Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

8 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 1

Sort By 
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 = 141A, 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
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 351, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Early state I Grill with clear points, radiant color, slightly dry print impression, quartered cork cancel and part of red cancel at left, Jumbo margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE WIDE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT I GRILL. ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills were elevated to major catalogue number status. For the 15c, Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, three unused and two covers, for a total of 19. A Power Search review found only one other sound and centered used example, offered in our 2012 Kirke auction.

With 2016 P.F. certificate

7,500
8,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 243, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Bright color, neat segmented grid cancel, faint diagonal crease at bottom right and reperfed at right, otherwise Fine example of this rare stamp, Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, three unused and two covers, for a total of 19 items, with 2009 P.F. certificate

7,500
800
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3393, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Late state of the I Grill, radiant color, centered to upper left, tiny corner perf crease at bottom left

VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH THE RARE I GRILL.

Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, three unused and two covers, for a total of 19 items. Very few are late state I Grills.

With 2013 P.F. certificate

8,000
800
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2014-09-16
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 291, 1870 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Well-defined I Grill points from the early state of the grilling device, choice centering for this difficult issue with wide margins, brilliant color with trace of oxidation at bottom left (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), neat strike of cork cancel, light diagonal crease at center

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 15-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. ONLY SIXTEEN 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. We anticipate that collector demand will be difficult to satisfy based on populations we have seen. For the 15c I Grill, Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, three unused and two covers, for a total of 19 items.

Illustrated in Opinions VII published by The Philatelic Foundation. With 1992 P.F. certificate.

8,000
8,000
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3589, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-153)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Well-defined I Grill points visible on both sides of the stamp, no less than 9 points in width and 11 points in height, three wide margins, bright color, neat strike of circle of wedges cancel, small tear at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 15-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS.

Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, two unused and two covers with the 15c I Grill, for a total of 18 items.

With 2001 P.S.E. (not noting tear) and 2002 P.F. certificates

7,500
6,250
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3590, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-153)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Late state of the I Grill, radiant color, centered to upper left, tiny corner perf crease at bottom left

VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH THE RARE I GRILL.

Ronald A. Burns records 14 used off-cover, two unused and two covers with the 15c I Grill, for a total of 18 items. Very few are late state I Grills.

With 2013 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,100
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3230
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3230, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 134-144, 135A-141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Well-defined grill easily visible from the front of the stamp, Jumbo margins, vivid color on fresh paper, neat quartered cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB AND EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 15-CENT NATIONAL I GRILL IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE CONDITION. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED. ONLY NINE USED EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED. THE I GRILLS HAVE JUST BEEN ELEVATED TO MAJOR CATALOGUE NUMBERS, CONFIRMING THAT THIS IS A MAJOR GRILL RARITY.

Ronald A. Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records nine used examples of the 15c I Grill, plus an additional two on separate covers. He also records three unused examples.

With 2010 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $6,300.00 as a 95 graded H Grill). This is the highest grade awarded and no other examples have achieved this grade, so there is no need to speculate how the P.S.E. graded population breaks down between grill types at this grade. However, the I Grill is scarcer than the H Grill, so we would expect the I Grill SMQ values to be separately reported and adjusted upward to reflect the new Scott listings. Scott Catalogue value is based on 2012 listing which does not distinguish between the grill types

1,400
10,500
Back to Top
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 49, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. I Grills (Scott 134A-141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A), 15c Orange, I. Grill (141A)15c Orange, I. Grill (141A). Clear grill points in the unmistakable I Grill shape, bright color with a hint of oxidation, unobtrusive segmented cork cancel, small corner crease at top left

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH AN I GRILL. ONLY NINE USED EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED. THE I GRILLS HAVE JUST BEEN ELEVATED TO MAJOR CATALOGUE NUMBERS, CONFIRMING THAT THIS IS A MAJOR GRILL RARITY.

Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Catalogue (usually published in October) the I Grills will be elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors 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 nine used examples of the 15c I Grill, plus an additional two on separate covers. He also records three unused examples.

Ex Floyd. With 1983 and 1999 P.F. certificates, the latter identifying the grill type

E. 3,000-4,000
6,250
Back to Top
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 = 141A, Symbol IN ("USED")

8 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 1


Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy