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Sale 78

Asian Stamps & Postal History


1932-48 issues
 
 
 

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Lot 348 P China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 2c. olive, wide stamp type C, die proof on thin native laid paper (66 x 91mm.), die number "3231", fine, light age spotting in margins.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$46,000
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Lot 349 P China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 5c. olive-green, wide stamp, die proof on thin native laid paper (66 x 91mm.), die number "3204", fine, light age spotting in margins.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$43,700
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Lot 350 P China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 15c. red, wide type, imperforate proof (stamp-size) on thin paper (23 x 25mm.), wide type, mounted on card (82 x 66mm.) dated "30.6.32", and 15c. blue-green, narrow type, imperforate die proof (stamp-size) on thin wove paper (25 x 27mm.), fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 351 P China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 25c. blue, imperforate die proof (stamp-size) on thin paper (23.5 x 26mm.), mounted on card (28 x 423mm.) dated "25.9.31", fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 352 China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing $1 sepia and brown, narrow stamp, complete sheet of fifty (10 x 5) with complete selvedge all round showing plate number "1A" and sheet requisition number "286", fine and fresh appearance mint, a few bends, light creases or small age spots on reverse, three stamps have thins (one has a few split perfs. in selvedge). Chan 317.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 353 China, 1931-37 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing, 15c. scarlet horizontal pair, narrow stamps, variety left stamp with colour omitted in lower left corner due to pre-printing paper fold and showing diagonal printing line just extending past frame there, with 2c. olive-green vertical pair on reverse of 1941 (3 Feb.) double registered envelope to Heumei Hsien, cancelled by "Iping/West Szechwan" dotted rim d.s., fine and appealing variety. Chan 320, 323var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 354 P China, 1932(c.) Peking Martyrs die proof of vignette for Chan Ying-shih 1c. and 50c. in indigo on small surfaced card (26 x 27mm.), fine despite light uniform toning.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 355 P China, 1932(c.) Peking Martyrs die proof of vignette for Chan Ying-shih 1c. and 50c. in myrtle green on thick surfaced wove paper (32 x 38mm.), very fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 356 P China, 1932(c.) Peking Martyrs die proof of vignette for Chan Ying-shih 1c. and 50c. in black on surfaced card (31 x 33mm.), fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 357 China, 1937-38 surcharge in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 1c. on 4c. green, wide stamp, type B, fine unused with full original gum. A rare stamp. Chan 363.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$10,350
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Lot 358 o China, 1937-38 surcharge in red on Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing 1c. on 4c. green, wide stamp, type B, block of twelve (3 x 4), cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s., very fine and one of the largest, if not the largest, used multiples of this rare stamp. Chan 363.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 359 China, 1939 Martyrs Hong Kong printing unwatermarked ½c. sepia, an imperforate block of 100 from the right of the sheet with selvedge on three sides showing Chinese and English imprints, and plate number "AA126", fine appearance unused, faults. A rare multiple. Chan 433 var.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 360 China, 1939-43, a mostly unused selection with multiples and varieties, mainly fine (6 items). Chan 434, 436a var., 713, a, b, 714c, 715.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 361 /o China, 1939-49 Martyrs issue and surcharges, a remarkable small unused and used annotated study of the prominent retouches and plate flaws on various issues, with multiples, mainly fine to very fine (8 items). From the Beckeman collection.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 362 () China, 1940 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chung Hwa printing imperf. $5 sheets of fifty (20), many showing central portrait misplaced, very good to fine appearance unused, faults including toning or creasing, some are defective (20 sheets).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 363 China, 1940 surcharge of "3" cents for East Szechwan, second setting, on 5c. olive-green unwatermarked block of four from the foot of the sheet, lower left stamp variety lower left character of "Fun" omitted and replaced by hand, fine unused with much original gum. Chan 485, c.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 364 China, 1940 surcharge of "3" cents for Shanghai on 5c. olive-green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chung Hwa printing line perf. block of four from the foot of the sheet showing "AH-S" marginal imprint, fine mint. Chan 493a.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 365 /o China, 1940-42 Provincial Surcharges, an unused and used specialised collection of surcharges of "1" cent, "3" cents, "7" cents and "40" cents with varieties, including Kansu 3c. on 5c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing clandestine surcharge, Kiangsu 3c. on 5c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chung Hwa printing with line used, and Chekiang 7c. on 8c. Dah Tung with "empty button" variety, very good to fine (140).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 366 S China, 1941 Dr. Sun Yat-sen American Banknote Co. printing ½c. to $5 blocks of fifteen (5 x 3) from the top left corner of the sheet showing marginal accountancy imprints in red, each stamp with "Specimen" overprint in red and small security punch hole, very fine and fresh unmounted mint. Chan 496-511.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 367 China, 1943 surcharge of "1" cent for Kwangsi on ½c. Hong Kong Martyr, block of six (3 x 2), variety surcharge misplaced vertically, middle stamp in top row has diagonal wrinkle, fine to very fine unused with part original gum. A striking multiple. Chan 541var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 368 China, 1943 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Central Trust printing 40c. brown on Chinese woodfree paper, compound perf. 11 x 13, fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. Chan 553var.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500


Although this perforation is recorded on the 40c. on native paper, not even any perf. 10½ -11½ variety has been seen on Chinese woodfree paper, much less a compound perforation.
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 369 China, 1942-45 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Paicheng printing engraved, an unused selection (9) of perforation varieties with pairs (4), strip of three (3), and blocks of four (4), including perf. 11-16½ $20 vertical strip of three from the top of the sheet variety imperforate between and in top margin and $50 horizontal pair imperforate between, mainly fine (9).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 370 China, 1942 "DPP" overprint for Anhwei in red on 16c. olive-brown, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 628.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 371 China, 1942 "DPP" overprint for Anhwei in red on 16c. olive-brown, block of four from the right of the sheet with marginal imprint, fine unused without gum as issued. Rare. Chan 628.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000
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Lot 372 China, 1942 "DPP" overprint for Kansu in red on 16c. olive-brown, block of eight from the lower right corner of the sheet showing marginal imprint, lower right stamp has thin "16" variety, fine appearance unused without gum as issued, lightly toned and some split/reinforced perfs. Chan 632, a.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000
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Lot 373 China, 1942 "DPP" overprint for Kwangtung in red on 16c. olive-brown, fine and fresh unused without gum as issued, one short perf at top. Signed J.R. Hughes in pencil. Chan 634.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 374 /o China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red or black on 16c. olive-brown, an unused and used selection, including East Szechwan, Fukien, Kansu (2), Kiangsi, Kwangsi, Kweichow, Yunnan all unused, and East Szechwan used, fine to very fine (9).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 375 /o China, 1942-43 "DPP" overprint in red or black on 16c. olive-brown, an unused and used selection, including East Szechwan (2), Kansu (4), Kiangsi, Kwangsi, Yunnan strip of three all unused, and Fukien used, fine to very fine (12).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 376 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for the General Office on 16c. olive-brown, a complete sheet of 200 with selvedge all round showing marginal imprint at lower right, fine to very fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. Chan 642.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 377 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for the General Office on 16c. olive-brown, block of twenty-eight (4 x 7) from the lower right corner of the sheet showing marginal imprint and "23 193" sheet requisition number, the 6th stamp is variety "Wu" omitted and added by hand and the 20th stamp is the variety "Gai" omitted and replaced by hand in imitative Sung style, fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. Chan 642, g, h.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 378 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Honan on 16c. olive-brown perf.11, block of four, lower right stamp is the thin "16" variety, blunt or trimmed perfs. at foot, otherwise fine and a scarce block. Chan 646e, f.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
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Lot 379 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for Kwangtung on 16c. olive-brown, block of twenty-eight (4 x 7) from the lower right corner of the sheet showing marginal imprint and "12 179" sheet requisition number, lower right stamp is the thin "16" variety, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 649, a.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 380 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents in red for West Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown, block of four from the right of the sheet showing marginal imprint, variety imperforate right margin, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 653, e.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 381 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in black for East Szechwan on 16c. olive-brown, a complete sheet of 200 with selvedge all round showing marginal imprint at lower right and the stamp in position 200 is the thin "16" variety, fine to very fine and fresh unused without gum as issued. Chan 656, a.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 382 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for Fukien on 16c. olive-brown block of eight from the top left corner of the sheet, three stamps in lower row show dropped "Giao" varieties, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 657, g.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 383 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for Kweichow on 16c. olive-brown block of ten (2 x 5) from the foot of the sheet, 3rd stamp in right vertical row is the variety top character in "DPP" overprint "Chuen" instead of "Kuo", bright colour, excellent centring, very fine unused without gum as issued, variety has tiny tone spot in margin. Chan 671, a.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 384 China, 1943 surcharge of "50" cents with two vertical bars in red for Kweichow on 16c. olive-brown, vertical pair, variety surcharge inverted, very fine unused without gum as issued, folded along central horizontal row of perfs. between stamps. Chan 671b.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 385 /o China, 1943 surcharges of "50" cents, an unused and used specialised collection, including General Office 50c. on 16c. with variety thin "16" used, and with two vertical bars Anhwei perf. 10½-11 varieties (10), Hunan inverted surcharge, Hunan with thin bars, and Shensi with 13mm. bars spacing, and range of 15 stamps with two-character "Specimen" handstamps, very good to fine (50).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 386 S China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents, a selection (33) each with two-character "Specimen" handstamps in purple, black, or red, fine to very fine unused.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 387 S China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents, blocks of four (7) from East Szechwan, Kansu, Kwangtung, and Yunnan, all with two-character "Specimen" handstamps, unused.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 388 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in black for Honan on 13c. Hong Kong Martyr watermarked, variety surcharge shifted to right, fine unused with much original gum, minor pencil notations on reverse. Chan 684a.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,185
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Lot 389 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in black for Honan on 17c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen New York printing, fine mint, lightly toned gum. Chan 687.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,150
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Lot 390 /() China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red or black for Hunan, complete set of nine, unused with much original gum or without gum, the 13c. Peking Martyr has lightly toned gum (H.L. Chung guarantee handstamp), mainly fine (10). Chan 690-698.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 391 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red for Kiangsi on 16c. olive-brown Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hong Kong Chung Hwa printing, a complete sheet of 200 with selvedge all round showing Chinese and English imprints, position 120 with lower right character "Gai" instead of "Tso" and position 140 with upper right character "Tso" instead of "Gai", unused with much original gum, three areas of gum toning and staining on reverse just showing through to front, fine appearance overall. Chan 713, a, b.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 392 () China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red for Kwangtung on 17c. bronze-green Hong Kong Martyr unwatermarked, narrow stamp, with small character surcharge, fine unused without gum. Chan 739.
Estimate HK$ 500 - 600
  Realized HK$575
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Lot 393 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in black for Shensi on 13c. green Peking Martyr, a complete sheet of 200 with selvedge all round showing Chinese imprints and English imprints with plate number "3", and sheet requisition number, fine unused with much original gum, two stamps at lower right have toning on gum, folded in half and split/reinforced perfs. Chan 752.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 394 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in black for West Szechwan on 21c. Martyr pair with other values (3) on 1943 (25 Oct.) airmail envelope to the U.S.A., cancelled by "Chengtu" c.d.s., Indian censor's tape at left, nice in-period usage of the 20c. surcharges as part of the $11.60 rate. Chan 761.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 395 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red or black for various Provinces, a mint or unused selection with blocks, including Kwangsi wide and narrow settings, set of nine (2 sets), mainly fine (approx. 200). Not illustrated..
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
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Lot 396 China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red or black for various Provinces, a mint or unused selection with pairs, blocks, and varieties, including Kansu 20c. on 13c. Hong Kong Martyrs watermarked with surcharge double, and Kiangsi 20c. on 16c. pair with one stamp lower right character "Gai" instead of "Tso", mainly fine (approx. 200).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 397 /o China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red or black, an unused and used specialised collection, including Honan 20c. on 13c. Hong Kong Martyr watermarked and 20c. on 17c. Dr. Sun Yat-sen New York printing, nice postally used selection, and a range of stamps with two-character "Specimen" handstamps (30), very good to fine (140).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 398 /() China, 1943 surcharge of "20" cents in red or black for various Provinces, a mint or unused assembly in a stockbook arranged by Province, with blocks, good to fine (approx. 800). Not illustrated..
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 399 China, 1940-43 Provincial surcharges, an unused collection, comprised of surcharges of "1" cent, "3" cents, "7" cents, "40" cents, "DPP" overprints, surcharges of "50" cents both without and with vertical bars, and surcharges of "20" cents surcharges, comprehensive coverage with numerous better items such as Shensi "DPP", Anhwei surcharge of "50" cents with vertical bars, Fukien vertical bars with "DPP" shifted down, and Kiangsi 20c. on 13c. Peking Martyr, mainly fine, a few faults (150+).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 400 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of 20c. in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (47 x 71mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "Existing Die B.701" at foot, slight rust from paper clip in margin at top far left, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$69,000
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Lot 401 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of 40c. in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (48 x 74mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "New Die B553" at foot, minor rust from paper clip in margin at top far left, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$69,000
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Lot 402 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of 60c. in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (49 x 68mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "New Die B597" at foot, minor rust from paper clip in margin at top far left, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$69,000
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Lot 403 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of $1.00 in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (42 x 71mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "As existing two colour original B562" at foot, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$80,500
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Lot 404 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of $2.00 in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (47 x 72mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "As existing two colour original B565" at foot, minute tone spot in margin at right well away from design, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$80,500
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Lot 405 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of $4 in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (47 x 68mm.), contemporary printer's notation in red ink "See other $ proofs" circling both Arabic figures "4" in ink, numbered "C266" at foot, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$74,750
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Lot 406 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of $4.00 in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (45 x 70mm.), contemporary printer's notation in blue ink "OK", initialed "W.I.C." (?), dated "19.XI.42" and numbered "C299" at foot, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$80,500
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Lot 407 P China, 1942 Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing die proof of $5.00 in black on stout wove glazed surfaced paper (49 x 70mm.), contemporary typed notation "Approved for characters by Dr. Chen 28.4.42", with "OK" in ink and manuscript endorsement "As existing two colour original B569" at foot, minor rust from paper clip in margin at top far left, very fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$103,500
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Lot 408 China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Paicheng printing (typographed) $2 blue-green on thin revenue paper, perf. 11x 10½, near perfect centring, very fine unused without gum as issued, an exceptional example of this variety and rare in this quality. Chan 792var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 409 P China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Third London printing $1 red imperforate die proof (stamp-size) on thin wove gummed paper (24 x 28mm.), fine unused.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 410 P China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Third London printing $1 violet and $2 olive-green imperforate plate proofs on wove gummed paper in interpanneau blocks of four, each with "File" framed h.s. in violet in the interpane margin, folded vertically in the margins between the stamps; also a study of the issued stamps in blocks of four or six from the lower left corner of the sheet with plate numbers, comprising $1 (2), $2 (3), $20 (3), $30 (4), and $50 (2), showing plate numbers "1A", "1B", "2A" and "2B", mainly fine mint apart from slight peripheral rust affecting a few values.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 411 China, 1944-46 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Third London printing, prepared for use but not issued, $4 blue and $5 deep red (one stamp has value tablet at top right a trifle oxidised), each in a block of four from the lower left corner of the sheet showing plate numbers "1B", fine to very fine and fresh mint, mounted in margins only, vertical folds along perfs. between stamps and sheet margins. Chan PUN1, PUN2.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 412 China, 1945 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing (typographed) $10 blue, vertical block of twenty (2 x 10) with sheet margins at top and foot, the top pair is variety imperforate horizontally and in margin at top, lightly folded along a couple of rows of horizontal perfs., very fine unused without gum as issued. Chan 843var.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
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Lot 413 China, 1946 Second Shanghai Union surcharge $70 on 13c. green Peking Martyr, well centred, fine unused with much original gum, offset of another stamp on reverse and tiny transparent grease spot at top left corner. A rare stamp. Chan 906.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000


Expertisation: Experts and Consultants certificate (2014) refers to the tiny transparent grease spot at top left corner as a small thin.
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Lot 414 China, 1946-48 Third Shanghai Union surcharge, a small unused selection of varieties mostly in multiples, including paper folds, misplaced surcharges and surcharge double with one misplaced, mainly fine (7 items comprised of 24 stamps). Chan 933, a, var., 935var., 936var.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 415 China, 1946-47 Chungking Central surcharge $20 on 5c. green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing, unwatermarked, centred just to lower left, fine unmounted mint, lightly toned on reverse. Chan 953. O.g., never hinged.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 416 China, 1946-47 Chungking Central surcharge $20 on 5c. green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing, extremely fine and fresh unmounted mint. One of the great rarities of the Chinese National Currency surcharges. Chan 953.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000


Expertisation: H.L. Chung handstamped guarantee
Experts and Consultants certificate (2014).
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 417 China, 1946-47 Chungking Central surcharge $20 on 8c. brown-orange Hong Kong Martyr watermarked, fine mint. Signed J. Williams. Chan 955.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,610
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Lot 418 China, 1946 Chungking Dah Tung surcharge $20 on 3c. brown Hong Kong Martyr watermarked, fine unused. Chan 970.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,025
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Lot 419 China, 1947 Shanghai Dah Yeh $500 on $20 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Third London printing vertical bisect and pair on reverse of 1947 (12 Dec.) printed "Kan Su Provincial Bank" envelope from Minlo to Wuwei, tied by dotted rim d.s., the pair has been cut out from the cover and put back in its original place, fine and scarce usage. Chan 973.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 420 P China, 1947 Directorate General of Posts die proofs of $100 to $500 on India paper (61-74 x 62-89mm.), with different die numbers, mounted or sunk on cards, the $200 has a few small stains, otherwise fine.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
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Lot 421 S China, 1947 Directorate General of Posts $100 to $500 in marginal or corner blocks of four, each with "Specimen" overprint in red and small security punch hole, fine unmounted mint (negligible browning on gum). Chan 1053-1057.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,495
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