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Flagship U.S. Stamps


1867 Grilled Issues




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Lot 3174

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, grill with points down (Scott 83 var.), o.g., hinged, Fine for this, very rare, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $6,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3175
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), segmented cork cancel, difficult grill; short perf at right, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3176

1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), o.g., hinged, deeply etched impression with strongly visible grill, centered to top right as so often is the case, Very Good to Fine, a very rare mint stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $16,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 3177

1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), part o.g., extremely fresh example of this rarely offered D grill on 2 cent Black-Jack; with large margins and strong color; a rare opportunity to acquire a very decent example at a fraction of its catalog value; trivial light crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, with clear 1964 P.F. certificate.
Scott $16,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 3178
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), unused without gum, sharp color and impression which is often not the case, full intact perforations within nice borders, three even margins, Very Fine for this, and so difficult to find this nice, grossly undervalued in this quality, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 3179
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85); a couple shorter perfs at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3180
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), circle of diamonds cancel, Very Good, with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3181
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), so faintly cancelled so as to appear unused, nicely balanced stamp that is so often mis-identified, touching at the top and close at left, actually nicer than many we see; short perf at right, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3182
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), neat target cancellation, sound and attractive Z grill with deep rich color, Very Good, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3183

1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), o.g., hinged, beautiful deep rich color; a very handsome looking example of this incredibly rare unused Z grill that only appears on the marketplace one of twice a year; paper adhering on reverse along the bottom of the stamp adding some perforations at bottom, Fine appearance, with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 3184
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1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), so faintly cancelled so as to appear unused, rich bubbling over color and impression of stamp and grill, centered to the right and bottom, Very Good to Fine, 100% sound example of an unused appearing stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 3185

1867, 12¢ intense black, Z. grill (Scott 85E), part o.g., outstanding deep color; an impressive example of the rarely offered mint 12 cent Z grill; among the choicest examples available to collectors as the majority of known examples are quite unattractive; reperforated at right not mentioned on the accompanying certificate of authenticity, otherwise Fine, with clear 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $17,500 for full o.g.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 3186
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1867, 12¢ intense black, Z. grill (Scott 85E), unused without gum, rousting jet black color and impression which allows one to see the rarest of all grills, the fabled "Z" grill, breaking through upon Washington face; short perf along top, Fine and rare, terribly undervalued in the Scott catalog, with 2016 and 1997 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $6,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3187
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1867, E. grills, 1¢-15¢ complete (Scott 86-91), neat black cancellations, very choice selection of 6 different values of the 1867 E grills; couple minor flaws of little consequence, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, Scott #89 with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,077.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 3188

1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill (Scott 86), part o.g., bright color and impression of both stamp and grill; small thins in the grill, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 3189

1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill (Scott 86), large part o.g., impressive bright color; a fresh mint example in flawless condition, Very Good, with photocopy of 1959 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which this stamp was taken, this being lower left stamp.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3190
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1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill (Scott 86), target and partial town cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3191

1867, 2¢ black, E. grill (Scott 87), disturbed o.g., boldly emblazoned color and impressions, a tougher to find mint stamp than the catalog would indicate; reperforated at the bottom, Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3192
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1867, 2¢ black, E. grill (Scott 87), blue grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3193

1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill (Scott 88), o.g., hinged, sharp rose color and impressions, complete perforations around, Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3194
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1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill (Scott 88), High Point, NC fancy cancellation, intense color, a lovely well centered stamp with an outstanding sock on the nose cancel; simply gorgeous; a single missing perforation at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $28.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3195
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1867, 10¢ green, E. grill (Scott 89), regummed; perf faults at right, Very Good, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3196

1867, 15¢ black, E. grill (Scott 91), disturbed o.g., lovely color and impressions within large margins, centered to top and left, 100% sound example of a rare stamp, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $12,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 3197
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1867, 15¢ black, E. grill (Scott 91), unused without gum, extremely fresh and completely sound example with vibrant color, Very Good, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3198
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), unused without gum, extremely bright color, a lovely example of this terribly difficult unused stamp, Very Good to Fine, with photocopy of 1976 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which it was taken, this being the bottom left stamp from the block.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 3199
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), regummed, bright resonating color which is sharply impressed; reperforated at left, otherwise Fine, a delightful and pleasing example, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $110.
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Lot 3200
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), light black grid cancellation, extra large margins, a brilliant fresh example of this tough stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3201

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill, very thin paper (Scott 93 var.), o.g., hinged; perf faults, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $550.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 3202
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), target cancellation, outstanding top quality example with balanced margins and rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $100.
Scott $10.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 3203

1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), disturbed o.g., rich radiant color and sharp impression, Fine for the issue, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3204
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1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), lightened blue manuscript cancellation, desirable large margined stamp with ravishing rich color, with a choice "unused" appearance when viewed at first glance, Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900 for normal cancel.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3205

1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill, very thin paper (Scott 96 var.), o.g., hinged, Very Good, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1994 A.P.S. certificates.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 3206

1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), o.g., previously hinged; light creases and perf faults at the bottom, otherwise Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3207
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), regummed, bold impression and color, centered to the top and right, Very Good, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3208

1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), o.g., hinged, wonderful representation of this incredibly rare mint stamp, with amazing rich color and clean white paper; as this stamp is almost always found faulty from one degree to another the example offered here is a true condition rarity, Very Good to Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $8,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 3209

1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), o.g., hinged, centered to the top and right, Very Good, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $8,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $700.
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Lot 3210
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (Scott 100), unused without gum, lovely bright color and impression which is so often washed-out, Very Good to Fine, quite a rare truly unused stamp and undervalued by the Scott pricing, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 3211
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1867, 90¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 101), cancel removed so as to appear unused, top value grilled issue; faults, Very Good to Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3212
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1867, 90¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 101), light strike of circle of wedges cork cancellation, particularly strong color for this issue; scarce with a lightly struck cancel; corner crease at top right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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