In this auction, a candle was lit at the beginning of each lot, and when an inch had burned away, the hammer would fall. In it’s heydays in the early 1900s the auction schedule of a particular commodity was as follows-

from India on Mondays and Wednesdays,
from Ceylon on Tuesdays and from China, Java and others on Thursdays.                                                                     Name the auction if it was started in 17th century and ceased in 1998.

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