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The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan


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Lot 2969
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Beautiful, Comprehensive Mint Collection, 1945-68. A wonderful collection housed in a pristine Lighthouse hingeless album with every major space filled for the period. The definitives begin with the New Showa series, then both Occupational series issues complete with all high values NH. We note a complete run of souvenir sheets with all the better present, airmails from the 1950 pheasants onward, etc. A splendid, keep sake collection, largely Very Fine o.g., with loads of NH included, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2970
 
Outstanding Premium, All Mint Stockbook Selection. Comprised of many hundreds, absolutely brimming with premium items such as Scott 48, 87-90, 148-51, duplicated 155-58, 163-66(2), lots of 190-93, 198-201, 109(9), 110, 111-12, duplicated Red Cross issues, 436(2), 480-97(4), 521A(3), 521B, extensive Park Issues in quantities, 609 and much, much more. A clean and valuable lot, Fine to Very Fine or better, a careful inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 2971
 
Powerful, All Mint Stockbook Selection. Comprised of many hundreds of items, loosely arranged in a packed stockbook. We note dozens of better items, with a sampling showing Scott 85-86(3), 87-90(2), 135-38(5), 163-66(2), 179-87, 198-201, later items like 508a, 521, quantities of B1-3, lots of later high values, coil strips, airmails like C1, C3-7(3), C30, C32, C33(2), C43 strip of 5 and 3 singles, excellent duplicated Offices in China and much, much more. A wonderful lot brimming with value, largely fresh and Fine to Very Fine or better, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 2972
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Massive, Loosely Organized Cancellation Accumulation. Housed in 7 stockbooks. Some items are by topic or cancellation type, others just there to be worked on, but we do note loads of postwar domestic roller cancels, many nice items from the Mandated Islands, including Rota, Truk, Jaluit, Fais, Tinian, Ponape, Angaur, Saipan etc, many Roman letter cancels, items from Korea and Manchukuo, airmails high value Jingos and much, much more. Wonderful specialist lot, Fine to Very Fine, happy hunting!
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 2,000.
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Lot 2973
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Lovely Mint Collection, 1875-1947. Neatly assembled on Scott pages, absolutely loaded with premium items such as Scott 54A, 71, 86-86, 87-90, 91-108, 109, numerous booklet panes, including 132a, a nice 10sen pane, 110, 111-12, 127a-45a, 148-51, 155-58, 163-66, 167-71, 179-87, 190-93, 198-201, 212-13 pairs and singles, 227-29, 239-52, 257-75, 276-79, all Park sets of the period, nice Offices in China blocks of 4 and lots more. Fresh quality, generally Fine to Very Fine or better, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
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Lot 2974
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Excellent Premium Selection of Cherry Blossom Issues. Mostly used, with many premium items like (unused) Scott 17, 33 syllabic 5, 38 syllabic 4, and (used) 16, 17(3), 24, 35, 45 syllabic 5(3), 37 syllabic 3, 38 syllabic 3, 38 syllabic 4, 39(4) plus 39 mihon, 46 syllabic 1 and many others. Condition varies on some, but mostly fresh and Fine to Very Fine, a lovely lot.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2975
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Massive All Used Koban through Showa Definitive Group. A huge, mostly all sorted by issue in glassines, with many, many thousands in all. Includes solid Kobans, extensive Chrysanthemums, Earthquake series issues, Tazawa and Showa series etc. Limitless possibilities for cancels and perforation varieties, etc. A wonderful, unpicked treasure trove, leave plenty of time for inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2976
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Substantial Diverse and Valuable Consignment Balance. Housed in a large box loaded with a bit of everything from modern mint to sorted used in glassines, souvenir sheets, "tourist sheets", covers and postal cards, etc. Expect anything in this lot, leave time for ample inspection, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 2977

Old and New Kobans, Mint Stock Selection, 1876-92. Neatly assembled and duplicated, all mint selection of Kobans on a couple clear face stockcards, including better like Scott 56(5), 57(4), 58(3), 59(3), 60(2), 61(4), 64(2), 65(3), 66, 70(4), 80(5), 83(4), 84 and lots more, including a couple specimens. Condition varies as nearly always, still much is Fine to Very Fine, well worth a careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2978
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Cherry Blossom Issues, Lovely, Mostly Used Selection. Comprised of over 60 items, including Scott 37 syllabic 1 and 3 used, 41 1 unused and 17 used mostly syllabics 16-17 but does include syllabic 10 (clipped perfs) 48 20 used, 51 clipped perfs, 52 1 unused and 17 used and 54A 3 used. Occasional small flaws, much is Fine to Very Fine, well worth a careful review.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2979
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Valuable, Large Size National Park Souvenir Sheet Accumulation. Comprised of the various, large size Park souvenir sheets in various quantities. About half or so include original folders and highlights include Scott 283a(10), 288a(10), 293a(5), 306a(5), 311a(2), 318a(2), 323a(2), 453a(2), 463a(2), 504a(3), 545a(2), 564a(3), 572a etc. A few used items included as well; condition varies on some as usual, many Very Fine NH examples included as well. Worth a close inspection.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2980
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Powerful Selection of Mint Souvenir Sheets. Including Scott 378a, 422a (3), 438 (2), 456 (3), 457 (2), 479a, 517a, 519a (9), 521c, B11 2 mint and 1 used, etc. Generally a clean, fresh group, Fine to Very Fine or better, worth a review.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2981
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Koban Issues, Wonderful Cancellation Collection, 1876-92. Excellent collection of approximately 300-400 Koban issues showing standard, large circular Roman letter cancels from Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Nagasaki, Yokohama, Kioto etc, plus excellent "thimble", small circular cancels from various towns, including Kobe Post and P&TO types, Shanghai IJPA, nice Hakodate, etc. We also note Meiji types, varieties of town markings such as Tokyo with serifed letters, etc. Includes pairs and items on piece to show full strikes; Fine to Very Fine, specialists delight, inspection invited, see scans on web.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 2982

Specialists Tazawa Series Issue, 1913-33. Beautiful and clean, all mint and exceptionally high quality assemblage of values from the ½ sen to 1 yen, some duplicated, with many showing noted perforation varieties. We note coils, better individual values, watermark/unwatermarked issues, granite papers etc. Splendid lot, nearly all Very Fine o.g., lots NH, specialists delight.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
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Lot 2983
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Excellent and Valuable Accumulation. Including duplicated National Park Sheets with folders, Park issue blocks of 4 like Scott 223-26, 280-83, 285-88, 290-93, 303-06, 308-11, 315-18, 320-23, some nice used Kobans in glassines with some better, mint Tazawa issues, some nice Offices in China and Korea and much more. Lots of nice goodies spotted throughout, Fine to Very Fine, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2984
 
Commemorative Issue Collection, 1942-80. Assembled in a lovely, Lighthouse hingeless album, apparently complete for the period, including souvenir sheets, Park issues, etc. Clean and generally Very Fine o.g. NH, examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2985
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Massive Used Stock of Mostly Showa Series Definitives. Comprised of many, many thousands in all, the vast majority sorted by value in glassines. Includes a tremendous range of issues in quantities, unchecked for cancellations, etc. A virtual treasure trove for the specialist, leave ample time for inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2986
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Massive Jam-Packed Used Stockbook Accumulation of Thousands. Beginning with the Chrysanthemums and containing strong groups of definitives from there, including Tazawa issues, Mt. Fuji and deer, Showa's etc, plus good commemoratives, etc. Everything is arranged by issue, with tremendous potential for cancellation, etc. Interesting old-time holding, bulk Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 2987
 
Useful Mint Selection of Blocks of 4 and Inscription Blocks. Useful, very clean accumulation in glassines with highlights like Scott 55 NH block of 4, 422, 479 (2) (singles of these), plus many sports issue se-tenant blocks like 400a, 508b, 388, 393, 492, 222 blocks, lots of inscription blocks of the second Showa series, plus lots of later mint blocks. Fresh, worth a careful inspection, o.g., never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
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Lot 2988
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Interesting Two Stockbook Selection. The first volume comprised of an orderly collection of security perfins and handstamp chops and the second offering 1940's-1960's roller cancels on singles, multiples etc, along with nice Roman letter postmarks Nice offering of specialist material, Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2989
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Excellent Bota Cancellation Selection. Useful old time holding assembled and identified on 3 small stock pages. Includes perhaps a few hundred or so items, many towns in quantities or duplicate, with nearly every issuing entity represented in some fashion, less just a few localities. Excellent group for further expansion, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2990
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Tail End of Consignment Lot. Including a bit of anything from mixed quality classics to 1960's mint in a stockbook. We note several stockcards with items of cancellation interest etc. Mixed condition to Fine to Very Fine, worth a careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 2991
 
Useful Group of Complete Booklets and Panes. Comprised of 67 complete booklets plus a few panes, beginning with Sakura 19(2), 23 etc going through the modern issues. Also includes a few panes like Scott 103, 129a, 131a etc. Fresh, clean group, mostly Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
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Lot 2992

Chrysanthemums, 5 rin to 50 sen, 1899-1907. Very clean, all mint selection of 59 items including better values like Scott 101(2), 104, 105(3), 106(2), 107 etc. Fresh and mostly Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2993
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Nice Selection of Lottery Souvenir Sheets. Comprised of Scott 498 (3, hinged), 572 (3, hinged) plus NH 551 (4), 576, 594 and 606 (3 NH, one hinged). Condition varies on some, many Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 2994
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Mixed Up Tail End of Consignment. Comprised of what appears to be everything but the kitchen sink. There is to be found a nice sampling of mint and used stamps including a few better like Japan Unused Scott 39, useful forgery information, interesting array of picture post cards both used and unused, some covers, and much more. Take a few minutes to view this lot. It will be well worth your time.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 2995
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Powerful, Mint or Used Stockbook Selection. Comprised of collectors duplicates, oddities, items of cancellation interest etc. We note better mint items like Scott 47 syl 2, 50 syl 1 and 3, 188, 201 imprint single, 229, 253, C1-2, extensive, mixed condition first and second issues, including 1(4), 2(2), 4(questionable cancel), 5(8 including a nice pair), extensive used Cherry Blossoms, with quantities of 1sen and 2sen values, then with coverage up to the 20sen values numerous black dot specimens including Bird issues, better used Kobans including 60 and 63 and much, much more. Eclectic mix to be sure, much is Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000.
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