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    Rare and Beautiful Stamp Montage Asian Postcards

    Thirty-four Asian Stamp-Pictorial Postcards.
    We have seen a half-dozen of these over the past 50 years but never a collection of this size and quality. Produced (to our best knowledge) from the 1920s up through the late 40s, they are extremely colorful and made of pen-and-ink drawings enhanced with carefully handcut postage stamps from many different countries. Several of these are postal used with postmarks from the 30s and 40s. Postal-used cards are written in English, French, and what appears to us to be Japanese. The few that are marked with country of origin state, "Made in China." Also included is a photo postcard depicting a stamp pictorial. The postcard refers to these as "rare and colorful" and "praised by stamp collectors everywhere." We have located only a few of these on the Internet, and they seem to sell in the $30 to $100 range. This group was carefully assembled over many decades by the collector who formed the huge macerated currency collection, some of which is in this auction with hundreds more to appear in our Tuesday night sales over the next several months. (Total: 34 items)


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    January, 2016
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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