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


Thailand
 
 
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Lot 1126

Thailand, 1883 (June 9), First Issue cover, Bangkok to Warrington, England (Scott 5), horizontal pair of 1sal orange King Chulalongkorn (right stamp with nibbed corner perforation at bottom right), tied by "Bangkok/P/PAID/9.6.86" c.d.s., with reverse showing "Singapore/JU 14/86" transit, along with "Warrington/3E/JY 15/86" arrival c.d.s.; some slight edge toning, etc., Fine to Very Fine, a lovely example.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 1127

Thailand, 1887 (Oct. 10), cover from Bangkok to Singapore, superb quality cover sent "p Hecuba", franked by 2a single and 3a & 4a horizontal pairs of King Chulalongkorn issue (Scott #12-14), all tied by exceptional strikes of "Bangkok/P/PAID/10/10/87" c.d.s.'s, with reverse showing Singapore OC 16 87 receiver; pristine, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 1128

Thailand, 1890 (Dec. 5), Superb registered cover, Bangkok to Singapore, a splendid quality legal-sized envelope, franked by 64att King Chulalongkorn definitive, tied by bold "Bangkok/5/12/90" c.d.s., with manuscript "Registered" and boxed black "R" marking, sent "per S.S. Ban Leng Guain"; front shows violet Markwald & Co. firm handstamp, with reverse showing "Singapore/DE 10/90" receiver, Very Fine, rare usage.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 1129

Thailand, 1892 (Jan. 9), cover sent from Bangkok to Singapore, pristine and choice cover, sent "per Hecuba" franked by 1a and 3a King Chulalongkorn horizontal pairs (Scott #11, 13), each tied by "Bangkok/2/9.1/92" c.d.s.'s, with nice "Singapore/A/JA 14/92" on reverse, Very Fine+, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 1130

Thailand, 1892 (May 29), registered cover, Bangkok to Singapore, a lovely, attractive cover, franked by 24att King Chulalongkorn issue (Scott #17), tied by "Bangkok/2/29.5/92" c.d.s., with matching boxed "R" handstamp adjacent; cover sent by ship, with manuscript "Registered" on front and reverse showing "Singapore/A/JU 31/92" receiver and violet bank oval handstamp, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1131

Thailand, 1897 (Mar. 4?), 4a Second Design Postal Card, used Luang Prabang to Hayange (Hayingen), Germany, lovely card cancelled by nice strike of Luang Prabang c.d.s., with front additionally showing Hayingen/24.7.97/Lothringen" arrival c.d.s.; fresh, Very Fine, a superb and rare example of this Thai-Laotian Post Office usage.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1132

Thailand, 1899 (Mar. 16), First Issue Postal Card Usage, Bangkok to Brussels, beautiful quality card, uprated by 1a and 2a King Chulalongkorn definitives (Scott #11-12), tied by "Bangkok/2/16.3/99" c.d.s.'s, with "Bruxelles/14/Avril/18-19/99/Arrivée" arrival marking, along with violet "Emile Jottrand/Bangkok" firm chop; 1a stamp with corner tear at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine+, an amazing card with great eye-appeal.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1133

Thailand, 1899 (Oct. 22), 4a Second Design Postal Card, used Siem Reap to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, attractive 4a card, cancelled by decent strike of the rare Siem Reap, Cambodia, circular cancel, with front additionally showing Echternach Jan 7 00 receiver, Very Fine, an excellent and rare example of the Thai-Cambodia Post Office usage.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1134

Thailand, 1901 (May 4) Makaeng to Des Moines, Iowa USA Seapost cover, 4a on 12a surcharge issue (Scott #55), strip of 3, cancelled by bamboo chops, with reverse showing Makaeng origin c.d.s. along with "Sea Post Office /A/MY4/01" c.d.s. & Des Moines, June 1, 2001 receiver, lovely cover and usage, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1135

Thailand, 1902 (Aug. 13), First Issue Postal Card Usage, sent Kedah, Malaya to den Haag, a stunning First Issue card, uprated by 1att on 12att and 4att on 24att Provisionals, all tied by nice strikes of "Kedah 13.8.02" c.d.s.'s; front additionally shows Penang same-day transit and Dutch 5 Sept receiver; fresh, Very Fine, a magnificent example used in the former Siamese Malay Provinces.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 1136

Thailand, 1906 (July 4), 2a on 1½a Provisional Postal Card, CTO at "Siemrat", near-pristine postal card, cancelled by July 4, 1906, exceedingly rare Siemrat CTO marking, Very Fine and choice, a showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,500.
Unsold
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Lot 1137

Thailand, 1907 (Feb. 1), 4a on 1½a Provisional Postal Card Usage, sent Alor Star, Kedah, to Germany, choice quality card uprated by 1a adhesive, each tied by lovely strikes of Kedah 1.2.07 c.d.s.'s; card also shows Penang FE 1 1907 transit and Heidelberg 23.2.07 arrival, Very Fine and choice, an exceptional example used in the former Siamese Malay Provinces, rare.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 1138

Thailand, 1907 (Dec. 13), Manuscript Notation in Thai, "One att stamps run short, postage paid" Bangkok 2 Provisional, beautiful, clean small greenish envelope locally used, showing manuscript notation at upper right with bold c.d.s. applied; signed in red by Postmaster Nai Fack, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1139

Thailand, 1907 (Dec. 14), "One att stamps run short, postage paid" English-language Manuscript Notation, Bangkok 1 Provisional, a beautiful cover showing the manuscript provisional notation boldly inked in red across the top, with strong strike of Bangkok 1 c.d.s.; cover signed in red by Postmaster Nai Fack 14.12.07, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000

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Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 1140

Thailand, 1907 (Dec. 14), "One att stamps run short. Postage paid" Bangkok 2 Provisional, lovely bold handstamp in black on locally used cover; signed in red by Nai Fack, Postmaster, Very Fine, fresh and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1141

Thailand, 1907 (Dec. 16), "One att stamps run short. Postage paid" Bangkok 2 Provisional, a splendid envelope with the address in English, showing a nice strike of the Provisional handstamp in black; signed in red by Postmaster Nai Fack; fresh, Very Fine, a lovely example of the last day of usage.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1142

Thailand, 1907 (Dec. 16), "One att stamps run short. Postage paid" Bangkok 2 Provisional, small, neat envelope, showing bold straightline Provisional handstamp in black; signed by Postmaster Nai Fack in red, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce cover, showing the last day of this Provisional usage.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1143

Thailand, 1909 (Mar. 29), registered letter card usage, Bangkok to Finland, 10att lettercard uprated by 8att adhesive, cancelled by large bilingual Bangkok 2 origin c.d.s., with Registration label at top; reverse shows Italian 26 April transit and Helsingfors, Helsinki 2 May receiver, pristine and choice, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1144

Thailand, 1942, Extraordinary group of 10 American usage, Thai-Burma Railroad P.O.W. covers, a superb and rare assembledge of 10 items, 6 from Pvt. George A. Falk, 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery, who was diverted from Australia to Java and ended up surviving the construction of the infamous "Death Railroad"; his usages include Burma P.O.W. postcards type I-111 complete, plus a Thai type 2 card used from the Tamarkin Bridge Camp, a rare Malaya type I postcard used in 1942, triple censored, written from Changi Jail, Singapore, in October 1942, and arrives in Milan, Michigan over a year later; also included is one incoming usage; we also note 3 outgoing cards from Seaman First Class, Jack G. Netter, who survived the sinking of the U.S.S. Houston on 1 March 1942, with postcard usages from Moulmein Camp, Burma, Nike camp #3, Thailand & from the Tamarkan Bridge Camp, Thailand; the final items from the amazing holding is from Lawrence F. Battles, U.S.M.C. from Camp 3, Thailand to Arkansas; an amazing and equally as fascinating mounted, annotated collection, Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 1145

Thailand, 1942-45, The remarkable, incoming P.O.W. correspondence to Driver H. Douglas Harris from Australia, a remarkable & very extensive, well-annotated mounted collection of 24 incoming items to Dr. H.D. Harris; Harris was an overage volunteer of the Reserve Motor Transport Company, and one of the first to see action, surrendering after a series of events in October 1942; the collection includes an incredible array of different types, P.O.W. lettersheets, wonderful censor marks, chronicling his movements to different camps, right on up to his return to Australia on the S.S. Moretan Bay after October 1945; simply an amazing study and holding, Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1146

Thailand, 1942-45, Substantial British Australia & Dutch P.O.W. mail & Japanese military postal cards used from Thailand & Malaya collection, outstanding, well-annotated mounted collection of 23 items, comprised of outbound Thai/Malayan P.O.W. covers from British soldiers (7), Dutch (3) and 2 Australian internees, showing a nice variety of camps censors, different card types, etc.; we also note 11 Japanese military postal cards used from soldiers in the Thai & Burma Expeditionary Forces; a fascinating group of scarce material, largely Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1147

Thailand, 1942-45, Incoming British Mail to P.O.W. J.P. Howard in Thai-Burma Railroad P.O.W. Camps, fascinating, superbly annotated mounted collection of 13 censored, incoming P.O.W. covers to British Sgt. Howard, who was captured following the fall of Singapore; covers sent to the Japanese Red Cross at Tokyo, with Sgt. Howard housed in Camp 2 with 8 covers going there, and the remaining 4 "Return to Sender" examples sent on Forces Letter 1½p King George VI entires used for ex-P.O.W. mail, as Sgt. Howard was in transit back to England, Very Fine, a fantastic group and a specialist's delight.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1148

Thailand, 1942-45, Japanese Military, Thai-Burma Railroad-the Aftermath, fascinating, well-annotated mounted collection comprised of 14 items, including interesting Thai postage free covers after the war to England, Australia, etc.; ex-POW postage free covers, RAF P.O. covers, Japanese Thai Expeditionary Force picture postcards, special British KG VI POW cards, etc.; excellent and scarce group of material, Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1149
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed De La Rue Flawed Key Design Elephant Essay, printed in green with red center as always; pristine, Extremely Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1150
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed De La Rue Flawed Key Die Elephant Essay, a superb example printed in gold, with red center as always, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1151
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed Elephant Essay, printed in green, with red center as always; superb quality, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1152
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed Elephant Essay, printed in blue, with customary red center, pristine, Very Fine and choice, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1153
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed Elephant Essay, printed in yellowish brown, with red center as always; fresh and pristine, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1154
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Thailand, 1881, Bicolor Lithographed Elephant Essay, in violet gray, with usual red center; fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1155
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Thailand, 1883 (ca.), 1fuang King Chulalongkorn, unissued, trial color plate proof in black, wonderfully fresh and sound, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1156
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Thailand, 1883 (ca.), 1fuang King Chulalongkorn, unissued, trial color plate proof in deep red, printed on thick paper; an elegant, striking and lovely quality piece, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1157
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Thailand, 1883 (ca.), 1fuang King Chulalongkorn, unissued, trial color plate proof in deep red, a choice vertical pair on cream-colored thick paper, pristine, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,800.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1158
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Thailand, 1883 (ca.), 1fuang King Chulalongkorn, unissued, trial color plate proof in red brown, a superb vertical pair on medium proof paper, pristine and choice, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,800.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1159
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Thailand, 1883, Selection of Waterlow & Sons' perforated trial color specimens (Scott 1//5), lovely and attractive group of 6 items, all perforated and overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen", with small punch hole on thickish ungummed paper; all examples are marginal, and the group comprises 1sik in blue (Scott #4), 1sa in blue (#5), the unissued 1fuang in deep carmine, plus 1sio, 1att and 1sol in a top margin horizontal strip in sepia/brown, Very Fine, a lovely group.
Scott $2,000+ (HK$ 15,380).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1160
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sol, 1sik & 1sa, trial color plate proofs (Scott 1, 4-5 vars), superb quality group of 3 items, all on thick paper stock, comprising 1sol in sepia/brown, plus 1sik and 1sa in blue; each fresh with good margins, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1161
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Thailand, 1883, 1sol, 1sik & 1sa King Chulalongkorn, trial color plate proofs (Scott 1, 4-5 vars), lovely, high quality group of 3 items, printed on thick paper stock; comprises 1sol in sepia/brown, plus 1sik and 1sa values in blue, Very Fine and fresh, choice.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 1162
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sol, color proof in sepia (Scott 1 var), a lovely and fresh vertical pair, printed on thin paper, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1163
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Thailand, 1890, definitive Issue, De La Rue central portrait die proof in black, on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, showing central head design within solid circle with dashes at sides; handstamped "23 OCT 90" and "BEFORE/HARDENING"; pristine, Very Fine, rare, this along with the identical head design in this sale, both "Before" and "After" hardening—dated the same day.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 1164
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Thailand, 1883, Waterlow & Sons composite sample proof sheet of 9 (Scott 1-3 var), printed in brown on yellow card stock, showing the first design of the First Issue with various values; top of sheet reads "Waterlow & Sons Limited," with the bottom reading "Great Winchester Street, London", choice; minor scuffs on reverse, Very Fine, a showpiece, a rare example, which was removed from the Sample Book.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 1165
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Thailand, 1883, Waterlow & Sons, First Issue proof page from original sample book (Scott 1//5), a beautiful and exceptionally rare high quality sample page comprising 1sa horizontal strip of 3 at top (#5), a vertical pair of 1sol in sepia/brown at left (#1), a vertical pair of the first Revenue issue in green at center, a vertical pair of the unissued 1fuang value in deep carmine at right (#5 fn), plus a horizontal strip of 3 of the 1sik value in blue (#4), outstanding quality, Very Fine and choice, a stunning and remarkable item, not found in Swanson, Madden, etc.
Scott $4,000 ++ (HK$ 30,770).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 1166
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Thailand, 1883 (ca.), King Chulalongkorn, 1sol & 1sio, imperf die proofs in brown on card (Scott 1, 3 var), a beautiful and fresh pair, Very Fine and choice, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1167
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1f red, unissued, imperf proof in prepared color (Scott footnote after #5), printed on thick paper stock; fresh with good margins; couple minor scuffs on reverse only, Very Fine.
Scott $2,000 (HK$ 15,380).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 1168
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sik blue, proof on thick cardstock (Scott 4 var), printed on thick surface-glazed bluish card, Extremely Fine, a scarce example.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1169
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sik blue, die proof on white cream paper (Scott 4 var), fresh and near-pristine, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1170
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Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sal orange, die proof on cream paper (Scott 5 var), fresh; tiny pinhole, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1171
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Thailand, 1885, definitive issue, De La Rue die proof without values, in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, handstamped "17 NOV 85" and "AFTER/HARDENING"; a striking example without the value tablets and upper corner ornaments; a superb example showing, presumably, the complete design incorporated for the Postal Card issue; noted at bottom in pencil, "P C die 2.10 85", pristine, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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Lot 1172
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Thailand, 1885, definitive issue, De La Rue die proof without values, in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, with the proof handstamped "16 NOV 85" and "BEFORE/HARDENING", a superb, striking example, Very Fine+, choice and rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1173
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Thailand, 1885, King Chulalongkorn definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on 92 x 60½ mm glazed card, showing central head design without surroundings and dots at sides; dated 27 JUL 85 and "BEFORE/HARDENING", Extremely Fine and choice, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 1174
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Thailand, 1885 (ca.), King Chulalongkorn definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on 90 x 60½ mm card, showing frame design without portraiture, value tablets or corner ornaments, Extremely Fine and choice, this proof rarely appears in the marketplace.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1175
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Thailand, 1886 (ca.), 2att definitive, De La Rue die proof of value tablets & upper corner ornaments in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm; a superb and rare, undated proof presumably of the final design, Very Fine, a showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 1176
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Thailand, 1890, King Chulalongkorn 1att definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on glazed card approximately 84½ x 58½ mm; dated "17 SEP 90" and "BEFORE/HARDENING", splendid example of the completed design; fresh, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 1177
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Thailand, 1890, definitive Issue, De La Rue central head die proof in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, showing central portrait design within solid circle with dashes at sides; proof handstamped "23 OCT 90" and "AFTER/HARDENING", fresh, Very Fine, choice and rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 1178
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Thailand, 1891, Unvalued definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, showing complete design less value tablets and ornaments at upper corners; proof is handstamped "11 MAY 91" and "AFTER/STRIKING", Very Fine, a splendid and rare example.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1179
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Thailand, 1891, Unvalued definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, showing complete design less values and ornaments in upper corners; handstamped "2 MAR. 91" and "AFTER/HARDENING", along with manuscript initials "HG", Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 1180
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Thailand, 1891, Unvalued definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, showing complete design less values and ornaments in upper corners; proof is handstamped "2 MAR. 91" and "BEFORE/HARDENING", pristine and choice, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 1181
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Thailand, 1891, Unvalued definitive, De La Rue die proof in black, printed on glazed paper approximately 90 x 58½ mm, with design showing all elements, less value tablets and ornaments in upper corners; proof is handstamped "8 DEC. 91" and "AFTER/STRIKING", Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 1182

Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sol blue, vertical pair, imperforate horizontally (Scott 1 var. Sakserm 1c), fresh and near-pristine, clean o.g. and lightly hinged, Very Fine, a choice example of this rarity.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 1183

Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1f red, unissued (Scott footnote after #5. Sakserm 6), incredibly fresh and perfectly centered, full, clean o.g., Extremely Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1184

Thailand, 1885, 1t on 1sol blue, type 5 "Tical" surcharge (Scott type "D") (Sakserm 11), a fresh and perfectly centered Pears Type 4B, dryish o.g., Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1185
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Thailand, 1885, King Chulalongkorn, 1t on 1sol blue, surcharge type a (Scott 6. Sakserm 7), a superb, beautifully centered, sound used example, wonderfully fresh, with neat partial Bangkok c.d.s., Very Fine and choice, rare, ex-Madden.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1186

Thailand, 1885, King Chulalongkorn, 1t on 1sol blue, surcharge type b (Scott 7. Sakserm 8), horizontal pair, a pristine Type 2 "Tical" surcharge pair, incredibly fresh and nicely centered, near-pristine o.g., which shows just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine, a rare multiple.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1187

Thailand, 1889, King Chulalongkorn, 1a on 1sio vermilion, hand-surcharged horizontal pair, left stamp surcharge omitted variety (Scott 19 var. Sakserm 20-21), Type 2 surcharge, fresh and near-pristine, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, rare, ex-Ferrari.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1188

Thailand, 1889, King Chulalongkorn, 1a on 2a green & carmine (Scott 22), wonderfully fresh and nicely centered, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely stamp.
Scott $475 (HK$ 3,650).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1189

Thailand, 1889, Provisional surcharge, 1a on 2a green & carmine (Scott 22), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered with full, clean, white o.g.; an interesting example showing slight doubling of "1", Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1190
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Thailand, 1889, Provisonal surcharge, 1a on 2a green & carmine (Scott 22), fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1191
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Thailand, 1891, King Chulalongkorn, 2a on 3a green & blue, small typeset surcharge, overprint split variety (Scott 30 var), showing surcharge evenly split between top and bottom margins, Very Fine, an interesting and striking variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1192
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Thailand, 1892, King Chulalongkorn, 4a on 24a lilac & blue, surcharge type f, double surcharge (Scott 33 var. Sakserm 31a), attractive example cancelled December 1892; nice displacement, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1193

Thailand, 1894, King Chulalongkorn, 1a on 64a lilac & orange brown, inverted capital "S" added to the surcharge (Scott 40a), horizontal pair, fresh mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce pair.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1194

Thailand, 1899, King Chulalongkorn, 10a on 24a lilac & blue, antique surcharge (Scott 57), perfectly centered, just slightly brownish o.g., Very Fine, a very scarce issue.
Scott $825 (HK$ 6,350).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1195

Thailand, 1898, King Chulalongkorn, 4a on 12a lilac & carmine, Roman surcharge, double surcharge (Scott 62a), horizontal pair, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, choice.
Scott $350+ (HK$ 2,690).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1196

Thailand, 1898-99, King Chulalongkorn, 4a on 12a lilac & carmine, double surcharge (Scott 62a), horizontal pair, a lovely pair showing widely displaced doubling, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a striking item.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1197

Thailand, 1898, King Chulalongkorn, 4a on 12a lilac & carmine, Roman surcharge, double surcharge (Scott 62a), horizontal block of 6, a marvelously pristine block with stunning eye-appeal, with positions 1-3 (top row) the double surcharge variety, and positions 4-6 also showing double strikes but with a much smaller displacement, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,050+ (HK$ 8,080).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1198

Thailand, 1894, King Chulalongkorn, 1a on 64a lilac & orange brown, inverted surcharge (Scott 67 var), fresh, o.g., Very Fine, rare variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1199

Thailand, 1899, King Chulalongkorn, 2a on 64a lilac & orange brown, "1 Atts." (Scott 68a), top margin strip of 3, the middle stamp the "1 Atts." variety; strip with customary light overall toning, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a striking and scarce variety.
Scott $570+ (HK$ 4,380).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1200
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Thailand, 1899, King Chulalongkorn, 2a on 64a lilac & orange brown, "1 Atts." (Scott 68a), fresh and perfectly centered, Very Fine, rare.
Scott $500 (HK$ 3,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1201
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Thailand, 1899, King Chulalongkorn, 1a-10a complete (Scott 70-74), a lovely, fresh set, with the 1a postally used at Penang, the 2a unused without gum, and the 3a to 10a values CTO with Korat c.d.s.'s; fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $2,035+ (HK$ 15,650).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1202
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Thailand, 1899, King Chulalongkorn, 10a carmine & green (Scott 74), a beautiful, perfectly centered example, cancelled by 27.12.99 Korat CTO killer, Very Fine+.
Scott $600 (HK$ 4,620).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1203

Thailand, 1899-1904, King Chulalongkorn definitives, 1a-64a complete (Scott 75-89), fresh and near pristine, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, a lovely set.
Scott $574 (HK$ 4,420).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1204
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Thailand, 1907, King Chulalongkorn, 10t-40t complete (Scott 106-108), fresh, neatly cancelled set, Very Fine.
Scott $1,050 (HK$ 8,080).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1205

Thailand, 1907, King Chulalongkorn, 10t gray green (Scott 106), remarkably fresh and well-centered, with full, near-pristine o.g. which is lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a beauty, signed Champion.
Scott $750 (HK$ 5,770).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1206

Thailand, 1907, King Chulalongkorn, 10t gray green (Scott 106), exceptionally fresh and bright, with full, clean, flawless o.g., Very Fine, truly lovely.
Scott $750 (HK$ 5,770).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1207

Thailand, 1907, King Chulalongkorn, 40t gray green (Scott 108), remarkably fresh and incredibly well-centered, with full, near-pristine clean o.g., which is very lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a superb example of this rarity.
Scott $5,100 (HK$ 39,230).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 1208

Thailand, 1908, King Chulalongkorn, 2a on 24a lilac & blue, inverted surcharge (Scott 111a), a splendid pair neatly tied to piece by blue Bangkok c.d.s., Very Fine, a striking and rare variety.
Scott $700 (HK$ 5,380).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1209

Thailand, 1908, King Chulalongkorn Coronation issue, 1t to 40t complete (Scott 118-124), full o.g.; a couple values show customary, light overall toning, still Very Fine, an attractive set.
Scott $3,295 (HK$ 25,350).
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1210
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Thailand, 1908, Jubilee issue high values, 10t to 40t, "SPECIMEN" overprints (Scott 122-124), fresh; 10t and 40t with full, clean o.g.; 20t no gum, otherwise Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1211

Thailand, 1912, King Rama VI Ascension Issue, 2s to 2b, Vienna Printing (Scott 145-156), wonderfully fresh and near-pristine, all with clean o.g. and very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a beautiful set.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1212

Thailand, 1912, King Rama VI Ascension Issue, 2s to 2b, Vienna Printing (Scott 145-156), fresh and near-pristine, full o.g., Very Fine, a choice quality set.
Scott $1,033 (HK$ 7,950).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1213

Thailand, 1917, King Vajiravudh, 20b sea green and brown, London printing (Scott 175), fresh and near pristine, full, exceptionally clean o.g., which is very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1214

Thailand, 1918, Victory, 2s to 5b (Scott 176-184), fresh mint, o.g., mostly all lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Scott $770 (HK$ 5,920).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1215

Thailand, 1926, Throne Room, 1t-20t complete (Scott 199-204), fresh and near-pristine, with immaculate, clean o.g., Very Fine, a gem set, seldom found like this.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1216

Thailand, 1926, Throne Room, 1t-20t complete (Scott 199-204), fresh mint, o.g., with just the very slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine, nice set.
Scott $1,079 (HK$ 8,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1217

Thailand, 1928, King Prajadhipok, 2s-40b complete (Scott 207-222), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., lightly hinged to very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Scott $509 (HK$ 3,920).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1218

Thailand, 1883, 1f King Chulalongkorn, unissued (Scott footnote after #5), fresh and beautifully centered, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,000 (HK$ 15,380).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1219

Thailand, 1920, Scouts Fund, 2s(+3s) to 10s on 12s(+5s) (Scott B12-B17), an exceptionally clean, high-quality set, with full white o.g., Very Fine+, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1220
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Thailand, 1920, Scouts Fund (Scott B12//B30), solid old-time, duplicated mounted and hinged collection of 35 items, nearly all mint, including #B12-B14, B16-B17, B18 (6), B19 (5), B20 (2), B21 (2), B22, B24-B30 (less B28), etc.; some Ministry seals noted on gum sides, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1221

Thailand, 1920, Scouts Fund, 2s (+3s) to 5s (+5s) (Scott B18-B23), a fresh, high-quality set, o.g., Very Fine.
Scott $570 (HK$ 4,380).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1222

Thailand, 1920 (Dec.), Scouts Fund, 2s to 50s (Scott B24-B30), fresh and near pristine, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Scott $415 (HK$ 3,190).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1223

Thailand, 1955, Semi-Postal, 25s+25s to 1b+1b (Scott B38-B40), fresh, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1224
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Thailand, Excellent postal stationery & envelopes collection, wonderful mounted collection, including numerous example sof the 1929 Rama VII 15 satang entire, originally for money orders to China, including an albino example, a couple nice used examples, etc.; we also note a 10s red, Rama VII used with rare Lampang railway station cancel, along with several other lovely usages, a 1939 New Constitution surcharge usage, a lovely group of 10s red Rama VIII usages, excellent registered envelope examples from the 1933 15s first issue on, etc., includes about 45 items in all; a great holding, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 1225
 
Thailand, Extensive and diverse cover & postal stationery accumulation, useful holding of perhaps a couple to a few hundred items including early 1960s meter covers, registered mail, town cancels some nice postal stationery items, a few nice earlier covers and more; a definite highlight of the lot is an excellent range of duplicate, mint postal cards from the first 2 issues by H&G & Swanson numbers, etc., Fine to Very Fine, excellent mint, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
Realized HK$34,000.
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