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People's Republic of China: Collections
 
 
 

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Lot 1617 China (People's Republic), 1949-83, extensive unused or mint collection on album pages with many issues complete, including 1950 Tien An Men 1st printing, Inauguration of People's Republic and 1st Anniv. of People's Republic, 1956 Scientists and 1958 People's Monument miniature sheets, 1960 Pig Breeding and Chrysanthemums, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party, People's Revolutionary Military Museum (plus 8f. series number error) and Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba, 1963 Giant Panda imperf., 1965 Zunyi Conference, Jinggangshan Mountain and Second National Games, 1966 New Industrial Products, 1st Sports Meet, Lu Xun and Liu Yingqun, 1967 "Long Live Chairman Mao" and "Talks on Literature and Art", 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Art and Anti-American Declaration, 1971 Paris Commune, 1974 Industrial Products, 1979 Qi Baishi miniature sheet, 1980 Gu Dong booklet and Lotus miniature sheet, and 1981 Year of the Cock booklet, generally fresh, faults, many fine to very fine, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000
  Realized HK$161,000
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Lot 1618 / China (People's Republic), 1949-81 outstanding extensive unused or unmounted mint collection with commemorative and special issues to 1966, Cultural Revolution and regular issues to 1981 with many issues complete, including 1950 Inauguration of People's Republic and 1st Anniv. of People's Republic, 1956 Scientists miniature sheets, 1958 Monument miniature sheet, 1960 Pig Breeding, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party and Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba, 1965 Giant Panda perf. set in imprint margin examples, Zunyi Conference Anniv. and Jinggangshan Mountain, 1966 Lu Xun and New Industrial Products, 1968 Anti-American Declaration and 1968(c.) "Red Lantern" unissued design test stamp, fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$80,500
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Lot 1619 /o China (People's Republic), 1949-71 mint and used collection in album, including the following sets (unused or mint unless otherwise stated) 1950 Inauguration of the People's Republic, 1960 Chrysanthemums (less 52f.) mostly mint, 1963 Giant Pandas, 1963 Golden Hair Monkey perf. and imperf., 1964 Peonies, 1965 People's Liberation Army, and 1967 Long Live to Chairman Mao, as well as Cultural Revolution-era postcard from Lhasa to Nepal, a few faults, fresh and generally fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$48,300
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Lot 1620 / China (People's Republic), 1949-73 extensive unused or mint collection of C, N and S series on album pages with many unmounted mint and many better issues, including 1949 Trade Union Conference reprint set for Northeast China use, 1956 Scientists miniature sheets, 1958 Monument miniature sheet, 1960 Goldfish, Pig Breeding and Chrysanthemums, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party and Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba and Mei Lanfang perf. set, 1963 Revolutionary Cuba, Butterflies, Hwang Shan Landscapes, Giant Panda and Golden Monkey perf. and imperf. and Children's Day imperf., 1964 Peonies, Petroleum Industry, Xinanjiang Hydro-electric Power Station and 15th Anniv. miniature sheet, 1965 Zunyi Conference Anniv., Jinggangshan Mountain and People's Liberation Army, 1966 Lu Xun and New Industrial Products, 1971 Paris Commune and Communist Party Anniv., 1973 Giant Panda and 1974 Industrial Products, very mixed condition with many issues having toning or tone spots, wrinkling and gum glazing from protective mounts and other faults, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$115,000
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Lot 1621 //o China (People's Republic), 1949-97, unused or unmounted mint and used collection in three stockbooks with many issues complete and including blocks of four of later issues and some later miniature sheets, including (unused or unmounted mint unless otherwise noted) 1950 Inauguration of People's Republic, 1960 Goldfish, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party and Rebirth of Tibetan People both unused (no gum), 1963 Giant Panda and Golden Hair Monkey both imperf. (latter stuck down), 1966 Lu Xun (2 sets), 1968 Anti-American Declaration and Chairman Mao's Instruction, 1971 Paris Commune and Communist Party Anniv., 1973 Giant Panda, and 1981 Dream of Red Mansions miniature sheet, some duplication, mixed condition with toning and faults, later issues generally fine to very fine, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 1622 //o China (People's Republic), 1949-78, unused or unmounted mint and used collection of commemorative and special issues on black stock cards with many issues complete and a number of examples with marginal inscription, including (unused or unmounted mint unless otherwise noted) 1950 1st Anniv. of People's Republic, 1960 Goldfish used, Pig Breeding and Chrysanthemums used, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party, People's Revolutionary Military Museum 8f. series number error, Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba, 1963 Revolutionary Cuba unused (no gum), 1964 Peonies, Petroleum Industry and Xinanjiang Hydro-electric Power Station, 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain, 1966 New Industrial Products, 1971 Communist Party Anniv., 1973 Giant Panda and 1974 Industrial Products, also included are a number of issues in glassines supplementing the stock cards many with marginal imprints, mixed condition with toning or spotting on gum, many fine examples, careful inspection required, a valuable collection with many marginal imprint examples.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$172,500
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Lot 1623 / China (People's Republic), 1949-85 principally unused or mint collection of C, J, W and N series on album pages with many unmounted mint, including 1950 Commemorating Inauguration of People's Republic, 1956 Scientists miniature sheets, 1961 40th Anniv. of Communist Party, 1962 Mei Lanfang perf. set (10f., 20f. and 30f. with surface abrasions), 1966 Lu Xun and Liu Yingjun, 1971 Paris Commune and Communist Party Anniv., 1973 Giant Panda, and 1974 Industrial Products, mixed condition with toning in places and some other faults.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$51,750
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Lot 1624 //o China (People's Republic), 1949-83, the mixed unused or unmounted mint and used collection in stockbooks, including 1956 Scientists miniature sheets unused, 1967 Talks on Literature and Art used and 18th Anniversary of People's Republic mint, and 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Art used and Directives (4 values only) used; also includes some Liberation Areas, mixed condition, with some climatic gum yellowing and a little duplication (1750+).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 1625 o China (People's Republic), 1949-96, principally used collection, with issues to 1954 however unused, many shorter sets complete and including perf. Mei Lanfang 4f. to 50f used, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 1626 /o China (People's Republic), 1950-79 unused or mint and used collection of regular issues and C, S and T series on album pages with many unmounted mint, including 1956 Scientists miniature sheets, 1958 Kuan Han Ching miniature sheet with first day cancellation, 1962 Mei Lanfang perf. set, 1963 Butterflies and Hwang Shan Landscapes used, 1964 Giant Panda and Golden Haired Monkey perf. and imperf., 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain, 1971 Communist Party Anniv. and 1973 Giant Panda, mixed condition with faults including toning and foxing, some fine to very fine, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 5,500 - 6,500
  Realized HK$32,200
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Lot 1627 China (People's Republic), 1951-73 extensive unused or mint collection of S and N series on album pages with many unmounted mint, including 1960 Pig Breeding and Chrysanthemums (both no gum), 1961 People's Revolutionary Military Museum 8f. series number error and Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba, 1963 Butterflies and Hwang Shan Landscapes, 1964 Petroleum Industry and Xinanjiang Hydro-electric Power Station, 1966 New Industrial Products, 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain, 1971 Communist Party Anniv. and 1973 Giant Panda, faults including some foxing, many fine to very fine, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 9,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$34,500
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Lot 1628 China (People's Republic), 1951-85 extensive unused or mint collection of S and T series on album pages with many unmounted mint, including 1960 Pig Breeding, 1961 People's Revolutionary Military Museum 8f. series number error, 1962 Support Heroic Cuba, 1964 Peonies, 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain, 1971 Communist Party Anniv., 1973 Giant Panda, and T series complete (without miniature sheets) through 1985, some later miniature series and a few booklets, faults including some foxing, many fine to very fine, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 1629 /o China (People's Republic), 1952-80 unused or mint and used collection of C, S, N, J and T series on album pages with many unmounted mint, including 1960 Pig Breeding, 1963 Hwang Shan Landscapes, 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain and 2nd National Games, 1971 Paris Commune (no gum), Communist Party Anniv. and 1973 Giant Panda, 1979 Hong Kong Exhibition miniature sheet and 1980 Qi Baishi miniature sheet, very mixed condition including toning and foxing, careful inspection required.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$43,700
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Lot 1630 China (People's Republic), 1949-61 principally unused collection comprising mainly of issues to 1954 mostly in multiples (many with inscriptions), including unused (and the original non-reprint printings), 1950 Commemorating the Inauguration of the People's Republic regular issue in marginal blocks of four and Northeast issue in corner blocks of four with inscription and both sets in corner pairs with inscription, First Anniversary of Founding of People's Republic regular and Northeast in marginal blocks of four (Northeast corner marginal with control numbers in margin), and Postal Conference regular and Northeast in blocks of four and corner inscription blocks of 6, and 1952 Physical Exercise in corner blocks of 8 with inscription and marginal control numbers, the collection has been climatically affected with tone spots and discolouration, nevertheless a fascinating assemblage of scarce multiples, viewing essential (1000+).
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$241,500
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Lot 1631 /o China (People's Republic), 1950-54, an accumulation of over 70 unused complete sheets or large blocks of China and issues for Northeast China with many complete sets, all reprints among the earlier issues, with numerous quantities of individual stamps in the following Yang set numbers: C6, C6NE C7, C7NE, C12, C18, C23, S3, S5, S6, S7, S9, and also 1950 Tien An Men 1st printing $8,000 and $10,000 and 4th printing $3,000 and $5,000 five sheets of 200 of each value. Mostly fine, some are folded or with small faults in sheet margins (over 6,500 stamps). Chan 1-3.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$48,300
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Lot 1632 China (People's Republic), 1953(c.) presentation album containing unused 1949-53 general issues and issues for Northeast China hinged on pages, including commemorative sets, special issues, airmails and first regular issue (with a few of the scarcer sets having been removed), very fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1633 China (People's Republic), 1967-70, unmounted mint balance of W series Cultural Revolution issues collection, including 1967 Our Great Teacher set of 8 and 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Arts, Poems of Chairman Mao set of 14, Anti-American Declaration and Chairman Mao's Instruction, toning and other faults, careful inspection required (60).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$48,300
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Lot 1634 China (People's Republic), 1967-70, balance of W series Cultural Revolution issues unmounted mint collection, including 1967 Long Live to Chairman Mao and Poems of Chairman Mao part set (8) including 8f. "Huichang" and 8f. "Beidaihe" and 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Arts, Anti-American Declaration and Chairman Mao's Instruction, faults including toning with a number of fine examples, careful inspection required (47).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$32,200
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Lot 1635 /o China (People's Republic), 1967-70, balance of W series Cultural Revolution issues unmounted mint collection, including 1967 Long Live to Chairman Mao and 1968 Revolutionary Literature and Arts (less 8f. Chairman Mao and Procession), Anti-American Declaration, Directives of Chairman Mao used singles (except fifth stamp unmounted mint) and Chairman Mao's Instruction, faults including toning, careful inspection required (44).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 1636 China (People's Republic), 1974-79 unmounted mint collection of T series issues in stockbook (without miniature sheets), generally fresh and fine to very fine, some occasional light tones (approx. 170).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1637 China (People's Republic), 1974-82 unmounted mint collection on album pages with a few booklets (exploded) and some souvenir sheets, with basic stamps apparently complete (no 1980 Year of the Monkey), including 1974 Industrial Products and 1981 Year of the Cock booklet (exploded), fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 1638 China (People's Republic), 1974-80 collection of J series in unmounted mint blocks of four, with basic stamps apparently complete and 1979 4th National Games and 30th Anniv. of People's Republic miniature sheets (4 of each), generally fine to very fine unmounted mint.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 1639 China (People's Republic), 1974-84, unmounted mint collection in stockbook, some climatic gum yellowing (approx. 500 + 2 booklets).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 1640 China (People's Republic), 1974-88 collection of T series in unmounted mint blocks of four, with many later marginal with sheet numbers or imprints, with basic stamps nearly complete (no 1980 Year of the Monkey) and later miniature sheets (4 each) starting with 1982 Medicinal Herbs and including 1983 West Chamber and 1984 Tang Beauties, fine to very fine unmounted mint.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 18,000
  Realized HK$36,800
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Lot 1641 /o China (People's Republic), 1949-68, small unused and used collection with mostly odd values or incomplete sets but including some useful with 1962 45th Anniv. of October Revolution set of two unmounted mint and 1964 15th Anniv. se-tenant strip of three mint (stuck down and split perfs.); also included are a few pre-1949 China, good to fine (hundreds).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$5,520
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Lot 1642 / China (People's Republic), A fascinating accumulation of Liberated Area and People's Republic issues with some covers or cards, many complete sheets and a few better including North China People's Post 1949 Tien An Men $50 to $700 marginal blocks of four unused (NC403-409), Central China 1946 (Jan.) surcharge with "Xuazhung" 20c. on Warship (toned) (EC306), Port Arthur and Darien 1946 9th Anniv. Outbreak of War with Japan $15 on 12f. unused (AD12), 1946 1st Anniv. of Japanese Surrender $15 on 5f. unused (AD15), Northeast China People's Post 1950 Tien An Men $250 complete sheet of 100 unused (NE11), and 1950 surcharge on Unit stamp $1000 sheet of 100 (SE6), mainly fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 1643 China (People's Republic), 1957-64, selection of cacheted first day covers including 1959 Revolutionary Military Museum with 8f. series number error and 1963 Children (perf.), foxing, but a seldom-seen group (23).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 1644 China (People's Republic), 1971-87 accumulation of first day covers (approx. 290) from the N, J and T series in small quantities of up to 10, including 1973 Historical Relics (3) and Industrial Products (5), some tone spotting in earlier covers, balance fine to very fine; also included are souvenir booklets (39) in quantities of up to four each, as well as a few commemorative cards.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$18,400
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