Position 78 - 1990-10-25 Transaction Summary



Purchase Date:
1990-10-25
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Christie's Robson Lowe
Auction No.:
Important U.S. Stamps and Covers
Lot No.:
431
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 135,000
Realized:
$ 39,600
Seller:
Buyer:
Anonymous

Description

24c Carmine Rose and Blue, center inverted (C3a), position 78, well-centered and fresh colours, original gum, defects including tears and creases, very fine appearance

This copy had the unfortunate fate of being sucked up in a vacuum cleaner. It was previously regarded as one of the finest copies of the error extant. It is featured on the front cover of George Amick's Jenny!

PRESENTABLE AND ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR U.S. ERRORS. Ex Green, Southgate, 'Ambassador'. With P.F. certificate

Previously sold as lot 127 in Christie's June 18, 1985 sale.
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