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 Horizontal Rotary Press Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 450-459)

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2555
nh
Sale 1202, Lot 2555, 1915 Perf 10 Horizontal Rotary Press Coils, Single-Line Watermark (Scott 450-459)3c Violet, Coil (456). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, vivid color on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 456, WITH THE PERFECT P.S.E. GRADE OF GEM 100 -- THE HIGHEST AWARDED.

With 2007 P.F. (for strip of four) and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $8,000.00). This is the only example of Scott 456 in any format or gum condition to be awarded the perfect grade of Gem 100 from P.S.E., the highest awarded

500
4,000