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 727 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #727 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Cambodia, Powerful specialized collection, a fantastic and highly comprehensive specialized collection in 6 volumes, including a 3-volume Minkus page collection, complete from Scott #1-200, including Airs, booklets, etc.; additionally, there are 3 volumes of varieties, including over 100 imperf issues (many marginal) in sets, all listed souvenir sheets, 20 miniature sheetlets of 4, plus 100 different deluxe sheets, etc., Very Fine, a...

Lot 728 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #728 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Cambodia, Very extensive accumulation, mostly all mint, with many thousands in all; we note several duplicated, mostly complete, mint collections on album pages, plus 11 uniform-size stockbooks containing mostly lightly duplicated 1980s-90s topically-related sets, souvenir sheets, etc., Fine to Very Fine, substantial, unusual mix; well worth inspection.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 729 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #729 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Cambodia, Lovely group of approximately 48 early covers, a lovely, attractively-franked group of 48 items from the early 1950s to mid-1970s, with the majority commercial usages to the U.S., Fine to Very Fine, examine, interesting, uncommon group.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 730 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #730 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Indochina, 1919, "22 CENTS" surcharges on 55c & 60c Cambodian Girl issue, trial color proofs, lovely and rare group of 4 items, all surcharged "22 CENTS": 55c in green and black on white paper, 55c red and black on greenish background, 60c blue and black on greenish and 60c brownish violet and black on tan, fresh, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 731 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #731 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Indochina, 1931-41, Tower at Ruins of Angkor Thom, trial color die proof, printed on black on approximately 5¼ x 6½-inch yellowing paper stock, showing 3c to 6c values to be inserted in the blank value tablet, Very Fine, choice, very scarce and attractive item.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.

Lot 732 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #732 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Indochina, 1927, Pagoda at Mot-Cot postage due issue, proof, rare and very unusual design showing 2 progressive work designs in black, one showing vignette, the other focusing on central design; light fold of no consequence, Very Fine, striking.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.

Lot 733 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #733 - 8: 08: Other Asia Cambodia and Indochina

Indochina, Superb complete mint collection, a magnificent, truly exceptional all-mint collection keenly assembled on album pages, offering the country complete as issued, including all the better like Scott #1-2, 3-21, 24-40, 41-58, 65-82, B8-B13, J2-J4, J5-J17, J18-J30, Q1-Q4, plus the exceedingly rare #Q1 overprinted with shiny gum variety (see footnote after #Q1 in Scott), etc.; in addition, we note the early Viet Minh issues...

Lot 734 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #734 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea, 1896 (Feb. 29), cover from Dongnae to Fusan Customs House, a splendid and exceedingly rare cover bearing the entire set of the 1895 issue, each cancelled by a superb strike of double-circle Dynastic cancels in brown red; Leap Year usage a bonus, fresh, Very Fine, a striking cover, one of approximately 20 known with double-circle Dynastic cancels.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.

Lot 735 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #735 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea, 1904 (Dec. 6), Christmas greeting picture post card from Gwendoline to North Perth, Western Australia, a scarce and attractive card, franked by 4¢ Falcon issue, tied by 1 of 2 bold strikes in blue of "Gwendoline/6 DEC/Coree" c.d.s.'s; front shows Chemulpo transit with inverted date and month slug, French "Shang-Haï/[ ] Dec/Chine" transit, plus a "Victoria/3 JA/05/Hong Kong" transit, Fine to Very Fine, very scarce usage from the...

Lot 736 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #736 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1946, Rose of Sharon first issue, 20ch red, die proof (Scott 1), printed on approximately 70 x 70 mm thin handmade paper, lovely fresh quality, Very Fine, an incredibly rare item.
Estimate HK$ 16,000 - 18,000.

Lot 737 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #737 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1946, Rose of Sharon, 20ch bright green, trial color die proof (Scott 1), a pristine example printed on thin wove handmade paper, approximately 100 x 70 mm in size, fresh, Very Fine, exceptionally rare showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.

Lot 738 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #738 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1946, Diamond Mountains, 50ch apple green, die proof (Scott 2), small "50" type; in issued color on thin handmade wove paper measuring approximately 85 x 65 mm, choice, Very Fine, a splendid and rare proof.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000.

Lot 739 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #739 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1946, Diamond Mountains, 50ch carmine rose, die proof (Scott 3), small "50" type, printed on handmade thin wove paper, approximately 105 x 70 mm, Very Fine, pristine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.

Lot 740 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #740 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1946, Diamond Mountains, 50ch carmine rose, die proof (Scott 4), a lovely, extremely rare item of large "50" type in issued color, printed on primitive, native wove paper, approximately 88 x 65 mm, fresh, Very Fine, a showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.

Lot 741 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #741 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1948, 3rd Anniversary of Liberation, 50ch rose red, proof (Scott 12), imperf horizontal pair, on stark white paper, wonderfully fresh with vibrant color, Extremely Fine, choice - a rare showpiece of a rare issued stamp.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.

Lot 742 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #742 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1948, Flag and Map, 50ch indigo & red, die proof (Scott 13), printed in issued colors on primitive handmade wove paper measuring approximately 85 x 65 mm, fresh, Very Fine, striking and rare item.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.

Lot 743 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #743 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1949, Kim Il Sung University, 1w yellow green, proof (Scott 17), right margin horizontal pair, believed to be a color proof of the issued stamp, which is in blue, fresh and pristine, without gum as issued, Very Fine, an exceptional showpiece.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.

Lot 744 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #744 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1950-56, National Flag, 1w brown orange, perf 11 x imperf, printed on both sides (Scott 23var), a lovely example of the exceedingly rare stamp, with the front side used with bold c.d.s. (Scott value $1500 as normal used stamp), with the reverse showing full, strong printing, Fine to Very Fine, rare; only a few examples noted.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 70,000.

Lot 745 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #745 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1950, Peasant & Worker, 6w red, die proof (Scott 31), in issued red color on primitive wove native paper, approximately 85 x 65 mm, fresh and exceptionally clean, Very Fine, a rare item.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 746 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #746 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1951, Victory Propaganda, 10w dark blue, die proof (Scott 47), a lovely and incredibly rare proof in issued color, printed on a primitive, native handmade paper approximately 103 x 65 mm, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 747 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #747 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1952, Labor Day, 10w rose red, die proof (Scott 51), a lovely and exceedingly rare proof printed on crude newsprint-type paper, approximately 90 x 70 mm, showing horizontal pair and simulated roulette outlines; small handstamp in red at left sheet margin, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 748 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #748 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1952, Liberation from Japan, 10w scarlet, die proof (Scott 56), a splendid proof in issued color, on native wove paper approximately 70 x 65 mm; small handstamp chop at right, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 749 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #749 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1953, 8th Anniversary of the Liberation from Japan, 10w red orange (Scott 69), horizontal pair, an exquisite, pristine pair with vibrant color and huge margins, full "Post Office fresh" o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, a showpiece, rare, especially in a pair.
Scott $8,000 (HK$ 62,020).
Estimate HK$ 22,000 - 26,000.

Lot 750 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #750 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1953, Founding of the DPRK Anniversary, 10w deep blue & red, die proof (Scott 70), printed on brownish paper, 2 examples in different shades, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.

Lot 751 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #751 - 8: 08: Other Asia korea

Korea (North), 1954, Korean People's Army Anniversary, 10w carmine red, die proof (Scott 73), a lovely, remarkably fresh and rare proof, approximately 112 x 65 mm, printed on a thick, slightly coated paper stock, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

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