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


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Lot 1
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China, huge old time collection, 1865 onwards, in a huge 4 inch album with over 200 pages, many thousands of mint and used stamps mounted on album pages. Including a mint set of Large Dragon, a few values of Dowager, a Red Revenue 1c mint; lots of middle period stamps. Also with some PRC. Noticed with some original print set, including C1, C1NE, C4, C4NE, C6, C6NE, S4, etc. Viewing highly recommended!
Estimate $80,000 - 120,000.
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Lot 2
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China, used collection, Imperial onwards to ROC, just ending with Wartime Provisionals, 1883-1943, neatly written up in 1 album, including Large Dragon thick paper 3ca; Small Dragons on an entire page; Dowagers to 9 ca; Dowager surcharges to 10c on various issues including Small Dragons surcharge set; 2 pages of Large Dragon and Dowagers forgeries; Red Revenues include 1c and both large 2c and 4c; ICP to 50c; CIP to $5 both sets; bisects on piece. Republic era stamps included many complete sets for both definitives and commemoratives, with wartime provisionals, airmails, etc. Very complete collection that can easily be made to completion with additional stamps (volume 2 of 18 volumes).
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 3
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China, mint collection, Imperial onwards to ROC, 1878-1943, neatly written up in an album on 77 pages, including Large Dragon thin paper 1ca, a few Dowager and Dowager overprint., CIP coiling Dragons to 30c with some multiples; First Peking to $1, Second Peking to $2. Much of the 1920's and 1930's commemoratives are complete. Wartime overprints for 1c, 4c, 7c. Detailed study of the various issues of the Martyrs. Strong study with many paper types identified for SYS Central Trust and Pei Cheng prints including perf studies. Some airmail in sets. Some varieties are included also with some in multiples (volume 1 of 18 volumes).
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 4
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China, mint and used collection, substantial although some what scattered, mounted on album pages with strength in back of the book, F-VF, viewing invited.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 5
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China, mint and used group of mostly early issues on an album page, composed of 34 stamps the best of which is a nice complete mint set of 1894 Dowager issue. Some stamps a bit stuck down otherwise clean and F-VF.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 6
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China, mint and used, interesting and valuable mixed up accumulation, composed mainly of Taiwan and PRC issues loose or in glassines and small stock cards. There is good mint NH value to be found including PRC Scott 1215-17 and 1433 plus a nice group of modern Taiwan souvenir sheets and booklets. A F-VF clean lot that will certainly reward careful viewing.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 7
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China, substantial mint and used collection, from Small Dragons to 1949, of many hundreds, mostly used, on Scott specialty page in a binder with nice runs of used coiling dragons and Junks (through the $5 Hall of Classics), overall F-VF, viewing suggested.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 8
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China, Imperial, ROC and Taiwan selection on album pages, 1878 to 1961, Including a used Large Dragon, used small dragon and about 10+ Dowagers and ovpts. Some ICP, CIP coiling dragons and ROC ovpt used to $1. Later issues are spotty. Also with pages with Taiwan from 1949 onwards mostly used stamps to 1961. Also included Postage Dues, airmail and some provinces stamps. Jap Occ pages are present but with nearly no stamps, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 9
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China, useful mint and used wholesale lot, composed of Junk issues, large multiples and a few sheets, clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
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Lot 10
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China, useful little mint and used collection running to about 1923, composed of about 175 stamps on album pages. A number of better items noted including mint Scott 69, 270-73 and Sinkiang 43-46 as well as used 10-12, 79 and Japan Offices 20-21. Nice range of clean F-VF material, viewing invited.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
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Lot 11
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China, old-timer's collection mounted on 19 album pages, 1888-1947, with Small Dragons used, Dowagers and Dowager ovpts mint and used, also with small dragon ovpt. Refugee s/sheet, Jap Occ in blocks, several pages of middle period on pieces and 2 cover/card. Also some early forgeries of Dowagers and ICP.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 12
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China, perfins selection, 1898 onwards, a group of company name perforations as security markings, including 20 on Republic overprint Coiling Dragons, including several pairs. Also 2 medium size stock sheets totalling 10 rows filled with mostly Junk/Reaper issues values to 50c, some SYS and also 2 Martyrs. Rarely offered in such quantity. Excellent for the specialist collector.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 13
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China, Imperial to Republic collection, 1897 and onwards, in album including all periods up to modern issues on 37 album pages, with CIP Coiling Dragons, Junks, SYS, Martyrs, wartime provisionals, Silver Yuan, provinces, Liberated Areas, PRC up to modern. Some highlights are the 1947 NE provinces SYS $22, $44, $65, $109 with a Chan catalog value totalling US$668. PRC S44 Chrysanthemums CTO set. Very useful collection.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 14
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China, back-of-the-book collection including postage dues, 1904 onwards, neatly written up in album on 59 album pages, including 25 pages of postage dues from 1904 issues onward to Gold Yuan, both mint and used, many in complete sets. 2 album pages of military stamps, 2 album pages of express stamps mint and used, 7 album pages of parcel post stamps both mint and used, 4 pages of Gold Yuan Postage Dues both mint and used, 2 album pages with mint and used PRC postage dues, 2 album pages of express letter portions, 1 album page of officail seals, 1 album page with a commemorative cancel on large piece, airmail from 1946 on 10 pages, semi-postals on 4 pages, some in multiples (volume 6 of 18 volumes).
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 15
 
China, nice representative collection, 1897-2001, including ROC and PRC issues mounted on album pages in a binder, overall clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 16
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China, mint and used collection, 1940's, several hundred on album pages with a bit of Taiwan and PRC. Although not much of note there is a nice mix of material with some good mid-range value. As expected a number of faults noted although majority clean and F-VF, viewing invited.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 17
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China, mostly Middle Period mint and used stamps, on 30+ stock pages, including postage dues, airmail, provinces, Jap. Occ., saving stamps. With a few commemorative and a few PRC including Liberated Areas. Must be over 1000 stamps. Many pages are fully filled. Some faults, generally Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 18
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China, old-timer's collection, 1888 and onwards, mounted on 36 album pages, some on Minkus pages., with 15 Small Dragons (11 on separate album page). Stamps of all era including pages for Taiwan and PRC. Also with postage dues, airmail stamps and provinces stamps.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 19
 
China, and other Asia, mixed up mint and used accumulation of many hundreds, in Glassines and Loose. The China is mainly 1930's to 1949 with useful groups of SYS issues, gold issues etc, as well as Taiwan and PRC. There is also a substantial holding of Hong Kong including items like Scott 193 NH plate numbered block of 4, as well as a few other countries like Japan. Some faults as expected but otherwise overall clean and F-VF, viewing suggested.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
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Lot 20
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China, mostly used Middle Period and Japanese occupation stamps, arranged in glassines in a plastic box with dividers, many 100 of stamps. Also noticed a small pack of Hong Kong and a small pack with non-Chinese stamps. Also with some Japanese letters.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 21
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China, very diverse collection of different areas of China, Japanese Occupation, Taiwan, PRC, and Liberated Areas, in an album, must be examined, hundreds of stamps from all different areas and periods.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 22
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China, an accumulation of mostly Middle Period, in a box, including a few hundred all different mint and used Middle Period stamps in 8 packs. Also other packs including PRC, middle period, Taiwan etc. Also useful collection on album pages with used Small Dragon and about 30+ CIP Coiling Dragons and overprints to 50c, Hsuen Tung set mint, also ROC definitive $2 temple used X2. Must be a couple of thousand stamps.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 23
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China, old-timer's collection, 1888 and onwards, mounted on 33 album pages, also with 7 stock pages., with a few Small Dragons, a few ICP and CIP, but mostly Middle Period stamps including airmail, provinces, dues and Jap Occupation. Even has a few pages of Taiwan and PRC. Some blocks of 4 on stock pages including Hsuen Tung blocks.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 24
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China and Taiwan, mostly used accumulation, of many hundreds on album pages. Nothing noted of significent value but nice runs of coiling dragons and junks plus war time and inflation period surcharges. Majority clean and F-VF, careful viewing a must.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 25
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China and Taiwan, useful mostly used accumulation, of of few hundred, neatly organized by Scott number on small approval cards. With a decent showing of coiling dragons and running to 2003, overall clean and F-VF, examine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 26
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China, mixed up accumulation, including mint or used sets, singles miniature sheets, se-tenant strips etc. in glassines, stock sheets etc. Includes a small group of early China plus PRC, Taiwan etc. nothing rare, but useful items throughout, F-VF, worth a close look.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 27
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China, mixed up almost all used accumulation, composed of few hundred 1930's issues on paper, small glassine accumulation with a little Taiwan and a hundred or so used coiling dragons and junks and 28 Taiwan early 1960's printed matter rate Post Office announcements. Useful group, overall F-VF, viewing invited.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 28
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China, collection of mainly Middle Period stamps, in an album, mint and used. Much duplication, some in blocks. Also with a few PRC stamps, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 29
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China, collection from 1888 onwards, on stock pages, including 2 Small Dragons etc. A few imperial stamps, including a stock card of mint and used Hsuan Tung. Republic era include a set of first airmail mint. Even 2 mint Refugee souvenir sheets. Mixed, but with much value.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 30
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China, mostly used collection, 1913-89, interesting selection on pages in two binders, clean and F-VF, examine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 31
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China, collection of CIP 11 Coiling Dragons and 3 Junks all with registered cancels, 1898 onwards, many with large R in black or red ink. Rarely offered in such quantity.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 32
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China, collection balance with PRC, Liberated Areas and also ROC stamps, in an album with both mint and used. MNH included Cultural Revolution W6 Mao Poems 3 values. Used included W1 3 values and W6 values. Very diverse coverage but many useful stamps.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 33
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China, an accumulation of mostly postage dues, in glassines, also a few other glasssines with Middle Period commemoratives mostly CKS. Stock card with mint 20 block of 4, SYS, overprints, some PRC. Also a selection of Russian Offices in China (About a dozen stamps).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 34
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China, group of glassines with mostly Middle Period, some with heavy duplication. Noticed Small Dragon 1ca mint, Dowager 3 ca mint, Small Dragon 5c overprint used, CIP $1 used, Hsuen Tung set used etc. A couple of hundred stamps.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 35

China, beautiful group of 10 unused handmade post cards, hand painted and with collage made from cut up stamps depicting various outdoor scenes, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 36
China, labels, uncut match box covers and non-denomination souvenir sheets, on 12 album pages. Diverse material, from surcharge on stamp, cancel on stamps, early labels about China. Very interesting collection.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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