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Sale 949 — General Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 14 December, 2007

Category — Japan

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1164
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1164, Japan1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Native Laid Paper (1-3), 1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Native Laid Paper (1-3)1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Native Laid Paper (1-3). Unused (without gum as issued), margins all around, Fine-Very Fine

775
2,100
1165
ng
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1165, Japan1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Laid Paper, Plates I and II (1, 2b, 3), 1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Laid Paper, Plates I and II (1, 2b, 3)1871, 48m-200m First Issue on Laid Paper, Plates I and II (1, 2b, 3). Unused (without gum as issued), margins all around, Very Fine

1,050
1,900
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1166
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1166, Japan1871, 500m Blue Green on Wove Paper (4d), 1871, 500m Blue Green on Wove Paper (4d)1871, 500m Blue Green on Wove Paper (4d). Unused (without gum as issued), margins essentially all around, large three sides, Very Fine

525
700
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1167
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1167, Japan1872, -1/2s Brown, Top Character in Top Label Missing Diagonal Top Strokes (9a), 1872, -1/2s Brown, Top Character in Top Label Missing Diagonal Top Strokes (9a)1872, -1/2s Brown, Top Character in Top Label Missing Diagonal Top Strokes (9a). Feb. 11, 1875 postmark, couple short perfs at right, otherwise Fine, scarce and seldom seen variety

1,250
1,200
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1168
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1168, Japan1872, -1/2s Brown on Wove Paper, Top Character in Left Label Missing Two Diagonal Top Strokes (9a), 1872, -1/2s Brown on Wove Paper, Top Character in Left Label Missing Two Diagonal Top Strokes (9a)1872, -1/2s Brown on Wove Paper, Top Character in Left Label Missing Two Diagonal Top Strokes (9a). Light cork cancel, Very Fine

1,250
500
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1169
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1169, Japan1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 2 (50), 1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 2 (50)1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 2 (50).Original gum, h.r., usual rough perfs but still Very Fine

1,250
800
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1170
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1170, Japan1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 3 (50), 1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 3 (50)1874, 45s Lake, Syl. 3 (50). Unused (no gum), short perf, otherwise Very Fine

1,200
650
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1171
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1171, Japan1888-92, 5r-1y Chrysanthemums (75-84, 81a), 1888-92, 5r-1y Chrysanthemums (75-84, 81a)1888-92, 5r-1y Chrysanthemums (75-84, 81a). Original gum, beautiful fresh colors, couple with small gum creases as typically seen, Fine-Very Fine

686
700
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1172
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1172, Japan1899-1907, 2s, 4s, 10s Booklet Panes of Six (96, 99, 103 vars.), 1899-1907, 2s, 4s, 10s Booklet Panes of Six (96, 99, 103 vars.)1899-1907, 2s, 4s, 10s Booklet Panes of Six (96, 99, 103 vars.). Mint N.H. with interleaving, Fine-Very Fine, scarce, unlisted in Scott

E. 400-500
350
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1173
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1173, Japan1908, 5y Green (113), 1908, 5y Green (113)1908, 5y Green (113). Exceptionally well-centered, small h.r., Extremely Fine

750
750
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1174
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1174, Japan1908, 10y Dark Violet (114), 1908, 10y Dark Violet (114)1908, 10y Dark Violet (114). Well-centered, minor h.r., Very Fine and attractive

1,000
950
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1175
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1175, Japan1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet (146-147), 1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet (146-147)1914, 5y Green, 10y Violet (146-147). Lightly hinged, fresh colors, Very Fine

1,025
1,000
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1176
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1176, Japan1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap, "Mihon" (Specimen) Ovpt. (154S), 1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap, "Mihon" (Specimen) Ovpt. (154S)1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap, "Mihon" (Specimen) Ovpt. (154S). With right selvage, tiny stain spot in margin between stamp and selvage, also another tiny one on back of stamp (does not show through), otherwise Very Fine, very scarce, Scott Retail as normal unused stamp

625
300
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1177
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1177, Japan1916, 10s Ceremonial Cap (154), 1916, 10s Ceremonial Cap (154)1916, 10s Ceremonial Cap (154). Faintly hinged, Fine and attractive

625
550
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1178
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1178, Japan1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap (154), 1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap (154)1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap (154). Mint N.H., also incl. the two low values of the set in Mint N.H. condition, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

630
1,000
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1179
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1179, Japan1924, 5y Gray Green, 10y Dull Violet (188-189), 1924, 5y Gray Green, 10y Dull Violet (188-189)1924, 5y Gray Green, 10y Dull Violet (188-189). Fresh and Fine

535
450
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1180
ogbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1180, Japan1925, 1-1/2s, 8s Silver Anniversary, Imperforate (190, 192 vars.), 1925, 1-1/2s, 8s Silver Anniversary, Imperforate (190, 192 vars.)1925, 1-1/2s, 8s Silver Anniversary, Imperforate (190, 192 vars.). Blocks of four, without gum as issued, huge margins, one 1-1/2s with preprinting crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, only one sheet of 50 of each value without gum found, these may be proofs but nevertheless are rare and desirable, these are the only two values of the set of four found imperforate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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1181
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1935, 1-1/2s to 10s Battleships (218-221). Mint N.H. sheets of 20, bright colors, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

342
475
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1182
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1182, Japan1935, 1-1/2s New Year's Miniature Sheet of 20 (222a), 1935, 1-1/2s New Year's Miniature Sheet of 20 (222a)1935, 1-1/2s New Year's Miniature Sheet of 20 (222a). Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

600
650
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1183
nh
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1183, Japan1937, 1y Yellow Green and Maroon 252), 1937, 1y Yellow Green and Maroon 252)1937, 1y Yellow Green and Maroon 252). Mint N.H. horizontal strip of three with bottom imprint margin, fresh and Very Fine, scarce

E. 400-500
450
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1184
nhbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1184, Japan1946-47, 50y Bister Brown, 100y Brown Carmine (369, 371-372), 1946-47, 50y Bister Brown, 100y Brown Carmine (369, 371-372)1946-47, 50y Bister Brown, 100y Brown Carmine (369, 371-372). Blocks of four, first unused, without gum as issued, last two Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

690
275
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1185
nh
1947, 50y Bister Brown, 100y Brown Carmine (371-372). Seven and eight respectively, one of former and two of latter hinged, others Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

862
325
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1186
nh
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1186, Japan1948, 5y Philatelic Week Souvenir Sheet (422a), 1948, 5y Philatelic Week Souvenir Sheet (422a)1948, 5y Philatelic Week Souvenir Sheet (422a). Mint N.H., Very Fine

400
300
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1187
 
No Lot.
0
0
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1188
nh
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1188, Japan1949, 100y Carmine Lake, 500y Deep Blue (435-436), 1949, 100y Carmine Lake, 500y Deep Blue (435-436)1949, 100y Carmine Lake, 500y Deep Blue (435-436). Mint N.H., Very Fine

700
500
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1189
nhbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1189, Japan1949, 100y Carmine Lake (435), 1949, 100y Carmine Lake (435)1949, 100y Carmine Lake (435). Mint N.H. horizontal block of six, Very Fine

2,250
1,800
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1190
nhbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1190, Japan1949, 500y Deep Blue (436), 1949, 500y Deep Blue (436)1949, 500y Deep Blue (436). Mint N.H. horizontal block of six with bottom imprint selvage, Very Fine

1,950
1,700
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1191
nhbl
1949, 10y-16y Views (439-442). Mint N.H. sheets of 20, each with marginal inscription publicizing various exhibitions, Fine-Very Fine, scarce set of sheets

1,880
1,600
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1192
nh
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1192, Japan1949, 5y Children's Exhibition Souvenir Sheet (456), 1949, 5y Children's Exhibition Souvenir Sheet (456)1949, 5y Children's Exhibition Souvenir Sheet (456). Mint N.H., Very Fine

300
250
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1193
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1193, Japan1949, 8y Postal Week Souvenir Sheet (479a), 1949, 8y Postal Week Souvenir Sheet (479a)1949, 8y Postal Week Souvenir Sheet (479a). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

600
375
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1194
nhbl
1949-52, 8y, 10y Famous Japanese Personages (480-492, 497). Mint N.H. miniature sheets of twenty, incl. the "key" No. 492, also extra No. 484, Fine-Very Fine

3,175
1,700
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1195
nhbl
1950, 8y Athletic Meet, Se-Tenant Strip of Four (508a). Mint N.H. miniature sheet of 20 containing five se-tenant strips of four, Very Fine

750
650
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1196
nh
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1196, Japan1950-52, 30y-500y Pictorials (520-521B), 1950-52, 30y-500y Pictorials (520-521B)1950-52, 30y-500y Pictorials (520-521B). Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

1,010
800
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1197
nhbl
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1197, Japan1951, 50y Dark Brown (521), 1951, 50y Dark Brown (521)1951, 50y Dark Brown (521). Mint N.H. horizontal block of eight with bottom left selvage and imprint, Very Fine

880
650
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1198
nhbl
1951, 8y, 24y Scenic Spots, Miniature Sheets of 20 (525-526). Mint N.H., Very Fine

1,650
1,400
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1199
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1199, Japan1919, 1-1/2s, 3s First Air Post (C1-C2), 1919, 1-1/2s, 3s First Air Post (C1-C2)1919, 1-1/2s, 3s First Air Post (C1-C2). Fresh and Fine-Very Fine

710
550
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1200
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1200, Japan1934, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8), 1934, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8)1934, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Mint N.H., few minute gum toning specks of little consequence, otherwise Very Fine

2,200
1,100
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1201
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1201, Japan1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C15, C18-C24), 1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C15, C18-C24)1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C15, C18-C24). Mint N.H., first three are bottom right corner margin imprint blocks of six, first two some natural gum creases as usual, Fine-Very Fine

686
375
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1202
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1202, Japan1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C24), 1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C24)1951-52, 15y-160y Airplanes (C14-C24). Mint N.H., Very Fine

532
375
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1203
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Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1203, Japan1872, Tosa Local Stamp, Bright Red on Native Laid Paper, 1872, Tosa Local Stamp, Bright Red on Native Laid Paper1872, Tosa Local Stamp, Bright Red on Native Laid Paper. Unused, without gum as issued, huge margins, Extremely Fine, a very scarce official local issue whose central wording translates "Official Service/Carry Day or Night"

E. 750-1,000
0
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1204
 
Sale Number 949, Lot Number 1204, Japan1942, Occupation of Kwangtung, 8c Olive Green (1N26), 1942, Occupation of Kwangtung, 8c Olive Green (1N26)1942, Occupation of Kwangtung, 8c Olive Green (1N26). Very Fine, scarce

300
0
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