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

Other Asia Countries
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Lot 781
Asia, A grab-bag of goodies, with offerings from China (all periods), Korea, Macau and Malaya; China features material from the Imperial CIP Coiling Dragons onward, with solid Republic issues (mainly Junks and Sun Yat-sen/Martyrs), a sampling of mint early PRC, ROC (mostly used), Shanghai Local Post issues, covers with Foreign Offices in China usages, even a pretty set of Manchukuo-franked post cards; Korea is a mix of Imperial issues, South Korean souvenir sheets and various North Korean issues; Macau features a number of souvenir or miniature sheets, each in quantity; and Malaya consists of never hinged Silver Wedding issues from Johore (bottom margin plate number singles), Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca (left margin singles) and Pahang plus a used block of four $1 King George VI cancelled by "Singapore/Registration" strikes; uniformly clean and fresh, Very Fine on the whole, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 782
Asia, Delectably diverse accumulation, a bit of everything, presented on black cards, counterbook pages, manila stockcards and in glassines; we note Treaty Port cancels on Hong Kong Victoria and Edward definitives, a useful quantity of Hong Kong 1989 Royal Visit souvenir sheets; China Small Dragons, a Statistical Department-overprinted $1; a small array of Chinese Republic Sun Yat-sen issues including Japanese Occupations; PRC #962-964, 1076-1079, 1104-1107 and 1864-1871; Ryukyus including #18, C14-C18 and the wide-bar #192b; Taiwan #1109-1110, 1471-1474 and 1479-1482; even a Manchukuo Inaugural Flight postal card (uprated) to Japan, and more; overwhelmingly mint with much never hinged; excellent potential for the dealer, and great material for the collector, Very Fine overall, an interesting group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 783
Asia, Enticing array, mostly China, but with Hong Kong, Japan and Laos included as well; China comprises a mint and used hinged collection on album pages, from Coiling Dragons to CNC and Gold issues, with several Large Figure Dowager overprints, Provinces, Japanese Occupations, etc., plus a full sheet of 200 8¢ Dah Tung print Sun Yat-sens; PRC consists of five 1981-82 souvenir sheet First Day Covers, including Scott #1761; Hong Kong harbors an array of used Georges (including blocks, several of which with plate or sheet number) and mint Elizabeths, along with two King George VI definitive First Day Covers; Japan offers two engraved-image postal or post cards; Laos consists of multiple miniature sheets of four of the FAO issue (Scott #84a and 84b, with the 5k value's frame in brown and green, respectively); plus a trio of charming and beautiful "picture" post cards created from cut-up stamps, Fine to Very Fine, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500.
Realized HK$3,200.
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