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Japanese Occupation / Picture Postcards
 
 
 

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Lot 1312 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1943(c.) Japanese Military stationery picture postcard from Hong Kong Military Occupation Department to Tokyo with violet framed censor h.s. (with censor's chop), fine and very scarce from Hong Kong.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 1313 Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 1.50y. on 1s. to 5y. on 5s. set of three, very fine unmounted mint (1.50y. perf. chad in gum), together with fresh 3y. on 2s. unmounted mint marginal block of four, variety surcharge shifted to left (couple trivial tones on one stamp and in margin). S.G. J1-J3, J2 var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 1314 o Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945 Revenue Mount Fuji 100y. complete sheet of 50 used on blank page from a document, faults including two vertical folds crossing the sheet (one in sheet margin resulting in short marginal tear at upper right) and few trivial light stains and some tears in the page itself, nevertheless a fine and rare surviving complete sheet. Barefoot 16; Orsetti J-26.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 1315 Hong Kong, 1905(c.) Mee Cheng black-and-white picture postcards with place names in black capital letters, ranging from No. 1 to No. 45, including Canton (11) and Macau (1) scenes in addition to Hong Kong, showing a range of landmarks and daily life scenes, unused and used (with the latter often written on but without adhesives and not posted), some ageing with much fine (33).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,370
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Lot 1316 Hong Kong, 1905-10(c.) Mee Cheng black-and-white picture postcards with legends in red lettering, ranging from No. 103 to No. 126, including Canton cards (3), Hong Kong landmarks (including Peak Tram) and typical people, mainly unused (with a couple of the used without adhesive), very good to fine (17).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 1317 Hong Kong, K.E.VII-era Ezekiel & Co. black-and-white picture postcards (19) with card numbers to No. 22 (Nos. 1, 4 & 16 missing), six used (one also showing France Due), overall fine and interesting assembly showing a range of Hong Kong landmarks and daily life scenes.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 1318 Hong Kong, 1920-25(c.) collection of 59 different K.M. & Co. colour picture postcards ranging from No.101 to No. 170, showing various views of Hong Kong and the generally more-difficult-to-find Kowloon, including buildings, street scenes, the peak tram and race course, and daily life scenes, nearly all unused (some of the used with adhesive removed), generally light overall ageing (as to be expected), a very good assembly offering a fascinating glimpse into Hong Kong of a different era.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 1319 Hong Kong, 1915-35(c.) selection of black-and-white and colour picture postcards from a number of publishers, including a number of black-and-white real-photo cards, showing a range of landmarks, people and daily life scenes, nearly all unused, a fine assembly worth careful examination (approx. 50).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 1320 Hong Kong, 1920-30(c.) selection of mainly colour picture postcards showing a range of landmarks and scenes including one black-and-white real-photo card, nearly all unused, good to fine (19).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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