Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1386
 
Sale 975, Lot 1386, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, bright color, clear grill points, circle of V's cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

200
400
1387
og
Sale 975, Lot 1387, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). I. Grill, original gum, clearly-defined grill, nicely centered with fresh color, Very Fine and scarce example of this desirable grill, this and the next lot are only the third and fourth unused examples of the 2c with an I Grill that we have offered since we started keeping track of the different National grill types approximately six years ago, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,250
600
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1388
og
Sale 975, Lot 1388, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). I. Grill, original gum, attractively centered with lovely pastel color, Very Fine, this and the previous lot are only the third and fourth unused examples of the 2c with an I Grill that we have offered since we started keeping track of the different National grill types approximately six years ago, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,250
800
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1389
 
Sale 975, Lot 1389, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, wide margins, almost perfect centering, quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1989 and 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $470.00)

80
325
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1390
FC
Sale 975, Lot 1390, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, radiant color, bold strike of Hollow Star fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice

80
100
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1391
 
Sale 975, Lot 1391, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, clear grill points, bright color and almost perfect centering, target cancel and double-circle datestamps, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

525
650
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1392
og
Sale 975, Lot 1392, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, original gum, clearly-defined grill, brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Fine 70; SMQ $2,000.00)

5,000
1,500
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1393
 
Sale 975, Lot 1393, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, strong grill points, rich color, choice margins and centering, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $960.00), certificates do not specify the type of grill

525
750
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1394
 
Sale 975, Lot 1394, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, attractively centered, cancel removed (color bit washed out), reperfed at top and minor facial adherences, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
325
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1395
 
Sale 975, Lot 1395, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, intense color and impression, bold cancel, reperfed at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with clean 1985 and 1999 P.F. certificates and 2008 P.S.E. certificate mentioning the reperfing

2,500
600
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