1870 US Postage Stamps

1870 issue with a grill impression 24¢ - #142


Winfield Scott
24¢ - Purple
2,000 - H Grill (see below) White wove paper, thin to medium thick 
P12 - Scott #142 - 1870

Value

Used: $4,250-$8,000
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.
Grills are often forged. See below for an image of a genuine H grill.

There are no I grills of the 24¢

The H grill's size relative to the stamp

1870 US Postage Stamps