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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4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., crisp impression, mathematically perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $750.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only two others
4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, excellent color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a perfect coil single, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $750.00), the highest grade awarded with only two others equal
4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, deep rich color, post office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $350.00 as 98), this is one of only two Mint N.H. singles to achieve this perfect grade with none higher
4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., brilliant color, huge and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $210.00), only two singles have graded higher to date
4c Brown, Coil (457). Mint N.H., bright shade, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, tiny natural gum skips not mentioned on accompanying certificates, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $110.00), no doubt this would have graded much higher were it not for the natural gum skips