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The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan


1871-1872 Dragon Issues: 48 Mon
 
 
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Lot 2520
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, without gum as issued, lovely, rich deep brown shade, wonderfully fresh with large margins, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2521
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, without gum as issued, deep rich shade, full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2522
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, used, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2523
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 3, showing interesting pre-printing paper fold at bottom left, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with wide, even margins, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2524
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 3, without gum as issued, fresh with four margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2525
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, horizontally laid paper, position 4, an exquisitely well etched example, fresh with large margins, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2526
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, horizontal pair, positions 7-8, beautifully cancelled, fresh, a lovely and scarce pair, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 1; $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2527
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, Mihon specimen overprint, position 8, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with wide margins, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a. Scott 1.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2528
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 8, showing strong inking at top, without gum as issued, four margins, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2529
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 16, showing cracked plate variety, without gum as issued, fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2530
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 18, without gum as issued, full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2531
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 22, without gum as issued, a superior quality example, beautifully etched with huge, even margins, a Gem! Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2532
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 29, without gum as issued, a beautifully detailed example, fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2533

1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 30, a splendid, neatly cancelled example on small piece, fresh with good margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2534
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, a remarkable used vertical pair, positions 31 & 38, with splendid, centrally struck cancel, a beautiful pair, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 1; $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2535
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 32, without gum as issued, large to clear margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2536

1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 33, tied to small piece, fresh with good margins, scarce, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2537
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 35, showing light engraving of vertical east end raimon at top variety, without gum as issued, exceptionally attractive example with wide, even margins, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2538
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 37, showing guide pinhole at bottom right, without gum as issued, four margins, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; 45,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2539
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, wove paper, position 7, without gum as issued, very fresh with full, even margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1b; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1b; $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2540
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, thin wove paper, position 12, a splendid used example with neat cancel, deeply etched, printed in deep, rich shade, a very attractive example, Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 1b; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1b; $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2541
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, thin wove paper, position 24, without gum as issued, a finely etched example, four margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1b; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1b; $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2542
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, thick wove paper ("kyojin"), position 29, a beautifully detailed, superb example with huge, even margins, a beauty! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1c; 64,000 yen (HK$ 4,960). Scott 1b; $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2543
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 2, without gum as issued, a wonderful example in deep, rich shade, large margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2544
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 8, lovely boxed cancel in blue, a stunning, wide margin example, rare, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2545
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 14, used, good margins to running along frameline at top, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2546
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 17, without gum as issued, a superb quality example with rich color and large, even margins, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2547
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 18, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2548
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 23, without gum as issued, large even margins, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2549
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 24, showing weak printing at upper left, without gum as issued, fresh with full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2550
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 26, cancelled by partial kensazumi killer, good margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2551
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 31, without gum as issued, an exceptional example with wide, even margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2552
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 37, without gum as issued, rich color with wide, even margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2553
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1871, Dragon, 48 mon dark brown, plate 2, laid paper, position 37, cancelled by partial rectangular killer, an attractive example, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 1c; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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