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1909 Bluish Paper Issue
 
 
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Lot 2964

1909, 2¢ carmine, bluish paper (Scott 358), left margin block of 4 with part imprint, o.g., never hinged; light vertical gum bend along left stamps, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $680.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2965

1909, 3¢ deep violet, bluish paper (Scott 359), o.g., lightly hinged, select example of this elusive Bluish paper, without any of the ink hand stamps that tend to plague these issues; this stamp is clean as a whistle, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2966

1909, 6¢ red orange, bluish paper (Scott 362), o.g., lightly hinged, excellent example of this surprisingly difficult and undervalued stamp; with fully unblemished gum - rare thus, as these issues are notorious for hand stamps and pencil notations; this example offered here is a beauty, Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2967

1909, 6¢ red orange, bluish paper (Scott 362), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, lovely bright contrasting color of red orange color against bluish paper; tremendous top quality multiple rarely seen; the right two stamps are matchless GEMS that would realize big numbers if broken out of this fantastic block, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate and 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $5,250.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 2968

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (Scott 364), o.g., lightly hinged, a fantastic 10¢ bluish paper, much nicer than usually encountered; woefully undervalued as this particular example is in a remarkable state of preservation; well worth a serious bid, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2969

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (Scott 364), o.g., lightly hinged, tremendous top quality example with glowing rich color and impressive centering, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2970

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (Scott 364), o.g., hinged, decent example with exceedingly rich color; an affordable Bluish Paper, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2971

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (Scott 364), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged (bottom two stamps o.g. never hinged), scintillating color and detailed impression; an awesome example of this rarity; the bottom left stamp is an extraordinary example; a seldom seen block of the 10¢ bluish paper, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $11,200 as singles.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 2972

1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (Scott 365), o.g., hinged (pencil mark on gum), tremendous rich shade; a flawless example of this tough stamp, Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2973
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1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (Scott 365), neatly placed "Saginaw, Mich" in double oval cancellation, exceedingly scarce genuinely used example of this elusive Bluish paper; nice big margins and strong color, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2974
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1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (Scott 365), exceptionally light black cancellation, nicely centered example of this scarce used bluish paper; faintly toned perforations at left and right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2975

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, bluish paper (Scott 366), o.g., never hinged, elusive offered example of the very desirable bluish paper variety; with rich radiant color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate for block of 4 from which this stamp was taken.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2976

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, bluish paper (Scott 366), o.g., hinged, extremely fresh example of this elusive stamp, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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