Position 41-42/51-52 - 1990-10-25 Transaction Summary



Purchase Date:
1990-10-25
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Christie's Robson Lowe
Auction No.:
Weill Brothers Stock
Lot No.:
432
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 550,000
Realized:
$ 297,000
Seller:
Buyer:
Anonymous

Description

24c Carmine Rose and Blue, center inverted (C3a), positions 41-42/51-52, rejoined horizontally with margin and arrow at left, well-centered, fresh color and excellent impression, slightly mount disturbed original gum, pinpoint thin in the top right stamp

This block was purchased in the Green sale on March 25, 1946 by New York dealer Y. Souren who later passed it on to a collector L. D. White. Sold by White in 1949 to Raymond and Roger Weill. The block then passed through several collectors and was reacquired by the Weill brothers in 1984. Exhibited by the Weills at Ameripex 1986.

VERY FINE AND IMPORTANT POSITION PIECE OF THE FAMOUS ERROR.

Ex Green, White. With P. F. certificate. Scott retail $550,000.00
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