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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3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 8781 sheet margin, enormous margins other sides, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in this grade in SMQ; SMQ $125.00 as 100), this is the highest grade possible on the grading chart
3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., huge Jumbo margins showing parts of all eight surrounding stamps, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $125.00 for 100)
3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., enormous Jumbo margins showing bits and parts of the eight other surrounding stamps, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $95.00 as 95, unpriced in higher grade)
3c Violet, Ty. IV, Imperforate (535). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins showing part of all eight adjoining stamps, brilliant color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this issue in the highest grade attainable, with 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $95.00 as 98)