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


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Lot 602
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m dark brown, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, without gum as issued, rich fresh color, margins all around except just touching at top left, about Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1a; ¥45,000 (HK$ 3,380). Scott 1; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 750 - 1,000.
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Lot 603
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m reddish brown, plate 1, wove paper, position 28, without gum as issued, bright fresh color, large even margins, an Extremely Fine gem.
J.S.C.A. 1b; ¥50,000 (HK$ 3,760). Scott 1b; $375 (HK$ 2,910).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 604
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 28, without gum as issued, fresh bright color, margins all around, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 2a; ¥43,000 (HK$ 3,230). Scott 2; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 605
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 100m dark blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 8, without gum as issued, rich fresh color, 4 nice margins (slightly rounded corner at top right), Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 2b; ¥65,000 (HK$ 4,890). Scott 2; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,800.
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Lot 606
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper, position 23, without gum as issued, large margins all around, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 3c; ¥65,000 (HK$ 4,890). Scott 3; $475 (HK$ 3,680).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 607
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Japan, 1871, Dragon, 500m greenish blue, plate 1, wove paper, position 6, without gum as issued, good color, 4 large even margins, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 4g; ¥120,000 (HK$ 9,020). Scott 4d; $750 (HK$ 5,810).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 608
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, ½s brown, plate 2, 3 different, includes ½s brown on laid paper, ½s red brown on wove and ½s gray brown on wove, without gum as issued; usual irregular perfs, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 5 vars.; ¥140,000 (HK$ 10,530). Scott 5 vars.; $390+ (HK$ 3,020).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 609
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 1s blue, plate 2, laid paper, unused without gum, fresh, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 6c; ¥60,000 (HK$ 4,510). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 610
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 2s vermilion, laid paper, unused without gum, bright rich color, well centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 7a; ¥90,000 (HK$ 6,770). Scott 7; $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,800.
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Lot 611
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Japan, 1872, Dragon, 5s blue green, laid paper, unused without gum, fresh; usual irregular perfs, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 8a; ¥130,000 (HK$ 9,780). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 612
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Japan, 1872, Cherry Blossom, 20s lilac, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, unused without gum, fresh, unusually well centered for this issue, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 13a; ¥90,000 (HK$ 6,770). Scott 17; $700 (HK$ 5,430).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 613

Japan, 1872, Cherry Blossom, 30s gray, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, o.g., hinge remnant, fresh, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 14; ¥100,000 (HK$ 7,520). Scott 18; $625 (HK$ 4,840).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 614

Japan, 1872, Cherry Blossom, 10s yellow green, Government printing, native laid paper, part o.g., well centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20a; ¥100,000 (HK$ 7,520). Scott 16; $475 (HK$ 3,680).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 615
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Japan, 1873, Cherry Blossom, 10s yellow green, Government printing, native wove paper, unused without gum; pinhole, otherwise Fine.
J.S.C.A. 20b; ¥110,000 (HK$ 8,270). Scott 16a; $1,150 (HK$ 8,920).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 616
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 2s yellow, native paper, with syllabic 1 ("i"), neat town cancel, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 22; ¥80,000 (HK$ 6,020). Scott 28; $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 617
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 6s violet brown, native paper, with syllabic 8 ("chi"), lightly cancelled, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 23; ¥100,000 (HK$ 7,520). Scott 29; $550 (HK$ 4,260).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 618

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 20s red violet, native paper, with syllabic 2 ("ro"), full naturally crackly o.g., lightly hinged (trivial pencil date on gum), amazingly fresh, well centered for this issue, Fine to Very Fine, extremely rare, 1986 P.F. certificate.
J.S.C.A. 24; ¥2,000,000 (HK$ 150,390). Scott 30; $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 50,000.
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Lot 619

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 30s gray, very thin native wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), o.g., hinge remnant, lovely fresh color, amazingly well centered, an Extremely Fine gem.
J.S.C.A. 25; ¥500,000 (HK$ 37,600). Scott 31; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 620
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 4s rose, type I, foreign wove paper, unused without gum, fresh bright color, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 26; ¥120,000 (HK$ 9,020). Scott 24; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 621
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 30s gray, foreign wove paper, indistinct (bota?) cancel, good color; nibbed perf at bottom right, Fine, a lovely example of a very rare stamp, 2008 I.S.J.P. certificate.
J.S.C.A. 27; ¥1,250,000 (HK$ 93,990). Scott 25; $7,500 (HK$ 58,140).
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 622
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 1s blue, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 12 ("wo"), unused without gum, fresh, a beautiful stamp, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 29; ¥50,000 (HK$ 3,760). Scott 33; $250 (HK$ 1,940).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 623
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 2s yellow, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 17 ("re"), unused without gum, very bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 30. Scott 34.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 624
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 2s yellow, foreign wove paper, all 23 syllabics, a lovely group, neatly identified on an album page, generally light circular date stamp cancels, an excellent lot for the collector, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 30. Scott 34; $725 (HK$ 5,620).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 625
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 4s rose, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), corner margin single, very light circular cancel, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 31; ¥95,000 (HK$ 7,140). Scott 35; $450 (HK$ 3,490).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 626

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 6s violet brown, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 17 ("re"), full o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 32; ¥43,000 (HK$ 3,230). Scott 36; $240+ (HK$ 1,860).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 627

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 10s yellow green, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 2 ("ro"), part o.g., lovely fresh color, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 33; ¥30,000 (HK$ 2,260). Scott 37; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 628

Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 20s violet, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 4 ("ni"), the light violet shade, large part o.g., fresh color, naturally irregular perf at bottom right (caused by the perforation machine - not a pulled perf), Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 34; ¥60,000 (HK$ 4,510). Scott 38; $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 629
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Japan, 1874, Cherry Blossom, 30s gray, foreign wove paper, syllabic 1 ("i"), unused without gum, fresh, Fine, signed Tyler and one other.
J.S.C.A. 35; ¥70,000 (HK$ 5,260). Scott 39; $575 (HK$ 4,460).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 630

Japan, 1875, Bird Series, 12s rose, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 1 ("i"), o.g., hinge remnant and small adherences, fresh and well centered, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 36; ¥70,000 (HK$ 5,260). Scott 46; $450 (HK$ 3,490).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 631

Japan, 1875, Bird Series, 15s lilac, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 3 ("ha"), right margin single, full o.g., never hinged, fresh, very choice for this issue, almost Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 37; ¥70,000+ (HK$ 5,260). Scott 47; $350 (HK$ 2,710).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 632

Japan, 1875, Bird Series, 45s lake, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 1 ("i"), o.g., hinge remnant, fresh and beautifully well centered, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 38; ¥90,000 (HK$ 6,770). Scott 50; $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 633

Japan, 1875, Cherry Blossom, 4s green, without syllabic, type I, o.g., hinge remnant, bright fresh color, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 40a; ¥60,000 (HK$ 4,510). Scott 52; $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 634

Japan, 1875, Cherry Blossom, 6s orange, foreign wove paper, with syllabic 13 ("wa"), full o.g., never hinged, pristine fresh color, very choice for this issue, Fine.
J.S.C.A. 44; ¥30,000 (HK$ 2,260). Scott 43; $325+ (HK$ 2,520).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 635

Japan, 1877, Old Koban, 45s carmine, perf 10, large part o.g., fresh and well centered; some blunt or irregular perfs, otherwise Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 76; ¥120,000 (HK$ 9,020). Scott 67; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,800.
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Lot 636
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Japan, 1888, New Koban, 15s purple, a vintage bundle stock selection of approximately 4,000 bundled stamps, unopened and unchecked for cancels except for one opened to help estimate count. Great, unpicked lot with great potential for the special, usual mixed condition, well worth inspection!
J.S.C.A. 86. Scott 80.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 637

Japan, 1899-1907, Chrysanthemums, 5r-1y complete, including both major shades of the 4s, o.g., mostly lightly hinged, a fresh and well centered set, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 101-118; ¥167,600 (HK$ 12,600). Scott 91-108, 99a; $445 (HK$ 3,450).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 638

Japan, 1908, Empress Jingo, 5y-10y complete, unwatermarked, o.g., hinged, a fresh and well centered set, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 119-120; ¥500,000 (HK$ 37,600). Scott 113-114; $2,075 (HK$ 16,080).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 639

Japan, 1914, Empress Jingo, 5y-10y complete, watermarked, o.g., hinge remnant (5y) or lightly hinged (10y), very fresh, Fine to Very Fine, the 10s is Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 121-122; ¥300,000 (HK$ 22,560). Scott 146-147; $1,125 (HK$ 8,720).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 641

Japan, 1913, Tazawa, ½s-1y complete, unwatermarked, o.g., lightly hinged or small hinge remnant, bright fresh colors; 4s low value with trivial rounded corner, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 131-141; ¥354,500 (HK$ 26,660). Scott 115-125; $1,251 (HK$ 9,700).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 642

Japan, 1919, Tazawa, 30s orange brown, large ("old") die, major paper fold, o.g., small hinge remnant, quite striking and possibly unique, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 155 var. Scott 141 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 643

Japan, 1924, Empress Jingo, 5y-10y complete, granite paper, 5y is a corner margin single, o.g., never hinged, fresh and well centered, Very Fine, 10s with tiny expert handstamp on gum. Catalog values are for hinged.
J.S.C.A. 209-210; ¥145,000 (HK$ 10,900). Scott 188-189; $625+ (HK$ 4,840).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 644

Japan, 1937, Empress Jingo, 5y-10y complete, white paper, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 211-212; ¥190,000 (HK$ 14,290). Scott 253-254; $725 (HK$ 5,620).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 645

Japan, 1943, 2nd Showa Series, 1s orange brown, major misperf error, corner margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, striking, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 244 var. Scott 325 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 646
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Japan, 1942, 2nd Showa Series, 10s crimson & dull rose, dull rose omitted, single and block of 4, with normal for comparison, o.g., single and 2 stamps from block never hinged, fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 255Rva; ¥350,000 (HK$ 26,320). Scott 334a; $2,375 (HK$ 18,410).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 12,000.
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Lot 647
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Japan, 1945, 3rd Showa Series, 3s rose carmine, foldover error, corner margin block of 4, without gum as issued, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 267 var. Scott 352 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 648

Japan, 1946-48, 1st New Showa Series imperf complete, plus high values from perf'd series, o.g., never hinged (or without gum as issued), Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 281-293, 294//307; ¥87,100+ (HK$ 6,550). Scott 362-374; $270 (HK$ 2,090).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 649
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Japan, 1946, 1st New Showa Series, imperf, 1y Mt. Fuji, major foldover error, corner margin block of 4, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 285 var. Scott 364 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 650

Japan, 1947, 2nd New Showa Series, 5y Whaling, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 304Fva; ¥100,000 (HK$ 7,520). Scott 392a; $500 (HK$ 3,880).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 651

Japan, 1948-49, Occupational Series, 2y-500y complete, including 2y overprinted for Election Business, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 312-323; ¥211,900 (HK$ 15,930). Scott 425-436, 425a; $1,322 (HK$ 10,250).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 652
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Japan, 1948-49, Occupational Series, 2y-500y complete, o.g., all never hinged except 3y low value lightly hinged (cataloged as all n.h.), Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 312-323; ¥211,900 (HK$ 15,930). Scott 425-436; $1,322 (HK$ 10,250).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 653

Japan, 1950-52, Showa Unwatermarked and National Treasures Series, 80s-500y complete, o.g., never hinged, a pristine, flawless set, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 324-347; ¥302,050 (HK$ 22,710). Scott 509-521B; $1,706 (HK$ 13,220).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 654

Japan, 1952, Showa Unwatermarked Series, 100y Blast Furnace, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 332; ¥85,000 (HK$ 6,390). Scott 521A; $475 (HK$ 3,680).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 655

Japan, 1952, Showa Unwatermarked Series, 500y Locomotive, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
J.S.C.A. 333; ¥75,000 (HK$ 5,640). Scott 521B; $475 (HK$ 3,680).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 656

Japan, 1951, 1st National Treasures Series, 5y Long-Tailed Cock, orange brown omitted, 2 errors: one normal, second with green partially printed as well; with normal for comparison, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 343 var. Scott 513a; $850+ (HK$ 6,590).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 657

Japan, 1950-51, National Treasures souvenir sheets, 80s-50y complete, also 1951 Baron Maeshima souvenir sheet, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 348-351, C218; ¥81,100 (HK$ 6,100). Scott 509a, 510a, 517a, 519a, 521c; $280 (HK$ 2,170).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 658
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Japan, 1950-51, National Treasures souvenir sheets, 80s-50y complete, also 1951 Baron Maeshima souvenir sheet, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 348-351, C218; ¥81,100 (HK$ 6,100). Scott 509a, 510a, 517a, 519a, 521c; $280 (HK$ 2,170).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 659

Japan, 1955, 2nd National Treasures Series, 5y Mandarin Ducks, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., barest trace of hinge, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 356vc; ¥200,000 (HK$ 15,040). Scott 611d; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 660

Japan, 1961, 10y Cherry Blossoms, gray omitted, with normal for comparison, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 374va; ¥30,000 (HK$ 2,260). Scott 725d; $200 (HK$ 1,550).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 661

Japan, 1961, 10y Cherry Blossoms, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., barest trace of hinge, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 374vb; ¥120,000 (HK$ 9,020). Scott 725b; $1,100 (HK$ 8,530).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 662

Japan, 1966, 15y Chrysanthemums, blue shade in flowers omitted, vertical strip of 5, top 3 stamps normal, then 1 stamp with partial error, bottom stamp with full error, o.g., never hinged, a rare and lovely progressive error strip, Very Fine, 2 errors (bottom stamps) signed Tyler.
J.S.C.A. 402 var. Scott 914 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 663

Japan, 1966, 15y Chrysanthemums, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 402va; ¥80,000 (HK$ 6,020). Scott 881e; $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 664

Japan, 1966, 15y Chrysanthemums, imperf, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged.
J.S.C.A. 402va; ¥80,000 (HK$ 6,020). Scott 881e; $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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