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Sale 28

China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History

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Lot 854
Delightful selection of security chops, 14 in all, on various Queen Victoria Fiscals, each example mounted to small index card with annotations identifying stamp and, when known, the company; note AB & Co., B&S (2 different), Carlowitz & Co., several different styles of HSBC, Oriental Bank Corporation, Butterfield & Swire, P&O Steam Navigation Co., and more; most handstamped but two or three perfined, Very Fine, a lovely group; be sure to view.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,400.
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Lot 855
Sensational selection, 1862-1948 (Scott 1//179), all mint, fresh and sound; comprises Scott #1-2, 3 (never hinged), 8, 9 (never hinged), 20, 36, 51, 53 (never hinged), 64, 65 (no gum), 68, 69-70, 107, 128 (never hinged), 147-150 (never hinged) and 178-179 (never hinged), Very Fine on the whole, inspect.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
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Lot 856
Sweet collection, 1863-1997, harboring Victoria to Elizabeth, mint and used; starting with a somewhat scattered array of First Issue Queen Victorias with solid B62 and S1 killers, with later Victorias a mix of mint and used; King Edward VII issues nearly all used but solid, with many dollar values throughout, the same going for King George VI and early Queen Elizabeth II issues, with post-1974 nearly all mint and many marginal or in blocks of four; note (used, unless noted) Scott #24 (with S1 killer), #166 (with socked-on-the-nose c.d.s.), 84, 106, 121-122, 124, 145-146, Common Design issues, 154-166A, 178-179, 203-217, several Annigoni watermark sideways items, plus mint #296-298, 298a, 351-353 (matched corner plate and sheet number blocks), 354-357 (matched corner blocks with color blocks), 358-360 (gutter pairs), 388-403, 446b, 490-504, etc.; also includes a small selection of covers and postal stationery, plus a useful collection of postmarks, both from the various Hong Kong branch post offices as well as foreign, ship, obliterators, service (Airmail, Parcel Post), etc., Very Fine with better throughout, definitely worth a look.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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