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The Michael Rogers Collection of China


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Lot 1210

1944, War Refugees semi-postal issue without surcharges complete, "Specimen" overprints (Scott B4-B9. Chan 815-820), with punch holes as well, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 1211

Airmail, 1940, Hong Kong Commercial Press issue, 30¢ red, imperf between (Scott C23a. Chan A27a), vertical pair, o.g., never hinged, P.O. fresh, Very Fine, a lovely and rare pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1212

Postage Due, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 1¢ brown, inverted overprint (Scott J26b. Chan D24a), full clean o.g., P.O. fresh, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 1213

Postage Due, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, 1¢ brown, inverted overprint (Scott J36a. Chan D34a), o.g., very lightly hinged, beautifully centered, fresh and near pristine, a beauty! Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1214

Postage Due, 1913, Second London Print, ½¢ blue, vertical pair, imperf between (Scott J43 var. Chan D42 var.), unlisted as such in the major catalogs, full, clean o.g., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine and choice, rare.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1215
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Postage Due, 1944, First Central Trust print, 20¢ light chalky blue, double impression (Scott J81 var. Chan D87a), upper left corner margin sheet number block of 4, without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1216
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Military Stamp, 1943, Chungking Issue, 16¢ dull olive green, perf 10½-11 (Scott M5a. Chan M8c), without gum as issued, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,600.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1217

Military Stamp, 1943, Chekiang surcharge, 16¢ olive green (Scott M12. Chan M2), top margin block of 4 with imprint, with the top stamps showing 8½mm spacing and the bottom 7½mm spacing, o.g., never hinged, pristine mint, Very Fine, scarce positional piece.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
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Lot 1218
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Parcel Post, 1944-49 Issues (Scott Q1/38. Chan P1/GP7), the run complete, less only the Rare $20,000, Scott Q6/Chan P6, including an extra, corner margin sheet number single of Q5, all keenly assembled in mounts on 2 album leaves, without gum as issued, lovely quality, Very Fine, an excellent lot.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1219
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Parcel Post, 1944, Chungking Central print, $20,000 red orange, unissued (Scott Q6. Chan P6), without gum as prepared, wonderfully centered and remarkably fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, a superb example of this rarity.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 1220

Booklet, 1923, "Chinese Post Office Stamp Booklet" (Chan Booklet 11), unexploded, virtually complete, intact booklet, less only three 3c stamps, fresh, Very Fine, rare and choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1221

Booklet, 1924, "Chinese Post Office Stamp Booklet" (Chan Booklet 15), complete, cover in deep red, unexploded booklet in superb quality, fresh, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$55,000.
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Lot 1222

Booklet, 1934, cream cover with blue black lettering (Chan Booklet 16), complete, unexploded booklet; 2 light streaks across front cover of little consequence, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1223

Booklet, 1934, white cover with red wording (Chan Booklet 17), complete, unexploded booklet in exceptional condition, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1224

Booklet, 1935, grayish blue cover, black lettering with part red route markings (Chan Booklet 18), complete, unexploded booklet, exceptional condition, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1225

Postal Card, 1926, Junk Issue, 1¢ green, trial color proof on brown card stock (China Stamp Society PS14v. Han 26a), listed in both Han and CSS catalogs as a trial printing; overall toning, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$900.
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