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Sale 1170 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 15 November, 2017

Category — Japan thru Mongolia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4795
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4795, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, 1872, -1/2s Brown, Wove Paper (5c), JAPAN, 1872, -1/2s Brown, Wove Paper (5c)JAPAN, 1872, -1/2s Brown, Wove Paper (5c). Plate 2, position 11, original gum, h.r., typical centering and perfs for this issue, Fine and particularly scarce, with 2014 Eichhorn certificate

725
450
4796
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4796, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, 1883, 2s Carmine Rose (73), JAPAN, 1883, 2s Carmine Rose (73)JAPAN, 1883, 2s Carmine Rose (73). Tied by Hiroshima circular datestamp on homemade thin paper cover to Chinchow, Manchuria, well-struck red "Second Army First FPO 27.12.27" arrival datestamp (translated, dated Dec. 27, 1894), incl. original enclosure from solider who was sent back to Japan and written while in a hospital, slightly rough opening at right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce First Sino-Japanese War postal history

E. 200-300
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4797
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4797, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, 1930s Karl Lewis, Yap, Caroline Islands Cover, JAPAN, 1930s Karl Lewis, Yap, Caroline Islands CoverJAPAN, 1930s Karl Lewis, Yap, Caroline Islands Cover. 4s (2) and 2s Definitives tied by red "10.7.25" cachet on hand-painted design depicting an island coast with water, beach and palm trees, typewritten "Yap, Caroline Islands" at top left, addressed to Columbus, Ohio, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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4798
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4798, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, May 1947 Japanese Prisoner of War in Soviet Union, JAPAN, May 1947 Japanese Prisoner of War in Soviet UnionJAPAN, May 1947 Japanese Prisoner of War in Soviet Union. Addressed to a family member in Niigata Prefecture, Japan, circular datestamp at top left, violet Allied censor marking at bottom right applied in Osaka (No. 2585), reverse with message regarding the hope that he will be reunited soon, card with trivial folds, otherwise Very Fine, despite the Japanese surrendering in August 1945, those captured by the Russians were often held for years and interned as a labor force

E. 300-400
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4799
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4799, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8), JAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8)JAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Mint N.H., bright colors, couple light gum bends mentioned only for strict accuracy, Very Fine

2,000
900
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4800, Japan thru MongoliaJAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8), JAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8)JAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Small amount of gum pooling causes us to call it lightly hinged, Very Fine

1,250
425
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4801
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4801, Japan thru MongoliaKOREA, 1951-52, 500wn Flags (132-173), KOREA, 1951-52, 500wn Flags (132-173)KOREA, 1951-52, 500wn Flags (132-173). Complete set of 44 singles (including both Italy), a complete set of 22 souvenir sheets (again both Italy), and ten imperforate singles (sets of two of five different countries), the latter are probably from the souvenir sheets, though some show marginal position markings, the singles are mostly lightly hinged (some Mint N.H.), the souvenir sheets are nearly all Mint N.H., a few trivial imperfections (mostly light bends), Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail (not counting the imperforate singles) is about $1,600.00

E. 400-500
700
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4802
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4802, Japan thru MongoliaKOREA, 1956, 20h-55h Olympic Games in Melbourne, Souvenir Sheets of One (229-230 vars; K.P.S.C. PSC105-PSC106), KOREA, 1956, 20h-55h Olympic Games in Melbourne, Souvenir Sheets of One (229-230 vars; K.P.S.C. PSC105-PSC106)KOREA, 1956, 20h-55h Olympic Games in Melbourne, Souvenir Sheets of One (229-230 vars; K.P.S.C. PSC105-PSC106). Mint N.H., fresh colors, Very Fine, a rare pair of souvenir sheets

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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4803
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4803, Japan thru MongoliaKOREA, 1957, 40h-205h Treaty of Friendship, Souvenir Sheet (264a), KOREA, 1957, 40h-205h Treaty of Friendship, Souvenir Sheet (264a)KOREA, 1957, 40h-205h Treaty of Friendship, Souvenir Sheet (264a). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine

1,500
400
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4804
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4804, Japan thru MongoliaKOREA, 1958, 40h Second Postal Week, Souvenir Sheet (283a), KOREA, 1958, 40h Second Postal Week, Souvenir Sheet (283a)KOREA, 1958, 40h Second Postal Week, Souvenir Sheet (283a). Mint N.H. and pristine, Very Fine

2,000
550
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4805
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4805, Japan thru MongoliaLIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5m Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115), LIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5m Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115)LIECHTENSTEIN, 1934, 5m Vaduz Souvenir Sheet (115). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh, Very Fine, Michel €2,600

2,250
700
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4806
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4806, Japan thru MongoliaLIECHTENSTEIN, 1951, 2fr and 3fr Royal Couple, Perf 14-1/2 (259a-260a; Michel 304B-305B), LIECHTENSTEIN, 1951, 2fr and 3fr Royal Couple, Perf 14-1/2 (259a-260a; Michel 304B-305B)LIECHTENSTEIN, 1951, 2fr and 3fr Royal Couple, Perf 14-1/2 (259a-260a; Michel 304B-305B). Mint N.H., brilliantly fresh, Very Fine, Michel €1,460

900
350
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4807, Japan thru MongoliaLIECHTENSTEIN, 1932, 10rp Dark Violet, Official, Perf 11 x 10-1/2 (O2a; Michel D2C), LIECHTENSTEIN, 1932, 10rp Dark Violet, Official, Perf 11 x 10-1/2 (O2a; Michel D2C)LIECHTENSTEIN, 1932, 10rp Dark Violet, Official, Perf 11 x 10-1/2 (O2a; Michel D2C). Lightly hinged, marvelously fresh, Very Fine, Michel as Mint N.H. €1,600

875
200
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4808
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4808, Japan thru MongoliaMANCHUKUO, 1944, 40f Gray Green, 40f with 10f Vignette, Perf 11 Se-Tenant Pairs (156b var), MANCHUKUO, 1944, 40f Gray Green, 40f with 10f Vignette, Perf 11 Se-Tenant Pairs (156b var)MANCHUKUO, 1944, 40f Gray Green, 40f with 10f Vignette, Perf 11 Se-Tenant Pairs (156b var). Mint N.H. block of four, bottom right stamp the vignette error, top stamps No. 157 (Japanese characters), bottom stamps No. 156 (Chinese characters), Very Fine, a rare se-tenant combination block, Scott Retail as just No. 156b

300
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4809
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4809, Japan thru MongoliaMEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3), MEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3)MEXICO, 1856, 2r Yellow Green, Moreila District Overprint (3). Margins to just in, tied by perfect strike of "Correos Colima Junio 12, 1857" fancy oval datestamp on folded letter to Mazatlan, cover originating in San Francisco per docketing and traveled on the Pacific Mail Steamship to to Colima where forwarding agents Rucker, Motz & Co. (backstamped) placed this in the mails, Fine, an interesting use

E. 300-400
300
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4810
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4810, Japan thru MongoliaMEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b), MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b)MEXICO, 1856, 4r Red, Quarter Used as 1r (4b). Top right quadrant, tied across cut sides by "Franco Guanajuato Aug. 15, 1858" fancy circular datestamp on folded letter to Silao, Very Fine and scarce, signed Calves and with 2007 Jaretzky certificate

700
325
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4811
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4811, Japan thru MongoliaMEXICO, 1934, 5c-10p University (698-706), MEXICO, 1934, 5c-10p University (698-706)MEXICO, 1934, 5c-10p University (698-706). Lightly hinged or small h.r., key 10p lightly hinged, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

3,430
650
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4812
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4812, Japan thru MongoliaMEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61), MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61)MEXICO, 1934, 20c-20p University (C54-C61). Lightly hinged or minor h.r., lovely colors, Fine-Very Fine

2,685
500
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4813
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4813, Japan thru MongoliaMEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a), MEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a)MEXICO, Guadalajara, 1867, 4r Black on Rose, Half Used as 2r (7a). Tied by C. Guzman circle cancel on 1867 local folded cover, Very Fine, a scarce bisect use, ex "World Traveler", with 2003 MEPSI certificate

500
225
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4814
c
Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4814, Japan thru MongoliaMONGOLIA, 1924, 5c Multicolored (3), MONGOLIA, 1924, 5c Multicolored (3)MONGOLIA, 1924, 5c Multicolored (3). Tied by light Ulan Bator handstamp on red-band cover and used through the Russian Post Office, China 3c Junk Issue (2) applied and tied by circular datestamp as postage due, incl. original enclosure, 5c with light crease, cover with minor faults, still Fine

E. 200-300
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