Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
832
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Sale 913, Lot 832, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Mint N.H. with full selvage at right, deep rich color on deeply blued paper, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT BLUISH. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE STAMP IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

A search of our records surprised us. This is only the second Mint N.H. example of this stamp we have offered since keeping computerized records.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

4,250
3,500
833
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Sale 913, Lot 833, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Lightly hinged, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on nicely blued paper, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT BLUISH PAPER.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,250
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834
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Sale 913, Lot 834, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Rich color on deeply blued paper, wide and balanced margins for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 4-CENT BLUISH PAPER.

A review of our Levi records of the Bluish Paper stamps shows that the 4c is much rarer than the 8c in well-centered condition.

With 1969 P.F. certificate

24,000
27,000
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835
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Sale 913, Lot 835, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Mint N.H., rich color, detailed proof-like impression on nicely blued paper

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.

This is only the fourth Mint Never-Hinged example we have offered in the past ten years. With 1980 P.F. certificate for block of four

11,000
12,500
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836
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Sale 913, Lot 836, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Lightly hinged, uncommonly large margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. AN UNUSUALLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.

Signed E. Stern. With 1988 A.P.S. certificate

3,000
0
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837
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Sale 913, Lot 837, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Lightly hinged, deep rich color on deeply blued paper, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

3,000
0
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838
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Sale 913, Lot 838, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Single hinge mark, rich color on deeply blued paper, choice centering

A FRESH AND EXTREMELY FINE 13-CENT BLUISH PAPER STAMP.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

3,000
3,100
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839
 
Sale 913, Lot 839, 1908-12 Issues (Bluish Paper)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Lightly cancelled by ovals, probably Saginaw Mich., Fine and very scarce used example of the 13c Bluish Paper

2,250
0
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