Bonhams : Stamps & Covers of the World

Stamps & Covers of the World

5 Jun 2007, starting at 11:00 BST .

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Italy: Post Offices in China-Peking: 1917 2c. on 5c. and 10c. on 4c. rose mint, 10c. on 4c. has dealer's expertising mark on reverse and faint crease, SG £380.

Italy: Post Offices in China-Peking: 1917 2c. on 5c. variety inverted surcharge mint, short perf. and a few lightly toned perfs. otherwise fine, Calves expertising mark on reverse. SG £180.

Italy: Post Offices in China-Peking: 1917-18 2c., 25c. and 10l. (SG10, 14 and 18) mint, all showing variety broken "o" in overprint.

Italy: Post Offices in China-Peking: 1918 Postage Due 8c. on 20c., 12c. on 30c. and 16c. on 40c. mint (SG D29-31), also Tientsin 1917 optd. 10c. Postage Due unmounted mint showing variety double overprint, all with dealer's guarantee mark on reverse.

Italy: Post Offices in China-Tientsin: 1917-18 optd. 1c. to 10l. (SG34-43) mint, inc. 20c. with and without wmk., mainly fine.

Italy: Post Offices-Tientsin: 1918-19 ½c. on 1c. variety "1 CENTS" (SG44a) mint, dealers guarantee on reverse. SG £350.

Japan: A selection of mint miniature sheets in a small stockbook with New Years Greetings issues, 1950 National Park, 1948 Exhibitions, 1947 Philatelic Week etc. (600)

Japan: A mainly used collection in mixed condition on old printed pages with issues to 1908 inc. a range of early issues and values to 30 sen, also a selection of Korean issues to 1903, etc. (307)

Jordan: 1923 to 1950 duplicated mint selection on stock-cards with Postage Dues, etc., fine (493)

Korea: 1900 selection of unused 1 cheun postal stationery cards in mixed condition with printed in blue (types 1 & 11), pale green and red brown on buff.

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Buyer's Premium Rates
27.5% on the first £2,500 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £2,500 up to and including £300,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of £300,000 up to and including £3,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of £3,000,000.

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

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