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


Sun and Moon Cancellations
 
 
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Lot 8157

China, 1902 (Apr. 21) "Schantung-Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft" corner card envelope from Chowtsun to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. 1c ochre, canceled by "Chowtsun" Sun and Moon c.d.s., stamp slightly oxidized, name of place in cancel legible, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$1,000
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Lot 8158

China, 1902 (May) red-band envelope from Tsinan to Kiaochow, bearing C.I.P. 1c pair, canceled by "Tsinan" large c.d.s. without Sun and Moon, showing "Tai Ang Post Office" tombstone handstamp and "Kiaochow" bilingual arrival c.d.s. (May 17) on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8159

China, 1902 (May 15) "Schantung-Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft" corner card envelope from Tsinan to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. ½c brown singles (2), canceled by "Chowtsun" Sun and Moon c.d.s., with "Weihsien" Sun and Moon c.d.s. (May 18) and "Kiachow" bilingual arrival c.d.s. (May 19) on reverse, fair strike of the Chowtsun dater, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8160

China, 1902 (June 20) envelope from Chowtsun to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. 1c ochre, canceled by "Chowtsun" Sun and Moon c.d.s., with "Weihsien" Sun and Moon c.d.s. (June 25) and "Kiaochow" bilingual arrival c.d.s. (July 5) on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8161

China, 1902 (June 25) "Schantung-Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft" corner card registered envelope from Weihsien to Changlohsien, bearing German "China" 80pf, cancelled by "Weihsien/Deutsche Post" c.d.s., with accompanying German Post Office registration label, showing bold strike of "Changlo" Sun and Moon arrival c.d.s. adjacent, another equally fine strike on reverse, the cover a little reduced at top, Very Fine and appealing.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 8162

China, 1902 (June 30) neat native envelope from Yenchow to Tsingtau, bearing on reverse C.I.P. ½c brown horizontal pair, crisply canceled by "Yenchow" Sun and Moon c.d.s., showing "Taian Post Office" tombstone handstamp, "Tsinanfu" large circular datestamp (July 4) without Sun and Moon, "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (July 9) and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s. (July 10), some staining not affecting stamps or postal markings which are, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8163

China, 1902 (Aug. 6) Germany 5pf postal stationery card from Tsingtau to Ichow, canceled by "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s., with another strike (Aug. 7) and "Ichow" Sun and Moon arrival c.d.s. (Aug. 14) adjacent, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000.
Current BidHK$1,300
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Lot 8164

China, 1902 (Aug. 18) envelope from Tsingtau to Chingchow via Weihsien, bearing German Kiautschou 10pf, canceled by "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s., with "Weihsien/Deutsche Post" transit c.d.s. (Aug. 19) on reverse, in combination with C.I.P. ½c pair, 1c (2) and 2c (2), canceled by "Tsingchow" Sun and Moon c.d.s. (Aug. 21), small peripheral cover faults/defects and gum staining affecting one 2c stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 8165

China, 1902 (Sept.) native envelope from Weihsien to Tsingtau, bearing on reverse C.I.P. 1c ochre block of four with interpane margin at right, centrally canceled by bold "Weihsien" Sun and Moon c.d.s., with "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (Sept. 9) and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s. (Sept. 9) adjacent, Very Fine usage within the German Leasehold at the 4-cent rate.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 8166

China, 1902 (Sept. 18) American Presbyterian Mission corner card envelope from Ichow to the U.S.A., bearing C.I.P. 10c green, canceled by "Ichow" Sun and Moon c.d.s., showing "Sutsien/Post Office" tombstone handstamp, "Tsinkiangpu" non-standard dollar dater, "Chinkiang" (Sept. 25) and "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s. (Sept. 26), "Shang-hai/Chine" c.d.s. (Sept. 27) of the French Post Office (on front), "Seattle Wash." c.d.s. (Oct. 15) and "Anna Ill./Rec'd" arrival c.d.s. (Oct. 19) on reverse, the 10c stamp is defective at top left corner; the cover opened out for display, ragged/defective at edges and worn along join, Fine to Very Fine appearance and full of character.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$3,000
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Lot 8167

China, 1903 (June 25) red-band envelope from Pingtu to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. 2c deep red vertical pair, canceled by "Pingtu" Sun and Moon c.d.s. in violet, showing "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (June 27) and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s. (June 27) on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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Lot 8168

China, 1903 (Sept. 21) native envelope from Tsaohsien to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. 1c ochre vertical pairs (2), crisply canceled by "Tsaohsien/Shantung" small segmented lunar c.d.s., showing "Chuchow" Sun and Moon c.d.s. (Oct. 6), "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (Oct. 10) and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" arrival c.d.s. (Oct. 10) on reverse, the cover opened out for display, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Current BidHK$0
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Lot 8169

China, 1903 (Nov. 2) native envelope from Chuchow to Tsingtau, bearing C.I.P. 4c chestnut, canceled by "Chuchow" Sun and Moon c.d.s., with "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (Nov. 6) and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" arrival c.d.s. (Nov. 7) on reverse, the cover opened out for display, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Current BidHK$1,500
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Lot 8170

China, 1904 (Jan. 7) red-band envelope from Pingtu to Tsingtau, bearing 2c vertical pair, boldly canceled by "Pingtu" Sun and Moon c.d.s., with "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" arrival c.d.s. (Nov. 7) on reverse, light age spotting, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$2,600
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Lot 8171

China, 1904 (Mar. 11) registered red-band envelope from Ankiu to Yanchow, bearing C.I.P. 10c green vertical pair, canceled by "Ankiu" Sun and Moon c.d.s., showing "R/Anchiu (China)/No." framed handstamp and "Shanghai" bilingual transit c.d.s. adjacent, with "Weihsien" oval datestamp (Mar. 12) and "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (Mar. 14) in blue on reverse, small unobtrusive central tear in red band, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$2,600
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