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Lot 520
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China (People's Republic), Powerful, clean and mostly mint collection to about 1976, a wonderful, overall highly comprehensive mostly mint collection, carefully assembled in mounts and housed in a lovely Scott Specialty album; there are literally dozens of highlights in this outstanding holding, beginning with mint Scott #1-11 original printings in pairs, 12-20, 57-59, 72-73, 74-76, 85-98, 105-110, 128-131, 132-135 and long runs of mint sets from there, #234, 234a, 245a-248a, 249-266, 282-286, 313-316, 370-371, 402-404, 412a, 418-419, 438-440, 441-444, 445-452, 453-455, 457-462, 467-482, 490-493, 494-496, 497-498, 506-517, 525-526, 531-535, 536-537, 561-562, 569-573, 586-587, 592-599, 612-614, 635-636, 639-646, 661-680, 684-695, 708-710, 713-715, 758-759, 766, 767-781 (#779 & 781 used), 798b, 806-809, 810-817, 818-820, 834-841, 842-849, 859-862, 907-918, 927-929, 930-935, 936-937, 965-966, 998, 999, 1001-1004, 1047-1052, 1067-1075, 1076-1079, 1084-1089, 1090-1094, 1095-1098, 1103, 1114-1116, 1143-1154, 1181-1210, 1211-1214, 1215-1227, 1242-1274, plus some used highlights such as #30, 31-34, 344a, 456, 542-559, 615-617, 620-627, 716-731, 799-803, 920-923, 924-926, 938-948 singles, 949-956, 960-964, 982-990, 991, some North East Provinces and much more; not many miniature sheets included, otherwise excellent quality and very well-filled, most o.g., never hinged, largely Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000.
Realized HK$80,000.
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Lot 521

China (People's Republic), Sensational, highly complete and valuable collection, 1949-81, neatly arranged in Scott-number order in a 30-page (60-side) Lindner stockbook; early issues include both original printings and reprints, with exceptional coverage through about 1974, and additional desirable issues through 1981; a handful of used examples are here (mostly perforation varieties), but otherwise all mint and our spot-check showed only never hinged (even those issued without gum look to have never seen a hinge); highlights include (mint, unless noted) Scott #1-4, 5-7, 8-11, 12-20, 25a, 27a (2), 28b (used), 57-59, 60-64, 72-73, 74-76, 105-107, 108-110, 117-121, 124-127, 128-131, 132-135, 234 (2), 234a, 243-244, 245a-248a (used), 249-266, 267-268, 269-270, 271-272, 273-281, 278a (used), 282-286, 290-294, 301-303, 304-305, 313-316, 321-325, 326-329, 344, 344a (2, 1 used), 345-346, 347-348, 351-354, 355-357, 360-361, 362-363, 364-366, 370-371, 374-376, 392-393, 398-401, 402-404, 412a, 413-415, 416-417, 418-419, 426-437, 438-440 (2), 441-444, 446-452, 453-455, 457-462, 487-489, 490-493 (pairs), 494-496, 497-498 (2), 499-501 (2), 504-505, 518-522, 523-524, 525-526, 527-528 (2), 529-530, 531-535, 536-537 (2), 538-539, 540-541, 561-562, 563-566, 567-568, 586-587, 588a, 589, 592-599, 606-609 (2), 610-611, 612-614, 615-617 (2), 635-636, 639-646 (2), 647-654, 655-660, 681-683, 708-710, 711-712, 732-736 (3), 748-749 (2), 758-759, 760-765 (2), 766, 783-790 (2), 795, 799-803, 804-805, 810-817, 818-820, 828-832 (2), 834-841 (2), 859, 860-862, 886-890 (2), 917-918, 919, 920-923 (used), 980 (corner perforation crease), 997, 1019-1037, 1045, 1047-1052, 1076-1079, 1080-1083, 1084-1089, 1090-1094, 1103, 1104-1107, 1108-1113, 1121a, 1122-1125, 1143-1148, 1149-1154, 1163-1178, 1187-1189 (2), 1190-1193, 1194-1198, 1204, 1215-1217, 1222-1227, 1255-1270, 1389-1398, 1483, 1501, 1557-1572, 1574-1581, 1636-1639, C6-C9, J1-J9, plus a selection of North East Provinces Liberated Area material, including reprints of #1L133-1L135 and 1L150-1L153, plus original printings of #1L151 and 1L153, and much, much more; note margin singles throughout, a number with imprints or other sheet markings, Very Fine, an absolute must-see; time reviewing will be rewarded. Scott $20,000+ (HK$ 157,480).
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.
Realized HK$80,000.
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Lot 522
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China (People's Republic), Powerful mint or used stockbook selection, useful holding offering a nice array of sets and singles, including mint Scott #713-715, 1054-1057, 1143-1148, and 1573; plus used including a nice range of Cultural Revolution items, 8f Monkey New Year (#1586, used single and vertical pair), etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine, nice group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 523
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China (People's Republic), Extensive and valuable mostly all-mint accumulation, a lovely, substantial and useful group of thousands, with virtually everything from 1990s-era sheets, to booklets from 1980 on, more modern miniature sheets in quantities, plus better souvenir sheets such as Scott #1433, 1483, 1501, 1761, 1820, and others; we also note loads of blocks of four, various sets and singles, etc., o.g., mostly never hinged, mostly Very Fine, a useful lot which should be carefully reviewed.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 524

China (People's Republic), Excellent clean mint selection, useful, nice quality selection mostly in glassines, including a good variety of better items such as Scott #12-20, 487-489, 920-921, 924-926, 927-929, 991, 998, 1047-1052, 1129-1203 imprints, 1215-1217, 1389-1398 (2 marginal sets, 1 with imprints), 12 different booklets from Yang #SB2 on, a few North East Province Liberated Area sets, and lots more, o.g., never hinged, mostly Very Fine, attractive group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 525

China (People's Republic), Useful and fresh stock, arrayed on pages out of stockbooks or in glassines, etc.; sound material throughout; early issues are the usual mix of originals and reprints, with better items including Scott #592-599 (2 sets, 1 used), 600-604, 798b, 834-841 (used), 859-862, 1011-1015, 1054-1057, 1067-1071 & 1075 (margin singles), 1074a (margin strip with imprint), 1095-1098, 1114-1116 (2), 1117-1121a, 1122-1125 (3), 1126-1129, 1131-1142, 1187-1189 (4), 1190-1193, 1199-1203 (2), 1204 (3), 1215-1217 (2 sets, 1 with imprints), 1218-1221, 1222-1227, 1383a (2, each First Day cancelled), 1433, etc., plus a range of Liberated Area singles (including #1L157-1L161), blocks of four, etc., o.g., never hinged; some toning as expected on these issues, but generally clean, Very Fine overall, worth the time to review.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 526

China (People's Republic), Powerful, mostly mint selection of many hundreds, 1949-2000, extensive selection from the First Issues to about the year 2000, housed in nine Scott-numbered counterbooks; we note many highlights such as mint Scott #1-4, 5-7, 8-11, 12-20, 438-440, 612-614, 639-646, 713-715, 927-929, 997 pair plus a single, 1084-1088, 1131-1142 imprints, 1149-1154, 1181-1189, 1204, 1222-1227, 1242-1254, 1271-1274, 1354-1356, 1574-1581, 1749-1760, 1824-1831, 1840-1843, 1889-1893, and 1901-1903, plus used #506-517, 542-559 (3), 798a (2), 920-923, 965-966, 998, 999, 1011-1015, some nice Liberated Areas issues, and much, much more, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, nice lot, well worth careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 527

China (People's Republic), Excellent 1960s-'70s mint stockbook selection, clean, all-mint, never hinged—and loaded with premium sets such as Scott #760-765, 828-832, 1001-1004, 1047-1052, 1067-1075, 1076-1079, 1080-1083 (2), 1084-1089, 1090-1094, 1096-1098 (2), 1099-1102, 1104-1107, 1108-1113, 1114-1116, 1122-1125, 1126-1129, 1131-1142, 1181-1203, 1207a (2), 1211-1214, 1215-1217, and lots more; all fresh as the day they were issued, generally Very Fine, nice lot; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 528
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China (People's Republic), Diverse, wide-ranging accumulation, including lots of 1980s issues in blocks of four, lightly duplicated 1970s sets, a nice range of commercial covers (e.g., Scott #713-715 imperforate on Registered First Day Covers), modern First Days, Scott #1102 in a complete sheet of 50, and lots more, o.g., never hinged, largely Fine to Very Fine, a nice mix; examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 529
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China (People's Republic), Nice, predominantly used collection, extensive, mostly used collection of hundreds to about 1974, housed in an NC Yang album; includes a fair range of earlies plus good, lengthy runs from around Scott #267-268 on, including #282-286, 661-680, 684-695, 799-803, 806-809, 818-820, 834-841, 927-929, 930-935, 936-937, 991, 999, plus the odd mint item like #167-170, 171-174, 214-237, 245a-248a (#248a used), and scores more, Fine to Very Fine, nice lot with good room for expansion; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 530

China (People's Republic), Clean mint selection, comprising complete booklets and 1980s-'90s miniature sheets, including Yang #SB2 (2), SB5 (2), SB6, SB9, SB10 (4), SB12 (2), SB14 (4), plus Scott #2048 (9), 2063 (20), 2530a (100), 2654 (49), and others; fresh throughout, generally Very Fine, useful group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 531

China (People's Republic), Fantastic ca. 1950s-60s First Day Cover collection, an outstanding and exceptionally clean collection of approximately 150 cacheted, mostly unaddressed FDCs housed in two binders; we note many premium items in exceptional condition, such as Yang #C62, C95, C100, C115, S40, S45, S46, S48, S56, S62, S63, S65, S69, S70, S71, S72, S74, and many, many others, generally Very Fine, a great lot of popular material; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$32,000.
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Lot 532

China (People's Republic), Nice, diverse selection of 1950s to early '70s covers and postal history, a lovely group of approximately 75 items, most attractively franked domestic usages, but including a few better First Day Covers and overseas usages; many nice items noted, bulk largely Fine to Very Fine, worth a careful inspection; see them all on our website.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 533

China (People's Republic), Excellent late First Day Cover accumulation, 1950s to mid-1960s, lovely group of approximately 53 items, all cacheted, with the large majority sent through the mail and nearly all-different; includes a wonderful array of "C"- and "S"-series items, with loads of better sets spotted, bulk Fine to Very Fine, nice group of popular items; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 534

China (People's Republic), Selection of 14 early covers, 1950-51, all addressed to the same recipient in Auckland, New Zealand; variously franked, with most all featuring at least one value of the First Issue Tien-An Men issue; note multiples, multicolor frankings, overprinted Unit and Flying Geese issues, plus various postmarks, transits, Airmail handstamps, etc.; of note is one cover franked by $1000 and $2000 First Anniversary of the PRC issue (Scott #63-64), another bearing $800 Mao (#107) plus five $3000 Second Issue Tien-An Men, plus one bearing $15000 in North China stamps on the front and a further $800 in East China stamps on reverse, all cancelled Shanghai; and a cover back franked by a single $500 and nine $1000 Sun Yat-sens overprinted "People's Post, Kansu" (Scott #4L54, 4L55), with three of the $1000 stamps showing distinct doubling of the overprint, Very Fine on the whole, an interesting lot of early material; inspection invited, in-person or online.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 535

China (People's Republic), Interesting group of First Day Covers, 1958-59, 11 in all, comprising both C- and S-series issues; all cacheted (several issue-specific, though most show various designs relating to the tenth anniversary of the PRC's founding), three addressed to Moscow; the lot comprises Scott #344, 358-359 (addressed to the Moscow Planetarium), 362-363, 374-376, 398-401, 438-440, 441-444, 445-452 (two covers with four stamps each), 453-455 and 456; #344 cover with small tear at bottom; envelope paper lightly toned, still Very Fine overall, a pretty grouping of these popular items.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 536

China (People's Republic), 1967-70, nice selection of 13 domestically used Cultural Revolution issue-franked covers, an attractive and diverse selection of internal covers bearing frankings by Cultural Revolution issues, including several Mao's Poems issue covers, a lovely 10f W19 cover, etc., bulk Fine to Very Fine, well worth inspecting.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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