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


British Offices in China
 
 
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Lot 405

British Offices in China, 1917, King George V, 1¢ to $10 complete (Scott 1-16. Yang BP1/16), Multiple Crown CA watermark, wonderfully fresh and well centered, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 406

British Offices in China, 1922-27, King George V, 1¢ to $2 complete (Scott 17-27. Yang BP17/27), Multiple Script CA watermark, fresh and near pristine, o.g., with just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 407

British Offices in China, Nice Postal History/Stationery Group, 1917-22, lovely selection of four items: mint 4¢ postal card (Yang #P35), mint 10¢ King George V registered letter entire (Yang P48), plus a 1922 registered cover to England with 20¢ KGV overprint "China" stamp (cover with tear) and a 4¢ KGV on forwarded picture postcard to Holland, Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 408

British Offices in China, 1917 (November 3), registered letter from Hoihow to Tracy, California, lovely 10¢ King George V entire overprinted "CHINA", uprated by 2¢, 4¢ and 10¢ KGV "CHINA" adhesives, with bold boxed "R/Hoihow No 186" handstamp in black; reverse shows San Francisco December 12, 1917, receiver, Fine to Very Fine, an exceptionally scarce commercial usage from Hoihow.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 26,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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