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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1751
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1751, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, disturbed original gum, bright color, clearly visible grill points, Very Fine

2,500
900
1752
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1752, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, disturbed original gum, h.r., easily identifiable grill points at left, bright color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
525
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1753, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)1c Ultramarine, Grill, Major Double Transfer (134 var), 1c Ultramarine, Grill, Major Double Transfer (134 var)1c Ultramarine, Grill, Major Double Transfer (134 var). H. Grill, unused (no gum), choice centering, brilliant color, small thin spot and few minor toned spots, appears Very Fine, scarce variety, Scott Retail as with gum

2,800
400
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1754
E
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1754, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)1c Ultramarine, Grill, Points Down (134 var), 1c Ultramarine, Grill, Points Down (134 var)1c Ultramarine, Grill, Points Down (134 var). H. Grill, unusually strong grill points, unused (no gum), s.e. at top and bottom, some slight toning, light crease at bottom left, appears Fine, reported to be unique, the grill is so strong that this may in fact be an essay

E. 750-1,000
625
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1755
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1755, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, bright color, wide margins, light horizontal crease in top margin, appears Very Fine, with 1989 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,200
0
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1756
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1756, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, slightly disturbed original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, Fine and attractive, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,200
300
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1757
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1757, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). Choice centering with extra wide margins at top and bottom, bright color, strong grill impression, light grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

80
290
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1758
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1758, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, attractively margined and centered, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

80
110
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1759
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1759, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, beautifully centered, light blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

83
200
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1760
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1760, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, bright color, well-centered, Very Fine

750
300
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1761
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1761, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)3c Green, Grill Imperforate (136a), 3c Green, Grill Imperforate (136a)3c Green, Grill Imperforate (136a). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins, rich color, clearly-defined grills, Extremely Fine

1,200
800
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1762, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, unused (no gum), nicely centered and rich color, soiling on some of the grill area on reverse, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
0
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1763, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, unused (no gum), rich color, beautifully centered but skillfully reperfed at right (not noted on certificate), Very Fine and choice appearance, with 1978 P.F. certificate

2,000
700
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1764
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1764, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, perfectly centered, New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of the 6c National Grilled Issue, with 2001 P.F. certificate

525
525
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1765
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1765, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, bright shade, lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

525
375
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1766
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1766, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, bright color, cork cancel, Fine

525
0
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1767, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, unused (no gum) which leaves grill clearly visible, bright color, short perf at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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1768
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1768, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). Choice centering, vivid color, beautifully struck 8-Point Solid Star fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, an outstanding stamp featuring great color, centering and cancel, with 2002 P.F. certificate

475
750
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1769
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1769, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, exceptionally well-centered, bold large blue bars cancel and part of matching circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

485
325
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1770
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1770, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, nicely centered, vivid color, bold unusual cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

475
250
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1771
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1771, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, bright color, New York Foreign Mail cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

475
260
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1772, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, faintly cancelled, appears unused, small diagonal crease, bottom perfs touch, Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

725
210
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1773
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1773, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, lightly cancelled, rich color, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

725
300
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1774
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1774, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, rich color, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

725
650
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1775
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1775, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, nice margins and centering, neat red crossroads cancel, tiny corner crease and single repaired perf, otherwise Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

725
450
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1776
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1776, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill with clearly-defined grill, pretty shade, centrally-struck target cancel, reperfed at left, appears Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

725
240
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1777
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1777, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, unusually sharp grill with points clearly visible from the front, light cancel, small diagonal crease, reperfed at right, appears Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

725
240
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1778
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1778, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)10c Brown, Double Grill (139 var), 10c Brown, Double Grill (139 var)10c Brown, Double Grill (139 var). H. Grill, one grill with clear points at left, other with clear points at right, rich color, neat crossroads cancel, small corner crease at bottom right, appears Fine

1,300
0
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1779
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1779, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, handsomely margined and nicely centered, odd cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,200
750
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1780
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1780, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). H. Grill, Rich color, unusually strong grill with every point clearly visible, grid cancel, sealed tear at left of grill

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 24-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

6,500
2,400
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1781
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1781, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). H. Grill, bright color, cork cancel, faint pressed-out crease at bottom right, few improved perfs at right

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

6,500
1,600
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1782
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1782, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). H. Grill, unusually strong grill (at first we thought this might be an I Grill, but there are 12 definite rows across), cork cancel, diagonal crease and short perf at top right

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1960 P.F. certificate

6,500
2,400
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1783
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1783, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)24c Purple, Grill (142), 24c Purple, Grill (142)24c Purple, Grill (142). H. Grill, clear grill points at bottom, pretty pastel color, bold cork cancel, corner crease at top right

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1969 P.F. certificate

6,500
2,400
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1784
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1784, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, original gum, lightly hinged, discernible grill points at right, intense shade and impression, faint creases visibly only from the back, small stains are barely noticeable

VERY FINE APPEARANCE FOR THIS ISSUE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

Small backstamp. With 1983 P.F. certificate

17,000
3,750
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1785
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1785, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, intense shade, wide margins, bold strike of crossroads cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,900
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1786
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1786, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)90c Carmine, Grill (144), 90c Carmine, Grill (144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, uncharacteristically wide margins and well-centered, wonderful fresh color, segmented cork cancel, two perfs added, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

2,200
550
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1787
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1787, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)90c Carmine, Grill (144), 90c Carmine, Grill (144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, nicely centered, s.e. at left, circle of wedges cancel, small corner crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,200
375
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1788
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1788, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (National Grills, Scott 134 thru 144)90c Carmine, Grill (144), 90c Carmine, Grill (144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, rich color, lightly cancelled, reperfed at right and bottom with Very Fine appearance

2,200
200
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