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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
890
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 890, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Two on separate covers, first from Paterson N.J. to England, other from New York to Ireland and forwarded to Scotland, G.B. 1d Red (33) tied by Belfast duplex, both covers sent in July 1868, second cover with small edge tears, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, second cover with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
220
891
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 891, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Cancelled by cork, "San Antonio Tex. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on cover to Prague, Austria, red New York transit, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, with 1992 R.P.S. certificate

E. 300-400
750
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892
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 892, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Two, used with two 3c Red, F. Grill (94), tied by fancy geometric cancels on hardware merchant's corner card cover to Darmstadt, Germany, red "New York Paid All Direct Sep. 1" circular datestamp, purple "Bremen Franco 17-9-68" boxed transit, Darmstadt receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine, a pristine cover with a beautiful array of elements, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
4,250
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893
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 893, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var), 3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var)3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var). Diagonal foldover causes grill variety and misdirected horizontal perforations, clear grill impressions, tied by Gainsville Ala. duplex cancel on fresh yellow cover to a Presbyterian Minister in Richmond Va., with original Feb. 1869 enclosure, stamp with fault at top left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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894
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 894, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var), 3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var)3c Red, F. Grill, Part Points Up and Part Points Down (94 var). Vertical pair with diagonal foldover causing grill variety, clear grill impressions, used with normal pair and single, tied by bold circle of wedges cancels, on cover to Paris, France, straightline "Insufficiently Paid" and large "16" decimes credit cancels, Boston and blue French 1869 transits, cover slightly reduced at right affecting one stamp, left stamp folded over edge, small faults, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
210
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895
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 895, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Rich color, few perf flaws, tied by "Boston Mass. Jul. 19" duplex on 1869 folded letter to Port Au Prince, Haiti, commission merchant's embossing at left, horizontal file fold, Fine, scarce destination

E. 300-400
625
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