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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
164
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 164, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Unused (no gum), fresh color, typical perf faults, otherwise Very Fine, with 1988 and 2010 P.F. certificates

2,750
1,200
165
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 165, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Unused (no gum), strong color and impression, a few nibbed perfs at right (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise a fresh and Fine example of this scarce unused stamp, with 1990 P.F. certificate

2,150
550
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166
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 166, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var), 3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var)3c Rose, C. Grill, Grill Points Down (83 var). Large part original gum, strong and sharp grill points clearly showing the variety, bright color

A FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE VARIETY OF THE EXPERIMENTAL C GRILL.

The C Grill with points down was caused when the sheet was laid down with the gummed side facing the depressions in the grill.

Ex "Argentum". With 2000 P.F. certificate

6,750
1,000
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167
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 167, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a), 3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a)3c Rose, C. Grill, Imperforate (83a). Horizontal pair, original gum, small h.r., strongly-impressed grills, large margins, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, small red backstamps, with 1983 and 2002 P.F. certificates

1,750
375
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168
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 168, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, D. Grill (84), 2c Black, D. Grill (84)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Unused (no gum), centered to bottom left, perfs clear, wide at top and right, clear impression

FINE. THE 1868 2-CENT D GRILL IS A GREAT RARITY IN UNUSED CONDITION.

Ex "Hampshire." With 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Fine 70; SMQ $5,000.00). The Scott Catalogue states the value for No. 84 is for a stamp in the grade of Fine

6,500
1,700
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169
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 169, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Unused (no gum), nicely centered, perf added at top left, certificate also mentions a crease which is difficult to detect, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
400
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170
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 170, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Clearly-defined grill easily visible from the front, bold cork cancel, fresh and Very Fine

1,050
325
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171
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 171, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, D. Grill (85), 3c Rose, D. Grill (85)3c Rose, D. Grill (85). Rich shade, strong grill points, Fine

1,050
120
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172
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 172, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Unused (no gum), intense shade and impression, tiny thin speck in the grill, Fine appearance, a very scarce unused stamp, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate

6,750
1,000
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173
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 173, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Unused (no gum), clearly-defined grill, bright color, two short perfs at left

FINE APPEARING UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 3-CENT Z GRILL.

The 3c Z Grill was in production for only a short period of time before the device was replaced with the F Grill. Only a small number of 3c sheets were fed thru the Z Grill, which accounts for the rarity of surviving examples, especially in unused condition.

With 1979 A.P.S.

9,000
1,500
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174
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 174, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Clearly-defined grill, intense shade and impression, unobtrusive cancel, tiny thins in the grill (partly a result of the strong grill impression), Very Fine appearance, with 2012 P.F. certificate

2,500
700
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175
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 175, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Deep shade and proof-like impression, light target cancel, a Fine example of this scarce grilled stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,500
475
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176
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 176, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Vertical block of 18, far better centering than would be expected in a large multiple of this issue, deep shade, quartered cork cancels, bottom right stamp has a negligible wrinkle, a few minor separations at top

FINE AND SOUND. THE LARGEST RECORDED USED MULTIPLE OF ANY OF THE 1868 ONE-CENT GRILLED ISSUES. A SPECTACULAR EXHIBITION PIECE.

Ex Bechtel, Zoellner and Curtis. Scott Retail $13,200.00 for three blocks and three pairs

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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177
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 177, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Unused (no gum), wide margins, fresh shade, Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificates

650
350
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178
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 178, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, barely hinged, clearly-defined grill, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, ex Hoffman, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,000
550
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179
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 179, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Original gum, small h.r., well-defined grill, intense shade

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT E GRILL.

Ex Frelinghuysen

5,000
0
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180
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 180, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Unused (no gum), fresh shade, sharp impression, a few nibbed perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E and 2008 P.F. certificates

2,000
450
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181
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 181, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Crips shade, circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

625
350
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182
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 182, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Rich color, clear grill points, bold quartered cork cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

450
450
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183
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 183, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, well-defined grill, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

350
350
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 184, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Unused (no gum), well-centered, wide margins, wonderfully rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

900
700
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185
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 185, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Disturbed original gum, rich color, Fine, ex Frelinghuysen

2,750
160
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186
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 186, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Unused (no gum), rich shade, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
300
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187
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 187, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (98 var), 15c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (98 var)15c Black, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (98 var). Near perfect centering within extraordinarily wide margins, lightly cancelled

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 15-CENT F GRILL ON VERY THIN PAPER.

With 1997, 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ as thin paper variety, SMQ $3,250.00 as normal paper)

475
1,500
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188
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 188, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill, Split Grill (99 var), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill, Split Grill (99 var)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill, Split Grill (99 var). Grill split vertically with part at left and part at right, original gum, h.r., radiant color, reperfed at left, Fine appearing example of this variety, ex Frelinghuysen, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate

8,750
800
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 189, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Unused (no gum), attractive color, small thin in the grill (not mentioned on certificate), Fine appearance, a rare unused stamp, with 1982 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,100
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190
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 190, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Clearly-defined grill, intense shade, bold cork bars cancel, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

2,250
600
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