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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1225
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1225, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Rich color, neat strike of hollow star fancy cancel, typical irregular perfs, Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (G30) which states "several perf faults top and left", knowledgeable collectors will recognize this as normal condition for the overall grill, the example offered here is far less "faulty" than the vast majority seen

1,600
900
1226
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1226, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Choice centering, light strike of circular cork cancel, couple nibbed perfs, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Newbury

1,100
350
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1227
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1227, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)2c Black, D. Grill (84), 2c Black, D. Grill (84)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Characteristic intense shade and detailed impression, clearly-defined grill, neat strike of target cancel, few short perfs at left mentioned on most recent certificate

A FINE AND FRESH USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 2-CENT D GRILL.

The 2c D Grill is the rarest of the regular-production 1867-68 Grilled Issues (excluding the 1867 trials and rarest Z Grills), followed in order of scarcity by the 3c Z Grill, the 3c D Grill and the 12c Z Grill.

With 2007 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (VG 50; SMQ $2,300.00)

4,500
1,400
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1228
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1228, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Three wide margins, light strike of New York circular datestamp which breaks paper slightly, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive stamp, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,100
800
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1229
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1229, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Intense shade and impression, clearly-defined grill, wonderful strike of rosette cancel, Very Fine and choice, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,400
2,000
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1230
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1230, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Choice centering, bold cork cancel at left mostly clear of central vignette, minor perf flaws (one nibbed, few creased), otherwise Extremely Fine, a very difficult stamp to find with this choice centering

1,400
350
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1231
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1231, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Brilliant color, clear impression, neat parallel lines manuscript cancel, insignificant nibbed perf at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as handstamp cancel

3,500
1,800
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1232
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1232, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Clearly-defined grill points, bold strike of Star fancy cancel, three short perfs at right, otherwise Fine, with 1969 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (G 30; SMQ $800.00)

3,500
650
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1233
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1233, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Wide margins, intense shade, clearly-impressed grill, bold grid cancel, Very Fine, better than typically encountered, with 1982 P.F. certificate

2,500
950
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1234
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1234, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably fresh with bright color, Fine and attractive

1,000
325
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1235
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1235, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Block of four, original gum, three stamps lightly hinged, bottom right stamp Mint N.H., fresh color and paper, right pair with few short perfs, otherwise Fine, a scarce lightly-hinged block

6,000
750
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1236
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1236, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Block of four, original gum, clearly-defined grills, bright color, centered to left, Fine, scarce block, with 1980 P.F. certificate for block of nine

6,000
550
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1237
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1237, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)10c Green, E. Grill (89 var), 10c Green, E. Grill (89 var)10c Green, E. Grill (89 var). "TAG" transfer variety, choice wide margins, bold Leaf cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

350
200
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1238
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1238, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Clearly-defined grill, bright shade, choice centering, unobtrusive cancel incl. trace of blue transit at lower left, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $950.00)

700
2,000
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1239
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1239, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Clear grill, wide margins, bright shade, light strike of blue circular datestamp, small toned spot on back, Very Fine appearance

730
300
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1240
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1240, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Unused (no gum), magnificent margins and centering, bright color, sharp impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE ONLY UNUSED 1868 ONE-CENT F GRILL TO RECEIVE THE LOFTY GRADE OF SUPERB 98 FROM P.S.E. (WITH NONE HIGHER). A FABULOUS STAMP FOR THE CONNOISSEUR.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,700.00)

1,000
2,200
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1241
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1241, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Clearly-defined grill, centered to left, tied on small yellow piece by well-struck Eagle fancy cancel and "Corry Pa. Jun. 17" circular datestamp, Very Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel

E. 500-750
500
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1242
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1242, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (96 var.), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (96 var.)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (96 var.). Jumbo margins, intense color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a spectacular stamp

280
600
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1243
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1243, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)12c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper, (97 var.), 12c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper, (97 var.)12c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper, (97 var.). Beautiful margins and centering with characteristic burnishing marks in side margins, bold circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

275
350
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1244
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1244, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Wide margins and attractive centering, cork cancel, Very Fine, with 1998 and 2010 P.F. certificates

325
425
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1245
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1245, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Rich color, grid of squares cancel, Fine

900
350
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1246
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1246, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Clearly-defined grill, bright color, face-free cork cancel, Very Fine

2,400
2,000
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1247
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1247, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102), 1c Blue, Re-Issue (102)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102). Original gum, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,150.00)

850
700
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1248
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1248, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109), 24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109). Traces of original gum, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult issue, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

2,750
2,300
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