Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 November, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1761
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Sale 1245, Lot 1761, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)1c Green, Bluish (357). Mint N.H., rich color on deeply blued paper, precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.A.G. (95 ogNH) and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00), only six grade higher

190
1,100
1762
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Sale 1245, Lot 1762, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $365.00)

170
425
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1763
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Sale 1245, Lot 1763, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., intense shade on nicely blued paper, choice centering with wide margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986, 2003, and 2009 P.F. certificates

170
400
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1764
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Sale 1245, Lot 1764, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Original gum, lightly hinged, extraordinarily well-centered for this difficult stamp, deep color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A REMARKABLY CHOICE QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1970 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,750.00). Only one grades higher (at 98) and three others share this grade.

1,800
3,500
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1765
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Sale 1245, Lot 1765, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color on deeply blued paper, nicely balanced margins, Very Fine, with 1975 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (DOG, VF 80; SMQ $1,800.00 as hinged)

1,800
1,500
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1766
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Sale 1245, Lot 1766, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep intense color, owner's handstamp on back, Very Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,300
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1767
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Sale 1245, Lot 1767, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Original gum, lightly hinged, with part imprint left selvage, rich shade on deeply blued paper

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

With 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates

5,750
5,750
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1768
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Sale 1245, Lot 1768, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1986 and 2007 P.F. certificates

3,000
2,500
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1769
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Sale 1245, Lot 1769, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Mint N.H., attractive color, Fine, seldom found in Mint N.H. condition, with 1986 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,700
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1770
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Sale 1245, Lot 1770, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)6c Red Orange, Bluish (362). Original gum, hinged only at top, bright color on deeply blued paper with characteristic intense watermark, outstanding centering and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT BLUISH PAPER, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY THE P.F.

With 1976 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95).

1,250
4,000
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1771
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Sale 1245, Lot 1771, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Mint N.H., vibrant color on unmistakably bluish paper

VERY FINE. THE 10-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT VALUES TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

With 1992 and 2006 P.F. certificates

4,000
3,250
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1772
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Sale 1245, Lot 1772, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Original gum, vibrant color on nicely blued paper, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1994 P.F., and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $2,600.00). Only four grade higher (all at 98).

1,600
2,800
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1773
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Sale 1245, Lot 1773, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)10c Yellow, Bluish (364). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, almost perfectly centered with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1981, 1988 and 2011 P.F. certificates

1,600
1,700
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1774
og
Sale 1245, Lot 1774, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)13c Bluish Green, Bluish (365). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression on nicely blued paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 13-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

Ex "Scarsdale". With 1995 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $4,000.00). Only seven grade higher.

2,600
3,750
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1775
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Sale 1245, Lot 1775, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Mint N.H., brilliant color on deeply blued paper, well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A REMARKABLY FRESH MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

With 1997 and 2006 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

3,000
1,600
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1776
nh
Sale 1245, Lot 1776, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Mint N.H., fresh color, tiny evacuated inclusion causes a tiny thin speck, appears Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
800
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1777
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Sale 1245, Lot 1777, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Original gum, bright color on blued paper, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine, with 1973 A.P.S. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (OG, F-VF 75; SMQ $825.00)

1,300
800
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1777A
ogbl
Sale 1245, Lot 1777A, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Lincoln, Bluish (369). Left imprint, plate no. 4977 and small solid star block of six with string of plate printers' initials, original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, left middle stamp with small natural inclusion, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,750
750
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