Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
All prices include the buyer’s premium
A U.S. one-cent stamp commemorating the Pan American Exposition of 1901 with an inverted center—an error stamp philatelic rarity—sold for $5,500 at a Western Americana Auction held April 21-24 by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC in Reno, NV. Also, a US Mint San Francisco 23.06-ounce silver ingot, 999.75 fine, fetched $8,125; and a Navajo squash blossom turquoise and coral necklace with matching earrings signed by Victor Moses Begay achieved $1,438.