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


Offices Abroad and Occupations
 
 
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Lot 663

Japanese Offices in China, 1908, Empress Jingo, unwatermarked, 5y to 10y complete (Scott 20-21. J.S.C.A. OC20-21), a fresh pair of high values, each nicely centered with full intact perforations and excellent colors, full clean o.g., Very Fine and choice. Scott $1,100 (HK$ 8,530). J.S.C.A. 310,000 yen (HK$ 21,630).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 664

Japanese Offices in China, 1908, Empress Jingo, 5s to 10s complete (Scott 20-21. JSDA OC20-21), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., barest trace of hinge; 5y repaired and corner thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,025 (HK$ 7,950). JSDA 310,000 yen (HK$ 21,630).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 665

Japanese Offices in China, 1913, Taisho Series on white paper, unwatermarked, ½s to 1y complete (Scott 22-32. J.S.C.A. OC24-34), an exceptional quality set, wonderfully fresh a well centered, clean o.g.; the 4 sen with a tiny marginal facial scuff at right, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $1,557 (HK$ 12,070). J.S.C.A. 345,800 yen (HK$ 24,130).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 666

Japanese Offices in China, 1914-19, Taisho Series on granite paper, watermarked, ½s to 1y complete (Scott 33-47. J.S.C.A. OC35-49), a delightful, fresh set in much better quality than usually encountered, o.g., Fine to Very Fine or better, a nice set. Scott $546 (HK$ 4,230). J.S.C.A. 122,100 yen (HK$ 8,520).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 667

Japanese Offices in Korea, 1900, Chrysanthemum issue, 5r to 1y nearly complete, Mihon overprints (J.S.C.A. OK1-2, 4-14. Scott 1-2, 4-14), missing the 1½s value, all chopped with large-sized, two-character Mihon overprints, hinged to page; most items with smallish faults as often encountered on these, Fine to Very Fine, scarce group to be sure.
J.S.C.A. 231,000 yen as Mihons (HK$ 16,120).
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Unsold
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Lot 668

Japanese Offices in Korea, Attractive Cover Collection, 1895-1911, old time collection of eight items, six of which are mounted and superbly written up and annotated on exhibition pages; includes a nice variety of 4sn, international postal card usages to a variety of destinations, including a lovely 1895 card with "Seoul JUL 4 95 I.J.P.O." cancel to Maryland; a Japan Scott #M1 military stamp cover from Miryang to Nagoya, etc., Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 669

Japanese Offices in Korea, 1926 (Jun. 27), registered cover from Keijo to Berlin, a clean neat cover franked by 10 sen Shrine and pair of 8 sen Taisho issue, tied by bold "KEIJO 26.6.27 CHOSEN" c.d.s.'s. Front show large "REGISTERED" handstamp in red, along with Keijo registry label, Kobe 28.6.27 transit cancel, with reverse bearing Berlin 26.7.27 arrival. Fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 670

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1942 (Dec. 14), registered censored cover from Medan to Pematang, Siantar, franked by 4 different unoverprinted Japanese definitives tied by fancy violet commemorative cancels ("Greater East Asia War 2nd Year" - J.S.C.A. # M22), Pematang and several red censor's marks on the reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,500.
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