Lot 1941909, 8¢ olive green, bluish paper, o.g., lightly hinged, nicely centered, strong color on deeply blued paper, F.-V.F.; with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 363 $30,000.
AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1909 8¢ BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.
According to Johl (Vol. 1, page 175), the only source of the 4¢ and 8¢ Bluish paper stamps was the archives of the Post Office Department. Approximately 80 of each were traded for rare stamps missing from the archives.