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Auction: 19058 - The Davies Collection of Great Britain and selected other Countries
Lot: 178

(x) Japan
1871-2013 basic mint collection (many of the early issues used) in nine Scott speciality albums and a stockbook housed in two boxes, including 1871 Dragon laid paper 200m. (II, thin at top), wove paper 48m. (II), 100m. (I), 200m. (I) and 500m., 1872 perf 9 to 12½ laid paper ½s., 1s. (II) and 5s., 1872 Cherry Blossom 1872 wove paper 2s. (corner crease), 10s. (used), 20s. (used) and 30s. (used), 1874 with syllabics 2s. (ISPJ certificate, 1981) and 6s. (used), 1874 (Feb.) 4s. (used), 6s. (used), 10s. (used) and 30s. (used), 1875 Birds 12s. and 45s. (used), 1899-1908 to 1y., 5y. and 10y., 1913 25s. and 1y. (toned), 1914-25 ½s. to 10y., 1916 Investiture 10s. (heavily mounted), 1919 Air 1½s. and 3s., 1923 imperf ½s. to 20s., 1924 Empress Jingu 5y. and 10y., 1926-31 ½s. to 1y. with both booklet panes, 1934 (Apr.) Air miniature sheet, 1934 Red Cross Conference set in complete sheets, 1935 (Apr.) Visit set in complete sheets, 1937-38 ½s. to 10y., 1940 (Apr.) and (Aug.) Park miniature sheets, 1942-45 10s. with pink (map) omitted, 1946-47 imperf 15s. to 100y. and perforated 50y. and 100y., 1947 (May) Stamp Exhibition miniature sheet, 1948-52 watermarked 2y. to 500y., 1948 (Nov.) Philatelic Week 5y. sheet of five, 1949 (May) Children's Exhibition imperf sheet, 1949 (Nov.) Postal Week imperf sheet of five, 1950-51 Air set of six, 1950-51 80s. to 50y. singles and miniature sheets, 1951-52 Air set of eleven, 1952-62 Air set of eleven and later apparently complete including miniature sheets/sheets and some booklets from 1937, Japanese Post Offices in China including 1900-08 5r. to 10y., 1913 ½s. yo 1y. and 1914-19 ½s. to 10y., Japanese Post Offices in Korea 1900 5r. to 50s. and Japanese Occupation issues including Brunei $5 and $25, China with issues for Mengkiang, Honan, Hopeh and Shantung, Malaya including single frame chop in black on Trengganu 8c. grey marginal block of forty. A very good lot well worth careful examination. Photo for selection

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