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Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice

Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice

Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice
1875 Scott #125 re-issue of the #114 Pictorial Locomotive of 1869 that has NO G-grill, in cancelled fine condition. 15 known as cancelled; this is one of the known's. Please replace the dot com in the address after usphila. /wiki/Grill_(philately) place in a org after wikipedia and view what a G grill should look like on a 1869 issue. Notice the points are down triangular with vertical ridges. There are no grill marks on this stamp! The stamp was studied under a very good B&L stereo microscope! Photos were taken through the microscope also and posted on the ad.

This is the best optical quality I can get with these methods. The stamp was also photographed in clear sleeves to get a translu. Cent appearance to the stamp which is now removed from the original envelope. Careful inspection of the back shows NO G rill what-so-ever.

What appears as a grill pattern in the front is NOT a grill impression, rather a ink pattern that changes appearance under magnification. There is NO Grill on the back or front of this stamp! A Z grilled 1868 1c Franklin has been placed alongside to show the difference between a grilled and un-grilled US stamp. The Z grill is Not for sale in this ad. OPTICALLY: study photos, request more if you like! A fine condition Ultra RARE stamp to be still found on the original envelope of 1875. Hand cancel is clear , 3 sides of perforations, one straight edge side. #125 re-issue of the 1869 locomotive pictorial. A very popular stamp to this day. Insured of course when appropriate! The item "Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice" is in sale since Friday, February 23, 2018.

This item is in the category "Stamps\United States\19th Century\ Used". The seller is "eastwestphoto" and is located in Easton, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Certification: Uncertified
  • Topic: Historical Events
  • Year of Issue: 1871-1880
  • Cancellation Type: Handstamped
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Grade: F/VF (Fine/Very Fine)
  • Color: Blue
  • Denomination: 3 Cent
  • Quality: Used


Scott stamp #125 USED, 1875 Pictorial Locomotive re-issue of 1869 NO grill Nice