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1867 Grilled Issues

Lots 2105-2114 Lot 2115

Lot 2105 ()   

1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill, no gum, soft bright pastel-like color on fresh paper, light horizontal crease and minor perf flaws far better than normally encountered, Fine appearance, a rare mint stamp, much nicer than usual; with 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 79    $2,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2106    

1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill, large margins with mostly intact perfs except pulled perf at bottom, tied by crossroads cancel duplexed with indistinct "Washington D.C. Mar 14" cds on buff "Official Business." cover to the Postmaster of Fernandez de Taos, New Mexico; reduced at left, F.-V.F. and scarce A. grill use; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 79    $1,800.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 2107 o   

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, town and circular cork cancels, well centered, rich rose color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1992 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF-XF 85, SMQ $1,850).
Scott No. 83    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 2108 o   

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, neat circle of wedges cancel, strong color and grill impression, small light corner crease at bottom right, Fine.
Scott No. 83    $1,100.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2109 o   

1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill, neat cork cancel, nicely centered amid wide margins, strong bright color, small faint and barely perceptible corner crease at top right, otherwise F.-V.F. and attractive; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 85C    $3,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2110 o   

1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill, small neat circle of wedges cancel, nicely centered amid wide margins, strong bright color and clear grill impression, short perf at bottom right not mention on certificate, Very Fine and attractive; with clear 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 85C    $3,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2111 o   

1867, 12¢ intense black, Z. grill, light cork cancel, nicely centered amid wide margins, deep intense black shade on bright paper, clear well defined grill impression, Very Fine example of this difficult stamp; with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 85E    $2,300.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2112 /   

1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill, corner margin block of 6, o.g., right stamps lightly hinged, left stamps never hinged, rich bold color on bright paper, each with strong well defined grill, small grill thin in top right stamp, Fine appearance, a rare original gum multiple of the 1867 1¢ E. grill; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 86    $26,500 for block and pair.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 2113    

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid nicely balanced margins, full clear grill impression, Extremely Fine and choice, one of six to receive this grade with only two grading higher; with 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,650).
Scott No. 93    $450.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2114 o   

1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill, double grill, clearly showing two complete overlapping grill impressions, neat partial town and crossroads duplex cancel, attractively centered as most of these varieties are well off centered, beautiful deep rich color, F.-V.F., variety listed but unpriced in Scott in both used and unused condition; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 95 var.    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE EXTREMELY RARE 1867 5¢ F. DOUBLE GRILL VARIETY.

A search for other examples of this variety, we find only two mint examples and five other used examples. All of these used examples have notable faults except one sound example that is very off centered.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lots 2105-2114 Lot 2115

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