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


1878 Large Dragons on Thin Paper
 
 
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Lot 92

China, 1878, Large Dragons on thin paper, 1ca-5ca complete (Scott 1-3. Chan 1-3), 1ca & 3ca without gum, 5ca o.g., fresh, attractive set; 3ca couple tiny thin specks, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 93
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China, 1878, Large Dragons on thin paper, 1ca-5ca complete (Scott 1-3. Chan 1-3), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 94

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca yellow green, shade variety (Scott 1 var. Chan 1a), full o.g., a choice, exceptionally fresh example of this lovely shade, pretty stamp, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 95
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Scott 1. Chan 1), unused without gum, fresh, sound, bright example, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 96
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Scott 1. Chan 1), an attractive used example cancelled by dual "Customs FEB _ 82 Chinkiang" c.d.s.'s, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 97
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China, 1878, Large Dragons on thin paper, 3ca and 5ca (Scott 2-3. Chan 2-3), unused without gum, each fresh and well-centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 98

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Scott 2. Chan 2), full, clean o.g., a wonderfully fresh example, well centered, a beauty! Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 99
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Scott 2. Chan 2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 100
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Scott 2. Chan 2), an attractive example, cancelled by partial, bold Chefoo 79 Customs, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 101
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Scott 2. Chan 2), neat, blue seal cancel, nicely centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 102
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Scott 2. Chan 2), fresh with brilliant color and amazing impression, neat corner seal cancel; couple roughish perfs at upper left, still Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 103
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca brown red, imperf proof on thin wove paper (Scott 3 var. Chan Proof 3b), a magnificent, pristine top margin pair on crisp white paper, ungummed, Extremely Fine, quite rare as it is generally agreed the 3ca thin paper proofs are far scarcer than those on thick paper.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 104

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Scott 3. Chan 3), full clean o.g., a magnificent, superior quality example, P.O. fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 105

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Scott 3. Chan 3), full o.g., well centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 106

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Scott 3. Chan 3), part Customs cancel, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 107
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Scott 3. Chan 3), used, fresh, bright example, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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