From Public Auction-United States and China - Matthew Bennett International - May 18-20
Lot 258 -
1887, 1¢ blue on blue (U299). Mint entire, size 8, U.P.S.S. #893, well impressed embossing, bright color, fresh and choice Extremely Fine (Photo). $18,000
A TREMENDOUS RARITY, POSSIBLY NO MORE THAN TWO OR THREE EXIST.
Provenance: Whittington, Schiller. Scott $18,000....Scott $18,000
Sold for US$ 10,500
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