Lot 1452 o1870, 12¢ dull violet, I. grill, light circle of wedges corner cancel, centered low and slightly in at left, strong bold color and clear discernible grill, about Fine.
Scott No. 140A Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.
THE ONLY KNOWN USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 12¢ NATIONAL BANKNOTE I. GRILL ISSUE.
Only two other 1870 12¢ I. grill issues are recorded. They are unused and valued at $30,000 in the grade of fine.