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Stamp auction - 27 March 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 March 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 147 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
579    Used
SMALL CLUB BOOK containing a range of 164 stamps from earlies to 1950's mainly S.Y.S or junks U, odd better item noted 1878 Large Dragons 1ca & 5ca U. £200 to 250 £320.00
1885-1965 M & U range on leaves, mixed condition. (330) £25 to 35 £92.00
1898-1930 chiefly U selection on stock sheets, ranges of Chinese Imperial Post to $2 (3) & overprints to 30c etc, odd block and a few M etc. ST.Cat. £550+ Also 1978-2005 stamp auction catalogues (5) relating to China incl. the Whang Collection of Large Dragons & Mizuhara Exhibition Collection. (114) £70 to 90 £185.00
1898-1967 chiefly U collection housed in a Simplex album, value is in the Peoples Republic issues of the 1960's incl. 1960 Chrysanthemums set FU, 1961 Tang Dynasty Pottery set FU, 1963 Giant Pandas set FU, 1964 Petroleum set FU, 1964 Hydro Electric set FU, 1965 Peoples Liberation Army set FU, 1966 Cultural Revolution Games set FU, 1967 Third Five Year Plan set FU, 1967 Thoughts of Mao 8f strip of five FU, 2nd strip FU (1st stamp not cancelled) etc, 1967 Labour Day set FU, 1967 Our Great Teacher set FU, plus a range of Taiwan. Useful lot. (100's) Cat. £3000+ £500 to 700 £960.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 (5 Mar) Imperial 1c stationery card, additionally franked with pair of ½c, 1c & 2c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragons), tied by oval departure d/stamp with additional 'Kiaochow' 8 March pmk at top, sent via the German Post Office in Tsingtao with 5pf 'China' added for external transit to Hamburg, fine and attractive combination with arrival pmk. £150 to 200 £280.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 (July) PPC franked with ½c & 1d Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon) used in combination with French, German & Japanese Post Offices in China adhesives, all tied by appropriate Peking departure pmks, addressed to Uppsala, Sweden, some toning o/w fine four country combination. £80 to 100 £175.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 (Mar) PPC franked with 1c & 4c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon), tied by oval Peking d/stamps, used in combination with pair of Hong Kong 2c Victoria, tied by Shanghai c.d.s. and sent to Italy, with Aviano arrival pmk. £150 to 200 £220.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 (May) PPC franked with 4c Chinese Imperial Post (Coiling Dragon), used in combination with pair of Hong Kong 2c Victoria, tied by Shanghai c.d.s. and sent to Sweden, with Stockholm arrival pmks at left, VF. Uncommon destination. £150 to 200 £220.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
U.S Embassy 1930-40's correspondence from M. Ludden or Mrs Ludden (No. 2 at US Embassy, Peking) to USA from Peking or Canton, also 1937 Moukden Manchuria with Moukden I.N.P.O cancel, four covers bear US vals, cancelled scarce 'MAR DTCH AMER EMBASSY - PEIPING CHINA (4' few later European posting covers, pieces etc. following his exoneration at Sen McCarthy without hearings, some damage & tears overall but a rare group in any condition. (60+) £200 to 300 £600.00
MANCHUKUO 1932-43 good to VFU range on leaves incl. 1932 White Pagoda set (excl. 13f), 1933 Anniversary of Republic 4f & 10f, 1934-35 Surcharges 3f on 4f (both shades), 1935 Visit to Japan set, 1936 Postal Agreement set, 1936 19 vals to 1y violet, 1944-45 set & 1944 Friendship with China set etc. Cat. £700 (110) £90 to 120 £120.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
20thC group of covers, postcards & reg piece, franked Junks, Martyrs, Rice Cutter and Sun Yat Sen issues, multiple frankings on reg. Airmail etc. to local & foreign destinations, pair of covers show hand struck s/line PASSED BY CENSOR marks in green, another to Canada rated 50c incl. 1936 5c on 15c deep blue Surcharge (1), some late covers. (25) £90 to 110 £310.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942-43 Correspondence of multiple, franked & censored covers, vals to $10, addressed Co. Durham, sent by Friends Ambulance Unit, Kutsing, Yunnan province, despatched by BOAC via Calcutta, Lagos, then Cairo or Lisbon by P.A.A - a circuitous route owing to Japanese action in Burma - Burma Road via Kunming apparently closed, few minor faults. (11) £120 to 140 £320.00
1949-66 VFU collection in a stock book incl. 1955 Scientists M/Sheet (4), 1960 Chrysanthemums, 1963 Hwangshan Landscapes, 1964 15th Anniv Peoples Republic strip of 3, 1965 2nd Nat Games, 1967 Lin Ying-Chun Commemoration set etc. Useful lot. (511) Cat. £925 £150 to 200 £290.00
1963 Hwangshan Landscapes set UM, some minor imperfections, generally fine, SG.2124/2139. (16) Cat. £1100 £150 to 200 £380.00
1975-77 UM range of stamps & M/Sheets in two stock books with several better incl. 1978 Galloping Horses set, 1978 Flying Fairies M/Sheet, 1979 Great Wall M/Sheet, 1979 Camellias M/Sheet etc. (300 + 5 m/s) Cat. £4000+ £600 to 750 £1150.00
1977-86 UM range in two presentation folders. (109 + 2 m/s) Cat. £165 £40 to 60 £72.00
1998 22nd UPU & China 99 Fish M/Sheet x50 UM, SG.MS4354. Cat. £387 £80 to 100 N/S
1950-2011 selection of commems & m/sheets all UM plus set 1950 Foundation of Peoples Republic reprints - used, 1987 Year of the Rabbit booklet pane complete etc. Cat.£650. £120 to 170 £155.00
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