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Stamp auction - 10 March 2011 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 10 March 2011. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 138 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
667
 Used
Shanghai 1867 Candereen perf 15 3ca orange yellow, variety defective '3' like '6' superb U, SG.38a. Cat. £120 £30 to 40 £86.00
668
Used (on letter or envelope)
German PO's - 1897 E & contents to Germany franked with 20pf blue cancelled by superb Tientsin German PO c.d.s. Also 1900 fine coloured PPC with 5pf optd. 'China' cancelled at the Kiautschou PO. (2) £60 to 75 £50.00
669
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1900 splendid 'red band' cover with 1898 4c pair & various chops incl. scarce 'Tai Ku' letter box h.s. Also circa 1941 Express cover with scarce yellow & red express stamp & bilingual closure label. Interesting pair. (2) £80 to 100 £230.00
670
Used (on letter or envelope)
Military items incl. 1901 1c card to Germany cancelled by fine oval PEKING d.s. with German FPO No 2 c.d.s. nearby; very scarce 1919 French forces in Peking with fine unit cachet & c.d.s.; 1927 British FPO 1 cancel on 1½d E to UK & WWII item with unusual Indian censorship. (4) £100 to 120 £100.00
671   Used (on letter or envelope)
1904-39 Covers & postcards with reg. 4c, 10c China ovpts, tied Shanghai Deutsche Post c.d.s, fine reverse commercial seal - incoming 1939 cover, NA21 censor label, tied Shanghai arrival c.d.s, 1917 USA 1c PPC with US Postal Agency duplex, 1916 USA 2c PPC Shanghai transit & Foochow arrival c.d.s, 4 PPC's 1912 Shanghai I.J.P.O, 1904 Egypt with Shanghai, 1905 GB - Shanghai BPO, another Tientsin arrival marks. (8) £40 to 50 £135.00
672
Used (on letter or envelope)
German PO's incl. 5pf & 10pf postcards ex German PO's at Tientsin, Tsingtau & the scarce Tsinanfu, 1913-14 registered commercial correspondence ex Hankow (4), 1913 Peking c.d.s. on card etc. (14) £100 to 120 £165.00
673   Used (on letter or envelope)
'Junk' issues on cover circa 1913-20's mainly on covers to UK incl. multiple & single frankings, provisional opts. etc. (23) £80 to 100 £135.00
674
Used (on letter or envelope)
Sinkiang opts. circa 1918 on three 'red band' E's to Chungwei - all different frankings cancelled at Ninganpau. Also E to UK ex Tihwa with 5c & 10c (2) with unusual hand stamped label on reverse. (4) £80 to 100 £115.00
675
Used (on letter or envelope)
Items ex Foreign PO's incl. Russian PO's in Shanghai (2) & Tientsin plus Shanghai local post item ex Russia, 1919 USPO in Shanghai, Hankow IJPO pair of cards, various French items incl. scarce 1917 Pakhoi PPC. (11) £100 to 120 £135.00
676
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers 1920's-40's incl. scarce Szechwan mixed franking item ex Chengtu to USA, mixed Sun Yat Sen issues incl. one ex UNRRA at Kaifeng & two Tsientsin-Shanghai covers with better stamps. (5) £100 to 120 £140.00
677    M
 Used
1923 Famine Relief 1ct to $10 (7 vals) U + 1924 Famine Relief 1c M. (8) £25 to 35 £36.00
678
Used (on letter or envelope)
Yunnan 1926 opt. issue on covers to UK with various values between 1c & 20c cancelled Yuanmon or Yunnanfu, one from Harbin. (5) £80 to 100 £140.00
680
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's-40's miscellany of better items incl. attractive 'red band' cover ex Canton to Hong Kong with boxed NOT OPENED/BY/CENSOR; 1926 3c E with 1c uprating ex Nanking, fine multiple frankings of Sun Yat Sen issues incl. opts. & unusual usage on delivery card etc. (13) £200 to 240 £310.00
681
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's-40's provisional opts. on cover, mainly to Europe & USA incl. Szechwan local opts. (5), returned registered item, single & combination frankings etc. Interesting lot. (27) £160 to 180 £310.00
682   Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail covers internal & external 1930's-50's with huge variety of attractive multiple frankings, cancellations & routes incl. 1950 Taiwan multiple franking on E to Gladys Aylward, registered, Consular E's etc. A fascinating lot. (35) £200 to 240 £320.00
683   Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers with Sun Yat Sen issues etc. from 1930's with good range of values, frankings & cancellations noted incl. censored, blocks, registered airmail etc. (24) £80 to 100 £145.00
684   Used (on letter or envelope)
Vintage PPC's 1930's & earlier, mainly unused incl. ranges produced by French & Belgian missionaries (Kouiyang seminary group, orphanages), plus fine RP military tennis match circa 1920, armed police in Hankow, bomb damage etc. Interesting. (43) £80 to 100 £105.00
685    UM
1940's-1990's UM collection of stamps & M/Sheets on hagner leaves, many sets incl. 1949 political Congress, 1952 Liberation of Tibet, 1955 Scientists, 1955 Five Year Plan, 1956 Views of Peking, 1957 Athletics Meeting, 1958 Pagodas, 1958 Volunteers from Korea, 1959 10th Anniversary set, 1959 1st Anniversary Peoples Commune, 1959 Folk Dances, 1963 Liberation of South Vietnam, 1965 Folk Dances, 1965 Youth Meeting, 1971 Afro Asian Friendship, 1972 Merchant Shipping, 1972 Yenan Forum, 1973 Archaeological Treasures, 1974 UPU, 1974 Acrobatics set & more. Although the better 1960's period are missing, still a very useful assembly. (750 + 27 blocks or M/S) £200 to 250 £1300.00
686
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940's-50's issues on cover incl. 1945 Sun Yat Sen FDC, Chiang Kai Shek $10 & $20 plus various definitive & provisional frankings etc. (29) £80 to 100 £310.00
687    M
 Used
1949-81 M & U selection of commems & defins in three s/books incl. complete & part sets, M/Sheets etc. also Taiwan 1992-2004 similar selection. Total of 2513 stamps incl. 280 reprints. ST.Cat. £3334 £400 to 600 £820.00
688   Used (on letter or envelope)
1955 'Workers' issue on bundle of internal covers, mainly 4f & 8f frankings with wide range of cancellations for specialist study. (63) £100 to 120 £140.00
689
Used (on letter or envelope)
1960's commemorative frankings to UK with 1961-62 Antiquities FDC's ex Taiwan & commercial mail incl. 1964 52f peony ex m/v 'Carlton' at Hsinkang (2) or Kenyan embassy, seven different 1966 issues on air cover ex Polish embassy (1967) & 1972 PPC to Colombia with three different stamps. Elusive material. (9) £80 to 100 £260.00
690   Used (on letter or envelope)
1960's-90's issues on cover with wide variety of frankings, usages & cancellations plus a few philatelic folders etc. (53) £100 to 120 £120.00
691   Used (on letter or envelope)
Postal stationery - mainly 1970's onwards used & unused incl. sets with a few earlier items noted. Attractive group. (55) £60 to 80 £90.00
692    UM
1971 Communist Party set UM, SG. 2446/54. Cat. £95 (9) £30 to 40 £310.00
693
 UM
1978 Arts & Crafts 'Flying Fairies' M/Sheet UM (very minor crease in margin at top), SG. MS2815. Cat. £250 £70 to 90 £240.00
694
 UM
1978 Bridges M/Sheet UM, minor crease in margin at top - mentioned for accuracy, SG. MS2834. Cat. £250 (1) £70 to 90 £290.00
695
 UM
1979 Science from Childhood M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2900. Cat. £700 £150 to 200 £1350.00
696    UM
1983 Terracotta Figures M/Sheet UM, SG. MS3260. Cat. £65 (1) £25 to 35 £32.00
697
 UM
 M
JAPANESE OCCUPATION of China - valuable M or UM collection neatly presented in black mounts on printed leaves & numbered according to Ma's illustrated catalogue, fine ranges of overprints on China issues - chiefly Sun Yat Sen or Martyrs issues comprising Kwangtung, Meng Chiang, Honan, Hopei, Shansi, Shantung, Supeh, North China & finally central China - a total of 799 stamps. A rarely offered intact collection. Cat. £6000 £2000 to 3000 £2400.00
 
   
       
   
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