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Auction: CSS60 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 5132

1897 New Currency Surcharges
Large Figures Surcharge, Wide Setting, Second Printing
2c. on 2ca. dull yellow-green variety imperforate vertically, a horizontal pair tied by Chungking 1898 (5 May) Dollar dater on opened-out envelope to Shanghai with Shanghai Local Post (17.5) c.d.s. on the reverse. Very fine and an exceptionally rare and important cover. Only two pairs and a block of six have been recorded, this is the only cover. S.G. 59b; Chan 58f. Photo

Sir Percival David, July 1970

Beckeman Collection, May 1999

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