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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


"C" Series Commemoratives
 
 
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Lot 635
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic (C4) complete (Scott 31-34), without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $370 (HK$ 2,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 636
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic (C4) complete (Scott 31-34), matched top margin singles, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $370+ (HK$ 2,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 637
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic (C4) complete (Scott 31-34), Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $370 (HK$ 2,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 638
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic (C4) complete (Scott 31-34), matched upper left corner margin imprint blocks of 4, fresh, without gum as issued; $1000 corner crease in margin only, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 639
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic, N.E. Use (C4NE) complete (Scott 1L150-1L153), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 640
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1950, Inauguration of the People's Republic, N.E. Use (C4NE) complete (Scott 1L150-1L153), a wonderful matched set of lower left corner margin imprint blocks of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 641
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1950, 1st Anniversary of the People's Republic, N.E. Use (C6NE) complete (Scott 1L157-1L161), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 642
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1953, Russian Revolution 35th Anniversary (C20) complete, inscribed "Soviet" (two additional characters) (Scott 194-197 vars.), the unissued set of four with additional "Soviet Union" characters, printed in different colors, without gum as issued; $800 green value with a couple small, very expert repairs or filled thins; with the remaining values fresh and sound, otherwise Very Fine, a splendid unused set of these most-popular errors. Scott $30,000 (HK$ 230,770).
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$120,000.
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Lot 643
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1958, People's Heroes Monument souvenir sheet (C47M) (Scott 344a), Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $240 (HK$ 1,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 644
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1961, World Table Tennis Championships souvenir sheet (C86M) (Scott 566a), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $900 (HK$ 6,920).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 645
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1961, World Table Tennis Championships souvenir sheet (C86M) (Scott 566a), without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $900 (HK$ 6,920).
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 646
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1961, World Table Tennis Championships souvenir sheet (C86M) (Scott 566a), without gum as issued; tiny discoloration spot at left, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $900 (HK$ 6,920).
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 647
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1961, World Table Tennis Championships souvenir sheet (C86M) (Scott 566a), attractive sheet with red CTO commemorative cancel; tiny thumbnail wrinkle at top margin, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $700 (HK$ 5,380).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 648

1962, Scientists of Ancient China (C92) complete (Scott 639-646), matched set of right margin blocks of 4, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $494 (HK$ 3,800).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 649

1962, Mei Lan-fang, perforated (C94) complete (Scott 620-627), fresh, o.g., never hinged; #942 and 947 a few light gum toned specks, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $2,225 (HK$ 17,120).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 650

1962, Mei Lan-fang, perforated (C94) complete (Scott 620-627), o.g., never hinged; some light, usually encountered gum toning, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $2,225 (HK$ 17,120).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 651

1962, Mei Lan-fang, perforated (C94) complete (Scott 620-627), facially fresh; some gum disturbances or toned specks, Very Fine. Scott $2,225 (HK$ 17,120).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 652
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1962, Mei Lan-fang, perforated (C94) complete (Scott 620-627), blocks of 4, amazingly fresh and clean, beautifully centered, with full, exceptionally "white" o.g., with the top stamps hinged (all but the 8f value very lightly so) and all bottom stamps never hinged, Very Fine, a beautiful set. Scott $8,900 (HK$ 68,460).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 653
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1962, Mei Lan-fang, perforated (C94) complete (Scott 620-627), fresh, clean and attractive CTO or used set, Very Fine. Scott $340 (HK$ 2,620).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 654

1962, Mei Lan-fang, imperforate (C94i) complete (Scott 620-627 vars.), fresh with nice even margins, o.g., lightly hinged (30f value slightly dryish o.g.), otherwise Very Fine, a most attractive set. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 50,000).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 655

1962, Mei Lan-fang, imperforate (C94i) complete (Scott 620-627 var), o.g.; few light gum toned spots or slightly dryish gum, otherwise generally Very Fine, a most attractive set. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 50,000).
Estimate HK$ 24,000 - 28,000.
Realized HK$36,000.
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Lot 656

1962, Mei Lan-fang, imperforate (C94i) complete (Scott 620-627 vars.), fresh, all values but 10f with margins, clean o.g.; 20f & 22f minor black fibers on gum, 50f small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 50,000).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 657

1962, Mei Lan-fang souvenir sheet (C94M) (Scott 628), a wonderful example of this iconic sheet, with a splendid, unblemished surface, sharp corners, Very Fine+, a beauty. Scott $15,000 (HK$ 115,380).
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 70,000.
Realized HK$60,000.
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Lot 658

1962, Mei Lan-fang souvenir sheet (C94M) (Scott 628), a wonderfully splendid quality example of this always sought-after miniature sheet, boasting a fresh, unblemished surface, along with sharp corners, full, pristine o.g. which is never hinged; tiny, inconsequential natural paper inclusion speck, noted solely for accuracy, Very Fine+, a beauty. Scott $15,000 (HK$ 115,380).
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 70,000.
Realized HK$65,000.
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Lot 659

1962, Mei Lan-fang souvenir sheet (C94M) (Scott 628), a beautiful, exceptionally high quality example of this iconic sheet, displaying a wonderfully clean unblemished surface; couple tiny, completely inconsequential, natural paper specks on reverse, noted solely for accuracy, Very Fine+, a choice sheet. Scott $15,000 (HK$ 115,380).
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 70,000.
Realized HK$65,000.
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Lot 660

1962, Mei Lan-fang souvenir sheet (C94M) (Scott 628), fresh, full, exceptionally clean "white" original gum, which is never hinged; minor, small and light corner bend at lower left & very light rubbed spot, otherwise Very Fine, a most attractive example of this always-popular sheet. Scott $15,000 (HK$ 115,380).
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$65,000.
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Lot 661

1964, 15th Anniversary of the People's Republic souvenir sheet (C106M) (Scott 798a), o.g., never hinged (some dryish gum), Fine to Very Fine. Scott $4,250 (HK$ 32,690).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 662

1964, 15th Anniversary of the People's Republic souvenir sheet (C106M) (Scott 798a), fresh, clean never hinged o.g.; few small marginal faults, Fine to Very Fine+, nice appearance. Scott $4,250 (HK$ 32,690).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 663

1964, 15th Anniversary of the People's Republic souvenir sheet (C106M) (Scott 798a), a beautifully fresh, quality sheet tied to envelope by one of two strikes of a "Peking/1964.10.20" bilingual c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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