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

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Lot 37
A. Willmore, Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin Near Peking, a lovely lovely hand colored engraved print, based on drawings by Allom, in cardboard frame.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 38
China, Imperial silver fingernail shields, lovely group of nine different shields, interesting and colorful.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
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Lot 39
China, Stone belt hook money, painted stone piece fashioned after bronze dagger axe; minor repair, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 40
China, Canton Fooklee Race Club bond of 200 Dollars, ten shares, 1922, interesting horse racing bond, Very Fine.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 41

Report of the First Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo, 1933, a rare scientific work of archaeology carried out in the newly established State of Manchukuo by a Japanese scientific expedition headed by Shigay Asu Tonkunaga; cover well worn otherwise F-VF.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 42

Presentation book for the 11th U.P.U. Congress in Buenos Aires in 1939, the presentation booklet is untouched. But only the airmail stamps and postage due stamps are present, still in the glassines. Scarce historical item.
Estimate $800 - 1,200

China's gift to the delegates who attended the Congress
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Lot 43
40+ auction catalogs plus J.B. Wang's Comprehensive Illustration on Covers of Chinese Large Dragons, excellent reference materials for Red Revenue and Large Dragons. Useful reference for Imperial China collectors. Dated 2007 onward from Bull, Interasia, Zurich Asia, Spink etc. Over 30kg shipping weight.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 44
The L.Y. Woo Collection, Revenue Surcharges, written up and illustrated book on what is arguably the finest collection of these ever popular issues to be formed. With detailed explanation in both English and Chinese, Hard-bound, 156 pages, excellent like-new condition.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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