US Americana Stamp and Coin Galleries
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·  Jay has more than 50 years experienceas a rare stamp and coin dealer, uniting treasures with serious collectors and savvy investors since 1958

·  Polished expert witness,trusted appraiser, buyer, consultant,agent

·  Specialist in 19th/20th century classics,rarities,errors,inverted centers

·  Historical / presidential documents, manuscripts, rare autographs, etc.

·  The History Channel'sPawn Stars expert for stamps, coins, currency

·  First dealer to buy and sell America's Rarest Stamp($397,838 in 1999), the internet world-recordfor most valuable single postage stamp

·  First dealer in history to buy and sell a coveted Nobel Prize gold medal

·  First stamp and coin editor of the Los Angeles Times, creator of the popular Sunday column 'Stamp and Coin Corner'which ran for 30 years

·  First dealer to buy and sell thehighest grade gem U.S. $10 Indian Head gold coin(1913S) known to exist; sold for $287,500 in 2007

·  Former consultant-contributor to the renowned Scott Stamp Catalogue

·  Owner and operator of five Los Angeles stamp and coin stores (1960s to the 1990s); and a California licensed/bonded auctioneer

·  Perhaps the only dealer to buy/sell three intact 1903 Roosevelt Albums

·  Former newspaper editor, publisher, investigative reporter, columnist

·  American Philatelic Societysince 1963,APS Life Member

·  American Numismatic Assn since 1964, ANA Emeritus Member

·  National Stamp Dealers Association, NSDA member since 1998

·  United States Stamp Society, USSS member since 1983; etc.