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


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Lot 161

China, 1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 7¢ crimson (Chan 146. Scott 140), left margin interpanneau block of 4, fresh and near-pristine, full clean o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely block. Scott $2,300 (HK$ 18,110).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$6,000
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Lot 162

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), a lovely, select-quality set, nicely centered with vibrant colors, o.g., Very Fine. Scott $1,827 (HK$ 14,390).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 163

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, ½¢ brown, inverted overprint (Chan 152b. Scott 146a), left margin pane of 20, very slightly dryish o.g. (as typically encountered), never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $1,200 as hinged (HK$ 9,450).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 164
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China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" inverted overprint varieties (Scott 146a, 149a, 161a), nice group of six items: Statistical Department ½¢ brown (1 each mint and used) and 3¢ slate green (2 used), plus Commercial Press 1¢ ocher (2 used); an attractive group, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $274 (HK$ 2,160).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$1,200
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Lot 165

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 10¢ ultramarine (Chan 159a. Scott 153), partial pane of 18, a pristine block with sheet number "231", o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $153 as hinged (HK$ 1,200).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Current BidHK$1,700
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Lot 166

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), wonderfully fresh with bold colors, Very Fine, a beauty. Scott $725 (HK$ 5,710).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 167

China, 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. Scott $725 (HK$ 5,710).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 168

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, $2 carmine & yellow, overprint inverted (Chan 165b. Scott 159a), block of 4, wonderfully fresh with bold, rich colors and outstanding centering, full clean original gum which is never hinged, Very Fine+, a lovely and exceptionally scarce multiple. Scott $2,900 as hinged (HK$ 22,840).
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Current BidHK$10,000
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Lot 169
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China, 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. Scott $600 (HK$ 4,720).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 170
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China, 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. Scott $2,600 (HK$ 20,470).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 171

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, $1 red & pale rose, "ONE" retouched (Chan 181a. Scott 175 var), great colors, a clear overprint, and near-perfect centering are all bonuses on this distinctive retouch variety, o.g., hinged, Very Fine, an exceptionally pretty stamp.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 172

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, $1 red & pale rose (Chan 181, 181a. Scott 175, 175 var), a wonderfully fresh, perfectly centered block of 4, with position 1 showing basic stamp retouched "ONE" variety, o.g., Very Fine, a beautiful multiple.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Current BidHK$8,500
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Lot 173
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China, 1912, "Republic" overprints, small selection of various multiples (Chan 154, 161-163, 168 & 174. Scott 148, 155-157, 162 & 168), beautiful selection of six generally pristine multiples: Statistical Dept. 2¢ block of 20 (never hinged), 20¢ margin block of 8 (Extremely Fine, never hinged), 30¢ block of 12 (Extremely Fine, never hinged), 50¢ gutter block of 12 (Extremely Fine, never hinged), plus Commercial Press 2¢ block of 12 (Very Fine, all but five stamps never hinged) and Waterlow 5¢ pane of 20, a clean group; examine. Scott $1,770 as hinged singles (HK$ 13,940).
Estimate HK$ 4,600 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$7,500
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Lot 174

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), an amazing, select-quality set, wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered, with full clean o.g., Very Fine+, choice. Scott $1,984 (HK$ 15,620).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 175

China, 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.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 176

China, 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.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 177
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China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh and beautifully centered, unused without gum as almost always encountered, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce set. Scott $1,984 (HK$ 15,620).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 178

China, 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.
Current BidHK$3,600
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Lot 179

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$3,600
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Lot 180

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), wonderfully fresh and nicely centered, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set. Scott $1,183 (HK$ 9,320).
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Current BidHK$3,600
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Lot 181

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh, o.g.; 8¢, 10¢ and 50¢ each with tiny thin spots, otherwise Fine to Very Fine+. Scott $1,183 (HK$ 9,320).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$3,600
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Lot 182
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China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢-$10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), lovely, very fresh set with superb colors, unused without gum; $2 with some shallow thinning, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 Experts & Consultants Ltd. certificate. Scott $4,283 (HK$ 33,720).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Current BidHK$8,500
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Lot 183
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China, 1915, Reaper, Waterlow & Sons Ltd. composite specimen sheet of 9, a splendid, beautiful quality sheet of the Reaper design in dark green, comprising the 15¢, 16¢, 20¢, 30¢ & 50¢ values, se-tenant, each overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen", along with a small security punch hole, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, pristine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Current BidHK$8,000
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Lot 184
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China, 1915, Reaper, First Peking printing, 30¢ deep brown purple, postal forgery (Chan 242 var. Scott 234 var), block of 4, a grand forgery, showing characteristics of both the London and First Peking printings, nicely centered and exceptionally fresh, o.g., never hinged; top left stamp with diagonal crease, small diagonal tear to top right stamp (both internal), still Very Fine appearance, a neat collateral item.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$700
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Lot 185
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China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 green, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a beautiful and rare trial color die proof of the stamp's frame in green, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, pristine, Very Fine, superb quality.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 186
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China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 black, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a splendid and rare trial color die proof in black, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, Very Fine and choice, excellent quality.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 187

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow (Chan 248. Scott 242), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely and scarce item. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 51,180).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Current BidHK$15,000
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Lot 188
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China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢-$20 complete (Chan 249//272. Scott 248-269), a beautiful set, all but the $20 value a margin single; plate numbers on the ½¢-2¢, 5¢, 7¢, 13¢-15¢ and $1 values (the $1 a pair with part imprint and full sheet number as well); sheet numbers on the 4¢, 6¢, 10¢ and 50¢ values, with the $5 a part imprint capture, the $2 a partial arrow; generally fresh and clean, all with original gum—some dryish, some fresh—with most appearing to be never hinged, Fine to Very Fine+, imaged in full online. Scott $2,216 as hinged (HK$ 17,450).
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 6,500.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 189

China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 (Chan 249-257, 259-272. Scott 248-269, 275), the set of 22 complete by Scott with the additional 4¢ olive green, a superb connoisseur-quality complete set with bold, vibrant colors and great centering, with near-pristine o.g., Very Fine+. Scott $2,218 (HK$ 17,460).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 190

China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249-272. Scott 248-269, 275, 324), fresh, attractive set with bold, vivid colors, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, nice set. Scott $2,243 (HK$ 17,660).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 191

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $10 brown purple & green (Chan 271. Scott 268), wonderfully fresh with vibrant colors and perfect centering, full clean o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, a stellar example. Scott $575 (HK$ 4,530).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Current BidHK$1,600
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Lot 192
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China, 1932, Ch'en Ying-sheh Martyr issue, vignette engraved die proofs (Chan 334 vars.), lovely and fresh group of three items, comprising vignette designs in green and blue, each on glazed white proof paper, plus a third design in black printed on card, Very Fine, a scarce assemblage.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,600
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