Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4264, 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, brilliant color on crisp paper, well-proportioned margins

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

With 1994 and 2003 P.F. certificates

2,500
0
4265
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4265, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with balanced margins, long and full perfs all around

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

With 1990 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,700.00)

1,250
4,250
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4266
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4266, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Split Grill variety (135), 2c Red Brown, Split Grill variety (135)2c Red Brown, Split Grill variety (135). I. Grill, well-centered with wide margins, negative Star cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. (XF 90) and 2004 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $210.00), neither certificate specifies the type of grill

95
425
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4267
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4267, 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, clear grill points at left, original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 3-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE

With 1989 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,000.00)

750
900
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4268
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4268, 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, clear grill points, deep color, bold strike of cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00), certificates do not specify the grill type

525
500
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4269
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4269, 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, bold strike of cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $820.00)

525
500
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4270
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4270, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). I. Grill, rich color, choice margins and attractively centered, bold strike of cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1989, 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00), certificates do not specify the type of grill

525
650
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4271
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4271, 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, unused (no gum), bright color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

2,800
1,700
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