Sale Number: 632
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1984 Rarities of the World

1867-68 Grilled Issues
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
263 ogbl 3c Rose, Grilled All Over (79). Block, minimal perf. faults associated with this issue, slight toning specks (show mostly on back), otherwise Fine-Very Fine, This Block Could Be The Best of the Very Few Known (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 5,500
264 c 3c Rose, Grilled All Over (79). Horizontal Pair, Fresh Color, very few perf. flaws (Most Unusual For This Stamp), on Small Neat Cover tied by Circle of Wedges, "Minneapolis, Min." pmk., Exceptionally Fine, Rare in This Condition (Image Magnifier)

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1,175 2,100
265 ogbl 3c Rose, C. Grill (83). Block, Wonderfully Fresh, Full o.g., lightly hinged, single insignificantly toned perf. tip, Fine, A Very Rare & Beautiful Block From the Lilly Collection (Image Magnifier)

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7,500 5,000
266 og 2c Black, E. Grill (87). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 29 Strip of Four, Fresh, some small perf. separations, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 2,500
267 og 2c Black, F. Grill (93). The Unique Complete Sheet of 100 with Imprint at Top and Left and Imprint and Plate No. 3D at Bottom, disturbed o.g. and wrinkling, minor hinge reinforcements, three rows creased (mostly light) not affecting plate no. block, centering varies from Very Good-Very Fine, Outstanding Showpiece nonetheless (Image Magnifier)

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13,125 20,000
268 ogbl 10c Dark Green, F. Grill (96a). Block, Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., minor hinge remnants, Gorgeous Color, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,850 2,600
269 og 24c Gray, F. Grill (99). Horizontal Pair, Fresh, o.g., Deep Rich Color, light bend, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 1,800
270 ogbl 24c Gray Lilac, f. Grill (99). Block of 15 (5x3), Fresh, Full o.g., Three Mint, Choice Color, Remarkably Well-centered, few hinge remnants, sensibly reinforced, Very Fine Block, several Extremely Fine, Largest Known Multiple (Image Magnifier)

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19,200 20,000
271   90c Blue, F. Grill (101). Neatly dosed tear, Used with Very Fine 24c Purple (153) and average 30e Black (154) tied by Blue Town & Cork cancel on large part of court house cover front (domestic usage), A Colorful and Exceedingly Rare Piece, Only One Complete Cover Known, with 1951 A.P.S. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 3,500
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