Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 1909 Washington-Franklin Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 359-366)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
495
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Sale 1021, Lot 495, 1909 Washington-Franklin Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 359-366)5c Blue, Bluish (361). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color on nicely blued paper, wide to full margins

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 5-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER.

The 5c is the third rarest of the set and the rarest of the regularly-issued Bluish Paper stamps. The 4c and 8c were released by postal officials and not sold through the post office.

Small blue backstamp

5,750
2,000