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Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
623
 
3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Strong grill, bold cancel, typical perfs normally associated with the all-over grill, tear at B. as a result of grilling, Very Fine appearance

800
220
624
 
3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Clear and sharp grill points, bold cancel, reperfed at R., Extremely Fine appearance

800
300
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625
 
3c Rose, Partially Erased C. Grill (83 var). Boldly struck rosette fancy cancel, prominent grill points, short perfs at upper left, otherwise Fine, this is the famous Worthington stamp that Elliot Perry believed to be the B Grill -- the partially-erased grill variety was created when areas between the 13 x 16 mm C Grills were not completely erased, ex Worthington and Dos Passos, with 19?? P.F. certificate

2,000
850
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626
 
2c Black, D. Grill (84). Light cancel, well-centered with large margins for the issue, prominent grill points, reperfed at top, Extremely Fine appearance -- after the A and Z Grill rarities, the 2c D is the scarcest of the 1867-68 Grills

2,250
2,300
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627
ng
3c Rose, E Grill (88). Unused (no gum), distinct early 1867-68 Rose shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

350
200
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628
c
3c Red, 12c Black, F Grill (94, 97). Tied by unusual grid cancels, "Clarington O. 1 Feb." cds on buff cover to Bern, Switzerland, red N.Y. transit, small piece of backflap missing, Fine

E. 150-200
50
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629
og
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 629, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). O.g., well-centered, clearly-defined grill points, Very Fine, scarce in this choice original-gum condition, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
3,750
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630
 
12c Black, F. Grill (97). Perfectly centered with wide and even margins, faint cancel, very faint diagonal crease at T.R., otherwise Extremely Fine

200
140
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631
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 631, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Huge margins, clear and sharp grill points, red and black cancels, faint corner crease at T.R., entirely forgiveable and otherwise Extremely Fine, rare with such huge margins, with 1989 P.F. certificate

675
650
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632
bl
90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Block of four comprised of two rejoined pairs, centered to right, clear and sharp grill points, large red segmented cork cancels, top left stamp small corner crease and top right stamp rounded corner, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare multiple, Scott Retail as block

6,750
1,800
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