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Lot 1577

Korea, 1897, "Tae-Han" overprint in black, 25p maroon (Scott 14), a lovely stamp from the Kingdom, with strong color, clean paper and crisp overprint, o.g., lightly hinged; gum slightly dulled, still Very Fine.
Scott $825 (HK$ 6,500).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1578

Korea (North), 1950-55, group of 4 early postal history items, comprising three homemade covers (one from a newspaper page—printed letterpress, no less) and a pre-printed postal card; two covers franked with #21 (each a different shade), the third by #83; card's indicia a 50ch Medal; card addressed in Chinese, the covers in Korean, Fine to Very Fine or better, an interesting quartet.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 1579
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Korea (North), 1946, Anniversary of Liberation from Japan, 50ch brown, pin perf (Scott 6), unobtrusively cancelled by bridge type c.d.s.; margins large enough to show portion of adjoining stamp at right; trivial wrinkling, Very Fine.
Scott $550 (HK$ 4,330).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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