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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5128

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Wide Setting, Second Printing
1c. on 1ca. salmon-red showing the variety missing bat, pane III [5]. In an oversize block consisting of pane II (16), pane III complete and pane IV (12); with full original gum. Includes positional varieties cracked dot of yang pane II [12], gin broken at left pane II [16], broken foot of kun pane III [6] and [17], in addition pane II [19] shows "nt" of "cent" nearly missing. A spectacular and interesting block as all these sheets were split into two panes before distribution to the post office. Photo

Major James Starr, September 1991,

Beckeman Collection, May 1999

HK$40,000 to HK$50,000

Starting price