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BIDDERS ON CHINA PRC LOTS SHOULD NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
Scans of the reverse sides of most of the lots including all the better items are provided on our website. The lots are also available for viewing at our offices before the auction. For overseas customers, we are happy to provide extra information and/or extra scans of top values etc before the auction. Also, we are happy for customers to phone us during the viewing times (but not on auction day!) and ask for more detailed descriptions of the condition of any lots, and then one of our describers will take out the lots and go through them with you on the phone answering any questions honestly.
THEREFORE, NO RETURNS OF ANY LOTS WILL BE ACCEPTED DUE TO DIFFERENCES OF OPINION ABOUT SUBJECTIVE MATTERS SUCH AS GUM CONDITION, FRESHNESS ETC

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WORLD : CHINA - PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC
Lot
Description
Status
2370
1962 Scientist Tsai Lun 4f, error extra character above at L. VF fresh MUH appearance. C297a, SG 2055(var) cat £15,000 see footnote. Appears regummed so sold strictly 'as is' & personal inspection is recommended. (P)
 SOLD at A$650
2371
1963 Giant Pandas set 8f-10f. VF fresh MUH. S59, SG 2116-18 cat £110. (3)
 SOLD at A$150
2372
1963 Monkey set 8f-22f. VF fresh MUH. S60, SG 2121-23 cat £65. (3).
 SOLD at A$80
2373
1967 Labour Day 8f Mao with hand raised in greeting, full sheet of 25, with margins & imprints. VF MUH, gum sl tropicalized. SG 2358 cat £6250++ as singles. Very rare & attractive sheet. (P)
 SOLD at A$3600
2374
1968 Revolutionary Literature & Art 8f 'On the Docks' (W5 - 3, cat $200) & 8f 'Raid on the White Tiger' (W5-6, cat $150). 1967 18th Anniv of PRC 8f 'Chairman Mao with Communist Countries Representing' (W6-2) lower marginal sheets number pr, MLH/MUH cat $280. 1966 Writers Conference 22f Emblem (c118-2 cat $25). 1967 Yingjun 8f Lecturing a 8f Fierce Battle (c123-5,6 cat $130). All fresh MLH except lower stamp in pr is MUH. Total CSP cat US$785. (7).
 SOLD at A$250
2375
1968 'All China is Red' 8f withdrawn on 1st day of issue due to error in design (missing islands & Taiwan not red). Almost all destroyed. VF fresh MUH. SG 2403a cat £190,000, Yang W14. Excellent quality printing & extremely rare but sold strictly 'as is'. (P)
 SOLD at A$1500
2376
1968 Chairman Mao's Inscription to Japanese Worker 8f black & red, prepared for use but not issued for political reasons, with all stock being ordered destroyed. Superb fresh MUH. SG unlisted. CPSC 8c cat US$150,000 & undercatalogued. Excellent quality printing & it appears genuine, but obviously we have nothing to compare with for verification. Therefore, it is sold strictly "as is" with no returns possible, so personal inspection before auction is recommended. Great PRC rarity. Previously sold in our auction 323 for $49,000 but the buyer failed to pay, so now being reoffered. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$10000
2377
1968 Directives of Chairman Mao (II) 8f Portrait & text. Vert pr, upper MLH, lower fresh MUH. CSP W13 cat US$500. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
2378
1968 Mao Anti-American Declaration 8f 'Unite More closely' vert pr, upper MLH, lower fresh MUH, insignificant 10mm paper bend. CSP W9 cat $US$800. (P)
 SOLD at A$375
2379
1972 Red Flag Canal 8f set. VF fresh MUH. SG 2494-97 cat £180. (4).
 SOLD at A$110
2380
1974 Country Doctors 8f set. VF fresh MUH. SG 2570-73 cat £36. (4).
 SOLD at A$95
2381
1976 4th 5 year Plan 8f set. VF fresh MUH. SG 2637-52 cat £225. (16).
 SOLD at A$170
2382
1978 Arts & Crafts 3Y M/Sheet, plus set 4f-70f. VF fresh MUH. T29 & T29M, SG 2805-MS2815 cat £516. (10, plus M/S) (P)
 SOLD at A$350
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