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Hong Kong & Treaty Ports


Japanese Occupation
 
 
 

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Lot 3261 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, "Detained in Hong Kong" : 1941 (8 Dec.) envelope to Yorkshire, England, bearing K.G.VI 15c. and Centenary 5c. cancelled 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 violet "No Service" and "Retour" framed h.s. adjacent, very fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 3262 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, "Detained in Hong Kong" : 1941 (8 Dec.) airmail envelope to Melbourne, Australia, bearing K.G.VI 50c. and $1 cancelled by "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s., showing "Detained in Hong Kong/by Japanese/from December 1941 to September 1945" framed h.s. in violet adjacent, some minor wrinkling at left from flimsy envelope, fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 3263 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, "Detained in Hong Kong" : 1941 (8 Dec.) envelope (opened out for display, with enclosed holiday card) from Lance Corporal Hugh Anderson, Winnipeg Grenadiers to Winnipeg, Canada, bearing K.G.VI 15c. and Centenary 5c. cancelled by "Victoria/Hong Kong" c.d.s., showing fine "Detained in Hong Kong/by Japanese/from December 1941 to September 1945" framed h.s. in black and on reverse "Passed/by/Censor/137" triangular military censor h.s. in black, faults, very good usage. The holiday card has a black and white photo of rickshaw drivers attached to the front and a printed inside holiday message in racist mocking stereotype Chinese-pronunciation pidgin English, a photo of the sender in civilian clothes is also included with the lot.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 3264 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. on 5s. set of three, very fine unmounted mint (1.50y. perf. chad in gum). S.G. J1-J3 cat. £950 (for hinged).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Unsold
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Lot 3265 / Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. on 5s. set of three in blocks of four, unmounted mint or mint (the 5y. only lightly hinged in upper pair), well centred, the key 5y. is very fine and very fresh, the other two fine with evenly lightly yellowed gum (3y. with a few light rust spots on reverse) and few gum bends and minor gum disturbance. SG J1-J3 cat. £3800.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 3266 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 3y. on 2s. marginal block of four, variety surcharge shifted to left, unmounted mint, very fresh, lower right stamp few tiny tones at foot and couple tone traces at margin edge, fine to very fine. S.G. J2 var.
Estimate HK$ 600 - 800
  Unsold
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Lot 3267 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. on 5s. set of three on local registered first day cover, cancelled by "Hong Kong" c.d.s., very fine. S.G. J1-J3.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 3268 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1943 (25 Dec.) large "Red Cross" brown envelope (Orsetti type JR5a) to Geneva (1.6 per private arrival h.s.), bearing 4s., 10s. and 30s., with red "Censored" framed h.s. applied in Hong Kong and "Via Siberia" violet framed h.s., central vertical fold, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 3269 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 (11 June) "Red Cross" long envelope (Orsetti type JR7) to Geneva bearing 3y. on 2s. block of four, folded vertically at left, fine and scarce late Red Cross usage with the surcharged stamps.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 3270 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1942-45 selection of envelopes and cards, including 1942 Great East Asia War First Anniversary folder and two cards (all bearing 2s. with violet commemorative cancellation) and local "da Luz" envelopes showing branch and last day cancellations (10).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 3271 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, Revenues : 1945 Mount Fuji 100y. complete sheet of 50 used on blank page from a document, faults including two vertical folds crossing the sheet (one in sheet margin resulting in short marginal tear at upper right) and few trivial light stains and some tears in the page itself, nevertheless a fine and rare surviving complete sheet. Barefoot 16; Orsetti J-26.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Unsold
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