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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5113

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Wide Setting, First Printing
½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow, variety surcharge inverted, with right margin and cancelled by part Customs Shanghai c.d.s. across the lower corner, right pane stamp [12]. An exceptionally fine example of this error, only two examples are known with the side sheet margin. Chan 47b; S.G. 48a, £12,000. Photo

Sir Percival David, July 1969

One pane of forty stamps was sold, each cancelled by Customs Shanghai c.d.s. of 1897 (24 Mar.). So far only 33 have been recorded

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