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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1522
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1522, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Attractively centered, bold quartered cork cancel, sealed tear and reperfed at left and bottom, a scarce stamp, Very Fine appearance, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

1,350
270
1523
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1523, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Wide margins, fairly light cork cancel, single slightly nibbed perf at left, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
375
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1524
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1524, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c 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.

Ex Argentum. With 2000 P.F. certificate

7,250
2,700
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1525
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1525, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a), 3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a)3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a). Horizontal pair, large margins with sheet margin at top, original gum, brilliant color, clear grills (few points barely break thru), Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

1,850
600
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1526
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1526, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Brilliant color, clear grill, face-free strike of cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,150
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1527
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1527, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Brilliant color nicely contrasted by blue circle of wedges cancel, clearly-defined grill, single perf tip at right added (not mentioned on first two certificates), appears Very Fine, with 1984, 1993 and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,070
850
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1528
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1528, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Fancy cork cancel, well-centered, clear grill, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,050
550
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1529
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1529, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Remarkably fresh with stronger color than typically encountered, neat segmented cork cancel, Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

1,050
400
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1530
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1530, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Target cancel highlights deeply impressed grill points, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,050
350
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1531, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Unused (no gum), light diagonal crease and small corner crease, otherwise fresh and Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

4,000
750
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1532
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1532, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Incredibly well-centered for this tough grill, unobtrusive red cancel, reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance

1,400
425
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1533
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1533, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Incredibly well-centered for this difficult grill issue, neat circle of "V's" cancel, tiny margin tear at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,300
325
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1534
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1534, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Well-centered, quartered cork cancel, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

1,300
180
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1535
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1535, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Clearly-defined grill, bold grid cancel, some small faults, appears Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,300
260
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1536
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1536, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Bright color, neat strike of quartered cork cancel, clearly-defined grill, fresh and Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,050
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1537
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1537, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Light cork cancel, tiny margin flaw at left, centered to left and top, Very Good appearance, scarce grill

3,500
425
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1538, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Unused (no gum), clearly-defined grill, intense shade, light corner creases, Fine appearance, scarce, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

5,750
4,000
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1539
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1539, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Deep shade, target cancel, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,200
750
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1540
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1540, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Deep shade, red circular datestamp and ms. cancels, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,200
500
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1541
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1541, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Wide margins and attractively centered, handstamp and ms. cancels, minor flaws, Very Fine appearance

2,200
350
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1542, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), wide margins and exceptional centering, creased perfs at bottom left, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

725
200
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1543
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1543, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Sharp strike of "B" cancel of Beloit Wis., well-centered, Very Fine, scarce, with 2004 P.F. certificate for pair (this is the sound left stamp)

190
270
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1544
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1544, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Choice centering with nicely proportioned margins, dark color, strong grill impression, rosette fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

325
350
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1545
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1545, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Choice centering with wide margins at top and bottom, noticeable grill points, circle of V's cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

325
300
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1546
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1546, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Beautifully centered with extra wide top and bottom margins, quartered cork cancel, dark shade, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

325
325
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1547, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Unused (no gum), bright shade, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,200
625
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1548
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1548, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Crisp impression on fresh paper with long full perfs all around, well-struck cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

400
250
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1549
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1549, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Horizontal strip of six, intense color, clear grills, cork cancels, few faults, appears Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as three pairs

2,550
625
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1550
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1550, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Wide margins and nearly perfect centering, oval numeral grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

675
1,100
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1551
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1551, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice centering and margins, sharp impression, neat face-free cork cancel and circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

675
600
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1552
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1552, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Beautiful margins and very well-centered, light target cancel, Very Fine, handsome used single, with 2005 P.F. certificate

675
800
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1553
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1553, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Wide margins, unobtrusive target cancel, hardly noticeable crease, Extremely Fine appearance

675
270
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1554
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1554, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Nicely centered, intense color, cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

675
425
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1555
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1555, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Bold grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

675
325
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1556, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Unused (no gum), clear grill, some minor soiling, otherwise Fine

900
325
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1557
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1557, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Choice centering, dark color on bright paper, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

55
250
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1558
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1558, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, 3c Red, F. Grill (93-94), 2c Black, 3c Red, F. Grill (93-94)2c Black, 3c Red, F. Grill (93-94). Large part original gum, exceptionally well-centered, each reperfed one side, Extremely Fine appearance

925
650
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1559, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Unused (no gum), beautiful Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine

150
220
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1560
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1560, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Original gum, very lightly hinged, nicely centered, fresh and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

425
280
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1561
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1561, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N..H, 5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N..H5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N..H.,fresh color on crisp paper, Fine, rare in this post-office Mint N.H. condition, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

3,500
750
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1562, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Unused (no gum), fresh color, tiny ink stains at top, Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,350
200
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1563
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1563, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Nicely centered, rich color, bold leaf cancel, single short perf at right, otherwise Fine

900
220
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1564
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1564, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Original gum, small h.r., tiny margin nick at bottom, perfs in at right, fresh, scarce stamp with original gum

3,500
350
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1565
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1565, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Rich color, wide margins, clear grill points, light strike of blue cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

255
230
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1566
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1566, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97). Mint N.H, 12c Black, F. Grill (97). Mint N.H12c Black, F. Grill (97). Mint N.H., natural s.e. at right, light crease and slight surface rub, otherwise Fine, rare in Mint N.H. condition, Scott Retail as hinged

3,500
450
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1567
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1567, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill, (97), 12c Black, F. Grill, (97)12c Black, F. Grill, (97). Original gum, couple small natural gum skips, appears Mint N.H., incredibly fresh, few slightly shorter perfs at left, otherwise about Fine

3,500
425
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1568
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1568, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Disturbed original gum, nicely centered, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

3,500
475
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1569, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Unused (no gum), exceptionally well-centered, fresh, intense color, light diagonal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,400
475
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1570
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1570, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Excellent centering, hardly noticeable blue cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

280
400
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1571
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1571, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Almost perfectly centered, dark shade, deep blue Chicago circle of diamonds cork cancel, Very Fine and choice by centering, arguably Extremely Fine for beauty, with 2005 P.F. certificate

280
550
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1572
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1572, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Beautifully centered, circle of V's cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

275
260
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1573
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1573, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Original gum, fresh and fairly well-centered, light crease, otherwise Fine, very scarce with original gum

4,500
900
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1574
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1574, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Red, blue and black cancels, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

300
150
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1575, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Unused (no gum), clear grill, fresh and Fine, with 1983 S.P.A. certificate

3,500
425
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1576
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1576, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Well-centered, cork cancel, small repaired tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance

1,200
260
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1577
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1577, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Unusually well-centered, large circle of wedges cancel, almost Very Fine

850
0
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1578
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1578, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Fresh color, perfectly struck blue Cincinnati circular datestamp, couple tiny perf flaws, otherwise Very Fine

860
425
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1579
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1579, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill (100 var), 30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill (100 var)30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill (100 var). Bright color, blue cancel struck at left, clear grills, small corner creases at top left, Very Good appearance, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,750
160
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1580
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1580, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Perfectly centered, lightly cancelled, deep shade, light diagonal crease at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
675
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1581
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1581, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Nicely margined, couple minor edge tears and nibbed perfs, otherwise Fine

1,750
240
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