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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 2:
U.S. Stamps, Postal History and Zeppelin Flights


1867 Grilled Issues




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Lot 2453
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1867, 10¢ J.M. Sturgeon essay, in dark carmine (Scott 79-E10b), die on wove, rough impression, double "Cancelled", die on thick paper, rough impression, gummed, intensely colored; solidly large margins all around; thin at upper right corner, otherwise Very Fine, a beguiling essay.
Scott $450.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2454
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), a "yep, it's grilled!" example, the points clear even away from the bold blue quartered cork cancel that brings them into high relief; corner crease at bottom and short perforations at right and bottom (as often, given the grill-weakened paper), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2455
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), quartered cork cancel, scarce and desirable A grill, very presentable example at an affordable price; small thin spot, usual pulled perforations, Fine to Very Fine for this, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2456

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, grill with points down (Scott 83 var.), part o.g., fresh stamp with crystal-clear grill, Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 2457
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), a pretty example with clean color on bright paper; clear grill, the quartered cork cancel adding to its appeal, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an incredibly beautiful stamp that is never encountered this nice, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,850.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 2458
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 83P5), o.g., pristine and wonderfully centered, with a can't-miss-it grill; light corner crease at lower right, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 1989 P.F. certificate for pair, as #83a.
Scott $1,750 for pair.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2459
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1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), handsomely printed with great color, the cancel bringing the grill into relief; creased, toned, Fine+, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2460
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), wondrously clean and fully sound, with a neat well-struck fancy cancel, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2461
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), Post Office fresh with strong color and a clear grill; segmented cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2462
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), right margin single with captured part imprint, nice positional with good color and a captivating circle-of-wedges fancy cancel, Very Fine thus, with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2463
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), unused without gum, intense color, vivid impression, strong distinct grill, pleasing example of scarce stamp; internal paper break along bottom edge of grill, light corner crease (not on certificate), Fine for this, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $6,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2464
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), an eye-catcher in magnificent color with a razor-sharp grill showing on face, with enticing red "paint" grid cancel; diagonal crease and tiny filled pinhole in grill, Very Good to Fine, but a real looker, with 2012 Weiss certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2465
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), in clean color with clear grill (particularly from reverse); fancy blue circle-of-arrowheads cancel, Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2466

1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), part o.g., coquettishly fresh on virginal paper, the grill firmly impressed and fully visible front and back; small thin, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $25,000.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $2,000
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Lot 2467
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1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), fancy rosette cancel, unusually vibrant color, handsome appearance, attractive cancel, scarce Z grill; reperforated top and left, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate graded G 30.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2468
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1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), cleanly printed with a clear grill (especially on reverse); small thins; tear at top right, Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2469
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1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill (Scott 86), wonderfully centered with immense color and a face-free cancel; two torn perforations at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2470
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1867, 2¢ black, E. grill (Scott 87), a top-line stamp, flawlessly printed and centered, with a crystal-clear grill and a light cancel; vertical natural pre-print paper fold adds to the allure, Extremely Fine, certainly one for the graders, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2471
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1867, 2¢ black, E. grill (Scott 87), a grand jumbo with intense color and fresh paper, sporting a centrally struck quartered cork cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $500.
Scott $200.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2472
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1867, 10¢ green, E. grill (Scott 89), a massive stamp, cleanly printed and fresh, with a neat circle-of-wedges cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, ex Rupp, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $325.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2473
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1867, 12¢ black, E. grill (Scott 90), exquisite color and detail, flawlessly centered on pristine paper with a grid cancel; black star inked on reverse at Washington's chin, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1984 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott $375.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2474
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1867, 15¢ black, E. grill (Scott 91), clean with solid color and a light cancel; fresh and sound, Very Fine, with 1995 and 2008 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $650.
Scott $600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2475
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1867, 15¢ black, E. grill (Scott 91), Post Office fresh with clear detail and a leaf fancy cancel; reperforated which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2476
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1867, 1¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 92), regummed, pretty with pastel color and clean detail; fresh; reperforated at left, Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $925.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2477
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1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill, perforation shifted (Scott 95 var), perforations shifted to the left and down, displaying a good portion of the adjoining stamp at right, geometric cancel.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2478

1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill (Scott 96), slightly disturbed o.g., hinged, with bright clean color and razor-sharp impression, on paper with three perfectly balanced large margins; few toned perforations at top, Fine, with 2020 Crowe certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2479
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1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill, very thin paper (Scott 96 var.), a magnificent stamp, fresh and sound, being a paper variety according to the PSE certificate, and with a (town unidentifiable) Japan cancel according to the PF's, Extremely Fine, a great all-around item, with 1999 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2480
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1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), flawlessly printed in magnificent color; fresh with two black fancies and a hint of a red cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2481
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), regummed, cleanly printed in grand color; paper and perforations fresh and sound, Very Good to Fine, a tough stamp in any condition, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2482
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), a well-done grilled issue, Post Office fresh, near-perfectly centered, the light cancel bringing the grill into high relief, Extremely Fine, destined for a collection of distinction, ex Litle, with 1980 and 2005 P.F. certificates.
Scott $275.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2483
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), a real looker, Post Office fresh with immaculate color and printing, the circle-of-wedges cancel lightly struck and allowing Lincoln's face to shine through, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $875.
Scott $275.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 2484
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), regummed, lovely and bright with paragon color and sharp detail; fresh; vertical crease, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2012 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2485
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), with deep color and a relatively light cancel; grill perfectly clear on reverse, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,250.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600
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Lot 2486
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), black circle of wedges cancel, nicely centered example, strong grill, scarce and handsome stamp, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 2487
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), fresh and clean with outstanding color and a lipstick-kiss red cancel, Very Good, an affordable—and presentable—example of this high-denomination grill, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2488
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (Scott 100), black cork cancel, excellent balanced margins for this particularly difficult stamp, scarce and attractive; reperforated, which is not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $950.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2489
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (Scott 100), fresh with bright color and clear grill, plus double-circle Hiogo, Japan cancel (Frajola-Perlman Type HIO-Pmk1); small corner crease at upper left, Very Good to Fine, with 2019 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2490
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill, double grill (Scott 100 var.), with deep color and sharp grill plus a grand fancy cancel; tiny perforation tear at right (fifth perforation hole from bottom), a Fine variety and scarce, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2491
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (Scott 100), sound and fresh, with a red Baltimore Foreign Mail cancel, nearly Very Fine, with 2012 Weiss certificate.
Scott $1,070.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 2492
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1867, 90¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 101), with clean color, solid detail and lovely centering, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $800
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