Lot 396, USA 1869 ten cent yellow Shield and Eagle, with G grill, VF mint, sold for C$3,276

Lot 396, USA 1869 ten cent yellow Shield and Eagle, with G grill, VF mint, sold for C$3,276Lot 396 United States #116 1869 10c Yellow Shield and Eagle, with “G” Grill, mint with full original gum, very lightly hinged. The stamp has a well defined grill and deep bright colour, nicely centered and very fine. Accompanied by a 1977 and 1990 Philatelic Foundation certificates, plus a 2008 PSE certificate giving it a “VF-XF 85” grade and an SMQ value of $3,350. Scott CV U$1,850, sold for C$2,800.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.