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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 453

China, 1912, long cover from Kwantung Kityang to US (Scott 153. Chan 15), with Statistical Dept ROC overprint on CIP 10c tied Kityang c.d.s. (First Year winter month 2nd day) also with red Kityang no. 4 tombstone marking, with same marking on back. Swatow IJPO c.d.s. (Nov 4) on front. Swatow bilingual c.d.s. (Nov 3) on back. A scarce tombstone, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 454

China, 1912 (Aug 22), pair of matched covers with ½¢ to 10¢ Republic overprints used to Hong Kong (Scott 146-153. Chan 152-159), colorful and attractive pair of identical covers, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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Lot 455

China, 1912 (Oct 27), trans-Siberian registered cover from Chengchow to France (Scott 166, 168, 170. Chan 172, 174, 176), with Waterlow ROC overprint on CIP 3c X2, 5c X2, 10c tied Changchow bilingual c.d.s. without year (Oct 27) on both front and back. Boxed Changchow "registered mail" (in English) marking on front. Peking bilingual c.d.s. on (Oct 28), Moukden bilingual c.d.s. (Oct 29) and Mouy de Louise c.d.s. (Nov 10) on back. Endorsed via Siberia with proper Moukden transit marking. The Changchow "registered mail" (in English) marking has not been recorded. Also with scarce first year or Yuan Ning marking but without year slug, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 456

China, 1913, long cover from Canton City to US (Scott 151), with Statistical Dept ROC overprint on 5c X2 tied very worn Canton City bilingual c.d.s. (2nd year 6th month 14th day) with Canton City no. 2 post box tombstone on front. Shanghai bilingual c.d.s. (Jun 19) and Shanghai IJPO c.d.s. (Jun 20) on back. Addressed to the Chinese Consulate in Portland, Oregon. Cover a bit dirty, otherwise Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 457

China, 1916 Yunnan to Annan Second Section (2) Train c.d.s. on registered double censor cover to UK, with 1¢ X2, 3¢ X6 Junks (Scott 222, 224). This marking (dated 1916? Sep 23) is Chang listed 10-2-2. Box registered Yunnan to Annan Second Section two on cover front. A unique Train registered marking of which we have only recorded 3 on cover. Pikshihtsai c.d.s. (Sep 23), Hokow c.d.s. (Sep 24), Haiphong, Tonkin c.d.s. (Sep 24), Saigon Central c.d.s. (Oct 7), registered London c.d.s. (Nov ?), registered Leeds oval (Nov 12). With 2 censor markings on cover. One with Pikshihtsai, the other with "clerk on mail car" Train censor marking. 1 of only 2 recorded. Included article about this censorship marking. This cover is 1 of only 2 registered Train office cover in the entire collection. The only registered cover with double censorship ever recorded. A howling rarity and an absolute perfect showpiece with unique feature, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000

Carried on Yunnan to Annan Railroad, then forwarded by sea to UK.

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Lot 458

China, 1921-31, two airmail covers, comprised of first Peking print Airmail issue complete on first day cover, couple file folds away from stamps and postal markings and a nice cover to Paris via Siberia franked with 15¢, 30¢ and 90¢ second Peking print airmail issue tied by special airmail cancels, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 459

China, 1949 (May), registered cover from Maoming to Canton, with Maoming Domestic Postage Paid (DPP) chop used in Silver Yuan period. With Canton c.d.s. (5th month 28th day) Maoming chop with 2 wrong characters, illustrated by collector. Very Rare.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 460

China, 1949 (Aug 4), Silver Yuan cover from Canton to Singapore, with SYS Silver Yuan Hwa Nan print 10c (Scott 976, Chan S25), domestic ordinary postage paid Kwangtung overprint unit stamp on transpiration revenue $500 (Scott 962, Chan S91) tied Canton c.d.s. The unit stamp has a value of 5c so this was paying a total of 15c. But the domestic ordinary postage paid stamp was not allowed to use outside of China as UPU rules specify that stamps must have numerical values. A rare occurrence, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$1,500.
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