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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1870-88 Bank Note Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 139A, Symbol IN ("USED")
Area/Sub/
General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
2762
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2762, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Early state I Grill points, wide balanced margins, rich color, light strike of cork cancel, most recent certificate notes reperfed at right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. ONLY TWELVE USED AND THREE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills were elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills if they desire completeness.

Ronald A. Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used and three unused examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover.

Ex Merlin. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $15,000.00) and 2020 P.F. certificate

8,500
6,250
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
350
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 350, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Early state I Grill points, wide balanced margins, rich color, light strike of cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. ONLY TWELVE USED AND THREE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills were elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald A. Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used and three unused examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover.

Ex Merlin. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $15,000.00)

8,500
11,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1335, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. I Grilled Issue (Scott 134A-139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Well-defined outline of I Grill points, spectacular centering with Jumbo margins, neat red circular datestamp which only adds to this eye-appealing example, strong impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. ONLY TWELVE USED AND THREE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills have been elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover. Three unused examples are also known.

Ex Engel, "Connoisseur", Renne and Floyd. With 1962 P.F. certificate (not specifying the grill type) and 2002 P.F. certificate as an I Grill

8,500
11,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3212, 1870-75 National and Continental Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-179)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Well-defined outline of I Grill points, rich color, light strike of cork cancel and trace of red datestamp at lower left, centered to bottom left

FINE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. TO DATE, ONLY TWELVE USED AND THREE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills have been elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover. Three unused examples are also known.

With 2001 P.F. certificate.

8,500
2,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2014-04-30
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 142, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Well-defined grill points of early state I Grill, characteristic weakly embossed center, rich color, segmented cork cancel, centered to right, tiny corner crease at top left

VERY GOOD APPEARANCE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. TO DATE, ONLY 16 EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills have been elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records two unused examples of the 10c I Grill, 12 used, plus an additional two used on the same cover.

With 2003 P.F. certificate.

6,100
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3588, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-153)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Well-defined outline of I Grill points, rich color, light strike of cork cancel and trace of red datestamp at lower left, centered to bottom left

FINE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. TO DATE, ONLY TWELVE USED AND ONE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills have been elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover. One unused example is also known.

With 2001 P.F. certificate.

6,100
7,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
150
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 150, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 135-144, 134A-139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Early state I Grill points, wide balanced margins, rich color, light strike of cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. TO DATE, ONLY TEN USED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED -- NO UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN. THE I GRILLS HAVE JUST BEEN ELEVATED TO MAJOR CATALOGUE NUMBERS.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills have been elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover. None is known unused.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; the I Grills are unpriced in SMQ)

6,000
9,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-09-19
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Two
 
Sale Number 1027, Lot Number 48, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. I Grills (Scott 134A-141A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A), 10c Brown, I. Grill (139A)10c Brown, I. Grill (139A). Well-defined I Grill points visible on both sides of the stamp, rich color, light strike of cork cancel and trace of green crayon at lower right, single short perf at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificates

VERY FINE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. TO DATE, ONLY TEN USED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED -- NO UNUSED EXAMPLES ARE KNOWN. THE I GRILLS HAVE JUST BEEN ELEVATED TO MAJOR CATALOGUE NUMBERS.

We have been informed that, starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue (usually published in October) the I Grills will be elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills in their quest for completeness. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen.

Ronald Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover. None is known unused.

With 1984 P.F. certificate (not specifying the grill type) and 2002 P.F. certificate as an I Grill

E. 2,000-3,000
5,750
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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1870-88 Bank Note Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 139A, Symbol IN ("USED")

8 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 1


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