Lot 3005Japanese Offices in Korea, Complete. Complete overprints including Crown Prince Wedding, very fresh mint; also Taiwan (Formosa) 1-3 (catalog value $87).
Scott No. 1-15 $1,837.
Lot 3006Japanese Offices in China, 1900-1913. Complete for the period, all fresh F-VF or better, #20 thin & #31 slightly toned, otherwise fresh and F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1-32 $2,873.
Lot 3007Japanese Offices in China, 1912, 1½s violet + 3s rose, vertical strip of three. Postmarked "Shanghai, I.J.P.O., 12-18-11", on American Consulate General, Shanghai, China, stationery corner card, to Maryland with Jan 18, 1912 receiver; slight soiling and edge wear, F.-V.F. and scarce.
Scott No. 5+8 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 3008Japanese Offices in China, 1900, 2s light green, vertical pair. Attractive post card with view of Summer Palace, Peking, postmarked "Peking, I.J.P.O., 21.6.09", to Washington, D.C. and forwarded to Maine, with receiving postmark, card with couple trivial blunt corners, scarce usage, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 6 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 3009Japanese Offices in China, 1914-19, ½s-10y Taisho Series complete. Granite paper, watermarked, full o.g., all fresh with rich colors, 25s with small thin (cat. $55), still Very Fine, an attractive and rare complete set.
Scott No. 33-49 $5,146.
Lot 3010Manchukuo, 1945, 3f+47f-6f+44f Patriot Aviation Fund Unissued set. Complete set of 4 singles, o.g., lightly hinged, one stamp with couple small natural paper inclusions, F.-V.F., one of the rarest sets of all Manchukuo. Chan No. MKU2.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3011Manchukuo, Collection, 1932-45. Country complete, neatly hinged on deluxe quadrille pages, F-VF or better (no photo).
Scott No. 1-C4 $1,503.