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          LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    oGC    9X1    VF for this (Graded F-VF 75) with a RED PAID cancel, with 1991 & 2018 PFC............ Enlarged Photo   $375

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

                                            scarcer red square cancel= $575) fault free w/1991 PF Certificate   ................................. Enlarged Photo   $450

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

                                            premium for the scarcer red square cancel= $575) fault free w/2018 PF Certificate   ... Enlarged Photo   $525

              4    o          9X1    VF with a pretty “RED SEVEN BAR GRID” cancel. Nice 4 margin example.

                                            Extremely fresh, and fault free , (Scott $575+) w/2018 PF Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $575                

              5    *GC  10X1    XF OG LH (Graded XF 90) extremely fresh, w/2018 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo  $599

              6    *        10X2    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $725 with no gum)...............................................................    $350

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

 

              7    o               1    VF, lovely BLUE GRID cancel, 4 margin copy, (Scott $415 w/blue) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................    $350

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

           10    o               1    VF, lovely RED TOWN c.d.s. cancels, pretty stamp, (Scott $575) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..................    $495

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

                                            Very eye catching stamp, fault free (Scott $565) w/2018 PF Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo   $450 

           12    oGC         1    VF-XF, large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $500) 1982 PFC & 2008 PSE............. Enlarged Photo   $495

           13    oGC         1    VF, this has a very scarce light MAGENTA cancel ($275 premium for magenta)

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $400 + $275 magenta= $675) w/1996 & 2018 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo   $595 

           14    oGC         1    XF-S, a magnificent example with a bold RED GRID cancel. Very large margins

                                            all around. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1400) only 13 graded higher, w/2003 PSE............. Enlarged Photo $1095

           15    oGC       1a    VF, pretty BLUE TOWN cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $925) w/2017 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $500               

           18    *             1a    VF, expertly regummed, looks OG, rich color, (Scott $3000 for no gum) w/2003 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1995

           19    o             1b    VF, light BLUE cancel, rich color (Scott $760 w/blue cancel) w/2015 PF Certificate ...............................    $495

           20    o             1b    VF, light RED GRID cancel, nice 4 margin copy (Scott $725) w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo   $595

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

                                            shade. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $765 w/blue cancel) w/1981 & 2017 PF Certificates …Enlarged Photo   $675

           23    o             1c    F- VF, nice sheet margin example with both a BLUE numeral 10 cancel and a

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

                                            former collectors. (Scott $9000 + $40 for blue cancel + $375 for red cancel + $100

                                            for numeral cancel = total Scott value of $9,510) w/2018 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo $3495

           24    *               1    VF-XF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $2100 VF, $2400 VF-XF) 2016 PSE.... Enlarged Photo $1695

           27    o               2    XF, beautifully centered with a light RED cancel, (Scott $1200 for VF-XF, $1500 XF)

                                            fault free with both 1999 PSE Certificate and w/2013 PF Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo   $995                

           28    oGC         2    VF-XF, very light red cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1225) w/2018 PSE Cert. ....... Enlarged Photo $1095

           29    oGC         2    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85). Light RED cancel with large margins.

                                            Scott $1200 for 85 grade (SMQ $1225) w/1978 & 2018 PF Certificates   ....................... Enlarged Photo $1195

           31    oGC         2    XF-S, beautifully centered with a lovely light RED town cancel .

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $3750) with both 2002 PFC and PSE Certificates................... Enlarged Photo $2495               

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

                                            plus $50 premium for blue cancel). One of the finest #2  I have offered in my 41 years as

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

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

                                            especially this choice. Rich detailed impression on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Rare as only 2 share this grade with only 1 no gum higher

                                            and 1 OG graded higher at 85. (SMQ $17,000) w/2007 PSE Certificate ..…..…….(BACK COVER)$14,500

                  

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           34    *               3    VF, unused, no gum as issued, bright and fresh (Scott $900) w/2018 PF Certificate .................................    $695 

           35    *GC         3    XF-S, unused, no gum as issued, a beautifully centered example with deep shade and sharp

                                            impression. (Graded XF 90 XQ) Scott $1250 for normal 90, $1850 for 95) 2018 PFC.. Enlarged Photo $1295

           36    *               4    VF, unused, no gum, 4 margin copy, extremely fresh, (Scott $1100) 1985 & 2016 PFC Enlarged Photo   $995

           37    *GC         4    VF-XF, unused, no gum (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1250 for 85) w/2018 PSAG Cert Enlarged Photo $1095

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

           38    o            5A    Nearly VF with a very eye catching BLUE PHILADELPHIA, PA  c.d.s postmark!

                                            Shows part of sheet margin at top and full ornaments at top. Scott values VF at $10,000

                                            and F-VF at $8,700.  with both 1999 APS and w/2018 PSE Certificate ........................... Enlarged Photo $6500

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

                                            Cincinnati, c.d.s cancel . (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $8750) w/2018 PSE Cert ...... (Inside BACK COVER) $7250

           41    o               6    VF, fault free fabulous eye catching example of this scarce stamp. Very light cancel at lower

                                            right corner only (face-free!) (Scott $9500) fault free w/2018 PSE Certificate ......... (FRONT COVER) $6500               

           42    o               7    VF, deep color with a town cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $125)....................................................................      $60

           43    o               7    VF, very light cancel, fresh (Scott $125)................................................................................................................      $75

           44    o               7    VF-XF, very light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, .........................................................................................    $125

           45    o               7    XF, extremely light face-free cancel , choice , fault free ....................................................................................    $140

           46    o               7    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel, (Scott $260 for XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....................    $160

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

                                            cancel at bottom. (Scott $195 for a 85 grade w/red cancel) w/2004 & 2018 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $175  

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

                                            respects. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $1275) w/2005 PSE Certificate ................................ Enlarged Photo   $799

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

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

                                            high grade with only (SMQ $3000) 2001 PFC & 2011 PSE Certs(98J)............. (Inside BACK COVER) $1995

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

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

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

                                            2 others share this grade and only 4 graded higher (SMQ $10,000) w/2018 PSE.......... (BACK COVER) $9500

           51    oGC         8    VF, light and neat c.d.s. cancel. Rich color and very nicely centered.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2500) w/1999 PFC & w/2008 PSE Certificates(80).................. Enlarged Photo $2295  

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

                                            color. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $8750) Only 11 share this high grade with only 4 ever

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

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

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

                                            many had a face-free cancel ! 2018 PSE Certificate finest I’ve ever offered (Inside FRONT COVER) $7995

           55    o            8A    VF, nice Aug 16 c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $800) w/1998 PSE Certificate .................................. Enlarged Photo   $695

           56    o               9    VF-XF, very lightly canceled, fresh, taken from a pair, (Scott $80) 2018 PSAG  (original cert for pair) ..      $75

           57    oGC         9    XF for this but (Graded XF 90) light town cancel (SMQ $160) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................    $135

           58    oGC         9    XF, large margins with a face-free cancel  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $225) w/2011 PSAG Certificate ......    $195                 

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

                                            looks more like a 98 to me! (SMQ $575) (Scott $525 for 95) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo  $399

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

                                            clean white paper! (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $925) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $599

           61    *GC         9    VF-XF OG LH, gorgeous color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2017 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo   $895

           62    *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 $1895

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

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

                                            graded 95J with only 5 graded higher  (only 2 are NH) with 2015 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $2495

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $4500) 3 share this grade, 5 higher, 2011 PSE.......................... Enlarged Photo $2995

           65    o          10A    F-VF, strong deep vivid color, neat Dec 12 c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $140).............................................................      $60 

           66    o          10A    VF, gorgeous color with a San Francisco Feb 18 c.d.s cancel, (Scott $140)...................................................      $75

           67    oGC    10A    VF, deep color with a light town cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $160) w/2013 PF Certificate .................    $150

           68    o          10A    VF-XF, stunning color, neat town cancel (Scott $205 for VF-XF) w/2010 PSAG Cert ... Enlarged Photo  $175

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

                                            at $375 (SMQ values it higher at $410)  very attractive, w/2010 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $280

           70    o             11    VF-XF, black grid cancel fault free ........................................................................................................................      $25

           71    o             11    XF, beautifully centered with a light  cancel, fault free (Scott $85 for XF).....................................................      $75

           72    oGC       11    XF, lovely bottom margin single with a pretty BLUE town cancel. Rich deep

                                            rose-red shade. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $95 +) w/2007 PSE Certificate ........................................................    $110

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $350) w/1999 PFC & w/2018 PSE Certificate  GEM............ Enlarged Photo   $325

           74    o          11A    VF-XF, light c.d.s. cancel, bright and fresh ...........................................................................................................      $30

           75    oGC    11A    XF, lovely c.d.s. cancel, bright and fresh (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $90) w/2007 PSE Certificate ...............      $75

           76    oGC    11A    XF, this is the scarcer claret shade with a neat town cancel (Graded XF 90) Claret

                                            shade is worth 50% more than the regular  dull red shade, w/2006 PSE Certificate ..................................    $125

           77    oGC    11A    XF-S, lovely April 2nd, New York, c.d.s cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $250) w/2009 PFC......................    $200

           78    oGC    11A    XF-S “JUMBO,” , NY town cancel. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $375) 2018 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo   $275

           79    o             12    VF, light cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $700 for VF) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................................    $425

           80    oGC       12    VF, light face-free cancel (Scott $700) (Graded VF 80) 2018 PSAG Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo   $499

           81    o             12    VF+, very light RED and BLACK cancels. Nicely balanced and very fresh.

                                            (Scott $875 w/red cancel) fault free w/2018 PSE Certificate .............................................. Enlarged Photo   $750

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $975 for 85 grade with a blue cancel. With a 2018 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $750

           83    oGC       12    VF-XF, light New Orleans town cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $850) 2016 PSE...... Enlarged Photo   $750

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

                                            vivid impression. (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $1375) w/2018 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $950

           85    oGC       12    XF-S for this (Graded XF 90) high end 90 with a very light cancel bright color!

                                            With both w/1999 PF Certificate and w/2016 PSE Certificates(90) (SMQ $1375)....... Enlarged Photo   $995               

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

                                            nicest I’ve ever offered GEM (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2100) 2009 PSE Certificate  . Enlarged Photo $1495

           87    oGC       13    VF, lightly canceled with deep color! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800) w/2008 PFC.........................................    $550

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

                                            rare postmark. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800 w/regular cancel) w/2017 PF Certificate ..............................    $600

           89    o             13    VF, well centered, New York face-free town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800)

                                            Accompanied by both 1997 & 2018 PFC................................................................................ Enlarged Photo   $675

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

                                            Scott values XF 90 at $1500,  w/2016 PSE Certificate ........................................................ Enlarged Photo $1195

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

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

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

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

                                            light black cancel!! (SMQ $2700) w/2008 PSE Certificate  only 9 graded higher........ (BACK COVER) $2495

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

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

                                            wanted a 85 with gum the Scott price is $27,500. w/2000 & 2018 PF Certs . (Inside FRONT COVER) $8750

           94    o             14    VF+, large stamp, deep shade with a face-free cancel , (Scott $175 VF-XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate ....    $135

           95    o             14    XF, large margins, deep color with a Sept town cancel, (Scott $175 VF-XF, $305 XF) w/1986 PFC........    $190                      

           96    o             14    VF-XF, very light RED cancel, big copy, (Scott $200for VF-XF w/red cancel)  w/2017 PF Certificate $200

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

                                            (Graded XF 90 XQ) (Scott $305 for 90, $450 for 95), w/1995 & 2018 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) w/1993 APS and w/2008 PSE Certificate ............................................. Enlarged Photo   $599

           99    oGC       14    XF-S, large  balanced margins , deep color and light cancel, a great combination!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2003 PSE Certificate ..................................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

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

                                            clean white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $5000) w/2017 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo $3995

         103    o             15    Nearly VF, town cancel, good color, (Scott $140)................................................................................................      $60

         104    o             15    VF-XF, well centered with a light neat town cancel, (Scott $140 VF, $175 VF-XF) .....................................    $139

         105    o             15    VF-XF, light neat face-free cancel , large margins and deep vivid color, (Scott $175 for VF-XF)..............    $159

         106    o             15    XF, well centered with a light face-free cancel, (Scott $305 for XF) w/2007 PFC & 2017 PSAG ............    $199

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) Extremely fresh, w/2017 PSE Certificate  ...................... Enlarged Photo   $425

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

                                            of red cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2002 & 2008 PSE Certificates(95)  ... Enlarged Photo   $475

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $875) very impressive stamp! w/2009 PSE Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo   $799

         110    *GC       15    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, bright & fresh (Scott $1800) fault free with 2017 PFC....................................   $850

         111    o             16    Nearly VF, deep color with a light BLUE face-free cancel, (Scott $1690) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ....    $895

         112    o             16    VF, deep color with a light cancel, (Scott $1600) fault free w/2001 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo $1495               

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

                                            cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2800) choice w/2018 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo $2495

         114    oGC       16    XF-S, large margins but (Graded XF 90) Neat strike of a New Orleans Jan 16th c.d.s.

                                            cancel. (SMQ $2800) with a new 2018 PSE Certificate ................................................. (FRONT COVER) $2750

         115    o             17    VF, neat town cancel. Well centered, fault free (Scott $250).............................................................................    $125 

         116    o             17    VF-XF, very light cancel, sharp vivid impression, (Scott $315 for VF-XF) w/1990 PF Certificate ..........    $225

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

                                            A very pretty stamp and completely fault free, w/2018 PSE Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo   $275

         118    oGC       17    XF, a magnificent example with deep proof-like impression and a light RED cancel. Shows touch

                                            of adjacent stamp at left. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $600 + $30 for red cancel) 2015 PSE Enlarged Photo   $575

         119    *             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 $3495

         120    o             18    VF, neat light town cancel, fault free (Scott $500) with w/2007 PF Certificate ..........................................    $325

         121    o             18    VF, light face-free cancel, fault free (Scott $500) with 1998 APS Certificate..................... Enlarged Photo   $350

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100 for VF), fault free w/2015 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo $1750

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

                                            Scott values it in a grade of Fine at $9000!  w/2000 PF Certificate ................................... Enlarged Photo $3750

         124    o             19    F-VF, light face-free cancel with rich color. Rarely found this well centered. Few trivial

                                            nibbed perfs at bottom (not mentioned on cert) (Scott $10,500 F-VF, $9000 for Fine)  . Enlarged Photo $6500               

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

                                            this being the right stamp. color copy of  2017 PF Certificate for pair .............................. Enlarged Photo   $325

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

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600 for regular plate) 2011 & 2018 PSE Certificates...... Enlarged Photo $1595               

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

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

                                            margins for this issue. No nibbed perfs! (SMQ $4250) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ............. Enlarged Photo $3150

         129    oGC       21    VF-XF, beautifully centered with deep rich color and a neat black town cancel.

                                            Nice full even perfs. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3250) w/2001 & 2018 PFC.............. (BACK COVER) $2995

         130    oGC       21    XF, exceptionally centered for this normally off centered issue. Neat black town and

                                            red transit cancels. Full even perforations all around with sharp impression. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $4750)17 share the grade only 9 higher at 95, w/1994 PFC & 2004 PSE........ (FRONT COVER) $4500

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

                                            (Scott $450) with nice full even perforations all around, w/2018 PF Certificate ........................................    $399 

         132    oGC       22    VF, well centered with a bold NY town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $450) 2014 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $399 

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

                                            fresh white paper (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) w/2002 PFC & 2009 PSE(85)........ Enlarged Photo   $750

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

                                            Very scarce in this fault free condition, (Scott $1500 for XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $895

         135    oGC       22    XF-S, a spectacular used single with near perfect centering and a very light face

                                            free cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1825) w/2018 PSE Certificate .............. (Inside FRONT COVER) $1750

         136    *             22    VF-XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered, fault free (Scott $825 for VF no gum,

                                            $1025 for VF-XF), Rich color on clean white paper, w/2014 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $695

         137    *             22    VF-XF OG VLH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            (Scott $2200 for VF, $3250 for VF-XF) w/2016 PF Certificate .......................................... Enlarged Photo $1750

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

                                            around. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1225 for VF 80 w/blue cancel) 2003 & 2017 PFC...................................    $650

         139    o             23    VF+, beautifully centered, face-free cancel (Scott $1200 for VF) w/2018 PSAG   .......... Enlarged Photo   $795

         140    o             23    VF-XF for this (Graded VF 80) very light cancel (SMQ $1000) w/2018 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo   $850

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

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

         142    o             24    XF, beautifully centered with a light BLUE cancel, large margins, fault free , a very pretty stamp!.........      $90

         143    oGC       24    XF-S, beautifully centered with a very light cancel. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Scott $700 for 95 grade (SMQ $825) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........................................ Enlarged Photo   $550   

         145    *             24    VF OG VLH, taken from a block/9, color copy of 2016 PFC for block/9 (Scott $140)..............................    $100               

         146    *             24    XF OG VLH in upper right corner only, (Scott $375 for XF) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................................    $225  

         147    o             25    Nearly VF, light neat town cancel, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $175 for Fine, $240 VF)........      $60 

         148    o             25    F-VF, deep color with a face-free cancel c.d.s. cancel, (Scott $240 for VF, $200 for F-VF)........................    $100               

         149    oGC       25    VF, deep color, town cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $240 for 80) w/2018 PF Certificate .........................    $160

         150    oGC       25    XF, town cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1250 for XF 90) w/2018 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $850 

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

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1257 for 90) Quite scarce this nice! w/2017 PSAG  ..... Enlarged Photo   $950

         152    *             25    F-VF, full OG, hinged but no HR, (nearly LH). Gorgeous color and impression.

                                            (Scott $4000 for VF, $3750 for F-VF, $2750 Fine) w/1988 PF Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo $1195

         153    o             26    XF, neat town cancel, extremely fresh, well centered..........................................................................................      $40

         154    oGC       26    XF, neat partial town cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $110 for 90) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PF Certificate      $80

         155    oGC       26    XF, very light town cancel, gorgeous color (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $125) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ......    $120

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

                                            Scott values a regular 90 at $125 and 95 at $260) w/2018 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo   $140

         157    o          26A    F-VF town cancel, (Scott $140) fault free      .......................................................................................................      $50

         158    *GC       26    VF-XF OG VLH, beautifully centered (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $100) w/2005 PSE Certificate .........    $100

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

                                            to find in never hinged. Unlisted is Scott for NH (SMQ $625) w/2008 PSE Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $475

         160    o             27    VF, very nicely centered for this lovely brick-red shade. Neat town cancel. It does have

                                            a horizontal pressed out crease and thin (both seen on in fluid) not with the naked eye (Scott $1450) ...    $495               

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

                                            Quite scarce as only 5 share this grade, only 18 higher (SMQ $3000) w/2017 PSE ....... Enlarged Photo $2195

         163    oGC       28    VF, extremely fresh, and very nicely centered with rich color and a very light

                                            face-free cancel! (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1100) (Scott $1050) w/2018 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3250) only 7 graded higher, 2010 PSE............. (Inside BACK COVER) $2695

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

                                            cancel and RED cancels at bottom. (Scott $3750 VF, $1900 Fine) 1971 & 2015 PFC.............................. $1495

         166    o          28A    F-VF, neat town cancel, true Indian Red shade, (Scott $3500) w/2018 PSE Certificate ........................... $1595

         167    o          28A    VF, a very attractive example of this most often off centered issue. Most cut into the design

                                            on one or two sides. Gorgeous color with  a light New Orleans face-free cancel. Rich Indian

                                            red shade with nice full even perforations. (Scott $3500) w/1992 & 2018 PFC................ Enlarged Photo $2750

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

         170    oGC       29    XF-S, a truly remarkable stamp, beautifully centered with an extremely light cancel!!!

                                            Near perfectly centered with evenly balanced margins. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4500)

                                            Only 11 share this grade with only 2 higher at 98. w/1979 PFC & 2003 PSE cert..... (FRONT COVER) $3995 

         171    o             30    F-VF for this tough issue, lovely light RED cancel (Scott $1375) w/1990 PF Certificate ..........................    $599

         172    o             30    VF, Light red cancel, so lightly postmarked it appears unused. (Scott $1375) 2002 PSE Enlarged Photo   $850 

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

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

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

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $3250 + $35 for blue cancel) with 2017 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo $2595

         175    *             30    VF, full OG, hinged, beautifully centered (Scott $1200) w/2018 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

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

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

                                            Only 1 shares this grade, 1 higher (95J) (SMQ $7500) 1982 PFC & 2011 PSE................. Enlarged Photo $6500

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

                                            Exchange cancel at lower left, fault free w/2017 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $425

         179    oGC       31    Fine with both a black town cancel and red cancels. Fault free in all respects.

                                            (Graded F 70) (Scott $1200 for VF w/red cancel, $560 for Fine w/red)  w/2016 PF Certificate .............    $495

         180    o             31    F-VF, large margin at bottom, light face-free cancel, (Scott $1100) w/2014 PSE Certificate ..................    $595 

         181    o             31    VF, virtually face-free cancel, deep color, (Scott $1100) w/2018 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   $895               

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

                                            impression. Light cancel w/1987, 2003 & 2017 PF Certificates.......................................... Enlarged Photo $1395

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

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

                                            only 19 share this grade and only 2 ever graded higher. 2013 PSE Certificate................. Enlarged Photo $2395 

         184    o             33    F-VF, neat town cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $180).......................................................................................      $70

         186    o             33    XF for this, beautifully centered rich color, (Scott $280 VF-XF, $600 XF) PSAG Cert  .. Enlarged Photo   $295

         187    oGC       33    XF,  a magnificent used single with lovely bright green color highlighted  by a light

                                            and pretty red cancel! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725 + $35 premium for the red cancel= $760)

                                            Nice full even perfs on lily white paper w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         189    o             34    VF, “PAID in circle” cancel, expertly reperfed at right. Still a very attractive

                                            stamp, otherwise fault free. (Scott $2100) w/2016 PSE Certificate ..............................................................    $595    

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

                                            cancel at lower right. Position 76L (recut at bottom variety) (Scott $2250) 2004 PFC   . Enlarged Photo $1295

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

                                            rich color on clean fresh paper. (Scott $2100) w/1987 PFC & w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo $1395

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

                                            the recut on bottom variety $150 premium) (Scott $2250) position 54L1, 2018 PSAG . Enlarged Photo $1795

         196    o             35    XF-S, very large stamp with deep color and a face-free cancel, fault free  (Scott $160 for XF)  ...............    $100

         197    o             35    XF-S, large margins with a light cancel, extremely fresh, w/1984 PF Certificate ........................................    $159

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

                                            as if the perf is missing, but it IS NOT! (Scott $300) w/1997 & 2016 PF Certificates  ...............................    $150

         199    o             36    VF, lovely RED GRID cancel, pretty stamp, extremely fresh, (Scott $320)...................................................    $199

         200    o          36B    VF, lovely example with deep color and a neat BOSTON PAID cancel, (Scott $262) w/2013 PSAG......    $250

         203    o             37    VF, lovely light BLUE cancellation, pretty stamp and fault free (Scott $420).............................................    $275 

         204    o             37    VF-XF, pretty BLUE cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $420) w/2018 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $375

         205    oGC       37    VF-XF, very attractive and well centered example showing both a black grid cancel and

                                            a scarce RED Exchange postmark. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $615 w/red) 2018 PFC Enlarged Photo   $595 

         206    oGC       37    XF, beautifully centered with a neat “BOSTON PAID” cancel. Extremely fresh and

                                            fault free in all respects. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1100 for XF) 2015 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $895

         207    *           37a    F-VF OG LH, lovely gray shade, extremely fresh, (Scott $1450) w/2008 APS Certificate   ......................    $495

         208    o             38    Fine, pretty MAGENTA GRID cancel, fault free (Scott $515) .........................................................................    $150

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

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

                                            with a new 2018 PSE Certificate (only 19 share this grade with only 14 graded)  .......... Enlarged Photo   $950

         210    *             38    Nearly VF LH , gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $1900) w/2000 PF Certificate .............................    $850

         212    o             39    VF, nicely centered with a neat BLACK GRID cancel. Used examples are much’

                                            scarcer than mint. (Scott $10,000) w/2002, 2014 & 2018 PSE certificates...................... Enlarged Photo $7500                   

         214    *             39    VF-XF, unused, no gum, well centered, (Scott $1200 for VF) w/2016 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $995

         215    *GC       39    VF-XF, small part OG, beautifully centered with deep color and full even perfs.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $4000 for full OG, $1450 for no gum) w/2005 PFC................ Enlarged Photo $1495

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

                                            $2100 for 75 grade. Nice full ever perfs all around, w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $1750

         217    *             39    VF OG LH, very large margins, deep color and fresh as the day it was issue.

                                            Nice full even perfs all around (Scott $3000) w/1996 & 2018 PF Certificates   .............. Enlarged Photo $2895

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

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

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

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

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

 

                                                                          1857-60 Reprints  (issued without gum)

               

         220    *GC       42    XF+, unused, no gum as issued. An extremely scarce stamp, especially rare in this high

                                            condition! Gorgeous rich orange brown shade on clean fresh paper and full perfs. (many

                                            have pulled or short perfs) (Graded XF 90) a very high end 90 for this issue. 2018 PSE Only 1 shares

                                            this grade with only 2 graded higher. Only 898 were ever issued. (SMQ $5750).......... (FRONT COVER) $5750

         221    *GC       46    XF, unused, no gum as issued. Brilliant color and post office fresh on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded XF 90) Beautifully centered and very scarce this nice as only 6

                                            share this grade and 3 higher at (90J) (SMQ $9,500 for 90) 2001 PFC & 2016 PSE. (FRONT COVER) $8500

         222    *             56    F-VF OG LH, bright and fresh , fault free (Scott $550) w/2008 PF Certificate ...........................................    $299 

         223    *             56    VF OG VLH, gorgeous color (Scott $550) w/1995 PFC and 2001 APS certificates....................................    $399     

                                           

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         225    o          62B    VF, very light RED face-free cancel, rich color, (Scott $1710) w/2017 PF Certificate .............................. $1195

         226    oGC    62B    VF, extremely fresh, with both a black cancel and trace of a RED cancel at left.

                                            (Graded VF 80) w/2018 Crowe Certificate (former head of PF Grading) (Scott $1600) Enlarged Photo $1395

         228    o             63    XF, nice central black target cancel, bright color (Scott $140 for XF) w/2018 PF Certificate .................    $150

         229    o           63b    F-VF, this is the very scarce “dark blue” shade. Neat “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye

                                            cancel. Trivial corner crease at lower left, (not seen from the front) (Scott $875).........................................    $250

         230    oGC       64    VF for this but (Graded F-VF 75) (SMQ $575) neat c.d.s. cancel, w/2018 PSAG Certificate .................    $495

         232    o           64b    VF, nice rose-pink shade, very fresh, (Scott $150) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................................    $150

         233    oGC     64b    VF-XF, a very eye catching stamp with it’s “sock-on-the nose  BLUE BULLS-EYE cancel!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) bright color on clean white paper, (Scott $290) w/2018 PF Cert .... Enlarged Photo  $295

         234    o             65    XF, light cancel...........................................................................................................................................................      $25

         235    **GC     65    VF OG NH, bright and fresh, unlisted in Scott for NH (scarce in NH)  w/2018 PSAG Certificate ............    $375

         236    o             67    Fine+, neat San Francisco cogwheel fancy cancel, (Scott $750 VF, Fine at $375)......................................    $299

         237    o             67    VF,  black San Francisco cogwheel cancel and red cancel (Scott $810) w/1984 & 2018 PFC.................    $595                  

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

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

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

                                            perforations all around. (Scott $750 VF, $2750 XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo $1095

         240    o           68a    F-VF, this is the deep dark green shade, very fresh, (Scott $85) .....................................................................      $35

         241    o             68    VF, light cancel, (Scott $55).....................................................................................................................................      $50

         242    o             68    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel, pretty stamp (Scott $130 for VF-XF value) .........      $90

         243    *             68    VF OG LH, very well balanced with large margin at left and top. Lovely bright color.

                                            Small owners handstamp on gum in lower corner only, (Scott $950) w/2016 PF Certificate ...................    $599

         244    o             69    VF-XF, light cancel, almost XF, rich impression, w/2013 PSE Certificate ....................................................    $175

         245    oGC       69    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $225) light cancel, w/2018 PF Certificate  ......... Enlarged Photo   $185

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

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

                                             (SMQ $750) Only 12 ever graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         247    o             70    F-VF, neat “sock-on-the nose  black circle of wedges, very fresh, (Scott $300).........................................      $99

         248    o             70    VF, neat black grid cancel, fresh and fault free (Scott $300) w/1987 PF Certificate .................................    $159

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

                                            cancel. PSE notes “two short perfs” very trivial call, otherwise fault free w/2018 PSE Certificate .........    $250                    

         251    oGC     70a    VF, very light RED cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $365) w/1993 & 2017 PF Certificates  ......................    $299

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

                                            in fluid. Pretty stamp, (Scott $875) w/2004 APS Certificate nice “steel blue” shade..................................    $250

         253    o           70b    F-VF, black cancel, good color, fresh, (Scott $850 VF, $550 F-VF).................................................................    $275

         254    o           70b    Nearly VF, neat black open grid cancel, (Scott $850) w/1986 PFC & 2017 PSE.........................................    $425

         255    oGC     70b    VF-XF but (Graded VF 80) . Lovely RED cancel, beautifully centered on fresh clean

                                            white paper. (SMQ $975 + $40 for red premium=$1115) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo   $895 

         256    *           70b    F-VF, unused, no gum, an extremely scarce mint example of this steel blue shade.

                                            Extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $6250 VF, $4100 F-VF) w/2018 PSE Certificate .................................. $2295

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

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

                                            (Scott values 80 at $2250) very eye appealing, w/2016 PF Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $1995

         258    oGC     70d    XF, a truly scarce stamp to obtain in any condition, let alone one this nice and fault free !!!

                                            Rich true gray violet shade, beautifully centered with wide margins. (Graded XF 90) Rare as

                                            only 1 shares this grade and only 1 graded higher, w/1985 PFC & 2002 PSE certs... (FRONT COVER) $5995

         259    o             71    VF, net light c.d.s. town cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $210)  ........................................................................    $125                   

         260    o             71    VF, lovely RED grid cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $245 w/red cancel) pretty stamp!...............................    $175

         261    oGC       71    VF+, very light RED cork cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $235) 1991 PSE & 2006 PFC Enlarged Photo  $225

         262    o             71    VF-XF, gorgeous RED grid cancel, (Scott $365 for VF-XF w/red cancel) 2018 PSE....... Enlarged Photo   $275

         263    o             72    F-VF, extremely fresh, decently centered, (Scott $575 VF, $400 F-VF)..........................................................    $199   

         265    o             73    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $55 VF, $100 VF-XF) ..............................      $40

         266    o             73    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins, fault free .............................................................................    $100

         267    o             73    XF, so lightly canceled it looks unused, canceled at top right perfs only, (Scott $225 for XF) 1984 PFC    $135

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott values a 95 no gum for $500), w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo   $399

         269    *             73    XF OG LH, a very scarce stamp to obtain this choice. Gorgeous deep rich impression on

                                            bright white paper!! Post office fresh (Scott $1150 for XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $850

         270    o             75    Fine, light cancel, rich color, (Scott $425 VF, $210 Fine)....................................................................................    $125

         271    o             75    Nearly VF, extremely light face-free black grid cancel. (Scott $425) w/2014 PF Certificate ...................    $225   

         272    o             75    VF, gorgeous color with a very light face-free cancel, (Scott $485) w/2014 PFC.............. Enlarged Photo   $350

         273    oGC       75    VF-XF but (Graded VF 80) very light face-free cancel (SMQ $425) w/2017 PSE............ Enlarged Photo   $400

         274    o             75    XF, lovely BLUE Target cancel, extremely fresh, w/2000 & 2003 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $599

         275    oGC       75    XF, a magnificent example with gorgeous color and an nearly light face-free cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) scarce this nice (Scott $1200 for 90) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo  $995

         276    o             76    XF, gorgeous blue cancel, beautifully centered w/2007 PF Certificate ........................................................    $299 

         277    o             76    XF, large margins for this issue and a very light and pretty BLUE cancel. Scott values

                                            XF at $375 + $15 premium for blue cancel= $390, w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo   $350

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

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

                                            No nibbed perfs and great eye appeal. 1994 PFC & w/2008 PSE Cert (SMQ $1350)  .. Enlarged Photo $1095  

         279    o             77    F-VF, gorgeous impression on clean white margins, (Scott $170).....................................................................      $65

         280    o             77    Almost VF, three nice large margins, black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $170)........................................      $75

         281    o             78    Fine, very light cancel, (Scott $350)........................................................................................................................      $89   

         282    o             78    VF, light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $362.50)...................................................................................    $135

         283    oGC       78    VF, amazing BLUE Propeller cancel. Once owed by the famous collector  “Ishikawa”.

                                            Well centered (Graded VF 80) Scott values 80 with blue cancel at $370 but fancy

                                            cancel makes it more desirable. w/1988, 1982 and 2014(80) certificates......................... Enlarged Photo   $395

         284    o           78a    Nearly VF with a very light face-free cancel, (Scott $400) w/2006 APS Certificate  ..................................    $199

         285    oGC     78a    VF, fancy circle of wedges cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $400) w/2018 PFC................. Enlarged Photo   $275 

         286    o           78a    VF-XF, partial target cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $525 for 85) 2018 PSAG Cert  Enlarged Photo $350

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

                                            grade at $525 with both w/2004 PF Certificate and w/2008 PSE Certificates............... Enlarged Photo   $495

         288    o           78b    Fine, light BLUE target cancel, small corner crease seen in fluid only, (Scott $445)....................................      $85 

               

                1867 GRILLS

 

         289    o             79    F-VF, a very presentable example of this scarce grilled all over issue. Virtually all #79’s

                                            come with pulled perfs due to the grilled aspect. This is one of the nicer ones I’ve seen.

                                            Very fresh as I took this off a cover (Scott $4000 VF, $1400 F-VF) w/1997 PFC for cover...................... $1295

         290    o             83    Almost VF, brilliant bright color with a nice BLUE face-free cancel .

                                            Fault free (Scott $1200 w/blue cancel) w/1989 PF Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo  $595

         291    oGC       83    VF, fancy circle of wedges cancel (Graded VF 90) (Scott $1100) 1991 & 2016 PFC.... Enlarged Photo  $995

         292    o             84    VF, a beautifully centered and extremely fresh example of this very scarce stamp.

                                            Light BLUE grid cancel. Trivial corner crease, barely noticeable (if at all) and not seen

                                            from the front side. (Scott $5500) w/2018 PF Certificate .................................................... Enlarged Photo $1495   

         293    o             85    F-VF, bright and fresh with a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel (Scott $1000) w/2016 PFC...............    $399

         294    o             85    Nearly VF, fancy “rosette” cancel, bright and fresh, fault free (Scott $1000)................................................    $599                  

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

                                            Strong grill impression, fault free (Scott $1250 w/blue cancel)..........................................................................    $399

         297    o          85B    F-VF, nearly face-free segmented cork cancel, (Scott $1100) w/2018 PF Certificate ................................    $550 

         298    oGC    85B    Fine+, bold BLUE face-free cancel. (Graded F 70) (SMQ $725 plus $150 premium for

                                            BLUE cancel= $875) Extremely fresh and fault free w/2018 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo   $795

         299    o          85C    F-VF, pretty stamp with  a neat black circle of wedges cancel. Scarce stamp and 

                                            fault-free in all respects. (Scott $3250) w/1987 PF Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo $1795

         300    o          85E    Fine, deep black shade with a fancy “circle of V’s” postmark on bright white paper.

                                            Fault free (Scott $2400 for VF, $950 for Fine), rare stamp w/1965 & 1997 PF Certificates     ................    $595

         301    o             86    VF, lightly canceled with bright color and strong grill (Scott $425) w/2018 PSAG Cert .. Enlarged Photo   $325

         302    o             87    F-VF, light neat “PAID” cancel, (Scott $190).......................................................................................................      $55

         303    oGC       87    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very fancy “STARBURST” cancel. Rich impression on clean

                                            white paper. Very attractive!!! (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $300+ for 85,  w/2018 PFC... Enlarged Photo   $325

         305    o             89    VF+ bold RED cancel, (Scott $400 w/red cancel) w/1994 PF Certificate ........................ Enlarged Photo  $350

         306    o             89    XF, large margins, neat c.d.s. cancel (Scott $500 VF-XF, $850 XF) w/2018 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo   $495

         307    *             89    VF-XF, unused, no gum. Unusually large margins with great color and proof-like

                                            impression. fault free (Scott $2000 for VF, $2500 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo $1595 

         308    oGC       90    VF, light Black and Red cancels (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2018 PF Certificate .............................    $275

         311    o             92    VF, neat segmented cork cancel, rich color, (Scott $425) w/1993 PSE Certificate .....................................    $275 

         312    o             92    VF-XF, lovely color, very fresh with a black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $425).....................................    $300

         313    o             92    VF-XF, well centered with a central “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel. This is the scarcer

                                            “very thin paper” variety (Scott $750 for VF) w/2018 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo   $750

         314    o             93    Nearly VF, light cancel, fault free (Scott $55).......................................................................................................      $35

         315    o             93    VF, fancy cancel, (Scott $55)..................................................................................................................................      $40

         316    o             93    XF, beautifully centered with a fancy cancel, (Scott $150 for VF-XF, $250 for XF) ...................................    $125

         317    o             93    XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a quartered cork fancy cancel, (Scott $250 for XF)......    $150  

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

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

                                            & 2007 PSE Certificates(95) (SMQ $2900) 15 share the grade, only 5 graded higher, .. Enlarged Photo $1750

         319    oGC     94a    XF-S, a magnificent example with a “sock-on-the nose  BLUE bulls-eye cancel and

                                            black cancel at lower left (Graded XF-S 95) w/2018 PSAG Certificate scarce this nice Enlarged Photo   $395

         320    o             95    F-VF, light circle of wedges cancel, small thin seen only when dipped in fluid, (Scott $850)......................    $150

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

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

         322    oGC       96    XF, a magnificent example with very large and balanced margins with a light

                                            face-free cancel. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $675 for 90 (SMQ $700) w/2018 PSAG .......... Enlarged Photo   $650    

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

                                            and proof-like impression. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $700) w/2000 PSE Certificate  ........ Enlarged Photo   $450

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

                                            Only 5 ever graded higher (SMQ $2300) w/2018 PSE Certificate ...................... (Inside BACK COVER) $1895

         325    *             97    VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1000 for VF) w/1986 & 2015 PFC ......................................    $595

         326    *             97    Fine+ OG LH in lower right corner only. (F-VF for this issue) Extremely fresh as this

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

                                            certificate for block/4. (Scott $2800 VF, $1025 for Fine) w/1992 PF Certificate .......................................    $750

         327    o             98    VF-XF with a “sock-on-the nose  black bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $275 for VF) .............    $250

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

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

         329    oGC       98    XF, a magnificently centered stamp with a fairly light cancels leaving Mr. Lincoln’s

                                            face virtually face-free! Rich impression on clean white paper.  (Graded XF 90) I feel

                                            it is under-graded. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $875) for 90, w/2006 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo  $850  

         330    o             99    Fine+, neat face-free cancel circle of wedges, fault free. Strong color and strong grill

                                            impression. Fault free with nice eye appeal, (Scott $1500 VF, $575 Fine)......................................................    $495

         331    oGC       99    VF-XF, very large margins with a neat segmented cork cancel.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $2000 for 85 grade, SMQ $2250) 2005 & 2016 PFC............. Enlarged Photo $2200   

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

                                            circle of wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $3500) w/2009 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo $2500

         333    o           100    F-VF, pretty BLUE target cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $950)......................................................................    $350

         334    o           100    VF, lovely circle of wedges cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $900) w/2017 PFC .............. Enlarged Photo  $425

         335    o           100    VF, cork cancel but a face-free cancel. Gorgeous color (Scott $900) w/2018 PSAG  ...... Enlarged Photo   $500

         336    o           101    VF, well nicely centered for this issue. Rich color and a light cancel. APS certs notes

                                            “appears sound but has several small faults”. I only see a corner crease at bottom

                                            which only shows in fluid. Strong grill impression, (Scott $2250) w/2013 APS certificate .........................    $550

         337    o           101    F-VF, strong deep blue color with a circle of V’s cancel, (Scott $2250) w/2000 PF Certificate ...............    $895

         338    *           101    F-VF, unused, no gum. Gorgeous color on clean white paper. PFC states “some slight staining”

                                            which has been removed! (Scott $5500 for no gum) w/1979 PF Certificate ............................................... $1595  

                   

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         339    *GC     102    VF-XF. unused, no gum, (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $400 for 85) with 2018 PFC........... Enlarged Photo   $350

         340    *           103    VF full OG (no hinge remnants) Post office fresh with proof-like impression on clean

                                            fresh paper. Scarce as only 979 ever sold. (Scott $3500) w/2018 PSE Certificate.......... Enlarged Photo $2995               

         341    *           103    VF-XF OG LH, a magnificent example and fresh as the day it was issued. Rare as only 389 were

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

                                            (XF for this issue) (Scott $5000 VF-XF, $7750 XF) 1997 & 2016 PF Certificates .......... Enlarged Photo $4895

         342    *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, only 1is NH) w/2017 PSE Certificate post office fresh……...... Enlarged Photo $5750

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         343    o           112    VF-XF, neat circle of wedges cancel, fault free (Scott $130 VF, $195 VF-XF).............................................      $80

         344    o           112    VF-XF, virtually face-free cancel, rich color, fault free (Scott $130 VF, $195 VF-XF).................................    $140                 

         345    o           112    XF, very interesting cancel at right and fault free, w/2012 & 2018 PF Certificates  ....... Enlarged Photo   $275

         346    o           113    VF, deep color, well centered, fresh, (Scott $75)...................................................................................................      $40

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

                                            Bright clean white paper with both w/2009 PF Certificate and 2017 PSE Certificate  ............................    $170

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

         349    *GC     113    XF OG LH (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for XF 90) w/1997 & 2017 PFC...................... Enlarged Photo $1195

         350    o           115    F-VF, circle of wedges, very fresh and fault free (Scott $200 VF, $120 F-VF)..............................................      $59                      

         351    o           115    Almost VF, rarely seen double BLUE target cancels, pretty stamp, (Scott $225) .......................................    $125

         352    o           115    VF, very light black and red cancels, extremely fresh, fault free, (Scott $200)..............................................    $150 

         353    oGC     115    XF, beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $575) w/2001 PFC & 2008 PSE........... Enlarged Photo   $425

         354    o           115    XF+, huge margins with a very pretty BLUE cancel, w/2001 & 2016 PFC........................ Enlarged Photo   $450

         355    oGC     115    XF-S but (Graded XF 90), very large balanced margins with a neat light partial

                                            target cancel. (SMQ $650) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ............................................... Enlarged Photo   $595               

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

                                            A very eye popping stamp!! w/2012 PF Certificate  (has my old cert from 2012)......................................    $110                     

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

                                            cancel!  (SMQ $275) extremely fresh, w/2007 PSE Certificate ......................................................................    $225

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $425) fault free w/2007 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificate(90) ........ Enlarged Photo   $325

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

                                            extremely fresh, (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott $2800 for 85 grade,  2017 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $2395

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3350) w/2000 & 2018 PF Certificates  ................ (Inside BACK COVER) $2895

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

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

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

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

         362    o           117    VF, well centered with rich color, cancel at right side only, fault free (Scott $130)........................................      $85

         363    o           117    VF, gorgeous RED Cork cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $280 w/red) w/2018 PSE........... Enlarged Photo   $275 

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

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

                                            perfs and lovely rich color! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) w/1987 PFC & 2018 PSAG .. Enlarged Photo   $350

         367    oGC     118    VF (Graded VF 80) neat target cancel (Scott $800) w/2013 PF Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo  $650

         368    o           118    VF+, bold BLUE cancel, (Scott $875) fault free w/2016 PF Certificate ........................... Enlarged Photo   $700

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

                                            (SMQ $1150) fault free in all respects. w/2018 PSAG Certificate ...................................... Enlarged Photo   $850 

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

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) (Scott $1450 for XF 90) w/2016 PF Certificate. ............ Enlarged Photo $1195

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

                                            Full even perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1450 for 90) 2018 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo $1295

         372    *          118   VF regummed, looks OG LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3250 for VF no gum) 2016 PFC................................ $1595

         373    *          118       VF, unused, no gum beautifully centered with wide margins. Gorgeous color on clean

                                            fresh paper. I sold this exact stamp back in 2007. fault free (Scott $3250) 2007 PFC.... Enlarged Photo $1895

         374    *          118    ..................................... VF OG, no HR and nearly LH. A post office fresh example with lovely rich colors

                                            on crisp clean white paper. (Scott $9500) fault free w/2005  & 2017 PF Certs................ Enlarged Photo $4995    

         375    o           119    XF, beautifully centered with deep dark intense color! (Scott $500 for XF) 2015 PFC.............................    $275

         376    oGC     119    VF-XF, deep vivid shade (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $450) w/2018 PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $395               

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

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

         378    *GC     119    VF, unused, no gum. Beautifully centered with stunning deep vivid colors on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1250) w/2007 & 2018 PF Certificates .................. Enlarged Photo   $995

         379    o           120    VF, very well centered, rich color, (Scott $600) w/1987 PFC & 2015 PSE Certificate ... Enlarged Photo  $495

         380    o           120    VF-XF,  bright white margins, (Scott $850 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo   $595

         381    o           120    VF+, extremely light cancel which is difficult to find on this issue. Rich colors

                                            on bright clean white paper. (Scott $600) w/1999 PF Certificate ....................................... Enlarged Photo   $595

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

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

                                            (SMQ $4250) only 8 share the grade with 7 higher, w/1996 PFC & 2005 PSE............. (BACK COVER) $3295

         383    *GC     120    VF, unused, no gum, well centered with gorgeous color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) with full perfs. (Scott $2600) w/1978 & 2018 PF Certificates  ............. Enlarged Photo $2495

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) Scott $7500 for 80 grade (SMQ $8500)  Only 4 share this grade

                                            with only 7 LH copies grading higher, with both 1986 & 2006 PF Certificates  .............. Enlarged Photo $6500

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

                                            circle of wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) w/2017 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $795

         386    oGC     121    XF, beautifully centered with lovely bright vivid colors on clean white paper, Nice

                                            full perfs. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) only 28 graded higher, w/2010 PSE Cert......... Enlarged Photo $1195

         387    *           121    F-VF, unused, no gum, brilliant color on lily white paper. fault free (Scott $1450) w/2003 PFC...............    $750

         388    *           121    VF OG LH, large margins, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $4000) w/2017 PF Cert. ...... Enlarged Photo $3395

         389    o           122    VF+, large margins with a fairly light cancel, nice perfs! w/2017 PSE Certificate  .......... Enlarged Photo $1750

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3150) fault free w/2014 PSE Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo $2295

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

                                            Scarce, only 13 graded higher (SMQ $4500) 2003 PFC & 2018 PSE Certs ... (Inside FRONT COVER) $3500

         392    *           122    F-VF, full OG, hinged (99% are) Extremely fresh, with brilliant rich colors on lily

                                            white paper. A scarce stamp to obtain fault free as this. (Scott $11,000 VF, $7000 F-VF)

                                            With both a 1993 PF Certificate and w/2016 PSE Certificates   ...................................... Enlarged Photo $4995

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         393    oGC     123    VF, c.d.s and duplex cancels, strong color (Graded VF 80) (Scott $425) 2006 PFC........ Enlarged Photo   $399               

         394    o           123    XF, scarce light MAGENA cancel, w/1966, 1996 & 2016 PF Certificates ....................... Enlarged Photo   $650

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

                                            values XF 90 at $1125 + blue cancel. (SMQ $1200+) with 2014 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo   $795

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

                                            (SMQ $1200) with both 1988 PFC and a new 2017 PSAG Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo   $795 

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

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

         398    *           124    F-VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, fault free only 4755 issue, few ever seen used..............................    $250

         399    *           125    VF+ OG LH, stunning intense color on bright clean white paper. Nice full even perfs.

                                            One of the toughest to find in the set. (Scott $5000 for VF) w/2018 PFC........ (Inside FRONT COVER) $4500

         400    *GC     125    VF+ OG LH, a  very difficult stamp to find this well centered. Gorgeous color on clean white

                                            paper. Nice full perforations all around.  (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $5500)  ............. (see FRONT COVER) $5250

                                            Accompanied by 3 certs:  w/1968, 2003 & Dec. 2018 PF Certificate

         401    *GC     126    XF-S, unused, no gum a magnificent example, perfectly centered with brilliant blue

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

                                            1 at 95(best graded) and 5 (95) with gum, (also the highest graded. Only 2226 were

                                            ever issued (thus scarce! (Scott $1900 for 95) (SMQ $2000) w/2016 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo $1895               

         402    *           126    VF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. Well centered with gorgeous bright color on lily

                                            white paper. Nice full even perforations all around. (Scott $ 700) w/2002 & 2016 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1695

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

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

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

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

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

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

         405    oGC     129    VF, very lightly canceled with deep dark intense colors!! (Graded VF 80) Nicely

                                            centered. Only 1981 issued and few used exist, (SMQ $1250) w/2017 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo   $995

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

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

                                            offered on this issue. 8 share grade, only 5 higher, 1998 & 2008 PF Certificates (90).... Enlarged Photo $2495

         407    *           130    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with deep vivid colors on bright clean white

                                            margins. (Scott $2000 for VF, $2600 for VF-XF) w/1989 & 2018 PF Certificates ......... Enlarged Photo $1795

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

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

                                            has only graded 9 @ 90, 5 @ 95 and 1 @ 98. (SMQ $8250) w/2017 PFC ........................ Enlarged Photo $6395                  

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

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

                                            Only 10 share this grade with 16 higher. w/2012 PSE Certificate  ...................................... Enlarged Photo $5500                  

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

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

                                            were ever issued. Only 11 share this grade with 4 higher. 2005 PFC & 2011 PSE .(FRONT COVER)$9,995

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

                                            on clean fresh paper. Scott $825 for VF-XF. Scarce this nice w/1995 & 2016 PF Certificates  ..............    $595

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

                                            and a brand new w/2018 PSAG Certificate   quite scarce in used this nice....................... Enlarged Photo   $650

         413    *           133    VF-XF OG LH, large margins, very fresh (Scott $475 for VF-XF) w/2017 PFC............................................    $450

         414    *           133    Almost VF OG NH, a very scarce stamp to obtain in NEVER HINGED condition.

                                            No mounts sold in 1880 to preserve the gum. No gum bends or skips and rich color.

                                            Scott does not value NH (thus scarce), w/2018 PSE Certificate ......................................... Enlarged Photo   $495  

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         415    o           135    Nearly VF, neat central bulls-eye cancel, fault free (Scott $75)........................................................................      $50

         416    o        135A    VF, rich color and impression, neat cancel, (Scott $325) w/2018 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $325

         417    *        135A    F-VF, unused, no gum, extremely fresh, (Scott $1000) with 2015 Weiss Certificate....................................    $550

         418    o        136A    XF for this, beautifully centered with a “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong grill impression......    $130

         420    oGC     137    XF, light cork cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250) w/2018 PF Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo $1195               

         421    oGC     137    XF “JUMBO,” , a beautifully centered example with large margins and deep vivid

                                            color. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $1950) Only 2 share this grade with only 10 graded

                                            higher. Nice full perfs! w/2017 PSE Certificate ...................................................................... Enlarged Photo $1895

         422    o        137A    XF beautifully centered with an interesting black cancel. Nice bright white paper.

                                            Fault free (Scott $950 VF, $2900 for XF) w/1980 PFC, 2018 PSAG and 2018 PSE....... Enlarged Photo $1395

         423    o           138    Fine, great color with a face-free cancel, fault free (Scott $500 VF, $250 Fine)............................................    $199               

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

                                            double grill” ($25 premium) (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $975) w/1998 & 2008 PSE.......... Enlarged Photo   $695

         425    o        138A    F-VF, bright and fresh, trivial nib perf at lower right, (Scott $850)....................................................................    $225

         426    o        138A    VF with a fancy NY Foreign Mail cancel, gorgeous color, fresh  2016 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo   $795

         427    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 $1195

         428    oGC  138A    VF NH, very light town cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1400) w/2018 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo $1295

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

                                            defined grill (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1950) Scarce this nice as only 3 share

                                            this grade with only 4 graded higher. choice w/2014 PSE Certificate ................ (Inside BACK COVER) $1795

         432    *           139    F-VF, unused, no gum, deep rich color, (Scott $2700 for VF, $1800  F-VF) w/1989 PF Certificate  ....... $1095

         435    o           141    F-VF, strong orange color with an neat target cancel on clean bright white paper.

                                            (Scott $1500 for VF, $1050 for F-VF) w/1964, 1984 & 2017 PF Certificates  ................ Enlarged Photo   $750               

         436    o           141    Nearly VF, brilliant color, light cancel on clean white paper. (Scott $1500) 2017 PFC.... Enlarged Photo   $850 

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

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

                                            cancel at  $1605, w/2018 PSAG Certificate  .......................................................................... Enlarged Photo $1295

         438    oGC     144    F-VF, rich color on bright white paper. Neat black face-free cancel. (Graded F-VF 75) This

                                            is also the split grill variety. Scott  $2500. Fault free in all respects, 1989 & 2015 PFC. Enlarged Photo $1495

         439    o           144    VF, very well centered for this often off-centered issue. Strong with  a fairly light

                                            cancel. Light yet discernible grill. A scarce stamp to find fault free and this well

                                            centered. (Scott $2250) with 1987 PFC and w/2005 PSE Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo $1995                

 

 

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         440    o           145    XF-S, beautifully centered with very large margins, gorgeous color (Scott $70 XF, $350 XF-S).................      $95

         441    *           145    F-VF unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $240 VF, $160 F-VF) w/1989 PFC for block/4 .................      $99

         442    *           145    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $240 for VF no gum) w/1989 PF Certificate .......................    $150

         443    *           145    XF OG LH, a pristine mint single, nearly perfectly centered with bright blue color on

                                            clean white paper. (Scott $950 VF-XF, $1850 for XF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo $1250  

         445    o           148    XF, face-free black circle of wedges cancel, well centered,  (Scott $95 for XF)............................................      $30

         446    o           148    XF, bright white paper and a neat black target cancel, extremely fresh,  (Scott $85 for XF).....................      $50

         447    *           148    Nearly VF OG LH, gorgeous color on clean white paper, (Scott $900) w/2004 PF Certificate .................    $695

         448    *           148    VF-XF OG, lovely bright color and sharp vivid clarity on bright white paper. Nice full

                                            even perfs. (Scott $900 VF, $1450 for VF-XF) w/2001 PSE & 2002 PFC......................... Enlarged Photo   $950

         449    *GC     148    XF OG LH “JUMBO,”  a truly scarce stamp to find this well centered and fault free.

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

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

                                            4 graded higher, only 1 of which is a JUMBO, w/2011 PSE Certificate ............................ Enlarged Photo $2195

         450    o           149    VF-XF, gorgeous color with a black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $90 VF, $115 VF-XF)........................      $60

         451    o           149    XF+, beautifully centered , fancy cancel, (Scott $190 for XF) w/2001 & 2016 PFC....... Enlarged Photo   $175  

         452    oGC     150    VF-XF “JUMBO,” with a lovely BLUE target cancel. Large margins at top and

                                            bottom. (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $350) undervalued stamp, w/2018 PSE Cert........ Enlarged Photo   $350

         453    o           151    VF, bold BLUE cancels, well centered, (Scott $235 w/blue cancel) w/1989 PF Certificate ......................    $120               

         454    o           151    XF, very large and balanced margins with a BLACK STAR cancel and red cancels..................................    $160

         455    oGC     151    VF-XF, very well centered but (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $220) w/2018 PSE Certificate ..............................    $199

         456    o           152    F-VF, deep strong color with a nice black circle of wedges cancel, fault free (Scott $210).........................      $75

         457    o           152    VF, “sock-on-the nose  bulls-eye cancel, strong cancel, fault free  (Scott $210).........................................    $150

         459    *           152    F-VF, unused, no gum, incredibly bright orange color on lily white paper. Fault free

                                            in all respects, (Scott $1300 for VF no gum, $850 F-VF) w/2000 PF Certificate.........................................    $450

         460    *           152    F-VF OG, no HR, almost LH, gorgeous color (Scott $3500) w/1988 PF Certificate ...................................    $695

         461    *           152    VF-XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. A beautifully centered example of this difficult banknote

                                            to obtain so fresh. Gorgeous color on clean fresh paper and perfect perforations all around. Large

                                            margins and fault free (Scott $3500 for VF) w/1998 PFC & 2006 & 2016 PSE.... (see BACK COVER) $3295                   

         462    o           153    Almost VF, light face-free cancel, pretty color, (Scott $220) w/2011 PSE Certificate  ..............................      $99

         463    o           153    VF, nice color with a face-free cancel NYFM cancel, fault free (Scott $220)................................................    $150  

         464    o           153    XF fancy NYFM geometric cancel, w/2003 PFC and w/2004 PSE Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo   $299

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

                                            postmark. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ  $625 + RED NYFM) w/2018 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo   $599

         466    *GC     153    XF-S OG LH, a phenomenal example, rarely ever found this well centered and fault free .

                                            Wide margins and strong brilliant color.  Nice perfs all around. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $9250) only 3 share this grade and 1 higher . The finest mint copy I have

                                            ever offered on this issue,  w/1993 PFC & 2003 PSE Certificate(95)................... (see FRONT COVER) $8995

         467    o           154    F-VF, deep rich color, very fresh, (Scott $275).....................................................................................................      $95 

         468    o           155    VF, gorgeous color with a black duplex cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $325)......................................    $129 

         469    o           155    VF, rich color with a light cancel on bright white paper, (Scott $325) w/1999 PF Certificate ...................    $199

         470    oGC     155    VF, deep color with a light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ 4350) w/2018 PSAG Certificate......................    $325

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

                                            on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $750) w/2017 PF Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $695

         472    oGC     155    XF-S, beautifully centered (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2500) w/2014 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo $1595

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

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

                                            it higher at $2500. Worthy of the finest collections  w/2018 PSAG Cert ........ (Inside FRONT COVER) $1995

         474    *           155    VF-XF OG LH, gorgeous color on bright clean white margins. Large stamp with

                                            sharp detailed impression. (Scott $5000 VF, $7000 VF-XF) w/2017 PSE Certificate  ... Enlarged Photo $4750

               

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         475    o           156    XF, large margins with a neat c.d.s cancel.............................................................................................................      $40

         476    o           156    XF-S, light cancel, gorgeous color, fault free ........................................................................................................    $110               

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

                                            obtain this nice in used (Graded XF-S 95)(SMQ $250)(Scott $250 for 95) 2018 PSAG Enlarged Photo   $22

.........478....o..........157....VF-XF, large margins with a light RED PAID cancel, very pretty stamp!............................................................$35 

480    *           157    F-VF OG LH, rich color, fresh, (Scott $325 VF, $210 F-VF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............................    $185

         481    o           158    XF-S, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel ....................................................................................      $35

         482    **        158    VF OG NH, no gum bends or skips, color copy of 2014 PFC for block/9, unlisted for NH in Scott ..........    $250

         483    **        158    VF-XF OG NH, deep rich color. Very scarce to obtain in never hinged

                                            condition. Unlisted in Scott for NH (thus scarce) w/2018 PSE Certificate ...................................................    $299

         484    **GC  158    VF-XF NH, lovely bright color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. .

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) unlisted in Scott for NH (scarce in NH) w/2004 & 2018 PFC.......... Enlarged Photo   $375               

         485    o           159    VF, unusually large stamp with a face-free cancel, extremely fresh, .............................................................. $22.50

         486    o           159    VF-XF, rich color on clean white paper, nicely centered, very fresh.................................................................      $30

         487    o           159    XF-S, perfectly centered with large margins, extremely fresh, ..........................................................................      $40

         488    *           159    VF OG LH, post office fresh, lovely pastel like shade, (Scott $375) w/2018 PF Cert ..... Enlarged Photo   $375

         490    o           160    VF+ “JUMBO,” gorgeous color with a BLUE cancel, w/1996 PF Certificate .............................................      $95

         491    *           160    VF, unused, no gum, deep intense shade, big copy! (Scott $350) w/1992 APS Certificate........................    $295

         492    o           161    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel, large margins, extremely fresh, (Scott $85 XF) .....................      $35

         493    o           161    XF, beautifully centered, deep shade with a face-free cancel ..........................................................................      $40

         494    o           161    XF, large margins with a light BLUE town cancel,...............................................................................................      $75

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

                                            (Graded XF 90J), 13 share this grade, only 14 graded higher, w/2018 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $120     

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

         497    o           162    VF, light Black & RED cancels, three large even margins, fault free, pretty stamp, (Scott $150 w/red)..    $120  

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) undergraded (Scott $185 for 85 grade) w/2018 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $160

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

                                            color on clean white paper, (Scott $250 VF-XF, $375 for XF) w/2001 PSE Certificate   Enlarged Photo   $225

         500    o           165    VF+, large stamp with a face-free cancel , (Scott $130).....................................................................................      $99

         501    oGC     165    VF, light cancel, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $130) w/2018 PF Certificate ..........................................................    $125

         502    o           165    VF-XF, very light face-free cancel, large margins, (Scott $175 for VF-XF) w/2007 PF Certificate .........    $175  

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

         504    o           165    XF, very light face-free cancel , (Scott $300 for XF value) w/1990 PF Certificate ......... Enlarged Photo   $250

         505    *GC     165    VF, unused, no gum, post office fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1200 for VF no gum) w/2018 PFC.........    $950

         506    o           166    VF, well centered, rich color, extremely fresh, (Scott $275)...............................................................................    $150

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

                                            duplex cancel,  (Scott $275 for VF, $400 VF-XF) 2000 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificates.............................    $180

         508    oGC     166    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a fancy NY Supplemental cancel.  (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                             (Scott $400 for 85 grade)  w/1998 & 2017 PF Certificates(85) ......................................... Enlarged Photo   $425

         509    oGC     166    XF, deep rich color with a neat circle of wedges fancy cancel on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $625) 10 share this grade, 7 higher (best is a 95) w/2014 PSE..... Enlarged Photo   $595

         511    *           166    VF, slightly disturbed OG, great color and nicely balanced, (Scott $2250).....................................................    $595

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

                                            (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100) (SMQ $2350) with both 2001 & 2018 PF Certificates   ........................... $1595

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

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) w/1987 & 2018 PF Certificate  .................................. Enlarged Photo $2595               

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

                                             clean white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) w/2018 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo $2995

 

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         515    *           178    F-VF, OG, hinged  but no HR, deep dark intense orange color, fault free (Scott $325).............................    $125

         516    *           178    F-VF OG LH, gorgeous color, extremely fresh, (Scott $325 VF, $210 F-VF) w/2018 PSAG Certificate $175 

         518    *           179    XF, expertly regummed, looks OG NH, gorgeous color (Scott $225 for VF no gum, $330 for XF)............    $175

         521    *           182    VF-XF, unused, no gum, large margins, bright and fresh (Scott $80)...............................................................      $35

         522    *GC     182    VF OG LH,  bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $275) w/2010 PF Certificate ....................................    $250               

         523    oGC     183    XF, beautifully centered with a black target cancel, (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $75) 2018 PSE Certificate     $75

         524    *           183    VF OG VLH, well balanced, gorgeous color (Scott $100) w/1991 PF Certificate .......................................      $90                  

         525    o           184    XF, beautifully centered with very large margins, partial target cancel...........................................................      $30

         526    *           184    VF-XF OG LH, deep color, taken from a block/4, (Scott $90 VF, $125 VF-XF) 1995 PSE for block/4...      $85  

         527    *           184    XF+ OG VLH JUMBO, rarely found this large. Gorgeous color and sharp vivid impression.

                                            (Scott $180 for a XF, $360 for XF-S) this should be in the middle, 2006 PF Certificate Enlarged Photo  $210

         528    o           185    VF-XF, well balanced with deep color and a light cancel...................................................................................     $30

         529    oGC     185    XF “JUMBO,” , beautifully centered (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $175) w/2018 PSAG Certificate .............    $150

         530    *           185    VF OG (hinged) well centered, rich color and fault free in all respects, (Scott $425).....................................    $199

         533    *           186    F-VF OG LH, large margins at top and right, (Scott $900 VF, $625 F-VF) w/2009 PFC.............................    $275                  

         535    o           188    XF, beautifully centered with deep color, (Scott $50 VF-XF, $130 for XF) w/2011 PSE Certificate  .....      $55

         536    o           188    XF, wide JUMBO margins, fault free (Scott $130 XF, $375 XF-S) w/Dec 2017 PSE Certificate .............    $125

         537    *           188    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, large stamp with gorgeous color (Scott $600) fault free .................................    $175

         538    *           188    Almost VF OG (no HR) light crease (not seen on front side) fresh, (Scott $1700).........................................    $495

         539    o           189    VF, neat “5” in duplex cancel, bright and fresh (Scott $27.50).........................................................................      $25  

         540    oGC     189    XF for this with very large margins, deep color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $80) w/2008 PSE Certificate   $55

         542    *           189    F-VF OG LH, brilliant color! taken from a block/4, color copy of 2012 PFC for block/4 (Scott $180) ...    $120

         543    **GC  189    VF-XF NH, gorgeous proof-like color with no gum bends or skips. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (Scott values 85 grade at $900, SMQ at $1000) w2002 PSE & 2013 PF Certificates    Enlarged Photo   $895

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

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

                                            only 5 share this grade with only 5 higher. w/1990 & 2014 PSE Certificates................... Enlarged Photo $3095

         545    o           190    XF, very large margins, (Scott $90 VF, $250 for XF)..........................................................................................    $200

         546    oGC     190    XF, nearly face-free cancel, large margins (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) 2005 PSE Certificates.............    $275

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

                                            Scott $700 for 95 grade, very fresh w/2017 PSAG Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo   $475

         548    *GC     190    F-VF+ OG LH, extremely fresh, rich color (Graded F-VF 75) (Scott $600 for 75)

                                            (SMQ also $600) with both 1984 and 2013 PF Certificates (75)....................................................................    $450               

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

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

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

         550    o           191    F-VF, neat NY registered in oval cancel, fault free (Scott $350 VF, $220 F-VF)..........................................    $119

         551    o           191    VF, beautifully centered with a NY double oval registry cancel, (Scott $350) w/1989 PF Certificate  ..    $299                

         552    o           191    VF-XF, rich color and well centered, (Scott $350 VF, $475 VF-XF) w/2017 PSE.........................................    $275

         553    oGC     191    VF, rich carmine shade with a neat cancel on clean white paper. Fault free in

                                            all respects. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $375) w/1987 & 2018 PF Certificates ..................... Enlarged Photo   $350

         554    o           191    XF, very wide margined stamp with gorgeous deep carmine shade and a nearly

                                            face-free cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85 (SMQ $525) 2013 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo   $425