Million dollar China stampsA set of four Chinese stamps from the Cultural Revolution era has sold at auction in Hong Kong for more than $1.15m.

The stamps, which were never issued for use, feature a design called Mao’s 1968 Inscription to Japanese Worker Friends.

The 600-lot auction, which featured both pre- and post-revolutionary Chinese stamps and also issues from Taiwan, raised more than $12m.


A Chinese designer (by the nickname Legend of Steel) and a group of enthusiast have made a replica of Transformers’ Megatron in tank form. The monster is 4.5m x 3.2m x 2.5m in size and weighed about five tonnes.

Megatron Tank replica

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A department store in Nanjing, China, has made a bouquet of 1999 ‘rose’ which was made of 24K gold-paper. Each of the rose is sold for 299 yuan (US$45), and the whole bouquet is sold for 600,000 yuan (US$90,000).

24K gold roses in China

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