Sale 1202 — The James Depew Collection of Superb U.S. Coils and 20th Century Imperforate Issues

Sale Date — Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

Category — 1912 Perf 8.5 Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 410-413)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2467
 
Sale 1202, Lot 2467, 1912 Perf 8.5 Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 410-413)2c Carmine, Coil (413). Guide line pair, well-centered with nicely balanced margins, intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $600.00), this is one of the few sub-90 grades contained in the Depew collection, despite years of searching he simply could never find a used guide line pair that could grade 90 or better (there is now one line pair graded 90)

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