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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5086

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½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow variety surcharge double in a horizontal pair, setting B, right pane [18-19] with the typical straight edge at foot from the bottom row of the sheet. Apparently unmounted mint, very fresh colour, a delightful and magnificent pair of this variety. So far only thirty unused and one used example has been recorded. Chen Shih Jen certificate (1998). Chan 37k; S.G. 37d, £70,000

Sir David Roseway, November 1963

Spink auction, November 1998

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