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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 #347, #347E or trimming perforations off of #335. There is no booklet stamp from which to fake this issue.

The watermark is single line U, inverted that reads horizontal.

There is no need to go any further with this analysis, the single line watermark proves that the suspect cant 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 and right sides.

Reference material used:

  • The Expert's Book. A practical guide to the authentication of United States stamps. By Paul W. Schmid.

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