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Stamp auction - 14 March 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - Japan
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
824    M
1872-circa 1992 M & U collection in 2 stock books incl. a few earlies without provenance & therefore excl. from valuations. Good range of early 20th Cent, amongst which we note 1921 Warships set U + 1½ & 3s M, 1921 Mount Fuji set of 3 M, 1929 Airs set M, then large part complete & mainly M from 1950's. Useful range of M/Sheets incl. some better early issues. An attractive & impressive collection for development which should be viewed to appreciate the range of material on offer. (many 100's) ST.Cat. £7000+ (excl. 9 earlies) £800 to 1200 N/S
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929 April 1st First flight card from Dairen to Keijyo, franked 1928 Enthronement 3s & 6s, SG.249/50 each tied by fine decorative first flight cancels in purple, quite attractive. £30 to 40 £30.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 Karl Lewis hand painted cover by The Dollar Steamship Liner 'President Lincoln' to San Francisco then New York, franked Japan 1s, 3s & 6s, tied S.S Pres Lincoln/Jul 10 1934/EAST duplex style cancels. £90 to 120 £120.00
1950 Air set M, minor gum bends, SG.575/9. (5) Cat. £300 £50 to 65 £66.00
1953 & 55 Lottery Prize M/Sheet, both M with minor bends, SG.LM54, LM56. (2) Cat. £175 £35 to 50 N/S
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