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The Lee Wong Collection

China: People's Republic
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Lot 541

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Excellent and valuable mostly mint stock, lovely and very clean, nearly all-mint and duplicated holding composed nearly entirely of Scott-listed items in numbered glassines; includes better like North East Scott #1L17-1L19 (11), 1L24-1L26 (17), 1L27-1L29 (6), 1L81-1L83 (6), 1L101-1L105 (7), plus blocks of 4 like #1L8a, 1L15-1L16 (2), 1L17-1L19 (4), 1L24-1L26 (2), 1L27-1L29 (3), 1L101-1L105 (4); Port Arthur & Dairen like #2L57 (3), 2L68 (4); North #3L82-3L88 (24), 3L77-3L81 imperforate (6) and perforated (8), 3L89-3L95 (3); North West #4L1a-4L3a; South West #8L21-8L25 (5), 8L26-8L27 (9), 8L43-8L47; good North East reprints like #1L136-1L139 (20), 1L150-1L153 (6), 1L157-1L161 (10), 1L164-1L175 (3), etc.; we also note identified varieties (some used), some Yang-listed items and more; solid lot of popular material, ideally suited for the trader, fresh and Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$55,000.
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Lot 542

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Nice representative mostly mint collection, 1937-51, useful old-time collection of both Yang- and Scott-listed items assembled on homemade pages; the best individual item is a Very Fine original print set of Scott #1L150-1L153 and, that aside, we find a general showing of issues from North China, East China, Central China and other areas, Fine to Very Fine, useful mix; examine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 543

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Substantial and valuable mixed-up Scott-listed accumulation, 1937-51, an extensive all-mint accumulation of thousands of Scott-listed Liberated Areas issues as singles, sets, part-sets, etc.; some highlights include #1L30-1L36 (blocks of 4), #1L45-1L48 (two sets of blocks of 4), 1L166 (block of 50), plus quantities of North China and East China issues, etc., Fine to Very Fine or better, ideal lot for break-down; examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 544

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Substantial dealer's mint stock of thousands, a massive, all-mint selection, comprising mostly Scott-listed singles and part-sets, all housed and identified in numbered glassines; includes coverage from all the regions, with some better values and nice surprises noted; useful accumulation from this popular area, mostly Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 545

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Franked covers to the U.S., ca. 1950, lovely, attractively franked selection of nine airmail envelopes used from the Kwangtung/Canton area to the U.S. during the early months of 1950; all addressed to Portland, Oregon, and franked by wide-ranging combinations of various Scott-listed Liberated Area stamps; few usage flaws as to be expected, Fine to Very Fine, nice lot.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 546
North China, 1938, Chin-Cha-Ki Border Area, White Full Sun of Nationalist China, 1c to 10c complete (Yang NC5-NC7), blocks of 4, fresh and near-pristine, without gum as issued, Very Fine+, a lovely and scarce set of blocks.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 547
North China, 1945, Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei Border Area, large Victory issue, $1 to $20 complete (Yang NC17-24, NC17a. Scott 3L1-3L8, 3L1a), blocks of 4, wonderfully fresh condition, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 548
Lot 549
North China, 1949, Chinese Communist Party 28th Anniversary, perf. 14 complete (Yang NC381-387. Scott 3L82-3L88), blocks of 4, all but $100 violet a top margin block, Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 550

North East China, Superb postal history collection, a wonderful and diverse range of approximately 40 North East-franked covers offering an exceptional array of frankings and usages, e.g., Registered, Express, Airmail, etc.; town cancels, leftover Japanese cancels, etc.; we note some lovely surcharge issue usages among the other gems in this lot, bulk Fine to Very Fine, a great specialist's lot, well worth a thorough inspection.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 551
North West China, 1946, Shaanxi-Gansu-Ningxia Border Area, Yenan Pagoda 1st printing, rouletted, $1 to $10 complete (Yang NW6-8. Scott 4L1a-4L3a), pairs, the $1 and $5 vertical pairs, the $10 horizontal, exceptionally fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,400.
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