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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1274, 1861-68 and 1869 Pictorial Issues Covers15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Used with 5c Brown (76), natural straight edge at left, tied by segmented corks on cover from Mexico to Altona, Germany, light strike of Brownsville Tex. circular datestamp, clear strike of blue "Guillermo Daus S. Louis Potosi May 24 1869" company origination double-circle datestamp, red "New York Paid All Direct Jun. 25" circular datestamp, blue "J. H. Bahnsen Y Ca. Matamoros, Jun. 3, 1869" double-oval backstamp, receiving backstamp, 15c with gum toning, cover with repaired backflap and small sealed edge tears at top, still Very Fine and very unusual use from Mexico to Germany, ex Ainsworth, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 518, 1867-1868 Grilled Issue, Exceedingly rare 15¢ Lincoln E Grill and 12¢ F Grill combination on cover to Hong Kong

15¢ Black, E. Grill (91), horizontal pair, used with 12¢ Black, F. Grill (97), tied by segmented cork cancel and "Fairhaven Ct. May 17" (1869) duplex circular datestamp on cover to Hong Kong, China, from the Collins correspondence, sender's "Via Marseilles" route directive, blurry strike of red "New York Paid All Br. Transit May 18" backstamp, "32" credit handstamp struck three times (over "26" credit applied in error), red "London Paid" transit datestamp (May 28) and "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp which ties left 15¢ stamp, "Hong-Kong Marine Sorter, Singapore to Hong Kong, JY ?/15 69" Marine Sorter backstamp, Very Fine cover with an extremely rare use of the 15¢ Lincoln for the 42¢ rate to China by British Mail via Marseilles, especially desirable with the Hong Kong Marine Sorter backstamp which was introduced in 1868 to expedite mails by having an official clerk sort letters on board the steamer from Singapore to Hong Kong

E. 3,000-4,000
8,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2015-09-30
U.S. 1847-69 Issues, featuring the Kenneth D. Gilbart Collection
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 665, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, On-Cover, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 86-96, 107)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Tied by bold strike of grid and by "New York 18 Aug. 15" debit datestamp, "Insufficiently Paid" straightline handstamp on 1868 cover to Lyon, France, blue Calais transit, Paris and Lyon backstamps, Very Fine, underpaid for the double rate and treated in New York as completely unpaid

750
160
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 2235, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-100)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Wide margins, used with 30c Orange (71), tied by two well-struck New York Foreign Mail Leaf cancels, red "New York Paid 18 Jul. 30" credit datestamp on 1868 cover to Paris, France, red boxed "PD" handstamp, blue French transit, Very Fine, a scarce cover paying the triple 15c rate to France, ex Ishikawa

E. 750-1,000
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2011-06-21
United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign
c
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 1567, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-100)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Deep shade, tied by red cork cancel and matching "Baltimore Md. Nov. 30" circular datestamp on 1868 cover to Switzerland and forwarded to Rome, Italy, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Dec. 1" circular datestamp, ms. "60" due marking, with original enclosure, adhesive remnant at top left probably where forwarding slip was attached, cover edgewear and tears, still Fine

E. 200-300
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2010-10-19
The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part One
c
Sale Number 995, Lot Number 2055, 12c and 15c 1861-68 Issue - Domestic Covers15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice centering with wide margins, easily discernible grill, used with 3c Red, F. Grill (94), 15c tied by bold cork cancel on registered cover to Philadelphia with nursery and seed merchant's "Lightning Express" illustrated locomotive advertisement, light strike of "Rochester N.Y. Feb. 24" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a gorgeous registered cover with a train illustration, especially desirable with the 15c E Grill, ex Baker, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2010-10-19
The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part One
c
Sale Number 995, Lot Number 2133, 12c and 15c 1861-68 Issue - France15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice centering with straddle-pane margin at left, tied by dark blue target cancel, matching "Maxwell's Creek Cal. Jan. 15" (1870) circular datestamp on cover to Reuilly, France, red "New York Jan. 26" circular datestamp, blue Calais transit, also with "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, French "5" decimes due marking, London and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, unusual usage from California to France, after the postal convention between the U.S. and France expired on January 1, 1870, the 15c treaty rate was no longer valid, this cover was treated as a British Open Mail letter -- 4c to G.B. (2c domestic plus 2c sea postage) and postage from G.B. to France (5 decimes) charged to the recipient -- examples of 15c prepaid covers sent by this route are rare, ex Emerson

E. 400-500
1,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2010-10-19
The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part One
c
Sale Number 995, Lot Number 2150, 12c and 15c 1861-68 Issue - Spain15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Horizontal strip of three, tied by bold segmented cork cancels and red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Aug. 12" (1868) circular datestamp on folded invoice to Cadiz, Spain, sender's oval datestamp and ship-name endorsement "Scotia", red "24" credit handstamp and additional "24" in red crayon, large red crayon "6" (pence) triple-rate credit from G.B. to Spain, red London Paid transit datestamp and matching "PD" in oval, Cadiz oval receiving datestamp at right

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING 15-CENT LINCOLN COVER WITH A RARE, IF NOT UNIQUE, GRILLED ISSUE FRANKING FOR THE DOUBLE BRITISH MAIL RATE TO SPAIN.

According to U.S.-Spain Mails via British Convention, 1849-1876 by Richard F. Winter (supplement to Chronicle 147, pp. 15-16), the Convention rates effective from Jan. 1, 1868, to Dec. 31, 1870, followed a progression of 10c U.S. per -1/2 oz. and 12c credit to G.B. per 7.5 grams (-1/4 oz.). This letter must have weighed about a half-ounce and was rated as prepaid in New York with a 24c double U.S. credit to G.B. However, the G.B. credit to Spain was 6p, corresponding to the triple 7.5 gram weight class.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
7,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2010-10-19
The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part One
c
Sale Number 995, Lot Number 2151, 12c and 15c 1861-68 Issue - Spain15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Tied by Leaf cancel and red "New York Am. Pkt. Sep. 3" circular datestamp on 1868 folded cover to Madrid, Spain, red London Paid datestamp obliterated by barred oval grid, Spanish red "4R" due handstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, carried on the North German Lloyd Deutschland and dropped at Southampton on its way to Bremen, sent to London and onward to Spain

E. 500-750
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2010-10-19
The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part One
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Sale Number 995, Lot Number 2200, 12c and 15c 1861-68 Issue - Switzerland15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice centering with straddle-pane margin at right, tied by circle of wedges, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Nov. 11" circular datestamp on blue 1868 folded letter to Zurich, Switzerland, Basel and receiving backstamps, horizontal file fold well away from stamp, fresh and Extremely Fine usage sent via North German Union Direct Mail

E. 300-400
350
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