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Stamp auction - 31 July 2019 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 31 July 2019. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 161 - China
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
574
 M
 Used
1865-1870 M & U ranges in a large black page stock book incl. Junks to $5, SYS & Martyrs opts; commemoratives & dues. Some Provinces & Japanese Occupation, Peoples Republic 1950-70 M & U plus duplicated earlies. (1000's) £200 to 250 £440.00
575
 M
1878-83 thin paper 2½mm printings 1c yellow green, fresh fine o.g. SG. 1a, has double stop after Candarin. Cat. £550 (1) £200 to 250 £270.00
576
 M
1878-83 thin paper stamps 2½mm apart 3c brown red, superb fresh M single (tiny paper inclusion at right) well centred, SG. 2. Cat. £1200 (1) £250 to 300 £430.00
577
 Used
1878-83 narrow setting 3c brown red, used oval h/stamp (minor imperfection), SG.2. Cat. £250 (1) £70 to 90 £98.00
578
 M
1878-83 thin paper stamps 2½mm apart, 3ca brown red fresh M single, well centred, SG. 2. Cat. £1200 (1) £325 to 375 £600.00
579
 Used
1878-83 narrow setting 5c yellow, good used oval h/stamp in blue, SG. 3a. Cat. £550 (1) £180 to 230 £155.00
580
 M
 Used
1885-88 Small Dragons P.11½-12 1c dull green (minor tone at left), 3c mauve fresh M (3c with a few shortish perfs. at foot), also 5c olive yellow & 1c dull green FU, SG. 13, 13a, 14 & 15. Cat. £490 (4) £70 to 85 £105.00
581
 Used
1897 surcharges Type 14 large figures 2½mm setting 4c on 4ca rose pink, nicely U, centred high, SG. 51. Cat. £325 (1) £75 to 100 £110.00
582
 M
1879 10c on 12c orange yellow, part o.g, minor paper adhesions on reverse. Attractive with good centering, SG.64, RPS Cert. 2019. Cat. £600 £150 to 200 £150.00
583
 Used
Chinkiang Local Post 1893 (Dec) perf 12½ 2ca red-orange, cto used by 'Chungking/Post Office' cancel (Dougan 4-27) in violet, scarce. SG.M1. Cat. £200 £70 to 85 N/S
584
 Used
Ichang Local Post 1894 Narrow setting perf 10½-11½ 1m deep green, FU some ragged perfs at left. SG.6. Cat. £95 £30 to 40 N/S
585
 M
1897 30c on 24c deep rose red Surcharge Type 14, part o.g, example, minor paper adherence on reverse, centred to left, SG.65, RPS Cert. 2019, Cat. £1000 £250 to 300 £250.00
586
 M
WUHU local post 1895 Postage Due overprinted Type D7, 20c pink, marginal example with variety 'a' of postage omitted, SG.D63a, a couple of diagonal gum creases, fresh large part o.g. Cat. £350 £100 to 120 £100.00
587
 Used
1897 Revenue 2c on 3c deep red, a few shortish perfs, nicely used with a Shanghai double ring c.d.s, SG.89, Cat. £325. £100 to 120 £100.00
588
 M
Amoy 1896 (20 May) 'narrow f' surch in blue ½c on 4c reddish brown, variety broken top to 'H' and 'f', large part o.g. (toned). SG.25 variety. £50 to 70 N/S
589
 M
1897 30c on 24c deep rose red perf 11½-12, wmk Type 3, surcharge Type 14 variety '30' 2mm above 'cents instead of 1mm, fresh mint example, two perfs with minor tones. SG.65b. RPS Cert (2019). Cat. £2500 £800 to 1000 N/S
590
 M
1897 30c on 24ca deep rose red, large part o.g., well centered for this issue, shortish perf at top, SG.65. Cat. £1000 £350 to 400 N/S
591
 M
1897 30c on 24ct rose carmine small figure surcharge, centered to right & heavily hinged, good colour, large part o.g. SG.46. Cat. £1200 £300 to 350 £280.00
592
 M
1897 Revenue 4c on 3c deep red, part o.g, minor paper adhesions on reverse, SG.90, RPS Cert. 2019, Cat. £1400 £250 to 300 £270.00
593
 M
1897 Revenue $1 on 3c deep red, part o.g example, perfs trimmed at base, some soiled perfs & paper adhesions on reverse, good appearance, SG.91, RPS Cert. 2019, Cat. £6000 £500 to 700 £1100.00
594
 Used
Chinkiang 1898 postage due ½c rose red VFU showing variety 'DE' for 'DUE' thinned at top left, still very scarce. SG.D23a. Cat. £650 £70 to 85 £70.00
595
 Used
1912 Commemorating the Revolution Sun Yat Sen $5 slate, cds used with Shanghai cds, which leaves most of the design clear, odd shortish perfs. SG. 253. Cat. £500 £100 to 130 £120.00
596
 Used
1912 Commemorating the Revolution Sun Yat Sen $2 brown, large part Soochow c.d.s, trace of thinning at top, good collectable example of this scarce stamp. SG.252. Cat. £900 £200 to 250 £260.00
597
 M
Sinkiang 1915 $1 black & orange-yellow, optd Type 1 with top character out of alignment, large part o.g. SG.1b. Cat.£250 £80 to 100 £100.00
598
 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
599
 Unused
East China 1949 (Dec) parcels post set of 4, fresh unused SG.ECP 397/400. Cat. £140 £40 to 50 N/S
600
 UM
1961 Rebirth of the Tibetan People 30f chocolate & pale slate blue, upper left corner marginal block of fifteen, UM (gum with some slight toning), SG.2009. (15) Cat. £975. £100 to 150 £110.00
601
 Essay
1997 sample stamp without country or value in a design similar to the 'Tang Dynasty Painting' issue of 1984, printed in China on a Goebel press, a local printers sample. Accompanied by a copy of RPS Cert for another stamp from the same sheet. Unusual item. £80 to 100 £100.00
602
 UM
1998 22nd UPU Congress China - 1999 International Stamp Exhibition Peking 200f M/Sheet (SG.MS4354), UM wholesale quantity of 550 (approx 50 with minor faults e.g. indentations/gum bends etc) o/w a useful lot. Cat. £7150. £600 to 800 N/S
603
 UM
1999 50th Anniversary of People's Republic set of 56 UM displayed in a special presentation book with examples of 'paper cut art' to accompany each stamp, also a few modern UM m/sheets, 2009 Great Hall of the People booklet etc. £40 to 50 N/S
604
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1983 (June) Terracotta Figures booklet, SG.SB18(9), Cat. £225. (1) £50 to 65 £56.00
605
 Used
CHINESE PO's in Tibet 1911 3a on 16c olive green FU SG.C6. Cat. £140 £40 to 50 N/S
606
 M
CHINESE PO's in Tibet 1911 3a on 16c olive green M off centre, good colour, SG.C6. Cat. £180 £50 to 60 N/S
 
   
       
   
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