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Sale 74

Hong Kong & Treaty Ports


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Lot 3115 Hong Kong, 1954-62 Q.E.II 5c. to $10 set of 14 (2 sets) showing some shades between the sets, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (one 15c. hinged). S.G. 178-191.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 3116 Hong Kong, 1954-62 Q.E.II 5c. to $10 set of 14 (2 sets), together with $1 short R variety in corner plate block of four (bottom row including variety unmounted) and $1 joined character variety in top marginal horizontal pair (h.s. on reverse), fine to very fine mint. S.G. S.G. 178-191, Yang178b, 178c.
Estimate HK$ 700 - 900
  Realized HK$1,035
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Lot 3117 Hong Kong, 1961 Hong Kong University $1 multicoloured, variety gold printing omitted, marginal single, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 192a cat. £3000.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
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Lot 3118 Hong Kong, 1961 Hong Kong University $1 multicoloured, variety red printing shifted left (with green printing shifted slightly to right), very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 192 var.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
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Lot 3119 Hong Kong, 1961 Hong Kong University $1 multicoloured, variety green printing shifted downwards, folded vertical pair, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, a very scarce multiple of the variety. S.G. 192 var.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$32,200
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Lot 3120 Hong Kong, 1962 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark upright, Arabic gum 5c. to $20 set of 15 in marginal singles, together with 50c. complete sheet of 100 (2), $1.30 complete sheet of 50, and $2 part sheet of 25, unmounted mint, few light tones, generally very fine. S.G. 196-210; Yang 183-197.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 3121 Hong Kong, 1966-71 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark sideways, Arabic gum 10c. imperf. block of four from the foot of the sheet, showing the lower stamps only partially printed, both the impression of the upper stamps and the partial impressions of the lower stamps are somewhat coarse (from a "dry" printing), with a multitude of printing flaws visible in the upper stamps, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (tiny internal bend/wrinkle in one lower stamp noted for accuracy). Believed only one sheet existed, with only bottom row showing partial printing. S.G. 223 var; Yang 199 var.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$36,800
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Lot 3122 Hong Kong, 1971-72 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark upright, PVA gum $10 corner plate number block of six, unmounted mint, few faint yellow traces on reverse, fine to very fine; also 1968-73 PVA gum Bauhinia 65c. on chalky paper (Req. S) and $1 Royal Arms glazed paper (Req. W) fine to very fine unmounted mint upper right corner requisition blocks of four, $1 light bend at upper right affecting one stamp. S.G. 209 var, 253, 254c; Yang 196n, 226N, 229.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 3123 Hong Kong, 1971-73 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark upright $10 on glazed paper marginal single, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 209d; Yang 215 cat. £2250.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
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Lot 3124 Hong Kong, 1971-73 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark upright $10 on glazed paper, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 209d; Yang 215 cat. £2250.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
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Lot 3125 Hong Kong, 1971-73 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark sideways $5 and $20 on glazed paper Requisition J ($5) and N ($20) corner blocks of four, unmounted mint, fresh, $20 minor bend/light diagonal crease at lower right affecting last stamp and marginal bend/corner crease at upper right, otherwise fine to very fine. S.G. 234, 236; Yang 224, 225.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 3126 Hong Kong, 1971-73 Q.E.II Annigoni watermark sideways glazed paper $5 and $20 matching lower left corner blocks of four and 1966-72 (R27) Q.E.II Annigoni watermark sideways (Arabic gum) 5c. to $1 set of nine corner blocks of four (50c. PVA gum) and $1 corner block of six inverted watermark, unmounted mint, fresh, 10c. a little marginal rust but showing small Dr. Blade flaw and $1 inverted watermark gum yellowing, generally very fine. S.G. 222-226, 228-231, 231a, 234, 236; Yang 198-203, 205-206, 206a, 205n, 224, 225.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 3127 Hong Kong, 1962-73 Q.E.II Annigoni unmounted mint selection of plate number blocks of four, including watermark sideways (Arabic gum) $1 (7) and watermark sideways glazed paper $2 and $5, duplication, generally fine to very fine (52 blocks).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 3128 Hong Kong, 1962-73 Annigoni unmounted mint selection of requisition number pieces, principally in corner blocks of four, including (blocks of four unless otherwise noted) watermark sideways (Arabic gum) $1 normal (4 blocks) and inverted watermark (1 block plus strips of 3, 5 and 6), a few of the items contain sheet numbers without corresponding requisition letters, duplication, generally fine to very fine (approx. 60 items).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 3129 Hong Kong, 1968 Sea Craft set of six in left marginal blocks of eight showing guide cross and marginal square, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (few minor margin imperfections/faults). S.G. 247-252.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 3130 Hong Kong, 1970 Year of the Dog cacheted first day covers (3) comprising set in singles, set in vertical pairs and set in requisition blocks of four; also included are $1.30 (with requisition number) and 65c. (slight envelope edge toning at top) corner blocks of four on separate local envelopes and the set on an airmail postcard to Massachusetts, very fine (6). S.G. 261-262.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 3131 Hong Kong, 1973-74 Q.E.II 3rd issue block watermark 40c. block of four, variety printed on the gum side, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, very rare block. S.G. 288a; Yang 235a cat. £3000.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 3132 Hong Kong, 1975-78 Q.E.II Definitives 3rd issue spiral watermark 30c. ultramarine, variety imperforate in marginal block of six, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 315 var; Yang 248b.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 3133 Hong Kong, 1975-78 Q.E.II Definitives 3rd issue spiral watermark 30c. ultramarine, variety imperforate in vertical pair in a lighter shade and on thinner paper than the preceding block, fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint (slightest traces of gum disturbance). S.G. 315 var; Yang 248b.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,220
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Lot 3134 Hong Kong, 1976-77 Q.E. II Definitives 3rd issue unwatermarked 20c. reddish violet, variety imperforate in marginal block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted mint, faint vertical bend in sheet margin at left well away from the stamps. S.G. 342a; Yang 262a cat. £1500.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 3135 Hong Kong, 1977 Tourism 20c., variety watermark inverted, marginal horizontal pair, fine to very fine unmounted mint (some faintly yellowed perf. tips at left edge on reverse), very scarce. S.G. 364w; Yang C120a cat. £1300.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 3136 Hong Kong, 1981 Public Housing 20c. lower right corner plate block of four, variety red omitted, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 402a; Yang C160b cat. £800+.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 3137 Hong Kong, 1983 Hong Kong by Night $1 Fireworks in Harbour, variety silver omitted block of four, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. 444a; Yang C185b cat. £4800.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 3138 Hong Kong, 1974 Arts Festival miniature sheet, variety gold omitted, unmounted mint, fresh, few faint yellow traces on reverse, fine to very fine. S.G. MS307 var; Yang C31Ma.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000
  Realized HK$149,500
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Lot 3139 Hong Kong, 1974 Arts Festival miniature sheet, variety gold omitted (tab at left removed), on first day cover, fresh, light cover bends/wrinkling at right of little consequence (including diagonal bend crossing lower right corner of the sheet), fine and very rare. S.G. MS307 var; Yang C31Ma.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000
  Realized HK$59,800
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Lot 3140 Hong Kong, 1974 Arts Festival miniature sheet, variety orange omitted, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (couple tiniest faint yellow traces on reverse noted for accuracy). S.G. MS307 var; Yang C31Mb.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000
  Realized HK$149,500
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Lot 3141 Hong Kong, 1974 Arts Festival miniature sheet, variety orange colour shifted right, fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint (few tiny internal wrinkles noted for accuracy). S.G. MS307 var; Yang C31Mc.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000
  Realized HK$126,500
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Lot 3142 Hong Kong, 1988 Peak Tramway miniature sheet, variety black omitted (names and values), on first day cover, very fine and very rare (believed only three first day covers recorded). S.G. MS581 var; Yang C51a.
Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000
  Realized HK$207,000
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Lot 3143 Hong Kong, 1988 Peak Tramway miniature sheet, variety black colour shifted 7mm. lower (albeit less than the 12mm. specified in the Yang catalogue), very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. MS581 var; Yang C51Mb var.
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 40,000
  Realized HK$48,300
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Lot 3144 Hong Kong, 1988 Peak Tramway miniature sheet, variety black colour shifted lower (albeit less than the 12mm. specified in the Yang catalogue), on first day cover, gold slightly dulled, fine and rare. S.G. MS581 var; Yang C51Mb var.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000
  Realized HK$66,700
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Lot 3145 Hong Kong, 1993 Hong Kong Post Office Anniv. (2nd issue) miniature sheet, variety perfs. shifted 6mm. lower, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. MS745 var; Yang C65Ma.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 3146 Hong Kong, 1997 Hong Kong '97 Exhibition (4th issue) miniature sheet, variety misperforated at left, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. MS872 var; Yang C84M var.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
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Lot 3147 Hong Kong, 1997 Lantau Link miniature sheet (4), comprising stamp imperf., stamp imperf. at upper left corner (with gold partially missing), gold omitted, and miscut sheet (with a little extraneous printing ink), very fine and fresh unmounted mint. S.G. MS897 var; Yang S79Mb, S79Md, S79M var.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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