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


China (People's Republic)
 
 
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Lot 1423

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Unusual group of 15 covers, all of which originate from Darte & Co., Shanghai, to Clifton, NJ; ten of this total are large-sized brown envelopes, one of which is a front only, all franked by amazing, substantial combinations of Scott-listed Liberated Areas issues, with the remaining five covers smaller-sized examples bearing Liberated Areas frankings; all but one are 1950 usages, and while condition ranges on some as to be expected, the bulk are Fine to Very Fine, an amazing and colorful group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 1424
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China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Excellent selection, clean, nice quality, mostly mint accumulation of nearly all Scott-listed items, including many pairs and blocks of 4; highlights include blocks of 4 of Scott #1L8a, 1L24-1L26, 1L45-1L48; 6L88-6L89; 7L6a, 7L9-7L12; 8L21-8L25, 8L40-8L42; plus pairs of 1L73-1L75, 1L81-1L83, 1L98-1L100 and 3L89-3L95 (4 sets); Yang #EC146b block of 4, quantities of used, South West China issues and much more, Fine to Very Fine or better, nice lot of popular material; examine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 1425

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Excellent selection of 15 franked covers to the U.S., ca. 1949-50, splendid group of Scott-listed Liberated Areas stamp-franked covers, with the majority of these used to the China Inland Mission in Philadelphia; includes a wonderful array of franking combinations, with usages from Lanchow, Chungking, Tientsin, Salowu, Kunming, etc., and features forwarded examples, airmail and surface mail covers, etc., excellent specialist's group; some expected usage flaws, generally Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$34,000.
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Lot 1426
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China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Substantial mint or used stock, useful and often well-duplicated, comprising Scott-listed issues (a bit of Yang material noted as well), with thousands in all in Scott-numbered glassines; the overall composition of the lot is tilted toward lower- to mid-range items, with some better sets here and there. Generally fresh, Fine to Very Fine or better, well worth a close review.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$6,000.
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Lot 1427

China (People's Republic) - Liberated Areas, Lovely group of nine covers, diverse and attractive, including a Registered Harbin cover franked by Yang-listed Tsitsihar surcharged and unsurcharged issues, two native covers bearing 20f Small Victory issue, a scarce postal card and a cover franked with early PRC money order stamp overprints, an unidentified postal card with overprinted Manchukuo stamps on Japanase military card, etc., Fine to Very Fine, excellent study group; examine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1428
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Chinese Soviet Republic, 1932, 5mei & 10mei Agricultural Revenue, complete (Yang SPA1-2), the 5mei a splendid top margin example, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1429

Central China, 1949, $500 (Registered) to $40000 (Domestic) Wan-An "People's Post" overprints (Yang LCC56-59), fresh mint, Very Fine, a scarce local set.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1430

North China, 1947, Machine Surcharge on Small Victory Issue, $50 on $40 magenta, $100 on $30 blue and $100 on $60 gray green (Yang NC64-NC66), a fresh, clean group, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1431
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Lot 1432
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North China, 1949, Ki Tung (East Hebei) Area, Tangxian 2nd surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, N.E. Use complete (Yang NC118-NC123), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce as a complete set.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1433
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North China, 1949, Ki Tung (East Hebei) Area, Tangxian 2nd surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, four values (Yang NC121-123, 125), without gum as issued, Very Fine, scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 1434
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North China, 1942, Shanxi-Hebei-Shandong-Henan Border Area, Bird on Globe unshaded, "labels for Postage", 5¢ pale orange (Yang NC161), a magnificent example of this popular issue, wonderfully fresh with large, even margins, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1435
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North China, 1942, Shanxi-Hebei-Shandong-Henan Border Area, Bird on Globe unshaded, "labels for Postage", 10¢ deep blue (Yang NC162), without gum as issued; light, even overall toning, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1436

North China, 1946, cover sent from Nan Kung (Hopei Province) to Tientsin, beautiful cover, franked by four-character $1 on 5 (50¢) Bird on Globe stamp, cent-unit issue with new value (Yang #NC201), tied by lovely, special "Bird"-design "5.19.7/10" c.d.s.; Tientsin receiver on reverse, Very Fine, a rare stamp on cover.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$28,000.
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Lot 1437

North China, 1946, cover from Nan Kung (Hopei Province) to Tientsin, franked by horizontal pair of 5 (50¢) Bird on Globe printed on newsprint (Yang #NC188a) tied by clear Hopei c.d.s., with Tientsin backstamp, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1438

North China, 1946 (Feb.), cover sent from Cheng Kou (Hopei Province) to Tientsin, franked on front by $10 on 5 (50¢) Bird on Globe (Yang #NC216), tied by bold Hopei c.d.s., with reverse showing Tientsin Feb 12 machine cancel receiver, fresh, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce cover.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 1439

North China, 1946 (May), cover sent from Wuchiang to Tientsin, franked on reverse by horizontal pair of $4 Large Victory issue along with a single of the $2 Small Victory issue, all tied by Wuchiang "County Second Administrative Branch" origin cancels; front shows Japanese-style "35.5.20" and 35.5.21" c.d.s.'s, fresh, Very Fine, attractive and scarce; a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 1440

North China, ca. 1947, cover from Chihsien, Hopei Province, to Tientsin, franked by a top margin single $10 on 5 (50¢) Bird on Globe surcharge (Yang #NC216), tied by unusual, light double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, a fresh, neat cover.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
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Lot 1441

North East China, 1945, 10¢ on 5f to 40¢ on 13f Antung First Surcharge on Manchukuo Issues (Yang NE233-238), fresh, o.g., Very Fine, a scarce complete set.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
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Lot 1442
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North East China, 1947, $30 ultramarine Labor Day, on gray newspaper (Yang NE28a. Scott 1L25 var), imperforate left margin block of 4, pristine, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1443
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North East China, 1947, surcharges on Chairman Mao, 1st printing complete (Yang NE36-43, NE43a. Scott 1L20-1L23a), set of 8 regular values, plus the $100 on $1 black overprint inverted surcharge variety, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1444
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), a splendid set of matched lower left corner margin blocks of 4 with imprints, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce set.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1445
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), blocks of 4, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1446
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North East China, 1947, 22nd Anniversary of the Nanjing Road Incident complete (Yang NE44-50. Scott 1L30-1L36), matched left margin blocks of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1447
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North East China, 1947, $10 to $100 Anniversary of the Chinese Republic issue (Yang NE93-95. Scott 1L55-1L57), horizontal pairs, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 1448
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North East China, 1949, $5000 crimson to $35000 violet blue Globe & Hand holding Hammer, complete (Yang C3NE. Scott 1L133-1L135), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1449

North East China, 1947 (May 15), cover sent from Harbin to "Inner City", franked on front by $100 on $1 surcharge on First Print Mao (Yang #NE41), tied by Japanese-style 36.5.15 c.d.s.; reverse shows interesting label tied by 36.5.15 c.d.s., fresh, Very Fine, an early usage date for this issue.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1450

North East China, 1947 (Sept. 1), cover used from Harbin to "Inner City", franked by top margin single of $5 on $1 green surcharge (Yang #NE75), tied by Japanese-style 36.9.1 c.d.s., fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 1451
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North West China, 1949, Yili-Tacheng-Artai Area, Workers, $50 to $500 complete (Yang NW103-106), set of 4, fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1452
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North West China, 1949, Yili-Tacheng-Artai Area, Workers, $50 to $500 complete (Yang NW103-106), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1453

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1949, unissued Second Surcharge on Kwantung Post, $500 on $5 pale green (Yang AD67 footnote), fresh and near-pristine, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a splendid example of this rarity (see footnote after #2L66 in Scott, Yang #AD67).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
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Lot 1454
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Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Tien An Men, $10-$100 complete (Yang AD69-73. Scott 2L72-2L76), choice, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1455
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Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Tien An Men, $10-$100 complete (Yang AD69-73. Scott 2L72-2L76), Post Office fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine. Scott $735 (HK$ 5,650).
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 1456

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Luda area souvenir folder collection, lovely, high-quality folder as illustrated in Yang, page 149, comprising 11 unsurcharged issues between Yang #AD49 and AD66, superb condition, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1457

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Luda area souvenir folder collection, splendid-quality folder, comprising 11 unsurcharged issues between Yang #AD49 and AD46; illustrated on page 149 of Yang, pristine, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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