GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Most Expensive Stamps

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"The most expensive stamp ever sold is the One-Cent Magenta from British Guiana, which was auctioned for $9.5 million in 2014,"

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"The Swedish "Tre Skilling Banco Yellow Color Error" stamp, auctioned for $2.3 million in 1996, is considered the second-most expensive stamp in the world,"

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"The "Inverted Jenny" stamp, with only 100 copies known to exist, sold for $1.59 million in 2016,"

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"The unused "Bordeaux Cover" from Britain is valued at over $1.1 million due to its rare combination of stamps,"

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"The "Treskilling Yellow" of Sweden is known as one of the rarest stamps in the world and reportedly sold in 2010 for $2.3 million,"

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"The "Hawaiian Missionaries" stamp, among the earliest issued, is worth $760,000 due to its rareness and the unique circumstances of its creation,"

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"The "British Guiana 1856 1c magenta" stamp, only known by its unique specimen, is the world's most expensive single postage stamp,"

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"The stamp "10c on 9p Registration sheet, St. Lucia" is the world record for a full sheet of British Empire stamps auctioned at $41,350,"

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"The "1847 Issue Block of 16 of Ben Franklin" stamp is estimated to be worth $1 million for blocks of four- making a 16 block incredibly valuable,"

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"The "Bulls Eye" stamp is among the most expensive Brazilian stamps costing over $5,000 for a pair with se-tenant strips,"

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"The "Blue military stamp" from China, auctioned for about $430,000, is among the most expensive stamps in China's history,"

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"In Australia, the "Inverted Swan" stamp with printing error sold for $80,000 in 1983, making it one of the most expensive Australian stamps."

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"In Canada, 1959 “St. Lawrence Seaway” Inverted stamp sold at auction for CDN$224,000,"

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"The first two Mauritius “Post Paid” stamps sold for £1,053,090 (equivalent to US $1.6 million today) at Victoria Galleries in London in 1993,"

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"The Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp, is surprisingly not one of the most expensive: a mint condition Penny Black can cost around $3,000,"

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"The Scarce and Unique “Dawson Cover,” containing 3 "Two Penny Blues" and 6 "Penny Blacks" sold for £495,000 (about $695,000) in a Shreves Philatelic Auction, in 2003,"

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"A lower-end estimate of the total value of rare stamps worldwide is around $10 billion,"

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