Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5403
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Sale 982, Lot 5403, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, vertical pair, original gum, grill faintly impressed on bottom stamp, Fine

4,750
0
5404
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1c-3c 1870 Bank Note Grills (134-136). Blocks of four, 1c and 2c original gum, 3c unused (no gum), 1c bottom pair disturbed original gum and one stamp with creases, otherwise Very Good-Fine

19,400
1,400
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5405
 
Sale 982, Lot 5405, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c-7c 1870 Bank Note Grills (134-138). 2c unused (no gum, short perf), 3c original gum, others used, generally Fine, also incl. 10c and 24c without grills and 15c and 30c with fake grills

2,700
275
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5406
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Sale 982, Lot 5406, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, clearly-defined grill (at first we thought it might be an I Grill), bright color on crisp paper, Very Fine, with 1973 and 2001 P.F. certificates

1,100
300
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5407
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Sale 982, Lot 5407, 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 is only the fourth unused example 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

1,100
0
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5408
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2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, three, original gum, Fine lot

3,300
400
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5409
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Sale 982, Lot 5409, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c-15c 1870 Bank Note Grills (136, 138-139, 141). Unused (no gum), Very Good-Fine

7,175
800
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5410
 
3c-90c 1870 Bank Note Grills (136-138, 141, 143-144). Incl. extra 6c, 7c and 15c, variety of cancels, one 15c "face-free", one 7c tied on piece by Maltese Cross, the other with leaf cancel, mixed condition and small faults, Very Good-Fine appearance

12,082
1,300
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5411
 
3c-90c 1870 Bank Note Grills (136-137, 139, 141, 144). Eleven stamps, variety of cancels, incl. 3c and 10c end roller grills, the 3c impression is at a slight diagonal running from stamp center at bottom to top left corner, the 10c is in the usual place along one side, there are horizontal pairs of the 10c and 90c (one 10c corner damage and not counted), three 6c and two 15c singles, mixed condition, Very Good-Fine appearance, scarce lot

13,600
1,300
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5412
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Sale 982, Lot 5412, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, original gum, several noticeable grill points at center, rich color, tiny corner crease at top left

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

With copy of 1986 and with 2005 P.F. certificate

5,250
1,100
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Sale 982, Lot 5413, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, unused (no gum), clear grill, beautiful rich color, well-proportioned margins

EXTRTEMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.

With 1987, 2004 and 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,850
1,700
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5414
 
Sale 982, Lot 5414, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)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 $1,000.00), certificates do not specify the grill type

575
650
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5415
 
6c-15c 1870 Bank Note Grills (137-139, 141). Five, three two and two respectively, nice cancellations incl. star, several New York Foreign Mail (one with additional red transit), bold circle of V's, one 15c with quartered cork and blue French diamond of dots, slightly mixed condition, overall Fine, very attractive and desirable lot

9,300
1,900
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5416
 
6c-90c 1870 Bank Note Grills (137-139, 141, 143-144). Three 6c, two 10c and four 15c, one each of other three, one 10c circular datestamp, others various corks, mixed quality, Very Good-Fine appearance

16,750
1,500
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5417
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Sale 982, Lot 5417, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, partly redistributed original gum (from hinge removal), vibrant color, strong grill, three extra wide margins, faint corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1992, 2000 and 2008 P.F. certificates (older two certificates state "previously hinged" and do not note small crease)

4,500
1,400
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5418
 
Sale 982, Lot 5418, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). I. Grill, clearly-defined grill, brilliant color, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $575.00), Scott Catalogue and SMQ do not distinguish between the H and I Grills, the I Grill is generally considered to be much scarcer

575
650
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5419
 
Sale 982, Lot 5419, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). I. Grill, exceptionally choice margins and beautifully centered, rich color, attractive New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, minute thin and negligible corner crease top right, Extremely Fine Gem appearance, Scott Retail with ordinary cancel

575
250
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5420
 
7c-90c 1870 Bank Note Grills (137, 141, 143-144). Various cork cancels, 15c stain, Very Good-Fine

8,825
1,300
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5421
 
Sale 982, Lot 5421, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, unusually choice centering with wide margins, beautiful rich color, cork cancel and traces of red cancel at bottom, many grill points showing clearly

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1870 12-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, GRADED XF-90 BY THE P.F.

With 1981 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF 90). While this stamp is P.F. graded, the P.S.E. Population Report does not contain a used example graded XF-90 or better

3,750
5,750
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5422
 
Sale 982, Lot 5422, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, attractively centered, unusually strong color, light central blue cork cancel

VERY FINE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1870 BANK NOTE GRILLED STAMP WITH A COLORED CANCELLATION.

With 2008 P.F. certificate

3,850
3,750
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5423
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Sale 982, Lot 5423, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, original gum, unusually well-centered, deep rich color

VERY FINE. A BRIGHT, FRESH AND WELL-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 15-CENT GRILLED BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH ORIGINAL GUM.

With 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

8,000
5,750
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5424
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Sale 982, Lot 5424, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, disturbed original gum from hinge removal, corner creases, otherwise Fine

8,000
600
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Sale 982, Lot 5425, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill , unused (no gum), bright color, slight soiling and thin spot, otherwise Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate

2,750
550
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5426
 
Sale 982, Lot 5426, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, brilliant color, unusual geometric cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,500
600
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5427
 
Sale 982, Lot 5427, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, unusually well-centered, small part of target cancel, faint crease at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
475
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5428
 
Sale 982, Lot 5428, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, rich color with scarce red circle of wedges cancel, Fine

1,650
0
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5429
 
Sale 982, Lot 5429, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, attractively centered, rich color, large split cork cancel, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance

1,500
225
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5430
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Sale 982, Lot 5430, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, unused (no gum), intense color, Fine and scarce

7,500
950
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5431
 
Sale 982, Lot 5431, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, choice margins, circle of wedges cancel, Fine

4,000
0
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5432
 
Sale 982, Lot 5432, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, nice margins and well-centered, seven-ring target cancel, couple nibbed perfs and small filled corner thin, otherwise Very Fine

4,000
400
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5433
 
Sale 982, Lot 5433, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, nicely centered, cork cancel, reperfed top and right, Very Fine appearance

4,000
375
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5434
 
Sale 982, Lot 5434, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, circle of V's cancel, Fine

4,000
375
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5435
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Sale 982, Lot 5435, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, Fine, rare unused stamp, especially with original gum

25,000
2,000
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