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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


1894-1897 Empress Dowager 60th Birthday
 
 
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Lot 149

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a remarkable, pristine set in an extraordinary state of preservation; superb colors and centering, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a gem set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 150

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a splendid, exceptional quality set, wonderfully fresh and well-centered with bold colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 151

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), pristine mint and beautifully centered, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, an impeccable quality set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 152

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh, clean set with bold colors, o.g., Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 153

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh and near-pristine, with full, exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine+, a choice quality set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 154

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh with bright colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 155

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh with bright colors, o.g. (3ca, 9ca and 12ca some gum disturbance), Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 156

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), fresh colors, o.g., hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 157
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a lovely, fresh, nicely cancelled set, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
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Lot 158
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), attractive, all-used selection of 20 items, offering one attractive complete set plus better duplicates such as the 9ca (2), 24ca, etc., largely Fine to Very Fine, nice group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 159
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca vermilion (Chan 22. Scott 16), right interpanneau margin block of 4, showing full strike of scarce "Imperial Post Office/27 JAN 1899/Wuchow" oval dater in black, Extremely Fine, an exceptionally scarce and stunning multiple.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 160

1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 4ca rose pink, imperf right margin (Chan 25k. Scott 19 var.), a particularly choice example showing full 4mm+ imperforate margin at right, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 161
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 12ca brown orange (Chan 29. Scott 23), a choice quality used example, cancelled by full strike of the very scarce Wenchow seal cancel in red, along with matching, partial Wenchow Customs from Feb. 1896, Very Fine, scarce item.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 162
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 24ca carmine (Chan 30. Scott 24), vertical pair, fresh, with bold color and neat blue seal killers, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,800.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 163
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 24ca carmine (Chan 30. Scott 24), horizontal pair, the left stamp with brilliant, fresh color, lightly cancelled by blue seal killers, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,800.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 164

1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, von Mollendorf Special Printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22M-30M. Scott 16n-24n vars.), a pristine quality set, boasting brilliant colors, with full, hinged only once, original gum, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 165

1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, von Mollendorf Special Printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22M-30M. Scott 16n-24n vars.), fresh set with superb colors, full near-pristine o.g. (9ca with light, natural horizontal gum bend), Very Fine, a wonderful set.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 166

1897, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 2nd printing, 9ca light green (Chan 28S. Scott 22n), fresh and beautifully centered, with full, clean original gum, Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 167
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1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, attractive selection of 39 items (Chan 22//30. Scott 16//24), 1st printing, with the best being 5ca (2 mint copies), 9ca (1 mint, 2 used), 12ca (2 mint and 3 used, including a pair with partial Yokohama transit) & 24 ca (1 mint and 7 used, including a pair), etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, useful group of this popular issue; examine.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 168

1894-97, Empress Dowager issues, small selection including surcharges (Scott 17//37), nice mint selection of 14 items, including 1894 5ca & 24ca values, plus Small Figure surcharges of ½¢ (2), 1¢, 4¢, 5¢ (2), 8¢, 10¢ (2) & 30¢ values, fresh, o.g., generally Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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