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Matthew Healey, New York Correspondent

Kelleher sells 1880 special printing of 15¢ Webster Banknote

March 08, 2017 05:00 PM

  • The firm of Daniel F. Kelleher sold this fault-free example of the 1880 special printing of the 15¢ Webster Banknote for $27,600 during its Feb. 21-23 Flagship sale.
  • Daniel F. Kelleher sold this lightly used $6 newspaper stamp of 1894, one of just 16 recorded as certified by the Philatelic Foundation, for $28,800.

Auction Roundup — By Matthew Healey, New York Correspondent

The firm of Daniel F. Kelleher, in Danbury, Conn., held another of their “Flagship” sales Feb. 21-23. 

An 1880 special printing of the 15¢ Webster Banknote (Scott 199), described as one of the few among the 37 known examples to be free of faults, sold for $27,600, including Kelleher’s 20 percent buyer’s premium.

A 2¢ Washington-Franklin with compound perforations measuring 12 by 10 (Scott 423B), of which just 32 are known, realized $10,200, while a lightly used $6 newspaper stamp of 1894 (PR101), one of just 16 recorded as certified by the PF, brought $28,800. 

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