Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
534
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Sale 946, Lot 534, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, original gum, faint trace of hinging, strong grill, perfectly centered and evenly proportioned margins, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 1870 3-CENT NATIONAL GRILLED ISSUE IS RARE IN THIS CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 2000 P.F. certificate.

800
1,500
535
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Sale 946, Lot 535, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, original gum, nicely centered, Very Fine, a difficult stamp to find in well-centered original-gum condition, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

800
550
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536
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Sale 946, Lot 536, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136). I. Grill, unused (no gum), remarkably wide margins and virtually perfect centering , slightly short perf brings this down from a 95 or 98 designation, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $480.00)

325
550
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537
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Sale 946, Lot 537, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, original gum, bright color, several noticeable vertical rows of grill points, choice centering with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

5,750
0
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538
 
Sale 946, Lot 538, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, unusually wide margins and well-centered, attractive color, small part of an unusual face-free cancel, Very Fine and choice, a very appealing stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $800.00)

525
650
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539
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Sale 946, Lot 539, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, unused (no gum), vivid color, Very Good

1,800
200
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540
 
Sale 946, Lot 540, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, rich color, choice margins and attractively centered, light cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

525
1,100
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541
 
Sale 946, Lot 541, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, lightly cancelled, choice margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,150.00)

525
900
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542
 
Sale 946, Lot 542, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). I. Grill, rich color and choice margins, bold New York Foreign Mail cancel, Very Fine

525
450
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543
 
Sale 946, Lot 543, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, exceptionally wide margins all around and precisely centered as well, lightly struck geometric cancel, faint vertical crease and small corner creases, Extremely Fine appearance, undeniably one of the best-looking used 10c Bank Note Grills extant, with 2007 P.F. certificate

800
550
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544
 
Sale 946, Lot 544, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, rich color, choice centering, unusual Small Star fancy cancel, tiny thin spot at bottom is barely noticeable, Very Fine appearance, attractive and very rare with the fancy cancel, with 1972 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,400
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545
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Sale 946, Lot 545, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, unused (no gum), brilliant color, four vertical rows of clear grill points, light diagonal crease, appears Very Good

3,250
325
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546
 
Sale 946, Lot 546, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, incredibly well-centered with almost perfectly balanced margins, glowing color and neat target cancel, tiny trivial corner crease at bottom right, otherwise an Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,300
800
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547
 
Sale 946, Lot 547, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, deep shade, precise centering, clear grill points, cork cancel, Very Fine, scarce in sound well-centered condition, with 1997 P.F. certificate

3,750
0
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548
 
Sale 946, Lot 548, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill with strong grill points which are clearly visible on the front of the stamp, bold cork cancel, light corner crease at top right, appears Fine

3,750
850
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549
 
Sale 946, Lot 549, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, classic intense black shade, segmented cork cancel, repaired pulled perf at top, Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,750
650
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550
 
Sale 946, Lot 550, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, used, several small faults and reperfed at left, perfs touch at top, Very Good centering, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,750
400
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551
 
Sale 946, Lot 551, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, used, some faults, otherwise Fine

3,500
375
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