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China (Empire and PRC): Stamps and Postal History
including the Legend of the Dragon Collection

Chinese Post Offices in Mongolia and Tibet
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Lot 8197

Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1913 (Oct. 18) red-band envelope from Urga to Kiachta, bearing on reverse "Republic of China" London Waterlow overprint on 3c, canceled by "Urga" bilingual segmented c.d.s. without serifs (type 3B), another strike (superb) on front, and scarce sharply struck "Kiachta" bilingual segmented arrival c.d.s. (Oct. 22) on reverse, Very Fine and rare example of domestic mail.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Current BidHK$4,500
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Lot 8198

Offices in Tibet, 1911 (June 20) envelope from Gyangtse to Lhasa, bearing on reverse 1a on 4c scarlet (Chan T3), canceled by "Gyangtse-Tibet" double-ring datestamp (type C3), with another strike alongside, and "Lhasa-Tibet" double-ring datestamp (type C3) adjacent, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 8199

Offices in Tibet, 1911 (Nov. 29) envelope from Yatung to Phagri, bearing two examples of 4a. on 20c. maroon (Chan T7), cancelled by "Yatung-Tibet" double-ring datestamp (type C3), and showing "Phagri" undated circular handstamp (type C2) on front and reverse, the cover opened out for display and slightly reduced, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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