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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 649

1894 Dowager Empress
Issued Stamps
1 Candareen
1ca. reddish orange variety imperforate between vertical strip of three, two rejoined strips making a block of six (left pane [1/10]), large part original gum, there are two hinges holding the two strips together. Very fresh and a highly important block. Only two blocks of six are recorded, making this one of the most elusive varieties of the Dowager issue. Photo

provenance: Sir Percival David, July 1970

This block originated in the complete left pane sold in the Sir David Roseway collection in November 1963. this was either pane 7 or 11 from the complete sheet.
The other block of six joins this block on the right side, this was previously in the Sir Percival David, Bernard Stollof, Beckeman and Huang Ming Fuang collections

壹分銀,紅橙色直三連中縫漏齒變體,兩直三連重為一六方連票(左格[1/10]),保留大部份原膠,兩直三連票間有鉸合,據記錄只得兩件此類六方連存世,更凸顯這六方連珍罕,且保存完好,顏色鮮艷,是慈壽票中珍品._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流:1970年7月Sir Percival David; 此六方連原自1963年由Sir David Roseway 賣出的左格全版票,其中的第七或十一格重組而成,而另外一重組的六方連則來自右方,這些方連曾經Sir Percival David,Bernard Stollof,Beckeman及Huang Ming Fuang藏集所收藏.

HK$200,000 to HK$250,000