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This auction took place on 29 November 2012. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 143 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • CHINA
372    M
 Used
COLLECTION BALANCE - large black stock book plus two small stock books containing a wide variety of M & U stamps for sorting & mounting up incl. earlies with Large Dragons, Imperial Post items, S.Y.S, Junks & Martyrs etc. Surcharges & overprints, Airs, Dues, Pmks. & multiples mainly pre P.R.C. A wealth of material which requires careful inspection. £500 to 1000 £6400.00
373    Unused
 Used
1897-1949 M & U collection housed in a sparsely filled FG Burleigh album from 1897 Imperial Chinese Post set to 50c FU incl. extra shades of ½c, 1c, 2c & 4c, 1905-10 2c, 5c & 7c M, 1912 Commemorating the Revolution 3c, 5c & $1 U, 1914 Junks to 5c + 16c M, 1921 Air set FU, 1923 Adoption of Constitution set FU, 1929 Unification set FU, 1941 Thrift Movement set FU, 1942 S.Y.S issues in imperf blocks etc. (149) £200 to 250 £200.00
374   Used (on letter or envelope)
1980's assortment covers, stationery etc. approx 160 items. £40 to 60 £40.00
375    UM
 M
MISCELLANEOUS ACCUMULATION in a black page stock book (100's) £60 to 80 £300.00
376
 M
1878 Large Dragon 1ca, 3ca & 5ca, fine M, odd short or trimmed perf, SG.1/3. £600 to 800 £920.00
377
 Used
1878 Large Dragon, fine used group comprising 1c (3) cancels incl. Shanghai & Tientsin Seals, 3c Customs/Chinkiang & 5c (2), SG.1/3. £1000 to 1200 £1000.00
378    M
 Used
1893-1997 Collection of M & U housed in three albums ranges of defins, commems & M/Sheets, plus another album of Taiwan & Hong Kong. STCat.£4000+ (2408 + 30m/s) £500 to 700 £500.00
379    M
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
SHANGHAI Local Post 1873-93 postal stationery selection of 5 different unused postcards & 5 local post stamps. (10) £25 to 30 £62.00
380
 M
1878 3ca Thin Paper, fine M block of four, SG.2. £2000 to 2500 £2600.00
381
 Used
1878 Large Dragon 3ca thin paper, VFU with blue seal, SG.2. £100 to 125 £105.00
382
 Used
1882 Large Dragon 1c green, shows small portion of wmk, fine used with Wuhu Customs/Mail Matter cancel in red, odd short perf, SG.4. £200 to 250 £840.00
383
 Used
1882 Large Dragon second printing, fine set each with Tientsin Seal, odd short perf, SG.4/6. (3) Cat. £3300 £600 to 800 N/S
384
 Used
1882 Large Dragon 3c, VF with Shanghai Seal, few short perfs, SG.5. (1) £100 to 125 £100.00
385
 Used
1883 Large Dragon third printing, good to FU group 1c, 3c (3) incl. Peking Seal in blue, 5c (2) 1st cancelled Customs/Newchwang, 2nd - faults. (6) £600 to 800 £700.00
386
 Used
1885 Large Dragon 4th printing, good to FU group comprising 1c horizontal pair, 3c (2) incl. Customs/Newchwang cancel, 5c (7) Shanghai & Peking Seals, odd short or missing perfs, SG.7-9. £800 to 1000 £1200.00
387    M
 Used
1885 (Nov) Small Dragon P.12½ 1c fine M, 1c FU, 3c (3) incl. Customs Taku & Jenchuan cancels, 5c Tientsin Seal, from SG.10/12. (6) £50 to 70 £98.00
388    Used
1885 (Nov) Small Dragon P.11½-12 good to VFU group comprising 1c - three pairs, 3c singles (4) & strip of three all cancelled Types of Shanghai or Tientsin Seals, SG.13/14. (13) £70 to 90 £390.00
389    M
 Used
1888 (Nov) Small Dragon P.11½-12, fine M set of three plus two good to FU sets of three, SG.13/15. (9) £120 to 160 £310.00
390
 Used
1894 Dowager Birthday 1c, 3c, 4c, 6c, 9c, 12c & 24c, usual mixed perfs, good to VFU, from SG.16/24. (7) Cat. £1057 £200 to 250 £440.00
391
 M
1894 Dowager Birthday 1c, 3c, 5c, 9c, 12c & 24c, good to fine M, usual irregular perfs, from SG.16/24. (6) Cat. £2350 £500 to 700 £640.00
392
 M
1894 Dowager Birthday 9ca dull green side marginal tete-beche pair, fine large part o.g, scarce, SG.22d. (2) Cat. £2250 £700 to 900 £1250.00
393
 Used
1894 Dowager Birthday 9ca dull green lower marginal, VFU tete-beche pair, SG.22d. (2) Cat. £4750 £1000 to 1250 £1250.00
394
 Used
1897 New Currency Surch set, VFU, SG.34/6. (3) Cat. £395 £80 to 100 £140.00
395
 M
1897 New Currency Surch 1c on 1ca, 2c on 3ca (2) incl. Frame lines retouched, fine M, SG.34/5. (3) £200 to 250 £250.00
396
 M
 Block of four
1897 New Currency Surch 2c on 3ca mauve fine M - left marginal block of four, SG.35, scarce multiple. (4) £500 to 650 £660.00
397
 Used
1897 New Currency good to FU range comprising ½c (2), 1s, 2c, 4c (2), 5c (2), 8c (2) & 10c on 9ca dull green (perf faults), from SG.37/44. £100 to 125 £330.00
398
 M
 Block of four
1897 New Currency Surch ½c on 30c upper right, fine M corner marginal block of four. (4) £40 to 50 £72.00
399    M
1897 New Currency Surch ½c (2) shades, 1c (2), 2c (2), 4c, 5c (2) shades, 8c (2), from SG.37/42. Cat. £625 £150 to 200 £210.00
400
 M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1897 New Currency Surch ½c on 30c, fine M Inter-panneau block of six. £50 to 70 £155.00
401
 M
 Block of four
1897 New Currency Surch with large figures 1c on 1ca, fine M block of four, the lower left stamp - missing BAT variety (Chan 57a) RPS Cert. 1995. £500 to 700 £540.00
402
 M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1897 New Currency Surch 4c on 4ca rose pink, fine M block of fix, SG.40. (6) £100 to 125 £250.00
403
 Used
1897 New Currency Surch on Dowager second printing 2½mm below characters U set (½c only M), SG.57/65, usual irregular perfs (8c pulled corner perf), three top values pakua cancels, SG.57/65. (9) £400 to 600 £580.00
404
 Block of four
1897 New Currency Surch Large Figures on Dowager ½c on 3ca yellow, fine M block of four, SG.57. (4) £60 to 75 £94.00
405
 M
 Unused
1897 New Currency Surch on Dowager second printing, 2½mm below characters 2c unused, 5c fine M, 10c unused, SG.59, 61, 64. (3) Cat. £1685 £200 to 250 £280.00
406
 Unused
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1897 New Currency Surch Large Figures on Dowager 2c on 2ca dull green, fine unused marginal block of twelve, SG.59. £200 to 250 £430.00
407
 M
1897 New Currency Surch Large Figures on Dowager 4c on 4ca, 5c on 5ca, 8c on 6ca, 10c on 9ca yellow green - all M, also 10c on 12ca orange yellow unused, usual mixed perfs, SG.60/64. £600 to 800 £600.00
408
 Block of four
1897 New Currency Surch Large Figures on Dowager 5c on 5ca yellow, fine M block of four, SG.61. (4) £150 to 200 £270.00
409
 Used
1897 New Currency Surcharge on Dowager Large Figures 30c on 24ca deep rose red, centred low to left, VFU with Customs/Shanghai c.d.s, SG.65. Cat. £500 £125 to 150 £260.00
410
 Used
1897 New Currency Surch on Dowager third printing 1½mm below characters ½c to 10c, good to VFU, SG.78a/84. (7) £200 to 250 £220.00
411    M
1897 New Currency Surch on Dowager third printing, 1½mm below characters ½c buff, ½c dull yellow & 1c salmon M, SG.78, 78a & 79. (3) Cat. £100 £20 to 30 £52.00
412
 Used
1897 Revenue 1c on 3c deep red with large box in central character VFU, SG.88b. (1) Cat. £500 £100 to 125 £190.00
413
 Used
1897 Revenue 1c on 3c (some trimmed or short perfs), 2c on 3c FU, SG.88/9. (2) Cat. £675 £100 to 120 £200.00
414
 M
1897 Revenue 1c on 3c large box in central character M - part o.g. SG.88a. (1) Cat. £1000 £200 to 250 £240.00
415
 Used
1897 Revenue $1 on 3c deep red, boldly cancelled by pukua, SG.91, Chan 90. (1) £500 to 700 £1650.00
416
 M
1897 Revenue 1c on 3c fine M, SG.88, 2c on 3c fine M, SG.89, 4c on 3c M - small thin, SG.90, $1 on 3c - crease & gum disturbance, SG.91. (4) £1000 to 1500 £2900.00
417
 M
1897 Revenue 2c on 3c deep red M - faults incl. thin & gum disturbance, SG.93. Cat. £800 £100 to 120 £155.00
418    M
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1897 (Aug) Imperial Chinese Post ½c dull purple M - mainly UM block of 20 (8 have faults), 1c orange yellow M block of 20 - several have protective tissue on gummed side, both blocks have fresh colours, SG.96/7. £100 to 120 £300.00
419
 M
1897 (Aug) Imperial Chinese Post ½c to $5 generally fine M range incl. shades ½c (2), 1c (2), 2c (2), 4c (2), 5c, 10c, 20c, 30c, 50c, $1, plus $5 - unused from SG.96/107. (15) £800 to 1000 £1300.00
420
 M
1897 Imperial Chinese Post 50c deep green, fine M, SG.104b, Chan 100a, scarce. (1) Cat. £3250 £800 to 1000 £800.00
421
 M
1897 Imperial Chinese Post 50c blue-green, fine M, SG.104a, Chan 100b, scarce. (1) Cat. £5000 £1000 to 1250 £1000.00
422
 M
1898 (Jan) Imperial Chinese Post, fine M set plus extra 1c & 5c shades, SG.108/119. (14) Cat. £2750 £600 to 750 £920.00
423
 Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 circa Indo China stamps with attractive range of cancellations (25) incl. Laos (2) & Cambodia (2), Taviuh, Tracu, Sadec, Mytho, Baclien, Soctrang etc. Nice lot, also various covers incl. PRC 1963 Pandas FDC - fault, 1940's Censored Airmails to England (3) & India. (25 + 5 covers) £50 to 65 £165.00
424    UM
 Block of four
1900-06 No Wmk blocks of four UM ½c (2 shades), 2c & 5c values, from SG.121/125. (16) £50 to 65 £80.00
425
 M
 Unused
1900-06 No Wmk set plus extra shades, Av-fine M, some faults incl. tone spot, re-gumming etc. Overall fine appearance, viewing recommended, SG.121/133. £500 to 650 £880.00
426   Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-40's range of unused stationery cards (14), plus a 1984 copy of HAN Catalogue. £40 to 60 £230.00
427
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 Postcard franked ½c + 1c, tied Peking oval chops to Cheefoo. (1) £60 to 80 £110.00
428    M
 Used
1904 Postage Dues ½c M - tone spot, 1c FU - trimmed perfs at base, 2c deep red FU - thinned, 2c scarlet M - tone spot, 4c, 5c & 10c M, SG.D137/142. (7) Cat. £230 £40 to 50 £60.00
429
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906-42 Used stationery cards, mainly internal use, 1 censored to USA, several uprated. (17) £100 to 150 £800.00
430    M
1909 First Year of Emperor Hsuan T'ung set M, SG.165/7, 1921 Anniv Postal Service set M, SG.357/60, 1923 Constitution set M, SG.362/5, 1929 State Burial of Sun Yat Sen set M, SG.380/3, 1933 Tan Yen kai Memorial set M (5s tone spot), SG.440/3, 1936 New Life Movement set M (20c value is FU), SG.444/7, 1936 Postal Service set M - some toning, SG.448/51 & 1939 U.S Constitution set M, SG.501/4. (31) Cat. £630 £80 to 100 £155.00
431    M
 Used
1904 Postage Due set U plus ½c M, SG.D143/150, 1911 Postage Due 1c & 2c brown M & U, SG.D168/9. (13) Cat. £225 £40 to 50 £40.00
432    M
 Used
ACCUMULATION housed in two albums & stock book incl. 1897 Imperial Chinese Post, eight values to 50c U, 1904 Postage Due 5c rose M (2), also a FU set, 1912 Provisional 1c SG.184 FU, Republic of China Opts values to 50c FU, 1915 Junks values to $2 U, 1936 Nat Postal Service set M (tones), various S.Y.S, 1939 US Constitution set U on cover, Martyrs - various M, 1950's reprints, Airs, stock book contains quality M or U + multiples of overprinted defins etc. Viewing recommended. (100's) £200 to 300 £210.00
433
 M
1912 (Mar) Imperial Postage Stamps overprinted at Statistical Dept. of Customs Shanghai 'Republic of China' set good to fine M, fresh colours & good appearance, incl. some extra shades, SG.192/206. (20) Cat. £2400 £500 to 650 £1650.00
434
 Unused
1912 $2 claret & yellow opt inverted with re-entry, small part o.g. & creased, SG.205a, scarce, RPS Cert. 1993. Cat. £700 £250 to 300 £760.00
435    M
1912 (March) Postage Dues optd in red, set excl. the 5c blue, fine M, SG.D207/D215. (8) Cat. £118 £25 to 35 £52.00
436
 M
1912 (Mar) Imperial Postage Stamps optd by Shanghai Commercial Press 1c ochre opt double fine M, SG.216b, 1c & 2c basic stamps accompany. (3) Cat. £790 £250 to 300 N/S
437
 M
 Used
1912 (Aug) Imperial Postage Stamps optd in London by Waterlow ½c, 1c, 2c, 4c, 10c, 16c, 20c, 30c, 50c $2 & $5, good to fine M, the $5 has tiny tone spot, also FU examples of 3c, 4c, 5c, 7c & $1 values, SG.218/232. Cat. £2300 £500 to 600 £620.00
438    Used
1912 Optd in London ½c, 1c (2), 2c, 3c, 5c (2), 10c (2), 20c, $1 & $2 - all good to FU from SG.218/231. (12) Cat. £325 £45 to 55 £45.00
439    M
1912 (Sep) Postage Due set U (mixed condition), SG.D233/D241. (9) Cat. £190 £40 to 50 £48.00
440
 M
1912 Commemorating the Revolution set M, some heavy mounting, odd gum crease, 10c grubby mark, SG.242/253. (12) Cat. £2400 £300 to 400 £820.00
441
 M
1912 Commemorating the Revolution set M, 16c tiny thin, $2 tone spot, SG.242/253. (12) Cat. £2400 £500 to 600 £640.00
442
 M
1912 Commemorating the Republic set M - $1 trace soiling extreme right, $2 perf fault, SG.254/265. (12) Cat. £1800 £400 to 500 £520.00
443    UM
1913 Express Letter 10c green & yellow complete strip of five portions, minor separation & 5th portion with bend/minor creasing, SG.E266, Chan E8. (1) Cat. £1200 £200 to 250 £280.00
444
 M
1913 (May) London Printing set, good to fine M (8c crease), SG.268/286. (19) Cat. £2750 £600 to 800 £1300.00
445
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918-30's Special cancels & Exhibition covers incl. red band with pair of Junks cancelled for 7th Anniv of Revolution & 1937 Good Roads Exhibition cancel & others. (7) £50 to 70 £230.00
446    M
 Used
CHINA & TAIWAN 1913-71 predominantly FU some M ranges on graph paper in a ring binder, 100's stamps incl. part sets, commems, defins, dues, selection of 1949-52 reprints also a selection of Taiwan & Provinces incl. Martyrs, S.Y.S, Revaluation, Airmails etc. (100's) £200 to 300 £200.00
447    Used
PERFINS MISCELLANEOUS U range with various perfins incl. YTT (Yee Tsong Tobacco Shanghai), HSB, HSBC, TC & S, A.C (Army Commercial Bank) etc. (135+) £40 to 50 £84.00
448
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-30's First flight covers incl. Goodwill flight to Japan, four are printed or illustrated envelopes. (10) £100 to 120 £290.00
449
 M
1923 Chinese Bureau of Engraving, Peking, M set - generally fine, odd tone noted, SG.309/332. (26) Cat. £2250 £500 to 700 £1100.00
450    M
 Used
1913 (May) Postage Due set London printing M, SG.D333/40 & 1915 Peking printing set to 10c M, 20c & 30c U (some mixed quality), SG.D341/8, 1920 Flood Relief Fund set M, SG.349/51. (19) Cat. £200+ £40 to 50 £40.00
451
 M
1921 Air set M (three are marginals), SG.352/6. (5) Cat. £375 £60 to 80 £76.00
452
 M
1921 Air set M, incl. corner marginals (3), SG.352/6 + extra 15c shade, SG.352/6. (6) Cat. £435 £80 to 100 £105.00
453
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1923 1st Air set (5) on Peitaiho Beach Flight to Shanghai, cover with single crease between two stamps & a little grubby at right side. (1) £100 to 150 £190.00
454
 M
1923 Adoption of Constitution set M (3c gum creases), SG.362/5, 1928 Assumption of Title of Marshal of the Army & Navy set M (1c tone spot), SG.372/5, 1929 Unification set M, SG.376/9. (12) Cat. £420 £80 to 100 £105.00
455
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's-40's variety of covers incl. GB Postage Due 2d on Indo China cover, French & German instructional marks, various single & mixed frankings, also 1910 Manchuria to North Shields 'Found Opened & Officially Sealed' franked pair 'Carp,' 1901 Capt Twining cover (philatelic) etc. (18) £100 to 150 £580.00
456
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's group of six illustrated Airmail covers, 3 by EURAJIA, 2 by CNAC (incl. timetable in Chinese) & 1 by Pan Am (FAM14) to USA, balance are internal - 2 to Hong Kong. (6 covers, 1 timetable, 1 unused env) £150 to 200 £340.00
457
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's-40's Covers (4), South Central China cover + 1946 Manchuria ovpt block of eight cover (SG.3), Manchuko wrapper + Crude opts on pair 5s 'Hei Ho' c.d.s. £50 to 60 £170.00
458    M
1931-41 fine M collection neatly written up on leaves incl. 1931-37 S.Y.S set, second issue wet printing values to $2, dry printing to $5, 1932-34 Martyrs set, 1932-37 Air issue various printings, few dues, surcharges 1936-38 (7), 1938 Die I $1 U, $2 & $5 M, Die II $1 & $2 M, Die III set M, Die III complete button set (5), 1939 Dec 6th 2c, 5c, $2, $5 & $10 M, also 8c, 10c & 30c Imperf M, 1939-41 no wmk set M, 1940 July 1941 set M, also incl. imperf $5 block of 50 etc. (181) £200 to 300 £500.00
459
 M
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 North West Scientific Expedition set M - some tone patches, another set VFU on registered cover to Canton, tied Peiping cancels, SG.406/9. (5) £200 to 250 £350.00
460    M
 Unused
 Used
1940-46 Superbly presented collection neatly written up on leaves in a FG Burleigh album, ranges from the various regions, highlights incl. 1940 Martyrs of the Revolution sets - wmk & no wmk, 1940-41 Airmails 30c vermillion variety imperf between pair, 1941 S.Y.S set, 1941 Thrift Movement M/Sheet, 1942 S.Y.S defins various strips showing imperforate between, 1943 Provincial surcharges various stamps (100) Surch 20c, plus multiples noted surcharge varieties incl. missing '2' in '20' etc. 1943 range of the vertical line surcharges incl. multiples, 1944 Parcel Post set to $10,000 VFU, 1944 War Refugees Relief Fund M/Sheet, 1945 Equal Treaties set, Pre Lin Sen set, 1945 Inauguration set etc. A super lot offered intact, viewing strongly recommended. (766) £2000 to 2500 £3200.00
461    M
 Unused
1940s (circa) Postal Savings Stamps accumulation of 135 plus small booklet 'The Postal Savings Stamps of China' 2nd pty 1957. £25 to 35 £25.00
462    M
 Unused
1946-47 Surcharges on various defin stamps M or unused collection neatly displayed & written up with Surch by Union Press - Shanghai, Central Trust Bureau - Chungking incl. double & inverted surcharges, also the 1946-47 Sun Yat-Sen set. (78) £150 to 200 £220.00
463    M
 Unused
1946-48 M or unused collection neatly presented & written up on leaves incl. 1946 Air $27, 1946 Pres Kai-Shek set (both perfs), 1946 Nat Assembly set, 1947 & 48 Postage Due sets, 1947 Parcels Post Pictorial set (these VFU), 1947 Govt in Nanking set, 1947 S.Y.S set of four (10th issue) set, 1947 Confucius set, 1947 S.Y.S set of 17, 1947 & 48 Restoration of Taiwan sets, 1948 Phil Exhibition set (perf & imperf), 1948 Re-valuation Surcharges set, 1948 T.B Fund set (perf & imperf) etc. Also incl. 1948 Airmail issues. (158) £100 to 150 £100.00
464    Unused
1948 Oct - 1949 Aug collection neatly presented & written up on leaves of S.Y.S & Martyrs issue surcharged also surcharges on Revenue stamps, 1949 Gold Yuan defins, Postage Dues, 1949 Pictorial (no value) set, both perf & imperf, SG.1211A/4A, 1211B/4B, 1949 Tundra Swans set + 10c & 16c prepared but not issued etc. Useful lot, viewing recommended. (202) £300 to 350 £560.00
465    Unused
1949 April 28 Hunan Province optd set, SG.1219/22, plus errors, SG.1219a & 1222b, unused (h). Cat. £1090. (6) £150 to 200 N/S
466
 Unused
1949 May 3rd Kiangsi Province optd set, unused (h), SG.1225/1231. (7)) Cat. £900 £200 to 250 £200.00
467
 Unused
1949 Szechwan Province overprinted 'Domestic Letter Fee, Chengtu' $150 to $5,000.000 set of 26 unused (h), also the 'Registered Letter Fee' $100 to $5,000 set of 8 unused (h), & the 'Air Mail Fee' set of 6 unused (h), SG.1244/1283, a handful have tone spots or patches, generally fine, a very scarce group. (40) Cat. £2900 £600 to 750 £720.00
468    Unused
1949 Silver Yuan Surch on Revenue stamps set unused (h), SG.1284/1292. Cat. £180 £50 to 65 £50.00
469    Unused
1949 Fukien Province 1949 May-June S.Y.S set unused (h), SG.1296/1307 plus extra 10c on $6000 with Surcharge Double. (3) £50 to 70 £50.00
470    Unused
1949 May-June Hunan Province Surch set, unused (h), SG.1308/11. (4) Cat. £250 £50 to 65 £50.00
471
 Unused
1949 May 4th Kwangsi Province Surch on S.Y.S set, unused (h), also inverted surcharge on the 1c value, SG.1314/1325 + 1317a. (13) Cat. £1450 £300 to 350 £330.00
472
 Unused
1949 May 12th Yunnan Province issue, various stamps surcharged a complete set unused (h), values in local currency, SG.1333/41 & values in Chinese currency, SG.1342/3. (11) Cat. £1250 £250 to 300 £250.00
473
 Unused
1949 June 8th S.Y.S Currency set unused, SG.1348/56. (9) Cat. £1000 £200 to 250 £200.00
  • CHINESE PROVINCES
475
 Unused
KIRIN & HEILUNGKIANG 1927 Optd set unused or part o.g, SG.1/20, Cat. £625 £80 to 100 £160.00
476    M
 Used
KIRIN & HEILUNGKIANG 1928 Chang Tso-Lin Optd set M SG.21/4 (1s gum thin), then a FU range 1927 defins to $1, 1928 Chang Tso-Lin set FU, 1929 Unification set FU, 1929 Memorial 1c, 4c & 10c. (34) Cat. £335 £80 to 100 £100.00
477
 Unused
 Used
NORTH EASTERN PROVINCES 1946-48 M & FU collection neatly written up on leaves incl. 1946 Aug Surcharge in red set unused (h), SG.14/16, 1946-48 S.Y.S sets unused (h), 1st & 2nd printings, SG.17/30 & 31/43, 1946 Military Post 1st & 2nd ptg, SG.M12/13, 1948 Parcel Post set unused, SG.P78/83, 1948 $500.000 on $5,000.000 VFU, SG.P84 etc. Very useful lot. (108) Cat. £3600 £500 to 700 £860.00
478    M
 Unused
SINKIANG 1915-43 M collection superbly presented on leaves from 1915 First Peking printings set (excl. 15c), 1916 2nd overprint to 50c + $5, 1924 2nd Peking printings values to 50c, also $1 U & $5 M, 1932 S.Y.S 1st & 2nd London printings sets, 1933 S.Y.S London issue - optd Peking set, 1938 S.Y.S optd Shanghai set, 1933 Martyrs set optd Peking, 1940 S.Y.S Chung Hwa printing set, Perf 14 set, 1941 Martyrs set Hong Kong printing, later ranges perfs/imperfs/papers etc. Some earlies in mixed condition incl. unused etc. Viewing recommended. (221) ST.Cat. £3000 £500 to 650 £660.00
479
 Used
SINKIANG 1922 Air stamps of Sinkiang hand stamped 'By Air Mail' in red, scarce & rarely seen, each with RPS Cert. 1978, SG.83/6. Cat. £2250 £500 to 650 £680.00
480
 Used
 Block of four
SINKIANG 1923 Adoption of the Constitution in VFU blocks of four. (16) Cat. £60 £60 to 75 £62.00
481
 M
SINKIANG 1923 Adoption of the Constitution SG.43/6, 1928 Marshal of the Army & Navy set M SG.71/4, 1929 Unification set M SG.75/8, 1929 State Burial set M SG.79/82. (16) Cat. £645 £150 to 200 N/S
482    M
SINKIANG 1941 (Nov 30th) Airs hand stamped in red wmk pair & no wmk set M or part o.g, SG.195/201. (7) Cat. £300 £50 to 65 £60.00
483
 M
SINKIANG 1942 (30th Nov) Airs hand stamped M set, 50c - unused, odd short perf, SG.187/194. (8) Cat. £750 £150 to 200 £200.00
484
 M
SINKIANG 1944 (25th May) Thrift Movement hand stamped in black set M, 8c - tone marks, 50c - gum disturbance, SG.221/5. (5) Cat. £625 £80 to 100 £100.00
485    M
 Unused
SINKIANG 1944 (25th May) Airs hand stamped in black, SG.202/6, also the no wmk set, SG.207/213 - either M or unused either M, part o.g. or unused. (12) Cat. £485 £70 to 90 £80.00
486
 Unused
SINKIANG 1949 May 20th Sinkiang Province Silver Yuan surcharges S.Y.S set, unused (h), SG.261/6. Cat. £675 £100 to 150 £120.00
487
 Unused
SINKIANG (20th May) Silver Yuan Surcharges on various S.Y.S 1c to $1 set unused, SG.261/6. (6) Cat. £675 £80 to 100 £110.00
488    M
SZECHWAN 1933 optd set, fine M, SG.1/3. (3) Cat. £160 £40 to 50 £42.00
489
 M
SZECHWAN 1933-34 Sun Yat-Sen issue optd set, $2 tiny gum thin, SG.4/11. (8) Cat. £450 £80 to 100 £82.00
490    M
SZECHWAN 1933 Martyrs issue optd set, fine M, SG.12/23. (12) Cat. £160 £40 to 50 £45.00
491    M
SZECHWAN 1933 Martyrs issue optd set, fine M, SG.12/23. (12) Cat. £160 £40 to 50 N/S
492    Used
SZECHWAN 1933 optd set U, SG.1/3, 1933-34 Sun Yat-Sen set U (excl. 15c scarlet), SG.4/11, 1933-34 Martyrs vals to 50c U incl. 10c block of four, from SG.12/23. (23) Cat. £125 £25 to 35 £30.00
493    M
 Used
YUNNAN 1926-33 M & U range neatly written up on leaves incl. 1926 Junks to 8c M, values to 13c U, 1929 State Burial 1c & $1 M, 1932 Peking opts to $1 M etc. (30) Cat. £490 £70 to 90 £72.00
  • COMMUNIST CHINA
494    Unused
 Used
1946-50 Superbly presented collection neatly written up in an Exeter album, predominantly unused, a few FU plus the odd cover, represented are the various regions with defins, commems, surcharged issues, also incl. imperfs, some highlights incl. Central & S. China 1948 Mao Imperf set plus 1949 Surcharged set, 1949 Peasant Soldier & Workmen defin set, 1949 Lib of Wuhan set perf & imperf, 1949 Surch defin set SG.CC148/CC157, North China 1948 Mao set SG.NC60A/NC66A + three vals imperf, NE China 1946 Dove of Peace SG.NE7, 1947 Japanese Surrender set, 1947 Defin set, 1950 Defin set SG.NE275/85 etc. Viewing a must for this specialist & rarely offered area. (672) £1000 to 1500 £3000.00
  • CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC
495   Used (on letter or envelope)
1958-59 selection of seven illustrated FDC's incl. 1958 Exhibition of Industry & Communications set, Russian Sputnik set, Aviation, Sports set etc. £50 to 80 £165.00
496   Used (on letter or envelope)
1984-2000 collection in a Devon album of unused Pictorial commem postcards, events incl. Medals Won at 23rd & 24th Olympics, China's Juvenile Philatelic Exhibition 1987, World Wushu Championships 1991, 7th Nat Women's Congress 1993, APEC Trade Fair 1997, W.H.O 50th Anniv 1998, UPU Congress 1998, 6th China Art Festival 2000 etc. Clean colourful lot. (126) £40 to 50 £40.00
497    M
 Used
COLLECTION/ACCUMULATION of M & U housed in black page stock book, many 100's incl. some earlies. Strength in P.R.C. incl. 1951 Death Anniversary of Lu Hsun set unused, 1956 Five Year Plan set U, 1959 National Games set U, 1960 Goldfish set U, 1960 Pigs set M & another set U, 1961 40th Anniversary Communist Party set, 1963 Butterflies set U, 1963 Landscapes set U (2) & 1978 Galloping Horses set UM etc. Further ranges incl. N.E. China, East China, Manchuko, Manchuria, Russian PO's & Taiwan etc. Viewing recommended. £200 to 250 £200.00
498    Used
Used on piece or front
1949-67 good to VFU collection of 1000+ stamps in a stock book. Highlights incl. 1952 Gymnastics set of se-tenant blocks, 1960 Goldfish set & 1960 Chrysanthemums set. Also a selection of better singles or pairs etc. used on piece incl. 1960 large format Mao issues/Thoughts of Mao etc. A useful lot. Cat. £5380 £1000 to 1500 £1250.00
499
 M
1949-80 M collection of 967 stamps, booklets & M/Sheet on stock leaves with many better sets & items. Highlights incl. 1950 Peace set, 1952 Liberation of Tibet set, 1952 Gymnastics se-tenant blocks set, 1952 National Games set, 1966 New Industrial Machines set, 1967 Labour Day set, 1973 Giant Panda set, 1973 Women's Day set, 1976 Completion of 4th Five Year Plan set, 1980 Year of The Monkey 8f & also 1983 Terracotta Figures booklet SG.SB18. A very useful lot. Cat. £11,943 £2000 to 3000 £2800.00
500   Used (on letter or envelope)
1951-81 PRC stationery unused 26 cards, 11 envelopes + 1 regular defin bisected on local cover - philatelic. (38) £75 to 80 £110.00
501    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1961 Rebirth of the Tibetan People 30f Tibetan Children UM block of twenty five (being right side ½ sheet), gum a little toned, SG.2009. (25) Cat. £1750 £400 to 500 N/S
502    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1961 Rebirth of the Tibetan People 30f Tibetan Children UM block of twenty five (being left side ½ sheet), gum a little toned, SG.2009. (25) £400 to 500 N/S
503    Used
Used on piece or front
1967-68 range of better individual values, genuine use one piece incl. SG.2353/4, 2362, 2376, 2385, 2387/8, 2396 etc. (11) Cat. £750+ £100 to 150 £170.00
504    UM
 M
 Used
MISCELLANEOUS ACCUMULATION of M & U stamps on black stock leaves, better noted incl. Peoples Republic 1963 Pandas & Monkeys sets IMPERFORATE M or UM, 1964 Cuban Revolution set M, 1967 10f Poems of Mao SG.2383 M, 1972 Workings Women's Day set M, also Mengkiang, Indo-Chinese Post Offices in China VFU, others for checking. (340+) £350 to 400 £350.00
505    M
1973-2002 fine M collection on black stock leaves, total of 388 stamps, 5 M/Sheets & 2 booklets. Highlights incl. 1973 Archaeological Treasure set, 1978 Horses set, 1979 Pilgrimage Scenes, 1980 Tarrying Garden set & 1980 Paintings of Qi Baishi set. Cat. £1435 £200 to 250 £260.00
506    M
1979-2003 fine M collection of 1706 stamps & 107 Miniature Sheets in a large stock book. Attractive run through of colourful material. Cat. £3350 £400 to 600 £700.00
507    UM
1979-92 modern UM collection of 505 stamps, 16 booklets & 35 M/Sheets housed within a stock book & album. Cat.£1400 £200 to 250 £260.00
508   Used (on letter or envelope)
FIRST DAY COVERS collection of approx 500 from the 1980's incl. sets, singles & M/Sheets etc. £100 to 150 N/S
509
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLET 1980 Gu Dong, SG.SB10(1) Cat. £650 £150 to 200 £370.00
510
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLET 1981 Year of the Cock, SG.SB12(3), Cat. £375 £100 to 125 £130.00
511    UM
1983-2000 almost a complete UM Collection of Stamps & miniature sheets housed in two Lighthouse printed hingeless albums, also a part set of M 1950 regular issue (clouds). Total of 1194 stamps & 83 M/sheets - useful lot. £400 to 600 £580.00
512   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLETS 1982 Year of the Dog & 1983 Year of the Pig, 1983 Swan, SG.SB15(7), SG.SB17(8) & SB19(10) Cat. £206. (3) £50 to 65 £66.00
513    UM
1986-90 & 2001-05 Year Books & Special Packs containing UM sets, covers & M/Sheets etc. £100 to 150 £160.00
514    UM
Used (on letter or envelope)
MODERN CHINA - Large accumulation of material incl. Special New issue folders containing VFU sets between SG. 3494/4065, New issue folders containing UM sets between SG. 4132/4442, Postal Stationery Cards with photos of Chinese scenes on one side - other side scenes represented as stamp (16 sets of 10 P. Cards) between 1984-1994, Album containing collection of commemorative P.Cards between 1984-2000, few booklets, new issue bulletins 1983-2000 & more to view, bulky lot fills a carton. £200 to 300 £200.00
515    UM
1992-98 range of 15 UM & single VFU M/Sheets. £25 to 30 N/S
516   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLETS 1980-2000 collection of 18 exploded booklets for display (panes can be replaced) incl. SG.SB11 (2), SB12 (3), SB13 (4), SB15 (7), SB17 (8), SB18 (9), SB20 (11) etc. Cat. £1175 £200 to 250 £260.00
517   Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BOOKLETS 1981-2000 11 different incl. 1981 SG.SB13 (4), SG.SB14 (5), 1982 SG.SB16 (6), 1983 SG.SB18 (9), 1984 SG.SB20 (12). Cat. £505 £100 to 120 £120.00
  • JAPANESE OCCUPATION OF CHINA
518    M
 Used
1941-45 chiefly M collection neatly written up in a Devon album, fine ranges of Chinese S.Y.S, Martyrs or Airs issues overprinted. Comprises 420 stamps & 11 covers, a delightful collection offered completely intact. £500 to 650 £600.00
519    M
 Unused
 Used
HOPEH 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, fine ranges of Chinese S.Y.S or Martyrs types overprinted. (147) Cat. £1300 £250 to 300 £280.00
520    M
 Unused
 Used
HONAN 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, fine ranges of Chinese S.Y.S or Martyrs types overprinted. (98) Cat. £1500 £300 to 350 £320.00
521    M
 Unused
 Used
MENGKIANG 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, fine range of Chinese S.Y.S or Martyrs types overprinted. (106) ST.Cat. £1475 £300 to 350 £320.00
522    M
 Unused
 Used
SHANSI 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, ranges of Chinese S.Y.S & Martyrs types overprinted. Cat. £1700 £340 to 400 £360.00
523
 M
 Unused
 Used
SHANGTUNG 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, fine ranges of Chinese S.Y.S or Martyrs types overprinted. (142) Cat. £1750 £350 to 400 £360.00
524    M
 Unused
 Used
SUPEH 1941 chiefly M collection neatly presented in clear mounts, written up on leaves, fine ranges of Chinese S.Y.S or Martyrs types overprinted. (90) Cat. £1050 £200 to 250 £250.00
  • FOREIGN POST OFFICES IN CHINA
525   Used (on letter or envelope)
FOREIGN PO's 1922 USA 2c on cover to Shanghai + 5x German PO's 5(2) & 10pf cards, 20pf on env + parcel label, variety of cancels incl. German boxed cancels. (7) £40 to 50 £115.00
526    Used
FRENCH PO's 1894-1921 good to VFU collection neatly presented on leaves from 1894 Peace & Commerce values to 5f, 1902 Blanc, Mouchon & Merson types to 5f, 1903 5c on 15c another with Surch Inverted, 1903 Postage Due 15c blue hand stamped at Peking 'A/PERCEVOIR' in red, 1907 Surch set to 40c on 1f, 1911-21 Set to 10c on 25c + 40c on 1f. (57) ST.Cat. £1500 £200 to 250 £200.00
527    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
GERMAN PO's a fine postally used collection + covers well displayed with scarce usage noted. Stamps from 1898 5pf-50pf with 48 degree slope SG.2-6, 7, 7A, 8/12, 56 degree slope, 1901-04 China opts on Germania various values to 3m, other Germania values to 5m - Kiachow, various 'yacht' type printings incl. 1906 wmk lozenges values to 1mk. There is much more of pmk interest with five examples from Shanghai, Tientsin, Kaumi, Litsun, Syfang, Tsingtau - Tapautau, Railway Post Office Tsingtau - Tsinanfu & Weihsien Bahnposts. An attractive 1897 registered letter from The Imperial Railways of N. China sent via various transits to Gateshead, England. An 1888 cover posted at the German Consulate, Shanghai via mail boat to Marseilles, also cards from Tsingtau. Cat. £2160 (approx) at cheapest without considering the postal markings, well worth viewing. (116 + 4 covers) £300 to 400 £760.00
528    Used
INDO-CHINESE PO's 1902-27 good to VFU collection superbly written up on leaves from general issues 1902 Peace & Commerce 1c, 4c & 10c, 1904 values to 25c, 1904-05 Grasset types to 15c, Canton 1901 to 25c, 1903-04 to 25c, 1906 to 25c, 1908 to 10f, 1919 to 30c, Chungking 1903-04 5c & 15c, 1906 4c block of four, 1908 1c, 4c, 1919 to 40c, Hoihow 1901 to 20c, 1903-04 to 25c, 1906 to 1f, 1908 to 5c, 1919 to 10c, Kwangchow 1906 to 2f, 1908 to 5c, 1927 to 12c etc, Mengtse 1903-06 to 25c, 1906 35c, 1908 to 10c, 1919 to 50c, Pakhoi 1903-04 to 25c, further low denominations, Yunnanfu 1903-04 to 25c, 1906 to 50c, 1908 to 25c, 1919 to 50c. (175) Cat. £1335 £250 to 300 £260.00
529
 M
 Used
ITALIAN PO's 1917-19 fine M or VFU collection of 68 stamps superbly presented on leaves incl. defin, express letter stamps & postage dues, highlights incl. Peking 1917 2l on 5c Inverted Surcharge M, 1917 to 25c VFU, 1917 to 5l M, 1918-19 Set M, 40c FU, 1918 Dues 8c, 12c & 16c M, 1919 Dues opt Bars set, Tientsin 1917 to 10l M, 1918-19 to 40c M, 1918 Dues 8c, 12c & 16c M, 1919 Dues opt Bars set etc. (68) £500 to 700 £520.00
530    M
 Used
RUSSIAN PO's 1899-1920 chiefly VFU collection of 60 stamps neatly presented on leaves incl. 1899-1908 Arms set FU, vertically laid paper 4k, 14k, 20k, 25k, 3r50, 5r & 7r FU, 1910-16 Arms set + extra shades FU, 1917 Arms set to 1d on 1r FU (excl. 70c on 70k), plus 5d on 5r M, 1917 Surch on rouble values 3d50, 5d & 7d M, 1920 Arms incl. 10c on 10k U, also 5c on 5k imperf pair FU. (59) ST.Cat. £900+ £150 to 180 £190.00
531
 Used
UNITED STATES POSTAL AGENCY IN SHANGHAI 1919 good to FU range 2c, 4c (5), 10c, 14c (2), 18c, 24c & $1, SG.1/15, also 1922 4c on 2c (2), SG.17, total Cat. £1863 plus 2c on 8c unused, also piece bearing US 8c (4) & 2c (2) - one fault, cancelled large oval US Agency Shanghai pmks. (17) £200 to 250 £310.00
 
   
       
   
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