Three things to keep in mind when looking at the above results (unsolds are not included):
This information is provided for hobbyists and is not intended to represent philatelic material as an investment or financial instrument. Past performance is neither an indication nor guarantee of future performance. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, but Siegel Auction Galleries (including its representatives and affiliates) is not liable for errors or omissions of any kind. "SMQ" refers to Stamp Market Quarterly, a copyrighted publication, and the information is used with the copyright holder's permission.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.
P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,350.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this grade. This is also the highest grade we have offered to date.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
With 1999 P.F. certificate. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,850.00), only one other has been awarded a higher grade thus far by P.S.E.