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Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
341
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 341, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, block of ten with natural s.e. at left, original gum, few small h.r., each stamp with clearly-defined grill, bright color, top right stamp is Extremely Fine

FINE-VERY FINE BLOCK. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 1870 2-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

Scott Retail as two blocks of four and a pair.

13,100
3,250
342
ogbl
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 342, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)3c Green, Grill (136), 3c Green, Grill (136)3c Green, Grill (136). H. Grill, block of eight with natural s.e. at left, original gum, h.r., rich color, each with clearly-defined grill, few minor perf separations, Fine-Very Fine and attractive block, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

6,000
1,600
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343
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 343, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)6c Carmine, Grill (137), 6c Carmine, Grill (137)6c Carmine, Grill (137). H. Grill, disturbed brownish original gum, h.r., bright color, several grill points clearly evident in Lincoln's portrait, few gum soaked perfs, otherwise Extremely Fine

5,000
1,000
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344
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 344, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)7c Vermilion, Grill (138), 7c Vermilion, Grill (138)7c Vermilion, Grill (138). H. Grill, disturbed original gum, h.r., clearly-defined grill, Fine

4,250
1,200
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345
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 345, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)10c Brown, Grill (139), 10c Brown, Grill (139)10c Brown, Grill (139). H. Grill, clear grill points, large part disturbed original gum, h.r., rich color, few short and gum-soaked perfs at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce with any form of gum

7,000
800
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346
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 346, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, disturbed original gum, h.r., vibrant color, several rows of clearly-defined grill points, Very Fine

7,500
1,800
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347
ogbl
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 347, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)15c Orange, Grill (141), 15c Orange, Grill (141)15c Orange, Grill (141). H. Grill, block of four, original gum, h.r., few adherences on gum, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, each stamp with clear grill points

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS THE FINEST KNOWN ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1870 15-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, AND IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE FOR THE ISSUE.

Perhaps three or four unused blocks of four are known. One has creases affecting all stamps, and another has perforations touching the design on one or more sides. The block offered here, with full original gum, clear grill points and marvelous color, is the finest in existence.

45,000
25,000
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348
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 348, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)30c Black, Grill (143), 30c Black, Grill (143)30c Black, Grill (143). H. Grill, traces of original gum, h.r., detailed impression, grill points clearly evident behind Hamilton's head, three wide margins, just in at right, Very Good, scarce in unused condition, Scott Retail as no gum

7,500
1,100
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349
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 349, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 135-144)90c Carmine, Grill (144), 90c Carmine, Grill (144)90c Carmine, Grill (144). H. Grill, unused (no gum), unusually clear grill, deep rich color on bright paper, tiny thin speck at lower right, gum stains, otherwise Fine, scarce in unused condition

10,000
1,200
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