Rare 3 Cent Stamp Sells for $1M at NYC Auction

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Date: October 31st, 2008

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NEW YORK — A rare 1868 U.S. postage stamp has sold for more than $1 million at a New York City auction. The 3-cent, rose-colored “B Grill” stamp was among the highlights of a three-day sale at Siegel Auction Galleries that ended Thursday. The auction house says only three other known examples of the stamp remain. “B Grill” refers to an embossed pattern in the stamp paper. An anonymous buyer made the winning bid of $1,035,000. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePrisoner Pen Pal
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3 Responses to “Rare 3 Cent Stamp Sells for $1M at NYC Auction”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Wow, 1 mil for a 3 cent stamp? That is just absurd. Thats alot of money for a tiny piece of paper.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    collectors sometimes get obsessed .. auctions are addicting

  3. Anonymous Says:

    i hope one of his kids sticks it to an envelope and mails it to santa,s village.

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