Spink will feature a spectacular array of early Chinese stamps in its Fine Stamps and Covers of China and Hong Kong sale on January 21.
This sheet of 25 Large Dragons still features much of the original gum
Topping the auction will be a sheet of the 1882 Large Dragon 1ca green, featuring a valuation of $383,490-447,405.
It features 25 specimens from the third setting of this ultra-rare issue, China’s first postage stamp.
Wide margins on three sides, combined with a significant piece of the original gum, make this one of the most desirable Large Dragon sheets around.
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