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How To Verify Bluish Paper Stamp On Postcard.

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Posted 04/12/2021   08:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
They are not certified. I know what they are. Not worth the cost versus the value.
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Posted 04/14/2021   10:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add RipTide to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Parcel Post Guy, I see the postcard you mentioned, listed as bluish paper.
I know you've mentioned you see no reason to doubt the seller. Are you saying that you are familiar with this seller? I see he lives in Florida.

Randy
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Posted 04/15/2021   12:41 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Parcelpostguy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
He, who is in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has seemed fair and reasonable in my communications and dealings as well as in my reviews of his listed material. He has a brick and mortar store and is an APS Dealer Member. The most expensive thing he has sold recently on eBay is a Philippines E2a (US E-6 with overprint). I have owned several over the years. That is not a stamp a dealers gets to sell because it came in a junk collection or junk lot nor does it just fall in your lap. Likewise the market for it is a narrow group of specialists or Philippines collectors. Just one sheet was made. So a dealer would not buy it just "on spec" hoping to have a buyer show up in their store.

If you go here: https://www.geocities.ws/stamplink/...lr/us/fl.htm and do a control-f search on his eBay name (no spaces) it will show up as part of his email and take you to all his information. (Don't use the search box at the top of the page as it will not work for just part of an email).

Now if you were to get that item and pay to get a certificate, then you would have your reference copy. Once you have a reference copy, you will see you really don't need a cert on everyone because you will then understand what the Blue Papers look like. Likewise if you clearly see a color difference with the purchase, you may not need to send it for a certificate as you now see the difference.

One other observation is the little difference in Scott price between the used 357 ($160) and on postcard price ($185) while on cover takes a jump($260).



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Posted 04/15/2021   01:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add RipTide to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Parcel Post Guy,
Thank you so much.

Randy
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Posted 04/15/2021   1:08 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Parcelpostguy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Now here is a 357 used from Ohio mid-March 1909. But the stamps were sold in Washington DC you say. Yes they were. However, besides the sale of blueish paper stamps and a blizzard, there was another activity in Washington at the time in early March 1909. The inauguration of President Taft was conducted. A read of the message reveals the writer's husband went to the inauguration as part of Company K of the Ohio National Guard and had just returned home with both the postcard and blueish stamp(s).

I got this example because of the destination for this domestic use, the Canal Zone, less than 5 years after the US purchased the rights to build the canal, continuing upon the efforts of the French.

The recipient, Mrs Jessie Garrard was likely in Ancon where her husband, Charles A. Garrard was stationed. Garrard rose to Colonel in the Indianapolis Light Infantry.



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Posted 04/17/2021   5:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Parcelpostguy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a new thread on a significant blue paper if genuine:

https://www.stampcommunity.org/topi...PIC_ID=77070
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