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Sale 1148 — The Barry K. Schwartz Collection of The U.S. 1909 Bluish Paper Issue

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

Category — Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
130
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Sale Number 1148, Lot Number 130, Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 4937 selvage, vibrant color, centered a bit low

FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED 6-CENT 1909 BLUISH PAPER ISSUE WITH PLATE NUMBER SELVAGE.

With 2011 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,100
131
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Sale Number 1148, Lot Number 131, Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Block of four, lightly hinged, brilliant color on nicely blued paper, well-proportioned margins throughout

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1909 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER, WITH UNUSUALLY CHOICE CENTERING.

Ex Hall. With 1983, 1988 and 2015 P.F. certificates

5,250
6,750
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132
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Sale Number 1148, Lot Number 132, Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Block of four, small hinge marks, bright color on nicely blued paper, nicely centered, traces of oxidation

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1909 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1980 P.F. certificate

5,250
2,700
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133
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Sale Number 1148, Lot Number 133, Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Top imprint and plate no. 4938 block of six with wide selvage, position 4 Mint N.H., the others stamps h.r., gorgeous color on blued paper

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT 1909 BLUISH PAPER ISSUE -- APPROXIMATELY A DOZEN ARE KNOWN. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE FROM THE TOP PLATE POSITION.

Lewis Kaufman records 14 6c Bluish Paper plate blocks, including five top, eight left and one right position. In addition to the plate blocks, one pane of 100 is also known with plate blocks at left and bottom, and a second pane (4936 UR) was reported by Boggs to be in the Post Office Department files

Ex Todd. With 2017 P.F. certificate

17,500
10,500
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134
 
Sale Number 1148, Lot Number 134, Six-Cent Red Orange (Scott 362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Brilliant color on deeply blued paper, full to wide margins and choice centering, bold strike of oval grid from duplex datestamp and cancel, partly reperforated at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Our census of used 6c Bluish Paper stamps, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/362/362.pdf , records ten examples, including eight singles and one pair. A few of the stamps have cancellations of questionable status, leaving perhaps four with indisputably genuine cancels, including this example with a duplex oval grid.

Census No. 362-CAN-05. With 2011 P.F. certificate

12,500
14,000
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