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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


Other Asia Countries
 
 
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Lot 858

Pan-Pacific Flight cover bonanza, 1932-45, a total of 75 items related to trans-oceanic flights, all arrayed on Scott pages held by corner mounts (some of which need replacing); we find First Flight Covers (some of which from the Philippines are also First Day Covers), commercial mail, a 1945 U.S. War Department cover noted "News Rush", many Clipper covers (various legs), gloriously multicolor frankings, etc.; covers to and from the U.S., Guam, Philippine Islands and Japan, plus mail to Canada and Australia, from Hong Kong and Singapore; Macao and Guam First Flights, several lovely late 1941 Japan-to-U.S. usages, a 1941 "Service Suspended" notice on a U.S.-to-China cover, Censors; Ship/Airmail covers; a number of Japanese postal cards with 1932 Airmail- or flight-related commemorative cancels, several Japanese slogan cancels, and much, much more, Very Fine on the whole, with nearly every item crisp, fresh and sound, a lovely lot for the aerophilatelist; inspect.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 859
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Lovely little selection, attractive group of mostly "better" sets or singles, including (Scott numbers throughout) mint Taiwan #1355-1358; Hong Kong #129//146, 12 values, including $2-$5 (#144-146), 203-217, 275-288; Burma #176-187, O105-O115; used stockcard groups of Tibet and Mongolia, etc., generally Fine to Very Fine, nice mix; examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$2,200.
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