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Stamp auction - 3 September 2015 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 3 September 2015. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 151 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
572   Used (on letter or envelope)
Modern accumulation of FDC's & postal stationery etc. housed in packets & albums. Large quantity fills two cartons. £200 to 300 £200.00
573
 M
1878-83 Large Dragon 1c green, fresh M, well centred, SG.1. (1) Cat. £700 £200 to 250 N/S
574
 M
1878-83 Large Dragon 3ca wider setting, very fresh M, perfs a little irregular at right, SG.5. (1) Cat. £1300+ £300 to 350 N/S
575
 Used
1897 Revenue stamps Surcharged 2c on 3c deep red, good used example, SG.89. (1) Cat. £325 £75 to 100 £100.00
576
 Unused
1897 Revenue stamps Surcharged 1c on 3c deep red, fresh unused, perfs a little uneven on two sides, SG.88. (1) Cat. £750 £150 to 200 £160.00
577
 M
 Used
REMAINDERED LOT on leaves & card incl. 1909 1st Year of Reign 2c strips of seven & three UM, 3c pair & single M & 7c single M & strip of three unused. 1904 Dues 1c, 5c & 10c used, 1904 Due 5c U & 2c brown M with ovpt. Useful later issues incl. pane of 50 of a 10c olive value Imperf marked in m/s in margins 'obsolete.' Worth careful examination. (approx 480) £50 to 70 £82.00
578
 M
 Used
Collection of 2024 M or U stamps housed in a Stamford Major album incl. a few earlies, 1945 Inauguration of President Chiang Kai-Shek set M, general range of Republic issues, range of N.E Province M, East China, strength in Peoples Republic 1949-2001, then range of Taiwan. £100 to 150 £220.00
579
 Unused
1949 Flying Swans set of four, fine unused (hinged) & un-issued 10c & 16c. SG.1344/7. (6) Cat. £400 £100 to 130 £110.00
580    M
 Used
1949-80 predominantly FU collection of 1713 stamps housed in black mounts written up in two spring back albums. Highlights incl. 1951 30th Anniv Communist Party set M (Cat. £40), 1951 Lu Huan set M & U (cat. £42), 1960 Chrysanthemums VFU (Cat. £60), 1962 Manchurian Crane set UM & VFU (Cat. £120), 1963 Butterflies VFU (Cat. £36), 1963 Landscapes set VFU (Cat. £120), 1964 Bronze Vessels set UM (Cat. £150), 1964 15th Anniv Peoples Republic strip of three VFU (Cat. £30), 1964 Petroleum set VFU (Cat. £32), 1964 Chemical Industry set UM (Cat. £55), 1965 Mountaineering set VFU (Cat. £70), 1965 Liberation Army set VFU (Cat. £55), 1967 Lin Ying-Chun set VFU (Cat. £110), 1967 Third Five Year Plan set VFU (Cat. £44), 1968 Literature & Art set VFU (Cat. £110), 1968 Anti-American Declaration VFU (Cat. £75), 1968 Thoughts of Mao VFU (Cat. £60), 1974 Gymnastics set UM (Cat. £80), 1974 Aerobics set UM (Cat. £65), 1977 Horses set UM (Cat. £75) etc. £250 to 350 £780.00
581
 Used
1962 Stage Art set, VFU, SG.2037/44. (8) Cat. £250 £60 to 80 £140.00
582
 Used
1967 25th Anniv of Mao's Talks on Literature set, VFU, SG.2359/61. Cat. £600 £100 to 130 £110.00
583
 UM
 Used
1967 Labour Day set, VFU (odd pulled perf & one stamp has tiny closed tear), SG.2354/8, Cat. £170, 1969 Defence of Chen Pao Tao set UM (excl. 8f - SG.2425), Cat. £117. (9) Total Cat. £287. £50 to 65 £52.00
584
 Used
1967 Thoughts of Mao set, superb VFU, SG.2343/2353. (11) Cat. £750 £150 to 200 £260.00
585    M
 Used
Stock book containing a range of 176 M or U stamps incl. 1967 Poems 8f, M, SG.2379, Cat £250. £120 to 170 £120.00
586
 UM
1971 50th Anniv of Chinese Communist Party 8f horizontal marginal se-tenant strip of three UM, SG.2452a. (3) Cat. £500 £100 to 150 N/S
587
 UM
1972 Anniv of Yenan Discussions on Literature set, UM (marginals, SG.2474/79. Cat. £180 £40 to 50 £60.00
588
 UM
1978 Galloping Horses M/Sheet, UM, SG.MS2781. (1) Cat. £700 £200 to 250 £270.00
589
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1981 Year of the Cock booklet, SG.SB12 (3). (1) Cat. £375 £80 to 100 £86.00
590    UM
CHINA & MACAO stock book containing an UM range of 1990's China M/Sheets, UM (Cat. £120) & Macao 1990's duplicated M/Sheets or stamps in blocks/multiples etc. (Cat. £648) £100 to 120 N/S
591    UM
1998 22nd UPU & China 1999 Fish M/Sheet (50) UM, SG.MS4354. Cat. £387 £70 to 90 £70.00
  • Indo-China
592
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1899 Military mail envelope written from Hanoi, addressed to France, endorsed 'Troupes de L'Indo-Chine' cancelled by Tuyen-Quang/Tonkin d/stamp routed via Tonkin with undated 'Corps Expedit/Tonkin' & military cachet 'Le Commandant a Armees/Chiem-Hoa' in blue. Fine. £50 to 65 £68.00
593
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1900 Military Mail envelope addressed to France headed 'Troupes D'Occupation du Tonkin' bearing Indo-China 15c blue (Yv 8), tied by Lao-Kai/Tonkin double ring '1/10' with 'Corps Exped/Tonkin' undated double ring, routed via Hanoi '9/10' with Marne receiver on reverse. Superb item from the French Occupation. £60 to 80 £82.00
594
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1902 reg envelope to Algeria bearing Indo-China 10c black/blue, Yv 7 (4), tied by Tonquin Hai-Phong double ring in blue with boxed h/struck registered routed via Saigon and Marseille with Alger receiver. £60 to 80 £60.00
595
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1903 envelope addressed to Paris bearing Indo-China 14 on 25c blue (Yv 23), tied by Sept-Pagodes/Tonkin double ring with oval military cachet '2nd Regiment de Tirailleurs/Tonkinois/Controle des Sous Officers/Biblotheque' in violet, routed via Haiphong with Paris receiver. Scarce. £80 to 100 £86.00
596
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA P.O's IN PACHOI 1903 reg envelope addressed to Tonkin, bearing French China 2c brown (SG.2), 5c yellow green (SG.4), 10c rose (SG.5), 15c grey (SG.6) & 25c black/rose (SG.8), tied by Packhoi Chine double ring '20th Avril' with framed h/struck 'R' with Hai-Phong/Tonquin arrival in blue on reverse. Ex Desrousseaux. £70 to 90 £105.00
597
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1904 News Band wrapper addressed to Saigon bearing French General Colonies Postage Due 50c blue (Yv 28), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring with h/stamp 'T' adjacent, adhesive overlaps the edge of the wrapper. Scarce item of Indo-China Postage Due mail paying the domestic wrapper rate. (1) £100 to 130 N/S
598
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1904 News-Band wrapper addressed to Saigon bearing Indo-China Postage Due 5 on 60c brown/buff (Yv 1), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring. Scarce item of Indo-China Postage Due mail paying the domestic wrapper rate. £100 to 120 N/S
599
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1905 envelope addressed to Saigon bearing Indo-China Postage Due 30 on 30c black (Yv 4), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring with h/struck 'I' adjacent. Rarely seen use of Indo-China tax stamp paying the domestic letter rate. £150 to 180 N/S
600
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1913 postal stationery envelope 10c red, cancelled by 'Dong-Van/Tonkin' double ring '29/8' addressed to Paris, routed via Yen-Minh '30/8,' Quang-Ba '31/8,' Nagiang '2/9,' Bao-Ha '5/9' and Hai-Phong '7/9,' endorsed 'via Transsiberian.' Nice routing. £50 to 65 N/S
601
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1925 reg envelope to France bearing 1c brown (Yv 100), 2c green (Yv 101), 4c orange (Yv 103) & 10c blue (Yv 109), tied by Thotnot Cochinchine d/stamp with boxed h/struck 'R' and Bordeaux receiver on reverse. £50 to 65 N/S
602
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1932 illustrated envelope addressed to Can-Tho bearing Indo-China 4c pink (SG.143), tied by 'Poste Rurale/Province de Cantho/Binhthuy' double ring, underpaid bearing French Indo-China Postage Dues 1c slate & red pair (SG.D162) & 3c pale blue & plum (SG.D164), tied by triangular 'Taxe Minimum/5 Cents' h/stamp in blue with Cantho/Cochinchine arrival & boxed 'Consommez/Le Riz et le Cafe/D'Indo-Chine' on reverse. Superb item of taxed mail. £60 to 75 £60.00
603
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1947 Air Mail envelope addressed to Hong Kong bearing Indo-China 80c orange (SG.331), tied by Saigon R.P/Cochinchine d/stamp with boxed 'Recouverture de la Ligne/3 Avril 1947/Saigon-Hong Kong' with boxed instructional on reverse 'Return to Sender/Reason For Non Delivery Checked' in blue (Proud 1st Type) with Hong Kong receiver & forwarded to Saigon. £60 to 80 N/S
 
   
       
   
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