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Family of Deceased Qatari Sheik Will Pay $7.5 M. for Stamps, Rep Says


John E. du Pont.


The New York Post reports that Qatar’s ruling family, the Al-Thanis, will pay the $7.5 million it allegedly owes for a set of stamps recently purchased by its patriarch Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al-Thani, who died in November.

The Al-Thianis are better known for their art collecting, which has cooled off after many years of being the subject of much press.

The stamps were formerly owned by John E. du Pont, subject of the new movie Foxcatcher. Read more at the New York Post.

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