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The Lee Wong Collection


1883 Large Dragons on Thick Paper
 
 
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Lot 148

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), a superb quality set, each stamp boasting absolutely brilliant, vibrant colours and great centring, 3ca just small part o.g., others full original gum, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 149

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), beautiful, vivid colours, well-centred, full, clean o.g., Very Fine+, an exceptional set.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$26,000.
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Lot 150

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), fresh with excellent, vibrant colours, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 151
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), fresh set with bold colours, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 152
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), wonderfully fresh, select quality, complete set; 1ca with partial Chinkiang 1885 Customs dater, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 153
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), each fresh and beautifully centred with great colours, Very Fine+, a nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 154
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca bright green & 3ca brown red, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-8. Scott 7b var.-8b var.), wonderfully fresh & beautifully centred, without gum, Extremely Fine, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 155
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7. Scott 7b var.), cancelled by good strike of "Customs/JUN 27/Newchwang" no year date c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 156
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7. Scott 7b var.), a magnificent smooth perforation type example, wonderfully fresh with bold, vivid colour, cancelled by superb near-maximum strike of "Customs/May 17/Newchwang" c.d.s. without year date type, Extremely Fine, a gem!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 157
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7. Scott 7b var.), pristine, choice quality example, cancelled by excellent strike of "Customs/APL 27/Newchwang" no year date type, Extremely Fine and choice, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 158
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7a. Scott 7 var.), attractive example with sharp, vivid colour, cancelled by excellent strike of "Customs/APL 13/85/Chinkiang" c.d.s., Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 159

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), fresh, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely and attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 160

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), a wonderfully fresh, beautifully centred set, displaying bold, vibrant colours, 5ca small part o.g., others full original gum, Very Fine+, choice set.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 161
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), each fresh & well-centred with seal cancels; 5ca shows partial, additional transit marking, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 162
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), each value seal cancelled, excellent colours & centring, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 163
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), exceptionally fresh with brilliant colours, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 164

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca bright green & 3ca brown red, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-11. Scott 7-8var.), each remarkably fresh and bright, o.g., Very Fine+, a beautiful pair.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 165
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10. Scott 7 var.), a splendid, fresh, well-centred example, cancelled by centrally struck, blue Peking seal, with full strike of French P. O. "SHANG-HAI/18 JUIN/86/CHINE" transit perfectly struck over, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful & rare item.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 166
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca vermilion, rough perf 12½ (Chan 11. Scott 8a var.), block of 4, an incredible block, offering bold, vibrant colour, along with wonderful centring, full pristine o.g. with the bottom stamps being never hinged, Extremely Fine and choice, a rare multiple.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$100,000.
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Lot 167
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca vermilion, rough perf 12½ (Chan 11. Scott 8a var.), an absolutely superb example offering vibrant colour & excellent centring, blue seal cancel, along with partial Shanghai French P. O. transit, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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