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Auction: CSS74 - Fine Stamps of China and Hong Kong
Lot: 1468

Hong Kong
King Edward VII
De la Rue numbered colour recipe (8 pages) dated Sept. 1902 comprising the imperforate De la Rue dummy stamps printed in the colours of the proposed stamps of Hong Kong 1903 $2, $3 and $10 followed by revenue Stamp Duty values from 1c. to $500; the final three 'stamps' are for British Guiana 1c., 2c. and 3c. Each page has previously been cut into four and now reconstructed with the correct consecutive numbers. Unique archival material for the Hong Kong or revenue specialist. Photo

The Inks of De la Rue and their Introduction of Synthetic and Aniline Ingredients c.1850-1910, Peter Young


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Only one sheet was reconstructed