InterAsia Auctions



Sale 12

The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection
of the Postage Stamps of China, 1897-1941


1913 Junk London Printing
 
 
 

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Lot 312 P China, 1913 Junk London Printing Die proof of 10c. in yellow-orange (close to issued colour of 1c.) with marginal "L" shaped guide lines on wove paper (51 x 69mm.), very fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$36,800
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Lot 313 P China, 1913 Junk London Printing Die proof of 10c. in deep lake (close to issued colour of 20c.) with marginal "L" shaped guide lines on wove paper (51 x 65mm.), very fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 314 P China, 1913 Junk London Printing Die proof of 10c. in pale brownish lake with marginal "L" shaped guide lines on wove paper (51 x 60mm.), very fine.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$36,800
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Lot 315 China, 1913 Junk London Printing ½c. to $5, very fine and fresh mint, a choice set (19). Chan 208-226.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 316 China, 1913 Junk London Printing ½c. sepia, variety double print, one inverted, fine unused with large part original gum. Chan 208 var.
Estimate HK$ 750 - 1,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 317 China, 1913 Junk London Printing ½c. sepia vertical and horizontal pairs imperforate between, fine to very fine unused with much original gum, the former has two small thins. Chan 208a, b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 318 China, 1913 Junk London Printing ½c. sepia and 2c. yellow-green interpanneau pairs, both with lower stamp imperforate at top, some lightly foxed perfs., otherwise fine unused with much original gum. Chan 208c, 210c.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 319 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 1c. yellow-orange block of four with interpane margin at right, variety vertically imperforate between stamps, thereby containing two horizontal imperforate between pairs, extremely fine and fresh unused with much original gum, hinge remainders. Chan 209b.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000


Expertisation: F.Z. Chun handstamp.

Provenance: Major James Starr, Sotheby's, 13.9.91, lot 772.
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 320 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 1c. yellow-orange horizontal interpanneau pair, right stamp with imperforate left margin, very fine and fresh unused with much original gum. Chan 209e.
Estimate HK$ 750 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 321 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 2c. yellow-green vertical interpanneau pair imperforate between, lightly toned, otherwise fine unused with part to large part original gum. Chan 210a.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Unsold
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Lot 322 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 2c. yellow-green horizontal pair imperforate between, showing the lightest impressions of perforations in margin between stamps which have not registered through, fine to very fine unused with much original gum, a few perfs. have minor fox marks, hinge remainder and violet guarantee marks on reverse. Chan 210b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 323 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 3c. deep blue-green horizontal strip of three imperforate vertically between 2nd and 3rd stamps, thereby containing horizontal pair imperforate between, deep colour, very fine unused with much original gum, one faintly foxed perf. at foot. Chan 211b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Unsold
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Lot 324 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 3c. deep blue-green vertical interpanneau pair, top stamp imperforate at foot, outstanding centring, very fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum, lightly foxed corner perf. Chan 211d.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 325 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 3c. deep blue-green horizontal interpanneau block of four, left stamps imperforate at right, unused with much original gum, light rust spotting, otherwise fine. Chan 211 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 326 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 4c. scarlet block of six (3 x 2) from pane 6, positions [11-12-13/16-17-18], showing major plate crack through centre of block, very fine mint, position [11] has trivial spot of gum thinning. Chan 212.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 327 China, 1913 Junk London Printing 20c. brown-lake horizontal pair from the lower right corner of the pane with full selvedge, showing major plate crack at right, fine unused with much original gum, light peripheral age spotting. A spectacular plate variety. Chan 220 var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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