Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022

Category — Japan thru Manchouko

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4982
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Sale 1259, Lot 4982, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1916, 1-1/2s-10s Heir Apparent (152-154). Each tied to the front of a different multicolored postcard, cards are fresh and crisp, 1-1/2s and 10s stamps with faint perf toning, otherwise Very Fine and pretty

E. 300-400
500
4983
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Sale 1259, Lot 4983, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1916, 10y Ceremonial Cap (154). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine, Scott $800.00

E. 300-400
275
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4984
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Sale 1259, Lot 4984, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1935, 1-1/2 Rose Carmine, Miniature Sheet of Twenty (222a). Mint N.H., well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, Scott $700.00

E. 300-400
275
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4985
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Sale 1259, Lot 4985, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1938-56 National Park Souvenir Sheets. Complete group of 20 souvenir sheets, all Mint N.H. (except No. 564a lightly hinged) and each with original folder (except No. 323a), wonderfully fresh overall, Very Fine and scarce with original folders, Scott $2,042.50 without premium for folders

E. 500-750
600
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4986
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Sale 1259, Lot 4986, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1946, Postal Service Anniversary Souvenir Sheet of Four, First Printing (378a var; JSCA C101a). All four colors printed simultaneously, without gum as issued, a little extra bluing at bottom, Very Fine, the first printing represents less than 4% of all the souvenir sheets issued, accompanied by the normal (second) printing, Scott $1,000.00 ($800.00 for first printing and $200.00 for second printing), JSCA ¥278,000 (¥250,000 or first printing and ¥28,000 for second printing)

E. 300-400
650
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4987
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Sale 1259, Lot 4987, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1919, 1-1/2s and 3s First Air Post (C1-C2). Original gum, lightly hinged, each impressively well-centered, fresh colors, Very Fine, each with 1976 A.P.S. certificate, Scott $1,300.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

Sale 1259, Lot 4987, Japan thru Manchouko
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E. 400-500
600
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4988
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Sale 1259, Lot 4988, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Original gum, lightly hinged, minor natural gum bends, Very Fine, Scott $1,300.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 400-500
450
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4989
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Sale 1259, Lot 4989, Japan thru ManchoukoJAPAN, 1929-34, Communications Day Souvenir Sheet (C8). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh colors, Very Fine, Scott $1,300.00

E. 400-500
425
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4990
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Sale 1259, Lot 4990, Japan thru ManchoukoKOREA, 1952, 300wn Domestic Lettersheet. Uprated with 2h, 5h, 20h Definitives and 12wn Air Post (190, 191, 194, C11), all tied by July 23, 1953 Pusan, Korea foreign mail circular datestamps, sent to Kitsap, Washington (July 28 backstamp), sent by a U.S. Army corporal to his wife, Fine, the lettersheet was issued to pay the domestic rate, this one, used on foreign airmail and with mixed Old and New currency franking, is probably unique

E. 500-750
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4991
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Sale 1259, Lot 4991, Japan thru ManchoukoLATVIA, 1933, 10s-100s on 25s Air Post (C9-C13). Original gum, lightly hinged, large balanced margins, Very Fine, 50s and 100s each with 1998 P.F. certificates, Scott $520.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 200-300
225
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4992
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Sale 1259, Lot 4992, Japan thru ManchoukoLEBANON, 1849 Austrian Lloyd Handstamp. Folded letter datelined in Beirut on Dec. 2, 1849 and addressed to Sira, Greece, clear strike of "Agenzia del Lloyd Austriaco, Berutti" handstamp and blue forwarding agents mark at top left, arrival backstamp, disinfection slit at center just affecting handstamp, still Very Fine and scarce handstamp

E. 400-500
200
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4993
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Sale 1259, Lot 4993, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBERIA, 1936, 6c on 2c to 6c on 1c Air Post Surcharges (C1-C3). Original gum, lightly hinged, uncommonly well-centered, bold colors, Very Fine, a surprisingly challenging set, especially this choice, No. C1 signed A. Diena and with 2008 P.F. certificate, C2-C3 signed Sanabria, Kessler, and Heimann, both with 2011 P.F. certificates, Scott $750.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 300-400
225
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4994
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Sale 1259, Lot 4994, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBERIA, 1941, 50c on 1c Green, First Flight Air Post, Koerpel Proof Surcharge (C17 var). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, a scarce proof surcharge from the First Flight issue of Liberia, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 200-300
375
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4995
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Sale 1259, Lot 4995, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBERIA, 1941, 50c on 20c Magenta, First Flight Air Post (C23). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, excellent centering, Very Fine, a rare stamp which was proposed for the 1941 first flight from Liberia to the United States but was postponed due to WWII, most were used on the later flight leaving unused examples very rare, with 1987 Rendon and 1997 P.F. certificates, Scott $2,750.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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4996
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Sale 1259, Lot 4996, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBERIA, 1944-45, 10c on 2c to $1.00 on 50c Air Post Surcharges (C45-C50). Original gum, lightly hinged, 30c, 50c, and 70c surcharges printed inverted, fresh colors, Very Fine, Nos. C46A, C48A, and C50 signed Sanabria, Scott $560.50, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 200-300
140
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4997
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Sale 1259, Lot 4997, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBYA, 1509 Stampless Cover. Folded letter datelined Tripoli Jan. 3, 1509 and addressed to Damascus, carried privately, Very Fine and scarce early cover, signed Chiavarello

E. 300-400
150
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4998
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Sale 1259, Lot 4998, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBYA, 1509 Stampless Cover. Folded letter datelined Tripoli Feb. 28, 1509 and addressed to Beirut, carried privately, few small insect holes, otherwise Fine and scarce early cover

E. 300-400
275
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4999
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Sale 1259, Lot 4999, Japan thru ManchoukoLIBYA, 1713 Stampless Cover. Folded letter datelined "Tripoli di Siria" on Jun. 12, 1713 and addressed to Venice, carried privately, accompanied by a transcribed letter as well as a translation into English, letter regarding trade and commerce of cotton, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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5000
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Sale 1259, Lot 5000, Japan thru ManchoukoMACAO, 1940, 50a Red Brown, New York Exposition Overprint, Air Post, Inverted Overprint (C13 Footnote var). Mint N.H., excellent centering, warm shade, Very Fine, a major Air Post rarity with only 25 printed, signed Sanabria

E. 750-1,000
950
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5001
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Sale 1259, Lot 5001, Japan thru ManchoukoMACAO, 1940, 50a Red Brown, New York Exposition Overprint, Air Post, Double Overprint (C13 Footnote var). Mint N.H., fresh color, showing clear doubling of overprint most noticeable in the lettering, Very Fine, a major error variety of which only a small handful are thought to exist, signed Sanabria

E. 500-750
1,300
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5002
S
Sale 1259, Lot 5002, Japan thru ManchoukoMANCHOUKO, 1932, Presentation Booklet. Containing the complete Money Order Stamp set of thirteen values, each with two-character Mihon (Specimen) overprint, mounted on three pages with original folder (detached from interior pages)

VERY FINE. A UNIQUE ITEM FOR THE MANCHOUKO SPECIALIST.

Ex Farquhar. Illustrated and described in Japanese Philately (Vol. 52) and Manchuria in Transition (pp. 217-220).

E. 2,000-3,000
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5003
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Sale 1259, Lot 5003, Japan thru ManchoukoMANCHOUKO, 1937, 13f on 12f Brown Red, Wide (6-1/2mm) Spacing (108). Used with pair 2-1/2f on 2f Light Green (102), tied by Lishu April 6, 1937 circular datestamps on registered cover to Tientsin (April 11 arrival postmark on front), blue registry handstamp, cover with a few small pinholes well away from any stamps or markings

VERY FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THE WIDE-SPACED SURCHARGE, SCOTT NO. 108.

Ex Furusho and Farquhar.

E. 3,000-4,000
0
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