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The People's Republic of China and Liberated Areas

China (People's Republic): Y.Y. Chen C and S Series Blocks of Four
Lot 583 / China (People's Republic), 1949-67 the magnificent complete collection of the C and S series stamps in blocks of four, unmounted mint or unused without original gum as issued, including the Northeast China issues of the early commemoratives, with the 1952 Gymnastics by Radio original and reprint sets in blocks of 16 and the 1964 15th Anniv. in a block of 12, many of the post-1959 are with imprints or control numbers, including imprint blocks of the 1950 Inauguration of People's Republic (original print for general use), 1960 Goldfish, 1961 Rebirth of Tibetan People, 1962 Ancient Scientists and Mei Lanfang perf. set, 1963 Hwang Shan Landscapes, 1964 Peonies, Yin Dynasty Bronze Vessels, Yanan and 15th Anniv., 1965 Jinggangshan Mountain, and 1967 Liu Yingjun and Learn from Heroic No. 32111 Drilling Team, with the 1962 Mei Lanfang imperf. set in corner marginal blocks (without imprints, but four with control/sheet numbers), a very fine and fresh collection of this popular material. The collection does not of course include the miniature sheets and, while noted as complete above, is for the sake of accuracy missing three nominal value C series stamps: 1955 Red Cross (C122) and 1959 Table Tennis (C213-C214). A rare opportunity to acquire these two series in this format. Yang C1/C405, S1/S443.
Estimate HK$ 3,000,000 - 4,000,000
  Realized HK$3,910,000
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