Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

Category — 1867 Experimental Grills (A-Z, Scott 79-85E)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5372
 
Sale 997, Lot 5372, 1867 Experimental Grills (A-Z, Scott 79-85E)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Intense shade and impression, clearly-defined grill, neat strike of circle of V's cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 2-CENT D GRILL. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $8,500.00). As an indication of rarity, the highest grade awarded to date is only a 90. The Scott Catalogue states that the value for No. 84 is for a stamp in Fine grade.

4,500
5,000