A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee
A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee

Cover with rare Chinese stamp to fetch HK$6m

A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee
A specialist at Spink China holds up a cover bearing a rare stamp depicting the Peking Hall of Classics, inverted by mistake. Thanks to this printing error, the item is expected to fetch up to HK$6 million when it is offered for sale at Spink's auction of Chinese, Hong Kong and Burmese coins and stamps in Wan Chai this weekend. Photo: Dickson Lee
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