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Bidboard # 1930
Lot # 248
Catalogue Value or Estimate: $625.00
Current Bid: $55
China

Exceptionally rare trio of local stamps from Wei Hai Wei for a courier service to Chefoo, the second issue from 1899. Consists of a used 2c red and mint hinged 5c pale olive green, both perforated 11, plus an unused 2c red perforated 12 and likely a counterfeit with noticeable differences in the printing details (not counted). Lovely full SON "C&Co WH" double-circle cancel on the 2c with nearly full OG on the 5c. Listed in the Chan catalogue as LWH3-4 and in the Scott Classic catalogue as #3-4. 2020 Scott Classic US$500.00 =