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

Japanese Occupations
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Lot 301

Japanese Occupation of China, Nice, virtually all-mint selection, clean and useful assortment of mostly better sets and singles on Scott-identified black cards, including mint Scott #2N8a, 2N57, 2N60, 2N74, 2N83-2N93; 3N1a-3N4, 3N3a, 3N32a, 3N37a, 3N47, 3N55-3N57, 3M58-3M61; 4N4; 5N1, 5M1a, 5N2, 5N5, 5N7a, 5N60-5N63; 6N18, 6N60, 6N61-6N64, 6N65-6N69; 7N1-7N3a, 7N7a, 7N54-7N57, 7N58-7N61; 8N67, 8N113-8N118; 9N72, and others, Fine to Very Fine or better, considerable aggregate catalogue value; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 302

Japanese Occupation of Hopei, 1941, ½¢ to $20 unissued complete set (Chan JNU18-34), fresh, attractive set of 17, o.g., generally Very Fine, a scarce complete set.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 303

Japanese Occupation of Hopei, 1941, selection of 25 issues (Scott 4N1//4N62), each as a block of four; some identified by the owner, some not; most unwatermarked; vibrant colors, crisp overprints and generally fresh and sound throughout, o.g., never hinged; 2½¢ block (#4N7a) with lightly disturbed original gum, Very Fine, see them all online.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 304
Manchukuo, parallel and complete collection, 1932-41, a remarkable accomplishment, a compilation of every single (major number) Manchukuo stamp, both mint and used—including the always-missing key Scott #30 (15f rose on granite paper); mint collection mounted on pages, with commemorative issues present as both singles and blocks of four, along with #39a (1½f booklet pane of six), Airmails, an "Officially Sealed" label in red, imprint blocks of four of #138-139, etc.; used singles are hinged to page, again including #30, plus numerous First Day cancels on singles, blocks of four or on cover, Very Fine, an amazing collection.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 305
Manchukuo, mint and used collection, 1932-41, a couple hundred stamps in a Kek stockbook; mostly used, though some mint interspersed; note several issues in small, useful quantities; several blocks (both mint and used), some MLOs, plus a cover and cover front; includes a photocopy of Kerr's Local Overprinted Stamps of Manchuria, Fine to Very Fine with better, a nice basic holding; inspect.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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