U.S. & Worldwide Stamps; The Kaunas Collection Lithuania
May 8-9, 2013 and May 15, 2013

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Lot #231
CHINA
1940 Dr. Sun Yat-sen, New York print $2 black and blue, center inverted, deep rich colors post office fresh, characteristic centering frame to bottom, never hinged, v.f. (Chan No. 508) (SG No.595a). In December 1945, a schoolboy in Chungking bought a pane of 50 of the $2 value and was surprised to see that the center vignette was inverted. This was the only inverted pane discovered (China Stamp Society Catalogue No. 559a, value $220,000)
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Catalog #461a
Price Realized
$150,000.00

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