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‘World’s most valuable stamp’ could sell for $20 million

Jun 04, 2014 / Business

A 158-year-old stamp is set to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York this month where it is expected to fetch $20 million.

Rare Chinese stamp sells for $890,000

Jul 04, 2013 / Auctions

One of China’s rarest stamps sold for HK$6.9 million ($890,000) at auction in Hong Kong, the auctioneers said Wednesday.

Rare Sun Yat-sen stamps sell for $700,000

Oct 16, 2012 / Auctions

A pair of rare stamps bearing a picture of Chinese nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen sold for over $700,000 at a sale in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Stamp sells for record £1m‎

Jun 30, 2011 / Auctions

The world’s most famous stamp, the elusive “Post Office Mauritius”, was sold yesterday for a record breaking £1,053,090 ($1,600,000) at Spink in London. This is a record price for a stamp sold in the United Kingdom! Nearly half a dozen bidders in the room participated as the price of the lot shot skyward. The stamp […]

Hong Kong prepares for rare Chinese stamp auction

Jul 28, 2010 / Auctions

International stamp collectors are all aflutter this week as Hong Kong prepares to host an auction of rare Chinese stamps including a copy of the fabled “1897 Red Revenue” — known as the most valuable Chinese stamp there is. Hosted by Interasia Auctions, the sale will feature 2,200 lots representing the stamp and postal history […]

World’s most expensive stamp up for sale!

May 15, 2010 / Business

What may be the most valuable object in the world has gone on show in London amid tight security. It’s an 1855 Swedish postage stamp, called “Treskilling Yellow”, printed in the wrong color, and it’s worth £5million. Weighing just 0.03 grams, the rare stamp is thought to be the most valuable thing in existence by […]

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