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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


1897 Small Figures Surcharges on Small Dragons
 
 
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Lot 234

China, 1897, Small Figures Surcharges on Small Dragons, 1¢ on 1ca-5¢ on 5ca complete (Scott 25-27. Chan 31-33), o.g., lightly hinged, 2¢ on 3ca has no gum; Small smudge on 5¢ on 5ca, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 235

China, 1897, Small Figures Surcharge on Small Dragon, 1¢ on 1ca green (Scott 25. Chan 31), 3 hinges on margin and gutter to prevent splitting. Including all margins and gutter except top right. 2 oxidized spots on bottom left and right corners. Including many overprint varieties including the "Flying Bat Flaw" at position 19 of right pane. Ideal for plating, double pane of 40, N.H., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 236
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China, 1897, Small Figures Surcharge on Small Dragon, 1¢ on 1ca green (Scott 25. Chan 31), two examples, one with full strike of Customs Swatow cds (1897 May 31), the other with full strike of Customs Hankow (1897 May 17), Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 237

China, 1897, Small Figures Surcharge on Small Dragon, 2¢ on 3ca mauve (Scott 26. Chan 32), o.g., hinged, Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 238

China, 1897, Small Figures Surcharge on Small Dragon, 5¢ on 5ca (Scott 27. Chan 33), gutter pair, o.g., fresh gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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