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Displaying 1 - 20 of 24 Lots in Category - Hong Kong
JAPAN: Geisha girls collection of coloured cards affixed in small concertina album (back cover detached), each with a Japanese POs in China, Chinese or Hong Kong stamp tied to the viewside by the appropriate cds. Attractive lot. (Qty 52)
MARSHALL ISLANDS: 1903 philatelic usage of 5pf Postal Card to Germany with superb strike of the very scarce 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/SYDNEY-/HONGKONG/6 10 a /03' cds, Jaluit transit cds of two days later & light 'DARMSTADT' arrival cds.
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Hagners including 1862 No Wmk 2c 12c & 18c, 1877 Crown CC 16c used, 1880 5c SG 29 unused, KGVI 1938 to $5 lilac & scarlet & $10 green & violet used, 1941 Centenary set *, $1 Victory Extra Stroke in a block of 4 used, QEII 1973 to $10 **, 1970s-80s mostly used, also dues & revenues, condition generally fine. (Qty 100s)
1862-1901 QV Issues with No Wmk to 48c, 1863-71 CC to 96c x5 (one apparently unused) including 8c orange apparently unused, 16c on 18c & 28c on 30c, 1880 Surcharges set of 5, 1885 20c on 30c & 50c on 48c both unused, 1891 50c on 48c 'SPECIMEN' & $1 on 96c (2, one optd 'SPECIMEN') SG 46 & 47, CA values mint including 30c green & 1900-01 New Colours, 1891 Jubilee unused, Postcard Stamp '5/CENTS.' on 18c unused, etc, condition variable, Cat £6500+. Close inspection recommended. (Qty 100+)
1872 cover to the United States with light but obvious 'AMOY/ A /JU3/72' originating b/s in blue, 8c brown-orange cancelled in transit with 'B62' h/s, 'HONG KONG/ C /JU5/72/PAID ALL' cds & 'SAN FRANCISCO/PAID ALL' transit both in red on the face, Brooklyn arrival b/s, minor blemishes. Carried per PMSS "America" from Hong Kong, via Yokohama departed 22/6/1872, arrived San Francisco 13/7/1872.
1903-35 KEVII & KGV Issues on leaves including 1903 CA to 50c mostly mint plus used $2, $3 ('H&S/BCo' perfin) & $10 (a little rubbed), 1904-06 MCA to $3 mint or used, 1912-21 to $10 mint or used, 1921-37 Script to $5, Jubilee set mint etc, also 'CHINA' Overprints mint to $1, generally fine, Cat £3150+. (Qty 140+)
1937-52 KGVI Issues on leaves with Coronation set **, Heads complete (very fine), Centenary set (faults) & UPU set used, Cat £1100 approximately. (Qty 45)
1938-52 KGVI $1 dull lilac & blue with Short Right Leg to 'R' of 'DOLLAR' SG 155ba; & $10 green & violet SG 161, excellent centring, small wrinkle at left; characteristic tropicalised gum, Cat £875. (Qty 2)
1953-97 QEII Issues on leaves with 1954-62 set & other issues to 1973 - SG 222-236 missing - mostly lightly mounted, then largely complete - ex a few definitive re-issues including SG 340-353, 471-487 & 600-615 - including M/Ss mostly unmounted (we checked all the key items), and a number of booklets, Cat £2000 approximately. High thematic content. (Qty 100s)
1965 International Co-operation Year 10c SG 216 complete sheet of 50 including a vertical strip of 6 units from the centre of the sheet (Row 5-3 to Row 10-3) with Missing Hyphen and Broken Lettering in 'INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATION YEAR', in addition several other units on the sheet have Missing Hyphen, sheet almost separated centrally & a few minor bends otherwise fine unmounted.
POSTAL FISCALS: 1874-1902 Wmk CC Perf 15½x15 $2 & $3 SG F1-2 both unused, Perf 14 $2 SG F4 with 'H&S/BCo' perfin postally used, 1890 2c dull purple SG F8 unused, '5/DOLLARS' on $10 SG F9 postally used (2) & 'ONE/DOLLAR' on $2 SG F11 postally used, Cat £1465. (Qty 7)
NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History
SEEPOST: 1901 Unten den Papua's PPC ("Dorfidyll" = idyllic village scene) to Germany with message headed "Bogadijm", 5pf tied by largely very fine strike of the "extremely rare" (Cockrill) '.../NEU-/GUINEA/ ZWEIGLINIE/(HONGKONG)/ a ' cds used aboard SMS "Munchen", very fine 'MEININGEN' arrival cds, minor blemishes.
"A Postal History of the Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees in East Asia during the Second World War Volume 4: Hong Kong and China 1941-1945" by D Tett (2007), 460pp hardbound with d/j. Prestige retail $120.
"Billig's Philatelic Handbook: The Empire in Asia" published by Robson Lowe, Parts I-III (Volumes 38-40), plus another Billig's volume, references to China, Indian States and Middle East, hardbound. (Qty 4)
"British Europe & Asia" Robson Lowe auction catalogue (30/5/1969) including the Colonel Latham Hong Kong & part of the Colonel Webb Hong Kong, also Malaya etc.
"British Maritime Postal History Volume 2: The P&O Lines to the Far East" by R Kirk (1980s), 220pp hardbound.
"The Encyclopedia of British Empire Postage Stamps Vol. III The Empire in Asia" published by Robson Lowe, essential title covering Middle East, Ceylon, India & States, Malaya, Hong Kong, and POs in China, toned pages, spine damage, 559pp, hardbound with d/j (torn). [A fine copy sold in our Literature Auction 307 for $120].
"The Far East" (10-11/10/1981) Christie's Robson Lowe auction catalogue, minor blemishes, 670 lots, staplebound with p/r.
"Tokyo I: British Asia" (15-16/2/1980) Robson Lowe auction catalogue, includes material from Brunei, Burma, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Malaya, North Borneo & Sarawak, 694 lots, staplebound with p/r.
CHINA: "The Philatelic and Postal History of Hong Kong and the Treaty Ports of China and Japan" by FW Webb (1991 reprint), essential title with exceptional information on Adhesives, Postal History, Treaty Ports & Ship Markings, includes illustration plates and a scarcity guide, 400pp+93 plates, hardbound.