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Stamp auction - 29 June 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 29 June 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 153 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
556
 M
1878-83 Large Dragon 1c green, fresh M (well centred), SG.1. (1) Cat. £700 £150 to 200 £210.00
557
 M
1878-83 Large Dragon 3ca wider setting, very fresh M (perfs a little irregular at right), SG.5. (1) Cat. £1300+ £250 to 300 N/S
558
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927 Shanghai Defence Forces - GB KGV ½d & 1d adhesives on PPC with the latest recorded date of the 'Field Post Office 1/20th May 1927' c.d.s used during the Shanghai mail strike (on PPC - Sampans on the Wangpoo River) sent to Chilwell, GB. (1) £200 to 250 N/S
559
Used (on letter or envelope)
1927-35 British Shanghai Defence Forces - seven covers bearing GB KGV/KGVI adhesives, cancelled 'ARMY POST OFFICE I' (stationed in Shanghai, China) incl. scarce PPC, mail to India, OHMS mail & various frankings. £300 to 350 N/S
560
 Used
1928 Shanghai Defence Forces - GB KGV ½d on a postcard sent via Siberia to Chilwell, GB, tied by 'Army Post Office/4 Jy 1927' (1) £50 to 65 N/S
561
 Unused
1941 Express letter & registration rouletted stamps; registration stamp has small tear at top, unused as issued, SG.E616, R617. (2) £40 to 50 N/S
562
Used on piece or front
1964-67 three pieces bearing frankings incl. 1964 20f Pylon, SG.2226, 1966 Industrial Machines 22f, SG.2311, 1967 Thoughts of Mao 8f (2), SG.2351 & 2353, 1967 Labour Day 8f, SG.2357. (3 pieces) Cat. £259 £50 to 65 £50.00
563
 UM
1972 Merchant Shipping set UM, SG.2485/8. Cat. £250 £60 to 80 £76.00
564
 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 £100.00
565
 UM
1978 Galloping Horses M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2781. (1) Cat. £700 £200 to 250 £290.00
566
 UM
1978 Flying Fairies M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2815. (1) Cat. £500 £150 to 200 £155.00
567
 UM
1978 Hsingkiang River Bridge M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2834. (1) Cat. £450 £120 to 150 £155.00
568
 UM
1979 Great Wall M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2865. (1) Cat. £225 £50 to 70 £72.00
569
 UM
1979 National Games M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2879. (1) Cat. £130 £40 to 50 £42.00
570
 UM
1979 National Games M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2879 & 1979 30th Anniv of People's Republic M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2883. (2) Cat. £230 £60 to 70 £86.00
571
 UM
1979 Girl with Book M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2900. (1) Cat. £2250 £500 to 600 £840.00
572
 UM
1979 Red Jewellery M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2922. (1) Cat. £350 £100 to 130 £110.00
573
 UM
1979 Stamp Exhibition M/Sheet UM (Hong Kong opt in margin), SG.MS2923. (1) Cat. £550 £150 to 200 £190.00
574
 UM
1980 Qi Baishi Paintings M/Sheet UM, SG.MS2955. (1) Cat. £375 £100 to 130 £150.00
575
 UM
1980 Lotus Paintings M/Sheet UM, SG.MS3002. (1) Cat. £375 £100 to 130 £135.00
576
 UM
1981-82 Beauties of Vinling M/Sheet UM, SG.MS3158. (1) Cat. £200 £50 to 70 £92.00
577
 UM
1982 Medicinal Plants M/Sheet (SG.MS3182), Birds M/Sheet (SG.MS3207), Sculptures of Liao Dynasty M/Sheet (SG.MS3217), 1983 Scenes from Western Chamber M/Sheet (SG.MS3241), Terracotta Figures M/Sheet (SG.MS3260) - all UM. (5) Cat. £322 £70 to 90 £100.00
578
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1983 June Terracotta Figures booklet, SG.SB18(9), Cat. £225. (1) £60 to 75 N/S
579
 UM
1983 Scenes from the Western Chamber M/Sheet UM, SG.MS3241. (1) Cat. £130 £40 to 50 £54.00
580
 UM
1985-90 collection of six year books (odd gap). Stamps Cat. £596. £100 to 130 N/S
  • Indo-China
581
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. £90 to 120 N/S
582
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
583
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1905 envelope addressed to Saigon bearing Indo-China Postage Due 30 on 60c black (Yv.4), tied by Saigon Central/Cochinchine double ring with h/struck 'T' adjacent. Rarely seen use of Indo-China tax stamp paying the domestic letter rate. £130 to 170 N/S
584
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 £50.00
585
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
586
Used (on letter or envelope)
INDO-CHINA 1947 Airmail 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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