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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1982
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1982, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, original gum, lightly hinged, attractive margins and exceptionally well-centered, beautiful bright pastel color

EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND WITH THIS OUTSTANDING APPEARANCE AND WITH FULL ORIGINAL GUM.

With 1970 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $5,700.00)

2,750
6,750
1983
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1983, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, unused (no gum), clear grill points, radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice

1,100
350
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1984
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1984, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, original gum, bright color and sharp impression on crisp white paper, beautifully centered with extra wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS 1870 3-CENT GRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE IN SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

The 3c is more challenging to find in this superior grade than many of the other grilled issues, even though it has a lower catalogue value.

With 2003 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top left stamp

800
2,200
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1985
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1985, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, original gum, well-balanced margins and bright color, Very Fine and choice (but really Extremely Fine for this issue), with 2001 P.F. certificate

750
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1986
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1986, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). I. Grill, unused (no gum), bright color, slightly rounded corner at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine

325
120
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1987
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1987, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, block of four, original gum, wonderfully fresh and bright, faintly grilled, top left stamp single pulled perf, otherwise Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

3,500
425
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1988
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1988, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, Rich color, NYFM "Flying Clothespins" cancel, trace of additional red cancel at bottom left, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

525
225
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1989
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1989, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

525
325
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1990
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1990, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, fresh color, bold NYFM Geometric cancel, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

525
120
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1991
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1991, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, original gum, clearly-defined grill, brilliant color, wide margins, single nibbed perf at upper left not mentioned on accompanying P.F. certificates

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1976 and 1993 P.F. certificates. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate which notes nibbed perf.

4,500
2,100
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1992
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1992, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, wonderfully well-centered, bright color and light cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

525
1,000
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1993
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1993, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, well-balanced margins, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2006 P.F.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $770.00)

525
500
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1994
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1994, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, original gum, well-defined grill points at right, few lightly gum soaked perfs at bottom

FINE AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 10-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.

This stamp is usually found with small margins, but not often as attractively centered as this example.

7,000
2,000
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1995
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1995, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140), 12c Dull Violet, Grill (140)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, rich color, noticeable grill points, wide margins, cork cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 12-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates.

3,250
2,700
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1996
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1996, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, disturbed original gum with some light overall gum staining, bright color

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 15-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1984 and 2003 P.F. certificates

8,500
1,500
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1997
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1997, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, slightly disturbed original gum, two clear horizontal rows of grill points at top, vibrant color, Fine, scarce with original gum

8,500
1,100
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1998
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1998, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, classic intense 1870 shade on fresh white paper, large grid of squares cancel, Very Fine, a scarce sound well-centered used example of the 30c 1870 Grilled Issue, with 2002 A.P.S. and 2006 P.F. certificates

3,500
2,300
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