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Japan to Liberia

Lots 2729-2738 Lots 2739-2748 Lots 2749-2758 Lots 2759-2768 Lots 2769-2778 Lots 2779-2788 Lots 2789-2798 Lots 2799-2801

Lot 2729 /o/   

Japan, Accumulation, hoard of mostly */o on stock pages & cards, wide mix of material some haphazardly presented from early used mixed condition classics regular issues (good potential postmark interest) mixed with revenue issues, later 20th mint including some early material with later including Park sheets as well as other good souvenir sheets, postal stationery */o worth checking, hundreds of stock cards with a wide mix of material, etc.; careful examination may prove rewarding.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $575

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Lot 2730 /o   

Japan, Collection, mint & used collection housed in 4 Lighthouse Hingeless Albums with slipcases, the 19th Century is sparse and mainly used, some better 20th Century is present, mixed hinged & never hinged, please inspect, frankly the replacement value of the albums alone is worth more than the estimation.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2731 /o   

Japan, Hoard, in three well filled large boxes; whole host of */o include stocks in stockcards, books and pages, album pages, souvenir sheets, etc., much used with good cancel potential from 1876 Kobans on, lots of inexpensive with better issues dotted throughout, contains some other Asia countries; inspection could prove rewarding.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Realized: $525

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Lot 2732 /o   

Japan, Hoard, in three well filled large boxes; whole host of */o include stocks in stockcards, books and pages, album pages, souvenir sheets, etc., much used with good cancel potential from 1876 Kobans on, lots of inexpensive with good issues dotted throughout, contains some other Asia countries; inspection could prove rewarding.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

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Realized: $550

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Lot 2733    

Japan, Post & Postal Card Collection, 1910-50's, approximately 100 cards and a few covers housed in Lighthouse album with some additional stamps */o including souvenir sheets; mostly commemorative usages from the 1940's on multicolored illustrated cards but does include earlier similar type cards with emperor portrait, some battleship and wartime themes, useful range of stamps and some stationery items worth checking, etc.; worth review.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2734 /   

Japan, Collection, 1919-74, all mint mostly n.h. collection in mounts on White Ace pages, quite well-filled including pre-War Parks souvenir sheets with folders Scott #283a and 288a, also 378a and others, clean and worthwhile, owner's Scott $4,800+.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2735    

Japan, Illustrated Postal Cards, 1898-1901, 36 cards virtually all used; nice array of illustrations mostly multicolored included a couple hand-drawn, most foreign destinations to Europe including Switzerland (couple uprated with Swiss franking), Germany and Austria, few with Japanese upratings, note Sumo wrestler vignette, etc.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2736 /o   

Karelia, Group, includes a complete mint set (Scott #1-15, cat $325) plus used #2-3, 5-8, 11 (with Hellman cert) & 15 (cat $780) all with neat town cancels.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2737 /o/   

Korea, Accumulation, hoard of mostly */o in stockcards and includes a nice range of covers, wide mix of material haphazardly presented from early first issues among the common forgeries of the period, strong showing of 1940-50's issues, nice showing of the later issues including various souvenir sheets, covers including FDC's starting from the 1940's, also a small hoard of North Korea issues mostly fairly modern; careful examination may prove rewarding.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $2,200

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Lot 2738 /o/   

Korea, Collection, 1946-70's, unassuming looking collection on pages in three-ring binder, a quick check of the stamps and souvenir sheets yields $3,600+ cat. value, most of which is in Scott #283a Second Postal Week souvenir sheet, 286a-291a souvenir sheet, two complete mint sets Korean War Flags 132-73, 154a-55a, C12-16 and C18-19 unlisted and unpriced presentation sheets etc., real highlight of the collection are 24 covers (1946-55) including 6 scarce military covers, including Korean APO covers, Korean Navy man to Korean civilian employee of the first Marine Div., red marking denotes military mail and was used on all letters to UN military units, Korean style envelope with military mail marking addressed to Korean Service Corps unit (Korean labor gangs attached to UN fighting outfits), five covers with various flag stamps, most mailed during Korean War, plus two different unusual "Free/Airmail/From/Korea" handstamp covers (one dated 1954 with letter enclosed), great group for the Korean specialist, worth inspection.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $3,250

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