Lot 223 -
24c Carmine Rose & Blue, Center Inverted (C3a). Position 11, original gum, deep rich colors, some slight natural wrinkling, small thin spot at bottom right
FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE FAMOUS 1918 24-CENT INVERTED "JENNY" ERROR. WITHOUT QUESTION THIS IS THE MOST FAMOUS STAMP IN AMERICAN PHILATELY. THIS STAMP OFFERED TO THE MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES.
The original sheet of one hundred Inverted Jenny errors was purchased by William T. Robey on May 14, 1918, the first da....$ 450,000.00
Sold for US$ 215,000
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