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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7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, superior centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00), only four have graded higher (all at 98) and no others share this grade
7c Black (407). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 6903 selvage, intense shade and sharp proof-like impression nicely contrasted by bright white paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp in every respect, with 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)
7c Black (407). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00), only two stamps have graded higher than 95 in the P.S.E. population report
7c Black (407). Mint N.H., sharp proof-like impression on brilliant paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 1996 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $570.00 as 90, $1,550.00 as 95)