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Sale 989 — 2010 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 19 June, 2010

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
110
 
Sale Number 989, Lot Number 110, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Perfectly centered with wide margins all around, bright shade and detailed impression on brilliant white paper, neat strike of black grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 24-CENT F GRILL GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE STAMP IN SUCH CONDITION.

The higher-denomination F Grills were produced in limited quantities and are often found either off center or with choppy perforations. This stamp is a true condition rarity.

With 1997 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,600.00). This is one of only four examples to achieve this desirable grade to date with none higher

1,500
6,000
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