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Sale 53



 
Lot 1654



China (People's Republic), 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f. (T46) complete sheet of 80, "post office" fresh unmounted mint with bright colours and brilliant gold with white gum, unfolded with some slight black offset traces on reverse, inconsequential bends/creasing in sheet margins at corners noted for accuracy, an extremely fine example of this highly sought-after sheet for the discriminating collector. Yang T234.
Estimate HK$ 1,100,000 - 1,300,000


Realized HK$1,495,000



 
Lot 1655



China (People's Republic), 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f. (T46) complete sheet of 80, "post office" fresh unmounted mint with bright colours and brilliant gold with white gum, unfolded with some slight black offset traces on reverse, light horizontal bend at left edge crossing first stamp of fourth row at foot, a very fine example of this iconic sheet for the discerning collector. Yang T234.
Estimate HK$ 1,000,000 - 1,200,000


Realized HK$1,380,000



 
Lot 1522



China (People's Republic), 1968 "Whole Country is Red" 8f. (W14), unmounted mint with pristine white original gum, immaculately fresh with vivid colours on bright white paper, an exquisite and very fine example of this iconic stamp. Yang W63.
Estimate HK$ 650,000 - 850,000


Expertisation: Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel certificate (1999)
American Philatelic Society certificate (2006).

Realized HK$977,500



 
Lot 1527



China (People's Republic), 1968 "Great Victory of Cultural Revolution" prepared for use but not issued 8f. Chairman Mao and Lin Biao before victory celebration in countryside, unmounted mint with good colours and well centred and full white original gum, light impression of inscription and value at right, wrinkle/crack through Lin Piao's face and small surface faults with some repainting there, a fine example of this popular Cultural Revolution rarity. One of the Four Treasures of the Cultural Revolution. Yang W82.
Estimate HK$ 480,000 - 550,000


Realized HK$552,000



 
Lot 1458



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 20f. Zhang Fei, unused, bright colours on fresh white paper, diagonal crease, couple wrinkles at left resulting in small surface crack, sealed tear at right, a very fine appearing example of this particularly elusive denomination from this immensely rare set. An enormous rarity. Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 500,000


Auction Record
George Alevizos (Santa Monica, California), Sale No. 39 (4.5.83), lot 781

This lot is illustrated in Yang's People's Republic of China Postage Stamp Catalogue.


Realized HK$1,380,000



 
Lot 1523

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China (People's Republic), 1968 "Whole Country is Red" 8f. (W14) unused bright colours and fresh, well centred, corner creasing at lower right ending in a repaired tear, a very fine appearing example of this popular rarity. Yang W63.
Estimate HK$ 350,000 - 450,000


Unsold



 
Lot 1457



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 8f. Monkey King, unused, bright colours on fresh white paper, couple tiny surface scuffs to right of mask at shoulder, small sealed tear at foot and diagonal crease at lower right ending in tiny split, a fine appearing example of this value from the immensely rare set. A great rarity. Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000


Auction Record
George Alevizos (Santa Monica, California), Sale No. 42 (9.11.83), lot 825

This lot is illustrated in Yang's People's Republic of China Postage Stamp Catalogue.


Realized HK$747,500



 
Lot 1524

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China (People's Republic), 1968 "Whole Country is Red" 8f. (W14), neatly cancelled by c.d.s. at lower right leaving most of the design clear, bright colours, well centred, corner creasing and some slight rubbing at lower right, a very fine appearing used example of this popular stamp. Yang W63.
Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000


Realized HK$345,000



 
Lot 1525

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China (People's Republic), 1968 "Whole Country is Red" 8f. (W14), used with cancellation at lower right leaving the entire design clear, bright colours, well centred, rebacked, another very fine appearing used example of this popular stamp. Yang W63.
Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 300,000


Realized HK$402,500



 
Lot 1526

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China (People's Republic), 1968 "Whole Country is Red" 8f. (W14), cancelled at extreme lower right leaving the entire design clear, good colours, repaired, a collectable example of this iconic stamp. Yang W63.
Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 300,000


Realized HK$322,000










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