EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL.
Unlike most other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.
With 1971 and 2001 P.F. certificates
FRESH AND FINE JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE RARE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II COIL.
With 1982 and 2017 P.F. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT TYPE II PERF 10 HORIZONTAL COIL ON UNWATERMARKED PAPER.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,250.00). This is the highest grade awarded to an original gum single Scott 491 and it is shared by only one other -- a remarkably choice example of this rare coil
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND EXTREMELY RARE USED JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE 2-CENT ROTARY TYPE II, SCOTT 491. OUR CENSUS RECORDS JUST 12 USED JOINT LINE MULTIPLES.
Unlike many other issues, the horizontal coil is actually scarcer than the vertical coil. It was in production for only a short period of time before being replaced by the Type III, Scott 492.
Our census of used joint line multiples of Scott 491, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/491/491.pdf , records ten joint line pairs, a strip of three, and a strip of five. Most are off-center either top to bottom or side to side or both.
Census No. 491-CAN-LP-12. With 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (latter graded 60 and heavily discounted due to the small corner crease)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT ROSE ERROR, SCOTT 505.
With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1918 $5.00 BI-COLOR ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,650.00). Only three have graded higher.