VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.
As an indication of rarity, we have only sold six others in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records 14 years ago.
With 2003 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL FRESH EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT WASHINGTON ON 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 1967 P.F. certificate. Small backstamp.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.
With 1995 and 2006 P.F. certificates. We have sold only five other Mint N.H. examples in the past 14 years. Three of those had centering similar to the example offered here.
With 1995 and 2006 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.
As an indication of rarity, we have offered only ten other Mint N.H. examples since keeping computerized records, which extend over 14 years of auctions.
With 1989 and 2002 P.F. certificates
FRESH AND FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 8-CENT WASHINGTON ON BLUISH PAPER.
According to Johl (Vol. 1, page 175), the only source of the 4c and 8c Bluish stamps was the archives of the Post Office Department. Approximately 80 of each were traded for rare stamps missing from the archives.
With 1957 and 1999 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE. THE 10-CENT ON BLUISH IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT VALUES TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION. A GREAT CONDITION RARITY.
A review of our computerized records shows that we have offered only three other Mint N.H. examples in the past fourteen years. The others were offered in the Argentum Collection (Sale 807), the Vineyard Collection (Sale 883) and the Odeneal Collection (Sale 941).
With 1989 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT ON BLUISH. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE SELVAGE, WHICH SHOWS OFF THE BLUING OF THE PAPER TO GREAT EFFECT.
With 2002 P.F. certificate for plate block