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Census of 24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (Scott 120b)

120b-UNC-02

120b-UNC-02
Sound

Notes:
    Provenance:
    • 1933 Nov. 20 Hind sale, Phillips-Kennett, lot 390, $1,400, to Philip H. Ward
    • c. 1933-39 Sold to Wharton Sinkler (during second round of collecting)
    • 1949 Possibly the copy reported as belonging to Henry C. Gibson in Williams’s Stamps of Fame (1949)
    • c. 1950’s Sold to Metta Heathcote (d. 1965) by Ward
    • c. 1960 Sold to Capt. Barrett G. Hindes (d. 1964)
    • 1968 Jan. 23 Hindes sale, H. R. Harmer, lot 239, $10,000 to Weills
    • 1974 Feb. 1 Schafer sale, D. F. Kelleher, Sale 518, lot 2233 (with 119b-UNC-02 and 121b-UNC-06), $100,000 for set to “Newport”
    • 1974-2008 With “Newport” collector and his estate heir
    • 2008 Feb. 9 “Newport” sale, Philip Weiss, $1,125,000 plus 13% to private collector—world record for a single U.S. stamp
    Certificates:
    • PFC 26533 “Genuine, no gum”
    • PFC 458209 “Genuine, no gum”
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