Lot 1855 /oChina, Collection, 1888-1949, of approximately 740 stamps on album pages; with large dragon (Sc 9), small dragon (Sc 10), Dowager (16-18), overprints (28-30, 47/9), CIP, airmails, back-of-the-book, Provinces, etc.; with owner's catalog $2,460.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1856 /oChina, Selection, mix of issues on stockpages; from a few early classics to the 1950's, unchecked for better; please inspect.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1857 /oManchurian Provinces, Local Overprint Issue Collection, of 279 mostly mint post-Manchukuo issues, including several blocks (8), overprints from 68 different town following the Kerr catalog, with each stamp carefully identified plus some varieties; seldom offered material.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 1858 /oChina (People's Republic), Collection, 1949-2003, mostly mint on album pages in three binders, with used confined to pre-Revolutionary issues; early issues with a mix of mostly reprints and original sets, strong completion in 1950 issues, later better mint including 1961 Horse & Camel set (592-599), 1963 Children's Day set, 1963 Landscapes (716-731), 1964 Peonies (767-781) and Vessels (783-790), Cultural Rev. issue with 1966 Lu Hsun (924-926), 1967 Firefighters (927-929) and a selection of better issue, strong completion from 1969 on with some of the good souvenir sheets present, etc.; mint predominately hinged with n.h. including revolutionary issues; worth evaluation.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 1859 /oCilicia, Varieties Stock, hundreds of mostly mint issues arranged and identified on stockpages in binder; nice array of varieties throughout including "Cilicia" handstamp inverted and doubled on a wide range of issues, #9 pair with handstamp omitted on one, #21 with scarce perf 11½x12½ and double handstamp, #67 with double inverted handstamp, similar section of T.E.O. handstamps and good 1930 "Occupation" overprint varieties, section of multiples and a few on piece items, French issues including many inverted letter varieties, etc.; an excellent and truly scarce accumulation, with approximately $8,000 in owner's retail, worth careful evaluation.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Lot 1860 /oCilicia, Stock, 1919-21, of mostly mint issues arranged and identified on stockpages in two binders; mint mostly modest to moderate showing of various issue with some slightly heavy duplication and a good showing of n.h., better issues present such as Scott #19 x9 (cat $40 each), #20 x24 (cat $40 each), #60 x14 hinged (cat $45 each) and x7 n.h. (cat $87.50 each), etc., later France surcharge issues with better high values present, back-of-the-book etc., useful assortment of used issues with possible postmark potential.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 1861 /oCosta Rica, Postal Stationery Group, of 25 items all used but one, many uprated aboard with diverse frankings and cancel interest, registered, TPO's, etc.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1862 //oCzechoslovakia, Collection, 1918--72, extensive collection in Scott album, missing only the Rarities, this collection has many better and complete sets, condition is uniformly very fresh and nice.
Estimate $200 - 300.