Lot 20031909, 1¢ green, bluish paper, bottom plate number "4892" block of six with Bureau imprint, well centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Scott No. 357 $1,100.
Lot 20041909, 1¢ green, bluish paper, horizontal pair, tied on piece by "Boston Mass. Jul 7 1909" machine cancel, Fine and scarce used multiple, According to the Philatelic Foundation records, this is the only certified Boston Mass. use on piece or cover., ex-Murphy; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 357 $200 as used singles.
Lot 20051909, 1¢ green, bluish paper, well centered single, natural s.e. at bottom, tied by "Washington D.C. Feb 21 1909" duplex on picture post card of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., addressed to Louisville, Ky.; F.-V.F., this is an exceptionally usage being within five days of when the stamp was purported to have been issued;; with 2004 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 357 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USAGE OF THE 1909 1¢ BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.
Lot 20061909, 1¢ green, bluish paper, well centered, tied by "Washington D.C. 1909" machine cancel on unsealed cover to Washington Iowa, Apr. 12 receiving backstamp; light top edge stain, F.-V.F., a scarce use at the printed matter rate, rarely seen used except on post cards; with 2006 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 357 Estimate $100 - 150.