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1932-1948 Issues
 
 
 

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Lot 608 China, 1932 Northwest Scientific Expedition 1c. to 10c. pairs with Dr. Sun Yat-sen 15c. and Martyrs 10c. (on reverse) on 1933 (12 Feb.) registered envelope from Sven Hedin in Peiping to Stockholm (23.3) via Shanghai (14.2), cancelled by "Peiping" bilingual c.d.s., signed Sven Hedin on reverse, fine. Chan 329-332.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 609 China, 1934 (Feb.) presentation book for the Universal Postal Congress in Cairo with various issues of China and Provinces affixed to pages including Dr. Sun Yat-sen 2nd London printing 2c., 5c., 15c. scarlet, 25c., $1, $2 and $5 together with same values overprinted for Sinkiang, Yunnan and Szechwan, and 1932 Northwest Scientific Expedition 1c. to 10c., minor foxing mostly affecting pages (rather than adhesives) and interleaving faults.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 610 China, 1940 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hong Kong Chung Hwa printing watermarked $1 (2) to $5 in complete sheets of fifty, fine unused with large part to much original gum, one $1 sheet has small defect caused by ash burn. Chan 392-394.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$4,025
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Lot 611 o China, 1940 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hong Kong Dah Tung printing 10c. olive-green perf. 13, lightly cancelled by c.d.s., short perf. at top, otherwise fine. A scarce perforation variety, hitherto unknown on the unsurcharged value. Chan 409 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 612 China, 1940 surcharged in red 4c. on Dr. Sun Yat -sen Dah Tung printing 5c. green, block of fifty (10 x 5) from the lower right corner of the sheet with selvedge on two sides, showing imprint "BYDAH" instead of "BY DAH" and sheet requisition number, one stamp variety lower left character "Tso" instead of "Fun"; also a normal sheet with imprint "BY DAH" for comparison. Chan 480, a.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
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Lot 613 o China, 1941 Thrift Movement miniature sheet overprinted in Cyrillic, Chinese and French for the Russian Philatelic Society Exhibition in Shanghai on 28 February 1943, tied by commemorative double-ring d.s. Chan MS1.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Lot 614 China, 1942-44 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing perf. 13½ 50c. deep olive-green imprint block of eight, fine unused without gum as issued, scarce positional piece with this perf. variation. Chan 558.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 615 China, 1942-44 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing compound perf. 11 x 13 50c. deep olive-green horizontal pair, fine unused without gum as issued, scarce compound perf. Chan 576a.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 616 China, 1942-44 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing perf. 11 $1.50 blue, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 604a.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 617 /o China, 1942-44 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing, an unused and used collection neatly mounted on album pages with various papers and perforations as well as a multitude of blocks, including native paper 16c. perf. 13 unused (16, with two marginal blocks of four) and used (2), 30c. perf. 10½ unused (2), and Chinese woodfree paper $1 perf. 11 used and $1.50 perf. 13 imperf. between pair unused, mainly fine to very fine (approx. 1000+).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$10,925
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Lot 618 o China, 1942-45 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Paicheng engraved printing perf. $20 rose-carmine with sheet margin at left, showing imprint and reversed "18" plate number, cancelled by "Ningteh" bilingual dotted rim d.s. (24.1.46), fine and very scarce used example of this stamp. Chan 623.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 619 /o China, 1942-45 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Paicheng engraved printing, a small unused and used collection replete with perforation varieties, including various values in blocks of four, strips and pairs with imperf. between varieties of rouletted and perf. issues, mainly fine (130+).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 620 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red for Anhwei 16c. olive-brown, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 628.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 621 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red for East Szechwan 16c. olive-brown, perf. 11, centred to top within unusually large margins, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 629c.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 622 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red for East Szechwan 16c. olive-brown, large hole perf. 10½, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 629c var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 623 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red for Hupeh 16c. olive-brown, perf. 10½, rough perfs., well centred within large even margins, very fine unused without gum as issued. Experts & Consultants certificate (2018). Chan 631b.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 624 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red for Kwangtung 16c. olive-brown, centred to lower right, fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. A rare stamp. Hu San guarantee handstamp and signed J.R. Hughes. Chan 634.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 625 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in black for Honan 16c. olive-brown, fine unused without gum as issued. Signed J.R. Hughes. Chan 637.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 626 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in black for Kwangsi 16c. olive-brown, rough perf. 10½-11, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 639b.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 627 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in black for Kwangsi 16c. olive-brown, large hole compound perf. 11 on three sides and 10½ on the other, centred to top, fine unused without gum as issued, blunt perfs. at top right. Chan 639b var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 628 China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in black for Shensi 16c. olive-brown, variety overprint inverted, particularly well centred, rough perfs., fine to very fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 640c.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 629 /o China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red or black on 16c. olive-brown, an unused and used selection, including Anhwei, East Szechwan perf. 10½, Fukien trail overprint in red pair on native paper, Kweichow unused and used, Hunan, Kwangsi block of four, and Shensi with overprint inverted, mainly fine (21).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 630 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Chungking General Office on 16c. olive-brown, perf. 11 x 13, block of ten (5 x 2) from the top of the sheet, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 642k.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$3,220
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Lot 631 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Chungking General Office on 16c. olive-brown, perf. 11, block of twenty-five from the lower right corner of the sheet (5 x 5) with marginal imprint and sheet accounting number, fine unused without gum as issued, a few separated perfs. Chan 642k.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 632 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Chungking General Office on 16c. olive-brown pairs (2) on reverse of 1943 (28 Jan.) registered express envelope to Shanghai (24.2), cancelled by "Chungking" dotted rim d.s., envelope has toned spots, scarce first month usage. Ex Jun Kuyama. Chan 642.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 633 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Chekiang on 16c. olive-brown "L"-shaped strip of three with sheet margin at top, and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing 20c., 50c. and Chung Hwa printing $10 on 1943 (6 July) airmail censored envelope from Hwangyen to Cardiff, Wales, "By B.O.A. to Lagos, Nigeria, via Calcutta, and thence by P.A.A. to destination", cancelled by dotted rim d.s., the "50" cents surcharge strip has peripheral faults due to application over edges of envelope, scarce usage of the Chekiang surcharge, franked at the old $13.70 rate which had already risen to $15 on 15 June. Chan 391, 587, 592, 644.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 634 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Kwangsi on 16c. olive-brown, perf. 10½ x 10 (unlisted), fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 648d var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 635 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Kwangtung on 16c. olive-brown, blocks of ten (17) from the lower right corner of the sheet with marginal imprints and sheet accounting numbers, all except one block has lower right basic stamp with plate variety thin "16", fine unused without gum as issued, one block has been split into block of four + block of six. Chan 649, a.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$34,500
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Lot 636 o China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for West Szechwan and two vertical bars for Fukien on 16c. olive-brown, both perf. 13 x 10½, cancelled by dotted rim d.s., the latter some blunt perfs. at foot. Chan 653f var, 657f.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 637 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in black for East Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown, basic stamp with retouch to right "16", on 1943 (31 Dec.) local envelope, cancelled by "Chungking" dotted rim d.s., fine and scarce unlisted variety. Ex Jun Kuyama. Chan 656 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Lot 638 S China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in black for Honan on 16c. olive-brown block of fifteen from the top left corner of the sheet handstamped sheet number "4 325", each stamp with "Specimen" in Chinese characters in violet, fine unused without gum as issued, a few faults in margin at top. Chan 658.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 639 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for Hupeh on 16c. olive-brown, surcharged by machine, irregular block of five, top right stamp variety "DPP" overprint character "Fu" omitted, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 662, a.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,150
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Lot 640 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for East Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown surcharged by machine, six examples, fine unused without gum, one has short perf. Chan 663.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$920
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Lot 641 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for East Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown, surcharged by machine, perf. 10½, centred just to foot, fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. Chan 663a.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$920
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Lot 642 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in black for West Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown, variety surcharge double, fine to very fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 673g.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Lot 643 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Chungking General Office (400+), Honan (80), Hunan (75), Kwangtung (40), Kweichow narrow (110) and wide (40) settings, and surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for Kwangtung (10) and Yunnan, with large multiples, various papers, mainly fine unused without gum as issued (approx. 750). Chan 642, k, 646, 647, 649-651, 670, 674.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 644 () China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents for Honan on 13c. Hong Kong Martyr, unwatermarked, narrow basic stamp, block of four with sheet margin at left, fine unused without gum. Chan 683c.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 645 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents for Honan on 17c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen New York printing, fine mounted mint. Chan 687.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,610
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Lot 646 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red for Hunan on 13c. Peking Martyr, fine unused with practically full original gum, lightly hinged. A rare stamp. H.L. Chung guarantee handstamp. Experts & Consultants certificate (2018). Chan 690.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 647 S China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red for Kiangsi on 13c. Peking Martyr block of nine (3 x 3), each stamp with "Specimen" in Chinese characters in black, fine unused with small part original gum. Chan 710.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 648 S China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red for Kiangsi on 13c. Peking Martyr block of eighteen (6 x 3), each stamp with "Specimen" in Chinese characters in black, fine unused with small part original gum, first vertical row has horizontal bend. Chan 710.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
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Lot 649 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in black for Yunnan on 13c. Hong Kong Martyr, unwatermarked, surcharge dramatically misplaced to foot, fine unused with much original gum. Chan 764var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 650 S China, 1943 Provincial surcharges with "Specimen" overprints in Chinese characters, comprising 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in black for Honan on 16c. block of eighteen (6 x 3), surcharge of two vertical bars for Honan in black on 16c. marginal block of fifteen (3 x 5) and for Kwangtung in red on 16c. (120, all in multiples including marginal block of twenty and seven marginal blocks of ten, some splitting), and surcharge of "20" cents in red for Kiangsi on 13c. Peking Martyr, 16c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 21c. Hong Kong Martyr unwatermarked (5, with block of four) and 28c. pair, the "Specimen" overprints in violet (for the surcharges on the 16c.) or black, fine unused without gum (162). Chan 645, 658, 670, 710, 713, 714, 717.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 651 o China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chungking Chung Hwa printing typographed $70 violet, perf. 14, lightly cancelled at upper left leaving face clear, fine and scarce perforation variety. Chan 804var.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
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Lot 652 China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Third London printing prepared for use but not issued $4 blue and $5 deep red, fine mint. Chan PUN1, PUN2.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 653 China, 1946 Second Shanghai Union surcharge $30 on ½c. sepia Hong Kong Martyr, watermark inverted and reversed, with sheet margin at foot, deep colour, well centred, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. A rare stamp. APS certificate (1996). Chan 903.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 654 China, 1946 Second Shanghai Union surcharge $70 on 13c. green Peking Martyr, fine and fresh unused with much original gum. Chan 906.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$978
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Lot 655 China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge $200 on 10c. green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing, perf. 13½, fine unused with large part original gum, light rust on reverse. Chan 932a.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
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Lot 656 China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge $250 on $1.50 blue Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing, perf. 11, fine to very fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 934b.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$748
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Lot 657 o China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge $250 on $1.50 blue Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing, perf. 10, cancelled by part to large part Shanghai c.d.s. The scarcest of the listed perforation variations. Chan 934b.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 658 o China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge $250 on $1.50 blue Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing, perf. 11 x 11½, cancelled by dotted rim d.s., fine and unlisted perforation combination. Chan 934b var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 659 o China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge $250 on $1.50 blue Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing, perf. 11½, cancelled by dotted rim d.s., fine and unlisted perforation variety. Chan 934b var.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Lot 660 China, 1946-47 Chungking Central surcharge $20 on 5c. green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing, unwatermarked, centred just to lower right, fine unmounted mint, faintest trace of foxing at left. An outstanding example of this rare stamp. Chan 953.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
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Lot 661 China, 1946-47 Chungking Central surcharge $20 on 8c. brown-orange Hong Kong Martyr, watermarked, fine and fresh lightly mounted mint. Chan 955.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 662 China, 1946 Chungking Dah Tung surcharge $20 on 3c. brown Hong Kong Martyr, watermarked, fine unused with part original gum, toned in margin at top right. Signed J.R. Hughes. Chan 970.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 663 China, 1947 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second Shanghai Dah Tung printing, a selection of complete sheets, comprising sheets of 200 for $1000 (split in two), $3000 and $5000, and sheets of fifty for $10,000 (4), $20,000 (4), $50,000 (4), $100,000 (3), $200,000 (3), $300,000 (3), and $500,000 (3), mainly fine unused without gum as issued, a few trivial age spots (1,800). Chan 1031, 1033, 1035, 1038-1044.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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