"Lafayette" Collection
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24c Declaration Of Independence

Inverted Center

used block of four

A Premier Item In United States Philately

ex Crocker, White and Ishikawa
This block was first discovered in Liverpool, England in the late 1880's.

Illustrated in 1954 "Life Magazine" article
An "Aristocrat of Philately" exhibited in Courts of Honor at SIPEX '66 and INTERPHIL '76
Illustrated in Rose "United States Postage Stamps of 1869"

This is the only known block of any of the 1869 issue errors