Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2226
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2226, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Faintly cancelled, bright color, clear grill and better perfs than usually found on this difficult issue (one pulled at top), Very Fine appearance, with 1991 P.S.E. and 2010 P.F. certificates, the former as unused

1,800
700
2227
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2227, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Rich color, far more intact perfs than usually seen on this difficult issue, target cancel, Fine

1,600
0
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2228
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2228, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Bright color and clearly-defined grill points, neat strike of handstamp and also circular datestamp at left, fresh and Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
400
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2229
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2229, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Clearly-defined grill, bright shade, neat cork cancel, single short perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,500
0
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2230
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2230, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Balanced margins and precise centering, exceptionally intense color, cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $850.00)

525
475
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2231
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2231, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Bright color nicely complemented by blue target and circular datestamp and also red Hamburg transit boxed handstamp, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

630
1,100
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2232
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2232, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Clearly-defined grill, detailed impression, black circle of wedges and magenta cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $210.00), Scott Retail with no premium for the magenta cancel

200
375
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2233
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2233, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Jumbo margins, bright color, bold strike of circle of wedges and also red cancel, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 90, $3,300.00 as 95)

400
850
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2234
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2234, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Brilliant color nicely complemented by well-struck blue Cincinnati circular datestamp, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00 as 85, $1,000.00 as 90)

355
0
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2235
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2235, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Detailed impression, clearly-defined grill, wide and balanced margins, face-free cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $640.00)

400
400
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2236
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2236, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Intense shade and impression, well-defined grill, bold cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

400
200
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2237
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2237, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Detailed impression nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $215.00)

68
375
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2238
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2238, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Vivid color, essentially precise centering with wide margins, beautiful strike of diamond grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp combining centering, freshness and a desirable cancel, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $320.00 for normal cancel)

10
375
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2239
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2239, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering, well-defined grill, bold strike of rosette cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $320.00)

10
300
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2240
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2240, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Well-centered, rich color with bold target cancel, short perfs at right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,250.00)

1,000
700
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2241
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2241, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Jumbo margins and attractively centered, rich color, red cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $260.00 as 80, $430.00 as 85)

310
250
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2242
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2242, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (96 var). Wonderful margins and beautifully centered, deep rich color, bold rosette and light circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $670.00 as on ordinary paper)

300
325
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