Sale 1027 — The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Two: 1869 to Pan-American Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 September, 2012

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. H Grills (Scott 134-144)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
40
 
Sale 1027, Lot 40, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. H Grills (Scott 134-144)24c Purple, H. Grill (142). Fresh color for this stamp, beautifully centered with extra wide margin at right (possibly from end of the row), perfectly struck blue quartered cork cancel attractively frames General Scott's face

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL GRILLED ISSUE. VERY DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE BEAUTIFUL BLUE CANCEL.

The 24c National Bank Note Grilled Issue is not known unused. Brookman estimates that only 2,000 were issued.

Ex Golin and offered to the market for the first time since 1999. With 1992 P.S.E and 1995 P.F. certificates

8,500
6,500