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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 694

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Small Figures Surcharge
½c. on 3 candareens
½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow variety imperforate between vertical pair, large part original gum. The stamps are from setting A and are left pane [3/7] and show the very wide top margin, typical of some of these stamps. A fine example of this error. Small "sr" handstamp on the reverse. S.G. 37b; Chan 37l. Photo

James K. Senior, October 1971

This variety appeared on two original sheets meaning that 32 pairs are possible. Of these there are only 13 unused pairs and one used pair recorded. One of these sheets show the very wide margin at top, this pair is from the third pane across

洋銀半分蓋於三分銀票,橙黃色,直雙連中縫漏齒變體,保留大部份原膠,該雙連票來自版式A的左格[3/7],帶寬闊上邊紙,是這類變體票的典型,保存狀態佳,票背有些小印記; 陳因37l_x000D_ _x000D_ 源流:1971年10月James K. Senior; 這項變體發現於兩張原版票上,換言之應可能有三十二對相連變體票,但目前只有十三封新票及一封舊票有留下記錄,其中一版寬闊的上邊紙,這封票就是來自跨越第三格中.

HK$30,000 to HK$35,000