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Sale 24


 
Lot 436

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China, 1898 watermarked $5 deep green and salmon, horizontal pair imperforate between, well centred, fine unused without gum, light grease mark from hinge and insignificant trace of thinning. One of the rarest of the Waterlow perforation varieties. Chan 115b.
Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 300,000


Provenance: So Y Tong, Christies' Swire (Hong Kong), 2.11.94, lot 2409
M.F. Huang, Zurich Asia (Hong Kong), 29.1.04, lot 19,

THERE ARE BELIEVED TO BE ONLY SIX EXAMPLES OF THIS VARIETY KNOWN.

 
Realized HK$ 402,500



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