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, Coil (353). Mint N.H., wide margins and essentially perfect centering, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb coil which is almost never found with such precise centering, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,750.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by no others
2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H., wide margins and precise centering, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, this coil is rarely found in this outstanding condition, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $990.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only five other stamps have equaled it
2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H., with 3mm spacing, brilliant color and detailed impression, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $990.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date
2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H., almost perfectly balanced margins, especially wide horizontally, incredibly fresh with pleasing bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, almost never seen in this outstanding condition, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)
2c Carmine, Coil (353). Mint N.H., brilliant color, detailed impression, long and full perforations at sides, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1996 and 2006 P.F. certificates (the former as pair, the latter XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00), also with 2004 P.S.E. certificate as pair (XF-Superb 95)