Rare Mahatma Gandhi Stamps Sold at Record Price

gandhi service stampsA set of four rare stamps which feature the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi has been auctioned for a record-breaking 500,000 British Pounds in UK. According to the UK-based dealer Stanley Gibbons, this is the highest price ever paid for Indian stamps! The block of four was sold to a private Australian collector. Only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake ‘Service’ stamps are in circulation. These stamps were particularly rare owing to the fact that they were in a set of four.(Source-India Today)

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