China Stamp: 8f Map of China with design error single, China, 1968

National Postal Museum / Loan courtesy Gerald Weiner
March 7, 2014
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8f Map of China with design error single, China, 1968
National Postal Museum / Loan courtesy Gerald Weiner

The most famous rarity of the Cultural Revolution proclaims “the entire nation is red.” But Taiwan is white, a fact that caused the stamp’s hasty withdrawal. Very few examples survive. (Loan courtesy Gerald Weiner)