lot # 9 - 1: China issued stamps
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-six clichés (identification according to the owner) as applicable for the 1878 thin paper 3ca. unused (9) and used (17), 1882 wide margins 3ca. used (16), and 1883-85 thick paper 3ca. unused (2) and used (21), a few of the thick paper issues are misidentified, fair to fine, some faults (65).
Estimate HK$ 70,000 - 90,000
Provenance: Bernard Stoloff, Christie's Robson Lowe (Zurich), 14.5.1987, lot 2207.
Estimate: HK$ 70,000 - 90,000