3 cent blue Washington

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  1. Tommytom

    Tommytom New Member

    I can't seem to find anything on A George Washington 3 cents blue stamp. I'm new to this forgive my ignorance. Could someone point me in the right direction
     

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  2. Molokai

    Molokai Well-Known Member

    Welcome! It appears to be what is called a 'color-changling.' Not uncommon for purple/violet stamps. The reds fade when exposed to sunlight leaving the blue.

    Others may check in with perhaps different ideas.

    I hope you enjoy StampExchange and continue to share with us. We're a rather eclectic group and have quite a few experts I call the Brain Trust.' (Alas, I am not one of them.)
     
  3. Tommytom

    Tommytom New Member

    No there is definitely no trace of violat Pigment. It is most definitely blue .most deafening not Faded. 20190206_164156.jpg 20190206_164156.jpg
     
  4. Tommytom

    Tommytom New Member

    Sunlight makes a big difference I see is this better photograph 20190206_165945.jpg
     
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