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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - Japan
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1040   Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 ½s & 1s postal stationery cards, both complete & commercially u. (2) £45 to 55 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1880's-1930's range of covers incl. 1905 early RP card to UK with 4s stamp, plus other cards to foreign destinations, 1898 E with cachet of the French Legation in Tokyo, registered incl. early internal items, 1912 redirection label etc. (32) £150 to 180 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery incl. good variety of mainly very fine unused early postcards (1899 4s RP of Mount Fuji ex Kyoto noted), letter cards, 3s reply card, envelopes etc. (18) £100 to 120 £105.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
PO's in China - 1904 PPC's (2) ex IJPO/Shanghai with 2s pairs of optd. & unoptd. stamps, IJPO issues on cards ex Tientsin & Hankow 1903-12 (20 plus Tientsin c.d.s. on incoming card), also 1937 scarce Mukden IJPO cover ex Manchuria to UK. (6) £100 to 120 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers incl. circa 1930 8½aqs air in combined franking to USA, 1930's covers to Latin America (1938 censored cover via Canada noted), India & Europe incl. one to UK with unusual 'Par Avion de Chita et au dela' s/line h.s. Uncommon internal flight cover etc. (9) £150 to 180 £210.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Military covers incl. 1945 2s card to UK ex released POW on the 'Empress of Australia' at Suez, four WWII period censored cards incl. one ex China, also 1945 US Navy E with Tokyo Bay duplex. (6) £75 to 90 £75.00
1046   Used (on letter or envelope)
1950's-70's covers with good range of frankings & cancellations on mainly commercial mail overseas incl. early 'Frama' type label (1952), Tokyo circular 'due' cachet (1963), registered & airmail covers etc. (30) £75 to 90 £78.00
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