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 Carmine, Ty. I (250). Mathematically precise centering, fresh color, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, absolute perfection, with 2010 P.F. (as Scott 250a) and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $750.00 as 98), this is the only example to achieve this lofty grade with none higher
2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $750.00 as 98), only one has graded higher and one other shares this grade
2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Intense shade and impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $750.00 as 98), only one has graded higher (at 100) and only one other shares this desirable grade