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Stamp auction - 5 December 2013 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 5 December 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 146 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • CHINA
522    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
Accumulation on leaves all periods mainly used, also some covers (mainly modern) & M/Sheets (incl. few Asia area), also 18 coins of China & Macau (8). Well worth examination. (1200+ items) £60 to 75 £90.00
523
 M
 Used
MUNICIPAL POSTS small collection of 37 different incl. Chefoo, Chinkiang, Foochow, Ichang & Nanking. Also unused postal stationery cards - Chinkiang 1c, Shanghai 1ca & 2c & Chungking 2 can with 1 can surcharge in red. (37 + 4 cards) £80 to 100 £280.00
524
 Used
MUNICIPAL POSTS OF TREATY PORTS, CHINESE EMPIRE, REPUBLIC & PROVINCES good to VFU Collection neatly presented on leaves in Merton album commencing with Municipal Posts with FU ranges from Shanghai, Chefoo, Chinkiang, Foochow, Chinese Empire 1888 1ca (2), 3ca, 5ca, 1894 1ca, 2ca, 3ca, 4ca, 9ca, 1897 Surcharges, 4c, 5c, 8c, 1897 Imperial Chinese Post to 20c, 1898 to 50c, 1900 to 50c, 1904 Postage Dues set, 1909 Temple of Heaven set, Republic issues incl. 1912 to $1, Postage Dues to 30c, 1912 Opts to $1, 1912 Revolution vals to $2, Republic to 50c, 1913-14 Express 10c green, 1913 Junks to $2, 1914 Junks to $5, 1923 Junks to $5, 1913 Postage Dues London ptg to 30c, Peking ptg to 30c, 1921 Nat Postal Service set, 1921 Air set, 1923 Adoption of Constitution set, 1928 Marshal Chang set, 1929 Unification set, 1929 State Burial set, 1931-37 SYS set, 1933 Tan Yen-kai set, 1936 New Life set, later SYS ranges with vals to $5, 1941 Thrift set, 1945 Equal Treaties with GB & USA set, 1945 Inang of Pres Kai-shek, 1946 60th Birthday set, Provinces with ranges from Yunnan incl. 1926 to $1, Manchuna - Kirin & Heilungkiang 1927 to $1 Sinkiang 1916 to $2, 1923 Adoption of Constitution set, 1928 Assumption $1, 1929 Burial to 10c, Szechuan, 1933 SYS to $2, Martyrs to 50c, Yunnan 1933 Martyrs to 50c etc. Very useful collection offered intact. STCat.£6,350 (1006) £800 to 1000 £1750.00
525
 M
 Block of four
Amoy 1895 Postage Due opt. in red 2c blue Type II, opt. in black ½c, 1c, 4c & 5c, each is a M corner block of four, SG. D9, D12/13, D16/17, odd minor stain but generally fine. Cat. £600+ (20) £100 to 120 £155.00
526
 M
 Used
1897 Dowager New Currency surcharges ½c M (creased) SG. 37, 2c U SG. 39, 5c U SG. 41 (defective left side), ½c M SG. 78, 2c U SG. 59 & 10c U SG. 63 (straight edge at base). Cat. £240 (6) £40 to 50 £64.00
527    M
 Used
1898-1952 M & U range on leaves, highlights 1898 Chinese Imperial Post 20c, 30c, 50c & $1 M, vals to $2 U, some heavy duplication of U lower vals, 1909 First Year Reign of Emperor Hsuan Tung set in lower marginal blocks of six (some faults & 3c block is split) etc. (300+) £150 to 200 £380.00
528
 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 £150 to 200 N/S
529
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 July 10th SWAC/Air France first flight Canton-Marseille special cover to London re-addressed to Manila with cachet backstamped Paris. 1937 April 26th CNAC/PAA 1st flight Shanghai-San Francisco with cachets. (2) £40 to 50 £76.00
530
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 June 29th EURASIA 1st flight Hankow-Hong Kong (2 similar covers), PAA first flight Shanghai- San Francisco 7.6.47 Official cover, another but Shanghai-Guan, CNAC 1st flight Shanghai-Guam 6.10.47 official cover addressed to Midway backstamped Guam. (5) £45 to 55 £74.00
531
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 THRIFT 8c, 21c, 28c, 33c Thrift (SG. 599/602) and 3 x 2c SYS, 4c on 5c SYS, together on a cover from Inland Mission, Chenyuan, Kweichow, via Chungking, bears 'AIR MAIL IN CHINA ONLY' straight line h.s. & boxed violet 'NOT OPENED/BY/CENSOR' via Victoria Hong Kong - c.d.s. to Australia. £40 to 50 £82.00
532
Used (on letter or envelope)
1944 registered (Kutsing) airmail cover from Kutsing (Yunnan) endorsed 'By BOAC to Egypt via Calcutta, thence by surface to destination' & bears circular Cairo censor hand stamp on front. Total transit 51 days, indicating that it travelled by sea from Egypt to UK. (1) £30 to 40 £82.00
533
 Used
1949 Celebration of Peoples Political Conference set to 1952 Asia Peace Conference set. VFU Collection on leaves incl. 1950 Political Conference set, 1950 Unit Surcharged set of 6 & $500 perf 14, 1950 Foundation of Peoples Republic set, 1950 $20,000 unissued of East China, 1951 Gate of Heavenly Peace $10,000, $20,000, $100,000, $200,000, 1951 Cent of Taiping set, 1952 Liberation of Tibet set etc. Cat.£1,760 (143) £300 to 350 £450.00
534    Used
1952 Second Anniv Chinese Volunteer Force set to 1961 World Table Tennis set, VFU Collection on leaves incl. 1959 Tenth Anniv of Peoples Republic Rep 20f, 1960 Gold Fish set, 1960 Pig-breeding set, 1960 Chrysanthemums etc. Cat.£665 (406) £120 to 160 £170.00
535
 Unused
 Block of four
1953 $800 orange-yellow, vermillion & red orange top marginal block of four unused UM, as issued, SG.M1593. (4) Cat. £2000+ £600 to 800 £820.00
536    Used
1961 People's Revolutionary Military Museum set to 1963 Children set VFU Collection on leaves incl. 1961 Tang Dynasty Pottery set, 1961 Mongolian People's Revolution set, 1961 Rebirth of Tibetan People set, 1962 Support for Cuba set, 1962 Stage Art set, 1963 4th Anniv of Cuban Revolution set etc. £526 (112) £100 to 130 £280.00
537    Used
1963 Butterflies set to 1965 People Liberation Army set VFU collection on leaves incl. 1963 Hwangshan Landscapes set, 1964 Chinese Peonies set, 1964 Centenary of First International 8f, 1964 Petroleum Industry set, 1965 Chingkiang Mountains set, 1965 Peoples Liberation Army set etc. Cat.£577 (197) £100 to 130 £230.00
538    Used
1965 Victory over Japan Anniv set to 1972 Anniv of Publication of Yenan Forum's Discussion on Literature & Art set VF Collection on leaves incl. 1965 2nd Nat Games set, 1970 Death of Chin Hsun-hua 8f, 1971 Afro-Asian table tennis set, 1971 Albanian Workers Party set. Cat.£331 (80) £65 to 85 £78.00
539
 UM
1969 Defence of Chen Pao Tao set excl. 8f UM, SG.2425, also 1971 50th Anniv of Communist Party vertical design 8f in a horizontal lower marginal strip of three UM, SG.2452/4. (7) Cat. £740 £200 to 250 £210.00
540    UM
1971 50th Anniv of Communist Party set UM (the vertical designs in a horizontal strip of three), SG.2446/51 + 2452a, odd tiny imperfection noted, rounded corner perf & tone spot, generally fine. (9) Cat. £775 £80 to 120 £80.00
541
 Used
1972 10th Anniv of Mao's Edict of Physical Culture set to 1974 Peking Building set VFU Collection on leaves incl. 1972 Merchant Shipping set, 1972 Construction Flag Canal set, 1973 Revolutionary Ballet set, 1974 Popular Gymnastics set, 1974 Acrobatics set etc. Cat.£428 (105) £80 to 100 £80.00
542
 Used
1974 Industrial Production set to 1977 1st Death Anniv of Mao Set VFU collection on leaves incl. 1974 Industrial Production set, 1975 Wushu set 1976 Completion of Five Year Plan. Cat.£449 (153) £90 to 120 £220.00
543
 Used
1977 Mao Memorial Hall to 1979 Birth of Stalin VFU Collection on leaves incl. the 1979 4th Nat. Games m/s & 1979 30th Anniv of Peoples Republic m/s. Cat.£350+ (203) £80 to 100 £120.00
544    Used
1979 Great Wall M/Sheet, VFU, SG.MS2865 Cat.£130. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
545
 Used
1979 International Stamp Fair Riccione M/Sheet, VFU, SG.2874 Cat.£550 (1) £100 to 120 £210.00
546
 Used
1979 Camellias Red Jewellery M/Sheet VFU, SG.MS2922. Cat.£200 (1) £50 to 65 £50.00
547
 Used
1980 Paintings of Qi Baishi to 1981 Beauties of Jinling VFU collection incl. 1981 Year of the Cock booklet, 1981 Marking the Gunwale booklet, 1981 Stamp Exhibition Japan booklet, & Twelve Beauties of Jinling m/s. Cat.£820 (201) £200 to 250 N/S
548
 Used
1981 International Year of Disabled Persons to 1983 Scenes from the Western Chamber m/s VFU 'Collection incl. booklets' 1982 Year of the Dog, The Sable, 1982 Birds m/s, booklet 1983 Year of the Pig. Cat.£440 (103) £100 to 130 N/S
549
 Used
1983 Children's Paintings to 1989 Silk Painting M/Sheet VFU run through collection noted 1983 Swans booklet, 1984 Year of the Rat booklet, 1984 Tang Dynasty Painting M/Sheet, 1984 Scenes from Peony Pavilion M/Sheet, 1985 Mei Flowers M/Sheet. Cat.£600 (387 + 7 booklets) £150 to 200 N/S
 
   
       
   
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