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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    o          9X1    VF-XF with a scarce New York RED SQUARE cancel. Fault free in all respects.

                                            (Scott $500 + $100 for the fancy RED SQUARE cancel= $600) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $499 

              2    *        9X1a    XF, beautifully centered four margin copy with traces of gum “AC connected variety”

                                            Sharp impression and fault free in all respects  (Scott $1750) w/1992 PFC....................... Enlarged Photo $1195

              3    *GC  10X1    XF, unused, no gum, post office fresh, (Graded XF 90) fault free w/2017 PF Certificate  ......................    $299

              4    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, lovely corner margin single, (Graded XF 90) w/2006 PFC & 2011 PSE Certificates..........    $525

              5    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH, corner margin copy (Graded XF 90J), w/2017 PSE Certificate  ..............................................    $550

              6    **GC 10X1  XF-S OG NH, fabulous margin single with no gum bends or skips. Very scarce to obtain in this high

                                            quality (Graded XF-S 95) (unlisted in Scott for VF) w/1991 PFC & 2005 PSE(95)......... Enlarged Photo   $795

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

              7    o               1    VF, extremely light BLUE cancel, extremely fresh with bright color. Trivial small toned speck

                                            shows on bottom on backside only, otherwise fault free, (Scott $415 w/blue cancel)..................................    $299 

              8    o               1    VF, lovely BLUE May 2nd TROY , NY town cancel, fault free, (Scott $415 w/blue cancel)........................    $350

              9    o               1    VF-XF, lovely BLUE TROY NY town cancel, (Scott $415 for VF) w/1992 PF Certificate .......................    $375 

           10    oGC         1    VF+, very light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $425) w/2017 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $399

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

                                            blue cancel + $50 for scarce PAID cancel = $465) w/2017 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo   $450 

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525 + $40 premium for blue cancel) w/2016 PSE Cert...... Enlarged Photo   $450

           13    o               1    VF, lovely RED Burlington, VT May 29th cancel, (Scott $575 w/red town) 1999 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $499

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

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

                                            Accompanied by both a 1982 PFC and a brand new w/2016 PSE Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PSAG Certificate (SMQ $2650)........................... Enlarged Photo $2595

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

                                            postmark. (Graded VF 80) Scott $925 w/blue town cancel, w/2017 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo   $795

           18    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2999               

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

                                            white paper. (Scott $800 + $100 for numeral + $35 for BLUE= $935) w/2014 PSAG Certificate...........    $495

           20    oGC       1b    VF-XF, light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1150 for 85 grade)  w/2014 PFC ......... Enlarged Photo   $750

           21    oGC       1b    VF-XF with a very pretty May 21 BLUE c.d.s town cancel. Gorgeous color on clean white

                                            paper. (SMQ $1150 + $125 for BLUE town cancel= $1275) w/2017 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

                                            margin copy. (Graded VF 80) Scott $9500 for VF 80, w/1967 & 2014 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $6495

           23    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2400 VF, $2600 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2195

           24    o               2    VF, extremely fresh, light BLUE cancel, (Scott $875 w/blue) w/2017 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $795

           26    oGC         2    VF, three huge margins with a very scarce RED St. Louis, MO with integral numeral

                                            “10” cancel. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $975 + 250 for numeral cancel). w/2016 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $950

           27    oGC         2    VF, light and pretty RED cancel (Graded VF 80) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $950

           28    oGC         2    XF+, large margins with a light RED cancel. (Graded XF 90) a high end 90, looks 95.

                                            (SMQ $1775) fault free w/2016 PSE Certificate ................................................................... Enlarged Photo $1495

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

                                            fault free in all respects. (Scott $1175 w/black cancel) w/2013 & 2017 PFC.................... Enlarged Photo $1995                  

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

                                            margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3900) w/1992 PFC & 2013 PSE Certificates.......... Enlarged Photo $2150

           31    oGC         2    XF-S, unusually HUGE margins with an extremely light BLUE cancel. Blue cancels are

                                            much scarcer than RED  (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3900 + $50 blue) w/2012 PSE..... (BACK COVER) $2795

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           32    *GC         3    VF+, unused, no gum as issued, deep color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $825) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ...    $799

           33    *GC         3    VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $825) w/2017 PSAG Certificate .............    $825

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

                                            (SMQ $1275) with 2017 PF Certificate(85) extremely fresh, .............................................. Enlarged Photo $1195

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

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

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $13,000) Scott $1600 for 85 w/1999 & 2017 PSE… (FRONT COVER) $12,995

           39    oGC         7    XF, neat town cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) looks XF to me! (SMQ $260) 2016 PF Certificate ...............    $199               

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

                                            color for this plate1 issue. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2006 & 2007 PFC.............................................    $275

           42    oGC         7    XF-S “JUMBO,” a fabulous used single, huge margins with a light cancel. Shows portion

                                            of adjoin stamp at left. (SMQ $1275) w/2003 PFC and w/2010 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

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

                                            (SMQ $3000) with both 1999 PFC & w/2007 PSE Certificates(98J)   bargain priced.... Enlarged Photo $1995               

           44    oGC         8    VF-XF, very large margins and deep rich color with a neat July 18, c.d.s. cancel which

                                            it virtually face-free cancel. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2950). This has three different certs:

                                            1990 APS Cert, w/2000 PF Certificate and a new w/2017 PSE Certificate(80)  ........... Enlarged Photo $2495

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

                                            at top AND bottom. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $4250) w/2014 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo $3295

           46    oGC         8    XF, deep dark intense shade with a neat black grid cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $6000)

                                            w/1985 PF Certificate and w/2006 PSE(90) & 2014 Certificate (also 90)...................... Enlarged Photo $3750

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $6000) w/2015 PSE Certificate........................................................ Enlarged Photo $4195

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

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

                                            Destined for the finest collection. (SMQ $21,000) 1994 PFC, 2008 PSE  ……………Enlarged Photo $16,500    

           50    oGC      8A    VF-XF, deep color with large margins. Neat black April 25th c.d.s. town cancel.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1000) fault free w/1995 & 2017 PF Certificates ....................... Enlarged Photo   $895

           51    oGC      8A    XF+ a large margined GEM, lovely color and a neat cds cancel.  (Graded XF 90) with

                                            1984, 2000 and 2015 PFC(90) & 2015 PSE(90) (SMQ $2500) only 18 graded higher. Enlarged Photo $1795

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500 + $125 for red cancel=$2625) w/2014 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $2250

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

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

                                         There are 16 higher but only 4 are JUMBOS!, 1978 & 1996 PFC, 2007 PSE certs............ Enlarged Photo $2695

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

                                            (Graded XF 90XQ) Scott $2200 for a regular 90 and $4050 for 95 grade)  w/2008 PSE for pair

                                            w/1964 & 2003 PFC for pair and a new 2016 PFC(XF 90 XQ) for a single...................... Enlarged Photo $2895

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) Only 1 shares this grade, 7 are higher but only 2 are JUMBOS. (SMQ $5000

                                            for just a regular 95 & $10,500 for 98)  w/2015 PSE Certificate  GEM............................ Enlarged Photo $5250

           57    oGC         9    XF+, large margins, fault free (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $300) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...............................    $199

           58    oGC         9    XF, extremely light face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) with both 1999 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificates....    $250

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

           61    oGC         9    SUPERB “JUMBO,” with a neat New Orleans cancel. Huge stamp (Graded SUPERB 98J)

                                            (SMQ $1600) 19 share this grade, only 14 graded higher, w/2015 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J)  (SMQ $1650) only 14 higher w/2016 PSE Cert .......... (Inside BACK COVER) $1350

           63    *               9    VF-XF, disturbed OG, back is bad looking but the front is great and it is sound! (Scott $750)...................    $225

           64    *GC         9    XF-S, expertly regummed with very large margins all around and deep saturated color.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) SMQ is $500 for 90 only, this is a 95!  w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................................    $375               

           65    *               9    Nearly VF OG VLH, bright and fresh, (Scott $750) w/1994 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificates......................    $350

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

                                            clean white paper. Fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1250) w/2016 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo $899

           67    *               9    XF OG LH, left margin copy. Brilliant color. This is the scarcer Position 61R1L, plate cracked

                                            at top. Only pricing it as the regular #9. w/1982 & 2016 PF Certificates   ........................ Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95)  3 share this grade with only 8 higher, 1992 PFC & 2007 PSE(95).... Enlarged Photo $2495

           69    *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 $2695

           70    *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 6 graded higher  (only 2 are NH) with 2015 PSE Certificate................................ Enlarged Photo $3295

           73    o          10A    VF, bottom margin copy with a “BOSTON PAID” in grid cancel, (Scott $165) w/2016 PF Certificate .    $135

           74    oGC    10A    VF-XF, lovely BLUE GRID cancel, gorgeous orange brown color (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $235) This is the scarcer right inner frame line only variety, worth $20 more + $5 blue cancel....    $250 

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

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1200) w/2010 PSAG Certificate................ Enlarged Photo   $775

           76    oGC    10A    XF-S, position 7R0), a magnificent example with stunning deep color with a light circular date

                                            cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1200) w/2013 PFC and 2013 PSE Certificate(95) .. Enlarged Photo   $899

           77    oGC       11A    VF-XF, scarce GREEN TOWN cancel, fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2017 PSE........ Enlarged Photo   $250

           78    oGC       11    SUPERB , a spectacular single with huge margins and a very light cancellation.

                                            Shows part of adjacent stamp at top! (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $550) with

                                            2003 PFC and a 2009 PSE Certificate.  Very eye appealing fault free stamp! ............... Enlarged Photo   $475

           79    oGC       11    SUPERB “JUMBO,” a magnificent example showing portions of adjacent stamps at top

                                            and bottom! (Graded Superb 98J) (SMQ $675) ex Kirke, w/1991 & 2005 PSE Certs  . Enlarged Photo   $500

           81    oGC    11A    SUPERB, lovely face-free town cancel, (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $525) 2016 PSE. Enlarged Photo   $425

           82    *             11    VF, full OG, hinged, this is the much scarcer “brownish-carmine” shade, (Scott $300)  w/2000 PFC......    $250

           83    o             12    VF, light cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $700) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................    $525

           84    o             12    VF+, large stamp, light cancel, fault free, (Scott $700) w/1999 PF Certificate ............................................    $550

           85    oGC       12    VF, light face-free cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $750) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $695

           86    oGC       12    XF, large margins all around with a very light face-free cancel . (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            but looks like a 90. (SMQ $850) w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................................... Enlarged Photo   $850

           87    oGC       12    XF, very light cancel, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1350) 2016 PSE...... Enlarged Photo $1050

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

                                            bottom. Light town cancel with rich color. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $1550) 2009 PSE... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            premium. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1375 + $150 red= $1525) 1986 PFC & 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1250               

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

                                            (SMQ $2100) Only 17 ever graded higher, fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1450

           91    oGC       12    XF-S, a magnificent example with an extremely light virtually face-free cancel . Nice

                                            large margins! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) w/2016 PSE Certificate  `...... (Inside BACK COVER) $1695

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

                                            condition. Fault free, (Scott $11,000 VF, $7000 F-VF) 1962 & 2015 PF Certificates  .. Enlarged Photo $3250

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

                                            premium for the scarcer RED cancel= $700) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ...........................................    $550

           96    o             13    VF-XF, deep rich color, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $850) w/2015 PF Certificate ..........................    $700                 

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

                                            all respects. Hard to find this choice, (Scott $1350 for XF) w/2001 & 2015 PF Certs..... Enlarged Photo $1150

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

                                            color and sharp impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1550) w/2010 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo $1350

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

         101    oGC       14    XF, huge margins, deep color, town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2010 PSE Certificate........    $259

         102    oGC       14    XF+, very large margins with a neat town cancel (Graded XF 90) w/2016 PF Cert. ....... Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            RED PAID cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $385 XF with RED PAID), w/2006 PFC ...... Enlarged Photo   $375 

         105    o             15    XF, large margins, light RED & Black cancels, (Scott $335 for XF) w/1989 PF Certificate .....................    $225

         106    oGC       15    XF+, very large margins with an extremely light face-free cancel. Intense color and

                                            on bright clean white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/2016 PF Certificate   ....... Enlarged Photo   $325

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

                                            (SMQ $350 + $10 premium for blue cancel) w/2006 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo   $375               

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) only 28 graded higher, w/2016 PSE Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $499

         109    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   $550                                       

         110    *GC       15    VF, unused, no gum, bright & fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1800) 1989 & 2008 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $1395

         111    o             16    VF, lovely New York town cancel. position 3R1 means recut at top . (worth more)

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1700) w/2017 PF Certificate  ........................................................ Enlarged Photo $1395

         112    o             16    XF, huge margins, recut at top (Scott $2900 for XF) w/2001 APS & 2016 PSAG Cert. . Enlarged Photo $1795

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2250 with recut variety), with both 1985 & 2017 PFC............... Enlarged Photo $1995

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

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

                                            (SMQ $2800 + $100= $2900) w/1994 PFC &  2013 PSE Certificate(90) ........................ Enlarged Photo $2450

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

                                            (Graded XF 90J) Very scarce in this grade as only 3 share the grade. 15 are higher but only

                                            1 is a JUMBO!  (SMQ $4650) 1991 PFC & 2014 PSE Certificate(90J)  ....... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2995                    

         116    o             17    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, rich color, (Scott $315 for VF-XF) w/2015 w/2016 PSAG Certificate......    $240

         117    oGC       17    VF-XF, lovely example with a very light BLUE cancel. Looks unused at first glance.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $265 w/blue cancel) w/1989, 2009 & 2016 PF Certificates   .... Enlarged Photo   $265

         118    o             17    VF-XF+ (XF for this) neat town cancel, (Scott $315 for VF-XF) 1999 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $285               

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

                                            with large to full margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1300) w/2009 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $750               

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

                                            even margins (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1300) fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $850

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

                                            left. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $2000), eye catching GEM w/2014 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1295

         122    *             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 $4995

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2150 for VF), fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1999               

         125    *             18    XF OG LH, beautifully centered with rich color and proof-like impression. Fresh and with full

                                            perfs all around, (Scott $2800 VF-XF, $3750 XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC & 2015 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $2295

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

                                            No nibbed perfs & fault free in all respects. (Scott $13,000 VF, $9000 Fine)  2006 PFC Enlarged Photo $4250

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

                                            white paper. (Scott $4000 VF, $2750 for Fine) w/1982 & 2017 PF Certificates  ....................................... $2495

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

                                            Fault free (Scott $13,000 VF, $9000 for Fine) w/2016 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $4995 

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

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

                                            (Scott $13,000 VF, $10,500 F-VF, $9000 Fine) w/1976 PFC & 2010 PSE........................ Enlarged Photo $7500

         130    *             20    VF , unused, no gum, rich color with wide margins, (Scott $400) w/2017 PF Certificate ..........................    $350  

         131    *GC       20    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1700) w/2010 PSE  ... Enlarged Photo $1395

 

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

                                            cancel. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1750) w/2015 PF Certificate ............................................ Enlarged Photo $1650

         133    *             21    Nearly VF OG VLH (looks NH to me)Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. Fresh as

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

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

         134    oGC       22    VF-XF , very large margins with a neat April 24 c.d.s. cancel. Bright color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) w/1992 & 2015 PF Certificates  (SMQ $900)............. Enlarged Photo   $595

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

                                            Very scarce in this fault free condition, (Scott $1600 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1295

         136    *             22    VF OG VLH, post office fresh with lovely bright color on lily white paper. Nice full perforations

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

                                            in all fault free in all respects with both  1982 & 2006 PF Certificates  (Scott $2400)   . Enlarged Photo $1895

         137    o             23    Nearly VF, light cancel, deep rich color, fault free (Scott $1300 for VF) w/2016 PFC................................    $550

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1300 for VF 80) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $895

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $850) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $499 

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

                                            perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $850) w/2015 PSAG Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo   $550

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

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

                                            from a vertical pair, this being the top stamp. w/2016 PSAG Certificate original cert.... Enlarged Photo   $650 

         143    *             24    VF-XF OG LH, fresh, taken from a block/4, (Scott $140 VF, $200 VF-XF) color copy 2016 PFC...........    $135 

         144    *             24    XF OG LH, brilliantly fresh on clean white paper and sharp vivid impression.

                                            Nice full perforations all around, (Scott $200 VF-XF, $375 XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ...........................    $189

         145    *GC       24    XF OG LH in corner only. Gorgeous color and post office fresh. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $300) I feel this is a XF 90. w/2016 PSE Certificate ................................................. Enlarged Photo   $240

         146    **           24    VF OG NH, large margins, extremely fresh, unlisted in Scott for NH, (Scott $140 for hinged!)..................    $250

         147    **           24    VF OG NH, post office fresh as I just broke this from a block/9 , this being position in the block.

                                            PSE values VF NH at $425, w/2017 PF Certificate , original cert for block/9.................. Enlarged Photo   $375

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

                                            immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2012 PSE........ Enlarged Photo $1150

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

                                            gum bend or skip.  Very scarce in this quality as only 6 share this grade with only 4 higher ,

                                            2 @ 95J and 2 @ 98. (SMQ $1700) w/2008 PSE Certificate  the nicest I’ve offered!..... Enlarged Photo $1650                

         150    o             25    VF+, light BLUE town cancel, extremely fresh, beautifully centered, w/2016 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $199 

         151    oGC       25    VF-XF, right margin single with a neat c.d.s July 22 cancel. Beautifully centered and

                                            fault free (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $600) w/2016 PSE Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo   $450  

         152    oGC       25    XF, lightly canceled, (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1250 for XF 90) Taken from a 

                                            horizontal pair this being the right stamp, 2013 PSAG Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $799

         153    *             25    Fine OG VLH, gorgeous color and post office fresh with full perfs (no nibbed perfs)

                                            A very scarce mint stamp and fault free. (Scott $4000 VF, $2750 Fine) w/2006 PF Certificate..............    $895

         154    *             25    Fine OG LH, deep rich shade with full perfs all around. Fault free in all respects .

                                            (Scott $4000 VF, $3250 F-VF, $2750 for Fine) with 2016 PF Certificate .................................................... $1095

         155    o          25A    Almost VF , the scarce “brownish-carmine” shade, Neat town cancel. (position 12R5L)

                                            Extremely fresh, fault free with full perfs. (Scott $1150 VF, $1000 VF) w/2016 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $650

         156    o          25A    XF, neat town cancel, (Scott $1600 VF-XF, $2600 XF) w/2015 PSAG Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo $1095

         157    o             26    XF, large stamp with deep dark color and a  town cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $110 for XF)..      $50

         158    o             26    F-VF with a scarce light GREEN cancel, (Scott $400 w/green cancel) w/2007 PF Certificate .................    $150

         159    o             26    F-VF with a scarce 5 line upper left recut diamond, wide margins, town cancel, (Scott $500)....................    $195

         160    oGC       26    XF-S, town cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $285) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo   $250                 

         161    o          26A    Fine with a scarcer “WAY” cancel, deep color, fault free, (Scott $170)..........................................................      $50 

         163    *             26    XF OG, beautifully centered, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $125 for XF)...............................................      $70

         164    *             26    XF OG LH, near perfect centering, extremely fresh, (Scott $125 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ............    $110  

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

                                            to find in never hinged. Unlisted is Scott for NH (SMQ $625) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $550

         166    o             27    XF, extremely light face-free cancel . Trivial thin speck seen only in fluid. One of the

                                            nicest appearing #27’s I’ve seen. (Scott $1600 for VF)......................................................................................    $550  

         167    o             27    VF, light neat town cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $1600) w/1982 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $995

         171    oGC       28    VF-XF, beautifully centered with gorgeous red brown color on fresh clean paper. Very

                                            light cancel and even perforations. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1200) w/2016 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo $1095

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

                                            light cancel. (SMQ $1900) Only 3 share this grade, 23 are graded higher, w/2015 PSE... Enlarged Photo $1595

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

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

                                            color and impression. (SMQ $3300) only 7 graded higher w/2016 PSE ........... (Inside BACK COVER) $2895

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

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

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

                                            Surely destined for placement in the fines of collections, (SMQ $9850) ............ (Inside BACK COVER) $8250

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

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

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

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

                                            ever seen clearing the design on all four sides. Gorgeous color with a very light face-free cancel .

                                            No nibbed perfs on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) Only 5 share this high grade with

                                            only 1 graded higher at 95. with three certs: Scott values 90 grade at $6750. PSE values

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

         177    o             29    XF, PFC says “partly reperfed at upper right” beautifully centered, light cancel, w/2016 PFC .................    $195

         178    o             29    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very light face-free town cancel . A very difficult

                                            stamp to find with margins all around. w/2008 & 2016 PF Certificates  .......................... Enlarged Photo   $399                  

         179    o             29    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel, fault free, nice perfs, w/2014 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $575

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

                                            orange brown shade. (Scott $1475 w/red cancel for VF, $950 for F-VF) w/1990 PF Certificate .............    $625

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

                                            Nice full perfs all around. (Scott $1475 VF, $2075 for XF) w/1987 & 2015 PFC ............ Enlarged Photo $1495               

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) 12 share this grade, only 3 graded higher (SMQ $3500) w/2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $3400

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

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

                                            Only 1 share this grade with only 1 higher! (SMQ $9000) 1982 PFC & 2011 PSE.... (FRONT COVER) $9000

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

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

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

                                            w/1992 PFC & 2008 PSE . The nicest I have ever seen!!!.................….. .(Inside BACK  COVER) $11,500

         188    o          30A    XF, beautifully centered, light RED face-free cancel, reperf at right, (Scott $360) 2017 PF Certificate..   $175

         190    oGC    30A    XF+, lovely RED GRID cancel. Beautifully centered with strong bold color. Fault free in all

                                            respects. (Graded XF 90)(SMQ $825 + $75 for red cancel=$900) 1989 PFC,2016 PSE Enlarged Photo  $795

 

 

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

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

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

         192    *          30A    VF OG  well centered for this issue and very fresh, (Scott $2200) w/1988 PFC................. Enlarged Photo $1350

         193    o             31    VF, deep rich color with a light town cancel, (Scott $1200) w/2016 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $950

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

                                            this nice and fault free. (Scott $1200 VF, $1800 VF-XF) w/1979 PFC & 2013 PSAG ... Enlarged Photo $1195

         195    oGC       31    XF for this but only (Graded VF-XF 85) Very  bright color on clean lily white paper.

                                            Lightly canceled (Scott $1800 for VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1850) w/2015 PF Certificate....... Enlarged Photo $1395

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

                                            vertical,  strip/3 (this being the middle stamp), copy 2013 PFC for strip/3......................... Enlarged Photo   $395

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $800) extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo   $625

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

                                            full even perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3050) Only 2 graded higher, w/2008 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2795

         200    *             33    VF with large part OG (looks full OG to me) very attractive mint single on fresh paper.

                                            1983 as full OG, 2007 as large part OG, (Scott $6000) w/1983 & 2007 PFC.................... Enlarged Photo $2495 

         201    o             33    VF, bright and fresh with a very light cancel, 1 blinds perf on each side, (Scott $200).................................    $150

         202    oGC       33    VF-XF, (Graded VF-XF 85) looks XF,  light cancel! (SMQ $450) 1992 & 2013 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $395

         204    o             35    VF-XF, large margins, deep color, nearly face-free cancel , (Scott $65)..........................................................      $50

         205    oGC       35    XF, huge stamp, deep color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $190) w/2016 PSE Certificate ..................................    $125

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

                                            Nice full perfs all around. w/1988 & 2004 PFC & 2009 w/2016 PSAG Certificate(90)............................    $150

         207    o             35    XF+, beautifully centered with very wide even margins. Bright color with a very

                                            light cancel. Nice full perforations all around. (Scott $190 for XF)w/1984 PFC ............... Enlarged Photo   $175

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

                                            black grid cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $575) only 8 graded higher, 2012 PSE......... Enlarged Photo   $495                     

         209    *GC       35    XF OG LH, large margins, (Graded XF 90) with both 2001 PFC &

                                            w/2004 PSE Certificate(90) (SMQ $600) Post office fresh and fault free   …………….Enlarged Photo   $550

         211    oGC       36    XF, a magnificent example used single, beautifully centered , very light cancel. Scarce this

                                            nice. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $800 for XF grade) (SMQ $950) w/2008 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $650

         212    oGC       36    XF, extraordinary RED GRID cancel and extremely eye catching. (Graded XF 90) Only

                                            17 graded higher (doubt many have red cancels) (SMQ $950 + $20 premium for RED

                                            cancel= $970). Fault free in all respects with full perfs! w/2011 PSE Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo  $795

         213    o             37    F-VF, lovely bold RED GRID cancel, fresh and fault free, (Scott $465).........................................................    $219

         215    oGC       37    VF-XF with a face-free cancel RED GRID cancel. Strong deep color with nice full even

                                            perfs. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $465 w/red cancel) w/2000 & 2016 PF Certificates  ....... Enlarged Photo   $425

         217    *             37    VF OG LH JUMBO at left, bright and fresh, fault free, nice perfs, (Scott $150) w/1993 PF Certificate    $795                  

         218    *GC       37    VF OG VLH, bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1450) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $1150                  

         219    **GC     37    XF OG NH, a truly phenomenal example and very scarce as I believe only 6 have ever

                                            been certified as NEVER HINGED. Post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. Unlisted in NH by Scott since 99.9% are all hinged or have no gum.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Only 1 shares this grade with only 1 ever graded higher. The nicest  

                                            NH  copy I have ever offered in my 39 years as a dealer w/2012 PSE Cert .. (Inside FRONT COVER) $6500

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

                                            orange color on clean white margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1275 + $90 premium for

                                            magenta cancel= $1365), fault free w/20086 PSE Certificate ........................... (Inside BACK COVER) $1195

         222    o             38    VF OG , hinged (as is 99% of all #38’s) Brilliant color and post office fresh .

                                            (Scott $2000) with 3 certs:  w/1984, 2005 & 2009 PF Certificates   .................................. Enlarged Photo   $995

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

                                            paper. (SMQ $2150) Fault free in all respects, w/2017 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $1995

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) 1986, 2002, 2007 PFC & 2016 PSE(95).................... Enlarged Photo $2850

       227    *             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 $4500

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

 

         228    *             41    VF, unused , no gum as issued. Incredible color for this stamp on lily white margins. Centered

                                            far better than most for this issue, (Scott $5250 VF, $3750 F-VF) w/2016 PSE................ Enlarged Photo $2795

         229    *             42    VF, unused, no gum as issued. Vivid color on clean white paper. Scarce as only 878

                                            were ever issued. (Scott $2700 for VF, $2000 for F-VF) w/2010 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1695             

         230    *GC       43    VF, unused, no gum as issued, deep vivid color on clean white paper. Nice perfs for this, none

                                            are nibbed or pulled. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $4250)  Rare as only 516 were ever issued! Only

                                            6 have shared this grade, 7 higher (1 at 90 and 1 at 95) 2000 PFC & 2015 PSE(80)...... Enlarged Photo $3500                 

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

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

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

                                            One of the nicest I’ve seen, choice, fault free w/1993 & 2015 PSE Certificates   ........... Enlarged Photo $5500

 

         232    *GC       56    VF OG LH, very fresh with fabulous color and impression (Graded VF 80) (Scott $550) w/2015 PFC..    $350

         233    **GC     56    VF-XF OG LH, brilliant color (Graded VF-XF 85), w/1978 & 2014 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo   $595                 

         234    **           56    XF OG NH , a very difficult issue to find in never hinged condition. Gorgeous color 

                                            and proof-like impression. Unlisted it Scott for NH (scarce) w/1994 PFC (stating NH)... Enlarged Photo   $795

                                           

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         236    o             63    VF, very light BLUE cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $55).................................................................................      $40

         237    o             63    XF, lovely sock on the nose Sept c.d.s postmark.................................................................................................      $80

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

         242    o             65    XF, fancy geometric cancel, fault free ..................................................................................................................      $25               

         243    oGC       65    XF-S, beautifully centered, (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $220) only 17 graded higher.......... Enlarged Photo   $199

         244    *             65    XF-S OG LH, beautifully centered with gorgeous color for this issue. Nice full perfs

                                            all around on clean white paper. Quite scarce this nice! w/2000 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $350

         245    **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. 7 share this grade, 9 higher, w/2005 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo   $895                

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

                                            eye appeal. Trivial short perf at left, (Scott $830) w/2016 PFC & 2017 PSE certificates.........................    $450

         247    o             67    VF, fancy “PAID” in grid cancel, fault free (Scott $825) w/2001 PFC & 2007 PSE Certificate............    $525    

         248    o             67    VF, lovely light RED cancel, very fresh, (Scott $860 w/red) w/2015 PF Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $650

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

                                            perfs. (Graded VF 80) Scott $800 + $60 premium for RED= $860) 1987 & 2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $750

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

                                            notation on back. w/2014 PF Certificate (Scott  $14530 for VF-XF) w/2014 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $850

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

                                            fresh paper. Fault free, (Scott $830 for VF. $2680 for XF) w/2016 PSE Certificate....... Enlarged Photo $1099

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

                                            NY Town postmark. (Graded F-VF 75) really a VF. (Scott $1100) w/2006 PSE............... Enlarged Photo   $795 

         253    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 $1750

         254    *             67    Fine, (really just a 67 with deep color. PSAG calls this “trace of OG with a small corner crease at

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

                                            stamp and extremely fresh, (Scott $27,500 for VF, $13,500 for Fine) w/2012 PSAG Certificate............ $3500

         255    o             68    VF, very light RED cancel, large margins, extremely fresh,  (Scott $65 with red cancel).............................      $50   

         257    *             68    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, very fresh, (Scott $400 VF, $550 VF-XF) w/2016 PSE  ..    $325 

         258    *             68    VF-XF OG LH, very well balanced with large margin at left and top. Lovely bright color.

                                            Small owners handstamp on gum in lower corner only, (Scott $1600 VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate ...    $995 

         259    oGC       69    XF-S, beautifully centered with a light cancel. Rich black impression on clean white margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Only 12 ever graded higher (SMQ $750) w/2016 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $595

         261    o             70    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  May 18th c.d.s. cancel (Scott $300) fault free ......................................................    $140

         262    o             70    XF for this, light RED GRID cancel, (Scott $540 for VF-XF) 2017 PSE Certificate........ Enlarged Photo  $450

         263    oGC       70    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $575) w/1987 & 2017 PF Certificates ................ Enlarged Photo   $499

         264    oGC       70    XF a fabulous used single , beautifully centered with a very light face-free cancel . Rich

                                            color and fault free. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $850) only 15 graded higher, 2009 PSE...... Enlarged Photo   $850               

         265    o           70a    VF, light cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $325).....................................................................................................    $175

         266    oGC     70a    VF, lovely brown-lilac with a spectacular RED segmented cancel. Wide margins with

                                            strong color. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $325 + $40 premium for red cancel) w/2010 PSE Certificate........    $365

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

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

                                            perforations and fault free (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $850) (SMQ $725 for F 70) w/2016 PFC...............    $550

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

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

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600+ $25 for blue cancel), w/2015 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            of this scarce violet shade. Fault free, (Scott $2275) w/2016 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1295

         274    o             71    VF, nice black, Wilmington, DE  c.d.s. cancel, strong color, fault free, (Scott $190).....................................    $120 

         277    o             72    SUPERB , “sock-on-the nose San Francisco cogwheel cancel. Gorgeous color and

                                            perfectly centered. Unfortunately expertly reperfed at top, (Scott $600 for VF)...........................................    $299  

         279    o             72    XF, beautifully centered with strong color and impression on clean white paper. Nice full

                                            perforations all around! (Scott $1200 for XF value) w/2004 PSE & w/2015 PF Certs .. Enlarged Photo  $695

         280    *             72    F-VF, regummed, bright and fresh with rich color, (Scott $1300 VF, $850 F-VF)..........................................    $395

         281    *             72    XF, unused, no gum, a post office fresh beautifully centered stamp with gorgeous

                                            color on bright white paper. (Scott $1300 VF. $1750 for XF) w/2016 PSE Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $1395

         282    o             73    VF, very light cancel, fresh and fault free , (Scott $60).......................................................................................      $50

         283    o             73    VF-XF, beautifully centered, light cancel, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate .................................................      $90 

         285    o             73    XF-S, light BLUE face-free cancel , fantastic centering, w/2017 PF Certificate .........................................    $150

         286    o             73    XF-S, light cancel, deep rich color, beautifully centered, (Scott $220 for XF) 2010 PFC & 2017 PSE.....    $195 

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

                                            and full even perforations. Very eye appealing!!   w/2016 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo   $325

         288    *             73    F-VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh on lily white paper, fault free, (Scott $140) ...................................      $65

         289    o             75    F-VF, gorgeous color with a very light and pretty RED cancel, (Scott $485).................................................    $160

         291    o             75    XF, a beautifully centered and very appealing with its both light face-free Black target cancel

                                            and  RED transit cancel at bottom, (Scott $1200 for XF) w/2003 PSE & 2011 PFC ..... Enlarged Photo   $895

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

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

                                            One of the prettiest I’ve seen in years. w/1987 & 2016 PF Certificates   .......................... Enlarged Photo $1150

         293    o             76    VF, very light face-free cancel, one trivial nibbed perf at top, (Scott $120 VF, $195 VF-XF).....................    $160

         296    *             76    XF, unused, no gum, very large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $525)..........................................................    $325

         297    *             76    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid color and proof-like impression .

                                            A scarce stamp this nice and fault free! (Scott $1350 VF, $2000 VF-XF) w/2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $1250 

         298    o             77    F-VF, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $180 VF. $120 F-VF).........................................................................      $45

         299    o             77    F-VF, interesting segmented black cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $180).....................................      $60

         300    o             77    Almost VF with a light face-free cancel , deep impression, very fresh, (Scott $180).....................................    $110    

         301    o             77    Almost VF, so lightly canceled it looks unused (shows a little cancel on his forehead), (Scott $180)........    $125

         302    o             77    VF-XF, nice black target cancel on clean white paper, very fresh, (Scott $180)............................................    $150  

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

                                            BLUE French Transit cancel at upper left (SMQ $1100) (Graded XF 90J) 2004 PSE   Enlarged Photo   $750

         306    o             78    F-VF nice central black target cancel, strong color with a light red cancel at bottom, (Scott $375)   .......    $100

         307    o             78    Nearly VF, fancy “cross-roads” cancel, strong color, nicely centered, (Scott $375).....................................    $110

         308    o             78    VF, interesting cancel leaving it virtually face free, rich color, fresh, (Scott $375)........................................    $175 

         309    o             78    VF, lovely scarce RED Newark, NJ postmark, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate, (Scott $400 w/red).....    $300               

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

                                            (SMQ $350 for 80, $550 for 85) This is the only graded 80J. There are 37 graded higher but

                                            only 4 qualify as JUMBOS. Very impressive fault free stamp, w/2016 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $375  

         312    o           78a    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a partial target cancel . Fairly large margins for this

                                            issue. (Scott $425 VF, $575 VF-XF) w/2002 APS Cert and w/2016 PSE Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo   $300

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

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

                                            with paid cancel at $590) with 3 certs!  w/1986, 1991 & 2014 PF Certificates(85) ....... Enlarged Photo   $475

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

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

                                            with only 5 higher. (I’m sure others don’t look this nice! w/2006 PSE Certificate  ......... Enlarged Photo   $850

         315    o           78b    F-VF, fancy segmented cancel, small faults no evident from the front, (Scott $450)..................................      $75

         316    o           78b    VF, “gray shade” neat black circle of wedges, well centered, (Scott $450) w/2016 PF Certificate .........    $300

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

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

                                            ragged on this issue) Light cork cancel, (Scott $1100 VF, $1500 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $895

         319    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 $1995

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

                                            Nice light face-free cancel. (Scott $8250 VF, $6000 F-VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo $4500

         322    o             85    Nearly VF, bright and fresh with a fancy rosette cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1988 PF Certificate ..............    $325

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

                                            Nice clean white paper. Fault free in all in all respects. (Scott $1050) w/2016 PF Certificate   ................    $550 

         324    o             85    VF, large margins, bright and fresh with a fancy face-free cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1994 PFC.................    $600

         325    o             85    VF, bright and fresh, fancy “circle of V’s” cancel, (Scott $1050) w/1991 & 2004 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $700  

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

                                            cancel. Full perfs (scarce on this issue) (Scott $1050 VF, $1450 VF-XF) w/2015 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $800

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

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1450 for 85 grade), w/1975 & 2016 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $1150                    

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

                                            neat quartered cork cancel. Nice full perforations all around. (most have nib perfs) (Graded XF 90)

                                            Scott values 90 grade at $2400 (SMQ higher at $2500) 2014 PF Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo $1995

         329    o          85B    F-VF with an extremely light BLUE cancel. Nicely balanced for this tough issue.

                                            Fault free in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $1350 w/blue cancel) w/2002 PFC.....................................    $595

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

                                            comes with margins touching the design. Fault free , (Scott $1350) w/2016 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo  $995

         331    o          85B    VF-XF, beautifully centered , extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $1350) w/1983 PFC....... Enlarged Photo $1295  

         332    o             86    VF, strong color on clean white margins. This has both a bold target cancel and partial

                                            town cancel at right. Fault free in all respects (Scott $425) w/2016 PF Certificate ....................................    $325

         333    o             86    VF, lovely bright BLUE GEOMETRIC fancy cancel, (Scott $450) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ....    $395                 

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

                                            cancel . Fault free (Scott $775 for VF-XF, $1450 for XF)  w/2016 PF Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $495

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

                                            perforations. (Graded VF-XF 85) Looks like a 90. Scott $800 for 85, w/2016 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $725

         336    o             87    VF, fresh with a virtually face-free, fault free, (Scott $200) w/2016 PF Certificate ...................................    $175 

         339    *             88    Fine+ OG LH, bright and fresh, (Scott $1000 for VF, $650 for F-VF, $380 for Fine)...................................    $275

         340    o             89    F-VF nice central circle of wedges cancel, good color on clean white paper, (Scott $350)..........................      $95

         341    oGC       89    VF, very well centered, large stamp, blank & red cancels, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350) w/2016 PFC....    $250  

         343    o             90    F-VF, blue “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, fault free  (Scott $425)........................    $119

         344    o             90    VF, extremely light cancel, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $400) w/1996 & 2016 PF Certificates....    $299

         346    oGC       90    XF, extremely fresh, fault free (Graded XF 90) Scott $900 for XF 90, w/2015 PSAG ... Enlarged Photo   $595

         349    o             92    VF, neat quartered cork cancel, fault free, (Scott $450) w/2016 PF Certificate ........................................    $250

         350    oGC       92    VF-XF for this with lovely strong blue color on clean fresh white paper. Neat BLUE MAY 15

                                            datestamp! Great perfs for this issue (Graded VF 80) Scott $470 1995 & 2016 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $425

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

                                            fresh paper. Nice full perfs and fault free, (Scott $3000) w/2000 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo $1295

         353    o             93    VF+, lovely RED segmented cancel, bright and fresh, fault free, a very pretty stamp!...............................    $120 

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

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

                                            and 2007 PSE Certificates(95) (SMQ $2900) 14 share grade, only 5 graded higher, ..... Enlarged Photo $2295

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1125) Only 3 share this grade,4 higher! 2000 PFC, 2007 PSE.. Enlarged Photo   $950

         356    o             95    F-VF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong color, strong grill, (Scott $900)......................................    $300

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

                                            not adding more to the price for it. (Scott $950 VF, $700 F-VF)  w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................    $400

         358    *             95    VF, unused, no gum, well centered with deep rich color, extremely fresh and fault free in all

                                             respects, (Scott $1300 for no gum) Scarce in mint condition, w/2006 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $995

         359    o             96    VF, rich color, extremely fresh, with a light cancel, fault free (Scott $225).....................................................    $125

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) Only 9 graded higher, (SMQ $800) w/1995 PSE and 2015 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $699

         361    o             97    VF-XF, lightly canceled, extremely fresh, the scarcer thin paper variety, w/2014 PSE Certificate ........    $250

         362    oGC       97    VF-XF, light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $325) fresh, w/2017 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $295

         363    oGC       97    XF, beautifully centered, light cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $475) 2017 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $395                 

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

                                            it’s bright white margins. Very light cancel, fault free, (Scott $675 for XF) 2015 PFC..... Enlarged Photo   $550

 

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) Fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSAG Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $695                   

         366    *             97    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, extremely fresh, (Scott $1100 VF, $1800 XF) 2014 PSAG...    $895

         367    *             97    Almost VF OG VLH, post office fresh with sharp detailed impression on lily

                                            white paper. (Scott $3000) fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo $1595 

         369    o             98    XF, beautifully centered but (Graded only VF-XF 85) Scott $525 for 85, w/2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $425

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

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 grade at $2700) w/2014 PSAG Cert. .......... (Inside BACK COVER) $2395

         371    *             98    VF-XF, unused,  no gum, beautifully centered with sharp detailed impression on crisp clean white

                                            paper. Fault free in all respects, (Scott $1600 for VF no gum, $1900 for VF-XF)  ............ Enlarged Photo $1495                 

         372    o             99    VF, large stamp, target cancel, “tiny thin in the grill”, (Scott $1600) w/1979 PF Certificate ...................    $350

         373    o             99    Fine+, light face-free cancel, nice segmented cancel at left, fault free, (Scott $1600)..................................    $499                   

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

                                            with nice full perfs all around, (Scott $1600) (Graded VF 80) 2001 & 2016 PF Certs ... Enlarged Photo   $995

         375    o             99    VF-XF, bright and fresh, beautifully centered, fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo $1795 

         376    o           100    VF, lovely negative cork circle of wedges cancel, rich color, (Scott $1000) w/2015 PF Certificate ........    $595

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2250) (SMQ $2250) w/1997 PSE & 2016 PFC........................... Enlarged Photo $1995    

         379    *           101    Fine+,  PFC notes “ slightly disturbed original gum”. Looks just hinged to me with a small HR.

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

                                            is usually plagued by uneven perfs. Fault free, (Scott $14,500 for VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ................ $2995                    

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

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

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

                                            in mint condition. One of the nicest used in existence.  w/2017 PSAG Cert ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $2395

         381    *           102    F-VF+ OG LH, stunning color, post office fresh, (Scott $800) w/2005 PF Certificate ...............................    $450                 

         382    *GC     102    VF-XF OG LH (XF for this) large margins with gorgeous color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $1050 for 85 grade (SMQ $1150) w/1990 & 2014 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $895

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

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

                                            by both a w/1995 PF Certificate and w/2005 PSE Certificate(95)  ................................. Enlarged Photo $2595

         385    *           103    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and fresh as the day it was issued. Rare as only 389 were

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

                                            impression. Nice full even perfs! With both 1997 & 2016 PF Certificates .................... (BACK COVER) $5250

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

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

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

                                            only 7 higher (6 hinged, 1NH) w/2017 PSE Certificate post office fresh GEM ......... (FRONT COVER) $7500  

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

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

                                            2 share this grade with only 1 higher. (SMQ $9000) w/2016 PSE Certificate ............... (BACK COVER) $8000

         388    *GC     109    SUPERB , mathematically perfectly centered with gorgeous deep vivid color and proof-like

                                            impression on clean fresh paper. Nice full and ever perforations which is scarce on this issue.

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

                                            a regular 90 at $12,000 and 95 at $21,000. I feel it is a 95 or “dam” close to it. The nicest

                                            SC #109 I’ve seen. Rare as only346 ever issued! w/2017 PF Certificate ……(see FRONT COVER) $15,000

         389    *           111    VF, unused, no gum. Gorgeous color and post office fresh on clean white margins.

                                            Rare stamp as only 317 ever issued, fault free (Scott $6750) w/2016 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $4500

 

 

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                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         390    o           112    XF, lovely BLUE quartered cork cancel, (Scott 350 for XF w/blue cancel) 2016 PFC...............................    $225

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

         392    oGC     112    XF, very light face-free cancel , (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) w/2009 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $375

         395    *GC     112    SUPERB , huge JUMBO, unused, no gum. A magnificent example , very scarce as even the

                                            PSE has only graded 1 98 grade as the highest used. Scott values $725 for just a regular

                                            98 (not adding for the JUMBO!) GEM w/2017 PSAG Certificate ................... (Inside FRONT COVER)   $725

         396    o           113    XF, very lightly canceled, fault free, extremely fresh, (Scott $80 VF, $300 XF)............................................    $110

         397    o           113    XF, so faintly hinged, almost appears unused! fault free, (Scott $225 for XF) w/2016 PFC......................    $180

         398    o           113    XF-S, this is the scarcer “split grill” variety. Lovely color with a town cancel at 

                                            bottom and cancel at upper right. Fault free , w/2009 & 2017 PF Certificates ............... Enlarged Photo   $295

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

                                            in this top quality, fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $395

         401    *GC     113    XF OG LH, beautifully centered with large margins and gorgeous color !!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1000) fresh and fault free w/2015 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo  $995

         403    o           114    Fine+ with a very scarce “FREE” in circle cancel ($150 premium for free) (Scott $167.50)......................      $55

         404    oGC     114    XF-S for this stamp, gorgeous color on clean white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $100) 2017 PSAG .....    $100

         405    *           114    VF OG VLH, the scarcer “split grill” variety, (Scott $300) copy of 1995 PFC for block/4, fresh!!!.........    $165

         407    **GC  114    VF OG NH post office fresh with no gum bends or skips, (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $700) w/2007 PFC.....    $595

         409    oGC     115    F-VF, lovely light RED BAR cancel (Graded F 70) (SMQ $110 + $75 for red cancel=$185) 2004 PSE.    $150

         410    o           115    VF-XF “JUMBO”, three unusually huge margins and just slightly less at bottom. Gorgeous color

                                            on clean white paper. Black & RED cancels, (Scott $325 for regular VF) 2014 PSAG Certificate ........    $250 

         411    o           115    XF, a visually appealing gem with huge margins and a light pretty BLUE cancel.

                                            (Scott $625 for XF w/blue cancel) fault free w/2001 & 2016 PF Certificates   ............... Enlarged Photo   $550

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

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $2000 for 95 grade (SMQ $1900) 2016 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1695

         416    o           116    XF, large margins with a RED cancel, very eye catching!!  with both 2000 & 2012 PFC ..........................    $250                   

         417    o           116    XF JUMBO margins with brilliant color!!! (Scott $350 for XF) 2016 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $300

         418    oGC     116    XF “JUMBO,” neat circle of wedges cancel. Brilliant color on clean white paper. 

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $600) w/2008 PSE Certificate ....................................................... Enlarged Photo   $375

         419    *           116    VF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $750) w/1976 PF Certificate .....................    $495

         421    *GC     116    Nearly VF OG, large stamp with incredible color on clean fresh paper and fault free 

                                            in all respects. (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $1500) w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................................................    $995

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $3000 for 85 grade (SMQ $3250) w/2000 & 2014 PFC........ Enlarged Photo $2750

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

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

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

                                            Only 5 share this grade with only 1 higher, Finest I’ve ever offered………………..Enlarged Photo       $9,995

         425    o           117    VF-XF, well centered with a neat “circle of V’s” cancellation, very fresh, fault free ...................................    $125

         426    o           117    VF, interesting RED circle cancel, fault free (Scott $275 w/red cancel) w/1991 PF Certificate ..............    $160

         427    o           117    VF-XF, light RED cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $275 w/red cancel)............................................................    $185

         428    oGC     117    XF, gorgeous deep color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) w/2009 PSE Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $299

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

         431    *           117    F-VF OG LH, lovely color, very fresh, fault free, (Scott $1900) w/1972 PF Certificate ............................    $750

         432    *           117    VF-XF+ OG LH (XF for this). Beautifully centered with gorgeous color on bright clean fresh

                                            paper. Nice full perfs (no nibs) with 1996 & 2016 PFC and w/2016 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo $2695

         434    o           118    Nearly VF, three large even margins, neat black target cancel, very fresh, (Scott $850).............................    $399

         435    oGC    118    ......................... VF-XF, large margins on bright lily white paper. Strong bright colors and full perforations

                                            all around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $850 for 80 grade) w/2007 PF Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo  $650

         436    o          118    ........................................ VF+ , well centered with a light cancel, (Scott $850) w/1992, 2005 & 2017 PFC Enlarged Photo                                                                                                                                                                                $750

         437    oGC    118    .......................... VF, lovely example with a very pretty RED town cancel. Three large margins and bright

                                            color. (Graded VF 80) Scott $935 w/red cancel, fault free w/1991 & /2016 PF Certs  .. Enlarged Photo   $800

         438    o          118       VF-XF, bold BLUE cancel, (Scott $ $925) w/1981, 2002 & 2016 PFC........................... Enlarged Photo $1095       

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

                                            Light cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for 90 grade) w/2017 PF Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1395         

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3900 for 95 grade,) with 2012 PFC & 2015 PSAG Cert ....... Enlarged Photo $3295

         441    *          118    Fine, unused, no gum, gorgeous color  fault free, (Scott $3250 for VF) w/2004 PSE Certificate ............. $1095           

         442    *          118    ...................................... VF, unused, no gum, a post office fresh stamp with large margins and vivid color  

                                            on clean white paper. Fault free, (Scott $3250 for no gum) w/2001 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo $2395

         443    *          118   VF+, regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum)2016 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $2750

         444    *          118   Nearly VF OG LH, a truly scarce stamp to obtain this well centered and fault free. Large

                                            stamp with gorgeous color on white margins. (Scott $9500) w/2009 PSE & 2013 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $5750

         445    *           118    VF, full OG, a brilliantly bright and fresh example, beautifully centered with lovely colors.

                                            Fault free in all respects, (Scott $9500 for VF) w/2015 PSE Certificate …..  ................... Enlarged Photo $7250

         447    oGC     119    XF, deep dark vivid colors and beautifully centered . Target cancel. Can’t believe it only

                                            (Graded VF 80) looks much nicer. (SMQ $275), w/2001 & 2008 PSE Certificates ....... Enlarged Photo   $250

         448    o           119    XF, large margins with deep dark intense colors on fresh clean paper. A difficult pictorial issue

                                            to find this well centered, fault free, (Scott $525 for XF value) w/2015 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $325

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

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

                                            end 90. (SMQ $675 for just a regular cancel) w/2016 PSE Certificate  ............................ Enlarged Photo  $750

         450    *           119    VF OG VLH, rich color and fresh as the day it was printed. (Scott $3250)  Fault free

                                            in all respects with both 1987 & /2012 PF Certificates  ....................................................... Enlarged Photo $2695

         451    *           119    VF OG LH, large stamp with gorgeous color on lily white paper. Post office fresh and fault 

                                            free in all respects. (Scott $3250) w/2005 PSE Certificate and with 2000 & 2008 PFC Enlarged Photo $2795

         452    *GC     119    VF OG JUMBO, gorgeous color, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/2016 PSAG Cert ..... Enlarged Photo $2995                 

         453    o           120    Nearly VF, very light cancel, strong color, (Scott $650) w/1993 & 2016 PF Certificates  .........................    $499

         454    o           120    VF-XF, neat circle of wedges cancel. Strong color with wide margins. Very attractive

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

         455    *           120    XF, regummed, fault free (Scott $4000 for XF no gum) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ................................... $1795

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $8000 for 80 grade (SMQ $8850) w/1986 & 2006 PF Certs  ...... Enlarged Photo $6995

         457    o           121    VF, strong colors with a neat rosette fancy cancel, (Scott $425).......................................................................    $180

         458    o           121    VF, neat central circle of wedges cancel on bright white paper, (Scott $425)................................................    $200

         459    o           121    VF, large margins with a BLUE quartered cork cancel. (Scott $675) w/2016 PF Certificate ..................    $250

         460    o           121    VF, fairly light cancel with strong rich color, fault free , (Scott $450) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...............    $295 

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

                                            and fault free. (Scott $675 with red cancel) w/2016 PF Certificate ...............................................................    $275 

         462    o           121    VF, light cancel, bright and fresh, fault free, (Scott $425) w/2017 PF Certificate .......................................    $350

         463    o           121    VF-XF, gorgeous color, neat target cancel, (Scott $425 VF, $700 VF-XF) w/2011 PF Certificate ..........    $399

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

                                            Well balanced on white paper, (SMQ $500) with 1993 APS cert and 2017 PSE Cert.  .. Enlarged Photo   $450               

         465    *GC     121    VF, regummed, gorgeous color and nicely centered. Extremely fresh on clean white paper and

                                            sharp impression. (Graded VF 80) Scott $1650 for VF no gum, w/2016 PF Certificate ........................... $1195

         466    *           121    VF-XF, regummed, bright and fresh, looks OG LH, (Scott $1650) w/2000 PFC........................................... $1295                  

         467    *           121    VF with part OG (80% of the back has OG). Gorgeous color bright color on lily white

                                            paper and very well centered. Fault free, (Scott $4500) w/1995 PSE & 2005 PFC..................................... $1595

         468    *           121    VF OG LH, a lovely mint single with spectacular colors on lily white margins. Fault free

                                            in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $4500) w/1999 & 2016 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo $3500

 

         469    *           121    XF OG LH, a magnificent example and one of the finest centered example I have ever 

                                            offered in my 39 years as a dealer, Gorgeous color! w/2011 & 2015 PF Certificates   Enlarged Photo 11,500

         470    o           122    XF-S, very lightly canceled with a face-free cancel . Small thin spot on top, seen only

                                            when dipped in fluid. (Scott $1900 for VF, XF-S $8500 if sound) a very pretty stamp!! ............................    $699 

         471    o           122    F-VF+, rich  colors with a fairly light cancel, very fresh, (Scott $1900) w/1979 PF Certificate ................    $850                 

         472    o           122    VF-XF, large margins and very well balanced with lovely color on clean fresh white paper.

                                            Fault free in all fault free in all respects, (Scott $1900 VF, $2500 VF-XF) w/2015 PSE.. Enlarged Photo $1595

         473    oGC     122    VF, a very eye catching example of this rare stamp. Especially scarce to find with a RED cancel!!

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2250 +$1000= premium for RED cancel!)  2015 PFC............... Enlarged Photo $2095

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

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

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

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

                                            stamp who doesn’t care about the gum. (Graded VF 80) Scott $4000 for VF 80 (SMQ $4500)

                                            With both 1992 & 2016 Philatelic Foundation Certificates   ............................ (Inside BACK COVER) $3500

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         476    o           123    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh , w/2017 PF Certificate (Scott $450+) .........................................    $350

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

                                            Rare with colored cancel. with both 2010 PFC & w/2011 PSE Certificates .................... Enlarged Photo   $450

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

                                            (Scott $625 for VF-XF with no premium for colored cancel, with 1974 & 2004 PFC...... Enlarged Photo  $550

         479    o           123    XF, scarce MAGENTA cancel, fault free w/1966, 1999 & 2016 PF Certificates ........... Enlarged Photo   $895

         480    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 $2295

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

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $1100 for 85 (SMQ $1150) w/2016 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

                                            and extremely light cancel.  (Graded XF 90) Scott $1750 for 90 grade (SMQ $1750)

                                            With both 1978 PFC and w/2013 PSE Certificates(90)    a used showpiece!................... Enlarged Photo $1750                 

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

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

                                            off centered or faulty. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3250) w/1994 & 2011 PF Certificates Enlarged Photo $2495

         485    *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 $1995

         487    oGC     127    XF. a magnificent example with a neat double oval registry cancel. Lovely color and beautifully

                                            centered with nice full even perforations. Only 1947 were ever issued and very few are used

                                            especially this nice! (Graded XF 90) (Scott $5500 for 90) (SMQ $6250). This has 3 certs:

                                            w/1974, 2006 PF Certificate(90) and w/2016 PSE Certificates(90)................................. Enlarged Photo $3995

         488    *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 $2350

         489    *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 ........... (Inside BACK COVER) $5500

         490    *           128    VF OG, unusually large margins for this issue. Brilliant color beautifully contrasted by

                                            it’s bright lily white paper! Fault free, (Scott $2250) w/1968 PFC and w/2015 PSE Certificates ............ $1495

         491    *           128    VF-XF full OG, hinged but no HR, beautifully centered, fresh, (Scott $2250)1989 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1795 

         492    *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/2014 PSE Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo $2795

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) Only 5 ever graded higher (SMQ $5150)  2015 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $4695

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

                                            deep vivid colors! (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1600 for 85) w/2016 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1395

         495    *GC     130    VF, unused, no gum, deep color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $900) w/2016 PF Certificate .............................    $750

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

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

                                            grade with only 1 higher (SMQ $8250) w/2017 PSE Certificate  GEM.............................. Enlarged Photo $6995  

         497    *           131    VF, full OG, gorgeous bright colors, very fresh (Scott $2500) w/2015 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $1695 

         498    *GC     131    XF-S unused, no gum. A spectacular example with huge margins and lovely rich colors!

                                            Nice full even perfs on clean bright white paper. (Graded XF-S 95J) Scott values a

                                            regular 95 at $2800 and $4250 for 95. w/2010 PSAG Certificate ..................... (Inside BACK COVER) $2795

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

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

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

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

                                            w/1987 & 2003 PF Certificate and w/2016 PSE Certificate(95) ................... (Inside FRONT COVER) $7995

         500    *           132    XF OG LH, a spectacular mint re-issue with gorgeous color on clean fresh paper. Nice full even

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

                                            10%  of it’s class. Fault free in all fault free in all respects, w/2002 & 2016 PF Certs .... Enlarged Photo $7250

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

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

                                            issued. Only 10 share this grade with 4 higher. 2005 PFC & 2011 PSE  ..  (Inside BACK COVER)  $10,995

         502    o           133    VF, neat NY supplementary mail cancel, fault free in all respects (Scott $550) w/2015 PF Certificate..   $425

         503    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 $850

         504    *           133    VF-XF OG VLH, deep color, (Scott $475 for VF-XF value) w/1988 & 2017 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $450

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         506    o           134    VF-XF, beautifully centered, lovely color with a face-free cancel, (Scott $200 for VF)...............................    $140

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

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

         508    *GC  135A    Almost VF , unused, no gum (Graded F-VF 75) Scott $1000, (SMQ $650)  w/2017 PF Certificate ......    $595

         509    *        135A    Almost VF OG LH, large stamp with rich color, (Scott $2000) w/2017 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $995 

         510    *           135    VF-XF OG LH, very well centered for this difficult issue. (XF for issue). Lovely color

                                            and sharp impression. (Scott $1000 VF, $1500 VF-XF) w/2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $1050

         511    o           136    Almost VF, big stamp, face-free cancel and a strong grill impression, fresh, (Scott $32.50).......................      $25                     

         512    o           136    VF, black circle of wedges cancel, well balanced, fresh color and fault free, (Scott $100).........................      $70

         513    o           136    Almost VF, this is the scarcer “end roller grill”, nice circle of “V’scancel, (Scott $275)............................      $75

         514    oGC     136A    XF, neat quartered cork cancel, fresh, (Graded XF 90) Scott $230 for XF 90, 2016 PFC...........................    $225 

         515    *           136    VF-XF LH, beautifully centered, (Scott $950 for VF-XF) w/1993 & 2017 PF C .............. Enlarged Photo   $750

         516    o           138    VF, fancy BLUE checkerboard cancel and trace of red cancel at lower left, (Scott $575 for VF)...........    $130

         517    o           138    VF-XF, BLUE cancel with deep orange shade, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $525) 2017 PFC Enlarged Photo   $495

         518    oGC     138    XF, beautifully centered with brilliant orange color highlighted by a BLUE cancel!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $675 + $25 blue cancel= $700) w/1986 & 2016 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $650

         520    *           138    XF, unused, no gum, a magnificent example with large margins and gorgeous color on clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $1550 for VF, $2350 for XF) A very scarce mint stamp to find, especially

                                            this nice and fault free!! w/1990 & 1999 PF Certificate and w/2005 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo $1695

         521    oGC  138A    VF+, Brilliant bright orange color on clean fresh white margins. Fancy “cross-roads” cancel.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1400) strong grill, with both 1986 & 2013 PFC............................ Enlarged Photo $1150

         522    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 $1595

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

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

                                            free stamp in all fault free in all respects, w/1996 PFC and 2009 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $5995

         526    o           141    F-VF, gorgeous color with a neat bulls-eye cancel, (Scott $1500) w/1984 & 2017 PFC.............................    $895

         527    o           141    VF partial BLUE target cancel, strong color, (Scott $1500) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................................    $795   

         528    o           143    VF-XF,  face-free cancel , beautifully centered.  Small faults which cannot be seen

                                            with the naked eye (only in fluid) fresh looking stamp, (Scott $4000)............................................................    $895

         529    *           143    F-VF, unused, no gum. a post office fresh example of this notoriously scarce H grill 

                                            to find in fault free condition. Rich color and impression on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Scott values VF at $7500 and $5250 for F-VF).  w/2016 PSE Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $3495

         530    o           144    F-VF+, strong carmine color on clean white paper and a face-free circle of wedges cancel .

                                            Fault free in all respects. (Scott $2500) w/1989 & 2015 PF Certificates   .................................................... $1195

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

                                            in all respects. Strong grill impression at top, (Scott $2500) w/1998 APS Certificate  ..... Enlarged Photo $1695

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

                                            Light face-free cancel!  Fault free in all respects  (Scott $2500) 2017 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo $2495

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         534    *           145    F-VF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants, gorgeous color, (Scott $675 VF, $450 F-VF) w/2016 PSE........    $170

         535    *           147    VF-XF OG VLH, large stamp with gorgeous deep rich color on fresh clean paper. A very

                                            tough banknote to find this nice. (Scott $375 for VF-XF) w/2016 PSAG Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $360  

         538    o           149    XF, gorgeous color, beautifully balanced with a neat black circle of wedges cancel, fault free ................    $125

         540    *           149    Nearly XF OG LH, a magnificent example and rarely ever found this well centered and fault free.

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

                                            has four certificates!  w/1985, 1994, 2005 & a brand new 2015 PF Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo $1795

         541    o           150    XF+, very large margins with a very interesting cancel, fresh and fault free, (Scott $100 for XF)..............      $65 

         542    oGC     150    XF, lovely scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel (Weiss ST-8P11) (Graded XF 90) w/2008 PSE..........      $95

         543    o           151    Nearly VF with an attractive BLUE cross-roads fancy cancel, (Scott $245 w/blue cancel).......................    $120  

         544    o           151    VF-XF, fairly light cancel with large margins, (Scott $220 VF, $300 VF-XF).................................................    $175

         546    o           151    XF, very large and balanced margins with a BLACK STAR cancel and red cancels..................................    $275 

         547    o           152    F-VF, strong orange color with a face-free cancel fancy neat BLACK STAR cancellation.

                                            Fault free in all respects on clean white margins! (Scott $220 VF, $145+ F-VF) w/1999 APS Cert...........      $65

         548    o           152    F-VF+, large margins on three sides and a face-free cancel, (Scott $220 for VF)  ........................................      $75

         549    o           152    VF-XF, strange looking cancel, nice color and well centered, (Scott $220 for VF)........................................      $99

         550    o           152    VF+, blue target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2016 PF Certificate ..................................................................    $225

         553    *GC     152    VF-XF, expertly regummed, beautifully centered with large margins and incredible

                                            radiant color!! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1250) w/2015 PSE Certificate ................................................    $595

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

                                            (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $2000) Scott $3500 VF. $2150 F-VF) w/2003 PSE Certificate ........................    $899                     

         555    *           152    VF-XF OG (hinged), unusually large margins for this issue and brilliant bright orange .

                                            color. Clean white margins. A very eye appealing stamp, (Scott $3500), w/1996 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $2295

         556    oGC     153    VF for this, with a scarce circle of “spokes” NYFM cancel. (Graded F-VF 75) which is

                                            ridiculous for this stamp. Bright and fresh with full perfs, etc, (Scott $230) w/2016 PF Certificate ........    $110                    

         557    o           153    VF-XF, lovely RED BAR cancel, lovely color, fault free, pretty stamp, (Scott $245 for VF).....................    $220

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

                                            Nice full perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott $1350 for 95 grade, w/2016 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $795

         561    oGC     154    VF-XF, lovely example with a New York Foreign Mail cancel. Fairly large margins on bright

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $425 for 85 grade) w/2000 & 2016 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $350

         562    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 $2495

         563    *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  ..........................................................    $995

         564    *GC     154    XF-S, near perfect centering, expertly regummed, looks OG. Large margins on fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3900 for XF 90 with no gum) w/2015 PSE Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo $2595

         565    o           155    VF, lovely fancy NYFM cancel (GE-C5), rich color and impression on bright clean

                                            white margins. Fault free, very eye appealing, (Scott $475 VF-XF) w/2015 PF Certificate ......................    $225

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

                                            good color and impression. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350+ NYFM) cancel w/2016 PFC.............................    $275

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) nice white margins! w/2016 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo  $695

         568    oGC     155    XF-S, a magnificent used example, beautifully centered on clean white paper. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Scott values 95 grade at $2300 (SMQ at $2500), w/2014 PSAG Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo $1395

         569    *GC     155    VF, unused no gum, large margins with gorgeous color on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1900) with 1985 PFC & w/2004 PSE Certificates(80)  ............ Enlarged Photo $1495

         570    *           155    VF+ OG, gorgeous color on bright clean white margins. Large stamp with sharp

                                            detailed impression. Fault free, (Scott $5000 VF)  w/2017 PSE Certificate  .. (Inside FRONT COVER) $4995               

                                                                                                1873 BANKNOTES

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         571    o           156    XF HUGE “JUMBO”,  face-free cancel, a fabulous fresh example, (Scott $45 for XF)..............................      $20

         572    o           156    XF-S, pretty stamp with both a black circle of wedges and RED transit cancel at bottom........................      $35

         573    o           156    XF “JUMBO,” nice cork cancel, one of the largest I’ve seen, w/2004 PF Certificate ................................      $65

         574    o           157    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel , (Scott $85 for XF).....................................................      $65

         576    *           157    VF-XF OG LH, bright and fresh, well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $525 VF-XF)................... Enlarged Photo   $425

         577    o           158    XF, deep dark color with a fancy “dot in circle” cancel, pretty stamp...........................................................      $30

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

         579    o           158    XF-S, huge stamp with rich color, rarely found in this quality, fault free (Scott $110 for XF-S).................      $85

         580    *           158    VF-XF OG LH, large stamp, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $110 VF, $170 VF-XF).....................      $90

         581    **        158    Almost VF OG NH, deep shade, no gum bends or skips w/2016 PF Certificate , scarce in NH.................    $100

         582    **        158    VF-XF OG NH, well centered and quite scarce to obtain this nice and NEVER HINGED!

                                            Unlisted is Scott for NH (since rare in NH) color copy of 2014 PSE for block/9 ............... Enlarged Photo   $350

         583    o           159    VF+, scarce BLUE fancy cancel, fault free and face-free cancel on bright white paper, pretty stamp!...      $40

         584    o           160    VF-XF, lovely NYFM cancel, well centered with large margins, (Scott $90 VF, $125 for VF-XF).............      $65

         585    o           160    VF-XF+ very large margins, gorgeous color with a neat face free target cancel at lower right.

                                            PFC notes: “two shorter perfs at bottom” very trivial at best, (Scott $125 fore VF-XF) w/2016 PFC......      $65 

         586    o           160    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/1989 PF Certificate ...............    $125

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

         588    o           160    XF, large stamp with gorgeous color and a face-free cancel , w/1995 PF Certificate ................................    $250

         589    o           161    XF, face-free cancel ..................................................................................................................................................      $35   

         590    *           161    VF-XF OG LH, deep color, fault free (Scott $1250 for VF-XF) 1998 PFC & 2009 PSE Enlarged Photo   $795

         591    o           162    VF-XF, light face-free BLUE cancel, (Scott $202 for VF-XF) w/1987 PF Certificate   ..............................    $119

         592    o           162    XF, beautifully centered with a face-free cancel  (Scott $300 for XF) ............................................................    $175

         593    o           162    XF, well balanced with a black New York Foreign Mail cancel, w/2007 PSE Certificate .......................    $200

         595    *           163    F-VF+ OG LH, extremely fresh, taken from a block/4 . Lovely bright color on clean fresh

                                            paper. Fault free, (Scott $2250 VF, $1460 F-VF) w/1995 PFC original certificate for block/4..................    $895

         596    o           165    VF-XF, fresh on clean white paper and with a fancy circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $140 for VF)..........      $95

         597    oGC     165    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel (Graded XF 90) Scott $310 for 90, w/2016 PSAG cert......    $250

         598    o           165    XF, unusually large margins, deep color, (Scott $310 for XF) w/1998 & 2016 PFC......... Enlarged Photo   $250

         599    *           165    F-VF, regummed, looks OG LH, extremely fresh, (Scott $1300) .....................................................................    $250

         600    o           166    Almost VF, light black grid cancel, extremely fresh, fault free , (Scott $300).................................................    $150  

         601    o           166    VF+, gorgeous color with large margins and a virtually face-free cancel, fault free, (Scott $300).............    $200 

         602    o           166    XF+, very large margins with a lovely numeral “5” in oval cancel. Gorgeous color on

                                            bright white paper. (Scott $600 for XF) w/1993 PSE & w/2000 & 2014 PSE Certs  ....... Enlarged Photo   $550

         604    *           166    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on bright white margins. Lovely sharp impression with large margins.

                                            (Scott $2250) with both w/1985 PF Certificate and w/2015 PSE Certificates .......................................... $1250                   

         606    *GC     166    VF-XF+ OG LH (XF for this) very large stamp and beautifully balanced with bright color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) Scott $3250 for XF, w/2013 PFC ......... Enlarged Photo $2750

                                           

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         607    o           182    XF, large margins, beautifully centered, nice color and impression, (Scott $67.50 for XF)..........................      $40

         608    oGC     182    XF, beautifully centered, bright color on clean white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $65) w/2009 PSE....      $55

         609    oGC     182    XF-S, large margins with a neat Washington oval cancel. Bright color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) very scarce in this condition, choice w/2017 PSE Certificate  ........... Enlarged Photo   $225               

         610    o           183    XF, ‘dot in target cancel”, extremely fresh, ......................................................................................................... $22.50

         611    o           183    XF, fancy cancel, deep rich color, fault free, very interesting cancel!.............................................................      $30

         612    o           183    XF, beautifully centered with a New York double oval cancel, fault free, (Scott $50 for XF).....................      $35

         613    o           183    XF huge JUMBO with a very light cancel, beautifully centered, fault free ....................................................      $60

         614    **        183    VF OG NH, gorgeous color , very fresh, (Scott $370)..........................................................................................    $225                    

         615    **        183    VF OG NH, bright and fresh, (Scott $370) with 1989 PFC for block/8, (original cert for block/8)    .........    $275

         616    o           185    XF, very large margins with deep dark color and a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, fault free ......      $60

         619    o           186    VF-XF, very large margins with a face-free cancel, fault free .......................................................................... $27.50

         620    o           186    XF, huge stamp, not the greatest looking cancel but still a nice stamp, (Scott $100 for XF).......................      $39

         621    *           186    VF-XF, unused, no gum, tall stamp and very well balanced, great color, fault free, (Scott $275 for VF).    $125

         622    *GC     186    VF-XF OG VLH, a spectacular example with bright color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1300) w/1982, 2003 & 2016 PF Certificates   .................... Enlarged Photo $1195

         623    oGC     187    XF-S JUMBO, deep color with two partial target cancel. (Graded XF 90J) Only 4 share this

                                            high grade with only 3 higher.(none are JUMBOS) (SMQ $300) 2017 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $275

         626    *GC     187    VF-XF OG LH, a beautifully centered stamp with three every large even margins on clean fresh

                                            paper! (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $4250 for 85 grade) w/2008 & 2016 PFC.................... Enlarged Photo $3250

         627    o           188    XF, large margins, fault free ....................................................................................................................................      $40

         628    o           188    XF with a fancy “negative “B” cancel”, fault free, w/2016 PSE Certificate ...............................................      $50

         630    *           188    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh with gorgeous color, fault free, (Scott $1800) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...    $575

         631    *           188    VF-XF+ OG LH “JUMBO,”  post office fresh with 3 huge margins and fault free 

                                            in all respects. (Scott $1800 VF, $2250 VF-XF, $3750 XF) w/2010 PSE Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo $1495

         632    o           189    VF-XF, large margins, strong color with “R” in registry oval cancel, fault free ..............................................      $35

         633    o           189    XF with “A” in NY oval  cancel, deep color, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................      $60

         634    **        189    VF+ OG LH, bright and fresh with three very large margins, w/1998 PF Cert. (Scott $275 VF-XF)..........    $125

         635    **        189    VF OG NH, gorgeous color, post office fresh (Scott $675) w/2015 PSE Certificate ...................................    $399                

      636A    **GC  189    VF OG NH, no gum bends or skips (Graded VF 80) (Scott $675) 2003 & 2016 PFC...... Enlarged Photo   $499

         636    o           190    VF,  face-free cancel , nicely centered, fresh and fault free, (Scott $95).........................................................      $70

         637    oGC     190    XF for this, large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $135 for 85 grade, w/2015 PF Certificate .............      $80

         638    o           190    XF, “JUMBO,” margins with a nearly face-free cancel. w/2016 PF Certificate ..........................................    $199

         639    oGC     190    XF, beautifully centered , large margins, deep color, oval town cancel (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $375) fault free in all respects, w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo   $299

         640    oGC     190    XF, huge margins, bright white paper (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PFC & PFC... Enlarged Photo   $350

         642    o           191    Almost VF, three huge margins with a very light cancel, (Scott $360).............................................................    $260

         644    oGC     191    XF for this, face-free cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $525) w/2014 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo $450

         645    *           191    VF-XF OG VLH, appears never hinged to me!!!  Lovely bright color on clean white paper.

                                            (Scott $2750 for VF-XF) post office fresh, scarce, w/2016 PF Certificate ....... (Inside BACK COVER) $2295