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Lot 2062 North China, 1941 New Peking imitative printing Martyr 8c. red-orange, complete sheet of 200, fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint with brilliant colour and full original gum, some minor small grease-like marks on reverse and few small transparent backing paper fragments still adhering, some trivial sheet margin creasing as to be expected, a scarce complete sheet in a near optimal state of preservation. Chan JNU1.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 2063 North China, 1944 (22 Sept.) envelope from a British internee at Weihsien Internment Camp to an American in Chengtu, Nationalist-controlled China, bearing various North China values cancelled by "Weihsien" bilingual c.d.s., showing the camp's violet framed censor h.s. with Tsukikawa red censor chop, light creasing, fine and scarce usage to Nationalist-controlled China between missionaries who had been lecturers at Yenching University.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 2064 Mengkiang, 1945 unused selection of "Menkiang" overprint part sheets of 50 on imitative Martyrs 1c. (2), 8c. (2), 40c. (2), 50c. (2) and complete sheets of 50 of imitative Dr. Sun Yat-sen $1 (2) and $2 (2), few small faults as to be expected on this kind of multiples and one $2 sheet light water stain (mainly visible on reverse), fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 2065 Shanghai & Nanking, 1943 (16 Dec.) registered envelope to Stockholm, Sweden (14.2.44) "via U.S.S.R." and Istanbul (red framed d.s.) bearing on reverse Return of Foreign Concessions 25c. on 5c., 50c. on 8c., $1 on 16c. (2), $2 on 50c. (2) and Dr. Sun Yat-sen New York printing 5c., cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s., with violet "Ag." German censor h.s. (Vienna) on front, very fine. Chan JC1-JC4.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 2066 / Shanghai & Nanking, 1945 unissued surcharges on Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chung Hwa and New York printings, set of five, unmounted mint or mint, most with some light browning or toning on gum, $1000 on 2c. small tear, otherwise fine. Chan JCU1-JCU5.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 2067 Shanghai & Nanking, 1945 (12 June) envelope to a British Jewish internee at Pootung Internment Camp, bearing $5 on 5c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen New York printing and $20 on 3c. Chung Hwa printing, cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s., showing red "Censored" h.s. with postman's chop adjacent, backflap missing, fine and scarce $25 local rate usage in use for two months).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 2068 Shanghai & Nanking, 1945 (8 Sept.) envelope (with original letter) from "Little Pagoda/Chinese Arts Curios", Nanking Road, Shanghai to California, bearing $200 on $1 Hong Kong Martyr block of four cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s., with the stamps accepted at the C.N.C. $4 foreign surface mail rate (with there not being regular airmail service to U.S.A. at this time immediately after the end of the war).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 2069 Shanghai & Nanking, 1945 (10 Sept.) envelope to London via Tientsin (25.9) bearing $200 on 1c. Martyr strip of three and $200 on 8c., cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s., another fine immediately postwar cover paying the C.N.C. $4 foreign surface mail rate with $800 Central China postage stamps.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 2070 Japanese Occupation of China, 1941-45, a fine representative mint or unused collection, neatly presented on pages, including small and large type district overprints for Hopei, Honan, Shantung, Shansi and Supeh, North China overprints and half value surcharges, Menkiang with Mongolian inscription issues, Kwangtung, and postwar Kiaotung surcharges $10 on ½c. on 1c., $40 on 9c. and $80 on $40 on 30c., a little duplication and some toning in the Kwangtung issues, generally fine to very fine (approx. 675).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 2071 /o Japanese Occupation of China, 1941-45, a mint or unused and used assembly replete with multiples, neatly arranged on stockpages according to Stanley Gibbons-catalogue numbers, generally fine (hundreds). Not Illustrated.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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