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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5085

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½c. on 3ca. yellow-orange variety imperforate between horizontal pair and side margin, setting A, right pane [15-16], the left stamp showing the wide 3.5mm space between figure and characters, large part original gum.

A fine variety of this rare combination of errors, only three pairs have been recorded so far and this is unique with the additional wide space variety. Small "sr" handstamp on the reverse. Photo

James K. Senior, October 1971

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