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The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan


1871-1872 Dragon Issues: 500 Mon
 
 
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Lot 2603
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon yellow green, plate 1, laid paper, position 20, dual cancels, fresh with large margins, lovely, distinctive shade, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4a; 220,000 yen (HK$ 17,050). Scott 4c; $1,500 (HK$ 11,630).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2604
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon yellow green, plate 1, laid paper, position 21, without gum as issued, a superb mint example in distinctive shade, fresh with large margins, rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4a; 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 4c; $2,250 (HK$ 17,440).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2605

1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 28, tied to small piece by clear, partial strike of kensazumi killer, full margins, fresh and scarce, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4c; 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2606
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 38, showing guide pinhole at lower left, used, full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4c; 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2607
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 39, used, lovely distinctive shade, huge even margins, scarce, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4c; 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2608
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, plate 1 on laid paper, position 2, a superb used example with splendid, dual cancellations, huge even margins, a Gem! Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2609
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 8, showing guide pinhole at upper right, cancelled by clear, partial kensazumi killer, good margins to clear at top, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2610
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 28, without gum as issued, fresh with full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2611
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, Mihon overprint, position 28, without gum as issued, fresh with full margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2612
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 33 showing guide pinhole at lower left, without gum as issued, Post Office fresh with huge, even margins, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2613
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 34, wonderfully fresh and bright, a beauty! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4e; 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2614
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon greenish blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with wide, even margins, a Gem! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4f; 160,000 yen (HK$ 12,400). Scott 4a; $700 (HK$ 5,430).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2615
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon greenish blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 10, a stunning example showing clear, partial kensazumi cancel, fresh, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4f; 250,000 yen (HK$ 19,380). Scott 4a; $675 (HK$ 5,230).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2616
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, wove paper, position 5, without gum as issued, an exquisite, exceptional example with brilliant color, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 4g; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4d; $750 (HK$ 5,810).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2617
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 7 showing tail variety, wonderfully fresh with large margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4h; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2618
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 9, without gum as issued, beautiful, rich color and huge margins, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4h; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2619
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 25, without gum as issued, a superb, select quality example, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4h; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2620
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1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 35, clear, partial kensazumi killer, exceptionally fresh with large, even margins, a rare used example from plate 2, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4h; 600,000 yen (HK$ 46,510). Scott 4e; $4,000 (HK$ 31,010).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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