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Asian Stamps & Postal History


Hong Kong: Covers and Cancellations/ Japanese Occupation/ Collections
 
 
 

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Lot 1318 Hong Kong, 1867 (12 May) entire letter to Vienna "via Trieste", bearing 24c. green (tiny perf. fault) cancelled "B62", showing matching "Hong Kong/C" origin c.d.s. on reverse, with Vienna arrival d.s. in red and "Siemssen & Co./Hong Kong" sender's cachet adjacent and various manuscript ratings on front, very fine double-rate letter.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1319 Hong Kong, 1871 (17 July) envelope (opened out for display) to Bangkok "Per Str. 'Luzon'" bearing 8c. orange tied "B62" with on reverse matching "Hong Kong/C" origin c.d.s. and intact "F.B. Cama/Hong Kong" sender's wax seal, rated "4", very fine and very rare destination, being the second earliest recorded cover to Thailand (the first bearing same franking is from Feb. 1871) and one of the earliest covers with stamps from Asia to Thailand (Siam).
Estimate HK$ 45,000 - 55,000
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Lot 1320 Hong Kong, 1891 (3 Apr.) local envelope to Imperial Chinese Customs, Kowloon, bearing 2c. carmine tied "B62" with "Hong Kong/A" c.d.s. adjacent, light age spotting (mainly on reverse), rare local usage to Customs Kowloon.
Estimate HK$ 8,500 - 11,000
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Lot 1321 Hong Kong, 1891 (17 Oct.) envelope from Austin, Illinois, U.S.A. to Hong Kong (17.11) bearing U.S.A. Grant 5c., showing on reverse the very scarce "Non réclamé/Unclaimed" framed h.s., sealed tear in backflap just crosses the corner of the mark; also included is a 1907 (5 July) India 1a. stationery card addressed to Haiphong but sent first to Hong Kong, with "Hong Kong/D.L.O." framed h.s. and later after being sent to the original destination, "D.L.O./Bombay" framed d.s., the last (ex Norman Bennett) with scuffing, an interesting pair showing early returned mail marks.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 1322 Hong Kong, 1892 (7 Oct.) envelope from England to the Chief Engineer of the S.S. "Glenfalloch" at Jardine Matheson, Yokohama (27.11) redirected to Hong Kong (5.12) endorsed "Via San Francisco", but instead sent by P&O "Siam" via Brindisi, bearing Great Britain 2½d., showing framed "Missent in/Indian Mail" h.s., with on reverse "Sea Post Office/A" (17.10), Bombay (23.10) and Hong Kong (17.11) transit and Yokohama and Hong Kong arrival c.d.s., fine and unusual.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 1323 Hong Kong, 1902 (18 Mar.) long registered envelope to New York (20.4) bearing 10c. ultramarine vertical strip of six, tied by "Registered/G.P.O. Hong Kong" c.d.s. showing "R/HongKong/China/No 1483" registration label (39 x 20 mm.), reduced at right on opening, light horizontal creasing at bottom, attractive large 10c. franking with early registration label.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 1324 Hong Kong, 1903-09 registered envelopes (4) and part envelope to England (3), U.S.A. (2) and Germany bearing a variety of K.E.VII frankings, showing a printed registration label and two types of the "R/Hong Kong" framed registration h.s., mixed condition, an interesting selection (5).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1325 Hong Kong, 1911 (9 Sept.) "Coronation First U.K. Aerial Post" card from Windsor, England to Hong Kong, endorsed "Via Flying Machine Windsor to London, Via Siberia to China" bearing Great Britain K.E.VII ½d. and K.G.V ½d. tied by "First United Kingdom/Aerial Post/Windsor/2" double-ring c.d.s. (16.9), carried on the first flight from Windsor to Hendon (London) on 17 Sept., contrary to regulations this is the red-brown card for London to Windsor transmission (as noted in the illustration legend), exceedingly rare Coronation Aerial Post card to Hong Kong and in all likelihood the only Hong Kong card carried on this first flight from Windsor to Hendon, very fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 1326 Hong Kong, 1917 (11 Aug.) envelope to London "per S.S. Malta all the way" showing "Officially Paid/Hong Kong/C" c.d.s. in red, fine usage.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
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Lot 1327 Hong Kong, 1926 (14 Jan.) envelope from Manchester to a Royal Marine Captain in Hong Kong (24.2) bearing Great Britain 1½d., showing "Retour" framed h.s. (Proud I48) and on reverse "Returned Letter Office/Hong Kong" double-ring c.d.s. (Proud D4; 24.2), both earlier than recorded in Proud, with Chinese beat chop on front and crayon endorsements of different addresses to try and ultimately "Left Hong Kong", envelope opened out for display and a trifle reduced at back at top. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 1328 Hong Kong, 1927 (24 Nov.) envelope to Cleveland, U.S.A. unclaimed and returned to Hong Kong and then redirected to Singapore (25.4.28) bearing Hong Kong 10c. tied by "U.S.T.P. Sea Post/S.S. Pres. Grant/East/2" duplex, with U.S. unclaimed and returned h.s., showing Hong Kong "Retour" framed h.s. (Proud I48) and "Returned Letter Office/Hong Kong" c.d.s. (Proud D4; 6.4) with Shanghai c.d.s. (24.3) alongside and on reverse Shanghai (8.3), Hong Kong (18.4) and Singapore c.d.s., fine and very interesting maritime usage that was returned from U.S.A. via Shanghai (where it was held for two weeks) to Hong Kong and then redirected to Singapore.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
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Lot 1329 Hong Kong, 1932 (4 Nov.) airmail envelope to Baghdad (18.11) "Via Hong Kong/Saigon Airmail" carried on the return experimental flight of La Zelle (5.11), bearing K.G.V 5c., 10c. and $1 cancelled by "Hong Kong" c.d.s. in red, an unusual destination for mail from this flight, fine. Webb No. 20.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
  Realized HK$5,520
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Lot 1330 Hong Kong, 1932 (5 Dec.) K.G.V 4c. stationery card (with message) to Kent, England "(via) Saigon-Marseilles Air Mail" uprated with K.G.V 20c. and 25c., cancelled by "Hong Kong" double-ring c.d.s. in red, the 49c. special Christmas airmail rate for cards, very fine. Webb No. 21.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000


This mail was carried on S.S. Aramis by sea to Saigon, which left on 7 Dec. to link with the Saigon-Marseille air service.
  Realized HK$10,350
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Lot 1331 Hong Kong, 1933 (6 May) printed O.H.M.S. parcel tag to Secretary of Admiralty, Whitehall, London, bearing K.G.V 8c. vertical pair, 30c., 50c., $1, $5 (9, including vertical strip of four) and $10 vertical pair, all boldly cancelled by "Hong Kong" c.d.s., bright colours, tear in two $5 and couple small values do not detract from this very fine piece, a striking and colourful high-value franking.
Estimate HK$ 22,000 - 28,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 1332 Hong Kong, 1937 (29 Apr.) long registered Pan American Airways first flight envelope to Chicago (7.5) via San Francisco (4.5) bearing K.G.V 20c. (2), $1, $2 (2) and $10 (2) tied by "Hong Kong/Air Mail" c.d.s., with flight cachet h.s. in blue alongside, fine and rare colourful, high-value franking. Webb No. 60.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 1333 Hong Kong, 1939 (24 July) incoming censored registered envelope from Freiburg, Germany to Hong Kong, bearing Germany 30pf. marginal block of four, showing "Advertised/Unclaimed" and "Retour" (Proud I48) framed h.s., with Hong Kong censor tape at left and Hong Kong (26.10) and German (25.12) c.d.s. on reverse for the return of the envelope, fine and unusual.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 1334 Hong Kong, 1941 (14 Nov.) airmail envelope from Zanzibar to New York via Hong Kong (2.12) bearing Zanzibar 5c. (3), 25c. vertical pair and 5s., showing extremely fine "Detained in Hong Kong/by Japanese/from December 1941 to September 1945" framed h.s in black, with Hong Kong violet framed "Not Opened/By/Censor" and rare "A.V.2" h.s. adjacent, censor tape at left (probably applied in Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika) and "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s. on reverse, probably went by air by Wilson Airways from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam, then BOAC to Singapore and finally by sea to Hong Kong, a very fine "Detained" cover from a highly unusual origin.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 1335 Hong Kong, 1941 (11 Dec.) O.H.M.S. envelope to Calcutta, bearing Centenary 5c. and K.G.VI 15c. tied by "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s., showing "Detained in Hong Kong/by Japanese/from December 1941 to September 1945" framed h.s in violet, with Calcutta arrival c.d.s. (9.10.45) on reverse, fine, the latest recorded date for a "Detained" handstamp cover (and the only cover known for this date).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$74,750
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Lot 1336 Hong Kong, 1945 local envelope to Kowloon showing octagonal "Hong Kong/Postage Paid/1945" h.s., fine. From the Yu Look Yau collection.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 1337 Hong Kong, 1948 (3 Sept.) local registered envelope showing "Postage Paid/4 Hong Kong 4" Typhoon Chop c.d.s. in red (for registered mailings) with manuscript "35c." written on it, "Registered/G.P.O. Hong Kong" arrival c.d.s. of same day (3:30 pm) with registration label and postman's beat chop, fine. From the Yu Look Yau collection.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1338 Hong Kong, 1952 (10 Oct.) envelope from Troon, Scotland to Hong Kong, bearing Great Britain 2d. pair showing "Returned Letter Office/Hong Kong" without * double-ring c.d.s. (unrecorded in Proud and earlier than the similar post-War double-ring c.d.s. [with *] recorded in Proud) with "Return to Sender/Reason for Non-Delivery Checked" h.s. in violet (Proud I50 (?); later than recorded in Proud), very fine. Ex Lee Scamp.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,610
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Lot 1339 Hong Kong, 1893-1962 envelopes and card, including Q.V. registered usages, first day covers, 1893 7c. rate envelope to England and 1936 Imperial Airways First Through Flight Hong Kong-Penang- London, mixed condition, an interesting and varied selection (approx. 25). From the Yu Look Yau collection.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$10,350
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Lot 1340 Hong Kong, 1902-71 envelopes (12), card and front, including 1902 envelope from Shanghai and first day envelopes, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 1341 Hong Kong, 1903-97 selection of envelopes (5) and piece, including K.E.VII 2c. stationery "Specimen" envelope further handstamped "Ultramar" and 1935 Silver Jubilee set cacheted registered first day envelope to England, the last with some small cover faults, others fine to very fine (6).
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1342 Hong Kong, 1936-47 airmail envelopes showing a variety of K.G.V and K.G.VI frankings, including four showing "By Air to London Only" h.s., as well first flight covers (4) with non-Hong Kong stamps, generally fine (12).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 1343 o Hong Kong, Cancellations : 1897-1916 selection of foreign stamps cancelled in Hong Kong, including China (5), Great Britain, India (2), Macau (5), Philippines (3), Straits Settlements and Thailand, as well as piece with mixed franking of Hong Kong K.E.VII 10c. U.S. overprinted "Philippines" 1c. and 2c. (2), good strikes, fine and interesting selection (22).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
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Lot 1344 Hong Kong, Bracnh Offices / Cheung Chau : 1912 (21 Nov.) K.E.VII 1c. stationery card to the Berlin Mission, Hong Kong cancelled by "Cheung Chau/X" type A double-ring c.d.s. (RRR), by Proud the earliest known date of this extremely rare cancellation (with his earliest recorded date 6.6.13), fine and important Branch Office usage.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 1345 Hong Kong, Bracnh Offices / Kowloon : 1945 (28 Sept.) unaddressed envelope bearing Centenary 5c. with requisition number and K.G.VI 2c. and 8c., tied by superb "Kowloon/Hong Hong" (error) double-ring c.d.s., very fine. From the Yu Look Yau collection.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000


The post office reopened after the Occupation on 28 September with these the only values then available. The Kowloon cancellation had the error "Hong Hong" which was quickly spotted and corrected.
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 1346 Hong Kong, Bracnh Offices / Kowloon Tong : 1938 (8 Apr.) locally used K.G.V 20c. registered envelope (with indicia on flap), size G, bearing K.G.V 4c. and 5c. cancelled by "Hong-Kong/Kowloon Tong" double-ring c.d.s. with branch's registration label adjacent, fine and scarce.
Estimate HK$ 4,500 - 5,500
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1347 Hong Kong, Bracnh Offices / Wan Tsai : 1918 (8 Feb.) postcard to England bearing K.G.V 4c. tied by superb "Hong-Kong/Wan Tsai" type A double-ring c.d.s. (R), with index C, faint penciled address, very fine usage.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,500
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Lot 1348 Hong Kong, Bracnh Offices / Western Branch : 1898 (14 Sept.) Q.V. 4c. stationery card to Germany (16.10) cancelled on the indicia by very fine "Hong-Kong/W.B." type A c.d.s. with index B (RRR) showing "Basel Mission/Hong Kong" magenta sender's h.s. and Heilbron arrival c.d.s. adjacent, some light staining, a very rare usage, enhanced by the Branch Office c.d.s. cancelling the indicia (as this first cancellation of the branch was at times applied away from the stamp).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 1349 Hong Kong, Marine Sorters : 1871 (21 June) envelope from France to Hong Kong "(via) Marseilles" (22.6) bearing France Laureated 20c. (4) and Bordeaux imperf. 80c. cancelled by large figures "740", with matching "Carpentras" c.d.s. alongside, showing framed "PD" h.s. in red adjacent and light "Hong Kong/Singapore to Hong Kong/Marine Sorter" c.d.s. (1-10.8.71) on reverse, some faults on adhesives, fine and rare incoming usage from France. Calves guaranty and Behr certificate (2009).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 1350 Hong Kong, Marine Sorters : 1880 (Aug.) incoming envelopes (2) from London to a Lieutenant at Hong Kong, each bearing Great Britain 2½d. (2) and showing fine to very fine "Singapore/to Hong Kong" c.d.s. (index letters A and B respectively) on reverse, minor corner fault in one of the adhesives, fine pair.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1351 Hong Kong, Marine Sorters : 1880 (22 Oct.) incoming envelope from the same correspondence from London to a Lieutenant at Hong Kong (1.12) redirected back to London (5.1.81) bearing Great Britain 2½d. pair, showing very fine "Singapore/to Hong Kong/B" c.d.s. (20.11) on reverse, fine usage.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1352 Hong Kong, 1897 (1 Jan.) "Round the World" Germany 10pf. stationery card from Lübeck, Germany to Hong Kong (10.2) redirected to Vancouver, Canada (10.3), then New York (17.3) and then back to Lübeck (29.3) showing "Singapore/to Hong Kong/A" marine sorter c.d.s. (2.2, unusually on front of card), minor water stain at upper left, fine card sent around the world card via German consulates that took less than 90 days in total.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1353 Hong Kong, Maritime Mail : 1930 (12 Sept.) red-band envelope to Sankiang, Kwangtung (13.9) bearing K.G.V 4c. tied by "From Steamer Box/Canton" bilingual double-ring c.d.s. (37 mm.), fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 1354 Hong Kong, Military Mail : 1895 (4 Dec.) envelope from Malta to the "Asst Engineer, H.M.S. Edgar, China" bearing Malta 1d. tied by "A25" duplex, showing "Received/in/Forward/Bag" circular h.s. adjacent, fine, very rare handstruck marking, 1d. military concessionary rate from Malta. H.M.S. Edgar was detached from the Mediterranean Flotilla to Hong Kong in late 1894, serving on the China Station and was Marine Guard for the foreign community in Chemulpo, Korea.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 1355 Hong Kong, Military Mail : 1946 (13 Aug.) "O.A.S." airmail envelope to the Commandant of the Jodhpur State Forces, Jodhpur, India (23.8) showing intaglio "F.P.O. 127" d.s., very fine.
Estimate HK$ 9,000 - 12,000
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Lot 1356 Hong Kong, Japanese Occupation : 1944 (7 Sept.) Japan 2s. stationery card from Mrs. S. Mather, Stanley Internment Camp to Captain D.A.F. Mathers, Camp N (received 28.9 per docketing) uprated with Japan 1s, showing the military internment camp h.s. in violet with Hasegawa censor chop in red, fine mail between camps.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 1357 Hong Kong, Japanese Occupation : 1945 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. on 5s. set of three in part sheets of 50 (10 x 5) from the top of the sheet with margins at top and sides, unmounted mint, fresh, sheets folded along central vertical perfs., 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. few light marginal stains, 3y. on 2s. missing margin at right at two stamps and few split marginal perfs., and 5y. on 5s. gum loss affecting top margin and six stamps and few faint perf. rust specks on reverse, a fine and very rare set of multiples, with the 5y. on 5s. high value believed to be the largest surviving multiple and a preeminent piece for this subject. S.G. J1-J3.
Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 250,000
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Lot 1358 /o Hong Kong, 1862-1987 extensive mint and used collection with many issues complete, including (mint unless otherwise indicated) 1862-63 used no watermark 2c. to 96c. (18c. unused), 1863-71 perf. 12½ 4c., 18c. and 96c olive-bistre all used and 48c. unused, 1891 14c. on 30c., 50c. on 48c. dull purple (without Chinese characters surcharge), $1 on 96c. (with Chinese characters surcharge), Jubilee 2c. used, K.E.VII 1903 to $1 and $5, 1904-06 2c. to $5, K.G.V 1912-21 $5 green back, 1948 Silver Wedding, Q.E.II 1954-62 Definitives, Annigoni 1962-73 5c. to $20 ($1.30 to $20 unmounted mint) and 1966 5c. to $20, Postcard Stamp 1879 5c. on 18c. on blue card (black printing) unused, and Postal Fiscal 1874-1902 perf. 15½ x 15 $2, the issues from 1975 are unmounted mint, some faults (including on some of the enumerated stamps) with much fine to very fine, a large collection worth careful examination (approx. 500).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$55,200
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Lot 1359 Hong Kong, 1863-1941 mint and used assembly on pages, with Treaty Ports and other cancellations and varieties, including (mint) 1863-71 12c. block of eight, 1882-96 10c. green, K.G.V 1921-37 to $3 and $5 mint and used ($5 mint thin), 4c. broken character in marginal block of eight, K.G.VI 15c. broken character in positional block of four and Hoihow Q.V. 5c. blue with small thimble c.d.s., duplication, some faults, mainly very good to fine (approx. 600).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 1360 o Hong Kong, 1863-1953 used collection with some Treaty Ports, with the Q.V. collected for cancellations, including 1891 50c. on 48c. with Chinese characters mint, K.E.VII 1903 to $5, K.G.VI to $10 (both colours), 1948 Silver Wedding, Postal Fiscal 1880 12c. on $10, 1891 $5 on $10, China Offices 1917-21 to $3 and $5 (creasing) and 1922-27 to $2, Hankow 1880 48c. (toned), Ningpo complete straight-line c.d.s. on 10c. pair and "Y1" (6), the collection does not include Hong Kong K.G.V Definitives, overall fine to very fine, an interesting collection oriented towards cancellations worth careful examination (approx. 260).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 1361 /o Hong Kong, 1876-1901 mint and used Q.V. study collection with shades, multiples and cancellations (including Treaty Ports) and often multiple examples, including (used unless otherwise indicated) 1876-77 16c. on 18c. (2, one cancelled "S1"), 1880 2c. dull rose mint, 10c. cancelled "D29", 48c. (4, one "62B") and 5c. on 8c. (3) to 10c. on 16c. (5, one "62B") and 10c. on 24c. (4), 1882-96 5c. watermark inverted, 10c. green mint and 30c. mint, 1885 $1 on 96c. grey-olive unused pair (toned) and single used in Canton, 1891 (without Chinese characters surcharge) 20c. on 30c. and $1 on 96c. both mint (last creased) and $1 on 96c. "Specimen" unused, 14c. on 30c. mint, 1898 (with Chinese characters surcharge) $1 on 96c. black (2) and grey-black all mint, 10c. on 30c. (without Chinese character surcharge) mint, 1900-01 2c. to 30c. mint (2) and 5c. mint block of 24, and Postcard Stamp 1879 5c. on 18c. unused, few faults, some light toning or tone spots (often mainly confined to reverse) with many fine examples, careful inspection will be rewarded (approx. 380). From the Yu Look Yau collection.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 1362 / Hong Kong, 1891-1987 mint (unmounted from 1961) Commemoratives collection with miniature sheets, including 1891 Jubilee and 1948 Silver Wedding, some toned gum, fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 1363 / Hong Kong, 1948-82 selection, comprising 1948 Silver Wedding set of two, Q.E.II 1954-62 Definitive set of 14, 1962-73 Annigoni first set and 1982 Definitive set of 16, unmounted mint or mint (Annigoni set), Silver Wedding $10 small inclusion, few faint yellow spots on reverse on some of the 1954 set, fine. S.G. 178-191, 196-210, 415-430 cat. £775.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1364 / Hong Kong, 1996-2002 selection of commemorative issues in unmounted mint complete sheets, including 1995 Rural Buildings (15 sets of sheets or 150 sets) and 1996 Urban Heritage (180 sets, some offset on reverse), together with 1984-99 first day and commemorative envelopes, duplication in the envelopes (approx. 160), fine to very fine. Not illustrated.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$5,175
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