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

Postal History
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Lot 706
Japan, Group of Covers for 25th Anniversary of Japanese Admission to UPU, 1902. With Offices in China and Korea usages composed of 14 post cards and a cover mounted on pages. Nice array of items, examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 707
Japan, Useful Group of 26 Covers or Cards. The viewer will find nice Koban usages, registered including small package wrapper with Fikokuhoterun registry label, pre-war town cancels and 19th centery stationery, examine, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 708

Japan, WW2 Correspondence of L.J. de Groot, Home Guard Soldier. Group of 16 letters/cards, includes 1940 letter to his wife, 1942 notice to attend a meeting, 1941 letter to the husband, several feldpot cards, orders for Mrs de Groot to move, 1943 Japanese card announcing the death of relative of Mrs. de Groot, 1945 death notice of husband, 1949 letter giving restitution to Mrs de Groot, with transcription in Dutch, needs further research, fascinating account, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.
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Lot 709

Japan, Selection of 3 POW Censored Covers or Cards, 2 WWI from Armogahara Camp from German POW both addressed to US, circa 1916-18? WWII postal card for POW used by US POW at Fukuoka camp to US, generally Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 710

Japan, Selection of About 25 Items. Including 9 mint early postal stationery cards, also 5 1950's cards from Ryukyus. Other items include 2 military usages, used postal card and lettersheet and stampless Imperial PO Yokohama on service cover to US. Interesting and useful lot.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 711

Japan, 1906, cover to France, franked with 1899, Chrysanthemum, 10s deep blue, tied on fancy postal stationery envelope re-addressed from Lyon, bering Poitiers 27-1-06 receiver on reverse, lovely interior print; slight toning, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 113. Scott 103.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
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Lot 712

Japan: French Offices, 1873 (Oct 13), part of front of cover from Yokohama to France, addressed to Madame Lebon from her husband Captain Georges Lebon in Yokohama, with Ceres 5c, 15c, 80c tied with 5118 diamond of dots, also boxed PD in red and Yokohama Bau Francais c.d.s. (Oct 13), Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Captain Lebon was 1 of only 16 in the second French Mission to Japan where he was nominated as the Chief Artillery Instructors to the Japanese. The Lebon correspondence was one of the most important of early French settlement in Yokohama
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