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


Postal Stationery
 
 
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Lot 8187

China, 1902 (Feb. 25) I.C.P. 1c postal stationery card from Yangchow to Shanghai, canceled by superb pakua, matching "Yangchow" non-standard dollar dater with lunar date inserted by brush, showing "Chinkiang" bilingual c.d.s., "Postage already paid, do not demand, do not pay" unframed handstamp, and blue "Shanghai" bilingual arrival c.d.s. (Feb. 28) with postman's delivery chop adjacent, the card has light overall soiling and trivial marginal scuff at right, Fine to Very Fine, and a rare usage of this non-standard dollar dater on postal stationery.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Current BidHK$17,000
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Lot 8188

China, 1901 (Nov.) C.I.P. 1c postal stationery card used locally in Shanghai, crisply canceled by "Kiangnan/Arsenal" bilingual double-ring handstamp, showing "Postage already paid, do not demand, do not pay" framed handstamp and "Shanghai" bilingual arrival c.d.s. (Nov. 11) with postman's delivery chop adjacent, neat horizontal crease crosses indicia, slight ageing, Extremely Fine strike of this exceptionally rare Shanghai Branch Office cancellation.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000.
Current BidHK$24,000
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Lot 8189

China, 1904 (Feb. 11) C.I.P. 1c postal stationery card from Kienning to Hong Kong, canceled by "Fookien/Kienning" double-ring segmented datestamp, showing "Foochow/Tanweiche" double-ring segmented datestamp (Feb. 14), "Foochow" bilingual c.d.s. (Feb. 15) and "Victoria/Hong Kong" arrival c.d.s. (Feb. 24) adjacent, Very Fine and outstanding usage with this rare cancellation.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000.
Current BidHK$15,000
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Lot 8190

China, 1903 (May 15) C.I.P 1c postal stationery card (reply portion) from Chucheng to Germany, bearing C.I.P. 1c ochre and 2c red, canceled by "Chucheng" Sun and Moon c.d.s., in combination with German Kiautschou 10pf, canceled by "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s. (May 19), showing "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. (May 17) and "Hohenlohehütte" arrival c.d.s. (June 26), with handpainted country house on reverse, the 2c stamp slightly oxidized, Very Fine usage.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Current BidHK$13,000
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Lot 8191

China, 1904 (Jan. 7) I.C.P. 1c postal stationery card from Port Edward to Shanghai, canceled by "Port Edward/Wei Hai Wei" small bilingual double-ring datestamp and showing "Shanghai/Local Post" double-ring arrival datestamp (Jan. 14) adjacent, Very Fine strike for this, rare on postal stationery.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Current BidHK$10,000
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Lot 8192

China, 1910 (Sept. 7) 1c green postal stationery card to Tientsin, canceled by "Tientsin No. 1/Tientsin-Tongshan Slow Train" lunar c.d.s., with another excellent strike adjacent, card stained at foot, Very Fine strikes of the T.P.O. cancellation.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Current BidHK$5,000
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Lot 8193

China, 1903 (Sept. 6) 1c postal stationery card (message portion) to Tsingtau, canceled by "Tsimo" Sun and Moon c.d.s., showing "Kiaochow" bilingual c.d.s. and "Tsingtau/Kiautschou" c.d.s. (Sept. 9) adjacent, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$2,200
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Lot 8194

China, 1911 (July 3) 1c green postal stationery card from Soochow to Moukden, canceled by "Shanghai/Shanghai-Nanking Railway Mail Matter" lunar c.d.s. and showing "Fengtien" bilingual segmented lunar c.d.s. adjacent, card somewhat aged, Very Fine strike of the T.P.O. lunar dater.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Current BidHK$4,000
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