Lots 97 - 107, Catalogue of Auction #58 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
97  63
1891, black handstamped Chinese Characters over $1 on 96c purple on red paper, nice copy, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, SG #50, ?450
98  66
1891, 50th Anniversary of the Colony, black four-line overprint on 2c carmine, nice centering and intact perforation, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, S. Sismondo certificate, SG #51, ?475
99 **   140, var
1921, King George V, 25c red lilac and dull violet, watermark Multiple Script CA, top sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "broken flower" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SG #126, a, ?53.50 as hinged singles
100 **   147-50
1935, Silver Jubilee issue, complete set in bottom right corner margin blocks of four, block of 10c in two pairs, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #133/36, Scott C.v. $800++
101 **   168-73
1941, Centenary of British Rule, King George VI and Scenes, complete set of six in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF, SG #163/68, ?180++
102 **   185-98
1954-62, Queen Elizabeth II, complete set of 14, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #178/91, ?200
103 **   658 var
1992, Chinese Opera, $1.80 multicolored, gray color (name of the country and denomination) at the bottom of stamp, as well as "1992" is shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is added for comparison, Yang #C379a, HK$4,000=US$520
104    129/43

First Flight Covers by F.A.M. 14

April 29 - May 4, 1937, four hand illustrated (all different pictures in black ink) registered flown covers on line "Hong Kong - San Francisco", nicely franked by King George V stamps, blue confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
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105 **/*   J1-5

Postage Due stamps

1923, Postal Scales, 1c-10c, complete set of five, watermark Multiple Script CA, full OG, NH, except stamp of 6c is VLH, VF, SG #D1/5, ?130 as hinged
106   SG P2

Postcard stamps

1879, Queen Victoria, black surcharge 5c on 18c lilac, affixed over white postcard, inscription in blue, fresh, unused, VF, SG C.v. ?350
107  17-27

British Post Offices in China

1922-27, King George V, stamps of Hong Kong overprinted "China" in black, 1c-$2, complete set of 11, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SG #18/28, ?400