Sale 777 — 1996 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 1996

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
108
 
Sale 777, Lot 108, 1867-68 Grilled Issues2c Black, D. Grill (84). Lightly cancelled, Very Fine, an exceedingly scarce grilled issue in this choice condition, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,750
0
109
c
Sale 777, Lot 109, 1867-68 Grilled Issues15c Black, F. Grill (98). Horizontal strip of four, well-centered, lightly cancelled, used with 2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114 pair) on cover to Lima, Peru, paying two times the 34c American packet rate, clear "Portchester N.Y. Oct. 30" cds, red "48" credit, blue Lima backstamp, 1869 docketing, cover with small edge toning at B.L., strip with tiny perf flaws, Fine and rare cover from the Davis correspondence, with 1961 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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110
c
Sale 777, Lot 110, 1867-68 Grilled Issues30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Two, each with strong grills, one tied by grid, other by small fancy quartered cork, both tied together by blue Calais cds on cover to Mahe Island, Seychelle Islands, clear "New Bedford Mass. Jan. 29" cds, New York and Marseille backstamps, red pencil "42" credit, red & blue "PD", cover with some edge tears, left stamp with pulled perf, still Fine, very rare usage of the 30c grilled, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 2,500-3,500
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111
 
Sale 777, Lot 111, 1867-68 Grilled Issues90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Horizontal strip of three, centered slightly to left except for right stamp which is well-centered, rich color, bar cancels and bit of red cds, left stamp faintly creased, right with light corner crease, Very Fine appearance, rare multiple of the 90c grilled stamp

3,250
0
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