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Sale 938 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1136
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1136, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Grilled All Over Essay, Points Up (79-E15b), 3c Rose, Grilled All Over Essay, Points Up (79-E15b)3c Rose, Grilled All Over Essay, Points Up (79-E15b). Well-centered, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with original gum

200
170
1137
E
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1137, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Lake, Grilled All Over Plate Essay, Point Up (79-E15c), 3c Lake, Grilled All Over Plate Essay, Point Up (79-E15c)3c Lake, Grilled All Over Plate Essay, Point Up (79-E15c). Horizontal pair, ample to huge margins, Very Fine, Scott Retail as original gum

400
275
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1138
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1138, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Small part original gum, well-centered, Very Fine for this difficult issue, this stamp has surprisingly few missing perfs as the vast majority of 3c Grilled All Over stamps have numerous missing perfs and in some cases small pieces of the margins missing

8,500
1,100
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1139
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1139, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Choice centering, intense shade and impression, clear strike of Philadelphia datestamp, light diagonal crease at top left, appears Extremely Fine

1,400
425
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1140
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1140, 1867-68 Grilled Issue2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Large quartered cork cancellation, about Fine for this difficult stamp, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,400
200
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1141
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1141, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Nicely centered and excellent color, bold rosette cancel, few tiny perf flaws incl. couple thin perf tips, otherwise Very Fine

3,750
900
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1142
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1142, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Very lightly cancelled, horizontal crease and tear at bottom right, otherwise Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,750
450
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1143
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1143, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Choice wide margins, rim of circular datestamp and small crossroads cancel, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,600
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1144
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1144, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Classic intense black color associated with the 12c Z Grill, cork cancel, insignificant corner perf crease, perfs close to barely touching

2,400
300
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1145
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1145, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Jumbo margins with straddle-pane at right, clear grill, bright color, neat cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

525
350
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1146
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1146, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Lightly cancelled, wide margins, pretty color, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

525
300
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1147
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1147, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Wide well-balanced margins, blue quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $95.00)

27
150
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1148
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1148, 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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1149
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1149, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Exceptionally complete original gum, intense color, perfs close but clear two sides, Fine, very scarce, with 1981 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

5,000
1,200
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1150
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1150, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Part original gum, h.r., tiny thin spot and few improved perfs at right, Fine appearance, rare stamp with original gum

11,000
1,100
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1151
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1151, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice centering, intense color, cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

675
350
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1152
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1152, 1867-68 Grilled Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Unused (no gum), unusually well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

525
500
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1153
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1153, 1867-68 Grilled Issue5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Part original gum, well-centered for this value, light soiling, otherwise Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

3,750
600
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1154
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1154, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Wide margins, deep rich color, light blue cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with P.F. certificate

255
350
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1155
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1155, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Dark Green, F. Grill (96a), 10c Dark Green, F. Grill (96a)10c Dark Green, F. Grill (96a). Fabulous Jumbo margins, nearly perfectly centered as well, intense color, light circle of wedges cancel, faint diagonal crease top right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

250
300
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1156
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1156, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Thin Paper (96 var), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Thin Paper (96 var)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Thin Paper (96 var). Magnificent wide margins, beautiful rich color complemented by red cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

305
450
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1157
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1157, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Original gum, h.r., three wide margins, exceptionally fresh, Fine and attractive, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,500
950
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1158
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1158, 1867-68 Grilled Issue12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Exceptionally wide margins, bold leaf cancel (also tiny trace of red), Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

275
140
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1159
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1159, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Large part original gum, corner creases at top, otherwise Fine

4,500
475
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1160
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1160, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Wonderfully well-centered, crisply struck blue target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

300
225
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1161
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1161, 1867-68 Grilled Issue24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Unused (no gum), few small faults, otherwise Fine, scarce unused

3,500
325
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