Chinanews, June 9th, a comprehensive report, on the 8th local time, at an auction at Sotheby’s in London, collectibles retailer Stanley Gibbons bought a piece with a price of 8.3 million US dollars. 165-year-old stamp.
Data map: On April 28, 2021, local time, London, England, Sotheby's auction house displayed the one-cent magenta stamp of British Guiana that is about to be auctioned.
This stamp named "British Guiana One Cent Magenta" was issued during the British rule of Guyana, and its history can be traced back to 1856 when there was a shortage of stamps.
It measures only 29 x 26 mm and was specially printed by a local newspaper.
"The design of this stamp is very simple because it was printed in a rush. I think this adds to its appeal." said David Goldthorpe, book director at Sotheby's in London.
Data map: On April 28, 2021, local time, Sotheby's auction house in London, England displayed the Guyana one-cent magenta stamp to be auctioned.
More than 100 years later, this stamp is considered one of the most famous stamps in the world.
Previously, it had been auctioned four times.
Before Stanley Gibbons bought it, this stamp was bought by American shoe designer Stuart Weitzman at the Sotheby’s auction in 2014 for a record US$9.4 million. The most expensive stamp in the world.Keywords: