U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History; The David Mace Collection of U.S. Stamps
April 24-25, 2018

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Lot #2136
United States 1909 Bluish Paper
1909 8c olive green, small h.r., nice color and sharp impression, fine, with 1959 PFC. The June 1910 Third Assistant Postmaster General's report states that 4,000 (ten sheets) of the 8c were printed on Bluish Paper. It is believed that none of the 4c and 8c Bluish Paper stamps were distributed to post offices, and that all of the examples in collectors' hands reached the market through the Travers-Steinmetz exchange and the 1914 National Museum trades to H. F. Colman (12 copies) and Nassau Stamp Company (65 copies). A rare stamp,
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Catalog #363
Catalog Value $30,000
Price Realized
$11,000.00

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