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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


1897 Empress Dowager Issue, 2nd Printing
 
 
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Lot 158

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd Printing, 1ca red orange (Scott 16n. Chan 22S), o.g., wonderfully fresh with distinct second printing shade, Very Fine, scarce, signed Bloch.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 159

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd Printing, 2ca yellow green (Scott 17n. Chan 23S), o.g., lovely, distinct shade, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful example of this scarce issue.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 160

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd Printing, 4ca pale rose (Scott 19n. Chan 25S), full, clean o.g., lovely, pale pastel shade, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 161

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd Printing, 5ca yellow (Scott 20n. Chan 26S), full o.g., lovely, true second printing shade, beautifully centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$14,000.
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Lot 162
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China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, von Mollendorf Special Printing, selection (Scott 16n//24n vars. Chan 22M//30M), clean group of 9 items, comprised of 1ca, 3ca (3), 4ca (3), 5ca and 24ca values, o.g., all but one 4ca value never hinged, all are fresh, attractive examples, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 163
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China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, von Mollendorf Special Printing, 2ca to 4ca (Scott 17-19 vars. Chan 23M-25M), 4 items in all, comprised of 2c, 3c (2 copies, one no gum and the second with a horizontal crease) and 4c, no gum, fresh appearing group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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