Lunar New Year is one of the most important and popular of the traditional Chinese holidays and is commemorated by Chinese people throughout the world. It is also called Spring Festival and it is time of renewal and fresh ideas.
Eastern Auctions, in Halifax, held a sale Feb. 19-20 of British Commonwealth stamps and postal history that also included one of Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway inverts — in this case, perfectly centered and never hinged. It sold for $6,850, including the firm’s 15 percent buyer’s premium.
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The $2 Trans-Mississippi block of 20 is the second largest multiple of the issue and is offered in mint, never hinged condition. The six stamps in the centre are perhaps the finest specimens on the market.
World Stamp Show NY 2016 will takes place at the Javits Center in New York City from May 28 to June 4 2016.