The One-cent Magenta

The One-cent Magenta

Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World

Downloadable Audiobook - 2017
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"When it was issued in 1856, it cost a penny. In 2014, this tiny square of faded red paper sold at Sotheby's for nearly $9.5 million, the largest amount ever paid for a postage stamp at auction. Through the stories of the eccentric characters who have bought, owned, and sold the one-cent magenta in the years in between, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Prince Frederick : HighBridge, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781681684420
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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