott $220 for VF)...............................................      $75

         594    o           152    VF, blue target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate ....................................................................    $175

         595    oGC     152    VF-XF, rarely seen with a RED New York Mail cancel. (Weiss (TR-C1) Beautifully centered

                                            with radiant color!! (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PFC & w/2008 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $325

         596    o           152    XF JUMBO, gorgeous color , neat circle of wedges, (Scott $525 for XF) w/2013 PFC ... Enlarged Photo   $350

         597    oGC     152    XF, lovely example with a very scarce black “grid of squares” cancellation. Gorgeous color

                                            with full even perfs. (Graded XF 90) Scott values 90 grade at $525 plus add for the

                                            fancy cancel! Fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2016 PF Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo  $400

         599    o           152    XF, beautifully centered with bright color and a neat face-free cancel  target cancel.

                                            Bright white margins and fault free. (Scott $525 for XF value)............................................. Enlarged Photo   $475

         600    o           152    XF, large margins with a central bulls-eye cancel. Gorgeous color with nice full

                                            even perfs all around. (Scott values XF at $525), w/2017 PF Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo   $525  

         601    *           152    VF OG (hinged), unusually large margins for this issue and brilliant bright orange .

                                            color. Clean white margins. A very eye appealing stamp, (Scott $3500), w/1996 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2095

         602    o           153    VF, lovely RED BAR cancel, lovely color, fault free, pretty stamp, (Scott $245 for VF)............................    $180

         605    *GC     153    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and very scarce in this condition. Lovely color and

                                            impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $4900) Only 5 share this grade and only 5 graded

                                            higher. One of the nicest I’ve offered, w/2009 PSE Certificate  ....................... (Inside FRONT COVER) $4995 

         606    oGC     154    VF-XF, lovely example with a New York Foreign Mail cancel. Fairly large margins on bright

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $425 for 85 grade) w/2000 & 2016 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $299

         607    o           154    VF-XF, lightly cancelled, balanced margins and fault free, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..... Enlarged Photo   $295

         608    oGC     154    XF-S, perfectly centered with large margins and a fancy black New York Foreign Mail

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2000) only 4 graded higher, 2009 PSE Certificate... Enlarged Photo $1995

         609    oGC     154    XF-S JUMBO, a magnificent example with lovely huge balanced margins and a sock on

                                            the nose circle of wedges. (Graded XF-S 95J) This is only 1 of 3 to graded 95J with only

                                            1 higher at 98. (SMQ $3250) w/2001 PF Certificate and 2014 PSE Certificate(95J)  . Enlarged Photo $2295

         610    *GC     154    Fine, unused, no gum. A very scarce mint stamp and fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded Fine 70), deep color (SMQ $1200) w/2009 PSE Certificate  ..........................................................    $795

         613    oGC     155    XF, beautifully centered with very balanced margins and a fancy “circle of V’s” postmark.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) nice white margins! w/2016 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo  $625

         614    *GC     155    VF, unused no gum, large margins with gorgeous color on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1900) with 1985 PFC & w/2004 PSE Certificates(80)  ............ Enlarged Photo $1295

         615    *           155    VF+ OG, gorgeous color on bright clean white margins. Large stamp with sharp

                                            detailed impression. Fault free, (Scott $5000 VF) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..................... Enlarged Photo $4500

               

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                                                                          CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

 

         618    o           157    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $85 for XF)......................................................      $40

         619    *           157    VF-XF OG LH, bright and fresh, well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $525 VF-XF)..............................................    $350

         620    *GC     157    XF OG LH “JUMBO,” a magnificent example very scarce as the is the only (Graded 90J), there are

                                            only 8 graded higher (none are NH) (SMQ $1300) w/2017 PSE Certificate  . (Inside FRONT COVER) $1295

         622    o           158    XF-S, huge stamp with rich color, rarely found in this quality, fault free (Scott $110 for XF-S).................      $60

         623    **GC  158    XF+ OG NH, “JUMBO,” a truly magnificent example and very scarce to obtain in this

                                            condition!! Gorgeous color on clean fresh paper. Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) The finest I’ve ever seen. w/1985 & 2001 PFC & 2012 PSE(90J)..... Enlarged Photo   $995               

         624    o           159    VF+, scarce BLUE fancy cancel, fault free and face-free cancel on bright white paper, pretty stamp!...      $25

         625    o           159    XF, very large margins with a central “8” in duplex cancel, rich color, (Scott $82.50 for XF).....................      $50

         626    o           160    VF-XF, lovely NYFM cancel, well centered with large margins, (Scott $90 VF, $125 for VF-XF).............      $50

         627    o           160    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/1989 PF Certificate ..............      $85

         628    o           160    XF, huge margins for this issue with gorgeous color and a fancy NYFM cancel, w/2016 PFC..................    $140

         629    o           161    XF, face-free cancel ..................................................................................................................................................      $25

         630    o           161    VF-XF+, large margins with a “sock-on-the nose  Bulls-eye cancel! (Scott $37.50 for VF-XF) ..............      $35

         631    oGC     161    XF-S “JUMBO,”, fancy circle of wedges cancel. Huge margins with full even perforations.

                                            (Graded XF 90J), 13 share this grade, only 14 graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $175     

         632    *           161    VF-XF OG LH, deep color, fault free (Scott $1250 for VF-XF) 1998 PFC & 2009 PSE Enlarged Photo   $699

         633    *GC     161    XF OG LH, a beautifully centered stamp with incredible deep vivid shade. Large margins and

                                            proof-like impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2350). The finest Scott #161 I have offered

                                            in over 10 years!  (SMQ $2350) post office fresh w/2017 PF Certificate ...... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2295

         634    o           162    XF, well balanced with a black New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/2007 PSE Certificate .......................    $150

         635    oGC     162    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) Unusually big stamp with gorgeous color and with a very

                                            light cancel. Very impressive, fault free (Scott $200 for VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo   $180

         636    oGC     162    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) large margins with a BLUE cancel. Scott values 85

                                            grade at $200 + $2.50 for additional blue= $202.50, w/2017 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo   $195

         637    oGC     162    VF-XF, large margins, deep vivid color with a bold RED New York Foreign Mail

                                            cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $215 for 85 grade, w1988 & /2017 PF Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $199               

         638    *           162    F-VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $800 for no gum) w/2017 PF Certificate .......    $350

         641    o           165    F-VF, light face-free cancel , three large margins, fault free (Scott $300).......................................................      $85  

         642    o           165    XF for this with large margins and a fancy “FLYING CLOTHSPIN” cancellation!

                                            (Weiss (TR-C7) Fault free  (Scott $190 VF-XF) w/2005 PF Certificate ........................................................    $175

         643    o           166    Almost VF, large stamp on bright white paper, light cancel, fault free (Scott $300).....................................    $150    

         644    o           166    VF+, gorgeous color with large margins and a virtually face-free cancel, fault free, (Scott $300).............    $160

         645    o           166    VF-XF, interesting black cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $425 VF-X) w/2000 PFC..............................    $285 

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

                                            duplex cancel, fault free, (Scott $300 for VF, $25 VF-XF) 2000 PFC & 2008 PSE......... Enlarged Photo  $300

         647    oGC     166    VF-XF, very light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $425 for 85 grade) Rich color

                                            on clean fresh paper. fault free w/1998 & 2017 PF Certificates    ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $399

         649    *           166    VF, full OG, small HR, gorgeous color, (Scott $2250) fresh 2017 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1495                

         650    *           166    VF OG LH, beautifully centered, (Scott $2250 for VF, $3150  VF-XF) 2014 PFC........... Enlarged Photo $1695

         651    *GC     166    VF OG VLH, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2350) 1997 & 2017 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo $1995

         652    *GC     166    VF-XF+ OG LH (XF for this) very large stamp and beautifully balanced with bright color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) Scott $3250 for XF, w/2013 PFC ......... Enlarged Photo $2695

 

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         653    *           178    VF OG, hinged. Gorgeous color, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $350) w/2017 PF Certificate ....    $250

         654    *           178    VF OG LH, gorgeous color, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $350)..............................................................    $325

         655    *           179    XF-S, unused, no gum, light stain to right of right eye, (Scott $225 for VF no gum, $330 for XF).............      $50   

                                           

                                                                                        1879 AMERICAN  BANK NOTE COMPANY

                                                                                                            (soft porous paper)

               

         657    o           182    XF, large margins, beautifully centered, nice color and impression, (Scott $67.50 for XF)..........................      $25

         659    *           182    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on clean white paper, fault free (Scott $225).......................................................    $195

         662    o           183    XF, beautifully centered nice 3-ring circle cancel, fault free, (Scott $50 for XF)............................................      $30

         663    o           183    XF huge JUMBO with a very light cancel, beautifully centered, fault free ....................................................      $40

         666    *GC     184    XF OG VLH JUMBO, looks never hinged!! Deep vivid color with unusually large  margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $250) Only 1 shares the grade, 4 higher,2003 PFC & 2008 PSE Enlarged Photo $250

         667    *GC     184    SUPERB LH, a spectacular example with large margins. (Graded SUPERB 98) Scarce as this is

                                            the only graded 98 (none higher) No 98 NH only 1 98J NH. (SMQ $850) 2011 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $795                     

         668    o           185    XF, very large margins with deep dark color and a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, fault free ......      $40

         669    *GC     185    VF-XF OG LH, deep shade with large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $575)

                                            Extremely fresh, fault free with both 2003 & 2009 PF Certificates  ................................. Enlarged Photo   $550

         670    o           186    VF+ JUMBO margin at right, very large margins with a face-free cancel, fault free ....................................      $20

         671    *           186    F-VF OG (hinged) very fresh on the front with strong color for this issue, (Scott $900) fault free .............    $225

         672    *           186    XF OG LH, expertly reperfed at bottom, beautifully centered for this issue. If not

                                            reperfed , easily a $1500 value,  (Scott $900) w/2014 PSE Certificate  .......................................................    $350 

         673    *GC     186    VF-XF OG VLH, a spectacular example with bright color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1300) w/1982, 2003 & 2016 PF Certificates   .................... Enlarged Photo $1095

         674    *GC     186    XF-S OG VLH, a beautifully centered and post office fresh example. Quite rare in this

                                            high quality.  Large margins for this issue with nice full even perfs all around.

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

                                            Scott values a normal 90 at $1800 and 95 grade at $3150. w/2017 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo $2495                     

         675    o           188    XF with a fancy “negative “B” cancel”, fault free, w/2016 PSE Certificate ...............................................      $35

         677    *           188    VF-XF OG LH “JUMBO,”  post office fresh with 3 huge margins and fault free 

                                            in all respects. (Scott $1800 VF, $2250 VF-XF, $3750 XF) w/2010 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1295

         678    **GC  189    VF OG NH, no gum bends or skips (Graded VF 80) (Scott $675) 2003 & 2016 PFC.................................    $450

         679    **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 Certificates................ (BACK COVER) $3995

         681    o           190    XF, “JUMBO,” margins with a nearly face-free cancel. w/2016 PF Certificate ..........................................    $150

         682    oGC     190    XF, beautifully centered , large margins, deep color, oval town cancel (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $375) fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo   $225

         683    oGC     190    XF, huge margins, bright white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PFC & PFC... Enlarged Photo   $300

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

                                            grade (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1900) only 6 share this grade with only 5 graded higher.

                                            Fault free in all respects, w/2006 PF Certificate and w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............... Enlarged Photo $1795                  

         685    oGC     191    Almost VF , rich color (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott values at $225 for 75 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate ...    $220

         686    o           191    VF-XF, rich color and well centered, (Scott $360 VF, $480 VF-XF) w/2017 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $395