The stamp was bought by Charles Hack, a 76-year-old stamp gatherer from New York.
An uncommon 1918 US postage stamp, known as the “Transformed Jenny,” has sold for a record-breaking $2 million at a bartering in New York City. The stamp, which includes a blue plane printed topsy turvy on a red and white foundation, is one of just 100 that were at any point printed. It was initially sold for 24 pennies, BBC announced.
The stamp was bought by Charles Hack, a 76-year-old stamp gatherer from New York. Mr Hack said he intends to show the stamp in his confidential assortment.
Mr Hack told the Washington Post that he had been looking at the sought after stamp since he was a youngster, considering it the “sacred goal of postage”.
The past record for the most costly single US stamp sold was $1.9 million, which was paid for a block of four Transformed Jennys in 2016.
The Modified Jenny is quite possibly of the most popular stamp on the planet. It has been highlighted in various stamp-gathering magazines and books, and it has even showed up on an episode of the famous energized sitcom The Simpsons.
The stamp’s mistake makes it perhaps of the most important stamp on the planet. The plane was printed topsy turvy on the grounds that the plate that was utilized to print the stamp was coincidentally turned around.
The Reversed Jenny is a famous collectable among stamp gatherers all over the planet. It is an image of American history and development, and it is an indication of the significance of scrupulousness.