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Lot 1020
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Chinese Local Posts, Comprehensive Shanghai and Local Posts collection, mounted on homemade pages; Shanghai includes a couple genuine Large Dragons plus four reference items, with a strong selection of Small Dragons; we note mint #42-45, 46-49 (with varieties), 50, 51//58 (with Livingston-listed varieties), 55 (block of four), 61b (scarce), 69-70, 71 (rare), 72-74 & 76 (2 each), 80, 84-88 (with varieties), 98-100, 102-108, 111-115, 113a, 124-128, 126a, 129-134, 137-141, 142, excellent ½¢ and 1¢ surcharges, #J4-J6 and J7-J13, and used #43 with bilingual Shanghai cancel (rare), 63 (very scarce) and 142; other Local Posts include nice specialized Chefoo; solid Chinkiang with specialized First Issue study, plus mint #8-15 and good Dues including #J14 (used); nice Chunking with 2ca plating and #J2-J6; Foochow by perforation; strong Hankow with specialized First Designs and #11-15, 16-18, 19-23, J2, J6-J10 and J13 (very scarce); Ichang #1-8; Kewkiang, Nanking, Wuhu, plus Amoy-Hong Kong-Ningpo-Shanghai set of three, Fine to Very Fine or better, imaged in full online.
Estimate HK$ 22,000 - 28,000.
Realized HK$50,000.
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Lot 1021
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Lot 1022

Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 2ca black, type II, pelure paper (Chan LS2. Scott 5. Livingston 28), printing 54, fresh with large margins, without gum as issued; tiny, trivial hinge thin speck, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1023
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 2ca black, type II, wove paper (Chan LS2. Scott 5a. Livingston 28), printing 54, large even margins, without gum, Very Fine, choice, ex Gates. Scott $650 (HK$ 5,120).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1025
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 2ca black, type II, pelure paper (Chan LS2a. Scott 5. Livingston 28), printing 54, a stunning stamp clearly and cleanly printed, with absolutely huge margins all around, without gum as issued; hinge remnant at top, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1026
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREEN" singular), 8ca dark olive green, wove paper (Chan LS4. Scott 3. Livingston 32), printing 59, horizontal strip of 4, fresh color on wove paper; heavy, well-pronounced impression with large to enormous margins, without gum as issued; vertical crease in margin between 2nd and 3rd stamps, Very Fine, with 1997 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Estimate HK$ 9,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$5,000.
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Lot 1027

Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREEN" singular), 16ca dull scarlet, wove paper (Chan LS15. Scott 15. Livingston 14), printing 31, wonderfully fresh with vivid color and large to ample margins, Very Fine. Scott $700 (HK$ 5,510).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1028
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREEN" singular), 16ca dull scarlet, wove paper (Chan LS15. Scott 15. Livingston 14), printing 31, wonderfully fresh with vibrant color; tight but clear margins, without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1030

Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1865, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREEN" singular), 1ca dull blue, wove paper (Chan LS16a. Scott 11. Livingston 39E), printing 64, eye-popping bright color on clean paper with good margins; tiny thin, Very Fine, a scarce printing.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 1031
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 3ca red brown, wove paper (Chan LS17. Scott 20. Livingston 29), printing 50, showing "I.P.O." for "L.P.O." variety, full to large margins, without gum, Very Fine, ex Gates.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$800.
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Lot 1032
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 6ca red brown, wove paper (Chan LS18. Scott 21. Livingston 31), printing 58, fresh, full margins, without gum, Very Fine, ex Gates. Scott $350 (HK$ 2,760).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1033
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Lot 1034
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 12ca red brown, wove paper (Chan LS21. Scott 24 var. Livingston 33f), printing 61, with lovely clear color and large even margins; also includes "normal" 12ca orange brown (Scott 24. Livingston 33), printing 60, Fine with ample margins, without gum, Very Fine, ex Gates.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,000.
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Lot 1035
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Antique Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 12ca red brown, wove paper (Chan LS21. Scott 24. Livingston 33a), printing 60, fresh and sound, without gum as issued; tight margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.
Realized HK$600.
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Lot 1036
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Modern Numerals, "CANDAREENS" singular and plural), 1ca blue and 3ca red brown (Chan LS28, LS31. Scott 29a, 32. Livingston 35, 38), printings 52 and 55, bright fresh colors, full to large margins, without gum, Fine to Very Fine, ex Gates. Scott $475 (HK$ 3,740).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 1037
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Modern Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 2ca gray (Chan LS30a. Scott 31. Livingston 37), printing 51, intense color fresh as the day it was printed; large, even margins, without gum, Very Fine, ex Gates. Scott $225 (HK$ 1,770).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$1,200.
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Lot 1038
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866, Large Dragon (Modern Numerals, "CANDAREENS" plural), 3ca red brown (Chan LS31. Scott 32. Livingston 38), printing 55, deep bright color, huge margins, without gum, Extremely Fine. Scott $225 (HK$ 1,770).
Estimate HK$ 800 - 1,000.
Realized HK$700.
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Lot 1039
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Lot 1040
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Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, 1866-92, Small Dragons, selection of singles, 80 items in total, all on black cards and identified by Scott number (some on back of card); mostly all mint, with the used offering a range of cancel types and colors that will appeal to the collector and dealer alike; comprises cash, candareen and cent values, both basic and overprinted/surcharged; generally fresh and bright with strong colors and remarkably clean paper, Fine to Very Fine with better, imaged in full online—be sure to view. Scott approximately $5,300 (HK$ 41,730).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$13,000.
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Lot 1041

Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, Postage Due, 1893, 15¢ yellow & bluish black and 20¢ violet & black (Chan LSD19, LSD20. Scott J19, J20), full panes of 50, each with bright color and clean printing, o.g., never hinged; lightest of toning at the very edges of 15¢ selvage, slightly heavier on gum of 20¢, still Very Fine, remarkable survivors. Scott $325 as singles (HK$ 2,560).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,600.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 1042

Chinese Local Posts: Shanghai, Private Post, 1922, Shanghai Light Horse, 50c red, well-centered, full, crackly o.g.; a few shortish perforations, Fine to Very Fine, a rare stamp unused.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$7,500.
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Lot 1043

Chinese Local Posts: Chefoo, 1894 (June 16), cover sent from Chefoo to Shanghai, franked with Chefoo 1¢ tied by "Local Post/Chefoo" double-ring datestamp and showing "Shanghai/Local Post" arrival c.d.s. (June 19) in violet on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 1044
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Chinese Local Posts: Chinkiang, 1895, Second Issue 5¢ green and 15¢ carmine, black-over-red overprints (Chan LCHD21, LCHD24. Livingston D12d, D15d), neatly cancelled; the 5¢ with light horizontal crease, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
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Lot 1045

Chinese Local Posts: Nanking, 1894 (June), "Local Post Agency Nanking" cover, sent to Portland, Maine, fresh cover, bearing on front a Japan 5s Koban cancelled by "I.J.P.O. Shanghai/Meiji 27" c.d.s. of June 12, with matching [June] 16 Yokohama transit alongside; reverse shows the "Local Post Agency Nanking" Large Garter origin handstamp in blue, with blue Shanghai Local Post dater of June 12 and black Portland, ME receiver of Aug. 6; inconsequential piece of cover at top missing, Very Fine, a rare Agency marking.
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000.
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Lot 1046

Chinese Local Posts: Wuhu, 1894, First Issue, 1¢ brown, spectacular pre-printing paper folds (Chan LW3. Livingston 3), horizontal block of 10, mint, fresh, and if there's a hinge mark, we can't find it, o.g., never hinged; a few small blemishes, Fine to Very Fine, a striking and highly desirable paper variety.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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