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Sale 12

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


1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing
 
 
 

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Lot 328 S China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing ½c. to 5c., 8c. to 13c., and 16c. to $20 overprinted "Specimen", values to $10 fine to very fine unused with large part to much original gum (30c. has thin under hinge), the $20 unused without gum (toned on reverse). Chan 227S-233S, 236S-238S, 240S-248S.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 329 China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing ½c. to $5, fine to very fine unused with large part to much original gum. Chan 218, 227-238, 240-246.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 330 China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing $2 black and blue, variety centre inverted, bright colours, particularly well centred for this, very fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum. A choice example of this rare and popular inverted centre. Chan 245a.
Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 500,000


Provenance: "Mandarin" (Giulio Mochi), David Feldman, 24.10.84, lot 40642
Heinrich Köhler, 8-11.10.86, lot 6423.
  Realized HK$977,500
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Lot 331 China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing $20 black and yellow, fabulously bright colour, well centred (a little to left) within unusually large margins, very fine mounted mint. Chan 248.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000


Expertisation: Peter Holcombe (1986).
  Realized HK$40,250
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Lot 332 o China, 1914-19 Junk First Peking Printing $20 black and yellow, vivid colour, centred within unusually large margins, cancelled by "Peking" bilingual c.d.s., very fine and choice. Chan 248.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000


Expertisation: Peter Holcombe (1986).

Provenance: "Ming", Corinphila, 29.9.88, lot 4361.
  Realized HK$27,600
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