Sale 726

Lot 1517


China, The Counterweight Collection, 1885-1997. Mounted in two slipcased Scott Specialty albums, Imperial, Republican, Taiwan and PRC; much mint, good used throughout; note Scott #10 mint, #80 used, each of the three Junk sets used to the $5 value, extensive Sun Yat-sen and Martyrs (basic and overprinted), CNC, Gold and Silver overprints, Offices in Tibet, Provincials and Manchuria; Taiwan (to 1993) includes several better sets used—Local Government, 1962 Emperors and 1964 Fruits—along with a mint Forestry Congress souvenir sheet; PRC includes many mint sets mostly from the 1970s onward, but also including 1962 Scientists and 1963 Children; Liberated Areas selection included as well; a solid all-China collection on which to build, Fine to Very Fine, worth the time to view.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized $2,600

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