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The Michael Rogers Collection of China


1912-1933 Early Period Issues
 
 
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Lot 1138

1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" Overprint, $1 red & pale rose (Scott 135), full, clean o.g., an impeccable mint example, beautifully centered with intense, vivid colors, Extremely Fine and choice, a Gem!
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 1139

1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" Overprint, $5 deep green & salmon (Scott 137), full, clean o.g., an impeccable mint example, with the most vibrant, contrasting colors imaginable, coupled with excellent centering, Very Fine+, a superior quality example, signed Livingston.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 1140

1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" Overprint, 1¢ ocher and 3c slate green (Scott 138-39. Chan 144-45), o.g., two beautifully centered, select quality examples, Very Fine+, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1141

1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" Overprint, 1¢ ocher (Scott 138. Chan 144), o.g., lightly hinged, an outstanding quality right margin single, Extremely Fine, a Gem!
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1142

1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" Overprint, 7¢ maroon (Scott 140. Chan 146), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, a Gem!
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1143

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" Overprint, 1¢ ocher, retouched "One" (Scott 147 var. Chan 153b), right margin block of 4, position 4 showing retouch variety, o.g., P.O. fresh, Very Fine, margin shows Holcombes notation.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1144

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" Overprint, 1¢ ocher, retouched "One" (Scott 147 var. Chan 153b), a lovely right margin block of 4, position 4 showing retouch variety, o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh mint, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1145

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" Overprint, $1 red & pale rose (Scott 158. Chan 164), full, clean o.g., a wonderful mint example, extremely well-centered with luxurious, rich color, Very Fine+, a beauty!
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1146

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" Overprint, $1 red & pale rose (Scott 158. Chan 164), a beautiful mint example showing broken character variety, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1147

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" Overprint, $2 brown red & yellow, inverted overprint (Scott 159a. Chan 165b), o.g., never hinged, P.O. fresh as the day it was printed with amazingly vivid colors, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1148

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" Overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Scott 163-177. Chan 169-183), a simply outstanding, hand-picked set, all full, clean o.g., each wonderfully fresh with vivid colors and excellent centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a choice connoisseur set.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 1149

1912, Republic Commemorative, 1¢-$5 complete (Scott 190-201. Chan 196-207), a superb quality, hand picked set, full, clean o.g., with the key $2 and $5 values never hinged, with each value possessing excellent centering, color and overall freshness, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a true connoisuer set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 1150

1912, Republic Commemorative, dollar values (Scott 199-201. Chan 205-07), a marvelous, selected group of dollar values, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a Gem group!
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1151

1913, London Print Junk Issue, dollar values (Scott 217-220. Chan 223-226), an outstanding group of the four dollar values, full, clean o.g., lightly hinged, boasting true P.O. freshness along with exceptional centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a beautiful group.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 1152

1913, London Print Reaper, 20¢ brown red (Scott 214. Chan 220), corner margin horizontal pair, showing interesting and pronounced cracked plate variety, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1153

1915-19, First Peking Printing Junk Issue, ½¢ to $10 (Scott 221-241. Chan 227-248), short only $20 to complete, full, clean o.g., an amazing, select quality set, each stamp boasting excellent centering, Very Fine+, choice.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1154

1915, First Peking Print Hall of Classics, $20 yellow & black (Scott 242. Chan 248), full, clean o.g., very lightly hinged, an impeccable quality single offering all the attributes one could imagine, including vibrant, luxurious colors and perfect centering with full, intact perforations, Extremely Fine and choice, worthy of inclusion in the finest of singles collection!
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$55,000.
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Lot 1155

1923, Second Peking Printing Junk, ½¢ black brown, imperforate horizontally (Scott 248 var. Chan 249e), left margin strip of 5, o.g., fresh and Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1156

1923, Second Peking Printing Junk, 1¢ orange, imperforate vertically (Scott 249 var. Chan 250di), strip of 5, o.g., fresh, Very Fine, a striking and rare variety.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1157

1923, Second Peking Printing Hall of Classics, $5 red and slate & $10 green and claret, thin paper (Scott 267-268. Chan 270-271), full o.g., a splendid pair of these popular issues, with the $5 F-VF+ and the $10 VF-XF, choice.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1158

1923, Second Peking Printing Hall of Classics, $20 plum & blue, thin paper (Scott 269. Chan 272), a marvelous example of this popular high value, o.g., never hinged, fresh as the day it was printed, with remarkable centering and brilliant colors, an extraordinary stamp, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 1159

1923, Constitution, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott 270-273. Chan 289-292), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint; 10¢ few trival perf separations one row, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1160

1923, Second Peking Printing Junk, 4¢ olive green, imperf between (Scott 275b. Chan 255a), horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1161

1932, Sven Hedin Expedition, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott 307-310. Chan 329-332), top margin arrow blocks of 4, each boldly signed by Sven Hedin, o.g., fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1162

1932, Sven Hedin Expedition, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott 307-310. Chan 329-332), top margin block of 6 with imprint and plate number, o.g., never hinged, immaculate, Extremely Fine, choice!
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 1163

1932, Sven Hedin Expedition, 1¢-10¢ complete (Scott 307-310. Chan 329-332), bottom margin block of 6 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, P.O. fresh, Extremely Fine, choice!
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 1164

1933, Junk Issue, 6¢ brown, on thick paper (Scott 324. Chan 258), top margin block of 6 with imprint and plate number, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,400.
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