The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

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Closed Auction
Apr 13, 2014 Asia/Hong_Kong

Dynasty Auctions Company, LTD The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Sunday Apr 13, 2014 12:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

Our current sale will be held on April 13, 2014 in Hong Kong. The sale features:

  • The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan
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Lot 2601 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 200 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2601 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 200 mon

1871, Dragon, 200 mon vermilion, plate 2, laid (?) paper, position 21, a lovely example tied to small piece by blue boxed killer, scarce, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 3f 300,000 yen (HK$ 23,260). Scott 3b; $2,000 (HK$ 15,500).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2602 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 200 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2602 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 200 mon

1871, Dragon, 200 mon vermilion, plate 2, laid paper, position 37, neat, partial Nagoya kensazumi cancel, a particularly select example with large margins, fresh, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 3f 300,000 yen (HK$ 23,260). Scott 3b; $2,000 (HK$ 15,500).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2603 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2603 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon yellow green, plate 1, laid paper, position 20, dual cancels, fresh with large margins, lovely, distinctive shade, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4a 220,000 yen (HK$ 17,050). Scott 4c; $1,500 (HK$ 11,630).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 2604 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2604 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon yellow green, plate 1, laid paper, position 21, without gum as issued, a superb mint example in distinctive shade, fresh with large margins, rare, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4a 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 4c; $2,250 (HK$ 17,440).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 2605 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2605 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 28, tied to small piece by clear, partial strike of kensazumi killer, full margins, fresh and scarce, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4c 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2606 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2606 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 38, showing guide pinhole at lower left, used, full margins, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4c 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2607 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2607 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon green, plate 1, laid paper, position 39, used, lovely distinctive shade, huge even margins, scarce, Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4c 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 4b; $1,400 (HK$ 10,850).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2608 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2608 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, plate 1 on laid paper, position 2, a superb used example with splendid, dual cancellations, huge even margins, a Gem! Extremely Fine and choice. J.S.C.A. 4e 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 2609 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2609 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 8, showing guide pinhole at upper right, cancelled by clear, partial kensazumi killer, good margins to clear at top, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4e 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2610 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2610 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 28, without gum as issued, fresh with full margins, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4e 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.

Lot 2611 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2611 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, Mihon overprint, position 28, without gum as issued, fresh with full margins, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4e 100,000 yen (HK$ 7,750). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.

Lot 2612 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2612 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 33 showing guide pinhole at lower left, without gum as issued, Post Office fresh with huge, even margins, Extremely Fine and choice. J.S.C.A. 4e 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2613 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2613 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, laid paper, position 34, wonderfully fresh and bright, a beauty! Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4e 110,000 yen (HK$ 8,530). Scott 4; $650 (HK$ 5,040).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2614 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2614 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon greenish blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 1, without gum as issued, wonderfully fresh with wide, even margins, a Gem! Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4f 160,000 yen (HK$ 12,400). Scott 4a; $700 (HK$ 5,430).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2615 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2615 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon greenish blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 10, a stunning example showing clear, partial kensazumi cancel, fresh, Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4f 250,000 yen (HK$ 19,380). Scott 4a; $675 (HK$ 5,230).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2616 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2616 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 1, wove paper, position 5, without gum as issued, an exquisite, exceptional example with brilliant color, Extremely Fine and choice. J.S.C.A. 4g 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4d; $750 (HK$ 5,810).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2617 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2617 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 7 showing tail variety, wonderfully fresh with large margins, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4h 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2618 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2618 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 9, without gum as issued, beautiful, rich color and huge margins, Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4h 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2619 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2619 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 25, without gum as issued, a superb, select quality example, Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4h 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 4e; $775 (HK$ 6,010).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2620 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2620 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: 500 mon

1871, Dragon, 500 mon blue green, plate 2, laid paper, position 35, clear, partial kensazumi killer, exceptionally fresh with large, even margins, a rare used example from plate 2, Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 4h 600,000 yen (HK$ 46,510). Scott 4e; $4,000 (HK$ 31,010).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.

Lot 2621 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2621 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, ½ sen to 5 sen complete, the set complete, along with an additional ½ sen value from plate 1, without gum as issued, fresh and generally well centered, a lovely group, F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 5-8, 5a 320,000 yen (HK$ 24,810). Scott 5-8, 5d; $2,130 (HK$ 16,510).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 2622 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2622 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, ½ sen to 5 sen complete, Mihon specimen overprints, the complete set of Mihon overprints, without gum as issued, fresh, F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 5-8. Scott 5-8.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2623 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2623 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown and 1 sen blue. Nice selection of 13 items, comprised of ten ½sen issues, 7 of which are mint, plus three 1sen values, which includes 1 mint copy. We note varieties such as a used 1sen blue plate 3, used ½sen laid paper types, etc. Some usually associated flaws though generally Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited. J.S.C.A. 5-6. Scott 5-6.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.

Lot 2624 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2624 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown, plate 1, "ductile" wove paper, position 9, used, a lovely, well centered example on this very scarce paper type, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 5b var. Scott 5g var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 2625 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2625 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, ½ sen brown, plate 1, wove paper, position 29, without gum as issued, fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 5b 40,000 yen (HK$ 3,100). Scott 5g; $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.

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