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A Rare Qing Dynasty Stamp Sold In Hong Kong

Very rare Chinese stamp was sold at auction in Hong Kong for $936,000. With just 32 recorded copies, the Qing Dynasty “1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar” stamp is China’s rarest regularly-issued stamp.

A Rare Qing Dynasty Stamp Sold In Hong Kong

Bright red stamp symbolizing good luck and fortune in Chinese culture, and is worth because the text on it, “postal service Qing Dynasty, a dollar” too finely printed out why it was asked for another version of stamps. The stamp was sold in a three-day auction of postage stamps of China in Hong Kong, which was completed on Monday, and the total profit was HK $ 71.9 million.

Stamps has a special place in Chinese culture, and rare stamps are important cultural icons and cultural treasures, like the art – said the director of the auction house “Interasia” Jeffrey Schneider. Last October a pair of rare stamps bearing an accidentally inverted picture of Chinese nationalist leader Sun Yat-sen sold for more than $700,000 also in Hong Kong.

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Milan Jovicic's passion is cars, men fashion and gadgets. As an editor and blogger for Extravaganzi he writes articles about fast and luxury vehicles, yachts and fashion, especially interested in expensive watches. When not working, he enjoys watching F1 and motorcycle racing.

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