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lot # 8 - 1: China issued stamps

Price: HK$ 100,000.00
Monday Dec 10, 2018 09:30 Asia/Hong_Kong

China, 1878-85 Large Dragon, the masterfully written-up study with hand drawn illustrations and explanations for the identification of each cliché, comprising the twenty-five clichés (identification according to the owner) of the 1878 thin paper 1ca. unused (17) and used (8), 1882 wide margins 1ca. unused (15) and used (10), and 1883-85 thick paper 1ca. unused (15) and used (10), a few of the thick paper issues are actually thin paper, mainly good to very fine, some faults, yet of a high standard not normally associated with such a study (75).
Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 120,000


Provenance: Bernard Stoloff, Christie's Robson Lowe (Zurich), 14.5.1987, lot 2206.

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Estimate: HK$ 100,000 - 120,000

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