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Lot 1023



Hong Kong, 1863-71 watermark crown CC 96c. olive-bistre, mint with part to large part original gum, brilliant rich colour and extremely fresh on bright white paper, very fine, some faint wrinkling at top from the hinging noted for accuracy, a choice and exquisite example of this key Hong Kong stamp. S.G. 18 cat. £80,000.
Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 500,000


Expertisation: Signed Tommy Allen
B.P.A. certificate (1956).

References: No. 19 in Ng Kwai-lung's Census of the Mint 96c. Olive-Bistre.

Auction Record
John Bull (Hong Kong), March 1984.


 
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