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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5108

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Small Figures Surcharge
30c. on 24ca. rose red variety without watermark, positional variety break in 3 [24] and cancelled by a light strike of Customs Amoy c.d.s. 1897 (25 Feb.). Fresh and fine. CSS 52g. Photo

Position [24] is an interesting stamp and suggests that there were two printings of this surcharge. Both show the wide space on [19] but [24] either shows the broken lower bar of '3', as shown here, or broken top of kun

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