1913-15 US Postage Stamps 488 US Postage Stamps 487 US Postage Stamps 488 US Postage Stamps 489 US Postage Stamps 490 US Postage Stamps 491 US Postage Stamps 492 US Postage Stamps 493 US Postage Stamps 494 US Postage Stamps 495 US Postage Stamps 496 US Postage Stamps 497 US Postage Stamps

1916 2¢ Coil #491

491 Scotts - US Postage Stamps

George Washington

2c - Carmine - Type II
There is a shading line in the first curve of the ribbon above the left "2"
and in the second curve of the ribbon above the right "2"
Shading of toga button is heavy.
Rotary Press - Perf. 10 Vertically - Unwatermarked - Scott #491 - 1916

VALUE FOR PAIRS WITH CERTIFICATES OF AUTHENTICITY

Used: $800-$1,200
No postmark with gum (MH): $3,200-$4,700
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $16,000-$24,000
Note: add 75% for line pairs

VALUE FOR SINGLES WITH CERTIFICATES OF AUTHENTICITY

Used: $250-$525
No postmark with gum (MH): $2,500-$3,000
Full perfect gum, no postmark, no trace of stamp hinge mark (MNH): $4,500-$8,000

CERTIFICATES OF AUTHENTICITY can be obtained from organizations such as the PSE


Earliest known use of #491
January 2, 1917

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