EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE USED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 1916 3-CENT COIL, SCOTT 456. ONLY A HANDFUL ARE KNOWN, AND THIS MAY BE THE FINEST.
Our informal search of used joint line pairs of this issue found fewer than ten, several of which have faults.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a used joint line pair and it is shared by no others. The next highest grade is 70