1870 US Postage Stamps

1870 issue with a grill impression 15¢ - #141


Daniel Webster
15¢ - Orange, bright orange or deep orange 
80,000 - H Grill (see below). White wove paper, thin to medium thick
p14 - Scott #141 - 1870 
The H grill is 11-13 points wide by 14-16 points

Value

Used: $400-$1,700
No postmark with gum (MH): $3,750-$6,000
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $13,500-$18,000

Please Note

A certificate from stamp expertisers such as the PSE, would be required if interested in selling this issue.
Grills are often forged. See below for an image of a genuine H grill.


Daniel Webster
15¢ - Orange, bright orange or deep orange
I grill - White wove paper, thin to medium thick 
P12 - Scott #141A- 1870
Only nine used examples recorded
The I grill is 9-11 points wide by 10-13 points tall

Value

Used: $7,000
No postmark with gum (MH): No sales recorded
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded

Please Note

A certificate from stamp expertisers such as the PSE, would be required if interested in selling this issue with the rare 'I' grill
Grills are often forged. See below for an image of a genuine I grill. If the grill is too faint to count the points it will be certificated
as the less valuable H grill, no matter what the size.

The H grill's size relative to the stamp

1870 US Postage Stamps