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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 22 May, 2019

Category — 1915 Perf 10 Vertical Rotary Press Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 448-449)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2524
 
Sale Number 1202, Lot Number 2524, 1915 Perf 10 Vertical Rotary Press Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 448-449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449), 2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449)2c Red, Ty. I, Coil (449). Essentially perfect centering, brilliant color, neat machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES OF THE 2-CENT VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 449, IN EXISTENCE. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2008 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $4,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to an example of Scott 449 in any format or condition. Only three other used singles share this lofty grade.

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2,200
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