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Sale 1195 — The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Category — Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C Grills

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
244
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 244, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C GrillsNational Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var), National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var)National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var). Complete pane of 100, original gum, grill impressions which match the block offered in lot 245, showing partial erasures with light but clear points between the C grills, previously folded in half horizontally not affecting any of the grill impressions, couple small edge splits along the fold, couple small spots of gum

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED FULL PANE OF 100 OF THE C GRILL ESSAY, SHOWING INCOMPLETE ERASURE OF THE ORIGINAL A GRILL. A WONDERFUL 1867-68 GRILL ESSAY RARITY.

Accompanied by original folder which held the folded sheet. Ex Earl of Crawford and Belmont (Siegel Sale 581). Scott Retail as singles of the perforated 79-E15g, which does not remotely do justice to this rare complete pane

10,000
2,600
245
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 245, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C GrillsNational Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var), National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var)National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var). Block of four, original gum, grill impressions which match the complete sheet offered in lot 244, showing partial erasures with light but clear points between the C grills, some slight wrinkling, Very Fine and rare

E. 750-1,000
500
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246
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 246, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C GrillsNational Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var), National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var)National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Imperforate (79-E15g var). Mint N.H. block of six, clearly defined grills which are sharper than those in the previous lot, with light but evident grill points between each C grill, a greater degree of erasure than seen in the previous lot but nonetheless incomplete erasure, manuscript "No. 1" in top center grill, fresh and Very Fine, a rare and desirable grill essay, with 1990 P.F. certificate as Brazer No. 79E-C1

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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247
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 247, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C GrillsNational Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Perforated (79-E15g), National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Perforated (79-E15g)National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essay with Partially Erased Grill, Points Down, Perforated (79-E15g). Mint N.H. block of six with left selvage, clearly defined grills with light but evident grill points between each C grill, an even greater degree of erasure than seen in the previous lot but still an incomplete erasure, manuscript "No. 2" in middle center grill, few short perfs at top, Very Fine, a rare and desirable grill essay

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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248
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 248, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: C GrillsNational Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essays, Points Down, Perforated and Imperforate (79-E15g), National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essays, Points Down, Perforated and Imperforate (79-E15g)National Bank Note Co., C. Grill Essays, Points Down, Perforated and Imperforate (79-E15g). Three singles and a pair, three are perforated and one imperforate, paper color varieties including white, yellowish, pinkish and blue (the latter unlisted), each mounted on portion of exhibit page, Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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