Sale 1251 — The John B. Field Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 2-3 March, 2022

Category — 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1320
og
Sale 1251, Lot 1320, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Original gum, barest faint trace of hinging, intense color and sharp proof-like impression, perfectly centered with jumbo margins for this stamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN EXCEPTIONAL LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT BLUISH PAPER, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

Ex Zoellner and "Westchester". With 1988, 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded to the 13c Bluish and it is shared by only six others. With the barest trace of hinging and wide margins, this is a superb stamp in every respect.

2,600
7,500