I'm sort of new to stamps.............. brand new to plates
I just got a binder loaded up with strips of 4 or 5 each.. (are these "coils"?), all organized by the little plate numbers. Whole pages of the same design.. page after page.
Looks like #1908 Fire Pumper has a couple of rare plate #'s, and I have some. Fun. I want to look up the others but I can't find a catalog anywhere that breaks them all down. Is there a website out there that'll help me? Mostly in the #1800-2200 range
Lynel, welcome to the forum. The Plate Number Coil Collectors Club is what you are looking for. Website http://pnc3.org . They just issued a brand new Values List for all of the PNC's issued. I recommend you contact them and order the Values List.
Please do not turn in your papers yet! Scott catalog is somewhat overvalued and the above strips are not centered very well. Also, most collectors of these now collect strips of 5 ( PS5 ) rather then strips of two, three or four.
Yes, you are correct. The Cottrells, especially the first ones of the Transportation Coils were very wide and just a little bit of mis-perforation gives these results. You might try to sell some, but I am not sure they'll bring a lot.