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Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra
 
 
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Lot 1372

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Envelope, 1942 10¢ on 12½¢ revalued Lampong entire (Bulterman 118b. J.S.C.A. 10SS13), a splendid mint entire, showing Lampong in violet, ball and medium size "5" in red violet, plus "LTT" in black with manuscript "10 sen". Fresh and Very Fine, rare.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 1373

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Envelope, 1942 10¢ on 12½¢ revalued Lampong entire (J.S.C.A. 10SS13. Bulterman 116b var), a splendid mint entire showing lampong, LTT and a large "5" all in black with manuscript "10 sen", but with "ball" overprint in unlisted red color, pristine, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 1374

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Postal Card, 1943, 3½¢ black (Bulterman 25), overprinted "Gun Sei Bu A Ti E Shu Si Bu No In" in violet, unused, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1375

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Postal Card, 1943, 3½¢ black, with only Military Authority handstamp (Bulterman 25), unused and a CTO'ed copy, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1376

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1942 (July 17), censored cover from Medan to Koetaradja (J.S.C.A. 2SS3. Bulterman 22a), a 7½¢ letter sheet with Aceh Star overprint, thin star type, with stamp imprint tied by "Si() 17.7.15" cds, along with Meden 23.7.15 transit, plus brown censor tape across top and violet boxed handstamp, forwarded to Koetaradja. Fresh and Very Fine, rare.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 1377

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, c. 1942, censored cover from Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan, franked with Japan 10s Showa definitive, Sumatra censor's stamp below. Cover wrinkles, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1378

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, c. 1942, stampless air letter from Sumatra to Tokyo, Japan, with two light strikes of blue bilingual DINES handstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1379

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, c. 1942, picture post card from Baremban to Fukui-Ken, Japan, franked with unoverprinted Netherlands Indies 1c and 3c, red censor's handstamp alongside; back has sketch of Japanese soldiers outside Manila, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1380

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, ca. 1942, card from Palembang to Tokyo, Japan (Bulterman 165b), a 3½¢ black card, canceled Palembang 16.9.1 and censored. Since Showa year 16 is 1941, year date can not be correct. Clean and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1381

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, ca 1942-44, group of 4 post cards with Atjeh "Star" overprints, franked by various adhesives overprinted by the Atjeh "star" occupation chops. Includes 3 cards with Netherlands Indies 3½¢ stamp, but with different color or size chips, including a usage on a feldpost card. Nice specialist group, F-VF.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1382

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943 (Dec 1), cover from Palembang to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 7SS1. Bulterman 69), a 10¢ on 12½¢ revalued postal entire with IP Lengkong signet ring, franked with additional 5¢ (2) and 10¢ Netherlands Indies adhesives, each bearing signet strikes in blue or red, to registered, censored cover used to Japan. Fresh and Very fine, a tremendous rarity and major exhibition piece, choice.
Estimate $30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 1383

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, registered cover from Padang to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 4SS3. Bulterman 149), a 10¢ on 12½¢ revalued West Coast entire with Sumatra cross and large "Dai Nippon" chop, franked additionally by unoverprinted 20¢ and overprinted 10¢ Netherlands Indies adhesives, all tied by Padang 18.10.12 cds's. Front also shows red censor chop and partial censor tape along with padang registration label, with reverse showing Singapore receiver, F-VF, a rare and attractive entire.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 1384

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943 (June 10), cover from Pematanji to Perlanaan (J.S.C.A. 15S7), franked with General Issue 10c tied by Pematanji postmark, neat Perlanaan receiver at left, red Pematanji censor's handstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1385

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, registered censored cover from Bangoen-Poerba (J.S.C.A. 14S11) (now Bangunpurba on Sumatra), franked with two unoverprinted Netherlands Indies 2½c plus Japan 25s Showa, Pematang-Siantar backstamp, Fine to Very Fine, unusual mixed franking. J.S.C.A. ¥15,000 ++ (HK$ 1,460).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1386

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, cover from Djambi, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 13S1//13S11, 11S2 etc), franked with Netherlands Indies unoverprinted 1c, 4c and 5c, plus overprinted 5c, 10c, 15c and 17½c; Syonan transit and two Sumatra censor backstamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1387

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, registered cover from Padang, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 4S75-76, 4S161-162), large-size, franked with 5 overprinted Netherlands Indies definitives, violet censor's handstamp below, numerous Padang cds's and Sumatra "New Life" commemorative cancels (S11); reverse bears Syonan transit and violet straight line Padang Central P.O. Japanese backstamp. Some cover wear, Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1388

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, newspaper sent from Padang, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 13S1), the Japanese-language Sumatora Shimbun ("Sumatra Newspaper") of Wednesday, March 15, 1943, complete and entire, franked with Netherlands Indies 1c definitive tied (on wrapper and on newspaper) byPadang cds, violet Sumatra censor's handstamp on the wrapper; Padang vertical 2-line backstamp on the wrapper. Only minor wear and aging, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1389

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, newspaper sent from Padang, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 4S146), the Japanese-language Sumatora Shimbun ("Sumatra Newspaper") of Tuesday, May 23, 1943, complete and entire, franked with Netherlands Indies 1c definitive with "Greater Japan Postage" black overprint, tied (on wrapper and on newspaper) by Padang cds, violet Sumatra censor's handstamp on the wrapper on front; Padang vertical 2-line backstamp on the wrapper on back. Only minor wear and aging, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1390

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, newspaper sent from Padang, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 13S1), the Japanese-language Sumatora Shimbun ("Sumatra Newspaper") of Friday, June 9, 1943, complete and entire, franked with Netherlands Indies 1c definitive tied (on wrapper and on newspaper) by Padang cds, violet Sumatra censor's handstamp on the wrapper; Padang vertical 2-line backstamp on the wrapper. Only minor wear and aging, the wrapper however has been torn apart during opening, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1391

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, newspaper sent from Padang, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 13S1), the Japanese-language Sumatora Shimbun ("Sumatra Newspaper") of Friday, April 26, 1943, complete and entire, franked with Netherlands Indies 1c definitive tied (on wrapper and on newspaper) byPadang cds, violet Sumatra censor's handstamp on the wrapper; Padang vertical 2-line backstamp on the wrapper. Only minor wear and aging, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1392

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943 (Oct 29), registered censored cover from Djambi to Nagoya, Japan, a splendid, highly attractive cover, franked by 11 adhesives, 9 of which bear large type Dai Ni Hon Yubin overprints in violet for use in Jambi. A stunning, visually attractive large size cover, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1393

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943 (July 12), cover from Kotanapan to Pontianak (Bulterman 142), a 7½¢ Tapanuli letter sheet with red Japanese flag and framed, violet "Dai Nippon", cancelled by Kotanopan 18.7.12 cds, with black instructional chop. Exceptionally fresh and clean, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1394

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, card from Boeketing to Medan (J.S.C.A. 14SS1. Bulterman 146), a 1½¢ on 2s Horsemen postal card for the West Coast, tied by Boekitting 18.8.28 cds, along with red censor chip and partial violet chips, light fold through center, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1395

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, card to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 14SS1. Bulterman 146), a 1½¢ on 2s Horseman postal card for the West Coast, cancelled by 18.11.22 cds, violet censor chip, fresh and Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1396

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1943, card from Sipirok to Atjeh (Bulterman 136), a clean 3½¢ Tapanoeli Japanese Flag postal card, cancelled by Sipirok 18.1.7.10 cds, violet boxed chop, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1397

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, registered cover from Benkoelen to Nagoya, Japan, a 10¢ on 12½¢ revalued Bengkulu framed "Dai Nippon" entire, with additional 10¢ (pair) adhesives added, each cancelled by 10.4.14 cds's. Front also shows dual censor chops and Benkoelen registration label, fresh and F-VF, a great Rarity, unlisted used in both Bulterman and the JSCA, a show piece.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
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Lot 1398

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, registered censored cover from Natal, franked with pair each of Japan 7s and 8s Showa definitives; Pematang, Sumatra East Coast backstamp. Cover wrinkles and small edge tears, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1399

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, c. 1944, censored cover from Bukit Tinggi to Malacca (J.S.C.A. 15S7), franked with General Issue 10c; reverse shows fancy censor's etiquette with handstamp as the one on front, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1400

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, wrapper used from Atjeh (J.S.C.A. 13S1), franked with unoverprinted Netherlands Indies 1c definitive tied by Sumatra town cancel; publisher's purple handstamp below, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1401

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, post card from Atjeh to Koeteradja (J.S.C.A. 2S44), franked with Netherlands Indies 3½c with Atjeh star overprint, violet Koeteradja censor's handstamp at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1402

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, cover from Djambi, Sumatra to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 13S1, 13S14, 13S15), franked with unoverprinted Netherlands Indies 1c, 4c and 5c definitives, tied by DJAMBI postmark; violet Djambi censor's handstamp below and lengthy vertical 3-line censor's handstamp in the center, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1403

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, registered cover from Djambi to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 11S61, 11S64), franked with Netherlands Indies overprinted 20c and 40c definitives, tied by Djambi 31.3.44 cds's, boxed red "Kakitome" (registered) handstamp alongside, violet censor's handstamp below; Syonan transit and two censor's backstamps. Cover a bit wrinkled and worn, about Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1404

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, registered cover from Tapatoean to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 11S61), franked with pair Netherlands Indies 20c definitive with printed 1-line "Sumatra" overprint, Medan censor's handstamp alongside. Cover wrinkled and worn, about Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1405

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, newspaper, sent from Padang, Sumatra to Shizuoka, Japan, the Japanese-language Sumatora Shimbun ("Sumatra Newspaper") of Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1944, complete and entire, franked with unoverprinted Japan 1s Showa definitive tied (on the wrapper and on the newspaper) by Padang, Sumatra cds, Bukin-Tinggi censor's handstamp below. A bit worn (as would be expected), Fine to Very Fine overall.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1406

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, registered cover from Senlimeuni to Nagoya, Japan (J.S.C.A. 11S66), a large-size adversity cover made from a Dutch receipt form, franked with Netherlands Indies 10c block of 4 with 1-line Sumatra overprint, faint violet Sumatra censor's handstamp at left and several Japanese-language Senlimeuni cds's ("Surimun" in Japanese). Cover worn (as expected), about Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1407

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1944, card from Pantian to Palembang (J.S.C.A. 9SS1. Bulterman 33), a 3½¢ postal card with red Banka and Belitung chop, tied by Tand() 19.1.29 Pantian cds, along with red boxed chop, used to Palembang, F-VF.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 1408

Japanese Occupation of Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, 1945, cover from Bukit Tinggi to Malacca (J.S.C.A. 15S7), franked with General Issue 10c, tied by Bukit Tinggi, Sumatra cds, Sumatra censor number 5's handstamp at left and Bukit Tinggi censor's handstamp on censor etiquette on the reverse. Stamp damaged at bottom and cover worn in places, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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