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1909 Bluish Paper Issue
 
 
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Lot 322

1909, 3¢ deep violet, bluish paper (359), original gum, well centered, deep color, fresh blued paper. Very Fine.
Scott $1,800

Expertization: with 2002 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 323

1909, 5¢ blue, bluish paper (361), original gum lightly hinged, beautifully centered, vibrant color on distinctively blue paper, fresh and choice. Very Fine.
Scott $6,500

AN EXCEPTIONALLY FRESH AND WELL CENTERED GEM 5¢ ON BLUISH PAPER.

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Killien
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Lot 324

1909, 6¢ red orange, bluish paper (362), top margin single, original gum barely hinged, beautifully centered within very wide margins, fresh and choice. Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,250

A GEM 6¢ ON BLUISH.

Expertization: with 1983 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 325

1909, 6¢ red orange, bluish paper (362), original gum, well centered, bright color on fresh bluish paper. Very Fine.
Scott $1,250
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Lot 326

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (364), original gum lightly hinged, excellent centering, rich color on distinctively bluish paper. Trivial tiny natural inclusion. Fresh Extremely Fine. SMQ $2,250.
Scott $1,600

Expertization: with 1989, 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 327
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1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper (364), nicely centered with vibrant color and a Toledo, Ohio double oval cancel. Slightly rounded lower right corner. Fresh and otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $10,000

AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE USED 10¢ BLUISH PAPER. THERE ARE PROBABLY NO MORE THAN 20 OR SO GENUINE USED EXAMPLES, MOST OF WHICH ARE FAULTY TO SOME DEGREE.

Expertization: with 2011 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 328

1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (365), original gum, nicely centered, beautiful rich color on deeply blued paper. Fresh, and choice Very Fine.
Scott $2,600

Expertization: with 1965 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 329
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1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (365), outstanding centering, rich color. Face-free Saginaw Mi cancel. Extremely Fine. SSV $4,250 (SMQ $3,500).
Scott $3,750

A CHOICE 13¢ BLUE PAPER WHICH IS MUCH SCARCER USED.

Expertization: with 1984, 2023 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 330
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1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper (365), beautiful deep color and deeply blued paper. Light face-free cancel. Fresh and choice F.-V.F., most handsome example of this scarce used bluish paper.
Scott $3,750

Expertization: with 1973 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 331

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, bluish paper (366), original gum never hinged, beautifully centered, large margins, brilliant color on fresh bluish paper. Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,000

A GEM 15¢ ON BLUISH, RARELY SEEN IN THIS PRISTINE NEVER HINGED CONDITION.

Expertization: with 1970, 2001 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 332

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, bluish paper (366), original gum, well centered, fresh color, deeply blued paper, tiny natural inclusion, not mentioned in certificate. Very Fine.
Scott $1,300

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 333

1909, 2¢ Lincoln, bluish paper (369), original gum never hinged, choice centering within large balanced margins, rich color on fresh blue paper. Extremely Fine, a choice 2¢ Lincoln on bluish. SMQ $1,150.
Scott $300

Expertization: with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
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