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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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1909 Bluish Paper Issue

Lots 2229-2237

Lot 2229    

1909, 3¢ deep violet, bluish paper, o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh, rich color, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 359    $1,800.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2230    

1909, 4¢ orange brown, bluish paper, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with rich bold color on distinctively bluish paper, fresh and Fine; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 360    $80,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE OF THE 1909 4¢ BLUISH PAPER RARITY IN NEVER HINGED CONDITION.

According to Johl, 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 with approximately eight examples remain in never hinged condition.

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Current Opening Bid: $8,000

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Lot 2231    

1909, 5¢ blue, bluish paper, o.g., very lightly hinged (tiny owner's handstamp on gum - not mentioned on certificate), unusually bright and fresh, F.-V.F., an attractive example of the very scarce 5¢ bluish paper; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 361    $5,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,600

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Lot 2232    

1909, 6¢ red orange, bluish paper, o.g., bright fresh color, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 362    $1,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 2233    

1909, 8¢ olive green, bluish paper, o.g., lightly hinged, rich color on deeply blued paper, centered to bottom, exceptionally fresh, natural paper inclusion and reperfed at right, Fine appearance; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 363    $30,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1909 8¢ BLUISH PAPER ISSUE.

According to Johl, 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.

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Current Opening Bid: $4,250

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Lot 2234    

1909, 10¢ yellow, bluish paper, right margin single with part imprint, o.g., small hinge remnant, exceptionally fresh with marvelous color, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 364    $1,600.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 2235    

1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper, right margin single, o.g., deep bold color on fresh distinctively bluish paper, F.-V.F.; with 1969 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 365    $2,600.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 2236 o   

1909, 13¢ blue green, bluish paper, wonderfully fresh and and neatly canceled, trivial corner crease in each bottom corner, F.-V.F. appearance, rare used; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 365    $4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 2237    

1909, 15¢ pale ultramarine, bluish paper, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh with absolutely brilliant color, F.-V.F., a gorgeous stamp; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 366    $3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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