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Lot 1206
China, Substantial, unpicked old-time holding of Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Martyr issues, built upon the basis of the various Sun Yat-sen issues as listed by series at the beginning of Chan; there are tens of thousands of stamps here, mint and used, in every iteration—un-overprinted, Golds, Silvers, CNCs, interior and domestic surcharges, Provincials, etc., including paper and perforation types and varieties as well; Martyrs also include all the types, plus Taiwan issues; note particularly Sun Yat-sen Series 6 and 8 Pacheng and Central Trust Prints, Military stamps, 50c and 20c surcharges; Chungking Central Trust Series 11, First Shanghai Dah Tung Series 13, Chungking Chung Hwa Series 9, New York Series 5, Second and Third London Printings (Series 2 & 10), Second and Third Shanghai printings (Series 15 & 16), Hong Kong Chung Hwa Printing, etc., etc.; unpicked and offered just as received; this is a compilation unlike any other you've seen—and you're not likely to see another like it for quite some time, Fine to Very Fine, a rare opportunity for the specialist or the dealer.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 1207
China, First Year issues mint and used compilation, 1912, neatly arranged on black cards or partial stockpages; comprises mint #134, 149a (vertical pair), a private overprint ½¢ Coiling Dragon and 178-189 (#188, $2, used), plus used #138, 146-160 (3¢, 4¢, 16¢ and 50¢ mint), and 163-177; all with great color; some toned or with small faults, Fine to Very Fine overall, see for yourself everything is imaged online. Scott approximately $2,145 (HK$ 16,890).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 1208
China, Excellent specialist's Transportation Issue Gold Yuan selection, 1948-49, housed in a stockbook and on manila stockpages, plus a detailed collection on album pages; stock consists of a very substantial selection of hundreds by issue, identified by printing house, and a wonderful, unpicked selection of Golds used in combinations on at least 200 envelope fragments; generally fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine++, the ideal specialist's lot; see it all online.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 1209
China, "Republic"-overprinted Coiling Dragons used stock/study, 1912, an old-time accumulation of many hundreds, mostly ½¢ to 10¢ denominations, housed for the most part on old-time manila stock pages; an unpicked assortment of Statistical Department, Commercial Press and Waterlow overprints, all used, with a wide range of cancel types and locations; unchecked for scarce locales or plate flaws; note three rows of used 2¢ CIP Coiling Dragons as a bonus; despite the age of the pages they're on, the stamps appear to be fresh and clean; generally sound, though a few flaws should be expected, Fine to Very Fine, if you like cancels, this is your lot.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$26,000.
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