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


The Norman Jacobs Collection of South East Asia
 
 
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Lot 774
Bhutan, 1962, World Refugee Year, 1nu and 2nu, original artwork (Scott 8-9), splendid group of four items, all mounted on same-sized 5 x 6 inch (approximately.) cards; each signed by Director of Posts and Telegraphs, Ministry of Development, Royal Government of Bhutan Thimphu GPO; two items are in issued colors, others are without denominations, fresh and choice, Very Fine, remarkable thematic items.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 775
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Bhutan, 1964, Bhutanese Dance complete, original artist's work (Scott 15-22), outstanding, accepted original artist productions, painted on identical size 5¼ x 4½ inch cards, each signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs, Ministry of Development, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu G.P.O. (Bhutan). Elegant designs and outstanding work, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 776

Bhutan, 1968, 10ch Tashicho Dzong, original artist's work (Scott 77), a magnificent hand-painted accepted design in deep violet and deep violet brown on 8½ x 6¼ in choice card, with the design being 6¼ x 4 inches. Artist signed at bottom left margin, with bottom right margin signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs etc. A superb design, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 777
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Bhutan, 1976, 25th Anniversary of the Colombo Plan, original artist's work (Scott 230-237), a gorgeous complete set of 8 hand-painted approved artist's designs in issued colors, each mounted on 4½ x 5 inch card and signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs, etc. Stunning items indeed, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 778
Bhutan, 1980, Sir Rowland Hill issue, set of four artist-produced working drawings, a splendid and unique set of four drawings showing painted central designs along with transparency overlays and black and white reductions with line work overlays, each affixed in dust cover packaging from the John Waddington Ltd Studio in Leeds; original 21 Nov 1979 correspondence included, fresh, Very Fine, absolutely unique: the ultimate Rowland Hill thematic items.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 779
Bhutan, 1986, Seven Precious Attributes of the Universal King issue, artist's working production models (Scott 530-536), the complete set of 7 designs as issued, hand-drawn in black with clear overlays for country name, values, etc., each affixed to same-sized cardstock, Very Fine and choice, delightful and unique.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 780
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Bhutan, 1986, Religious Art complete, four rare progressive color trial sheetlets of 4 (Scott 545-552), collectively showing all values, including one showing 1nu to 7nu in issued colors, lovely, superb, Very Fine, unique items.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 781
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Bhutan, 1986, Religious Art complete, original artist's work (Scott 545-552), a highly attractive, skillfully produced set of 8 hand-painted accepted designs in issued colors, affixed to identical size 4½ x 5¾ inch cards, signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs, etc. Exquisite designs, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 782
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Bhutan, 1986, Halley's Comet souvenir sheets, artist's proofs of original designs (Scott 572-73), four items comprised of large-size examples on 8½ x 11 (approximately.) paper, plus two photographically produced examples in smaller size, nearly identical to the issued stamps, in different colors, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 783
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Bhutan, 1990, Buddhist Musical Instruments complete, original artist's work (Scott 942-949), a superb set of 8 original, hand-painted accepted designs, mounted on identical 5¼ x 4¾ inch wide cards, signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs, etc., pristine and choice, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 784
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Bhutan, 1990, Buddhist Musical Instruments souvenir sheets of 4, original artist's work (Scott 948a, 949a), two magnificent hand-painted accepted designs in original colors, each mounted on 5½ x 7¾ inch identical size cards, signed by the Director of Posts and Telegraphs, etc. Absolutely beautifully executed, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 785
  Bhutan, Superb Holding of Approximately 50 Original Artwork Proofs. Most on card and stamped "Director of Posts & Telegraphs, Ministry of Development Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu G.P.O." and signed by the Director; includes many beautiful hand-painted designs from a number of sets, Very Fine, unique opportunity.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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