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The Lee Wong Collection


1 Candarin
 
 
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Lot 86

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), block of 4, a splendid, wonderfully fresh block in the lovely yellow-green shade; a choice quality multiple, full, clean o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 87
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), two choice examples, fresh, cancelled by Shanghai/OCT 18/80/Customs & Newchwang/DEC [ ]/81/Customs c.d.s.'s respectively, Very Fine, a beautiful pair.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 88
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), two lovely examples, each fresh with excellent centring, one showing Shanghai JAN 2/80 Customs, the second example, which shows frame break under "c" of "Candarin" variety, with partial Chinkiang Customs, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 89
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), a stellar, fresh example, cancelled by "Customs/JUN25/79/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine+, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 90
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), attractive and fresh example, cancelled by excellent strike of "Customs/DEC 14/83/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 91
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), fresh and nicely centred example, cancelled by partial, red Shanghai SEP 10 78 Customs dater, Very Fine, scarce first year of usage.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 92
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), horizontal pair, fresh, cancelled by centrally struck, full "Chinkiang APL 13 81 Customs" c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 93

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green, bottom frame broken under "C" of "Candarin" variety (Chan 1d. Scott 1 var.), a superb example in a deep, rich shade, nicely centred, full pristine o.g., n.h., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 94
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red, proof (Chan 2 var. Scott 2 var.), imperforate on thin ungummed wove paper with circle removed, nice margins, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 95
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), right margin vertical pair, pristine and choice, a lovely fresh pair, o.g., bottom stamp n.h., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 96
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), vertical pair, fresh & perfectly centred, o.g., bottom stamp n.h., Extremely Fine, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 97

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), horizontal pair, wonderfully fresh with brilliant colour, excellent centring, full, pristine o.g., an Extremely Fine gem!
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 98

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), horizontal pair, a P. O. fresh gem pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 99
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), block of 4, a magnificent quality example, boasting brilliant colour and impression with excellent centring, o.g., bottom stamps n.h., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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Lot 100
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), a splendid left margin block of 4, fresh and beautifully centred, full, clean o.g., bottom stamps n.h., Very Fine, a gorgeous marginal block.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 101
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), an exquisite right margin block of 4, displaying true "Post Office fresh" attributes; wonderful centring & colour, full pristine o.g. with the bottom stamps n.h., Extremely Fine, a gem!
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 102

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), superb quality block of 4, remarkably fresh, coupled with perfect centring, full, pristine o.g., Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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Lot 103
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), an absolutely stunning block of 6, boasting outstanding vibrant colour & centring, full pristine original gum with the bottom stamps never hinged, Extremely Fine, a showpiece multiple.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 104

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), block of 6, a remarkably fresh & choice block, boasting bold, rich colour, excellent centring & pristine, fresh o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, a lovely showpiece!
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 105

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), top corner margin block of 6, a magnificent, pristine block in true "Post Office" quality, with stamps displaying superb colour and freshness along with excellent centring; small piece of extreme upper right selvage missing, Extremely Fine, a showpiece!
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 106
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), outstanding & choice, cancelled by superb, near-maximum strike of "Customs/MAR 19/80/Chefoo" c.d.s.; a few blunted perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 107
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), splendid example, cancelled by bold, near maximum strike of "Customs/ APL 10/79/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine+, choice!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 108
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), centred-to-top example with deep, rich colour, outstanding and choice, cancelled by bold, maximum strike of "Customs/Nov 13/80/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 109
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), a particularly choice example, well-centred with vibrant colour, cancelled by near-maximum strike of "Customs/AUG 13/81/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine+, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
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Lot 110
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), a splendid, beautifully centred example with bold, vivid colour, cancelled by near-maximum strike of "Customs/DEC 18/29/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Very Fine+, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 111
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), an attractive & sound example, fresh, cancelled by maximum strike of
"Customs/NOV 17/82/Chinkiang" dater, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 112
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), a lovely, beautifully centred example, fresh, cancelled by centrally struck "Customs/JAN 24/[ ]/Newchwang" no year date c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 113
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), an attractive right-margined example, cancelled by light seal killer, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 114
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), showing partial seal cancel at lower left, along with "Paris A ()/18 MARS/8" French transit; slightly soiled, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, attractive & scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 115
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca vermilion (Chan 2a. Scott 2 var.), a lovely rough perforation example, cancelled by 2 partial seal killers in blue along with nearly complete strike of "Hong Kong/A/OC28/79" transit c.d.s., Fine to Very Fine, a rare item.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 116

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red, broken frame at top left (Chan 2b. Scott 2 var.), fresh, cancelled by bold, near maximum strike of "Customs/FEB 25/82/Newchwang" c.d.s., Very Fine, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 117

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a splendid quality, left margin horizontal pair, perfectly centred, pristine, flawless o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, a gem pair.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 118

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), pair, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, choice!
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 119

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), pair, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, choice!
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$26,000.
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Lot 120

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), choice horizontal pair, incredibly rich, intense colour, coupled with perfect centring, pristine, o.g., Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 121

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), superb horizontal pair, bold rich, intense colour, along with perfect centring, full, wonderfully fresh o.g., Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 122

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), horizontal pair, wonderfully fresh, coupled with outstanding centring, full and exceptionally clean o.g., Extremely Fine, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 123

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a superb quality block of 4, with brilliant, vibrant colour, along with excellent centring, full, wonderfully clean o.g., Very Fine+, a lovely multiple.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$60,000.
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Lot 124

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), left margin block of 4, a wonderful, truly "Post Office" fresh block, which displays vivid, fresh colour, excellent centring, full pristine o.g. which is never hinged, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and rare multiple.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$65,000.
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Lot 125

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), stunning right margin block of 4, a flawless marginal block boasting vibrant, rich colour, wonderful centring, full pristine original gum, which is never hinged, Extremely Fine, a splendid and rare multiple.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$75,000.
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Lot 126

China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a simply magnificent block of 10, 2x5 in composition, offering vivid, rich colour, near-perfect centring with margins at each side, flawless original gum, with all stamps being never hinged (!), Extremely Fine and choice, a showpiece! .
Estimate HK$ 70,000 - 80,000.
Realized HK$200,000.
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Lot 127
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), attractive example, canceled by large part of red Shanghai/NOV 24/82/ (Customs) c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 128
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a splendid and fresh example, cancelled by partial Customs c.d.s., along with near full strike of "HK/EDINBURGH/MR 22/79" transit, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 129
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a splendid & fresh example, cancelled by clear, bold strike of "Customs/NOV 20/80/Chinkiang" dater, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 130
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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a lovely, fresh example with typical quality strike, cancelled by centrally struck "Post Office/Chinkiang" double ring c.d.s. dated "7FEB79", Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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