2 Press Releases

Tag: People’s Republic of China

  • Auction Preview

    Chinese Stamp Auction

    After 30 years of disorganized mail delivery, the Chinese Qing government approved the creation of the first national postal service in 1896. The government ordered specialized stamps from Japan to commemorate the occasion, but the shipment failed to arrive in time for the opening. A small number of red revenue…

    1897 Red Revenue Small Figure Surcharge
  • Auction Result

    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195 on iGavelauctions.com

    For International stamp lovers, rare postage stamps are always their target, and Chinese stamps are among some of the most famous, valuable and sought-after items in the world.  Thus, it comes as no surprise that the recent sale of a Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection–the first presented by the Dallas…

    A Rare Chinese Red Revenue Stamp Collection Hammers $170,195