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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 79-E15a
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Grade
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 235, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a var), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a var)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a var). Horizontal pair, similar to the so-called "Biscuit Grill" but the points are different and give the ridges more of a "boxy" shape, original gum, Very Fine and choice, this is the only example noted essay-proof specialist James Lee has encountered of this variety, Scott Retail as two normal singles

500
350
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
Ebl
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 236, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). The so-called "Biscuit Grill", two blocks of four with unusual varieties, first with dramatic horizontal misperforation, the perfs cutting through the middle of each stamp, second with partial grill which ends half-way across the right stamps, original gum, h.r., Fine and unusual varieties, Scott Retail as eight normal singles

2,000
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 238, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down, India Paper (79-E15a car), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down, India Paper (79-E15a car)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down, India Paper (79-E15a car). The so-called "Biscuit Grill", horizontal pair on India, neat double-line manuscript trial cancel, pre-printing paper folds and couple small typical flaws, otherwise Fine, extremely unusual example of this essay grill on India paper, all the others we have encountered are on stamp paper, Scott Retail as on stamp paper

500
120
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-10-09
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1053, Lot Number 136, 1867 National Bank Note Co., Grilled Essays3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). The so-called "Biscuit Grill", top margin imprint block of twelve, large margins all around, original gum, few stamps Mint N.H., few natural internal paper creases, light gum soaks

VERY FINE. A RARE IMPRINT BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE "BISCUIT" ALL-OVER GRILL ESSAY.

The only other imprint blocks contained in Power Search are bottom plate number and imprint blocks of 12 and eight (latter ex Lake Shore and Hansen).

Ex Finkelburg. Scott Retail as singles

3,000
3,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2008-10-28
The Perry Hansen Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 963, Lot Number 551, 1867-68 Grilled Issue All Over Grill Essays3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). Bottom imprint and plate no. 36 block of eight, top essays traces of or part original gum, large margins, bright color, few creases affect bottom stamps, appears Very Fine, scarce and desirable plate block, we have only offered two (including this one) since keeping computerized records, ex Lake Shore, with 1995 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles does not adequately reflect the value of this rarity

2,000
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
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Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1121, 1867 Essays (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). Horizontal pair, large margins, o.g., h.r., clear trial penstroke cancel, Very Fine

800
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
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Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1122, 1867 Essays (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). Three items, incl. imperforate pair and two perforated singles, one of the singles with very faint grill, o.g., few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

1,000
675
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-09-27
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 2)
E
Sale Number 900, Lot Number 270, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). Bottom imprint and plate no. 36 block of eight, top essays traces of or part original gum, large margins, few creases affect bottom stamps, appears Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-09-27
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 2)
E
Sale Number 900, Lot Number 272, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). The so-called "Biscuit Grill" essay, horizontal pair with selvage at top and natural s.e. at left, o.g., h.r., right stamp with ms. "X" trial pen cancel, Fine, scarce

E. 300-400
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2003-02-27
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 857, Lot Number 1029, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 72 thru 79)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a), 3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a)3c Rose, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Down (79-E15a). Large margins, large part original gum, some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
260
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