Sale Number: 510
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1977 Rarities of the World

1867-68 Grilled Issues
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
85   5c Dark Brown, Grilled All Over (80a). Perfs. touch, Neat Target cancels, faint horiz. crease & single nibbed perf., still a Remarkable Example of this 19th Century Rarity, Only about Four Used Known, light "S.S. & C. Co." guarantee, with American Philatelic Association Certificate signed by Luff & Klemann (Image Magnifier)

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35,000 28,000
86   30c Orange, Grilled All Over (81). Perfs. just in top & right, Bold Crossroads cancel, small nick at right, yet a Very Acceptable Example of this Extremely Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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30,000 16,000
87 ogbl 2c Black, D. Grill (84). Block, Fresh, Three Stamps Full o.g., other Almost Full o.g., bottom pair minor gum toning, bottom left stamp small corner crease, perfs. in at top, Very Rare, only Two or Three Blocks Believed to Exist (Image Magnifier)

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4,500 1,950
88 ogbl 10c Green, F. Grill (96). Top Imprint Margin Block, Magnificent Color & Choice Centering, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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850 1,650
89 ogbl 12c Black, F. Grill (97). Block, Wonderfully Fresh, Exceptionally Well-Centered, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,100 1,750
90 ogbl 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Block, Lovely Rich Color, Much Better than Usual Centering, top right stamp single nibbed perf., otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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2,350 2,000
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