Sale 1040 — Outstanding United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 March, 2013
Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 83-101)
12c Black, F. Grill (97). Bright shade and crisp impression, clearly-defined grill, bold strike of crossroads cancel, wonderful centering with wide and balanced margins
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT F GRILL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2009 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $9,000.00). Only two have graded higher (at 98J) and one other shares this grade.