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The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan


1871-1872 Dragon Issues: Sen Unit Issues
 
 
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Lot 2621
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1872, Dragon, ½ sen to 5 sen complete, the set complete, along with an additional ½ sen value from plate 1, without gum as issued, fresh and generally well centered, a lovely group, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 5-8, 5a; 320,000 yen (HK$ 24,810). Scott 5-8, 5d; $2,130 (HK$ 16,510).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2622
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1872, Dragon, ½ sen to 5 sen complete, Mihon specimen overprints, the complete set of Mihon overprints, without gum as issued, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 5-8. Scott 5-8.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2623
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1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown and 1 sen blue. Nice selection of 13 items, comprised of ten ½sen issues, 7 of which are mint, plus three 1sen values, which includes 1 mint copy. We note varieties such as a used 1sen blue plate 3, used ½sen laid paper types, etc. Some usually associated flaws though generally Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
J.S.C.A. 5-6. Scott 5-6.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2624
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1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown, plate 1, "ductile" wove paper, position 9, used, a lovely, well centered example on this very scarce paper type, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 5b var. Scott 5g var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2625
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1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown, plate 1, wove paper, position 29, without gum as issued, fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 5b; 40,000 yen (HK$ 3,100). Scott 5g; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2626
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1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 5, used, sound, with good perforations, rare, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6a; 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 6b; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2627
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1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, position 25 showing "beard missing" variety, Ichida MV13, neatly cancelled, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6c; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2628

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, position 26, showing extensive retouch of right dragon's head, o.g., outstanding centering; tiny, trivial perf tear at top, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6c; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2629
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1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, a lovely corner margin single, position 40, without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6c; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2630

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, wove paper, o.g., well centered with good, fresh color, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6d; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 6a; $675 (HK$ 5,230).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
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Lot 2631
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1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 7, without gum as issued, a remarkably choice example of this rare mint issue, wonderfully fresh with sound perforations, Very Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 6g; 1,500,000 yen (HK$ 116,280). Scott 6d; $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2632
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1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 26, a lovely, lightly cancelled used example, fresh and nicely centered, scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6g; 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 6d; $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2633

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 33, an attractive used example tied to small piece, well centered, scarce; some clipped perfs at upper right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6g; 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 6d; $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2634
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1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, laid paper, position 4, without gum as issued, a lovely, nicely centered example showing prominent inking flaw at right dragon's head, pretty stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 7a; 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 7; $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2635
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1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, "ductile" wove paper, position 16, lightly cancelled, fresh and beautifully centered, a rare, distinctive paper type, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 7b var. Scott 7a var.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2636
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1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, wove paper, position 26, without gum as issued, a superior quality example, wonderfully fresh and uncommonly well centered, a beauty! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 7b; 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 7a; $625 (HK$ 4,840).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2637
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 8, without gum as issued, showing part of tail missing, a lovely, beautifully centered example, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8a; 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2638
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 10, without gum as issued, fresh and nicely centered, pretty stamp, nearly Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8a; 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2639
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 10, a very interesting printing variety showing upper right outer frameline and design below sloping to the right, without gum as issued, fresh, nearly Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8a; 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2640
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen yellow green, laid paper, a well centered example showing missing Raimon at upper left, without gum as issued, almost Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8b; 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 8a; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2641
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen yellow green, laid paper, position 32, without gum as issued, lovely, distinct shade, well centered; a few clipped perfs, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8b; 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 8a; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2642
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1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, pelure wove paper, position 18, somewhat heavy cancel, well centered, scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8d; 280,000 yen (HK$ 21,700). Scott 8b; $900 (HK$ 6,980).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2643
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1872, Dragon, sen unit stamps. Outstanding specialized mounted collection of 38 items, mint or used, with each item plated with noted varieties, on exhibition pages. Includes ½ sen, plate 1, 2 mint and 3 used, one with a lovely red cancel, plus plate 2, two mint and 3 used copies. The ½ sen value also includes 8 major varieties, 6 mint and 2 used, with shippo types, hair, flame and tail flaws etc. The 1 sen includes and unused plate 1, plus 3 used plate 2 examples, and 4 major varieties, 2 mint and 2 used, where the 2 sen includes 6 used examples and the 5 sen shows 2 mint and 2 used copies. A wonderful specialist group, inspection invited, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
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