Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
172
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Sale 708, Lot 172, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, Grilled All Over (79). Block, Unusually Well-centered with Nearly Complete perfs. (Scarce on This Issue), Almost Very Fine, A Rare Multiple, with P.F. Certificate

10,000
6,500
173
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Sale 708, Lot 173, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Spectacular Centering and Margins, Clearly Embossed Grill, Outstandingly Choice, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,350
3,250
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174
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Sale 708, Lot 174, 1867-68 Grilled Issues2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). The Unique Used Block, natural s.e. at Right, Magenta Target cancels, minor separation hinge reinforced, right pair trifle heavy crease, top left stamp couple tiny trivial tears, An Exceptional and Extremely Rare "Grill" Showpiece, catlogs $8,000.00 as Unused Block, Used Block listed but Unpriced, with photocopy of P. F. Certificate

0
5,000
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175
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Sale 708, Lot 175, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Fresh, Full o.g., hinge remnant, light crease and tiny thin, Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,350
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176
 
Sale 708, Lot 176, 1867-68 Grilled Issues3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Virtually Perfect Centering within Wide Margins, Light Target cancel, Extremely Fine, One of the Finest Known Examples of This Rare and Difficult Issue, with Two P.F. Certificates

950
3,500
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177
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Sale 708, Lot 177, 1867-68 Grilled Issues15c Black, E. Grill (91). Block, Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., minor hinge remnants, FinecVery Fine, Only Four Blocks Known, An Important Rare Classic Multiple

13,500
8,500
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178
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Sale 708, Lot 178, 1867-68 Grilled Issues15c Black, F. Grill (98). Fresh, Beautiful Margins and Centering, o.g., Extremely Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

675
3,250
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179
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Sale 708, Lot 179, 1867-68 Grilled Issues24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Block, Part o.g., tiny internal nick in one, some reinforcing, centered to left, Scarce Block

6,500
1,800
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180
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Sale 708, Lot 180, 1867-68 Grilled Issues24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Block of 15 (5x3), Fresh, Full o.g., Three Mint, Choice Color, Remarkably Well-centered, few hinge remnants, sensibly reinforced, Very Fine Block, several Extremely Fine, Largest Known Multiple

22,500
25,000
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181
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Sale 708, Lot 181, 1867-68 Grilled Issues24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Block, Grid cancels, faint crease bottom right, otherwise Fine, A Rare Block, Less Than Six Such Blocks Known

4,000
2,500
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182
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Sale 708, Lot 182, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., insignificant corner perf. crease, Fine, Rare Stamp

4,000
1,400
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183
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Sale 708, Lot 183, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Nicely Centered, Fresh Color, faint staining on back, otherwise Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
1,800
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184
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Sale 708, Lot 184, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Block, Fresh and Intact, Light Geometric Cork cancels, bottom left stamp small diagonal crease, bottom right stamp small thin, otherwise Fine, Rare Block, with P.F. Certificate which does not mention the thin

5,000
3,250
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