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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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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, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2366
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2366, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, clearly-defined grill, natural pre-printing paperfolds, small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance

3,000
475
2367
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2367, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)1c Blue, E. Grill (86), 1c Blue, E. Grill (86)1c Blue, E. Grill (86). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., though bottom left stamp has old Scott number and pencil price notation, bright color, centered to top right, top left stamp tiny toned spot, Very Good, a rare original-gum block, Scott value $20,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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2368
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2368, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Original gum, crisp impression, clear grill, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,700
1,400
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2369
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2369, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, detailed impression, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate

1,700
950
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2370
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2370, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Original gum, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, small natural inclusion at back of Washington's neck not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

950
1,000
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2371
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2371, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)3c Rose, E. Grill (88), 3c Rose, E. Grill (88)3c Rose, E. Grill (88). Block of four, original gum, h.r., choice centering, brilliant color, clearly-defined grills

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1868 3-CENT E GRILL.

Very few well-centered blocks of the 3c E Grill have survived the mass extinction of multiples, as dealers broke them up to feed the market for choice singles. This is one of the last high-quality blocks left intact.

Ex Caspary, Ishikawa, Hall and Drews. With 1993 P.F. certificate

6,000
4,500
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2372
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2372, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, clearly-defined grill, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

5,000
2,400
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2373
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2373, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Wide and well-balanced margins, deep rich color, cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

325
500
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2374
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2374, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)10c Green, E. Grill (89), 10c Green, E. Grill (89)10c Green, E. Grill (89). Deep rich color, wide margins, clearly-defined grill, couple slightly nibbed perfs not mentioned on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

325
140
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2375
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2375, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Original gum, small h.r., well-defined grill, crisp impression showing the great detail of the engraving

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT E GRILL.

Ex Geisler. With 1975 P.F. certificate for pair

5,000
3,500
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2376
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2376, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Well-centered with unusually wide margins, sharp impression, light grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

375
350
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2377
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2377, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Original gum, intense shade and impression, clear grill

FINE. A SCARCE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 15-CENT E GRILL.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

12,500
1,700
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2378
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2378, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)15c Black, E. Grill (91), 15c Black, E. Grill (91)15c Black, E. Grill (91). Unused (no gum), crisp impression, wide margins, reperfed at right and bottom, Very Fine appearing unused example of the 15c E Grill, ex Drews, with 1980 P.F. certificate as regummed (gum since removed) but not noting reperfing

4,500
900
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2379
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2379, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Unused (no gum), brilliant color, tiny tear at right, Very Fine appearance

925
425
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2380
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2380, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Radiant color, clear grill points, face-free cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $475.00)

425
475
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2381
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2381, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Original gum, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate

450
550
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2382
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2382, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Irregular block of 26 with part imprint and "Plate." at bottom, natural straight edge at right, original gum, few h.r., scattered toned spots and some expected perf separations, few other small flaws, Very Good-Fine appearing block ranking among the largest known multiples, also very rare with the part imprint and "Plate.", Scott value $15,850.00 as five blocks of four and three pairs without premium for the position

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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2383
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2383, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Original gum, lightly hinged, described on P.F. certificate as "previously hinged" and on P.S.E. certificate as "never hinged, with slight offset adherences on the gum and evidence that other offset has been removed", pretty shade, clearly-defined grill, fresh and Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates

3,250
1,300
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2384
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2384, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)5c Brown, F. Grill (95), 5c Brown, F. Grill (95)5c Brown, F. Grill (95). Large part disturbed original gum which covers nearly all of the back, rich shade of the grilled issue, short perf at top and few gum soaked perf, appears Fine

3,250
0
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2385
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2385, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Original gum, detailed impression, attractive centering and margins

FRESH AND VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 12-CENT F GRILL.

With 1984 and 2004 P.F. certificates

2,800
1,700
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2386°
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2386, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Unusually choice centering with wide margins, crisp impression, long and full perforations, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,300.00), only five grade higher

250
0
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2387
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2387, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, sharp proof-like impression, clear grill points

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 15-CENT F GRILL.

A review using Power Search and a perusal of classic named-sale auctions revealed very few sound original-gum examples of the 15c F Grill with Very Fine or better centering.

Ex Wingate. With 2000 P.F. certificate

4,250
5,750
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2388
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2388, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Unused (traces of original gum), superb centering, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 1969 and 1990 P.F. certificates, Scott value as no gum

1,600
2,300
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2389
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2389, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Choice centering, crisp shade, unobtrusive cork and blue cancels, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

295
0
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2390
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2390, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Redistributed part original gum, rich color, clear grill

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 24-CENT F GRILL.

The high-value F Grill stamps are scarce in original-gum condition and rarely seen with the centering of this superb example.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

8,500
3,500
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2391
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2391, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as "original gum", vibrant color

VERY FINE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 30-CENT F GRILL.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

9,000
3,500
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2392
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2392, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Clearly-defined grill, rich color, bold strike of quartered cork cancel, single short perf at upper right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

950
375
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2393
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2393, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Bright color, "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, Fine, scarce cancel on this issue, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,350
250
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2394
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2394, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Radiant color, clearly-defined grill, well-struck Anchor in Diamond of Dots French Maritime cancel, certificate notes a tiny thin spot that we fail to detect, Fine and scarce, with 1988 P.F. certificate, Scott lists this cancel on No. 100 but does not assign a price (this stamp is likely the listing copy), value with no cancel premium

950
225
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2395
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2395, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)30c Orange, F. Grill (100), 30c Orange, F. Grill (100)30c Orange, F. Grill (100). Well-centered, bold target cancel, most recent certificate notes corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 1991 and 2020 P.F. certificates

950
325
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2396, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, E, F Grills (Scott 86-101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101), 90c Blue, F. Grill (101)90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Unused (no gum), rich color, clear grill which has a hole towards the bottom, otherwise Fine, scarce in unused condition, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate not mentioning the hole

5,500
900
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