Sale 30

Lot 576


Japan, Highly detailed and valuable Old Koban specialized collection, 1876-77 (Scott 55-76), presented on Hagnar stockpages all housed in a slipcased album; each stamp of the issue is preceded by full-color specialized pages of the Japan Stamp Color Guide (in Japanese) describing the paper, shade and other varieties found, with the stamps included—both mint and used—covering many if not most of those varieties; as beautiful as the mint stamps are, the real treasure is in the cancels, running the full gamut of types, sizes, etc., of the period; additional examples of each denomination are held in glassines at the end of that stamp's "listing"; many scarce, unusual, and non-JSCA listed cancels throughout, Very Fine, a detailed review will be most rewarded; see it all in person or online.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000.

Realized HK$ 55,000


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