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


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Lot 413
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 1a. Scott 1), lovely, rich shade; fresh with full margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed "AK" (Arthur Korcyzn), with 1987 I.S.J.P. certificate.
J.S.C.A. yen 50,000 (HK$ 3,190). Scott $250 (HK$ 1,920).
Estimate HK$ 1,600.
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Lot 414
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 1a. Scott 1), specialist's group of six examples, all identified plate 1 and all identified by position as well; includes five unused examples, plus one defective used copy which has not been figured, without gum as issued; couple smallish flaws, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
J.S.C.A. 250,000 yen (HK$ 17,440). Scott $1,250 (HK$ 9,690).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 415
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 1a. Scott 1), position 3, showing guide pinhole at upper right, full, even margins, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $250 (HK$ 1,940).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 416
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1b. Scott 1b), position 3 without secret marking, showing guide pinhole at top right, incredibly well etched with good margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a wonderful stamp!
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 417
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1b. Scott 1b), position 8, deep rich color with full margins, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2008 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 418
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1b. Scott 1b), position 24, fresh with nice even margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a beauty! with 2009 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 419
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1b. Scott 1b), position 34, fresh with full margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2015 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $300 (HK$ 2,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 420
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m red brown, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1b var. Scott 1a), position 4, splendid distinct shade, incredibly fresh with huge even margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, a Gem!
J.S.C.A. 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,490). Scott $375 (HK$ 2,910).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 421
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m dark brown, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 1e. Scott 1c), position 25, wonderfully fresh with large margins, without gum as issued; small harmless indentation at top frame, otherwise Very Fine, with 2008 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,190). Scott $325 (HK$ 2,520).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 422
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 2, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 1g. Scott 1d), position 8, wonderfully fresh with large margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a select quality example, with 2015 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 65,000 yen (HK$ 4,540). Scott $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 423
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), fresh with good color and even margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 424
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), attractive selection of six plate 1 examples, five unused plus one used; each item has position number, fresh with good margins, without gum as issued; couple minor smallish flaws, otherwise Fine to Very Fine or better, excellent specialist's group.
J.S.C.A. 258,000 yen (HK$ 18,000). Scott $1,560 (HK$ 12,090).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 425
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 6, brilliant intense color and full large margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 426
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 9, deep, rich color with large even margins, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 427
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 11, a splendid example, boasting detailed impression and vibrant color along with full large even margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a beauty!
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 428
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), a magnificent mint example, deeply etched with bold, intense color and huge even margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, a gem.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 429
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 18, a superb example boasting a finely-etched impression, vivid color and huge, even margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 430
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 22, bold color and deeply etched impression, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 431
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 23, wonderfully fresh and bright, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 432
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2), position 32, a bright fresh stamp with clear margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 43,000 yen (HK$ 3,000). Scott $260 (HK$ 2,020).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 433
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 2c. Scott 2a), position 26-27 / 34-35, block of 4, fresh with full margins, without gum as issued; trivial and wholly irrelevant brown speck on the reverse of position 35, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce multiple, with 2008 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 240,000 yen (HK$ 16,740). Scott $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 434
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 2e. Scott 2b), position 24, fresh and sound with deep rich color, margins clear to just touching at bottom, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, with 2009 Takahashi photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 100,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 435
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 2, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 2f. Scott 2c), position 7, beautiful deeply etched impression, fresh with good margins, scarce, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2012 Eichhorn simplified certificate.
J.S.C.A. 150,000 yen (HK$ 10,460). Scott $800 (HK$ 6,200).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 436
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 3c. Scott 3), position 20, a particularly choice example boasting large even margins and fresh vibrant color, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, a Gem!
J.S.C.A. 65,000 yen (HK$ 4,540). Scott $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 437
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 3c. Scott 3), position 28, fresh with wonderful vivid color, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2008 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 65,000 yen (HK$ 4,540). Scott $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 438
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 3d. Scott 3a), position 6, rich vibrant color, full margins, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2012 Eichhorn simplified certificate.
J.S.C.A. 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,280). Scott $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 439
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 3f. Scott 3b), fresh with full margins, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, a lovely example of this difficult issue.
J.S.C.A. yen 90,000 (HK$ 5,750). Scott $2,500 (HK$ 19,230).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 440
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 3f. Scott 3b), position 20, fresh with excellent color and clear margins, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, a splendid example of this very rare stamp.
J.S.C.A. 350,000 yen (HK$ 24,420). Scott $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 441
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), a magnificent mint example, extraordinarily fresh with huge even margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem, with 1976 A.P.E.X. certificate.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 442
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), fresh with large margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 443
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), large margins to clear along top, wonderfully fresh with outstanding color, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed Tyler, Korszyn & Brun.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 444
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), position 5, a superb quality example in a shade usually associated with plate 2, pristine with large to huge margins, without gum as issued, an Extremely Fine gem, with 2012 Eichhorn simplified certificate.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 445
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), position 5, exceptionally fresh with excellent color, large to huge margins, without gum as issued, an Extremely Fine gem.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 446
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), position 11, great color with full margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2009 Takahashi photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,800.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 447
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4e. Scott 4), position 20, wonderfully fresh with huge margins, without gum as issued; couple natural paper inclusions including one at bottom left, Extremely Fine, with 1998 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 110,000 yen (HK$ 7,670). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 448
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 1, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 4g. Scott 4d), position 9, a beautiful example in a lovely uncommon shade, fresh, a beauty, rare, cancelled by crisp, partial kensazumi, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 100,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 449
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4h. Scott 4e), position 22, good margins to clear at bottom right, rich unusually intense color, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
J.S.C.A. 120,000 yen (HK$ 8,370). Scott $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 450
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m blue green, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 4h. Scott 4e), position 39, beautiful rich color with wide full margins, pristine, without gum as issued, Very Fine, with 2009 Eichhorn photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 120,000 yen (HK$ 8,370). Scott $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 451
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m greenish blue, plate 2, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 4i. Scott 4g), position 36, exceptionally intense color with large margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, a beauty! with 2012 Eichhorn simplified certificate.
J.S.C.A. 380,000 yen (HK$ 26,510). Scott $2,750 (HK$ 21,320).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 452

Japan, 1872, Dragon, ½s to 2s (J.S.C.A. 5-7. Scott 5-7), lovely selection of 11 stamps (one not figured due to condition), all identified by plate and position, including ½s brown plate 1 (3) and plate 2 (4), 1s blue (2) and one example of 2s vermilion; generally fresh and attractive, Fine to Very Fine, a very nice specialist group.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 453
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, ½s brown and 1s blue, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 5-6. Scott 5-6), without gum as issued; 1 sen with couple natural paper faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 80,000 yen (HK$ 5,580). Scott $545 (HK$ 4,220).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
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Lot 454
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, ½s gray brown on brittle laid paper, and ½s brown, laid paper, both plate 2 (J.S.C.A. 5b, 5e. Scott 5, 5d), exceptional, without gum as issued, Very Fine, gray brown with 2015 Eichhorn certificate.
J.S.C.A. 140,000 yen (HK$ 9,770). Scott $320 (HK$ 2,480).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 455
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, ½s brown, plate 2, brittle wove paper (J.S.C.A. 5e. Scott 5c), position 31-32 / 39-40, block of 4, with position 39 showing "missing hair on dragon's back" and position 40 showing "missing shippo in corner ornament", wonderfully fresh and bright, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 400,000 yen (HK$ 27,910). Scott $2,900 (HK$ 22,480).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 456

Japan, 1872, Dragon, 1s blue, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 6c. Scott 6), a fresh and attractive gummed example, full usual crackly o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,190). Scott $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 457
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 1s blue, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 6c. Scott 6), position 31, fresh and nicely centered with wonderful bright color, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,190). Scott $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 458
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 1s blue, plate 2, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 6c. Scott 6), position 40, a choice corner margin single, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce position piece.
J.S.C.A. 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,190). Scott $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 459
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 1s blue, plate 3, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 6g. Scott 6d), a splendid sound used example with bold rich color, fresh, cancelled by irregular Osaka cancels, Fine, a lovely example of this exceptionally scarce plate 3 printing.
J.S.C.A. 350,000 yen (HK$ 24,420). Scott $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 7,500 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 460
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 2s vermilion, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 7a. Scott 7), position 33, nicely centered and sound, a lovely attractive example, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,280). Scott $575 (HK$ 4,460).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 461
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 2s vermilion, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 7b. Scott 7a), position 38, exceptionally fresh and uncommonly well centered, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, a beauty!
J.S.C.A. 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,280). Scott $625 (HK$ 4,840).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 462

Japan, 1872, Dragon, 5s blue green, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 8a. Scott 8), block of 4, fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine, a stunning and rare multiple.
J.S.C.A. 520,000 yen (HK$ 36,280). Scott $3,300 (HK$ 25,580).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 463
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 5s blue green, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 8a. Scott 8), fresh, nicely-centered example with neat, small boxed killer, Fine to Very Fine+.
J.S.C.A. 100,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott $825 (HK$ 6,400).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 464
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 5s yellow green, laid paper (J.S.C.A. 8b. Scott 8a), missing raimon at top left, a lovely mint example, without gum as issued, almost Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
J.S.C.A. 200,000 yen (HK$ 13,950). Scott $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 465
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 5s blue green, wove paper (J.S.C.A. 8d. Scott 8b), fresh with excellent color, scarce, without gum as issued, nearly Very Fine for this, with 2002 I.S.J.P. photo certificate.
J.S.C.A. 300,000 yen (HK$ 20,930). Scott $900 (HK$ 6,980).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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