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Asian Stamps & Postal History featuring China, Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, and other Asian Countries


Hong Kong: Early Mail / Issued Stamps
 
 
 

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Lot 1116 Hong Kong, 1853 (11 Aug.) ecclesiastical entire letter from clergy from Huguam written at Hong Kong to Paris (22.10) "Via Southampton" and London (21.10), showing on reverse "Hong Kong" origin double-arc origin d.s. (22.8) and on front "Colonies/&c. Art.13" framed h.s. in red, manuscript rating and handstruck "15" (décimes) charge.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 1117 Hong Kong, 1858 (10 Oct.) entire letter from Hong Kong to London "via Marseilles" showing very fine small "Paid/at/Hong Kong" Crowned Circle (Webb type 11) in red, with matching Hong Kong double-arc origin d.s. (across the join) on reverse, manuscript rated, some very slight splitting on a couple folds, very fine and neat.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 1118 Hong Kong, 1863 (8 Dec.) entire letter from Hamburg to Hong Kong (23.1.64) "p Overld. M. via Marseilles" (11.12) showing "Hamburg Th. & T." origin c.d.s., "Tour-T/Forbach" c.d.s. (10.12) and "Fr./2F 16C" accountancy h.s. (RRR), with "Ahrens, Lembcke & Co./Hamburg" oval sender's h.s. and "TT38" h.s. adjacent and "Hong Kong/C" Webb type 13a arrival c.d.s. in blue (RRR, only two examples recorded in blue in Webb Scarcity Guide) on reverse, fine, exceedingly rare combination of the extremely rare accountancy handstamp and pre-adhesive Hong Kong c.d.s. in blue.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$40,250
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Lot 1119 Hong Kong, Incoming Mail : 1843 (26 July) entire letter from Bath, England to Royal Navy member on "H.M.S. Agincourt, Hong Kong" "Via Falmouth Mail to India" showing "Bath" double-arc origin d.s. and on reverse "Bombay/Ship Letter/Bearing 2 As" framed d.s. (very seldom seen on mail to China), rated "1/-", very fine. Carried on the first of only two voyages of P&O "Lady Mary Wood" from U.K. to Egypt. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 1120 Hong Kong, Incoming Mail : 1848 (19 Sept.) entire from Liverpool to Hong Kong (26.11) "Overland Mail via Southampton" bearing Great Britain Embossed 1s. (clear to large margins, just touching in a couple places), tied by "466" numeral, showing matching Liverpool double-arc d.s. on reverse, with London transit c.d.s. (20.9) and Hong Kong double-arc arrival d.s. alongside, side panel at left removed (which fit under back flaps), filing crease crosses adhesive, scarce franking. Ex Major Richard Pratt.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,370
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Lot 1121 Hong Kong, Incoming Mail : 1849 neat envelope (opened out for display) apparently from China (Chinese inscriptions on reverse "Queen of Heaven" and "an ancestral temple") to a Lutheran Missionary, Hong Kong (29.12) showing on reverse "Hong Kong" double-arc d.s., rated "4", paper adherences on face, the earliest known inward ship letter addressed to Hong Kong. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1122 Hong Kong, Incoming Mail : 1850 envelope (wax seal of H.M.S. "Pilot" on reverse) to Hong Kong (18.11) showing "Hong Kong" double-arc arrival d.s. on reverse, rated "4", some light ageing, scarce early interport mail, particularly from a naval vessel between the two Opium Wars. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1123 Hong Kong, United States : 1858 (5 Jan.) entire letter from Boston to Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong (13.3) "Care of Baring Brothers & Co., London" (18-19.1) (with "via Southampton" endorsement applied by them) showing on reverse "Boston/Br. Packet" origin c.d.s., "Forwarded by/Baring Brothers & Co./London" oval h.s. and "Hong Kong" double-arc arrival d.s., handstruck U.S. "5" (debit to U.S.A.; Blake type 515, latest recorded use), rated "1/-" (charge in U.K. for Transatlantic sending) and "6" (charge at Hong Kong for U.K. to Hong Kong via Southampton), fine and scarce unpaid letter through forwarder requiring payment at two stages, with a seldom seen combination of rates to China. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 1124 Hong Kong, France : 1861 (27 Sept.) entire from Paris to Hong Kong (11.11) "Voie de Suez" bearing France Empire percé en ligne 10c. and 40c. (3), cancelled "BS 2", with matching Paris origin c.d.s. adjacent and "Paris à Lyon" (27.9) and "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. on reverse, horizontal filing crease crosses 10c. and one 40c., tear through arrival c.d.s. and part missing from opening, fine and attractive usage. Signed Calves and Roumet.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 1125 Hong Kong, France : 1869 (8 July) entire from Bordeaux to the Captain of the ship "Ste. Germaine", care of the French Consulate, Hong Kong (18.8) "Par Messageries Impériales via Marseille y Suez" bearing France Laureated 80c., tied by large figures, with "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. on reverse. The earliest known French packet cover to China after the schedule was changed from monthly to every 28 days. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1126 Hong Kong, India : 1858 (18 May) entire letter from Calcutta to Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong (5.6) "p Lightning" bearing India 2a. orange, tied by octagon, with matching "Cal/G.P.O." origin c.d.s., "Hoare Miller & Co." forwarder's h.s. (used as sender's cachet) and "Hong Kong" double-arc arrival d.s. on reverse, rated "4", fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1127 Hong Kong, India : 1861 (29 Nov.) wrapper from Calcutta to Hong Kong (23.1.62) bearing India 1a. brown, tied by "B/1" octagon, with matching "Calcutta/Ship Letter/Paid" red framed origin d.s. and "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. on reverse, rated "4", very fine printed matter rate that took almost two months to reach Hong Kong.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$3,220
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Lot 1128 Hong Kong, India : 1866 (29 June) entire with part letter from Bombay to Augustine Heard & Co., Hong Kong (21.7) "p 'Orissa'" bearing India 1a. brown strip of four (damaged at upper left), tied by "Bombay/India Paid" c.d.s., with "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. adjacent, some trivial splitting along folds, attractive.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 1129 Hong Kong, Australia : 1863 (22 July) entire from Sydney to Hong Kong (8.9) "(per) Bombay" bearing New South Wales Corbould 6d pair, tied by "Sydney/N.S.W." duplex, with "Hong Kong/C" arrival c.d.s. (post-adhesive c.d.s. with hyphen between Hong and Kong; Webb figure 19, type A) in blue (the earliest recorded example in this colour), left adhesive with straight edge, corner fault on other, splitting along folds as customary for this correspondence, carried on the P&O "Bombay" to Galle and "Emeu" from Galle to Hong Kong, which left Galle on 21 July. "Emeu's" shaft broke on 3 Aug., and she was forced to set sail and was ultimately towed to Hong Kong by "Pekin", arriving three days late. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 1130 S Hong Kong, 1863-71 4c., 6c., 30c. vermilion and 48c. with manuscript "Specimen", each affixed to small piece, deep colours, 6c. few trimmed perfs. at top, very fine and very rare. Ex Dr. Conrad Latto.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000
  Realized HK$40,250
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Lot 1131 o Hong Kong, 1863-71 96c. olive-bistre, clearly cancelled "B62", rich colour, 2mm. sealed tear, fine to very fine appearance. S.G. 18 cat. £700.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 1133 Hong Kong, 1891 7c. on 10c. green, variety antique "t" in "cents", mint, well centred, yellowish gum, light diagonal crease, fine appearance. Ex Richard C.K. Chan. S.G. 43a cat. £650.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1134 Hong Kong, 1891 14c. on 30c. mauve, variety antique "t" in "cents", exceptionally deep colour, very fine and fresh mint, centred to top as customary. R.P.S. certificate (2002). Ex Richard C.K. Chan. S.G. 44a cat. £2750.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 1135 Hong Kong, 1891 Jubilee 2c. carmine, mint with practically full original gum, deep colour, yellowed gum, centred to left, fine to very fine. S.G. 51 cat. £475.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,220
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Lot 1136 o Hong Kong, 1891 Jubilee 2c. carmine, cancelled by nearly complete c.d.s (22.1.91, the day of issue), fine to very fine. S.G. 51 cat. £130.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 1137 Hong Kong, 1898 (5 May) registered China I.C.P 1c. stationery card to Luxembourg (3.6) uprated with China I.C.P. 2c. and 10c. and C.I.P. 1c., tied by "Hankow" dollar dater in brown (showing intercalary 3rd month), in combination with Hong Kong 10c. on 30c. with additional Chinese character surcharge, variety figures "10" widely spaced, and on reverse 2c. (2, both at card edge and trimmed to fit), tied by "Shanghae/C" c.d.s. (9.5), showing Chinese and British "R" h.s. and Hong Kong transit c.d.s. (12.5) on face, rare and attractive registered combination card with the variety. Ex Richard C.K. Chan. S.G. 33, 55a.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$59,800
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Lot 1138 Hong Kong, 1898 (7 May) envelope ("Sander, Weiler & Co./Hong Kong" sender's inscription on flap) to Hamburg, Germany (30.5) "p. British Packet" bearing pair of 10c. on 30c. with additional Chinese character handstamp, the right stamp variety figures "10" widely spaced, tied by "D/Penang" c.d.s., with "Paquebot." h.s. in violet adjacent, fine and very scarce variety on Penang paquebot usage. S.G. 55/55b.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 1139 S Hong Kong, 1900-01 2c. to 30c., overprinted "Specimen" complete set of five, fine to very fine and fresh mint. S.G. 56s-59s, 61s cat. £550.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 1140 P Hong Kong, 1902 K.E.VII die proof of 2c. frame in black on glazed surface card (92 x 60mm.), handstamped "Before Hardening" and "10 Sep 02" in blue, very fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 1141 Hong Kong, 1912-21 K.G.V watermark multiple crown CA 50c. black on blue-green, olive back, in vertical strip of three, bright colour, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, a rare multiple of the very scarce 50c. olive back in exceptionally nice condition. SG 111b cat. £3900+.
Estimate HK$ 60,000 - 80,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 1142 Hong Kong, 1938-52 K.G.VI $1 pale reddish lilac and blue, marginal block of six, showing variety short leg to "R" (upper right corner stamp), unmounted mint, browned gum with glazing in upper stamps (basically confined to the two non-variety examples), few split perfs. between first and second stamps, fine to very fine, nice positional piece. S.G. 155b/155ba cat. £270.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,265
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Lot 1143 Hong Kong, 1948 Silver Wedding 10c. violet and $10 carmine in corner blocks of four from the upper right of the sheet with requisition numbers in the margin, 5c. block showing variety spur on "N" in third stamp, unmounted mint, overall light uniform toning, brown spots on gum on one stamp (just touching second stamp on 10c. low value) and in margin in each block. S.G. 171-172, 171a cat. £1290.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$18,400
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Lot 1144 Hong Kong, 1962-73 watermark upright Q.E.II Annigoni 15c. and 30c. and 1966-72 watermark sideways 5c., 10c., 20c. and 50c., unmounted mint, fresh, some faint yellow spots (mostly confined to reverse), few perf. separations in margin and few other imperfections, fine to very fine. S.G. 198, 201, 221, 223, 225, 229 S.G. £1160.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1145 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways Q.E.II Annigoni 25c. cerise on glazed ordinary paper, complete sheet of 100, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Yang 218; S.G. 226b cat. £1500.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 1146 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways Q.E.II Annigoni 40c. deep bluish green on glazed ordinary paper, complete sheet of 100, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Yang 220; S.G. 228a cat. £1400.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1147 Hong Kong, 1962-73 watermark upright Q.E.II Annigoni 65c. ultramarine (Arabic gum), complete sheet of 100, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Yang 191; S.G. 204 cat. £1800.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 1148 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways Q.E.II Annigoni $1 sepia (Arabic gum), complete sheet of 100, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (small stain on reverse on one stamp mentioned for accuracy). We understand from the vendor that this was the rarest and most difficult to obtain sheet of the 15 basic values. Yang 206; S.G. 231 cat. £1800+.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1149 Hong Kong, 1962-73 watermark upright Q.E.II Annigoni $1.30 and $5 (Arabic gum), complete sheets of 50, unmounted mint, fresh, $1.30 few trivial yellow traces on reverse, $5 corner creasing (affecting one stamp), fine to very fine. Yang 193, 195; S.G. 206, 208 cat. £875.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1150 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways (crown to left from reverse) Q.E.II Annigoni $2 multicoloured, complete sheet of 50, unmounted mint, light crease through two stamps mentioned for accuracy, very fine and fresh. S.G. 233 cat. £900.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1151 Hong Kong, 1962-73 watermark upright Q.E.II Annigoni $10 multicoloured (Arabic gum), complete sheet of 50, unmounted mint, fresh, minor gum skips (more consistent with PVA gum), couple small faint yellow spots on reverse, fine to very fine. Yang 196; S.G. 209 cat. £1400.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1152 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways Q.E.II Annigoni $20 multicoloured, complete sheet of 50, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, sheet not folded, couple inconsequential tiny corner creases in margin mentioned for accuracy, a remarkable and valuable sheet. Yang 225; S.G. 236 cat. £8000.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 18,000
  Realized HK$32,200
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Lot 1153 Hong Kong, 1966-72 watermark sideways Q.E.II Annigoni 10c. reddish violet horizontal pair, variety imperf., very fine and fresh unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 223a cat. £950.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1154 Hong Kong, 1968-73 watermark upright Bauhinia 65c. on glazed paper and watermark sideways Arms $1.30 on glazed paper (both PVA gum), complete sheets of 50, each folded once along central vertical perfs., unmounted mint, fresh, few inconsequential faint spots in left margin on 65c. mentioned for accuracy, very fine. Yang 228a, 229; S.G. 253b, 254b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1155 Hong Kong, 1968-73 watermark upright Bauhinia 65c. on glazed paper strip of three, the left pair variety imperforate between, unmounted mint, vertical fold between stamps in variety pair (that produced the variety), roughly separated at upper left due to misalignment of perfs., otherwise fine to very fine, unique; also included are two multiples (blocks of 17 and ten) from the same sheet (including one from which this strip was in the upper left corner) showing diagonal vertical misperforation and other perforation errors from the sheet have been folded over before perforating. The only horizontal imperforate between pair among the Hong Kong issued stamps of any reign. S.G. 253b var.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000


This error was produced as the left part of this sheet became folded over after the sheet had been printed and gummed (and before it was perforated). The folding was slightly diagonal from northeast to southwest. At the very top of the multiples, the fold was inside where the left hand perforations would have been, resulting in the imperforate between pair, when the sheet went through the perforating machine, as the left side was not perforated. The folded over stamp next to it (the left stamp in the imperforate between pair) and the other stamps in that vertical column likewise show diagonal horizontal perforations from the perforations have been applied to the folded over sheet. The stamps below show double perforations, one diagonal, likewise resulting from the sheet being perforated folded.
  Realized HK$97,750
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Lot 1156 Hong Kong, 1953-75 commemoratives complete sheets selection, including 1961 Hong Kong University, 1962 Stamp Centenary set, 1967 Seacom, 1969 Satellite Station and 1975 Royal Visit set, unmounted mint, toning in some earlier sheets, otherwise generally fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 1157 / Hong Kong, 1962-75 mint selection of Q.E.II inverted watermark and printing flaw varieties, including 1962-73 upright watermark Annigoni $5 ochre (sash) omitted (S.G. 208a) and 1972 Year of the Rat $1.30 watermark inverted, nearly all unmounted mint, fine to very fine (17). Cat. £325+.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 1158 Hong Kong, 1975-82 watermark spiral crown CA (sideways) 10c. bright orange, variety imperf., block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 311 var., Yang 244b.
Estimate HK$ 8,500 - 10,000
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Lot 1159 Hong Kong, 1989-91 Q.E.II 5th Issue Definitives with "1989" imprint added to design 10c. to $50, complete set of 16 in complete sheets of 100 (10c. to $2) or 50 ($5 to $50), very fine unmounted mint. Yang 347-362, S.G. 600-615 (less 607a, 609a, 611a) cat. £3700.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 1160 Hong Kong, 2004-10 commemoratives new issues in blocks of four, with four examples of miniature sheets and minisheetlets (not all complete for period) including 2004-10 Lunar New Year gold and silver stamp sheetlets (4 for each year) and 2006 Fireworks miniature sheet with special crystal fabric print (4), unmounted mint, generally very fine. Not illustrated.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 1161 Hong Kong, Postal Fiscals : 1897 Postal Fiscal $1 on $2 olive-green block of nine, unmounted mint, fresh on bright white paper with brilliant colour, natural horizontal creasing through top row, perf. separations between top and middle stamp at left and some blunted or turned over perfs. at bottom, an outstanding fine to very fine multiple and one of the largest recorded multiples. S.G. F10 cat. £2,025.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
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Lot 1162 Hong Kong, Postal Fiscals : 1897 Postal Fiscal $1 on $2 olive-green, variety diagonal Chinese handstamp omitted, unused with part original gum coloured light grey-black in places presumably from some foreign surface (harshly called "traces of stained original gum" in the certificate), good colour, well centred, light overall soiling and light crease (not uncommon on this issue because of the thin paper and gum), the discovery copy of this previously unrecorded major variety, with the condition flaws of very marginal relevance on this important and unique stamp. SG F10 var.
Estimate HK$ 220,000 - 260,000


Expertisation: B.P.A. certificate (2010).

The diagonal handstamp omitted variety will be listed in the next edition of the Gibbons Catalogue as F10b. The same variety on the Postal Fiscal $1 on $2 dull bluish-green is already listed in the Gibbons Catalogue (SG F11b), with only one example recorded by Gurevitch.
  Realized HK$253,000
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Lot 1163 Hong Kong, 1898 (26 Aug.) large registered envelope from Kiukiang to Magdeburg, Germany (2.10) via Hong Kong (2.9) bearing China I.C.P. 10c. block of four, vertical strip of three and singles (4), cancelled by "Kiukiang" dollar dater, in combination with Hong Kong 5c. blue pair and Postal Fiscal $1 on $2 dull bluish-green, cancelled by "Shanghai/C" c.d.s. (29.8), with unframed "R" in red and "R" in circle h.s. adjacent and Hong Kong and Magdeburg arrival c.d.s. on reverse, some minor creasing and wrinkling as to be expected on such a large envelope, reduced slightly at left on opening, some inconsequential stray red cancellation ink on the postal fiscal, fine and extremely rare usage of the $1 on $2 dull bluish-green (for which Gurevitch only records 12 covers or large fragments in his handbook including three with the Chinese handstamps omitted) and an exceedingly rare probably commercial usage (normally found on philatelic covers). S.G. 35, F11.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000
  Realized HK$109,250
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Lot 1164 P Hong Kong, Postage Dues : 1923 First Series 1c. to 10c., set of five stamp-size die proofs in black on glazed surface card affixed to De La Rue archive sheet piece, endorsed with striking dates and "100 + 4 Leads", with red cross-endorsement "Plate only 31.8.23" (invoicing information), the unique and important De La Rue striking/day book examples, very fine.
Estimate HK$ 70,000 - 90,000


AN OUTSTANDING SHOWPIECE CONTAINING DIE PROOFS OF ALL FIVE DENOMINATIONS OF THE FIRST POSTAGE DUE SET.
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Lot 1165 Hong Kong, Postage Dues : 1938-63 Second Series 2c. (ordinary paper; requisition no. R2038), 4c. (ordinary paper; Q0555), 6c. (Q0454), 8c. (Q0422), 10c. (ordinary paper; Q1881), 20c. (Q1177) and 50c. (Q0588), complete of seven, together with First Series watermark sideways 1c. (ordinary paper; R0775), all in complete sheets of 100, unmounted mint, deep fresh colours, 1c. and 2c. light toning spotting (principally confined to reverse), occasional minor light tones on 50c. and some others, generally fine to very fine, a lovely assembly of sheets. S.G. D1a, D6-D12 cat. £14,350.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000
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Lot 1166 Hong Kong, Postage Dues : 1965-72 Third Series 4c. yellow-orange, complete sheet of 100, very fine unmounted mint (marginal tear and couple other inconsequential tiny margin flaws mentioned for accuracy). S.G. D13 cat. £650.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1167 Hong Kong, Postage Dues : 1976 Fourth Series on glazed paper 10c. to $1, complete set of four in complete sheets of 100, very fine unmounted mint. S.G. D25-D28 cat. £1400.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 1168 BK Hong Kong, Booklets : 1910 K.E. VII $1 Booklet covers showing "Rates of Postage" on front cover, variety no ditto symbol (") next to 10 cent rate, staples removed, with 1c. marginal L-shaped block of three and marginal vertical pair stuck in margin to front and back of loose interleaving pane apparently originating from booklet by rust pattern around where staple had been removed and additional interleaving sheet likewise stuck to back cover, piece out where staple had been and rust on front cover, rare. Yang SB4.
Estimate HK$ 8,500 - 10,000
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