Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 135-144, 134A-139A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
142
 
Sale 1034, Lot 142, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 135-144, 134A-139A)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Brilliant color, clearly-defined grill, face-free strike of circle of wedges cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $10,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares this grade (offered in our Kirke sale). This statistic has not changed since 2009.

550
6,500