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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
385°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 385, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Tied by small blue circle of wedges cancel and matching "Indianapolis Ind." circular datestamp on Indiana State Treasury cover to Charlestown Ind., stamp with much better perfs than usual for this issue, certificate mentions a small toned spot on the stamp (almost imaginary), Very Fine, the experimental 3c A Grill is rarely found on a cover as attractive as this example, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,500
0
386
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 386, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Fresh bright color, well-centered and relatively fault-free for this issue, tied by "Hanover N.H. Nov. 23, 1867" double-circle datestamp and target on cover to Baltimore Md., with original enclosure, Very Fine and choice usage of the 3c A Grill

1,500
550
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387
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 387, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Tied by segmented cork cancel and "Fallsville Ct. Mar. 25" datestamp on cover to Bulls Bridge Conn., slightly reduced at right and missing part of sideflap, some toning on stamp from gum, otherwise Fine

950
105
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388
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 388, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Strongly impressed grill, tied by blue circle of wedges cancel and matching "York Pa. Apr. ?" circular datestamp on green overall illustrated cover for York Classical and Normal Institute, reduced -1/2 in. at left, otherwise Fine

E. 250-350
170
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389
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 389, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Tied by grid cancel, "Springfield Vt. Apr. 23" double-circle datestamp on peach illustrated advertising cover for Italian Queen Bees, stamp has few nibbed perfs, Extremely Fine and choice

E. 250-350
250
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390
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 390, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Horizontal pair, s.e. at left and pulled perf at bottom, tied by bold fancy Star in Circle cancels, matching "Bangor Me. Mar. 12" double-circle datestamp on fresh yellow cover to Honolulu, Hawaii, 1869 docketing at left, Very Fine, with 1989 Holcombe certificate

E. 200-300
230
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391
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 391, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, 12c Black, F. Grill (96, 97), 10c Yellow Green, 12c Black, F. Grill (96, 97)10c Yellow Green, 12c Black, F. Grill (96, 97). Slightly overlapping, 10c tied by target cancel, 12c tied by red London transit circular datestamp on tissue paper cover to Cairo, Egypt, "Dobbs' Ferry N.Y. Jan. 22" circular datestamp, 1869 docketing, cover with small faults and ink erosion as usually found with this extremely fragile paper, otherwise Fine

E. 500-750
200
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