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Sale 74

Hong Kong & Treaty Ports


Revenues / Propaganda Forgeries / Postcard Stamps
 
 
 

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Lot 3169 o Hong Kong, Revenues : 1971 "Contract Note" Q.E.II Die I $4 orange and violet, variety head and overprint inverted, cancelled by stockbroker's blue h.s., fresh with rich colour and well centred, couple unobtrusive tiny pinholes, otherwise very fine and extremely rare. Ex Orsetti. Illustrated in Philippe Orsetti, Hong Kong Fiscal Seals & Adhesives, part 3, p. 50. R.P.S. certificate (2017). Barefoot Contract Note 97a; Orsetti 283L ic.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000


Only three examples of the inverted centre are recorded, all cancelled by the same stockbroker.
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 3170 Hong Kong, Propaganda Forgeries : 1944 "Liquidation of Empire/Hong Kong" overprint ½d. to 3d. German propaganda forgeries set of six, unused, 1d. light corner crease, fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 3171 Hong Kong, Postcard Stamps : 1879 3c. on 16c. yellow on red on white U.P.U. formular postcard, very fresh unused, couple light hinge marks or gum residue spots and small pencil mark at upper left, fine to very fine. S.G. P1; Yang P1a.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,185
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Lot 3172 Hong Kong, 1879 3c. on 16c. yellow affixed to blue on white U.P.U. formular postcard, unused, adhesive with some faint unfreshness/soiling (not uncommon on yellow stamps), fine appearance. S.G. P1.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 3173 Hong Kong, 1879 3c. on 16c. yellow, unused (with gum), brilliant colour, fine to very fine. S.G. P1; Yang P1 cat. £350.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 3174 Hong Kong, 1879 5c. on 18c. lilac on blue on white U.P.U. formular postcard, fine to very fine and fresh unused. S.G. P2; Yang P2b.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 3175 Hong Kong, 1879 5c. on 18c. lilac on red (in error) on white U.P.U. formular postcard, variety short "T" in Cents (with diagonal edge to left arm), very fine and fresh unused, the scarce error wherein the stamp was placed on a card intended for the 3c. postcard stamp. S.G. P2 var. Yang P2a.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 3176 Hong Kong, 1879 5c. on 18c. lilac on red (in error) on white U.P.U. formular postcard, variety short "T" in Cents (with diagonal edge to left arm), fine to very fine unused (some mounting marks on reverse), another example of this scarce error. S.G. P2 var. Yang P2a.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 3177 Hong Kong, 1879 3c. on 16c. yellow and 5c. on 18c. lilac, fine to very fine and fresh unused, 5c. with some slightest faint yellow traces on reverse from its part characteristic streaky original gum. S.G. P1-P2.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 3178 Hong Kong, 1879 5c. on 18c. lilac, variety short "T" in Cents, unused (with part streaky gum), few short perfs., fine. S.G. P2 var.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,150
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Lot 3179 Hong Kong, 1879 "Three" cents on 5c. on 18c. lilac on blue on white U.P.U. formular postcard, unused, fresh with richly coloured adhesive with intact perforations (unusual, some gum toning on perfs.), few small faults and imperfections on front of card (away from adhesive), fine and rare. Signed Holcombe. S.G. P3 cat. £8000.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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