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


1897 Red Revenues
 
 
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Lot 111
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China, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ and 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenues; 1¢ horizontal crease, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 78, 80. Chan 87, 88.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
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Lot 112

China, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, 3mm spacing variety, o.g., hinged; slightly oxidized, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 78 var. Chan 87d.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 113

China, 1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, with slight doubling of "one cents", the slight double overprint is especially noticable on the first "e" in "one", o.g., lightly hinged; round top right corner with slight perf thin, otherwise Fine.
Scott 78b var. Chan 87a var.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000

This is a great example showing the current hot study of this new find. All examples are with the large box "one" and so is the overprint on this example. Liu Yuan illustrated 5 other examples of this variety. A rare opportunity to own such a fine variety that is missing from most collections. A photocopy of the article on the reserach report of this variety is supplied
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Lot 114

China, 1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, highly popular stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 80. Chan 88.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 115
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China, 1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, unused without gum, clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 80. Chan 88.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 116
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China, 1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue, lightly canceled, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott 84. Chan 90.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 117
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China, 1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue, used with pakua, Fine.
Scott 84. Chan 90.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000.
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