The 1901 Trinidad one pence was a star at a Siegel auction. The rare item was sold for US$37,500

November 22nd, 2016 is glad to share the latest auction news with our readers.

This one concerns a 1901 Trinidad one pence black on red error that was realized for US$37,500 in the worldwide part of the Irwin Weinberg collection sale at Robert A Siegel.

The auction took place in New York on November 15. The Trinidad one pence value omitted is one of the rarest British Empire issues Only seven of these value-omitted stamps are recorded, four of which were attached to covers and subsequently cancelled. Only three singles of this exotic issue are known to exist, making it one of the rarest issues in the entire British Empire series.

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