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1867 Grilled Issues
 
 
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Lot 2457
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1867, N.B.N.C. grill essay, allover grill of small squares, points down, on 3¢ rose (Scott 79-E15a), regummed, attractive example of this often mis-identified stamp, that you'll often times see offered as a Scott #79 - the grilled all over A grill; a couple nibbed perf at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 2006 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2458
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), fantastic negative blue 6-point star cancellation, a tremendous example with outstanding eye appeal; as the perfs are almost all intact and the stamp has a beautiful colored postmark; as pretty as they come; a few slightly rough perforations - much nicer than normally encountered on this grilled all over issue, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,525.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2459
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), blue crossroads cancel, an intriguing example of this notoriously elusive grilled over issue; with alluring color and intact perforations; a tremendous example of this impossible stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2460
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), fancy black cork cancellation, among the most attractive examples of the scarce grilled all over A grill we've ever encountered; a beautiful well margined stamp with lively color; a humdinger of a stamp that should illicit spirited competition at public auction; accompanying certificate describes "defective perfs", but this is how this stamp almost always comes, otherwise Very Fine, with 1976 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2461
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1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), lightly struck target cancellation, wonderfully fresh example of this tough grilled all-over stamp; neatly reperforated at top, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2462
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), light target cancel, a magnificent well centered stamp well balanced margins; small faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2463
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1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), neat cork cancellation, a very fresh example of this difficult C grill; radiating color and decent centering, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2464
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1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), extremely light black cancellation, very desirable D grill that is seldom seen this choice, as this issue almost always comes heavily cancelled with nasty defects; the example offered here is about as choice as one could imagine; diagonal crease and several short perfs, otherwise Fine, with 2013 Weiss certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2465
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill and 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85, 85B); 85 is sound, 85B has several faults, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2466
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), with bold wedge cancel, a handsome well-centered example with bright fresh color, Extremely Fine, a uniquely appealing opportunity, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,500.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2467
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1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), perfect strike of neat segmented cork cancellation, brilliant fresh example with strong color; trace of trivial crease along upper right corner, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2468

1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), traces of o.g., premium quality example of this terribly elusive Z grill; better centered than normally encountered; with brilliant color - in flawless condition, Fine, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $17,500 for full o.g.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2469
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), unused without gum, handsome example of this incredibly rare Z grill with fabulous rich shade, Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $6,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2470
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1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (Scott 85B), red cancel, a lovely stamp that is very well centered with crisp etched impression; reperforated at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2471
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1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), unusually light target cancellation, decent example of this terribly difficult Z grill; normally this stamp comes heavily canceled, so finding one like this is a rare accomplishment; sealed tear at top, otherwise Fine, with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2472
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1867, 3¢ rose, Z. grill (Scott 85C), neat target cancellation, extremely fresh and completely sound example of this rare Z grill; much nicer than normally encountered, Very Good.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2473
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1867, 12¢ intense black, Z. grill (Scott 85E), black cork cancellation, extremely intense color; a very elusive stamp, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $2,400.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2474
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1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill (Scott 86), bold negative star fancy cancel, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2475
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1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill (Scott 88), approximately (60) stamps mounted on pages, with fancy cancels and a few shades, please examine, Fine to Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2476

1867, 12¢ black, E. grill (Scott 90), o.g., previously hinged, stunning example of this extremely scarce mint stamp, featuring the deepest and richest color imaginable; a nicely balanced stamp that would please any serious collector, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2477
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1867, 12¢ black, E. grill (Scott 90), bold black cancel, a handsome example with generous and equally balanced margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85 and 1999 P.F. certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $640.
Scott $375.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2478
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1867, 12¢ black, E. grill (Scott 90), bold circle of wedges cancel, well-centered with wide margins all around, Very Fine, enticing impression.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2479
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1867, F. grills, 1¢-90¢ complete (Scott 92-101), neat and/or fancy cancellations, attractive complete set with beautiful colors throughout; small faults, otherwise Fine.
Scott $6,740.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2480

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (Scott 93), o.g., hinged, unbelievably fresh stamp with electrifying color; simply gorgeous, Very Fine, with photocopy of 1985 P.F. certificate for block/4, from which this stamp was taken; top right stamp from the block.
Scott $400.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2481
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1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (Scott 93), fancy leaf cancellation, phenomenal example of this tough grilled stamp; remarkably well centered with brilliant fresh color; unlike most #93's which come terribly off centered, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $55.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2482
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill, contaminated plate (Scott 94 var.), black cancellation, interesting example of this printing variety showing distinct 'contaminated plate' affecting the color of the stamp during the printing process, Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2483
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 5, fancy manuscript cancellations on each stamp, phenomenal plate # strip, clearly showing plate number 34 in selvage - rare thus, as this is an unreported plate number, according to Durland; a wonderful opportunity for the plate # specialist to obtain something that hasn't been seen before; with several light creases; perfs clipped along right side of end stamp at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $50 for 5 used singles.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2484
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1867, 3¢ red, F. grill (Scott 94), collection of over (150) stamps on pages, includes fancy cancels, huge straddle examples, split grills, guide lines, be sure to put this on your To View list, mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2485

1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), o.g., previously hinged, a handsome and elusive stamp with outstanding rich color; a nice example missing from most collections, Extremely Fine, quite possibly one of the finest known examples, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $11,000.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Current Bid$5,000
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Lot 2486
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1867, 5¢ brown, F. grill (Scott 95), neat cancel, attractive with a lovely deep shade, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $1,450.
Scott $850.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2487
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1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill (Scott 96), black cancellation, dead on perfectly centered with extra large margins and prooflike color; awesome looking; light horizontal crease, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2488
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1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill (Scott 96), neat socked-on-the-nose target cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $225.
Estimate $75 - 100.
Current Bid$30
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Lot 2489

1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), o.g., previously hinged, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2490
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1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), unused without gum, well-centered with wide margins all around, Extremely Fine, captivating example of this elusive grilled stamp, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,800.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$850
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Lot 2491
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1867, 12¢ black, F. grill (Scott 97), fabulous well centered example with extremely large and virtually balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate and 2006 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2492

1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), slightly disturbed o.g., incredible grilled stamp, with the deepest and richest color obtainable on this stamp, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2493
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), unused without gum, Fine to Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2494
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), segmented cork cancel, very pretty example of the F grilled stamp, with opulent color, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2495
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), bold target cancel, sharp impression, Fine to Very Fine, charming appearance with grill, with 2017 P.S.E. and 1995 P.F. certificates.
SMQ F-VF 75; $280.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2496
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1867, 15¢ black, F. grill (Scott 98), black cancellation, wide margined example; reperforated at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2497

1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), fabulous color, much more intense than usually encountered on this issue, part o.g., fabulous color and very fine centering than usually encountered on this issue, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $8,500.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 2498
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), bold circle of wedges cancel, a very appealing example of the elusive 24 cent F grill; outstanding fresh color; a stamp for the highest of collections, Extremely Fine, with 2007 and 1995 P.F. certificates.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2499
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1867, 24¢ gray lilac, F. grill (Scott 99), neat cancel; filled thin, Very Fine appearance, decent example of this difficult stamp.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2500
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1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (Scott 100), black circle of wedges cancel, interesting wide straddle margin straight edge at the right, a desirable example with alluring rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $950.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2501
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1867, 90¢ blue, F. grill (Scott 101), extremely faint cancellation, beautiful example with the deepest and richest color we've ever seen on a Scott #101; very pretty to the eye, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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