CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) CIA employees reported replacing rare stamps unwittingly purchased by agency with routine stamps, selling them to private dealers for profit; stamps involved noted mistakenly printed with inverted candlestick. Details given, scenes shown. [Collector Jim ELLENBERG - explains stamp's value.] [Dealer Jacques SCHIFF - recalls buying stamps from employees.] [ELLENBERG, stamp expert Charles YEAGER - estimate stamp's future value; equate it with work by Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci.]
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