Position 89 - 2012-09-11 Transaction Summary


Purchase Date:
2012-09-11
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Matthew Bennett, Inc.
Auction No.:
345-The Liberty Collection
Lot No.:
384
Sound/Fault:
Sound
Catalogue Value:
$ 450,000
Realized:
$ 184,000
Seller:
Anonymous
Buyer:
Anonymous

Description

Airmail, 1918, 24ยข carmine rose & blue, center inverted (C3a), position 89, bright, fresh and well centered; disturbed original gum, small thin spot and light crease, Very Fine appearance. Scott $450,000

ONE OF THE MOST HANDSOME EXAMPLES OF THIS RENOWNED U.S. ERROR EXTANT.

Expertization: 1991 & 2012 PF Certificates.

Provenance: Maffeo, Barden.
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