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


1883 Large Dragons on Thick Paper
 
 
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Lot 1062
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), a superb-quality used set, with incredibly vivid colours; lightly cancelled, with 1ca and 3ca showing Customs daters, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1063
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), a splendid, very select-quality set with amazing, vibrant colours and excellent centring, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1064
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), exceptional set displaying wonderful, vivid colours; fresh and well-centred, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1065
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), a lovely, clean set with lovely colours and excellent centring, Very Fine, nice trio.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1066
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), splendid set offering bold, intense colours; wonderfully centred, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful used set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1067
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), a beautiful, hand-picked set, wonderfully fresh and well-centred with great colours, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1068
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), clean, exceptionally fresh and nicely centred, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1069
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), exceptionally fresh with bold colours, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1070
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), lovely set with strong colours and excellent centring, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1071
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China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, rough perf varieties (Chan 10. Scott 7 var.), lovely, fresh group of four nice mint, rough perforation types, each with good colour and nicely centred, three examples o.g., one without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1072
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca to 5ca, rough & smooth perforation types (Chan 7-9, 10-12. Scott 7-9), a wonderful and very extensive all-used specialist's selection totalling 86 items; comprises 1ca (10), 3ca (40) and 5ca (36), majority are fresh; a few smallish flaws as to be expected in a holding of this nature, Fine to Very Fine, with lots of premium examples, be sure to view images on the web—this is a great lot.
Estimate HK$ 130,000 - 150,000.
Realized HK$110,000.
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Lot 1073
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China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca and 3ca, smooth and rough perforation types (Chan 7, 10. Scott 7, 7var, 8, 8var), lovely and attractive, all-mint / unused selection of 21 items, comprising 1ca smooth perforations (8), 1ca rough perforations (8), 3ca smooth perforations (2) and 3ca rough perforations (3); generally fresh and well-centred with good colours, about half with original gum (others no gum); an occasional smallish flaw, though largely Fine to Very Fine, a solid lot; examine.
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 45,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 1074
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China, 1878-83, Large Dragons, substantial selection of 52 defective examples, sizeable group, nearly all used, comprising the 1ca values (13), 3ca (23) and 5ca (16) with all three printings represented; faults range from minor to major with perforation clips and tears, missing corners, creases, small holes, etc.; that being said, still an effective study group, examine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 1075
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China, 1878-83, Large Dragons, selection of ten used examples, all used selection comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca (blunted perforations at left), 3ca (2, one copy with a few nibbed perforations at left), 5ca (3); wide margin 3ca, plus thick paper 3ca rough perforations and 5ca smooth and rough perforation varieties, Fine to Very Fine, attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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