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1894-97 Sixtieth Birthday of Dowager Empress
The collection of Dowager Empress issues commencing with 1894 first printing 1ca. to 24ca. mint and used with additional shades, 1897 second printing 2ca. dull yellow-green mint (a few trimmed perfs), 1897 small figures surcharge ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca. mint and used with also a few spacing varieties, 1897 large figures surcharge 2½mm. setting on second printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca. mint (2 sets) and used, 30c. on 24ca. pair with right stamp "30" 2mm. above "cents" unused (faded and toned), 1897 large figures 1½mm. setting on first printing 1c. on 1ca. and 10c. on 12ca. mint, on third printing ½c. on 3ca. to 10c. on 12ca. mint, 30c. on 24ca. mint (top right corner torn off and put back), 2c. on 2ca. pane of twenty used, and 4c. on 4ca. with surcharge inverted used (badly faded), and on re-engraved ½c. on 3ca. mint and used. Fair to fine. (162)

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The collection of Dowager Empress issues commencing with 1894 first printing 1ca. to 24ca. mint and used with additional shades, 1897 second printing 2ca. dull yellow-green mint (a few trimmed perfs), 1897 small figures surcharge ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca. mint and used with also a few spacing varieties, 1897 large figures surcharge 2½mm. setting on second printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca. mint (2 sets) and used, 30c. on 24ca. pair with right stamp "30" 2mm. above "cents" unused (faded and toned), 1897 large figures 1½mm. setting on first printing 1c. on 1ca. and 10c. on 12ca. mint, on third printing ½c. on 3ca. to 10c. on 12ca. mint, 30c. on 24ca. mint (top right corner torn off and put back), 2c. on 2ca. pane of twenty used, and 4c. on 4ca. with surcharge inverted used (badly faded), and on re-engraved ½c. on 3ca. mint and used. Fair to fine. (162)
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