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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: Later Grill Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
306
Ebl
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 306, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: Later Grill EssaysNational Bank Note Co., H. Grill Essay, Points Down, Imperforate (unlisted in Scott, 136P5 var), National Bank Note Co., H. Grill Essay, Points Down, Imperforate (unlisted in Scott, 136P5 var)National Bank Note Co., H. Grill Essay, Points Down, Imperforate (unlisted in Scott, 136P5 var). Complete pane of 100 plus additional column of 10 from adjacent pane, on ungummed paper with points down male grill measuring 10 x 12.5mm and showing 13 points by 15 points, previously folded between rows not affecting any grills, few minor nicks or edge splits along folds, Very Fine and extremely rare pane of this Bank Note essay grill, this closely matches the 3c imperforate with H Grill (136P5), unlisted in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
307
Ebl
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 307, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: Later Grill EssaysContinental Bank Note Co., J. Grill Essay, Perforated, Gummed (unlisted in Scott), Continental Bank Note Co., J. Grill Essay, Perforated, Gummed (unlisted in Scott)Continental Bank Note Co., J. Grill Essay, Perforated, Gummed (unlisted in Scott). Block of 24 stamp-size subjects showing 7 x 9.5mm grills (10 points x 12 points) as well as end roller grill in wide right selvage, pencil "grill used by Continental Bank Note Co., J.K. Myers", and additional manuscript "A. D. Hazen" (Abraham D. Hazen, 3rd Assistant P.M.G. and Chief Postage Stamp Division), also signed by Continental Officials "Touro Robertson" and "Alex Reid", grills are strongly impressed, piercing the paper at many points

VERY FINE. THE ONLY RECORDED PERFORATED AND GUMMED BLOCK OF THE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY J GRILL ESSAY.

Ex Landau. Unlisted in Scott.

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
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