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British Offices, Treaty Ports and Macao
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Lot 1436

British Offices in China, 1922-27, King George V, 1¢-$2 complete (Scott 17-27. SG 18-28. Yang BP17/27), Multiple Script CA watermark, a very pretty set, with strong colors and overprints, all on pristine papers; solid margins for this notoriously tight issue, o.g., hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $460 (HK$ 3,620). SG £425 (HK$ 4,320).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,800.
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Lot 1437

Amoy, 1897 (Nov. 29?), Hong Kong postal card sent Amoy to Germany, with Amoy Local, 4c Queen Victoria card, cancelled by single-circle "Amoy/A/N[O] 29/97" c.d.s. (day unclear), with December Hong Kong transit alongside and "Bogen/3/Jan./von/98" German receiver at upper left; sender's name and address pasted down at lower left, above which is a black-on-pink "Vola Mon/Lafa Zim" Amoy Local, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 1438
Macao, 1950, Arms and Dragon, 1a to 10a, set of four (Scott 348-351. Yang 364-367), the 1a and 2a in half sheets of 50 and both 10a in complete folded sheets of 100, without gum as issued; a few small faults in outer selvedge at top, otherwise fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $2,250+ (HK$ 17,720).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 1439
Macao, Solid mint and used semi-specialized classics collection, 1884-1941, neatly arrayed on 16 stockpage sides, annotated as to Yang-listed varieties, perforation types (and flaws), etc.; a wealth of plate flaws for the fly-specker, with an interesting group of cancels as well, including Paquebot, steamer box arrival markings, Chinese-language cancels (with several dozen Hong Kong and Canton examples), etc., etc., Fine to Very Fine with better, a pretty lot; see it all online.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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