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Sale 1234 — The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 29-30 April, 2021

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Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
310
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 310, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Pair, original gum, vibrant color, right stamp h.r.

FINE-VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 10-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 356.

With 2001 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

7,000
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311
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 311, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)10c Yellow, Coil (356), 10c Yellow, Coil (356)10c Yellow, Coil (356). Original gum, h.r., radiant color, Fine, purple backstamp, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate for pair

Bid on this lot

3,250
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312
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 312, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Bottom imprint and plate no. 4837 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., bottom left large h.r., rich color on blued paper, Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

1,650
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313
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 313, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359), 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Unused (regummed), rich color on deeply blued paper, Fine, with 1971 P.F. certificate, Scott value as original gum

Bid on this lot

1,800
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314
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 314, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360), 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360)4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Original gum, h.r., rich color on deeply blued paper, three wide margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM 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).

Light purple backstamp. Signed in pencil "SA" (Spencer Anderson). With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, F-VF 75; SMQ $24,000.00)

Bid on this lot

27,500
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315
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 315, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)5c Blue, Bluish (361), 5c Blue, Bluish (361)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on nicely blued paper, vertical crease

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

The 5c is the scarcest of the regularly issued Bluish Paper stamps. With 1997 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

5,750
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316
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 316, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362), 6c Red Orange, Bluish (362)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Original gum, nicely blued paper, Fine

Bid on this lot

1,250
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317
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 317, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363), 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363)8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Original gum, lightly hinged, overall toning

FINE CENTERING AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 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).

With 1947 A.P.S. certificate

Bid on this lot

30,000
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318
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 318, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)10c Yellow, Bluish (364), 10c Yellow, Bluish (364)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade on deeply blued paper, Fine, with 1969 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,600
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319
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 319, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues including Bluish Paper (Scott 356-365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365), 13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Original gum, small h.r., rich color on deeply blued paper, Fine, with 1974 A.P.S. certificate

Bid on this lot

2,600
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