Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1227
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1227, 1867-68 Grilled Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 79-109)2c Black, D. Grill (84). Characteristic intense shade and detailed impression, clearly-defined grill, neat strike of target cancel, few short perfs at left mentioned on most recent certificate

A FINE AND FRESH USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1868 2-CENT D GRILL.

The 2c D Grill is the rarest of the regular-production 1867-68 Grilled Issues (excluding the 1867 trials and rarest Z Grills), followed in order of scarcity by the 3c Z Grill, the 3c D Grill and the 12c Z Grill.

With 2007 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (VG 50; SMQ $2,300.00)

4,500
1,400