Auction - Four rare Queen Victoria stamps achieved HK$6.4 million

An extremely rare and unique Queen Victoria 96c. olive-bistre block of four achieved an impressive HK$6.4 million at Spink’s two-day auction series of rare stamps, coins, banknotes, bonds and shares which took place at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong. This highly sought-after block of four stamps sold to an anonymous buyer and became the most expensive Hong Kong stamp ever sold at auction in Hong Kong. Olivier Stocker, Group Chairman & CEO of Spink, commented after the sale: “This Hong Kong auction series has achieved a total in excess of HK$70 million. This fantastic result demonstrates the enormous strength of the collectables markets in Hong Kong and China."