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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
242
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 242, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Unused (no gum), right sheet margin, minor perf flaws as usual, few toned specks in pits of grill on back, small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with photocopy of 1970 P.F. certificate for block

2,250
350
243
E
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 243, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d), 3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d)3c Rose, All-Over Pinpoint Grill Essay (79-E15d). The so-called "Music Box" grill (this is a sub-variety with points not in alignment), left sheet margin single, bold cork trial cancel, usual perfs, Very Fine example of this scarce grill essay, ex Brown

75
180
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244
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 244, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Fresh and bright color, clearly-defined grill, bold strike of quartered cork cancel, fresh and Very Fine

900
0
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245
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 245, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Rich color, well-struck grill with all points visible to the naked eye, bold quartered cork cancels, rich color, couple short perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this being the left stamp

900
375
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246°
og
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 246, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var), 3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var)3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var). Large part original gum, strong and sharp grill points clearly showing the variety, bright color

A FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE VARIETY OF THE EXPERIMENTAL C GRILL.

The C Grill with points down was caused when the sheet was laid down with the gummed side facing the depressions in the grill.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

5,750
0
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247°
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 247, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Brilliant color, clearly-defined grill, choice centering, perfectly struck fancy geometric cancel of Hartford Conn.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT D GRILL WITH THE DISTINCTIVE HARTFORD GEOMETRIC CANCELLATION.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

900
2,600
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248
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 248, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Bold quartered cork cancel, sharp grill, tiny corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

900
625
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249
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 249, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Choice centering, light cancel, deep dark shade and proof-like impression, strong grill, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,200
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250
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 250, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Dark shade, well-centered with perfs clear of design all around, clear grill, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,000
550
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251
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 251, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Intense shade and impression, light strike of red cork cancel, Very Fine and choice

1,250
1,200
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252
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 252, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (A thru Z Grills)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Bold circle of wedges cancel, sharp grill, unpunched perfs at bottom have been improved (not noted on certificate), appears Very Fine, with 1984 A.P.S. certificate

1,250
0
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