STOCKHOLMIA 2019 Private Treaty Sale

Lot 16

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st Printing, 24ca carmine, vertical pair imperf between (Scott 24a. Chan 30a), an absolutely magnificent example of this, one of the rarest Dowager varieties, fresh as the day it was printed with luxurious rich color and excellent centering, full, near pristine o.g. which shows just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine+, certainly among the finest of the few recorded mint pairs; 1990 APS photo certificate.

A cornerstone exhibition piece.

Price: $60,000; £47,060; €51,065; 600,000 SEK; HK$468,000.

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