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Lot 1401



China (People's Republic), 1968 large format "Whole Country is Red" prepared for use but not issued 8f. Map of China, Workers, Peasants and Soldiers prepared to celebrate the "Great Victory of Cultural Revolution" multicoloured, radiant colours on brilliant white paper, unmounted mint with full original white gum, two 11mm. horizontal surface indentations, a very fine example of this celebrated rarity. Yang W83.
Estimate HK$ 4,500,000 - 6,000,000


ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC AND ONE OF THE TREASURES OF THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION.

Although this stamp was to be issued to celebrate the victory of the Cultural Revolution, it is thought that it was rejected because the format was too large.


Realized HK$8,970,000



 
Lot 1558



China (People's Republic), 1953 unissued Navy $800 red, orange-yellow and sky blue, rich colours, unused without gum as issued, well centred within large balanced margins, a few short creases in places, otherwise sound and a very fine appearing example of this prominent and elusive rarity of the People's Republic. Yang M3.
Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,000,000


Realized HK$1,610,000



 
Lot 1003



Chinese Soviet Republic, 1932 (May) Red Flag on Globe ½c. brown, deep colour, good to large margins, unused, light central horizontal crease, nevertheless very fine and a splendid example of this rare stamp. Experts & Consultants certificate (2017). From the "Norwegian Missionary" Find. Yang SP2.
Estimate HK$ 350,000 - 400,000


Unsold



 
Lot 1351



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 4f. Meng Liang, unused, bright colours, light soiling, some surface scratches and irregularities, various creases including horizontal crease just below face, fine appearance for this very rare stamp. Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000


Realized HK$575,000



 
Lot 1352



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 8f. Huang Gai with sheet margin at foot, unused, bright colours on fresh white paper, light creasing/bends, an extremely fine and sound example for this immense rarity which normally is encountered with faults or defects. Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 900,000


Realized HK$805,000



 
Lot 1353



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 8f. Monkey King, unused, superlative colours, small central surface scuff, a few creases which have cracked the surface in places and a little unfresh (lightly toned according to certificate), a very fine appearing example of this elusive denomination from this rare set. Experts & Consultants certificate (2001). Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000


Realized HK$575,000



 
Lot 1354



China (People's Republic), 1964 unissued Theatrical Masks of Peking Opera 20f. Zhang Fei, unused, lovely colours, few irregular perforations at lower right, 6mm. crease at foot which ends in a sealed tear, and a little unfresh (lightly toned according to certificate), a very fine appearing example for this great rarity. Experts & Consultants certificate (2001). Yang Issue S62A.
Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000


Realized HK$575,000



 
Lot 1403



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, excellent colours on white paper, usual excellent centring, fine to very fine unmounted mint, minute inclusion on reverse of no importance, a choice example of this major Cultural Revolution rarity. Yang W82.
Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 500,000


Realized HK$862,500



 
Lot 1271



China (People's Republic), 1956 Views of Peking unissued 8f. orange Tien An Men with background of rays of sunlight, unused without gum as prepared, deep rich colour which highlights the fine detail of the sharp engraving, well centred, very fine appearance without gum as issued, central vertical crease, a few light bends and slight thinning towards top, nevertheless an excellent example of this popular error. Yang S106.
Estimate HK$ 700,000 - 900,000


Unsold



 
Lot 1272



China (People's Republic), 1958 International Union of Students Congress 8f. and 22f., the rare errors showing wrong inscription, deep bright colours, fine to very fine appearance unused without gum as issued, the 8f. (rebacked) has light horizontal crease at foot and the 22f. has traces of soiling at top, light diagonal crease and a small vertical wrinkle, nevertheless fine for these elusive errors, with the 22f. being particularly rare. Yang C180a, C181a.
Estimate HK$ 600,000 - 800,000


Realized HK$805,000



 
Lot 1519



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, unfolded with customary traces of black offset on reverse, an extremely fine example of this highly sought-after sheet. Yang T234.
Estimate HK$ 1,100,000 - 1,300,000


Realized HK$1,380,000



 
Lot 1520



China (People's Republic), 1980 Year of the Monkey 8f (T46) complete sheet of 80, "post office" fresh unmounted mint with rich colours and brilliant gold, unfolded with traces of customary black offset traces on reverse, an extremely fine complete sheet of this iconic stamp. Yang T234.
Estimate HK$ 1,100,000 - 1,300,000


Realized HK$1,265,000



 
Lot 1521



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, unfolded with black offset on reverse, an extremely fine example of this highly sought after sheet. Yang T234.
Estimate HK$ 1,100,000 - 1,300,000


Realized HK$1,265,000










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