LOT#                                                                 DESCRIPTION  

 

              3    *GC    9X1    VF, unused, no gum, position 33, (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1500) with both

                                            1999 PSE Certificate and w/2020 PF Certificates  .............................................................. Enlarged Photo     $1195

              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 ..................................        $650

              5    **GC 10X1  XF OG NH with side margin. Very scarce to obtain in fault free NEVER HINGED

                                            condition. (Graded VF 80) undergraded in my opinion, unlisted NH in Scott, 2019 PSE Enlarged Photo    $750

 

                                                                                              1847 First ISSUES 

 

           10    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 ................... Enlarged Photo     $3995

           11    oGC      1a   VF-XF, this is the scarcer “dark brown” shade. Nice 4 margin copy with a BLUE

                                        cork cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $855 + $40 for blue cancel) w/2015 PSE          .Enlarged Photo          $795

           12    o             1a    SUPERB , a magnificent example with a very pretty RED cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98)

                                            Scarce as only 3 share the grade, NONE higher, w/2012 PSE Certificate      (Inside FRONT COVER)    $3995

           13    o             1b    VF-XF, pretty BLUE GRID cancel, (Scott $765 for VF) w/2018 Crowe Certificate..... Enlarged Photo        $550   

                    oGC         2    VF+, lovely BLUE numeral “10” in Baltimore, MD oval cancel. (Graded VF 80)

           14                            (Scott $775 +$50 for blue cancel + $250 for number= $1075) w/2020 PSE Certificate Enlarged Photo        $895

           15    oGC         2    VF-XF, lovely RED cancel with proof-like impression w/2020 PSAG Certificate ....... Enlarged Photo     $1095

           16    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     $1195

           17    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     $1195

           18    oGC         2    XF+, beautiful example with extra large margins and a very light attractive RED

                                            cancel. (Graded XF 90 XQ) Scott values a normal 90 grade at $1500 and a 95

                                            grade at $3500), pretty stamp! w/1999 & 2020 PF Certificates    ...................................... Enlarged Photo     $1795

           19    oGC         2    XF-S, beautifully centered with very large margins and an extremely light BLUE

                                            cancel! Blue cancels are much scarcer than RED cancels on this issue.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4000 + blue cancel) w/2012 PSE Certificate ..... (Inside FRONT COVER)    $2895

 

1875 Re-issues of 1847

 

           22    *GC         3    XF-S, unused, no gum as issued (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $1850) w/2020 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo     $1750

           23    *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   .......................... Enlarged Photo     $2695

           24    *GC         4    VF, unused, no gum as issued. Very fresh (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $1150) w1984 & 2020 PFC...............     $1095

           25    *GC         4    VF-XF, unused, no gum as issued (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1250) w/2020 PFC....... Enlarged Photo     $1195

 

1851-57 ISSUES

 

           27    o               7    XF, beautifully centered with wide even margins and a neat town cancel.

                                            Gorgeous color on clean white paper, (Scott $325 for XF) w/2004 PSE & 2020 PFC................................        $225

           28    oGC         7    XF, neat bold New Orleans cancel. Deep dark blue shade on crisp clean fresh paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott values 90 at $325) w/1997 & 2020 PF Certificates(90)............ Enlarged Photo        $275    

           30    *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     $7995

           32    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     $7195

           35    o               9    XF, big stamp and a left margin copy, very light cancel (position 31R1L) w/2016 APS Certificate..........        $175

           36    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 .................................................        $200

           37    o               9    XF-S pair, shows portion of adjacent stamp at left, light cancel, w/2020 PF Certificate ...........................        $250

           39    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) ................................... Enlarged Photo        $995

           40    *               9    VF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color and extremely fresh (Scott $240 for no gum) w/1994 PSE cert.....        $150  

           41    *               9    Almost VF OG (hinged), bright and fresh (Scott $725) .....................................................................................        $295

           42    *               9    VF, previously hinged shows part of adjacent stamp at bottom, (Scott $725) w/2020 PSAG Certificate        $395

           44    *GC         9    XF OG LH, left margin copy! Gorgeous color on clean fresh white paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1650) w/2020 PSAG Certificate .................................................. Enlarged Photo     $1295

           46    o          10A    VF, very lightly canceled, rich color, (Scott $145)...........................................................................................        $125

           48    o             11    VF+, very pretty and scarce GREEN Oct 2, York, PA cancel. Green cancels are

                                            very rare. (Scott $265) fault free w/2005 APS Certificate  .........................................................................        $225

           49    oGC       11A    SUPERB, JUMBO  a magnificent example with a town cancel. Showing adjacent stamp at top!

                                            (Graded SUPERB 98J) (SMQ $675) only 12 graded higher, 2005 PFC & 2006 PSE(98J) Enlarged Photo   $595

           51    o          11A    VF, light cds cancel, rich color................................................................................................................................ $15

           52    o          11A    VF, light and pretty BLUE town cancel................................................................................................................ $25

           53    *          11A    XF, unused  with full bottom margin. A lovely position piece with rich bright

                                            color on clean white paper. ( w/1987 & 2018 PFC..................................................................................        $250  

           54    oGC       12    VF, light neat cancels (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $700)  w/2020 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo        $550

           55    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        $625 

           56    o             12    XF, light cancel leaving it face-free. (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott values 85 grade

                                            at $825 (SMQ $850) extremely fresh w/1999 & 2019 PF Certificates    .......................... Enlarged Photo        $650

           58    oGC       13    VF, fancy NY Ocean Mail cancel! (Graded VF 80) (Scott $800+) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ..................        $750

           61    oGC       14    XF , March 20 c.d.s. cancel (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $300) w/2020 PSE Certificate ..................................        $295

           63    *GC       14    VF-XF OG VLH, very well centered with gorgeous color and sharp detailed impression.

                                            (Graded VF 80)  (Scott $5000) Only 2 grade 80 with the Philatelic Foundation and only

                                            5 have ever graded higher.  w/2017 PF Certificate ................................................. (see FRONT COVER)     $4995

           65    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        $495

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

                                            A very impressive stamp (SMQ $875) w/2007 PSE Certificate ..................................... Enlarged Photo         $695

           68    oGC       16    XF but (Graded VF-XF 85), Very light cancel with rich color and impression.

                                            Three very large margins. (SMQ $2100) w/2019 PF Certificate ....................... (Inside BACK COVER)     $1995

      69    oGC       16    XF, beautifully centered with a neat black New Orleans town cancel.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $2750 for 90) (SMQ $2800) w/1984 & 2020 PFC.......... (see FRONT COVER)    $2495

           72    oGC       17    SUPERB, a truly magnificent example showing part of adjoining stamp at right. Nice

                                            cancel leaving it face-free! (Graded SUPERB 98) (SMQ $2700) 2019 PSE. (Inside FRONT COVER)    $2195

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

                                            (SMQ $2100 + $200 for a red cancel= $2300) w/1981 APS & 2012 PF Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo     $1895

           76    *GC       21    VF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered and fresh as the day it was printed. A very scarce

                                            stamp in fault free unused condition. Deep blue color on clean white paper and nice full

                                            ever perforations all around. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $7000)  Very rare as this is the only

                                            graded 80 with only 2 higher at 90. Only 2 OG graded higher, w/2019 PSE..................... Enlarged Photo     $4995

           77    o             22    VF+, lovely BLUE cancel, well centered, (Scott $495) w/2017 PF Certificate ..........................................        $455

           78    o             22    VF+, BLUE target cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $495) w/1997 PSE & 2020 PSE Enlarged Photo      $495

           80    oGC       22    XF, a magnificent used example with incredible color and a very light face-free cancel

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1825) (Scott $1700 for 90) 2015 PFC & 2020 PSAG Cert. ... Enlarged Photo     $1395

           81    oGC       22    Superbly centered but (Graded XF-S 95). Rich blue shade with a very light grid cancel.

                                            Only 12 share the grade, only 2 higher (SMQ $5500) 2004 PFC & 2008 PSE(95)..... (BACK COVER)    $4750

           82    o             23    F-VF, light and pretty BLUE grid cancel, extremely fresh , fault free (Scott $725 w/blue cancel)...........        $450

           83    o             23    VF, very light face-free cancel on clean white paper, (Scott $1200) 1983 & 2014 PFC.............................        $750

           85    o             24    XF, black “PAIDface-free cancel, extremely fresh ............................................................................................. $99

           86    o             24    XF, light face-free cancel town cancel, large wide margins, extremely fresh (Scott $120 for VF-XF).....        $120

           87    o             24    XF with both a black date & town cancel and small red cancel at left, w/2020 PSAG Certificate .......        $140

           89    oGC       25    VF-XF, lovely “PAID” cancel, (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $580) w/2020 PSAG  Certificate................        $525

           91    oGC       25    XF, a magnificent used single for this tightly margined issue. All the design elements

                                            can be seen clearly. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1350) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo     $1095   

           93    o             26    XF, neat black town cancel, bright white paper!..................................................................................................... $40

           94    oGC       26    XF with a light town cancel (undergraded at VF-XF 85) (SMQ $55 for 85) w/2019 PSAG Certificate $65

           95    oGC    26A    VF-XF, brownish-carmine shade (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $260 for 85) w/2020 PSAG Certificate        $199

           97    o             27    Fine, rich color, very fresh, (Scott $1400)      ..................................................................................................        $495

         100    oGC       27    XF, beautifully centered with a very light face-free cancel   Gorgeous color on clean paper.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $5150) (Scott $4750 for 90) 2020 PSAG Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo     $4500

         102    oGC       28    VF, hard to find this stamp clearing the design all around. Neat black c.d.s. cancel and small

                                            part of a RED transit cancel at bottom (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1100) w/2020 PSAG  . Enlarged Photo  $850

         103    oGC       28    VF, stunningly deep red brown color and a neat New Orleans town cancellation.

                                            Well centered and fresh (Graded VF 80) (Scott $1100) w/2019 PSE (80) & 2020 PFC  Enlarged Photo   $950

         107    o             29    VF, neat black grid cancel, fresh, (Scott $350)................................................................................................        $250 

         109    oGC       29    XF-S, beautifully centered with a neat black town cancel. Rarely found this well

                                            centered. (Graded XF-S 95) Only 11 share this grade, 2 higher accompanied by

                                            both a 1989 PF Certificate and w/2007 PSE Certificate(95) (SMQ $4500) ..... (see BACK COVER)    $3750

         113    *             30    VF-XF OG LH, beautifully centered with rich color and sharp vivid impression.

                                            (Scott values VF-XF at $2000) w/1982 PF Certificate w/2020 PSAG Certificates....Enlarged Photo     $1395

         114    *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....................... Enlarged Photo     $6500

         116    oGC    30A    XF, bold RED GRID cancel! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $825 + $75 for the red cancel=$900)

                                            Very eye appealing with strong rich color, w/2020 PSAG Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo       $850   

         117    oGC       32    XF, beautifully centered with deep color and a nearly face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725) (Scott $700 for 90) 1996 PFC & 2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $650

         122    o             35    XF with a black July 3 c.d.s. cancel, deep color, extremely fresh ........................................................................ $60

         125    o             36    XF, light town cancel, trivial corner perf crease, not seen from the front, (Scott $800 for sound XF)....        $150

         126    o             36    VF, nicely centered with a neat black cancel, fresh, (Scott $300).................................................................        $199     

         127    oGC       36    XF, a truly magnificent used single with the lightest trace of a red cancel between the “U & S”

                                            Appears unused! (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $950 +$20 for red) w/2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo    $995 

         128    oGC       36    XF-S, perfectly centered with a light RED grid cancel. Intense shade with proof-like

                                            impression. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2750 + $40 for red cancel= $2790) Only 12

                                            share this grade and only 4 higher. w/2020 PSE Certificate ................... (see Inside FRONT COVER)    $2495

         129    oGC    36B    XF but (Graded VF-XF 85) extremely light RED cancel (SMQ $400 + $40 premium for

                                            for the red cancel= $440) w/2020 PSAG Certificate  a very pretty stamp .................. Enlarged Photo          $350

         133    oGC     37a    XF-S, a magnificent example on this darker “grey” shade. Neat black circular date

                                            postmark. Large margin with nice full even perforations all around. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            Only 2 share this grade (NONE higher) (SMQ $4000) w/2020 PSE Certificate ......... (BACK COVER)    $3500

         134    *GC       37    XF, unused, no gum, beautifully centered and fault free in all respects. For the collector

                                            you values centering over gum. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $900) 2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo    $695  

         135    *             37    VF OG VLH, post office fresh (Scott $1450) fault free w/2019 PF Certificate   ............ Enlarged Photo        $850

         138    *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) ..................... Enlarged Photo     $2595

         139    *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 ................................................... Enlarged Photo     $3795

         141    *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 ........................ Enlarged Photo     $3295

 

1875 Reprints of the 1857-61 Issue

 

                                                                                                1861-62 ISSUES

 

         142    o             63    XF, beautifully centered with a very light town cancel on bright white paper!.............................................. $65

         143    o             63    VF-XF, gorgeous color with as very pretty light RED cancel, ......................................................................... $75

         144    o             63    XF, fancy black 3 ring target cancel, rich bright color, (Scott $150 for XF) w/2018 PF Certificate ..  .    $135

         145    *             63    VF OG VLH, post office fresh with gorgeous color (Scott $275) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ................      $225

         146    o           63b    VF, nicely centered for this issue. This is the scarce dark blue shade with black grid

                                            cancel on clean fresh white paper. (Scott $875) fault free w/2020 PSE Certificate.. ... Enlarged Photo   $850

         149    o             65    VF-XF, neat town  cancel......................................................................................................................................... $30

         150    o             65    XF, black grid in circle cancel, very attractive and fault free (Scott $75 for XF)............................................. $50 

         151    oGC       65    XF-S, beautifully centered with a light BLUE TOWN cancel. Extremely fresh on

                                            fresh clean paper. (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $275+) w/2018 PSE Certificate .......... Enlarged Photo        $250

         153    **           65    VF-XF OG NH, rarely found in never hinged condition. Bright color with no gum

                                            bends or skips. Unlisted in Scott for NH. w1998 & 2017 PF Certificates ................. Enlarged Photo       $399

         155    oGC       67    VF, light BLUE cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $780 w/blue cancel)1991 & 2019 PFC.........................        $600

         156    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      $700

         159    o           67b    VF, fancy and rare Philadelphia Octagon cancel. This is the scarce olive yellow shade.

                                            Expertly reperfed at left and very fresh, (Scott $4750) w/2019 PF Certificate     ........... Enlarged Photo     $1095

         160    o             68    VF, rich color with a light cancel, (Scott $50)............................................................................................................ $50  

         161    o             68    VF-XF, well centered, nearly a face-free cancel (Scott $130 for VF-XF)............................................................... $75

         162    o             68    VF-XF+ (XF for this) lovely and pretty RED cancel, (Scott $140 for VF-XF w/red cancel).....................        $100

         163    oGC       68    XF for this (Graded VF-XF 85) deep color! (SMQ $150) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...............................        $139

         167    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  ............................        $225

         169    *             69    Fine+. unused, no gum, very fresh, (Scott $675 for VF no gum, $475 for Fine no gum).............................        $150

         170    *             69    VF+, unused, no gum, post office fresh with very large margins on bright lily white

                                            paper! Fault free in all respects, (Scott $675 for VF no gum) with 2020 PSAG ........... Enlarged Photo        $575 

         171    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  ................................................        $425

         172    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      $425

         173    o             70    VF-XF, a truly eye popping RED DOTS cancel, unlike any I can ever recall seeing.

                                            Well centered and fault free, (Scott $540 for VF-XF w/red) w/2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo        $450

         174    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 & /2019 PSAG Certificate(95) and 2015 PSE(95)...................... Enlarged Photo     $3695

         175    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        $300

         176    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        $350

         177    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        $550

         178    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        $750

         179    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     $1050

         180    o           70c    Nearly 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     $1295

         181    oGC     70c    VF, deep violet shade with a bold black open grid cancel. Very well centered

                                            for this scarce stamp. (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $2250) w/2010 PSE Certificate ............... Enlarged Photo     $1895
         182    o           70c    VF-XF wonderfully fresh and attractive example of this scarce “violet” shade. Very

                                            light BLUE target cancel. (Scott $2275 for VF) w/2020 PF Certificate .......... (Inside BACK COVER)    $2195  

         183    oGC     70c    XF-S, a truly remarkable example of this very scarce “violet” shade. Gorgeous RED

                                            GRID cancel on clean fresh paper. (Graded XF-S 95) Only 3 share this grade and NONE

                                            higher. The other 3 have black cancels. (SMQ $14,000) No doubt the finest example

                                            and worthy of placement in the finest of collections, w/2020 PSE Certificate …….(BACK COVER) $11,995 

         184    oGC     70d    VF-XF, this is the very scarce “pale grey violet’ shade. Nearly perfectly centered

                                            with a bold BLUE BAR GRID cancel. (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 grade

                                            at $4500. The PSE has only graded 1 at 85 and 3 higher. Accompanied by 3 certs:

                                            w/2014 PF Certificate(85)  and w/2008 & 2012 PSE Certificates   .......................... (BACK COVER)    $3795

         185    o             71    VF, nice BLUE cancel, very fresh, (Scott $225)..............................................................................................        $150

         187    o             71    VF, brilliant color with a light face-free cancel, fault free in all respects, (Scott $210)...............................        $199

.........192 ...o ............72 ...VF , rich color and fault free in all respects (Scott $575) .........................................................................................$450

         193    *             72    VF, unused, no gum, gorgeous color and with three large margins, (Scott $1200)  ....................................        $550

         194    o             73    XF, neat circle of wedges, fault free in all respects................................................................................................... $55

         195    o             73    XF, lovely bold BLUE GRID cancel, well balanced, w/1988 PF Certificate .............................................       $149

         196    o             73    XF, be with an extremely light cancel on clean white paper, fault free and choice.....................................  .      $169

       199    o             75    VF, very light cancel, rich color, (Scott $475)............................................................................................................ $325

         200    oGC       75    XF, a wonderfully fresh and very attractive example of this tough issue to obtain this

                                            well  centered. Nicely complimented by a virtually face free BLUE TOWN cancel.

                                            Gorgeous color!! (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1230 for XF 90) w/2016 PF Certificate .... Enlarged Photo     $1095

         201    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 .................................................. Enlarged Photo    $3595

         202    o             76    VF-XF, well centered with a fancy black circle of wedges cancel, fault free (Scott $195 for VF-XF)......        $110

         203    o             76    VF-XF fancy black STAR in Circle cancel, fault free, (Scott $195 for VF-XF)............................................        $150

         204    oGC       76    VF-XF, very light BLUE face-free cancel (Graded VF-XF 85) w/2020 PSAG Cert. ... Enlarged Photo        $225

         205    oGC       76    XF, extremely light cancel, virtually face-free cancel with rich color. Nice even

                                            perfs all around. (Graded XF 90) Scarce this nice! w/2008 PSE & 2009 PFC(90..... Enlarged Photo        $499

         207    o             77    VF, nicely centered for this tough issue, fresh, fault free (Scott $175).........................................................        $100

         210    o             78    Nearly VF with a very light cancel, fault free (Scott $400)..............................................................................        $150

         211    o             78    VF-XF, fancy “circle of V’s” postmark, well centered, extremely fresh (Scott $400 for VF).....................   ..     $295

         213    o           78a    Fine+, lovely fresh grey lilac shade with a RED cork cancel, (Scott $465) fault free .................................        $175

         218    o           78b    VF, fancy black circle of wedges cancel, rich grey shade, (Scott $450).........................................................        $250

         219    o           78b    XF centering with a very scarce NYFM  black STAR in Circle cancel. (Skinner-Eno

                                            ST-6P 30) trivial short perf at top, (Scott $450 VF, $1200 for XF) w/2020 PF Certificate ........................        $225

 

1867 GRILLS

 

         223    o             85    Fine, strong color with a fancy cancel, fault free, (Scott $1100 VF, $500 Fine) w/2014 PFC....................        $350 

         224    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     $1095   

         225    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 ................................................... Enlarged Photo     $2295

         227    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        $750

         228    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)......... (Inside BACK COVER)   $8,500

         231    o             87    XF, with a light and pretty BLUE c.d.s. cancel. Wide even margins and very well

                                            balanced. Fault free (Scott $320 for VF-XF, $610 for XF) w/2020 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo         $300

         232    oGC       87    XF, beautifully centered on bright white paper and a neat black quartered cork cancel.

                                            Nice full even perfs. (Graded XF 90) Scott $600 for 90 grade, 2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Phot       $450

         233    oGC       87    XF, very light BLUE Post office station cancel. Beautifully centered  on white paper!

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $700+) w/2000, 2005 & 2006 PF Certificates  ........................... Enlarged Photo     $650

         234    oGC       87    XF-S, a truly spectacular used GEM. Lovely sock on the nose BLUE Bulls-eye cancel!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2150), w/2020 PSAG Certificate.............................................. Enlarged Photo     $1495

         236    o             89    VF, large margins with deep color, fresh, (Scott $325)......................................................................................        $225  

         237    oGC       89    XF JUMBO . Near perfectly centered with a very light and virtually face-free cancel .

                                            (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $1950) w/1984 & 2020 PF Certificates ...................................... Enlarged Photo     $1295

         239    *             89    VF OG VLH, a post office fresh example and quite scarce to find fault free as this!

                                            Large stamp with rich color and impression. (Scott $5000) w/1984 PFC & 2019 PSE  Enlarged Photo     $3495

         240    oGC       90    VF, light cancel, black & red cancel (Graded VF 80) (Scott $375) w/2020 PSAG ......... Enlarged Photo        $325

         241    o             92    VF-XF, one slightly nibbed perf at top, nice fancy cancel (Scott $425) .........................................................        $150

         242    o             92    VF-XF, rich color with a fancy “black heart” cancel at center,(Scott $425+).................... Enlarged Photo        $350    

         243    o             92    XF, beautifully centered with rich color and a light cork cancel. Nice full even

                                            perforations all around. w/2019 PSE Certificate (Scott $700 VF-XF, $1200 XF) .......... Enlarged Photo        $550

         244    o             93    VF, fancy geometric cancel on clean white paper, very fresh, (Scott $55)............................................................ $35 

         245    o             93    VF-XF, light and pretty BLUE cancel on clean fresh paper (Scott $63 for VF w/blue, $108 VF-XF).....          $95   

         246    oGC       93    XF, beautifully centered with a very light cancellation. Nice full perforations all

                                            around! (Graded XF 90) high end 90 (SMQ $275) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ......................................        $199

         247    oGC       93    XF, this has a very scarce “LEAF” cancel. Perfectly centered with nice full

                                            even perforations all around. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $275+) w/2020 PSAG Certificate .....................        $225

         248    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 Cert .... (Inside FRONT COVER)    $2095

         254    o             97    VF-XF+, very light target cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $375 for VF-XF)1989 PFC Enlarged Photo       $300

         255    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        $400

         257    *             97    VF-XF, unused, no gum, very fresh on bright white paper, (Scott $1100) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ....        $895    

         259    o             98    Nearly VF with a black target cancel,  extremely fresh, (Scott $275 for VF) ................................................        $125

         260    o             98    VF, very light cancel, fresh and fault free (Scott $275)....................................................................................        $159

         262    o             99    VF-XF, neat black circle of wedges fancy cancel, (Scott $1500 VF, $2000 VF-XF)

                                            with both a 2015 PF Certificate and w/2019 PSE Certificate  .......................................... Enlarged Photo     $1595

         263    oGC       99    XF-S, a phenomenal example of this very scarce stamp. Especially rare in this top

                                            quality!! Lovely strike of a RED LEAF cancel with nice ever perforations all around.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $10,500 + 100 for RED cancel) This is highest ever graded by

                                            the PSE. 4 share this grade but this is the only one with a RED cancel. I sold this exact

                                            stamp back in 2008. w/1987 & 1996 PFC & w/2008 PSE Certificate(98) (Inside FRONT COVER)....     $9,500

         265    o           100    VF, fancy “leaf” cancel, bright and fresh, (Scott $950)......................................................................................        $450   

         267    o           101    Fine small thin in grill area only, strong defined grill, rich color, (Scott $2250).............................................        $495 

         268    o           101    F-VF, deep color with a cancel “circle of v’s” postmark. Three large even margins and

                                            fault free in all respects, (Scott $2250) a very rare stamp, w/2020 PSAG Certificate .... Enlarged Photo    $1395   

 

                                                                                                    1875 RE ISSUE

 

         270    *GC     103    XF OG LH, a magnificent re-issue with deep intense black color on large even

                                            margins with full long perforations all around. (Graded XF 90) Scarce as only 3

                                            share this grade and only 6 higher at 95. (1 NH higher at 95) Rare as only 979

                                            were ever issued! w/2020 PSE Certificate ................................................................ (see BACK COVER)    $6995

........273.....*...........111....VF, full original gum, very well centered for this exztremely scarce stamp! Hinged but

..........................................no hinge remnants. Gorgeous deep intense blue shade on clean fresh white paper.

.........................................Very rare as only 317 were ever issued and only a handfull still exist of which many are

.........................................either faulty or have no gum. Fault free w/1966, 1991 & 2011 PFC (Scott $7000).............FRONT COVER....$6500 

                                                                                         1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES

 

         275    o           112    XF, light target cancel, beautifully centered (Scott $325 for XF) w/2020 PF Certificate .......................        $225 

         277    oGC     112    XF, very pretty stamp with it’s scarcer BLUE circle of wedges postmark.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (Scott $350 for 90 w/blue cancel) w/1988, 2003 & 2007 PFC(90).... Enlarged Photo        $350

         278    o           113    XF, nice BLUE target cancel, large margins.............................................................................................................. $90

         279    o           113    XF, lovely black circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $275 for XF) fresh w/Dec 31, 2019 PFC........................        $125  

         280    o           113    XF, beautifully centered with a “rider free” cancel on white paper, w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...............        $199

         281    *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        $950

         283    **GC  114    XF OG NH JUMBO with top margin. Immaculate gum, not a single gum bend or skip.

                                            Very scarce in NH this nice (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $1900) 2020 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo     $1895

         287    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         $450

         290    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        $300

         292    *GC     116    VF-XF OG LH, brilliant “sunshine” color on lily white paper! (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $3350) Fresh as the day it was issued. w/1997 PFC & 2017 PFC(85) ............... Enlarged Photo     $2295

         293    o           117    VF, deep rich color and nicely centered with full perfs all around, fault free (Scott $130) ................................. $95

         294    oGC     117    VF-XF, light black & RED cancels (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $250 + $150 for

                                            the red cancel= $400) Extremely fresh, fault free w/2007 PSE Certificate ................................................         $200

         295    oGC     117    XF, extremely light BLUE cancels with large balanced margins. Blue cancels are

                                            scarce ($125 premium) (Graded XF 90) (Scott $400 + $125= $525) 2001 & 2015 PFC Enlarged Photo        $450

         298    o           118    F-VF, light black cancel an light RED transit cancel at upper left, pretty stamp) (Scott $935 w/red)......        $375

         299    oGC     118    VF, very light cancel (Graded VF 80) (SMQ $800) w/1999 & 2019 PFC........................ Enlarged Photo        $750  

         300    oGC     118    VF-XF with deep rich color, very light cancel and large margins (Graded VF-XF 85)

                                            (SMQ $1150) 2019 Crowe Certificate (former head grader at PF)................................... Enlarged Photo        $750

         301    oGC     118    VF-XF, very light cancellation and brilliant colors on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $1150) w/1991 & 2019 PF Certificates   ........................... Enlarged Photo        $850

         302    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     $1095

         303    oGC     118    SUPERB , a phenomenal used GEM with large even margins and a very light cancel!!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $4750) only 4 grade higher w/2002 PFC & 2011 PSE........ (BACK COVER)    $4500

         304    oGC     119    VF-XF with a stunningly vivid RED cancel. Gorgeous colors on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $475 for 85 w/red cancel) w/2020 PF Certificate ............. Enlarged Photo        $395 

         305    oGC     119    XF+, beautifully centered with a black target cancel. Deep rich color and impression.

                                            (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $725) w/1984, 1997 & 2017 PF Certificates .......................... Enlarged Photo         $595

         306    oGC     119    XF+ JUMBO , a  magnificent example with deep vivid colors and beautifully centered!

                                            (Graded XF 90J) Scott $500 for normal 90, $1900 for 95) (SMQ $1250) 2020 PSAG . Enlarged Photo        $795

         309    oGC     120    XF, perfectly centered with a scarcer “cross-roads” cancellation. Rich colors on

                                            bright white paper. (Graded XF 90) (Scott $1500 for 90) 1992 & 2006 PFC................... Enlarged Photo     $1195

         310    oGC     120    XF, a magnificent example with a eye arresting scarce RED cancel. Red cancels command

                                            a $500 premium. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1850 +$500 red= $2350). This is one of the

                                            nicest I’ve ever seen for this issue. w/2002, 2007 & 2020 PF Certificates ......... (see FRONT COVER)    $1995   

         311    *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     $1895

         312    *           120    F-VF OG LH, a decently centered stamp for this scarce and often off centered issue.

                                            Brilliantly bright and fresh and fault free (Scott $7500) w/2018 PSE Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo     $2795

         313    *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    $5995

         315    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       $895

         316    oGC     121    XF, a fabulous mint single with the lightest of cancel imaginable!. Bright colors on

                                            lily white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) w/2019 PSE Certificate ....................... Enlarged Photo        $995

         317    oGC     121    XF huge JUMBO margins. A magnificent example with a neat black circle of

                                            wedges cancel. (Graded XF 90J) (SMQ $2150) w/2000 & 2020 PF Certificates ......... Enlarged Photo     $1795

         319    oGC     121    XF-S, a magnificent example wit a very light RED PINWHEEL cancel. Bright

                                            white paper and nice full perfs. (Graded XF-S 95) Scott values 95 with red cancel

                                            at $3750 (SMQ $3950 w/red) w/1991, 2005 PFC & w/2020 PSAG Certificate ............ (FRONT COVER)    $2995

         321    *           121    VF, unused, no gum, brilliantly fresh with bright colors on crystal clean

                                            white paper. (Scott $1450 for no gum) w/2020 PSAG Certificate .................................... Enlarged Photo     $1095

         322    o           122    Fine with a scarce RED GRID cancel, pretty stamp, (Scott $2800 w/red cancel).........................................        $699

         323    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    $2195

         324    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) w/1984 & 2019 PFC....... Enlarged Photo     $2595

 

                                                                                                  1875 RE-ISSUES

 

         326    oGC     123    XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a neat black double oval

                                            town cancel. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $1300) w/1988 PFC & 2017 PSAG Certificate .. Enlarged Photo     $650

         327    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     $1495

         329    o           124    VF, neat numeral “6” in duplex cancel, fresh, (Scott $750) w/2005 PSE Certificate ..... Enlarged Photo        $699

         331    *           124    VF-XF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants extremely fresh, (Scott $600) w/1979 & 1999 PFC...............        $450

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

                                            clean fresh paper. Very fresh as only 1406 were ever sold. (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $8650) The

                                            PSE has only graded 5 at 85 and 5 higher, (95 being the best) 2019 PSAG  ................ Enlarged Photo      $7500  

         333    *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) (Scott $14,500 for 90) w/2000 & 2008 PF Certificates .. (Inside BACK COVER)....    $9,500

         335    oGC     127    XF, beautifully centered with strong color and a neat Registered in oval cancel. Scarcer

                                            in used than mint. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $6250) (Scott $5250) w/2006 & 2013 PFC.. Enlarged Photo     $3500

         337    *GC     128    XF-S full OG, previously hinged but no hinge remnants. Typical re-issue gum. Nearly

                                            perfectly centered with gorgeous color and proof-like impression. (Graded XF-S 95) 

                                            (SMQ $9500) with both a 2018 PFC & 2018 PSAG Certificates(95) .............................. Enlarged Photo     $6795

         338    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     $1195

         340    oGC     130    XF-S, huge JUMBO , a truly remarkable example of this very scarce used stamp.

                                            Only 2091 were ever issued and  very few were used on the mail. Deep color and

                                            detailed impression. (Graded XF-S 95J) (SMQ $7500 for just a normal 95, JUMBO’s

                                            are worth extra. The PSE has only graded 3 at 95 and none at 95J. with 1992 PFC

                                            and 2019 PFC &  w/2020 PSAG Certificates (95J) ............................................... (see BACK COVER)     $6995

         341    *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) ................................................... Enlarged Photo     $4250

         342    o           133    VF, neat face-free fancy cancel, (Scott $325 VF) ..............................................................................................        $199

         343    *GC     133    XF-S OG VLH, (looks never hinged) beautifully centered (Graded XF-S 95) Scarce this nice

                                            for comparison the PSE has only graded 2 @ 95 and 1 higher (SMQ $1600) 2020 PFC Enlarged Photo     $1395

 

          1870-71 BANKNOTES (with grills)

 

         345    o           134    Fine, black circle of wedges fancy cancel, rich color, (Scott $200).......................................................................... $75

         346    o           134    XF, beautifully centered, black fancy “STAR” cancel (Scott $400 for XF) 1997 PFC.................................        $375

         348    o        135A    VF, fancy black “LEAF” cancel, well centered, (Scott $325) w/2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo       $250

         352    o        136A    VF, neat blue circle of wedges fancy cancel, strong grill impression, extremely fresh ...........................        $150

         354    o           137    XF, a fabulous eye catching stamp with it’s pretty BLUE BAR cancellation!

                                            (Scott $950 for XF w/blue cancel) fault free w/2020 PSAG Certificate ..................... Enlarged Photo        $650

         355    o        137A    VF , lovely eye catching Blue circle wedges fancy cancel on clean white paper.

                                            (Scott $950 + $50 for blue cancel), extremely fresh w/2020 PF Certificate ................ Enlarged Photo        $795

         356    o           138    VF-XF, black segmented cork cancel (Scott $500 VF, $650 VF-XF) Bright orange shade.

                                            w/2020 Crowe certificate (former head graded at the Philatelic Foundation) .......... Enlarged Photo        $450

         357    o           138    VF-XF, fancy BLUE cork cancel, (Scott $525 for VF, $675 for VF-XF) 2020 PSAG... Enlarged Photo      $499

         359    oGC     138    XF, nice fancy segmented black cork cancel and red cancel at bottom. Strong color on

                                            bright white paper. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $950) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ........... Enlarged Photo        $895

         360    oGC  138A    VF-XF, fancy black STAR in Circle New York Foreign mail cancel. Gorgeous color!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) Scott values 85 grade at $1500, w/2020 PF Certificate ............ Enlarged Photo     $1295

         362    *GC  138A    XF OG VLH. an amazing example of this notoriously scarce grilled “I grill”. Brilliant

                                            orange color on snow white paper and nice full even perforations all around.

                                            (Graded XF 90) This is the only graded sound original gum 138A in the PSE population,

                                            The HIGHEST GRADED! (SMQ$16,000) 1978 PFC & 2019 PSE(90)…(Inside FRONT COVER).. $13,500

         364    o           141    F-VF, dark color, neat circle of wedges cancel, (Scott $1500) fresh w/2000 PSE Certificate ............        $795    

 

            1870-71 BANKNOTES (no grills)  

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         365    o           146    VF, very light BLUE cancel, bright and fresh .................................................................... too cheap to photo $17

         366    o           146    XF, large margins with a c.d.s cancel, fault free (Scott $70 for XF)................................................................ $22

         368    o           149    XF, beautifully centered with a black fancy cancel, (Scott $90 VF, $190 for XF)........................................ $90

 

         370    o           149    XF, gorgeous color with large margins, fault free  (Scott $190 for XF value)........................................        $125

         374    o           151    VF-XF, beautifully centered with large margins and a BLUE cancel! (Scott $225 for VF w/blue).....        $175

         376    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    $375

         377    o           153    VF, circle of V’s cancel, nice color, fresh, (Scott $210)  ...............................................................................        $100

         378    o           153    Nearly VF with a pretty BLUE cancel, (Scott $215 w/blue)........................................................................        $135

         379    oGC     153    XF for this with a fancy black face-free cancel . Bright color on clean white paper.

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $325) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...................................... Enlarged Photo        $325

         380    *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 perforations all around. (Graded XF-S 95)

                                            (SMQ $9250) only 3 share this grade and 1 graded higher. (at 95J) The finest mint example I

                                            have ever offered on this issue, w/1993 PFC & 2003 PSE Certificate(95)............... Enlarged Photo     $7500

         381    o           154    F-VF, lovely RED cancel. Fresh with sharp impression, (Scott $325 w/red postmark)...........................        $175

         383    o           154    VF-XF, extremely light cancel, very well centered, fresh, (Scott $275 VF, $400 VF-XF)..........................        $295

         385    oGC     154    SUPERB, a truly magnificent used single, mathematically perfectly centered with a fancy

                                            cancel. (Graded SUPERB 98) For comparison the PSE has only graded 1 at 95 and none higher.

                                            The PF has graded 1 at 98 and 1 at 98J. (SMQ $5250) Worthy of placement in the finest of

                                            collections. A true condition RARITY, w/2020 PSAG Certificate ........................ (FRONT COVER)    $4995

         386    o           155    VF, well centered with “R” in oval postmark, strong rich color, (Scott $325)..........................................        $175

         387    o           155    VF, interesting cancel, leaving it virtually face-free cancel (Scott $325)..................................................        $250

         388    oGC     155    XF-S, a magnificent example with rich color on clean white margins.

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2500) (Scott $2250 for 95) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...... Enlarged Photo     $1195   

               

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         391    o           158    XF, beautifully centered with a light face-free cancel ..................................................... too cheap to  photo $15

         393    o           159    XF face free cancel.................................................................................................................................................... $40

         396    *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   $1495

         397    o           160    XF, nice sock on the nose fancy New York Foreign Mail STAR cancel in circle, (Scott $180 for XF)..        $110

         399    o           160    XF, gorgeous color with a face-free cancel, beautifully centered & fault free (Scott $180 for XF)    ......        $175

         401    o           162    VF, light face-free cancel, fresh with good color, (Scott $135)........................................................................        $110

         403    o           163    Almost with a light cancel, bright color and extremely fresh (Scott $150).............................................................. $75

         404    o           163    VF, sock on the nose black 4 ring bulls-eye cancel, deep intense color, very fresh, (Scott $150)...........        $110

.........405.....o...........163 ...VF-XF, large margins and beautifully centered with a face free target cancel, prett stamp...............................$125

         406    o           163    VF-XF JUMBO margins with a sock on the nose bulls-eye cancel, very pretty! (Scott $225 for VF-XF)       $160  

         407    o           165    VF, nicely centered, extremely fresh (Scott $135)...................................................................................................... $40 

         408    o           165    VF, with 3 JUMBO even margins, extremely fresh (Scott $135).............................................................................. $55

         409    o           165    VF, with a very light PURPLE cancel, (Scott $145 w/purple cancel) fault free ................................................... $99

         410    o           165    VF+, very light cancel, bright and fresh on clean white paper, fault free ....................................................        $110

         411    oGC     165    XF JUMBO , huge margins (Graded VF-XF 85J) (SMQ $220) w/2006 PSE Certificate ........................        $200

 

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         412    o           179    VF-XF+ (XF for this tough issue) unusually large margins at top and bottom, fault free, pretty stamp ... $40

         413    o           179    XF, beautifully centered with large margins and deep color, fancy cancel, (Scott $55 for XF).................... $55

         414    *           179    F-VF OG, deep dark intense shade, (Scott $700 VF, $450 for F-VF) fresh...............................................        $175

         416    o           182    VF-XF JUMBO, target cancel.............................................................................................. too cheap to photo $12

         417    o           182    XF, large margins and lightly canceled, gorgeous color (Scott $67 for XF value)......................................... $30

         418    oGC     182    XF-S, large balanced margins, (Graded XF-S 95) (Scott $210 for 95) w/2019 PSAG... Enlarged Photo   $175

         420    *GC     183    XF OG VLH, large stamp, brilliant color (Graded VF-XF 85) (SMQ $150) w/2020 PSAG Certificate     $150

         421    **GC  183    VF OG NH, gorgeous color, no gum bends or skips (Graded VF 80) (Scott $370) w/2020 PSAG ...        $325 

         422    **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 ..   $1295

         424    **GC  184    XF-S OG NH, a truly spectacular example, rarely found this nice. Deep dark color!

                                            (Graded XF-S 95) (SMQ $2450) Scott $2250 for 95) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ... Enlarged Photo     $1895

         425    o           185    XF, wide margins and nicely balanced, deep color, fault free ......................................................................... $25

         428    o           186    XF, very large margins, fresh, (Scott $100 for XF)............................................................................................. $60 

         429    *           186    Nearly VF OG, hinged but no hinge remnants, good color fresh and fault free (Scott $900)  ...........        $350

         430    *           186    VF OG LH, wide margins, rich color (Scott $900) w/1989 & 2020 PSE Certificat..... Enlarged Photo    $750

         431    *GC     186    VF-XF OG LH, about as nice as this issue comes and fresh as the day it was printed!

                                            (Graded VF-XF 85) (Scott $1200 for 85 grade, SMQ at $1300) w/2019 PSAG Cert .. Enlarged Photo $1095

         434    o           188    XF+ JUMBO , fancy cancel..................................................................................................................................... $55

         435    o           188    XF, large margins with a sock on the nose BLUE Target cancel, (Scott $130 for XF)................................. $60

         438    **GC  189    XF-S OG NH, deep vivid shade and beautifully centered with large ample

                                            margins. (Graded XF 90) (SMQ $2650)  w/1986 PFC & w/2020 PSAG Certificate... Enlarged Photo  $2150

         439    **GC  189    XF-S OG NH but (Graded only XF 90). Very large balanced margins with not a single gum

                                            bend or skip. (SMQ $2650 for 90) Post office fresh w/2020 PF Certificate .............. Enlarged Photo     $2395

         440    o           190    Almost VF, face-free cancel, (Scott $90)............................................................................................................... $40 

         441    o           190    VF-XF, large margins with a fairly light cancel, w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...........................................        $120

         442    o           190    XF, neat cancel with large margins (SMQ $375) w/2019 PSAG Certificate ..........................................        $200

         443    o           190    XF, large margins with a face-free cancel, (Scott $250 for XF) 2020 PSAG Certificate Enlarged Photo   $250

         444    oGC     190    XF-S, huge JUMBO margins. Nice cancel on bright white margins! (Graded XF 90J)

                                            (SMQ $500) only 7 share this grade, only 3 JUMBOS higher, w/2006 PSE.............. Enlarged Photo        $399

         446    *           190    VF-XF OG LH with very large margins. Post office fresh with rich color ad

                                            detailed impression, (Scott $1125 for VF-XF) with both 1978 & 2000 PFC ............ Enlarged Photo        $950

         449    oGC     191    VF-XF, beautifully centered but (Graded VF 80) (Scott $350) w/2020 PSAG Certificate ...................        $275