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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
696
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 696, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). With part imprint selvage at top, attractive color and margins, typical rough perfs for this issue, small circular segmented cork cancel, Very Fine, a striking 3c A Grill with the part imprint, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,500
750
697
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 697, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C., D. Grills (83, 85), 3c Rose, C., D. Grills (83, 85)3c Rose, C., D. Grills (83, 85). First with unusual "E A" initials at top but otherwise uncancelled, second with cork cancel, both are Fine, Scott Retail for No. 83 as used

2,150
325
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698
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 698, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, D. Grill (84), 2c Black, D. Grill (84)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Intense shade, light strike of unusual small circular segmented cork cancel, diagonal crease at lower left, Fine appearing example of this scarce stamp, with 1980 P.F. certificate

4,500
700
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699
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 699, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Clear impression nicely complemented by red segmented cork cancel, fresh and Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,500
325
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700
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 700, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Attractive color and margins, bold rosette cancel, tiny corner perf tip crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

3,500
850
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701
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 701, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Three extra wide margins, intense shade of the 12c Z Grill, circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

2,500
950
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702
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 702, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c-90c E., F. Grills (86-101), 1c-90c E., F. Grills (86-101)1c-90c E., F. Grills (86-101). Complete set including an extra 3c F Grill with large imperforate margins (but may be trimmed), 10c E Grill with captured part imprint, two stamps with pen cancels and the rest handstamp cancels, small flaws to be expected, overall Fine appearance, Scott Retail approximately $9,000.00

E. 750-1,000
850
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703
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 703, 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
950
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704°
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 704, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Original gum, lightly hinged, clearly-defined grill, pale shade

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 ONE-CENT F GRILL.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
4,500
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705
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 705, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (92 var), 1c Blue, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (92 var)1c Blue, F. Grill, Very Thin Paper (92 var). Bright shade, bold strike of blue quartered cork cancel, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine example of this paper variety, with 1997 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00 as normal paper)

800
1,800
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706
ngbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 706, 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). Block of four, unused (no gum), intense color on bright paper (bleached to remove stains), few minor perf separations, Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, a scarce block, Scott Retail as original-gum block of four $26,000.00, Scott Retail as no gum singles

3,600
1,300
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707
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 707, 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). Radiant color nicely complemented by red circle of wedges cancel, crisp paper, clearly-defined grill, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning used example of this issue, with 1996 and 2015 P.F. certificates

260
500
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708
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 708, 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). Wide margins, deep rich color, light cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $400.00)

225
350
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709
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 709, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)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). Rich color, partly readable "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, Fine, with 1990 A.P.S. certificate

450
170
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710
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 710, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins, bright shade and fine impression on brilliant white paper, neat strike of town datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 24-CENT F GRILL. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE STAMP IN SUCH CONDITION.

The higher-denomination F Grills were produced in limited quantities and are often found either off center or with choppy perforations. This stamp is a true condition rarity.

With 1988, 2001 and 2009 P.F. certificates

1,600
0
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711
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 711, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Bright color, clear grill points, neat quartered cork cancel and red datestamp, small tear at left, Very Fine appearance

1,120
160
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712
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 712, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Warm shade, part strike of "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle cancel, small repaired tear, Fine appearance, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,400
180
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