Sale 31

Lot 1545


Cambodia, Collection of Khmer Republic mint stamps, imperforates, and proofs, 1970-75, with épreuves de luxe and sunken die proofs, the stamps with souvenir sheets complete (Scott #237-367, B13-B17, C28-C54) and 1975 (Mar. 26) unissued Musical Instruments set of eight and the scarce unsurcharged 1r, 7r, 8r, 10r and 14r (2008 Osper certificate for these); the imperforates also nearly complete in singles or blocks of four with souvenir sheets; épreuves de luxe (73) from 1970 (Oct. 28)-72 (Aug. 1) and then 1972 Republic Anniversary, 1973 Sculptures and 1973 Interpol; and an excellent range of sunken die proofs (11) signed by the artists with "Imprimerie de Timbres Postes/Controle" embossed seals comprising 1972 UNESCO 3r orange brown, 5r black and 10r carmine, 1972 Economic Commission 3r deep purple, 1972 Wild Animals 3r green, 4r black, 6r deep green, 7r green, 8r orange brown and 10r magenta, and 1973 Garuda airmail 100r brown;many never hinged, Very Fine, a difficult-to-duplicate assembly from this transitional historical period.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.

Realized HK$ 16,000

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