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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - Japan
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Used (on letter or envelope)
1892 reg envelope addressed to France bearing 'Koban' 2s rose (SG.114) & 10s brown/orange (SG.120) pair, tied by Nagasaki vernacular d/stamp in red with 'Nagasaki Japan/Meiji' double ring & boxed h/struck 'R' routed via Yokohama with 'Registered/Yokohama' d/stamp, boxed instructional in red and forwarded via London with oval 'Registered/London' and Tarn arrival. Very fine registered Koban franking. £100 to 120 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898 postal stationery card 3s green upgraded with Koban 1s green (Yv.61), tied by Tokio/I.J.P.O d/stamp, addressed to Germany with Hohenkam arrival. Attractive. £45 to 55 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899 reg envelope to France bearing Koban 20s orange/brown (Yv.83), tied by Tokyo vernacular d/stamp with adjacent Tokyo c.d.s, registered label with boxed native instructional in red & Paris arrival on reverse. £80 to 100 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 postal stationery card 1½s pale blue upgraded with Koban 2s rose (SG.114) mixed with Chrysanthemum ½r grey (SG.132), tied by vernacular d/stamp routed via Yokohama addressed to Miss Bennett, Grimsby. Nice mixed franking. £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 envelope addressed to Osaka bearing 'Chrysanthemum' 1s pale brown (SG.134) & 2s yellow/green (SG.137), tied by vernacular d/stamp. Nice item of domestic mail from the 'Lebel' correspondence. Emile Lebel was a French Missionary at Oita-Bungo. £50 to 60 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1904 envelope addressed to France bearing 'Koban' 4s bistre (SG.118) mixed with 'Chrysanthemum' 3s maroon (SG.138), tied by Oita-Bungo vernacular d/stamp with Moji transit on reverse, routed via Siberia with Rennes arrival on reverse. Nice mixed franking cover from the 'Lebel' correspondence. Emile Lebel was a French Missionary at Oita-Bungo. £120 to 150 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914 envelope addressed to France bearing 1s orange (SG.157), 2s green (SG.159), 3s carmine (SG.160) and 4s scarlet (SG.161), tied by Yokohama/Japan d/stamp in violet, routed via Siberia with Savoie arrival on reverse. Very attractive four colour franking. £40 to 55 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 envelope addressed to France, bearing ½s brown (SG.167), 3s carmine (SG.171) x2, 10s indigo (SG.188), 1½s purple (SG.198) & 2r red/brown (SG.217), tied by Yatsushire vernacular d/stamp with Melun arrival. Nice franking paying the 20s rate to France with use of Earthquake 2sen. £50 to 65 £72.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925 envelope addressed to France bearing ½s brown (SG.167), 1s orange (SG.168), 3s carmine (SG.171), 1½s green, yellow, red (SG.189), 10s indigo (SG.195) & 4s red/orange (SG.204), tied by Yatsushire vernacular d/stamp with Melun arrival. Nice franking paying the 20c rate to France with scarce 4s rose on cover. £50 to 65 £72.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 illustrated 'Dinner Menu' envelope from the 'SS Kashima Maru' dated Port Suez 13/9/32 addressed to France bearing Japan 10s blue (Yv 193), cancelled by Napoli Porto (Raccomandate) d/stamp with adjacent boxed 'Paquebot.' Attractive item. £50 to 70 £58.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
MANCHURIA 1937 airmail envelope addressed to Dairen, South Manchuria bearing 2s red (Yv.243) & airmail 16½s green (Yv.4) and 18s blue (Yv.5), tied by Tokio d/stamp. £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
OCCUPATION OF PHILIPPINES 1942 envelope addressed to Japanese soldiers occupying Manila bearing Japan 2s vermilion (SG.392) & 5s claret (SG.396), tied by vernacular d/stamp with censor label attached - applied in Philippines. Nice item. £50 to 60 £40.00
1946-53 M/Sheets comprising 1946 Postal Service M, 1948 Red Cross UM, 1949 Parks UM, 1951 New Year sheetlet of five M, 1951 Parks UM, 1952 Parks M & 1953 Parks UM. Cat. £579 £80 to 120 £120.00
1948 Philatelic Week sheetlet of five UM, SG.514. £150 to 200 N/S
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