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Sale 28

China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History

Other Local Posts
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Lot 27
Chungking, 1894, 2ca to 24ca Third Issue complete, imperforate plate proofs (Scott 3-7 var. Livingston 3P-7P), a splendid set of bottom margin horizontal pairs in issued colors on thick paper stock, without gum as issued; few spots of very trivial light wrinkling, Very Fine, a most attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 28
Foochow, 1895, First Issue, ½¢ blue (Chan LF1. Scott 1), a lovely and striking used example, cancelled by bold, full strike of scarce Wenchow seal cancel along with matching partial Customs c.d.s. in red, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 29

Foochow, 1896 (Aug. 16), combination cover from Foochow to Meriden, Conn., U.S.A., bearing 1¢ green Foochow, cancelled by "Postal Service Foochow/China" c.d.s., along with Japanese 5s Koban, which is cancelled by "Shanghai/SEP 1/96 /I.J.P.O." c.d.s.; cover travelled through the Shanghai Local Post, with reverse showing red 31 Aug transit, plus additional transits of Yokohama (7.9) and Vancouver (23.9), with Meriden (28.9) receiver; front shows lovely corner card of "Rev. J.H. Worley/Methodist Episcopal Mission/Foochow, China", fresh, Very Fine, a delightful and scarce combination cover, signed Tyler.
Estimate HK$ 16,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$9,500.
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Lot 30

Wei Hai Wei, 1899, Second Issue, 5¢ olive green (Chan LWH4. Scott 4), a lovely bottom left corner margin pair, fresh, part o.g.; the right stamp with natural pre-printing paper wrinkle, still Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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