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. 

Showing 176 - 200 of 814
Lot 176 - 4: 04: Taiwan imperial province -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #176 - 4: 04: Taiwan imperial province

Taiwan: Imperial Province, 1888, Horse and Dragon, handstamped surcharge in red, with frame, 10¢ on 20 cash green, "West" (Chan F22), fresh, o.g.; natural straightedge at bottom, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 177 - 4: 04: Taiwan imperial province -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #177 - 4: 04: Taiwan imperial province

Taiwan: Imperial Province, 1888, Horse and Dragon, handstamped surcharge in red, with frame, 10¢ on 20 cash green, "West" (Chan F22), fresh, o.g.; natural straightedge at top, couple shallow thin spots, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 178 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #178 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, 1952, surcharges on Flying Geese, $10-$50 complete (Scott 1061-1063), a lovely, pristine set, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $3,150 (HK$ 24,420).
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.

Lot 179 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #179 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, 1952, Pres. Chiang Kai-shek 2nd Anniversary of Re-election complete, imperf (Scott 1052-1056), without gum as issued, Very Fine, a lovely set with wide top margins.
Scott $495 (HK$ 3,840).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.

Lot 180 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #180 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, 1953, Pres. Chiang Kai-shek 67th Birthday complete in souvenir folder (Scott 1077-1091), without gum as issued; wrinkles along stitch line as always, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $600 (HK$ 4,650).
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.

Lot 181 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #181 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, 1955, Pres. Chiang Kai-shek 69th Birthday souvenir sheet (Scott 1126a), pristine with right-side selvage, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Scott $180 (HK$ 1,400).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.

Lot 182 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #182 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Vast and valuable stock, ca. late 1950s-82, a fantastic, very clean and well-organized stock with each value in a Scott-numbered glassine with quantity indicated; bulk of sets are available in quantities of 30 to 100 each and includes many folded blocks, half sheets and full sheets, generally Very Fine, ideal holding for the trader, with an owner's Scott catalog value approximately US$29,000; well worth inspection.
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Lot 183 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #183 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Excellent, nearly all mint collection, 1949-72, hinged or mounted on Scott country pages (which extend to 1976); earliest issues hit-or-miss, but complete from 1954-72; used highlights include Scott #1010, 1042-1045 and 1135-1136; mint include #1056, 1073-1076, 1092-1095, 1096-1097, 1098-1099, 1109-1110, 1114a (without selvage), 1126a (with selvage), 1143-1148, 1196-1199, 1257a, 1290-1295, 1296-1301, 1302-1307, popular Palace...

Lot 184 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #184 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Useful collection, 1945-97, housed in 3 stockbooks; begins with Nationalist Occupation issues of 1945-49 and continues through 1997; solid collection of early issues, both mint and used (often parallel), with near-complete coverage throughout; notable includes (Scott numbers; mint unless noted) #1-9, 91-93, 93-96 used, 101-103 used, 103, 1007-1010 used (short set), 1037-1040 mint and used plus mint imperf, 1042-1045 used, 1046-...

Lot 185 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #185 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Beautiful airmail cover collection, a lovely, keenly assembled and annotated mounted collection of 30 items, beginning with 8 circa 1931-35 Japanese Occupation flights or trial flights from Taipei to Japan; from there we note 4 lovely First Issue Flying Geese airmail covers to the U.S., a couple nice formula international lettersheet usages, several lovely franking combinations, a wonderful incoming Postage Due usage from...

Lot 186 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #186 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Vast cover accumulation, an extensive and useful holding of many hundreds, with excellent strength in the early definitive or commemorative covers of the 1950s and early 1960s; we note dozens of attractively franked covers, sets on cover, early FDCs and much, much more, bulk generally Fine to Very Fine, well worth a careful inspection.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot #187 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Extensive and useful accumulation, comprising mint new issue sets and souvenir sheets in glassines, a stockbook with duplicated older issues, miniature sheets, a bit of China and more, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, a good mix worthy of close inspection--examine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 188 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950 -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #188 - 4: 04: Taiwan issues from 1950

Taiwan, Lovely selection of 10 early covers, Taiwan to Missouri, nice early correspondence, one of which includes a fascinating letter; includes 2 covers with First Issue Flying Geese and North East surcharges combinations, plus early Sun Yat-Sen surcharges, Palm Tree issues, Japanese-style cancels, etc.; included in this group is one cover written while the writer was still on the mainland in Nanking, Fine to Very Fine, interesting...

Lot 189 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #189 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Liberated Areas, Impressive collection, often parallel mint and used, housed in a Lighthouse stockbook; all Areas are represented, with a particularly nice collection of Northeast China; solid to very good completion throughout, with items organized and identified by Scott and/or Yang numbers throughout; some of the many highlights include (mint, unless noted) Northeast China #1L1-4 imperf, 1L17-19, 1L20-23, 1L20a-23a, 1L30-36,...

Lot #190 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Liberated Areas, Useful old-time collection, comprising hundreds, packed onto a group of stockcards and album pages; includes nearly all Scott-listed items in quantities with no great rarities, but some used North East China with duplicated reprint sets, etc., mostly Fine to Very Fine, needs inspection.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 191 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #191 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Chinese Soviet Republic, 1932 (May), Red Flag on Globe, ½¢ violet (Yang SP1), fresh with four margins, without gum as issued; roughly cut around the edges, with resulting marginal irregularities, Fine to Very Fine, an attractive and rare example from the early Liberated Areas.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000.

Lot 192 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #192 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Central China, 1949, Liberation of Hankow, Wuchang & Hanyang complete, imperforate (Scott 6L57-6L62 var), 1000 sets of each denomination, without gum as issued; some wrinkles; status uncertain: we don't know if they're reprints or forgeries, but they're just not quite right, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 1,000.

Lot 193 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #193 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Central China, 1949, Liberation of Hankow, Wuchang & Hanyang complete, imperforate (Scott 6L57-6L62 var), 200 sets of each denomination, without gum as issued; some wrinkles; status uncertain: we don't know if they're reprints or forgeries, but they're just not quite right, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,600.

Lot 194 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #194 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

East China, 1948 (Oct.), Registered cover with machine-surcharged issue sent to Su-Peh, bearing 6 different values with Shanghai transit, fresh, Very Fine, scarce and attractive cover.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.

Lot 195 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #195 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

East China, 1949, Nantung print Chairman Mao issue, $500 die proof (Yang EC347var), printed in black on very thin tissue paper; shows an additional "1000" value at top margin of design, fresh and sound, Very Fine, rare.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.

Lot 196 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #196 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

North China, 1948, Hand re-surcharge on Military P.O. hand surcharge on Small Victory issue (Yang NC99-NC104), a truly scarce complete set, which includes 3 duplicate values for NC102-NC104, without gum as issued; few perf tones or light crease, etc., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 197 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #197 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

North China, 1948, $100 on $4//$100 on $20 Ki-tung Military P.O. handstamps (Yang NC90, NC93-NC95, NC97), includes 2 copies each of NC93 and NC95, without gum as issued; light crease on $100 on $4 Large Victory issue, Fine to Very Fine, scarce group.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.

Lot 198 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #198 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

North East China, 1946, East Liaoning Local Post, Andong 1st printing, Zhu De and Chairman Mao complete (Yang NE239-245), pristine mint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 199 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #199 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

North West China, 1949, Yili-Tacheng-Artai Area, Workers, $50 to $500 complete (Yang NW103-106), full margins, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,000.

Lot 200 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #200 - 5: 05: China (People's Republic) liberated areas

Port Arthur & Dairen, 1950, Tien An Men, $10-$100 complete (Yang AD69-73. Scott 2L72-2L76), fresh, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.

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