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The Lee Wong Collection


1894-1897 Empress Dowager 60th Birthday
 
 
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Lot 177

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), an exceptionally fresh select-quality set, offering brilliant colours & outstanding centring, clean o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 178

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh clean set with bold, vivid colours, clean o.g., Very Fine+, 24ca signed F.Z. Chun.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 179

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), beautifully centred, with incredibly vivid colours, clean o.g., 5ca & 6ca hinge remnants, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 180

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), nicely centred, with great colours, o.g., 5ca & 12ca hinge remnants, Very Fine, a very attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 181

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), wonderful select-quality set, fresh with incredible colours, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 182

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), amazing, vibrant colours, exceptionally well-centred, o.g., Very Fine, a choice quality set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 183

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh and nicely centred, with outstanding bold colours, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 184

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), beautifully centred, with exceptionally bright colours, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 185
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), clean and attractive, nicely centred set, full clean o.g. (except 9ca & 12ca without gum), Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 186

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), an amazing, select-quality set, beautifully centred with the most vibrant colours imaginable, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 187
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), lovely, fresh set with bold, sharp colours, nicely centred, full, clean o.g. (except 5ca & 12ca without gum), Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 188
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a lovely set offering a nice mix of Customs or Seal cancels, fresh & well-centred, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 189
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), exceptionally fresh & beautifully centred set, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 190
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a lovely select set, with outstanding centring and vibrant colours, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 191
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh and near pristine, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 192
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh with good, strong colours, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 193
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), well-centred with sharp colours; 12ca light crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 194
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a particularly well-centred set, displaying great colours & a nice array of seal cancels, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 195
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a splendid, select quality set, all bearing Customs cancellations and most of those from Chinkiang date JAN 13 97, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 196

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 4ca rose pink, imperf left margin (Chan 25k var. Scott 19 var.), wonderfully fresh example with full 5mm margin at left, o.g., Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 197
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 24ca carmine (Chan 30. Scott 24), vertical pair, displaying vibrant, intense colour, cancelled by dual, blue seal cancels, Very Fine, a most attractive multiple.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,800.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 198
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China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 24ca carmine (Chan 30. Scott 24), vertical strip of 3, a lovely quality sound strip, fresh, cancelled by dual, blue seal cancels, Very Fine, a beautiful item.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 199

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22S-30S. Scott 16n-24n), wonderfully fresh with distinctive "second print" colours, incredibly well-centred for this issue, fresh, o.g., Very Fine+, an extraordinary set of this difficult issue.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000.
Realized HK$90,000.
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Lot 200

China, 1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd printing, 6ca red brown (Chan 27S. Scott 21n), lovely, distinctive shade, fresh and beautifully centred, full, clean o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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