Sale 1202 — The James Depew Collection of Superb U.S. Coils and 20th Century Imperforate Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

Category — 1908-12 Perf 12 Horizontal Coils, Double-Line Watermark (Scott 352-356)

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Sale 1202, Lot 2368, 1908-12 Perf 12 Horizontal Coils, Double-Line Watermark (Scott 352-356)5c Blue, Coil (355). Exceptionally precise centering with wide margins, deep rich color and sharp impression, wavy-line machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A TRULY SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 355, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO THIS ISSUE IN ANY FORMAT OR CONDITION.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,000.00). A total of eight used examples have been graded by P.S.E. This example is the highest graded with only one other equal. The next highest is 90. These two used singles are the only examples of Scott 355 graded 98 in any condition or format

300
4,000