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China, Hong Kong, Japan and Other Asia Stamps and Postal History


Express Letters and Miscellaneous
 
 
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Lot 131
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China, Express Letter, 1905, 10¢ deep green, used Part B (dragon head facing downwards) and Part C (Dragon body) both from Hankow. Part B with Hankow Bilingual 1907 (Jan 4), Part C with Hankow lunar cds (Bing-wu 6th month 20th day) and Shanghai lunar cds (Bing-wu 6th month 23rd day). Both with index letter Phoneix, part C with addition index Cheung, Fine.
Scott E2.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
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Lot 132
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China, Express Letter, 1907, 10¢ light bluish green, used Part B, C and D. Part B (dragon head facing up) with Kaifeng lunar cds (Geng-xu 2nd month 5th day with index Nan), Hankow bilingual lunar cds (Geng-xu 2nd month 6th day with index Chen), small hexagonal postman's chop 3 with Chinese 3, index Chi and instructional marking "letter cannot carry money or money order". Part C (dragon body) with Hsuchow bilingual lunar cds (Geng-xu 3rd month 7th day), Kaifeng lunar cds (Geng-xu 3rd month 8th day with index Nan) and index Wu. Part D (dragon tail) with Tientsin bilingual lunar cds (Ji-you leap month 4th day with index Gin). A great selection making up the complete issued strip with scarce markings.
Scott E3.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 133
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China, Express Letter, 1907, 10¢ light bluish green, part D dragon tail portion, with Tientsin bilingual cds and index Chu, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott E3.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
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Lot 134
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China, Express Letter, 1909, 10¢ green, used Part B, C and D. Part B (dragon head facing up) with Tientsin bilingual lunar cds (Geng-xu 5th month 26th day), Shanghai bilingual cds (1910 Jul 6)), index Chu and Chen. Part C (dragon body) with Changte lunar cds (Geng-xu 6th month 13th day), Kaifeng lunar cds (Geng-xu 6th month 13th day with index Wei) and unclear index. Part D (dragon tail) with Beijing bilingual lunar cds (Ji-you winter month 13th day) and scarce 2-digit number and index Deal. A great selection making up the complete issued strip with scarce markings.
Scott E4.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 135
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China, Express Letter, 1912, 10¢ green, used, 4 Parts complete. With rare Part A (usually filed in post office and not available to the public) with Peking bilingual c.d.s., but dates unclear. Part B (dragon head) with Tsinan c.d.s. (1st year 10th month 26th day index Ding), Kaifeng c.d.s. (1st year 10th month 30th day) and index jet. Part C (dragon body) with Peking express letter c.d.s. (no year 7th month 12th day) and index Yee in box. Part D (dragon tail) with Peking c.d.s. (1st year 11th month 2nd day) with index Kok, thought to be used for political reasons. Very rare used strip with Part A making the complete strip. Slight thin on right side of Part B.
Scott E7. Chan E7.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,500.
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Lot 136
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China, Express Letter, 1912, 10¢ green, complete 5 parts still attached, Post Office fresh, Very Fine.
Scott E8.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 15,000.
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Lot 137
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China, Express Letter, 1912, 10¢ green, used. Forming complete strip of all 5 parts. Parts B/C/D are still attached. Part A with Newchwang c.d.s. (3rd year 7th month 13th day). Part B/C/D are intact showing military use with Peking c.d.s. (3rd year 7th month 4th day with index 3), Suyuanting c.d.s. (3rd year 7th month 9th day) and also with "Receiving Office of Suyuan General" handstamp in red. Part E has Peking c.d.s. (2nd year 6th month 2nd day). Reunited to form a complete strip, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott E8.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
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Lot 138
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China, Postage Due, 1911, 5¢ brown, unissued, unused without gum; shallow thinning, Very Fine appearance, rare. Chan DU3.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 139

China, Postage Dues, 1904, ½¢-10¢ complete, o.g., lightly hinged, overall Very Fine.
Scott J1-J6. Chan D1-6.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 140

China, Postal Cards, selection of 5. Including Imperial 4th printing 1¢ card upgraded with 3c Tientsin to HK. Shanghai used locally flag 1¢ card. 3 CTO German Office in China card. Mixed condition.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
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