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Lot 3150 / Hong Kong, 1938-40 prewar K.G.VI requisition number selection comprising 1c. W, 2c. Z, 4c. V, 5c. W, 25c. Z corner blocks of four (all also with plate number except 1c.), 1c. Z and 5c. X corner horizontal pairs also with plate number (the 5c. showing plate "2"), and 4c. X corner single, unmounted mint (mostly) or mint, few with toned gum, 1c. Req. Z pair with some split perfs. and light creasing, fine to very fine. Scarce requisitions include 1c. W, Z; 4c. X; 5c. X plate 2. S.G. 140-143, 149; Yang 134-137, 140.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$17,250
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Lot 3151 Hong Kong, 1946-52 K.G.VI postwar 1c. brown complete sheets of 120 (3), comprising Req. E and Req. R (2, different dark and pale shades), fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint (one Req. R sheet with some buckling and the other pale shade a few trivial tiny fox spots on reverse). S.G. 140, 140a; Yang 153, 153a.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,610
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Lot 3152 Hong Kong, 1939 K.G.VI 5c. green Requisition Y complete sheet of 120, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, scarce. S.G. 143; Yang 137.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 3153 Hong Kong, 1945 K.G.VI perf. 14½ x 14 50c. magenta, variety printed on both sides, inverted on reverse, corner plate number block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, light corner bend/crease in margin and tiny corner imperfection at upper left noted for accuracy, an outstanding multiple of this important variety. B.P.A. certificate (2002). S.G. 153ab cat. £4800+.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 3154 Hong Kong, 1940 K.G.VI $1 Requisition Z complete panes of 60 (2) from the left and right of the sheet in contrasting shades, showing the short right leg to "R" variety once in each pane (LP R3/1 and RP R7/3), unmounted mint (customary lightly browned streaky gum), fresh appearance, fine to very fine. S.G. 155/155a; Yang 143/143b.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 3155 / Hong Kong, 1950 K.G.VI $1 red-orange and green on chalky paper from the Requisition M printing corner block of four (but imprinted with Requisition N), very fine and very fresh mint (hinged in margin, stamps unmounted). S.G. 156b; Yang 165a.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000


Some examples from this immediately earlier printing were issued with Req. 2101/1 (N) and thus received the Req. N sheet number.
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 3156 Hong Kong, 1945 K.G.VI $2 red-orange and green Requisition C (Williams Lea printing) folded part pane of 30, with the third stamp in the second row showing sliced "G" of Kong variety (flaw Webb 14, HA79; L.P. R2/3), very fine and very fresh unmounted mint with "white" gum, some split horizontal perfs. at right and few faintest stray yellowish traces along some perfs. on reverse noted for accuracy, a magnificent large multiple from this distinctive printing. S.G. 157; Yang 144.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Unsold
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Lot 3157 /() Hong Kong, K.G.VI $2 red-orange and green block of four showing misregistration of the duty plate (green colour) downwards, unused, fine, and marginal block of four showing green inking flaw in Kong character in lower right stamp, very fresh unmounted mint with "white" gum, light horizontal crease in upper pair, otherwise very fine; also unmounted mint postwar K.G.VI 50c. bright purple plate number block of four showing colour area at back of head in upper right stamp (from foreign matter on the plate prior to printing). S.G. 153c, 157; Yang 144, 163a.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,185
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Lot 3158 Hong Kong, 1940 $5 dull lilac and scarlet Requisition Z complete pane of 60 from the left of the sheet, folded along the central horizontal perfs. (with splitting through right two vertical rows), unmounted mint, fresh appearance with moderately browned gum, few minor margin faults, fine to very fine (950 sheets consigned). S.G. 159; Yang 145.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Unsold
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Lot 3159 Hong Kong, 1940 $5 dull lilac and scarlet Requisition Z complete pane of 60 from the right of the sheet also showing plate number "1", folded horizontally, unmounted mint with moderately browned gum, couple trivial tiny marginal adherences on reverse, fine to very fine. S.G. 159; Yang 145.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Unsold
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Lot 3160 Hong Kong, 1952 K.G.VI $5 yellowish green and violet on chalky paper Requisition S block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, very scarce (478 sheets consigned to Hong Kong). S.G. 160ab; Yang 167.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 3161 Hong Kong, K.G.VI $5 yellowish green and violet on chalky paper block of four from the bottom right corner of the lower left pane (from plate 2 as shown by the perforation pinning point being centred), extremely fine and very fresh unmounted mint with immaculate white gum and colours, pristine. S.G. 160ab; Yang 167.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 3162 Hong Kong, 1938 K.G.VI pre-war $10 green and violet marginal single, very fine and very fresh unmounted mint with brilliant "white" gum. S.G. 161 cat. £700.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 3163 Hong Kong, 1946 K.G.VI $10 pale bright lilac and blue (substitute paper) from the Requisition E printing block of four (but imprinted with Requisition F), very fine and fresh unmounted mint, few split vertical perfs. at top right and faintest trace yellowing on reverse in one margin panel at top, a very scarce block (400 sheets). S.G. 162; Yang 168.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000


Some examples from this immediately earlier printing were issued with Req. 448/1 (F) and thus received the Req. F sheet number.
  Realized HK$5,520
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Lot 3164 Hong Kong, 1950 K.G.VI $10 dark violet and deep blue on chalky paper block of four, very fine and very fresh unmounted mint (small faint yellow trace on the reverse on one stamp). A very unusual, uncommon shade that appeared in London about February 1950 that was possibly from a small printing needed to make up the quantity ordered for Requisition 1750/1 and may be taken as part of the 7th printing that was delivered in Req. M. Ex Wilson Wong. S.G. 162b var.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Unsold
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Lot 3165 / Hong Kong, 1951 K.G.VI $10 reddish purple and blue on chalky paper Requisition N printing marginal single (but imprinted with Requisition Q), very fine and fresh mint (hinged in margin, stamp unmounted). S.G. 162b; Yang 168a.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500


Some examples from the immediately earlier printing were issued with Req. 3157/1 (Q) and thus received the Req. Q sheet number.
  Unsold
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Lot 3166 Hong Kong, 1940-48 K.G.VI complete sheets of 120 (4) comprising prewar Req. Z 2c. and 25c. ultramarine, Req. B 8c. and postwar 10c. (without requisition number), fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 141, 144, 145b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 3167 Hong Kong, 1941-46 K.G.VI complete sheets of 120 (4) comprising wartime perf. 14½ x 14 5c. (without requisition number) and Req. C 10c., and Req. D 8c. and 20c. black, fresh colours, fine to very fine unmounted mint. S.G. 143a, 144, 145a, 147.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 3168 Hong Kong, 1946-52 K.G.VI complete sheets of 120 (3) comprising postwar 15c. (without requisition number but showing character flaw [LP R6/6] repaired), Req. P 2c. and Req. R 10c., fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint, 2c. with slightest buckling and 10c. few tiny rust traces on reverse noted for accuracy. S.G. 141, 145c, 146.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 3169 Hong Kong, 1941 Centenary set of six in complete sheets of 60, unmounted mint, toned gum, bright colours, all but $1 with wax backing paper attached, fine to very fine appearance. S.G. 163-168.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000


The wax backing paper on this and the following lot should be removable with care.
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 3170 Hong Kong, 1941 Centenary $1 half sheet of 30 and the remainder of the set of six in complete sheets of 60, unmounted mint, toned gum, bright colours, all but $1 with wax backing paper attached, fine to very fine appearance. S.G. 163-168.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 3171 () Hong Kong, 1948 Silver Wedding $10 carmine corner horizontal pair showing sheet number "051", unused with gum that appears unmounted but is redistributed or is not original, otherwise very fine, a scarce sheet number pair. S.G. 172.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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