FINE APPEARANCE. THE LARGEST RECORDED UNUSED MULTIPLE OF THE 1868 ONE-CENT F GRILL.
This is the only recorded block of nine of this issue.
Ex Evans and illustrated in his 1c book on p. 51. Scott Retail $32,000.00 as block of four, two pairs and a single
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1868 ONE-CENT F GRILL SHOWING PART OF THE IMPRINT AT BOTTOM. THIS IS THE FIRST BLOCK OF THIS ISSUE WE HAVE OFFERED SINCE 1992.
A full plate block is not known for the 1c F. Grill. The Chapin census records a block of six (without gum) with plate number and part of the imprint, offered in our 1980 Rarities sale, which is also the largest recorded multiple. The block of four offered here has part original gum and a large portion of the imprint, including the word "Plate", which only occurs on the bottom of the sheet