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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
145
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 145, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Green & Gold, Vignette Map of the United States on Thick White Paper, Rouletted (79-E7), 3c Green & Gold, Vignette Map of the United States on Thick White Paper, Rouletted (79-E7)3c Green & Gold, Vignette Map of the United States on Thick White Paper, Rouletted (79-E7). Essay by an unknown author depicting a map of the United States with the words "United States" and gold "3" superimposed, borders of the country as they were established in 1867, with remarkable detail depicting mountain ranges, wide margins with the lower right corner slightly closer from trimming

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE 1861-67 ISSUE ESSAY.

With 2014 P.F. certificate which shows the lower right margin before it was slightly trimmed

8,500
1,600
146°
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 146, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Experimental Essay, Metal Die (79-E29x var), 3c Experimental Essay, Metal Die (79-E29x var)3c Experimental Essay, Metal Die (79-E29x var). 64 x 77mm metal die of this 3c experimental design, with die no. 25868 and "EXPERIMENT No. 1" at top, back of die with unusual cross hatching and other carved elements such as crescents, accompanied by small cardboard envelope that housed the die with example of the design struck in black, cut to shape and mounted on larger black card, the envelope with wear as one would expect from something housing such a heavy metal die, Very Fine and unique, from the American Bank Note Company archives, Scott Catalogue lists this essay, notes it is unique and prices it at $1,000.00, this is the first time this unique die has been offered to the market

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
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147
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 147, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Original gum, lightly hinged, typical perfs for this difficult issue, small thin spot at top, Fine appearance, scarce in original-gum condition

8,500
1,400
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148
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 148, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Dramatic pre-print paper fold, small cork cancel, typical perf flaws at lower left as often seen on this issue, otherwise Fine and unusual variety

1,400
225
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149
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 149, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, C. Grill (83), 3c Rose, C. Grill (83)3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Original gum with narrow left selvage, clearly-defined grill, brilliant color on bright paper

FINE AND SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 3-CENT C GRILL.

The 3c is the only denomination that comes with the distinctive C Grill, with the grill points facing up instead of down. With 2002 P.S.E. certificate

5,500
1,000
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150
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 150, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Unused (regummed), intense shade, Fine, scarce in unused condition, with 1984 P.F. certificate as "original gum"

6,750
2,100
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151
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 151, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B), 2c Black, Z. Grill (85B)2c Black, Z. Grill (85B). Unused (no gum), centered to left, light diagonal crease and reperfed at right, still a scarce unused example of this issue, with 2011 P.F. certificate

6,750
500
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152
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 152, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E), 12c Black, Z. Grill (85E)12c Black, Z. Grill (85E). Gorgeous centering with unusually wide margins all around, intense impression gives the stamp a remarkable depth of shade, clearly-defined grill points, neat target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 1867 12-CENT Z GRILL.

The 12c Z Grill stamps are often quite off-center. The example offered here is a true condition rarity.

Ex Senchuk and Kirke. With 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $7,250.00). Only three examples have been graded higher and this is one of only four to achieve this grade. We are surprised this did not receive a 95 grade.

2,400
4,500
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153
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 153, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Disturbed original gum, clearly-defined grill, rich color, light gum creases at bottom, Fine, ex Lutwak, with 1975 P.F. certificate as original gum

3,000
650
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154
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 154, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, brilliant color on crisp paper, clearly-defined grill, wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex "Scarsdale", with 1979 (copy), 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates

950
1,200
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155
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 155, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, sharp impression, Fine and scarce original gum example of this issue, with 2002 P.F. certificate

4,750
750
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156
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 156, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Attractive margins and centering, intense shade, quartered cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

375
375
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157
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 157, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Unused (regummed), bright shade, Fine

4,500
750
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158
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 158, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Clearly-defined grill, bold color, well-balanced margins, light face-free cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

600
0
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159
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 159, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Choice margins and centering, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate

600
350
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160
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 160, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Block of four, original gum, bottom right stamp Mint N.H., top pair h.r., perfs to in, certificate mentions a small flaw on top right stamp, Very Good, with 2012 Weiss certificate, Scott Retail as hinged block

16,000
650
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161
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 161, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N.H, 5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N.H5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Mint N.H. with some offset on gum from sheet stacking, intense color and impression, Fine, only a small number of No. 95's exist in Mint Never-Hinged condition, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

3,250
1,600
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162
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 162, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Disturbed original gum, clear grill, a few gum soaked perfs and reperfed at top (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), appears Fine, with clear 1984 P.F. certificate

3,250
350
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163
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 163, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, crisp impression, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1992 P.F. certificate for block

2,800
475
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164
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 164, 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). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression, clearly-defined grill

VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 24-CENT F GRILL.

With copy of 1967 P.F. certificate for pair

8,500
4,500
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165
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 165, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Unused (no gum), bright color, short perf at top, appears Fine, with 1977 A.P.S. certificate

3,300
700
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166
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 166, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Unused (regummed), brilliant color, light corner crease at bottom right, light gum soak in grill, Fine appearance, small backstamp

3,300
0
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167
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 167, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Nicely balanced margins, bright color, beautifully complemented by red Baltimore Md. and blue French entry datestamps, tiny corner crease, appears Very Fine, a striking stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,070
325
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168
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 168, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill, One Split (100 var), 30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill, One Split (100 var)30c Orange, F. Grill, Double Grill, One Split (100 var). Clear second grill, one split between top and bottom, cancelled by bold "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, bright shade, Fine, a remarkable combination of the rare double grill used in Hiogo, Japan -- each scarce on their own, with 1986 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as double grill with Japan cancel

2,050
450
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169
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 169, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, clearly-defined grill, accompanying certificate notes a repaired perf at top right which is difficult to detect

FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 90-CENT F GRILL.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

14,500
1,700
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170
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 170, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Unused (no gum), detailed impression, accompanying certificate notes slight staining which has since been removed, few short perfs not mentioned on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,100
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171
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 171, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Rich color, three wide margins, design clear at top, segmented cork cancel and trace of red cancel, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

2,250
450
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172
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 172, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102), 1c Blue, Re-Issue (102)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102). Unused (no gum), bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.F. certificate

350
500
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173
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 173, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)2c Black, Re-Issue (103), 2c Black, Re-Issue (103)2c Black, Re-Issue (103). Unused (no gum), intense shade on bright paper, fresh, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,300
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174
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 174, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104), 3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104). Large part original gum which covers nearly the entire back, small h.r., well-centered with rich color, a few short perfs at top right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,300
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175
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 175, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104), 3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104). Unused (regummed), rich color and detailed impression, Fine, only 465 sold, with 1972 P.F. certificate stating "with traces of gum"

1,700
1,200
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176
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 176, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105), 5c Brown, Re-Issue (105)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105). Original gum, rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 5c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. The Re-Issue plate can be identified by a notch at bottom. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). Only 672 of the 5c were sold; the remaining 9,328 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

Ex "Hanover". With 2005 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (latter graded Mint OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,500.00). Only one has graded higher (at 95J).

2,400
8,500
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177
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 177, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105), 5c Brown, Re-Issue (105)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105). Attractively centered, deep rich color on brilliant white paper, bold duplex cancel

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE. ONLY 38 USED EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

The 5c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. The Re-Issue plate can be identified by a notch at bottom. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). Only 672 of the 5c were sold; the remaining 9,328 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

Our census of Scott 105 used, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/105/105.pdf , records only 38 examples.

Census No. 105-CAN-04. With 1958 and 2015 P.F. certificates

6,500
2,400
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178
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 178, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Green, Re-Issue (106), 10c Green, Re-Issue (106)10c Green, Re-Issue (106). Original gum, wide margins and nicely centered, magnificent rich color and proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 10c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). Only 451 of the 10c were sold; the remaining 9,549 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 1977 and 2014 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

2,900
3,250
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179
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 179, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)10c Green, Re-Issue (106), 10c Green, Re-Issue (106)10c Green, Re-Issue (106). Large part disturbed original gum, intense shade and impression, three wide margins, Very Fine, only 451 sold, with 1967 P.F. certificate as "part o.g."

2,900
1,800
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180
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 180, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, Re-Issue (108), 15c Black, Re-Issue (108)15c Black, Re-Issue (108). Original gum, deep shade and proof-like impression on bright paper

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 15c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (50 impressions). Only 397 of the 15c were sold; the remaining 9,603 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

Ex Hoffman. With 2002 and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

4,250
2,600
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181
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 181, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, Re-Issue (108), 15c Black, Re-Issue (108)15c Black, Re-Issue (108). Original gum, intense shade, attractive margins and centering

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 15c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (50 impressions). Only 397 of the 15c were sold; the remaining 9,603 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 2014 P.F. certificate

4,250
3,250
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182
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 182, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)15c Black, Re-Issue (108), 15c Black, Re-Issue (108)15c Black, Re-Issue (108). Unused (no gum), detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, only 397 sold, with 1990 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,600
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183
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 183, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109), 24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109). Original gum, h.r., intense shade, well-centered with balanced margins, a couple short perfs at bottom right, appears Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,200
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 184, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109), 24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109)24c Deep Violet, Re-Issue (109). Unused (regummed), intense shade and detailed impression, Fine, only 346 sold, with 1977 A.P.S. certificate as original gum

2,600
1,800
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 185, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110), 30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110). Unused (no gum), vibrant color, wide margins, fresh and Fine, only 346 sold, with copy of 1990 P.F. certificate

2,700
1,500
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 186, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110), 30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110)30c Brownish Orange, Re-Issue (110). Unused (no gum), rich color, light horizontal crease at bottom, single short perf at top, otherwise Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

2,700
900
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 187, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, Re-Issue (111), 90c Blue, Re-Issue (111)90c Blue, Re-Issue (111). Unused (no gum), rich color on bright paper, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, only 317 sold, with 1979 P.F. certificate not mentioning reperfing

3,250
1,900
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 188, 1867-68 Grilled Issue (Scott 79-101)90c Blue, Re-Issue (111), 90c Blue, Re-Issue (111)90c Blue, Re-Issue (111). Unused (regummed), reperfed at left and couple nibbed perfs at top, otherwise Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,200
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