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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History

Japanese Occupation
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Lot 527

Japanese Occupation of China, 1941, Prepared for used but never issued ½¢ to $20 "Chi" (Hopei) and "Lu" (Shantung) overprinted sets (Chan JNU18-34, JNU35-50), the complete sets of 17 and 16 respectively, o.g. (some gum toning as often encountered), Fine to Very Fine, a rare pair of unissued complete sets.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 528
Japanese Occupation of China, Specialist's delight, in five stockbooks, several folders and a sheaf of album pages; all identified by Scott and Chan numbers, and comprising the full breadth of the field: Kwangtung, Meng Chiang, Honan, Hopei, Shansi, Shantung, Supeh, North China and Shanghai & Nanking; the collection encompasses the general types, plus specialized sorting by large vs. small overprints, perforation varieties, watermarked vs. unwatermarked issues, various papers and printings, etc.; a nice mix of mint and used, with much of the mint never hinged; solid selection across the board, with Fall of Singapore and Decenary of Manchuria issues included; we note doubled overprints, offset perforations, $10 and $20 values throughout, and both Chinese daters and Japanese-style combs among the cancels, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, well worth a careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$11,000.
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Lot 529

Japanese Occupation of North China, 1941, "Limited for Use" in "Chi" and "Lu", unissued Hopei and Shantung sets complete (Chan JNU18-34, 35-50), sets of 17 and 16 complete, uniformly fresh and clean, o.g., Very Fine, a beautiful and rare pair of unissued sets.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 530

Manchukuo, 1934 (Sept. 2), cover from Moukden to Peiping, postage due assessed, a lovely philatelic example of political non-recognition; cover franked on reverse by 3f Manchukuo First Issue, tied by Moukden "2 9 1" trisected cancel; postage was not recognized by the Chinese Post Office, which assessed double postage due of 10¢, paid by Chinese orange Postage Due stamp tied by bilingual Peiping 9.9.23 dater; back also bears Peiping and Peiping (13) receivers; front shows Hebei Sept. 8 transit plus two "T" markings, one under the Hebei handstamp and one in triangle, Very Fine, a neat item.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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