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


Bhutan
 
 
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Lot 784

Bhutan, 1973, Record stamps issue, 10ch to 9nu complete (Scott 152-152F), fresh and clean, Very Fine, a superb set of this storied issue.
Scott $400 (HK$ 3,150).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 785
Bhutan, 1976, 2nu 25th Anniversary of the Colombo Plan, original artwork (Scott 231), splendid, hand-painted design measuring approximately 8½ x 6½ inches affixed to production card, with additional overlays, etc., added; the design was adopted for the 4ch value and the reverse shows a lovely pencil drawing of the design, Very Fine, a unique archival piece.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 786
Bhutan, 1976, 1.25nu 25th Anniversary of the Colombo Plan, original artwork (Scott 234), outstanding, beautiful design in watercolors, complete with overlays; measures approximately 9½ x 8 inches, affixed to card, a splendid, superb design, Very Fine, unique.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 787
Bhutan, 1976, 15ch 25th Anniversary of the Colombo Plan, original artwork (Scott 235), lovely, beautifully produced hand-painted design with overlays, approximately 9½ x 6 inches, mounted on card; design shows floral motif in yellow similar to the 2nu accepted design; minor paint loss at far left, Very Fine, striking and unique.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 788
Bhutan, 1998, 15nu Seated Buddha, 50th Anniversary of India's Independence, original artist's work (Scott 1184), portraying the 15nu miniature sheet; a splendid, hand-painted design in the issued colors, approved and signed by the Director of Posts & Telegraphs; also includes like examples for the 3nu and 15nu issued stamps from this set—for a total of three items in all, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 789
Bhutan, 2001, 10nu to 20nu Choelong Trulsum miniature sheet, stamps' original artwork (Scott 1343), beautifully executed group of three items, each measuring approximately 2½ x 3½ inches, affixed to card, approved and signed by the Director of Posts & Telegraphs, Royal Government of Bhutan, Very Fine, splendid hand-painted designs.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Current BidHK$2,200
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Lot 790

Bhutan, Fantastic selection of hundreds of commercially used covers, excellent, extensive and diverse array of approximately 250-300, including many eye-catching frankings, Registered usages, bank mail, overseas usages, Official envelope stamp-franked covers (some addressed to the famous B.K. Todd, the man who created Bhutan's unique stamp-issuing policies), etc.; a lovely lot of seldom-offered material, Fine to Very Fine, specialist's delight; examine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 791
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Bhutan, Excellent accumulation, an extensive, clean and valuable holding including a nice single-volume collection in a Minkus album, with loads of unusual sets and miniature sheets, including 3-Ds, etc.; we also note many sets and sheets on counter pages, stocksheets, etc.; scores of colorful and unique sets, with much never hinged, Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,400
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Lot 792

Bhutan, Wonderful group of First Day Covers, from the First Issue on, excellent and highly unusual selection of perhaps 120-150 or so First Day Covers, from duplicated First Issue sets mostly to the mid-1970s; included are a wonderful array of striking cachet designs; bulk fresh, Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Current BidHK$1,000
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