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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1773
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1773, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Choice centering, remarkably intact perfs for this difficult issue and with natural s.e. at right, enormous margins, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A HUGE EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 3-CENT A GRILL. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

With 1998 P.S.E. certificate

1,500
3,750
1774
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1774, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Incredibly well-centered and perforations essentially intact with only a relatively few short (much better that typically seen), light blue rosette cancel with a small additional ms. mark at bottom, Very Fine and choice for this difficult stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,575
2,100
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1775
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1775, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, clearly-defined grill, Fine, a scarce original-gum example of this grilled issue

6,500
1,600
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1776
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1776, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Choice margins and rather nicely centered, excellent color, partial bold black rosette cancel, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,100
850
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1777
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1777, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Strong color, 5-point Star cancel and bit of edge of circular datestamp at left, Very Fine and attractive, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,100
500
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1778
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1778, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Exceptionally well-centered, light shade, fancy cross cancel, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,100
800
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1779
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1779, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, D. Grill (84), 2c Black, D. Grill (84)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Unusually well-centered for this typically off-center grill issue, light segmented cork cancel, Fine, rare in sound condition, with 1969 and 1994 P.F. certificates

4,500
1,900
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1780
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1780, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Choice centering with wide margins, clearly-defined grill, bold strike of open grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY-CENTERED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 3-CENT D GRILL.

With 1994 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,500
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1781
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1781, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Exceptionally well-centered, good color and light black cork cancel, small closed tear top left, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,100
225
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1782
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1782, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Part original gum, sharp grill, intense shade, some slight overall toning

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 2-CENT Z GRILL.

With 1970 and 1998 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as with gum

10,000
1,600
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1783
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1783, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Choice centering and wide margins, sharp proof-like impression, well-defined grill

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 2-CENT Z GRILL.

The plates used to print 2c Black Jack stamps failed to provide enough space between subjects for the large 12-gauge perf holes. Consequently, most examples have perfs touching the design on one or two sides. The scarcity of centered copies multiplies exponentially when the Z Grill is factored into the equation.

With 1988 and 2003 P.F. certificates, the former for on cover

1,400
1,800
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1784
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1784, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Exceptionally well-centered, characteristic intense shade, light circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, really difficult to find this nice, with 1991 A.P.S. certificate

1,400
1,000
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1785
 
2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Five used singles, mixed condition and/or centering, Very Good-Fine appearance

7,000
0
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1786
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1786, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, skillfully reperfed at right

FINE APPEARANCE. THE 1868 3-CENT Z GRILL IS EXTREMELY RARE IN ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

Despite the skillful reperfing at right, this is quite attractive and rare in original-gum condition.

25,000
6,500
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1787
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1787, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Well-centered, small part of target cancel, light diagonal crease and tiny corner crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,300
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1788
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1788, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 1868 12-CENT Z GRILL IS SELDOM SEEN IN SUCH CHOICE USED CONDITION.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

2,400
2,700
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1789
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1789, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Choice margins and exceptionally well-centered, unusual hollow triangle fancy cancel, very scarce, especially on this stamp, Very Fine and handsome, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,400
0
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1790
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1790, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Intense shade and proof-like impression, clearly-defined grill, light strike of cork cancel and also with red boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, Very Fine, scarce and desirable stamp with the auxiliary marking, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,400
750
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1791
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1791, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Clear grill, deep rich color, wide margins, bold segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

525
450
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1792
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1792, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Well-centered, bright color, small cork cancel at top left, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate for a horizontal pair (right stamp)

525
550
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1793
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1793, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Original gum, h.r., crisp shade, clearly-defined grill, tiny thin speck at left, appears Very Good

1,750
225
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1794
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1794, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Incredibly wide margins and almost perfectly centered, quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, fabulous condition, with 2002 P.F. certificate

200
325
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1795
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1795, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Bright shade, well-defined grill, neat circle of wedges cancel, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

200
170
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1796
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1796, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Bright shade on brilliant paper, neat strike of "Paid" cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

210
275
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1797
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1797, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, clear grill points, small natural inclusion not mentioned on accompanying certificate, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,200
275
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1798
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1798, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Traces of original gum, rich color, clear grill, some slight soiling noted on accompanying certificate, some blue ms. on back, Very Fine appearance, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

450
90
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1799
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1799, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Well-centered with extra wide margins at top and bottom, light circle of V's cancel, strong grill, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

325
450
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1800
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1800, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Rich color, clearly-defined grill, bold strike of leaf cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

325
160
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1801
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1801, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Slightly disturbed original gum, small h.r., clear grill, intense shade and impression, light horizontal crease, appears Very Fine

5,000
650
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1802
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1802, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Choice centering with wide margins, intense shade and detailed impression, clearly-defined grill, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1985 P.F. certificate

400
250
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1803
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1803, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Choice centering, clearly defined grill, bold circle of V's cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

400
200
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1804
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1804, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Block of six, clear grills, crisp impression, neat strikes of circle of wedges cancel, few minor perf separations, small tear at top right

FINE-VERY FINE. THIS IS THE FINER OF TWO RECORDED USED BLOCKS OF SIX, WHICH IS THE LARGEST RECORDED USED MULTIPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT E GRILL.

Ex Emerson and Twigg-Smith. With 1966 and 2004 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as block of four and pair

3,600
3,250
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1805
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1805, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Original gum, lightly hinged, clearly-defined grill, crisp impression on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 15-CENT E GRILL.

With 1980 (copy for block of four) and 1992 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates

11,000
5,000
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1806
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1806, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Original gum, h.r., clearly-defined grill, bright shade, small perf tip thins at top, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, a scarce stamp with original gum

11,000
950
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1807
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1807, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Traces of original gum, centered right, faint gum soaks in grill, Fine and scarce, with 2006 P.F. certificate

11,000
1,200
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1808
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1808, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, target cancel, Extremely Fine, surprisingly difficult to find this nice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

675
1,000
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1809
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1809, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Almost perfectly centered, sharp grill impression, light cancel, barely visible small diagonal crease at bottom left, appears Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

675
250
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1810
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1810, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Sharp impression and distinctive grill points, segmented cork cancel, tiny thin speck not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1991 A.P.S. certificate

675
0
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1811
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1811, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Wide margins, fresh color, grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

525
250
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1812
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1812, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Intense shade, clearly-defined grill, neat circle of wedges cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

55
400
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1813
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1813, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Marvelous centering with perfs clear of design all around, petite blue circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, very pretty, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $205.00)

60
350
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1814
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1814, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Crisp impression, red leaf cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

70
350
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1815
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1815, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Radiant color, well-balanced margins, red cork cancel, Very Fine and choice

70
400
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1816
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1816, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Wide margins, detailed impression, bold cork cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

55
100
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1817
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1817, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Choice centering, crisp impression, neat strike of grid of blue diamonds fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice

60
200
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1818
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1818, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Wide margins incl. straddle-pane margin at left, bold strike of grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

55
225
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1819
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1819, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, beautiful deep shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

425
450
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1820
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1820, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Slightly disturbed original gum, near perfect centering with fantastic wide margins all around, rich color on fresh paper, sharp grill impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful wide-margined example of this issue, with 1984 and 2002 P.F. certificates, the former stating original gum

425
700
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1821
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1821, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Original gum, lightly hinged, trivial light gum soaks in grill, otherwise Fine

425
130
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1822
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1822, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, F. Grill (94a), 3c Rose, F. Grill (94a)3c Rose, F. Grill (94a). Brilliant color, neat strike of grid cancel, almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Twigg-Smith, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate

10
375
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1823
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1823, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Red, F. Grill, Grill Rotated and Inverted (94 var), 3c Red, F. Grill, Grill Rotated and Inverted (94 var)3c Red, F. Grill, Grill Rotated and Inverted (94 var). Grill rotated about 90 degrees with points up, rich color, cancelled by target, small stain spot is barely noticeable, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare and striking variety undoubtedly caused by a foldover, with 1999 P.F. certificate as on cover (which accompanies)

E. 200-300
325
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1824, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Unused (no gum), rich color, clear grill, fresh and Fine

1,400
300
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1825
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1825, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Choice margins and centering, magnificent deep rich color and sharp impression, target cancel, Extremely Fine, an exceptionally beautiful used example, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

875
1,800
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1826
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1826, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Bold New-York circular datestamp, Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

875
250
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1827
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1827, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Warm shade, clear grill, neat red cancel and also trace of blue cancel at bottom left, short perf at right, perf tip creased, appears Fine, ex Knapp

935
160
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1828, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Unused (no gum), bright color, unusually choice centering, light toning at top, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,150
300
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1829, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Unused (no gum), bright color, clear grill, vertical pre-printing paperfold at right, Very Fine

1,150
225
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1830
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1830, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c 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). Deep rich color, clearly-defined grill, choice centering, bold rosette cancel and town datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $620.00 with no premium for the paper variety)

280
375
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1831
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1831, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Green, 12c Black, E Grill (96, 97), 10c Green, 12c Black, E Grill (96, 97)10c Green, 12c Black, E Grill (96, 97). Used, former red cancel latter cork and edge of red transit, both exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine and choice, 10c with 1996 P.F. certificate

550
350
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1832
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1832, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Original gum, clear and complete grill impression, intense shade and detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT F GRILL.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,600
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1833
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1833, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Redistributed original gum, detailed impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT BLACK F GRILL.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,000
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1834
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1834, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c 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
550
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1835
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1835, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Somewhat disturbed original gum, Fine

3,500
425
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1836, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Unused (no gum), crisp impression, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

1,400
225
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1837
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1837, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Jumbo margins all around, intense shade and impression on bright paper, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

275
2,700
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1838
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1838, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Remarkably wide margins and wonderfully well-centered, neat large circle of wedges cancel, clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00)

275
2,100
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1839
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1839, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Well-centered on bright white paper, neat cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

275
150
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1840
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1840, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Gray Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Gray Black, F. Grill (97)12c Gray Black, F. Grill (97). Incredibly well-centered, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

275
225
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1841
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1841, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Slightly disturbed original gum, clear grill, bright shade, Fine example, scarce with original gum

4,500
700
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1842, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Unused (no gum), intense shade and clear impression on white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,750
850
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1843
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1843, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Bright shade, extra wide and well-balanced margins, neat strike of rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

300
450
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1844
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1844, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Exceptionally well-centered, blue cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $495.00)

300
600
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1845
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1845, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Uncommonly wide margins and attractively centered, large quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

300
190
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1846
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1846, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Wide margins, light cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

300
250
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1847
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1847, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Original gum, h.r., radiant color, clearly-defined grill, two small corner creases, light toned spot at right, Fine appearance

8,000
1,200
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1848, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Block of four, original gum, clearly-defined grill points, right stamps slightly disturbed original gum, fresh and bright color, top left stamp small diagonal crease

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1868 24-CENT F GRILL. VERY FEW BLOCKS EXIST.

A cursory examination of major name-sale auctions turned up three other blocks of four: one offered in the Caspary sale, one ex Ishikawa with selvage at right, and one ex Lilly and Klein. The block offered here is ex Sinkler.

With 2003 P.F. certificate.

40,000
5,250
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1849
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1849, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Perfectly centered, strong color, very light cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 1869 24-CENT F GRILL IS RARELY FOUND WITH SUCH SUPERB CENTERING AND A LIGHT CANCEL.

with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,300
4,250
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1850
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1850, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Rich color, bold cork cancel, small faults, otherwise Extremely Fine, choice centering for this issue

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325
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1851, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Unused (no gum), brilliant color, clear grill, unusually wide margins at sides but reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

3,250
950
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1852
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1852, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Perfectly centered and with exceptional margins (typically tight), rich color, light circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 1868 30-CENT F GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL CLASSIC ISSUES IN THIS SUPERB USED CONDITION.

With 1984 and 2001 P.F. certificates

900
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1853
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1853, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, 90c Blue, F Grill (100-101), 30c Orange, 90c Blue, F Grill (100-101)30c Orange, 90c Blue, F Grill (100-101). Used, 30c with Maltese Cross cancel, former light creases, latter small edge faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,600
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1854, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, bright color, few trivial gum soaked perf tips at top from hinge

FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1867 F GRILL.

We have only offered eight original-gum examples of this issue since keeping computerized records (this is the eighth). From an old-time collection, this is offered for the first time in decades.

14,500
4,000
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