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


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Lot 855

Korea, 1903, Falcon Issue, 2re-2wn complete (Scott 39-51), all o.g.; couple smallish hidden faults, but generally Fine to Very Fine+, a fresh, attractive set.
Scott $1,261 (HK$ 9,930).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 856
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Korea (South), 1957, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), fresh set, with just a hint of toning along one or two edges, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 857
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Korea (South), 1957, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 858
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Korea (South), 1957, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), a lovely, Post Office fresh set, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 859
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Korea (South), 1951, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), set of 22 complete, including both Italy types, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 860
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Korea (South), 1951, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), set of 22 sheets complete, including both Italy types, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 861
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Korea (South), 1951, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), set of 22 sheets complete, including both Italy types, Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 862
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Korea (South), 1951, Participating Nations presentation sheets (Scott 132-173. Korea P.S.C. PSC41-83), set of 22 sheets complete, including Italy-with-crown type, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $875 (HK$ 6,890).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 863

Korea (South), 1956, 20h blue Reconstruction, booklet (Scott 212Fa), a lovely, clean group of ten unexploded booklets, o.g., never hinged, generally Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 864
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Korea (South), 1955, 20hw Naval Anniversary issue presentation sheet (Scott 225 var. Korea P.S.C. PSC101), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, only 1000 examples issued.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 865
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Korea (South), 1956, 20hw & 55hw Olympic Games presentation sheets (Scott 229-230 var), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 866

Korea (South), 1957, ITU Anniversary presentation sheet (Scott 243-244 var. Korea P.S.C. PSC111), fresh mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 867

Korea (South), 1957, 40hw+20hw Boy Scouts 50th Anniversary miniature sheet (Korea P.S.C. PSC113), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a splendid, choice example of this ever-popular sheet, only 1000 examples printed.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 868

Korea (South), 1957, 40hw+20hw Boy Scouts 50th Anniversary presentation sheet (Korea P.S.C. PSC113), Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely sheet, only 1000 examples printed.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 869

Korea (South), 1957, 2hw to 400hw Definitive Series miniature sheets (Korea P.S.C. PS153-166), a remarkable, absolutely superb quality set of ten sheets, each pristine, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, choice, only 1000 sets produced.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 870

Korea (South), 1957, 2hw to 400hw Definitive Series miniature sheets (Korea P.S.C. PS153-166), an absolutely superb quality set of ten sheets, Post Office fresh (any lines in our online images are from the holders—the sheets are flawless), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, only 1000 sets produced, with few remaining in this quality.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 871

Korea (South), 1957, 2hw to 400hw Definitive Series miniature sheets (Korea P.S.C. PS153-166), a lovely, exceptional quality complete set of ten sheets, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, only 1000 sets produced; few remain in this quality.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 872

Korea (South), 1957, Christmas & New Year issue miniature sheets (Scott 265a-267a. Korea P.S.C. N1a-N3a), fresh mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely set, of which only 2000 were produced.
Scott $3,300 (HK$ 25,980).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 873

Korea (South), 1957, Christmas & New Year issue miniature sheets complete (Scott 265a-267a. Korea P.S.C. N1a-N3a), Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a beautiful, choice quality set.
Scott $3,300 (HK$ 25,980).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 874

Korea (South), 1957, Christmas & New Year miniature sheets complete (Scott 265a-267a. Korea P.S.C. N1a-N3a), pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely and choice set.
Scott $3,300 (HK$ 25,980).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 875

Korea (South), 1957, Christmas & New Year issue complete (Scott 265-267. Korea P.S.C. N1-N3), matched imprint blocks of 4, each a lower right corner margin block as always encountered, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a scarce set, printed in far smaller quantities than the miniature sheets.
Scott $103+ (HK$ 810).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 876

Korea (South), 1957, Christmas & New Year issue complete (Scott 265-267. Korea P.S.C. N1-N3), matched imprint blocks of 4, a splendid set, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a particularly rare set, in actuality scarcer than the miniature sheets.
Scott $103+ (HK$ 810).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 877

Korea (South), 1958, 40h Second Postal Week miniature sheet (Scott 283a), fresh mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,950 (HK$ 15,350).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 878

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year souvenir sheets (Scott 287a-289a. Korea P.S.C. N4a-N6a), group of ten sets, each set individually bagged and ready for retail; all as fresh as the day they were printed, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,025 (HK$ 15,940).
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 879

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year souvenir sheets (Scott 287a-289a. Korea P.S.C. N4a-N6a), group of ten sets, all fresh mint, each set individually sleeved, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,025 (HK$ 15,940).
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 880

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year souvenir sheets (Scott 287a-289a. Korea P.S.C. N4a-N6a), group of ten sets, Post Office fresh and ready to sell, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,025 (HK$ 15,940).
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 881

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year souvenir sheets (Scott 287a-289a. Korea P.S.C. N4a-N6a), group of ten sets, Post Office fresh and ready to sell, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,025 (HK$ 15,940).
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 882

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year souvenir sheets (Scott 287a-289a. Korea P.S.C. N4a-N6a), group of ten sets, vibrantly fresh all; sets identified in individual sleeves, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $2,025 (HK$ 15,940).
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 883

Korea (South), 1958, Christmas & New Year miniature sheets (Scott 287a-289a), five pristine, complete sets, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,013 (HK$ 7,980).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 884

Korea (South), 1962, 370th Anniversary of Victory of Hansan Island complete (Scott 356-357. Korea P.S.C. C164-165), seven sets of the 2w and 4w values, all bottom right corner imprint blocks of four, fresh, bright and clean, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $1,120+ (HK$ 8,820).
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 885

Korea (South), 1964, 4w Metric System Symbols (Scott 428. Korea P.S.C. C204), a lovely and eye-catching bottom margin block of ten with imprint, complete imperforate, with blue color shifted to the right, pristine, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $375 as pairs (HK$ 2,950).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 886

Korea (South), 1967, 20w and 40w Anti-Counterfeit redrawn design issue (Scott 582-583. Korea P.S.C. 250a-251a), blocks of 9, pristine for both values, both with and without imprints (the latter rare, as evidenced by KPSC catalogue values), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely group.
Scott $1,103 (HK$ 8,680).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 887
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Korea (South), 1970, Second Ancient Painting issue, imperforate (Scott 718-720 var. Korea P.S.C. 437a-439a), three sets of corner margin blocks, each matched, one set lower right corner blocks of four with imprint; one lower left corner blocks of six with selvage numbers, the third upper left corner blocks of nine, all Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, pretty.
Scott $950 as singles (HK$ 7,480).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 888
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Korea (South), 1970, Second Ancient Paintings issue, perforated and imperforate (Scott 718-720, 718-720 vars. Korea P.S.C. 437-439, 437a-439a), sheets of 25, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice.
Scott $1,906 (HK$ 15,010).
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 3,800.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 889

Korea (South), 1963, combined definitives and airmails First Day Cover, addressed to Seoul and franked by Scott #363, 370, 377, C27 and C29-C30, the stamps tied by three strikes of a "63. 2. 5" dater; see notes in Korean Postage Stamp Catalog under A29, Fine to Very Fine, a rare cover that may well be unique.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 1,800.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 890

Korea (South), Airmail, 1963, Castles & Palaces issue (Won values), three First Day Covers (Scott C27, C29-C30), the stamps the 1961 Airmail design, valued in Won with underlined zeros added to the denominations; each cover addressed to Seoul, with the stamps neatly tied by "63. 2. 5" datestamps, Fine to Very Fine, inspection urged, very rare covers.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 891
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Korea (South), exceptional nearly all-mint collection, 1884-1980, housed in three Palo hingeless albums with slipcases, plus two binders, running from the start of Korean philately; the first two issues are complete mint, followed by a mix of mint and used issues up to the Falcons, which are again mint and complete; stamps issued under US military rule are nearly complete with vast majority mint, with South Korea proper essentially mint with just a handful of items missing; we note 1951 Participating Countries, both singles and souvenir sheets, including both Italy designs, and a complete run of souvenir sheets from the 1950s on, including Christmas/New Year sets, 1962 Anniversary of the Revolution sheets in both English and Hangul, etc.; binders are a bonus, housing items too large to fit in the albums, with many souvenir sheets in useful quantities for the dealer, part-sheets, and more, Very Fine, one to make you dance for joy; examine.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
Realized HK$45,000.
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Lot 892
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Korea (South), beautiful, all-mint, high-quality selection, lovely, nice quality group of sets, singles, miniature sheets, etc.; nearly all better values, including Scott #6-9, 85-86, 90, 91-92, 107, 128a (never hinged block of four), 132-173, plus strong miniature sheets like #285a (2, Very Fine never hinged), 286a (3), 287a-289a, 290a (2), 298a-300a (2), 664a-683a (3), etc.; fresh throughout, with most all never hinged, Very Fine, a super lot; examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 893
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Korea (South), selection of individual sets and singles, 1895-1971, comprising used Kingdom issues Scott #6 & 7 and South Korea #79; and mint (never hinged, unless noted) South Korea #61 and 61 var. (top margin imperforate; both numbers in complete pane of 100, folded into quarters), 85-86, 119-121 (blocks of four), 132-173 plus 154a and 155a (hinged), 356 (three blocks of four, one with color tabs, two with imprints), 356-357 (imprint blocks of four), 368 (two blocks of nine, one with imprints, one without), 718-720 (three imprint blocks of four), 785b (five, as full pane of 25), and C23-C26 (three imprint blocks of four), along with a selection of booklets (several in quantity); clean throughout, Very Fine overall, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 894

Korea (South), mint souvenir sheets & inscription block collection, 1957-2000, hundreds and hundreds of mint stamps, blocks and souvenir sheets, with some better including souvenir sheets #713a (28), 883a-892a (23), 922a (10); inscription blocks #294 (6), 297 (5), 376 (20); duplication of even scarce items, what was checked was o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a once-in-a-lifetime holding; examination a must.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 895

Korea (South), useful, clean stock of souvenir sheets, 1952-74, comprising Scott #285a, 286a, 293a, 663a (61 normal, plus about ten more showing smudges, streaks, etc., mostly in the blue background printing), 918a (10), and 922a (approximately 50, all showing the blue impression shifted slightly to bottom), plus presentation sheets for #185, 186, 187, 211 and C19; all clean, some with a slight curl at top and bottom (should flatten with patience), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, useful for the dealer; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 896

Korea (South), sensational seals collection, 1932-85, a remarkable holding of Christmas/Anti-Tuberculosis seals from the 1932 First Issue into the early 1970s, with singles, blocks, full sheets (most perforated, sever imperforate) and booklets; note several described by the collector as "unique", plus a wealth of beautiful designs; additional Seals include the Korea Handicapped Persons Association (full sheet, unique), 1934 Seals for the 50th Anniversary of Korean Methodism, Registry seals (perforated, rouletted, and shade variety), plus the odd-and-end Revenue, etc., Very Fine, you're not likely to see another lot like this soon; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 897

Korea (South), substantial miniature sheet accumulation. Each in glassines, including a wealth of better items, such as Scott #264a Friendship sheet, #285a ROK Anniversary, #286a, 287a-289a, 301a, 304a and dozens more, o.g., never hinged; some toning on best item, others quite nice and fresh, mostly Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 898
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Korea (South), useful and diverse accumulation, comprising many hundreds of items, including some early issues plus mint Scott #85-86 and 90, lots of miniature sheets, First Day Covers like #265-267 (2), and lots more; interesting pickings throughout, Fine to Very Fine, well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 899

Korea (South), eclectic selection of covers, 1950s-'70s, in two binders and loose, one binder of used singles off-piece including many of the souvenir sheets from the 1960s, the second binder including a used single Scott #31 with pink omitted, several Christmas Seals mint, a 2Ri Falcon used on native cover, an New Zealand FPO cover from the Korean War, etc., plus an additional 200 or so post-war covers with a range of frankings, services, markings, etc., with most commercial usages; lovely lot for the Koreaphile, generally Very Fine, worth review.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 900

Korea (North), 1946, Liberation from Japan, 50ch brown (Scott 6), two neat singles tied to small piece by light native bridge-type c.d.s.; trivial usage wrinkle, Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $1,100 (HK$ 8,660).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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