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The Michael Rogers Collection of China


1939-1945 Middle Period Issues
 
 
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Lot 1165

1943, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 15¢ dark violet brown, imperf at bottom (Scott 356. Chan 378), bottom margin block of 4 with Chung Hwa imprint, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, rare and unlisted.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1166

1939, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, $1 henna & dark brown, Chung Hwa Die III printing, imperf (Scott 359 var. Chan 381 var.), a splendid, right margin pair of this scarce, unofficially issued item, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 1167
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1939, 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, large master die proof in black, printed on 227x150mm large card, showing blank value tablets and flags, fresh and near-pristine, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1168

1938, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, $1 henna & dark brown (Scott 372. Chan 388), top margin block of 4 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1169

1940, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Dah Tung Print, $20 rose lake & dark blue, perf 12½ (Scott 391 var. Chan 432a-b), right margin pair, left stamp showing broken box of "Yuan" variety, the right stamp showing imperf at right margin variety, o.g., rare double error, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1170
 
1940-41, Martyrs Hong Kong Print, ½¢-50¢ complete, watermarked and unwatermarked (Scott 402-439. Chan 433//479), matching corner margin blocks of 10 (5x2), set of 38 values complete, o.g., generally never hinged, fresh mint, nice group, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1171
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1940, Hong Kong Martyr, 1¢ orange, without secret mark, imperforate (Scott 422a var. Chan 434 var), block of 4, unwatermarked, an incredibly rare and unlisted imperf variety, position 123-124/143-144 from the unique bottom left corner margin block of 36, without gum as issued; harmlessly folded horizontally between pairs, Very Fine, ex - Jake Williams.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000

A showpiece of the Martyr issues
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Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1172

1941, Hong Kong Martyr, 2¢ deep blue, imperf horizontally (Scott 423a. Chan 436a), bottom margin block of 4 with imprint, o.g., Very Fine, rare positional piece with error.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1173
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1941, Re-engraved Martyr Issue, 8¢ deep orange (Scott 485), used block of 4, cancelled by dual strikes of Peking June 25 1941, used during the mere 2 weeks this issue was valid for postage, fresh, Very Fine, a dreadfully scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1174
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ olive brown, unlisted perf 10 variety (Scott 493a var. Chan 569 var.), without gum as issued, a fresh, wide example, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1175
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ olive brown, thin "16" variety (Scott 493 var. Chan 549a), bottom right corner margin pair, with the right stamp showing the variety, without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1176
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1942, Central Trust Print, 16¢ dull olive brown, perf 10½ (Scott 493a. Chan 569), without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 1177
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 30¢ orange red on very thick paper (Scott 496 var. Chan 552e), without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, a rare and undervalued variety.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$500.
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Lot 1178
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ dull olive brown, overprinted for use in Anhwai (Scott 526bx. Chan 628), lovely top margin single, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1179
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ dull olive brown, overprinted for use in Fukien (Scott 526h. Chan 630), without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1180
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ dull olive brown, overprinted for use in Kweichow (Scott 526o. Chan 635), without gum as issued, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 1181
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust Print, 16¢ dull olive brown, overprinted for use in Shensi (Scott 526n. Chan 640), a fresh, clean example showing light double overprint variety, without gum as issued, fresh and well centered, Fine to Very Fine, scarce, signed H. L. Chung.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1182
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1943, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown, Kweichow surcharge, "05" instead of "50" (Scott 530s), a perfect condition block of 9, center stamp showing variety, without gum as issued, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1183

1943, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 20¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown, Kiangsi surcharge varieties (Scott 538e var. Chan 713, 731a-b), block of 4, upper right stamp with "Gai" instead of "Tso" variety and bottom right stamp "Tso" instead of "Gai" variety, o.g., Very Fine, rare double error in block.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1184
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1943, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 20¢ on 28¢ olive, Kiangsi surcharge (Scott 547), unused without gum, fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1185
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1945, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, $20 rose, perf 15½ (Scott 571a. Chan 802a), without gum as issued, fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine, a very scarce perforation variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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