Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
420
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Sale 1240, Lot 420, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H. bottom imprint and plate no. 4860 block of six, well-centered, vivid color, tiny natural inclusion speck at left is characteristic of the Bluish Paper Issue and not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable Mint N.H. plate block of the 2c Bluish, with 2017 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,500
421
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Sale 1240, Lot 421, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on nicely blued paper, Fine

1,800
1,300
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422
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Sale 1240, Lot 422, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Original gum, h.r., reperfed at bottom, otherwise Fine

1,800
600
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423
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Sale 1240, Lot 423, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Original gum, h.r., rich color on nicely blued paper, reperfed, Fine appearance

5,750
2,000
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424
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Sale 1240, Lot 424, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Original gum,. h.r., vivid color and characteristic intense watermark, Very Good

1,250
500
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425
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Sale 1240, Lot 425, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Left imprint and plate no. 4938 block of six with wide selvage, original gum, lightly hinged, faint trace of oxidation, few trivial natural inclusions, centered to right where perfs just in, certificate notes that center stamps and bottom left stamp are Mint N.H. but we believe all could be lightly hinged

VERY GOOD CENTERING AND A RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Lewis Kaufman records about a dozen plate blocks, including four from the top, seven from the left and one from the right position. A pane of 100 is also known with plate blocks at left and bottom.

Ex "MLG" and Byers. With 1992 P.F. certificate. Scott value $17,500.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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426
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Sale 1240, Lot 426, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Original gum, h.r., vibrant color on deeply blued paper, choice centering partly assisted by reperfing, Extremely Fine appearance

1,600
750
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427
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Sale 1240, Lot 427, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Mint N.H., bright shade on nicely blued paper, fresh and Fine, with 1988 A.P.S. certificate

3,000
1,500
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428
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Sale 1240, Lot 428, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Mint N.H., pastel color on deeply blued paper, natural gum crease at bottom called a "wrinkle" on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,000
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429
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Sale 1240, Lot 429, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Original gum, single h.r., radiant color on nicely blued paper, fresh and Fine

1,300
850
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430
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Sale 1240, Lot 430, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,300
650
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431
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Sale 1240, Lot 431, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Block of four, large part disturbed original gum, bright color and characteristic intense watermark, bottom right stamp small natural inclusion as typical for Bluish paper stamps, few minor perf separations, Fine-Very Fine

6,250
2,100
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