Lot 853 o1870, 2¢ red brown, H. grill, town and cork duplex cancel, well centered amid enormous margins, brilliant color, a Very Fine jumbo, rarely encountered so large; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 135 $80.
Lot 8541870, 6¢ carmine, H. grill, o.g., lightly hinged, strong bright color, clear full grill impression, fresh and Fine, a rare original gum example of the 1870 6¢ N.B.N.Co. grill issue; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 137 $5,000.
Lot 855 o1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill, crossroad cancels, radiant color, choice centering within wide margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1988 & 2015 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85, SMQ $675).
Scott No. 138 $500.
Lot 856 o1870, 10¢ brown, H. grill and without grill, horizontal pair, left stamp grilled and right stamp without grill, red New York town and black cork cancels, left stamp with a few discernable grill points, rich color, natural s.e. at right, Fine, a rare combination; with 2008 P.S.E. and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 139, 150 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 857 o1870, 12¢ dull violet, H. grill, segmented cork cancel, well centered within nicely balanced margins, strong color and clear well defined grill impression, Very Fine and choice; with 2007 P.F., 2000 & 2017 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 140 $3,600.
A HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 12¢ H. GRILL ISSUE.
Lot 858 o1870, 24¢ purple, H. grill, full strike of NYFM star in circle cancel, clear well defined grill impression, reperfed at left and small tape stain at top left, Fine appearance, a very rare grill issue; with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 142 $6,750.
Lot 8591870, 30¢ black, H. grill, full o.g., deep color, centered into perfs at top, small corner crease, about Fine appearance, an extremely rare mint example of this grilled high value; with 1973 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 143 $20,000.
Lot 860 o1870, 90¢ carmine, H. grill, circle of wedges cancels, bright color, attractive centering and margins, tiny shallow grill thin, otherwise Very Fine; with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 144 $2,500.