Stamp Collection: The Mistakes Worth A Million


While growing up in a village in Singapore, Richard Tan and his brothers used to rummage through their neighbours’ rubbish bins looking for discarded letters.

They wanted the foreign stamps on the envelopes, which to them provided a small window on a much wider world.

Several decades later, Mr Tan has turned that childhood hobby into a prize-winning collection worth millions.

He’s among an estimated 60 million rare stamp collectors globally – two-thirds of whom are from Asia.

Read more on this in the source site, after the first four sentences. Click.. here.

Source Credits: Leisha Chi in BBC, from Singapore

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