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


Chinese Provinces, Foreign Offices and Occupations
 
 
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Lot 1333

Chinese Provinces, Lovely mint selection of Provincial issues, attractive, all mint selection on a small group of stockcards comprising better items only, including (Scott numbers) Manchuria #1-20 plus additional $1 to $5 values; North East Provinces #47, 61-63; Sinkiang #34, 36-37, Unification set; Yunnan #18-20, etc. Fresh, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1334
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Chinese Provinces, Lovely selection, clean, nearly all mint, including strong Sinkiang with premium items such as Scott #30-36, 39-42, 47-66, 70-73, 74-77, 82-88, 89-97, 98-101, plus used #39-42 and 70-73; we also note mint Szechuan #1-3, 9-11, 12-23 and North East Province #47-52, 61-63, etc. Fresh, largely Fine to Very Fine or better, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 3,800 - 4,200.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1335

Chinese Provinces, Small postal history selection, nice group of six items, including 1928 10c cover, Yunnanfu to U.S., marked "T" postage due; two nice 5c Manchuria covers to Oklahoma City, sent "Printed Matter" from Yenki, plus two lovely, scarce North East Province to Wuhu, one which was sent Express; plus an unusual censored Airmail Express cover Tihwa to Shanghai, Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1336

Fukien, 1949 (Aug. 1), Kintsing bisect cover used to Foochow, bearing Fukien Province 2¢ on $2,000,000 diagonal bisect along with 4¢ Hwa Nan printing Dr. Sun Yat-sen general issue, tied by native "Kintsing" dotted-rim c.d.s.; backstamped at Foochow, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1337
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Kwangsi, 1949, Kwangsi Province Silver Yuans complete (Chan S77-S78. Scott 6-7, 8-17), blocks of 4, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, a scarce assemblage of blocks.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1338

Kwangsi, 1949 (May 3), ½¢ black and 1¢ black Yungning (Nanning) Silver Yuan Postage Paid labels, neat and attractive cover bearing both values of the issue, used to Wuming (backstamp arrival marking, 5 May), each label tied by Yungning origin c.d.s.; upper right corner clipped as usual for Printed Matter mail, Very Fine, an unusual usage for this issue.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1339

Kwangtung, 1949 (May 18), Hsun Chun Silver Yuan Domestic Postage Paid label, lovely, complete label tied to good-sized letter fragment by 18.5.1949 dotted-rim c.d.s., fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1340

Manchurian Provinces, Postal history, useful selection of nine covers, ca. 1920s-1930, franked with Manchuria Province Junk issue overprinted stamps; includes five nice Registered usages (one cover with tear), offering a nice array of destinations and franking combinations, plus a couple nice domestic usages, etc., largely Fine to Very Fine, nice group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1341
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North East Provinces, 1946, Sun Yat-sen First & Second Peiping Printings "Limited for Use in the North-East" (Chan NE18-31, NE53-65. Scott 12-25, 47-52, 61-63), the set of 27 values complete in blocks of 4, including the scarce $22, $65 and $109 values, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1342
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North East Provinces, 1946-47, Sun Yat-sen specialized set of 24 (Scott 12-25, 47-52 & vars), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1343
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North East Provinces, 1946, Sun Yat-sen, first and second types complete (Chan 18-31, 63-65. Scott 12-25, 47-52, 61-63), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 1344
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North East Provinces, 1946, Sun Yat-sen, first and second types complete (Chan 18-31, 63-65. Scott 12-25, 47-52, 61-63), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 1345

North East Provinces, Postal history selection, lovely group of six items, including a 1947 Army Post Office cover to Peiping, franked by seven copies of the $500 rose carmine Sun Yat-sen issue; a January 1948 cover with single $200 rose brown Sun Yat-sen issue; a 1948 cover bearing a vertical strip of four of $3000 on $1 surcharge, Shenyang to Peiping; a single-franking cover bearing 50¢ on $10 First Issue surcharge, etc., Fine to Very Fine, a great specialist's group.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1346

Shensi, 1949 (June 15), Nan Cheng (Kwangtung Province) Silver Yuan Domestic Postage Paid label, lovely, clean example in violet on label on back of old Post Office form with red seal, "Nan Cheng First Class Postmaster" on fragment, cancelled by dotted-rim c.d.s., fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1347
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Sinkiang, 1916, 5¢ to 50¢ unissued Hung Hsien Commemorative issue, "Specimen" overprints (Chan AP4-6), generally fresh; 5¢ value with several gum discolouration spots on reverse only, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1348
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Sinkiang, 1916-19, "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" 2nd overprints on Junk Issue, 1st Peking printing complete, "Specimens" (Chan PS17-38. Scott 17-38), a superb-quality complete set of 22 values, boasting bold, vibrant colours and excellent centring, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely and rare set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1349
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Sinkiang, 1916-19, "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" 2nd overprints on Junk Issue, 1st Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan PS17-38. Scott 17-38), fresh, nicely centred set with bold colours, expertly regummed, Fine to Very Fine+, a most attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1350

Sinkiang, 1916-19, $2 to $20 First Peking Print, second overprint Hall of Classics (Chan PS35-38. Scott 35-38), fresh with wonderful colours, o.g., Very Fine, $10 & $20 signed Champion.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1351

Sinkiang, 1916, "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" 2nd overprint on Hall of Classics, 1st Peking printing, $2 black & blue (Chan PS35. Scott 35), bottom margin imprint strip of 3, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1352

Sinkiang, 1916-19, $10 & $20 Hall of Classics, First Peking Print, overprinted for use in Sinkiang (Chan PS37-38. Scott 37-38), an exceptional, superior-quality pair of high values, each boasting brilliant colours and overall freshness, full clean o.g. which is lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a gem pair.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1353
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Sinkiang, 1916, "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" 2nd overprint on Hall of Classics, 1st Peking printing, $20 "Specimen" (Chan PS38 var. Scott 38 var), good colours and nicely centred, small part o.g., Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1354

Sinkiang, 1924-36, ½¢//$20 Second Peking Print Junk series (Scott 47-51, 53-69), set complete less the 4¢ gray green value, fresh with good colours, o.g., generally Very Fine, attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1355
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Sinkiang, 1924-36, $1 to $20 Second Peking Print Hall of Classics dollar values, "Specimen" overprints (Chan PS66-70. Scott 64-68), beautiful, superb-quality set of these high values, full clean o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1356
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Sinkiang, 1924, $10 & $20 Second Peking Print Hall of Classics, overprinted for Sinkiang, "Specimen" overprints (Chan PS69-70. Scott 67-68), fresh, regummed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1357

Sinkiang, 1924, "Limited for Use in Sinkiang Province" on Hall of Classics, 2nd Peking printing, $20 blue & deep purple (Chan PS70. Scott 68), fresh mint, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, a nice, attractive example.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1358

Sinkiang, 1932 (Oct. 11), registered censored airmail cover, sent Tihwa to Tientsin, a splendid, exceptionally clean red band cover, franked on reverse by horizontal marginal pair of Sinkiang-handstamped "Airmail" in red on 15¢ issue (Chan #PSA3), along with 3¢, 6¢ and 10¢ Sinkiang overprinted issues, all tied by bold Tihwa/Urumtsi origin c.d.s.'s, showing 30¢ Airmail surcharge fee, 10¢ Registration fee and 9¢ basic letter fee; front shows Tientsin 16 Jan 1933 receiver, fresh, Very Fine, a beautiful cover.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1359

Sinkiang, 1933 (June 6), Airmail cover from Tihwa to Peiping, beautiful, high-quality cover franked on reverse by 90¢ China Second Issue Airmail, along with Sinkiang 10¢ "Air Mail" handstamp in red (Chan #PSA2), tied by bold strikes of Tihwa origin c.d.s.'s, fully addressing the $1 Airmail surcharge fee; 9¢ letter fee met by 5¢ Sinkiang Tan Yuan-chang and 4¢ Dr. Sun Yat-sen overprints; Peiping June 12 receiver, fresh, Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1360

Sinkiang, 1933 (Aug. 3), airmail cover, Tihwa to Tientsin, franked on reverse by 30¢ China Second Issue Airmail in the form of a horizontal strip of 3, plus Sinkiang 10¢ handstamped "Air Mail" stamp in red (Chan #PSA2), collectively meeting Airmail surcharge fee, with additional 4¢ and 5¢ Sinkiang overprinted Junk issues for 9¢ letter rate; Tientsin 5 August receiver, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce cover.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1361

Sinkiang, 1933 (June 22), registered airmail cover, sent Tihwa (Urumtsi) to Tientsin, front showing violet typed "Via Lanchow by Air-Mail/Registered"; franked on front by 30¢ and 60¢ Second Issue Chinese Airmails, along with Sinkiang 10¢ blue with red "Air Mail" handstamp overprint satisfying $1 Airmail surcharge fee, along with 3¢ and 6¢ Sinkiang-overprinted Junks for 9¢ letter fee, while reverse shows pair of 5¢ Tan Yuan-chang issues for 10¢ Registration fee, totalling 119¢ postage—all tied by Tihwa origin c.d.s.'s; reverse notes Tientsin 28 June 1933 arrival c.d.s., Very Fine, a lovely cover, rare.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$14,000.
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Lot 1362

Sinkiang, Lovely collection, beautifully assembled old-time collection of various issues, mounted and hinged on album pages; all mint, with lots of premium items such as Scott #1-16, 17-38, then on to the Martyrs including #140-161 and specialized 1944 Central Trust printings with paper types, blocks, #174, 184, etc. Fresh, Fine to Very Fine or better, attractive lot; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1363
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Szechuan, 1949, $150 dark blue to $5,000,000 ultramarine Silver Yuan overprints (Chan S113-138. Scott 24-49), the set of 26 complete, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine+, scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1364

Szechuan, Lovely mint collection, 1933-34, keenly assembled on a single album leaf, comprising Scott #1-23 (Chan SC1-SC23), Junks, London Sun Yat-sens and Peking Martyrs. Fresh, o.g., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1365

Tibet, Nice postal history assortment, diverse range of ten items, including one First Issue Lion cover, a couple Second Issue covers, several "Official" Issue covers, etc.; an interesting mix, which should be of interest to the specialist, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 1366

Tibet, 1911 (July 12), cover from Lhasa to Gyantse, lovely, franked on reverse by 1a on 4¢ trilingual surcharge issue, tied by bold Lhasa Large Dollar dater origin cancel, with a second strike adorning the front; reverse additionally shows Gyantse 16 July Large Dollar chop receiver, Very Fine, a scarce cover.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 1367

Tibet, Fabulous old-time postal history collection, extensive and valuable old time collection on pages in one binder which includes numerous invoices from the 1950s from Arthur Korzyn; included are 10 first issue covers, 4 of which are combination with 1a India adhesives, plus approximately 37 1933-34 era covers, many premium selected for interest examples; we note lots of better Waterfall-listed cancellations, etc.; truly a fascinating vintage holding assembled over 60 years ago, Fine to Very Fine, a specialist's delight, examine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 1368

Yunnan and Manchuria, 1926-27, First Provincial issues complete (Chan Y1-20, KH1-20. Scott Yunnan 1-20, Manchuria 1-20), each a premium-quality set, fresh and near-pristine; $1 Yunnan has an interesting violet security chop, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1369

Yunnan, 1926, "Limited for Use in Yunnan Province" on Junk Issue, 2nd Peking printing, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan Y1-20. Scott 1-20), fresh mint, clean o.g., Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1370

Yunnan, Lovely mint selection, nice group still on the original auction cards, comprising Scott #1-20, 21-24, 25-28, 29-35, 36-44, 45-48 and 49-60. Fresh, o.g., generally Fine to Very Fine or better, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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