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The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan


1872-1876 Cherry Blossom Issues: Single Stamps
 
 
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Lot 2650

1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, complete sheet of 40, plate 4, with position 23 showing the famous "Ki-Hansen" variety, o.g., a beautiful, wonderfully fresh sheet; few minor internal separations, Very Fine, a very rare sheet.
J.S.C.A. 9, 9v-4-23-m. Scott 9, 9a.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2651

1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, complete sheet of 40, plate 3, o.g., fresh, clean sheet, quite scarce; some minor internal separations, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 9. Scott 9.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2652
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1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, bottom margin block of 4, each stamp cancelled by Kurashiki killers, a gorgeous block, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 9. Scott 9.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2653

1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, "Ki-Hansen" variety, plate 4, position 23, o.g., rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 9v-4-23-m; 420,000 yen (HK$ 32,560). Scott 9a.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2654
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1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, "Ki-Hansen" variety, Mihon specimen overprint, plate 4, position 23, o.g., fresh and well centered, rare! Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 9v-4-23-m. Scott 9a.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2655
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, plate 4, position 36, a splendid, neatly cancelled used example showing full, clean large hole MLL perforations, rare, Very Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 10 var. Scott 10 var.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2656
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, plate 3, position 32, showing large hole MLL perforation, a scarce perforation type, neatly cancelled, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 10 var. Scott 10 var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2657
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, plate 3, position 39, showing large hole MLL perforation, used, very scarce perforation type, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 10 var. Scott 10 var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2658

1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen blue green, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, perf 12 x MLL, full, clean crackly o.g., a simply magnificent mint example with brilliant color and near perfect centering, showing full perforations as well, a Gem stamp, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 12a. Scott 15.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2659
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen blue green, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, unused without gum, lovely color and beautifully centered, pretty stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 12a. Scott 15.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2660
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen blue green, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, MLLX MLL perforation type, neatly cancelled, a superb quality used example, exceptionally fresh, showing full perforations which demonstrate this very rare perforation type; a showpiece! Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 12a. Scott 15.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2661
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, unused without gum, fresh, a very attractive unused example, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 17; $700 (HK$ 5,430).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2662
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, Mihon specimen overprint, full o.g., beautiful, vivid lilac shade, fresh, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a. Scott 17.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2663
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, unused (no gum) and used examples, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 94,000 yen (HK$ 7,290). Scott 17; $1,125 (HK$ 8,720).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2664
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, cancelled by attractive, segmented cork killer, a choice, well centered example with full, clean perforations, fresh, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 34,000 yen (HK$ 2,640). Scott 17; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2665
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, a lovely used copy cancelled by syllabic numeral cancel, interesting transition perforations at right, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 34,000 yen (HK$ 2,640). Scott 17; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2666
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, full, neat c.d.s., a lovely, fresh and nicely centered example, Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 34,000 yen (HK$ 2,640). Scott 17; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2667
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, a splendid used example, cancelled by beautiful, segmented cork killer, excellent color and centering, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; 34,000 yen (HK$ 2,640). Scott 17; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2668
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, black dot specimen overprint, unused without gum (as usual), exceptionally fresh and well centered, scarce this nice, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13b. Scott 17a.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2669
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, cancelled by full c.d.s. town cancel, an attractive example showing distinctive violet shade, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13b; 40,000 yen (HK$ 3,100). Scott 17a; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2670
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, a marvelous, beautifully centered used example, showing lovely, full petal cancel, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 13b; 40,000 yen (HK$ 3,100). Scott 17a; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2671
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, specimen, from the 1891 Official Government Book, cancelled by appropriate, brown Tokyo bota cancel, with o.g. (!), scarce, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 14. Scott 18.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2672
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, black dot specimen, position 31 showing missing petal variety, o.g., Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 14. Scott 18.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2673

1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, full, crackly o.g., a magnificent quality bottom margin single, offering true "Post Office" freshness along with being beautifully centered, Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 14. Scott 18.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2674
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, 2 nice used copies, one with neat double circle c.d.s. with transitional perfs at left (tiny thin), the second beautifully centered and sound, Very Fine pair.
J.S.C.A. 14; 160,000 yen (HK$ 12,400). Scott 18; $750 (HK$ 5,810).
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000.
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Lot 2675
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, a very fresh copy cancelled centrally by small, segmented cork killer, Fine to Very Fine, signed Bloch.
J.S.C.A. 14; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 18; $375 (HK$ 2,910).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2676
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, an attractive used example, sweetly corner cancelled by double circle c.d.s. in each corner, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 14; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 18; $375 (HK$ 2,910).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2677
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, position 16, showing "missing leaf" variety, partial Nagasaki foreign mail cancel, an attractive example in an unusually dark shade, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 14; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 18; $375 (HK$ 2,910).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2678

1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Government printing, native wove paper, "Specimen Printing", plate 26, prepared for export, small hole perf 9, full crackly o.g., a gorgeous stamp, Extremely Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 16 var. Scott 10 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2679

1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Government printing, native wove paper, an attractive mint example from plate 10 showing horizontal double perforation variety across bottom, o.g., scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 16 var. Scott 10.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2680
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, Government printing, native wove paper, a splendid horizontal pair, plate 2, canceled by full, bold Nara killer, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 16; 17,000 yen (HK$ 1,320). Scott 10.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2681
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1873, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, type I, Government printing, native laid paper, Mihon specimen overprint, unused without gum, very fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 19a. Scott 14.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2682
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1873, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, type I, Government printing, native laid paper, block of 4, o.g., 2 stamps never hinged, wonderfully fresh and well centered; some paper adherences on two stamps, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 19a. Scott 14.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2683
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, inverted Mihon overprint, part o.g., fresh, a striking and rare variety of the type II Mihon overprint, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a. Scott 16.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2684
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, from the 1891 Official Government Book, customary, brown Tokyo bota cancel, a splendid, vibrant example, rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a. Scott 16.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2685
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, used, fresh, a most attractive example, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a. Scott 16.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2686
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1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, a splendid used example with centrally struck Tokyo c.d.s., Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a; 70,000 yen (HK$ 5,430). Scott 16; $325 (HK$ 2,520).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2687

1872, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, vertical pair, tied to small piece, a magnificent used pair, bottom stamp showing margin at right, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a; 70,000 yen (HK$ 5,430). Scott 16; $325 (HK$ 2,520).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2688

1873, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, Government printing, native wove paper, o.g., an exquisite bottom margin single, incredibly fresh and beautifully centered with lovely pastel coloring and full, intact perforations, a lovely and rare stamp, Extremely Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 20b; 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 16a; $1,150 (HK$ 8,920).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 2689
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), a lovely used item showing full Kuwana dated fancy cancel, attractive, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28; $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2690
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), cancelled by centrally struck, 2 character killer, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28; $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2691
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native laid paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), full, crackly o.g., fresh and incredibly well centered, a beauty! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2692
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native laid paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), Mihon specimen overprint, o.g., never hinged (!), pristine mint, a select example of this rare specimen, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22. Scott 28.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2693

1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), full, clean crackly o.g., a magnificent, top margin single, "Post Office" fresh and perfectly centered, a Gem! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2694

1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), full, clean o.g., a delightful, left margin single, wonderfully fresh, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2695

1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), full original crackly o.g., a superior quality top margin single, beautifully centered, a Gem! Extremely Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 22; 80,000 yen (HK$ 6,200). Scott 28 var.; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2696
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), Mihon overprint, full clean o.g., fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22. Scott 28.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2697

1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), full crackly o.g., a lovely mint example, fresh and well centered, scarce; tiny shallow thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 300,000 yen (HK$ 23,260). Scott 29; $1,700 (HK$ 13,180).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2698
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 2 ("ro"), unused without gum, nicely centered, a very scarce unused stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 29; $1,900 (HK$ 14,730).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2699
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 3 ("ha"), unused without gum, fresh, bright stamp with sharp impression and good color, a lovely, sound example of this exceedingly rare syllabic type, with only a handful of unused examples recorded, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 4,000,000 yen (HK$ 310,080). Scott 29; $20,000 (HK$ 155,040).
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
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Lot 2700
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 3 ("ha"), neat dated cancel, a beautiful copy with near perfect centering and strong, fresh color, scarce; shallow corner thin at bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 220,000 yen (HK$ 17,050). Scott 29; $1,100 (HK$ 8,530).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2701
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 4 ("ni"), interesting double circle postmark, a highly attractive, well centered used, scarce; a single pulled perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 29; $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2702
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 6 ("he"), black dot specimen, unused without gum, an attractive specimen example of this rare syllabic; few roughish perfs at bottom right, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23. Scott 29.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2703
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 7 ("to"), neat segmented petal cancel, fresh and nicely centered with good color and full perforations, scarce, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 29; $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2704
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 8 ("chi"), neatly cancelled, fresh and scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 29; $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2705
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 9 ("ri"), lightly cancelled, well centered, scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; 140,000 yen (HK$ 10,850). Scott 29; $700 (HK$ 5,430).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
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Lot 2706
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 10 ("nu"), red brush stroke postage due marking, strong, rich color and nicely centered; tiny filled thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, a rare syllabic number.
J.S.C.A. 23; 700,000 yen (HK$ 54,260). Scott 29; $3,500 (HK$ 27,130).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2707
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 11 ("ru"), used; some irregular perfs at bottom, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, rare.
J.S.C.A. 23; 600,000 yen (HK$ 46,510). Scott 29; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2708
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native laid paper, syllabic 12 ("wo"), black dot specimen, unused without gum (as usual), a lovely and most collectible example of this exceptionally rare syllabic, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23. Scott 29; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 2709
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, native wove paper, syllabic 3 ("ha"), black dot specimen, unused without gum, an exceptionally fresh, nicely centered example of this very rare syllabic, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23. Scott 29.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2710
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen red violet, native laid paper, syllabic 2 ("ro"), unused without gum, a delightful example of this popular rarity, fresh with bright color, fault free, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 24; 2,000,000 yen (HK$ 155,040). Scott 30 var.; $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
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Lot 2711

1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen red violet, native laid paper, syllabic 3 ("ha"), partial, crackly o.g., some slight discoloration at top from hinge, a lovely, very attractive, well centered example, a lovely example of this important rarity, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 24; 2,000,000 yen (HK$ 155,040). Scott 30; $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
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Lot 2712

1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, very thin native wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), full, crackly o.g., an incredibly fresh example, with excellent color, good centering, a rare stamp; trivial thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 25; 500,000 yen (HK$ 38,760). Scott 31; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2713

1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, very thin native laid paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), Mihon specimen overprint, full, clean crackly o.g., exquisitely fresh and nicely centered, rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 25; 500,000 yen (HK$ 38,760). Scott 31a; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2714
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, very thin native laid paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), lightly cancelled, a splendid, fault free example on exceptionally thin paper, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 25; 500,000 yen (HK$ 38,760). Scott 31a; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 1,000.
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Lot 2715

1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, type I, foreign wove paper, fresh and Fine to Very Fine og.
J.S.C.A. 26; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 24; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2716
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, types I and II, foreign wove paper, selection of 3 lovely used examples, one type I from plate 8 and 2 type II plate 14 copies; includes a nice, blue segmented cork killer, fresh, a nice group, generally Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 26; 140,000 yen (HK$ 10,850). Scott 24.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2717
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, type II, foreign wove paper, plate 14, unused without gum, a remarkably fresh and attractive mint example, rare, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 26; 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 24 var.; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2718
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, foreign wove paper, position 1, unobtrusive foreign mail crossroads cancellation, a wonderful and most attractive example of this difficult and rare issue; irregular perf at upper left, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 27; 1,250,000 yen (HK$ 96,900). Scott 25; $7,500 (HK$ 58,140).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2719
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, foreign wove paper, used, a most attractive example of the elusive issue; some uneven perforations at right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 27; 1,250,000 yen (HK$ 96,900). Scott 25; $7,500 (HK$ 58,140).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2720
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, foreign wove paper, position 11 showing "missing leaf" variety, neat segmented cork cancel, rare, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 27; 1,250,000 yen (HK$ 96,900). Scott 25; $7,500 (HK$ 58,140).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2721
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1874, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), with 2 types of specimen overprints, two items in different shades, one with Mihon overprint, the second with brown Tokyo bota from 1891 Official Government book, the Mihon o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 28. Scott 32.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2722
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, foreign wove paper, with syllabics, specimen overprints, two items, syllabic 4 with black dot specimen and syllabic 9 with circular specimen handstamp, unused without gum, nice pair, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 29. Scott 33.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2723
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 1 sen blue, foreign wove paper, syllabic 5 ("ho"), a splendid used block of 4 of this the rarest syllabic of the 1 sen foreign paper types, bold numeric cancels, fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine and choice.
J.S.C.A. 29; 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 33.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 2724
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, foreign wove paper, with syllabics, specimen overprints, two items comprised of syllabic 18 with black dot specimen (paper adherences) and syllabic 6 with circular specimen handstamp, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 30. Scott 34.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2725
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, foreign wove paper, syllabic 4 ("ni"), a rare top margin block of 9, used, a lovely, eye catching multiple, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 30. Scott 34.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2726

1874, Cherry Blossom, 2 sen yellow, foreign wove paper, syllabic 14 ("ka"), full, crackly o.g., a simply magnificent example of this exceptionally rare syllabic; Post Office fresh and perfectly centered, a connoisseur example for a premium quality collection! Extremely Fine and choice, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 30; 530,000 yen (HK$ 41,080). Scott 34; $2,650 (HK$ 20,540).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
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Lot 2727

1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), o.g., fresh, a most attractive example of this difficult mint stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 31; 520,000 yen (HK$ 40,310). Scott 35; $3,500 (HK$ 27,130).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2728
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), beautifully cancelled, a superb quality used example, fresh, Extremely Fine, signed Livingston.
J.S.C.A. 31; 95,000 yen (HK$ 7,360). Scott 35; $475 (HK$ 3,680).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2729

1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 10 ("nu"), o.g., never hinged (!), an amazing, Post Office fresh example, a Gem! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 36; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2730
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, the rare syllabic 11 ("ru"), unused without gum, fresh, a scarce unused stamp, Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 32; 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 36; $500 (HK$ 3,880).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2731
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, the rare syllabic 13 ("wa"), lightly cancelled, exceptionally well centered, a delightful example of this major syllabic rarity; tiny, trivial perf tip thin speck, mentioned solely for the sake of accuracy, otherwise Extremely Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 32; 900,000 yen (HK$ 69,770). Scott 36; $5,000 (HK$ 38,760).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2732

1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, the rare syllabics 14 ("ka"), 16 ("ta") and 17 ("re"), three attractive mint items, all o.g., fresh, a scarce mint group; syllabic 14 with some paper adherences on gum, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; 138,000 yen (HK$ 10,700). Scott 36; $740 (HK$ 5,740).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2733
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 15 ("yo"), lightly cancelled, a beautiful, well centered example with deep, rich color, fresh and rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; 480,000 yen (HK$ 37,210). Scott 36; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2734
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 15 ("yo"), showing missing small leaf variety at upper left, Ichida MV 12, 1.5N, a lovely used example in a lovely deep, rich shade, fresh, a very rare stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; 480,000 yen (HK$ 37,210). Scott 36; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2735
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, specimen overprints, two items, comprised of syllabic 16, black dot specimen (no gum) and syllabic 14 with Mihon overprint (o.g.), fresh, a nice pair, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32. Scott 36.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 2736

1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, the rare syllabic 18 ("so"), full clean crackly o.g., a remarkably fresh and well centered example, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; 62,000 yen (HK$ 4,810). Scott 36; $325 (HK$ 2,520).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 2737

1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 18 ("so"), a spectacular block of 7, used on good sized portion of cover front to the U.S. along with vertical pair of 4 sen Old Koban, lightly cancelled and well centered, Very Fine, rare, believed to be the largest known used multiple of syllabic 18.
J.S.C.A. 32. Scott 36.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
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Lot 2738

1874, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), large part o.g., wonderful, exceptionally fresh color, nicely centered, scarce, Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 33; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 37; $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2739

1874, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, foreign wove paper, syllabic 2 ("ro"), full, clean crackly o.g., fresh, a wonderful stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 33; 30,000 yen (HK$ 2,330). Scott 37; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
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Lot 2740

1874, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, foreign wove paper, syllabic 2 ("ro"), position 22, full crackly o.g., brilliant rich color, full crackly original gum, a beauty! Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 33; 30,000 yen (HK$ 2,330). Scott 37; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2741

1874, Cherry Blossom, 10 sen yellow green, foreign wove paper, syllabic 3 ("ha"), o.g., an absolutely stunning example of this elusive syllabic, wonderfully fresh and bright, very scarce, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 33; 500,000 yen (HK$ 38,760). Scott 37; $1,000 (HK$ 7,750).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2742

1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, foreign wove paper, syllabic 4 ("ni"), some natural gum creases from full crackly o.g., deep rich intense color, perfectly centered, a beauty! Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 34; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 38; $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2743
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, foreign wove paper, syllabic 4 ("ni"), unused without gum, nice color and excellent centering; tiny thin speck, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 34; 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 38; $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 2744
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, foreign wove paper, syllabic 5 ("ho"), black dot specimen, toned o.g., fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 34. Scott 38.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2745
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen violet, foreign wove paper, syllabic 5 ("ho"), an eye arresting used example, with lovely, red foreign mail crossroads killer, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 34; 19,000 yen (HK$ 1,470). Scott 38; $95 (HK$ 740).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2746

1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), full o.g., an exquisite example of this difficult issue, beautifully centered with rich color, a beautiful stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 35; 70,000 yen (HK$ 5,430). Scott 39; $575 (HK$ 4,460).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2747
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1874, Cherry Blossom, 30 sen gray, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), black dot specimen, unused without gum, fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 35. Scott 39.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2748
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1875, Bird Series, 12 sen-30 sen complete, bota specimens from the 1902 UPU Presentation Book, fresh and well centered, sound, Very Fine, a scarce group as only 500 books were prepared.
J.S.C.A. 36-38. Scott 46, 47, 50.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2749
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1875, Bird Series, 12 sen-30 sen complete, Mihon specimen overprints, o.g., scarce group; 45 sen defective, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 36-38. Scott 46, 47, 50.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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