Position 89 - 2007-02-20 Transaction Summary


Purchase Date:
2007-02-20
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Matthew Bennett, Inc.
Auction No.:
314-The Dr. Alphonse Maffeo Collection
Lot No.:
70
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 275,000
Realized:
$ 218,500
Seller:
Buyer:
Anonymous

Description

Airmail, 1918, 24ยข carmine rose & blue, center inverted (C3a), position 89, well centered, fresh rich colors, disturbed original gum, small thin spot and light crease at bottom left. Very Fine appearance. Scott $275,000

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

Expertization: 1991 P.F. Certificate.
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