The One-cent Magenta

The One-cent Magenta

[inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World]

Audiobook CD - 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: [Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge, [2017]
Copyright Date: ℗2017
ISBN: 9781681684413
1681684411
Branch Call Number: CD 769.569881 BAR
Characteristics: 5 discs (6.5 hours) : digital, CD audo ; 4 3/4 in
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audio file,CD audio,rda
Additional Contributors: Yen, Jonathan - Narrator
Alternative Title: 1 cent magenta

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