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Lot 598



China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing $2 black and blue, variety centre inverted, bright colours, well centred for this, just to lower right, fine unused with large part to much original gum, inconsequential glazing from hinge remainders, a fine example of this rare and popular inverted centre. Chan 245a.
Estimate HK$ 600,000 - 800,000


Provenance: Colonel E.H.R. Green, J.C. Morgenthau (New York), 18-26.1.1944, lot 1262 which realised $207.
Dr. Warren G. Atwood, Harmer, Rooke & Co. (New York), 7-8.10.1952, lot 328 which realised $330.

 
Realized HK$ 747,500



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