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


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Lot 1726
China & South Sea Bank, Limited, 1921 Specimen Issue. China, 1 Yuan, P-A121s Unlisted Specimen (S/M#C295-1-), Specimen banknote, Blue on m/c underprint, Monument at center, back blue, S/N 000000, Appears Choice Uncirculated but has a very light fold on the right margin where it had been folded and stored archivally in a file for many years, Rare note as a specimen. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 3,800 - 7,500.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1727
Commercial Bank of China, 1920 Dollar Issue & 1929 National Currency Issue Trio. China. Lot of 3 notes, Includes 1920, $10, P-1a, Good; 1929, Shanghai, P-11a, Good and Amoy, P-11d, good. Scarce trio of notes in worn condition, still scarce.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1728
Commercial Bank of China, 1920 "Dollar Issue" Specimen Banknote. Shanghai, China. 1920, $1, P-1s (S/M #293-40), Specimen banknote, Worthy standing at center, Black on m/c, back green, Large excess margin on top with text "F-7687 - 1A" and date "Aug. 27, 1924", Red specimen overprint, POC and "000000" serial numbers. Choice to Gem Uncirculated. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1729
Commercial Bank of China, 1920 "Dollar Issue" Specimen Banknote. Shanghai, China. 1920, $5, P-3s (S/M #293-42), Specimen banknote, Worthy standing at center, Purple on m/c, back purple, Red specimen overprint, POC and "000000" serial numbers. Choice to Gem uncirculated. This note will be difficult to improve upon ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1730
Commercial Bank of China, 1920 "Dollar Issue" Specimen Banknote. Shanghai, China. 1920, $50, P-7s (S/M #293-46), Specimen banknote, Worthy standing at center, Blue on m/c, back orange, Red specimen overprint, POC and "000000" serial numbers. Choice to Gem Uncirculated. Extremely rare note in any condition and rarely seen in auction. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1731
Bank of China, 1912 "No Place Name" Specimen Banknote. China, $1, P-25s, S/M#C294-, Specimen banknote, Green on m/c, Emperor Huang-ti at left, hillside village at right, Large excess border at left, back green, Uncirculated to CU condition, ABNC, Scarce note rarely seen as specimen.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 11,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1732
Bank of China, 1912 "Yunnan" Branch Issue. Yunnan, China, 1912, $1, P-25s S/M#C294-30r, Issued banknote, Emperor Huang-ti at left, green on m/c, back green, PCGS graded Very Fine 25, S/N X788218, Amazing note rarely seen at auction. (ex.Ruth Hill Collection).
Estimate HK$ 13,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1733
Bank of China, 1912 "Yunnan" Branch Issue. Yunnan, China, 1912, $10, P-27r S/M#C294-32r, Issued banknote, Emperor Huang-ti at left, Deep blue on m/c, back blue, PCGS graded Fine 15, S/N E153906, Amazing note rarely seen at auction. (ex.Ruth Hill Collection).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 22,000.
Realized HK$11,500.
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Lot 1734
Bank of China, 1913 "No Place Name" Issue Banknote. China. 1913, $1, P-30 (S/M#C294-42), Issued banknote, black on green border, red and m/c underprint with Emperor Huang-ti on left, back orange with waterfront park at center, S/N L188559, VG to Choice VG condition with fading of the red underprint and strong horizontal folds, ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 3,800.
Unsold
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Lot 1735
Bank of China, 1918 "Tientsin" Branch Banknote Group. Lot of 27 notes, all are 1918, 1 Yuan, P-51q, S/M#C294-100r, Issued banknotes, brown on m/c, condition varies between Choice VG and Fine+. ABNC. Rare to find a group of this quality.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 6,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1736
Bank of China, 1918 "Tsining / Shangtung" Issue Rarity. China, 1918, 1 Yuan, P-51? S/M#C294-100? Listed in SCWPM as Tsingtao / Shangtung, this note is overprinted Tsining not Tsingtao. Orange on m/c, back orange, S/N 882295, Choice VG to Fine. Rarely seen at auction. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 6,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1737
Bank of China, 1918 "Anhwei" Specimen Banknote. China, $10, P-53b S/M#C294-102a, Unlisted specimen banknote, Green on m/c, back green, POC's, Uncirculated to CU condition, ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 4,500.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1738
Interesting and High Grade Chinese Banknote Quartet. China. Lot of 4 notes, Includes Bank of China, 1918, 10 Yuan, P-53r, Tientsin/Peking ABN Issue, PMG VF 30; Bank of Communications, 1927, 1 Yuan, P-145Bb, Chefoo/Shantung, PMG VF 30; Central Bank of China, 1947, 2000 Yuan, P-344, Choice to Gem Unc.; Central Reserve Bank of China, 1945, 5000 Yuan, P-J41a, Choice to Gem Uncirculated. Attractive banknote assortment.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1739
Bank of China, 1945 & 47 Issues Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 150+ notes, Includes 1937, 5 Yuan, P-80, TDLR Issue (47)Fine to VF; 1940 ABN Issues including 5 Yuan, P-84 (93), Fine to XF-AU; 10 Yuan (3); 25 Yuan (3); 50 Yuan (6); 1941 & 1942 Dah Tung Book Co. issues, 10 Yuan (1) and 50 Yuan (4), Fine to VF. Attractive assortment. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,200.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1740
Bank of China, 1940 Banknote Pair. China, Lot of 2 notes, 25 Yuan, P-86, S/M#C294-242, Issued banknotes, green on m/c with SYS at left, notes grade between VF to XF, attractive pair of notes. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,600.
Realized HK$500.
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Lot 1741
Bank of China Essay, 1944 Issue British American BN Production Department Photo Proofs and Film Negative. China. Lot of 3 items, All are essay Photo proofs or negatives for an unlisted banknote variety that was never issued. P-unlisted essays, Photo proofs include 2 partial back proofs, one brown and the second black with the corresponding negative that the photos were printed from that is close to banknote size. Rare unreleased and never issued banknote production items. BABNC.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 3,200.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1742
Bank of Communications, 1912 "Yingkow" Issue. China, 100 Cents, P-103c, S/M#C126-, Issued banknote Sailing ships, building and locomotive on face, back brown, S/N 1131083*, Choice VF with handling on top margin, toning and light wear on the top right corner, extremely rare note in any condition and rarely found this nice, Unpriced above Good condition.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1743
Bank of Communications, 1913 Specimen Issue Rarity. China, 1913, 1 Yuan, P-110 Unlisted Specimen (S/M#C126-), Specimen banknote, orange on light blue and m/c underprint, Electric generator on face, Back orange with Ship in storm, No Signatures on face or back, Specimen overprints, POC's, S/N 00000, extremely attractive original note with large right excess margin, bright colors and sharp corners. This was the base note for all of the overprinted issues from this rare series. ABNC. Rarely offered at auction.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1744
Bank of Communications, 1914 "Harbin" Branch Issue. China, 1 Choh (Chiao), P-113a, S/M#C126-51a, PMG graded Very Good 10, rare note with this being the only graded example in the PMG census.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1745
Bank of Communications, 1914 "Harbin" Branch Issue. China, 2 Choh (Chiao), P-114a, S/M#C126-52c, PMG graded Choice Fine 15 NET, scarce note with only 2 graded in the PMG census.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1746
Bank of Communications, 1914-42 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 11 notes, Includes 1914 "Chungking" ABN Issues $100 (1) and $50 (2); 1941 "ABN" Issues, 25 Yuan (2); 50 Yuan (2); 100 Yuan (4); 1942, 100 Yuan, P-165, Repaired. Condition runs from repaired VG to Choice Fine. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 1747
Bank of Communications, 1927 "Lungkow / Shantung" Issue Banknote. Lungkow overprinted on Shantung 1 Yuan, P-145Bd S/M#C126-196, Issued banknote, orange on m/c with train through gorge, PMG graded Choice Fine 15 Net with note of stains, Rare branch issue.
Estimate HK$ 500 - 900.
Realized HK$400.
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Lot 1748
Bank of Communications, 1927 Specimen Issue Trio. Shantung, China, 1927. Lot of 3 Specimen notes, Includes 1 Yuan, P-145Bas (S/M #C126-194), Orange on m/c, back orange; 5 Yuan, P-146Cas (S/M #C126-204), purple on m/c, back purple; 10 Yuan, P-147Bs (S/M #C126), Specimen overprints, "00000" serial numbers and POC's. The 1 Yuan and 5 Yuan are PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality) and the 10 Yuan is graded Superb Gem Unc. 67 EPQ. the 10 Yuan note is tied for finest graded in the PMG census. Rare in high grade. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 11,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 1749
Bank of Communications, 1927 "Shanghai" Issue Specimen. Shanghai, China, 1927, 5 Yuan, P-S146Bs S/M#C126-203, Specimen Banknote, Olive brown on m/c, PMG Graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ, Rare as specimen and also in extremely high grade. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 11,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1750
Central Bank of China, 1928 ND "Coin" Issue. China, Lot of 5 notes, Includes 10 Coppers-5 Fen, P-167b, CU; 20 Coppers-1 Chiao (2), P-168b, CU and XF; 50 Coppers-5 Fen, P-169b, VF with small stains on bottom, CHB; 1924 Issue, 1 Chiao=10 cents, P-193, AU, ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1751
Central Bank of China, 1930 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 165+ notes, Includes numerous 1930 issues in varying quantities, Includes 10 cents; 1 Yuan through 100 Yuan, Condition varies between VG to AU, Attractive assortment with many useful notes. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,900.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1752
Central Bank of China, 1928 Issues. China, Lot of 130+ notes, All are 1928 Issues, Includes 1 Yuan, P-195c (12) and 10 Yuan, P-197 (126) unsearched for varieties, Condition varies between VG to AU-Unc. Attractive American Bank Note Company issues, Please inspect. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,600.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1753
Central Bank of China, 1928 "Shanghai" Issue. China, $5, P-196d, Issued banknote, face olive green on m/c, back red with SYS at right, Signature #8, Choice VF with large even margins and bright colors, usually not seen this nice. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 2,300.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 1754
Central Bank of China, 1928 & 1944 Issues. China, Lot of 50 notes, Includes 1928 Issues, 50 Yuan, P-198 (17); 100 Yuan, Chungking Issues, P-199c (5) and 100 Yuan, P-199 (9); 1944 Waterlow Issues, 500 Yuan, P-264 and P-265 and 1944 British American Bank Note Company issues, 500 Yuan, P-267, VG to Choice AU-Unc. Please inspect. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1755
Central Bank of China, 1930 Issue Color Trial Proof. China, 1930, $5, P-200, Unlisted Color Trial Proof face, no back, Printed in red without underprint instead of issued Dark Green and m/c, portrait of SYS in center, printed on india paper that is unmounted with moderately large margins, imprint on top margin "CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA $5 FACE 67801", no signatures or overprints, Uncirculated to CU condition. Rare color trial banknote. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 9,500.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1756
Central Bank of China, 1931 & 36 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 260+ notes, Includes numerous issues in varying quantities, Highlights include 1931 Issues P-203 and P-204; 1936 "CHB" Issue, 1 Yuan, P-210; 211; 213; 214; 216; 217; and 218. Condition varies between VG to CU. Attractive assortment. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 2,200.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1757
Central Bank of China, 1935 ND "Szechuan" Regular Issue Banknote. Szechuen, China. 10 Cents, P-205B, S/M#C300-70, Issued banknote, SYS at center top, PMG graded Very Fine 30 NET with note of minor edge damage and previously mounted, there is a 4 mm by 2mm chip out of the large lower right excess margin. Rare note in any form and the first time this variety has been offered by us.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 4,500.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1758
Central Bank of China, 1936 Issue Original Consecutive Run of 70 Notes. China, 10 Yuan, P-218d, Issued sequential group of 70, AU to Uncirculated notes, W&S.
Estimate HK$ 3,800 - 6,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1759
Central Bank of China, 1936-42 Banknote Assortment. China. Lot of 80+ notes. Includes 1936, 50 Yuan, P-219 (10), VF-XF; 1940, 20 Yuan, P-227 (24); 10 Yuan, P-228; 1941, 2 Yuan, P-230 (4); 2 Yuan, P-231 (4); 1942, 20 Yuan, P-248; 500 Yuan, P-251; 1000 Yuan, P-252; 200 Yuan, P-253; 1944, 50 Yuan, P-255; 100 Yuan, P-256, condition varies between Choice VG to Unc., Various issues and printers. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1760
Central Bank of China, 1936 & 1941 Issues. China, Lot of 160+ notes, Includes 100 Yuan, Waterlow Issue, P-220 (64), from Fine to AU; and 1941 Issue, 100 Yuan, P-243a (100), from Fine to CU. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1761
Central Bank of China, 1937 Issue Banknote Pair. China. Lot of 2 notes, Includes 10 Yuan, P-223a, Fine to Choice Fine, with signatures and P-223b, Unc. to CU, without signatures. Attractive pair of scarcer notes. CHB.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1762
Central Bank of China, 1941 Issue Banknote. China. 5 Yuan "Chungking" Issue, P-234b, Uncirculated. A scarcer variety.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1763
Central Bank of China, 1941 & 42 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 85+ notes, Includes numerous issues in varying quantities, Highlights include 1941, 10 Yuan, P-238 (2); also includes varying quantities of 1941 Issues P-234a; 235; 236; 238; 238; 239; 240; 244 and 245. Condition varies between VG to CU. Attractive assortment. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1764
Central Bank of China, 1942 to 1945 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 85+ notes, Includes numerous issues in varying quantities, Highlights include 1942 Issues, 20 Yuan, P-248; 100 Yuan, P-254; 100 Yuan, P-258; 100 Yuan, P-259; 100 Yuan, P-261 and numerous other examples, Condition varies between VG to XF. Attractive assortment with many useful notes. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,900.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1765
Central Bank of China, 1942 Issue Quintet. China, Lot of 5 notes, All are 100 Yuan, P-250 issued banknotes, condition varies between VG with stains and tape to Choice Fine.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1766
Central Bank of China, 1944 Issue Banknote. China, 100 Yuan, P-259, Issued banknote, Blue on light blue underprint, back blue, Choice AU-Unc. Chinese printer. Scarce note.
Estimate HK$ 400 - 800.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1767
Central Bank of China, 1945 & 47 Issues Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 110 notes, Includes numerous issues in varying quantities, condition varies between VG to CU. Attractive assortment. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,200.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1768
Central Bank of China, 1944 & 1945 "400" Yuan Issue Banknote Quartet. China. Lot of 4 notes, includes 1944, 400 Yuan, P-262, XF to Ch.XF; 1945 400 Yuan, P-280, VF; 1945, 400 Yuan, P- 281 (2 copies), Choice VF and XF with faults, scarce note.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1769
Central Bank of China Essay, 1944 Issue British American BN Production Department Photo Proofs and Film Negatives. China. Lot of 4 items, All are essay Photo proofs or negatives for an unlisted banknote variety that was never issued. Includes. P-unlisted essays (evidently from the 1944 series that included the 500 Yuan, P-267, BABN issued note. Photo proofs include 1 face and back with the corresponding negative that the photo was printed from that is close to banknote size. Rare banknote sized photo proofs of an unreleased and never issued banknote.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1770
Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Specimen Banknote. China, 1945, 500 Yuan, Series 1-A, P-283s, S/M#300-244, Specimen, SYS in middle, black on light blue and gray with red seals and signatures, back olive green, Small red archival printing on top right border margin "PROOF 2 LSF 1A 4-11-45", 8 Chinese character printer (SBNC), PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality), relatively common note in very uncommon condition, SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1771
Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Specimen PMG Superb Gem Unc. 68 EPQ Finest Known. China, 500 Yuan, P-283s (S/M#C300-244), Specimen banknote, Black on light blue with SYS at center, red seals and S/N 0000000, back olive green, Face has small archival text on upper right excess margin "Proof 2 LSF 1A 4-11-45", PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 68 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality), Rare note in high grade. This is the highest graded note of this issue by PMG and an amazing note that will be impossible to improve upon. Virtually Flawless. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 6,500 - 12,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1772
Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Specimen Banknote. China, 1945, 1000 Yuan, P-289s, Specimen banknote, dated 9-16-45 on top right, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1773
Central Bank of China, 1945 Issue Uncirculated Pack of 100. China, 1000 Yuan, P-290, Issued banknote, SYS at center, Purple, S/N 042501 to 042600. Condition varies from Uncirculated to Gem Uncirculated. Attractive and fresh appearing pack that deserves careful inspection and a superior bid. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 3,800 - 7,500.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1774
Central Bank of China, 1945 & 47 Issues Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 21 notes, Includes 1945, 2000 Yuan, P-299, VF, scarce note; 1945 Issues, 2000 Yuan, P-300 and P-301; 5000 Yuan Issues, P-305, P-306; 1947 Issues, 5000 Yuan, P-309, P-311, P-313. Condition varies between VG to VF-XF. Attractive assortment.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1775
Central Bank of China, 1947 Uniface Color Trial Specimen Issue. China, 10,000 Yuan, P-319fcts, Purple with no underprint instead of issued red-brown, SYS at center, PMG graded Gem Uncirculated 66 EPQ, very attractive and extremely rare as Color Trial. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 4,500.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1776
Central Bank of China, 1948 & 1949 Issues. China, Lot of 90+ notes, Includes 1948 "Gold Chin Yuan" Issues, 20 Yuan and 50 Yuan in varying quantities and condition; 1949 "Gold Chin Yuan" Issues, 500 Yuan through 50,000 Yuan in varying quantities and condition and 1949 Silver Yin Yuan Issues, $1 and $10, Choice Fine to Choice AU; Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,900.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1777
Central Bank of China, 1930-47 Banknote Assortment. China. Lot of 60+ notes. Various SYS vertical note issues including P-332; 335; 336; 339; 347; 349; 350; 351; 352; 354; 363; 366; 367; 371 and others, Various quantities with condition mostly Fine to VF with a number of AU Unc. Notes included. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1778
Central Bank of China, 1947 Issue 2000 Yuan Denomination Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 19 notes, All are 1947, 2000 Yuan denomination issues in varying quantities, Includes P-339 (2); P-340 (5); P-342 (3); P-343 (3) and P-344 (6). 1 Yuan through 100 Yuan, Condition varies between VG to Unc, Attractive assortment with many useful notes. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 500 - 800.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1779
Central Bank of China, 1945 to 1948 Issue Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 55+ notes, Includes numerous issues in varying quantities, Highlights include 1945, 1 Yuan, P-375 and numerous other examples from the 1945-48 "Northeastern Provinces" Branch Issues, Also included are 1948 Gold Chin Yuan Issues. Condition varies between VG to CU. Attractive assortment with many useful notes. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1780
Central Bank of China, 1945, $10,000 General Issue Checks Issue. China, Unlisted denomination in SCWPM, similar to the 1944, National Kuo Pi Yuan Issue, black text with blue border, S/N LC 000411, Includes the receipt stub and appears to be cancelled. VF to XF, Rare unlisted variety.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 3,800.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1781
Central Bank of China, 1945-48 "9 Northeastern Provinces" Issue Banknote Quartet. China. Lot of 4 notes, Includes 2 examples of 5 Yuan, P-376, AU and one CU; 2 examples of 10 Yuan, P-377, both in CU. Attractive assortment in higher grade.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1782
Chinese Banknote Assortment. China. Lot of 39 notes, Includes Mongolia, 1955 Issues (2); 1945-48 "Northeastern Provinces" Branch Issues P-379 to P-386, all in Choice XF to Unc.; Bank of Taiwan, Bank of China and numerous other Issues, mostly in Au to CU condition. Please inspect, Not returnable and sold "As is". Attractive assortment in higher grade.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1783
Central Bank of China, 1946 & 49 Issues Banknote Assortment. China. Lot of 50+ notes, includes 1942 Issues, 20 cents, P-396 (10) and 50 cents, P-397 (5), VF to AU; 1949 Issues, 1 cents to 500,000 Yuan, various quantities, condition varies between VG to XF-AU, please inspect. Sold "As is", no returns accepted.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,600.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1784
Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1948 Customs Gold Units Issue. 1948. 250,000 C.G.U. Series 00-A. P-Unlisted. Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in brown-orange. SYS in center top on face and bank building on back. Red Chinese specimen overprint, "00000" serial numbers and POC on face and "Specimen" overprint on back. Top of note has "8-19-48" and "L-302-F" for the face and "L-302-B" for the back". Vertical note. Both are Gem to Superb Gem Uncirculated condition. SBNC. Rare essay banknote in amazing condition.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1785
Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue. China. 1949. 5,000 Gold Yuan. Series 1A. P-Unlisted. Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in green. CKS in center. Face with Red Chinese specimen overprint, "00000" serial numbers and POC with back of each note with "Approved for Production" and blank space. Rare essay banknote in superb grade. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1786
Central Bank of China, 1949 Essay Specimen Banknote Face & Back. China, 1949. 500,000 Gold Yuan. Series 00-A. P-Unlisted. (designated P-425Ape) S/M#C302, Uniface front and back specimen banknotes in green. Red specimen overprint, "00000" serial numbers and POC. Backs have red specimen overprint and serial numbers P082015*L and P0820060 *L, Both are PMG graded Superb Gem Uncirculated 67 EPQ (Exceptional Paper Quality). SBNC. Very possibly one of the finest known for this issue.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1787
Central Bank of China, Unlisted Essay Banknote, 1949 Gold Chin Yuan Issue. 1949. 500,000 Gold Yuan (PMG designated P-425pef), P-Unlisted. Uniface front specimen "Printers Essay" banknote in green, CKS in center. No serial numbers, seals or series, the back with "Approved for Production: L-4 - Color O.K. 5.2. (19)49", Choice Uncirculated, Horizontal note. SBNC.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 9,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1788
Central Bank of China, 1949 "Gold Chin Yuan" Issues. China, Lot of 2 notes, Includes 500,000 Yuan, P-424, AU and 1,000,000 Yuan, P-426, Choice Uncirculated and well centered. Scarce higher denomination notes.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1789
Chinese Banknote, Coupon, Check and Document Assortment. China, Lot of 11 Pieces, Includes 1936, Central Bank of China, W&S Issue; $10,000,000 Circulating Check or Draft with small train on top, ca.1940-60; 4 pieces of practice Chinese currency and other interesting items.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 1,200.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1790
Farmers Bank of China, 1934 Specimen Banknote. China, 1 Yuan, P-453s, No place name, Uniface front and back specimens, Face red on m/c, back green, Uncirculated, attractive specimen pair. TYPC.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1791
Farmers Bank of China, 1935 Specimen Banknote. China, 1 Yuan, P-453s, No place name, Uniface front and back specimens, Face red on m/c, back green, Uncirculated, attractive specimen pair. TYPC.
Estimate HK$ 900 - 1,900.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1792
Farmers Bank of China, 1941 High Grade Sequential Banknote Pair. China, Lot of 2 notes, both are sequential 1941, 100 Yuan, P-477a (S/M#C290-83b), Issued banknotes, purple on m/c, canal with boats, bridge and building, back purple, S/N JB 963911 - JB 963912, S/N's on face only, the first note is PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 NET with note of minor rust spots and the second is graded Gem Uncirculated 65 EPQ, ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1793
National Industrial Bank of China, 1924 Issue Specimen. China, Lot of 2 items, Includes 5 Yuan, P-526s (S/M#C291-2), Specimen banknote, Red on m/c, Running horse on ocean in middle, back red, Includes matching proof vignette printed in black on india paper mounted on manila card stock, Specimen overprints, POC's, Appears CU at first glance but the note was folded for storage on the top margin that keeps this AU to Choice AU note from CU condition. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1794
National Industrial Bank of China, 1931 Shanghai Issue Specimen. Shanghai, China, 1931, 10 Yuan, P-533s. (S/M #C291-12), Unlisted specimen banknote, Green on m/c, Running horse at center, back green with bank building, Appears Choice Uncirculated but the note was archivally folded for storage and there is a light horizontal bend on the lower margin, Scarce note, ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1795
Ningpo Commercial Bank, 1920 "Shanghai" Specimen Issue. China. $5, P-541As S/M#S170, Specimen banknote, blue on m/c with bank building in middle, back brown, PMG graded Choice About Uncirculated 58, ABNC. This is the only example listed in the PMG census as well as not being listed in the SCWPM. Very possibly a color trial since the issued note was in red and m/c.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 9,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1796
Bank of Territorial Development, 1914 Branch Issue Trio. China, Lot of 3 notes, all 1914 issues, includes Manchuria, $5, P-567i (S/M#C165-4d), purple on yellow, Choice Fine; Changchun/Chekiang, $1, P-566b (S/M#C165-2a), Choice Fine to VF; and Kiangsu, $5, P-567r (S/M#C165-), Issued banknote, purple on yellow, Choice VF-XF with the overall appearance of AU to Uncirculated. Attractive assortment.
Estimate HK$ 1,900 - 3,800.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1797
Market Stabilization Currency Bureau ND (1920) Specimen Banknote. China. 20 Coppers, P-606s S/M#T183-20, Specimen banknote, Blue on face, back blue and brown, PMG graded Choice Uncirculated 64 EPQ. Rare note as a specimen with only 5 graded in the PMG census. ABNC.
Estimate HK$ 2,300 - 3,800.
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Lot 1798
Peoples Bank of China, 1949 Banknote Assortment. China, Lot of 4 notes, Includes 1000 Yuan, P-849, VF-XF; 5000 Yuan, P-852, VF to Choice VF; 10,000 Yuan, P-853, VF to VF+ and 10,000 Yuan, P-854 in Fine with tears and missing pieces. Attractive banknote assortment.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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