The Most Expensive Stamps in The World
Little History of Stamp
Stamps was published for the first time in England. It created by Sir Rowlan Hill. With his innovative help people to communicate to each other by stick the stamps on the envelope. Bhutan as a one of the country in Himalaya obtain foreign exchange revenue from selling postage stamps for philately collections around the world. We get a lot of benefit from the stamps like: the stamp can stick the relationship between children and parents, fellow friends, peace among world leaders. stay away from drugs, love the environment and sports. introduce the culture of a country and the resort. Inside the stamps contain many themes with specific mission and vision.
Benefit Become Philatelist
Philately is the activity of collecting postal items. Collecting stamps is nice hobby. We can get knowledge from here. Also become an investment for the future, we get a much profits. The collector of stamp who have a lot of money, He would willing to buy a rare old stamps or first day covers. Of these fun activities that can bring a big profit for us. As a consideration is the less people who use the postal service to send a letter using stamps. Someday kind stuff like stamp to be a rare item and hard to find.
Do you know that there are some stamps become very rare and Very expensive. It looks small stuff but behind the history of the stamps, this stuff become valuable things. The value of a stamp can be seen from the age of these stamps. More old-fashioned of the stamps, it more expensive. I have the list of the most expensive stamps over the world.
The Three-Skilling Yellow
One of the Swedish government publications, first printed in 1855. Three-Skilling Yellow is one of the rarest stamps and the only remaining. With the normal stamp with blue and green color also rare stamps. In 1990 it sold reached one million dollars U.S, then in 1996 sold for $ 2.3 million. And each time this stamps sold always scored the highest number as a most expensive stamps in the world.
The first two Mauritius
The first two Mauritius is The first two series of stamps published by the British colonial government. Just only remaining the first stamps and three second stamp with unused condition. The first stamps orange sold for $ 1,072,260 and the second sold for $ 1,148,850
The inverted Jenny
The inverted Jenny was made by US postage with image a Curtiss JN-4 plane. Accidentally printed upside down; this is probably the most famous misprint in the world of American philately. Only 100 stamps of the remaining print, making it one of the stamps of the most valuable print. A November 2007 an inverted Jenny stamps sold for U.S. $ 977,500.December 2007 a mint stamps (unused / not used) with very good condition sold to a Wall Street executive for $ 825,000. Remaining 100 stamps have expensive price, especially if remaining one or two stamps all over the world.
British Guiana One Cent Black on Magenta
British Guiana One Cent Black on Magenta was publish on 1856. This stamps including the rarest and most expensive stamps. It printed on low quality paper in magenta with black ink. There is only one left all over the world. So this stamp was unique and no other else ever found. On 1980 it sold for $935,000.I can't imagine how much does it price now.
U.S. Franklin Z-Grill
U.S. Franklin Z-Grill was published on 1867. This is the rarest of all postage stamps in US. Only found 2 pieces that remain. On 1988, 1 cent "Z-Grill" stamp sold for $ 930,000. Maybe the price much more expensive now.
I hope this hub become our inspiration in keep something. Maybe it sold thousand even million of dollar price. So, start keep your stamps right now. Someday may become rare stamp and valuable.
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