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Lot 1153

China, 1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 1¢ ocher and 3¢ blue green (Chan 144-145. Scott 138-139), fresh, each with part o.g., Fine to Very Fine. Scott $590 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 1154
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China, 1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, 16¢ olive green (Chan 147. Scott 141), with bright colors and pristine paper, bilingual Hankow cancel of 22 MAR 12, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $2,500 (HK$ 19,680).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1155
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China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprint, ½¢ brown, inverted overprint (Chan 152b. Scott 146a), bottom left corner margin pane of 20; backing paper still adheres, resulting in light overall toning, Very Fine, scarce multiple with this variety. Scott $1,200 as singles (HK$ 9,450).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 1156
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China, 1912, Revolution and Republic Commemoratives complete (Chan 184-195, 196-207. Scott 178-189, 190-201), the Revolution $5 cancelled by "Shasi" bilingual c.d.s.; the President Yuan Shin-kai has slight thinning, the others are Fine to Very Fine. Scott $1,613 (HK$ 12,700).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1157

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), each with bright color on clean paper, clean o.g.; 50c with trivial hinge thin speck, otherwise fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1158
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China, 1913, Junk Issue, London printing, ½¢ to 2¢, 4¢, 5¢ and 7¢ (Chan 208-210, 212-213, 215. Scott 202-204, 206-207, 209), interpanneau blocks of 4, fresh with superb colors; three stamps in each never hinged and the fourth stamp imperceptibly hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1159
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China, 1913, Hall of Classics, London printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 226. Scott 220), with "guide dot" in top left margin, fresh and practically perfectly centered, neatly cancelled by c.d.s., Extremely Fine. Scott $950 (HK$ 7,480).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 1160
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China, 1915, Reaper, First Peking printing, 30¢ deep brown purple, postal forgery (Chan 242 var. Scott 234 var), block of 4, a grand forgery, showing characteristics of both the London and First Peking printings, nicely centered and exceptionally fresh, o.g., never hinged; top left stamp with diagonal crease, small diagonal tear to top right stamp (both internal), still Very Fine appearance, a neat collateral item.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1161
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China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 green, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a beautiful and rare trial color die proof of the stamp's frame in green, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, pristine, Very Fine, superb quality.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1162
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China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $1 black, trial color proof of frame (Chan 244. Scott 236), a splendid and rare trial color die proof in black, numbered "-125-" at bottom; printed on thick buff card stock, Very Fine and choice, excellent quality.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 1163

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $20 black & yellow (Chan 248. Scott 242), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine, a lovely and scarce item. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 51,180).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$8,000.
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Lot 1164
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China, 1923-33, Junk, 4¢ olive green, experimental printing on German webbed watermark paper (Chan 255E. Scott 275 var), deep color, usual centering to lower right, unused without gum, Very Fine, an exceptionally rare stamp.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Unsold
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Lot 1165
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China, 1932, Ch'en Ying-sheh Martyr issue, vignette engraved die proofs (Chan 334 vars.), lovely and fresh group of three items, comprising vignette designs in green and blue, each on glazed white proof paper, plus a third design in black printed on card, Very Fine, a scarce assemblage.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,600.
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