Three things to keep in mind when looking at the above results (unsolds are not included):
It is important to look at the individual data points listed below. Price swings up may be due to varieties such as broken hat or other positives such as cancels. Price swings down may be due to factors such as faults on items that would have graded higher if they were sound, and may not be considered as desirable as a sound copy in this grade.
When looking at multiple grades on the graph, grades with the same population numbers may show overlapping.
At the time of an auction, the SMQ value has already been published and is available to bidders. Increases or decreases in SMQ value prior to the auction may affect the price realized.
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2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Original gum, single hinge mark, brilliant color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo, unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), this is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and this is the only stamp to be awarded this grade in any category (used, No Gum, OG or Mint N.H.)
2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Original gum, single hinge mark, brilliant color, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $600.00), this is the only example at this lofty grade (one hinged 100J is also recorded)
2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, huge perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $120.00 as 95, $250.00 as 98), while not a high-priced stamp in SMQ, this is scarce in the higher grades, with only two hinged examples grading higher