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Auction: 19009 - The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part 1
Lot: 1169

1896 Second Provisionals
Horizontal Surcharge
1c. on 30c. slate-violet in a block of fifty from the right hand of the stone II sheet, with full original gum. The block also shows some setting varieties of the surcharge including broken "O" in row 6; indicating that the surcharge was printed in vertical strips of ten. A fine and delightful setting block which is thought to be the largest extant.

一分蓋於三角洋錢, 灰紫色帶上下及右邊紙二十五方連新票, 原背膠, 此方連內包括第六段五枚票上加蓋的"ONE"字中的"O"字破版變體; 此項改值加蓋均蓋於直條十枚票之上; 這二十五方連, 相信是現存最大的加蓋方連, 上品.

HK$8,000 to HK$10,000