LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              2    *        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 $1095

              3    *GC  10X1    XF, unused, no gum, post office fresh, (Graded XF 90) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate  ......................    $275

              4    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, lovely corner margin single, (Graded XF 90) w/2006 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificates..........    $475

              5    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, corner margin copy (Graded XF 90J), w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..............................................    $525

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

              8    o               1    VF, very light RED cancel, fault free (Scott $375) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................................    $325

              9    o               1    VF-XF, lovely BLUE TROY NY town cancel, (Scott $415 for VF) w/1992 PF Certificate .......................    $350 

           10    oGC         1    VF+, very light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $425) w/2017 PF Certificate .....................................    $375

           11    o               1    VF, lovely scarce BLUE PAID cancel. Rich color, extremely fresh . (Scott $425 + $40 for

                                            blue cancel + $50 for scarce PAID cancel = $465) w/2017 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo   $425 

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525 + $40 premium for blue cancel) w/2016 PSE Cert...... Enlarged Photo   $400

           14    oGC         1    XF, light RED grid cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $675) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $650

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

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1350 + $40 premium for BLUE cancel= $1390)

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

           16    *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 $2650)........................... Enlarged Photo $2495

           17    *GC         1    VF OG LH, a very difficult stamp to find in fault free original gum condition. Nicely

                                            centered with 4 even margins all around. Lovely color and impression and fault free in

                                            all respects. (Graded VF 80) Scott $6500 (SMQ $6750) w/2004 & 2017 PFC(80)...... (BACK COVER) $6500

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

                                            postmark. (Graded VF 80) Scott $925 w/blue town cancel, w/2017 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo   $750

           19    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2750               

           20    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...........    $450

           21    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  .............................    $595

           23    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 $6295

           24    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2400 VF, $2600 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2095

           25    o               2    VF, extremely fresh, light BLUE cancel, (Scott $875 w/blue) w/2017 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $750

           26    o               2    VF, RED GRID cancel, fault free in all in all respects (Scott $825) 2017 PFC.................. Enlarged Photo   $795

           28    oGC         2    VF, well centered all around with a very scarce “BLACK” cancel. Black cancels command

                                            a $350 premium in Scott!  (Scott $1175) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo   $995

           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 $1895                  

           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 $3900) w/1992 PFC & 2013 PSE Certificates.......... Enlarged Photo $2095

           34    oGC         2    XF-S+, HUGE JUMBO with a right margin. Light blue virtually face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3900 + $50 premium for blue cancel). The finest #2 I have

                                            ever offered in my 39 dealing!!  Destined for placement in the finest of collections.

                                            Fault free in all respects, choice GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................. (see FRONT COVER) $3795

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           36    *GC         3    VF, unused, no gum as issued, very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $825) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......    $800

           37    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued (Graded VF-XF 85)Scott $925 for 85 grade, 2017 PSAG Enlarged Photo $875

           38    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued, radiant color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1150) 2017 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $1095

           39    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued, deep color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1150) 2017 PSE....... Enlarged Photo $1150

           41    *GC         4    XF for this, unused, no gum as issued (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1250 for 85 grade

                                            (SMQ $1275) with 2017 PF Certificate(85) extremely fresh, .............................................. Enlarged Photo $1150

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1750) Post office fresh with 2017 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1650

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $13,000) Scott $1600 for 85 w/1999 & 2017 PSE… (BACK COVER)    $12,500

           46    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)…..,………….(FRONT COVER) $19,995

           48    oGC         7    XF+, lovely top margin single with a scarce Savannah, GA town cancel. Deep intense

                                            color for this plate1 issue. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2006 & 2007 PFC.............................................    $250

           49    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   $995

           50    oGC         7    Superb JUMBO left margin copy with both a black town cancel and trace of a red transit

                                            cancel in left margin. Large to HUGE margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at right.

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J) scarce this nice as only 15 share the grade with only 8 higher.

                                            (SMQ $3000) with both 1999 PFC & w/2007 PSE Certificates(98J)   bargain priced.... Enlarged Photo $1895               

           52    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 $3195

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $6000) w/2015 PSE Certificate........................................................ Enlarged Photo $4000

           54    oGC         8    SUPERB, a truly magnificent example featuring deep vivid and proof-like impression. GEM

                                            Neat BLUE cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98) Only 1 shares grade and only 2 ever grade higher.

                                            Destined for the finest collection. (SMQ $21,000) 1994 PFC, 2008 PSE  ……………Enlarged Photo $15,995    

           56    ooGC    8A    VF, “sock-on-the nose Aug 31 cds cancel, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1000) 2017 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $895

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500 + $125 for red cancel=$2625) w/2014 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $2195

           58    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 $2595

           59    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 $2795

           60    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 $5000

                                            for just a regular 95 & $10,500 for 98)  w/2015 PSE Certificate  GEM............................ Enlarged Photo $5000

           61    o               9    VF, lovely RED GRID cancel, gorgeous color, fault free (Scott $120 w/red) w/2017 PF Certificate ......    $125 

           63    oGC         9    XF, extremely light face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) with both 1999 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificates....    $225

           64    oGC         9    XF “JUMBO,” FEB 3 c.d.s.  deep shade (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $425) 2008 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $325

           65    oGC         9    XF-S, large to huge margins, a neat cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $700) 2007 PSE.... Enlarged Photo   $395

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

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J)  (SMQ $1650) only 14 higher w/2016 PSE Cert .......................... Enlarged Photo $1295

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

           68    *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 $1250) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $850

           69    *               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 $1095

           70    *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 $2450

           71    *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 $2595

           72    *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 $3195

           73    *GC         9    SUPERB, OG VLH, looks NH at first glance.  “HUGE JUMBO” a phenomenal example .

                                            (Graded GEM 100) (SMQ $11,000) finest I’ve offered w/2017 PSE Certificate  .... (FRONT COVER) $9,995

           75    oGC    10A    XF-S position 73L1E, large balanced margins with bold rich color and a very light

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1200) w/2010 PSAG Certificate................ Enlarged Photo   $750

           76    oGC       11    VF-XF, scarce GREEN TOWN cancel, fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $225

           79    *             11    VF, full OG, hinged, this is the much scarcer “brownish-carmine” shade, (Scott $300)  w/2000 PFC......    $235

           80    o             12    VF, showing part of adjacent stamp at right! fault free (Scott $700) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................    $450               

           81    o             12    VF, light cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $700) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................    $499

           82    o             12    VF+, large stamp, light cancel, fault free, (Scott $700) w/1999 PF Certificate ............................................    $499

           84    oGC       12    VF+ , lovely light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850 with red cancel) 2017 PFC.. Enlarged Photo   $750                

           86    oGC       12    XF, very light cancel, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1350) 2016 PSE...... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

           88    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 $1195               

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

                                            (SMQ $2100) Only 18 ever graded higher, fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1395

           92    *             12    F-VF, unused, no gum, although an easy stamp to find in used, very scarce to obtain in unused

                                            condition. Fault free, (Scott $11,000 VF, $7000 F-VF) 1962 & 2015 PF Certificates  .. Enlarged Photo $3150

           94    oGC       13    F-VF, deep dark green shade with a bold RED grid cancel. (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $600 + $100

                                            premium for the scarcer RED cancel= $700) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ...........................................    $499

           95    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 $1095

           96    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 $1295

           97    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

           99    oGC       14    XF, huge margins, deep color, town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2010 PSE Certificate........    $249

         100    oGC       14    XF+, very large margins, neat town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) 2016 PF Cert. Enlarged Photo $325

         101    oGC       14    XF, unusually large margins, beautifully centered with both a black town cancel and a scarcer

                                            RED PAID cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $385 XF with RED PAID), w/2006 PFC ...... Enlarged Photo   $350

         102    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   $595

         103    o             15    XF, large margins, light RED & Black cancels, (Scott $335 for XF) w/1989 PF Certificate .....................    $199

         105    oGC       15    XF, large margins with a very light and pretty BLUE cancel. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $350 + $10 premium for blue cancel) w/2006 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo   $350               

         106    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   $475

         107    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   $500

         108    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   $595                                       

         113    oGC       16    VF+, light black face-free cancel . This is the much scarcer recut ant top and bottom!!

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2250 with recut variety), with both 1985 & 2017 PFC............... Enlarged Photo $1895

         114    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 $2395

         115    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)  .......... (Inside BACK COVER) $2995                    

         118    o             17    VF-XF+ (XF for this) neat town cancel, (Scott $315 for VF-XF) 1999 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $275               

         119    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   $725               

         120    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   $800

         121    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 $1250

         123    *             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 $4750

         124    o             18    VF-XF, fault free with a scarce “PAID” cancel, (Scott $825 for VF-XF) w/2017 PSE   .. Enlarged Photo   $695               

         125    oGC       18    XF-S, a truly magnificent used single featuring a lovely RED CARRIER cancel!

                                            Near perfect centering with full even perfs all around. Very eye popping stamp!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $7000 + $70 for red cancel) Absolutely the finest I’ve .

                                            seen. For comparison, the PSE has only graded 8 at 95 and I doubt any have a

                                            red carrier cancel and none graded higher! w/2017 PSAG Certificate ........................ (FRONT COVER) $5750                 

         126    *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 $1999               

         127    *             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 $2195

         128    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 $3995

         129    o           19b    Fine, very lightly canceled with strong blue color and detailed impression on clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $4000 for VF, $2750 for Fine) w/1982 & 2017 PF Certificates  ................................. $2395

         130    o             19    Fine+, so lightly canceled it looks unused! Bright and fresh with a face-free cancel .

                                            Fault free (Scott $13,000 VF, $9000 for Fine) w/2016 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $4500 

         131    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 $6995

         134    *             20    VF, unused, no gum, rich color with wide margins, (Scott $400) w/2017 PF Certificate ...........................    $325  

         135    *GC       20    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1700) w/2010 PSE  ... Enlarged Photo $1350

         136    *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 $4500) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ......... (BACK COVER) $3995               

         137    oGC       21    VF, well centered for this tough issue. Deep vivid blue color with a neat black grid

                                            cancel. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1750) w/2015 PF Certificate ............................................ Enlarged Photo $1595

         138    *             21    Nearly VF OG VLH (looks NH to me)Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. Fresh as

                                            the day it was issue with lovey color, clean white paper and full ever perforations all around. This is

                                            the nicest mint#21 I’ve ever offered (Scott $17,500) w/1992 PSE & 1992 & 2004 PFC Enlarged Photo $9500

         139    o             22    VF-XF. great color, light cancel, fault free, (Scott $750 VF-XF) 1987 & 2016 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $650

         140    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 $1195

         141    *             22    Nearly VF OG LH, bright and fresh , (Scott $2400) w/2001 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $1150               

         142    *             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 $1850

         143    o             23    Nearly VF, light cancel, deep rich color, fault free (Scott $1300 for VF) w/2016 PFC................................    $499

         144    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   $850

         145    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   $950 

         146    oGC       23    XF, beautifully centered with a light town cancel. Bright color and quite scarce this

                                            nice. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $1600 for 85 grade, w/2016 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1595                 

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $850) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $475 

         148    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 $850) w/2015 PSAG Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo   $525

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

                                            impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $850) Extremely fresh, as I just broke this

                                            from a vertical pair, this being the top stamp. w/2016 PSAG Certificate original cert.... Enlarged Photo   $599 

         150    *             24    VF-XF OG LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $140 VF, $200 VF-XF) color copy 2016 PFC...........    $125

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

         152    *             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 ...........................    $179

         153    *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 ............ Enlarged Photo   $235

         154    **           24    VF OG NH, large margins, extremely fresh, unlisted in Scott for NH, (Scott $140 for hinged!)..................    $225

         155    **           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   $350

         156    **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 $1095

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

                                            gum bend or skip. Very scarce in this quality as 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 $1595                

         158    o             25    VF+, light BLUE town cancel, extremely fresh, beautifully centered, w/2016 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $180

         160    oGC       25    VF-XF, right margin single 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   $425

         161    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   $550    

         163    *             25    Fine OG VLH, gorgeous color and post office fresh with full perfs (no nibbed perfs)

                                            A very scarce mint stamp and fault free. (Scott $4000 VF, $2750 Fine) w/2006 PF Certificate..............    $850

         164    *             25    Fine OG LH, deep rich shade with full perfs all around. Fault free in all respects .

                                            (Scott $4000 VF, $3250 F-VF, $2750 for Fine) with 2016 PF Certificate ....................................................    $995

         166    o          25A    XF, neat town cancel, (Scott $1600 VF-XF, $2600 XF) w/2015 PSAG Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $995

         167    o             26    XF, large stamp with deep dark color and a  town cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $110 for XF)..      $45

         168    o             26    Fine+ with a scarce light GREEN cancel, (Scott $400 w/green cancel) w/2007 PF Certificate ................    $125

         169    o             26    F-VF with a scarce 5 line upper left recut diamond, wide margins, town cancel, (Scott $500)....................    $175

         172    *             26    XF OG, beautifully centered, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $125 for XF)...............................................      $65

         173    *             26    XF OG LH, near perfect centering, extremely fresh, (Scott $125 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ............      $99  

         174    **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   $525

         175    oGC       27    XF, a beautifully centered stamp with stunning brink red shade and a very light cancel!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3000) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo $2895

         176    o             28    Fine, very lightly cancel, good color, fresh, (Scott $1100)..................................................................................    $299  

         178    oGC       28    XF for this but (Graded only VF-XF 85) clears on all four sides with rich color and a

                                            light cancel. (SMQ $1900) Only 3 share this grade, 23 are graded higher, w/2015 PSE... Enlarged Photo $1550

         179    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 $3300) only 7 graded higher w/2016 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo $2795

         180    oGC       28    XF-S, a truly spectacular used single in a grade rarely ever found. Neat New Orleans cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Only 4 share this grade with only 2 ever graded higher.  By far, the finest

                                            example I have ever offered in 39 years as a dealer, with 1984 & 1999 PFC and 2009 PSE (95)

                                            Surely destined for placement in the fines of collections, (SMQ $9850) ............................ Enlarged Photo $7995

         181    oGC    28A    XF for this, rarely does one find a 28A with margins clearing the design equally on all four sides.

                                            Gorgeous true Indian RED shade . A visually appealing example of this scarce stamp.

                                            (Graded VF 80) undergraded in my opinion (SMQ $3500) w/2016 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $3250

         182    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 $4500                    

         183    oGC    28A    XF, a truly phenomenal example of this very scarce Indian RED shade. Beautifully centered, 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 certs: Scott values 90 grade at $6750. PSE values

                                            it much higher at $8000. with 1993, 2003 & 2008  PF Certificates (90) .......................... Enlarged Photo $6500

         185    o             29    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel, fault free, nice perfs, w/2014 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $550

         186    o             30    F-VF, extremely fresh, fault free with a very eye catching RED GRID cancel. Very rich

                                            orange brown shade. (Scott $1475 w/red cancel for VF, $950 for F-VF) w/1990 PF Certificate .............    $600

         187    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 $1395

         188    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 ............... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2195

         189    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 $3500 + $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 BACK COVER) $3250

         191    *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 $3500) w/2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $3295

         192    *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 share this grade with only 1 higher! (SMQ $9000) 1982 PFC & 2011 PSE....... (BACK COVER) $8500

         193    *GC       30    XF-S OG LH JUMBO, a phenomenal example (Graded XF-S 95 JUMBO) This is the

                                            ONLY (Graded XF-S 95J). and the HIGHEST EVER GRADED by PSE. Large margins 

                                            and gorgeous color  (SMQ $13,000)  Destined for the finest collection,

                                            w/1992 PFC & 2008 PSE . The nicest I have ever seen!!!.................….. .(Inside BACK  COVER) $10,995

         195    o          30A    VF-XF beautifully centered with a lovely light RED GRID cancel. PF notes “short perforations

                                            at upper left”  Fairly trivial for this issue, (Scott $495 for VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate .........................    $175

         196    oGC    30A    XF, black grid cancel, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $825) 2015 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $550               

         198    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

         199    *          30A    VF OG  well centered for this issue and very fresh, (Scott $2200) w/1988 PFC................. Enlarged Photo $1295

         200    o             31    VF, deep rich color with a light town cancel, (Scott $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $895

         201    o             31    VF-XF beautifully centered with a face-free cancel. A very difficult stamp to find

                                            this nice and fault free. (Scott $1200 VF, $1800 VF-XF) w/1979 PFC & 2013 PSAG ... Enlarged Photo $1095

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

                                            vertical,  strip/3 (this being the middle stamp), copy 2013 PFC for strip/3......................... Enlarged Photo   $375

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $800) extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $595

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

                                            full even perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3050) Only 2 graded higher, w/2008 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2695

         206    *             32    Fine, unused, no gum, gorgeous color, scarce in mint condition, (Scott $2150) 2000 PSE Certificate  .. $1150

         208    oGC       33    XF, a truly fabulous used example with deep color, beautifully centered, full perfs all

                                            around and a PAID cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $800 + $25 for paid cancel= $825)

                                            Fault free in all fault free in all respects. w/1989 & 2017 PF Certificates(90).................. Enlarged Photo   $750  

         209    o             35    VF-XF, large margins, deep color, nearly face-free cancel , (Scott $65)..........................................................      $45

         210    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)............................    $139

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

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $575) only 8 graded higher, 2012 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $450

         215    *          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   $695

         216    *          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   $995

         219    o             37    VF+, RED cancel, large margins for this issue, (Scott $465) w/2016 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $275

.........220....oGC........37....VF-XF, BLACK PAID in grid cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (*SMQ $550 + $25 paid cancel=$575

............................................Very well centered with nice full perforations, w/1996 & 2017 PF Certificates...............Enlarged Photo....$525

         221    *             37    VF OG LH JUMBO at left, bright and fresh, fault free, nice perfs, (Scott $150) w/1993 PF Certificate    $750                  

         222    *GC       37    VF OG VLH, bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1450) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1095                  

         225    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 $1275 + $90 premium for

                                            magenta cancel= $1365), fault free w/20086 PSE Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo $1095

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

                                            paper. (SMQ $2150) Fault free in all respects, w/2017 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $1895

         228    *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 $2795

       230    *             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

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

 

         231    *             41    VF, unused , no gum as issued. Incredible color on lily white margins. Centered

                                            far better than most for this issue, (Scott $5250 VF, $3750 F-VF) w/2016 PSE................ Enlarged Photo $2595

         232    *             42    VF, unused, no gum as issued. Vivid color on clean white paper. Scarce as only 878

                                            were ever issued. (Scott $2700 for VF, $2000 for F-VF) w/2010 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1595

         233    *GC       42    VF+, unused, no gum as issue. Large margins, rarely found with margins clearing the

                                            design at top and bottom. (Graded VF 80) Quite scarce as only 878 were ever issued

                                            and very few are graded higher than this.  Scott $2750 for 80, (Scott $2750) 2017 PFC Enlarged Photo $2750                  

         234    *GC       46    VF-XF “JUMBO”, unused, no gum as issued. A post office fresh example with stunning bright

                                            and vibrant color on lily white margins. (Graded VF-XF 85J). Only 1 shares this grade , there are

                                            only 10 higher at 90 (only 2 are JUMBO’s), (SMQ $6000 for a normal 85 and $9500 for 90 grade)

                                            One of the nicest I’ve seen, choice, fault free w/1993 & 2015 PSE Certificates   ........... Enlarged Photo $5250

         235    *GC       46    XF “JUMBO”, unused, no gum as issued. A truly exceptional example of this very scarce stamp.

                                            Huge margins for this issue with rich radiant color on bright clean fresh paper. (Graded XF 90J)

                                            Only 2 have ever graded 90J and this is the HIGHEST EVER GRADED  by PSE.  The other 2

                                            copies have perforations touching or slightly into the design. (so this IS THE FINEST!!!)

                                            Only 480 were ever printed, with 1985, 2004 & 2015 PFC & 2015 PSE(90J)…….(FRONT COVER) $9,995

 

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

         237    **           56    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

 

         238    o             63    VF, very light BLUE cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $55).................................................................................      $35

         240    *GC       63    XF OG VLH, looks NH (Graded VF 80) w/1997 & 2006 PF Certificates ....................................................    $350

         241    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 $1495

         243    oGC       64    VF-XF, beautifully centered with wide margins a distinctive Pink shade!! Light neat

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1350) Very scarce this nice as only

                                            only 1 shares this grade (8 are higher, 6 @ 90, 2 @ 95)  w/2016 PSE Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo $1350

         245    oGC       65    XF-S, beautifully centered, (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $220) only 17 graded higher.......... Enlarged Photo   $189

         246    *             65    XF+ OG LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous color for this issue. Nice full perfs

                                            all around on clean white paper. Quite scarce this nice! w/2000 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $325

         247    **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                

         248    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.........................    $399

         249    o             67    VF, fancy “PAID” in grid cancel, fault free (Scott $825) w/2001 PFC & 2007 PSE Certificate............    $499    

         251    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   $699

         252    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   $799

         253    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   $999

         254    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 FRONT COVER) $1495

         255    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   $750

         257    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 $1595

         258    *             67    Fine, (really just a 67 with deep color. PSAG calls this “trace of OG with a small corner crease at

                                            lower right”. I fell it has full OG. The corner crease cannot be seen with the naked eye. A rare stamp

                                            stamp and extremely fresh, (Scott $27,500 for VF, $13,500 for Fine) w/2012 PSAG Certificate............ $3250

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

         260    o             68    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light black grid cancel, (Scott $55 VF, $110 VF-XF)............................      $75

         261    o           68a    VF, this is the dark green shade, beautifully balanced, black grid cancel, (Scott $85 VF, $250 XF)..........    $120        

         262    *             68    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Scott $400 VF, $550 VF-XF) w/2016 PSE  ..    $299 

         263    *             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 ...    $895 

         265    o             70    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  May 18th c.d.s. cancel (Scott $300) fault free ......................................................    $129

         266    o             70    Nearly VF with a scarce PROPELLER cancel, (Scott $300+) w/2015 PF Certificate ...............................    $250

         267    o             70    Almost VF , light black target cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $300) w/2017 PF Certificate .....................    $275

         271    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   $550

         274    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   $550

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

         276    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...............    $495

         277    o           70b    VF, neat black open grid cancel, fault free, (Scott $850) w/1986 PFC & 2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $650

         278    oGC     70b    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very light BLUE target cancel. (Graded VF 80)

                                            under-graded in my opinion. Scott $875 for 80 grade.  w/2001 & 2016 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $750  

         279    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

         280    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)  ....... (FRONT COVER) $2500

         281    o           70c    Fine+, strong color, nice town cancel, expertly reperfed at right, (Scott $2250) w/1989 PFC  ...................    $750

         282    o           70c    VF, neat BLUE Nov 25, Cincinnati town cancel. Deep color and very fresh example

                                            of this scarce violet shade. Fault free, (Scott $2275) w/2016 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1195

         283    o             71    VF, nice black, Wilmington, DE  c.d.s. cancel, strong color, fault free, (Scott $190).....................................      $99

         284    o             71    VF, bright and fresh with a very light cancel, fault free (Scott $190)...............................................................    $150

         287    o             72    Almost VF, three large even margins with a circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $600) 2002 PF Certificate $350      

         288    o             72    VF, nice fancy “circle of V’s” postmark, deep color, (Scott $600) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................    $425

         289    o             72    VF, very light cancel on clean white paper, extremely fresh, (Scott $600)......................................................    $450 

         290    o             72    VF+, cancel leaves this virtually face-free cancel, (Scott $600) 1982 PFC & 2017 PSE Enlarged Photo   $550                  

         292    *             72    F-VF, regummed, bright and fresh with rich color, (Scott $1300 VF, $850 F-VF)..........................................    $350

         295    o             73    VF, very light cancel, fresh and fault free, (Scott $60)........................................................................................      $45

         296    o             73    VF-XF, light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, fault free .................................................................................      $90

         298    o             73    XF-S, light cancel, deep rich color, beautifully centered, (Scott $220 for XF) 2010 PFC & 2017 PSE.....    $175 

         299    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   $299

         302    o             75    XF, lovely BLUE Target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2000 & 2003 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $995

         303    oGC       75    XF, a spectacular used single with a scarcer BLUE cancel. Perfectly centered with 

                                            rich color and perfect perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1280 for XF 90 grade)  

                                            One of the prettiest I’ve seen in years. w/1987 & 2016 PF Certificates   .......................... Enlarged Photo $1095

         304    o             76    VF, very light face-free cancel, one trivial nibbed perf at top, (Scott $120 VF, $195 VF-XF).....................    $150

         305    o             76    XF, very light cancel, extremely fresh, and fault free ............................................................. Enlarged Photo   $450

         306    oGC       76    XF-S, unusually huge margins for this issue and beautifully centered. Neat sock on the nose

                                            black target cancel and trace of a red transit cancel at top right. Gorgeous color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded XF 90 XQ) Scott $375 for normal 90, $1300 for 95) 2013 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $550

         307    *             76    XF, unused, no gum, very large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $525)..........................................................    $295

         308    *             76    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and proof-like impression .

                                            A scarce stamp this nice and fault free! (Scott $1350 VF, $2000 VF-XF) w/2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $1195 

         309    o             77    F-VF, interesting segmented black cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $180).....................................      $50

         311    o             77    Almost VF, so lightly canceled it looks unused (shows a little cancel on his forehead), (Scott $180)........    $110

         312    o             77    VF-XF, nice black target cancel on clean white paper, very fresh, (Scott $180)............................................    $140  

         314    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

         315    o             78    VF, interesting cancel leaving it virtually face free, rich color, fresh, (Scott $375)........................................    $150 

         316    o             78    VF, lovely scarce RED Newark, NJ postmark, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate, (Scott $400 w/red).....    $275               

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

                                            (SMQ $350 for 80, $550 for 85) 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

         318    *             78    VF OG LH, a very scarce stamp to obtain in mint fault free and centered. Deeper color

                                            than normally found on this issue. (Scott $2750) fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo $2495   

         320    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   $395   

         321    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   $450

         322    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   $525               

         323    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   $795

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

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

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

                                            ragged on this issue) Light cork cancel, (Scott $1100 VF, $1500 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $850

         327    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 $1895

         328    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 $3995

         329    o             85    F-VF  bright and fresh with a fancy rosette cancel, (Scott $1050 VF, $725 F-VF) w/1988 PFC ..............    $299

         330    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   ................    $499 

         331    o             85    VF, large margins, bright and fresh with a fancy face-free cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1994 PFC.................    $550

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

         333    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   $750

         334    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 $1095                   

         335    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

         337    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  $895

         338    o          85B    VF-XF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $1350) w/1983 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $1195  

         339    o             86    VF, lovely bright BLUE GEOMETRIC fancy cancel, (Scott $450) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ....    $350                 

         340    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   $450

         341    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   $650 

         342    oGC       86    XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel. Bright clean white paper with nice full

                                            perforations. (Graded VF-XF 85) Looks like a 90. Scott $800 for 85, w/2016 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $700

         344    *             88    Fine+ OG LH, bright and fresh, (Scott $1000 for VF, $650 for F-VF, $380 for Fine)...................................    $250

         346    oGC       89    VF, very well centered, large stamp, blank & red cancels, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350) w/2016 PFC....    $225

         347    *             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 $5500 

         348    o             90    VF, extremely light cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $400) w/1996 & 2016 PF Certificates....    $295

         349    o             90    VF, neat black cork cancel, sharp impression, fault free, (Scott $400) w/1994 PF Certificate  ...............    $325

         350    oGC       90    XF, extremely fresh, fault free (Graded XF 90) Scott $900 for XF 90, w/2015 PSAG ... Enlarged Photo   $575

         351    o             92    VF, neat quartered cork cancel, fault free, (Scott $450) w/2016 PF Certificate ........................................    $225

         352    *             92    Nearly VF OG LH, a post office fresh example with bright color on crisp clean

                                            fresh paper. Nice full perfs and fault free, (Scott $3000) w/2000 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1195

         354    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) 14 share grade, only 5 graded higher, ..... Enlarged Photo $2195

         356    *             93    Almost VF OG VLH, post office fresh with sharp impression, (Scott $450) fault free ................................    $250

         357    *             93    Almost VF OG LH, extremely fresh, deep rich color, (Scott $450) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................    $325   

         358    *GC       94    XF OG LH, a post office fresh example of this very scarce stamp to obtain in this high quality.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1125) Only 3 share this grade,4 higher! 2000 PFC, 2007 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $895

         359    o             95    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong color, strong grill, (Scott $900)......................................    $275

         360    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 ........................    $350

         361    *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   $995

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

         363    o             96    VF, large margins, strong color, (Scott $225)........................................................................................................    $150  

         364    o             96    VF-XF, very well centered with rich color and clean white borders, fault free , (Scott $225 for VF)..........    $199 

         365    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, (SMQ $800) w/1995 PSE and 2015 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $650

         366    o             97    VF-XF, lightly canceled, extremely fresh, the scarcer thin paper variety, w/2014 PSE Certificate ........    $225

         367    oGC       97    VF-XF, light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $325) fresh, w/2017 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $275

         368    oGC       97    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $475) 2017 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $375                 

         369    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   $495

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) Fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSAG Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $650                   

         371    *             97    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $1100 VF, $1800 XF) 2014 PSAG...    $850

         372    *             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 $1495 

         373    o             98    XF, beautifully centered but (Graded only VF-XF 85) Scott $525 for 85, w/2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $395

         374    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) Scott values 95 grade at $2700) w/2014 PSAG Cert. .......................... Enlarged Photo $2295

         375    *             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 $1395                 

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

                                            with nice full perfs all around, (Scott $1600) (Graded VF 80) 2001 & 2016 PF Certs ... Enlarged Photo   $950

         378    o             99    VF-XF, bright and fresh, beautifully centered, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo $1695 

         379    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 $2995

         380    oGC     100    F-VF, fancy central circle of wedges cancel, (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $650) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $495

         381    o           100    VF, lovely circle of wedges cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $1000) w/2017 PFC ........... Enlarged Photo  $750               

         382    oGC     101    VF, deep rich color and impression. A difficult grilled issue to find fault free as this.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2250) (SMQ $2250) w/1997 PSE & 2016 PFC........................... Enlarged Photo $1895    

         383    *           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 ................ $2795                    

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         384    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 $1495

         385    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 .................. (Inside BACK COVER) $2295

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2750) Only 3 share this grade with 4 higher. Accompanied

                                            by both a w/1995 PF Certificate and with a 2005 PSE Certificate(95)  ......................... Enlarged Photo $2495

         388    *           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 FRONT COVER) $4995

         389    *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  GEM ........... (BACK COVER) $6995  

         390    *GC     104    XF OG LH, a spectacular example of this scarce re-issue. Beautifully centered with rich

                                            color and proof-like impression. Nice full even perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) Only two

                                            share this grade with only 1 higher. (SMQ $9000)  2016 PSE Certificate ...... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7750

         394    *           111    VF OG LH, a very scarce stamp to find this nice and fault free . Gorgeous deep vivid

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

                                            (Scott $6750)  very scarce as only 317 ever issued, w/2008 PSE Certificate  ................. Enlarged Photo  $4995

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         395    o           112    VF-XF, lovely BLUE quartered cork cancel, fault free with  2016 PFC........................................................    $199

         396    o           112    VF-XF, lovely scarce BLUE GRID cancel, (Scott $235 for VF-XF) w/2012 PSAG & 2012 PFC .............    $225                   

         400    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   $350

         401    oGC     113    XF-S, a truly magnificent used example, rarely found I XF-S. Strong deep vivid color with a

                                            a light cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $775) Only 7 graded higher, w/2011 PSE Cert.. Enlarged Photo  $750

         402    *GC     113    VF-XF OG LH,  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

                                            Nice full perfs. (Graded XF 90) (SM@Q $1650) 1983, 1991 & 2017 PF Certificates ... Enlarged Photo $1500

         404    **GC  113    VF-XF OG NH, extremely fresh, with no gum bends or skips. Very scarce this nice as NH.

                                            Unlisted in Scott for NH since rare. (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PSAG Certificate  ...... Enlarged Photo $2395

         405    o           114    XF, large margins........................................................................................................................................................      $35

         407    **GC  114    VF OG NH post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $700) w/2007 PFC.....    $550

         409    o           115    F-VF+, lovely BLUE segmented cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $250)..........................................................    $150

         412    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 (SMQ $1900) 2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1595

         414    o           116    XF, large margins with a RED cancel, very eye catching!! with both 2000 & 2012 PFC ...........................    $225                   

         415    o           116    XF JUMBO margins with brilliant color!!! (Scott $350 for XF) 2016 PSE Certificate ................................    $275

         416    o           116    XF, lovely partial target cancel, bright and fresh , w/2001 & 2015 PF Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $300

         417    *           116    VF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $750) w/1976 PF Certificate .....................    $450

         418    *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 $3250) w/2000 & 2014 PFC........ Enlarged Photo $2750

         419    *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

         421    o           117    VF, interesting RED circle cancel, fault free (Scott $275 w/red cancel) w/1991 PF Certificate ..............    $150

         423    o           117    XF-S, unusually huge and even margins, strong color, w/2016 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo   $375

         424    o           117    F-VF with a very scarce GREEN circle of wedges cancel. ($3500 premium for a 

                                            a green cancel) (Scott $3620) very fresh, .............................................................................................................    $995

         425    *           117    F-VF OG LH, lovely color, very fresh, fault free, (Scott $1900) w/1972 PF Certificate ............................    $699

         427    *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………  (FRONT COVER) $11,500

         428    o           118    Nearly VF, three large even margins, neat black target cancel, very fresh, (Scott $850).............................    $375

         430    o          118    ......................................... VF+, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $850) w/1992, 2005 & 2017 PFC Enlarged Photo                                                                                                                                                                                $695

         431    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   $895  

         433    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 $1295         

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3900 for 95 grade,) with 2012 PFC & 2015 PSAG Cert ....... Enlarged Photo $3195

         435    *          118    Fine, unused, no gum, gorgeous color  fault free, (Scott $3250 for VF) w/2004 PSE Certificate .............    $995           

         436    *          118    ...................................... VF, unused, no gum, a post office fresh stamp with large margins and vivid color  

                                            on clean white paper. Fault free, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2001 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo $2295

         437    *          118   VF+, regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum)2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $2500

         438    *          118   Nearly VF OG LH, a truly scarce stamp to obtain this well centered and fault free. Large

                                            stamp with gorgeous color on white margins. (Scott $9500) w/2009 PSE & 2013 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $5595

         439    *           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 $7150

         440    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 $675 for just a regular cancel) w/2016 PSE Certificate  ............................ Enlarged Photo  $695

         441    *           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 with 2000 & 2008 PFC Enlarged Photo $2695

         442    *GC     119    VF OG JUMBO, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $2895                 

         443    o           120    VF+, neat circle of wedges cancel. Strong color with wide margins. Very attractive

                                            stamp and fault free. (Scott $650 VF, $875 VF-XF) w/1999 & 2011 PSE Certificate ..............................    $550

         445    o           120    XF, fancy “cross-roads” cancel, beautifully centered , w/2014 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $850

         446    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  …..…..…(FRONT COVER) $12,995

         447    *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 $8850) w/1986 & 2006 PF Certs  ...... Enlarged Photo $6895

         449    o           121    VF, large margins with a BLUE quartered cork cancel. (Scott $675) w/2016 PF Certificate ..................    $225

         450    o           121    VF, fairly light cancel with strong rich color, fault free , (Scott $450) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...............    $275 

         451    o           121    F-VF, gorgeous and eye arresting RED cancel. Decently centered and extremely fresh

                                            and fault free. (Scott $675 with red cancel) w/2016 PF Certificate ...............................................................    $265 

         452    o           121    VF, light cancel, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $425) w/2017 PF Certificate .......................................    $325

         453    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.  .. Enlarged Photo   $399

         456    *           121    VF-XF, regummed, bright and fresh, looks OG LH, (Scott $1650) w/2000 PFC........................................... $1195                  

         457    *           121    VF with part OG (80% of the back has OG). Gorgeous color bright color on lily white

                                            paper and very well centered. Fault free, (Scott $4500) w/1995 PSE & 2005 PFC..................................... $1495

         458    *           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 $3250

         459    *           121    VF OG LH, large margins, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $4500) w/2017 PF Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo $3995

         460    *           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 11,250

         463    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 $1550

         464    oGC     122    VF+, large margins (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2250) w/1998 & 2016 PSE Certificates  .. Enlarged Photo $1895

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3000) fault free w/2014 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo $2495

         466    *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 $4500)

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

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         467    o           123    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh , w/2017 PF Certificate (Scott $450+) .........................................    $325

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

                                            Rare with colored cancel. with both 2010 PFC & w/2011 PSE Certificates .................... Enlarged Photo   $399

         469    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  $525

         470    o           123    XF, scarce MAGENTA cancel, fault free w/1966, 1999 & 2016 PF Certificates ........... Enlarged Photo   $850

         471    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 $2195

         472    o           124    VF, deep color, fresh and fault free , (Scott $800) w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................................    $499

         473    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   $795

         474    oGC     124    XF, beautifully centered with an extremely light cancel. Rich color on clean fresh

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $1100 for 85 (SMQ $1150) w/2016 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $950

         475    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) Scott $1750 for 90 grade (SMQ $1750)

                                            With both 1978 PFC and w/2013 PSE Certificates(90)    a used showpiece!................... Enlarged Photo $1650                 

         476    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 $2395

         477    *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 $1895

         478    *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 $2295

         479    *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

         480    *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).......... (FRONT COVER) $9,995

         482    *           128    VF-XF full OG, hinged but no HR, beautifully centered, fresh, (Scott $2250)1989 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1695 

         483    *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 $2995

         484    *GC     128    XF-S for this OG LH. Large margins with vivid color and deeply etched proof-like impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90) Only 5 ever graded higher (SMQ $5150)  2015 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $4595

         486    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 $1350

         487    oGC     129    XF-S, a truly magnificent example and centered about as nice as you will ever find on

                                            this issue. With only 1981 ever issued there a very few nice used examples in existence.

                                            Large margins, deep vivid color with a very light cancel. (Graded XF 90 XQ) The nicest

                                            used I’ve ever offered (Scott $2250 for 90, $5500 for 95) w/2017 PF Cert .. (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995   

         489    *GC     130    XF-S OG LH, a magnificent example and very scarce to obtain in such premium condition.

                                            Deep dark color with large balanced margins. (Graded XF-S 95) Only 4 share this elusive

                                            grade with only 1 higher (SMQ $8250) w/2017 PSE Certificate  GEM.............................. Enlarged Photo $6750  

         490    *           131    VF, full OG, gorgeous bright colors, very fresh (Scott $2500) w/2015 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1595 

         491    *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) ...................... (Inside BACK COVER) $7750

         492    *           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 $6995

         493    *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  ..  (Inside BACK COVER)  $10,500

         494    o           133    VF, neat NY supplementary mail cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $550) w/2015 PF Certificate..   $399

         495    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 $795

         496    *           133    VF+ OG VLH, deep color, (Scott $325 for VF, $475 for VF-XF)  w/1988 & 2017 PFC..............................    $250

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

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

         498    *           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  $695

         499    *        133a    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, fault free, (Scott $375 VF, ^00 VF-XF) w/1982 PFC......... Enlarged Photo  $450

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         500    oGC     134    VF-XF, bold BLUE cork cancel, choice centering with strong bright color.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $250), w/1998 PF Certificate and w/2006 PSE Certificate(85)  ..................    $225

         501    o        135A    VF, nice two New York Foreign Mail cancels, (Scott $300+) w/2017 PF Certificate .................................    $250                

         502    *GC  135A    Almost VF, unused, no gum (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $1000, (SMQ $650)  w/2017 PF Certificate .......    $550

         503    *        135A    Almost VF OG LH, large stamp with rich color, (Scott $2000) w/2017 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $895 

         504    *           135    VF-XF OG LH, very well centered for this difficult issue. (XF for issue). Lovely color

                                            and sharp impression. (Scott $1000 VF, $1500 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $995

         505    o           136    VF, black circle of wedges cancel, well balanced, fresh color and fault free, (Scott $100).........................      $60

         506    o           136    Almost VF, this is the scarcer “end roller grill”, nice circle of “V’scancel, (Scott $275)............................      $70

         507    *           136    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered, (Scott $950 for VF-XF) w/1993 & 2017 PF C .............. Enlarged Photo   $699

         511    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

         512    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 $5995

         513    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 $2995

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

         518    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 $1595

         519    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 $2395

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         520    *           145    F-VF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants, gorgeous color, (Scott $675 VF, $450 F-VF) w/2016 PSE........    $150

         521    *           147    VF-XF OG VLH, large stamp with gorgeous deep rich color on fresh clean paper. A very

                                            tough banknote to find this nice. (Scott $375 for VF-XF) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $350  

         522    o           149    VF-XF, gorgeous color, beautifully balanced with a neat black circle of wedges cancel, fault free .........    $110

         523    *           149    Nearly XF OG LH, a magnificent example and rarely ever found this well centered and fault free.

                                            Gorgeous color on clean fresh paper, (Scott $2000 VF-XF, $3000 for XF value) This 

                                            has four certificates!  w/1985, 1994, 2005 & a brand new 2015 PF Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo $1695

         524    o           150    XF, very large margins with a very interesting cancel, fresh and fault free, (Scott $100 for XF)................      $55 

         526    o           151    Nearly VF with an attractive BLUE cross-roads fancy cancel, (Scott $245 w/blue cancel).......................      $99  

         527    o           151    VF-XF, fairly light cancel with large margins, (Scott $220 VF, $300 VF-XF).................................................    $150

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

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

         530    o           151    VF-XF. face-free cancel, black and RED cancels, (Scott $300 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ...............    $295   

         531    *           151    VF, beautifully centered, expertly regummed, looks OG LH, (Scott $1100 for VF no gum).......................    $595

         532    o           152    VF, strange looking cancel, nice color and well centered, (Scott $220 for VF)...............................................      $85

         533    o           152    VF, extremely light face-free cancel , bright and fresh , fault free, (Scott $220)............................................    $150 

         534    o           152    VF+, blue target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate ..................................................................    $200

         535    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   $350

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

         537    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  $425

         538    oGC     152    XF, light cancel, bright color on clean white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $450)

                                            Only 9 share this grade with only 3 higher, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................................. Enlarged Photo   $450

         539    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   $495 

         540    *GC     152    F-VF OG LH, stunning color with three large margins on bright clean white paper.

                                            (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $2000) Scott $3500 VF. $2150 F-VF) w/2003 PSE Certificate ........................    $850                     

         541    *           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 $2195

         542    o           153    VF-XF, lovely RED BAR cancel, lovely color, fault free, pretty stamp, (Scott $245 for VF).....................    $199

         543    o           153    VF-XF, well centered with a fancy RED cork cancel (Weiss cancel  GE-C6) Very attractive

                                            attractive stamp and fault free in all respects, w/2010 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo   $295

         544    oGC     153    XF-S, lovely example with bright color and a scarcer New York Foreign Mail postmark.

                                            Nice full perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $1350 for 95 grade, w/2016 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $750

         545    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   $325

         546    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 $2395

         547    *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  ..........................................................    $895

         549    oGC     155    VF+ for this with a fancy New York Foreign Mail cancel (VW-S15) Well centered with

                                            good color and impression. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350+ NYFM) cancel w/2016 PFC.............................    $250

         550    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  $650

         551    *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 $1395

         552    *           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  .... (Inside BACK COVER) $4750

               

                                                                                                1873 BANKNOTES

                                                                          CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

 

         555    o           156    XF “JUMBO,” nice cork cancel, one of the largest I’ve seen, w/2004 PF Certificate ................................      $55

         556    o           157    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel , (Scott $85 for XF).....................................................      $50

         557    *           157    VF-XF OG LH, bright and fresh, well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $525 VF-XF)..............................................    $399

         558    o           158    XF, deep dark color with a fancy “dot in circle” cancel, pretty stamp...........................................................      $25

         559    o           158    VF, large stamp, extremely fresh, ...........................................................................................................................      $25

         560    o           158    XF-S, huge stamp with rich color, rarely found in this quality, fault free (Scott $110 for XF-S).................      $75

         563    **        158    VF-XF OG NH, well centered and quite scarce to obtain this nice and NEVER HINGED!

                                            Unlisted is Scott for NH (since rare in NH) color copy of 2014 PSE for block/9 .............. Enlarged Photo   $325

         564    o           159    VF+, scarce BLUE fancy cancel, fault free and face-free cancel on bright white paper, pretty stamp!...      $30

         565    o           160    VF-XF, lovely NYFM cancel, well centered with large margins, (Scott $90 VF, $125 for VF-XF).............      $55

         566    o           160    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/1989 PF Certificate ..............    $100

         567    o           160    XF, huge margins for this issue with gorgeous color and a fancy NYFM cancel, w/2016 PFC..................    $150

         568    o           161    XF, face-free cancel ..................................................................................................................................................      $30   

         569    *           161    VF-XF OG LH, deep color, fault free (Scott $1250 for VF-XF) 1998 PFC & 2009 PSE Enlarged Photo   $750

         571    o           162    XF, well balanced with a black New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/2007 PSE Certificate .......................    $175

         572    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   $199

         573    *           162    F-VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $800 for no gum) w/2017 PF Certificate .......    $375 

         574    o           165    F-VF, light face-free cancel , three large margins, fault free (Scott $300).......................................................      $99  

         575    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 ........................................................    $199

         576    oGC     165    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel (Graded XF 90) Scott $310 for 90, w/2016 PSAG cert......    $240

         578    o           166    Almost VF, large stamp on bright white paper, light cancel, fault free (Scott $300).....................................    $160    

         579    o           166    VF+, gorgeous color with large margins and a virtually face-free cancel, fault free, (Scott $300).............    $175

         580    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  $325

         582    *           166    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered, (Scott $2250 for VF, $3150  VF-XF) 2014 PFC..... Enlarged Photo $1750

         583    *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

 

1875 Continental BANK NOTE ISSUES

 

         584    *           178    VF OG, hinged. Gorgeous color, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $350) w/2017 PF Certificate ....    $275

         585    *           178    VF OG LH, gorgeous color, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $350)..............................................................    $350  

                                           

                                                                                        1879 AMERICAN  BANK NOTE COMPANY

                                                                                                            (soft porous paper)

               

         587    o           182    XF, large margins, beautifully centered, nice color and impression, (Scott $67.50 for XF)..........................      $30

         588    oGC     182    XF, beautifully centered, bright color on clean white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65) w/2009 PSE....      $50

         589    *GC     182    XF OG LH, beautifully centered, bright and fresh  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $550)

                                            Only 8 share this grade with only 8 higher, choice with 2017 PSE Certificate.................. Enlarged Photo   $550               

         590    o           183    XF, beautifully centered with a New York double oval cancel, fault free, (Scott $50 for XF).....................      $30

         591    o           183    XF huge JUMBO with a very light cancel, beautifully centered, fault free ....................................................      $50

         592    **        183    VF OG NH, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $370)...........................................................................................    $195                    

         593    **        183    VF OG NH, bright and fresh, (Scott $370) with 1989 PFC for block/8, (original cert for block/8)    .........    $250

         594    **        184    Nearly VF OG NH, rich color, very scarce in NH condition! (Scott $330) w/2005 PSE Certificate  ........    $199                 

         595    o           185    XF, very large margins with deep dark color and a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, fault free ......      $50

         598    o           186    VF-XF, very large margins with a face-free cancel, fault free ..........................................................................      $25

         599    o           186    XF, huge stamp, not the greatest looking cancel but still a nice stamp, (Scott $100 for XF).......................      $30

         600    *           186    F-VF OG (hinged) very fresh on the front with strong color for this issue, (Scott $900) fault free .............    $250

         601    *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 $1150

         604    o           188    XF, large margins, fault free ....................................................................................................................................      $30

         605    o           188    XF with a fancy “negative “B” cancel”, fault free, w/2016 PSE Certificate ...............................................      $40

         607    *           188    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh with gorgeous color, fault free, (Scott $1800) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...    $550

         608    *           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 $1395

         609    o           189    VF-XF, large margins, strong color with “R” in registry oval cancel, fault free ..............................................      $30

         612    **GC  189    VF OG NH, no gum bends or skips (Graded VF 80) (Scott $675) 2003 & 2016 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $475

         615    o           190    XF, “JUMBO,” margins with a nearly face-free cancel. w/2016 PF Certificate ..........................................    $175

         616    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   $250

         617    oGC     190    XF, huge margins, bright white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PFC & PFC... Enlarged Photo   $325

         618    **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 $1895                  

         619    o           191    Almost VF, three huge margins with a very light cancel, (Scott $360).............................................................    $250