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China (Empire and PRC): Stamps and Postal History
including the Legend of the Dragon Collection


1897 Red Revenue Surcharges
 
 
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Lot 8090
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China, 1897, Red Revenues, an unused and used selection (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-81), comprising small figures 2c on 3c unused (6) and used, and large figures 1c on 3c unused and used, 2c on 3c unused, and 4c on 3c unused and used, all of the unused except for one small figures 2c on 3c have part to large part original gum, a few small faults, Very Good to Fine.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8091

China, 1897, Red Revenues, Small Figures 2¢ on 3¢ and Large Figures 1¢ on 3¢ 2¢ on 3¢ and 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-81), good colors, well centered, unused with part to large part original gum, hinge remainders, the 4c on 3c has a short perf., mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 8092

China, 1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), position 2, deep color, near perfect centering, fresh, unused with large part original gum, hinge remainder, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8093

China, 1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, inverted surcharge (Chan 84i. Scott 79a), position 12, clear bright color, well centered though just to top, unused with much original gum, fresh, gum skips, Very Fine and an appealing example of this popular variety.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8094
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China, 1897, Small 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 85. Scott 81), position 1, fresh bright color, exceptional centering within large margins, unused without gum, light aging on reverse barely shows through in margins on front, otherwise Very Fine and a splendid example of this rare stamp.
Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8095

China, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87, a. Scott 78, b), horizontal pair, positions 16-17, left stamp large box of Chinese character, nice clear color, particularly well centered on fresh white paper, unused with large part original gum, hinge remainders, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 8096

China, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), position 13, bright color, well centered, unused with large part original gum, hinge remaiders, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 8097

China, 1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), position 7, deep rich color contrasted by its brilliant white paper and outstanding centering, unused with much original gum, usual gum skip, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 8098

China, 1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), position 7, good color, centered just to right, unused with much original gum, faintest traces of age spots on gum and a few tiny gum skips, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8099

China, 1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), position 24, good color, well centered, unused with much original gum, brown patches on reverse from an old hinge remainder, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000.
Current BidHK$9,000
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Lot 8100
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China, 1897, Large $5 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 91. Scott 85), position 1, deep bright color on fresh white paper, centered just to top right, unused with large part gum which may not be original, Fine to Very Fine and an attractive example of this high value stamp.
Estimate HK$ 150,000 - 200,000.
Current BidHK$0
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