CHINA – 1980, Red Monkey stamp

CHINA – 1980, Red Monkey stamp – Worth US.$184,000

1980 Red Monkey stamp is one of the most popular Chinese issues. It was released to celebrate the year of the Golden Monkey in 1980. Featuring a strong red background, this stamp changed a traditional design for Chinese stamps. Due to its cute design 1980 Red Monkey stamp has become one of the most collectible philatelic items and holds its status till today. A very fine set of Red Monkey stamps was sold for a record $184,000 at a Hong Kong auction in 2011.

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