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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
246
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 246, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, radiant color and crisp impression, neat strike of target cancel with circular datestamp at left

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 ONE-CENT F GRILL -- THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $12,500.00). Only one grades higher (at 98J) and only two others share this desirable grade. With 2011 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95 XQ). This is the highest grade awarded by the P.F. to No. 92, and this example is the only one to achieve it

425
3,500
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