Suspect Scott #351 Used Single.
This coil is often faked he catalog price for an used HH #351 is a modest $300.00 and can be faked by adding perforations to the top and bottom edges of a trimmed imperforate #347, adding horizontal perforations to a #347V imperforate coil or trimming perforations off the left and/or right edges of a fully perforated #335. There is no booklet stamp from which to fake this issue
The watermark is single line “P”, reversed and inverted that reads horizontal. (Fig.1).
There is no need to go any further with this analysis; the single line watermark proves that the suspect can’t possibly be a #351 since the #351 was printed on double line watermarked paper.
Conclusion: In my opinion the suspect is a #378 that has had the perforations trimmed off on the left side, a natural straight edge showing the guide line on the right and has a Minneapolis Minn. Pre cancel.
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