Price History for US Scott 440 in Used 98 Grade

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
440
50c
45
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
0
4
1
1
0
6
2
13
4
5
1
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
440
50¢
Used
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
$20
$25
-
$45
$75
$110
$175
$275
$400
$750
$1,100
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Three things to keep in mind when looking at the above results (unsolds are not included):

  1. 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.
  2. When looking at multiple grades on the graph, grades with the same population numbers may show overlapping.
  3. 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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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
98
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
314
PSE 98
 
Sale 1093, Lot 314, 1913-15 Issue (Scott 424-440)50c Violet (440). Huge margins and perfectly centered, vibrant color, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp, ex Kirke, with 1995 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $700.00), only one has graded higher (at 98J) and this is the only example graded Superb 98

20
950
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3537
PSE 98
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3537, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-440)50c Violet (440). Huge margins and perfectly centered, vibrant color, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp, with 1995 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $690.00), this is the highest grade awarded and this is the only example to achieve it

17
475
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
95J
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
862
PSE 95J
 
Sale 1140, Lot 862, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440). Huge margins and choice centering, rich color, New York double oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $400.00), only three have been graded higher

20
250