Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2348
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Sale 959, Lot 2348, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, original gum, brilliant color on crisp paper, clearly-defined grill points, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 ONE-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

Ex Zoellner and Gorham. With 1994 and 2004 P.F. certificates

2,750
3,500
2349
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Sale 959, Lot 2349, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, noticeable row of horizontal grill points, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 2-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,300
950
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2350
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Sale 959, Lot 2350, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, part original gum, uncommonly wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, fresh, lovely color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,300
950
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2351
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Sale 959, Lot 2351, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,300
850
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2352
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Sale 959, Lot 2352, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, unused (no gum), clear grill at center, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

550
375
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2353
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Sale 959, Lot 2353, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, original gum, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

800
900
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2354
 
Sale 959, Lot 2354, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). I. Grill, red New York circular datestamp, nice color, Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

560
200
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2355
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Sale 959, Lot 2355, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, original gum called "previously hinged" on certificates but more accurately described as redistributed from hinge removal, vibrant color, strong grill, three extra wide margins, faint corner crease at bottom right not noted on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1992 and 2000 P.F. certificates

4,500
1,400
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2356
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Sale 959, Lot 2356, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, pristine original gum, we cannot find any trace of a previous hinge, bright shade, exceptionally fresh with a strong grill impression

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND NOTICEABLY FRESH EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 10-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

7,000
4,250
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2357
 
Sale 959, Lot 2357, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, attractive margins and centering, strong color, black segmented cork cancel and red "Paid (All)" handstamp

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

With 1995 P.F. certificate

3,350
2,500
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2358
 
Sale 959, Lot 2358, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, End Roller Grill (140 var). H. Grill, right third of the stamp with clearly-defined grill points, cancel removed, light horizontal crease and small tear at bottom, appears Fine, scarce grill variety, this is the listing copy, with 1980 P.F. certificate

6,750
950
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2359
 
Sale 959, Lot 2359, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, nice margins, circle of wedges cancel, quite well centered, mostly face-free cancel, attractive and Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,300
750
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2360
 
Sale 959, Lot 2360, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, essentially perfectly centered, deep rich color and fairly light rosette cancel, reperfed at right and light diagonal crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,300
500
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2361
 
Sale 959, Lot 2361, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, exceptionally well-centered with choice margins, deep rich color, bold circle of wedges cancel, faults incl. small repair at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

2,500
425
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