Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
457
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Sale 914, Lot 457, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Unused (no gum), radiant color, clear grill and with better perfs than most, Very Fine and choice for this difficult issue, due to the nature of the all-over grill perforations on this issue are often quite defective, this is better than most, with 1987 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,200
458
 
Sale 914, Lot 458, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Exceptionally well-centered and attractive margins, light cork cancel, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,050
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459
 
Sale 914, Lot 459, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Fairly well-centered, circle of wedges cancel, small faults, Fine appearance, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,100
210
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460
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Sale 914, Lot 460, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large to huge margins except close at one point at bottom right, fresh and bright, faint crease along the extreme bottom margin edge, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

1,850
625
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461
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Sale 914, Lot 461, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Unused (no gum), clearly-defined grill, radiant color, Very Fine, scarce in unused condition, with 1979 and 1994 P.F. certificates

3,000
2,200
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462
 
Sale 914, Lot 462, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Bright color, bold circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

1,050
300
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463
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Sale 914, Lot 463, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Essentially full original gum, tiny h.r., centered to right, a Very Good example of this rare stamp, with 1996 P.F. certificate

8,500
1,200
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464
 
Sale 914, Lot 464, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Extraordinarily well-centered, lightly cancelled, tiny corner perf tear at bottom left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1977 S.P.A. certificate not mentioning the tear, one of the best looking used 2c Z Grills known

1,300
475
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465
 
Sale 914, Lot 465, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Horizontal pair, incredibly well-centered for this difficult grill value, tape stain top right corner right stamp, reperfed at left, otherwise Very Fine, rare multiple

2,900
1,100
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466
 
Sale 914, Lot 466, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Light target cancel, fresh color, tiny margin tear and reperfed at right, nearly Fine appearance, with 1997 P.F. certificate (does not mention reperf)

3,500
475
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467
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Sale 914, Lot 467, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Unused (no gum), intense shade, clearly-defined grill, rarely available in sound unused condition, almost Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

5,750
3,500
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468
 
Sale 914, Lot 468, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Extraordinarily well-centered, characteristic intense color, neat target cancel, single replaced pulled perf at right near top, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,200
675
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469
 
Sale 914, Lot 469, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Incredibly well-centered, wide balanced margins, lovely fresh color and light grid cancel, Extremely Fine, truly exceptional

525
1,800
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470
 
Sale 914, Lot 470, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Nicely centered, fresh color and light cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

525
400
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471
 
Sale 914, Lot 471, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Wide margins, target cancel, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

525
425
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472
 
Sale 914, Lot 472, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Bright color, clearly-defined grill, face-free circle of wedges cancel, fresh and Fine

525
170
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473
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Sale 914, Lot 473, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87). Disturbed original gum, fresh, wide margins, reperfed at right, Very Fine and choice appearance

1,750
550
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474
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Sale 914, Lot 474, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87). Large part original gum, minor h.r., fresh, wide margins, Fine, scarce in sound condition, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,750
500
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475
 
Sale 914, Lot 475, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, intense shade, cork cancel, Extremely Fine

190
115
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476
 
Sale 914, Lot 476, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E. Grill (87). Bright shade on white paper, light strike of red circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a fresh stamp, with 1985 P.F. certificate

240
0
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477
 
Sale 914, Lot 477, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, E, F. Grill (87, 93). Nine used stamps, mostly F Grills, range of cancels with some quite interesting, incl. blue Leominster stovepipe, red circle of V's, red Masonic, star in circle, few other better, all well-struck, stamps with few small faults, Very Fine strikes, interesting and worthwhile group

530
375
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478
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Sale 914, Lot 478, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, lightly hinged, clear grill, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,200
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479
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Sale 914, Lot 479, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh, bright color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,000
675
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480
 
Sale 914, Lot 480, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Traces of original gum, rich color, clear grill, some slight soiling noted on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,000
0
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481
 
Sale 914, Lot 481, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Huge margins including part of next stamp at right and straddle-pane margin at left, grid of dots duplex circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a fabulous stamp, with 2006 P.F. certificate

25
550
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482
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Sale 914, Lot 482, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89). Unused (no gum), fresh color, nearly Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,400
700
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483
 
Sale 914, Lot 483, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89). Rich color, bold strike of circle of V's cancel and trace of red transit at bottom left, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

325
325
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484
 
Sale 914, Lot 484, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89). Unusually wide margins and well-centered, rich color, circle of "V's" cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1989 and 2005 P.F. certificates

325
260
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485
 
Sale 914, Lot 485, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Green, E. Grill (89). Rich color, clear grill, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice, small purple backstamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate

325
170
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486
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Sale 914, Lot 486, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

5,000
750
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487
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Sale 914, Lot 487, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Unused (no gum), choice centering, clear grill, Very Fine

2,200
0
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488
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Sale 914, Lot 488, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Unused (regummed), crisp impression, Very Good

2,200
260
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489
 
Sale 914, Lot 489, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Extra wide margins, crisp impression, cork cancel and part of red transit at left, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, ex Morris, with 1992 P.F. certificate

465
2,700
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490
 
Sale 914, Lot 490, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, clearly-defined grill, crisp impression on bright paper, light strike of cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp

400
1,600
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491
 
Sale 914, Lot 491, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90). Deep shade, almost perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, light strike of cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, an attractive stamp, with 1998 and 2005 P.F. certificates

400
1,400
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492
 
Sale 914, Lot 492, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill, Thin Paper (90 var). Intense shade, almost perfectly centered, bold strike of red cork cancel, Extremely Fine

465
1,500
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493
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Sale 914, Lot 493, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91). Unused (no gum), well-centered, small thin spots, 1996 P.F. states reperfed at left but we disagree, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce unused grilled issue, with 1996 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,000
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494
 
Sale 914, Lot 494, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice margins and attractively centered, clear impression on fresh white paper, bold rosette cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

675
325
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495
 
Sale 914, Lot 495, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91). Detailed impression, unusually clear grill which is easily visible from the front of the stamp, cork cancel and also prominent red "New York Paid All Br. Transit" datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

775
0
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496
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Sale 914, Lot 496, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Unused (no gum), unusually well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

900
625
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497
 
Sale 914, Lot 497, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Beautifully centered, attractive shade, bold circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

525
1,200
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498
 
Sale 914, Lot 498, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Rich color, clear grill which is easily visible from the front of the stamp, neat target cancel, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

525
525
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499
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Sale 914, Lot 499, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually well-centered, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

500
500
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500
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Sale 914, Lot 500, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Unused (no gum), wide margins and almost perfectly centered, couple trivially nibbed perfs at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2006 P.F. certificates

200
280
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501
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Sale 914, Lot 501, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Block of four, original gum, small sensible hinge reinforcements, clearly-defined grills, crisp impression, fresh and Fine-Very Fine block, most multiples of this issue are either dramatically off-center or defective

2,500
2,300
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502
 
Sale 914, Lot 502, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Choice centering with wide balanced margins, detailed impression, bold strike of prominent green cork cancel, faint corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, extremely rare with the colored cancel, with 1989 P.F. certificate

255
750
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503
FC
Sale 914, Lot 503, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Bright color on white paper, wide margins, bold strike of blue Star in Circle cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

60
650
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504
FC
Sale 914, Lot 504, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Three huge margins, well clear at bottom, crisp impression, bold strike of blue Star fancy cancel strategically placed over Jackson's eye, Extremely Fine strike, a pretty stamp, with 1989 P.F. certificate

60
550
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505
FC
Sale 914, Lot 505, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Choice centering, intense shade, perfect strike of red Star fancy cancel, Extremely Fine stamp and cancel

70
750
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506
 
Sale 914, Lot 506, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Wide margins, crisp impression, clear grill, neat strike of negative Star fancy cancel, Extremely Fine

55
0
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507
 
Sale 914, Lot 507, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, F. Grill (93). Vertical pair, choice centering, bold four-bar grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

120
125
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508
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Sale 914, Lot 508, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill (94). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and crisp, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

425
750
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509
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Sale 914, Lot 509, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill (94). Large part original gum, wide margins and incredibly well-centered, fresh, bright color, Extremely Fine, gorgeous example, with 1984 P.F. certificate

425
1,050
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510
FC
Sale 914, Lot 510, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Red, F. Grill (94). Deep rich color nicely contrasted by perfect strike of blue negative Star of David fancy cancel, Extremely Fine strike, a very attractive stamp

E. 200-300
950
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511
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Sale 914, Lot 511, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Unused (no gum), well-centered, clear grill, fresh and Very Fine, scarce in sound well-centered unused condition, ex Golin

1,300
525
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512
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Sale 914, Lot 512, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Unused (no gum), Very Good

1,350
140
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513
 
Sale 914, Lot 513, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Well-centered, deep rich color, essentially face-free cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

850
425
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514
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Sale 914, Lot 514, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Unused (regummed), fresh, deep rich color and choice margins, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate as "OG" but in our opinion expertly regummed

1,150
1,050
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515
 
Sale 914, Lot 515, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Bright color, choice centering, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

250
200
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516
 
Sale 914, Lot 516, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Deep rich color, clearly-defined grill, choice centering, bold rosette cancel and town datestamp, Extremely Fine

250
200
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517
 
Sale 914, Lot 517, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Wide margins, deep rich color, bold odd geometric cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

250
300
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518
 
Sale 914, Lot 518, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Huge jumbo margins and incredibly well-centered, fresh color, bold "New-York" circular datestamp, small corner crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2001 P.F. certificate

250
125
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519
 
Sale 914, Lot 519, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Dark Green, F. Grill (96a). Deep rich color, bold strike of cork cancel, clear grill, Fine example of this surprisingly elusive shade

350
100
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520
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Sale 914, Lot 520, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Block of four, fairly light cork cancels, reperfed, Fine appearance

3,500
800
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521
 
Sale 914, Lot 521, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97). Perfectly centered, crisp impression, bold strike of red cork cancel, Extremely Fine, particularly desirable with the colored cancel, with 1987 P.F. certificate

325
1,700
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522
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Sale 914, Lot 522, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98). Redistributed original gum over two small closed tears, fresh and well-centered, Very Fine and choice appearance, very scarce, with 2001 P.F. certificate

4,500
850
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523
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Sale 914, Lot 523, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98). Unused (regummed), clear grill, Fine

1,750
350
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524
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Sale 914, Lot 524, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98). Unused (regummed), clear grill, small thin spot, appears Fine

1,750
210
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525
 
Sale 914, Lot 525, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98). Almost perfectly centered, intense color, neat red and blue cancel, exceptionally pretty and Extremely Fine

450
625
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526
 
Sale 914, Lot 526, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98). Wide margins, intense shade, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

300
250
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527
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Sale 914, Lot 527, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Original gum, h.r., small internal crease and short perf not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine appearance, a scarce stamp in original-gum condition, small blue backstamp does not show thru, with 1999 P.F. certificate

8,000
1,250
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528
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Sale 914, Lot 528, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Unused (no gum), fresh color, wide margins, centered ever so slightly in at top, toned perfs, otherwise about Fine for this issue

3,500
425
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529
 
Sale 914, Lot 529, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Exceptionally wide margins, unusually strong color and excellent grill impression, small neat target cancel, Very Fine, with 1982 and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,200
1,100
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530
 
Sale 914, Lot 530, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Uncommonly wide margins and nicely centered, fresh color, "X" cancel that is probably a Japanese chop used on trans-Pacific mail, Very Fine and handsome, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate

1,200
1,150
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531
 
Sale 914, Lot 531, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray, F. Grill (99). Unusually wide margins and attractively centered, light cork cancel, Very Fine, surprisingly scarce in the Gray color although not suggested by the catalog value, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,250
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532
 
Sale 914, Lot 532, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Radiant color, clearly-defined grill which is easily visible on the front of the stamp, red quartered cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

915
1,150
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533
 
Sale 914, Lot 533, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Well-centered for this tightly margined value, bright color, light New York circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate

850
550
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534
 
Sale 914, Lot 534, 1867-68 Grilled Issue30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Partial bold "Hiogo Japan" double-circle handstamp, couple trivial corner perf creases and a tiny margin tear, still attractive and scarce

1,250
240
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535
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Sale 914, Lot 535, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Unused (no gum), three large to huge margins, fresh, deep rich color, Fine, rare unused stamp, seldom available in sound condition, with 2006 P.F. certificate

5,250
1,700
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536
 
Sale 914, Lot 536, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Beautifully centered, especially for this top F Grill value, wide margins and beautiful deep shade, small unobtrusive cork cancel in bottom right corner, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,750
2,100
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537
 
Sale 914, Lot 537, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Rich color, clear grill, light corner crease at top right, small toned spot on back from address, appears Fine

1,750
0
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538
 
Sale 914, Lot 538, 1867-68 Grilled Issue90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Wide margins, fairly translucent cork cancel, certificate states reperfed at top but we disagree, Fine and handsome appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,750
500
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