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Lot 1876    SESSION 8 (2.30PM WEDNESDAY 24TH MARCH)    Police Badges & Accessories

Estimate $100
SOLD $3,600

HONG KONG, Opium License Bond, copy of the document issued on 1 March 1883, signed by relevant Chinese parties of 167 Hollywood Road, Hong Kong in the presence of J.H.Stewart Lockhart, printed in English and details of the factory location and owners hand-written and with Chinese characters and seals, all mat framed under perspex with timber backing (approx size 34.5x34cm). Some marks on the bottom of the frame, otherwise fine.

J.H.Stewart Lockhart was a British Colonial Officer who went on to become Registrar-General and later Colonial Secretary of Hong Kong. He was also very interested in collecting and studying Chinese coins and produced several numismatic publications.

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