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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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Japan to Romania

Lots 2480-2489 Lots 2490-2499 Lots 2500-2509 Lots 2510-2519 Lots 2520-2523

Lot 2480 o   

Japan, Early Used Group, 1871-77, neat collection on Scott pages including Scott #1-4 with/4 margins (except #3), #6, 16 etc., also group of 1874 1 sen blue #33 with/all 12 syllabics present, review recommended, generally fine to very fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2481 /o   

Japan, Collection, 1872-1970's, mostly mint housed on Minkus pages in binder with a substantial stock of mint issues from 1894 through 1970's in several binders, stockbooks and later sheet material on pages; starting with 1872 ½s & 1s dragons mint, various used cherry blossom issues including good used high values, 1876-1910 definitives mixed */o, 20th century commemoratives mostly mint including 1916 10s Heir Apparent, 1921 50th Anniversary set, 1934 Communications airmail souvenir sheet present (C8, no gum), 1935 Mt Fuji souvenir sheet, most Park souvenir sheet present and well as later better souvenir sheets, back-of-the-book with offices and China Japanese Occupation issues, etc., additional stock with good early commemorative mint including blocks, later souvenir sheets with better and more modern including mini sheet; condition a bit varied with much material throughout; worth proper evaluation.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2482    

Japan, Blocks Collection, 1894-1964, fresh and attractive collection of mint n.h. blocks of four in mounts in a Scott album, including Meiji Silver Wedding Scott #85-6, Japan-Korea #110, Military Review #111-12, Yoshihito Enthronement #148-51, 50th Anniversary Postal Service #163-66, Battleships #167-70, Yoshihito Silver Wedding #190-93, UPU #198-201, Kwangtung set #227-29, Scenes #439-42, Famous Men #480-97 and others, lovely assortment, inspection recommended, hard to find a collection this nice, generally fine to very fine or better Gen F-VF+.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,500

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Lot 2483    

Japan, Collection, 1894-1964, exceptional mint collection of singles in mounts in a well-filled Scott album, mostly n.h. from 1925 onward, highlights including Scott #154 Heir Apparent "Hat" (LH), 155-70, 198-211, 214-34, 280-323, 480-97, 520-21, 521B, 523-40, C1-2, C3-7, C9-42 and more, some minor toning, still a lovely lot worth consideration, fine to very fine or better.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,500

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Lot 2484 /o   

Japan, Collection Balance, 1894-1990s, mint collection balance of several hundred stamps and souvenir sheets with numerous better items including 1905 3 sen Korea (Scott #110), 1906 Russo-Japanese War set (#111-2), 1921 Postal Service set (#163-6), 1924 5 yen Empress Jingo (#188, thin), 1927 UPU Anniversary set (#198-201), 1936 Kwantung set (#227-9), 1937 Tazawa set to the 1 yen (#239-52), 1938-1939 Showa Coils (#276-9) in vertical pairs, 1952 Unwatermarked 100 yen Blast Furnace, 500 yen Locomotive (#521A-B), 1929-1934 Airmail set (#C3-7), 1950 Pheasant Airmail set (#C9-13), etc., also partially-mounted used collection and a small group of miscellaneous foreign stamps.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2485    

Japan, Cover Group, diverse group of about 100 covers, postcards, postal stationery etc., including some early items, features first flight covers, registered, censored, WWII, Japanese Occupation, Ryukyus etc., great lot for the specialist, generally F-VF or better.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $700

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Lot 2486 /o   

Japan, Military Postcards, beautiful accumulation of 330 sleeved Japanese military postcards from 1900 through WW2, mixed b&with and color, mostly mint but does include some actual feldpost and censor usages, virtually all different, very attractive and difficult to assemble.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $525

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Lot 2487    

Japan, Better Item Group, small but worthwhile group of Parks souvenir sheets with/folders including Scott #463a, 464a, 572, also booklets including #131a, 427a, 611a etc., and other better items, generally very fine.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 2488    

Japan, Old Time Sheet Holding, 1935-68, immaculate collection of fresh n.h. full sheets including some large multiples housed in two sheet albums and a sheet file, assembled many years ago by a meticulous collector, highlights including 1949 UPU #474-77, Moon and Geese sheet of five n.h. #479a, 1950-52 Parks sheets of 20, 501-4, 542-5, 561-4, 569-72, 1948 Red Cross sheets of 30 B9-10, partial sheets including 1947-49 Athletics 400a, 421a, 473a, 1949 Parks 450-53, 460-63, Scott value nearly $20K, excellent opportunity for a collector or dealer, difficult to find a holding this nice, very fine, o.g., never hinged.
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,250

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Lot 2489    

Japan, N.H. Definitive Blocks Collection, 1936-66, lovely assortment of definitives and New Year stamps in blocks of four in mounts on Scott pages, many better sets and singles including Scott #257//75, 351//68, 369-72, 517, 521B, 584, 609, 636, 636A etc., fresh and worth review, fine to very fine.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,050

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