Sale 72 The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection of Large Dragons Sale 4

Interasia Auctions Limited

Dec 10, 2018 Asia/Hong_Kong

Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 72 The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection of Large Dragons Sale 4

Monday Dec 10, 2018 09:30 Asia/Hong_Kong
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This concluding auction of the magnificent Olsson Collection of Large Dragons of China includes important proofs and essays, highlighted by the imperforate proof sheet of the 3 candarins from Setting III (one of two recorded), outstanding stamps including the 1885 thick paper 1ca. vertical imperforate between pair unused (one of five recorded with intact perforations), as well as six covers including the 1884 combination cover originating in the Ichang Customs and sent overseas through the U.S. Postal Agency at Shanghai.

Interasia’s December 10 -12 Auctions


Interasia’s December 10-12 auctions of China, Hong Kong and Asian stamps and postal history will take place at the Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. The three-day, 2,300-lot sale includes another outstanding offering of China and Hong Kong stamps and postal history, with important Ching Dynasty and Republic, substantial postal history, Taiwan, Tibet, and a large offering of People’s Republic and Liberated Areas. Hong Kong and Treaty Ports alone comprise almost 400 lots, while an outstanding Macau collection is presented in an additional 140 lots.


The auctions feature the two iconic stamps of China and Hong Kong - the 1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar and the mint 96c. Olive-Bistre, as well as one of the greatest PRC rarities - the 1968 unissued large format “Whole Country is Red.”


Interasia Auctions Timetable






December 10, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 72

Olsson Collection of the Large Dragons of China


December 10, 2018

10:30 AM

Auction 75

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic


December 11, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 73

People’s Republic of China and Liberated Areas


December 11, 2018

3:30 PM

Auction 75

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic, Local Posts, Foreign PO, Provinces, Japanese Occ, Manchukuo, Taiwan, Tibet, Mongolia


December 12, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 70

Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, Macau








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