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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
456
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 456, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)1c-10c 1870 Bank Note Grilled Issue (134/144), 1c-10c 1870 Bank Note Grilled Issue (134/144)1c-10c 1870 Bank Note Grilled Issue (134/144). Eight stamps, incl Nos. 134-139 and 144, several with prominent grills, rich colors and clear to wide margins throughout, 3c with negative numeral "12" cancel, couple small faults incl. No. 144 tiny sealed tear and reperfed (neither mentioned on accompanying certificate), Fine-Very Fine appearing group, four with certificates

5,142
1,700
457
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 457, 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). I. Grill, incredibly well-centered, rich color with neat blue Cincinnati O. circular datestamps, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate which specifies the grill type (XF 90; SMQ $170.00), conservatively graded in our opinion

100
300
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458
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 458, 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, gorgeous intense color, clear grill points, bold strike quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate which does not specify the grill type

575
325
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459
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 459, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). I. Grill, very wide top margin with captured "NATIONAL BANK N" partial imprint, attractive color, perfect completely struck blue Chicago Flag cancel, Fine, rare cancel, Scott Retail as normal blue cancel

625
1,100
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460
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 460, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, fresh color with attractive balanced margins, clear grill, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate which does not specify the grill type

575
725
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461
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 461, 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, excellent grill impression, well-centered and with bright color, cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate which specifies the grill type (VF 80; SMQ $410.00)

575
600
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462
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 462, 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 (regummed), rich color, faint corner crease bottom left, perfs barely in at top, with 2009 P.F. certificate which does not specify the grill type

2,550
350
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463
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 463, 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, rich color, beautifully centered with extra wide margins, clear grill points, blue quartered cork and circular datestamp cancels

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT 10-CENT 1870 GRILLED BANK NOTE STAMP WITH CHOICE CENTERING AND A BLUE CANCEL.

With 1990 P.F. certificate which does not specify the grill type

900
800
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464
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 464, 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, strong grill impression, choice margins and attractive centering, Maltese Cross cancel, Very Fine, the 10c 1870 Grilled Issue is rarely encountered in this condition, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate which specifies the grill type (VF 80; SMQ $640.00), conservatively graded in our opinion

850
700
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465
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 465, 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, uncommonly wide margins and attractive centering, nice color with framed Maltese Cross cancel, trivial corner perf crease bottom left, otherwise Very Fine and choice

850
350
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466
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 466, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140), 12c Dull Violet, Grill (140)12c Dull Violet, Grill (140). H. Grill, pretty shade, discernible grill points, neat strike of small "cloverleaf" cork cancel, Fine and scarce with this fancy cancel, with 1955 A.P.S. and 1979 P.F. certificates which do not specify the grill type

3,750
1,600
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467
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 467, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Split Grill (141 var), 15c Orange, Split Grill (141 var)15c Orange, Split Grill (141 var). H. Grill, unused (no gum), vivid glowing color, Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate which does not mention the split grill variety or the grill type, Scott Retail as normal grilled stamp without gum

2,750
750
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468
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 468, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)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 which does not specify the grill type

1,500
850
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469
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 469, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, bright color and nicely balanced margins, quartered cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate which does not specify the grill type

1,500
750
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470
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 470, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, deep shade and balanced margins, circle of wedges cancel, expertly reperfed at left and bottom noted only on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1968 and 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates which do not specify the grill type

4,000
1,700
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471
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 471, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)30c Black, 90c Carmine, Grill (143-144), 30c Black, 90c Carmine, Grill (143-144)30c Black, 90c Carmine, Grill (143-144). H. Grill, crossroads and cork cancels respectively, 30c top right corner perf fault, 90c surface rubbed bottom left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, 30c with 1966 P.F. certificate that does not mention the corner perf fault or the grill type

6,750
950
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