Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020
Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue (Scott 134-144)
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE WELL-CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT GRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.
With 1999 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 10-CENT H GRILL.
With 1983 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 15-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE. AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION.
Ex Mayer and "Natalee Grace". With 1977, 2002 and 2012 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)
FINE AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE. ESPECIALLY SCARCE IN SOUND CONDITION.
The 30c National Grilled issue is one of the couple most difficult denominations to obtain in sound and unused condition. The centering on the example here typifies how this issue is normally found, but a review of our computerized records found that only a small potion of those we have offered were sound.
Ex Hoffman. With 1988 P.F. certificate. Scott value as no gum
FINE AND ATTRACTIVE SOUND UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL.
With 1991 P.F. certificate
FINE AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.
With 1975 P.F. certificate. Scott value for original gum is $25,000.00. Scott value without gum
FINE APPEARING AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.
Considering original-gum examples only, after the extremely rare 12c and 30c and non-existent 24c, the 90c is the rarest of the 1870 National Grilled Issue.
With 1994 P.S.E. and 2018 P.F. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 10-CENT I GRILL IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL UNITED STATES STAMPS. ONLY TWELVE USED AND THREE UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.
Starting with the 2013 Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, the I Grills were elevated to major catalogue number status. Collectors will now have to acquire these I Grills if they desire completeness.
Ronald A. Burns, the foremost authority on the Bank Note grills, records ten used and three unused examples of the 10c I Grill, plus an additional two used on the same cover.
Ex Merlin. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $15,000.00) and 2020 P.F. certificate