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


1938-1945 War-Time Issues
 
 
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Lot 193

China, 1940, Martyr, Hong Kong printing, unwatermarked, 1¢ orange yellow, with secret mark, imperf vertically and 2¢ blue, imperf horizontally (Chan 435a var., 436a. Scott 422b, 423a), two items comprising a right margin horizontal pair imperforate between of the 1¢ orange (Scott #422b), and a block of four of the 2¢ blue (#423a; yielding two vertical pairs imperforate horizontally), usual minor dryish original gum, Very Fine. Scott $310 (HK$ 2,440).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 194
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China, ca. 1941, 40¢ Lin Sen and 50¢ Dr. Sun Yat-sen essays in royal blue, imperforate on gummed wove paper, with the 50¢ a left margin single, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 195
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China, ca. 1941, 40c Lin Sen and 50c Dr. Sun Yat-sen essays in royal blue, in a top margin block of 40 (20 of each design, with wide vertical gutter in between), fresh color, o.g., never hinged; some staining of little consequence, otherwise Very Fine, an uncommon multiple.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 196
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China, 1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust printing, 50¢ deep olive green, perf 11 x 13 (Chan 576a. Scott 498a var.), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce perforation variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 197
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China, 1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng engraved printing, $50 blue, rough perf 12-15½ (Chan 626 var. Scott 523 var), top margin horizontal strip of 3, imperforate between, fresh and eye-catching, without gum as issued, Very Fine, an unlisted variety as such.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 198
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China, 1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng engraved printing, $50 blue, rough perf 12-15½, imperf between (Chan 626a. Scott 523 var.), block of four, yielding two vertical pairs imperforate between, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 199
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China, 1945, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng engraved printing, $100 dark brown, rough perf 12-15½, misplaced perforation variety (Chan 627c. Scott 524 var.), a striking example nearly identical to the image in Chan, without gum as issued, Very Fine, rare. Scott $120 as normal (HK$ 940).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 200
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China, 1942, East Szechwan "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown, perf 10½-12 (Chan 629c. Scott 526r), top margin single, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a very scarce issue. Scott $500 (HK$ 3,940).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 201
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China, 1942, Hubei Overprint "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown, perf 11½ (Chan 629c. Scott 526r), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed S.C. Chao. Scott $500 (HK$ 3,940).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 202
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China, 1942, Fukien "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown (Chan 630. Scott 526h), beautifully centered, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce. Scott $300 (HK$ 2,360).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 203
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China, 1942, Kweichow "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown (Chan 635. Scott 526o), perfectly centered, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $275 (HK$ 2,160).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 204
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China, 1942, Shensi "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in black on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown, overprint inverted (Chan 640c. Scott 525s), a lovely bottom margin single, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce. Scott $300 (HK$ 2,360).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 205
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China, 1943, East Szechwan surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, perf 11 variety (Chan 643c. Scott 530f var.), block of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 206
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China, 1943, Kwangtung surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown (Chan 649. Scott 530j), bottom right corner margin example with sheet number, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, unpriced in Chan.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
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Lot 207
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China, 1943, Kweichow surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, "05" instead of "50" (Chan 651b. Scott 530s), block of 9, middle stamp with variety, Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, rare, with 1994 A.P.S. photo certificate. Scott $458 (HK$ 3,610).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 208
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China, 1943, Kweichow surcharge with 2 vertical bars on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, surcharge inverted (Chan 671b. Scott 528r), a lovely bottom margin single, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce. Scott $300 (HK$ 2,360).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 209

China, 1943, Honan surcharge on Martyr, Hong Kong printing, watermarked, 20¢ on 13¢ blue green, surcharge shifted to right variety (Chan 684a. Scott 533m var.), a fresh and well-centered visually striking variety, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, rare. Scott $350 as normal (HK$ 2,760).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 210

China, 1943, Kiangsi surcharge on Martyr, Peking printing, 20¢ on 13¢ blue green (Chan 710. Scott 532e), fresh, o.g., Very Fine, scarce value. Scott $275 (HK$ 2,160).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 211
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China, 1943, Kwangtung surcharge on Martyr, Peking printing, 20¢ on 13¢ blue green (Chan 728. Scott 532j), horizontal pair of this scarce issue, with the left stamp showing interesting pre-printing paper fold variety, without gum as issued, Very Fine, an eye-catching variety. Scott $170+ (HK$ 1,340).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 212

China, 1944-47, small group of pre-printing paper folds and creases (Scott 576, 644, 691, 748), four items, comprising a lower left corner single of the $100 Savings Movement (Scott #577), a $1000 rose lake Dr. Sun Yat-sen (#644), a $1000 on 2c green Dr. Sun Yat-sen (#691; block of four, with upper left stamp missing left-hand column and half of value tablet overprint), plus a horizontal pair of $1000 red Dr. Sun Yat-sens (#748), the left stamp showing the crease, o.g., never hinged or without gum as issued, Very Fine, eye-catching additions for your collection.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 213

China, 1944, War Refugees, $2+$2 on 50¢+50¢ blue, surcharge omitted (Chan 815a. Scott B4 var), a wonderfully fresh and perfectly centered right margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged; a bit of trivial blue printing offset on bottom stamps, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce block.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 214

China, 1944, War Refugees, $10+$10 on 33¢+33¢ orange red, surcharge omitted (Chan 819a. Scott B8 var), a pristine bottom margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 215

China, 1944, War Refugees souvenir sheet (Chan MS2. Scott B9a), a magnificent, absolutely amazing, select-quality group of 50 pristine sheets, many still with the original interleaving, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, an extraordinary group of these popular sheets. Scott $5,500 (HK$ 43,310).
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 216
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China, 1945, New Equal Treaty issue, $2 and $6 proofs in issued colors (Chan 846, 848 vars. Scott 594, 596), each printed on thick white card and then mounted on cream stock; $2 noted "64" in manuscript on reverse, $6 "58", Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 217
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China, 1945, Treaties of Equality, $6 gray trial color proof (Chan 848. Scott 596), splendid engraved trial color die proof, the engraving in gray, printed on surfaced paper, numbered "85112" and affixed to card; few trivial age spots, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 218
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China, 1945, New Equal Treaty and Inauguration of President Chiang Kai-shek, selection of proofs (Chan 848, 850, 857. Scott 596, 598, 605), comprising two examples of the $6 Treaty issue (Scott #596) plus the $20 Treaty issue (#598) and the $2 Inauguration issue (#605), all in issued colors and with plate number in top margin; Treaty proofs on India attached to heavy backing card, while the President Chiang issue is printed directly on die-sunk card; some age spotting as to be expected, but designs unaffected, with exceptionally fresh color, Very Fine, a pretty quartet.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 219
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China, 1945, President Lin Sen, $1 and $2 proofs (Chan 851-852 vars. Scott 599-600), comprising four items in total, each printed on India paper affixed to sunken heavy card; consists of engraving of vignette in black, two examples of the $1 value and a single example of the $2, all in issued colors; proof inscribed "Republic of China/Dr Lin Sen/SPECIAL V-85-81/American Bank Note Company" below, with plate number (in frame color) above (85124 for the $1, 85125 for the $2); all with light foxing, still Very Fine, a scarce group; inspect.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$6,500.
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