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


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Lot 347
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Taiwan, Tempting collection, 1945-89, neatly arrayed in slipcased Palo hingeless albums, an essentially complete, overwhelmingly mint collection; begins with a solid group of 1945-50 Republican Province issues (including Japanese Occupations), and continues with ROC issues from the Koxinga set (complete) on; we note Sun Yat-sen surcharges, the 1955 Chiang Kai-shek sheet with tab, Solo Bridge singles (the two low values used); souvenir sheets for the Sports, Forest Conservation, Postal System Anniversary, Cross-Island Highway and Forestry Congress issues; all series of the Ancient Art Treasures issues, Presidential Mansion varieties, 1962 Emperors, 1964 Fruits, 1965 Chinese Opera Masks, plus later Scrolls issues, etc., etc., etc.; fresh, clean and bright throughout, Very Fine overall, completion is within reach; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Current BidHK$13,000
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Lot 348

Taiwan, Phenomenal stock selection, 1967-77, a plethora of issues for the period, plus the odd item earlier or later, in multiples ranging from eight to 462(!); housed in a bulging sheet file book, items are present as singles, pairs, blocks, part-sheets and full sheets, nearly all gathered by issue and ready for the collector or dealer; much material with margin inscriptions and imprints, all fresh and clean; highlights include Scott #1284-1289 (4), 1553 (50), 1560a (16), 1561-1562 (8), 1566 (77), 1611a (43), 1612-1614 (43), 1624-1627 (18), 1663a (10), 1664-1665 (8), 1776-1779 (13), 1810-1811 (10, with two-column gutter between eight), 1856 & 1861-1863 (42), 1860a (38), 1926-1929 (40, #1926 as strips), 1942-1945 (8), 2701 (10), and much, much more; incredible catalogue value waiting to be sorted for sale; many popular sets and topics; be sure to inspect, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 24,000.
Current BidHK$10,000
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Lot 349

Taiwan, A tumult of blocks, a breathtaking array of issues from two decades-plus (late 1950s to 1970s), nearly all in blocks of four or greater; a few sets of singles noted, but blocks predominate; most appear to be marginal, with many (perhaps half?) carrying one imprint or another—Taiwan's own, De La Rue, Courvoisier, etc.; we note popular issues such as Scott #1218-1227, 1321-1322 (complete sheets, folded), 1776-1783, 1926-1929, 2030-32 (inscription blocks of six), multiple Scrolls and Paintings sets (no Emperors), plus excellent Topical material including horses (both sheet stamps and souvenir sheets), dogs, US-Taiwan relations, art, etc., etc., etc.; we also note a bit of Hong Kong, some Republican China (including Provinces), even some overprinted Small Dragons, a handful of MLOs, etc., o.g., never hinged, Very Fine overall, a jumble, perhaps, but well worth the time to sort through; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 16,000 - 20,000.
Current BidHK$10,000
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Lot 350
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Taiwan, Extensive, overwhelmingly mint collection to the mid-1990s, clean and substantial collection housed in a Scott Specialty album; strongest in coverage from the mid-1950s on, including Scott #1097, 1100-1101, 1102-1104, 1126a (not 1126ab), 1135-1136, 1183-1192, 1261-1264, 1290-1307, 1323-1326, and virtually complete mint from the mid-1960s on, with #1386-1389*, 1414-1417, 1450-1451, 1471-1474, 1479-1482, 1526-1531, 1556-1562, 1588-1589, and long runs of mint sets and souvenir sheets from there; wonderfully fresh from start to finish, Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Current BidHK$9,000
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Lot 351
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Taiwan, Wonderful, clean and valuable selection, an excellent, high-quality mint selection nearly exclusively of better items, such as Scott #1073-1076, 1098-1099, 1261-1264 (2), 1290-1295 (blocks of four), 1286-1301 (three sets of blocks of four), 1302-1307 (4), 1370-1377 (blocks of four), 1355-1358 (3), 1414, 1471-1474 (3), 1588-1589, and lots more; fresh with original gum throughout, mostly all never hinged, Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Current BidHK$15,000
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Lot 352

Taiwan, Postal History extravaganza, many hundreds of covers, some organized, some a jumble; many are First Day Covers from the late 1950s and 1960s, but we also note commercial covers, commemorative cancels on postal cards, New Issue announcements and presentation folders (the latter with the set First Day cancelled), along with some used stamps in useful quantities, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better throughout, a boon for the postal historian and cancels collector, and solid material for the dealer; inspect.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 353
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Taiwan, Wonderful all-mint selection, excellent, clean and valuable mostly all never hinged selection of mostly better sets and singles, many in light quantities, including Scott #1037-1040 (imperforate top margin singles), 1052-1055, 1114a and 1126a (each with tabs), 1261-1264 (five sets, including corner margin blocks of four), 1290-1307, 1355-1358 (three never hinged sets), 1471-1474 (two never hinged sets), 1556-1562 (ten sets in strips), 1588-1589, and lots more, generally Very Fine, lovely, clean lot, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 9,000.
Current BidHK$9,000
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Lot 354

Taiwan, Excellent, nearly all-mint accumulation, a useful and clean group on Scott album pages, counterbook pages, etc., including a wealth of premium material such as Scott #1073-1076, 1091a (scuffed back cover), 1096-1097, 1098-1099, 1100-1101, 1102-1104, 1109-1110, 1121-1123 imprint blocks of ten, 1124-1126, 1135-1136, 1143-1148, 1196-1199, 1257a, 1355-1358 (never hinged), 1479-1482, B14-B16, J120-J121, J122-J126, some Taiwan Province issues, and more; lots of goodies throughout, Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$8,500
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