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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1077
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1077, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Grayish Lilac (78a), 24c Grayish Lilac (78a)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Used with two 3c Rose (65), grid cancels, tied by red "Phila. Am. Pkt. 6" credit datestamp on 1867 cover to Paris, France, red transits, Fine, unusual franking

E. 200-300
280
1078
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1078, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels on cover to Dresden, Germany, purple "Phila. Paid All Direct Apr. 12" circular datestamp also ties pair, receiving backstamp, with original enclosures, trivial edgewear, Very Fine and rare usage of the 5c F Grill, ex Rohloff, Haas

E. 500-750
500
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1079
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1079, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Well-centered, natural s.e. at right, tied by light cancel on yellow cover to Cheetham, England, red "Paterson N.J. Jul. 25" circular datestamp, red New York and Liverpool transit datestamp, Very Fine

E. 150-200
240
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1080
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1080, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Tied by cork and red Liverpool transit on yellow cover to Cheetham, England, red "Paterson N.J. May 24" circular datestamp and red New York transit, minor edge wear, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
190
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1081
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1081, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 158), 15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 158)15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 158). Target cancels, used on registered cover to Alfred Me., "North Branch N.J. Oct. 21" circular datestamp, 3c stamp with small fault, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
125
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1082
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1082, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 147), 15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 147)15c Black, F. Grill, 3c Green (98, 147). Tied by targets on yellow registered cover to Alfred Me., indistinct R.I. circular datestamp, stamps toned, otherwise Fine registered usage, signed Brookman

E. 300-400
350
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1083
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1083, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Perfs in, rounded corner, tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 7" circular datestamp and circle of wedges on 1869 cover to Cannes, France, red New York credit datestamp, blue French transit and "PD", receiving backstamp, Fine, scarce

1,350
160
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1084
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1084, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, F. Grill (95, 99, 100), 5c Brown, 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, F. Grill (95, 99, 100)5c Brown, 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange, F. Grill (95, 99, 100). Used with 15c Black (77), each tied by neat strike of "New Paid York Dec. 21" circular datestamp on large cover from San Francisco to Paris, France, neat "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 12" circular datestamp, stamps appear not to have been cancelled in San Francisco, blue 1870 French transit circular datestamp, straightline "Insufficiently Paid" crossed out in blue crayon, blue Consular seal on back, missing additional stamp (probably low-value 1869 Pictorial), some overall wear and few faults, still Fine and impressive franking, an extremely rare usage of the high-value Grilled issues, illustrated and discussed in an article in Chronicle (May 1985, pp. 117-118)

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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