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


Stamps: Middle Period, 1937-49
 
 
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Lot 453
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China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $5 red & greenish black (Scott 361), sheet of 50, without gum as issued.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 454
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China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $5 red & greenish black (Scott 361. Chan 383), 2 sheets of 50, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 455
 
China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $5 red & greenish black, imperf printer's waste (Scott 361), composed of 5 sheets of 50 and 62 vertical strips of 5, many cut into stamps, clean, overall Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 456

China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, 2¢-$10 complete (Scott 370-375. Chan 386-391), Dah Tung perf 14, complete set of blocks of 4, all with either top or bottom margins, some with imprint or sheet number, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 457
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China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $10 dark green & dull purple, imperf bottom margin (Scott 375 var. Chan 391a), Dah Tung perf 14, without gum as issued; toning, otherwise Very Fine, expert marking on back.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 458

China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $1-$20 complete, watermarked (Scott 376-380), set of top margin pairs with imprints, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 459
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China, 1939, Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, type 3, $1 henna & dark brown, with Chungking Anti-Bandit Chop in purple (Scott 376 var. Chan 369b), horizontal pair with imperf bottom margins and plate number LM in margin, without gum; toning, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, expert marking on back.
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 460
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China, 1940, Martyr, ½¢ olive black (Scott 421 var. Chan 433 var.), block of 4 on thin yellow unwatermarked paper,with bottom margin completely imperf, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 461
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China, 1940, Martyr, 2¢ deep blue, imperf horizontally (Scott 423a. Chan 436a), vertical pair, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 462
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China, 1943, Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust printing, $2 dark blue green, perf 13, Chinese white (wood-free) paper (Scott 502 var. Chan 557 var.), horizontal strip of 3, without gum as issued, Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 463
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, DPP overprints on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 527-528), 15 blocks of 4 all different, some are marginal blocks, without gum as issued; a couple with hinge reinforcements, Fine to Very Fine, now very difficult to assemble to such completeness.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 464
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, DPP overprint on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 528 var.), horizontal pair, upper left corner of left stamp in value plate showing broken plate variety, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce variety.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 465
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, Fukien DPP overprint on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 528h. Chan 657, 657g, 657h), block of 4, some stamps showing dropped Wu and dropped Giao varieties, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 466
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, Fukien DPP overprint on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 528h var. Chan 657 var), top left corner block of 8 with sheet numbers, top corner margin showing misperf variety, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 467
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, Yunnan DPP overprint on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 528l var. Chan 674 var.), bottom block of 20 with bottom margins, bottom 12 stamps showing DPP overprint shifted left, so none of the overprinting bars could cover these characters, also overprint showing upwards and downwards shifts shown within the block, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, a showpiece.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 468
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China, 1942, Sun Yat-sen, Kweichow DPP overprint on Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 528o var. Chan 671 var.), bottom margin single, imperf horizontally at top, without gum as issued, Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 469
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China, 1943, Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust printing, 50¢ on 16¢ dull olive brown (Scott 529-530), 11 blocks of 4, all different, some are marginal blocks, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, now very difficult to assemble to such completeness.
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
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Lot 470
 
China, 1946, Sun Yat-sen, Chungking Central Surcharge, $20 on 8¢ olive green, perf 13½ (Scott 703 var. Chan 951f), 3 blocks of 100, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 471
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China, 1946, National Assembly, $20 green (Scott 728. Chan 1011), 8 full sheets of 50, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine. Also with half sheet of 50 PRC Temple 6th issue $50 (Scott 206, Yang R42). Chan $1,000 (HK$ 7,750).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 472
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China, 1947, Constitution, $3,000 blue, dramatic paper fold (Scott 782 var. Chan 1059 var.), corner margin single, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 473
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China, 1948, Sun Yat-sen, Gold Yuan, ½¢ on $500 blue green, dramatic paper fold (Scott 821 var. Chan G36 var.), variety also created a perf variety, left margin block of 8, without gum as issued; couple toned spots, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 474
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China, 1949, Sun Yat-sen, Hwa Nan Silver Yuan printing, 1¢-500¢ complete (Scott 973-981. Chan S22-30), without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,017 (HK$ 7,880).
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 475
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China, 1949, Sun Yat-sen, Silver Yuan, unit stamp on $10 deep carmine, prepared but not issued (Chan SRPN1), without gum as issued, Very Fine. Chan $5,000 (HK$ 38,760).
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 476
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China, 1944, War Refugeees semi-postal, miniature sheet of 6 (Scott B9a. Chan MS2), 2 sheets, one with fold mark along bottom perforations, without gum as issued, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 477
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China, 1944, War Refugeees semi-postal, miniature sheet of 6 (Scott B9a. Chan MS2), 3 sheets, without gum as issued; fold mark along perforations, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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