A 1968 stamp from the Cultural Revolution, nicknamed Big Patch of Red by collectors, sold for 13.8 million yuan ($2 million) at auction, making it one of the world's most expensive stamps. Photo: The Paper

Beijing red letter day: rare stamp from USCultural Revolution era sells for $2 million at auction

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A 1968 stamp from the Cultural Revolution, nicknamed Big Patch of Red by collectors, sold for 13.8 million yuan ($2 million) at auction, making it one of the world's most expensive stamps. Photo: The Paper
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