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Sale 28

China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


China: People's Republic
 
 
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Lot 594
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Central China, 1949, $50 on 5¢ red, "Hupeh People's Posts" & "Chung-Chow Currency" hand surcharge on Revenue issue (Yang LCC14), bottom left corner margin block of 6, with five sharp handstamps (bottom center light), without gum as issued; light toning and discoloration from handstamp ink, diagonal crease lower left affecting corner of position 4 stamp, still Very Fine centering, a tough multiple especially as a position piece.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
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Lot 595
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East China, 1942, Shandong, 2nd War Time Post, Hand With Torch, 5¢ blue, type B (Yang EC8b), near-perfectly centered amid boardwalk margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 596
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East China, 1944, Shantung Wartime Post Chairman Mao issue, 2nd print, 10¢ yellow green (Yang EC24), used, with "Hopeh/1946.6.3/Linchen" dotted-rim c.d.s., Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
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Lot 597
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East China, 1944-47, Wartime Post Chairman Mao, $1 on 10¢ green, surcharge inverted (Yang EC28a), on clean paper with well-clear to wide margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 598
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East China, 1944-47, Wartime Post Chairman Mao, $1 on 10¢ green surcharged (Yang EC35), a fabulous upper right corner margin single with fresh colors on like-new paper, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 599
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East China, 1945, Shandong War Time Post, 5¢ deep blue Zhu De, perf 10 (Yang EC52), vertical pair, a superb quality example of this, an exceptionally rare issue, especially so in a multiple, fresh and fault-free, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a gem pair.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,400.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 600
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East China, 1945, 10¢ People's Liberation Army Day issue, blue and deep blue varieties (Yang EC60, EC60a), typographed on newsprint; blue (Yang #EC60) mint hinged, deep blue (#EC60a) corner-cancelled by four strikes of a dotted-rim dater (most clearly seen at left), without gum as issued; slight discoloration on #EC60a at right (more visible on reverse), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 601
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East China, 1945, Shandong, Communist Party Congress, 5¢ green (Yang EC61), a lovely example with crisp printing on fresher-than-usual paper and huge margins all around, without gum as issued; plate flaw or facial scuff to left of Mao's chin, still nearly Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 602
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East China, 1945-49, "Temporarily Used For" overprint & surcharge on Shantung Wartime Post Chu Teh issue, imperf, $1 on 5¢ blue (red) (Yang EC67), well-printed design, fully visible behind "Shantung/1949.8.6/Penglai" c.d.s., large margins all around, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
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Lot 603
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East China, 1945-49, "Temporarily Used For" surcharges on War Time Post Chu Teh issues, with new values (Yang EC70-74), a pretty group of five, missing only Yang #EC72A within this number range, exceptional centering on each, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 604
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East China, 1945-49, Shantung Wartime Post Chu Teh with overprints, selection (Yang EC70 [3], EC71 [2], EC74), comprising three examples of Yang #EC70, the $10 on 10¢ emerald green; two examples of #EC71, the $1 on 5¢ blue, plus a single example of #EC74, the $20 on 50¢ brown; each huge-margined, clearly printed and crisply overprinted, with good color and clean paper, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 605
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East China, 1945, Victory of National War Against Japanese Aggression issue, $1 orange yellow, imperforate (Yang EC76a), clearly printed on fresh paper, the stamp's color nicely complemented by the violet partial c.d.s. at bottom, Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
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Lot 606
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East China, 1945, Su-Chung unissued "Unit Issue" with "Internal Use" surcharge (Yang EC278), mimeographed in black, with columns of characters reversed, good color and solid margins all around, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 607
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East China, 1949, Parcel Post stamps surcharged "East China Posts" on Silver Yuan Flying Geese, complete (Yang ECP7-10), two mint sets of four, $5000 on 10¢ blue to $50,000 on $5 red; one each $5000 and $20,000 top margin singles, all fresh, clean and sound with incredibly bright colors, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
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Lot 608
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East China, Compelling compilation, 1944-49, on homemade album pages, stockpages and stockcards, a nice array of material; includes (mint, unless noted) Yang #EC8b, EC18-19, a clear-margined #EC21 used, a right margin #EC81 with dramatic pre-printing paper fold, EC94a-98, EC112b, EC119 right margin single, EC130 with wide margins, EC476a & EC481a off-set tête-bêche pairs, EC362-372, EC384-394, EC406-416 as blocks of four, EC463-464 (two singles plus block of four each, EC463 block with inscription), and more, Very Fine overall, imaged in full online.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 609
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North China, 1938, Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Area, White Full Sun of Nationalist China, 1st printing on brown paper, 1¢ dull purple (Yang NC3), top margin single. A lovely example with full margin and lovely color on slightly yellow-toned paper, without gum as issued, Very Fine, you won't see another this nice for some time.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 610
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North China, 1945, Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Area, large Victory issue, $1 to $20 complete (Yang NC17-24. Scott 3L1-3L8), two sets, one the basic issues (including a $1 lower left corner margin single and a $20 right margin single), the second including varieties (Yang #NC17a and NC17b); first set clean and bright, second has a couple stamps lightly toned, without gum as issued, Very Fine overall.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 611
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North China, 1945, Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Area, large Victory issue, $1 to $20 (Yang NC17-19, 20-24. Scott 3L1-3L3, 3L5-3L8), 50 complete sets, less only the $5 value, all in blocks of various sizes, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 612
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North China, 1942, Shanxi-Hebei-Shandong-Henan Border Area, Bird on Globe unshaded, "Labels for Postage", 5¢ pale orange (Yang NC161), solid color and impression amid large borders on all four sides, without gum as issued; bottom center shows area of lightening that affects the stamp's frame lines, nonetheless Very Fine for its overall condition.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 613
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North China, 1946-47, Shanxi-Hebei-Shandong-Henan Border Area, small character surcharge on Bird on Globe, $20 on 20 ($2) red (Yang NC224), wide margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, Ex-Towson.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 614
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North China, 1949, Taiye wood-chop surcharge on Shih-Kia-Chwang print, $8 on $3 violet (Yang LNC6), used in North Honan and South Shansi, sharp printing, clear colors and nigh-on perfectly centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 615

North China, ca. 1947, cover from Chihsien, Hopei Province, to Tientsin, franked by a top margin single $10 on 5 (50¢) Bird on Globe surcharge (Yang #NC216), tied by unusual, light double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, a fresh, neat cover.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 616
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North China, Select sampler, on homemade pages, stockpages and stockcards, a nice range of North China issues, with useful duplication of sets; includes Large Victory issues (2 sets), a Small Victory issue complete less the $500 value, several Small Victory overprints, Bird on Globe items, Pingshan issue perforated and imperforate, Labor Day issue (3 sets perforated, 1 imperforate), 28th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party issue (4 perforated sets, 1 imperforate), various Sun Yat-sen overprints, even a few Parcel Post issues, and more; fresh, clean and sound throughout, Fine to Very Fine with much better, imaged in full online; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 617
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), matched set of top left corner margin blocks of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 618
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), blocks of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 619
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), matched set of bottom right corner margin blocks of 4, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 620
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident, $50 red & blue (Yang NE49. Scott 1L35 var), lovely group of five items, each showing a striking, pronounced paperfold, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 621
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North East China, 1947, 10th Anniversary of Outbreak of War with Japan souvenir sheet (Yang NE68M. Scott 1L44a), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 622
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North East China, 1947, 10th Anniversary of Outbreak of War with Japan souvenir sheet (Yang NE68M. Scott 1L44a), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 623
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North East China, 1947, 10th Anniversary of Outbreak of War with Japan souvenir sheet (Yang NE68M. Scott 1L44a), without gum as issued; some minor, natural paper bends, still Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 624
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North East China, 1946, East Liaoning Local Post, Andong 1st printing, Zhu De and Chairman Mao complete (Yang NE239-245), a pretty set with better-than-average centering, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 625

North East China, 1946 (June 2), cover from Heilongjiang to Shandong (Yang NE320), a neat cover bearing a vertical pair of Yang #NE320 tied by 35.6.2 Longjiang City, Nenjiang District comb c.d.s.; no backstamps; opened unevenly at bottom, Very Fine, a nice cross-province cover.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 626
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North West China, 1949, Sinkiang hand surcharge "People's Posts" on U.P.U. issue (Yang NW94), an evenly margined block, cancelled by centrally struck, crystal-clear bilingual Tihwa Dec. 28, 1950, dotted-rim dater, Very Fine, a lovely item.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 627
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North West China, 1949, Yili-Tacheng-Artai Area, Workers, $50 to $500 complete (Yang NW103-106), on lily-white paper, solidly printed and with huge margins, without gum as issued, Very Fine, choice set.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 628

North West China, Unaddressed cover, cancelled Yenan (Yang NW2-5, NW6), bearing Yang #NW2-5 ($5 to $100 imperforates) plus #NW6 ($1 rouletted), all tied by three Yenan c.d.s.'s dated Mar. 1…though the year is difficult to make out (appears to be "42"—so 1953?); regardless of the date, a clean, pretty multicolor-franked cover, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 629

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1946-48, Selection of overprinted issues (Yang AD1//36. Scott 2L3//2L37), a lovely offering of overprints on Japanese and Manchukuo issues, comprising Scott #2L3/Yang#AD1, 2L4/AD2 (8; 2 singles, a horizontal pair plus a block of 4), 2L5/AD3 (17; 9 singles, four pairs), 2L8/AD6, 2L17/AD13, 2L23/AD19, 2L25/AD21, 2L27/AD23, 2L33/AD29 (with full offset on gum!), 2L36-2L37/AD32-33; all clean with fully legible overprints, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine overall.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 630
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Port Arthur & Dairen, ca. 1948, 2600th Anniversary of the Japanese Empire label, complete sheet of 50, without gum as issued; light paper bends on top two rows (not creases), a few separations (including left margin), etc., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,800

This item was a Japanese-produced seal, known as "The Sacred Golden Kite." It subsequently served as the stamp used at Port Arthur surcharged 100y in commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Red (USSR) Army, Scott #2L38, Yang #AD34.

Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 631

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Luda Area souvenir folder (Yang AD49//66), clean, high quality booklet containing 11 unsurcharged issues, all affixed to pages in customary fashion, fresh, Very Fine, a nice example.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 632

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Luda Area souvenir folder (Yang AD49//66), a lovely, high-quality example, containing 11 unsurcharged issues, all affixed to pages, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 633
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Port Arthur & Dairen, 1949-50, Stockpage of select singles (Yang AD52//AD72. Scott 2L53//2L75), majority mint, comprising Scott #2L53/Yang #AD49, 2L54/AD50 (2 used), 2L55/AD51 (4 used), 2L57 & 2L57a/AD52-53, 2L60a/AD56, 2L60/AD57 (2), 2L62/AD58 (2), 2L63/AD59, 2L64/AD60 (2 used), 2L65/AD61, 2L68/AD63 (2), 2L69 var/AD64a (2), 2L72/AD69, 2L73/AD70, 2L75/AD72 (2); generally fresh and clean, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine with better, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 634
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South West China, 1949, Marching of People's Liberation Army, $5,000 yellow orange (Yang SW11. Scott 8L11), complete sheet of 100, a splendid, neatly folded, exceptional quality sheet of this scarce high value, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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