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 (319). Mathematically perfect centering, Jumbo margins, deep rich color on fresh paper, light wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, absolute perfection, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $350.00 as 98), the P.S.E. Population Report lists 12 different 2c Shield stamps under the major Scott Nos. 319, 319F, 320, 320A and sub-shades, this stunning stamp is the only used example of any 2c Shield issue to be graded Gem 100 or Gem 100 Jumbo
2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Exceptional depth of color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, light machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $275.00 as 98), only one has graded higher and only three others share this grade
2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $290.00 as 98), only one has graded higher and only one other shares this grade to date
2c Carmine, Ty. I (319). Rich color, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $95.00 as 95, $275.00 as 98), only six have graded higher