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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History

Mongolia, Thailand and Vietnam
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Lot 943

Mongolia, 1926 (Nov. 12), registered cover from Ulanbator to Dresden, neat cover franked on reverse by pair of 20m Soyombo (Scott #33), along with a horizontal pair of 5¢ plum black overprint type (#18a), all tied by Ulanbator origin c.d.s., along with Dresden 4.12.26 receiver; front shows neat Ulanbator Registry handstamp as well, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 944

Mongolia, Lovely and substantial postal history selection, wonderful and unusual group comprising dozens of scarce 1960s-'70s First Day Covers (most cacheted, some Registered), plus commercial mail from the late 1950s to very early 1970s, with many identified town cancels and interesting frankings, etc., Fine to Very Fine, a nice, sizable group of seldom-encountered material; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 945
Thailand, 1883, King Chulalongkorn, 1sol blue, used in Laos (Scott 1. Sakserm 1), a splendid, fresh Plate 3 example, cancelled by choice strike of Luang Prabang Minor Era-dated cancel, Very Fine, an exceptionally scarce Laotian usage.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 946
Thailand, 1907, King Chulalongkorn, 40t gray green (Scott 108), fresh, neat Bangkok c.d.s., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,000.
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Lot 947

Thailand, 1915 (Sept. 5), censored cover from Lampang to London, beautiful and clean, franked by 5s on 6s and 10s on 12s surcharges (Scott #158-159) tied by bold "Lampang" c.d.s. with absolutely superb strike of the scarce "Passed by Censor/Rangoon" with central lion design adjacent; reverse shows bold "Rahong" transit and Rangoon 21 SEP 15 arrival, Very Fine, a showpiece, rare.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 948
Thailand, Compilation of Japanese-printed issues, 1957-71, expertly presented in two binders on homemade pages, offering production details on each issue; in addition to the information and First Day Cover for each, the bulk of the collection is blocks of six to ten, many with imprints, including for Scott #321-329, 358A, 373-380, 383-389, 397-411A (17 of 19 values, including 404A, 410, 411A (a rare imprint block of ten; catalogue value $2250)), 414-417, 423-426, 428-429, 431-434, 436-439, 442-449, 464-467, 469-476, 485-488, 501-508, etc.; also includes correspondence regarding these issues, Very Fine on the whole, inspection will be rewarded.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 949
Viet Nam (South), Collection of stamps printed in Japan, 1956-71, in a single-volume presenting all Tokyo-printed stamps for the country; most present as sets of singles plus blocks of four, six or more, many with imprints in either Japanese or English; these include the 1956 President Ngo Dinh Diem issue, Scott #55-58, 59-62, 63-67, 68-72, 266-269, 364-367, etc.; correspondence and research accompanies. Fresh, Very Fine overall, a pretty collection; well worth review.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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