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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7c Black (639). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, deep shade, post-office fresh paper and gum, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $230.00 as 98)
7c Black (639). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect P.S.E. encapsulated (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $250.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date
7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with bottom left plate no. 19236 selvage, Jumbo margins and precise centering, full Black shade on contrasting bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $440.00 as 98, unpriced in the grade of 100)
7c Black (639). Mint N.H., perfectly centered with wide margins, intense impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $440.00)
7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with top left plate no. 19237 selvage, wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $65.00 as 95, $200.00 as 98)
7c Black (639). Mint N.H. with top left plate no. 19237 selvage, unbelievably wide margins for this Rotary Press printing and essentially perfectly centered as well, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $110.00 as 95, $440.00 as 98)