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Canadian Provinces to Finland

Lots 2599-2608 Lots 2609-2618 Lots 2619-2628 Lots 2629-2638 Lots 2639-2648 Lots 2649-2654

Lot 2619 /o   

Ceylon, Collection, 1857-1940, old time mint and used collection on filled Scott and quad pages, each stamp annotated with catalog number, better used including Scott #6A, 7, 10, 11, 27, 28a, 102, 104, mint 66-68, 70, MR4a and more, neat group, worth review owner's Scott $10,900.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,350

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Lot 2620 o/   

China & Japan, Oldtime Collections, interesting collection with one volume of China and one volume of Japan, some early material is present with a variety of cancels, noted is a China 1c Large Dragon (4, unused), some 1897 Overprint Issues including two Red Revenues (78, mint, 79, used), plus some interesting 20th Century covers with unusual franking to South Africa (including two large size registered cloth covers), Japan includes early material with a variety of cancels, Postal Stationery & some Revenues, mixed condition, worth inspection.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $4,250

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Lot 2621 /o   

China, Collection, 1878-1958, housed in Scott album; starting with Chinese Empire with complete 1878 & 1882 issues used with additional #2 x4, small dragons with multiples examples, 1894 issue complete mint, 1897 surcharges (Scott 28-37) complete mint and the following large surcharges complete, with some later surcharges, red revenues with Scott 78-79 used and mint 80, good showing of later definitive with some up to the high value used, the extensive 1930-40's Sun Yat-Sen issues well represented with studies of province types, back-of-the-book issues, nice section of Occupational issues with much mint completion and the later good sets mostly present, some useful PRC material with the occasional better, etc.; worth careful inspection.
Estimate    $4,000 - 6,000.

Realized: $12,000

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Lot 2622 /o   

China, Collection, 1881-1912, housed on pages; starting with used Scott #8-9 with additional forgeries, complete Small Dragons with additional mint and shades (16 small dragons in all), 1894 Empress Dowager issue complete used with a couple additional mint and some fakes, 1897 Small Figure surcharges complete with many additional */o, selection of following surcharges including many higher values, four 1¢-2¢ red revenue issues used, nice showing of later issues, etc.; a nice array of issues with better throughout.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

Realized: $2,400

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Lot 2623 /o   

China, Collection, 1885-1940, mint and used old time collection on filled Scott International pages, each stamp annotated with Scott number below, just some better items including 3 candarins large dragon Scott #2, small dragons Scott #10-12 and other worthwhile earlies, also mint #78, 80, 178-87, 190-99, C1-5 etc., some Offices in Tibet, Sinkiang, Yunan and Manchuria, including many complete sets, small but desirable group, well worth review.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $1,050

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Lot 2624 /o   

China, Collection Balance, mix of material on stockpages in binders; includes stocks of Empire with some good early issues Republic and early PRC & territories, three volume Occupational collection with useful to good issues, some Manchukuo, China Treaty Ports, North East Province overprint issues, some specialized catalogs including Ma, etc.; worth a look.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $2,700

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Lot 2625    

China & Hong Kong, Cover Group, approximately 130 covers mostly China with a handful of Hong Kong usages; China including a nice 1899 registered red band cover Canton to Tientsin, lots of 1940's airmail usages, lots of combination frankings, 1901 China - Japan mixed franking (one Chinese stamp missing), later PRC, Hong Kong including a oversized uprated registered envelope to U.S. (flaws but impressive); mixed condition, worth a look.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $3,750

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Lot 2626 /o   

China, Collection, 1929-49, more than 800 different mint and used on homemade album pages, wealth of overprints and surcharges including Shanghai and Nanking 1942-45, Provinces 1933-48, Offices in Sinkiang 1929-45, plus post-WWII Communist Chinese liberated area provinces and some early PRC, some revenues noted, great specialist group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

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Lot 2627    

China, Group, 1958-65, all mint collection arranged in a China stockbook, featuring sets in pairs and strips with mostly five of each of nearly all commemoratives from 1960-65, including Ancient Chinese Art Treasures 1290-1307, Emperors 1355-1358, and Fruit 1414-1417, also some souvenir sheets and FDC's, some gum toning otherwise generally very fine, owner's Scott $7,000+.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 2628 ()   

Tibet, Balance, 1912-33, includes first issue complete sheets of the 1/6t-2/3t values (Scott #1-4) and the 1933 2nd issue complete; all nice and fresh, Scott cat $2,515 for singles.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $475

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