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Sale 71

Lot 2039

Wei Hai Wei, 1898 first issue handstamped "C & Co./WHW" (two strikes, one inverted) with "Courier Post" and value in manuscript 5c. black on red, horizontal strip of three, complete "G.K. Ferguson" signature on reverse, deep bright colour, good margins all around, unused, neat horizontal crease at top and centre stamp has natural vertical wrinkle in the paper, nevertheless very fine and an appealing multiple of the top echelon. Livingston 2.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000

References: "Prize Selections from the Rocpex Taipei '81", p. 40. Illustrated.

Realized HK$ 46,000

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