Lot 3177 o1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill, remarkably well centered with wide balanced margins, deep rich color on bright paper, long and full perforations all around, bold quartered cork cancel beautifully accentuates the clear grill points, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Blocker, Natalie-Grace; with 1989 and 2004 P.F., 2012 P.S.E. certificates, latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $3,000).
Scott No. 83 $1,100.
A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1867 3¢ C GRILL IN THIS EXTRAORDINARY CONDITION, AN REMARKABLE STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.
Only two others share this grade, with only one stamp graded higher.