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Sale 77

Hong Kong & Treaty Ports


King George VI
 
 
 

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Lot 1089 Hong Kong, 1940 K.G.VI $1 Requisition Z complete panes of 60 (2) from the left and right of the sheet in contrasting shades, showing the short right leg to "R" variety once in each pane (LP R3/1 and RP R7/3), unmounted mint (customary lightly browned streaky gum), fresh appearance, fine to very fine. S.G. 155/155a; Yang 143/143b.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Unsold
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Lot 1090 Hong Kong, 1945 K.G.VI $2 red-orange and green Requisition C (Williams Lea printing) folded part pane of 30, with the third stamp in the second row showing sliced "G" of Kong variety (flaw Webb 14, HA79; L.P. R2/3), very fine and very fresh unmounted mint with "white" gum, some split horizontal perfs. at right and few faintest stray yellowish traces along some perfs. on reverse noted for accuracy, a magnificent large multiple from this distinctive printing. S.G. 157; Yang 144.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 1091 Hong Kong, 1940 K.G.VI $5 dull lilac and scarlet Requisition Z complete pane of 60 from the left of the sheet, folded along the central horizontal perfs. (with splitting through right two vertical rows), unmounted mint, fresh appearance with moderately browned gum, few minor margin faults, fine to very fine (950 sheets consigned). S.G. 159; Yang 145.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,025
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Lot 1092 Hong Kong, 1940 K.G.VI $5 dull lilac and scarlet Requisition Z complete pane of 60 from the right of the sheet also showing plate number "1", folded horizontally, unmounted mint with moderately browned gum, couple trivial tiny marginal adherences on reverse, fine to very fine. S.G. 159; Yang 145.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1093 Hong Kong, 1938 K.G.VI pre-war $10 green and violet block of four, mint (three stamps unmounted), fresh with "whitish" gum, just showing the slightest gum yellowing, few tiny faint surface age traces, a fine and scarce block. S.G. 161 cat. £2800.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 1094 Hong Kong, 1937-49 unmounted mint set selection in blocks of four, comprising 1937 Coronation (15c. and 25c. with requisition numbers), 1941 Centenary, 1946 Peace (2 sets in corner blocks, one set showing extra stroke variety) and 1949 U.P.U. (corner blocks with sheet numbers), U.P.U. set toned gum and some trivial faintest gum yellowing in Centenary set, overall fine to very fine (17 blocks).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,380
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