Lot 21401870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill, o.g., lightly hinged, brilliant color, clear grill impression, fresh and Very Fine; with 1992 and 2004 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 135 $1,000.
Lot 2141 o1870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill, fancy four-point star cancel, choice centering amid oversized and well balanced margins, gorgeous rich color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, rarely encountered so large; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 135 $80.
Lot 21421870, 3¢ green, H. grill, full o.g., rich vibrant color on fresh paper, full clearly defined grill impression, Very Fine and choice; with 1988 and 2003 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 136 $575.
Lot 21431871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill, full o.g., rich brilliant color, full clearly defined grill impression, fresh and F.-V.F., a stunning and scarce mint grilled Banknote issue; with 1983 and 2002 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 138 $4,250.
Lot 2144 o1870, 24¢ purple, H. grill, cork cancel, bright color, clear full grill points, small corner creases at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 142 $7,250.
A HANDSOME AND RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24¢ BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.
Lot 2145 o1870, 30¢ black, H. grill, light red cancel, nicely centered amid large margins, deep color, couple small thin spots, Very Fine appearance; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143 $4,000.
Lot 21461870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill, o.g., fairly light hinging, clear full grill impression, beautiful rich vibrant color on bright fresh paper, wide margins, Very Fine; with 1973 and 2011 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 144 $25,000.
A STUNNING LARGE MARGIN ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1870 90¢ GRILL ISSUE.
Lot 2147 o1870, 90¢ carmine, double grill, clearly showing two distinct grill impressions, neat corner cork cancel, rich vibrant color, F.-V.F., an extremely rare 1870 National Banknote grill issue variety, variety listed but yet to be priced in Scott; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 144 var. Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2148 ()1871, 7¢ vermilion, I. grill, without gum, precision centering with full evenly balanced margins, rich brilliant color and crisp impression on bright paper, mostly complete grill impression, Superb, the P.S.E. Population Report records only five used examples of the 7¢ I. grill and no mint, with the highest graded being a 90.; with 1978 P.F. certificate (as #138) and 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98).
Scott No. 138A $2,400.
A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7¢ VERMILION I. GRILL, WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES EXTANT.
Lot 2149 o1871, 7¢ vermilion, I. grill, strong grill, well centered with deep radiant color on fresh paper, cancelled by clear strike NYFM Leaf (Weiss RE-LF2); minor corner crease lower left, fresh and Very Fine appearing; with 2009 P.S.E certificate.
Scott No. 138A $1,400.