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Sale 12

The Michael Rogers Collection of China


1945-1949 Post-War Issues
 
 
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Lot 1186
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1945, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Dah Tung Print, $10 dark blue, printed on both sides (Scott 591 var. Chan 843a), block of 20, without gum as issued, strong, full impression, Very Fine, scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1187

1945, Death of Pres. Lin Sen, Specimen overprints (Scott 599-604. Chan 851-56), matched top margin singles with punch hole and printed "SPECIMEN" overprints, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1188
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1945, Victory Issue varieties (Scott 611//614. Chan 863//866), interesting group of 6 select multiples, each showing a imperf margin variety. Includes $20, corner margin blocks of 4 and 6 imperf at left (Can 863e), $20 bottom margin imprint block imperf at bottom (2 examples, Chan 863a) $20 vertical strip of 10, 1 pair imperf between (Chan 863c), $50 corner margin block of 8, imperf at left (Chan 864c) plus $300 bottom margin imprint block of 6, imperf at bottom (Chan 866b). Scarce, specialized group, fresh, examine, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1189

1945, Kaifeng Provisional Surcharges complete (Scott 622-624. Chan 883-885), blocks of 15, o.g., never hinged; some usually encountered gum tones, mostly around perfs, Fine to Very Fine, a very scarce set of multiples.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1190

1946, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Third London Print, $1 violet and $2 olive green, imperforate (Scott 631-632 vars. Chan 825-826 vars.), horizontal pairs, unlisted and quite possibly of proof status, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1191
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1946, Martyr Issue, $20 on 8¢ deep orange (Scott 698. Chan 955), mint and used examples, the mint example o.g. never hinged, each fresh, a lovely pair, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1192

1946, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, $20 on 5¢ green, surcharge error ($20 instead of $50) (Scott 700A. Chan 953), a remarkable example of the rare surcharge error, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered amid wide even margins, pristine mint, Extremely Fine, a Gem!
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1193

1946, $30 Pres. Chiang Kai-Shek Birthday Issue, imperf at bottom margin (Scott 723 var. Chan 1006 var.), vertical pair, Dah Yeh printing with gum, unlisted variety as such, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1194
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1947, Chinese Post Office Anniversary Issue, Specimen overprints (Scott 776-780 vars. Chan 1053-1057 vars.), margin singles overprinted "SPECIMEN" with punch hole, from the American Bank Note Archives, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1195
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1948-49, Gold Yuan surcharges complete (Scott 828-882), set of 61 values complete by Scott neatly mounted on album pages. Also includes a couple varieties like Scott 842, block of 4 with double surcharge 847a and 861, 17 copies affixed on anti-TB labels cancelled Chengfu, etc. Lovely group, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1196
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1948, Paicheng Print Gold Yuan Surcharge, $1 on 30¢ dull vermilion, laid paper (Scott 860 var. Chan G50 var.), right margin pane of 80, showing "Elephant Titighur Super Fine" watermark, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1197
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1949, Gold Yuan Surcharge, $5,000 on $100 olive green (Scott 936. Chan GN1), without gum as issued, pristine mint, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1198
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1949, Hankow Gold Yuan Surcharges, $50-$5,000,000 complete (Scott 937-947. Chan G117-27), without gum as issued, fresh, Fine to Very Fine+, scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 1199
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1949, Flying Geese Silver Yuan Issue complete (Scott 984-987. Chan S18-21), matched set of upper right corner margin singles, $1 to $5 with sheet number "19" and $10 sheet "1", without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1200
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1949, Revenue Stamp Silver Yuan Surcharges complete (Scott 960-62), blocks of 4, without gum as issued, P.O. fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,500.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1201
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1949, Hwa Nan Silver Yuan Print, 1¢-500¢ complete (Scott 973-981. Chan S22-30), without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1202
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1949, Hwa Nan Silver Yuan Print, 1¢-500¢ complete (Scott 973-981. Chan S22-30), blocks of 4, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, a delightful and rare set of blocks.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
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Lot 1203
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1949, 15¢ Summer Palace, value omitted and imperforate variety (Scott 989 var. Chan S31b), without gum as issued; small internal wrinkle, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1204
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1949, 15¢ Summer Palace, triple overprint (Scott 989 var. Chan S31c), horizontal pair, without gum as issued, striking, eye-catching variety, Fine to Very Fine, scarce pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1205
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1949, 15¢ Summer Palace (Scott 989 var. Chan S31 var.), upper right corner margin strip of 3, showing a splendid, eye-catching pre-printing paper fold, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1206
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1949, 40¢ Bronze Bull and Kunming Lake, value omitted and imperforate variety (Scott 990 var. Chan S32g), without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1207
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1949, 40¢ Bronze Bull and Kunming Lake, imperforate left margin (Scott 990 var. Chan S32e), vertical pair, without gum as issued, a wonderful fresh pair, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1208
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1949, 40¢ Bronze Bull and Kunming Lake, middle characters transposed (Scott 990a. Chan S32a), block of 4, position 4 transposed, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1209
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1949, Kwangtung Silver Yuan Surcharges, 15¢ on $20 complete (Scott 991-996. Chan S95-100), marginal blocks of 4, except 1c on $100 orange brown, without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine, scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.
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