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Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2161
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2161, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, detailed impression, centered to bottom left

FINE FOR THIS DIFFICULT ISSUE. A SCARCE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 2-CENT Z GRILL.

This is one of the most difficult grilled issues to obtain with decent centering. For example, the P.S.E. Population Report lists only five OG stamps, graded 10 (two), 20, 30 and 50.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

17,500
1,700
2162
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2162, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Clear grill, crisp impression nicely complemented by blue negative Star fancy cancel of New York City, fresh and Fine

1,250
300
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2163
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2163, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C), 3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C)3c Rose, Z. Grill (85C). Attractive color, beautiful bold strike of rosette cancel, couple nibbed perfs, otherwise Very Fine, striking with this cancel so perfectly struck, with 2015 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,300
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2164
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2164, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Unused (no gum), intense shade, margins clear of all design elements, fresh and Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

2,000
425
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2165
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2165, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Disturbed original gum, h.r., intense shade, about Fine

4,750
325
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2166
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2166, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Unused (no gum), crisp impression, clear grill points, Fine, scarce in unused condition, with 1967 P.F. certificate

4,500
700
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2167
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2167, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Original gum, clear grill, fresh color and paper, Fine, scarce, with 1989 P.F. certificate

8,500
750
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2168
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2168, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)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, all three past P.F. certificates state "it is genuine", most recent P.S.E. certificate notes short perf at upper left and reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1988, 2001 and 2009 P.F. certificates stating "it is genuine"; with 2017 P.S.E. certificate noting short perf at upper left and reperfed at left.

1,600
650
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2169
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2169, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Clearly-defined grill, particularly well-centered, unusual bold Clothespin cancel, Very Fine

1,500
0
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2170
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2170, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Cancelled by light strike of red New York "Paid All" circular datestamp, Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,020
250
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2171
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2171, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Rich color, tied by segmented cork cancel on blue piece with part of red New York "Br. Transit" circular datestamp, Fine

900
0
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2172, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)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, Very Fine appearance, a rare unused stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

5,500
750
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2173
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2173, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Clearly defined grill, intense shade, bold cancel, Very Fine, signed A. Brun

2,250
275
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2174
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2174, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109), 24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109). Slightly disturbed original gum, exceptional color and impression on bright paper, single corner perf crease, otherwise Fine, only 346 sold

5,500
1,800
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2175
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2175, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-110)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110), 30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110). Original gum, intense color and impression on bright paper, fresh and Fine, only 346 sold

5,750
2,400
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