Sale 30

Lot 84

China, 1897, Small Figures surcharge on Empress Dowager, 1¢ on 1ca vermilion, inverted surcharge (Chan 38d. Scott 29a), particularly fresh and nicely centered, with bold, vibrant color, full o.g.; tiny and expert repair to top left corner perforation tip only, Very Fine and choice, with 2019 Experts & Consultants Ltd. certificate. Scott $50,000 (HK$ 393,700).
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 80,000

It is believed that only 80 stamps received the surcharge inverted, and of those, only approximately ten unused examples are known

Realized HK$ 34,000


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