Sale 31

Lot 1543


Cambodia, Outstanding collection of mint stamps, imperforates and proofs, 1951-59, with épreuves de luxe, sunken die proofs and color trials; comprising the issued stamps and souvenir sheets complete (Scott #1-73, B1-B10, C1-C14a, J1-J5) and the imperforates also complete (except Postage Dues) with 1952 Students Aid and 1957 Airmails in pairs and 1958 King Norodom in pairs and blocks of four, épreuves de luxe (69) with 1951-52 1p10, 5p, 10p and 15p, 1953 Airmail Kinnari 50c, 3p30, 5p10 and 30p, and all other issues virtually complete (except 1957 Postage Dues and 1959 Children in Red Cross); composite épreuves de luxe (12) with 1954 Definitives, 1955 King and Queen, 1955 Coronation, 1957 U.N. Admission (2 types), 1957 Buddhism Anniversary and 1958 King Norodom (both perforated and imperforate); imperforate color trials in se-tenant strips of five with 1955 King 2r, 1955 Queen 2.50r, 1957 U.N. Admission 8.50r (3 different), 1957 Buddhism Anniversary 8r+2r, 1957 Airmail Bird 100r plus additional pair in different colors and 1958 King Norodom 2r; artist's sunken die proofs (32, many signed) with 1951-52 King 1p10 indigo and 1p50 purple, 1953 Airmail 5p10 and 30p black and 3p30 (5, different colors), 1954 View 10c sepia and Elephant 2p50 green, Arms 2p progressive and finished both in black, View 70c black and Elephant 2p50 black, 1955 King unfinished in blue without value and English inscription, 2r brown, 1955 Coronation vignette and side text only in black, 1956 Coronation 3r black, 3r purple, 10r black, 10r violet, 1957 U.N. Admission 2r red, 4r50 sepia and 8r50 gray and unaccepted design with portrait facing forward 8r50 black, 1957 Buddhism Anniversary 8r black and 8r green, 1957 Airmail 100r black, 100r carmine and 100r ultramarine, and 1958 King Ang 10r black and King Norodom 2r black, and Postage Dues 1957 die proofs (7) in different colors with or without value (one with uncleared background and plate proof pair in vermilion without value, also 1952-57 presentation booklets (3) with 1952 U.P.U. Congress in Brussels and 1957 U.P.U. Congress in Ottawa, most of the mint stamps are never hinged or lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 65,000 - 75,000.

Realized HK$ 40,000

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