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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1867-68 Grilled Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 87, Symbol IN ("NG")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1594, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Stamps2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused horizontal strip of four (no gum) with "ENGRAVED BY THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY CITY OF NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 29 Plate." plate number at bottom, right stamp has major double transfer of top left corner, including numeral "2", circle around it, acanthus leaf below the circle and the scroll above it, and in the letters "US", well-centered for this issue

VERY FINE AND AN OUTSTANDING 2-CENT E GRILL IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER MULTIPLE WITH MAJOR DOUBLE TRANSFER. NO PLATE BLOCKS OF THIS ISSUE ARE KNOWN.

The Chapin census records more than 30 plate number multiples for Scott 73, 87 and 93. However, only seven come from Plate 29, and of those, only four are plate blocks. More significantly, only three plate number multiples of the E Grill (Scott 87) are recorded, and none are blocks. This strip includes the major double transfer position, which is present on the imprint positions of only one side of Plate 29.

Chapin census no. 281. Ex "Country Gentleman," (Siegel Sale 422, lot 221), Metzger, Chapin and Gross (Siegel Sale 1200, lot 78). With 2002 P.F. certificate. Scott value as unused imprint and plate no. strip $9,750.00

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2020-05-27
United States Stamps
1183
PSE 85
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1183, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill, Double Transfer (87 var), 2c Black, E. Grill, Double Transfer (87 var)2c Black, E. Grill, Double Transfer (87 var). Unused (no gum), showing clear double transfer at upper left, detailed impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1974 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $900.00 with no premium for the double transfer), Scott Retail with no premium for the double transfer

650
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 78, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101), An outstanding 2¢ E Grill imprint and plate number multiple with the major double transfer-- no plate blocks are known

DESCRIPTION

2¢ Black, E. Grill (87), unused horizontal strip of four (no gum) with "ENGRAVED BY THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY CITY OF NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 29 Plate." plate number at bottom, right stamp has major double transfer of top left corner, including numeral "2", circle around it, acanthus leaf below the circle and the scroll above it, and in the letters "US", well-centered for this issue

PROVENANCE

"Country Gentleman," Siegel Auction Galleries, 11/29-30/1972, Sale 422, lot 221

Steven Metzger, Matthew Bennett Inc., 3/23/2002, lot 195

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross, 2002)

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 281

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$9,750.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

The Chapin census records more than 30 plate number multiples for Scott 73, 87 and 93. However, only seven come from Plate 29, and of those, only four are plate blocks. More significantly, only three plate number multiples of the E Grill (Scott 87) are recorded, and none are blocks. This strip includes the major double transfer position, which is present on the imprint positions of only one side of Plate 29.

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2018-04-23
The Bernard Faust Collection of U.S. 1863-68 Black Jack Issues
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Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1070, 1868 E. and F. Grills (Scott 87, 93)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), choice centering and margins, tiny corner perf tip crease at bottom right, appears Extremely Fine

650
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 177, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), wide margins, fresh shade, Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificates

650
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
446
PF 95
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 446, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), exceptional Jumbo margins and precise centering, intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1985, 1999 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95), by way of comparison, the P.S.E. Population Report lists no unused stamps above the grade of 85

650
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2016-09-14
The Alan Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 89, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), extra wide margins, clearly-defined grill, few nibbed perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

650
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2013-03-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1326, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 83-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), crisp impression, few shortish perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

675
225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2008-09-24
United States Stamps
2349
PSE 85
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2349, 1867-68 Grilled Issues (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), attractively centered and margined, Very Fine and choice, ex Lutwak, with 1978 P.F. (as "part original gum") and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $880.00)

800
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2008-03-25
United States Stamps
397
PF 95
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Sale Number 953, Lot Number 397, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), exquisite Jumbo margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem with great eye appeal, with 1985, 1999 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

800
1,300
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