Sale 32



 
Lot 8349

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China (People's Republic), Military Stamp, 1953, "Air Force" (M2), $800 orange yellow, brown purple & red, block of four, strong definitive colors on fresh white paper, well centered, unused without gum as issued, Very Fine and a desirable multiple.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000.

Opening Bid HK$26,000



 
Lot 8015

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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), Setting I, a complete sheet of 25 with selvedge all around, dazzling color on bright white paper, tiny age specks on gum or in the paper, [15] has a small surface inclusion, and, as sometimes happens with this value, the top and bottom margins are a bit shortened, Very Fine for this rare sheet, ex Major James Starr.
Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000.

Opening Bid HK$250,000



 
Lot 8314



China (People's Republic), 1980, Year of the Monkey (T46) (Scott 1586), imprint block of four from the left of the sheet, vibrant gold color, remarkably fresh, mint, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000.

Opening Bid HK$20,000



 
Lot 8012

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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 3ca brown red (Chan 2. Scott 2), Setting I, a complete sheet of 25 with selvedge all around, resplendent color on immaculate white paper, unused with practically full original gum, light creasing in outer selvedge at top and foot, Very Fine and wonderfully fresh. An outstanding complete sheet.
Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000.

Opening Bid HK$150,000



 
Lot 8207



China (People's Republic), 1962, Mei Lan-fang, imperforate (C94i) complete (Scott 620-627 vars.), large examples each with top or bottom sheet margins, exquisite colors on fresh white paper, mint, o.g., never hinged, the 20f and 22f have yellowed gum, the 30f (white gum) has spot of gum glazing at right from protective mount, and the 50f has toned gum, overall Very Fine and a desirable set. Scott $6,500 (HK$ 51,180).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.

Opening Bid HK$13,000



 
Lot 8014

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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a spectacular block of 15 from the top of the sheet with complete selvedge on three sides, deep rich color on pristine white paper, well centered, unused with practically full original gum, Extremely Fine and a stupendous block.
Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 250,000.

Opening Bid HK$100,000



 
Lot 8235



China (People's Republic), 1973, "The White-haired Girl" (N13) complete (Scott 1126-1129), complete sheets of 50, post office fresh, mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Scott $8,750 (HK$ 68,900).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.

Opening Bid HK$13,000



 
Lot 8011

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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 1ca green (Chan 1. Scott 1), Setting I, a complete sheet of 25 with selvedge all around, [21] and [25] each show overinking in one corner, delicate pastel-like color on brilliant white paper, unused with practically full original gum, a few insignificant gum tones on reverse., Very Fine and a magnificent complete sheet.
Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 250,000.

Opening Bid HK$100,000



 
Lot 8100

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China, 1897, Large $5 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 91. Scott 85), position 1, deep bright color on fresh white paper, centered just to top right, unused with large part gum which may not be original, Fine to Very Fine and an attractive example of this high value stamp.
Estimate HK$ 150,000 - 200,000.

Opening Bid HK$0



 
Lot 8234



China (People's Republic), 1968, Directives of Chairman Mao (W10) complete (Scott 996a), se-tenant strip of 5, mint, o.g., never hinged, lightly folded, minor thumbnail crease and insignificant bends, Very Fine and wonderfully fresh. Scott $7,000 (HK$ 55,120).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.

Opening Bid HK$10,000



 
Lot 8094

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China, 1897, Small 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 85. Scott 81), position 1, fresh bright color, exceptional centering within large margins, unused without gum, light aging on reverse barely shows through in margins on front, otherwise Very Fine and a splendid example of this rare stamp.
Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000.

Opening Bid HK$0



 
Lot 8013

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China, 1878, Large Dragon on thin paper, 5ca orange (Chan 3. Scott 3), a marvelous block of 10 with sheet margins on both sides, comprising the lower two rows of the sheet, radiant color on fresh white paper, mint, flawless original gum, one stamp in top row lightly hinged and a few split perfs at top, Very Fine and a superlative block.
Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 120,000.

Opening Bid HK$50,000



 
Lot 8093



China, 1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, inverted surcharge (Chan 84i. Scott 79a), position 12, clear bright color, well centered though just to top, unused with much original gum, fresh, gum skips, Very Fine and an appealing example of this popular variety.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000.

Opening Bid HK$0












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