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


China: All Periods and Areas
 
 
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Lot 1
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China, Excellent and valuable China (mostly Taiwan) high quality selection, beautiful and exceptionally clean, very high quality group of premium sets, including Taiwan Scott #1037-1040 (perforated and imperforate), 1041, 1046-1051 (perforated set plus imperforate pairs), 1052-1056 and 1064-1069 (perforated and imperforate sets), 1061-1063 (Third Flying Geese set) with the $20 and $50 high values left margin imprint singles, 1077-1091 all in imprint blocks of four but for the $10 and $20 values (each an imprint strip of three plus single), 1073-1076, 1091a, 1095a, 1096-1097 (2), 1098-1099, 1109-1110 (2), 1114a, 1117a, 1126a, 1135-1136, 1257a, 1355-1358 (matched upper left corner margin blocks of four), B14-B16, etc.; we also find Manchuria Province #1-20, 21-24 and 25-28; Yunnan #1-20 and 21-24; Taiwan Province #69-73 and 101-103; Manchukuo #1-18, 19-22 and 32-35; China #471 with Russian Philatelic Society overprint; PRC #357a, 708-710 (perforated and imperforate), 1607c, 1844 (2), 1904 (2), etc.; condition most definitely a plus, with items fresh throughout, o.g., mostly never hinged, mostly Very Fine, a lovely lot; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000.
Current BidHK$40,000
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Lot 2
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China, Lovely and solid collection, 1878-1949, presented in three slipcased Palo hingeless albums covering issues of the Empire, the Republic, plus Manchukuo, Japanese Occupations, and Provinces; a wealth of nice, clean and sound material throughout, including used Scott #2, 8, 10, 11, 26 and 108; mint #12, 13, 74, 77, 78, 79, 80, 82, 93-95, 120, 178-189 (less the $1 and $2 values), 290-296, 297-306, 326-329, 471, 984-987, 997-1006, C1-C5, C6-C10, and C59; other highlights feature a near-complete First-Issue Dowager set, regular and overprinted, each a mix of mint and used; nice mint and used Junks from all three printings; a used perfined #283; extensive and near-complete, nearly all-mint Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Martyrs, CNCs, Golds, some Silvers; Dues, Parcel Post and Military, etc.; Manchukuo is complete mint; Japanese Occupations mint and solidly complete; and Provinces mint (less a handful) and close to complete, Very Fine on the whole, a beautiful collection on which to build; examine.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Current BidHK$26,000
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Lot 3
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China, Diverse and valuable compilation of blocks and panes, 1898-1913, the majority of which are CIP Coiling Dragons, basic issues plus Statistical Department and Commercial Press "Republic" overprints, with a London Print Junk (Scott #203) plus several Postage Dues (#J25 used, #J44 and J45 mint) as well; nearly all in blocks of four and up, with many full panes of 20 or 25, interpanneau panes (up to 60 of #146), even a magnificent cross-gutter block of 80 (four panes of 20) of #161; issues present comprise #102, 110 (4, various sizes), 114 (2, one block of 20, one interpanneau pane of 35), 115, 125 (2 panes of 25), 126, 127 (3, one block of four, one block of six, one interpanneau pane of 35), 129, 146 (2, one pane of 20, one horizontal interpanneau "strip" of 60 (three panes of 20)), 148, 150, 152, 153, 161 (3, various), 162 (2 interpanneau panes of 40), 162, 203, J25 (used), J44 and J45; several stamps each with hinge remnant, but majority of stamps are never hinged; Scott catalogue value is just shy of US$13,000—with no premium for panes or never hinged; occasional selvage tear or loss as to be expected, Very Fine, a remarkable holding; review—in-person or online—will be rewarded.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 35,000.
Current BidHK$60,000
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Lot 4
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China, Diverse array of errors, freaks and oddities, interesting and mostly mint selection of approximately 200 or so items, nearly all housed in a Scott number-identified glassine; we note items from China proper, Provinces, Japanese Occupations, Taiwan, etc., including imperforates, part-perforates, offsets, overprint and surcharge varieties, shifts, perforation varieties, plate flaws, gutter pairs, and more; an exceptional, well-identified holding, filled with specialist material, Fine to Very Fine or better, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Current BidHK$12,000
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Lot 5
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China, Exciting "caboose" lot from a formidable consignment, nice, valuable selection of various, mostly better items, including some Large and Small Dragons of interest; Taiwan, including Chan #F-5a (2, both used), plus Scott #1028 with bold double surcharge, 1126a, and 1131-1134 Specimens; North East Liberated Area Yang #NE44-50 in margin blocks, plus some East China; PRC Scott #610-611 blocks of four; Sinkiang Scott #17//37, including nice examples of the $2 to $10 mint; China ICP issues, including a choice Extremely Fine $1 used; a few nice Treaty Ports; a couple Red Revenues, and more, Fine to Very Fine, an interesting lot for sure; examine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Current BidHK$6,000
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Lot 6
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China, Excellent, wide-ranging accumulation, extensive and diverse holding of hundreds of items on stocksheets, cards, counterbook pages, etc.; we note a nice variety of Special Delivery items, including a mint Scott #E10 strip plus various used sections; lots of used Coiling Dragons and Junks; ½c, 15c, 20c and 40c Fifth Print imperforate Martyrs in blocks, the 15c a block of six with paper fold, etc.; we also note a nice Sinkiang section with a number of items in large blocks, including wartime surcharges, Scott #465-470 in imprint plus sheet number blocks of 20; unusual Japanese Occupations including various #8M119//8N123 in imperforate pairs; proofs; various Sin Min prints in pairs; nice Sun Yat-sen issues with perforation varieties, fantails, etc.; also includes some early PRC with reprints, some original printings, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, a nice mix; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 7
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China, Sensational selection of singles, 1885-1948, all presented on Scott number-identified 102 cards; from Small Dragons to Dowagers (basic stamps, no overprints), ICP and CIP Coiling Dragons to "Republic" overprints, Revolution and Republic commemoratives, Junks (with used values to the $5), a few Dr. Sun Yat-sens, to Semi-Postals, Postage Dues; Manchuria, Sinkiang and Yunnan Provinces; Chinkiang, Shanghai and Wuhu Locals, etc.; all vibrantly fresh (one or two noted with slight oxidation), with even the used displaying generally light or unobtrusive cancels (which include some nice city name strikes); a really pretty compilation that would serve as a respectable start for a collection, or solid stock for the dealer, Very Fine overall, well worth a studied review.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 8
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China, Substantial collection with some Japan also, solid accumulation including some nice Taiwan on album pages with better sets, plus Post Office announcements with specimen sets affixed; some early China with Coiling Dragons; good Japanese Occupations on album pages and stocksheets and in glassines; a bit of PRC in silk-covered booklets; a lovely single-volume Scott album Japan collection, and more, Fine to Very Fine, a worthwhile holding; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 9
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China, Nice, eclectic accumulation, useful, with many items identified on counter book pages, stock cards or in glassines, with a nice variety of better items such as (mint, unless noted) Scott #13 (2), 15, 82 (used), good Sun Yat-sen types like #304-306, 344, and 363; Offices in Tibet #11 used; Chungking #1, Q7-Q10; a couple Shanghai Dragons, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine, a good mix; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 10
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China, Useful mint or used collection, 1878-1949, a clean starter-type collection, housed in a pristine three-ring Scott Specialty album, which includes pages for Provinces, Japanese Occupations, Shanghai, etc.; we note some premium items such as (mint, unless noted) Scott #16-18, 21-24 (used), 28-29, 31-32, 34, 80, lots of mint or used Coiling Dragons and Junks, #131-133, Sun Yat-sen and Martyrs issues, wartime surcharges, CNCs, Golds, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, a great basis for further expansion; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Current BidHK$7,000
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Lot 11
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China, The emporium selection, China from Empire to PRC and ROC, presented on album pages, stockpages, approval sheets, counterbook pages, etc.; note a few Imperial Coiling Dragons, but most material runs from the period of the Republic onwards and includes a flotilla of Junks on piece, most with good town name strikes; Occupation overprints, stock (identified and in varying but manageable quantities) of PRC mint and used, some Taiwan, large blocks to full sheets, etc., etc.; a useful lot for the internet dealer, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, inspect.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
Current BidHK$1,700
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Lot 12
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China, Combined collections, 1941-2002, comprising a Scott International Blue with Republic of China from 1941 (a few earlier issues spotted), PRC with pages through 1989 and Taiwan with pages to 1990; the album is mint and used, with much room to expand; we did note some Occupations, Liberated Areas, China Airs, PRC 1960 Goldfish complete with spotless (but hinged) gum, etc.; also included are a sheaf of White Ace pages for Taiwan 1990-2002, near-complete and apparently all mint never hinged; plus various additional pages of mostly used late Republic, Taiwan…even a bit of Japan (used) and Korea (mint hinged) as well, Fine to Very Fine, a useful lot for the internet trader; inspect.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$1,100
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Lot 13
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China, Old-time used selection, comprising approximately 2000 or so items, mostly from the 1920s and '30s on old-style approval sheets; we note lots of Junk issues, Martyrs, Sun Yat-sen types, surcharges, etc.; a useful mix for the cancellation enthusiast, Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$800
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