Harmer-Schau Auctions

Sale 120

APS Summer Show Omaha, Nebraska


Japan to Macao
 
 
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Lot 1512
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Japan, Collection to 2004, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, in 7 clean albums, mixed mint and used to about 1953 incl. some National Parks, then appears virtually complete all mint to 2004 incl. souvenir sheets, in hingeless pages except in mounts for 1953 to 1972, spot check showed all n.h. from 1973, no Prefectures, mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000-1,250.
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$625
Lot 1513

Japan, Karl Lewis Correspondence Group, 6 postcards and 8 covers almost all sent from Karl Lewis incl. 6 beautiful early Japanese covers with commemorative cancellations without handpainting, one hand-painted cover, and a large mix franking U.S. and Japan covers sent to him in Yokohama, Fine, very desirable group for the Karl Lewis enthusiast .
Estimate $600-800.
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$375
Lot 1514
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Japan, Mint Accumulation, mostly mint collection remainder in 5 albums (2 empty) with useful early issues plus quantities of mint sheets, souvenir sheets (we note lots of lunar new year items) and a group of Mihons, substantial face value, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600-800.
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$375
Lot 1515
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Japan, 1871 to 1919 Used Collection, on Scott Specialty pages, incl. #1, 3, 15, nearly complete from #40 incl. 154 (light toning), many neat cancels, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,400 approx.
Estimate $600-800.
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$325
Lot 1516
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Japan, Group with Covers, stockbooks with quantities of n.h. modern material (much face value), along with collection balance in album and about 40 early covers, please inspect, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500-600.
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$290
Lot 1517
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Japan, Mint and Used to 1985 Collection, on handmade pages, mostly used until about mid 1930's, then mostly mint, good showing of National Parks incl. 1938-40 souvenir sheets, modern in mounts may be n.h., earliest suspect.
Estimate $400-600.
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$240
Lot 1518
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Japan, 2 Better Zeppelin Covers and 2 Sheets, consist of two 1929 Round-The-World flights, and n.h. #422a, 479a, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$220
Lot 1519

Japan, Ryukyu and Japan Cover Group, many hundreds, incl. binder with small group of fascinating 1944-45 Okinawa cave letters with translation from various Japanese suitors to an Okinawa bar maid, various censor and postal markings, FDC's incl. few earlier Japan, commercial airmail to U.S., few flights, Ryukyu paquebots, stationery, Revenues in Taihoku Parcel Post receipt book, generally Fine to Very Fine. Apparently recovered from a cave post-war, purchased from Ryukyu specialist dealer John B. Head.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1520
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Japan, Interesting Collection, about 150 mostly used with few modern mint, value mainly in early issues, many forgeries but a few unused which look to be genuine, on handmade pages showing information about the forgeries and genuine issues, great lot for the specialist, Fine or better.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1521
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Japan, Mihon Collection 1960 to 1992, n.h., over 1200 Mihon overprinted in Scot specialty album incl. regular issues and commemoratives, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1522
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Japan, Early Issues, over 100 in a stockbook, mostly used incl. nice group of early forgeries and some Offices, worth a close look, Fine or better.
Estimate $200-300.
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$140
Lot 1523
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Japan, 1877 to 1881 Group of Seven Cover Fronts, also three cut pieces, most Shanghai to U.S., with Koban 5s, one better 1877 with Cherry Blossom 5s green, plus one 1892 incoming with multiple forward slips, Fine overall.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 1524

Japan, 3 Karl Lewis Covers, uncacheted, all to same individual in Honolulu, Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1525

Japan, Covers and FDC Group, Group incl. 1948 Forestry & Education full sheets on FDC's, other modern with about 25 metal engravings items, some stamps with 1952 Mt Tateyama Airmails set, plus 3 Japanese handbooks incl. limited edition of History of Postal History of Japan Wars Vol. I by Kenneth Clark.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 1526
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Korea, (South) Mint Collection, o.g. or n.h., Sparse on the early period but fairly solid in 1948-52 era incl. #80-84, 85-86, 88-89, 90, 91-92, complete n.h. sets of flags (44) with the souvenir sheets (22), a nice lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$500
Lot 1527
 
Korea, (South) Mint Stock, n.h., to 1980's in small glassines and oversized on #4 pages priced, incl. few min. sheets incl. #285a, 286a, incl. some dupl. incl. #C2, most value in 1950's period, occasional hinged incl. 249-262, clean, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 1528
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Korea, (South) Balance of Collection, Including mint souvenir sheets, sets in glassines and mint and used on album pages, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200-300.
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$140
Lot 1529
 
Lebanon, Extensive Dealer Lot, mostly n.h. covering the period from mid-1920s to 1980s, mostly 3 to 5 copies, many in blocks of 4, incl. better sets such as 177-80 n.h., 4 sets (totals $288), 45-48 l.h., 3 sets ($390), 256-665 n.h., 4 sets ($389), C46-56 l.h., 3 sets ($555), plus two strong topical n.h. sets, Birds, 434-39, 8 sets ($624), and Butterflies, C427-36, 2 sets ($270) and great run of Airmail sets to cat. $700+, exceptionally clean stock well worth inspecting to appreciate, overall Very Fine.
Scott $13,640.
Estimate $1,300-1,600.
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$950
Lot 1530

Libya, Intact Mint Mostly Sets, mostly o.g., better incl. #1-15, 16, 20-31, 61 used, 47-60, 47a-60a (5L used), Semis, Airs and combo sets, Express, Dues, Q1-13, Q14-24, Sassone #103D, 22b block of 4, etc., fresh throughout, mostly Fine to Very Fine. Originally in a collection format, put into sales cards for eventual retail but subsequently given for the auction.
Estimate $1,100-1,500.
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$700
Lot 1531

Macao, Group of Five Covers, incl. one 1892 PSC to Canton, 1905 PSC to Hong Kong, 1956 local cover with "CTT TAIPA" cds., etc., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100-150.
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