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Grade
Symbol
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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
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1619, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Used with 3c Red, F. Grill (94) and 10c Green, F. Grill (96), tied by circle of wedges cancels, red "New York Paid All Oct. 8" (1868) circular datestamp on cover to Frankfort, Germany, red "Verviers A./Coeln/Franco" handstamp, missing part of backflap, fresh and Fine use via North German Union Closed Mail (15c rate), ex Faust

E. 300-400
325
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1624, Specialized 2c Black Jack Collection: Covers2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Vertical pair, clear grill, used with 15c Black, F. Grill (98), tied by circle of wedges cancel, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Apr. 29" (1869) backstamp on tissue-paper cover to Rome, Italy, and forwarded to Paris, France, forwarding postage paid by Roman States, 1868 10c Black on Deep Crimson (23) and 40c Black on Greenish Yellow (24), latter with trivial corner crease at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, each tied by blue circular datestamp, red "4" credit handstamp, red Verviers-Cologne transit marking also ties 2c pair, several other transit and rate markings including blue crayon "WF 1-1/2" which is equivalent to 4c credit to the North German Union, blue Rome banker's straightline handstamp struck five times, some slight edgewear as normally associated with this kind of envelope paper

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND UNIQUE BLACK JACK COVER SENT TO ROME VIA NORTH GERMAN UNION CLOSED MAIL AND THEN FORWARDED TO FRANCE WITH ROMAN STATES STAMPS.

The North German Union Closed Mail rate was effective from January 1, 1868, thru June 30, 1870. The U.S. rate to Rome was 19c per half ounce. The rate from Rome to France was 50 centesimi.

Ex Beane and Faust. With clear 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
8,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1867-68 Grilled Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 836, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Cancelled by quartered cork, matching "Carrier May 25" circular datestamp on red and blue "Grant and our Country" campaign cover from National Union Club of Philadelphia, addressed locally, opened bit roughly at right, stamp with small faults from placement at edge of cover, still a Fine and very scarce use of a grilled Black Jack on a campaign cover, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1079, 1868 E. and F. Grills (Scott 87, 93)2c Black, Split F. Grill (93 var), 2c Black, Split F. Grill (93 var)2c Black, Split F. Grill (93 var). Horizontal pair, vertically split grill is particularly prominent on the left stamp, tied by New York circular datestamp on "J.L. Brownell & Bro. Bankers and Brokers" corner card cover to Amherst Mass., Very Fine, ex Allen

E. 300-400
250
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1171, Steamboat, Telegraph and Railroad2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Horizontal strip of three, tied by blue "Memphis & White River Independent Packet, Str. Legal Tender, Capt. Jno D. Ellis, Aug. 28, 1869" circular datestamp struck twice, on yellow legal-size cover to Barnardsville Tenn., two strikes of "St. Charles Ark. Aug. 28" circular datestamp, reduced at right, some edgewear, Fine

E. 400-500
475
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1176, Registered Uses, Auxiliary Markings2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Used with 3c Red, F. Grill (94), 10c Green (68), 15c Black (77) and 24c Gray (78b), tied by bold grid cancels, 3c and 15c affixed by sender and cancelled in payment of 3c rate plus 15c registry fee, contents were overweight, the postal clerk evidently erred in charging two additional 15c registry fees in addition to the 6c extra postage for weight, the 2c, 10c and 24c stamps applied over indistinct circular datestamps, on buff cover to Campo Seco Cal., registry markings including San Francisco transit number, few small flaws, Very Fine, a remarkable five-denomination franking on a domestic cover -- bears 54c in postage, but it should have been charged 24c for 15c registry fee plus 9c for postage, ex Dr. Rorke

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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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 1206, Advertising Covers by Subject2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Tied by circle of wedges cancel on orange Magnetic Healing Institute illustrated advertising cover depicting offices at 17 Great Jones Street in New York, addressed to Academia Pa., fresh and Very Fine, Google Maps street view shows that the current building at 17 Great Jones is of similar architectural style to the 1860s building

E. 200-300
225
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1229, Advertising Covers by Subject, cont.2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Tied by Rosette cancel, "New-York City Dec. 5" circular datestamp on The National Life Insurance Co. illustrated corner card cover depicting a flag with the cap of liberty, used locally, barely reduced at left, small edge improvements, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
130
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1242, Advertising Covers by Subject, cont.2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Tied by 5-bar grid cancel on unsealed cover from New York to Norristown Pa. with blue "Jno. J. Levy & Co. Manufacturer of Playing cards" illustrated advertising design, wonderfully detailed illustration of Levy's building with horse-drawn wagon, pedestrians and ornate floral border, Very Fine, through several mergers and consolidations the John J. Levy Company eventually formed a part of the United States Playing Card Company, which is still in existence today and produces many brands of playing cards including "Bicycle"

E. 400-500
450
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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
c
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1243, Advertising Covers by Subject, cont.2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Faint grill, s.e. at right, tied by segmented circular cork cancel and "New Haven Ct. Mar. 24" circular datestamp on illustrated "M.A. Osborn & Co. Daily 1812 Register 1868" advertising cover depicting 259 Chapel St. in New Haven, locally addressed, backflap with toning, Very Fine

E. 200-300
110
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