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:

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Lot 2626 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2626 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 1, laid paper, position 5, used, sound, with good perforations, rare, F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 6a 50,000 yen (HK$ 3,880). Scott 6b; $3,000 (HK$ 23,260).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 2627 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2627 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, position 25 showing "beard missing" variety, Ichida MV13, neatly cancelled, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 6c 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 2628 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -  Dynasty Auctions Company, LTD The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2628 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, position 26, showing extensive retouch of right dragon's head, o.g., outstanding centering; tiny, trivial perf tear at top, otherwise Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 6c 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.

Lot 2629 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2629 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, laid paper, position 40, a lovely corner margin single, without gum as issued, fresh, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 6c 60,000 yen (HK$ 4,650). Scott 6; $425 (HK$ 3,300).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 2630 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2630 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 2, wove paper, o.g., well centered with good, fresh color, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 6d 120,000 yen (HK$ 9,300). Scott 6a; $675 (HK$ 5,230).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.

Lot 2631 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2631 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 7, without gum as issued, a remarkably choice example of this rare mint issue, wonderfully fresh with sound perforations, Very Fine and choice. J.S.C.A. 6g 1,500,000 yen (HK$ 116,280). Scott 6d; $10,000 (HK$ 77,520).
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.

Lot 2632 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2632 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 26, a lovely, lightly cancelled used example, fresh and nicely centered, scarce, F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 6g 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 6d; $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 2633 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2633 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 1 sen blue, plate 3, laid paper, position 33, an attractive used example tied to small piece, well centered, scarce; some clipped perfs at upper right, otherwise F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 6g 350,000 yen (HK$ 27,130). Scott 6d; $2,500 (HK$ 19,380).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2634 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -  Dynasty Auctions Company, LTD The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2634 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, laid paper, position 4, without gum as issued, a lovely, nicely centered example showing prominent inking flaw at right dragon's head, pretty stamp, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 7a 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 7; $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 2635 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2635 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, "ductile" wove paper, position 16, lightly cancelled, fresh and beautifully centered, a rare, distinctive paper type, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 7b var. Scott 7a var.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,500.

Lot 2636 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2636 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 2 sen vermilion, wove paper, position 26, without gum as issued, a superior quality example, wonderfully fresh and uncommonly well centered, a beauty! Extremely Fine. J.S.C.A. 7b 90,000 yen (HK$ 6,980). Scott 7a; $625 (HK$ 4,840).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.

Lot 2637 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2637 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 8, without gum as issued, showing part of tail missing, a lovely, beautifully centered example, fresh, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 8a 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2638 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2638 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 10, without gum as issued, fresh and nicely centered, pretty stamp, nearly Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 8a 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2639 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2639 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, laid paper, position 10, a very interesting printing variety showing upper right outer frameline and design below sloping to the right, without gum as issued, fresh, nearly Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 8a 130,000 yen (HK$ 10,080). Scott 8; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2640 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2640 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen yellow green, laid paper, a well centered example showing missing Raimon at upper left, without gum as issued, almost Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 8b 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 8a; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2641 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2641 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen yellow green, laid paper, position 32, without gum as issued, lovely, distinct shade, well centered; a few clipped perfs, otherwise Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 8b 200,000 yen (HK$ 15,500). Scott 8a; $875 (HK$ 6,780).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 2642 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2642 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, pelure wove paper, position 18, somewhat heavy cancel, well centered, scarce, F.-V.F. J.S.C.A. 8d 280,000 yen (HK$ 21,700). Scott 8b; $900 (HK$ 6,980).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.

Lot 2643 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2643 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: sen unit issues

1872, Dragon, sen unit stamps. Outstanding specialized mounted collection of 38 items, mint or used, with each item plated with noted varieties, on exhibition pages. Includes ½ sen, plate 1, 2 mint and 3 used, one with a lovely red cancel, plus plate 2, two mint and 3 used copies. The ½ sen value also includes 8 major varieties, 6 mint and 2 used, with shippo types, hair, flame and tail flaws etc. The 1 sen includes and unused plate 1...

Lot 2644 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2644 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1871, Dragon, 48 mon brown, plate 1, laid paper, a magnificent vertical pair, positions 18 & 26, tied by Saikyo kensazumi cancel to Osaka. Fresh, a lovely and rare cover, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 1a. Scott 1.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 2645 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2645 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1871, Dragon, 100 mon blue, plate 1, laid paper, a lovely example tied to full envelope by full strike of Minakuchi kensazumi killer, used to Otsu. Fresh, rare and choice, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 2a. Scott 2.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.

Lot 2646 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2646 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1871, Dragon, 200m vermilion, plate 1, laid paper, vertical pair, plate 2, positions 28 and 36, showing "ten ochi" variety, tied by large kensazumi cancel on native cover; fresh and scarce, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 3c. Scott 3.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.

Lot 2647 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2647 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1871, Dragon, 200 mon vermilion, plate 2, laid paper, position 13, a spectacular example tied to full cover by splendid, bold strike of Shizuoka kensazumi to Ojima via Okitsu. Fresh, an exceedingly beautiful and rare cover, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 3f. Scott 3b.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.

Lot 2648 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2648 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1871, Dragon, 500 mon yellow green, plate 1, laid paper, used on combination "urgent mail" cover, a spectacular 3 color franking, with the incredible combination of the 500 mon yellow green first issue, along with 1 sen and 2 sen second issues, all tied by Osaka negative seal cancels, used via "urgent mail" to Tokyo. Fresh, a great rarity and frontline exhibition piece, Very Fine. J.S.C.A. 4a, 6a, 7a. Scott 4c, 6, 7.
Estimate HK...

Lot 2649 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2649 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1871-1872 dragon issues: postal history

1872, Dragon, 5 sen blue green, single franking cover, Tanichi to Osaka via Tokyo, with the 5 sen position 8 tied by 3 strikes of Tanichi circular dater, with reverse showing arrival marking of 31 Dec 1872. Fresh, Very Fine; Philatelic Federation of Japan photo certificate. J.S.C.A. 8. Scott 8.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 10,000

A great Rarity to be sure, as the 5 sen franking being the rate for long distances, over 200 Ri...

Lot 2650 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1872-1876 cherry blossom issues: single stamps -   The Michael Ruggiero Collection of Japan

Lot #2650 - the michael ruggiero collection of japan 1872-1876 cherry blossom issues: single stamps

1872, Cherry Blossom, ½ sen brown, Matsuda printing, native wove paper, plate 4, with position 23 showing the famous "Ki-Hansen" variety, complete sheet of 40, o.g., a beautiful, wonderfully fresh sheet; few minor internal separations, Very Fine, a very rare sheet. J.S.C.A. 9, 9v-4-23-m. Scott 9, 9a.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 30,000.

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