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. III, Coil (450). Outstanding centering and margins, fresh color, oval grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00), despite the modest SMQ value this is a rare coil to find in the higher grades, only one grades higher (at 100) and six share this grade
2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Wide margins and choice centering, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $225.00), despite this being a far more common stamp than its famous Ty. I predecessor Scott 449, this issue is very difficult to find in superb used condition, no used examples in any format have graded higher than 95 in the P.S.E. Population Report, with only four equal to this example
2c Carmine, Ty. III, Coil (450). Exceptionally wide margins and stunning color, neat wavy-line machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $280.00), only two other used examples share this grade with none higher