Rare American Stamps

LIST OF PRICES WE PAY

LIST OF PRICES WE PAY FOR RARE AMERICAN STAMPS

The Prices are for used Stamps, but they must be lightly canceled and not torn or damaged. They are always preferable when on the envelopes as originally used.

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1847 Issue:

5c Brown, Franklin…………………………………………………………………………………………. $ .25 to $ .50
10c Black, Washington……………………………………………………………………………….. 1.25 to 2.00

1851 to 1868

12c Black, Washington…………………………………………………………………………………………………. $ .30
24c Lilac, Washington…………………………………………………………………………………………… .40
30c Orange, Franklin……………………………………………………………………………………………………. .75
90c Blue, Washington…………………………………………………………………………………….. .50 to 1.50

1869:

6c Blue, Washington…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $ .10
10c Yellow, Coat of Arms……………………………………………………………………………………………………… .10
12c Green, Steamship………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .10
15c Brown and blue, landing of Columbus………………………………………………………………………………. .15
24c Green and purple, Declaration of Independence……………………………………………………………… .75
30c Green and Carmine, Coat of Arms…………………………………………………………………………………….. .75
90c Black and Carmine, Lincoln……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.00

1870 to 1880:

12c Purple, Clay ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .05
16c Orange, Webster ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .03
24c Purple, Scott ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .25
80c Black. Hamilton ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .05
90c Carmine, Perry …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .25
90c Purple, Perry …..…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .25

 

1893 Columbian Issue :

30c Orange…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .10
50c Slate…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .15
$1.00 Salmon Red………………………………………………………………………………………………… .60
2.00 Brown Red…………………………………………………………………………………………………… .60
3.00 Green…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .65
4 00 Carmine……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .75
5 00 Black…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .90

1894-1915

50c Orange………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $.02
$1 00 Black………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .15
2.00 Blue, Madison……………………………………………………………………………………………….. .40
5.00 Green, Marshell……………………………………………………………………………………………. .75

UNPAID LETTER STAMPS

1879-‘90:

30c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $ 10
50c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .10

1891-‘94:

30c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $ 10
50c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .10

DEPARTMENT STAMPS

All with name of Department at too.

Agriculture, All Yellow.

1c Yellow ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $ .30
2c Yellow ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .05
3c Yellow ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .05
6c Yellow ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .10
10c Yellow ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .60
12c Yellow …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.00
15c Yellow ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .30
24c Yellow ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .50
30c Yellow ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. .60

Executive, All Carmine.

1c ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $1.50
2c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.50
3c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 1.00
6c ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2.00
10c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.00

Interior, All Vermillion.

24c ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. $ .10
30c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .10
90c …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .35

Justice, All Purple.

1c ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. $.30
2c ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. .35

 

3c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .10
6c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .10
10c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .35
12c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .40
15c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.00
24c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 2.00
30c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 3.00
90c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 4.00

Navy, All Blue.

7c………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… $ 1.00
10c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .20
12c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .20
15c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .20
24c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .50
30c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .50
90c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 1.50

Post Office, All Black.

24c………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .10
30c……………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… .10
90c……………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… .30

State, All Green.

1c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .20
2c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .50
3c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .10
6c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .16
7c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… .40
10c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .30
12c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .50
15c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .50
24c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 1.00
30c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 1.00
90c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 1.00
$ 2.00…………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… 2.00
5.00……………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… 25.00
10.00……………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 12.00
20.00……………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… 10.00

Treasury, All Brown.

24c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… $ .50
30c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .05
90c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .15

War, All Red.

7c…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $ .30
24c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .10
30c……………………………………………………………………………………………………….………………………… .10
90c………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………………… .20

 

RARE U. S. REVENUE AND PROPRIENARY STAMPS

6c Proprietary, orange……………………………………………………………………………………… $4.00
$ 15.00 Mortgage, blue………………………………………………………………………………………… .70
20.00 Probate of Will, orange……………………………………………………………………………………….. 3.00
200.00 Internal Revenue, red and green……………………………………………………………….. 3.00

Second Issue

$ 1.60 Blue and black……………………………………………………………………………………….. $2.00
1.90 Blue and black………………………………………………………………………………………….. .50
20.00 Blue and black………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.00
25.00 Blue and black………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.00
50.00 Blue and black………………………………………………………………………………………… 2.00
200.00 Blue and black………………………………………………………………………………………. 15.00
500.00 Blue and black, green and red……………………………………………………………………… 40.00

PROVISIONAL STAMPS

are those issued in 1845, 1846 and 1857 by the Postmasters of:

Alexandria, Va. Locksport, N. Y. New York, N. Y.
Annapolis, Md. Milbury, Mass. Providence, R. I.
Baltimore, Md. New Haven, Conn. St. Louis, Mo.
Buscawen, N. H.    

These are all valuable and we pay from $5.00 to $750.00 each for same if on original envelopes as used.

CONFEDERATE STATES STAMPS

These were issued in 1861 by the Postmasters of the following cities. They are all wanted when on original envelopes as used, and prices range from $1.00 to $100.00, depending on condition and rarity.

Athens, Ga. Franklin, N. C. Kingston, Tenn.
Autaugaville, Ala. Galatin, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn.
Baton Rouge, La. Geliad, Texas Livingston, Ala.
Beaumont, Texas Genzales, Texas Lynchburg, Va.
Charleston, S. C Greenville, Ala. Macon, Ga.
Columbia, S. C Grover Hill, Ala. Memphis, Tenn.
Columbus, Ga. Helena, Texas New Orleans, La.
Danville, Va. Jonesboro, Tenn. Petersburg, Va,
Etc., Etc., Etc.

We will cheerfully make offers on any of these stamps submitted to us.

We buy only the more valuable stamps, as quoted in this list.

We will, however, buy entire collections of less valuable stamps, provided there are rarities among them.

Look up your old family or business correspondence, leaving the stamps on the entire envelope as found.

When you send them for inspection, please be sure and enclose returns postage and registration fee.

THE NUMISMATIC COMPANY OF TEXAS

Unincorporated

B. MAX MEHL, Manager

FORT WORTH,                                        TEXAS

 

UNITED STATES COINS FOR SALE

Half Cent, very scarce…………………………………………………………………………………………. $ .35
Small cent, with flying eagle………………………………………………………………………………… .10
Large copper cent, over 100 years old………………………………………………………………….. .35
2c piece, the first coin with motto……………………………………………………………………….. .15
3c piece nickel, three different dates……………………………………………………………………. .45
3c silver, scarce, two different dates……………………………………………………………………. .45
5c silver with Old Liberty Bust…………………………………………………………………………….. .35
Half dime, two different dates……………………………………………………………………………. .25
10c, with Old Bust type, dated before 1838…………………………………………………………. .55
Twenty Cent piece, 1875…………………………………………………………………………………… .75
25c Over 100 years old. Scarce…………………………………………………………………………… 1.40
Quarter. Dated before 1837………………………………………………………………………………. .90
Isabella Quarter. The only U. S. Coin with a portrait of a foreign monarch………………. 2.50
Half dollar, over 100 years old…………………………………………………………………………… 1.50
Half dollar with lettered edge……………………………………………………………………………. 1.00
Columbian half dollar, bust of Columbus…………………………………………………………….. .75
Dollar, Liberty seated……………………………………………………………………………………….. 2.25
Trade dollar. The “heaviest” dollar…………………………………………………………………….. 1.40

SPECIAL OFFER

The above collection of 22 of all different U. S. Coins from the half cent to the dollar, a fine collection in itself, representing each issue of our silver and copper coinage.

Price $14.25

SEND ORDER DIRECT TO

THE NUMISMATIC COMPANY OF TEXAS

FORT WORTH, TEXAS

 

OLD BANK BILLS

FOR COLLECTORS

(Broken Bank Bills)

A great number of notes in various denominations were issued by Banks and Banking Institutions prior to the creation of the National Banking System. There are some very beautiful designs and odd denominations, and a set of these interesting notes, which illustrates the early banking system of our country, never fails to attract the attention and possesses an unfailing interest.

Set No. 1

This set contains 25c notes, 50c, $1, $2, $3, $5 and $10 note. This set of seven notes,

PRICE $1.50

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Set No. 2

This set is a collection in itself, including all the different denominations issued, including the odd denominations of 5c, 10c, 15c, $3 and $4 notes, up to the $100 note.

Twenty-five (25) all different Old Bank Bills; many are of the finest examples of the engraver’s art.

PRICE $8.50

FOR SALE BY

THE NUMISMATIC COMPANY OF TEXAS

FORT WORTH. TEXAS

 

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For Our Latest 48-Page Illustrated

RETAIL SELLING CATALOG

Of Coin and Paper Money

Our retail catalog is one of the most complete issued. It is of 48 pages with many illustrations, and gives the prices at which we sell coins and paper money. We will send you list for only 10 cents.

Fill in this blank and send it direct to The Numismatic Company of Texas, Retail Dept., Fort Worth, Texas.

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The Numismatic Company of Texas, Gentlemen:—

Please send me your 48-page Illustrated Selling Catalog of Coins and Paper Money, for which I enclose 10 cents. Yours very truly,

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SPECIAL COLLECTION OF ONE HUNDRED ALL DIFFERENT

Foreign Copper, Nickel and Silver Coins

Foreign Copper, Nickel and Silver Coins

Coins from every corner of the Globe and of all Ages, dating from about 1500.And of all sizes, from the tiniest coins to those of more than two inches in diameter.Many of odd and curious shapes and designs.

An interesting and historical collection—excellent as an advertising display. Nothing attracts the attention as does money.

BARGAIN PRICE for the Entire Collection, $4.50

BARGAIN PRICE for the Entire Collection, $4.50

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THE NUMISMATIC COMPANY OF TEXAS

FORT WORTH. TEXAS

 

California Gold Pieces

FOR SALE

Quarter and Half Dollar Size—Very Interesting

Quarter dollar size, round…………………………………………………………………………………. $.65
Quarter dollar size, octagon (8 cornered)……………………………………………………………… .65
Half dollar size, round………………………………………………………………………………………. 1.00
Half dollar size, octagonal…………………………………………………………………………………. 1.00

A Complete Set of Four Pieces, only $3.00

Two Complete Sets for $5.50

These are highly interesting to anyone, whether a collector of coins or not. They are fine “keepsakes” and make most appreciative gifts.

Satisfaction Guarantee.

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ANCIENT COINS

ANCIENT COINS

The ancient coins are very interesting and some are today the only record extant of the existence of nations long since gone forever. Every collector should have an ancient coin. They are interesting to every one, whether a collector or not.

Ancient silver coins, about 2000 years old, about the size of dime, but thicker, each……………… $1.00
Ancient silver coins, about 2000 years old, about the size of U. S. Quarter, but thicker, each….. 3.50
Ancient copper or bronze coins, over 2000 years old…………………………………………………………. .50

The Ancient coins are all plainly marked in envelopes to indicate their date, Emperor and country. All guaranteed Genuine.

SEND ORDERS DIRECT TO

THE NUMISMATIC COMPANY OF TEXAS

FOR WORTH, TEXAS

 

CONTENTS

Ancient Silver Coins…………………………………… 65, 67, 75, 97
Ancient Coins of Africa………………………………. 79, 97
Ancient Gold Coin…………………………………….. 85
Ancient Coins of Asia………………………………… 91
Ancient Greek Coins………………………………….. 97
Austria……………………………………………………… 118, 125, 127
Delirium…………………………………………………… 118, 129
Brasil……………………………………………………….. 120, 151
British Colonies…………………………………………. 124
British Possessions…………………………………….. 153
Canada…………………………………………………….. 120
Canadian Coins and Tokens………………………… 106
Central and South Amer…………………………….. 122, 123
Chile………………………………………………………… 122, 123, 133
Confederate Half Dollar……………………………… 82, 193
Confederate Currency……………………………….. 152
Confederate Coins…………………………………….. 82
Colonial Paper Money……………………………….. 154
Colonial Coins…………………………………………… 49. 90
Continental Currency…………………………………. 154
Continental Coins………………………………………. 51, 102
Current &Uncurrent U. S. Coin……………………… 157
Coinage of Rome……………………………………….. 195
CALIFORNIA GOLD COINS…………………………… 29. 54
Calif. $50.00 Pieces……………………………………. 27, 39, 54
Calif. $25.00 Piece……………………………………… 37, 56
Calif. Gold Ingots…………………………………………… 29, 56
Calif. $20.00 Piece………………………………………… 29, 37, 58
Calif. $10.00 Piece………………………………………… 31, 33, 35, 37, 58
Calif. $5.00 Piece…………………………………………… 33, 35, 37, 60
Calif. Gold Dollar…………………………………………… 60
Calif. Gold Half Dollars……………………………….. 62
Calif. Gold Quarter Dollars……………………………. 62
COLORADO GOLD COINS…………………………… 45, 47. 53, 64
Colo. $20.00 Pieces……………………………………. 45, 64
Colo. $10.00 Pieces……………………………………….. 45, 64
Colo. $5.00 Pieces…………………………………………. 47, 66
Colo. $2.50 Pieces…………………………………………. 41, 72
CAROLINA GOLD COINS.……………………………. 41, 72
Caro. $2.50 Pieces……………………………………… 41. 72
Caro. Gold Dollars…………………………………………. 41, 66
Carolina Copper Coin…………………………………. 97
Connecticut Coins…………………………………………. 98
Classification of Conditions of Coins…………….. 5
Counterfeit Rare Coirs…………………………………… 6
England…………………………………………………….. 99, 101, 10S, 122, 185
Kgypt…………………………………………………………….. 126
Kncased Postage Stamps…………………………….. 76, 184
European Coins (Rare) Feuchtwanger Coins…… 105, 106, 107
Foreign Coins, Value of lift…………………………….. 114
France……………………………………………………… 126, 166, 158
Fractional Currency (U. S.)…………………………….. 146
GEORGIA GOLD COINS………………………………. 43, 74
Georgia $10.00 Pieces…………………………………… 43, 74
Georgia $5.00 Pieces…………………………………….. 43, 74
Georgia $2.50 Pieces…………………………………….. 43, 74
Germany………………………………………………….. 128, 160, 162, 164
Greece (Modern)………………………………………….. 130
Greek Silver Coins……………………………………… 69, 73, 77
Glass Coins of Far East……………………………….. 191
Hard Times Tokens……………………………………….. 82
How to Send Coins………………………………………… 4
History of Trade Dollars……………………………… 188
Holland…………………………………………………….. 130
Italy…………………………………………………………. 1S4
Information About Coins……………………………. 4
Japan……………………………………………………….. 186
Jackson Cents………………………………………………… 82
Kentucky Coins………………………………………………. 96
Money, Past and Present……………………………. 141
Motto on U. S. Coins……………………………………… 7
Massachusetts Coins…………………………………….. 57, 90
Maryland Coins……………………………………………… 54
Mint Marked Premium Coins…………………………. 57, 90
MINTS OF U. S…………………………………………….. 94
“Ye Okie Mint” (first U. S Mint)……………………. 86
Philadelphia Mint………………………………………….. 84, 173
New Orleans Mint…………………………………………. 172
San Francisco Mint………………………………………… 176
Mexico…………………………………………………………… 174
New York Cents………………………………..…………… 136
New Jersey Cents …………………………………………. 92
New Gold Coins …………………………………………… 57, 94
New England Coins………………………………………… 98
New Hampshire Cents…………………………………… 76
New York Cold Doubloon……………………………… 76
Norway, Sweden A Denmark ………………………… 138, 166
Net herlands………………………………………………….. 168

 

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OREGON GOLD COINS  70
Oregon $10,00 Piece 70
Oregon $5.00 Piece 70
Old Bank Bills 203
Paper Monty 146 to 155
Pattern Coins 01,
Petition Crown of Thos.Simon 186
Prices We Pay 155
Private Gold Coins. 54
Peru 140
Rosa Americana Money 55, 98
Homan Imperial Coins 65, 71, 81, 93, 95
Ring Money 170
Russia 140
Sommer Island Coin.. 102
Special Collection 205
Spiel Marks 80
Scotland 151
Spain 142
Stamps, Rare 198,199, 200, 201
Switzerland 144
Turkey 146
Terms Used to Define Coins 7
Table of U. S. Coins 110
Test for Gold and Silver Coins 112
UTAH GOLD COINS 47,
Utah $20,00 Piece 47, 68
Utah $10.00 Piece 68
Utah, $5.00 Pieces 47, 68
Utah $2.50 Pieces 47, 68
U. S. COPPER COINS 8
Half Cents 8
Small Cents 10, 11
Large Cents 9, 12
Two-cent pieces 16
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U. S. NICKEL COINS l6
Three-Cent Pieces 16
Five-Gent Pieces 18
U. S. SILVER COINS 20
Three-cent Pieces 20
Half Dimes 17, 20
Dimes 17, 24
Twenty-cent Pieces 26
Quarter Dollars 13, 26
Half Dollars 15, 30
Commemorative Half Dollars 113, 116, 117, 119, 121
Silver Dollars 19. 21, 34
Trade Dollars 36
History of Trade Dollars 188
U. S. COLD COINS 38
Gold Dollars 38
Commemorative Gold Dollars. 40
$2.50 Pieces 23, 40
$3.00 Pieces 44
$4.00 Pieces 46
$5.00 Pieces 23, 46
$10.00 Pieces 25, 50
$20.00 Pieces
$50.00 27, 39, 54, 180, 181
Uncurrent Bank Bills 104
Vermont Cents 94
Virginia Coins 55, 96
Washington Pieces 59, 100
Worthless Canadian Bills 108
Weights and Fineness of Coins. 112
War Tokens 80
Weights of U. S. Coins 159
World’s Highest Priced Coins 180