Lot 2148 o1870, 12¢ dull violet, end roller H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing, showing well defined grill on the right fourth of the stamp, neat target cancel, strong vibrant color and crisp detailed impression, Fine and attractive; with 1994 A.P.S. & 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 140 var. $7,500.
THE FINER OF ONLY TWO KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 1870 12¢ NATIONAL BANKNOTE ISSUE WITH END ROLLER GRILL - A GREAT BANKNOTE ISSUE RARITY.
The other example, which is the listing example, is faulty with the cancellation removed.