Lot: #1

10c Green, Pos. 55L1

Nice CDS, exceptionally strong color with four large and very well balanced margins all around, quite fresh and Extremely Fine and choice stamp, quite frankly we are stunned this stamp did not grade at least a "90", the color, centering and balanced margins certainly call for a better grade
Scott Number: #16
Scott Value: $1,700
Certificates: 1994 PFC, 2019 PSAG (80)
Opening Bid: $1000.00
Lot: #2

10c Green

Unused as issued, stunning deep rich color and sharp impression, fresh and Fine example of this rare stamp with only 516 issued
Scott Number: #43
Scott Value: $2,500
Certificates: 1977 APS
Opening Bid: $1000.00
Lot: #3

12c Greenish Black

Unused as issued, sharp color on bright white paper, SP, fresh and Fine example of this scarce stamp with only 489 issued
Scott Number: #44
Scott Value: $3,750
Certificates: 2015 PFC
Opening Bid: $1100.00
Lot: #4

3c Dull Rose, Grill Points Down

OG, HR, good color, light H. CR at B., perfs clear all around, fresh and Fine appearing example of this exceedingly rare variety
Scott Number: #83(var)
Scott Value: $6,250
Certificates: 1991 PFC
Provenance: Weill
Opening Bid: $1600.00
Lot: #5

3c Brown Red

Partial OG, H, stunning deep rich color, fresh and Fine, only 465 issued
Scott Number: #104
Scott Value: $3,750
Certificates: 1996 PFC
Opening Bid: $1250.00
Lot: #6

30c Brownish Orange

Partial OG, wonderful deep dark color, fresh and Very Good example of this rare stamp with only 346 issued
Scott Number: #110
Scott Value: $5,750
Certificates: 1994 PFC
Opening Bid: $1600.00
Lot: #7

24c Green & Violet

Light HC, stunning deep dark colors and rich impression, four large and very well balanced margins all around, exceptionally fresh appearance, Extremely Fine and choice example of this very difficult stamp to find in this top condition with only nine others at this grade, a truly wonderful showpiece item
Scott Number: #120
Scott Value: $4,500
Certificates: 2019 PSAG (95)
Opening Bid: $3300.00
Lot: #8

15c Brown & Blue

Full OG, stunning sharp color and rich proof like impression, quite fresh and Extremely Fine and choice stamp
Scott Number: #129
Scott Value: $1,300
Opening Bid: $650.00
Lot: #9

90c Carmine

HC, deep dark color, quite fresh and Fine example of this scarce used stamp
Scott Number: #144
Scott Value: $2,250
Certificates: 1988 PFC
Opening Bid: $800.00
Lot: #10

24c Purple

Full OG which has been disturbed, incredible and stunning deep dark color for this issue, exceptionally well centered, fresh and Extremely Fine mint example of this tough stamp to find nice
Scott Number: #153
Scott Value: $1,700
Opening Bid: $900.00
Lot: #11

$5 Black

B. Imprint Single, OG, NH, wonderful deep dark color and rich impression, clear to large margins all around, quite fresh and Fine+ example of this very popular stamp in a very scarce NH condition, a really attractive position piece
Scott Number: #245
Scott Value: $9,500
Opening Bid: $3000.00
Lot: #12

$5 Dark Green

OG, HR, stunning deep dark color and rich impression on bright white paper, fresh and Very Fine example of this popular issue
Scott Number: #278
Scott Value: $2,000
Opening Bid: $800.00
Lot: #13

$1 Black

OG, H, exceptionally strong color, fresh and nearly Very Fine example of this always popular issue
Scott Number: #292
Scott Value: $1,500
Opening Bid: $600.00
Lot: #14

4c Orange Brown

Line Pair, OG, H, stunning deep dark color and rich impression, large and well balanced margins all around, quite fresh and Very Fine+, a really attractive pair
Scott Number: #354
Scott Value: $1,400
Certificates: 2020 CROWE
Opening Bid: $800.00
Lot: #15

4c Orange Brown

Line Pair, OG, HR, strong color, quite fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce pair
Scott Number: #354
Scott Value: $1,400
Certificates: 2019 PSAG
Opening Bid: $650.00
Lot: #16

13c Blue Green on Bluish Paper

Block of Four, fairly light oval HC's from Saginaw, MI, deep dark color, clear margins all around, there are five recorded blocks and all have about the same centering, a couple of the other blocks have some small faults, the example offered here is sound, an amazing showpiece item
Scott Number: #365
Scott Value: $17,500
Certificates: 2008 PFC
Opening Bid: $8000.00
Lot: #17

5c Blue, Small Holes Variety

Line Pair, OG, NH, stunning deep dark color and rich proof like impression, Scott lists and prices a pair in NH condition($550) but only lists a "dash" for a NH Line Pair, fresh and nearly Extremely Fine, we know of no other Line Pairs for this scarce variety, a truly amazing item, (ENV 1,500-2,000)
Scott Number: #496a
Certificates: 2019 PSAG
Opening Bid: $750.00
Lot: #18

1c Green, Perforated 11

OG, slightly dist. gum, wonderful deep dark color and rich proof like impression, exceptionally well centered for this issue and is very nearly Very Fine, Scott prices this particular issue in the grade of Fine of which this example is certainly much better, a really wonderful example of this very rare mint stamp
Scott Number: #544
Scott Value: $22,500
Certificates: 2019 PSAG
Opening Bid: $13000.00
Lot: #19

1c Green

Very light purple HC which for some reason the cert. calls "faded", strong color, quite fresh and Fine+ example of this very scarce used stamp
Scott Number: #544
Scott Value: $3,500
Certificates: 2006 PFC
Opening Bid: $1400.00
Lot: #20

2c Dark Lake & Black

Top Plate #20472,20484 Block of Ten, OG, hinged with hinge stains in selvedge, the stamps are NH with some NGS's and some NGB's, there is a CR in the L. selvedge, strong color, Fine-Very Fine centering, an extremely rare multiple in this scarce shade variety, only a few plate blocks of ten are known
Scott Number: #703b
Scott Value: $8,000
Certificates: 2007 PSE
Provenance: Rhoades
Opening Bid: $3000.00