Germany, 1920, 3m black violet, watermarked circles (Scott 102), canceled several blurry c.d.s.s, well centered, Very Fine, signed Calves, Livingston & one other.
Michel 98 B II a W; €5,000 ($5,330).
Estimate $1,500 – 2,000
A rare, totally sound used example of this seldom seen variety, a stamp that was inadvertently printed on paper intended only for revenue stamps. It is believed to have been distributed to only about 20 Post Offices throughout Germany.