Lot 1518    SESSION 6 (9.30AM WEDNESDAY 20TH NOV)    Stamps

Estimate $1,500
SOLD $4,000

CHINA, an extraordinary accumulation and collection stored in a green Importa Edelweis stock book, noted several rare varieties (SG 69a imperf between horizontal pair cat. £225) (illustrated), Taiwan revaluation surcharges (5) including $1000/30c grey (SG S4), Japanese occupation, 5th and 7th anniversary North China political Council as upper blocks of 4 (SG 194-197, 204-208); 20th anniversary of death of Sun Yat-Sen (SG 746-751 cat £40) and some as blocks of 4 (CV £130); Manchukuo O/P, 1941 issues to $20 (SG 583-598 noted 17c block of 4 SG 590 a block of 4) and a quantity of other issued mint and used, Memory of Pres. Lin Sen set (SG 768-773), other commems, noted M/S of North East China Peoples' Republic, 10th anniversary of war with Japan (MSNE 178 cat £750) (illustrated); 1944 War Refugees part set with duplication, cut diagonally of 2c issues postally used for 1c on piece (2) for Foochow (SG 134) (cat £500) (illustrated); North East China People's Post sets (2) (SG NE133-136 perf and imperf sets, CV £250) and most issues from (SG NE 145-157, 174-177, 189-198, 202-204, 205A-206B, 210-212, 233-235, 312, 314) and others to 1950, perf and imperf.; also (SG NE 137-144); China (SG 1401-1404, 1408-1411), many normal issues with O/P some in blocks, noted (SG CC179A-184B, two sets both perf and imperf.), lot includes many issues of China Peoples' Republic, noted Mao set (SG 1432-1435 cat £425), 1945 Victory over Japan (SG NC 17-24). Mostly mint some with paper toning, contains many scarce items. (100s)

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