Position 7 - 1998-10-23 Transaction Summary

Purchase Date:
1998-10-23
How Purchased:
Auction
Where Purchased:
Shreves Philatelic Galleries
Auction No.:
The Collector's Series
Lot No.:
1398
Sound/Fault:
Fault
Catalogue Value:
$ 150,000
Realized:
$ 66,000
Seller:
Anonymous
Buyer:
Anonymous

Description

#C3a, 24c Carmine rose and blue, Center Inverted, position 7, with natural straight-edge at top, brilliantly fresh color which is lacking in many of the other examples from the unique sheet, full o.g. with natural gum bend (incorrectly called a "crease" on the accompanying certificate), a fine example of the most famous stamp in all of U.S. philately; 1974 APS certificate; ex-Col. Green, Matthies. (See color photo)
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