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Auctioneer claims record price for rare stamp

An auctioneer claims a rare stamp has fetched a record price at aprivate sale shrouded in secrecy in Geneva

< geneva="" --="" an="" auctioneer="" claims="" a="" rare="" stamp="" has="" fetched="" a="" record="" price="" at="" a="" private="" sale="" shrouded="" in="" secrecy="" in="" geneva.="" david="" feldman="" says="" the="" swedish="" "treskilling="" yellow"="" has="" been="" sold="" to="" a="" group="" of="" buyers="" for="" at="" least="" the="" $2.3="" million="" price="" it="" set="" a="" record="" for="" in="" 1996.="" he="" says="" the="" buyers="" asked="" to="" keep="" their="" identities="" and="" the="" winning="" bid="" confidential.="" saturday's="" auction="" was="" closed="" to="" the="">< the="" stamp="" is="" believed="" to="" be="" the="" only="" surviving="" misprint="" of="" an="" 1855="" three="" shilling="" stamp="" that="" was="" supposed="" to="" be="" green.="" it="" has="" fabled="" status="" among="" collectors="" and="" is="" considered="" one="" of="" the="" world's="" most="" valuable="" objects="" for="" its="">