Fri, September 18, 2009
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Rare Chinese stamp to set record

2009-09-18 06:33:22 GMT2009-09-18 14:33:22 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

A stamp collector displays an extremely rare 1897 small one-dollar overprint on a three-cent Chinese Red Revenue stamp during an auction preview held by Zurich Asia in Hong Kong on Thursday. The stamp is estimated to be worth $225,000 to $250,000, and is expected to set a record for a single Chinese stamp. [Agencies]

A stamp collector displays an extremely rare 1897 small one-dollar overprint on a three-cent Chinese Red Revenue stamp during an auction preview held by Zurich Asia in Hong Kong on Thursday. [Agencies]

A stamp collector displays an extremely rare 1897 small one-dollar overprint on a three-cent Chinese Red Revenue stamp during an auction preview held by Zurich Asia in Hong Kong on Thursday. The stamp is estimated to be worth $225,000 to $250,000, and is expected to set a record for a single Chinese stamp.

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