Price History for US Scott 449 LP in OG 85 Grade

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
449 LP
2c
3
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
449 LP (type 1)
OGph
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-
-
-
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$4,000
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$6,250
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$9,000
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$13,500
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$14,500
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$17,750
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
85
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2021-11-16
United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection
1884
PSE 85
og
Sale 1245, Lot 1884, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Joint line pair, bottom stamp Mint N.H., deep rich color, well-centered with beautifully balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A PREMIUM JOINT LINE PAIR OF THE RARE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449.

The 2c Type I rotary plate was used very briefly to make vertical coils issued in late 1915. It was briefly used because the Type I plate was not very deeply engraved and the curvature of the rotary press yielded impressions lacking in some of the details. The Bureau noticed this immediately, and quickly replaced it with the Type III plate (according to Scott, the EDU for No. 449 is Oct. 29, 1915, and the EDU for Type III is Dec. 10, 1915).

With 2016 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85). With 2017 P.S.E. certificate calling bottom stamp Mint N.H. (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $14,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a hinged Scott 449 joint line pair in the P.S.E. Population Report and it is shared by no others (there is one Mint N.H. P.S.E. grade of XF 90)

13,500
16,500