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Sale 1070 — Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 May, 2014

Category — Hong Kong

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2515
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2515, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1865, 96c Bister (23; SG 18), HONG KONG, 1865, 96c Bister (23; SG 18)HONG KONG, 1865, 96c Bister (23; SG 18). Well-struck blue "B62" barred numeral, fresh and Fine, signed Holcombe, SG £750

800
375
2516
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2516, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1), HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1)HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1). Boxed "2" cancel, bright and fresh, Fine, ex Collier, with 2005 B.P.A. certificate, SG £425

475
650
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2517°
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2517, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1), HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1)HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c Yellow (35A; SG P1). Stamp tied to card by barred "S1" cancel with corresponding "Shanghae No 21 79" circular datestamp alongside, addressed to Liegnitz, Germany, Hong Kong transit and arrival marking on reverse

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARELY SEEN USED HONG KONG POSTAL CARD.

Along with the other two surcharged stamps of the issue, these were sold already affixed to postal cards. Most used examples have been removed from their postal card and very few still remain affixed.

SG does not list a value for used postal cards

2,200
3,000
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2518
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2518, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c, 5c on 18c Postal Cards (35A, 35B; SG P1, P2), HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c, 5c on 18c Postal Cards (35A, 35B; SG P1, P2)HONG KONG, 1879, 3c on 16c, 5c on 18c Postal Cards (35A, 35B; SG P1, P2). One 3c and three 5c, 3c with s.e. at left, one 5c on Blue card, all 5c with short "T", cards with minor imperfections not affecting the stamps, Fine, SG £1,400

1,700
950
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2519
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2519, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 7c on 10c Green, Double Surcharge (64a; SG 43b), HONG KONG, 1891, 7c on 10c Green, Double Surcharge (64a; SG 43b)HONG KONG, 1891, 7c on 10c Green, Double Surcharge (64a; SG 43b). Clear doubling of the surcharge, well-struck "Shanghai JA 17 91" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a scarce error variety not to mention it being used in Shanghai

1,500
375
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2520
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2520, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Short "U" Variety (66b; SG 51b), HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Short "U" Variety (66b; SG 51b)HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Short "U" Variety (66b; SG 51b). Position 1 in the first setting, part original gum, bright and fresh, Fine, an elusive variety, ex Trillium, with 2008 Sismondo certificate, SG £800

800
400
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2521
 
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2521, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Broken "1" in 1891 (66 var; SG 51c), HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Broken "1" in 1891 (66 var; SG 51c)HONG KONG, 1891, 2c Rose with Jubilee Overprint, Broken "1" in 1891 (66 var; SG 51c). Position 2/1, with selvage at left, strikingly intense color on fresh paper, neat Central Jan. 22, 1891 first day circular datestamp, Fine, SG value

£ 300
150
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2522
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2522, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1903, $3.00 Deep Blue & Black (83; SG 74), HONG KONG, 1903, $3.00 Deep Blue & Black (83; SG 74)HONG KONG, 1903, $3.00 Deep Blue & Black (83; SG 74). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, catalogue values are as hinged, SG £425

400
350
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2523
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2523, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1903, $5.00 Blue Green & Lilac (84; SG 75), HONG KONG, 1903, $5.00 Blue Green & Lilac (84; SG 75)HONG KONG, 1903, $5.00 Blue Green & Lilac (84; SG 75). H.r., rich colors, Fine, SG £600

550
350
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2524
nhbl
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2524, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1912, 1c Brown, Broken Crown at Right (109 var; SG 100b), HONG KONG, 1912, 1c Brown, Broken Crown at Right (109 var; SG 100b)HONG KONG, 1912, 1c Brown, Broken Crown at Right (109 var; SG 100b). Block of nine, the variety is the middle stamp, Mint N.H., deeply rich color, Very Fine, ex Trillium, SG value

£ 250
225
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2525
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2525, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1912, $10.00 Black & Violet on Red (124; SG 116), HONG KONG, 1912, $10.00 Black & Violet on Red (124; SG 116)HONG KONG, 1912, $10.00 Black & Violet on Red (124; SG 116). Small h.r., Fine, SG £600

675
275
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2526
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2526, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a), HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a)HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a). With interpanneau selvage at right, mild h.r., strong colors, Very Fine, SG £600

675
275
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2527
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2527, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a), HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a)HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a). Lightly hinged, deep colors, Fine, SG £600

675
275
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2528
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2528, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a), HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a)HONG KONG, 1914, $5.00 Red & Green on Green (127; SG 115a). H.r., bright colors, Very Fine example of this "white back", SG £600

675
275
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2529
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2529, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-139, 140-146; SG 117-124b, 127-132), HONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-139, 140-146; SG 117-124b, 127-132)HONG KONG, 1921-37, 1c-$5.00 King George V (129-139, 140-146; SG 117-124b, 127-132). Complete less the 20c and 25c, some h.r., Fine-Very Fine

1,086
425
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2530
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Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2530, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1925, $5.00 Red & Green on Emerald (146; SG 132), HONG KONG, 1925, $5.00 Red & Green on Emerald (146; SG 132)HONG KONG, 1925, $5.00 Red & Green on Emerald (146; SG 132). Partial plate no. 1 in top selvage, barest trace of hinging, Very Fine, SG £500

550
375
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2531
nhbl
Sale Number 1070, Lot Number 2531, Hong KongHONG KONG, 1954-60, 5c-$10.00 Elizabeth II (185-198; SG 178-91), HONG KONG, 1954-60, 5c-$10.00 Elizabeth II (185-198; SG 178-91)HONG KONG, 1954-60, 5c-$10.00 Elizabeth II (185-198; SG 178-91). Mint N.H. blocks of four with selvage, fresh, Fine-Very Fine, cataloged as singles, SG £800

1,084
650
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