Sale 639

Lot 3401


1901, 2¢ Pan-American, center inverted (295a), light black machine cancellation, impressive well centered example of this extraordinarily rare used inverted center, with this being among the best centered of that tiny group; unused examples frequently appear at auction, used examples not so much; a fresh and appealing rarity of the highest order; tear at bottom, slight creasing, and reperforated at top, otherwise Very Fine, a mere 7 examples are known to exist, 1970 P.F. certificate.
Scott $60,000.
Estimate $40,000 - 60,000.

Realized $38,350

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