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Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 135-144, 134A-139A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
141
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 141, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 135-144, 134A-139A)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137), 6c Carmine, H. Grill (137)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins all around, radiant color, discernible grill points, neat strike of crossroads cancel, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION, AND EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Tahoe. With 2001 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only six others share this grade.

525
3,750
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