Position 1-100 - 1918-05-21 Transaction Summary

Purchase Date:
1918-05-21
How Purchased:
Private Treaty
Where Purchased:
Auction No.:
Lot No.:
Sound/Fault:
Sound
Catalogue Value:
$ 0
Realized:
$ 20,000
Seller:

Description

Reports vary, but it is generally accepted that Eugene Klein sold the sheet to Colonel Green the day he bought it, pocketing a $5,000 profit. He kept half, and he shared the rest with Percy Mann and Joseph A. Steinmetz, who had formed a "combine" with Klein for the negotiations.
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