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Auction: 19008 - The Lam Man Yin Collection of Small Dragons, Dowagers and 1897 Surcharges
Lot: 699

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Small Figures Surcharge
1c. on 1 candareen
1c. on 1ca. pale vermilion variety surcharge inverted with right interpanneau margin and cancelled by a neat strike of Hankow Dollar dater (7 July 1897). A fine and attractive example of this error. S.G. 38a; Chan 38d. Photo

Sir Percival David, November 1969

Two complete sheets of this variety were released, a possibile 80 stamps. 11 unused and 40 used stamps have been recorded. Several of the used are with Hankow postmarks and a few with the Hankow Dollar dater bear this same date

洋銀壹分蓋於壹分銀票,淡硃紅色,帶右過橋倒蓋變體舊票,銷完整1897年6月7日漢口大圓日戳,罕見及非常吸引的慈壽倒蓋變體票; 陳目38d._x000D_ _x000D_ 源流:1969年11月Sir Percival David; 記錄上有兩全版的這項變體被發現,所以倒蓋變體票可能有為數達八十枚,但目前只有十一枚新票及四十枚舊票有記錄,且多是銷漢口的郵戳,少數是漢口大圓日戳.

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