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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
434
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 434, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)1c-15c Bluish (357-359, 362, 364, 366, 369), 1c-15c Bluish (357-359, 362, 364, 366, 369)1c-15c Bluish (357-359, 362, 364, 366, 369). Last is Mint N.H., few others h.r., nicely blued paper, 10c with narrow bottom selvage, the higher values are Fine, 1c and 2c Very Fine

6,365
2,000
435
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 435, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)1c Green, Bluish (357), 1c Green, Bluish (357)1c Green, Bluish (357). Mint N.H., very well centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

180
375
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436
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 436, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., excellent centering, radiant color, Extremely Fine, with 1986 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

170
275
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437
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 437, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Lightly hinged, rich color on nicely blued paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates

1,800
1,000
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438
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 438, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Small h.r. at right, deep rich color on nicely blued paper, Very Fine example of this scarce issue, with 1976 and 2015 P.F. certificates

1,800
950
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439
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 439, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360), 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Crisp impression on nicely blued paper, reperfed at right

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

The June 1910 Third Assistant Postmaster General’s report states that 4,400 (eleven sheets) of the 4c were printed on Bluish Paper. It is believed that none of the 4c and 8c Bluish Paper stamps were distributed to post offices, and that all of the examples in collectors’ hands reached the market through the Travers-Steinmetz exchange and the 1914 National Museum trades to H. F. Colman (12 copies) and Nassau Stamp Company (65 copies).

With 1972 and 2015 P.F. certificates

27,500
12,000
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440
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 440, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). H.r. at left, deep rich color on nicely blued paper, three wide margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1972 and 2015 P.F. certificates

5,750
3,750
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441
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 441, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Lightly hinged, vibrant color on nicely blued paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates

1,250
950
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442
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 442, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Lightly hinged, vivid color on nicely blued paper, fresh and Fine, with 1975 P.F. and 2018 P.S.E. certificates

1,250
750
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443
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 443, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Lightly hinged, intense color on deeply blued paper, wide margins for this difficult issue, light pencil notation on back

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY-CENTERED AND FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 8-CENT BLUISH PAPER.

The June 1910 Third Assistant Postmaster General’s report states that 4,000 (ten sheets) of the 8c were printed on Bluish Paper. It is believed that none of the 4c and 8c Bluish Paper stamps were distributed to post offices, and that all of the examples in collectors’ hands reached the market through the Travers-Steinmetz exchange and the 1914 National Museum trades to H. F. Colman (12 copies) and Nassau Stamp Company (65 copies).

Ex "Laila". With 2000 and 2009 P.F. certificates.

30,000
21,000
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444
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 444, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Lightly hinged, intense shade on deeply blued paper

A FRESH AND VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 8-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

The June 1910 Third Assistant Postmaster General’s report states that 4,000 (ten sheets) of the 8c were printed on Bluish Paper. It is believed that none of the 4c and 8c Bluish Paper stamps were distributed to post offices, and that all of the examples in collectors’ hands reached the market through the Travers-Steinmetz exchange and the 1914 National Museum trades to H. F. Colman (12 copies) and Nassau Stamp Company (65 copies).

Signed Weill on back. With 1957, 1999 and 2005 P.F. certificates.

30,000
15,500
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445
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 445, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Lightly hinged, rich color on deeply blued paper, fresh and Very Fine, ex Dr. Killien, with 1993, 2012 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (last two graded OGph, F-VF 75; unpriced in SMQ, SMQ $1,850.00 as 70 and $2,600.00 as 80)

2,600
1,600
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446
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 446, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). H.r., intense shade on deeply blued paper, Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
1,100
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447
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 447, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Deep rich color on nicely blued paper, unobtrusive cancel at top right, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. and 2018 P.S.E. certificates

4,000
1,100
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448
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 448, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Small h.r., vibrant color on deeply blued paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
750
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449
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 449, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366), 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Lightly hinged, radiant color on nicely blued paper, trivial natural inclusion at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,250
325
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450
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 450, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Lincoln (367), 2c Lincoln (367)2c Lincoln (367). Mint N.H., rich color, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $350.00), only five have graded higher

9
375
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451
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 451, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H. left imprint, plate no. 4979 and small solid star block of six with plate printer's initials, rich color on deeply blued paper, fresh and Fine, we have offered only a half-dozen Mint N.H. plate blocks since 2009, with 1982 P.F. certificate

4,000
950
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452
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 452, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Mint N.H. block of four with top imprint selvage, hinged in selvage only, rich color, top left stamp natural inclusion as often seen with bluish paper stamps, Fine-Very Fine, ex Weinberg stock, Scott Retail as singles without premium for the imprint

1,300
275
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453
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 453, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, rich color, wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

225
225
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