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Lot 168

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China, 1885 Small Dragon 5ca. olive-yellow, block of four, variety imperforate vertically between stamps thereby containing two horizontal imperforate between pairs, dazzling colour, well centred with all perforations intact, cancelled by Peking seal in blue, slight colour suffusion in corners of three stamps, very fine and an astonishing block of immense rarity. Chan 18d.
Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,000,000


Expertisation: B.P.A. certificate (2011).

THERE ARE PROBABLY LESS THAN FIVE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN PAIRS OF THE 5CA. ROUGH PERFORATION 12½.

THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED BLOCK CONTAINING 5CA. IMPERFORATE BETWEEN PAIRS.

 
Realized HK$ 977,500



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