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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


1938-1945 War-Time Issues
 
 
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Lot 404
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1939, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Chung Hwa printing, Die III, 15¢ deep violet brown, bottom margin imprint block of 4, imperforate at bottom (Scott 356 var. Chan 378 var.), issued in Shanghai under Japanese Occupation, without gum, Very Fine, scarce and unlisted.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 405
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1941, Martyr, Hong Kong printing, unwatermarked, 2¢ blue, imperforate horizontally at top (Chan 436a var. Scott 423a), top margin block of 10 with imprint, yielding two vertical strips of five imperforate between and at top, fresh, without gum, Very Fine, scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 406
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1941, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet (Chan MS1. Scott 471), an outstanding quality holding of 44 generally pristine examples of this surprisingly delicate sheet, which often is found with creases, etc., without gum as issued, never hinged, Very Fine, choice group.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 9,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 407
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1941, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet (Chan MS1. Scott 471), excellent, clean and high quality selection of ten used examples, each cancelled by six strikes of Chungking June 21 First Day cancels, along with two mint sheets, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,200 - 3,600.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 408

1941, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet, overprinted for the Russian Philatelic Society (Chan MS1 var. Scott 471 var), group of six generally very nice quality sheets; one or two very minor edge bends, fresh, o.g., never hinged, generally Very Fine, nice group.
Estimate HK$ 2,600 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 409
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1941, Thrift Movement souvenir sheet, overprinted for the Russian Philatelic Society (Chan MS1 var. Scott 471 var (see footnote)), lovely, very nice quality group of six overprinted sheets, three mint and three used; all in exceptional, much better-than-usual quality, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 3,800.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 410
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1942-43, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust Print varieties, 25¢ to $1.50 (Chan 551a-551b, 552b, 554d, 589d & 591f. Scott 495-96, 498-499, 501 var), select group of six items, comprising a 25¢ block of four with imperforate left margin; a 25¢ block of four, two vertical pairs imperforate between; 30¢ vertical pair imperforate between; 50¢ block of four, two horizontal pairs imperforate between; $1 vertical pair imperforate between; and $1.50 top margin horizontal pair imperforate between, all without gum as issued, Very Fine, a scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 411
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1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust printing, 50¢ deep olive green, perf 13 (Chan 554 var, 562a var. Scott 498 var), choice pair of striking varieties: a perf 13 upper right corner margin block of 6 with drastic fold-over yielding two stamps partially printed, plus a perf 11½ block of 4, top stamps boldly double-printed, without gum as issued, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 412

1942, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Central Trust printing, 16¢ olive brown, perf 10½ (Chan 569. Scott 493a), fresh and well-centered amid large, even margins, Very Fine, a delightful example of this elusive issue.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 413
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1942-45, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Pacheng print imperforate-between varieties (Chan 620//625 var. Scott 620//626 var), excellent specialist's group of eight scarce part-perfs, including $20 blue green, $30 and $50 horizontal pairs imperforate between; $20 blue green (2 vertical strips of three imperforate between and at top; Chan #622e, $400); plus unlisted $30 and $40 values (vertical strips of three imperforate between), all without gum as issued, Very Fine, a great eight.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 414
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1942, East Szechwan "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown (Chan 629. Scott 526f), with lovely, centrally struck c.d.s., Very Fine, a scarce used multiple.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 415
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1942, Hupeh "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown (Chan 631. Scott 526t), a splendid example of this elusive and rare DPP issue, which is listed but unpriced in Scott, without gum as issued, Very Fine, a beauty, signed Bih Gong.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 416
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1942, Hupeh "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown (Chan 631. Scott 526t), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine and choice, a superb example of this rarity, which is unpriced in Scott, signed L.Y. Woo, with accompanying 2018 Experts & Consultants Ltd. photo certificate.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 417
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1942, Hupeh "Domestic Postage Paid" overprint in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 16¢ olive brown, perf 10½-12 (Chan 631b. Scott 526p), a wonderfully fresh, superb example of this extremely scarce issue, fresh with rich color, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine+, a beauty, signed Bih Gong.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 418
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1943, Shensi surcharge on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown (Chan 652. Scott 529n), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 419
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1943, Kweichow surcharge with 2 vertical bars on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, surcharge inverted (Chan 671b. Scott 528r), fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 420
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1943, Kweichow surcharge with 2 vertical bars on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, surcharge inverted (Chan 671b. Scott 528r), fresh and nicely centered, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 421
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1943, Kweichow surcharge with 2 vertical bars on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, perf 10½ (Chan 671d var. Scott 528o var.), an eye-arresting double variety, with the basic stamp perf 10½, plus a striking, gross misperforation at top, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 422
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1943, West Szechwan surcharge with 2 vertical bars on Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 50¢ on 16¢ olive brown, surcharge inverted (Chan 673h. Scott 527r), vertical pair, an attractive and scarce multiple which additionally shows the "right bar shorter" variety on top stamp, fresh mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine, signed L.Y. Woo.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 423
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1943, Kiangsi surcharge on Hong Kong Martyr, 20¢ on 28¢ (Chan 717b. Scott 549e var), block of 4, showing eye-arresting vertically misplaced surcharge variety, fresh, unused without gum, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,300.
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Lot 424

1942-46, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust, 30¢ to $6 perforation errors (Chan 768-789 var), splendid and elusive selection of seven items, comprising two 30¢ right margin horizontal pairs imperforate between (Chan #768c); $1 horizontal strip of four, middle pair imperforate between (Chan #789bi); $2 horizontal strip of five, one pair imperforate between (Chan #769 unlisted); $4 horizontal imperforate-between pair, plus horizontal strip of five imperforate between and at right margin; and $6 vertical pair imperforate between, Very Fine, choice group.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 425
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1944-46, Pacheng Print varieties (Chan 771//789bi), choice group of five imperforate-between varieties, comprising Chan #771 unlisted horizontal pair, 771a, 782 unlisted horizontal margin pair, 786a and 789bi, without gum as issued, Very Fine, an excellent specialist's group.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 426

1944, War Refugees souvenir sheet (Chan MS2. Scott B9a), lovely, clean group of 18 pristine sheets, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 427

1945, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Chungking Dah Tung printing, $10 blue (Chan 843, 843a. Scott 591 var.), spectacular margin block of 24, showing an incredible fold-over error with resulting printed-on-reverse variety, Very Fine, a striking and eye-arresting variety.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 428
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1945, Treaties of Equality, $6 gray trial color proof (Chan 848. Scott 596), splendid engraved trial color die proof, the engraving in gray, printed on surfaced paper, numbered "85112" and affixed to card; few trivial age spots, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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