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Price History for Scott 449 Pair in OG 90 Grade

Scott No.
Denom.
Condition
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70J
75
75J
80
80J
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85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
449 Pair
2c
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
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0
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
90
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2009-09-22
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B
582
PSE 90
og
Sale Number 968B, Lot Number 582, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-460)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Pair, barest trace of what may (or may not) be hinging, brilliant color on crisp paper, wide and balanced margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING PAIR OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449.

Type I rotary press stamps were produced using the same master dies as had been used for flat plate printings. However, due to the curve of the plate to fit the rotary press, the impressions lacked some of the details of the flat plate printings. New dies were made with strengthened lines, resulting in the Type II stamps. After plate wear was noticed, further strengthening was necessary, resulting in the Type III stamps. Scott 449 was not produced until almost a year and a half after the Type I horizontal coil, Scott 453. Due to the unpopularity of vertical coils, this Type I stamp was in production for only a short period of time before being discontinued.

With 1990 P.F. certificate as previously hinged on the top stamp; 1998 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H.; and 2008 P.S.E. certificate as previously hinged, but with note implying bottom stamp is Mint N.H. (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $8,300.00)

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