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Lot 1735
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Malaya - Thai Occupation, 1944, $50 yellow brown, Trengganu revenue stamp (Singer 118), an upper left corner margin block of 4 on paper maker's watermarked paper, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1736

1944 (Oct. 31), Selangor 15c British Registration entire overprinted "Nippon" to Kuala Lumpur, splendid entire created for use by the civilians in the occupied areas, posted from Prinkasee, Purankashi (Thailand), Hayashi Tai, Butai 2413, from 4th Bn, 9th R.R. regt.; received at Kuala Lumpur on 6 Feb 1945; front shows Registration label and some very minor pinholes, etc., still Very Fine and choice, a very rare usage of a Selangor entire on the Thai-Burma Railway.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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