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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 566

Hong Kong, Selection of a Queen Victoria cover and a registered front, 1897-1900, 1897 (Feb 3) cover to UK with HK QV 20c/30c with Chinese (Scott 61, Yang 45a) tied with HK c.d.s. on front with London c.d.s. (Mar 2) on back. A front only with HK QV 40c/48c with Chinese (Scott 62, Yang 46) tied with HK c.d.s. 1900 (Oct 31) also with registration label to US endorsed via SS Nippon Maru. Unfortunately the back was missing.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 567
 
Hong Kong, Selection of 5 Items, 1899-1957. Including 1899 HK QV 1¢ postal card (back with printed photo) to Wuchow with Wuchow bilingual c.d.s. 1928 Official paid HK c.d.s. in red on KGV OHMS cover used locally; KG6 5¢ with 1953 HK Products 10th Ex slogan postmark; QEII 10¢ with 1960 HK Products 18th Ex slogan postmark on cover to Canton, incoming 1957 cover from Nanning.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 568

Hong Kong, Selection of 3 Covers, 1930s to 1950s. 1935 May 6 KGV Silver Jubilee FDC to US with 3¢ x2, 5¢ x3. 1937 (Jun 30) airmail commercial registered cover to US endorsed via Pan-American with KGV $1 X3. 1956 (Oct 1) Sham Shui PO c.d.s. on fancy commercial commemorative cover (safety week) also with Wuhan PRC 7th anniversary commemorative c.d.s., mostly Fine.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 800.
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Lot 569
 
Hong Kong, Commemoratives and Special Issues FDCs, 1935-97. In 2 binders and a full box of about 800, but without 1948 Silver Wedding. Earlier issues may be on plain envelopes, some duplication, some on non-GPO official covers. Earlier covers have written address, later ones are not addressed. 1991-96, some issues have heavy duplication, many are PO fresh. 2008 Yang approximately HK$30,000 (Owner's).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.
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Lot 570
 
Hong Kong, Definitives FDC Collection, 1938-97. Includes King George VI 1938 3 values, 1962 complete set to $20, 1973 set to $20, 1982 to $50, also a 1937 FFC. Earlier covers were addressed. Detailed listing by collector in Yang (2008) catalog value.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 571
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Hong Kong, Miscellaneous Collection, 1968-96. Includes 1991-96 prepaid postcards, holograms, greeting cards, stamp booklet (1973-94) and presentation folders (1968-96) in box, also a couple of aerogrammes. Most one of a kind, with slight duplication. Detailed listing by collector in Yang (2008) catalog value.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 572
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Hong Kong, Frama Labels and Frama FDC collection, 1986-96. About 80-100 FDCs including 1986 to 1994, some in multiples, some in sets, some in single values. Also with mint labels for 86, 88, 90 to 96. Detailed listing by collector of Yang (2008) catalog value of HK$3,825 for FDC and HK$615 for labels. Highly collectible and very clean collection.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 573

Hong Kong, 1856 (Dec 13), stampless cover to US endorsed via Marseilles, with 39 rate marking and also rated 34 in pen showing overland rate to New Haven, Connecticut from Boston. With Webb type 9 c.d.s., GB c.d.s. in red (Jan 29) and Boston British Packet c.d.s. (Feb? 6) on back, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 574

Hong Kong, 1861, incoming cover from the U.S. to Hong Kong, franked with U.S. 1860, 30¢ orange (38), used in combination with 3¢ type I (26), former tied by grid cancel on, adjacent red manuscript "28" credit plus red London PAID transit circular datestamp (Apr 30) and "1d" handstamp; red "New-York, Br. Pkt., Apr 18" exchange office circular datestamp on reverse and backstamped Hong Kong (Jun 23); manuscript instruction on front reads "via Steamer America from Boston 17 Apl"; 3¢ with small sealed tear, Very Fine, 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000

A late use of the 33¢ British Mail rate via Southampton
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Lot 575

Hong Kong, 1865, incoming cover from Great Britain, franked with with Queen Victoria 4d, 1s (Scott 43, 42), tied with Tiverton duplex with 1d marking in red and endorsed overland mail. HK c.d.s. (Mar 25) in blue and London c.d.s. (Feb 2) on back. Addressed to a British military personnel travelling to HK on a troop ship; small piece of flap missing, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 576

Hong Kong, 1870 (May 11), double rate cover to Bombay, franked with with Queen Victoria 8¢ pair (Scott 13, Yang 11), tied with B62, also rated 8 in red pen on front and endorsed per Ellora, HK c.d.s. and Bombay c.d.s. (Jun 8?) both on back; roughly opened with piece of flap missing, otherwise Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 577

Hong Kong, 1876 (Oct 12), cover to Bombay, franked with Queen Victoria 8¢ Scott 13, Yang 11), tied with B62, also rated 4 in red on front and endorsed per Steamer Ceccau, HK c.d.s. and Bombay c.d.s. (Nov 2) both on back, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 578

Hong Kong, 1900 (Dec 28), card from Kowloon to Germany, 4¢ black overprint on Queen Victoria 3¢ postal card front card with reply crossed out (Yang P14), tied with HK c.d.s. alongside large KB c.d.s. of the same date. Scarce Kowloon branch usage with Kowloon Branch type A c.d.s., Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 579

Hong Kong, 1901 (Jul 29), red band cover from Hong Kong to Tientsin, franked with HK Queen Victoria 5¢ yellow, with Victoria HK c.d.s. on back and Tientsin bilingual c.d.s. (Aug 10). Highly collectable HK red band cover, Fine.
Scott 41. SG 58.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 580

Hong Kong, 1909 (Nov 16), card to Germany, King Edward VII 10¢ postal stationery registered cover size G (Yang 14), upgraded with King Edward VII 4¢, 6¢ (Scott 90, 92, Yang 93, 79) tied by GPO registered c.d.s. also with small box registered marking on front. The use of 6¢ is especially scarce on any cover since it was issued at a much later date than the rest of the set; toning spots, otherwise Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 581

Hong Kong, 1917 (Nov 5), WWI "On Active Service" (stampless) cover to Great Britain, from the Morley correspondence from HK to his wife in UK, with Hong Kong Official Paid c.d.s. in red, endorsed via America, per SS Empress of Japan, with countersign chop in violet; toning on right edge, otherwise Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
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Lot 582

Hong Kong, 1932 (May 16), registered cover to Great Britain, King George V 10¢ postal stationery registered cover size G (Yang 39) with Insured/value-declared label, with King George V 2¢, 10¢ x3, 20¢, 50c, $1 x2 on front and back with registered GPO c.d.s. Endorsed "Insured for $840", Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 583

Hong Kong, 1934 (Jan 6), airmail card to Great Britain, King George V 4¢ postal stationery card (Yang P28), upgraded with King George V 3¢ x2, 5¢, 20¢ x2 tied with HK Airmail c.d.s. with airmail label on front. Early airmail use of PS card. Scarce, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 584

Hong Kong, 1936 (Dec 31), card to Germany via R.M.A. Dorado, King George V 4¢ postal stationery card (Yang P28) upgraded with King George V 50¢ (Scott 142, Yang 129), with Victoria c.d.s. Scarce early airmail usage of postal stationery card, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 585

Hong Kong, 1941 (May 20), military censored cover from HK to London, franked with with Centenary 5¢, 15¢ (Scott 170-171, Yang C11-12), with HK c.d.s. and Triangular Passed by Censor 107 in violet. London machine marking on back (Jul 16); toning around edges, otherwise Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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