Sale 1108 — The Robert Bowman Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 29 September, 2015

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues (Scott 137-226)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
97
 
Sale 1108, Lot 97, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues (Scott 137-226)2c Red Brown, I. Grill (135A). Essentially perfectly centered with wide margins, lovely warm shade, clear grill points, neat strike of segmented cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH AN I GRILL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 90, SMQ $525.00 as a 90). The I Grill did not get its separate catalogue listing until a few years ago, we are aware of one other graded 98, which is the highest grade awarded

225
1,400