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Sale 12

The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection
of the Postage Stamps of China, 1897-1941


Sinkiang
 
 
 

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Lot 383 China, Sinkiang, 1915 overprinted "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" $1 black and brown-orange first overprint on first Peking printing, variety 2nd and 3rd Chinese characters of overprint transposed, bright colours, characteristic vertical sheet guide line at right, very fine unused with much original gum. An remarkably fresh and outstanding example of this great rarity. Chan PS16a.
Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 300,000


Provenance: Paul Hock, Robson Lowe, 19.10.83, lot 752.

ONE OF THE FOUR TREASURES OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

This error occurred once in position [5] of the sheet of fifty in the early printings. Once the error was discovered, it was withdrawn from sale. Probably less than a dozen examples of the error have survived.
  Realized HK$575,000
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