Auction #23

By:
Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd.

Closed Auction
Nov 17, 2017 Asia/Hong_Kong

Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Friday Nov 17, 2017 10:00 to Saturday Nov 18, 2017 17:00 Asia/Hong_Kong
Last date for bids: 
Friday Nov 17, 2017 09:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

Kelleher and Rogers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daniel F. Kelleher auctions, America’s oldest philatelic auction firm, proudly announces their Fall 2017 sale to be conducted at the firm's new Hong Kong offices located at 1802 Perfect Industrial Building, 31 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Hong Kong on November 17-18, 2017. The two day sale will feature over 800 lots.

Day one consists of stamps, postal history and collections of China, from the Municipal Posts through the Imperial issues and continuing on through the Republic era, Provinces, Occupations, Taiwan and the People's Republic .

Day two consists of non-China areas of Asia, including Japan, Indochina, Korea, Laos,Thailand and Vietnam.

Our current auction will be held 17-18 November 2017 in Hong Kong. The two day sale will feature over 800 lots.

Day one consists of China, including stamps, postal history and collections, ranging from Imperial issues including Local Posts through Republic issues, Taiwan and the People's Republic.

Day two consists of Hong Kong, including specialized sections of cancellations and Treaty Ports, followed by Japan and other Asia countries.

Important note: the buyer's premium for this sale is now 20%. However there is a 2% discount from the hammer price if payments reach us within 15 days after the sale date. 

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Lot 703 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #703 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1935, 1½s New Year's Greeting (J.S.C.A. N1A. Scott 222a), miniature sheet of 20, Post Office fresh, Very Fine+, an outstanding example of this iconic sheet.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.

Lot 704 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #704 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1876, Old Koban, 4s blue green (J.S.C.A. 58. Scott 58), a beautiful, well-centered stamp, cancelled by a magnificent full strike of the rare Naha carved Bota cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, a showpiece, with 2009 letter from John Head stating genuineness.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.

Lot 705 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #705 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1883, U.P.U. Koban, 2s carmine rose (J.S.C.A. 79. Scott 73), a fresh, well-centered stamp, cancelled by choice, full strike of the rare Naha carved Bota cancel for use in the Ryukyu Islands; 2 tears at right side, still Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 706 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #706 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1888, New Koban, 4s olive bister (J.S.C.A. 83. Scott 77), nicely centered example, cancelled by bold Kobe bota cancel, Very Fine, very scarce value postally used.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.

Lot 707 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #707 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1951-52, Pagoda and Japan Alps Airmail, 15y-160y complete, with zeroes (J.S.C.A. A11-21. Scott C14-C24), blocks of 4, a splendid, near-pristine set of blocks, each value fresh and well centered, o.g., never hinged; few values with customary natural gum bends, otherwise Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.

Lot 708 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #708 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1916, Heir Apparent complete (J.S.C.A. C15-17. Scott 152-154), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged; 10s with some gum toning, otherwise all blocks are Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.

Lot 709 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #709 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1925, Emperor's Silver Wedding complete (J.S.C.A. C38-41. Scott 190-193), blocks of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, with 2 stamps in each block n.h., Very Fine, clean and lovely set.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.

Lot 710 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #710 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1934, Communications Day souvenir sheet (J.S.C.A. C56. Scott C8), Post Office fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 711 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #711 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1934, Communications Day souvenir sheet (J.S.C.A. C56. Scott C8), pristine mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine+, a beautiful, Post Office fresh example.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 712 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #712 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1934, Communications Day souvenir sheet (J.S.C.A. C56. Scott C8), a pristine copy of this popular sheet, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 713 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #713 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1948, 5y Philatelic Week (J.S.C.A. C140 var. Scott 422a), miniature sheet of 5, a pristine, select quality example, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.

Lot 714 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #714 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1948, 5y Philatelic Week (J.S.C.A. C140 var. Scott 422a), miniature sheet of 5, a choice example without the customary gum bends, etc.; fresh, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.

Lot 715 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #715 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1948, 5y Philatelic Week (J.S.C.A. C140 var. Scott 422a), miniature sheet of 5, o.g., never hinged; light toning in margin, still Fine to Very Fine. Scott $275 (HK$ 2,130).
Estimate HK$ 600 - 800.

Lot 716 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #716 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1949, Children's Exhibition souvenir sheet (J.S.C.A. C159. Scott 456), 2 copies, one mint n.h., the second First Day cancelled (o.g., n.h.), mint copy fresh, o.g., never hinged; FDC copy with corner creases, Fine to Very Fine, nice combination. Scott approximately $525 (HK$ 4,070).
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.

Lot 717 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #717 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1949, 8y Philatelic Week (J.S.C.A. C173 var. Scott 479a), miniature sheet of 5, fresh mint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.

Lot 718 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #718 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1949, 8y Philatelic Week (J.S.C.A. C173 var. Scott 479a), miniature sheet of 5, fresh sheet, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $400 (HK$ 3,100).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,200.

Lot 719 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #719 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, 1935, 1½s New Year's Greeting (J.S.C.A. N1A. Scott 222a), miniature sheet of 20, wonderfully fresh and near-pristine, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely example of this popular sheet.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 3,600.

Lot 720 - 7: 07: Japan stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #720 - 7: 07: Japan stamps

Japan, Booklets, 1925-41, selection of 6 (J.S.C.A. B16, B19, B20), complete and unexploded, a superior quality group comprised of B16 (3 examples complete with wrappers), B19 (2 pristine examples), plus a single B20, nice quality, o.g., never hinged, generally Very Fine.
J.S.C.A. 714,500 yen (HK$ 49,850).
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 721 - 7: 07: Japan collections -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #721 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan, Wide-ranging collection, on a mix of album pages, stocksheets, a stockbook and various-sized glassines, all in need of attention and organization; album pages (Scott) are actually multiple used collections of early and mid-period stamps, with more recent mint stamps are on stockpages or mounted on album pages; no great rarities that we saw, but a wealth of interesting and useful material including postal stationery and covers, a...

Lot #722 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan, Nice little mint sheetlet selection, comprising a nice 1949 8y Philatelic Week sheet, complete sheets of 20 of the 1951 Peace Treaty set (Scott #546-548), plus #549-550 and 567-568 Sports sheets; fresh, o.g., never hinged, generally Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.

Lot 723 - 7: 07: Japan collections -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #723 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan, Substantial, mostly mint collection, 1871-1990, an attractive and very respectable collection of hundreds, assembled in 5 White Ace albums to 1990; the earlies are quite scattered, but there are many premium items noted, such as mint Scott #1, 85-86, 87-90, 163-166, 222a (Very Fine, n.h.), good Park issues and souvenir sheets such as #293a, 306a, 311a, 318a, 323a, 369-370, 385a, comprehensive 1948 miniature sheets, 498a with red...

Lot #724 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan, Premium selection of quality National Park sheets, 1938-52, a wonderful and, with the exception of just a few items, exceptionally nice selection of 30 items, all with original folders, and many with original interleaving as well; includes premium items such as Scott #306a (2, Very Fine, n.h.), 311a (3, excellent condition), etc/, bulk Very Fine, lovely, much better than usual group; inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 6,000...

Lot 725 - 7: 07: Japan collections -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #725 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan, Souvenir and miniature sheet collection, 1938-56, housed (and labeled) in a Lindner stockbook; items included are (mint unless noted) Scott #283a, 288a (damaged), 306a, 378a, 381a (creased), 395 (2 mint, 2 cancelled), 396 (2), 401 (2), 408 (1 mint, 1 cancelled), 409 (1 mint, 1 cancelled), 453a (2, each with folder), 457a (l.h.), 504a with folder, 509a, 519a, 545a with folder, 572a with folder, 582a (stained) with folder, 586a...

Lot 726 - 7: 07: Japan collections -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #726 - 7: 07: Japan collections

Japan and Ryukyus, mint & used collection, 1871-2005, a useful lot of Japan, most of the value being in the Scott album; includes used #10, 14, 37, 47, 48, 66, 110, 154, 283a, 293a, 306a, 422a, 457, 479a, 517a, B11, C9-C13, and mint #33, miniature sheets #222a, 288a, 306a, 311a, 318a, 323a, 378a, 385a,427a, 448b, 456 and 498a, with additional material in sheet files and on pages, also a mint & used Ryukyu...

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