Position 100 - 2006-06-01 Transaction Summary


Purchase Date:
2006-06-01
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Spink USA
Auction No.:
6010-Washington Philatelic Exhibition Auction
Lot No.:
241
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 225,000
Realized:
$ 0
Seller:
Buyer:

Description

1918 Air, 24c. blue and carmine, variety centre inverted, position 100 with sheet margin at foot and straight-edge at right, rich colours, unused with virtually full original gum and the merest trace of hinge; slight diagonal crease through the margin and just affecting the stamp, nevertheless a very fine example of this world famous error. P.F. Certificate (1999). Sc. C3a

Estimate US$300,000-350,000

PROVENANCE:
Rafael Oriol, Havana
F.W. Kessler auction, April 1961
Robert A. Siegel auction, November 1982
Irwin Weinberg private treaty list, March 1983
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