Lot 22301909, 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.