British Guiana 1856 One-Cent stamp sells for 9.5Million- most expensive ever

One-cent stamp belonging to famous du Pont murderer sells for $9.5 MILLION at New York auction – making it the most expensive ever

  • The 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta sold on Tuesday for $9.5 million – although it was predicted to sell for as much as $20 million
  • It was the fourth time the stamp has broken the auction record for a single stamp in its long history
  • The stamp was found by a 12-year-old boy and went through numerous stamp collectors’ hands until it was bought by John du Pont in 1980 
  • Du Pont shot dead Olympic wrestler David Schultz on his property in 1996 and passed away in prison in 2010
  • Sotheby’s said the buyer wished to remain anonymous

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