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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


Chinese Republic
 
 
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Lot 1197
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China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), a simply exquisite complete set in true Post Office condition, offering brilliant, vivid colours and well-centred throughout, with all dollar values right margin singles, o.g., all but the ½¢ low value never hinged (!), Very Fine+, a connoisseur set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 1198

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), fresh and very well-centred with intense, vibrant colours, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1199

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), a beautiful, wonderfully fresh set with nice centring and bold, vibrant colours, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1200

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), o.g., Fine to Very Fine, an attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1201

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), attractive set, o.g.; few light fox markings, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1202

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, $1 to $5 (Chan 164-166. Scott 158-160), a beautiful group of four items, comprising two $1 values along with the $2 and $5, all wonderfully fresh and well-centred, o.g., Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1203
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China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, $1 and $2 (Chan 164-165. Scott 158-159), select, high-quality group of six items: three $1 values, plus three $2 values including a pair, pristine mint, o.g., most never hinged (!), Very Fine, a lovely group.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1204

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), the set complete, along with a duplicate copy of the $5 high value in a slightly different shade, fresh, o.g.; $2 tiny, trivial thin speck, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1205

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), an attractive, fresh, nice quality set, with the $5 key high value exceptionally nice, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1206

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), o.g.; toned, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1207
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China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, ½¢ to $5 complete (Chan 169-183. Scott 163-177), each fresh and well-centred with great colours and generally nicely cancelled, Very Fine, a lovely used set.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1208

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprints, $1 to $5 (Chan 181-183. Scott 175-177), lovely, splendid-quality group of four, comprising the $1 to $5 values plus an extra $2 value, each wonderfully fresh and well-centred, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1209

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh with good colours, o.g., Fine to Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1210

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), a superior-quality, select set, each fresh and beautifully centred with wonderfully clean, white o.g., Very Fine+, choice.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1211

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), an exceptional, immaculate set, with several values marginals, etc., o.g., all values never hinged (!); $2 with very trivial natural gum bend, otherwise pristine mint, Very Fine, scarce thus.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1212

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh, o.g., mostly Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1213

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh mint, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, with the key $2 and $5 values Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1214

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh with good colours, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1215
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China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), lovely clean set, fresh, with the $2 value never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1216

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1217

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative issue (Chan 196-203, 205-207. Scott 190-197, 199-201), the set complete, less only the 50¢ value, fresh, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1218
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China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $10 complete, "Specimen" overprints (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), the complete set with each value exceedingly fresh with wonderful colours and centring, very expertly regummed, Very Fine and choice, rare.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1219

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), a brilliant, delightful complete set, with the $10 high value a lovely lower left corner margin pair, fresh, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 24,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1220

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), an absolutely impeccable set, highlighted by truly brilliant colours, outstanding centring, wonderfully fresh full o.g., Very Fine+, a choice, premium-quality set, $10 value with 2003 APEX photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 1221

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), wonderfully fresh with brilliant, vibrant colors, nicely centered, full unblemished o.g., Very Fine+, a lovely set. Scott $2,831 (HK$ 21,780).
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1222

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $10 complete (Chan 208-226. Scott 202-220), a superb, select-quality set, exceptionally well-centred with extraordinary colours, full, clean o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1223

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to $5 (Chan 208-225. Scott 202-219), fresh with vivid colors, clean o.g. (50¢ value no gum), Very Fine, a nice group.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1224

China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, 3¢ blue green, imperf between (Chan 211b. Scott 205a), horizontal pair, nicely centred, pristine mint, Very Fine+, a striking variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1225
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China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $5 & $10 high values (Chan 225-226. Scott 219-220), each wonderfully fresh and well-centred with brilliant colours; $5 full, clean o.g., $10 expertly regummed, Very Fine, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 1226

China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $5 black & scarlet (Chan 225. Scott 219), vivid colours and beautifully centred amid huge margins, Very Fine+, a nice stamp.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1227

China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $5 black & scarlet (Chan 225. Scott 219), fresh with vibrant colours, full, clean o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1228

China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 226. Scott 220), excellent centring amid huge, even margins; deep, rich colours, o.g., Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1229

China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 226. Scott 220), fresh with deep, rich colours; nicely centred, exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1230
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China, 1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢ to $10 (Chan 227-247. Scott 221-239, 240-241), many values up to the $1 no gum, $2 to $10 fresh mint o.g., Fine to Very Fine, an attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 1231
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China, 1914-19, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 (Chan 227-238, 240-248. Scott 221-230, 232-242), the set complete less only the 15¢ value, unused to much original gum, with the dollar values o.g.; $20 toned, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 16,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 1232
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China, 1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, 3¢ blue green (Chan 231 var. Scott 224 var), fresh, unused without gum, Fine to Very Fine, a very scarce variety, unlisted in either Chan or Scott.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1233

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 247. Scott 239), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a gorgeous stamp.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1234

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 247. Scott 239), an exceptional mint example offering excellent centring and colours, along with full clean o.g., Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1235

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 247. Scott 239), fresh with bold, vibrant colours, full clean o.g., Fine to Very Fine, a lovely stamp.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1236
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China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow, "Specimen" overprint (Chan 248 var. Scott 242 var), well-centred with dazzling colour, large part o.g., Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1237

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow (Chan 248. Scott 242), a magnificent example of this always-popular value, displaying vibrant, sharp colours along with outstanding centring and full, clean original gum which is very, very lightly hinged, Very Fine+, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$26,000.
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Lot 1238

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow (Chan 248. Scott 242), fresh and sound with good colours and perforations, nearly Very Fine, a lovely example of this popular issue.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 26,000.
Realized HK$17,000.
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Lot 1239
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China, 1916, unissued Hung Hsien Commemorative issue, 5¢ to 50¢ with "Specimen" overprints (Chan AP1-3), fresh and well-centred with exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine, scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1240
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China, 1916, unissued Hung Hsien Commemorative issue, 5¢ to 50¢ with "Specimen" overprints (Chan AP1-3), nicely centred, unused without gum, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 1241

China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249-254, 256-272. Scott 248-269, 324), the set complete by Scott, less only the 4¢ olive green to be complete by Chan, a wonderful, very fresh set with great colours, clean o.g., mostly Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1242
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China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249//272. Scott 248-269), set of 22 complete by Scott; $5 lightly soiled and without gum, others Fine to Very Fine o.g.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1243

China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 (Chan 249-257, 259-272. Scott 248-269, 275), the set of 22 complete by Scott with the additional 4¢ olive green; a superb connoisseur-quality complete set with bold, vibrant colours, great centring and near-pristine o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1244

China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249-272. Scott 248-269, 275, 324), fresh, attractive set with bold, vivid colours, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1245
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China, 1923, Junk Issue, Second Peking printing, ½¢ to $20 complete (Chan 249-272. Scott 248-269, 275, 324), set of 24 with either no gum or hinge remnants, etc.; otherwise good colours, etc., Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1246
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China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking Printing, $1 to $20 with "Specimen" overprints (Chan 268-272. Scott 265-269), the dollar values complete, fresh mint, o.g., Very Fine, scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1247
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China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $1 to $20 with "Specimen" overprints (Chan 268-272. Scott 265-269), nice colours with good centring, clean o.g., Fine to Very Fine+, a scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 1248

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $2 to $20 (Chan 269-272. Scott 266-269), superb colours with exceptional centring, with full clean o.g., Very Fine+, a lovely group of dollar values.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1249

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $10 & $20 high values (Chan 271-272. Scott 268-269), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centred, full and exceptionally clean o.g. which is lightly hinged, Very Fine, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1250

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $10 brown purple & green (Chan 271. Scott 268), wonderfully fresh with vibrant colors and perfect centering; full clean o.g., very lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, a stellar example.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1251

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $10 brown purple & green (Chan 271. Scott 268), block of 4, remarkably fresh and choice, near-pristine, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a splendid and rare multiple.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1252

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $20 blue & deep purple (Chan 272. Scott 269), small top margin single, fresh and beautifully centred, full o.g., Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1253

China, 1923, Hall of Classics, Second Peking printing, $20 blue & deep purple (Chan 272. Scott 269), wonderfully fresh with beautiful colours and nicely centred, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1254

China, 1913-23, Junk issue selection (Scott 202-217, 219, 237, 269), useful group comprising ½¢ to $1 and $5 London print, $2 First Peking print and $20 Second Peking print, o.g.; some slight gum or perforation tip toning, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1255
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China, 1921, Post Office 25th Anniversary complete, "Specimen" overprints (Chan 276-279. Scott 243-246), fresh colours with some gum spotting, o.g., Fine to Very Fine appearance, a scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1256

China, ca. 1929, U.P.U. Congress Presentation Book, rare 14-page, silk-covered hardcover book undated, with tissue paper interleaving printed in French; includes a wonderful range of premium items such as Second Peking Printing complete (Scott #246-269), along with Sinkiang equivalent (#47-68); Chiang Kai-shek and Mausoleum issues complete, along with the Sinkiang, Yunnan and Manchurian issues; plus #C1-C5, Yunnan #1-20, etc.; all stamps affixed to pages as normal, regular pages and stamps generally fresh; interleaving pages with some toned spots, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 1257
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China and Sinkiang, 1923, Adoption of Constitution issue complete, "Specimen" overprints (Chan 289-92, PS43-46. Scott 270-273, Sinkiang 43-46), fresh, each set unused without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
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Lot 1258

China, 1932, Sven Hedin Expedition complete (Chan 329-332. Scott 307-310), matched bottom margin arrow blocks of 4, Post Office fresh quality, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a wonderful set.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1259

China, 1932, Sven Hedin Expedition complete (Chan 329-332. Scott 307-310), imprint blocks of 6, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a choice, quality set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1260
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China, 1932, Sven Hedin Expedition complete (Chan 329-332. Scott 307-310), nice selection of items comprising a pristine never hinged set, a Very Fine complete set affixed on small presentation card, plus a matched set of upper right corner margin sheet number blocks of 4 (very slight brownish o.g.), Fine to Very Fine, nice group.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1261
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China, 1938, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, Die I, $1-$5 complete (Chan 366-368. Scott 344-346), comprising $1 and $2 in matched upper right corner margin sheet number blocks of 4, and $5 in top margin partial imprint block of 4, pristine mint; o.g., never hinged or very lightly hinged, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 1262

China, 1939-41, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, Die III, 2¢-$20 complete (Chan 371-385. Scott 349-363), blocks of 4, pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1263

China, 1939, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, Die III, Dah Tung perf. 14, 2¢-$10 complete (Chan 386-391. Scott 370-375), blocks of 4, fresh mint, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1264
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China, 1939-41, $5 Dr Sun Yat-sen Type III Chung Hwa print, imperforate "printer's waste", 2 full panes of 50, exceptionally fresh, very neatly folded, without gum as prepared, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 1265
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China, 1941, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet (Chan MS1. Scott 471), attractive group of 66 sheets, fresh and clean, though some very slight flaws noted, mainly light wrinkles (not creases), etc., without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 1266

China, 1942, Yunnan surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Dah Tung printing, 40¢ on 50¢ blue, surcharge inverted (Chan 547e. Scott 489r), top left corner margin imprint block of 6, lovely and striking, showing the inverted surcharge type, o.g., never hinged; some minor gum toning, Fine to Very Fine, an eye-catching rare variety.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1267

China, 1943, West Szechuan surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 20¢ on 16¢ olive brown (Chan 759 var. Scott 537K), bottom margin block of 6, Interior surcharge issue; bottom middle stamp "2" of "20" omitted variety, Very Fine, striking and rare; unlisted.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1268
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China, 1945, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng typographed printing, $5 carmine, imperforate between (Chan 772d. Scott 557 var.), vertical pair, Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Unsold
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Lot 1269

China, 1944, $2+$2 on 50¢+50¢ and $10+$10 on 33¢+33¢ War Refugees Fund, surcharge omitted variety (Chan 815 & 819 var. Scott B4 & B8 var), pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a scarce pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1270

China, 1944, War Refugees souvenir sheet (Chan MS2. Scott B9a), extensive holding of 100 mint sheets, of which approximately 70% have gum toning, etc., plus 12 used sheets, Fine to Very Fine, worth a review.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1271
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China, 1945, Victory, $50 brown, red & blue, imperforate between and at bottom margin (Chan 864 var. Scott 612 var), without gum as issued, Very Fine, unlisted as such; scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1272
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China, 1946-48, $1000 on $2 Third Shanghai Union surcharge, imperforate between and at left margin (Chan 944ai. Scott 694 var), horizontal pair, pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a striking and rare variety listed but unpriced in Chan.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
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Lot 1273
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China, 1947, Third Shanghai Union surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng typographed printing, $1,000 on $2 brown (Chan 945av var. Scott 692 var), right margin horizontal strip of 3, imperforate between and at right margin, without gum as issued, Very Fine, unlisted as such.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 1274
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China, 1948, Second Union surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, $15,000 on $4 purple brown (Chan 1071i var. Scott 815 var.), horizontal strip of 4, middle pair imperforate between, without gum as issued, fresh and Very Fine, an eye-catching, unlisted variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
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Lot 1275
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China, 1948, $15000 on 50¢ Second Dah Yeh surcharge issue (Chan 1076ai var. Scott 817 var), horizontal pair, imperforate between, without gum as issued, Very Fine, striking and rare; unlisted as such, signed L Y Woo.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
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Lot 1276
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China, 1948, $15000 on 50¢ First Dah Yeh surcharge (Chan 1076ai var. Scott 817 var), block of 4 yielding 2 horizontal pairs imperforate between, pristine and perfectly centred, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, rare: unlisted as such.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1277
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China, 1948, Gold Yuan, Shanghai Union Press surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on $4 purple brown (Chan G47 var. Scott 852 var), vertical pair, imperforate between, Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a rare, unlisted variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1278
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China, 1948-49, 50c on $20 San Yi surcharge, horizontal pair, imperforate between (Chan G25e var. Scott 854 var), pristine and beautifully centred, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a very scarce and striking variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1279
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China, 1949, Gold Yuan, Shanghai San Yi surcharge on Revenue, Dah Tung printing, unissued, $5,000 on $100 olive (Chan GN1. Scott 936), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1280
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China, 1949 (May 1), 1¢ (formal type) on Gold Yuan $10 on $3000 Watlam issue (Chan S158), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce issue, signed on reverse, along with 1996 APEX photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1281
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China, 1949 (May 1), 5¢ (simple type) on Gold Yuan $20 on $5000 Watlam issue (Chan S159), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a very scarce issue, signed on reverse, along with 1996 APEX photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1282
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China, 1949 (May 1), 8¢ (formal type) on Gold Yuan $50 on $10,000 Watlam issue (Chan S162), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a lovely example of this scarce issue, signed on reverse, along with 1996 APEX photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1283
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China, Airmail, 1921, First Peking printing complete (Chan A1-A5. Scott C1-C5), fresh, unused without gum (as usually encountered), Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1284

China, Express Letter, 1914, 10¢ green (Chan E9. Scott E10), lovely quality selection of five complete strips, two of which bear no additional handstamp markings, with the remaining three bearing various chops, fresh, Very Fine, nice group.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 1285
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China, Postage Due, 1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 4¢ blue (Chan D18. Scott J20), a spectacular used right margin single, wonderfully fresh, neat partial Foochow c.d.s., Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1286
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China, Postage Due, 1912, Foochow "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 10¢ blue (Chan D20. Scott J22), nicely centred, neat partial Foochow c.d.s., Fine to Very Fine+, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,200.
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