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


Postage Due and Misc.
 
 
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Lot 248

China, Postage Due, 1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 1¢ brown, unissued (Chan DU5), a splendid example of this desirable and seldom-encountered issue, offering bold, vibrant color with nice centering and clean perforations, full original gum, Very Fine, a great example of this rarity, with 2018 Experts & Consultants Ltd. certificate.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 249

China, Postage Due, 1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 2¢ brown, unissued (Chan DU6), deep, rich color with excellent centering, full, wonderfully fresh original gum which displays just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine, a magnificent example of this rarity, with 2018 Experts & Consultants Ltd. certificate.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$40,000.
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Lot 250
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China, Postage Due, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, 1¢ brown, overprint inverted (Chan D24a. Scott J26b), fresh, lightly cancelled, Very Fine. Scott $550 (HK$ 4,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 251
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China, Postage Dues, 1915, First Peking Print, 1¢ and 2¢ composite die proof (Chan D50-51. Scott J52-J53), printed on laid paper approximately 65 x 40 mm, with die number "186", Extremely Fine and choice, rare—a showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 252
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China, Famine Relief, 1941, 1¢ pink on laid paper, brightly colored and solidly margined on very thin horizontally laid local paper, with black "No. 3 District, Famine Relief Branch, Relief Stamp" overprint, without gum as issued; small bend at bottom of absolutely no consequence, Very Fine, a pretty, eye-catching item.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Unsold
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Lot 253

China, Military Stamp, 1943, Hupeh overprint, 8¢ red orange, unissued (Chan M4U. Scott M3), a lovely and exceptionally scarce upper left corner margin horizontal strip of 3, nicely centered, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $1,800 (HK$ 14,170).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 254
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China, Parcel Post, 1944, Chungking Central Trust printing, $20,000 orange red (Chan P6. Scott Q6), a lovely bottom margin single, well-centered with good color, without gum as issued, Very Fine and scarce, an attractive example of this difficult issue, which was available only at the Philatelic Counter at Shanghai. Scott $4,500 (HK$ 35,430).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 255
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China, Revenue, a fascinating mint and used collection, consisting of approximately 180 pieces, plus a partial folded sheet (not counted); includes Provisional Nationalist Government issues, some Japanese Occupation issues, extensive Temple of Heaven and Pagoda on Hill types with surcharges; usages for wine, tea, life insurance, rice; a scarce sheet of six Match stamps, a very scarce set of 1942 Registration of Deeds pictorials, and more, Fine to Very Fine or better, a lovely group for the specialist; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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