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


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Lot 1602

Macao, 1888 (Dec. 24), Superb Registered cover to Colchester, England, a delightful cover bearing 5r, 10r (2) and single copies of the 20r to 80r embossed King Luiz issue, all tied by bold clean Macao DE 24 88 origin c.d.s.'s; front shows excellent strike of "REGISTADA/No. 28" manuscript handstamp in black, plus red "Registered/26 JA 89/London" handstamp, with reverse showing Hong Kong DE 26 transit and Colchester JA receiver; normal, expected usage wear, Fine to Very Fine+, a striking and rare cover.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 1603

Macao, 1891 (Dec. 17), Lovely cover to El Dorado, CA, splendid, neat cover, bearing 80r embossed King Luiz issue, tied by one of two bold origin c.d.s.'s; reverse shows Hong Kong "A/DE 18/91" transit, San Francisco "JAN 20/PAID ALL" transit and Placerville JAN 21 arrival, fresh, Very Fine, pretty cover.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1604

Macao, 1898 (Feb. 2), Splendid cover used to Jersey City, NJ, lovely, attractively franked cover, bearing 5r, 10r (5) and 15r (3) First Series King Carlos definitives, all tied by origin c.d.s.'s; reverse shows FE 2 Hong Kong and MAR 6 New York transits, along with MAR 7 Jersey City arrival markings; some expected travel wear, Fine to Very Fine+, a lovely cover.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1605

Macao, 1901 (Nov. 29), Registered cover, sent Macao to Berne, Switzerland, splendid, neat cover franked by 2a, 12a, 16a and 31a King Carlos definitives (Scott #78, 90, 95 and 99)a, all tied by neat bold "29 NOV 01 Macau" c.d.s.'s; front additionally shows bold red "R/Macau (China)/No. 10267" handstamp along with French "Ligne 2/DEC/01/Paq Fr" paquet marking; reverse shows Hong Kong NO 30 01 Registered transit and Bern 2.1.02 arrival, Very Fine, a lovely cover.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1606

Macao, 1910-14, nice selection of bisect usage covers, a clean and attractive foursome: three usages to Kongmoon plus one to Hong Kong, each including at least one bisect use example, two of which are with single frankings, Very Fine, very clean selection.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 1607

Macao, 1910 (July 21), Eye-catching multiple bisect cover, sent Macao to Kongmoon, lovely, clean cover, addressed to the Imperial Maritime Customs Agent at Kongmoon, bearing three "blocks" of 4 and a pair of the 3a King Carlos Fourth Series issue diagonal bisects, along with a "block" of 4 and a single of the 200r First Issue Carlos bisects, all tied by origin c.d.s.'s; reverse shows red Registry label and Kongmoon bilingual 22 JUL receiver, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 1608

Macao, 1910 (Nov. 18), registered cover from Macao to Canton, small, neat envelope, franked by 10avos on 12a (Scott #141) and 6avos on 10r (#108) tied by origin c.d.s.'s, with front showing nice red Registry label and bilingual Canton arrival of 19 NOV 10, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1609

Macao, 1911 (Aug. 11), 2a Provisional Label cover, Macao to Hong Kong, clean and neat, with front showing bold origin c.d.s. of Macao, franked on reverse by 2a provisional in the form of a right margin single, which is ied by blue crayon marking, with Hong Kong next-day arrival adjacent; addressed to A.H. Harris, Commissioner of Customs at Kowloon, Very Fine, nice cover.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1610

Macao, 1911 (Aug. 11), 1a Provisional Label, on picture post card sent to Hong Kong, 1a label, untied as normal, franks neat picture post card which shows government building in Lisbon, with origin c.d.s. adjacent; address side additionally shows two strikes of Hong Kong 12 AUG next-day receiver, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1611

Macao, 1911 (Aug. 26), 2a Provisional Label use on cover to Canton, label affixed to reverse of cover and tied by Canton 26 AUG bilingual receiver, with front showing Macao 26 AGO 11 origin c.d.s., etc.; cover with a few usage edge-tears and general wear, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1612

Macao, 1911 (Oct. 2), 1a Provisional Label post card use to Hong Kong, neat card addressed to Graça & Co., bearing uncancelled (as normal) 1a label with Macao origin c.d.s. adjacent; reverse of card reads only this: "Will be rare"! fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1613

Macao, 1911 (Oct. 28), neat registered cover to Hong Kong, addressed to Messrs. Graça & Co., bearing 2a on 4a & 5a on 10a diagonal bisect issues, along with 1a on 5r Fiscal stamp surcharge and 6a on 10r Crown surcharge issue, all tied by neat origin c.d.s.'s; reverse shows red Macao Registry label and same-day Hong Kong Registered receiver, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1614

Macao, 1912 (Jan. 8), registered cover, Macao to Paris, lovely and clean, franked by 1a, 2a, 4a, 5a & 10a King Carlos definitives (Scott #76, 78, 83, 85 & 89), all tied by Macao origin c.d.s.'s; front shows nice red Registry label, while reverse shows green "A=V" flap seal label and Paris Feb 5 arrival; addressed to Baron Gunzburg in Paris, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1615

Macao, 1914 (Jan. 19), lovely registered cover, sent Macao to Ulm, Germany, exceptionally clean cover, franked by 5a, 8a, 13a-20a and 31a King Carlos "REPUBLICA" overprint issues, all tied by diamond-shaped "Correio Central" origin c.d.s.'s; reverse shows clean "Ulm/19 FEB 14" receiver, near-pristine and Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1616

Macao, 1919 (Dec.), paquebot cover, Macao to Canton, attractive red band cover bearing a single copy of 2a on 6a provisional surcharge, tied by black "Paquebot" straightline handstamp; reverse shows Canton 22 Dec. receiver, Fine to Very Fine, a scarce usage.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$8,500.
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