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January 7, 2017 Hong Kong


AUCTION saturday january 7, 2017 11 am EXHIBITION thursday & friday january 5 & 6, 2017 10 am - 6 pm

catalog HK$300, US$40 front cover lots 610-612 & 614-617 inside back cover lot 320 back cover lots 184, 185 & 191

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BIDDING INCREMENTS (HK$) 500-2,000 2,000-3,000 3,000-5,000 5,000-10,000 10,000-20,000 20,000-30,000 30,000-50,000 50,000-100,000 100,000-200,000 200,000-300,000 300,000-500,000 500,000-1,000,000

100 200 200 or 300 500 1,000 2,000 2,000 or 3,000 5,000 10,000 20,000 20,000 or 30,000 50,000

Bids outside these increments will be reduced to the nearest increment.

ESTIMATES Estimates have been given for all lots in this auction. They are meant to reflect our idea of the current market value of the item given its scarcity and condition. Lots may sell for more or less than the estimates as the bidding dictates.

KEYS TO CATALOG H m o s )

Symbols Unused/Mint (with gum, without gum or regummed) Used E Essay Block or strip of four or larger P Proof On piece S Specimen Cover, card, entire or document F Forgery

cds CTO FDC

circular date stamp cancelled to order first day cover

Abbreviations NH UM og

never hinged unmounted mint original gum

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CONTENTS NUMBERS

DESCRIPTIONS

1-165

Collections, Accumulations and Foreign China Rest of the World Literature Banknotes & Coins World-wide Taiwan China PRC Hong Kong Hong Kong Picture Post Cards Collections and Accumulations Stamps Postal History Macau The Shanghai Postal System Early Mail to and from China China Customs Post Issues 1885-1888 Small Dragon Issues 1894-97 Empress Dowager Issues Postal History of Customs Post China Imperial Post Issues 1897 Surcharges on Small Dragons 1897 Small Figure Surcharges on Dowagers 1897 Large Figure Wide Spacing Surcharges 1897 Large Figure Narrow Spacing Surcharges 1897 Red Revenue Surcharges 1898-1903 Engraved Coiling Dragons 1909 Hsuan Tung Commemorative Issue 1897-1912 Postal History Republic of China 1912 "Republic of China" Overprints 1913-26 London and Peking Junk Series 1931-48 General Issues Silver Yuan Issues 1912-49 Postal History Special Purpose Issues Airmail Issues and First Flights Express Letter Stamps Postage Dues Parcel Post Stamps Military Post 1942-45 Japanese Occupation of China Issues Sinkiang Ki-Hei Yunnan Northeast Foreign Post Offices in China Taiwan People's Republic of China

166-224

225-373

374-378 379-394 395-422 423-427 428-429 430-443

444-457 458-530

531-558 559-607 608-718

1-79 80-123 124-165 166-168 169-170 171 172-179 180-224 225-232 233-254 255-319 320-373

423-424 425-427 430 431-433 434-436 437-439 440-441 442 443 458 459-461 462-469 470-476 477-515 516 517-518 519 520-521 522 523 524 525-526 527 528 529-530


Collections, Accumulations & Foreign

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1898-1907 CIP Coiling Dragons, ½c to 30c, group of one hundred fifty, mint and unused, mixed condition (150).

Japanese Print Coiling Dragon Selection, group of fifty four, a couple with blunt corners, overall very fine, value to 30c, including six blocks of four, mint and unused (54).

HK$6,000-8,000

HK$2,500-3,000

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4

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Coiling Dragon Selection, group of twenty four mint examples, including Japanese Print and CIP, value to 10c, faulty & severely toned 1c blocks, generally fine (24).

1898-1907 CIP Coiling Dragons, ½c to 50c, group of eighty, mint and unused (80).

HK$800-1,000

HK$5,000-6,000

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Small Group of Chinese Stamps, including 4ca & 5ca Dowagers (mint), Shanghai Small Dragon 1ca on 6ca pair (mint), Hankow 2c(2), 5c(2) & 10c on 30c (all used), two liberated area issues, mint and used, both with surcharge varieties, fine (11).

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1912 CIP Statistical Department “Republic of China” Overprints, ½c to 30c, group of forty eight, mint and unused, including two pairs (48). HK$2,500-3,000

HK$2,000-3,000

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1909 Hsuan Tung First Year Commemorative Issue, group of 42 including nine complete sets, extra 2c(15), unused (42).

1912 CIP Waterlow “Republic of China” Overprints, ½c to 20c, group of fifty three, mint and unused (53).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$3,000-4,000 7


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11

Ho

1912 CIP Waterlow “Republic of China� Overprints, 1c yellow (Chan 170), three UM panes of twenty with full original white gum (60).

Ho

1921 Famine Relief Stamp 1c (Chan AP53), one full sheet of 100, light perforation separation, UM (100). HK$800-1,000

HK$6,000-8,000

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12

Ho

Ho

1915-36 Junk Series Imprint Multiples, group of about 430 stamps, all in multiples housed on three stock cards bearing imprints and control numbers, UM (430).

1932 Peking Print Martyr Issue (Chan 333-344), complete set of twelve values in full sheets of 200 with wax paper backing, UM (2,400).

HK$4,000-5,000

HK$8,000-10,000

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ROC Dr SYS and Martyr Issues, group of 12 pieces bearing handwritten date small town cancellations, including Kiangsi, Yunnan and Kwangtung, useful specialist material (12).

ROC 1939 Hong Kong Commercial Print Martyrs Selection, group of thirteen imprint blocks of four, including "Used in Northeast", CNC, Gold Yuan and Japanese Occupation issues, useful specialist material, slight perf separation, mostly with gum (52).

HK$2,000-3,000

14

Ho

HK$6,500-7,500

16

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Ho

ROC Small Town Letter Counter Cancellations, group of twelve items, including multiples and pieces, useful specialist material (12).

ROC 1940 Hong Kong Print Air Mail Issues, group of six imprint blocks of four, including CNC and surcharges, unused (24).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$3,000-3,500 9


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19

Ho

Ho

ROC 1940’s Dr SYS Imprint Selection, group of forty six stamps, including singles, pairs and strips, all bearing imprint margins, very fine specialist material, unused (46).

ROC 1941 & 1945 Commemoratives (Chan 512-517 & 857-862), two complete sets in blocks of four, Thrift Movement in imprint blocks, light tropical gum toning, UM (48).

HK$2,200-2,800

HK$800-1,000

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20

Ho

ROC 1940’s Dr SYS Gold Yuan Selection, Plum Blossoms imprint group of six and nine Shanghai Dah Tung blocks of eight, eight blocks with imprints at left margin, unused (78). HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

Ho

ROC 1942-44 Dr SYS Central Trust Print Selection, group of five imprint blocks of four, including CNC and Gold Yuan issues, unused (20). HK$2,500-3,000 10


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23

Ho

Ho

ROC 1944-46 Dr SYS Chungking Chung Hwa Print Imprint Selection, group of six imprint blocks of four, including CNC and Gold Yuan issues, light perf separations, useful specialist material, unused (24).

ROC 1946-47 CNC Surcharges on Dr SYS Hong Kong Chung Hwa Print Selection, group of five blocks of six with imprint and control numbers, mostly with original gum, very fine specialist material (30).

HK$3,000-4,000

HK$2,500-3,000

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24

Ho

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ROC 1946 Dr SYS 1st Shanghai Dah Tung Print Selection, group of nine imprint blocks of four, two $100 (one with right imprint, the other top imprint), also a CNC surcharge block, specialist material, unused (36).

ROC 1946-48 Northeast Issues (Chan E1-5, 12-31, 35-74, NEM1-3, NED1-9 & NEP7), mounted on four album pages, unused except one used (80).

HK$4,500-5,000

HK$1,500-2,000 11


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Ho

ROC 1945-49 Limited for Taiwan Use Issues, mint collection housed on stock cards, almost complete series, plus postage due handstamped set of three, fine, hundreds.

ROC 1947 50th Anniversary of Directorate General of Posts Issue (Chan 1053-1057), complete set of five in full sheets of fifty, full original gum, slight perf separation, $300 sheet in two half sheets, fine to very fine (250).

HK$8,000-10,000

HK$500-1,000

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28

Ho

Ho

ROC 1947 Dr SYS 4th London Print, $1,000 plate block of four, also three CNC surcharge on 2nd London Print with different plate numbers, highly specialized material, light toning, scarce (16).

ROC 1947 Dr SYS 2nd Shanghai Dah Tung Print Imprint Selection, group of twelve blocks of four, including three CNC blocks and two Gold Yuan blocks, specialist material, unused (48).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$6,000-8,000

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31

Ho

ROC 1947-78 Dr SYS 2nd & 3rd Shanghai Dah Tung Print Selection, including two Gold Yuan issues, group of seven blocks of six and one block of four, all with imprint and control numbers, useful specialist material, unused (46).

Ho

ROC 1949 Dr SYS Shanghai Dah Tung Print Gold Yuan Selection, group of nine blocks of six with imprint and control numbers from different prints (engraved and flat plate), very fine specialist material, unused (54). HK$4,500-5,000

HK$4,500-5,000

30

32

Ho

ROC 1948 Dr SYS 3rd Shanghai Dah Tung Print Selection, group of seven different values in imprint blocks of four, scarce specialist material, unused (28).

Ho

ROC 1949 Dr SYS Shanghai Dah Tung Print Gold Yuan Selection, group of sixteen imprint blocks of six from different prints (engraved and flat plate), very fine specialist material, unused (64). HK$6,000-7,000

HK$3,500-4,000 13


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35

Ho

ROC 1949 Dr SYS Gold Yuan Surcharge 50c on $20 Blue (Chan G25var), complete sheet of 200 with magnificent overprint offset on reverse, pristine condition and very rare, a specialist piece, unused (200).

Ho

ROC Revenue Issues, neatly assembled in a 16-page stock book, good representation of most issues, including some border area material and few receipts. HK$1,000-2,000

HK$2,000-3,000

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36

Ho

ROC 1949 San Yi Printing Gold Yuan Surcharge $2 on $50 Blue Shanghai Revenue (Chan G100var), complete sheet of 100, UM with heavy offset on reverse variety (100).

1946-48 Northeast Issues (Chan NE1-31, 35-74, NED19), mint collection (only few used) mounted on album pages, many in complete sets, including multiples, almost complete except Chinchow surcharges, parcel & military posts, hundreds. HK$5,000-6,000

HK$2,000-3,000 www.philachina.com

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1894-1918 Incoming Mail, group of eleven, including seven post cards, three covers and one postal card, usage to Amoy, Peking, Shanghai and Tientsin, fine (11).

1904 (Kuang Hsu 30th Year, Lunar 2nd Month, 8th Day) Documentary Office Official Envelope, bearing manuscript "Instruction of Treaty between Foreign Countries and China", rare. HK$1,500-2,000

HK$2,000-3,000

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1904-45 Group of 10 Postal Cards from Early Republic to Japanese Occupation & Manchukuo, including CTO & unused, plus Japanese censored cover, real photo PC, postage due PC with CIP & French PO postage stamps, two PC unused, one with hand painting on reverse, fine (15). HK$2,000-3,000

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1915-40 Republic Period Postal History Selection, group of seven covers, two postal cards and five post cards (one unused), fine (14). HK$2,000-3,000 15


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1921-48 Group of Nine Covers, including registered cover from Tientsin to Sinkiang (stamp missing) with censor label, cover to Hong Kong with "Military Post" marking and cover to Hong Kong with commemorative cachet, mainly fine (9). HK$1,500-2,000

1929-1949 Republic Period Postal History Selection, group of eleven covers, franked with various issues, including registered and Taiwan issues, fine (11).

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HK$2,000-3,000

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1921-48 Republic Period Postal History Selection, group of seventeen, including 12 covers, one post card to Japan with postage due marking, plus two receipts etc (17).

Early 20th Century Shanghai Picture Post Cards, group of fifty-four, B/W except one colored, all different, including 37 cards printed and numbered by Denniston & Sullivan, Shanghai, unused except a couple used, fine (54). HK$2,000-3,000

HK$1,500-2,000 www.philachina.com

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Early 20th Century Shanghai Picture Post Cards, group of eighty-nine, colored and printed by The Akasawa Fine Art Co, Yokohama, Japan, numbered between 1 to 166, fine to very fine (89).

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1920’s Real Photo of Emperor & Empress Hsun tung, fine. HK$500-1,000

HK$4,000-5,000

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Early 20th Century Shanghai Picture Post Cards, group of thirty-six, colored, all different, a few used, overall fine (36).

1900-1920’s Early China Scrapbook Album, 19 pages filled with images ranging from the Last Emperor of China to Hong Kong sceneries including 14 rare prints of harbor, streets and buildings, need to examine.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000 17


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PRC Mint Collection, about 100 complete sets of commemorative and regular issues, neatly arranged on stock pages, unused.

Hm

PRC Mint and Used Liberated Area Stamps, many complete sets, good starter material (90). HK$1,000-2,000

HK$1,000-2,000

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52

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PRC Mint Regular & Surcharge Issues Collection, about a thousand stamps with duplication, many early Tien An Men issues, neatly arranged on stock pages, unused.

PRC Used Selection, group of sixty stamps, all different except one duplicate, including S30 set in blocks of four, fine to very fine (60).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$600-800

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PRC Used Selection, group of 106, early "C" & "S" series in complete sets, fine (106).

Mixed Mint and Used PRC Selection, including used sets of C33MS, C106 and C116, also mint S66, all in complete sets (22).

HK$800-1,000

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HK$800-1,000

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Hm

PRC Used Collection, filling a 16-page stock book, including many small town markings on single stamps, blocks and miniature sheets, must view to appreciate.

Early PRC Accumulation, including 80 Tien An Men issues, some early surcharges, also 25 used stamps and 3 remittance receipts (200+).

HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000 19


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Early PRC “C” Series Selection, total 30 complete sets, including C1, 6, 11, 12, 13, 19, 29, 30, 33, 39, 40, 43, 45, 56, 57, 59, 69, 73, 86, 87, 91, 92, 103, 110, 112, 114, 119, also N2, 10 & 11, unused and UM (96).

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Early PRC “S” Selection, total 15 complete sets, including S29, 31, 35, 37, 49, 52, 53, 54, 55, 58, 64, 66, 69, 72 & 75, unused and UM (99). HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-2,000

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Early PRC “S” Selection, total 17 complete sets, including S1, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 24 & 26, also International Children's Day and Galloping Horse, unused and UM (88). HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

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PRC “N” Series Selection, total 8 complete sets, including N12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18 & 21, also J34, UM (34). HK$1,000-2,000 20


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63

Ho

PRC “J� Selection, including J5 vertical pairs, J7 vertical pairs with left margins, also J9 in single set with right margin and blocks of four with left margins, UM (27).

PRC J & T Selection, ranging from 1979 Stalin to 1990 The Romance of the Three Kingdoms 2nd Series in full sheets, including J49(50x), J76(50x), J166(40x), T127(10x), T134(30x, part sheets), T138(28x), T153(40x) & T157(20x), UM. HK$1,000-1,500

HK$1,000-2,000

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Ho

64

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PRC J & T Selection, total 11 complete sets, including J13, 19 & 96, T12, 40, 61, 65, 75, 79 & 98, also N12, light tropical toning on some sets, all UM (60).

Ho

PRC J & T Selection, total 24 complete sets, including J2, J3, J5, J9, J10 (block of four), J12, J17, J22, J24 & J25, T4, T6, T7, T8, T14, T15, T16, T22, T24 & T60, also C119, all UM (81). HK$1,500-2,000

HK$1,000-1,500 21


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Ho

PRC 1985-1998 Commemorative Issues (J120, 93-6, 9420, 95-22, 96-2, 3 & 8, 97-8, 98-18, 19 & 21), group of multiples and sheets, minor toning, overall fresh, UM.

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PRC 1994, 2004 & 2006 Year Books, containing complete issues for the years in presentation packs (3). HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-2,000

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68

Ho

PRC 1992-96 Series, in full sheets, including 92-1(32x), 92-9(40x, $1.60 in part sheets), 92-11(56x), 94-10(240x), 94-13(20x), 94-20(20x), 94-21(100x), 95-8(48x) & 963(16x), UM. HK$1,000-1,500 www.philachina.com

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Cultural Revolution Period Chairman Mao Post Cards, set of ten, B/W with slogans in red, fine (10). HK$800-1,000 22


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PRC 1950-60’s Group of Thirteen Covers, including two with postage paid marking, five declared value covers, two special registered covers, fine (13).

PRC 1960-80’s Commercially Used Covers, group of seven, including three with 1981 Rooster, two with C106, etc (7).

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$1,200-1,500

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PRC 1958-60 First Day Covers (Yang S29, C47 & C84), including People's Heroes Monument, Aviation Sports & Dr Bethune, all bearing commemorative cachets (3).

PRC 1970-73 New Series with Numbers Cover Collection (Yang N1-21), group of 21 sets housed in a cover album, complete run of stamps on covers with CTO Canton cds dated April 20 and 21, 1979, fine and rare (25).

HK$1,200-1,500

HK$8,000-10,000 23


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PRC 1970’s-90’s First Day Cover Selection, group of thirty nine, some bearing souvenir sheets, plus two sets of stamps with commemorative cachets and an album with Giant Panda stamps (45).

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PRC 1980’s Postal History Selection, group of nineteen, many bearing complete sets of commemorative issues and souvenir sheets, useful material (19). HK$1,000-2,000

HK$1,000-2,000

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PRC 1981-82 First Day Covers, including T59(5), T64, T65, T66, T68, T69MS(5), T70(5), T71(6), T77, J63(5), J69(5), J70(5) & J75(5), fine (46).

PRC 1980-90’s Postal History Selection, group of over 120, mostly covers used with various definitive and commemorative issues, also CTO souvenir sheets (140+).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$800-1,000

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PRC: 1986-89 Lunar New Year First Day Covers, group of thirty, bearing booklet panes, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon and Snake noted, scarce offering (30).

PRC Land Deed Documents, group of four, circa 1950's, all from Liaoning Province, bearing Chairman Mao portraits and official seals in red, very fine (4).

HK$800-1,000

HK$2,000-3,000

78

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PRC 1997 (July 1) Hong Kong’s Return to Motherland Gold Foil Souvenir Sheet (Yang 97-10GM), group of nineteen official China National Philatelic Corporation presentation folders, also 1995 International Stamp and Coin Fair Beijing imperforate souvenir sheet pack and 1996 9th FIAP imperforate souvenir sheet pack, plus a Return to Motherland official FDC (22).

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BURMA: 1889-1916 Postal History Selection, group of seven covers (three registered), plus one picture post card, fine (8).

HK$800-1,000

HK$2,000-3,000 25


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FRANCE: 1900’s French Expedition Army de Chine, group of 11 covers, one PC & one cover front, plus two French PO in China covers, one PC & one double postal card (unused), mainly fine and useful (16).

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FRANCE: 1900-50’s French Indochine Postal History Selection, group of picture post cards(12) and covers(11), plus three covers with Vietnam stamps, fine (26). HK$1,500-2,000

HK$4,000-5,000

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FRANCE: 1900’s French Expedition & Occupation Army, selection of 24 covers, including usages from Peking, Shanghai, SocTrang (Vietnam), Tientsin & Tonkin, useful group, fine (24). HK$10,000-15,000 www.philachina.com

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FRANCE: 1900-30’s Kouangtcheouwan Group of Five Covers, one bearing Dr SYS stamps, plus one PC with French Expedition Army cachet, fine (6). HK$1,000-1,500 26


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FRANCE: 1905-49 Kouang-Tcheou-Wan Postal History Selection, group of two PC & two covers, plus 1903 letter card from Pakhoi to Amoy, fine (5).

JAPAN: 1875-1937 Used Collection, housed on 16 stock cards with good markings throughout, must view to appreciate.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000

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INDIA: Early QV-KGV Mint and Used Collection, neatly mounted on album pages, mostly annotated, huge catalog value, must view to appreciate (00's).

JAPAN: 1934 Registered Cover from Dairen to USA, also 1935 post card from Dairen to Germany with postage due "T" marking, fine (2).

HK$4,000-5,000

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JAPAN: 1953-68 Mint Collection, hundreds hinged on album pages, including some souvenir sheets and blocks, overall very fresh and fine.

KOREA (North): 1946 Hibiscus 20ch Die Proof (Scott 1P), printed in bright apple-green on thin wove paper, size 68mm x 100mm, light crease at right not affecting center design, fine and very rare.

HK$800-1,000

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HK$10,000-15,000

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KOREA (North): 1947 Hibiscus 20ch Die Proof (Scott 1P), printed in red on thin wove paper, size 68mm x 70mm, fine and very rare.

KOREA (North): 1946 Diamond Mountains 50ch Die Proof (Scott 2P), printed in apple-green on thin wove paper, size 67mm x 87mm, pristine fine and very rare.

HK$15,000-20,000

HK$10,000-15,000

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KOREA (North): 1946-55 Diamond Mountains 50ch (small “50”) Die Proof (Scott 3P), printed in carminerose on thin wove paper, size 68mm x 105mm, very fine and very rare.

KOREA (North): 1947 First Anniversary of Agrarian Reform 1w Red (Michel 9), horizontal pair with small bottom margin, rouletted, unlisted in Scott or Stanley Gibbons catalogs, extremely rare variety (2).

HK$10,000-15,000

HK$15,000-20,000

94

P

96

P

KOREA (North): 1946-55 Diamond Mountains 50ch (large “50”) Die Proof (Scott 4P), printed in carminerose on thin wove paper, size 68mm x 89mm, light age traces and ink smudges with two pinholes (one at bottom of design), still very fine and very rare.

KOREA (North): 1949 Kim Il Sung University 1w Yellow-green (Scott 17P), a color proof or an unissued shade, perforated and with right bottom corner margins, extremely rare.

HK$10,000-15,000

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99

KOREA (North): 1953 Fifth Anniversary of DPRK Founding 10c Die Proof (Scott 70P), printed in blue and red on wove paper, size 68mm x 100mm, horizontal pair, very fine and very rare.

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KOREA (North): 1963-77 Unissued Collection, group of 35 different stamps and two souvenir sheets (37). HK$10,000-15,000

HK$8,000-10,000

98

Hm

KOREA (North): 1946-56 Collection, group of 93 different unused stamps, with or without gum as issued, plus 4 stamps with validation chops, generally fine to very fine, Scott catalog value US$25,000+ (97).

100

KOREA (North): 1940-50’s Revenues, group of 19 different single plus 13 different blocks of four (71).

HK$40,000-50,000 www.philachina.com

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103

Hm

KOREA (North and South): Mint and Used Accumulation, in a small stock book, hundreds of loose stamps.

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LAOS: 1962-64 Souvenir Sheets, group of eight, UM (8). HK$800-1,000

HK$500-600

102

104

H

LAOS: 1951-52 Souvenir Sheet Selection, neat group of twenty six, including regular issues plus air mail and postage due, UM (26). HK$800-1,000

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LIBAN (Lebanon): 1900-50’s Group of Six Post Cards, one postal card and a censored cover, fine (8). HK$800-1,000 31


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) 107

MANCHUKUO: 1939 (November 27) Registered Cover to Norway, franked with regular issues, tied by Chalantun dispatch cds, "Chalantun 704" registration handstamp in blue alongside, fine.

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MONGOLIA: 1920 Official Cover, with official seal in red, torn and repaired, scarce. HK$8,000-10,000

HK$800-1,000

106

108

)

m

MONGOLIA: 1904 Imperial Permit, issued by Chief Officer of Tax Department in Urga and 1920 cover, fine (2).

MONGOLIA: 1926 Mongolian Revenue Stamps, handstamped "Postage", 20c, 50c & $1, plus four revenue stamps, used and fine (7).

HK$3,000-4,000

HK$800-1,000

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111

H

H

MONGOLIA: 1993 Mongolian Silver and Gold Stamps, group of 18 stamps and stamp cards, plus 13 first day covers and one UPU response coupon, fine (32).

OMNIBUS ISSUES: 1945 KGVI Victory & 1953 QEII Coronation, complete sets of 164 and 106 respectively, UM (270).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$1,000-1,500

110

H

NORTH BORNEO: 1899-1922 North Borneo Specimen Selection (Scott 79, 80, 82, 91-102, 105-116, 136-143, 145-147, 136a-152c & 152-157), including 1899 4c surcharge set of twelve and unissued stamps, 1901 "British Protectorate" to 50c, 1909 1c to 8c, 12c to 18c, 1911 set of six & 1922 "Exhibition" 1c to 25c, fine mint (57).

112

H

RYUKYU ISLANDS: Mint Collection, housed in glassines, almost all in complete sets and in blocks, a few single sets and souvenir sheets, also used 1959 airmail surcharge set (Scott C14-18), UM.

HK$5,000-6,000

HK$500-1,000 33


113

115

Ho

SARAWAK: 1888 Sarawak 12c (Scott 16), part sheet of sixty, mounted on paper (60).

H

SINGAPORE: Mint 1993-2002 Selection, group of 18 complete sets in presentation packs, also 1992 Visit Asean Year, 1993 Fauna of Singapore and The 1994 Collection of Singapore Stamps, very fine (21).

HK$800-1,000

HK$3,000-4,000

114

116

Hm)

)

SINGAPORE: 1920’s Picture Post Cards, group of seventeen (13 unused and 4 used with missing stamps), plus one used Straits Settlements 1c green postal card, fine (18).

SOUTHEAST ASIA: Mint and Used Collection, including early Straits Settlement issues to modern Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Malay States, Thailand and Vietnam, mostly in glassines, also a 1960 Burmese air letter to the US, unpicked, need to examine (00's).

HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000

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119

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SOUTHEAST ASIA: 1867-1950’s Collection, mint and used issues hinged on album pages, complete sets noted, including Straits Settlements (with one cover), Brunei, Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, North Borneo, Penang, Sarawak, etc, overall fresh and fine.

STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: 1940’s Malaya Straits Settlements Multiples (SG 284, 285, 288 & 289), including 10c(62), 12c(70), 40c(104) & 50c(25), catalog value over GBP1,000, fresh appearance, overall tropical gum toning (261).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$2,000-3,000

118

120

)

) THAILAND: 1880-1940’s Postal History Selection, group of nine postal cards, including 7x 1A & 2x 4A on 1A, unused, one 2A letter card uprated to Germany, two newspaper wrappers, plus 10 PC (8 used and 2 unused), fine (22). HK$1,500-2,000

STRAITS SETTLEMENTS: 1887-1890 Penang Postal History Selection, group of covers(2), postal cards(2), receipts(2) and a cover front, fine (7). HK$1,500-2,000 35


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123

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THAILAND: 1900-40 Picture Post Cards, group of thirteen, all franked with various issues and CTO by commemorative cachets, fine (13).

H

WORLD-WIDE: “Birds of the World� Thematic Collection, group of 16 complete sets, including 1978/80 Australia, 1991 & 1995 Bahamas, Botswana, BIOT, Liberia, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Palau, Sierra Leone, St Vincent, Swaziland, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos,Venezuela and Zambia, high catalog value, UM.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000

122

124

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USA: 1928-40 US Military Mail from Shanghai to USA, group of four covers, same correspondence, bearing 4th Regt USMC and USN Purchasing Office markings, fine (4).

LITERATURE: 1949 (March 16-18) Ferrars H Tows Collection of US Offices in China, Marianas Islands and Guam Samoa, offered by Carl E Pelander (Licensed Auctioneer) at the Collectors Club in New York, scarce.

HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000

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127

LITERATURE: 1962 (February 6-7) The Newbury Collection Part III, China & Shanghai, offered by Robert Siegel Auctions, one of the legendary auctions of China philatelic items, excellent condition.

LITERATURE: 1973 (December 4-5) “Lyons F Livingston” China, Shanghai, Formosa, China Used Abroad, Foreign Post Offices in China, Treaty Ports, an important auction offered by H R Harmer in New York, with auction results, very scarce. HK$600-800

HK$1,000-2,000

126

128

LITERATURE: 1972 (October 19-20) Catalog of China, Cambodia and Laos, offered by Stanley Gibbons Auctions Ltd in London, complete with auction results, excellent section on Customs Mail Matter and early Imperial Chinese postal history.

LITERATURE: 1977 (October 27-28) Sotheby Parke Bernet Stamp Auction Catalog on United States and Foreign Postal History, also 1981 (July 7) The Ishikawa Collection of United States Post Offices in Japan, clean and fresh examples, only cover of the latter a little toned (2). HK$800-1,000

HK$600-800 37


129

131

LITERATURE: 1978 (February 23) The “Clarkson G Stevens” Collection of Tibet, also China, Mongolia and Nepal, offered by Harmers of New York, with auction results, scarce.

LITERATURE: 1987 & 1988 The Ming Collection Part I and II, offered by Corinphila in Zurich, featuring many exquisite Chinese philatelic items, with auction results (2).

HK$800-1,000

HK$600-800

130

132

LITERATURE: 1980 (December 4-5) The Ryohei Ishikawa Collection of Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, offered by Sotheby Parke Bernet in London, the ultimate bible for Hong Kong Treaty Port enthusiasts.

LITERATURE: 1988 (December 15) The Richard W Canman Collection of China and the Far East, offered by Harmers of New York, a pristine auction catalog complete with auction results.

HK$600-800

HK$600-800

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135

LITERATURE: 1989 (May 25) The Philip W Ireland Collection of “The Large Dragons and their Forerunners”, offered by Christie's Robson Lowe in Zurich, a must-have handbook for the Large Dragon specialists.

LITERATURE: 2001-2011 Phila China Auction Catalogs, a complete run of 40, in pristine condition (40). HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000

134 LITERATURE: 2003 (February 25) The Drucker Family Collection Part 2, United States Post Offices in China and Japan, offered by Robert Siegel Auction Galleries in New York, complete with auction results, pristine example. HK$800-1,000

136 LITERATURE: 1888 Imperial Period Autopsy Report, complete with official seal in red, unusual and rare. HK$500-600 39


137

139

LITERATURE: 1895 The Stanley Gibbons Philatelic Handbooks - SHANGHAI with Notes and Publishers’ Prices, by W. B Thornhill, a very scarce 19th century edition in excellent condition.

LITERATURE: 1945-47 The Local Overprinted Stamps of Manchuria, complete set of four volumes by Allen Kerr, volume III an original 1978 edition, volume II 3rd printing in 1981, the other two 2000 printing, all included a set of photocopies of actual stamps for reference, invaluable catalog for the topic. HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000

140 LITERATURE: 1947 Ma’s Illustrated Catalogue of the Stamps of China, bilingual softbound edition with 700 illustrations, published by Shun Chang & Co in Shanghai, the basis of all future China stamp catalogs, annotated and highlighted only in a couple of places, overall very clean and fresh. HK$800-1,000

138 LITERATURE: 1920 Chinese Calendar, without cover, average condition, scarce. HK$500-600 www.philachina.com

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143

LITERATURE: 1955 Dr SYS Birthday Memorial Booklet, group of eight copies, published by Kumingtang in Nanking.

LITERATURE: The Shanghai Postal System - The Stamps and Postal History, by Charles W Dougan, The APS Handbook Series published by American Philatelic Society in 1981. HK$800-1,000

HK$500-600

142

144

LITERATURE: The Postal Markings of China, published in 1978 by the China Philatelic Society of London, edited by Peter I Padget, one of the pioneer books on Chinese markings in English, a pristine example, only a few pages highlighted and annotated in pencil, excellent reference book for Chinese postal history collectors.

LITERATURE: 1990 Catalog of The Shanghai Postal System, published by Dr Wei-Liang Chow, renowned Shanghai Postal System specialist, the second and revised edition of the catalog originally published by L F Livingston in 1971.

HK$800-1,000

HK$600-800 41


145

147

LITERATURE: Shanghai Local Post - Stamp Issues and Postal History, written and published in 2015 by Mr Fortune Wang, FRPSL, a renowned Shanghai Local Post collector and an eminent expert on The Shanghai Postal System, an ultimate reference library for all discerning enthusiasts on the topic, a deluxe four-volume hardbound edition housed in a slipcase (4).

LITERATURE: Imperial Gems of China, edited by Mr Danny Wong, FRPSL, featuring gems displayed by Chinese members at the Royal in January 2015, a hardbound edition. HK$500-600

HK$500-700

146

148

LITERATURE: 2010 Asian Philatelist, celebrating the First China Regional Meeting of the Royal Philatelic Society London in Suzhou, published by Danny Wong, FRPSL, China Representative for the Royal, a very sought after first issue. HK$500-600

LITERATURE: The Postal History of Hong Kong 18411997, edited by Mr Edward Proud, published in 2004, an invaluable reference book for the Hong Kong postal history enthusiasts.

www.philachina.com

HK$800-1,000 42


149

151

LITERATURE: Tibet - Postal History & Stamps, author Mr Fortune Wang, FRPSL, renowned philatelist from Taiwan, published in 2008, a three-volume hardbound edition with slipcase (3).

LITERATURE: A Comprehensive Illustration on Covers of Chinese Large Dragons, written and published in 1997 by the late Mr James B Whang, FRPSL, renowned philatelist and postal historian from Taiwan, the absolute bible for all Large Dragon enthusiasts, a scarce hardbound edition. HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000

150

152

LITERATURE: Whang’s Illustrated Collection of the Large Dragons of China 1878-1885, edited and published by the late Mr James B Whang, FRPSL, renowned philatelist and postal historian from Taiwan, a scarce hardbound edition.

LITERATURE: The Empress Dowager Birthday Commemorative Issues and Surcharges, edited by the late Dr Chan Shiu-Hon, FRPSL, and published by Philatelic Publications in 1996, invaluable literature for Dowager enthusiasts.

HK$500-600

HK$1,500-2,000 43


153

155

LITERATURE: Empress Dowager Jubilee and its Surcharges, edited by Mr Chen Shih-Jen, renowned philatelist from Taiwan and recipient of Grand Prix National in Hong Kong 2024 Stamp Expo, comprehensive research material for the Dowager collectors featuring all the magnificent pieces in the editor's award winning exhibit with detailed notes, rarely offered in public auction. HK$1,000-1,500

LITERATURE: Revenue Surcharges, The L Y Woo Collection, written and edited by the late Mr L Y Woo, renowned philatelist from Taiwan, printed in 1983, featuring many of the magnificent red revenue surcharges, a hardbound edition with slipcase.

154

156

LITERATURE: Record of Postmarks on Dowager & Surcharges, group of three hardbound copies with slipcases, written and edited by renowned philatelist, Mr David Chou, containing decades long in-depth research information for the serious Dowager enthusiasts (3).

LITERATURE: The Revenue Surcharges China 1897, Volume I, published in 1984 by Directorate General of Posts in Taiwan, a detailed study of postal markings and usages, over 300 pages of dull color examples, hardbound and pristine.

HK$3,000-4,000

HK$1,000-1,500

www.philachina.com

HK$500-600

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159

LITERATURE: The Illustrated Covers, Postmarks, Lettercards and Remittance Certificates of Revenue Surcharges, edited by renowned Taiwan collector Mr Benjamin Y K Hwa and published by The China Stamp Society ROC Chapter in 2003, a two-volume hardbound edition housed in slipcase, limited production of 600, one-of-a-kind compilation of the postal history of the amazing red revenue surcharges of China (2).

LITERATURE: China Silver Yuan Stamps, written by Mr Patrick K H Choy, renowned philatelist and FIP Large Gold medalist for his traditional exhibit, also received a Gold medal for this invaluable reference book. HK$500-600

HK$1,000-1,500

158

160

LITERATURE: The Money Remittance Mail and Overseas Chinese in SE Asia, edited by Mr Choon Koshpasharin, renowned philatelist from Thailand, decades long research and collecting material never before published, over 350 pages written in Chinese with numerous illustrations.

LITERATURE: 2005-2007 Stephen Yen’s Regional Collection Series, a set of three volumes, including Vol I - Shantung & Weihaiwei, Vol II - Northeastern Provinces and Vol III - Sinkiang & Fukien, featuring in-depth study of postal markings and routes with numerous illustrations (3).

HK$500-600

HK$600-800 45


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163

LITERATURE: Bisected Circular Bilingual Daters, edited by renowned philatelist Mr Stephen P S Yen of Hong Kong in 2008, an in-depth study based on decades of research, invaluable reference material for the postal historian.

LITERATURE: History of Postal Cancellation of China, an amazing ten-volume compilation published between 1989-1994, written by Paul K S Chang in San Francisco, extremely important reference material for the China postal historians, clean and pristine set (10).

HK$500-600

HK$6,000-8,000

162

164

LITERATURE: The Choi Cheong-Too Collection, The Postage Stamps and Postal History of Macau 16161934, a magnificent eight-volume hardbound edition by renowned philatelist Mr Choi Cheong-Too, FRPSL, first time ever compilation in the highest caliber for both the serious collectors and general Macau enthusiasts, invaluable reference material (8).

LITERATURE: The Magnificent Collection of Chinese Stamps, a complete set of 14 volumes, including first series set of six and second series set of eight, the renowned Meiso Mizuhara Collection in its entirety, most sought after Chinese philatelic research material, very rarely offered in public auction, fresh and pristine condition (14).

HK$2,000-2,500

HK$20,000-30,000

www.philachina.com

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167

LITERATURE: An Album of World Picture Stamps for Appreciation, a two-volume edition, 830 pages of color illustrations with annotations in Chinese, published in 1996 by Guangxi Normal University, (2).

KOREA (North): 2002 Bank of Korea 5000 Won, group of ten, bearing serial numbers 000001, 111111, 222222 333333, 444444, 555555, 666666, 777777, 888888 and 999999, UNC (10).

HK$800-1,000

HK$10,000-15,000

Banknotes and Coins

166

168

KOREA (North): 2002 Bank of Korea 1000 Won, group of ten, bearing serial numbers 000001, 111111, 222222 333333, 444444, 555555, 666666, 777777, 888888 and 999999, UNC (10). HK$8,000-10,000

USA: Series of 1934 A Federal Reserve Bank $500, pen mark on obverse, EF-AU. HK$5,000-6,000 47


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TAIWAN: 1972 Bank of Taiwan NT$50, serial number E222222V, scarce, UNC.

CHINA: 1935-46 Various Banks, group of thirty seven notes, mixed condition (37).

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$1,000-2,000

170 TAIWAN: 2004 Central Bank of the Republic of China NT$1000, group of twelve with auspicious serial numbers, including 123456, 654321, 000001, 111111 to 999999, very difficult assemblage, UNC (12).

172 PRC: 1949 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang $50 and $5,000, F-VF (2).

HK$8,000-10,000 www.philachina.com

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PRC: 1953 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 1f, 2f & 5f, scarce group, EF (3).

PRC: 1953-72 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 1f to 10 Yuan, complete set of ten, including the scarce $2, UNC (10).

HK$1,200-1,500

HK$1,500-2,500

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176

PRC: 1953-72 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 1f to 10 Yuan, complete set of ten, including the scarce $2, UNC (10).

PRC: 1953-72 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 1f to 10 Yuan, complete set of ten, including the scarce $2, UNC (10).

HK$1,500-2,500

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PRC: 1953-72 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 1f to 10 Yuan, complete set of ten, including the scarce $2, UNC (10).

PRC: 2005 Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang 10 Yuan (Pick#904), serial number W0D9999999, PMG66EPQ, Gem UNC.

HK$1,500-2,500

HK$800-1,000

178

180

PRC: 1960-80 Renminbi Selection, including FEC 10c(10), 50c(2), $2(2) & $10, also 1960 10c, 20c & 50c, three each and two $1 (one with special watermark) as well as 1980 10c, 20c, $1 & $2, EF-UNC (30).

HONG KONG & PRC: Miscellaneous Selection, group of twenty three, including QEII Government of Hongkong $1(9), The Chartered Bank $5(3) & $10(5), Bank of China $50, Zhongguo Renmin Yinhang $2 & $10(4), VG-EF (23). HK$800-1,000

HK$500-600 www.philachina.com

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HONG KONG: 1935 (June 1) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $1 (Ma H4), serial number G969694, Choice UNC, PMG64.

HONG KONG: 1941 Hong Kong Government $1 on Bank of China $5 (Ma G15), overprint in red, EF, scarce.

HK$2,500-3,000

HK$2,000-3,000

182

184

HONG KONG: 1935 (June 1) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $1 (Ma H4), serial number H109816, Gem UNC, PCGS65 OPG.

HONG KONG: 1941 (November 29) The Mercantile Bank of India Limited $5 (Ma M3), two printed signatures, two serial numbers on reverse, 175127, VF-EF.

HK$4,000-5,000

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HONG KONG: 1941 (November 29) The Mercantile Bank of India Limited $10 (Ma M6), two printed signatures, two serial numbers on reverse, 133556, Choice EF, PMG45 NET.

HONG KONG: 1947 (March 31) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H31), serial number D789689, Choice AU, PMG58. HK$12,000-15,000

HK$45,000-50,000

186

188

HONG KONG: 1946-91 The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $5 to $100, group of thirteen banknotes, including 1946 $5, 1948, 1966 & 1967 $10, 1977 $10(4), 1987 and 1991 $50, 1969 & 1971(2) $100, good to VF (13). HK$800-1,000

HONG KONG: 1947 (March 31) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H31), serial number H476593, AU.

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HONG KONG: 1948 (February 26) The Chartered Bank of India, Australia & China $5 (Ma S5a), serial number S/F1653006, VF-EF.

HONG KONG: 1956 (January 24) The Mercantile Bank of India Limited $100 (Ma M16), serial number 101715, Choice VF, PMG35 NET.

HK$3,500-4,000

HK$40,000-50,000

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HONG KONG: 1954 (July 1) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $5 (Ma H9a), serial number C/ H797181, EF-AU.

HONG KONG: 1959 (July 1) Government of Hongkong $1 (Ma G14), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, 6E702101-702200, extremely rare, UNC (100).

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$28,000-32,000 53


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HONG KONG: 1961-70 (No Date) The Chartered Bank $100 (Ma S33), serial number Y/M1904689, AU.

HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168458, gem UNC, PMG66 EPQ.

HK$5,500-6,500

HK$6,000-8,000

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HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168457, gem UNC, PMG66 EPQ.

HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168459, gem UNC, PMG66 EPQ.

HK$6,000-8,000

HK$6,000-8,000

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HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168460, gem UNC, PMG66 EPQ.

HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168414, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ. HK$8,000-10,000

HK$6,000-8,000

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HONG KONG: 1968 (February 11) The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H42; P#179e), serial number J168413, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ. HK$8,000-10,000

HONG KONG: 1970-75 (No Date) The Chartered Bank $10 (Ma S14), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, C4599301-4599400, very scarce, UNC (100). HK$28,000-32,000 55


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HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $5 (Ma H10), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, 233201-233300DV, UNC (100).

HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H32; P#183c), serial number 279947VM, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ.

HK$10,000-15,000

HK$1,500-2,000

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HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H32; P#183c), serial number 279946VM, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ.

HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H32; P#183c), serial number 279948VM, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$1,500-2,000

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HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H32; P#183c), serial number 279949VM, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ.

HONG KONG: 1972 (October 31) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (Ma H10), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, 506901-507000EP, UNC (100).

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$6,500-7,500

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208

HONG KONG: 1971 (March 18) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H32; P#183c), serial number 279950VM, Superb Gem UNC, PMG67 EPQ. HK$1,500-2,000

HONG KONG: 1977 (March 31) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $1,000 (Ma H47), EFAU. HK$1,800-2,000 57


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HONG KONG: 1978 (March 31) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $10 (Ma H15), serial number SP833338, AU, PMG55 EPQ.

HONG KONG: 1982 & 1989 HSBC $10, two notes with identical serial numbers 000088, scarce, UNC (2). HK$900-1,000

HK$500-600

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212

HONG KONG: 1980 (January 1) The Chartered Bank $10 (Ma S15), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, BR691301-691400, UNC (100).

HONG KONG: 1982 HSBC $10 & 2007 HSBC $20, group of four, with identical serial numbers, 000066 & 000099, same prefix, UNC (4).

HK$6,000-8,000

HK$1,200-1,500

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HONG KONG: 1982 (March 31) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H34), group of eight with consecutive serial numbers, XL534813534820, UNC (8).

HONG KONG: 1985 (January 1) Standard Chartered Bank $20 (Ma S18), group of 100 with consecutive serial numbers, H094601-094700, UNC (100). HK$7,000-9,000

HK$1,500-2,000

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216

HONG KONG: 1983 (March 31) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $500 (Ma H44), a pair with consecutive serial numbers Z430542, scarce series, AU-UNC (2). HK$5,500-6,500

HONG KONG: 1986 (January 1) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $1,000 (Ma H48), serial number AF931603, Choice UNC, PMG64. HK$8,000-10,000 59


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HONG KONG: 1988 (January 1) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation $100 (Ma H35), group of six with consecutive serial numbers, AY872223-872228, UNC (6). HK$1,000-1,500

HONG KONG: 1996 (January 1) Bank of China $500 (Ma BC4), serial number AV189761, Gem UNC, PMG66EPQ.

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220

HONG KONG: 1994 HSBC $20 & 1998 BOC $20, two examples with serial number 888000, scarce (2).

HONG KONG: 1998 & 2002 HSBC $20, two notes with identical serial numbers 000088, UNC, PMG67 & 66 EPQ (2). HK$2,200-2,800

HK$800-1,000

HK$500-600 www.philachina.com

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HONG KONG: 2009 Standard Chartered Bank $150 & 2015 HSBC $150, two notes with identical serial numbers 468588, UNC, PMG66 & 67 EPQ (2).

HONG KONG COINS: 1901 QV Copper $1 (X#1a), INA Retro Issue, PCGS PR67DCAM, scarce grading. HK$3,000-4,000

HK$2,500-3,000

222 HONG KONG: 2014 (January 1) The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited $20 (Ma H18c), three groups of ten notes, identical serial number with different prefix NH, HK & NM, 735281-735290, UNC (30). HK$600-800

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1900’s Hong Kong Picture Post Cards, group of six, two used with one missing stamps, four unused, fine (6). HK$500-1,000

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1920’s Panorama of Hongkong, group of 4 cards, B/W, published by Kelly & Walsh Ltd, marked and unused (4).

Early 20th Century Hong Kong Picture Post Cards, group of nine B/W plus a three-part panorama, printed by Mee Cheung, Hongkong, fine and scarce (10).

HK$500-600

HK$1,500-2,000

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HK$1,000-1,500

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QV-KGV Selection, group of twenty nine, including QV(11), KEVII(10) and KGV(8), all used (29).

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1900’s Postal Card Selection, group of nine, three used, plus two picture post cards, both used and two 1938 postage fiscal covers dated January 11 & 19, 1938, useful lot (13). HK$2,000-3,000

QV-QEII Commemorative Issues, used collection from 1891 Jubilee to 1997 handover, all complete sets and very neatly assembled in a stockbook.

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Small QV Selection with IPO Markings, group of fifteen stamps, singles and pairs, all used with legible IPO markings, neat and very fine (15). HK$1,000-1,500

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1900-50’s Postal History Selection, group of twenty three covers, plus two cut pieces, various destinations, fine (25). HK$800-1,000

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1926-57 Group of Eighteen Covers, including 1926 cover to Tientsin with KGV issues, KGVI issues used with October 1, 1945 cds, group of ten with postage paid markings (six window envelopes) and two registered, fine (18). HK$1,000-2,000

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1900’s Hong Kong Registered Markings, group of 9 QVKEVII stamps, one KEVII cover to Shanghai, three KGV registered envelopes, fine (13).

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1967-78 Chinese Zodiac First Day Cover Collection, complete set of GPO covers, fine (12). HK$800-1,000 249

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) 1970-80 QEII Commemorative Accumulation, group of ten different issues, all complete sets in full sheets, including Expo '70(50), Asian Productivity Year(50), Princess Anne Royal Wedding(75), Hong Kong Tourism(50), 25th Anniversary QEII Coronation(75), Po Leung Kuk(100), Hong Kong Industries(50), Hong Kong Butterflies(50), MTR(50) and Queen Mother 80th Birthday(50), Yang catalog value over HK$10,000, slight toning on Productivity and Princess Anne issues, overall very fine, UM. HK$1,000-2,000

1961-82 QEII Postal History Items, group of five, including 1961 air letter to the US, franked with QEII first series 50c with machine marking failing to tie the stamp then further canceled by bar chop, four Machin Portrait air mail covers, one from Kowloon to Canton with rare Macau transit, two bearing scarce 60c usage, and a rare registered air mail parcel post canceled oversize envelope to Geneva, mistakenly endorsed "Italy" instead of Switzerland then obliterated, a specialist lot (5). HK$800-1,000 247

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1967-78 Chinese Zodiac First Day Cover Collection, large group of 200, mainly sets, overall fine, few with toning spots (200). HK$4,000-5,000 www.philachina.com

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2001-2011 QEII 3rd Series Lunar New Year Issue, complete set of thirty six first day covers, including stamps and two different types of souvenir sheets for each year, very fine (36).

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$1,000-2,000

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2007-2011 QEII 3rd Series Lunar New Year Issue, group of seventeen official Hongkong Post first day covers with duplication, including 2007 Flock Stamps set and the scarce Gold and Silver Stamp Sheetlet FDC (Dog/Pig, Pig/Rat, Rat/Ox and Ox/Tiger), very fine (17).

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1862 QV First Issue, Unwatermarked (Yang 1-7), 12c & 24c original gum with spot gum thin, other regummed, mainly fine (7). HK$10,000-15000

1863-80 QV 4c Greenish Grey (Scott 10a; Yang 9c), left wing margin example used with "B62" obliterator, rare shade. HK$800-1,000

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1863-74 QV Second Issue, Watermarked Crown CC (Yang 8-17 & 19), mint 1c to 12c with original gum, 18c to 96c regummed, 48c with right wing margin, mainly fine (11). HK$18,000-22,000

1863-80 QV 30c Violet (Scott 20; Yang 16), right wing margin example used with Yokohama "Y1" obliterator in blue.

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1863-80 QV 30c Violet (Scott 20var; Yang 16var), broken "GKON" in "HONGKONG" variety, used with Shanghae index C FE 8 87 cds, scarce. HK$1,000-1,500

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1863-80 QV 2c Brown (Scott 8; Yang 8), right wing margin example used with Foochow "F1" obliterator in black. HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

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1865 QV 96c Olive-bister (Yang 18; SG18), mint with traces of dry gum, very fresh appearance. HK$300,000-400,000 267

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1877 QV Third Issue 16c (Yang 22), mint with original gum. HK$6,000-8,000

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1880 QV Second Surcharge 10c on 24c (Yang 27), mint with original gum.

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$4,000-5,000

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1880 QV Fourth Issue, Watermark CC (Yang 28-31), 2c mint with original gum, 5c no gum, 10c & 48c regummed (4). HK$4,000-5,000

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1882 QV Fifth Issue, Watermark CA (Yang 32-36), mint with original gum (5).

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$2,500-3,000

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1885 QV Third Surcharge (Yang 37-39), 20c on 30c no gum, 50c on 48c with original gum, $1 on 96c regummed (3).

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1880 QV Second Surcharge 10c on 16c (Yang 26), regummed.

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1891 QV 14c on 30c Violet (Scott 65var; Yang 49b), small "t" in "cents" variety, mint with original gum, scarce.

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1891 QV Sixth Issue (Yang 40-41), set of two, mint with original gum (2). HK$1,000-1,500 281

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1897 QV “SD� Stamp Duty Surcharge on 2c Carmine (Yang S1; SG S2), mint with original gum. HK$1,500-2,000

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1891 QV Fourth Surcharge without Chinese Characters (Yang 42-44), set of three, mint with original gum (3). HK$3,000-4,000 282

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1897 QV 3c on 5c on 18c Surcharge for Post Card (Yang P3), 3c (THREE) handstamped, very scarce stamp, 2004 ECL certificate.

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1897 QV Postal Fiscal 2nd Series $2 Bluish-green (Yang F5; SG F4), watermark CC, regummed.

1900 QV Eighth Issue (Yang 55-60, F8 & F12), complete set of six, plus 1882 & 1938 postal fiscal issues, mint with original gum (8).

HK$800-1,000 288

HK$1,000-1,500

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1897 QV $1 on $2 Revenue Surcharge Stamp with Chinese Characters (Yang F10), fine mint.

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1903 KEVII 1c to $10 (Scott 71-85; Yang R17.61-75), complete set of fifteen, used (15).

HK$1,000-1,500 289

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1898 QV Seventh Surcharge $1 on 96c (Yang 51-52), black with Chinese characters and grey black without Chinese characters, mint with original gum (2).

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HK$4,000-5,000 290

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1912-14 KGV 2c Deep Green (Scott 110; Yang 100), vertical strip of three, canceled by "Manila, P I" cds and "Consignee Mail" handstamp, scarce (3).

HK$1,500-2,000

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1912-14 KGV 12c, 50c & $5 (Scott 115, 119 & 123var; Yang 105a, 110a & 114a), set of three values with white paper back, excellent condition with original gum (3).

1938-52 KGVI Definitive Set (Scott 140-162), complete set of twenty three, including both $10 examples, all fine mint, light gum toning on prewar issues (23).

HK$2,500-3,000

HK$1,500-2,000

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1912-14 KGV 50c & $5 (Scott 119a, 126a & 127a; Yang 110c, 110d & 114), three surface color paper examples, very fine with large part original gum (3).

1938 KGVI $5 Dull Lilac and Red (Yang R22.145), fresh white gum, very rare. HK$800-1,000

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1912-14 KGV $1 Blue & Violet (Scott 120var; Yang 111a), inverted watermark variety, used, scarce.

1938-46 KGVI Definitive Sets (Yang R22-24), three complete mint sets, mostly fresh white gum except pre-war issue dollar values with usual gum toning (35).

HK$1,000-1,500

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1967-78 Lunar New Year Issues First Run (Yang S1//S16), complete set of twelve consecutive years in blocks of four, all marginal blocks except $1.30 Rooster, including Dog in imprint blocks, Monkey, 10c Rooster, Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit and Horse with control numbers, neatly presented on exhibition pages, UM (96).

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1948 KGVI Royal Silver Wedding (Yang C6), complete set of two, UM (2). HK$1,500-2,000 305

HK$4,000-5,000 309

HK$600-800

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1971 (January 20) Year of the Pig (Yang S6), complete set of two in blocks of four with control numbers, UM (8).

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1954 QEII Wilding Portrait (Yang R25), complete set of fourteen, UM (14). HK$900-1,200 307

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1970-71 QEII Annigoni Portrait $1.30 PVA Gum (Yang R27A.193n var), pink color shifted to right variety, UM.

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1953 (June 2) QEII Coronation (Yang C8), full sheet of sixty, UM, full original white gum, post office fresh (60).

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1962 QEII Annigoni Portrait $1.30, vertical pair with red color shifted upward variety, UM (2).

1972 (February 8) Year of the Rat (Yang S7), complete set of two in blocks of six, 10c block with plate number, UM (12).

HK$1,000-1,200

HK$500-600

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1977 (January 6) Year of the Snake (Yang S13), complete set of two in full sheets of fifty, lightly folded at middle (100). HK$1,200-1,500

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1978 (January 26) Year of the Horse (Yang S16), complete set of two in full sheets of fifty, unfolded (100). HK$1,000-1,200

HK$2,500-3,000

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1975 (October 29) Hong Kong Birds (Yang S11), complete set of three in full sheets of fifty, UM (150). HK$1,500-2,000 315

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1974 (February 1) Arts Festival of Hong Kong (Yang C31), complete set of three in full sheets of fifty, UM (150).

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1976 (January 21) Year of the Dragon (Yang S12), complete set of two in full sheets of fifty, UM (100). HK$1,000-1,500 75


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1868 (August 22) Folded Entire from Yokohama to Italy, franked with Hong Kong QV 8c & 24c, tied by "B62" obliterator before the establishment of the Yokohama "Y1" obliterator via the British Post Office in Yokohama, very rare usage, endorsed "Via Brindisi", carried by British packet to Suez for Alexandria, bearing on front "Ziegler & Co Yokohama" forwarder cachet, Alexandria transit cds and rectangular boxed "Piroscafi Postali Italiani" (Italian Steamboat Mail) handstamp, on reverse Yokohama dispatch, Hong Kong and Brindisi transit and Milano arrival markings, scarce, ex Eddie Lawrence Collection 2014.

HK$10,000-15,000

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1874 (November 16) Folded Entire from Yokohama to France, franked with Hong Kong QV 12c, tied by Yokohama "Y1" obliterator, a QV 24c added alongside, believed to be not original franking, endorsed "Via Brindisi", bearing "G Bolmida Yokohama Japan" forwarder cachet, "PD" handstamp in red and French ship marking on front, on reverse Yokohama dispatch, Hong Kong transit and Lyon arrival cds, a nice cover despite the added 24c stamp, sold "AS IS".

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1899 (December 13) Registered 3-fold Picture Post Card to England, franked with QV 2c(2), 5c(2) & 10c, tied by Hong Kong dispatch cds, registered label and private oval dater alongside with Birmingham arrival dater, fine.

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1897 (June 14) QV 1c Green Postal Card to Amoy, cancelled by Hong Kong index E dispatch cds, Amoy arrival cds on message side, scarce and very fine. 327

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1900 (August 6) Picture Post Card to Yokohama, bearing QV 4c, rectangular "Paquebot" handstamp alongside, QV 10c paid as late fee, two types of Nagasaki transit cds, very fine. HK$3,000-4,000

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1903 (November 25) One-fold Picture Post Card from Hong Kong to England, franked with QV 2c pair and KEVII 4c, tied by Hong Kong dispatch cds, fine. 333

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1905 (February 11) Graca & Co Picture Post Card (depicting Canton Pagoda) to Liverpool, franked with KEVII 10c (C&CO firm chop), tied by Victoria Hong Kong dispatch cds, very fine. HK$800-1,000 335 )

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1904 (June 20) Official HSBC Envelope from Amoy to Germany, bearing H&S/BC perfin examples of QV 2c and 4c(2), tied by Amoy index A dispatch cds, on reverse Victoria Hong Kong transit and Oldenburg arrival cds, very scarce. HK$1,000-1,500

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1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), first day cover featuring portraits of the Royal couple. HK$800-1,000 342 ) 1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), first day cover featuring St Edward's Crown. HK$800-1,000 343 )

1918 KGV “China� 6c on 4c Red Postal Card (Yang PC37), unused. HK$1,500-2,000 339 )

1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), registered first day cover. HK$800-1,000 344 )

1924 (May 22) Printed Graca & Co Envelope to Canada, sent registered, franked on front with KGV 2c & 10c pair, on reverse bearing red seal with Kamloops BC arrival cds. HK$1,000-1,500 340 )

1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), first day cover featuring the Royal portrait. HK$800-1,000 345 )

1926 KGV Registered Envelopes (Yang 34-38), complete set of five different sizes, unused, very fine and fresh (5).

1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), franked with complete set of three and KGV 2c, first day flown cover to England. HK$800-1,000

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1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), registered first day cover to England.

1946 (August 29) Victory Issue (Yang C5), a pair of Hong Kong Philatelic Society 1st Day Covers, one registered, two different sizes (2). HK$800-1,000

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1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), first day cover featuring St Edward's Crown.

HK$800-1,000 352

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) 1949-50 KGVI Aerograms to USA, group of three, all tied by Hong Kong thick bar cds, one used from Sham Shui Po, scarce (3). HK$800-1,000

1937 (May 12) KGVI Coronation (Yang C3), registered first day cover to USA, scarce. HK$800-1,000 349

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1948 KGVI Air Letter (Yang AL1), folded once, unused.

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1949 (September 27) KGVI 40c Air Letter to San Francisco, also "On Her Majesty's Service" cover and District Welfare cover, both bearing postage paid markings (3).

1960-70’s QEII Registered Envelopes (Wilding Portrait) to Taiwan, size 3.75" x group of five, one unused, four sent via airmail, uprated with various Annigoni Portrait issues (5).

HK$800-1,000

HK$3,500-4,000

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1949 (October 10) 75th Anniversary of UPU (Yang C7), registered first day cover.

1963 (June 4) Freedom from Hunger (Yang C11), official first day cover, unaddressed, very fine.

HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000

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1949 (October 10) 75th Anniversary of UPU (Yang C7), registered first day cover.

1967 (January 17) Year of the Ram First Day Cover, official China Philatelic Association FDC with apple green design border, scarce.

HK$800-1,000 357

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HK$800-1,000

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1949 (December 7) KGVI 25c Registered Envelope to Sweden (Yang H60), size 5" x 8", via airmail, uprated with 1949 75th UPU Anniversary issues (total $4), colorful franking and unusual destination.

1967 (January 17) Year of the Ram First Day Cover, official China Philatelic Association FDC with dark green design border, scarce.

HK$2,500-3,000 www.philachina.com

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1969-1978 Lunar New Year First Day Covers (Yang S4, S6, S12, S13 & S16), group of five official GPO covers, including Year of the Rooster, Pig, Dragon, Snake and Horse, all unaddressed, very fine (5). HK$800-1,000 363

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1972 (October 20) Cross-Harbor Tunnel First Day Cover (Yang C27), also two 1972 (November 20) QEII Royal Silver Wedding first day covers, all official China Philatelic Association covers (3). HK$800-1,000

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1971 (September to November) First Flight Covers, group of three, including Cathay Pacific Hong Kong to Denpasar Bali, Lufthansa Frankfurt to Hong Kong and KLM Hong Kong to Holland, clean and scarce lot (3).

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1975-1987 Year of the Rabbit (Yang S10 & S37), official China Philatelic Association Hong Kong first day covers, including 1975 and 1987 with souvenir sheet, scarce (3).

HK$1,000-1,200 364

HK$1,200-1,500

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1971-1975 RAF Covers, group of two, including Souvenir Cover of Princess Anne's Hong Kong Visit issued by the Royal Air Force Hong Kong Philatelic Society and Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force 25th Anniversary Commemorative Cover signed by the pilot, scarce (2).

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1976 (August 11) Opening of the New GPO Building (Yang C36), complete set of three in imprint and plate blocks of four on official China Philatelic Association Hong Kong first day cover, rare.

HK$800-1,000

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1979 (October 1) Mass Transit Railway (Yang C40), official China Philatelic Association first day cover.

1984 (September 6) Hong Kong Lanterns First Day Cover (Yang S29), official China Philatelic Association cover, scarce. HK$1,000-1,500

HK$800-1,000

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HK$1,000-1,500

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1994 (February 15) Hong Kong Post Office Hologram Postcard Series No 2 (Yang PP3), commemorating Hong Kong '94 Stamp Exhibition, Local Postage Paid, with Hologram of the 1993 QEII $1 stamp missing variety, very scarce, normal for comparison (2). HK$2,000-3,000

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1982 (May 4) Hong Kong Fauna First Day Cover (Yang S24), official China Philatelic Association cover, scarce. HK$1,000-1,500 www.philachina.com

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1994 (February 15) Hong Kong Post Office Hologram Postcard Series No 1 (Yang PP2), commemorating Hong Kong '94 Stamp Exhibition, Local Postage Paid, with Hologram of the 1865 QV 96c stamp missing variety, very scarce, normal for comparison (2). HK$2,000-3,000

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1981 (January 28) Hong Kong Fish First Day Cover, yellow color printing shifted to left variety, scarce.

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1884 (March 1) Crown Issue 200r Orange, partial printing of numerals missing variety, hinge remnant, large part original gum. HK$1,500-2,000 377

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1947 (August 27) Air Mail Cover to USA, bearing 1942 Litho Padroes issue (5), tied by hexagonal datestamps, rectangular Par Avion "Hong Kong to USA (handwritten)" handstamp alongside, reduced a little at right affecting one stamp, scarce. HK$800-1,000

1836 (datelined March 15) Folded Entire from Canton to Macao, a Sturgis correspondence per St George, marked No 12, showing on reverse a very fine strike of "Boat Office Macao 10 Cents" handstamp, scarce. HK$4,000-5,000 375

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1986 (November 12) 120th Birth Anniversary of Dr Sun Yat-sen (Choi C49; SG 638), thirty nine horizontal strips of five plus a single and two pairs, UM (200).

1836 (circa) Folded Entire to Macao, a Sturgis correspondence per Union, should originate from Canton, bearing a very fine strike of "Boat Office Macao 10 Cents" handstamp, scarce. HK$3,000-4,000

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1866 The Middle Period Shanghai Large Dragon, 12ca Terra-cotta, Chow Printing 35 (Scott 17), wove paper, wide LPO, raised dot after "O" of "LPO", narrow margin with clear impression, unused. HK$1,500-2,000

1893 Shanghai Local Post Coat of Arms Issue 2c Orange Vermilion (Chan LS152), irregular mint block of thirty four, thin paper backing (34).

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1895-96 Amoy Postage Due Overprint on Heron Issue (SG D7, 9-13 & 15-17), red overprint on four values and black overprint on five values, fine mint (9).

1866 The Middle Period Shanghai Large Dragon, 4ca Yellow, Chow Printing 42 (Scott 2), wove paper, wide LPO, raised dot after "O" of "LPO", fairly clear impression, an extremely elusive stamp and probably one of the rarest stamps among all of the Shanghai Large Dragons according to Dr Wei-liang Chow's book "Shanghai Large Dragons", page 63, fine unused. HK$8,000-10,000 381

HK$800-1,000 385

HK$500-600 386

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1894 Chefoo Local Post Second Issue ½c Green (Chan LC6), complete sheet of fifty, UM with original white gum, a few stamps hinged (50).

1877-80 Small Dragon Issue 20 Cash to 100 Cash (SG 80-85), different perforation set of six, some with hinge thins (6). HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

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1896 Amoy Heron Issue ½c on 4c & 5c (SG 27-28var), one with broken top of "f" variety and the other with broken "a" variety, constant plate flaws, mint (2).

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1876 Small Dragon Issue 1ca to 12ca (SG 62-66), set of five values, fine mint (5). HK$2,000-3,000 382

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1894 Chinkiang Local Post First Issue ½c Rose (Chan LCH1), block of twenty, UM with original white gum, a few stamps hinged (20).

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HK$1,000-1,500

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1894 Chinkiang Local Post First Issue 1c Blue (Chan LCH2), complete sheet of fifty, UM with original white gum, a few stamps hinged (50).

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1895 Wuhu Postage Due Overprint 2c Yellow-orange (SG D36var), triple error example, straight foot of "P", "t" omitted and imperforate. HK$500-600

HK$2,000-3,000 390

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1894-96 Hankow Postage Due (Narrow Space) Overprint on 2nd Issue 20c Blue (SG D24), vertical strip of ten, used with CTO Hankow JL 16 95 Local Post cds in blue, split and reinforced with hinges (10).

HK$800-1,000 389

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392 1896 Chinkiang “SERVICE” Overprint on Second Issue (Liv O1C), group of four, ½c, 1c, 4c & 6c, all with "stop" after "SERVICE" and overprint inverted variety, unlisted, very rare (4). HK$6,000-8,000

1894 Chefoo Local Post Third Issue 1c Red (Chan LC9), complete sheet of fifty, UM with original white gum, a few stamps hinged (50).

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1895 Chinkiang Local Post Postage Due Stamp ½c (Chan LCHD33), tied by Customs Kowloon JUL 31 1895 dater, fine and rare.

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1895 Wuhu Postage Due Overprint on First Issue 2nd Print 10c Lake-brown (SG D39a & ab), block of four, top pair with type I & II overprints, bottom pair with scarce type III overprint, UM (4). HK$1,500-2,000

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Early Mail to and from China

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1836 (datelined March 14) Folded Entire Letter from London to Canton, a Wetmore correspondence, bearing a forwarder instructional handstamp (花旗滑摩公司住孖英 行頭進) in red on front, fine and rare.

1836 (datelined September 15) Folded Entire Letter from Lima to Canton, endorsed "Private", with detailed description of the revolutionary situation in Lima at the time, bearing oval "Forwarded by Alsop & Co Lima" forwarder cachet in red, three years earlier than Kenneth Rowe's recorded date of usage, believed to the earliest usage, an exceptional piece of mail sent from an exceedingly rare South American country to China using a forwarding agent.

HK$4,000-5,000

HK$5,000-6,000

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1837 (May 20) Folded Entire from Macao to New York, a Wetmore correspondence bearing oval "Forwarded by Wetmore Hoppin & Co" cachet in red, rare. 397

HK$3,000-4,000

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1836 (October 29) Folded Entire from Canton to Boston, a Wetmore correspondence via Manila forwarded by Peele Hubbell & Co, bearing a magnificent oval forwarder handstamp in red on reverse, on front a "Ship" arc with numeral 6 rate handstamp also in red, excellent condition albeit small tear affecting the addressee name, exceptional routing, illustrated in "The Postal History and Markings of the Forwarding Agents" by Kenneth Rowe.

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1837 (December 29) Folded Entire from Canton to England via American Private Ship, endorsed "Private" and "via U States", a Wetmore correspondence, manuscript rate marking, on flap bearing rectangular "Liverpool Ship Letter" handstamp and port arrival cds, rare and unusual routing to UK via US instead of voyaging Cape of Good Hope during the 1830's. HK$4,000-5,000

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1848 (December 17) Folded Entire from the US to Canton China, per Overland Mail via Southampton, addressed to the USS Plymouth, one of the only two sloops in the Expedition to Japan, manuscript rate marking "1/-" in black, bearing UK forwarder cachet "Lemuel Goddard London" in blue and Hong Kong forwarder cachet "Forwarded by Howle Drinker & Co Hong Kong" in red, manuscript writing of forward in Canton on front "Care of Wetmore & Co", a stunning and very rare mail to the US East India Squadron in China completely through forwarding agents in London, Hong Kong and Canton.

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1848 (datelined January 24) Folded Entire from New York to Canton, per steamer via Southampton, bearing a red oval "Harnden & Co New York" forwarding agent handstamp on reverse with 18 MY 1848 Hong Kong cds, Liverpool and London transit cds in red alongside "Postage Paid Harnden & Co Liverpool" handstamp in black, a rare example of double forwarders mail from the US to Canton. HK$6,000-8,000 401

HK$6,000-8,000 403

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1850 (datelined June 16) Folded Entire from Boston to Shanghai, sent via private ship to Singapore, bearing on flap rectangular Singapore transit handstamp and Batavia forwarder cachet, private ship again to Shanghai via Hong Kong with transit marking alongside, manuscript "Rec Jan 18, 1851" arrival, a rare route through Batavia to China, folded 8-page letter content intact. HK$4,000-5,000

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1848 (September 16) Incoming QV 1s Postal Envelope to Hong Kong, tied by Haverford "345" obliterator, on reverse Haverford dispatch cds with Hong Kong arrival marking, original letter intact. HK$4,000-5,000 www.philachina.com

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1857 (May 23) Incoming Cover from Sydney to Hong Kong, franked with imperforate QV NSW 6p, tied by obliterator, on back flap Sydney NSW dispatch cds with Hong Kong arrival marking. HK$4,000-5,000 405

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1863 (October 9) Folded Entire Outer Sheet from Hamburg to Hong Kong, per Overland Mail via Marseille, bearing on front a very rare combination of Franco-German accountancy mark "TT38" and Webb type L Anglo-French accountancy handstamp "FR.2F16c", Germany Thurn & Taxis "Hamburg TH 7 T 9 OCT 1862" dispatch cds in black, double lined oval "Romberg & Watty Hamburg" chop in blue, Germany to France transit cds in red, manuscript rate marking "2/6" for double rate, on flap Marseilles transit and Hong Kong NO 26 63 arrival cds, this mail was carried by British packet "Vectis" from Marseilles to Hong Kong, very early and scarce usage of the type L accountancy mark, less than ten examples to the Far East believed to exist.

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1857 (datelined July 16) Folded Entire from Victoria (Australian State) to Canton, per "Columbian" via Galle, franked with QV 6p orange, on flap bearing Hong Kong double arc transit marking, scarce origin. HK$3,000-4,000 406

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1860 (September 6) Cover from St Brieux to Hong Kong via Marseille, franked with Empire Franc 20c pair, tied by "013" canceller, with St Brieux dispatch cds and Paris transit marking, fine. HK$1,000-1,500

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1864 (datelined February 6) Folded Entire from Shanghai to Boston, Augustine Heard correspondence, endorsed "Via Marseilles", manuscript rate marking "2/2 1/2", "21 cents" handstamp with numeral "1" of "21" reversed variety, very scarce, Shanghai dispatch and Boston arrival cds alongside, both in red, on flap Shanghai index C and Hong Kong index C transit, both in black, ex Ming Collection.

1871 (datelined May 19) Folded Entire from Shanghai to Paris, endorsed "Via Marseilles", manuscript rate markings "4" & "90" in black and "1/10" in red, GB.1F66c accountancy mark alongside with French ship marking and a rare instructional marking of "Insufficiently _ Prepaid _", on flap Shanghae dispatch cds, Hong Kong transit and Paris arrival cds. HK$3,000-4,000

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1869 (May 14) Folded Entire from Yokohama to France, via Marseilles, "Carst Lels & Co Yokohama Japan forwarder cachet alongside with GB.1F26c accountancy mark and French ship marking, on reverse Yokohama dispatch, Hong Kong transit and French arrival markings

1879 (March 8) Cover from Tungchow to USA, with Shanghai Local Post dispatch cds, original Japanese stamp (IJ Postal Agency Shanghai) cut off and replaced by another, Yokohama and San Francisco transit markings alongside, original letter intact, scarce despite stamp replacement.

HK$5,000-6,000

HK$1,000-1,500

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1885 (May 29) Incoming Cover from New Hampshire to Foochow, franked with President Garfield 5c, tied by dump chop and Exeter dispatch cds, endorsed "Via San Francisco", on reverse Boston same day (two different types), San Francisco (June 5), Hong Kong (July 14) transit and Foochowfoo (July 20) arrival cds, very fine cover.

1890 (November 8) Around the World German 10pf Red Postal Card, tied by Dresden original dispatch cds, bearing Portugal, US and Hong Kong stamps with transit markings, re-directed back to Dresden with final February 9 1891 arrival cds, unusual routing sent through Shanghai BPO and US Post Office Shanghai.

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$3,000-4,000

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1886 (January 1) Incoming Cover from New Hampshire to Foochow, franked with President Garfield 5c, tied by dump chop and Stratham dispatch cds, endorsed "Via San Francisco", on reverse Boston (January 1), San Francisco (January 8), Hong Kong (February 7) transit and Foochowfoo (February 17) arrival cds, very fine cover.

415

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1899 (June 5) Newspaper Wrapper from Shanghai to Baden, Germany, franked with Russian 3k, tied by Shanghai dispatch cds, Hong Kong transit cds alongside, rare printed matter usage from Russian PO.

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$2,000-3,000 93


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1900 (February 8) Picture Post Card from Chile to Tsingtau, franked with Chile 5c pair, tied by Talcahuano dispatch cds, depicting SMS Geier, an unprotected cruiser for the German Imperial Navy reassigned to East Asia from 1899-1905, vertical folding crease, scarce origin. 417

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1901 (February 2) Exposition de 1900 (Paris) Picture Post Card to Germany, franked with Russian 10k, tied by Chefoo dispatch cds, addressed to Kollinetz, re-directed to Schuttenhofen, Shanghai & Hong Kong transit with Schuttenhofen final arrival cds alongside "Paquebot" marking. HK$1,500-2,500 418 )

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1885 Customs Small Dragons, 12½ clean cut perforations (Chan 13-15; Scott 13-15), complete set of three, used (3). HK$1,000-1,500

1902 (October 28) Incoming Russian 10k Letter Card to Shanghai, tied by dispatch cds, on reverse Shanghai Local Post & Shanghai Deutsche Post arrival cds, torn bottom left corner, rare arrival received by Deutsche PO from Russia via Shanghai Local Post Office. HK$800-1,200 419

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1905 (February 7) Incoming Picture Post Card from Egypt to Shanghai, franked with 2m green pair, tied by Cairo dispatch cds, Suez transit and Shanghai arrival markings alongside, scarce origin. HK$500-1,000 420

1885 Customs Small Dragons, 12½ rough perforations (Chan 16-18; Scott 10-12var), complete set of three, used (3). HK$1,000-1,500

) 1894-97 Empress Dowager Issues

1907 (March 2) Incoming Cover from Egypt to Peking, franked with 5m rose, tied by Assouan (city in the south of Egypt) dispatch cds, on reverse Suez, Hong Kong, Shanghai transit and Peking arrival markings, scarce origin. 421

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1894 Empress Dowager commemorative issues, First Printing, 1ca Vermilion (Chan 22; Scott 16), gutter horizontal pair, UM (2). HK$1,000-1,500

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1908 (datelined June 14) Picture Post Card from Brazil to Chun Liang Cheng in Tientsin, franked with Brazil 200r, faint Rio de Janeiro dispatch cds alongside, bearing "Singapore to Hong Kong" marine sorter, Shanghai transit and Tangku transit cds, rare origin. HK$800-1,200

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1894 Empress Dowager commemorative issues, First Printing (Chan 22//30; Scott 16//24), used set of eight ex 5ca, fine to very fine (8). HK$2,000-3,000

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1921 (February 24) Victoria BC Picture Post Card to Shanghai, franked with Canada 2c, bearing rectangular boxed BPO to CPO Shanghai 27 MAR 21 arrival chop.

1894 Empress Dowager commemorative issues, First Printing, 3ca Orange yellow (Chan 24; Scott 18), block of four with right gutter margin, mint (4).

HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-1,500 95


Postal History of Customs Post

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1897 (April 7) Cover from Chefoo to Shanghai, franked on front with small surcharge Dowager 1c on 1ca vertical pair, tied by pa kua cancel, on reverse Customs Chefoo dispatch and Customs Shanghai arrival cds, part back flap missing, otherwise fine and scarce domestic private matter rate usage. HK$7,000-8,000

1896 (September 1) Incoming Japanese 2s Green Postal Card to Shanghai, endorsed "By 1st Steamer", bearing Yokohama Japan dispatch cds, Kobe and Shanghai IJPO transit cds with Customs Shanghai arrival cds alongside, vertical crease line. HK$1,000-2,000 www.philachina.com

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1897 Surcharges on Small Dragons

1897 Large Figure Wide Spacing Surcharges

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1897 Small Figure Surcharges on Small Dragon, 5c on 5ca Olive yellow (Chan 33; Scott 27), irregular block of three used with Customs Shanghai cds (3).

1897 Large Figure Wide Spacing Dowager Surcharges, first printing, ½c on 3ca Orange yellow (Chan 47; Scott 38), fine used.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$1,500-2,000 435

1897 Small Figure Surcharges on Dowagers 431

1897 Large Figure Wide Spacing Dowager Surcharges, second printing, ½c on 3ca Chrome yellow (Chan 56var; Scott 47var), imperforate left margin variety, mint.

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1897 Small Figure Dowager Surcharges, 2c on 2ca Green (Chan 39; Scott 30), group of three used examples, plus 5c on 5ca (Chan 41), all tied by Customs Pakhoi dater, fine (4). HK$1,000-1,500 432

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1897 Large Figure Wide Spacing Dowager Surcharges, second printing, 2c on 2ca Yellow green (Chan 58var; Scott 49var), upper part of "cents" missing variety, used.

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1897 Small Figure Dowager Surcharges (Chan 37//46; Scott 28//37), mint set of nine ex 10c on 12ca, large part original gum with fresh appearance (9).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$5,000-6,000 433

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1897 Small Figure Dowager Surcharges, 2c on 2ca Green (Chan 39var; Scott 30var), broken "Fen" variety, unrecorded, unused, scarce. HK$2,000-2,500

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1897 Large Figure Narrow Spacing Surcharges

1897 Red Revenue Surcharges

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1897 Large Figure Narrow Spacing Dowager Surcharges, later second printing (Chan 74-80; Scott 65-71), used short set to 10c on 12ca, 5c on 5ca mint (7).

1897 1c on 3c, Revenue Surcharge, large box of central character (Chan 87a; Scott 78var), mint, partial original gum with hinge remnant, fresh appearance.

HK$800-1,000

HK$3,000-4,000

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1897 Large Figure Narrow Spacing Dowager Surcharges, later second printing (Chan 74-80; Scott 65-71), used short set to 10c on 12ca, 5c on 5ca mint (7).

1897 Large 4c on 3c, Revenue Surcharge (Chan 89; Scott 82), left marginal mint example with large part original gum, brilliant color, straight edge at bottom.

HK$800-1,000

HK$4,000-5,000

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1898-1903 Engraved Coiling Dragons

1897 Large Figure Narrow Spacing Dowager Surcharges, later second printing, 1c on 1ca Pale red orange (Chan 75; Scott 66), left corner marginal block of four, fine mint (4). HK$1,000-1,500

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1898 Engraved Coiling Dragons, watermarked, $1 Deep red and pale (Chan 113var; Scott 107var), imperforate right margin variety, mint. HK$1,000-1,500 1909 Hsuan Tung Commemorative Issue 443

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1909 Hsuan Tung Commemorative 3c (Chan 138), used block of ten with complete "Imperial Post Office" parcel roller cancel, rare and fine (10). HK$1,500-2,000

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1897 (August 19) Methodist Episcopal Mission Foochow Cover to USA via Japan, franked with large figure narrow spacing 1c on 1ca vermilion, tied by Foochow dollar dater in brown, Japan Koban 1s green added on top and tied by Shanghai IJPI 18 AUG 97 cds, on reverse Shanghai dollar dater and USA arrival cds, back flap lightly torn, otherwise very fine, scarce, 2004 ECL certificate.

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1897 ICP 1c Aniline Rose Postal Card, bearing CTO 35mm double-ring bilingual "Peking-Tientsin 70 Postao Car" dater (Padget type 12, page 92), fine and clear. HK$800-1,000

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HK$10,000-15,000

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1898 (July 26) Cover from Tientsin to Shanghai, franked with Dowager narrow spacing 2c on 2ca(2), tied by Tientsin pa kuas, with matching Tientsin cds, Shanghai Local Post arrival marking on reverse, fine.

1899 (March 6) Shanghai to France Cover, franked with eight coiling dragons, total rate 10c, tied by dispatch dollar daters, on reverse Hong Kong transit, French ship marking and Paris arrival cds, minor soiling with folding creases, scarce.

HK$3,000-4,000 447

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HK$8,000-10,000

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1898 (October 12) Cover from Tsintau German Post Office to Wei-hai-wei via Chefoo, redirected to Nagasaki and further sent to New York, franked with German "China" overprint 10pf(2) tied by dispatch cds, Shanghai IJPO cds alongside, on reverse Chefoo and Shanghai dollar dater transit with Yokohama and Nagasaki cds, then PONY Paid All final arrival cds. HK$2,000-3,000 www.philachina.com

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1901 (February 7) CIP 1c+1c Red Postal Card, with reply card intact, addressed to Mr and Mrs Amsberg respectively, both cards tied by oval Peking Post Office datestamp, clean and fine. HK$800-1,000 100


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1901 (March 30) Address Label from a Registered and Insured Package Wrapping, from Tientsin to Maine USA via Shanghai, franked with CIP 25c representing postage from Tientsin to Shanghai, left 10c stamp came off and was put back on, US postage 59c registration and insurance fees from Shanghai to Maine applied and canceled, a rare US Registry Exchange Label (FX-SH1d) at left tied by Bangor, Maine arrival handstamp, a magnificent show quality piece, very scarce, ex Drucker Family Collection, February 2003.

451

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1906 (11th Month, 24th Day) Cover to Finland, franked with CIP 10c, tied by Kiangsi Province small town dispatch lunar dater, Shanghai Chine transit cds alongside, on reverse an array of transit, ship and arrival markings (Kiukiang, Shanghai, Yokohama a Marseille and Laukaa), scarce destination.

HK$30,000-40,000

HK$1,000-1,500 101


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1906 (December 27) Picture Post Card from Canton to New York, franked with CIP 4c, tied by Canton dispatch cds, Canton French PO & Hong Kong transit cds alongside New York arrival cds, fine.

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) 1911 (April 4) CIP 1c Green Postal Card from Canton to Austria, tied by Canton dispatch cds, one uprate stamp missing, "T" postage due handstamp alongside, fine.

1907 (February 6) Registered Cover from Shanghai to Tientsin, franked with CIP 1c & 2c(3), tied by Shanghai dispatch cds, registration marking on front and Tientsin arrival cds on reverse.

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$800-1,000 454

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1909 (September 1) Red Band Cover from Swatow to Chauchowfu, franked on reverse with CIP 1c, tied by Swatow lunar dater, Chauchowfu arrival cds alongside, scarce. HK$3,000-4,000

HK$800-1,000 453

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1912 (November 26) Tai An Fu Express Train Cover to USA, via Siberia, franked with CIP 10c, tied by Taianfu dispatch cds, on reverse bearing Express Train cds, Moukden transit and Port Jefferson NY arrival marking, scarce. HK$1,500-2,000

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1909 National Funeral of Emperor Post Card, franked with Hsuan Tung 2c, tied by Chinwangtau cds, commemorative cachet alongside. HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

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1912 "Republic of China" Overprints

1913-26 London and Peking Print Junk Series

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1912 CIP Waterlow “Republic of China� Overprint on 1c Ocher (Chan 170b), mint horizontal pair, basic stamp with broken top of "One" variety (type T96), original white gum (2).

1913-19 London & First Peking Print Junk Series (Chan 208//226 & 228//241), mixed set of nineteen, five low values 1c, 2c, 3c, 16c & 20c First Peking Print, mint with very light gum toning (19).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$8,000-10,000 460

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1923-33 Second Peking Print Junk Series (Chan 249272), complete set of twenty four, fine mint with light gum toning (24). HK$6,000-8,000 461

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1923-33 Second Peking Print Junk Series (Chan 249272), complete used set of twenty four, fine (24).

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1931-48 General Issues

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1946 Dr SYS First Shanghai Dah Tung Print (Chan 982992), complete set of eleven in blocks of twelve, unused (132). HK$1,000-1,200

Ho

1940 Dr SYS Dah Tung Print Unwatermarked 8c Olivegreen (Scott 383var), block of four, imperforate variety, unused (4).

Ho

1949 Silver Yuan Issues

HK$500-600 463

470

Ho

1949 Peiping Summer Palace Scenery Silver Yuan 40c Green (Chan S32e), imperforate with imprint top margin, unused, very fine. HK$3,000-4,000

1942 Dr SYS Central Trust Print (Chan 552-554), 30c and 40c in blocks of four, 50c in block of six, all with large perforation variety, scarce, unused (14). HK$1,500-2,000 464

471

H

472

HK$500-600

473

HK$500-600

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1949 Hunan Silver Yuan Stamps (Chan 56-63), complete set of eight, unused (8). HK$800-1,000

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1944 Dr SYS Chungking Chung Hwa Print $20 Rose (Scott 571a), vertical pair with perforation 16 variety, unused, scarce (2).

474

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1949 “Foochow” Silver Yuan Overprint on Fukien Silver Yuan Stamps (Chan S192-196; Scott 19-23), complete set of five, unused (5). HK$800-1,000

HK$1,500-2,000 467

H

1949 Fukien Handstamped and Machine Surcharge Silver Yuan Stamps (Chan S44-55), complete set of twelve, unused as issued (12). HK$800-1,000

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1943 East Szechwan of 50 Cents with 2 Vertical Bars (Scott 527f var), horizontal pair, right stamp with left bar omitted variety, unused (2).

466

H

1949 Fukien Handstamped and Machine Surcharge Silver Yuan Stamps (Chan S44-55), complete set of twelve, unused as issued (12). HK$800-1,000

1943 (March) Hunan Surcharge of 50 Cents (Chan 647), right marginal example with control number and extra red horizontal line at bottom of margin, unused, scarce.

465

H

Ho

475

1945 Late Chairman Lin Sen Commemorative Issue (Chan 851-856), complete set of six "Specimen" overprints in blocks of four with bottom margins, overall tropical gum toning, fresh appearance on front, UM (24).

H

1949 “Foochow” Silver Yuan Overprint on Fukien Silver Yuan Stamps (Chan S192-196; Scott 19-23), complete set of five, unused (5).

HK$2,000-3,000 468

HK$800-1,000

H

476

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1946 National Assembly $20 Imperforate Color Trial (Scott 728var), printed in blue, normal $20 stamp in green for comparison, fine unused (2).

1949 Tsingtao Silver Yuan Surcharge (Chan S199-202; Scott 1-4), complete used set of four (4).

HK$800-1,000

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1912-49 Postal History

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1915 (November 7) Cover from Changsha to Norway, franked on front with Junk Series 10c, tied by Changsha dispatch cds, Russian censor marking in red alongside, Tientsin, Manchouli, Peking-Moukden Railway, St Petersburg transit cds together with Norway roller type arrival dater on reverse.

1913 (May 10) Red Band Envelope from Huiti to Pingyao, franked on reverse with CIP "Republic" overprints 1c & 2c, tied by Honan Huiticheng dispatch cds, Honanfu and Yichi transit cds with Pingyao arrival cds alongside fine. 478

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HK$800-1,000 )

HK$1,000-1,500

1913 (September 28) Picture Post Card to USA, franked with CIP Waterlow "Republic" overprint 4c, tied by Shanghai bilingual cds with Shanghai Japanese marking alongside. HK$1,000-1,500 479 )

481

1916 (March 24) Cover from Chauyanghsien to Boston, franked on front with Junk Series 10c, tied by Chauyanghsien first year cds, Swatow and Shanghai transit cds on reverse, rare first year dater used one day after Hung Hsien period.

1915 Junk Series 1c Green Postal Card, stamp size 22mm x 20mm, printed on brown card, unissued trial proof, overall toning, very rare item. HK$1,000-1,500 www.philachina.com

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1916 (May 11) Registered Official Cover from Chinkiang Customs to German Consulate in Nanking, franked on reverse with Junk Series 1c pair and 3c pair, tied by Chinkiang dispatch cds with official seal in red alongside, Nanking Arrival cds on front with registration handstamp, fine and scarce.

1925 (May 4) Junk Series 6c Red Postal Card from Ichow to USA, tied by Ichow dispatch cds with Yihsien transit cds alongside, fine. HK$500-1,000 485 ) 1926 Junk Design 2c Green Postal Card (H&G 28; Han 28), group of two type A cards with different settings, wide and narrow line to character, both commercially used to Japan (2). HK$1,500-2,000 486 )

HK$1,500-2,000 483

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1921 (April 28) Junk Series 1c Green Postal Card, locally used, tied by Peking cds, label "9th Office" in Chinese attached, printed charity ($1) message, bearing recipient's finger print on front, rare usage.

1929 Group of Two Covers, bearing Unification and State Burial commemorative issues, one to Brazil, the other to Macau, both with arrival markings, fine and useful (2).

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$500-1,000 107


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1930 (datelined June 12) Junk Series 2c Green Postal Card from Shanghai to Japan, tied by Japan Nagasaki Paquebot roller type dater dated June 15, fine.

1933 (June 24) Sinkiang Telegraph Cover from Kosing to Tihwa, bearing official oval Telegraph Office marking and original telegraph message sheet attached, fine.

HK$500-1,000

HK$800-1,000

488

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1931-36 Post Cards with Nagasaki Paquebot Cancels to Japan, group of three, fine (3). HK$1,000-1,500 489 )

491

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1932 (August 26) Junk Series 2c Green Postal Card to Switzerland, uprated with 10c Junk and 1c on 3c surcharge strip of three, tied by Sinning dispatch cds, fine.

1933 (September 19) Registered Air Mail Cover from Shanghai to Switzerland, via Saigon-Bagdad and Marseille, franked with Dr SYS London Print 25c, Junk Series 50c & $2, also 1c on 4c Junk, on reverse Saigon Cochinchine transit and Basel arrival cds, rare usage of $2 Junk Series on registered air mail cover to foreign destinations.

HK$500-600

HK$3,000-4,000

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492

494

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1935 (April 16) Registered Junk Series 1c Orange Postal Card to Haimen, uprated with Junk 1½c, tied by Shanghai cds, Haimen arrival cds and Post Office registered permit type label alongside, fine and rare. HK$2,000-3,000 493

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1946 (December) Registered Air Mail Cover to USA, bearing CNC surcharges $500 on 3c(18), including two imprint blocks of six and ten (also bearing control number), canceled by Shanghai dispatch cds and tied by San Francisco arrival markings. HK$800-1,000

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1946 (February 3) Registered Air Mail National Stamp Exhibition Commemorative Cover to USA, tied by special East Szechwan Chungking Temporary Post Office dispatch datestamps, letter page with typewritten details of cover design description, scarce, also 1943 censored cover to the US, bearing New York Print Dr SYS issues and tied by Kunming dispatch cds, censored tape at left (2).

495

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1947 (March 20) Dr SYS & Torch Design $4 on $1 Green Postal Card (Han 150), unaddressed and tied by CTO Stamp Day Changchun March 20 commemorative cachet, used only for a week, very difficult item.

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$800-1,000 109


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496

498

496

499

498

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1947 (December 8) Registered Air Mail Cover from Hankow to Austria, franked with commemorative sets, including Chairman Lin Sen, Teacher's Day and Restoration of Taiwan, plus Dr SYS issues, tied by Hankow dispatch cds, registered and air mail labels alongside.

1949 (February 10) Air Mail Cover from Wusih to Hong Kong, franked on reverse with revenue surcharges and WPS (Wusih Philatelic Society) stamp set of four, tied by Wusih cds with Hong Kong arrival cds alongside, unusual.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$800-1,000

497

499

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1948 (June 1) Cover from Shenyang to Scotland, franked on reverse with Dr SYS Northeast Use $1,000(15), tied by Shenyang dispatch cds, fine.

1949 (March 6) Tsinshi Domestic Postage Paid (DPP) Cover to Changsha, rare usage of DPP for Domestic Express Registered Mail.

HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000

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502 500

503 502

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1949 (May 5) Local Domestic Postage Paid Cover, bearing octagonal handstamp, tied by Canton dispatch cds with Canton arrival cds alongside, a nice illustrated cover.

1949 (June 1) Military Family Cover (Army) from Canton to Taipei, franked on reverse with 4f revenue surcharge being the rate for domestic surface, but sent by air, scarce.

HK$800-1,000 501

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HK$3,500-4,500

) 503

1949 (May 27) Registered Cover from East Szechwan to Chungking, franked on reverse with multiples of Dr SYS $200,000 flat plate printing, tied by Lidu dispatch cds, registration slip attached with Chungking next day arrival cds.

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1949 (July 1) Double Registered Cover from the US to China, bearing, Springfield Mass dispatch cds, San Francisco and Canton transit cds, Harping arrival cds with scarce village letter box chop in red.

HK$1,800-2,000

HK$800-1,000 111


504

505

506 507 504

506

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1949 (July 16) Large Size Air Mail Cover from Foochow to London, franked with two $1 revenue surcharges, three Fukien Silver Yuan 10f, "Foochow" handstamped 1f & 4f, total value $2.35 representing 50gm international airmail rate, very scarce usage of $1 revenue surcharge on cover, also no more than 10 "Foochow" handstamped issues on cover known. HK$2,500-3,500 505

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1949 (July 28) Air Mail Cover from Kunming to Canton, franked with "Yunnan Use" 30c Silver Yuan, scarce. HK$800-1,000

507

)

) 1949 (August 1) 75th Anniversary of UPU First Day Cover to Hong Kong (Chan S33), commercially used from Canton, very fine.

1949 (July 24) Cover from Jili to Singapore, franked with 10f revenue surcharge, Hwa Nan Print 1f and 4f, representing 15f international rate, Jili Postal Agency marking on reverse, rare. HK$2,000-3,000 www.philachina.com

HK$800-1,000 112


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509

510

508

511

510

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1949 (August 17) Toishan Taitung to USA Cover, franked with two 20f revenue surcharges and one postage meter 15f stamp (Shui without background print), rare combination usage, particularly used outside of Canton.

1949 (August 21) Tinghai to Taipei Cover, very early usage of Hong Kong Asiatic Print Domestic Unit stamp, the entire Zhejiang province was liberated in May, the cover proved that the sea route between China and Taiwan remained uninterrupted.

HK$4,000-5,000 509

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HK$4,500-5,500

) 511

1949 (August 20) Registered East Szechwan Native Cover, franked on reverse with Hwa Nan 1c strip of three and local hand overprint "Nan Chung" in violet on 4c strip of three, tied by East Szechwan Lieh Mien Chi dispatch cds with small part registration slip attached, on front "Wu Sing" arrival cds. HK$800-1,000

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1949 (August 25) Military Family Cover from Liuchow to Taipei, bearing "Military Family Mail" chop in red, franked with Kwangsi Silver Yuan 5f, domestic surface rate but delivered by air mail for Military Family Mail. HK$1,500-2,500 113


512

514

513 512

515 514

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1949 (September 7) Canton to Hong Kong Native Cover, bearing Hong Kong Asiatic Domestic Unit stamp, cancelled by Mobile Post Office marking, very rare.

1949 (October 12) Chungking to London Air Mail Cover, franked on front with 50f revenue surcharge, 5f East Szechwan Silver Yuan and Hwa Nan Print 10f block of four, fine.

HK$1,500-2,500 513

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HK$1,500-2,500

) 515

1949 (September 12) Tsunning to Kunming Official Cover, franked on reverse with Yunnan half value 12f block of four, 48f half value representing the 20f Domestic Registered rate, Kunming mail desk receiver on front, rare.

1950 (February 2) Military Family Mail from Tungshan via Quemoy to Kaohsiung, bearing Hong Kong Asiatic Domestic Unit stamp, delivered by air due to Military Mail, scarce.

HK$1,000-2,000 www.philachina.com

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Special Purpose Issues

Express Letter Stamps

516

519

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1946 Bo Tsing Local Issue (Chan AP81-85), complete set of five "Scull and Crossbones" stamps printed by Tse Wen Tung, leader of the anti-Japanese guerrillas in Northeastern China (5). HK$1,500-2,000

1914 (February) Express Letter Stamp of Republic of China (Chan E9), background 30 lines, unused.

Airmail Issues and First Flights

Postage Dues

517

520

HK$1,000-1,500

H

1921 Peking-Moukden First Flight 45c Purple Commemorative Stamp (Chan AP52), unissued, imperforate and perforation 12, both fine mint, unlisted in Scott, scarce (2). HK$1,500-2,000 518 )

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1912 Statistical Department “Republic of China� Overprints on Imperial Post Postage Due Stamps (Chan D23-31), complete set of nine, mint with original gum (9). 521

1936 (February 12) Registered First Flight Cover from Shanghai to Saigon, via First Flight China-Europe by China National Aviation Corporation & Air France, franked with 2nd issue air mail stamps 15c & 60c, tied by Shanghai dispatch cds with Canton First Flight cachet and various "Delayed" markings, fine. HK$1,000-1,500

HK$2,000-3,000 H

1940-41 ROC Numeral Design Hong Kong Print Postage Due Stamps, group of five horizontal pairs, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c & $2, imperforate, hinged with usual light gum toning, only five imperforate values recorded (10). HK$1,000-1,500

517

516

519

520 518 521

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525

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Parcel Post Stamps

Ki-Hei

522

527

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1948 “Limited for Use in Northeast” Surcharge $500,000 on $5,000,000 Parcel Post Stamp (Chan NEP7), left marginal block of four with CTO Shanghai cds, scarce multiple (4).

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1930’s Picture Post Cards from Harbin, bearing Ki-Hei overprints, one unaddressed, one to USA and one to Austria (3). HK$800-1,000

HK$1,500-2,000 Yunnan

Military Post 523

528

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Hmo 1932-34 “Limited for Use in Yunnan” Overprints on Covers, group of two, one to England bearing 5c(5), the other to the US with large overprint 1c Junk series block of six and small overprint 4c & 5c Dr SYS singles (2).

1947 “Military Post” Surcharge on Northeast Issue (Chan NEM3), study material for the issue on two album pages, including 3 singles, two pairs, four blocks of four and a block of nine, all annotated, very fine (32).

HK$800-1,000

HK$2,000-3,000 Northeast

1942-45 Japanese Occupation of China Issues 524

529

Local Overprints of North-Eastern Provinces, Kirin Province: Chang Chun Machine Overprint in Black (Chan MOKR.2B), group of twelve mint examples, two strips with overprint shifted variety, full OG (12).

1945 Dr SYS Peiping Sin Min Print (Chan JNU53a & JNP1), imperforate $5 brown red in horizontal strip of four and $50 ultramarine imperforate proof in block of four, unused (8).

HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-1,500

530

Sinkiang 525

H

1945-47 The Local Overprinted Stamps of Manchuria, Liaoning “Pen Hsi Hu” Handsurcharges, group of eighteen, mint (18). ) HK$2,000-3,000

1923 (November 12) Cover from Tihwa to Suiting, franked on reverse with Junk Series "Sinkiang" 6c, tied by Tihwa dispatch cds, Suiting arrival cds with censor label alongside.

Foreign Post Offices in China

HK$1,000-1,500 526

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Ho

531

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1886 & 1898 French Post Office Covers from Shanghai to London, fine (2). HK$800-1,000 532 )

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1936 (December 31) Registered Cover from Tihwa to Tsinan, franked with Junk Series "Sinkiang" 6c horizontal strip of four, tied by Tihwa dispatch cds, registration label alongside, Tsinan arrival cds on reverse, fine.

1901 Post Card & 1904 Cover with Paotingfu & Tientsin Cachets, fine (2). HK$1,000-1,500

HK$1,000-1,500 117


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533 534

536 538

537 533

536

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1901 (July 22) Picture Post Card from Peking to India, franked with French PO 10c, tied by Pekin Chine cds, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tuticorin transit with Bombay arrival cds alongside. HK$1,000-1,500

1907 (October 23) French PO Cover from Mongtseu to Zurich, franked with Yunnan-fou surcharges 10c on 25c pair, tied by Mong-Tseu-Chine cds, Lao-Kau, Haiphong transit cds on reverse with Zurich arrival marking, fine.

534

537

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1903 (January 6) French PO 15c Letter Card from Canton to Brussels, also 1904 cover from Canton to Paris, fine (2). HK$1,000-1,500 535

1908 (November 17) Registered Cover from Hoi-Hao to Hong Kong, franked with French PO Hoi-Hao surcharges 4r, 8r, 16r & 20c, tied by Hoi-Hao cds, with "R" marking, Hong Kong arrival cds on reverse, fine. HK$800-1,000 538 )

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1903 (March 20) Picture Post Card from Amoy to Wien, franked with French PO 10c, tied by Amoy Chine cds, Hong Kong transit cds alongside with Austria arrival cds, scarce and fine. HK$1,000-1,500 www.philachina.com

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1909 (February 18) Registered Cover from Shanghai to Zurich, franked with French PO surcharges 10c on 25c & 40c on 1fr, tied by Shanghai Chine cds, "R" marking and Zurich arrival cds alongside. HK$800-1,000 118


540

542 539

544 543

541 539

542

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1915 (June 23) Registered Cover from Tientsin to Geneve, franked with French PO surcharges 20c on 50c, tied by Tientsin dispatch cds, "registered" handstamp and label alongside, Swiss arrival cds on reverse, fine. 540

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1906-13 “China” Overprint and Surcharge on Germania Watermark Issue $2½ on 5M (Chan FG54aii; Scott 56var), left flower rotated variety, fine used.

HK$800-1,000

543

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HK$800-1,000

1914 (May 16) Picture Post Card (depicting SMS Tiger) from Tsingtau to Korea, franked with Kiautschou 2c(2), tied by Tsingtau Kiautschou dispatch cds, Dairen IJPO transit and Keijo (Seoul) Japan (22.5.14) arrival markings all alongside. HK$1,000-1,500 544 )

1900 Stamps of Germany with Horizontal “China” Overprints (Chan FG22 & 24-FG30), short set to 80pf less 5pf, UM (8). HK$800-1,000

1901 (datelined January 12) Russian 3k Postal Card from Port Arthur to England, uprated with Russian PO "Kitai" 1k, tied by Chefoo cds, Shanghai & Hong Kong transit with boxed "Paquebot" marking and Bradford arrival cds alongside. HK$1,500-2,500

1917 (November 7) Registered Cover from Peking to Paris, franked with French PO surcharges 10c on 25c pair, tied by Pekin Chine cds, "AR" marking and registration label alongside, Shanghai transit cds on reverse, fine.

541

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1902 (December 19) Registered Cover from Port Arthur to USA, Russian PO "Kitai" 10k pair paid at Russian Post Office Port Arthur, two different registration handstamps alongside, on reverse Chefoo IJPO, Nagasaki and Yokohama transit cds with Seattle arrival datestamp, a superb forerunner of Russian Post Office mail from China.

1903 (April 7) Cover from Weihaiwei to England, endorsed via Chefoo, Port Arthur and Moscow, franked with CIP 1c, tied by Port Arthur/Weihaiwei dispatch cds, Russian PO "Kitai" 10k added and tied by Chefoo cds, Parkstone arrival cds on reverse. HK$3,000-4,000 548 )

HK$5,000-6,000

1903 (February 24) Registered Cover from Chefoo to Leipzig, franked on front with Russian PO "Kitai" 1k, 2k, 3k, 5k & 10k, all tied by Chefoo dispatch cds with registration label and "R" marking alongside, colorful and very fine.

1903 (April 10) Cover from Liu Kung Tai, Weihaiwei to England, endorsed via Port Arthur & Moscow, franked with CIP 1c, canceled by bilingual Liu Kung Tau, Wei Hai Wei dispatch cds, very scarce, Russian PO "Kitai" 1k & 3k(3) added and canceled by Chefoo cds, also 1903 (September 14) Picture Post Card to England via the same route, two classic examples of mail from the island Chinese Post Office through Chefoo then onto the Russian Post Office for onward dispatch to Europe (2).

HK$1,500-2,500

HK$10,000-15,000

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550

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1903 (May 14) Registered Cover from Tientsin to Bergen in Norway, franked on reverse with CIP 5c(6), tied by Tientsin dispatch cds, boxed registration marking (inverted "N" in "CHINA" variety) alongside Newchwang transit and Bergen arrival cds, on front Russian PO "Kitai" 10k(3) added and tied by Yingchow cds. 550

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1903 (July 6) Cover from Weihaiwei to London, franked on reverse with CIP 1c, tied by Port Edward/Weihaiwei cds, on front Russian PO "Kitai" 3k & 7k added and tied by Chefoo cds, Dover transit and London arrival cds with Rolt & Co London forwarder cachet alongside. HK$2,500-3,500

HK$3,000-4,000

552

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1903 (June 7) Registered Cover from Tientsin to Frankfurt, endorsed "Germany via Siberia", franked with CIP 10c strip of three, tied by Tientsin dispatch cds, Russian PO "Kitai" 10k(3) added, registration label and "R" marking alongside, on reverse Tientsin registration handstamp with inverted "N" in "China" error, Newchwang bilingual dater and Frankfurt arrival cds.

1903 (July 7) Registered Cover from Tientsin to Groningen, the Netherlands, franked on reverse with CIP 10c strip of four, tied by Tientsin bilingual daters, Newchwang transit and Groningen arrival cds alongside with registration handstamp (error inverted "N" in "CHINA"), on front Russian PO "Kitai" 10k(4) added, tied by Yingchow cds.

HK$4,000-5,000

HK$3,500-4,500 121


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555 554

558 555

1905 (March 4) Registered Picture Post Card from Hankow to Bruxelles, franked with Russian PO "Kitai" 10k(2), tied by Hankow dispatch cds with registration label alongside Shanghai & French Paquebot transit and Bruxelles arrival cds. HK$2,000-3,000

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556 553

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1909 (November 9) Cover from Hankow to Marseille, franked with Russian PO "Kitai" 10k, tied by Hankow dispatch cds, Marseille arrival cds on reverse.

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1903 (July 16) Small Size Registered Cover from Peking to Breslau, re-directed to Swinemunde, bearing on front rectangular registration handstamp, franked on reverse with Russian PO "Kitai" 10k pair, tied by Peking dispatch cds with Breslau and Swinemunde arrival cds alongside, rare usage of registered mail from Russian PO in China.

HK$500-1,000 557

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1919 President Series First Surcharge (Chan FUS1-16; Scott K1-16), complete set of sixteen, hinged with large part original gum, fresh appearance (16).

HK$3,000-4,000 554

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1903 (October 27) Registered Cover from Customs House Shanghai to London, franked on front with CIP 2c(5), 5c(2) and 10c(4), all tied by Shanghai bilingual dater, Russian PO "Kitai" 10k block of six added and tied by October 28 cds, two different registration handstamps plus label alongside. HK$5,000-6,000 www.philachina.com

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1919 President Series First Surcharge (Chan FUS1-16; Scott K1-16), complete set of sixteen, fine used (16). HK$3,000-3,500 122


Taiwan

559

561

560

562

559

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1888 Horse and Dragon Issue 20 Cash Green with Taipei to Sikow Foreign 5 Cents Surcharge (Chan F25), mint with large part original gum, light soiling.

561

HK$5,000-6,000 560

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1946 (May 8) Registered Local Cover, franked with Japanese stamp "Taiwan Province" overprint 40s, tied by Taipei dispatch cds with registered marking alongside, fine. HK$500-1,000

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Undated WWII Prisoner of War Cover from Camp in Taiwan to England, addressed to Cumberland, bearing rectangular (46mm x 14mm) boxed "Prisoner of War Mail" handstamp in violet, two censor stamps (21mm x 15mm) with censor officer seals in red (different types), censored label at left, unusual mail from a junior officer (in this case a private) to be allowed to sent from POW camp.

562

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1946 (May 20) Local Cover to Su-Ao District, franked with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" overprints 10s(4), tied by Taipei dispatch cds, fine. HK$500-1,000

HK$2,000-3,000 123


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564

567

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569

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1946 (July 27) Registered Cover from Namtau to Taipei, franked on reverse with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" overprints 10s(4) & 50s(4), tied by Namtau dispatch cds, on front registration handstamp and Taipei arrival cds, fine. HK$500-1,000 564

1950 Shanghai Print Flying Geese Stamps (Scott 10071010), short set to $10, used (4). HK$800-1,000 571 H 1950 Taiwan Currency Surcharges on Dr SYS Plum Blossom Issue (Yeh 5; Scott 1025-36), complete set of twelve, unused (12). HK$1,000-1,500 572 H

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1946 (July 31) Registered Cover from Taipei to Hualian, franked on front with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" overprints 10s(2) & 50s(7), tied by Taipei dispatch cds, undelivered and returned to Taipei, partial registration slip and return receipt attached, fine. HK$500-1,000 565

1951 Shanghai Print Flying Geese 2nd Print (Yeh 10; Scott 1042-45), complete set of four, unused (4). HK$5,000-6,000 573

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1946 (August 1) Postage Due Cover from Kaohsiung to Taipei, franked on front with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" overprints 10s(2) & 50s, tied by Kaohsiung dispatch cds, boxed "T" handstamp in red alongside, manuscript $1.40 rate marking in Chinese, fine.

574

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1960’s Taiwan Postal Cards, group of eighty-eight, all locally used, mainly fine (88). HK$800-1,000

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1946 (August 15) Registered Cover from Tamshui to Taipei, franked on reverse with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" overprints 40s & 50s(4), tied by Tamshui dispatch cds, registration label alongside, on front registration handstamp in red and Taipei arrival cds, fine.

575

H

1961-71 Mint Collection, housed on two stock pages, mostly complete sets with multiples and duplication, Mask and Emperor sets noted, hinged (112).

HK$500-1,000 567

H

1958-62 Presidential Mansion Stamps (Yeh 59; Scott 1196-99, 1196a & 1197a, 1349-51 & a), complete set of twelve, unused (12). HK$1,000-1,500

HK$500-1,000 566

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HK$2,000-3,000

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1946 (December 9) Registered Cover from Pingtung to Taipei, franked on front with Japanese stamps "Taiwan Province" $5(3) and "Limited for Use in Taiwan" surcharge issues, tied by Pingtung dispatch cds, partial registration label attached on reverse, fine. HK$500-1,000 568 H

H

1961-72 Mint Collection, housed in glassines, total 37 complete sets including one specimen set, few duplicates, UM. HK$1,500-2,000 577

H

1949 Dr SYS Northeast Issue Surcharges, one of each value as listed in Scott plus extra 2c and 5c violet, unused (8). HK$1,000-1,500

1962 (September 20) Ancient Chinese Paintings in the Palace Museum Stamps (Yeh 113; Scott 1355-1358), complete set of four, very lightly hinged (4). HK$800-1,000

569

578

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1949 Dr SYS Northeast Issue Surcharge 5c on 44c Carmine (Scott 92var), used with "Tso Shan" cds, rare.

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1973 (August 15) Famous Chinese Paintings on Folding Fans Stamps (Yeh 266; Scott 1841-1844), complete set of four in full sheets of twenty, UM (80). HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-1,500 125


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2012 (October 23) Cartoon Animation Toy Story NTD39 (Yeh 1082; Scott 4071), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,800, UM (200) 580

2012 (December 12) Deep Sea Creatures in Taiwan NTD25 (Yeh 1087; Scott 4083), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500 588 H

HK$2,000-2,500 H

2012 (October 23) Cartoon Animation Toy Story NTD39 (Yeh 1082; Scott 4071), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,800, UM (200).

2012 (December 12) Deep Sea Creatures in Taiwan NTD25 (Yeh 1087; Scott 4083), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500

HK$2,000-2,500 581

589

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2012 (October 23) Cartoon Animation Toy Story NTD39 (Yeh 1082; Scott 4072), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,800, UM (200).

590

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2012 (October 23) Cartoon Animation Toy Story NTD39 (Yeh 1082; Scott 4072), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,800, UM (200).

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2012 (December 12) Deep Sea Creatures in Taiwan NTD44 (Yeh 1087; Scott 4082), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD8,800, UM (200). HK$2,000-2,500

HK$2,000-2,500 583

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2012 (December 12) Deep Sea Creatures in Taiwan NTD44 (Yeh 1087; Scott 4082), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD8,800, UM (200). HK$2,000-2,500

HK$2,000-2,500 582

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591

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2012 (November 22) Ancient Chinese Painting “Three Friends and a Hundred Birds” NTD27 (Yeh 1084; Scott 4077), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,400, UM (200). HK$1,500-2,000 584 H

2013 (February 4) Valentine’s Day NTD37 (Yeh 1090; Scott 4090a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200).

2012 (November 22) Ancient Chinese Painting “Three Friends and a Hundred Birds” NTD27 (Yeh 1084; Scott 4077), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,400, UM (200). HK$1,500-2,000 585 H

2013 (February 4) Valentine’s Day NTD37 (Yeh 1090; Scott 4090a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200).

2012 (November 22) Ancient Chinese Painting “Three Friends and a Hundred Birds” NTD70 (Yeh 1084; Scott 4078), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD14,000, UM (200). HK$3,500-4,000 586 H

2013 (March 20) Qing Dynasty Embroidery NTD100 (Yeh 1094; Scott 4100), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD20,000, UM (200).

2012 (November 22) Ancient Chinese Painting “Three Friends and a Hundred Birds” NTD70 (Yeh 1084; Scott 4078), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD14,000, UM (200). HK$3,500-4,000

2013 (March 20) Qing Dynasty Embroidery NTD100 (Yeh 1094; Scott 4100), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD20,000, UM (200).

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HK$1,800-2,000 H

HK$1,800-2,000 H

HK$5,000-6,000 H

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2013 (July 10) Ancient Chinese Art Treasures NTD37 (Yeh 1101; Scott 4127a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200).

2014 (February 24) Conservation of Birds Swinhoe’s Pheasant NTD25 (Yeh 1116; Scott 4159), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500

HK$1,800-2,000 596

604

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2013 (July 10) Ancient Chinese Art Treasures NTD37 (Yeh 1101; Scott 4127a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200).

H

2014 (February 24) Conservation of Birds Swinhoe’s Pheasant NTD25 (Yeh 1116; Scott 4159), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500

HK$1,800-2,000 597

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605

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2013 (July 24) Wild Mushrooms of Taiwan NTD34 (Yeh 1103; Scott 4131a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD6,800, UM (200).

2014 (June 28) Communications Construction NTD42 (Yeh 1122; Scott 4183), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD8,400, UM (200).

HK$1,700-1,900

HK$2,000-2,500

598

H 606

2013 (July 24) Wild Mushrooms of Taiwan NTD34 (Yeh 1103; Scott 4131a), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD6,800, UM (200). 599

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2014 (June 28) Communications Construction NTD42 (Yeh 1122; Scott 4183), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD8,400, UM (200).

HK$1,700-1,900

HK$2,000-2,500

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2013 (October 8) Ancient Artifacts NTD25 (Yeh 1106; Scott 4139), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500 600

H

2013 (October 8) Ancient Artifacts NTD25 (Yeh 1106; Scott 4139), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD5,000, UM (200). HK$1,200-1,500 601

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2013 (October 8) Ancient Artifacts NTD37 (Yeh 1106; Scott 4140), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200). HK$1,800-2,000 602

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H 2015 (November 12) 150th Anniversary of Dr Sun Yatsen Commemorative Issue (Yeh 1165; Scott 4266-67), 1,000 complete sets of two in full sheets, UM (2,000).

2013 (October 8) Ancient Artifacts NTD37 (Yeh 1106; Scott 4140), original pack of two hundred souvenir sheets, face value NTD7,400, UM (200). HK$1,800-2,000

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Cha Border Area: 1938 (June) White Full Sun of Nationalist China (Yang NC5-7), complete second print set of three on white paper, unused (3).

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946 Handsurcharge “Changed” on Bird Ten Cent Unit Issues with New Value (Yang NC206207), complete set of two, unused, rare (2).

HK$1,800-2,200

HK$50,000-60,000 612

609

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946 (March) Bird on Globe, Ten Cents Unit in Value (Yang NC193-196), 20c, 50c & $1 in blocks of four, $2 in horizontal pair, unused (14).

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946 Characters “Temporarily Used As” on Bird Ten Cent Unit Issue with New Value (Yang NC210), $10 on 5(50c) deep blue with red overprint, unused, rare.

HK$4,000-5,000

HK$40,000-50,000 613

610

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946 Handsurcharge with Characters “Temporarily Changed” on Bird, Cent Unit Issue with New Value (Yang NC200-201), complete set of two, unused, rare (2).

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946-47 Surcharge on Bird on Globe Issues with New Value (Yang NC211-213), complete set of three big character and wide space stamps, NC211 & NC213 used, NC212 unused with extra wide left margin (3).

HK$30,000-40,000

HK$20,000-30,000

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617

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946-47 Surcharge on Bird on Globe Issues with New Value (Yang NC211 & 216-217), group of four examples, two (Yang NC211) with big character and wide space, two with big character and narrow space (Yang NC216-217), NC216 perforated, unused (4).

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946-47 Surcharge on Bird on Globe Issues with New Value, two unlisted examples with extra large character surcharges, $2 and $4 surcharges on 5(50c) deep blue, overprints in black, only listed in The Postage Stamp Catalogue of the Chinese People's Revolutionary War Period, page 51, extremely rare, believed to be the first time offered in public auction (2).

HK$15,000-20,000 615

H

HK$100,000-150,000

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946-47 Surcharge on Bird on Globe Issues with New Value (Yang NC221 &223-224), small character surcharges, on NC221 example with "Yuan" character almost entirely omitted variety, unused (4).

618

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North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1947 2nd Anniversary of Victory over Japan (Yang NC241), unused.

HK$40,000-50,000 616

HK$2,500-3,000 619

H

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), Chin-Ki-Lu-Yu Border Areas: 1946-47 Surcharge on Bird on Globe Issues with New Value (Yang NC226), large character surcharge in regular script, $4 on 5(50c) deep blue, overprint in red, scarce. HK$20,000-30,000

Ho

North China Liberated Area (1937-49), North China People’s Posts: 1949 Peking Surcharge on Dr SYS $1 on 10c Orange (Yang NC334var), right marginal block of four, surcharge shifted downward variety, scarce, unused (4). HK$800-1,000 129


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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Shantung Area: 1944-47 $1 on 10c Surcharge (Type B), Shantung War Time Post Chairman Mao (Yang EC35), block of four with left margin, unused (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Central Kiangsu Area: 1945 (April 1) Su-Chung 1st Print with Value Indicated (Yang EC282-286), complete set of five, unused (5). HK$3,200-3,800

HK$2,200-2,800

621

624

Ho

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1946 (February) First Print Chairman Mao Imperforates (Yang EC309-312), 5c Common Mail, 10c Ordinary Mail, 20c Air Mail and 20c Express Mail in blocks of four, printed on thin paper, unused (16).

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Shantung Area: 1945 (October) “August 1st” The People’s Liberation Army Day (Yang EC60), used, scarce.

HK$2,800-3,200

HK$4,500-5,000 622

H

625

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Shantung & Chaotung Areas: 1947 Surcharges (Yang 137-138 & 176), group of four stamps, one used and three unused (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1946 (April 26) Su-Wan Border Area, $5 Violet Train Issue (Yang EC327), vertical strip of three, unused, on reverse bearing Central China Postal Administration (September 12) datestamp in Chinese, very scarce (3).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$3,000-4,000

Hm

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1949 Nantung Print Chairman Mao $1,000 Yellow (Yang EC348), used on small piece with complete Jiangsu Qiaozhen 6.27.1949 cds, scarce.

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1948 Su-Peh Machine Surcharge $50 on $50 Red Money Order Stamp (Yang EC339b), character "Jie Piao" for "You Piao" error, also top character at left (remittance) broken plate variety. HK$3,000-4,000

HK$1,000-1,500

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1948 Su-Peh Machine Surcharge $50 on $20 Red Money Order Stamp (Yang EC338a), block of four, top horizontal pair with error on $50 red, unused, scarce (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1948 Su-Peh Machine Surcharge $100 on 75c Red Train Issue (Yang EC343), vertical strip of three used on cover with North Anhwei $2 Liberation of Kiang-Kwai from Hefei (April 30, 1949) to Shanghai with October 12 arrival cds, long 5½ months journey, scarce.

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$18,000-20,000

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), Su-Wan Border Area: 1949 Nantung Print Chairman Mao $2,000 Green (Yang EC349), printed on white paper, used.

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 Victory of Hwai-Hai $5 Sepia (Yang EC387a) and Tientsin Print Train and Postal Runner $5 Brown (Yang 409a), two vertical pairs with imperforate between variety, unused (4). HK$600-800

HK$1,000-1,500 631

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633

Ho

Ho

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 (April) 7th Anniversary of Founding of Shantung Communist Postal Administration (Yang EC365), complete sheet of one hundred, unused, scarce multiple (100).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 (April) Tientsin Print $21 Vermilion Train and Postal Runner (Yang EC413c), vertical strip of five, bottom four stamps with imperforate horizontally variety, unused (5).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$600-800

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636

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 (May 30) Liberation of Nanking and Shanghai (Yang EC430a & 431a), $5 and $10 in imperforate pairs, unused (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 Nanking Surcharge on Dr SYS $3 on $20 (Yang EC464d), left marginal block of four, top right stamp with transposed character variety, unused, scarce (4). HK$1,500-2,000

HK$1,000-1,200 635

Ho

637

Ho

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 Nanking Surcharge on Dr SYS Issues (Yang EC463-464), 150 complete sets of two in large blocks with different perforations (300).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 Hangchow Surcharge on Dr SYS Dah Tung Print (Yang EC468-470 & 472-3), five right imprint blocks of four, $1 block with shifted surcharge variety, unused (20).

HK$2,000-3,000

HK$2,000-3,000 133


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641 639

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640

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 Hangchow Surcharge on Dr SYS Dah Tung Print $3 on $20 (Yang EC469a var), perforation 12½, partial imprint block of four, top right corner with preprinting paperfold variety, scarce (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China Parcel Post Stamps: 1949 (December) “East China Posts” on Flying Geese Silver Yuan Issues (Yang ECP7-10), complete set of four, unused (4). HK$1,000-1,500

HK$3,000-4,000 639

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641

H

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East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China People’s Posts: 1949 (March) Liberation of Kiang-Kwai $2 Red (Yang EC474), imperforate block of four, unused (4).

East China Liberated Area (1942-49), East China Parcel Post Stamps: 1949 Parcel Post Stamps with Overprint and Surcharges (Yang ECP11-14), complete set of four, unused (4).

HK$500-600

HK$500-600

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Northwest Liberated Area (1946-49), Shansi Posts: 1949 (July 1) Sian Overprint on Dr SYS Issues (Yang NW4252), complete set of eleven, unused (11).

Northeast Liberated Area (1946-50), Northeast People’s Posts: 1948 (May 1) International Labor Day (Yang NE103-105), complete set of three in imprint blocks of twelve, unused (36).

HK$1,200-1,500 643

Ho

HK$2,200-2,800 645

H

Ho

Northeast Liberated Area (1946-50), Northeast People’s Posts: 1947 (August 29) Second Surcharge on Chairman Mao 1st Print (Yang NE73-78), complete set of six, unused (6).

Central China Liberated Area (1948-49), People’s Posts: 1949 Hankow Surcharges (Yang CC101 & CC106// CC115), group of nine blocks of four with control numbers, unused (36).

HK$1,200-1,600

HK$3,500-4,000 135


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648

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Central China Liberated Area (1948-49), Honan People’s Posts: 1949 Honan Province Renminbi Overprint on $14 Brown (Yang CC126var), top marginal block of four, clear double offset on reverse, unused (4).

Central China Liberated Area (1948-49), Honan People’s Posts: 1949 (August) Honan Province Overprint with Renminbi Currency on Liberation of Hankow, Wuchang and Hanyang Kuo Kwong Print (Yang CC139150), complete set of perforated and imperforated issues in imprint blocks of four, unused (48). HK$2,800-3,200

HK$500-600

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Central China Liberated Area (1948-49), Honan People’s Posts: 1949 Honan Renminbi Overprint on Five Pointed Star Design (Yang CC132-138), complete used set of seven (7).

Southwest Liberated Area (1949-50), Southwest People’s Posts: 1950 Liberation of the Southwest (Yang SW1215), a study on four album pages, including two sets with commemorative cachets, imperforate set with imprint bottom margin, overprint "Specimen", perf miscut, preprinting paperfolding variety, very useful material.

HK$500-600

HK$2,000-3,000

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652

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Ho

Southwest Liberated Area (1949-50), East Szechwan: 1949 (December 13) Chungking Revaluation Surcharges (Yang SW32-36), complete set of five in corner blocks of four, two with control numbers, unused (20).

Southwest Liberated Area (1949-50), Southwest Parcel Posts: 1950 Kwei-Yang Surcharge $5,000 on 410 Blue and $50,000 on $30 Grey-green (Yang PSW9 & 11), two blocks of sixty and seventy, unused (130).

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$500-600

651

Ho 653

Southwest Liberated Area (1949-50), West Szechwan: 1950 (January) Chengtu Surcharges with Chinese Character on Marching of PLA Issues (Yang SW40-44), complete set of five in corner blocks of four, unused (20).

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1949 Tientsin Industrial Exhibition Commemorative Booklet, bearing four North China surcharged stamps, tied by commemorative cachets, scarce and fine.

HK$2,800-3,200

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1949 (June) Registered Paoying to Peiping Cover, franked on front with $100 on $5 (Yang EC340) and $1,000 on $2 pair (Yang EC341) money order stamps with Su-Peh machine surcharges, canceled by Paoying dispatch cds, on reverse two different types of Peiping arrival cds, scarce.

1949 (October 4) Registered Cover from Peking to Tientsin, franked with North China 28th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party $20(2), $80 & $140(2), tied by Peking cds with registration receipt alongside, commemorative cachet on front, fine.

HK$10,000-15,000

HK$800-1,000

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1949 (October 29) Registered Cover from Paoting to Peking, franked on reverse with North China 28th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party $80(5), tied by Paoting dispatch cds, Peking arrival cds alongside with partial registration slip, on front bearing Peking registered cds with wrong date "20.10.49" cds, unusual.

1950 Tien An Men Design Northeast 2nd Printing $2,500 Green Postal Card (H&G 4), unused and clean. HK$800-1,000

HK$1,000-1,500 657

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1950 Tien An Men Design Northeast 2nd Printing $1,250 Orange Postal Card (H&G 3), unused and clean.

1950 (February 5) Registered Cover from Siking to Peking, franked on reverse with Dr SYS "Shensi People's Post" $2,000 pair, tied by Siking dispatch cds, Peking arrival cds alongside with partial registration slip, fine.

HK$800-1,000

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1950 (May 20) Native Cover from Canton to Hong Kong, franked with Pearl River Bridge with new value $800 on $30 violet (Yang SC8), canceled by Canton dispatch cds.

1950 (November 1) 1st All-China Postal Conference “Northeast� (Yang C7NE), complete set of two in full sheets of fifty, unused (100).

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$1,000-2,000

661

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1950 (November 1) 1st All-China Postal Conference (Yang C7), top and bottom imprint marginal blocks of four, also 1956 Development of Overhead Transmission of Electricity (Yang S12) and 1965 Lenin (Yang C111) blocks of four, unused (16).

1951 (April 3) Swatow Remittance Cover, bearing on reverse octagonal dispatch datestamp (special delivery), on front with three receiver markings including date chop and value received, scarce.

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1951 (August 15) 2nd Series Peace Campaign (Yang C10), original print complete set of three, unused (3).

1951 (December 15) Centenary of Taiping Rebellion & 1952 (March 15) Liberation of Tibet (Yang C12 & 13), two complete sets of four, unused (8).

HK$600-800 665

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HK$800-1,000

Ho 667

1951 (October 19) 15th Anniversary of Death of Lu Hsun (Yang C11), complete reprint set of two in full sheets of fifty, unused (100).

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1952 East China Chairman Mao $40 Green on Buff Postal Card, overall tropical toning, unused.

HK$1,000-2,000

HK$500-1,000 141


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1953 PRC Military Stamp $800 Army (Yang M1), used.

1957-74 Postal History Selection, group of seven covers, bearing different commemorative and special issues, all commercially used, fine to very fine (7).

HK$500-1,000 669

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1956-62 Postal History Selection, group of three covers, including S15 Views of Peking to Germany, S36 & S37 on air mail cover also to Germany, C91 Lu Xun to Hong Kong, all commercially used, fine and scarce (3).

1958 (June to August) First Day Covers (Yang C49, C52 & S24), group of three, bearing complete sets and tied by Shanghai dispatch cds, commercially used, scarce (3).

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1959-60 Group of Two First Day Covers (Yang C58 & C81), Steel Production Progress bearing two stamps only, both tied by commemorative cachets, very fine pair (2).

1962 (October 15) Chinese Folk Dances 1st Series (Yang S49), three complete sets of six, two sets with bottom marginal imprints and one set with top marginal imprints, minor faults and light creasing affecting a few stamps, unused (18). HK$500-600

HK$800-1,000 673

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1960-63 Chrysanthemums and Hwangshan Covers (Yang S44 & 57), group of three, two single Chrysanthemums 8f usage to Hong Kong and Wuxi, one with four Hwangshan stamps from Canton to Japan, reduced at right (3).

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1962-65 Group of Two Special Issues Air Mail Covers (Yang S50 & S70), both bearing complete sets, commercially used to Australia in the 70's.

HK$1,000-1,500

HK$800-1,000 143


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1963 (January 1) 4th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution (Yang C97), used imprint set of six, scarce, also 1963 Golden-Haired Monkey (Yang S60) used imprint set of three and 1964 Bronze Vessels of the Yin Dynasty (Yang S63) used set of eight (17).

1964 (August 17) Air Mail Cover to Czechoslovakia, printed Mask cover, franked on reverse with Huangshan (Yang S57.3, 6, 8, 10 & 14) issues, tied by Canton dispatch cds, scarce. HK$1,200-1,800

HK$1,000-1,500 677

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1963 (October 15) Landscapes of Huangshan (Yang S57), complete used set of sixteen, overall tropical toning (16).

1964 (October 1) 15th Anniversary of People’s Republic of China (Yang C106), left marginal se-tenant set of three, UM (3).

HK$500-600

HK$1,000-1,200

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1964 (October 1) 15th Anniversary of People’s Republic of China (Yang C106), official first day cover with complete set of three, tied by commemorative cachet in red, scarce.

1965 (December 10) Air Mail Printed Matter Cover to Finland, franked with various commemorative issues, tied by Shanghai dispatch cds, scarce destination.

HK$1,000-1,500

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1971 (November 3) Afro-Asian Ping Pong Ball Championship, Peking (Yang N5), complete imprint set of four, UM, also 1951 air post set of five in imprint blocks of four, unused (24).

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1968 (November 25) Whole Country is Red (Yang W14; Scott 999A), fresh unmounted mint example with very minute almost undetectable scuff mark on face, withdrawn on the first day of issuance due to design error, only 3,000 copies believed to have been sold over the post office counters in Beijing, majority being used as postage on domestic covers, very important and most sought after stamp in PRC philately.

HK$1,000-2,000 684

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1971 (November 8) 30th Anniversary of the Albanian Communist Party (Yang N6), complete set of four, UM (4).

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1972 Chinese Mountaineering Achievements, complete set of five on five separate commercial covers, used from Shanghai and Peking to Hong Kong, fine group (5).

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1972 (December 30) The Red flag Canal (Yang N12) complete set of four, UM (4). HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000 686

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1972-74 New Series First Day Covers (Yang N11 & N16-18), group of four complete sets (N16 two covers), unaddressed, very fine (5).

1973 (April 23) Air Mail Cover to England, franked with various commemorative issues, tied by Canton dispatch cds, fine.

HK$1,500-2,000

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1974 Group of Two Commercial Air Mail Covers, franked with various commemorative issues, both from Peking to Paris, fine (2).

1974 “T” Series First Day Covers (Yang T1 & T3-5), group of four complete sets, unaddressed, minor toning on T1, unaddressed (4).

HK$1,000-1,200

HK$1,200-1,500

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1974 (June 12) Air Mail Cover to France, franked with complete set of New Series Ships (Yang N7) and giant Panda 20f, tied by Anhwei dispatch cds.

1974-75 “J” Series First Day Covers (Yang J1-J6), group of six complete sets (J6 two covers), unaddressed, minor toned spots on J1 (7).

HK$1,000-1,200

HK$1,200-1,500

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695

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Ho

1976 (April 5) Air Mail Cover from Peking to Hong Kong, franked with complete set of four New Series Ships (Yang N7), tied by Peking dispatch cds.

1978 (January 31) The Developing Petroleum Industry (Yang T19), complete set of six in two full sheets of thirty five, UM (420).

HK$800-1,000

HK$3,000-4,000

694

H

1976 (April 9) Victorious Fulfillment of the Fourth Five Year Plan 1st Series (Yang J8), complete set of sixteen, all marginal example except one (16-14), three with imprints, UM (16).

696

H

1978 (August 26) Arts and Crafts Souvenir Sheet (Yang T29M), UM.

HK$1,500-2,000

HK$1,000-1,500 149


697

699

698

697

700

699

H

1978 (November 1) Highway Arch Bridges Souvenir Sheet (Yang T31M), UM.

1979 (September 15 & October 1) 4th National Games and Founding of PRC Anniversary Souvenir Sheets (Yang T43MS and J45MS), UM, also two used 1964 15th Anniversary of PRC se-tenant strips of three (4).

HK$1,000-1,500 698

H

HK$500-1,000 H 700

1979 (June 25) The Great Wall Souvenir Sheet (Yang T38M), UM.

1979 (November 10) Camellias of Yunnan Souvenir Sheet (Yang T37M), UM. HK$800-1,000

HK$800-1,000 www.philachina.com

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703

701

702 704

701

703

Ho

B

1980 (February 15) Year of the Monkey (Yang T46), top right marginal block of four, UM (4).

1981 (January 5) Year of the Cock (Yang T58.SB3), stamp booklet, mint.

HK$40,000-50,000

HK$1,000-1,200

702

704

Ho

Ho

1980 (October 25) Liu Yuan 8f Quxi Tower in Spring (Yang T56.274), one value in full sheet of forty, UM (40).

1982 (January 5) Year of the Dog (Yang T70), complete sheet of eighty, UM (80).

HK$800-1,000

HK$2,000-3,000 151


705

707

708

706

705

707

H

1982-85 Eight Different Souvenir Sheets (Yang T72MS, T74MS, T79MS, T82MS, T88MS, T99MS, T103MS & T106MS), one each except two Peony Pavilion examples, six Beneficial Birds and eight Giant Panda, all UM (21).

1983 (February 21) The West Chamber (Yang T82 & T82M), complete set of four plus souvenir sheet, UM (5). HK$500-600

HK$800-1,000 706

H

708

H

Ho

1983 (January 5) Year of the Pig (Yang T80), two complete sheets of eighty, UM (160).

1984 (May 24) Chinese Painting of Tang Dynasty of the Beauties Wearing Flowers Souvenir Sheet (Yang T89M), UM.

HK$5,000-6,000

HK$800-1,000

www.philachina.com

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709 711

710

712 709

711

H

1986-1994 Souvenir Sheet Selection (Yang T110MS, T150MS, T167MS, 92-8M, 92-11M, 93-13M, 94-12M, 94-16M & J164MS), with duplication, also group of eight Shenyang Post Office Mei Lanfang commemorative souvenir sheets, UM (182).

H

1996, 1997 & 1999 Stamps of China, group of three presentation year books, containing complete sets including souvenir sheets, prepared by various philatelic goods companies. HK$500-600

HK$800-1,000 710

712

H

Ho

1994 (September 25) Wulingyuan Souvenir Sheet (Yang 94-12M), full pack of 100, also 1994 (October 9) UPU 120th Anniversary (Yang 94-16M) pack of 100, UM (200).

2002 (April 26) The Qianshan Mountain (Yang 20028) complete set of four in se-tenant strips of four, thirty full packs of 200 sheetlets, total 24,000 sets, very rare opportunity to acquire such large quantity (96,000).

HK$1,200-1,500

HK$300,000-400,000 153


713

715 716

714 713

715

H

2003 (8, 12, 14 & 15) Sheetlets, group of ten, including 2003-8 Gulangyu(2), 2003-12 set of two, 2003-14 Airplane 100th Anniversary and 2003-15(5), UM (10).

H

2012 China Stamps, year pack containing all issues in full sheets, UM. HK$2,800-3,200

HK$800-1,000 714

B

716

H

2005 (January 5) Year of the Rooster (Scott 3418a), original pack of one hundred, UM (100).

2013 China Stamps, year pack containing all issues in full sheets, UM.

HK$9,000-10,000

HK$3,500-4,000

www.philachina.com

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717

718

717

H

2014 China Stamps, year pack containing all issues in full sheets, UM. HK$2,800-3,200 718

H

2015 China Stamps, year pack containing all issues in full sheets, UM. HK$3,500-4,000

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