Past Auction: June 2011

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Lot #293

CHINA

1897 30c on 24c Dowager, tied by a tombstone chop on native red-band cover, registered in 1903 from the German post office in Kiauchau, where 5pf, 10pf and 25pf Yacht were added and tied by "Kiautschou Deutsche Post" 1903 cds, registration label affixed below, fine and attractive "Maus" combination cover, with transit and arrival pmks
Envelope

Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #294

CHINA

1897 Molllendorf printing, 1c-24c complete set of nine, mostly n.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #16-24
Catalog Value $2,400

Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #295

CHINA

1901 Boxer Rebellion, East Asia Expedition, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1 China tied on picture postcard (of hand colored bird) by "K.D. Feld Poststation 13/4 No 7" cds, also boxed "S.B./Ostas. Exped./I.Bat. 4.Inf.-Rgmts." addressed to Germany, fine, with arrival pmks
Envelope

Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #296

CHINA

1901 small native cover, endorsed "Corps Expeditionnaire de Chine", sent stampless with "Postes aux Armees" departure and Paris arrival pmks, fine and rare military usage
Envelope

Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #297

CHINA

1923 surcharged in red on first Peking printing 2 Cts on 3c blue-green, surcharge inverted error, deep bright color, characteristic centering to bottom, fresh with full original customary flat and streaky gum, h.r., double signed Champion, ex-Sir Percival David, Twyste (Chan 280a) (YT 179a, cat. Euro 175,000), (SG 361a). It is believed that there are less than twenty examples known of this error. According to contemporary reports (Theodore Sidall), on thirteen of these stamps exist and were acquired at Wanhsien, a small port about half way between Chungking and Ichang, in July, 1924, by Dr. A. Germain, the medical officer on the French gunboat "Balny." He applied two of the stamps to separate covers which he mailed to himself locally and sold ten mint examples to the French dealer Theodore Champion. Champion than sold a block of four and a single to M.D. Chow, two singles to Bush and one each to Hinds and Hawkins. One of the "Four Treasures of the Republic"
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Catalog #247a

Price Realized
$150,000.00

Lot #298

CHINA

1941 Dr. Sun Yat-sen, New York print $2 black and blue, variety center inverted, deep rich colors and paper of post office freshness, characteristic centering frame to bottom, lightly hinged, v.f., with 1996 BPA certificate (Chan 508) (SG 595a) Only one sheet of fifty is believed to have been printed with this error
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Catalog #461a

Price Realized
$130,000.00

Lot #299

CHINA

1949 Flying Geese, $1-$10, set of four, plus 10c and 16c (imperf), without gum as issued, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #984-987

Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #300

CHINA

1950 Cheng Ch'eng-kung, complete set with airpost, unused without gum as issued (one hinged), fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #1012-1024,C64
Catalog Value $381

Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #301

CHINA

1951 Allegory of Election, perf. and imperf. sets of four plus souvenir sheet, without gum as issued, v.f.
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Catalog #1037-1041

Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #302

CHINA

1952 Land Tax Reduction, perf. and imperf. sets of six, unused without gum as issued (l.h.), fine-v.f.
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Catalog #1046-1051

Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #303

CHINA

1952 Chang Kai-shek and Flag, perf. and imperf. sets of five, unused without gum as issued (l.h.), two stamps with slight stains, otherwise fine-v.f.
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Catalog #1052-1056

Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #304

CHINA

1953 Chang Kai-shek and Flag, sheet margin perf. and imperf. (all with sheet margin, some with part imprints) sets of six, unused without gum as issued, v.f.
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Catalog #1064-1069

Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #305

CHINA

1953 registered cover franked with cplt set of six imperf. values, cover folds, stamps v.f., rare
Envelope
Catalog #1064-69var

Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #306

CHINA

1953 Chiang Kai-shek, 10c-$20 souvenir sheets in a special folder, usual cover wrinkles and inclusions, otherwise v.f.
Booklet
Catalog #1091a

Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #307

CHINA

1954 Silo Bridge, set of four, without gum as issued, n.h., fine-v.f.
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Catalog #1092-1095

Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #308

CHINA

1954 Silo Bridge souvenir sheet folder, v.f.
Booklet
Catalog #1095a

Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #309

CHINA

1955 Chiang Kai-shek, two different souvenir sheets, unused without gum as issued, first n.h. and with the selvage at right, the latter without selvage and hinged, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #1114a,1126a

Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #310

CHINA

1955 Armed Services Day souvenir sheet, without gum as issued, with selvage at right, n.h., few natural inclusions, still v.f.
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Catalog #1117a

Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #311

CHINA

1962 Emperors, set of four, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #1355-1358

Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #312

CHINA

1962 Emperors, set of four, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #1355-1358

Price Realized
$325.00

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