1867 US Postage Stamps

1867 3¢ 'Z' GRILL - #85C


George Washington
Z Grill - Points go down. Measures 11 x 14mm. 13 or 14 x 18 points.
Scott #85C - 1867
(only twenty known copies with their original gum exist)

Value

Used: $3,000-$5,000
No postmark with gum (MH): $6,000-$12,000
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): No sales recorded

Please Note

This issue , like all grills sometimes have fake grills applied to them, particularly the valuable issues.
A certificate from stamp expertisers such as the PSE, would be required if interested in selling any 'Z' grill,
although the postmarked stamp will likely sell without a certificate a much higher price will be obtained with a certficate.

1867 US Postage Stamps