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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 756
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, group of 5 (J.S.C.A. 1a, 1b. Scott 1, 1b), position 1, used; position 16, showing cracked plate variety, unused; position 18, unused; position 33, tied to small piece; and position 12 on laid paper, used, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 230,000 yen (HK$ 17,830). Scott $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 757
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Japan, 1874-75, Cherry Blossom, small group with specimen overprints (J.S.C.A. 22, 29, 30, 41, 46. Scott 28, 33, 34, 40, 45), including 2 sen yellow, native wove paper, syllabic 16 ("ta"), Mihon overprint; 1 sen blue, foreign wove paper, with syllabics, specimen overprint; 2 sen yellow, foreign wove paper, with syllabics, specimen overprint; ½ sen gray, foreign wove paper, syllabics 2-4, specimen overprints, group of 3; and 10 sen ultramarine, foreign wove paper, syllabic 4 ("ni"), specimen overprints, group of 2, o.g. or without gum, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 758

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 20 sen red violet, native laid paper, syllabic 3 ("ha") (J.S.C.A. 24. Scott 30), 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. 2,000,000 yen (HK$ 155,040). Scott $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 759
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 4 sen rose, foreign wove paper (J.S.C.A. 26. Scott 24), attractive selection of 7 items, comprised of type I, one unused and 2 used examples, plus 4 copies of type II, including a plate 8 position 36 example showing variety at upper right corner (Ichida 3N). Nice group of this scarce issue; couple tiny flaws, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 760
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 6 sen violet brown, foreign wove paper, syllabic 15 ("yo") (J.S.C.A. 32. Scott 36), lightly cancelled, a beautiful, well centered example with deep, rich color, fresh and rare, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 480,000 yen (HK$ 37,210). Scott $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 761
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Japan, 1875, Cherry Blossom, ½s gray, foreign wove paper, syllabic 4 ("ni") (J.S.C.A. 41. Scott 40), a lovely example of this terribly scarce used stamp, cancelled by Yokohama large bota killer, fresh and choice! Very Fine, 2014 ISJP certificate.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$14,000.
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