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


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Lot 40
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Amoy, Extensive Specialized Old-Time Collection. Interesting and extensive, extremely well-annotated collection showing ½¢ First Issue by Dougan-listed plate flaws, plus surcharge types and cancels, highlighted by a lovely range of double-line triangles; good Postage Dues with overprint shifts, Chan #LAD7a overprint inverted and shifted to right, LAD12, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine, interesting vintage study, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 41
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Chefoo, Nice Old-Time Collection. Attractive, nicely arranged and annotated; mint or used, beginning with good First and Second Issue analysis, duplicated watermark varieties (i.e., normal, reversed, etc.), lots of used items, numerous sets of Chan LC13-15, etc., Fine to Very Fine, nice specialist group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 42
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Chinkiang, 1894, First Issue, ½¢ to 10¢ complete, imperforate plate proofs on card (Chan LCH1-7 vars. Scott 1-7 vars.), right margin singles, fresh and scarce, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 43
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Chinkiang, 1895, Second Issue, ½¢ to 15¢ complete, imperf plate proofs on card (Chan LCH8-15 vars. Scott 8-15 vars.), wonderfully fresh with excellent colors, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 44

Chinkiang, Postage Due, 1895, Second Overprint in black on ½¢ to 15¢ complete, overprint inverted (Chan LCHD8bi-14bi, LCHD15b. Scott J17-24 vars.), the complete set of 8, all but the 15¢ value also showing the "split P" varieties as well, fresh, o.g., Very Fine, a very scarce combination of listed varieties.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 45
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Chinkiang, Postage Due, 1895, Lithographed Issue, 1¢ blue, horizontal imperf between (Chan LCHD34 var. Scott J34 var.), vertical strip of 3, a lovely, fresh strip, neatly cancelled by dual c.d.s.s, Very Fine, scarce, unlisted variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 46
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Chinkiang, Postage Due, 1895, Lithographed Issue, 10¢ orange, imperf proof on thin paper, printed both sides (Chan LCHD39 var. Scott J39 var.), horizontal pair with margin, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 47

Chinkiang, Officials, 1896, ½¢ to 15¢ complete, normal and inverted overprints (Chan LCHO1-8, LCHO8a. Scott O1a-O8a), 2 complete sets of 8, select quality, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a scarce pair of sets.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 48

Chinkiang, Postal Card, 1895, 1¢ green on cream, double impression, printed on thinner card stock, fresh; vertical file crease, otherwise Very Fine, a striking and scarce piece.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 49
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Chinkiang, Powerful and Extensive Specialized Collection. A substantial, clean and valuable old-time specialized collection of approximately 125 items neatly presented on stockpages; begins with Chan #1-7, 8-15, etc., and includes a fine range of varieties like Chan 1c, excellent and extensive Postage Dues like Chan LCHD8c and 8d varieties, 17, 25-32 (mint and used sets), 33-40 (mint and used sets), 19-23, plus LCHD18c (rare), 38a, 41a and others; strong Officials beginning with LHCO1-8 (mint and used sets), plus 4¢ and 5¢ inverted overprints, etc., substantial aggregate Chan catalogue value, nice lot, still well suited for further expansion; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 50
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Chungking, 1894, Second Issue, 2ca to 24ca, imperforate plate proofs (Chan LCK3-7 vars. Scott 3-7 vars. Livingston 3P-7P), matched set of bottom margin pairs, fresh and near pristine, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, a scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 51
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Chungking, 1894, Second Issue, 2ca rose, imperf between (Chan LCK3a. Scott 3a), horizontal pair, unused without gum; irregular perf at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 52

Chungking, 1894, Second Issue, 16ca mauve, imperf between (Chan LCK6a. Scott 6a var.), vertical strip of 3, Post Office fresh, a choice quality example, o.g., never hinged (!), Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 53

Chungking, 1894, Second Issue, 16ca mauve, imperf between (Chan LCK6a. Scott 6a var.), vertical strip of 5 yielding strip of 3 imperf between, pristine and mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 54

Chungking, Postage Due, 1895, overprinted on Second Issue in English and Chinese, 2ca to 24ca complete (Chan LCKD1-5 vars. Scott J2-J6 vars.), pristine mint, a lovely and scarce complete set, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 55
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Chungking, Attractive Collection. A useful old-time collection beginning with Chan #LCK1 (1 mint, 3 used examples) and continuing on with LCK2 (3 mint, 3 used), 3-7 (3 mint sets, 1 used), LCKD1-5 (2 mint sets), plus a used 2r rose with handstamp Postage Due; useful, generally clean group, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 56
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Foochow, Clean Collection. Useful, neatly presented mint or used collection on a pair of stockcards, including Chan #LF1-11 mint and used sets, along with a duplicate mint set, some used values, etc. Fresh, Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 57
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Hankow, Lovely Specialized Collection. Attractive and clean, nicely presented on a group of stockcards; includes better like Chan #LH1 (a used single and vertical strip of 3), good duplicated Second Issues, LH11-15 plus duplicates, 1¢ on 30¢ surcharge, short "L" variety in block of 4, good Postage Dues, including 2¢ with inverted overprint and a large character variety, etc., Fine to Very Fine, lots of useful goodies throughout; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 58
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Ichang, Chinese Local Posts: Ichang, 1894, 1st issue complete (Chan LI1-8), fresh, neat seal cancellation and hinge remnant; 3 mace with light discoloration spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,200.
Realized HK$500.
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Lot 59

Ichang, Chinese Local Posts: Ichang, 1896, handstamped surcharge in black on Second Issue, 2ca on 3m carmine (Chan LI17. Scott 18), complete sheet of 50, wonderfully fresh, full, clean o.g.; some sensible reinforcing, Fine to Very Fine, a lovely and rare sheet.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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Lot 60
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Ichang, Useful Collection. A clean and attractive old-time holding beginning with Chan #LI1-8 (two mint sets), plus a nice range of used values, several second issue examples, good surcharges including Chan #LI16-19, etc., useful mix, with the majority Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 61

Kewkiang, 1894, First Issue, ½¢ red on yellow, imperf vertically (Chan LK2b. Scott 2c), a magnificent top margin horizontal pair, pristine in all respects, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, listed but unpriced in both Scott and Chan catalogs, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 62
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Kewkiang, 1894, Third Issue, 1¢ black, die proof on European white wove paper (Chan LK13 var. Scott 13 var.), printed in the issued color, fresh, Very Fine, a cornerstone exhibition piece.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Charles Dougan ("The Shanghai Postal System", 1981) records only one other example of this proof, an "essay in violet on native carmine wove paper"
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Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 63
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Kewkiang, 1896, surcharged on First Issue, TWO CENTS on 6¢ yellow, surcharge in black (Chan LK16a. Scott 16a), fresh and well-centered, unused without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 64

Kewkiang, Postage Due, 1896, Type B overprint in black on ½¢ black on rose, overprint inverted (Chan LKD7a. Scott J5a), o.g., fresh and Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 65
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Kewkiang, Excellent and Substantial Collection. Extensive mint or used collection of approximately 175 items, neatly assembled and well-annotated on stockcards, beginning with Chan LK1-10 plus duplicates, shades, KL1a, European paper types beautifully displayed, good 2nd and 3rd issues, cancel including circulars and ovals (including examples on blocks of 4), SG19a (rare), excellent Postage Dues with premium varieties plus bogus surcharges, forgeries, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, interesting lot from this popular Port; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 66
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Wei Hai Wei, 1898, First Issue Courier Post, 2¢ black on red (Chan LWH1. Scott 1), block of 4, without gum as issued, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely and rare multiple, signed "G.K. Ferguson" boldly across back.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 35,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 67
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Wei Hai Wei, 1898, First Issue Courier Post, 5¢ black on red (Chan LWH2. Scott 2), block of 4, a magnificent, superb quality block which is remarkably fresh with full margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, a splendid showpiece, with only 392 examples produced, signed "G.K. Ferguson" boldly across back.
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 80,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 68
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Wuhu, Postage Due, 1895, ½¢ to 20¢, inverted overprints (Chan LWD1a, 7a, 8a-10a, 10a var), lovely group of six items comprising ½¢ and 6¢ mint, 10¢ to 20¢ used, plus a mint 15¢ imperf single with huge margins, all showing varieties of the overprint inverted, fresh, Fine to Very Fine, nice group.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 69

Wuhu, Postage Due, 1895, 15¢ olive green, "a" of "Postage" omitted (Chan LWD9c), o.g., Fine to Very Fine, an eye-catching and scarce variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 70

Wuhu, Postage Due, 1895, 2¢ green, inverted overprint (Chan LWD15a), left margin horizontal pair, fresh mint, o.g., Very Fine, a scarce pair.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 71

Wuhu, Postage Due, 1895, 15¢ carmine, overprinted on 2nd Issue, "a" of "Postage" omitted (Chan LWD19a), top margin single, Post Office fresh, o.g., Very Fine, an eye-arresting variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 72

Wuhu, Postage Due, 1896 (May 27), ½¢ green, used on newspaper wrapper (Chan LWD3), nice single tied by bold Wuhu c.d.s., locally used and addressed to Gunzburg, with same-day arrival backstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 73
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Wuhu, Outstanding and Valuable Collection. A wonderful and extensive, very clean specialized collection of approximately 195 items, mint or used, and absolutely loaded with premium items; begins with excellent First Issues, Chan #LW1-10, plus solid Second Issues, strong overprint types, Chan LW21-31, with some varieties like LW24d, LW32 and LW32a in a pair, LW35-44 (mint and used sets), LW 45-54, strong Dues like LWD1-21, LWD21a, LWD54a; virtually complete PPC overprints by type, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine or better, lovely lot, well worth a careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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