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Ryukyus




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Lot 2247
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, imperf between, four different (Scott 44b (2), 47b, 49a), horizontal pair, perf / paper Q1, R1, M1, Q1, respectively, without gum as issued, the 5¢ and one of the ½¢ are central pairs in horizontal strips of 4, Fine to Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $750.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2248
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisionals, ½¢, 1¢, 2¢ & 3¢, imperf between (Scott 44b, 45a, 46a, 47a), horizontal pairs, perf / paper O1, M1, M1, M1, respectively, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $825.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2249
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, ½¢ orange, imperf between (Scott 44c), two vertical pairs in a block of 6, perf /paper O1 var. - vertical perfs actually measure 10.1 instead of 10.3, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $1,150+.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $700.
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Lot 2250
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 1¢ gray green, imperf between (Scott 45a), horizontal pair, vertical perfs are 11.1, but horizontal measure (top to bottom) 10.8, 10.3, 11.1/11.1 (double row), 10.8 & 10.8, without gum as issued, Very Fine, Ex Sera, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $900 +++.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

A spectacular and, needless to say, unique multiple error showpiece.

Realized $425.
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Lot 2251
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 1¢ yellow green, imperf between (Scott 45a), two horizontal pairs, one in a strip of 3, perf / paper M1 & N1, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2252
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 1¢ yellow green, imperf between (Scott 45c), vertical strip of 3, perf / paper N2, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $650.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2253
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 1¢ yellow green, imperf between (Scott 45d), vertical strip of 4 with imperf bottom margin "fantail", perf / paper Q1, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $800+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2254
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, both imperf between errors (Scott 47a, 47b), perf / paper M1 (both), without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $350.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2255
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, imperf between (Scott 47b), three pairs in an imprint block of 6, perf / paper P1, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $450+.
Estimate $500 - 750

The only recorded imprint block of this error.

Realized $500.
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Lot 2256
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, imperf between (Scott 47b), two pairs in a lower left corner margin block of 6, perf / paper P1, without gum as issued, great marginal piece, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $300+.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2257
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, imperf between (Scott 47b), four pairs in a left sheet margin horizontal block of 8 with double perforations between the 3rd & 4th pairs, perf / paper S1, without gum as issued; two faint horizontal creases, otherwise Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $600 ++.
Estimate $400 - 600

Three imperf between blocks with double perfs are recorded; this is the only one larger than four.

Realized $225.
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Lot 2258
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, imperf between (Scott 47c), vertical strip of 3, perf / paper S1, without gum as issued, Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $400.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2259
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 3¢ deep carmine, imperf between (Scott 47c var.), two strips of 3 in a block of 6 with double vertical perfs between the two strips, perf / paper S1, without gum as issued, Very Fine, Ex Mortimer, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $900+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

One of three such blocks recorded.

Realized $900.
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Lot 2260
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 10¢ aquamarine, imperf between (Scott 50c), large margins all around vertical strip of 3 with imperf bottom margin "fantail", perf / paper O1, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $750+.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2261
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 25¢ bright violet blue, imperf between (Scott 51b), horizontal pair, perf / paper M1, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, one of only 10 recorded examples, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2262
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 25¢ bright violet blue (Scott 51 var.), imprint block of 6, the full imprint "captured" within the perforations of the bottom center stamp, perf / paper P1, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. 51.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2263
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, 50¢ gray, imperf between (Scott 52b), horizontal pair, perf / paper M1, without gum as issued; blunted perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2264
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Ryukyus, 1958, U.S. Currency Provisional, $1 rose lilac, imperf between (Scott 53a), horizontal pair, perf / paper M1, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2265

Ryukyus, Airmail, 1960, Regular Issue surcharged, 9¢ on 4y brown, surcharge inverted, "9" omitted (Scott C19b), bottom sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000

One of only 10 examples extant, all occurring on the bottom row of the single sheet known sheet of 100 inverts
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Realized $3,750.
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Lot 2266

Ryukyus, Airmail, 1960, Regular Issue surcharged, 9¢ on 4y brown, surcharge transposed (Scott C19c var.), "9¢" at top, legend at bottom; bottom margin imprint single with additional "9¢" in selvage, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,500

One of only 10 examples with the extra "9¢" and the only one with an imprint.

Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2267
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Ryukyus, Kume Island, 1945, 7s black on cream (Scott 1X1), upper left corner sheet margin single, without gum as issued, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. K1.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 2268
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Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Sun and Cherry Blossoms, 3s rose carmine, imperf (Scott 2X8), without gum as issued, large margins, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan, signed Bush.
J.S.C.A. B8.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2269

Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Hyuga Monument and Mt. Fuji, 4s emerald (Scott 2X9), top sheet margin single, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. B9.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2270

Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Admiral Togo, 5s brown lake (Scott 2X10), blue handstamp, o.g., Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. B10.
Scott $700.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2271
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Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Palms and Map, 10s crimson & dull rose (Scott 2X15), unused without gum, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. B15.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2272

Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Mt. Fuji and Cherry Blossoms, typographed, 20s blue (Scott 2X21), part of additional chop at lower right, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, ex-MacLellan, signed Bush.
J.S.C.A. B21.
Scott $600.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2273

Ryukyus, Amami District, 1947, "Ken" (inspection seal) on Garambi Lighthouse, engraved, 40s dull violet (Scott 2X27), o.g.; bottom sheet margin selvage folded over and stuck to back, Fine to Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. B26.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2274
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Ryukyus, Miyako District, 1947, Postmaster Tomiyama's handstamped seal on General Nogi, 2s pink (Scott 3X2b), unused without gum, Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $550.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 2275
Ryukyus, Miyako District, 1947, Postmaster Tomiyama's handstamped seal on four values (Scott 3X5, 3X17, 3X25, #X28a), tied by Miyako circular datestamps, Jul 14, 1947, on a Bulk Mailing Permit, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 2276

Ryukyus, Miyako District, 1948, Provisional Revenues, 3s-50s complete (Scott 3XR1-3XR7), blocks of 4, Fine to Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $1,600+.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2277
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Ryukyus, Okinawa District, 1947, Postmaster Hirata's handstamped seal on Coal Miners, 50s dark brown (Scott 4X3), bottom sheet margin single, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. E4.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2278
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Ryukyus, Okinawa District, 1947, Postmaster Hirata's handstamped seal on "Mt. Fuji" by Hokusai, 1y deep ultramarine (Scott 4X4), right sheet margin single, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. E5.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $950.
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Lot 2279
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Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Admiral Togo, 4s dark green (Scott 5X1), unused without gum, fresh, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y1.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2280
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Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Admiral Togo, 5s brown lake (Scott 5X2), unused without gum, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y2.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2281

Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Admiral Togo, 7s orange vermilion (Scott 5X3), o.g., Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y3.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2282

Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Miyajima Torii, 30s peacock blue (Scott 5X6), o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and well centered, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y6.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2283

Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Garambi Lighthouse, 40s dull violet (Scott 5X7), lower right corner imprint block of 10, o.g., Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
Scott $700+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2284
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Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Coal Miners, 50s dark brown, imperf (Scott 5X9), right sheet margin single, without gum as issued, large balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y9.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2285
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Ryukyus, Yaeyama District, 1948, Postmaster Miyara's handstamped seal on Kamatari Fujiwara, 5y deep gray green (Scott 5X10), unused without gum, nicely centered, Very Fine, ex-MacLellan.
J.S.C.A. Y10.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $650.
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