China 1914-19 $20 black and yellow (first Peking printing), SG308

SKU: RS1703

Sale price£7,000
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China 1914-19 $20 black and yellow "Entrance Hall of Classics, Peking (first Peking printing), SG308.

A fine used example by central Peking bilingual circular date stamp for '9 Ap 20',

A very scarce stamp in this quality.

These classic definitive stamps were initially printed in London. The printing was then transferred to Peking from 1914 to 1919 where the designs were re-engraved. The $20 stamp is the highest value and rarest of the issue.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £7,500.

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