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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 339

1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 3¢ blue green (Chan 140. Scott 134), nice used single, tied to corner of red band cover by "Foochow/3 FEB/12" c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 340

1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 1¢ ocher and 3¢ blue green (Chan 144-145. Scott 138-139), fresh, each with full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 341
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1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 3¢ blue green (Chan 145. Scott 139), vertical pair, fresh, cancelled by dual strikes of bilingual "Foochow/10 FEB/12" c.d.s.'s, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 342
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1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 16¢ olive green (Chan 147. Scott 141), a magnificent quality vertical pair, perfectly centered with rich, intense color, each stamp cancelled by excellent strike of bilingual "Hankow/29 JUN/12" c.d.s., Extremely Fine and choice, a rare used multiple, with only 200 copies printed, each stamp signed Holcombe, with accompanying 2012 Experts & Consultants photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 343

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), wonderfully fresh with superb colors, full o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 344

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), fresh, clean set with excellent colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 345

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), fresh with bold colors, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 346

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), incredibly fresh with brilliant colors, full, exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine, a choice quality set.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 347
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1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" inverted overprint varieties (Scott 146a, 149a, 161a), nice group of six items: ½¢ brown (1 each mint and used), plus 1¢ Commercial Press (2 used) and 3¢ Maritime Customs (2 used); an attractive group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Unsold
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Lot 348

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 3¢ blue green, imperf between (Chan 155g. Scott 149b), horizontal pair, fresh, o.g., Very Fine, a scarce variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 349

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, $1 to $5 high values (Chan 164-166. Scott 158-160), fresh with great colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 350

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), pristine mint and perfectly centered with vibrant, rich colors, o.g. with the slightest evidence of hinging, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 351

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), wonderfully fresh with bold colors, Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 352

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), pristine mint and nicely centered, o.g., never hinged (!), Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 353

1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), nice colors, slightly toned o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 354
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1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), block of 4, absolutely amazing, offering true "Post Office fresh" qualities: perfectly centered, pristine "white" o.g., with the top stamps showing the slightest evidence of hinging and the bottom stamps never hinged (!), Very Fine, a gem block.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 355
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1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), fresh with good color, neatly cancelled and beautifully centered, Very Fine, scarce used.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
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Lot 356

1912, Commercial Press "Republic" overprint, 1¢ ocher, overprint double (misplaced) (Chan 167d. Scott 161c), block of 4 with interpanneau margin at right, fresh and well centered, slightly dryish o.g., Very Fine, a striking multiple.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 357

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), a superior quality complete set, offering vibrant, intense colors along with outstanding centering, pristine original gum, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 358
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1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), fresh with good colors, o.g. (except ½¢ value unused without gum), generally Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 359

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), fresh with great colors, o.g.; $5 value with roughish/blunted perforations at right, otherwise mostly Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 360

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, the set complete, less only the $2 value (Chan 169-181,183. Scott 163-175,177), exceptionally fresh with strong, vivid colors and good centering, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a most attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 361

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, 1¢ ocher, horizontal pair imperf between (Chan 170c. Scott 164a), fresh and beautifully centered, o.g., Very Fine, a striking and rare variety.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 362
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1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, 10¢ blue, imperf between (Chan 176a. Scott 170a), vertical pair, a superior quality, used example of this exceedingly rare variety, with each stamp cancelled by a Shanghai bilingual c.d.s.; fresh and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine and choice, a very rare error, with fewer than 20 used pairs recorded.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 363

1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, $5 green & salmon (Chan 183. Scott 177), beautifully centered with great colors, full, clean o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 3,800.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 364
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1912, Revolution Commemorative complete, SPECIMEN overprints (Chan 184-195 var. Scott 178-189 var), an extraordinary quality set, with each value pristine and well-centered, full, clean original gum, Very Fine and choice, a scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 365
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1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), a fresh, select quality set, o.g., the $2 showing just the slightest evidence of hinging and the $5 never hinged, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 366
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1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), a splendid complete set, 20¢ minor offset, $2 "key" value a margin single and choice, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 367

1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh, o.g.; 16¢ value minor corner bend, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 368

1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh, o.g., mostly Very Fine, an attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 369

1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh and beautifully centered, o.g., Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 370

1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh, o.g.; $2 value with a single discolored perforation tip, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 371
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1912, Revolution Commemorative, $2 & $5 (Chan 194-195. Scott 188-89), well-centered and neatly cancelled, Very Fine, a nice pair of high values.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 372

1912, Revolution Commemorative, $5 slate (Chan 195. Scott 189), two lovely, fresh mint examples, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 373
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1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), a select, premium quality set with brilliant colors, Very Fine+, choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 6,500.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 374

1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), exceptionally fresh, with $5 a margin copy, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 375

1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 376

1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), wonderfully fresh and well-centered, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 377

1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh mint, o.g., Very Fine, attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 378

1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), superb colors and nicely centered, incredibly fresh, wonderful, clean original gum, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 16,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 379

1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), a simply superb quality complete set, with each value hand-picked and select, offering amazingly fresh colors and outstanding centering, full, very clean original gum, Very Fine, a connoisseur set.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 380
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1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to 50¢ and $10 (Chan 208-222, 226. Scott 202-216, 220), all very fresh and well-centered, Very Fine, attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 381
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1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ sepia to 50¢ green (Chan 208-222. Scott 202-216), blocks of 4, a premium, select-quality run, o.g., with most blocks never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 382

1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $5 black & scarlet (Chan 225. Scott 219), horizontal pair, pristine with brilliant, vibrant colors, full, clean o.g., which is very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine+, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 383
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1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 226. Scott 220), fresh, neatly cancelled and perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 384

1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 227//247. Scott 221-239), an exceptional, premium quality set, wonderfully fresh with great colors, o.g., Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 385

1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 227//247. Scott 221-239, 240-241), fresh with vibrant colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 386

1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 227//247. Scott 221-239), a fresh, attractive set with bold, vibrant colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 387
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1915, Junk, First Peking printing, 5¢ rose mauve, die proof in issued color (Chan 233. Scott 226), a splendid engraved proof, 31 x 34mm on laid India paper, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 388
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1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 black, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a splendid and rare trial color die proof in black, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, Very Fine and choice, excellent quality.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
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Lot 389

1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 green, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a beautiful and rare trial color die proof of the stamp's frame in green, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, pristine, Very Fine, superb quality.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
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Lot 390

1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow (Chan 248. Scott 242), pristine mint; vibrant colors and perfect centering, very lightly hinged full, clean original gum, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 391

1918 (Oct. 10), President Hsu Shih-chiang special one-day cancellation collection (Chan 227-243. Scott 221-235), lovely old-time, one-page collection comprising 1¢ to 50¢ First Peking Print Junk issues, each tied to small piece by violet special commemorative cancels; also includes a ½¢ on locally used Foochow cover, plus a full cancel on an Officially Sealed label (which is quite scarce), Fine to Very Fine or better, nice group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 392

1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢-$20 complete (Chan 249//272. Scott 248-269), the set of 22 issues by Scott complete, with each and every value a top margin single with sheet number or imprint, all pristine, all stamps choice and never hinged (!), Very Fine and choice, an exceptionally rare, remarkable quality set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 393

1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking Printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249-254. Scott 248-269, 275, 324), including the 4¢ olive green and 6¢ brown, fresh mint, o.g., Very Fine, an attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 394

1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249//272. Scott 248-269), nicely centered with bold colors, mostly Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 395

1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, 1¢, 3¢ and 10¢ booklet panes (Chan 250, 253, 261 vars. Scott 249d, 252a, 258a), lovely and clean group of three items, the 1¢ booklet pane of four, plus 3¢ and 10¢ value booklet panes of six, fresh, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 396

1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $20 blue & deep purple (Chan 272. Scott 269), a magnificent, true Post Office fresh-quality left margin single, pristine o.g., which shows just the slightest evidence of hinging, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,400.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 397
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1922, Junk, First Peking printing, 2¢ on 3¢ blue green, "Temporarily Used For" surcharge in red inverted (Chan 280a. Scott 247a), a wonderfully fresh and nicely centered example which, while without gum, is absolutely sound, Very Fine, a splendid and desirable example of this great rarity—one of the legendary "Four Treasures of the Republic", 2018 Experts & Consultants Ltd. photo certificate accompanies.
Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000

We note 15 unused examples, along with two examples used on cover
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Realized HK$400,000.
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Lot 398
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China and Sinkiang, 1923, Adoption of Constitution issue complete, "Specimen" overprints (Chan 289-92, PS43-46. Scott 270-273, Sinkiang 43-46), fresh, each set unused without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 399
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1928, Chang Tso-lin complete (Chan 293-296. Scott 276-279), blocks of 4, with 1¢ and $1 corner margin plate number partial imprint blocks, $1 block pristine and never hinged, others o.g., Very Fine, a nice set.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 400
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1928 & 1933, Chang Tso-lin and Tan Yuan-chang issues (Chan 293-296, 351-354. Scott 276-279, 326-329), blocks of 4, Chang Tso-lin fresh with three stamps of each block never hinged; Tan Yuan-chang margin blocks and never hinged, Very Fine, two lovely sets.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 401

1932, Sven Hedin Expedition complete (Chan 329-332. Scott 307-310), in clear mounts on Expedition card, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 402
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1933, Tan Yen-kai complete (Chan 351-354. Scott 326-329), blocks of 4, pristine mint, full, clean o.g., with the top stamps very lightly hinged, bottom never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 403

1936, "New Life" Movement complete (Chan 355-358. Scott 331-334), imprint blocks of 6, nicely centered, fresh, o.g., Very Fine, attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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