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China (People's Republic)
 
 
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Lot 1795

China (People's Republic), Excellent Never Hinged Collection, n.h., a beautiful clean collection in 2 Minkus albums, appears complete from 1953-1999 (with some earlier present) except for #628a, 798a, and 999A, it contains the better souvenir sheets and sets incl. a solid section of the Cultural Revolution period (Mao strips, poems, etc.), also booklets, a very high quality collection from this popular area, very fine.
Estimate $17,000-22,000.
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$24,000
Lot 1796
 
China (People's Republic), Extensive Balance of Collections, in 16 boxes, collections and accumulations that incorporate virtually exclusively P.R.C period, mostly mint on pages, stockpages, in albums, in glassines, etc., collections virtually all bought out of major auction firms over the decades, subsequently some items removed but, in many cases, substantial value still exists, some work needs to be done but worth the effort, better items scattered throughout, needs close inspection, Fine to Very Fine. Culled from retired collector's large China accumulation, see separate accumulation lots for Taiwan and general China collections.
Estimate $12,000-16,000.
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$8,000
Lot 1797

China (People's Republic), Extensive Mint Collection, n.h., in 3 Schaubek hingeless albums to 1989, mostly complete except few better sets and souvenir sheets removed, early issues original printings, #30 used, some later imperf sets, clean throughout, Fine to Very Fine. Originally purchased in Australia 2000 auction.
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$4,250
Lot 1798
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China (People's Republic), Collection Mostly Complete to 1986, mostly used to 1964, some reprints sprinkled in with original printings mint and used 1965-66, 1967 to 1986 n.h., all basic issues mounted on Scott International pages, incl. #998a, good selection of souvenir sheets, occasional item affected by mounts, overall Very Fine. Originally purchased in our 2003 auction.
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$4,500
Lot 1799
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China (People's Republic), Extensive Mint and Used Collection, in 2 Lighthouse albums to 1989, mirrored mint (in hingeless pockets and used mounted on opposite page from the beginning with genuine (not reprints), some later only used with dupl., few better items removed but still reasonably full, incl. back of the book, missing most better souvenir sheets but incl. #1433, 1540-41, incl. some perf varieties, fresh throughout, Fine to Very Fine. Originally purchased in John Bull 2009 auction, subsequently some items removed.
Estimate $2,500-3,500.
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$1,500
Lot 1800
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China (People's Republic), Banker Box of Mint and Used, from early period of 1950's to 2000's incl. dupl. range of c.t.o. Cultural Revolution issues (somewhat mixed condition), n.h. modern sets, souvenir sheets, booklets and mini-sheets and a small stock of Liberated Area issues plus other useful material, please inspect, fine to very fine.
Estimate $1,400-1,800.
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$1,100
Lot 1801

China (People's Republic), Better Souvenir Sheets, n.h., about 30, incl. #798a used, n.h. 1518, 1383, 1483 (4), 1904 (3), etc., overall Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$1,900
Lot 1802
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China (People's Republic), 1950s to 1970s Accumulation, n.h., n.h. and used in 2 Chinese stockbooks, early material used, later (1970s) mint, noted n.h. #1095-1098, 1104-1107, 1108-1113, 1126-1129, clean group, fine to very fine. Originally sold in our 2011 auction where it realized hammer $2185, subsequently just a few items removed.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$700
Lot 1803
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China (People's Republic), 3 Different Collections in Album, 1st few hundred from 1979 to 1997, quite comprehensive (missing some early souvenir sheets), mostly n.h. with few used and o.g. sets; 2nd 1975 to 1984 mint collection, n.h. on pages, reasonably complete (no #1586), plus a few souvenir sheets, later issues in blocks of 4, very fine; 3rd 1949 to 1998 with early period mostly used, 1990 on mostly mint, also few Provinces, fine to very fine. Combination of different auction lots from decades ago.
Estimate $1,000-1,400.
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$1,500
Lot 1804
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China (People's Republic), Booklet Accumulation, about 61 (couple panes only) dupl., virtually all 1980's period starting 1981 on incl. #1647a (7), clean group. Culled from retired collector's China accumulation.
Estimate $1,000-1,500.
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$675
Lot 1805
 
China (People's Republic), 1974 to 1982 Mostly Complete Mint, n.h., on pages, missing few better souvenir sheets, and occasional set, incl. se-tenant sets, clean, Very Fine.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$500
Lot 1806
 
China (People's Republic), 1983-2018 Complete Year Books, incl. all souvenir sheets, clean.
Estimate $750-1,000.
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$475
Lot 1807
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China (People's Republic), Mint and Used 1949 to 1982, in 2 binders, with some mint material from later dates, items incl. mint #998 (2016 cat. $250), 1095-1098 (cat. $192), 1104-1107 (cat. $170), etc., first binder devoted to n.h. to o.g. and used back-of-book incl. extensive showing of Liberated Areas (Northeast China, Northeast Postal Service, Port Arthur & Dairen, North China, Northwest China, East China, Central China, Southwest China, and South China), Yang cat. for Liberated Areas incl.; second binder also contains souvenir sheets from 1980s, blocks of four from 1980s, and an interesting collection of international souvenir sheets from 1990s (Guyana, Liberia, Ghana, Maldives, Uganda, Tanzania, Gambia, and Liberia), featuring China's "Paramount" leader Deng Xiaoping, incl. inventory, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600-800.
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$800
Lot 1808
 
China (People's Republic), 1972 to 1978 Mint Sets, #1104/1434, n.h., in stockbook, probably complete but only #1433 souvenir sheet incl., Very Fine.
Estimate $500-750.
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$325
Lot 1809
 
China (People's Republic), Mint Select Sets, n.h., consisting of 2 sets of #1067-1071, 1074a, 1075, singles of 141-150 reprint blocks of 4, 344a, 245a-248a, Fine to Very Fine lot.
Scott $1,249.
Estimate $300-400.
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$260
Lot 1810
 
China (People's Republic), 1960 to 1980 Mint Sets, l.h., 35 singles or sets, slight dupl., Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $764.
Estimate $150-200.
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$110
Lot 1811

China (People's Republic), 1950 to 1954 Tax Stamp Revenues, Around 100 on blank pages, incl. East China South Central, and Northwest, identified by unidentified reference cat. for Fiber, Dyes, Tobacco & Cigarette, Clocks & Watches, Chemical, etc., very nice selection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 1812
 
China (People's Republic), Mint Sets Selection, n.h., small group, mostly in year 2000's period but incl. #24a-29, 35-48, also sheetlets, Very Fine. Paid $759 from dealer.
Estimate $150-200.
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$90
Lot 1813
 
China (People's Republic), 22 Different Special Event/Theme Packets/Albums, all modern incl. Beijing 2008 Olympics, 2 North Korean also, clean group.
Estimate $100-150.
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$40








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