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         LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

                     

              1    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 ...........................................................        $399

              2    o        9X1e    VF-XF, beautifully centered without signature on bluish wove paper.

                                            (Scott $900) fault free w/2004 PF Certificate...................................................................... Enlarged Photo        $850 

              4    *GC  10X1    XF-S OG LH, right sheet margin copy with large margins all around. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Very scarce in this quality, fault free and unpriced in SMQ. w/201PSE Certificate .... Enlarged Photo        $795

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

              5    o               1    VF, very light red cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $350) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..................................        $299

              7    oGC         1    VF-XF, large margins (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $500) 1982 PFC & 2008 PSE Certificate.................        $375

              8    oGC         1    VF-XF with a very light and attractive BLUE Philadelphia TOWN cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (Scott $575 w/blue town cancel.) A very pretty stamp! w/2019 PF Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo        $450

           11    oGC         1    SUPERB “JUMBO,” a magnificent example with a right sheet margin. Very light

                                            RED cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98J)  Rare in the grade as only 2 share this grade

                                            and only 2 ever graded higher (SMQ $5250) GEM w/2008 PSE Certificate (Inside FRONT COVER) ...   $4500

           12    *GC         1    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh with rich color and fault free in all respects.

                                          (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2100) For the person who doesn’t care about gum, 2019 PFC. Enlarged Photo   $1895  

           13    oGC       1a    XF, extremely light RED cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1200) w/2018 PSAG............. Enlarged Photo        $795

           14    o             1b    VF, light BLUE cancel, rich color (Scott $765 w/blue cancel) w/2015 PF Certificate .............................        $350

           15    o             1b    VF, light RED GRID cancel, nice 4 margin copy (Scott $725) w/2018 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo       $400

           16    o             1b    VF, lovely light BLUE and RED cancels, (Scott $875) w/2019 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo   .     $650 

           18    oGC         2    VF-XF (Graded VF-XF 85). Bold red grid  cancel. Beautifully balanced

                                            margins on lily white paper!  (SMQ $1225) w/2006 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo     $1050

           21    oGC         2    XF, very large margins with a light pretty RED GRID cancel on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for 90 grade) w/2019 PF Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo     $1350 

           22    oGC         2    XF, extremely fresh with an extremely light BLUE face free cancel! (Graded XF 90)

                                            (Scott values 90 w/blue cancel at $1550  (SMQ higher at $1650) with 2005 PFC........ Enlarged Photo     $1450

           23    oGC         2    XF, very light RED cancel, nearly face-free.  Nicely balanced stamp on clean

                                            fresh paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) w/2017 PF Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo     $1495

           24    oGC         2    VF-XF+, a very eye appealing stamp with its large margins and scarce “BLUE NUMERAL 10” 

                                            postmark. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade with blue numeral cancel at $1500.

                                            Extremely fresh on lily white paper! w/2018 PF Certificate (hard to duplicate).......... Enlarged Photo     $1495 

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4000) with both 2002 PFC and PSE Certificates............... Enlarged Photo     $2495

 

           28    *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 original gum higher at 85 (SMQ $17,000) w/2007 PSE Certificate ..........(Inside BACK COVER) $12,500

 

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           30    *GC         3    XF, unused, no gum as issued (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1250 for 90) 2019 PFC Cert ... Enlarged Photo    $1050

           31    *GC         3    SUPERB, unused, no gum as issued. Rarely found in this high grade and especially

                                            scarce to find with sheet margins at left and top!!  (Graded SUPERB 98)

                                            For comparison, the PSE has only graded 3 at 98 and 3 higher. (SMQ $3200)

                                            The only superb I have ever offered on this issue, w/2019 PSAG Certificate   (see BACK COVER)     $2995

1851-57 ISSUES

 

           35    o               7    VF-XF, extremely light face-free cancel, choice, fault free ............................................................................... $90

           36    o               7    VF-XF but (Graded VF 80) light face-free cancel looks unused! w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..........       $140

           37    oGC         7    XF huge margins with a light face free cancel (Graded XF 90) undergraded in my

                                            humble opinion. Just a great stamp! (Scott $325 for 90) w/2019 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo    $275

           38    *               7    VF OG LH, bright and fresh with rich color, closer at top, fault free (Scott $1000)...............................        $495 

           39    *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 have graded higher (SMQ $9,500) 2018 PSE... Enlarged Photo     $8500

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

                                            color. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $8250) Only 11 share this high grade with only 4 ever

                                            graded higher. w/1980 & 1994 PFC and w/2009 PSE Certificate(95) .................... Enlarged Photo     $6500

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

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $8250) Only 11 share this grade with only 4 higher. Doubt

                                            many had a face-free cancel ! 2018 PSE Certificate finest I’ve ever offered............ Enlarged Photo     $7300

           43    oGC      8A    VF, rich color with a neat black grid cancel. Nice clean sharp impression!

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $800) w/2008 & 2009 PSE Certificates  ...........................................................        $795

           46    oGC      8A    SUPERB, a phenomenal example with huge margins including portions of adjoining

                                            stamp at bottom. Deep rich color with a very light cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98) Only

                                            4 share this grade, 2 higher at 98J. This should be a 98J in my opinion. The finest 8A I have

                                            ever offered (SMQ $10,000) with w/1998 PFC & 2007 & 2015 PSE(98).... (Inside FRONT COVER)   $8,500

           49    o               9    VF-XF, very well centered, nice margins and a face free black grid cancel, (Scott $140 for VF-XF)................ $85 

           50    oGC         9    XF, nice NY town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $200) w/2001 & 2008 PF Certificates .......................        $175

           51    oGC         9    XF-S, lovely left margin copy with a very light cancel. (Graded XF 90XQ) (SMQ $225 for

                                            just a normal 90. W/2019 PSE Certificate and w/2019 PF Certificate ...................................................        $275

           53    oGC         9    XF-S, huge margins with a light cancel (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $550) w/2011 PSAG Certificate  ....        $350

           54    oGC         9    XF-S, HUGE margins with a neat BLUE Cincinnati town cancel. Bright white paper!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $560 with BLUE cancel) w/2019 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo        $495

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

                                            clean white paper! (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $900) w/1980 PFC & 2009 PSE......... Enlarged Photo        $575

           56    oGC         9    SUPERB, a truly magnificent top right corner margins single! Deep vivid color and proof-

                                            like impression. Light town cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $1375) Accompanied

                                            by both a w/1988 PF Certificate and 2016 PSE Certificate(98) .................. (Inside FRONT COVER)    $1250

           57    *GC         9    VF-XF OG LH, gorgeous color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1200) w/2017 PFC........... Enlarged Photo        $695

           59    o             10    VF black circular date cancel (Minersville, PA) fault free (Scott $145)................................................................. $75  

           61    o          10A    VF+, pretty BLUE circular datestamp, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $145 for VF)...............................        $130

           62    oGC       11    XF-S, very large margins with a bold town cancel. Shows portions of adjoining

                                            stamps at top and bottom! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $275) 2006 & 2007 PSE(95).... Enlarged Photo       $250

           65    o          11A    VF, light and pretty BLUE town cancel.................................................................................................................... $73

           68    oGC    11A    XF-S, large and beautifully centered with an extremely light town postmark.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $250) w/2018 PF Certificate ................................................... Enlarged Photo        $250

           69    oGC    11A    SUPERB , a magnificent example with a neat Philadelphia town cancel. Large margins all

                                            around. (Graded GEM 100) (SMQ $1000) only 3 graded higher, 2008 PSE.................. Enlarged Photo        $995

           70    *          11A    VF-XF OG VLH, looks NH at first glance, bright and fresh (Scott $250 for VF)..........................................        $175

           71    o             12    VF, neat black New Orleans town cancel, extremely fresh, rich color, (Scott $700)....................................        $450

           73    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 ......................................................................        $550

           74    o             12    VF-XF with a scarce RED GRID cancel ($175 premium for red) XF for this this.

                                            (Scott $875 for VF only w/red cancel) fault free w/2004 PF Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo        $750    

           75    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 $1300).... Enlarged Photo      $850

           77    oGC       13    XF, a wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered stamp featuring deep dark intense

                                            color! Town cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1550) w/2019 PF Certificate ................. Enlarged Photo     $1395

           78    o             14    VF, deep rich color with a neat black cancel, fault free (Scott $140)............................................................        $100

           79    o             14    VF, very light face-free cancel (Scott $140).....................................................................................................        $120

           80    o             14    VF-XF, extremely light cancel with rich color. Shows portion of adjacent stamp

                                            at right! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $200) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ....................................................        $185

           81    oGC       14    XF, very light cancel, nearly face-free cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) 2004 PSE. Enlarged Photo     $350

           82    oGC       14    XF-S, gorgeous deep intense shade with very large margins ad proof-like

                                            impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ...................... Enlarged Photo        $595

           83    *             14    Fine, unused, no gum, deep color, fault free (Scott $1800) 1991 PFC and 2013 Weiss Certificates.....      $595

           84    *             14    XF full OG, hinged with a very light horizontal crease which does not show from

                                            the front side. Extremely fresh with great color! (Scott $5000).....................................................................     $1295

           85    *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    $3250

           86    o             15    VF, deep color , black cancel, (Scott $140) w/2019 PSE Certificate ..........................................................        $110

           87    o             15    VF-XF, light neat face-free cancel, large margins and deep vivid color, (Scott $175 for VF-XF)............        $110

           88    oGC       15    VF-XF, light face-free cancel  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $200) w/2007 PSE Certificate  .....................        $175

           89    oGC       15    XF+, huge margins with a light black grid cancel. Beautifully centered .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $350) w/1983, 2014 & 2019 PF Certificates ......................... Enlarged Photo        $325

           91    oGC       15    XF-S, huge margins with a scarcer “BOSTON PAID” cancel, (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $650 + $25 for Paid cancel) w/2003 PFC & w/2005 PSE Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo        $499

           92    oGC       15    XF-S with a light black cancel and RED cancel at lower left corner only. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $650 +$25 for red cancel= $675), 2000 PFC & w/2019 PSE Certificate(95) ..... Enlarged Photo      $550

           93    oGC       15    XF-S, large and balanced margins with rich color. (Graded XF-S 95) a very high end

                                            95 grade. (SMQ $650) w/2019 PSAG Cert(95) and w/2019 PSE Certificate(95) ......... Enlarged Photo    $595

           94    oGC       15    SUPERB, “JUMBO,” with a very light black cancel. (Graded XF-S 95J)

                                            A very impressive stamp (SMQ $875) w/2007 PSE Certificate ............. (see Inside BACK COVER)        $850

           95    *GC       15    Fine, unused, no gum (Graded Fine 70) (Scott $725 for 70) w/2019 PF Certificate ..............................        $595

           97    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 2018 PSE Certificate ........................................................... Enlarged Photo     $2295

           98    oGC       16    SUPERB, a truly remarkable stamp with its HUGE margins, light cancel and rich color.

                                            This is also the much scarcer recut at top and bottom ($550 premium) Neat San Francisco

                                            circular datestamp. (Graded SUPERB 98) ex-Kirke collection. (SMQ $13,500 + $500 for the

                                            recut variety) Only 1 shares this grade and it is the HIGHEST GRADE ever awarded by the PSE

                                            Destined for the finest collection, 1989 PFC & 2014 PSE Cert(98)…(see Inside FRONT COVER) .$12,500

           99    o             17    VF, town cancel, virtually face-free cancel, (Scott $250) ............................................................................        $125

         102    *             18    XF-S, regummed, beautifully centered (Scott $800 for VF no gum, $1450 XF) with 1973 PFC..............       $650

         104    *             18    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with lovely rich color and highly detailed

                                            impression. (Scott $2100 VF, $2800 VF-XF) w/1987 & 2005 PF Certificates  ........... Enlarged Photo     $1850 

         105    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   $4500

         108    *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     $2795

         109    oGC       21    VF, lovely example with a scarce RED CARRIER cancel. Deep color. (Graded VF 80)

                                            (SMQ $2100 + $200 for red cancel= $2300) w/1981 APS & 2012 PF Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo     $2195

         110    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) 2001 & 2018 PFC................. Enlarged Photo     $2495

         111    o             22    Nearly VF, large stamp with a face free cancel, fault free (Scott $475) ........................................................        $225

         112    oGC       22    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light town cancel. Nice full perforations all around.

                                            Clean fresh paper! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) w/1974 & 2014 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo     $895

         113    *             22    VF OG VLH, beautifully centered with deep rich color and proof-like impression .

                                            Fault free in all respects (Scott $2200)  w/2016 PF Certificate ...................................... Enlarged Photo     $1495

.........114 ....o...........23 ....VF, neat black town cacnncel, very fresh (Scott $1200f for VF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate...............................$595

         115    o             23    VF, very light face-free cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $1200) 1983 & 2014 PFC. Enlarged Photo    $995

         116    oGC       23    VF, BLUE grid cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1000+ $25 premium for the blue

                                            cancel. Looks nicer than a 80 to me. Attractive, w/2007 PSE Certificate   ............... Enlarged Photo        $995

         117    o             24    VF, large margins, neat town cancel, fault free (Scott $37.50).............................................................................. $20

         118    o             24    VF, neat BLUE TOWN cancel, very fresh, (Scott $40 w/blue cancel)................................................................ $30

         119    o             24    XF, beautifully centered with a light BLUE cancel, large margins, fault free , a very pretty stamp!............. $50

         121    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        $495   

         123    **GC     24    VF-XF OG NH  (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $675) No gum bends or skips, with both

                                            1998 & 2017 PF Certificates  fault free in all respects................................................. Enlarged Photo        $625

         124    **GC     24    XF OG NH, a very scarce stamp to obtain in NEVER HINGED condition. No gum bends or skips.

                                            Beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1050) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo        $795

         127    oGC       25    VF-XF  (Graded VF-XF 85) Neat April 1st town cancel. Lovely color 

                                            on clean fresh paper. (SMQ $600 for 85 grade) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo       $425

         128    *             25    Fine+, full OG, hinged but no HR, (nearly LH). Gorgeous color and impression.

                                            (Scott $4000 for VF, $3750 for F-VF, $2750 for Fine) w/1988 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo      $850

         129    o             26    VF-XF, gorgeous color with a neat St. Louis town cancel,................................................................................. $30

         131    *             26    XF OG (HR) gorgeous color and rarely found this well centered, fault free (Scott $125 for XF)................... $60 

         135    oGC       27    XF, a magnificent example of this scarce stamp to obtain in such high quality.  Rich

                                            fiery brick red shade with a light neat town cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $5100)

                                           Only 13 share this grade with only 6 higher at 95, w/2018 PSE Certificate ... (Inside BACK COVER)  $4895

         137    o             28    VF+, very light cancel and beautifully centered. Hard to find with margins clearing

                                            all around on this issue! (Scott $1100) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............................. Enlarged Photo     $1050

         139    oGC       29    SUPERB, mathematically perfectly centered with a neat light circular postmark. Due to

                                            to the narrow spacing many example have outer projections touching or into the perfs.

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98) Only 1 shares this grade and it is THE HIGHEST GRADE awarded by

                                            the PSE. ex Kirke and Curtis (SMQ $11,500) 2010 PFC & 2007 PSE(98)  (Inside FRONT COVER) $9,995   

         140    *             29    Fine OG LH, this is a very scarce stamp to find in fault free mint original gum condition.

                                            I cannot recall ever offering a mint example. (Scott $5500) w/2000 PF Certificate ..............................     $1895

         141    o             30    F-VF (VF for issue), Light red cancel, so light cancel it appears unused. (Scott $1375) 2002 PSE.....        $595 

         142    oGC       30    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel . Rich color and proof-like

                                            impression . Nice even perfs all around (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade

                                            at $2000.) with both a 1996 PSE Certificate and 2019 PF Certificates(85) ............. Enlarged Photo     $1795 

         143    *             30    VF-XF, PFC call it “part og” but looks full OG to me, fresh, (Scott $1200) w/1976 PF Certificate   ...        $550

         144    *             30    VF OG LH, extremely fresh, deep color (Scott $1200) w/2006 PF Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo     $795 

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

                                          (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott valued 85 grade at $2000) w/2016 PF Certificate........ .. Enlarged Photo .    $1895

         146    *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 one

                                            shares this grade, 1 higher at 95J) (SMQ $7500) 2008 PSE Certificate(Inside FRONT COVER) ...   $6750

         151    oGC       32    XF+, a perfectly centered stamp with deep green color and a neat face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90) looks like a 95 or 98 to me! (Scott $700 for 90) w/2019 PSAG Cert. . Enlarged Photo     $695

         152    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 2 have ever graded higher! with 2013 PSE Certificate......................................... Enlarged Photo     $2099

         154    *             33    Fine+, full OG, small HR, extremely fresh, fault free (Scott $5750) w/1996 PSE Certificate   ............... ...    $1395

         157    o             35    VF-XF JUMBO margins with a very light face free cancel, (Scott $85 VF-XF , $160 for XF) .......................... $85

         159    oGC       35    XF-S, huge and balanced margins with deep vivid green shade and a neat circular

                                            town cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $525) w/2018 PSAG Certificate ................... Enlarged Photo        $395

         162    oGC    36B    VF-XF, deep dark intense black color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $400) 2019 PSAG .. Enlarged Photo       $375

         163    *          36B    XF, unused, no gum (Scott $325 for VF, $525 for XF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ........ Enlarged Photo        $350

         165    o             37    VF-XF vivid RED GRID cancel, (Scott $435 w/red) pretty stamp, w/2019 PSAG Cert Enlarged Photo      $399

         167    *             37    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $525 for VF no gum) w/2009 PF Certificate ......................       $395

         169    *             37    VF, full OG, hinged but no hinge remnants, fault free (Scott $1450) w/2013 PFC......... Enlarged Photo        $795

         171    *GC       38    VF-XF for this OG LH but conservatively (Graded VF 80) Gorgeous color with no oxidation

                                            which is common on this orange stamp. Nice full even perforations (no nibbed perfs).

                                            Accompanied by both a w/1991 & 2019 PF Certificates (Scott $1900) ....................... Enlarged Photo     $1750

         172    *GC       38    VF-XF OG LH, incredible deep vivid orange color beautifully contrasted against it’s

                                            bright white margins! (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3400) fault free in all respects with

                                            three certs: w/1995, 2005 and a brand new 2019 PF Certificate(85) .............. (Inside BACK COVER)     $2995

         173    *GC       38    XF OG LH, rarely seen with such large margins for this normally tightly margined issue.

                                           Bright color with no oxidation! (Graded XF 90) Only 7 share this high grade and only

                                            6 graded higher. (SMQ $5000), w/2018 PSE Certificate ................................. (Inside FRONT COVER)    $4500

         174    *             39    VF-XF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color fault free (Scott $1300 for VF) w/2019 PFC .. Enlarged Photo    $1150

         175    *             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     $2295

         176    *GC       39    XF OG LH,  Beautifully centered with gorgeous color on clean fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            Scott values 85 grade at $4000 (SMQ $4200) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..... (Inside FRONT COVER)    $3750

 

1875 Reprints of the 1857-61 Issue

 

         177    *             40    VF, unused, no gum as issued, proof-like impression color (Scott $575) w/2018 PF Certificate ............        $475

 

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         180    o             63    F-VF+, neat open black grid cancel........................................................................................................ no photo $15

         181    o             63    XF, fancy cancel, gorgeous color on clean white paper, (Scott $140 for XF)................................................... $50

         183    o             63    XF, nice central black target cancel, bright color (Scott $140 for XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ..................... $90

         185    oGC       63    XF, beautifully centered with a sock on the nose bulls-eye cancel, Strong color on clean white

                                            margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $160) (Scott $150 for 90 grade) w/2004 & 2019 PFC........................        $140

         191    o             67    F-VF, nicely centered, strong color with a neat bulls-eye cancel, (Scott $750 VF, $550 F-VF)...............        $275

         192    oGC       67    VF, lovely “sock-on-the nose  black bulls-eye cancel. Large margins for this and

                                            great color! (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $850) w/2017 PF Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo        $695

         193    oGC       67    VF, light BLUE cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $780 w/blue cancel)1991 & 2019 PFC Enlarged Photo  .  $725

         194    oGC       67    VF, beautiful eye catching bold RED GRID cancel! Well centered with nice full even

                                            perfs. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $810 for 80 w/red cancel) w/1986, 2011 & 2019 PFC.. Enlarged Photo.     $750

         195    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     $850

         196    o           67a    F-VF, neat face-free town cancel, (the scarcer brown-yellow shade) fault free (Scott $1100).................        $495  

         197    o           67a    VF, strong brown-yellow shade with a black rimless grid cancel. This shade is

                                            Very difficult to obtain. Fault free (Scott $1100) w/2008 PSE Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo         $895

         203    oGC       69    XF, deep black color and impression on clean fresh white paper. Target cancel which also leaves

                                            it face free. Large margins!! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) w/2019 PSAG Certificate   Enlarged Photo     $299

         204    *             69    Fine+. unused, no gum, very fresh, (Scott $675 for VF no gum, $475 for Fine no gum)............................       $225

         205    oGC       70    VF, neat back grid cancels and deep vivid color (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $350) 2019 PSAG Certificate      $275

         206    oGC       70    VF-XF, gorgeous color with a fancy and face free cancel. Nice full even perforations

                                            all around. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $575) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo        $525

         207    oGC       70    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), neat large “BOSTON PAID” fancy cancel.

                                            Rich deep color (SMQ $575 for 85 grade) w/1995 & 2019 PF Certificates ................ Enlarged Photo        $525

         208    oGC       70    XF, a spectacular example with deep rich color highlighted by it’s pretty BLUE cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90)  (SMQ $900 + $25 for blue cancel=$925) 2011 PFC & 2012 PSE(90) Enlarged Photo    $850

         209    oGC       70    XF-S, a truly remarkable used GEM with a very light RED NY Supplementary Mail Type B cancel.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) The is the highest grade awarded by the PSE. (SMQ $4750 + $40 for red

                                            cancel=$4790) w/2015 w/2019 PSAG Certificate(95) and 2015 PSE(95)... (Inside FRONT COVER)    $3995 

         211    oGC     70a    VF-XF. beautifully centered with a fancy geometric cancel! Nice brown-lilac shade on

                                            bright white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $525 for 85) w/2019 PSAG Certificate   ...................        $375

         212    oGC     70a    VF-XF, fancy cork cancel, leaving Mr. Washington’s face nearly face-free. Nice bright

                                            white paper and full perfs (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $525 for 85) 2004 & 2019 PFC  Enlarged Photo   $400

         213    oGC     70a    VF-XF, fancy black circle of wedges cancel. Beautifully centered and extremely fresh.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade at $525) w/2019 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo        $450 

         214    o           70b    Fine+, black cancel, good color, fresh, (Scott $850 for VF)...........................................................................        $175

         215    o           70b    Almost VF for this very rare grey-violet shade. Neat face free partial

                                            “PAID” in BOXED cancel. (Scott $850+) fault free w/1992 PF Certificate .............................................        $350

         216    o           70b    VF, very nicely centered with rich color and a very appealing RED GRID cancel.

                                            Fault free in all respects! (Scott $890 for VF w/red cancel) w/2019 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo     $695

         217    oGC     70b    VF-XF with a sock on the nose BLUE target cancel. (Graded VF 80) Under-graded in

                                            my opinion. (SMQ $975 +$25 for blue= $1000) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .................. Enlarged Photo        $895

         218    oGC     70b    VF-XF, large margins for this stamp. Gorgeous color with a very light a scarcer

                                            “PAID” in circle cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1600) 2011 & 2018 PFC(85)...Enlarged Photo     $1195

         219    oGC     70b    XF, a truly spectacular example, rarely seen in such well centered and fault free condition!

                                            Neat and light black grid cancel with nice full even perfs (no nibbed) on clean fresh

                                            white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2500) (Scott $2400 for XF 90) For comparison,

                                            the PSE has only grade 13 at 90 and 2 higher, w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo     $1795

         220    o           70c    VF, a very pretty example of this scarce violet shade. Neat BLUE GRID cancel and

                                            well centered for this issue. Tiny thin only seen in fluid, (Scott $2275) w/2019 PF Certificate ...........        $950

         221    o           70c    VF, an extremely scarce violet shade with deep rich color and a neat segmented

                                            black grid cancel. (Scott $2250) fault free w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ............................ Enlarged Photo     $1595

         223   *GC       71    VF for this, OG LH, post office fresh with brilliant color on clean white paper .

                                            Conservatively graded F-VF 75, (Scott $2600) w/1997 PSE & 2014 PFC..................... Enlarged Photo     $1595

         225    o             72    VF-XF, bright color, (Scott $575 for VF, $875 for VF-XF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo    ...     $475

         228    oGC       72    XF for this but (Graded VF-XF 85), Beautifully centered with a very light cancel. Hard

                                            to get light cancels on this issue. (SMQ $900) (Scott $875 for 85) w/2019 PFC........... Enlarged Photo        $850  

         229    oGC       72    XF-S, beautifully centered with a neat PAID cancel at left. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $4000) Only 10 share this grade and 6 higher, w/2001 & 2004 PSE.................... Enlarged Photo     $2995

         230    o             73    XF, light face-free cancel, trivial nib perf at top................................................................................../..................... $30

         231    o             73    VF-XF. beautifully centered with a neat partial target cancel (Scott $55 VF, $100 VF-XF) ................................ $50

         232    o             73    VF-XF+, large stamp with deep color and impression! (Scott $100 VF-XF) w/2009 PF Certificate ................ $75

         233    o             73    XF, neat circle of wedges, fault free in all respects.................................................................................................. $85

         234    o             73    XF, lovely bold BLUE GRID cancel, well balanced, w/1988 PF Certificate .............................................        $185

         238    o             75    VF with a bold RED double oval cancel, (Scott $485 w/red cancel), fault free, fresh................................        $299 

         239    oGC       75    VF-XF for this with gorgeous color and a light face-free cancel. Nice full even perforations.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $475) Extremely fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo        $450

         240    oGC       75    XF, a magnificent example, very eye appealing with it’s light and pretty RED cancel!

                                            Rich dark red brown color and nice full even perforations all around. (Graded XF 90)

                                            (SMQ $1175 + $60 premium for red cancel= $1235) only 7 graded higher, 2019 PSE  . Enlarged Photo     $1095

         241    oGC       75    XF-S, a spectacular used single with wonderfully warm color and beautifully complimented

                                            by a BLUE cancel and part of a RED cancel at bottom. Very eye catching fault free GEM.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4400 + $30 red) Only 6 share this grade and it is the HIGHEST

                                            EVER GRADED, used GEM with w/2016 PF Certificate ........................ (see Inside FRONT COVER).    $3895

         243    oGC       76    XF-S but looks perfectly centered. Deep intense brown shade with a light neat postmark.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values XF 90 at $1400 (SMQ also $1400) For comparison the

                                            PSE has only graded 14 at 95 and 2 higher! Choice w/2019 PSAG Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo     $1295

         245    o             78    F-VF, rich color with a fancy San Francisco “cogwheel” cancel, fault free (Scott $400)..........................        $120

         246    o             78    Nearly VF with a light cancel (VF for this issue) very fresh, (Scott $400) fault free .................................        $175

         249    o           78a    VF-XF, neat circle of wedges fancy cancel (Scott $425 for VF only) w/2003 PFC .... Enlarged Photo          $399    

 

1867 GRILLS

 

         250    oGC       83    VF, fancy circle of wedges cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1100) 1991 & 2016 PFC.... Enlarged Photo     $750

         251    *             83    VF OG LH, a magnificent example and very scarce. One of  the nicest

                                            mint copies I have seen in years.  Lovely fresh rich color. This is the scarcer

                                            “C” grill  with grill points down. (Scott $5500 for VF  w/2018 PFC …...(see Inside BACK COVER). ....    $4750

         252    o             84    Fine, centered to bottom as most Scott#84 either cut into the design or are barely clean as

                                            this one. Nice fresh stamp with a neat 4-ring target cancel and nice clean white paper.

                                            (Scott values VF at $8000 and Fine value at $4750) fault free w/2019 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo     $2750

         253    o             85    Fine, nice fancy sock on the nose geometric cancel, (Scott $1100 VF, $500 for Fine)................................        $299  

         254    o             85    Fine+, very fancy geometric cancel, gorgeous color (Scott $1100) w1984 PF Certificate .....................        $349

         255    oGC       85    VF, this has a very rare “circle of hearts” postmark. Light cancel on bright white paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1100) fault free w/2019 PSE Certificate  ................................ Enlarged Photo        $895

         256    oGC       85    VF-XF,  a fabulous used example with the strong and deepest color one could ever

                                            find on this issue!! Fancy “cogwheel” cancel. Large margins with nice full perforations.

                                            all around,.(Graded VF-XF 85) high end 85  (Scott $1525) w/2019 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo     $1150

         257    oGC       85    VF-XF, large margins on bright clean white paper! Fancy black rosette cancellation.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1525 for 85 grade) w/1989, 2010 & 2019 PFC(85).......... Enlarged Photo     $1395   

         258    oGC       85    XF, a truly spectacular used GEM. Lovely scarce BLUE circle of wedges cancel on

                                            lily white paper and nice full even perforations. (Graded XF 90) (Scott values 90 with

                                            a blue cancel at $2700) Only 5 share this grade and only 5 graded higher although none

                                            have a cancel like this!! w/2019 PSAG Certificate .................................... (see Inside FRONT COVER)    $2595 

         260    o          85B    VF, rather well centered for this difficult  2c “Z” grill. Intense color with a fancy

                                            BLUE cork cancel. (Scott $1250) fault free w/1987 PF Certificate ................................. Enlarged Photo      $895

         261    oGC    85B    XF-S, a truly spectacular used single with a fancy “circle of V’s” postmark. Perfectly’

                                            centered on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF-S 95) with 2008 & 2014 PSE Certificates.

                                            Both stating 95 grade. Only 6 share this grade, 2 higher, (SMQ $12,000)............ (see FRONT COVER)    $9.995

         262    oGC    85C    VF-XF, this is one of the nicest “Z” grills I have ever seen on this issue. Lovely sock on

                                            the nose Rosette fancy cancel. Rich color on crisp clean fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $5750) Scarce for comparison the w/2019 PSE Certificate has only graded 2 at

                                            85 and only 7 higher, none with this fancy cancel, w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .......... (BACK COVER)    $5250

         263    oGC    85E    Fine+, deep black shade (Graded F 70) (SMQ $1300) fault free with both 1980 & 2019 PFC.................        $995

         269    o             89    VF, large stamp with a very light cancel, (Scott $325) w/2015 APS Certificate  ......................................        $175

         270    o             89    VF-XF “JUMBO,” sock on the nose BLUE TARGET cancel, w/2019 PSAG Certificate ......................        $250

         271    *             89    VF, expertly regummed with large margins, (Scott $2000 for VF no gum).....................................................        $995

         272    *             89    VF+, unused, no gum. Unusually large margins with great color and proof-like

                                            impression.  (Scott $2000 for VF, $2500 for VF-XF) w/2018 PSE Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo  ..   $1195

         273    o             90    VF with a neat black sock on the nose target cancel (Scott $375) 2013 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo    $275

         275    o             92    XF-S, beautifully centered, looks superb but (Graded XF 90) Light partial circle of

                                            wedges fancy cancel (Scott $1200 for XF 90) (SMQ $1250)  2019 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo     $1150

         276    o             93    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancel............................................................................................... $60

         277    oGC       93    SUPERB centering with large even margins and nice full even perforations all around.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2900) For comparison the PSE has only graded 16 this nice.

                                            and only 3 higher the best being a 98. (SMQ $2900) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ...... (FRONT COVER)    $2500

         280    *GC       95    XF OG LH, a truly rare mint single with near perfect centering with rich color and deeply

                                            etched proof-like impression.  (Graded XF 90) The PF has only graded 4 others at 90 and

                                            1 higher a 95.  Scott values a 90 grade at $12,500. The far the nicest #95 I have ever offered

                                            in 42 years as a full time dealer. With a 2017 PF Certificate .……………..…..(see FRONT COVER).... $11,995

         281    o             96    VF-XF, deep dark shade with a sock on the nose bullseye cancel, w/2019 PSE Certificate ..................        $199

         284    oGC       97    XF, virtually a face-free cancel. Rich color and beautifully centered , fault free in

                                            all respects. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $675 for 90, (SMQ $700) w/2019 PSAG Cert........ Enlarged Photo       $495

         285    o             97    XF, extremely light BLUE cancel, beautifully centered 1993 PSE Cert, 2019 PFC ..... Enlarged Photo        $595

         286    oGC       97    XF+ JUMBO, light cancel and beautifully centered. (Graded XF 90J) Only 2 share

                                            this grade. 22 higher but only 3 are JUMBOS (SMQ $1350) Accompanied by three

                                            certs. 1996 PFC, 2019 PSAG (90J) and w/2019 PSE Certificate(90J)........................ Enlarged Photo        $995     

         287    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 .................................. Enlarged Photo     $1700

         288    o             98    VF with a “sock-on-the nose  black bulls-eye cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $275 for VF) ...../.............        $150

         289    o             98    VF-XF, well balanced with wide side margins, (Scott $275 VF, $525 VF-XF)...............................................        $200

         290    oGC       98    VF-XF  but only (Graded VF 80) light cancel on very bright white paper.

                                            Post office fresh  (SMQ $325) with both 1991 PFC & w/2019 PSAG Certificate  .... Enlarged Photo        $275

         291    o             99    Fine, light cancel, fault free, fault free (Scott $1500 VF, $575 for Fine).........................................................        $325

         292    o             99    XF, neat black circle of wedges fancy cancel, (Scott $1500 VF, $3150 XF) with both

                                            a 2015 PF Certificate and w/2019 PSE Certificate  ....................................................................................     $2250

                

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

     ...  296    *GC     106    Superb OG LH JUMBO , a truly phenomenal example. Very scarce as only 451 were

                                            ever issued. Gorgeous color with nice full even perforations all around. (Graded SUPERB 98)

                                            Only 1 other shares this illustrious grade and it is the HIGHEST ever awarded by the PSE.

                                            (SMQ $22,500) GEM with w/1985 PF Certificate & 2003 PSE Certificate    .... (see BACK COVER) $18,995

 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         298    o           112    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, rich color, fault free (Scott $130 VF, $195 VF-XF).....................................        $110

         299    o           112    XF, very interesting cancel at right and fault free, w/2012 & 2018 PF Certificates  .............................        $180

         300    oGC     112    XF beautifully centered with a very light c.d.s. Bright and fresh and hard to find in

                                            this condition. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $425) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................... Enlarged Photo        $350

.........301 ....oGC ....112 ..XF-S JUNBO remarkable stamp with it large even margins and light face-free cancel.

..........................................(Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2250) Finest I've offered w/2019 PSAG cert. ...............(.Inside FRONT COVER ) $1795

         304    o           113    Almost VF with a sock-on-the-nose BLUE 4 ring bulls-eye cancel, (Scott $130 w/blue cancel).................... $75     

         305    o           113    VF with a nice 4 ring black target cancel, extremely fresh ...................................................................................... $85

         306    o           113    VF-XF with a very light face-free cancel .........................................................................................................        $100

         307    o           113    XF, nice BLUE target cancel, large margins...................................................................................................        $120

         308    oGC     113    XF to me but (Graded VF-XF 85) horse-free cancel (Scott $135 for 85) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ...        $140 

         310    *           113    VF-XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. Gorgeous deep intense color on fresh

                                            clean paper. (Scott $500 for VF, $750 for VF-XF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo       $395 

         311    *GC     113    VF OG LH, well centered, bright and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $500) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ..   .     $450   

         313    *GC     113    XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. Beautifully centered with rich color and

                                            impression.  (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1650) (Scott $1500 for 90) The PF has graded

                                            9 others at 90 and NONE graded higher. w/1998 & 2019 PF Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo     $1150

         314    *GC     113    XF OG LH (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for XF 90) (SMQ higher at $1650)

                                            The PF has only graded 7 higher, PSE only graded 11 higher w/2019 PF Certificate .. Enlarged Photo   $1395

         316    **         114    Almost VF OG NH, gorgeous color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Unlisted in Scott for NH, extremely fresh color copy of 2018 PF Certificate for block/6......................        $395

         317    o           115    F-VF, BLUE cancel, pretty stamp (Scott $225 w/blue)........................................................................................... $55

         318    o           115    VF, strong deep blue shade, extremely fresh (Scott $200 for VF) w/2019 PF Certificate ........................        $100

         319    o           115    VF-XF with a light RED cancel, (Scott $275 for VF, $265 for VF-XF w/red) w/2019 PF Certificate ..  .....     $220

         320    oGC     115    XF, large and evenly spaced margins on lily white paper. Nice full perforations all

                                            around. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $650) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ............................... Enlarged Photo  .       $550

         321    *GC     115    VF OG LH, gorgeous color on lily white paper an nice full perforations.

                                            (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2800) (Scott $2500 for 80) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo     $2495

         323    o           116    VF-XF (XF for this issue) bright and fresh! fault free ...................................................................................        $150

         324    oGC     116    VF-XF,  with a fancy 3-ring target cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $275) w/2019 PSAG Certificate   $160  

         326    oGC     116    XF with both a black quartered cork cancel and a scarcer RED boxed “Bremen” cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $425 + $40 for RED) with both 1983 PFC & 2005 PSE........ Enlarged Photo        $395

         327    *           116    Nearly VF OG LH, stunning color on clean fresh paper, (Scott $1850 VF, $1200 F-VF)...........................        $750

         328    *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 PSE).  

                                            Only 5 share this grade, 1 higher at 95. The Finest I’ve ever offered (SMQ $12,000).....Enlarged Photo $10,000

         330    o           117    VF, large margins with a light cancel, (Scott $130)............................................................................................       $120

         331    o           117    VF with a pretty RED circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $280) w/1988 PF Certificate ................................        $199 

         332    oGC     117    XF, beautifully centered with large balanced margins. Rich bright color on very fresh

                                            clean paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $400) w/2018 PF Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo    $325

         333    oGC     117    XF-S, very large and perfectly centered margins. Deep rich color with a fancy circle

                                            of wedges cancel! (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $950) (Scott $775) w/1989 & 2019 PFC.. Enlarged Photo       $650

         334    *GC     117    XF, unused, no gum,  beautifully centered (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1075 for 90 grade)

                                            (SMQ $1100) extremely fresh w/2000 & 2019 PF Certificates  ........................................ Enlarged Photo     $995

         335    *           117    F-VF OG LH, post office fresh (Scott $1850) w/2000 PSE & 1991 & 2009 PFC.......................................        $950

         336    *GC     117    XF OG VLH, a spectacular example, beautifully centered with unusually large margins.

                                            Rich color and impression (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $5750)  Quite rare in this high

                                            grade and fault free in all respects, w/1995 & 2018 PF Certificates …..... (see Inside BACK COVER)    $3795

         338    o           118    VF, bold BLUE cancel, (Scott $875) fault free, a very pretty stamp! w/2016 PF Certificate ...................       $495

         340    oGC     118    XF, beautifully centered with a light cancel showing the vignette clearly. Nice

                                            clean white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1600) w/2016 PF Certificate .................... Enlarged Photo     $1250

         341    *           118    VF, unused, no gum, brilliant colors, fault free (Scott $3250 for no gum) 1984 PFC...... Enlarged Photo    $1295 

         342    o           119    VF-XF, extremely light cancel rich vivid colors, w/2000 PFC & 2019 PSAG Cert  .................................        $299

         343    oGC     119    XF but only (Graded VF-XF 85J) Large margins for this and with a fairly light cancel.

                                            (SMQ $450 for regular 85, $750 for 90) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ................................. Enlarged Photo      $450

         344    *           119    VF, unused, no gum. (Scott $975) Certificate in the name of Ward, a famous icon

                                            collector of rare stamps. Rich color and fault free , w/1984 PF Certificate    ...........................................        $695

         345    *           120    F-VF  unused, (traces of gum) Decently centered for this tough issue. Deep rich

                                            color and fault free (Scott $7500 for full OG, $2600 for no gum)  w/2005 PF Certificate ........................        $895  

         346    *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     $2095

         347    *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 5 share this grade with PSE

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

         349    oGC     121    VF-XF, circle of wedges cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $900) w/2018 PF Cert. .... Enlarged Photo        $499

         350    oGC     121    XF but (Graded VF-XF 85) light cancel (SMQ $900 for 85) 2012 PSE & 2019 PSAG Enlarged Photo        $599

         351    o           121    XF, a magnificent used single with a light circle of wedges cancel and strong bold color!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) scarce in XF, w/2019 PSAG Certificate ......................... Enlarged Photo    $1095

         352    oGC     121    XF-S, a truly spectacular example, near perfectly centered with a light and pretty

                                            RED cancel. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 grade w/red cancel at $3750.

                                            (SMQ values $3700 + $250 red= $3950) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ......... (see Inside BACK COVER) ...   $2995 

         354    oGC     122    VF-XF, (XF for this) large margins for this and well centered for this normally off-centered .

                                            issue. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $3150)  w/2007 PF Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo   $2.395

         355    oGC     122    VF, what makes this so special is it’s scarceBLACK TOWN” cancel. ($1500 premium in

                                            Scott value) Large margins (Graded VF 80) (Scott $3300)1984 & 2019 PFC. (Inside BACK COVER)    $2895 

 

 

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         356    o           123    XF, light face-free cancel , expertly reperfed at left (would fool most people) (Scott $425)......................        $125

         357    o           123    XF-S, lovely scarce BLUE GRID cancel. Beautifully centered with 2011 & 2016

                                            PF Certificates and with a 2016 PSE Certificate  (Scott $2250 for XF-S) ..................... Enlarged Photo     $1595

         358    *GC     123    XF OG, full OG but LH for this particular issue. Beautifully centered with deep rich

                                            color. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1250) (Scott $1150 for 90) w/2019 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo        $995

         360    oGC     124    XF-S, a nearly perfectly centered stamp with gorgeous color and a light cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2000) hard to find nice, w/1978 & 2013 PFC.......................... Enlarged Photo     $1795

         361    *           124    VF-XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants extremely fresh, (Scott $600) w/1979 & 1999 PFC...............        $550

         362    *GC     125    VF-XF, with full original gum, hinged of course, all are but no hinge remnants. Bright color on

                                            clean fresh paper and large margins. Very fresh as only 1406 were ever sold. (Graded VF-XF 85) The

                                            PSE has only graded 5 at 85 and 5 higher, (95 being the best) 2019 PSAG Cert ..... (BACK COVER)     $8500  

         363    *GC     125    XF full OG with a small paper hinge remnant. (99% of all #125’s are hinged) Beautifully centered

                                            for this most often off centered issue. Bright rich color on lily white paper. The scarcest of all

                                            the re-issues as only 1406 were ever sold. This is the nicest centered example I have ever

                                            offered! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $12,000) w/2000 & 2008 PF Certificates  ….... (FRONT COVER)...... $10,995

        366    *           128    VF, unused, no gum, post office fresh, (Scott $900 for no gum) w/2001 PF Certificate ..........................        $850 

         367    *GC     128    XF OG LH but (Graded VF-XF 85), Gorgeous color with large margins and full even

                                            perfs. (SMQ $3650) w/1981 & 2007 PFC & w/2019 PSE Certificate ............. (Inside BACK COVER)    $3250

         369    oGC     129    VF-XF JUMBO margins on three sides. Rich deep vivid colors on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1650) w/1996, 2002  and 2019 PF Certificates ............... Enlarged Photo     $1395

         370    *GC     129    VF-XF OG LH, well centered and extremely fresh, with deep rich color and detailed

                                            impression. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $2250) w/2019 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo     $2195

         372    o           130    VF-XF, very nicely centered for this tough issue to find centered. Deep rich colors

                                            on clean white paper. (Scott $1600 VF, $2100 VF-XF) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ...... Enlarged Photo .    $1395 

         373    *GC     131    XF OG, hinged but no HR (LH for this issue) Gorgeous color on clean fresh

                                            white paper. (Graded XF 90) rare as only 1534 were ever issued and only 3

                                            share this grade by the PF. (SMQ $6000) (Scott $5000 for 90) with three certs:

                                            w/1972, 1989 and a brand new 2019 PF Certificate(90) ......................... (see Inside FRONT COVER)    $4995

         374    *GC     131    XF-S OG LH, a phenomenal mint single with large margins and brilliant bright colors!

                                            Full even perfs (Graded XF 90 XQ) XQ means nicer than a regular 90. Scott values a

                                            90 at $5,000 and  95 at $7500) Only 1534 were ever issued. Only 3 share this high

                                            grade and only 2 higher by the PF.  w/1990 & 2008 PF Certificates (90J) ......... (see BACK COVER)    $5500

         375    *GC     132    VF-XF full OG, no HR. Back is fairly nice for this re-issue. Gorgeous color with large

                                            margins and nice full even. perforations all around. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $5500)

                                            Post office fresh with 1998 & 2006 PF Certificates ........................................................ Enlarged Photo     $5500  

         378    o           133    VF, neat face-free fancy cancel, (Scott $325 VF) ............................................................................................        $250

 

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         380    oGC  134A    VF-XF, neat quartered cork fancy cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $475 for 85 grade)

                                            Very difficult “I” grill to find this choice. w/2019 PSAG Certificate .............................. Enlarged Photo        $399

         387    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 perforations all around! w/2017 PSE Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo     $1650

         388    o           138    VF, nice black 3 bar vertical cancel, rich color and fresh, (Scott $500)..........................................................    ..    $350

         389    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 at 90. choice w/2014 PSE Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   $1495

 

         395    o           143    VF, nicely balanced with wide side margins. A very scarce grilled issue

                                            with a light cancel, (Scott $3750) fault free with w/2014 PF Certificate .......................... Enlarged Photo ..   $2850

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         398    *           145    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh (Scott $240 for VF no gum) w/1989 & 2018 PF Certificates .....     $140

         400    o           146    VF, very light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh ..................................................................................... no photo... $20

         401    o           146    Nearly VF, light RED face-free cancel, fault free, a pretty stamp......................................................................... $24

         402    o           146    XF, large margins with a c.d.s cancel, fault free (Scott $70 for XF)...................................................................... $30

         403    o           146    XF, very light face-free cancel with unusually large margins, (Scott $70 for XF)............................................. $45

         405    *GC     146    XF OG, previously hinged. Beautifully centered with gorgeous color and fairly large margins for

                                            this. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $800) hard to find this nice, 1986, 1996 & 2019 PFC(90). Enlarged Photo  $750

         406    o           148    XF, face-free black circle of wedges cancel, well centered, (Scott $95 for XF)............................. no photo... $20

         407    o           148    XF, bright white paper and a neat black target cancel, extremely fresh, (Scott $85 for XF)........................... $35

         408    *           148    XF, disturbed OG, rich color, stamp for the collector who likes the front side over the back (Scott $900)  $399

         410    o           149    F-VF, fancy “circle of V’s” cancel, rich color, (Scott $90)................................................................................ $50

         412    oGC     149    XF-S, a magnificent example with a segmented cork face-free cancel. Gorgeous color!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $650) post office fresh w/2019 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo        $595

         413    *           149    VF, unused, no gum, bright and fresh, fault free (Scott $295)................................................................        $225 

         414    *GC     149    VF-XF, unused, no gum, Incredible orange(vermillion) color beautifully contrasted

                                            by it’s bright white paper. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $425) w/2019 PSAG Certificate  ..............        $350

         419    *           150    XF, regummed, beautifully centered with large margins. A very undervalued and tough stamp to obtain.

                                            Looks as fresh as the day it was printed! (Scott $800 VF no gum, $1200 for XF)..... Enlarged Photo     $695

         420    o           151    F-VF, extremely fresh, with a fancy and face-free cancel, fault free (Scott $210).......................................... $60 

         421    o           151    VF, strong color and nicely centered, fault free (Scott $210).....................................................................      $140

         422    o           151    VF-XF, light face-free cancel, well centered, fresh and fault free (Scott $200 VF, $275 VF-XF)...........      $200

         424    oGC     152    VF-XF, large margins with a very light face free cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $210) 2019 PSAG....     $180 

         426    o           152    XF, beautifully centered with a nearly sock on the nose black 4 ring target cancel.   

                                            Hard to find well centered and fault free, (Scott $500 for XF) w/2019 PF Certificate .Enlarged Photo $450

         428    o           153    VF, nice color with a face-free cancel NYFM cancel, fault free (Scott $210).................................................. $85

         429    o           153    VF-XF, circle of V’s cancel, nice color, fresh, (Scott $210)  .....................................................................        $140

         431    o           153    VF, a very pretty stamp with it’s eye catching scarcer BLUE target cancel 2018 PSE .....................        $225

         432    o           153    XF, this has a most wonderful fancy New York STAR in Circle of Triangles!!!

                                            (Weiss ST-MP4 cancel) Fault free with 1988 PF Certificate, one of a kind! .......... Enlarged Photo        $325

         433    *GC     153    XF OG LH, a spectacular mint single with gorgeous color on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $4900) 5 share this grade, only 5 graded higher. Accompanied

                                            by both a 1996 PF Certificate and w/2009 PSE Certificate(90) ............................... Enlarged Photo    $4500

         434    *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. (at 95J) The finest mint copy

                                            I have ever offered on this issue, w/1993 PFC & 2003 PSE Certificate(95)........... Enlarged Photo     $7995

         436    o           154    XF, large margins with a very light BLUE cancel. (Scott $282 for VF only) accompanied...

                                            by three certs: 1975 APS, 1996 PFC & w/2006 PSE Certificate ............................. Enlarged Photo        $395

         437    o           154    XF, intense deep shade with a bold vivid RED cork cancel. A difficult stamp to find

                                            this nice. (Scott values XF w/red cancel at $710) fault free w/2003 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo     $625

         439    *GC     154    VF, unused, no gum rich proof-like impression  (Scott $2600) with 2018 PSE............. Enlarged Photo     $1995

         440    *GC     154    VF, unused, no gum, a very large margined example. Proof-like impression on bright

                                            white paper. (Graded VF 80) (Scott $2600) rare stamp! w/2019 PSAG Certificate... Enlarged Photo    $2195

         441    o           155    F-VF+, face free cancel, bright and fresh on clean fresh paper, (Scott $325)...........................................        $125

         442    oGC     155    VF-XF, light face-free cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $475) 2006 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo     $450    

         443    *           155    VF, expertly regummed, appears OG NH. Brilliant bright carmine shade on clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $1800 for no gum, $5000 for OG), w/1993 PF Certificate ........................................     $1395  

         444    *           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$4195

               

                                                                                                1873 BANKNOTES

                                                                          CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY

 

         447    o           158    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel ................................................................... no photo $20

         448    oGC     158    XF-S “JUMBO,” (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $75+) very fancy cancel!! w/2019 PSE Certificate ................ $60

         449    *           158    XF, unused, no gum, deep color With large margins (Scott $77.50 for XF with no gum).......................... $30

         450    *GC     158    VF OG VLH, extremely fresh, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $110) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ............................ $80

         451    *GC     158    VF-XF OG VLH, deep intense color (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $170 for 85) 2019 PSAG Certificate  $150

         452    **GC  158    XF OG NH “JUMBO,” , a truly scarce stamp to obtain this nice. (Graded XF 90J)

                                            Only 1 other shares this high grade with only 4 higher w/2001PFC and 2012 PSE.. Enlarged Photo  $695

         456    *           159    Almost OG, tiny thin, great color on bright white paper, fresh, (Scott $375)................................................. $75

         457    *GC     159    VF-XF OG LH, post office fresh with bright color on clean fresh paper. (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                          (Scott $600 for 85 grade) The PF has only graded 4 at 85 and 7 higher, w/2019 PSAG Enlarged Photo  $595 

         459    *GC     159    XF-S OG LH, a truly exceptional example, brilliantly fresh with bright color on clean white

                                            paper. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1750) Scarce in this grade as the PF has only grade 1 other at 95

                                          and only 2 higher. The PSE has only graded 4 at 95 and none higher, 1982 & 2008 PFC Enlarged Photo  $1695

         460    oGC     160    XF, fancy black circle of wedges cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $180 for 90) 2019 PFC Enlarged Photo  .    $150  

         461    oGC     160    XF, neat New York Foreign Mail cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $180+ for 90) with 2019 PSAG ..........        $160

         462    oGC     161    XF, neat 3 ring target cancel (Graded XF 90) (Scott $85 for 90 grade)  w/2019 PF Certificate ..................... $70

         464    *GC     161    XF-S OG LH, a truly amazing example, near perfect centering within large margins. Gorgeous

                                            color on full even perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Only 3 share this high grade with only 5 ever graded

                                            higher. Finest I’ve ever offered! (SMQ $4500) w/2019 PSE Certificate ......... (Inside BACK COVER) .   $3950

         465    oGC     162    VF, very nicely centered, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $135) (SMQ $140) w/2018 PSAG Certificate  ..........    .    $110

         466    *           162    VF, unused, no gum, deep shade, fault free in all respects, (Scott $725 for VF no gum)............................        $550

         467    o           163    VF, geometric black cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $150) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .............................. .      $140  

         468    o           163    VF-XF, beautifully centered with a 2 in duplex face free cancel (Scott $225 for VF-XF) 2019 PSAG ..   .     $185

         470    *           163    XF-S, expertly regummed, looks like OG NH, gorgeous color (Scott $1250 for XF no gum)....................        $750

         472    o           165    F-VF, very light face-free cancel , extremely fresh, (Scott $135 VF, $82.50 F-VF)............................................ $55  

         473    o           165    F-VF fancy “grid of diamonds” cancel, extremely fresh (Scott $135+) ............................................................ $55

         474    o           165    VF, well centered with a very light cancel (Scott $135)...................................................................................... $65

         475    o           165    VF, nicely centered, extremely fresh (Scott $135)................................................................................................. $70 

         476    o           165    VF, with 3 JUMBO even margins, extremely fresh (Scott $135).......................................................................... $85

         477    o           165    VF, with a very light PURPLE cancel, (Scott $175 w/purple cancel) fault free ......................................        $150  

         478    o           166    VF, large margins, rich color, nice duplex cancel, (Scott $275)................................................................. ..       $199

         479    oGC     166    XF, beautifully centered with strong rose carmine shade on clean bright white paper. Full even perfs

                                            all around. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $625) (Scott $575 for 90) w/2019 PF Certificate ... Enlarged Photo... $499

         480    *GC     166    VF, full OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. Gorgeous color on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded VF 80) w/1985 PF Certificate and w/2019 PSAG Certificates(80) ........ Enlarged Photo ...    $1695

 

                                                                             1879 AMERICAN  BANK NOTE COMPANY

                                                                                                   (soft porous paper)

               

         483    o           179    VF-XF, two target cancels........................................................................................................................................ $35

         486    *           179    F-VF OG, deep dark intense color, extremely fresh, (Scott $700 for VF, $450 for F-VF)..........................       $250   

         487    o           182    VF-XF JUMBO, target cancel................................................................................................................. no photo $15

         490    *           182    VF-XF OG LH, gorgeous color, centered, (Scott $2000 VF, $325 VF-XF) 2019 PSAG Enlarged Photo      $250

         491    **         182    VF OG NH, gorgeous color and post office fresh with immaculate gum, not a single

                                            gum bend or skip. Scarce in never hinged! (Scott $675) 1987 & 2019 PF Certificate .Enlarged Photo  $550

         492    *GC     182    XF+ OG LH, very large and beautifully balanced margins on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90 XQ) (Scott $525 for normal 90, $1100 for 95) w/2019 PF Certificate . Enlarged Photo     $750  

         495    **         183    XF OG NH, beautifully centered with stunning color. PSE calls a “natural paper inclusion at the

                                            left”.  Very trivial as many orange stamps have these, (Scott $370 for VF) w/2019 PSE Certificate..        $195

         496    **GC  183    XF+ OG NH JUMBO , a spectacular example with radiant color on lily white paper.

                                            Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip. (Graded XF 90J) This is the only

                                            graded 90J, 9 higher, only 4 are JUMBOS (SMQ $1800) w/2019 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo     $1495

         499    **GC  184    VF-XF OG NH, very large margins with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF 80) under-graded in my opinion, (SMQ $325) w/2019 PSAG Certificate .....................  .      $325

         500    **GC  184    XF OG NH with bottom “note company” imprint. Post office fresh with no gum bends

                                            or skips. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $800 for 90) (SMQ $825) w/2019 PSAG Certificate . Enlarged Photo   $650 

         501    **GC  184    XF-S OG NH, an amazing example, perfectly centered with large even margins and full

                                            perforations all around. (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $2250 for 95) 2019 PSAG Cert.  . Enlarged Photo... $1995

         502    o           185    VF-XF, beautifully centered with large margins and with a fancy BLUE dot in target cancel...................... $30

         503    o           185    XF, wide margins and nicely balanced, deep color, fault free ........................................................................... $40

         504    *           185    Nearly VF, unused, no gum, three very large and balanced margins, (Scott $130 for VF no gum).............. $50

         505    o           186    VF, fancy propeller cancel, bright color, extremely fresh ................................................................................. $20

         506    *           186    Almost , unused, no gum, bright color, very fresh, (Scott $275 for VF no gum)................................. ....      $175

         508    *           187    Almost VF expertly regummed, appears OG LH, nicely centered for this, (Scott $1000 for no gum)..... .... $495   

         510    o           188    XF, beautifully centered with large margins (Scott $30 VF, $130 for XF).......................................................... $70

         513    *           188    F-VF, expertly regummed , appears OG never hinged, (Scott $600 for no gum)......................................        $190

         514    **GC  189    VF+ OG NH, brilliant color with immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            (Graded VF 80) looks nicer! (SMQ $675) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo   .     $450

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

                                            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 .   $2695

         517    oGC     190    XF, beautifully centered with unusually huge margins for this issue!!!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $375) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ........................................... Enlarged Photo        $250

         518    o           190    XF, neat cancel with large margins (SMQ $375) w/2019 PSAG Certifica.................. Enlarged Photo        $299

         519    *           190    VF OG LH, very nicely centered, fresh ad fault free (Scott $850) 2002 PF Cerificate Enlarged Photo      $750

         520    *GC     190    VF-XF OG LH (XF for this issue!) Beautifully centered on clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1350) w/2019 PSAG Certificate…carce this nice!..... Enlarged Photo     $1095 

         523    *GC     191    XF, full OG, hinged but no hinge remnants. Beautifully centered with rich color on clean

                                            white paper. (Graded XF 90) Scarce this nice as only 2 others share this grade. (3 higher

                                            at 95) Only 2 NH have graded higher. (SMQ $4750) w/2007 PSE Certificate . (see FRONT COVER)  $4500