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


World War II Occupations
 
 
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Lot 597
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Japanese Occupations, Nice array, 1932-45, featuring good Manchukuo (including two booklet panes of the 2f green with binding tab at top, one imperforate at bottom, the other with a narrow perforated tab); a handful of Occupation of China issues from Honan, Hobei and Shanxi; plus small holdings from Burma, Pahang (including a Scott-unlisted Revenue), Straits Settlements (including a 5c King George VI with Okugawa Seal overprint), etc.; no great rarities, but a nice solid compilation on which to build, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, Very Fine, see it all online.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 598

Japanese Occupations, Selection of five covers, 1908-35, four items from Korea, one from Tsingtao, all franked by Japanese stamps; Korean items consist of a picture post card sent to Ireland plus three covers, one sent internally (Seoul to Pyong Yang), one "via Siberia" to Scotland, plus one franked by commemoratives to Stanley Gibbons' New York office, each cover's postage tied by one or another Japanese-style comb cancel; the Tsingtao cover is from the American Consulate in the city, the corner card additionally reading "Sanitary Report", addressed to The Secretary of the Treasury/(For the United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Bureau), the 10s postage tied by a Tsingtau I.J.P.O. foreign comb with "Kobe/Japan" comb alongside, Very Fine overall, an interesting and attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$800
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Lot 599

Japanese Occupation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 1943, ".3" on ½a India King George VI issue (SG see information on page 292. Singer 1), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, Gibbons notes "prices from £450", rare, signed Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$2,400
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Lot 600

Japanese Occupation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 1943, ".5" on 1a India King George VI issue (SG see information on page 292. Singer 2), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, Gibbons notes "prices from £450", signed Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 601

Japanese Occupation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 1943, ".10" on 1a3p India King George VI Official issue (SG see information on page 292. Singer unlisted), pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, Gibbons notes "prices from £450", a very rare value, signed Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 602

Japanese Occupation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 1943, ".20" on 3p India King George VI issue (SG see information on page 292. Singer 4), Post Office fresh, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, Gibbons notes "prices from £450", rare, signed Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 603

Japanese Occupation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 1943, ".30" on 6a India King George VI (SG see information on page 292. Singer 7), Post Office fresh, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a gem. Gibbons notes "prices from £450", signed Rowell.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 604

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1942-44, First Issue single-line handstamps, 1¢ to $25 complete (Scott N1-N19. SG J1-19), fresh mint, o.g., mostly lightly hinged, generally Very Fine, an exceptional quality offering of this scarce set.
Scott $4,529 (HK$ 35,660). SG £3,892 (HK$ 39,560).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 605
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Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1942-44, First Issue overprints, 1¢ to $1 (Scott N1-N17 (less N8, N9)), the set complete, less the extravagantly priced #N8 and N9; a pretty set facially, showing expected gum toning; both 2c values very lightly hinged, the others never hinged, Very Fine, a pretty group.
Scott $2,729 (HK$ 21,490).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 606

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1942-44, $5 lake on green (Scott N18), fresh and beautifully centered, customary very slightly brownish o.g., Very Fine, rare.
Scott $1,100 (HK$ 8,660).
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,800
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Lot 607

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1942-44, $25 black on red (Scott N19), well-centered, o.g., Very Fine, rare, signed M. Rowell.
Scott $1,100 (HK$ 8,660).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 608

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1944, "Imperial Japanese Postal Service" handstamp surcharge, $3 on 1¢ black (Scott N20a. SG J20a), a magnificent lower left corner margin example of the rarity, fresh and beautifully centered, full clean original gum which displays just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine, an outstanding example, signed Rowell.
Scott $10,000 (HK$ 78,740). SG £11,000 (HK$ 111,820).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Current BidHK$15,000
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Lot 609

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, 1944, "Imperial Japanese Postal Service" handstamp surcharge in violet on single-line Japanese Occupation issue, $3 on 1¢ black (Scott N20. SG J20), a well-centered example of this rarity, with reverse showing dryish, slightly disturbed gum as is often encountered; tiny thin spot mostly in watermark, otherwise Very Fine, a most attractive example of this rarity, signed JR Hughes.
Scott $8,750 (HK$ 68,900). SG £9,000 (HK$ 91,490).
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Current BidHK$7,000
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Lot 610

Japanese Occupation of Brunei, Registered Letter, 1942, 15¢ blue entire, with violet boxed Japanese Occupation handstamp (Singer 54. Tan JRE1), fresh and near-pristine mint, Very Fine, scarce and choice. Singer $1,100 (HK$ 8,660).
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,600
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Lot 611

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Henzada Type 5 Peacock overprints, 1p//4p (Scott 1N4-1N6, 1N8-1N11. SG J25-27, J29-32), fresh, clean group, o.g., Very Fine, most signed Rowell, 1p signed Stanley Gibbons Ltd.
Scott $464 (HK$ 3,650). SG £423 (HK$ 4,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 612

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Henzada Type 5 Peacock overprints on King George VI Official stamps, 3p to 4a (Scott 1N12-1N16. SG J33-36), pristine and choice, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, an exceedingly scarce set in premium condition, each value signed.
Scott $2,300 (HK$ 18,110). SG £1,855 (HK$ 18,860).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 613

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Myaungmya Type I overprints complete (Scott 1N25-1N30. SG J1-6), fresh, clean set, o.g., Very Fine, an exceptionally scarce group, numerous values, including 1a, signed.
Scott $1,325 (HK$ 10,430). SG £1,140 (HK$ 11,590).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,200
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Lot 614

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Myaungmya Type I Peacock overprints on 1939 King George VI Officials issue, 3p to 4a (Scott 1N31-1N36. SG J7-11), select, superb quality set, Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged (!), Very Fine, rare, each value signed.
Scott $1,078 (HK$ 8,490). SG £1,077 (HK$ 10,950).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Current BidHK$1,200
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Lot 615
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Myaungmya Type II and Type III Peacock overprints, 3p to 2R (Scott 1N37-1N42, 1N43-1N44. SG J12-19), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., with the 1R and 2R values margin singles and never hinged, Very Fine, nice group, all values signed Rowell, Tyler or others.
Scott $944 (HK$ 7,430). SG £929 (HK$ 9,440).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 616

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Pyapon Peacock overprint issue complete, 6p to 4a (Scott 1N45-1N49. SG J19a-21, plus unlisted 2a vermilion), a premium, select-quality set, which is normally encountered in poor condition, o.g., Very Fine, rare, all but 1a brown violet signed Rowell, JR Hughes or others.
Scott $1,330 (HK$ 10,470). SG £1,005 (HK$ 10,220).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,200
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Lot 617
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, 1a Plowing Farmer, imperforate proof block of 4 in red (Scott 2N2 var. SG J46a var. Singer 104, A17), printed on vertically laid paper, showing small part of elephant watermark, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, very scarce, as only 200 examples were printed. Singer $740 (HK$ 5,830).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 618
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Cent-value overprints on anna-revalued issues (Scott 2N14//2N19. SG J58//J63), excellent group of eight items, comprising 3c on ¾a on 3s and 5c on 1a on 5s used, plus six mint values, including two varieties of the 15c on 4a on 4s type, mostly Very Fine, examine, very scarce group. SG £730 (HK$ 7,420).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$700
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Lot 619
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942, Cent-value resurcharge issue complete, 1¢ on 1s to 20¢ on 8s (Scott 2N21-2N27, 2N23a, 2N24a. SG J65-71, J67c, J68b), set of all seven values, plus the two listed varieties in different colors; 1c on 1s used, all others mint; fresh throughout, o.g., Very Fine, scarce group.
Scott $975 (HK$ 7,680). SG £959 (HK$ 9,750).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$900
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Lot 620
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943, 5a red Government Crest Seal, imperforate, printed on both sides (Scott 2N29a var. SG J72ab), lower right corner margin block of 4, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce thus. SG £380 (HK$ 3,860).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 621
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943, 1c to 30c Plowing Farmer with "cents" value complete, imperforate blocks of 4 (Scott 2N30-2N37 var. SG J73-81 var), a full set of eight Singer-listed issues, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a lovely and rare set.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 622
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943, Plowing Farmer with "cent" value, "3¢" for "2¢" yellow green (Scott 2N31 var. SG J74a var), imperforate lower right corner margin block of 16, an exceptionally rare imperforate block, listed but unpriced in 1997 Singer; the addition of the "3¢" error (Position 8) further adds considerably to the block's value, as the normal perforated variety lists in Gibbons at £350; neatly folded between rows 3 and 4, without gum as issued, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,100
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Lot 623
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943, Independence issue, 1¢ orange, perforated x rouletted (Scott 2N38 var. SG J85b), lower right corner margin block of 4, fresh with distinctive perforating types, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce multiple. SG £600 (HK$ 6,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$900
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Lot 624
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943, Shwedagon Pagoda, 3a essays (J.S.C.A. U1-4), complete set of four essays, each noted lightly in pencil [position] "28" (from the sheet of 100) on reverse; fresh, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$3,400
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Lot 625
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Japanese Occupation of Burma, Postal Stationery, splendid specialist's collection of entires, lovely group of 18 entires, 14 of which are mint, beginning with all Singer-listed Moulmein examples, plus a pristine straight-legged Peacock type (Singer #261), a lovely group of different Obliterated King's Head issues including seal chop and surcharge examples, a few nice "On Postal Service" used examples, etc., bulk fresh and Very Fine, a super group of scarce items; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 626

Japanese Occupation of Burma, Postal Cards, ca. 1943, Independence Issue commemorative series picture post cards, lovely selection of five of the six issued-design cards as depicted in Singer, less only the Bullock Cart design; each "used" with various 1943 Independence Issue stamps with customary violet commemorative c.d.s., Very Fine, a scarce and attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 627

Japanese Occupation of Burma, Postal Cards, extraordinary mint collection, a superb specialist's collection of 30 mint cards, nearly all different and including Peacock overprints, highlighted by an intact Message-Reply (Paid/Reply) card with red peacock (Singer #258), extensive Obliterated King's Head overprint types, excellent "BURMA" and "SERVICE" overprinted examples, ½a surcharges, Japanese Army Administration seal chops, and lots more, Very Fine, a fantastic specialized holding not easily duplicated; be sure to view.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 628

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942 (Sept. 15), registered "Chin Hills" Provisional Official cover, sent from Falam to Aijal, a splendid and rare cover franked by a 1a violet brown and 3a6p blue Burma King George VI issues with typed (1a) or handstamped (3a6p) "OHMS" overprints of different styles, each tied by bold "Falam/REG/15 SEP/42" c.d.s.'s to printed "On His Majesty's Service" entire; front shows Falam Registry label, while reverse shows neat "Aijal/27 SEP/42" receiver, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000

Chin Hills fell to the Japanese on Nov. 7, 1943, and covers are rare. See comments in Gibbons after Burma #34.

Current BidHK$6,000
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Lot 629

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1942 (Oct. 16), registered "Chin Hills" Provisional Official cover, sent Tiddim to Jorhat, India, a lovely censored Official cover, franked by Burma 1½a (vertical strip of three) and 2a (horizontal pair) King George VI issues, each with typewritten "OHMS" overprints, tied by multiple "Tiddim/16 OCT/42" c.d.s.'s to "On His Majesty's Service" printed Official envelope; front additionally shows "Tiddim" Registry label, censor label at right, along with violet censor's chop, while reverse shows Jorhat 9 NOV 42 arrival c.d.s., Fine to Very Fine, a very rare and desirable cover.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000

Chin Hills finally fell to the Japanese almost exactly a year later, on Nov. 7, 1943.

Current BidHK$6,000
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Lot 630

Japanese Occupation of Burma, 1943 (Oct. 23), 5¢ Perak stamp issue with kanji overprint, used in the Shan States, 5c Perak stamp affixed over indicia of 5c brown King George VI entire, tied by Hsenwi origin c.d.s. from the Northern Shan States, to Wakema, and showing bold "Wakema/5 NOV 44" arrival c.d.s. on reverse; front additionally shows horseshoe-style Postage Due marking, with manuscript "10" (cents due); fresh, Very Fine, see Singer parcel post. 178-179, exceedingly scarce, signed "genuine but philatelic/Milo Rowell" on reverse.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$1,400
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Lot 631
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1943, 4¢ to 8¢ plus 2¢ trial color proofs (Scott N30-N32. SG J298, J300-301. Singer 2, 5, 7), horizontal pairs of imperforate proofs in issued colors, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce, each signed. Singer $900 (HK$ 7,090).
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$1,400
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Lot 632
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1943, 2¢ to 8¢ trial color proofs (Scott N30-N32. SG J298, J300-301. Singer 2, 5, 7), lovely and scarce group of nine items, all imperforate, comprising the set in issued colors, along with unissued colors as well, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce group. Singer $1,350 (HK$ 10,630).
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$2,200
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Lot 633
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1943, 1¢ and 10¢ to 70¢, imperforate proof pairs (Scott N35, N37-N41 var. SG J297, J302-306 var. Singer 17, 25, 29, 32, 36, 40), without gum as issued; 1c value light crease, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, very scarce and seldom offered. Singer $1,800 (HK$ 14,170).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,600
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Lot 634
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1943, Large Numeral of Value, 3¢ to 15¢, 50¢ and 70¢ essays (Scott N36-N38, N40-N41. SG J299, J302-303, J305-306. Singer 22, 26, 30, 37 plus unlisted #39 var), very scarce and seldom-encountered group of five different values, each essay showing a much larger numeral of value at left; pristine and choice, without gum as issued, Very Fine, listed, but unpriced, in Singer.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$1,800
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Lot 635
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, 1943, Palm Trees & Mosque, 70¢ dull blue essay (Scott N41. SG J306. Singer 41), lovely, attractive design, without gum as issued, Very Fine, unpriced in Singer, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 636

Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Postage Dues, 1942, 1¢ to 50¢ complete (Scott NJ1-NJ7. SG JD21-27), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely set, signed Rowell.
Scott $537 (HK$ 4,230). SG £552 (HK$ 5,610).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$800
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Lot 637

Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Registered Letter, ca. 1942, 15¢ blue entires with red kanji overprints, lovely, high quality selection of three mint registered entires, each with red kanji overprint, comprising examples from Johore, Kedah and Negri Sembilan, each fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 638
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Excellent and diverse postal stationery collection, a lovely mint or used selection of 37 items, apparently all-different including, among others, Tan (MSB) #DP2-3, JP1, JP2b, OP1, OP4, PP1, PP3, TOP1, and many others; majority are unused, bulk Very Fine, scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 639
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya, Lovely, scarce specialized selection of Revenue stamps, excellent and clean assemblage of approximately 86 items, including Tan (MSB) #AT5-7, FT1-5, GT1-4, HT2-7 plus unlisted mint $100 value, BAT5; QT1, 3, 5; IT1-8, AAT4-9; plus mint pairs of #AAT2 and AAT4; plus complete sheet of 25 #JPR1 (Map of Malaya & Flag Issue of Perak), and more, Fine to Very Fine or better, wonderful holding of scarce material; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 640
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Japanese and Thai Occupation of Malaya, issues array, 1942-43 (Scott NJ1//NJ20, 2N2, 2N4-2N6), comprising Japanese Occupation Postage Dues, Scott #NJ1, NJ3b, NJ8-NJ13, NJ14-NJ20, plus NJ17 with inverted overprint; plus Thai Occupation regular issues #2N2 and 2N4-2N6; great color on clean paper; some (very) lightly hinged, others never hinged or appearing so, Very Fine, an interesting group.
Scott $263+ (HK$ 2,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 641

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Johore, 1942, "Dai Nippon" overprinted and surcharged Postal-Fiscal issues (Singer 2//32. Tan 1, 3-7, 9-14, 16-22, 25-29), lovely, scarce and seldom-offered group of 24 different values as noted in the MSB and Singer catalogues, o.g., fresh and generally Very Fine, scarce. Singer $795 (HK$ 6,260).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,600
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Lot 642

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Johore, Postage Dues, 1942-43, the issue complete (Scott NJ1-NJ10), an exceptionally pretty group, with Scott #NJ1 and NJ2 top margin singles with color bar in selvage; a flawless set, with all nearly perfectly centered, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, you couldn't ask for nicer.
Scott $486 (HK$ 3,830).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$1,100
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Lot 643

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, 1942, "DAI NIPPON 2602" overprints, 1¢-$5 complete (Scott N1-N15. SG J1/15. J.S.C.A. 5M1-15), exceptionally fresh and near-pristine, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a choice, quality set, nearly all signed Rowell.
Scott $814 (HK$ 6,410). SG £600 (HK$ 6,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$700
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Lot 644
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, 1942, selection of regular issues and revenues (Scott N1//N15, plus Revenues), a remarkably fresh and bright group, comprising regular issues Scott #N1-N9, N11, N14 and N15, and Revenues (MSB catalogue #AT1, AT1a, AT2 and AT3); two with toned gum, the others with clean gum; a mix of hinged and never hinged, Very Fine, a nice group, the Revenues less-often seen.
Scott $529+ (HK$ 4,160).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 645

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, 1942, 5¢ yellow and 25¢ brown violet & ultramarine, with black "Dai Nippon/2602" overprints (Scott N4a, N9a. SG J4a, J9a), fresh, o.g., Very Fine, a very scarce pair.
Scott $750 (HK$ 5,910). SG £675 (HK$ 6,860).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$700
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Lot 646

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, 1942, "DAI NIPPON 2602" overprint, $5 black & scarlet, black overprint (Scott N15a. SG J15a. J.S.C.A. 5M15a), exceptionally fresh and beautifully centered, with full clean original gum which is very lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a splendid example of this elusive issue.
Scott $1,750 (HK$ 13,780). SG £1,600 (HK$ 16,260).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 647

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, Postal Card, 1942, 4duit on 8duit (Singer 25. Tan OP3), attractive mint card; some light foxing spots, otherwise Very Fine, a nice example of this scarce card. Singer $750 (HK$ 5,910).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Current BidHK$1,600
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Lot 648

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kedah, Revenue, 1942, $25 and $100 (Singer 38-39. Tan AT8-9), fresh mint, o.g., Very Fine, a scarce pair. Singer $430 (HK$ 3,390).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 649

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, First Issue, with black single-frame overprint, 10¢ dark violet (Scott N1. SG unlisted. Singer 1), fresh and near-pristine, beautifully centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, signed "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $400 (HK$ 3,150).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 650
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal overprint selection (Scott N2//N22), comprising Scott #N2, N7, N9 and N20-N22; bright, clean faces, with original gum either very lightly hinged or appearing never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $535 (HK$ 4,210).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 651

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Handa seal, 1¢ on 50¢ to 10¢ on 6¢ complete (Scott N2a-N3a, N5a-N6a. SG J41-44), set of four, fresh and near-pristine, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely, top-quality group.
Scott $550 (HK$ 4,330). SG £670 (HK$ 6,810).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 652
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Handa Seal and Underlined Surcharge, 1¢ on 50¢ gray olive & orange (Scott N2a. SG J41. J.S.C.A. 3M26), a choice-quality used example, fresh, cancelled by neat "Syonan/6.30/2602" c.d.s., Very Fine, scarce used.
Scott $200 (HK$ 1,580). SG £250 (HK$ 2,540).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Current BidHK$400
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Lot 653

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 1¢ on 50¢ gray olive & orange (Scott N10A. SG J16. J.S.C.A. 3M1), pristine mint, original gum showing the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine+, a gem.
Scott $350 (HK$ 2,760). SG £450 (HK$ 4,570).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 654

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 1¢ on 50¢ gray olive & orange (Scott N10A. SG J16. J.S.C.A. 3M1), wonderfully fresh and bright, full clean o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a beauty.
Scott $350 (HK$ 2,760). SG £550 (HK$ 5,590).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 655

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 2¢ on 40¢ orange & blue-green (Scott N11. SG J17. J.S.C.A. 3M2), a splendid, superior-quality example, wonderfully fresh and perfectly centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a beauty.
Scott $900 (HK$ 7,090). SG £400 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$800
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Lot 656

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 2¢ on 40¢ orange & blue-green (Scott N11. SG J17. J.S.C.A. 3M2), superb, near-Post Office fresh quality, with vibrant colors, full, clean original gum which shows just the slightest evidence of hinging, Very Fine+, a gem, signed Rowell.
Scott $900 (HK$ 7,090). SG £1,500 (HK$ 15,250).
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$800
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Lot 657
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 4¢ on 30¢ violet & scarlet (Scott N11A. SG J18. J.S.C.A. 3M3), fresh and nicely centered, a choice-quality used example, with neat, partial "10.14.2602" c.d.s., Very Fine, an exceptionally rare stamp.
Scott $1,400 (HK$ 11,020). SG £2,750 (HK$ 27,960).
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,300
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Lot 658
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 5¢ on 12¢ deep blue and 8¢ on 5¢ red brown (Scott N12, N14. SG J34-35), each fresh and near-pristine, o.g., the 5¢ on 12¢ never hinged, Very Fine, a choice pair.
Scott $850 (HK$ 6,690). SG £415 (HK$ 4,220).
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$800
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Lot 659

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 5¢ on 12¢ blue (Scott N12. SG J19. J.S.C.A. 3M4), fresh and near-pristine with rich color, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, signed Rowell.
Scott $350 (HK$ 2,760). SG £475 (HK$ 4,830).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 660

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 6¢ on 25¢ vermilion & violet (Scott N13. SG J20. J.S.C.A. 3M5), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $375 (HK$ 2,950). SG £475 (HK$ 4,830).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 661

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 8¢ on 5¢ red brown (Scott N14. SG J21. J.S.C.A. 3M6), perfectly centered, fresh and bright, o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, a superb example of this difficult issue, signed Rowell.
Scott $500 (HK$ 3,940). SG £750 (HK$ 7,620).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 662

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 10¢ on 6¢ lake (Scott N15. J.S.C.A. 3M7), perfectly centered, pristine and Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a gem.
Scott $100 (HK$ 790).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 663

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Handa Seal, 12¢ on 8¢ gray olive (Scott N16. SG J23. J.S.C.A. 3M8), pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $225 (HK$ 1,770). SG £275 (HK$ 2,800).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 664

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 25¢ on 10¢ purple (Scott N17. SG J24. J.S.C.A. 3M9), pristine mint, o.g., lightly hinged on full, clean original gum, Very Fine, rare and choice, signed Rowell.
Scott $1,600 (HK$ 12,600). SG £2,500 (HK$ 25,410).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 665

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 30¢ on 4¢ scarlet (Scott N17A. SG J25. J.S.C.A. 3M10), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine, a splendid example of this rare issue.
Scott $2,500 (HK$ 19,680). SG £3,250 (HK$ 33,040).
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Current BidHK$2,400
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Lot 666

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 1942, Sunagawa Seal, 50¢ on 1¢ gray olive & yellow (Scott N19. SG J27. J.S.C.A. 3M12), wonderfully fresh and bright, with full, clean original gum which is very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a beauty, rare.
Scott $1,800 (HK$ 14,170). SG £2,500 (HK$ 25,410).
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 3,800.
Current BidHK$3,400
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Lot 667

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, 194[?] (Sept. 19), 9¢ on 5¢ brown revalued Kelantan entire with the seal of Gen. Sunagawa, sent to Penang (Singer 99. Tan E2), attractive entire, re-surcharged "9 cents" in red, along with Sunagawa seal; straightline "On Postal Service" violet handstamp, with Kuala Lumpur c.d.s.; addressed to the Postmaster at Pulan Tikus, Penang; flap missing and small corner tear at upper left, Fine to Very Fine, a rare and desirable entire, signed Rowell. Singer $1,900 (HK$ 14,960).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$2,200
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Lot 668

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Kelantan, Registration Envelopes, 1942, 19¢ on 15¢ revalued entire with General Sunagawa seal (Singer 100. Tan RE16), with two-line violet handstamp "On Postal Service/POSTMASTER" on reverse to Penang; fresh, Very Fine, a lovely and exceedingly scarce registered entire. Singer $2,200 (HK$ 17,320).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 669
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 1¢ black (Scott N1. SG J45. J.S.C.A. 4M1), block of 4, wonderfully fresh, o.g., the bottom stamps never hinged, Very Fine, signed.
Scott $500 (HK$ 3,940). SG £520 (HK$ 5,290).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 670

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 2¢ orange (Scott N2. SG J46. J.S.C.A. 4M2), block of 4, Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a gorgeous block, signed JR Hughes.
Scott $300 (HK$ 2,360). SG £280 (HK$ 2,850).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 671

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 3¢ green (Scott N3. SG J47. J.S.C.A. 4M3), block of 4, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a gem block, signed JR Hughes.
Scott $320 (HK$ 2,520). SG £300 (HK$ 3,050).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 672

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 5¢ brown (Scott N4. SG J48. J.S.C.A. 4M4), block of 4, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce block.
Scott $700 (HK$ 5,510). SG £720 (HK$ 7,320).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$1,400
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Lot 673

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 10¢ dull purple (Scott N6. SG J50. J.S.C.A. 4M6), block of 4, fresh and well-centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely and attractive block, signed JR Hughes and "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $500 (HK$ 3,940). SG £600 (HK$ 6,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 674

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 12¢ ultramarine (Scott N7. SG J51. J.S.C.A. 4M7), block of 4, incredibly fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine, a choice block, signed "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $560 (HK$ 4,410). SG £560 (HK$ 5,690).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$1,200
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Lot 675

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 15¢ ultramarine (Scott N8. SG J52. J.S.C.A. 4M8), block of 4, Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, signed Rowell and "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $400 (HK$ 3,150). SG £400 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 676

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, 30c, $2 and $5 Military Administration Seal issue complete, unissued (Scott N9, N13-N14. SG see footnote after #J55), each being incredibly fresh with vivid colors and excellent centering, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a simply exquisite set of these exceedingly rare unissued values, $2 and $5 each with 1994 RPSL certificate, while the 30c also had a like certificate, now missing.
Scott $10,500 (HK$ 82,680). SG £11,000 (HK$ 111,820).
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
Current BidHK$9,000
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Lot 677

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 40¢ scarlet & dull purple (Scott N10. SG J53. J.S.C.A. 4M10), a pristine, eye-arresting left margin single, boasting brilliant colors, etc., o.g., never hinged; trivial light scuffs at upper right margin, otherwise Very Fine, rare, signed Rowell and "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $700 (HK$ 5,510). SG £650 (HK$ 6,610).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 678

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, 50¢ black on emerald (Scott N11. SG J54. J.S.C.A. 4M11), beautifully centered and Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a gem, signed Rowell and others.
Scott $1,100 (HK$ 8,660). SG £1,300 (HK$ 13,220).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 679

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, 1942, "Military Govt. Seal" on Straits Settlements, $1 black & red on blue (Scott N12. SG J55. J.S.C.A. 4M12), Post Office fresh and perfectly centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Scott $1,350 (HK$ 10,630). SG £1,500 (HK$ 15,250).
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,300
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Lot 680

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, Postage Due, 1942, 1¢ to 50¢ issue complete (Scott NJ1-NJ6. SG JD11-16), a magnificent, superb-quality set, with each value wonderfully fresh with vibrant colors, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, rare and choice, all but 50c value signed "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $8,375 (HK$ 65,940). SG £10,400 (HK$ 105,720).
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Current BidHK$7,500
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Lot 681

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, Postage Due, 1942, 8¢ red (Scott NJ3. SG JD13), a splendid, fresh used example, tied in corner to small piece by neat, partial "Mal[lacca]/27 A[U]/1942" c.d.s., Very Fine, a select example of this rarity.
Scott $2,250 (HK$ 17,720). SG £3,250 (HK$ 33,040).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 682

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, Postal Card, 1942 (Apr. 23), registered 2¢ green, used from Malacca to Singapore (Singer 29. Tan MP1), with card showing large red boxed "Seal of the Government Office of the Malacca Military Dept." handstamp, with additional 8c gray Straits Settlements block of 4 with Malacca chop (Scott #N5, $600), all cancelled by "Malacca/23 AP/1942/R" c.d.s.'s; reverse shows Syonan "4 24 2602" arrival c.d.s., Very Fine, a fresh and lovely rare showpiece. Singer $950 (HK$ 7,480).
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$1,400
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Lot 683

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Malacca, Postal Stationery, 1942, 5¢ brown + 3¢ red Straits Settlements entire with "Seal of the Government Office of the Malaya Military Dept." chop in red (Singer 30. Tan E5), lovely mint entire showing red "Postage Paid/3 CTS/Malaya" handstamp in red; some light, minor foxing, Fine to Very Fine, a rarely encountered entire.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$2,200
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Lot 684
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Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942-43, nice selection of issues (Scott N1//N31), comprising Scott #N1, N4, N17a, N17b, N18-N27 and N28-N31; all with bright colors on clean paper, with the double and double-one-inverted overprints a fun bonus, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, Very Fine, inspect.
Scott $350 (HK$ 2,760).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 685

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, single-frame handstamp overprints, 1¢ to $1 (Scott N1-N4, N6, N8-N9, N11-N13, N15. SG between J161 and J174a), lovely and very scarce group of 11 items, including handstamps in various colors, etc.; Gibbons #J161, J162b, J163a, J164c, J165a, J166-167, J169, J170a, J171 and J174a, Very Fine, several values signed, 8c value with 1994 RPSL certificate.
Scott $776 (HK$ 6,110). SG £1,620 (HK$ 16,470).
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Current BidHK$1,400
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Lot 686

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, 4¢ brown orange, with black single-frame handstamp, unissued (Scott unlisted. SG see footnote after #J223. Singer 15), pristine mint and perfectly centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine+, signed Bailey.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800

Gibbons notes, "exists with overprint, but not available to the public, while Singer states 780 printed
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Current BidHK$700
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Lot 687

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, 6¢ rose red, with black single-frame overprint, unissued (Scott N5. SG see footnote after #J223), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a splendid example of this highly elusive issue, signed "EDB" (Bailey), etc.
Scott $600 (HK$ 4,720).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 688

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, 12¢ ultramarine, with brown single-frame overprint (Scott N10. SG J168), fresh and perfectly centered, full clean o.g., Very Fine+, a choice quality example of this rarity.
Scott $900 (HK$ 7,090). SG £2,750 (HK$ 27,960).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$900
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Lot 689

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, 40¢ dark violet & carmine, with black single-frame handstamp (Scott N14. SG J172), an immaculate example of this exceptionally rare stamp, well-centered with lovely colors and full, clean original gum which is only lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a gem, only 70 examples prepared, signed Rowell and "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $750 (HK$ 5,910). SG £3,000 (HK$ 30,500).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 690

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, 1942, $5 brown red & green on emerald, with black single-frame overprint (Scott N16. SG J175), fresh mint and perfectly centered, full clean o.g., Very Fine+, a beauty.
Scott $325 (HK$ 2,560). SG £800 (HK$ 8,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Current BidHK$500
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Lot 691

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Negri Sembilan, Registration Envelopes, 1942 (May 12), 15¢ blue entire with reddish brown single-frame handstamp, sent to Ayer Itam, Penang (Singer 104. Tan RE4a), lovely, fresh and clean entire, franked additionally on reverse by 5 Japanese Showa series issues, all tied by violet "12.5.2602" commemorative c.d.s.'s; reverse shows "Penang b/6057" registry label, Very Fine, a scarce entire. Singer $1,500 (HK$ 11,810).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 692

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Pahang, 1942, 6¢ scarlet, with black single-frame handstamp (Scott unlisted. SG see footnote after #J223. Singer 17. Tan J67), full clean o.g., Very Fine, a superb example of this rarely encountered item, of which only 14 examples are believed to have been prepared, signed JR Hughes. Singer $400 (HK$ 3,150).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Current BidHK$700
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Lot 693

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Pahang, 1942, $2 green & scarlet King George VI, with black single-framed overprint, unissued (Scott unlisted. SG see footnote after #J223. Singer 52), o.g., Very Fine, a magnificent example of this incredibly rare issue, which is noted in Gibbons as "not available to the public", while Singer notes it as an "unofficial overprint" with only 20 examples prepared, signed. Singer $450 (HK$ 3,540).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Current BidHK$600
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Lot 694

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Pahang, 1942, 1¢ to 8¢, 10¢, 15¢-40¢ & $1, with black single-frame handstamp (Scott N1-N3, N4, N6-N9, N11. SG J176, 177a, 178, 180-181, 183-186, 188), lovely, fresh and clean group of ten values, including the elusive 3¢ green, 10¢ dark violet, 15¢ ultramarine and $1 values, o.g., Very Fine, numerous values signed "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $1,937 (HK$ 15,250). SG £1,310 (HK$ 13,320).
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,800
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Lot 695

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Pahang, 1942, 12¢ ultramarine, with brown single-frame handstamp (Scott N5. SG J182a), wonderfully fresh and bright with perfect centering, o.g., never hinged (!), Very Fine, pristine and choice.
Scott $3,000 (HK$ 23,620). SG £1,200 (HK$ 12,200).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,000
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Lot 696

Japanese Occupation of Malaya: Pahang, 1942, 50¢ black on emerald, with black single-frame handstamp (Scott N10. SG J187), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., Very Fine, a splendid example of this rarity, signed "EDB" (Bailey).
Scott $1,875 (HK$ 14,760). SG £1,900 (HK$ 19,310).
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,800
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