Price History for US Scott 440 in OG 90J 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
116
0
0
3
2
3
1
8
0
3
0
7
2
2
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¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$125
-
$200
-
$300
-
$450
$475
$525
$575
$650
$800
$1,000
$1,500
$2,250
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$3,000
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  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
100J
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2022-04-06
United States Stamps
966
PSE 100J
og
Sale 1254, Lot 966, Panama-Pacific, 1912-23 Issues50c Violet (440). Original gum, lightly hinged in corner at top and very light pencil mark at bottom, brilliant color on bright paper, Jumbo margins and mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1986 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ at this grade, SMQ $3,000.00 as Gem 100), this is the highest grade possible and it is matched by no others, this also received P.F. certificate 480857 grading it Superb 98, the P.F. is notoriously stingy when giving out perfect grades, this is the ideal stamp for the collector who values centering and margin width above all other considerations, and is happy with lightly hinged gum

450
850
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
98
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2016-09-14
The Alan Collection of United States Stamps
363
PSE 98
og
Sale 1134, Lot 363, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440). Outstanding centering with balanced margins, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of the 50c Violet 1915 Issue, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OG, Superb 98; SMQ $2,250.00)

440
1,400
2008-09-24
United States Stamps
2726
PSE 98
og
Sale 962, Lot 2726, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 405-524)50c Violet (440). Magnificently centered with lovely balanced margins all around, rich color and clear impression on fresh white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING 50-CENT VIOLET PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED STAMP OF THE 1913-15 ISSUE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). Only one other hinged No. 440 shares this lofty grade, with none higher

575
2,000
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
95J
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
3327
PSE 95J
og
Sale 1116, Lot 3327, 1908-15 Issues (Scott 331-460)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, precise centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificates for a block and as this single (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 95, $2,250.00 as 98)

450
650
2015-02-23
The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post
313
PSE 95J
og
Sale 1093, Lot 313, 1913-15 Issue (Scott 424-440)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, brilliant color, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 95, $2,250.00 as 98)

450
650
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2008-12-16
Important and Superb United States Stamps
4772
PSE 95J
og
Sale 967, Lot 4772, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440). Jumbo margins, perfectly balanced and with beautiful pastel color, lightly hinged

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FABULOUS EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 440.

With 1989 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,550.00 as 95, $3,000.00 as 98). One of two in this grade with only two higher

575
1,600
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
95
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2014-03-24
United States Stamps
1531
PSE 95
og
Sale 1067, Lot 1531, 1912-14 Issues (Scott 407-446)50c Violet (440). Single hinge mark, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Hansen, with 2002 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

450
600
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
3915
PSE 95
og
Sale 1061, Lot 3915, 1912-14 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 407-459)50c Violet (440). Pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

450
500
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
90J
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2012-06-27
United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign
1413
PSE 90J
og
Sale 1026, Lot 1413, 1912-22 Issues (Scott 421-493)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, scarce with such wide margins, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00 as 90, $1,150.00 as 95)

550
650
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
90
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
861
PSE 90
og
Sale 1140, Lot 861, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 405-461)50c Violet (440). Lightly hinged, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

475
800
2015-10-27
United States Stamps
455
PSE 90
og
Sale 1111, Lot 455, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-440)50c Violet (440). With plate no. 7042 selvage at left, choice centering and margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with copy of 1991 P.F. certificate for a block, with 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

475
500
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2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
409
PSE 90
og
Sale 1034, Lot 409, 1912-16 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 405-440)50c Violet (440). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1981 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,150.00)

475
650
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2011-06-21
United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign
737
PSE 90
og
Sale 1011, Lot 737, 1912-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 407-460)50c Violet (440). Excellent centering and choice color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $700.00)

525
600
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2006-10-23
United States Stamps
2856
PSE 90
og
Sale 923, Lot 2856, 1912-23 Issues (Scott 424 to 458)50c Violet (440). Handsomely centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $840.00)

575
650
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
85
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2007-11-12
United States Stamps
1047
PSE 85
og
Sale 946, Lot 1047, 1913-15 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 424-461)50c Violet (440). Well-centered and with nice pastel color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $670.00)

575
600