Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
175
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Sale 692, Lot 175, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, Grilled All Over Essay (79E). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 52 Block of 12 (6x2), Fresh, o.g., natural preprint crease in left pair (not affecting imprint and plate no. block), otherwise Very Good-Very Fine, Rare & Handsome, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,700
176
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3c Rose, Grilled All Over (79). Unusually Fresh, o.g., some irregular perfs. as always, Fine

1,650
1,400
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177
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Sale 692, Lot 177, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, C. Grill, Points Down (83 var). Faint negligible toning on reverse, otherwise Fine, Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
2,100
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178
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Sale 692, Lot 178, 1867-68 Grilled Issues2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Horizontal·Strip of Three, Full o.g., few small faint toning spots, centered to bottom right, perfs. slightly in, Scarce Multiple, with P.F. Certificate

3,700
650
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179
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Sale 692, Lot 179, 1867-68 Grilled Issues15c Black, E. Grill (91). Fresh, somewhat disturbed o.g., Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
1,800
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180
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Sale 692, Lot 180, 1867-68 Grilled Issues5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Block, Fresh, Large Part o.g., hinge remnants, Fine, Very Scarce, ex-Hind

3,500
1,550
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181
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Sale 692, Lot 181, 1867-68 Grilled Issues5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Block of Eight (4x2), Nicely Centered, Fresh, Full o.g., slight offset, tiny scuffs, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, One of the Largest Known Multiples

7,600
4,750
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182
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Sale 692, Lot 182, 1867-68 Grilled Issues5c Brown, 24c gray Lilac, F. Grills (95, 99). Fresh o.g., Fine Lot

1,950
1,300
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183
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Sale 692, Lot 183, 1867-68 Grilled Issues12c Black, F. Grill (97). Block, Full o.g., light hinge marks and small hinge remnant, Incredibly Fresh and Very Fine, Rare, Especially in this Condition, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
6,250
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184
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Sale 692, Lot 184, 1867-68 Grilled Issues15c Black, F. Grill (98). Block, Fresh, Large Part o.g., Well-centered, couple minor gum soaks, bottom right stamp light crease, otherwise Very Fine with P.F. Certificate (mentions tear in bottom right stamp which we fail to detect)

3,750
2,200
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185
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Sale 692, Lot 185, 1867-68 Grilled Issues30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Tied with 10c Yellow Green (68) by Circle of Wedges cancels on Fresh 1869 Cover to "Hong Kong, China", Magenta "San Francisco/June 4/Paid All", Hong Kong Backstamp, minor cover edge creases (not affecting stamps or markings), Still Very Fine, ex-Sheriff

E. 1,000-2,000
1,650
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186
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Sale 692, Lot 186, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Fresh, Deep Rich Color, o.g., left perfs. touch, Fine For Issue, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
900
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187
 
Sale 692, Lot 187, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Grid of Diamonds cancel, Well-centered, Rich Color, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

950
1,900
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188
 
Sale 692, Lot 188, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Used Horizontal Pair, Fresh and Fine

1,900
1,250
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