Price History for Scott 449 in OGnh 95 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
2c
6
0
0
0
1
0
2
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 (type 1)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$1,525
-
$2,500
-
$3,600
-
$5,500
-
$6,500
-
$8,750
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$13,500
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  3. At the time of an auction, the SMQ value has already been published and is available to bidders. Increases or decreases in SMQ value prior to the auction may affect the price realized.

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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
95
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
1309
PSE 95
nh
Sale 1232, Lot 1309, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY BOTH P.S.E. AND THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

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).

Ex Depew. With 2019 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). With 2005 (copy, for a pair) and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $13,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to any unused Scott 449 in the P.S.E. Population Report, and it is shared by only one other Mint N.H. single

5,500
11,000
2019-05-22
The James Depew Collection of Superb U.S. Coils and 20th Century Imperforate Issues
2521
PSE 95
nh
Sale 1202, Lot 2521, 1915 Perf 10 Vertical Rotary Press Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 448-449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

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. 21, 1915).

With 2005 (copy, for a pair) and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $14,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to any unused Scott 449, and it is shared by only one other Mint N.H. single

5,500
8,000
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2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
224°
PSE 95
nh
Sale 1025, Lot 224, Washington-Franklin and Panama Pacific Issues2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1915 2-CENT TYPE I VERTICAL COIL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

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. 21, 1915).

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $13,700.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date for any unused Scott 449 -- the highest grade for a pair or joint line pair is a 90 -- and only one other shares this grade.

5,500
9,000
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
90
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2008-12-16
Important and Superb United States Stamps
4789
PSE 90
nh
Sale 967, Lot 4789, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., bright color, wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE I ROTARY COIL, SCOTT 449.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $10,800.00). Only one has graded higher to date and no others share this grade.

6,500
5,250
2007-03-30
The Scarsdale Collection, Part 4
161
PSE 90
nh
Sale 932, Lot 161, 1915 Rotary Press Coil Issue (Scott 448 to 459)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Mint N.H., bright color, wide margins for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE I ROTARY COIL, SCOTT 449.

With 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $10,800.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.

6,500
8,000
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