Position 89 - 2012-02-28 Transaction Summary


Purchase Date:
2012-02-28
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Matthew Bennett, Inc.
Auction No.:
340
Lot No.:
553
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 450,000
Realized:
$ 172,500
Seller:
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 PF Certificate.

Provenance: Maffeo.
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