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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    *        10X1    Reprint, (letter B on back) unused, no gum (Graded XF 90) (Scott $65 for VF) w/2017 PF Certificate      $85

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

              3    oGC         1    VF, pretty BLUE GRID cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $400 + $40 for blue cancel) w/2016 PSE............    $375

              5    oGC         1    VF-XF, scarce with it’s BLUE “PAID” in Lozenge cancel , Very attractive stamp!!!!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $540 w/BLUE & Paid cancels) w/1997 & 2018 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $500                                       

              6    oGC         1    XF, light RED grid cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) w/2017 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $500

              7    oGC         1    XF, extremely light BLUE cancel, Very large margins all around including part of

                                            adjoining stamp at top. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650 + $40 for blue cancel) 2016 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $695

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

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

                                            Accompanied by both a 1982 PFC and a brand new 2016 PSE Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo   $950

              9    oGC         1    XF-S, a spectacular example with large margins and a very light RED GRID postmark.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1400) with 1991 PFC & w/2013 PSE Certificate(95)  .......... Enlarged Photo $1150

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

                                            postmark. (Graded VF 80) Scott $925 w/blue town cancel, w/2017 PFC.....................................................    $599

           12    o             1a    VF, the scarcer dark-brown shade. Rich color and impression for this issue and a very

                                            pretty RED GRID cancel. Nice 4 margin copy, (Scott $800) w/2018 PSE Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $695  

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

                                            a blue cancel at $850. Fault free, very eye appealing, 1985 PFC & 2017 PSAG(80) ..... Enlarged Photo   $750

           14    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2395

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

                                            shade. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $830 w/blue cancel) w/1981 & 2017 PF Certificates ..... Enlarged Photo  $795   

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1500 + $40 for w/blue cancel) w/2010 & 2017 PFC.................. Enlarged Photo $1150 

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

                                            margin copy. (Graded VF 80) Scott $8750 for VF 80, w/1967 & 2014 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $5750

           18    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2300 VF, $2500 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1850

           22    oGC         2    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1225) light RED cancel, 2017 PSE Cert. ........... Enlarged Photo $1095

           23    oGC         2    VF-XF, extremely light RED cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1200 for 85 grade)

                                            (SMQ $1225) with w/2007 PF Certificate ............................................................................... Enlarged Photo $1150

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) extremely fresh,  1980 & 2009 PFC & 2014 PSE(90).... Enlarged Photo $1450

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

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

                                            also with a w/2017 PSE Certificate also graded 90. (SMQ $1600) .................................... Enlarged Photo $1495                 

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

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

                                            time dealer. Destined for the finest collection.  GEM w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................ Enlarged Photo $2995

           27    o               2    VF, extremely light scarce GREEN cancel.  Scarce green Tallahassee, FL grid cancel.

                                            (Scott $4550 w/green cancel) Fault free w/2016 PSAG Certificate     ............................ (BACK COVER) $3850

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           28    *GC         3    VF, unused, no gum as issued, very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......    $750

           29    *GC         3    VF-XF, unused, no gum as issued, extremely fresh, deep vivid impression for this

                                            issue. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $925 for 85 grade)  w/2017 PF Certificate .............................................    $800

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

                                            impression! (Scott values 85 grade at $1250) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo $1050

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

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

                                            respects. (Scott $10,000 VF, $8750 for F-VF, $7500 for Fine) w/1988 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo $4295

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

                                             RED face free cancel. (Scott $10,000 for VF, $8,750 for F-VF) (position 4RE1)

                                            (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $6500) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................................................. Enlarged Photo $5500  

           36    o               7    VF, very light cancel, fresh, (Scott $125)...............................................................................................................      $95

           37    o               7    VF-XF, nice cancel, deep color, very fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate ................................................................    $120  

           38    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   $795

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

                                            respects. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1275) w/2005 PSE Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo   $950

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

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

                                            high grade with only (SMQ $3000) 2001 PFC & 2011 PSE Certs(98J).......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2295

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2000 + $125 for red cancel=$2125) w/2014 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $1895

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

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

                                            w/1964 & 2003 PFC for pair and a new 2016 PFC (XF 90 XQ) for a single..................... Enlarged Photo $2495

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

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

                                            (SMQ $7000)  choice w/2015 PSE Certificate  “GEM”....................................................... Enlarged Photo $4500

           46    o               9    XF, light BLUE cancel, fresh and fault free ........................................................................................................    $125   

           47    oGC         9    XF, pretty BLUE GRID cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ 225 + $5 blue)  2015 PF Cert..... Enlarged Photo   $200

           48    oGC         9    XF “JUMBO,” with light black town cancels (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $425) 2017 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $300

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

                                            more like a 98 to me! (SMQ $575) ( Scott $525 for 95) w/2016 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo  $450

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

                                            paper! (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $925) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................ (Inside FRONT COVER)   $750

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

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J)  (SMQ $2000) only 14 graded higher w/2016 PSE Cert ............ Enlarged Photo $1295

           56    *GC         9    VF OG hinged, recut and top and bottom (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $900) w/2008 PSE Certificate.  ........    $475               

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

                                            clean white paper. Fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $699

           59    *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 $2195

 

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

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

                                            95J with only 5 graded higher  (only 2 are NH) with 2015 PSE Certificate....................... Enlarged Photo $2795

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $4500) 3 share this grade, 5 higher, 2011 PSE.......................... Enlarged Photo $3295

           62    o          10A    VF, deep color, light cancel, (Scott $140)..............................................................................................................      $70

           63    o          10A    VF, nice circular town cancel, rich color (Scott $140).........................................................................................      $80

           64    o          10A    VF, gorgeous color with a San Francisco Feb 18 c.d.s cancel, (Scott $140)...................................................    $100

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

                                            at $375 (SMQ values it higher at $410)  very attractive, w/2010 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $395               

           67    o          11A    VF-XF, pretty BLUE town cancel, gorgeous color ..............................................................................................      $30

           70    oGC    11A    XF-S JUMBO, huge margins all around showing portions of adjacent stamp on two

                                            sides. Lovely BLUE c.d.s. cancel. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $375) 2017 PSE GEM...... Enlarged Photo   $325

           71    oGC    11A    XF-S “JUMBO,” with a light and very attractive BLUE c.d.s. postmark.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $375)  very eye appealing, w/2018 PSE Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $375

           73    *             11    VF, full OG, hinged, this is the much scarcer “brownish-carmine” shade, (Scott $275)  w/2000 PFC......    $210

           74    oGC       12    VF+, light face-free cancel (Scott $675) (Graded VF 80) 2018 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $650                

           75    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 $1375) 2009 PSE... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

                                            (SMQ $2100) Only 20 ever graded higher, fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) Only 20 graded higher, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo $1395

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

                                            nicest I’ve ever offered GEM (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) 2009 PSE Certificate  . Enlarged Photo $1695

           79    oGC       12    SUPERB , a truly remarkable example with huge and even margins and with an

                                            extremely light cancel!! (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $4350) Very scarce this nice

                                            as only 6 share this grade with but 4 higher. w/2018 PSE Certificate .......................... (FRONT COVER) $3595

           80    o             13    VF, deep color, light town cancel (Scott $800) w/2014 PSE Certificate  .....................................................    $599

           82    oGC       13    VF, lightly canceled with deep color! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800) w/2008 PFC............. Enlarged Photo   $700

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

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

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

                                            Scott values XF 90 at $1500, w/1990 PFC and w/2017 PSAG Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $1250

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

                                            Scott values XF 90 at $1500,  w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................................ Enlarged Photo $1395

           87    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

           88    oGC       14    VF, deep dark color with both Black & Blue cancels (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $160) w/2008 PSE.............    $150

           89    o             14    XF, very light RED cancel, big copy, extremely fresh, w/2017 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo   $275

           90    oGC       14    XF-S with large margins and a very light black town cancel. (Graded XF 90) but

                                            undergraded in my opinion. (SMQ $350) extremely fresh, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..... Enlarged Photo   $325

           91    oGC       14    XF-S, a magnificent example with a scarcer New York Ocean Mail postmark. Very large margins!

                                            Intense shade and impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2008 PSE Cert........... Enlarged Photo   $550

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

                                            clean white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $5000) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo $4500

           94    o             15    XF, well centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $305 for XF) w/2007 PFC & 2017 PSAG ............    $250

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

.......................................premium for blue cancel = $360) pretty stamp! w/1984 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificates..............Enlarged Photo...$300

           96    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   $425

           97    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   $500

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

                                            red cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2002 & 2008 PSE Certificates(95)  ........ Enlarged Photo   $550

           99    *GC       15    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, bright & fresh (Scott $1800) 2017 PFC.............................................................. $1095

         101    oGC       16    SUPERB HUGE “JUMBO,” position 86L1, recut at top. A phenomenal example with

                                            a nearly face-free cancel.  (Graded XF-S 95) Only 3 ever graded higher ( 1 at 95J, 2 at 98).

                                            (SMQ $7250) w/1996 & 2010 PF Certificate and w/2015 PSE Certificate(95)  ....... (BACK COVER) $6750

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

                                            85 grade at $315 (SMQ $325) w/1978 & 2017 PF Certificates .....................................................................    $250

         103    oGC       17    XF, very light BLUE cancel showing part of adjoining stamp at right. Rich color and impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90)(SMQ $600 +$15 premium for blue cancel) 2004 PFC & 2009 PSE(90) Enlarged Photo $499               

         105    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+ blue cancel) w/2015 PSE Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $699

         106    *             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 $4250

         107    o             18    VF, neat light town cancel, fault free (Scott $500) with w/2007 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  $399

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100 for VF), fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1850

         110    o             19    VF for this scarce stamp but (Graded F-VF) which still is a great grade for this issue

                                            which Scott values in a grade of Fine, as most come with perforations cutting into

                                            the design.  Lovely plate 4 with intense shade and a face-free cancel ! Scott values

                                            F-VF 75 at $10,500. One of the nicest I’ve seen in years! w/1988 & 2017 PFC......... (FRONT COVER) $8500               

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

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

                                            margins for this issue. No nibbed perfs! (SMQ $4250) w/2017 PSE Cert.  ........ (Inside BACK COVER) $3250

         113    o             22    VF, deep intense color with a very light face-free cancel, (Scott $450) w/2000 PF Certificate ................    $425

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

                                            Very scarce in this fault free condition, (Scott $1500 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $995

         116    *             22    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $825 for VF no gum,

                                            $1025 for VF-XF), Rich color on clean white paper, w/2014 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $850

         118    *             22    VF-XF OG VLH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Scott $2200 for VF, $3250 for VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo $1995

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

                                            around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1225 for VF 80 w/blue cancel) 2003 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $795

         120    o             23    VF-XF, beautifully centered, face-free cancel (Scott $1200 for VF) w/2018 PSAG   ...... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

                                            Very lightly canceled!!  Post office fresh (SMQ $1750) w/2017 PFC.................. (Inside BACK COVER) $1495

         122    o             24    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, gorgeous color , fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate ...............................................      $90

         123    oGC       24    VF-XF, wide and large balanced margins with a neat partial New York cancel.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $130 for 85) looks XF, w/2018 PF Certificate ..................................................    $125 

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (Scott $700 for 95) w/2016 PSAG Cert. ..... Enlarged Photo   $395 

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

..........................................perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $825) w/2015 PSAG Cert..............Enlarged Photo....$450

 

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

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

                                            from a vertical pair, this being the top stamp. w/2016 PSAG Certificate original cert.... Enlarged Photo   $500 

         128    *             24    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, gorgeous color, fault free (Scott $87.50 for XF no gum) .......      $50

         129    *             24    XF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color (Scott $85.50 for XF no gum) w/1999 PF Certificate ......................      $70

         130    *GC       24    VF+ for this OG VLH, (looks NH!) (Graded VF 80) Scott $140, w/1982 & 2017 PFC...............................    $110 

         131    **           24    VF OG NH, post office fresh as I  broke this from a block/9, this being position in

                                            the block. The PSE values VF NH at $425, w/2014 PSE Certificate, original cert for block/9..................    $350

         133    o             25    VF, neat New Haven, CT town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $240) w/2018 PF Certificate ..................    $200

         134    oGC       25    VF, deep color, town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $240 for 80) w/2018 PF Certificate .........................    $225

         135    o             25    VF, fancy “numeral 3” cancel, very bold deep rich color, (Scott $250) w/2012 PF Certificate ...............    $250

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

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1257 for 90) Quite scarce this nice! w/2017 PSAG  ..... Enlarged Photo $1095

         138    o             26    F-VF with a scarce 5 line upper left recut diamond, wide margins, town cancel, (Scott $500)...................    $125

         139    oGC       26    XF, neat partial town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PF Certificate ....................................    $110

         140    *             26    XF OG, beautifully centered, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $125 for XF)...............................................      $50

         141    *             26    XF OG LH, bright and fresh, beautifully centered (Scott $125 for XF) w/1999 PSE Certificate  ............    $110   

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

                                            Quite scarce in NH, fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2016 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $299

         143    **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/2009 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $550

         145    oGC       27    VF, a lovely fresh example with stunning brick-red color and a neat New Orleans circular

                                            datestamp. Nice white paper and full perfs!! (Graded VF 80) Scott values 80 grade at

                                            $1450 and SMQ values it at $1600. Pretty fault free stamp, w/2013 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1395

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

                                            Quite scarce as only 5 share this grade ,17 higher (SMQ $3000) w/2017 PSE ................ Enlarged Photo $2495

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

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

                                            light cancellation. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3250) only 7 graded higher, 2010 PSE.... (FRONT COVER) $2995

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

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

                                            graded 5 at 80 and 10 higher (1 is the highest at 95) w/1991 PFC & 2017 PSAG ........... Enlarged Photo $2995

         149    o             29    VF-XF, beautifully centered with NY cancel, (Scott $625 for VF-XF) w/2017 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $499

         150    o             30    VF for this tough issue, lovely light RED cancel (Scott $1375) w/1990 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $750

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

                                            Nice full perfs all around. (Scott $1375 VF, $1925 for VF-XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC ..... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $3250 + $35 blue cancel for 90) 2017 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $2795

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

                                            issued! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $2000 for 85 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1895               

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

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

                                            Only 1 shares this grade, 1 higher! (SMQ $7500) 1982 PFC & 2011 PSE.......................... Enlarged Photo $6995

         156    o          30A    VF, light RED face-free cancel,  extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $355 w/red cancel)...............................    $250

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

                                            Exchange cancel at lower left, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $499

         159    *          30A    VF full OG, hinged but no HR, very fresh, (Scott $2200) w/1998 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1195

         160    o             31    VF, deep rich color with a light town cancel, (Scott $1100) w/2016 PF Certificate ....................................    $750

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

                                            impression. Light cancel w/1987, 2003 & 2017 PF Certificates.......................................... Enlarged Photo $1795

         164    oGC       33    VF+, light cancel, very fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $200) w/2018 PSE Certificate ..................................    $195

         166    o             33    XF, beautifully centered with a St. Joseph, MO postmark, w/2018 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $300               

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

                                            the recut on bottom variety $150 premium) (Scott $2250) position 54L1, 2018 PSAG . Enlarged Photo $1995

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

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $525) only 8 graded higher, 2012 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $350

 

         172    o             36    VF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $300) extremely fresh, w/2018 PSE Certificate ...................    $325

         173    oGC    36B    XF, beautifully centered with huge margins for this tightly margined issue.

                                            Neat black grid cancel, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $775) w/1992 PFC & 2017 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo   $650

         176    *GC       37    VF OG LH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1450)  w/1997 & 2016 PFC......... Enlarged Photo $1295                   

         178    *             38    Nearly VF LH , gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $1900) w/2000 PF Certificate .............................    $995

         179    *GC       38    VF OG, hinged but no HR, bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1900) Accompanied

                                            by three certificates!  w/1984, 1995 & 2016 PF Certificates     .......................................... Enlarged Photo $1795                      

         180    *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(85).................... Enlarged Photo $2650

         181    *             39    VF OG LH, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $3000) w/1987 & 1990 PF Certificate  . Enlarged Photo $2250

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

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

                                            full even perforations! with both w/1990, 2005 & 2012 PF Certificates(85) ................... Enlarged Photo $3795

       183    *             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 $4150

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

 

 

                                           

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         186    o          62B    VF, extremely light RED face-free cancel . Fresh as the day it was issue with rich color on

                                            clean white paper. Fault free, (Scott $1710 w/red cancel) w/2018 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1495 

         188    oGC       63    XF, light New York cancel, deep dark shade! (Graded XF 90) (Scott $140 for 90) w/2018 PFC.............    $120                

         192    *GC       65    VF OG NH, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $350) w/2008 PSE Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo   $325

         193    *GC       65    XF+ LH, very large and very well balanced with gorgeous color on clean white paper.

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

                                            Post office fresh and fault free in all respects,  w/2002 PSE & 2002 & 2017 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $625 

         194    **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, 8 higher, w/2005 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo   $750

         195    o             67    VF nice face-free cancel PAID cancel, rich color, (Scott $775) w/1991 PF Certificate .............................    $650 

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

                                            impression with full even perfs (Scott $1350 for 85 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $1195 

         197    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 $1295

         198    o           67a    VF-XF, lovely BLUE TARGET cancel Strong color, beautifully centered on crisp clean

                                            fresh paper. Fault free, (Scott $1130 for VF. $1930 for VF-XF) w/2016 PSE Cert.......... Enlarged Photo $1295

         199    o             68    VF, very light RED cancel, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $70 with red cancel)..............................      $35  

         200    o             68    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light black grid cancel, (Scott $60 VF, $120 VF-XF)............................      $50

         201    o           68a    Nearly VF, deep dark green shade, neat circle of diamonds cancel, (Scott $85+).......................................      $45

         202    o             68    XF, lovely RED cancel, large stamp, extremely fresh, .......................................................................................    $100

         203    oGC       68    XF, beautifully centered with a central target cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $300) Large

                                            margins and extremely fresh. w/1997 & 2005 PFC & w/2017 PSE Certificate(90)...................................    $225 

         206    *             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 $1525 VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $750

         208    o             69    XF, beautifully centered with  a nearly face-free cancel, (Scott $310 for XF) 2013 PSE Enlarged Photo   $225

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

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

                                            with nice full perforations, (Scott $1700) (SMQ $2000). 1991 & 2017 PF Certificates   Enlarged Photo $1495

         212    o             70    VF-XF, neat town cancels which leave it still face-free! Deep strong red-lilac shade.

                                            (Scott $350 for VF, $500 for VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate .............................................. Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            values 85 grade at $500. w/2018 PF Certificate .................................................................... Enlarged Photo   $425                  

         215    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) Scott $550 for 75 grade,  w/2016 PFC........    $350

         216    o           70b    VF, neat black open grid cancel, fault free, (Scott $850) w/1986 PFC & 2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $525

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

                                            (SMQ $2500) fault free in all respects, w/2009 PSE Certificate  ........................................ Enlarged Photo $1495

         218    o           70c    VF, lovely fancy segmented grid cancel. Very well centered for this scarce stamp.

                                            PSE notes one short perf (trivial at best) (Scott $2250) w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......................................    $695

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

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

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

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

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

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $3250 (SMQ also $3250) choice w/2017 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $2795

         222    o             71    F-VF, nice black, Wilmington, DE  c.d.s. cancel, strong color, fault free, (Scott $200).................................      $60

.........224....o.............71....VF, bright and fresh with a very light cancel, fault free (Scott $200)..................................................................$110

         229    o             72    VF+, cancel leaves this virtually face-free cancel, (Scott $575) 1982 PFC & 2017 PSE............................    $400

         230    oGC       72    VF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $575) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .....    $500                    

         231    oGC       72    XF, a fabulous used GEM, beautifully balanced, with lovely color. It has both a c.d.s. cancel

                                            and a PAID cancel! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1350 + $25 Paid)  1989 PFC, 2009 PSE... Enlarged Photo $1295

         233    o             73    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $55 VF, $100 VF-XF) ..............................      $60

         234    o             75    VF, very nicely centered, rich color, fault free, (Scott $425) w/2017 PF Certificate ...................................    $299

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $475 + $30 premium for blue cancel) 1986 & 2017 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $399

         236    oGC       75    VF-XF but (Graded VF 80) very light face-free cancel (SMQ $425) w/2017 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $475

         237    o             75    XF, lovely BLUE Target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2000 & 2003 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $750

         238    o             76    VF, very light face-free cancel, one trivial nibbed perf at top, (Scott $120 VF, $195 VF-XF).....................      $95

         240    o             76    XF, very light cancel, extremely fresh, and fault free ............................................................. Enlarged Photo   $299

         241    o             76    XF, gorgeous blue cancel, beautifully centered w/2007 PF Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $375 

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

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

                                            No nibbed perfs and great eye appeal. 1994 PFC & w/2008 PSE Cert (SMQ $1350)  .. Enlarged Photo $1195  

         243    *             76    VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, and nicely centered (Scott $525) w/2016 PF Certificate .............    $495

         244    o             77    VF, light Black & RED cancels, well centered (Graded VF 80) w/2018 PF Certificate ............................    $190

         246    o             78    F-VF, fancy circle of wedges cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $350)..............................................      $75                  

         248    o             78    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $362.50)...................................................................................    $195    

         250    o           78a    VF-XF, light face-free target cancel, (Scott $400 VF, $525 VF-XF) w/2016 PSE............. Enlarged Photo   $350    

         251    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   $425

         252    o           78b    VF, “gray shade” neat black circle of wedges, well centered, (Scott $425) w/2016 PF Certificate .........    $225

         253    oGC     78b    VF, “gray shade” very well centered with a very light cancel and nice full even

                                            perfs all around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $425) Extremely fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $399  

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

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

                                            short perfs at top and right (very trivial for this) (Scott $1100) w/1974 & 2017 PFC   ...............................    $399

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

                                            ragged on this issue) Light cork cancel, (Scott $1100 VF, $1500 VF-XF)  2015 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $650

         257    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 $1595

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

                                            Nice light face-free cancel. (Scott $8000 VF, $5800 F-VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $3250

         259    o             85    F-VF, fancy geometric cancel, fault free, (Scott $1000 for VF, $700 F-VF) w/1998 PF Certificate .......    $299

         260    o             85    VF, large margins, bright and fresh with a fancy face-free cancel, (Scott $1000) w/1994 PFC.................    $399

         261    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 $1000 VF, $1375 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $599

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

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1375 for 85 grade), w/1975 & 2016 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $899                   

         264    o          85B    Fine, lovely RED segmented cork cancel. Gorgeous deep black color and impression

                                            on clean white paper. (Scott $1400 w/red cancel) w/1980 PF Certificate ....................................................    $499

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

                                            Strong grill impression, fault free (Scott $1250 w/blue cancel)..........................................................................    $499    

         266    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 $1250) w/2016 PSAG .......... Enlarged Photo  $750

         267    oGC    85C    VF, lovely and rare “Z” grill. Well centered for this tough issue with a very attractive

                                            and scarce BLUE circle of wedges. (Graded VF 80) It’s been over 10 years since I

                                            have offered one this nice! (Scott $3350 w/blue cancel) w/2017 PSAG Certificate (FRONT COVER) $3295

         268    o             86    VF, lovely bright BLUE GEOMETRIC fancy cancel, (Scott $425 w/blue) w/2016 PF Certificate .........    $275

         270    o             87    F-VF, light neat “PAID” cancel, (Scott $190).......................................................................................................      $75

         271    o             87    VF-XF face-free cancel BLACK GRID cancel, fault free with nice perfs! w/2017 PF Certificate ............    $225  

         272    oGC       87    VF-XF, neat squares cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $350) w/2017 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $275

         273    oGC       88    XF, beautifully centered, fancy geometric cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/2017 PSAG ..............    $150

         274    *             88    Fine+ OG, hinged but no HR, rich color, (Scott $950 VF, $360 for Fine) w/2002 PF Certificate .............    $250                 

         275    *             88    VF-XF OG LH, a post office fresh example with rich vivid color and sharp impression.

                                            Fault free, (Scott $950 VF, $1525 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $850  

         277    o             89    VF+, large margins, black grid cancel, (Scott $325 for VF) w/2008 & 2017 PFC.........................................    $275

         278    oGC       89    VF-XF, neat black target cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $500)  2007 & 2017 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $450

         279    *             89    VF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, (Scott $2000) w/2018 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1495                 

         280    *             89    VF-XF LH, very well centered with deep rich color. Nice full perforations all around.

                                            Fault free (Scott $5000 for VF, $7500 for VF-XF) w/1993 PSE, 1992 & 2017 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $4750 

         281    oGC       90    VF, light Black and Red cancels (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................    $350

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

                                            (SMQ $650 + add $25 for blue cancel= $675) w/1993 & 2017 PSE Certificates  .......... Enlarged Photo   $450               

         285    oGC       91    VF-XF  but (Graded VF 80) (Scott $600) fault free w/1997 PSE and w/2017 PSAG Certificate ...........    $499

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

                                            Hard stamp to find this nice, w/1995 & 2017 PF Certificates ............................................ Enlarged Photo   $599

         287    *             91    VF for this scarce mint stamp. Rarely found nicer than this as most are way off centered.

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

                                            I’ve offered in 20 years. w/1983 & 2017 PF Certificates   ......................... (see Inside FRONT COVER) $8500

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

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

                                            and 2007 PSE Certificates(95) (SMQ $2900) 15 share grade, only 5 graded higher, ..... Enlarged Photo $1895

         292    o             95    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong color, strong grill, (Scott $850)......................................    $199

         293    o             96    F-VF rich color, extremely fresh with a light cancel, 3 large margins, (Scott $225).......................................      $75

         295    o             96    VF, bold RED cancel, (Scott $260 w/red cancel) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................    $200

         296    o             96    VF+, deep shade, extremely fresh, with a face-free cancel (Scott $225 VF, $360 VF-XF) 2000 PFC......    $210

         297    oGC       97    VF, light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $290) fresh, w/2017 PSAG Certificate ..........................................    $199

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $675 for 90) Fault free, w/2016 PSAG Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo   $499

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

                                            and proof-like impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $700) w/2000 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $550

         300    *             97    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1000 for VF) w/1986 & 2015 PFC ...............................    $750

         302    oGC       98    VF-XF, black grid cancel (XF for this) (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525) w/2016 PFC.... Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525) w/2007 PFC(85) and 2005 PSE(also 85) .................... Enlarged Photo   $395

         304    *             98    VF-XF, unused,  no gum, beautifully centered with sharp detailed impression on crisp clean

                                            white paper. Fault free in all respects, (Scott $1500 for VF no gum, $1750 for VF-XF)  . Enlarged Photo $1195 

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

                                            Good strong color on white paper. (Scott $1500) fault free 1990 PFC & 2017 PSAG Certificates  ........    $550  

         306    oGC       99    VF, well centered with bright color and a cork cancel. Nice clean white paper with full

                                            even perfs all around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1500) w/2001 & 2017 PF Certificates . Enlarged Photo $1195

         308    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 $2695

         311    oGC     100    F-VF, fancy central circle of wedges cancel, (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $900) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $399

         312    o           100    VF, lovely circle of wedges cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $900) w/2017 PFC .............. Enlarged Photo  $550

         313    o           100    VF, lovely “sock-on-the nose bulls-eye cancel, Deep rich color for this issue and

                                            nice full perforations all around. (Scott $900) Fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $750

         315    o           101    F-VF, deep color with a very fancy geometric cancel, fault free (Scott $2250) with 2017 PSE.................    $850

         316    o           101    F-VF, strong deep blue color with a circle of V’s cancel, (Scott $2250) w/2000 PF Certificate ............... $1195

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         317    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 graded 2 at 85 and only 9 graded higher than 85.  w/2017 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo $1195

         318    oGC     102    XF-S, a near perfectly centered stamp with incredible strong color on lily white paper

                                            Neat cancel leaves it face-free! (Graded XF 90) (Scott $2750 for 90) twice as scarce in

                                            used than in mint condition. Scarce as only 3195 were ever issued and very few exist in

                                            used condition this well centered! One of the nicest in existence. 2017 PSAG  Cert......... Enlarged Photo $1995

         319    *GC     102    XF-S, unused, no gum, huge stamp with deep intense blue color and lily white margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott values 95 grade at $950) w/2018 PSAG Certificate  ............... Enlarged Photo   $750

         320    *           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! (Scott $7250 for XF) 1997 & 2016 PF Certificates .... Enlarged Photo $5250

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

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

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

                                            only 7 higher (6 hinged, 1NH) w/2017 PSE Certificate post office fresh…….................. Enlarged Photo $5995

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

 

         325    o           112    VF-XF, lovely BLUE quartered cork cancel, fault free with  2016 PFC........................................................    $160

         327    o           113    F-VF, fancy BLUE cancel, fault free (Scott $125 w/blue cancel)....................................................................      $40

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

                                            Bright clean white paper with both w/2009 PF Certificate and 2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $225

         329    oGC     113    XF, unusually huge margins with rich color (Graded XF 90) Scott $275) w/2018 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $250               

         330    *GC     113    VF-XF OG LH,  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $850

         331    **        114    Fine OG NH, fresh, taken from a block/8, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2004 PFC for block/8    $150               

         335    oGC     115    XF, large balanced margins, light cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) 2017 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $450

         336    oGC     115    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $575) w/2001 PFC & 2008 PSE........... Enlarged Photo   $550

         339    o           116    VF+, well centered and large margins, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $110).............................................      $60

         340    o           116    VF, bright and fresh with a light town cancel, fault free (Scott $110)..............................................................      $75 

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

                                            A very eye popping stamp!! w/2012 PF Certificate  (has my old cert from 2012)......................................    $150                     

         342    o           116    XF, lovely partial target cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $325 for XF) w/2001 & 2015 PF Certificate .    $250

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

                                            extremely fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $2800 for 85 grade,  2017 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $2750

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

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

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

                                            Only 5 share this grade with only 1 higher,  The Finest I’ve ever offered…………..Enlarged Photo       $9,750

         347    oGC     117    XF-S, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) 1997 PFC & 2007 PSE(90).... Enlarged Photo   $350

         349    o           118    VF, black cancel, nice big margins, (Scott $800) very fresh  w/2000 PF Certificate  .................................    $495

         350    oGC     118    VF, light “sock-on-the nose target cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800) 2016 PFC ...... Enlarged Photo   $650

         351    oGC     118    VF-XF for this but (Graded VF 80) neat target cancel (Scott $800) w/2013 PF Cert. ... Enlarged Photo  $795

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) (Scott $1450 for XF 90) w/2016 PF Cert. ...... (Inside FRONT COVER) $1395

         353    oGC     118    XF+ huge JUMBO with bright colors on fresh clean white paper. Neat cork circular

                                            datestamp and a trace of red transit cancel at bottom left. (Graded XF 90J) This is

                                            the only 90J, 14 higher but only 3 are JUMBOS (SMQ $2350) w/2018 PSE Cert. ...... (BACK COVER) $1995

         355    *          118   VF regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum) 2016 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $1995

         356    *          118       VF, unused, no gum beautifully centered with wide margins. Gorgeous color on clean

                                            fresh paper. I sold this exact stamp back in 2007. fault free (Scott $3250) 2007 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2250

         357    *          118    ................................ VF OG, no HR and nearly LH. A post office fresh example with lovely rich colors on

                                            crisp clean white paper. (Scott $9500) fault free w/2005  & 2017 PF Certs... (Inside FRONT COVER) $5995    

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

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

         360    o           119    XF, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color! (Scott $500 for XF) 2015 PFC.. Enlarged Photo   $325

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

                                            (Graded XF 90)  (SMQ $725) very fresh with 3 certs:  w/1984 ,1997 PFC & 2017(90).. Enlarged Photo   $595

         362    oGC     119    XF  beautifully centered with proof-like impression. Lightly canceled on clean

                                            bright white margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725) w/2001 PFC & 2008 PSE(90)......... Enlarged Photo   $695 

         363    *GC     119    VF OG JUMBO, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $2500

         365    oGC     120    XF “JUMBO,” deep vivid color with very large margins for this issue. Nice clean fresh

                                            white paper with full even perforations all around. (no nibs) (Graded XF 90J) Only one

                                            shares this grade, 16 higher (only 5 are jumbos) (SMQ $2500) 2008 PFC & 2011 PSE Enlarged Photo $1895

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $7500 for 80 grade (SMQ $8500) w/1986 & 2006 PF Certs  ...... Enlarged Photo $6695

         368    o           121    VF, black rectangles cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $425) w/1984 & 2017 PFC.......................................    $225                        

         369    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.  .............................    $299

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) with 2003 PFC and w/2015 PSE Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo   $650

         371    o           121    XF-S, bold RED cork cancel, natural inclusion under wing, (Scott $650) 2005 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $375

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

                                            circle of wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $995

         374    *           121    VF OG LH, large margins, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $4000) w/2017 PF Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo $3695

         375    *           121    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and one of the finest centered example I have ever 

                                            offered in my 40 years as a dealer, Gorgeous color! w/2011 & 2015 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $10,750

         376    o           122    Nearly VF, large stamp, deep rich color, (Scott $1700) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............ Enlarged Photo $1095

         378    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 $1700 VF, $2250 VF-XF) w/2015 PSE.. Enlarged Photo $1450

         379    o           122    VF+, large margins with a fairly light cancel, nice perfs! w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo $1850

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3150) fault free w/2014 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo $2495

         381    oGC     122    VF-XF, large margins and a light cancel. Nice full ever perforations all around. A

                                            difficult stamp to find this nice, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3150) 2002 & 2017 PFC. Enlarged Photo $2495

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         384    o           123    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh, w/1991 PF Certificate (Scott $425+) ..........................................    $275

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

                                            Rare with a colored cancel. with both 2010 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificates .................................................    $300

         386    o           123    XF, scarce MAGENTA cancel, fault free w/1966, 1999 & 2016 PF Certificates ........... Enlarged Photo   $699

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

                                            XF 90 at $1125 + blue cancel. (SMQ $1200+) fault free w/2014 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $950

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

                                            (SMQ $1200) with both 1988 PFC and a new 2017 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo   $995 

         389    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 $1995

         391    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 $750 w/regular cancel) w/2004 PF Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $650

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

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

                                            off centered or faulty. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3000) w/1994 & 2011 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $2195

         395    *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 $1695

         396    *GC     126    VF-XF OG LH, a brilliantly fresh example with gorgeous color on lily white paper!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2500) (Scott $2350 for 85) 2018 PF Cert. ......... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2495

         397    *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 $2150

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

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

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

         399    *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. Destined for placement

                                            in the finest of collections. (SMQ $11,250) w/2003 PFC & 2012 PSE(98)........ (Inside BACK COVER) $9,995

         400    *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 $2750

         401    *GC     128    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85) OG, (SMQ $3650) Beautifully centered with

                                            rich color on clean fresh paper. fault free in all respects w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $3150

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

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

                                            only 5 higher. (1 at 95, 4 at 98) (SMQ $5250) w/2012 PSE Certificate  ............ (Inside BACK COVER) $4995

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

                                            deep vivid colors! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1275 for 85) w/2016 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1195

         404    *           129    VF OG LH, deep dark vivid colors on clean fresh paper and highly detailed impression.
                                            Nice full perfs (no nibs) (Scott $1300) extremely fresh, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

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

                                            offered on this issue. w/1998 & 2008 PF Certificates (90).......................... (see Inside FRONT COVER) $2795

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

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

                                            has only graded 9 @ 90, 5 @ 95 and 1 @ 98. (SMQ $8250) w/2017 PF Certificate .. (BACK COVER) $6995                  

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

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

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

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

                                            w/1987 & 2003 PF Certificate and w/2016 PSE Certificate(95) ...................................... Enlarged Photo $7500

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

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

                                            Only 10 share this grade with 16 higher. w/2012 PSE Certificate  ...................................... Enlarged Photo $5995                  

         409    *           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. (Scott $7500 for XF) w/2002 & 2016 PF Certificates .......................... Enlarged Photo $6500

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

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

                                            were ever issued. Only 11 share this grade with 4 higher. 2005 PFC & 2011 PSE . ..Enlarged Photo   $10,500

         411    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 $699

 

         413    *           133    VF+ OG VLH, deep color, (Scott $325 for VF, $475 for VF-XF)  w/1988 & 2017 PFC..............................    $350

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

                                            (SMQ $625) accompanied by both 2006 & 2017 PF Certificates ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $500

         416    *           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  $625

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         417    o           134    VF-XF, beautifully centered, rich color, (Scott $200 VF, $250 VF-XF) w/2008 PSE Certificate..............    $175

         420    o           135    F-VF, light cancel, three unusually large even margins (Scott $75)..................................................................      $45

         421    o           135    VF+, well centered with three very large margins, light cancel, (Scott $105 for VF-XF) w/2003 PSE........      $95   

         422    o        135A    Nearly VF, two New York Foreign Mail cancels, (Scott $325+) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................    $200

         423    *GC  135A    Almost VF, unused, no gum (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $1000, (SMQ $650)  w/2017 PF Certificate .......    $450

         424    *        135A    Almost VF OG LH, large stamp with rich color, (Scott $2000) w/2017 PF Certificate ..............................    $750

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

                                            “double grill” ($25 premium) (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $975) w/1998 & 2008 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $799

         430    o        138A    VF-XF with a fancy NY Foreign Mail cancel, (Scott $1500 for VF-XF) 2016 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $995

         431    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 $1350

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1500+ for 85) (SMQ $1950) 2000 & 2107 PFC... (Inside BACK COVER) $1395

         433    o           141    F-VF, face-free cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $1500) w/1989 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  $650

         434    o           141    VF, brilliant color with a light cancel on clean white paper. (Scott $1500) 2017 PFC...... Enlarged Photo $1250 

         435    o           143    VF, light cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $3750) w/2014 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $2750

         436    o           143    VF-XF, nicely centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $3750 for VF) w/2004 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $3000

         437    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 $2250) 1998 APS Certificate  . Enlarged Photo $1395

         438    o           144    VF, light face-free cancel. Rich color on clear fresh white paper. A difficult high value

                                            grill to obtain this nice. (Scott $2250) w/1984 & 2017 PF Certificates  ............................ Enlarged Photo $1495

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         440    *           145    F-VF NH, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $240 VF, $160 F-VF).......................................................    $140

         441    *           145    Almost VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh, gorgeous color (Scott $240)...................................................    $150  

         445    o           146    XF, pretty BLUE face-free cancels, fault free  pretty stamp.............................................................................      $35

         446    o           148    XF, face-free black circle of wedges cancel, well centered,  (Scott $95 for XF)............................................      $45

         448    o           148    XF, large margins with a neat NYFM cancel, fault free (Scott $85 for XF).....................................................      $75

         449    o           148    XF, bright white paper and a neat black target cancel, extremely fresh,  (Scott $85 for XF).....................      $75    

         450    *           148    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on clean white paper, (Scott $900) w/2004 PF Certificate ..............................    $850

         452    o           149    F-VF, gorgeous color with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $90).........................................................................      $50                  

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

         454    o           149    VF-XF, large stamp, well balanced with a BLUE cancel, with a 2017 PF Certificate ...............................      $90

         455    oGC     149    VF-XF, unusually large margins, deep intense color with a pretty BLUE circle of wedges

                                            cancel (Graded only VF 80) why not a 85? w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $125

         456    o           149    VF-XF nice face-free cancel, gorgeous color, fault free (Scott $115 for VF-XF)...........................................    $115  

         457    oGC     149    XF-S, huge JUMBO margins with bright color and a neat circular datestamp (Graded XF-S 95J)

                                            (SMQ $1100) only 1 shares this grade, 8 higher, 2 are JUMBOS, w/2002 PSE.................. Enlarged Photo   $995

         458    o           150    VF-XF, very large margins, extremely fresh, ........................................................................................................      $45

         461    o           151    Nearly VF with an attractive BLUE cross-roads fancy cancel, (Scott $245 w/blue cancel).......................      $75  

         462    o           151    VF, fairly light cancel with large margins, (Scott $210 VF)................................................................................    $100

         463    o           151    VF, bold BLUE cancels, well centered, (Scott $235 w/blue cancel) w/1989 PF Certificate ......................    $160               

         464    o           151    VF-XF, beautifully centered, (Scott $210 VF, $300 VF-XF) color copy of 2015 PFC for block/4 ...........    $199                    

         465    o           151    XF, very large and balanced margins with a BLACK STAR cancel and red cancels..................................    $225

         466    oGC     151    VF, bold and pretty RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $220 + $15 for red) 2018 PSE. Enlarged Photo   $225

         467    o           151    VF-XF, face-free cancel, Black and RED cancels, (Scott $300 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..............    $250

         468    *           151    VF, unused, no gum, rich color and vivid impression on clean white margins. A very

                                            tough banknote to find unused! (Scott $1050) w/1999 PSE Certificate  .......................... Enlarged Photo   $895

         469    o           152    VF, strange looking cancel, nice color and well centered, (Scott $210)............................................................      $50

         470    o           152    F-VF, gorgeous color with a bulls-eye cancel, quite fresh! (Scott $210)..........................................................      $95  

         471    oGC     152    VF-XF, fancy BLUE face-free cancel. Brilliant bright orange color on clean white paper!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $217.50 w/blue cancel) very pretty stamp! w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........    $210  

         472    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 $500 plus add for the

                                            fancy cancel! Fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2016 PF Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo  $350

         473    oGC     152    XF, gorgeous color with a nice target cancel  on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) fault free in all respects, (Scott $500 for XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $495

         474    *           152    F-VF, unused, no gum, incredibly bright orange color on lily white paper. Fault free

                                            in all respects, (Scott $1300 for VF no gum, $850 F-VF) w/2000 PF Certificate.........................................    $595

         475    *GC     152    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and very scarce to find nicer than VF! Gorgeous color and

                                            post office fresh on clean fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85r. Scott values 85

                                            grade at $4750.  With 3 certs!  1999, 2014 & 2017 PF Certificates  (very rare!)....... (FRONT COVER) $4750

         476    o           153    F-VF, bright and fresh with a very fancy cancel, (Scott $220)..........................................................................      $60

         477    o           153    Almost VF, light face-free cancel, pretty color, (Scott $220) w/2011 PSE Certificate  ..............................    $140

         478    o           153    VF, bright and fresh with a light face-free cancel, pretty stamp, (Scott $220)...............................................    $150                    $150

         479    o           153    VF-XF, beautifully centered, deep color with a circle of V’s cancel (Scott $220).........................................    $175 

         481    o           154    VF, well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $275)...............................................................................................    $175 

         482    o           154    VF-XF, lightly cancelled, balanced margins w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............................... Enlarged Photo   $250

         483    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 $1995

         484    *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  ..........................................................    $650

         485    o           155    VF, gorgeous color with a black duplex cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $325)......................................    $175 

         486    o           155    VF, rich color with a light cancel on bright white paper, (Scott $325) w/1999 PF Certificate ...................    $275

         487    o           155    VF-XF, deep rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $325 VF, $450 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..............    $300  

         488    oGC     155    XF, beautifully centered with very balanced margins and a fancy “circle of V’s” postmark.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $700) (SMQ $750) nice white margins! w/2016 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo  $575

         489    oGC     155    XF-S, a spectacular example, near perfect centering with a fairly light cancel on

                                            bright white paper. (Graded XF-S 95) Scarce, for comparison the PSE has only

                                            graded 10 at 95 and 4 higher. (SMQ $2500) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $1695

         490    *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)  ....................................... $1150

         491    *           155    VF+ OG LH, gorgeous color on bright clean white margins. Large stamp with sharp

                                            detailed impression. (Scott $5000 VF) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ......................................... Enlarged Photo $4995

               

                                                                                                1873 BANKNOTES

                                                                          CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

 

         492    o           157    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $75 for XF)......................................................      $35

         493    o           157    XF, large margins with a neat target cancel, (Scott $75 for XF).......................................................................      $70

         495    o           158    XF-S, huge stamp with rich color, rarely found in this quality, (Scott $110 for XF-S)..................................      $45

         497    **        158    F-VF OG NH, deep shade, no gum bends or skips, unlisted in Scott for NH, w/2000 PFC..........................      $95

         499    o           159    VF+, scarce BLUE fancy cancel, with a face-free cancel on bright white paper, a pretty stamp!..............      $25

         500    o           159    XF, very large margins with a central “8” in duplex cancel, rich color, (Scott $82.50 for XF).....................      $30

         501    o           159    XF-S, perfectly centered with large margins, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................      $75

         503    o           160    VF-XF, lovely NYFM cancel, well centered with large margins, (Scott $90 VF, $125 for VF-XF).............      $40

         504    o           160    XF, huge margins for this issue with gorgeous color and a fancy NYFM cancel, w/2016 PFC..................    $120

         505    o           160    VF-XF “JUMBO,” gorgeous color with a BLUE cancel, w/1996 PF Certificate .........................................    $135

         507    o           161    VF-XF, light RED face-free cancel ........................................................................................................................      $40

         508    o           161    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $85 XF) .....................      $60

         509    o           161    XF, beautifully centered, deep shade with a face-free cancel ..........................................................................      $75

         510    o           161    XF, large margins with a light BLUE town cancel,...............................................................................................    $110

         511    oGC     161    XF-S “JUMBO,” fancy circle of wedges cancel. Huge margins with full even perforations.

                                            (Graded XF 90J), 13 share this grade, only 14 graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $150     

         513    o           162    VF-XF, pretty BLUE grid cancel, fresh and fault free (Scott $137.50) ..........................................................    $125

         514    o           162    XF, well balanced with a black New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/2007 PSE Certificate .......................    $125

         515    o           162    VF-XF, huge side margins, nicely balanced w/circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $185 VF-XF) 2001 PFC..    $140

         516    oGC     162    VF-XF, large margins, deep vivid color with a bold RED New York Foreign Mail

                                            cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $185 for 85 grade, w/1988 & /2017 PF Certificate   Enlarged Photo $185

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) undergraded (Scott $185 for 85 grade) w/2018 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $195

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

                                            color on clean white paper, (Scott $250 VF-XF, $375 for XF) w/2001 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $299

         522    *           163    Fine+ OG LH, bright and fresh , taken from a block/4 (lower right stamp) huge

                                            margin at right. (Scott $2000 VF, $1300 F-VF) w/1995 PF Certificate .........................................................    $699 

         523    o           165    F-VF, light face-free cancel, three large margins, fault free (Scott $130)........................................................      $65

         524    o           165    Nearly VF, very lightly canceled on bright white paper, (Scott $130)..............................................................    $100

         525    oGC     165    VF, lightly canceled, bright and very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $130) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .....    $125                 

         526    o           165    XF for this with large margins and a fancy “FLYING CLOTHSPIN” cancellation!

                                            (Weiss (TR-C7) Fault free  (Scott $175 VF-XF) w/2005 PF Certificate ........................................................    $135

         527    o           165    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins, w/1998 & 2016 PF Certificates ....................................    $225

         528    o           166    VF, well centered, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $275)...............................................................................    $200

         529    o           166    VF-XF, interesting black cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $425 VF-XF) w/2000 PFC...........................    $225 

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

                                            duplex cancel,  (Scott $275 for VF, $400 VF-XF) 2000 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificates.............................    $250

         531    oGC     166    VF+, lovely RED cancel (scarce on this issue).Nicely centered on bright clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $315 w/red cancel) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $299

         532    oGC     166    VF-XF, very light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $400 for 85 grade) Rich color

                                            on clean fresh paper. fault free w/1998 & 2017 PF Certificates    ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $350

         533    o           166    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), Lovely rich color on clean bright white

                                            paper. Nice ever perfs!!! (SMQ $400) 1998 PFC and Dec 2017 PSE Certificate (85).... Enlarged Photo   $375

         534    *           166    VF, slightly disturbed OG, great color and nicely balanced, (Scott $2250).....................................................    $750

 

1875 Continental BANK NOTE ISSUES

 

         539    *           179    F-VF OG LH, deep rich color, very fresh, (Scott $700 for VF, $450 for F-VF)...............................................    $195                                      

                                           

                                                                                        1879 AMERICAN  BANK NOTE COMPANY

                                                                                                            (soft porous paper)

               

         540    *           182    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on clean white paper, fault free (Scott $200).......................................................    $170

         543    *           183    XF OG LH “JUMBO,” incredible stamp, gorgeous color (Scott $225 XF) 2000 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $199

         544    *           184    VF-XF, unused, no gum, large margins..................................................................................................................      $50

         545    *GC     184    XF OG VLH JUMBO, looks never hinged!! Deep vivid color with unusually large  margins.

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $250) Only 1 shares the grade, 4 higher, w/2003 PFC & 2008 PSE....................    $220

         546    *           184    XF+ OG VLH JUMBO, rarely found this large. Gorgeous color and sharp vivid impression.

                                            (Scott $180 for a XF, $360 for XF-S) this should be in the middle, 2006 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo  $250

         547    **        184    VF-XF OG NH, large margins with rich color. A very tough stamp to find well centered and

                                            never hinged! (Scott $330 for VF, $525 for VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $425

         548    *           185    XF, unused, no gum, rich color, (Scott $130 VF, $185 for XF)..........................................................................    $100

         549    *GC     185    VF OG LH, gorgeous color, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $425) w/2006 PF Certificate ........    $395                 

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

         552    *           186    Fine+ OG LH, fairly large stamp, gorgeous color, very fresh, (Scott $900 VF, $375 for Fine)....................    $250  

         555    *GC     186    XF-S OG VLH, a beautifully centered and post office fresh example. Quite rare in this

                                            high quality.  Large margins for this issue with nice full even perfs all around.

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

                                            Scott values a normal 90 at $1800 and 95 grade at $3150. w/2017 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo $2195

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

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

                                            Scott values normal 90 at $1800 and 95 grade at $3150, 1992 & 2009 PFC (Inside FRONT COVER) $2295

         557    o           187    VF, neat partial face- free circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $40).........................................................................      $35                         

         558    *           187    VF-XF OG LH, unusually huge stamp with gorgeous color and post office fresh !!

                                            (Scott $3000 for VF, $4000 for VF-XF) w/2006 & 2017 PF Certificates   .... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995

         560    oGC     188    XF, extremely light cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $150) w/Dec 2017 PSE Certificate .............................    $160

         561    o           188    XF, wide JUMBO margins, fault free (Scott $130 XF, $375 XF-S) w/Dec 2017 PSE Certificate .............    $175

         563    oGC     188    XF-S, a magnificent example so lightly cancelled it appears unused! Huge margins and rich

                                            color. (Graded XF 90 XQ) (SMQ $150 for 90, $425 for 95) w/2012 PF Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $275

         564    *           188    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, large stamp with gorgeous color (Scott $600) fault free .................................    $250

         565    o           189    VF-XF neat c.d.s. cancel, brilliant color, fault free ..............................................................................................      $25

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

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

                                            only 5 share this grade with only 5 higher. w/1990 & 2014 PSE Certs............... (Inside BACK COVER) $3495

         568    oGC     190    XF, nearly face-free cancel, large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            Scott $700 for 95, w/2017 PSAG Certificate ......................................................................... Enlarged Photo   $595

         570    *GC     190    VF OG LH, well centered, very fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850) 1997 & 2017 PFC.. Enlarged Photo  $695

         571    *GC     190    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with large margins. VLH at upper right corner only!

                                            Deep color, fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1350) w/2014 & 2017 PF Certificates  Enlarged Photo $1095

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

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

                                            Fault free in all respects, w/2006 PF Certificate and w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............... Enlarged Photo $1695                  

         574    o           191    VF, bright and fresh with a light double oval cancel, white margins and fault free, (Scott $350)..............    $225

         575    o           191    VF-XF, rich color and well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $475 VF-XF) w/2017 PSE.........................................    $325

         576    o           191    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $475 VF-XF) w/2010 PF Certificate ..    $399                   

         577    oGC     191    XF-S, a near perfectly centered stamp with rich carmine color on clean fresh white

                                            paper. (Graded only XF 90) Only 10 share this grade with only 6 grading higher.

                                            w/2000 & 2016 PSE Certificates (both grading XF 90) (SMQ $875)................................. Enlarged Photo   $850

         578    *           191    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered and post office fresh with rich color and

                                            impression on clean white paper. (Scott $2000 VF, $2750 VF-XF) Accompanied

                                            by three certificates:  w/1977, 2000 & and new Dec 26th 2017 PF Certificate   .............. Enlarged Photo $2495