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Hong Kong to New Guinea

Lots 147-156 Lot 157

Lot 147    

Hong Kong, Wan Tsai, 6 Jan, 19, bold cds tying 1912, 10¢ ultramarine on cover to Kobe, Japan with transit cds on reverse, an Extremely Fine strike, one of the rarest Hong Kong cancels (Proud type D2, 1800 points).
Scott No. 114    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $230

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Lot 148    

Hong Kong, Yaumati, 15 Aug, 22, clear strike tying 1921, 4¢ rose red on picture post card to Japan, Very Fine, one of the rarest Hong Kong cancels (Proud 1750 points).
Scott No. 133    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $180

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Lot 149    

Hong Kong, Postage Paid, 1945, octagon handstamp on post liberation corner card cover to Hants, England, Very Fine and scarce, used as a franking after the liberation in mid-August until the reintroduction of adhesives on September 28, 1945.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $250

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Lot 150    

Hong Kong, 1891, Queen Victoria, 10¢ purple on red, horizontal pair, Crown CA watermark, tied by "Hong Kong, Ap 3, 95" cds's on U.S. 1887, 2¢ green corner card entire to Fresno, Cal., manuscript "Per S.S. "First Steamer"" endorsement, reverse with partial S.F. transit and receiving cds's; small cover opening tear at bottom, Very Fine, an unusual usage of a U.S. postal entire. SG No. 38. Yang No. 40.
Scott No. 44    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 151    

Hong Kong, Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong, 1945, 1½y on 1s-5y on 5s complete, o.g., never hinged, rich colors, F.-V.F.
Scott No. N1-N3    $1,050 for hinged.

Realized: $625

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Lot 152    

Hong Kong, 1901, Queen Victoria, 4¢ carmine, postal card, to Crailsheim, Germany, uprated with 1903, KEVII, 1¢ brown & lilac (71) tied by "Victoria, 26 Oc, 04" cds, with scarce "Hong Kong, K.B., 26 Oc, 04" Kowloon Branch cds, receiving cds at left.
Higgins and Gage No. 18    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $170

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Lot 153    

Ireland, 1937, St. Patrick, 2s6d to 10s complete, top right corner margin singles, o.g., never hinged, rich deep colors, 10sh with gum tone spot in selvage only, Very Fine, an attractive position set. SG No. 102/04.
Scott No. 96-98    $700.

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Realized: $240

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Lot 154    

Malta, 1922, "SELF-GOVERNMENT" on St. Paul, 10s blue black, Crown CC watermark, rich color, Very Fine; signed E. Diena. Scott No. 85 var.
SG No. 105x    £1,800 ($2,340).

Realized: $400

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Lot 155    

Mauritius, 1938, King George VI, 1r gray brown, chalky paper, battered "A" variety, o.g., very lightly hinged, bright & fresh, Very Fine. Scott No. 219 var.
SG No. 260a    £900 ($1,170).

Realized: $220

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Lot 156    

New Guinea, Airmail, 1935-39, Bulolo Goldfields, ½d-£10 complete, full o.g., bold colors throughout, 5sh with small thin (cat £190), otherwise Very Fine. Scott No. C44-C59 $1,820.
SG No. 204/5    £2,200 ($2,860).

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Realized: $625

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