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Lot 2478

North Korean Occupation of South Korea, 1950 Machine Overprint Cover : 1950 (25 Aug.) envelope from Chunchon, Occupied South Korea (near the 38th Parallel) to Hamkyungnamdo, North Korea (20.9) bearing machine-overprinted 10w. and 20w. tied by "Choonchon-shi" c.d.s., with arrival c.d.s. on reverse, folded and slightly abraded at one edge, an extremely rare and fine usage, thought to be only approximately 10 known covers bearing the South Korean Occupation overprint issue, an important exhibition item for the North or South Korea exhibitor. S.G. 1, 2.
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 45,000

Realized HK$ 36,800

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