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

Hong Kong and Treaty Ports
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Lot 1573
Hong Kong, 1864, Queen Victoria, 24¢ green (Scott 18. Yang 14), Crown CC watermark, amazing intense colour and sharp, deep impression, without gum, Fine to Very Fine, a beautiful, eye-catching example, with 2008 Brandon certificate.
Scott $625 (HK$ 4,810).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1574

Hong Kong, 1949, U.P.U. complete (Scott 180-183), a magnificent holding of these beautifully engraved stamps; a god-send for the dealer who can't keep them in stock, as quantities per denomination range from 97 to 106; each stamp in the set is present as a full pane of 60 replete with plate number and printer's imprint (interesting to note that two printers were used, each producing two values), plus additional blocks of 6, 37, 43 or 49, again all with plate number and imprint (part imprint, in the case of the block of 6), fresh color and well-centred across the board, o.g., never hinged; a couple panes with a bent margin corner, but stamps unaffected, Very Fine, a must-see.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 1575

Hong Kong, Mint stock, 1968-2000, a substantial stock of many souvenir sheets, includes 298a (9), 308a (4), 438a (12), 446a (3), 464a (5), 563a, 885 sheet of four, plus many singles & sets including definitive sets, well worth our estimate, please examine, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 6,500.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1576
Hong Kong, Lovely assortment of Queen Victoria through Queen Elizabeth II, neatly presented on stockpages and in a Lighthouse stockbook; a great source for the cancel collector, with "Hong Kong" and "Victoria" c.d.s.'s, along with B62s, 62Bs, etc. on Queen Victoria issues; perfins, Branch P.O. markings; also includes paper, shade and watermark varieties (some noted, some sets "unchecked"); good sets throughout, both definitives and commemoratives (including Silver Jubilee, Coronation and Peace) through 1997; note registered cancels on Queen Elizabeth II blocks of 4, "B. of E." overprints, Postage Dues, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine or better throughout, a pretty lot built with an eye to quality, light cancels; worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 1577

Hong Kong, Useful Queen Elizabeth II collection, assorted items including Maximum Cards, 4 1997 Presentation Packs, a 15¢ Stamp Duty used on Hallmark Co. Custom Tailor invoice, picture and advertising aerograms, New Year souvenir sheets, a stock of gutter pairs, blocks and strips with plate numbers and/or traffic lights, and complete unfolded sheets of 100 of Scott #636, 638-640, 642, 646-647, 650 and 651A; full unfolded sheets of 50 (2 panes of 25 with gutter) of #788-791, and even full sheets of 200 (folded once) of PRC Scott #103-104, Very Fine, an eclectic mix; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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