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Lot 10180

Japan, 1935, Lovely cover sent Osaka to Budapest, franked by 2s Mt. Fuji (#194), tied by Osaka 8.6.9 pictorial cancel in red (showing Osaka Castle and modern city), with matching-date black bridge-type Osaka origin c.d.s. at lower left; multicolor label attached upper left showing kimono-clad woman, with a second label of Japanese sun rising over the ocean (inscribed "Japanujo") on backflap; corners bumped and portion of envelope missing at top right (just missing the stamp), Fine to Very Fine, a rare destination.
Realized $45.
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Lot 10181
Japan, 1871, Dragon, 48m brown, plate 2, laid paper (Scott 1c), position 24, without gum as issued, ample to large margins, Fine to Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 1d.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 10182

Japan, 1952, U.P.U. complete, FDC (Scott 552-553), set of two tied by special red commemorative cancel to cacheted envelope, addressed Portland OR, Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. C225-226.
Realized $10.
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Lot 10183
Japanese Occupations, Reference Collection, 1942-43, 130 stamps to study forgery and genuine overprints of: Brunei, Burma, Malaya and Sarawak, a nice tool if you collect this area, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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