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


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Lot 1145
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 1, laid paper (Scott 1), without gum as issued, clean and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1146
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (Scott 2. J.S.C.A. 2a), without gum as issued, clean, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1147
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper (Scott 3. J.S.C.A. 3c), without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1148
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper (Scott 2. J.S.C.A. 2a), complete sheet of 40, without gum as issued, margins all around, natural paper thining on a few stamps due to how fragile the paper was made initially, bright color and very fresh, an absolute exhibition piece, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $40,000 - 60,000.
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Lot 1149
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m greenish blue, plate 1, laid paper (Scott 4a. J.S.C.A. 4f), complete sheet of 40, without gum as issued, guide pin holes at position 8, 20 and 37, margins all around, except position 40, where the cliché was placed low, therefore touching the margin, natural paper thining (position 1, 35) due to how fragile the paper was made initially, bright color and very fresh; light tone spots on some stamps and light pen mark on position 8, otherwise Very Fine and rare, an absolute exhibition piece.
Estimate $100,000 - 150,000.
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Lot 1150
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Lot 1151
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 6s violet brown, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 16 ("ta") (Scott 36. J.S.C.A. 32), without gum, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1152

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 20s violet, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 4 ("ni") (Scott 38. J.S.C.A. 34), slightly brownish o.g., sound, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1153
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Japan, 1888, New Koban, 15 sen - 1 yen values (Scott 80-84. J.S.C.A. 86-90), o.g. (50s without gum), select, welll-centered group; 1 yen lower left round corner and with slight toned spot, still Very Fine. J.S.C.A. ¥92,000 (HK$ 8,990).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 1154
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Japan, 1930, Tazawa, 7s red orange (Scott 135. J.S.C.A. 171), small ("new") die, 2 blocks of 15, totalling 30 stamps, o.g. or without gum, color is very fresh; some backing paper adherance and perf separation, 3 stamps at bottom are thinned, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $232 (HK$ 1,800).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1155
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Japan, 1923, Earthquake Emergency Series, ½s-20s complete (Scott 179-187. J.S.C.A. 200-208), without gum as issued, bold rich colors, well centered, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1156

Japan, 1951-52, Pagoda and Japan Alps Airmail, 15y-160y complete, with zeroes (Scott C14-C24. J.S.C.A. A11-21), o.g., very lightly hinged, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1157

Japan, 1952-62, Pagoda and Japan Alps Airmail, 15y-160y complete, without zeroes (Scott C25-C38. J.S.C.A. A22-32), o.g., lightly hinged, clean and Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1158

Japan, 1919, First Airmail Flight, 1½s blue (Scott C1. J.S.C.A. C22), Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1159
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Japan, 1942, Pacific War complete (Scott B6-B7. J.S.C.A. C92-93), most are stuck down on backing paper, both values in full sheets of 50 and also each with part sheet of 35, totalling 85 sets, o.g. (most are stuck down on backing paper); full sheet wrapped in cellopane which has shrinked, making stamps at mid-sheet creased.
Scott $361 (HK$ 2,800).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1160

Japan, 1916, 10s Heir Apparent (Scott 154. J.S.C.A. C17), upper right corner margin block of 4, o.g., stamps never hinged but for light even gum tonning and one gum tone spot, well centered; margin has small hole at right and is thinned, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce position piece.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 1161

Japan, 1921, Postal Services Anniversary complete (Scott 163-166. J.S.C.A. C28-31), o.g., clean and fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1162

Japan, 1936, Kwantung complete (Scott 227-229. J.S.C.A. C65-67), o.g., fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1163
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Japan, 1942, Manchukuo Anniversary complete (Scott 343-346. J.S.C.A. C87-90), complete set in full sheets, wrapped in cellopane which has shrinked making stamps at mid sheet creased. Most are struck down on backing paper. Also has an additional 2 sen part sheet of 29 stamps and another full sheet of the high value 20 sen.
Scott $349 (HK$ 2,700).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1164
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Japan, 1944, Kwantung Shrine complete (Scott 349-350. J.S.C.A. C95-96), 3s low value in full sheet minus lower left most row of 3 totalling 47 stamp. 7s high value half sheet of 25 stamps. But some stamps without gum, some adhered to thin paper. A few toned spots.
Scott $354 (HK$ 2,740).
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1165
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Japan, 1946, Postal Services Anniversary souvenir sheet, 2nd printing (Scott 378a. J.S.C.A. C101), without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1166
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Japan, 1946, Postal Services Anniversary souvenir sheet, 2nd printing (Scott 378a. J.S.C.A. C101), without gum as issued, hint of toning around edges, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
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Lot 1167
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Japan, 1947, Railway Anniversary souvenir sheet, Mihon overprint (Scott 396. J.S.C.A. C110), without gum as issued, Very Fine, only 200 sheets overprinted.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1168

Japan, 1948, 5y Philatelic Week (Scott 422a. J.S.C.A. C140), miniature sheet of 5, o.g., never hinged, very fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1169

Japan, 1949, 8y Philatelic Week (Scott 479a. J.S.C.A. C173), miniature sheet of 5, o.g., never hinged; but with 3 pin holes in lower margin and fold mark on lower left corner, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 1170

Japan, 1949, 8y Philatelic Week (Scott 479a. J.S.C.A. C173), miniature sheet of 5, o.g., hinged; couple of gum wrinkles, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1171

Japan, 1949, 8y Philatelic Week (Scott 479a. J.S.C.A. C173), miniature sheet of 5, clean, fresh o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1172
 
Japan, International Mail Postal Cards, 1877, First Issue complete (J.S.C.A. FC1-3), with 13 extra of the 5s and 6s cards; a few of the 5s cards showing minor soiling, otherwise clean and Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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