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Sale 1191 — United States and CSA Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 October, 2018

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Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2248
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2248, 1867-68 Grilled Issue3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Clear grill, perfs trimmed at top and right, tied by target, light strike of "Clear Spring Md. 1868 Apr. 8" circular datestamp on small cover to U.S. Receiving Ship Vermont at the Navy Yard in New York, some slight edgewear, a scarce use of this stamp on cover, the Ishikawa sale contained one from the same correspondence, Scott Retail $3,750.00

E. 200-300
200
2249
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2249, 1867-68 Grilled Issue10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96), 10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96)10c Yellow Green, F. Grill (96). Tied by 8-point hollow star cancel with "San Francisco Cal. Mar. 20" (1870) circular datestamp on blue cover from Yokohama, Japan, to Lewisboro, N.Y., endorsed "U.S. Flagship Delaware" at top left, minor edgewear, stamp with few toned spots and flaw at right, otherwise Fine, scarce use, carried on the PMSS China, which arrived in San Francisco on March 19 after 23 days in transit, the Delaware was the flagship of the Asiatic fleet

E. 300-400
250
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2250
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2250, 1867-68 Grilled Issue15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Horizontal pair partly separated prior to use, clear grill points, tied by blue Star cancels on cover to Paris, France, purple "Philadelphia Paid 12 Mar. 8" credit datestamp, blue French transit also ties stamps, fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
170
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