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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-E15d
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 239, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box Grill", bottom imprint and plate no. 11 block of 12, original gum, h.r. on corner stamps, seven of the eight middle stamps are Mint N.H., the middle block of eight which contains the entire plate block with outstanding centering, small fault between stamps at left outside the plate block, gum soaks in selvage at left also mostly outside the plate block, few short perfs at right again outside the plate block

A RARE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE ALL-OVER "MUSIC BOX" 3-CENT 1861 ISSUE GRILL ESSAY, WITH AN EXTREMELY FINE PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT.

As impressive as this piece appears in its 12-stamp format, condition conscious collectors could easily remove the end pairs at left and right and be left with an Extremely Fine plate block of eight. Power Search contains only three other plate blocks of this essay. Two of the others are points down and two are points up. None are as well-centered as the plate block of eight contained here.

Unlisted in Scott as a plate block

E. 4,000-5,000
2,600
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
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 240, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up and Down (79-E15d, e), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up and Down (79-E15d, e)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up and Down (79-E15d, e). The so-called "Music Box Grill", balance of six singles and one pair, showing a nice variety including points up with part imprint and plate number, examples with normal points up, irregular (shifted) points up, normal pair and single with points down, irregular (shifted) points down, finally a most unusual points up imperforate in Pink with an "X" trial cancel, Fine and interesting group

E. 500-750
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
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 241, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box Grill", tied on small piece by segmented cork and "National Bank Note Co. N.Y. Sep. 24, 1867" trial cancels, the datestamp is partly struck but clear enough to identify its nature, fresh and Fine, the only recorded example of an 1861 Issue essay with this cancel, the 3c 1869 Issue is known imperforate on stamp paper with the same cancel dated Sep. 27, 1869, they are also rare but we have encountered a number of them, this is the only 1861 Issue essay we have encountered with this cancel, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 750-1,000
750
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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
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 242, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: All-Over GrillsNational Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box Grill", vertical pair, original gum, h.r. and some paper adherence on bottom stamp, top stamp with bold manuscript "X" trial cancel, large margins, Extremely Fine, unlisted with the trial cancel

E. 400-500
375
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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 138, 1867 National Bank Note Co., Grilled Essays3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay, Points Up (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, bottom imprint and plate no. 34 block of eight, original gum, two stamps h.r., couple Mint N.H., tiny sealed edge tear at bottom of selvage, Fine appearance and very rare, Power Search contains only three plate blocks of this essay -- this and the example in the following lot with Points Down Grill, as well as the Points Up example which is ex Lake Shore and Hansen, this block ex Finkelburg, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
6,000
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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 553, 1867-68 Grilled Issue All Over Grill Essays3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, top selvage block of eight with imprint, natural s.e. at left, mostly Mint N.H., few stamps at center with natural paper wrinkles, top left stamp light corner crease at top right, appears Very Fine, scarce large multiple, we have only offered three plate blocks since keeping computerized records, ex Lake Shore, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
1,400
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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
E
Sale Number 963, Lot Number 554, 1867-68 Grilled Issue All Over Grill Essays3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, bottom imprint and plate no. 11 block of eight, barely hinged with few Mint N.H., surprisingly intact perfs, Fine, scarce plate block as we have only offered three since keeping computerized records, ex Lake Shore, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $1,000.00 as singles does not adequately reflect the rarity of this multiple

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
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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 1126, 1867 Essays (National Bank Note Co.)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)National Bank Note Co., 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, this is a sub-variety with points not in alignment, selvage at left, bold cork trial cancel, usual small perf faults, Very Fine, scarce with the trial cancel, ex Brown and Hall

E. 500-750
550
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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)
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Sale Number 900, Lot Number 273, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, bottom imprint and plate no. 11 block of eight, barely hinged with few Mint N.H., surprisingly intact perfs, Fine, scarce plate block, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
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 274, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (National Bank Note Co.)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill, top selvage block of eight with imprint, natural s.e. at left, mostly Mint N.H., few stamps at center with natural paper wrinkles, appears Very Fine, scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
650
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