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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 - Hong Kong
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
QV incl. unused 4c card (corner fault) with coloured print of Chinese boatswoman (Graca & Co), FU example to Japanese consul ex Canton, also 4c rose card to Germany with Victoria c.d.s. & 1901 front to UK with China 10c & Hong Kong 10c blue pair with additional boxed 'I.P.O' cancel. (4) £80 to 100 £185.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Swatow - QV 1890 1c (stout) postcard to Shanghai cancelled by clear c.d.s. of SWATOW with Shanghai arrival c.d.s. on reverse. £60 to 75 £72.00
1891 Jubilee 2c carmine, VFU with superb c.d.s. for 22 Jan 91, scarce First Day cancel, SG. 51. Cat. £130 (1) £45 to 60 £92.00
1891 Jubilee 2c carmine, tone spot affecting single perf o/w fresh M, SG.51. (1) Cat. £455 £120 to 140 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Amoy - QV 1c postcards used to Shanghai (1903-04) each with small corner fault, cancelled by two different types of Amoy c.d.s. Scarce pair. (2) £80 to 100 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Canton - KEVII scarce 2c envelope with 1903 Canton c.d.s. Also 10c covers (2) with large & small c.d.s. (1907-08) & fine 1911 PPC (HSBC) with French Canton opt. 10c (corner fault). Interesting lot. (4) £120 to 140 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Hankow - KEVII-KGV items used ex Hankow incl. 4c frankings with large (2) & small (3) c.d.s. plus fine PPC (Hankow street) with CHINA opt. on 2c. (6) £80 to 100 £155.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1904-07 pair of PPC's with 10c or 4c stamp cancelled by company's 'chop' & Victoria c.d.s. 1912 10c registered E used to Germany with added 4c & 10c (2) stamps plus 4c frankings with c.d.s. of Sham Shui or Lui Kung Tau etc. (7) £120 to 140 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Shanghai - 1910 E to UK with 2c & 4c strip (3) cancelled by registered oval d.s. of Shanghai with matching registration h.s. Fine 1904 advertising PPC of the PMSSC showing SS China on board scene used from Chinese PO to Shanghai to Canton. Also fine PPC with 4c cancelled by Shanghai c.d.s. (3) £50 to 60 £54.00
945   Used (on letter or envelope)
Vintage PPC's incl. (1910) incoming example with German seapost cancel, 1950's group of four showing I-CSNC ships, King's Birthday parade plus five photographs of 1937 typhoon damage etc. (22) £80 to 100 £84.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
PO's in China with KEVII-KGV frankings incl. Amoy large & small c.d.s. on 4c or 10c stamps, Chefoo (1912-16 trio), Tientsin c.d.s. on 1c franked PPC & 1920 multi franked E to UK, 1915 front ex Swatow with 10c stamp & scarce Port Edward c.d.s. (1922) cancelling optd. 2c single & pair with a further stamp missing. (9) £150 to 180 £230.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGV covers incl. 1920 use of uprated 10c registered E to USA, 1938 four colour franking on registered cover to UK plus fine pair of incoming GB 6d air covers 1935-37, the latter with unusual 'K2' h.s. & Imperial Airways annotation about routing via Penang. (4) £80 to 100 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931-34 three E's to USA (two with tone spots) with 20c (2) or 10c x two frankings cancelled by U.S.T.P.SEA POST duplex cancels of SS Jackson, Madison or Jefferson. Unusual. (3) £70 to 90 £76.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
KGVI covers incl. (1937) 25c cancelled by US Seapost duplex, 1950 E with Hong Kong Returned Letter Office c.d.s. 1941-47 pair with s/line BY AIR TO OFFICE OF EXCHANGE ONLY & two other items with airmail instructional marks, fine CHEUNG CHAU c.d.s. on 10c cover, RAF POST front etc. (33) £100 to 120 £135.00
950   Used (on letter or envelope)
QEII bundle of covers 1950's-90's incl. 1954 air to Ipoh with boxed elections cachet & s/line RETURNED FOR POSTAGE, duplicated range of frankings & cancellations etc. (52) £60 to 70 N/S
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