Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

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Interasia Auctions Limited

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Dec 10, 2018 Asia/Hong_Kong

Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Monday Dec 10, 2018 09:30 to Wednesday Dec 12, 2018 16:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

Interasia’s General Sale of China and Asian Countries stamps and postal history includes important China Ching Dynasty and Republic, substantial postal history, postal stationery, Chinese Local Posts and Foreign Post offices in China, Taiwan, and Tibet.

 

Day One (December 10) comprises China Ching Dynasty and Republic from early mail to 1949 (lots 57-704). The early mail includes an interesting and historically important section of China postal history detailing the December 1896 - January 1897 transitional period between the Customs Post and the establishment of the Imperial Post. The classic stamps include complete sheets of all three 1878 Large Dragon values, outstanding sections of the 1894 Dowagers and 1897 New Currency issues including one of two recorded blocks of four of the legendary “Red Ruby”, extensive Red Revenues including the unsurcharged, the iconic Small One Dollar and notable covers. The Republic of China include a strong section of the Provisional Neutrality issues, the Hall of Classics $2 inverted center and the 1941 American Banknote Dr. Sun Yat-sen $2 inverted center.The China collections conclude this outstanding day.

 

Day Two (December 11; lots 2001-2420) continues with Chinese Provinces, highlighted by one of the Four Treasures of the Republic - the  Sinkiang 1915 $1 transposed characters variety - and a magnificent collection of the 1946-48 Manchuria Local Overprints offered intact, Japanese Occupation of China, Manchukuo, Chinese Local Posts, Foreign Post Offices in China, China postal stationery and covers, Taiwan, Tibet, and Mongolia.

Interasia’s December 10 -12 Auctions

 

Interasia’s December 10-12 auctions of China, Hong Kong and Asian stamps and postal history will take place at the Excelsior Hotel in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. The three-day, 2,300-lot sale includes another outstanding offering of China and Hong Kong stamps and postal history, with important Ching Dynasty and Republic, substantial postal history, Taiwan, Tibet, and a large offering of People’s Republic and Liberated Areas. Hong Kong and Treaty Ports alone comprise almost 400 lots, while an outstanding Macau collection is presented in an additional 140 lots.

 

The auctions feature the two iconic stamps of China and Hong Kong - the 1897 Red Revenue Small One Dollar and the mint 96c. Olive-Bistre, as well as one of the greatest PRC rarities - the 1968 unissued large format “Whole Country is Red.”

 

Interasia Auctions Timetable

 

 

 

 

Lots

December 10, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 72

Olsson Collection of the Large Dragons of China

1-56

December 10, 2018

10:30 AM

Auction 75

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic

57-704

December 11, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 73

People’s Republic of China and Liberated Areas

1001-1667

December 11, 2018

3:30 PM

Auction 75

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic, Local Posts, Foreign PO, Provinces, Japanese Occ, Manchukuo, Taiwan, Tibet, Mongolia

2001-2420

December 12, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 70

Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, Macau

3001-3526

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sale Terms

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Lot 107 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #107 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1882 Large Dragon wide margin 1ca. to 5ca. the 1ca. (corner crease) and 3ca. (sound) cancelled by seals, and the 5ca. (thinnings and creased) cancelled by part Customs Newchwang (?) double-ring d.s., fine appearance. Chan 4-6.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 108 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #108 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1882 Large Dragon wide margin 1ca. green with "NCH" (North China Herald) perfin, cancelled by Shanghai seal, fine, a couple of shortish perfs. at foot. Chan 4.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 109 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #109 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1882 Large Dragon wide margin 3ca. brown-red, deep colour, centrally cancelled by "Amoy Customs/Mail/Matter" oval h.s. in red, fine and fresh. Chan 5.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200

Lot 110 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #110 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1883-85 Large Dragon thick paper 1ca. to 5ca. clean-cut perfs., the 1ca. cancelled by "Customs/Newchwang" double-ring d.s. of "Oct 15" without year date, and the 3ca. and 5ca. cancelled by "Customs/Chinkiang" double-ring d.s. of "Aug 6 84" and "Mar 31 80" (error of year date) respectively, fine to very fine, the 5ca. with the error of year date (corresponding to the thin paper issue) is most intriguing. Chan 7-9.
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Lot 111 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #111 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1883-85 Large Dragon thick paper 1ca. bright green, clean-cut perfs., cancelled by Newchwang seal, fine part strike, stamp stained at top left. Chan 7.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 112 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #112 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1883-85 Large Dragon thick paper 5ca. chrome-yellow, clean-cut perfs., cancelled by Shanghai seal, fine to very fine. Chan 9.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 113 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #113 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-85 Large Dragon, the twenty-six clichés of the 3 candarins, as classified by the owner, with all papers and perforations represented, good to fine used with a number of nice examples, some faults (26). Chan 2, 5, 8, 11.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000

Lot 114 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #114 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. fresh bright colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. and 5ca., and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca., the 1ca. without gum, the 3ca. and 5ca. with part original gum, hinge remainders and slight adherences. Chan 1, 3, 8.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 115 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #115 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. good colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. (light offset on reverse) and 5ca., both without gum, and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca. (creased and slight adherence causing minor colour suffusion on reverse) with part to much original gum. Chan 1, 3, 7.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 116 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #116 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. good colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. and 5ca., and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca., the 1ca. (lightly toned) and 3ca. (pencil marks on reverse) with part to much original gum, and the 5ca. regummed. Chan 1, 3, 7.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 117 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #117 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-85 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. the first two with bright colours, very good to fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 3ca. with beginning of broken claw at lower right, much original gum, and 1883-85 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 1ca. (regummed), and rough perfs. 5ca. (colour slightly oxidised) with part original gum. Chan 2, 7, 12.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 118 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #118 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. good colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. and 5ca., and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca., the 1ca. with part original gum (adherences), 3ca. (small perf. faults at top) has disturbed gum, and the 5ca. is regummed. Chan 1a, 3, 8.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 119 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #119 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. fresh colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. (small sealed tear at top) and 5ca. (regummed), and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca. (toned corner perf.), the 1ca. and 3ca. with part to much original gum. Chan 1, 3, 8.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 120 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #120 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. good colours, fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper 1ca. (tiny inclusion on reverse) and 5ca., and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca. (small perf. split at foot), the 1ca. with part original gum and the other two are regummed. Chan 1, 3, 8.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 121 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #121 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. and 3ca. very good to fine appearance unused, comprising 1878 thin paper issue 3ca. rough perfs. (much original gum but toned) and 5ca. (regummed), and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 1ca. (regummed, paper adherences). Chan 2, 3, 7.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 122 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #122 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878 Large Dragon thin paper 1ca. to 5ca (large holes perfs.), cancelled by seals, the 1ca. lightly toned, otherwise fine. Chan 1a-3.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 123 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #123 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1878-83 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. cancelled by seals (the first two in blue), comprising 1878 thin paper, large holes perfs., 1ca. and 5ca. (perfs. slightly improved at upper left), and 1883 thick paper, clean-cut perfs., 3ca., mainly fine. Chan 1, 3, 8.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 124 - 2: China large dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #124 - 2: China large dragons

China, 1882-85 Large Dragon 1ca. to 5ca. cancelled by seals, comprising 1882 wide margin 3ca., and 1885 thick paper, rough perfs., 1ca. and 5ca., fine to very fine. Chan 5, 10, 12.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 125 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #125 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1885 Small Dragon rough perf. 12½ 1ca. and 3ca (light corner creasing) and perf. 11½-12 5ca. (faint tone), mainly fine and fresh unused with much original gum. Chan 16, 17, 21.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 126 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #126 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1888 Small Dragon perf. 11½-12 1ca. to 5ca. mainly fine unused with part to much original gum, the 3ca. has some gum disturbance from hinge removal and the 5ca. (light corner crease) has a few minor tone spots on gum. Chan 19-21.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000

Lot 127 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #127 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1888 Small Dragon perf. 11½-12 1ca. to 5ca. mainly fine unused with part to much original gum, the 3ca. is lightly toned. Chan 19-21.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000

Lot 128 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #128 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1888 Small Dragon perf. 11½-12 1ca. to 5ca. mainly fine appearance unused with much original gum, small faults, the 3ca. has paper hinge remainder and a few light rust spots on perfs. Chan 17-19.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000

Lot 129 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #129 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1888 Small Dragon perf. 11½-12 1ca. bright green, Setting IV, a complete interpanneau sheet of forty, right Pane with variety imperforate left interpane (gutter) margin, Pane 1, position 10 [3] broken frame under "n" of "candarin", and Pane 2, position 2 [11] extra dot at upper right of "Dah", position 7 [1] broken frames at top left and lower left, and position 8 [2] smaller size cliché, bright fresh colour, well centred, fine...

Lot 130 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #130 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1887 (12 Feb.) envelope (opened out for display) to Pawtucket, Rhode Island (12.4) via San Francisco (4.4) bearing on reverse Small Dragon rough perfs. 12½ 3ca. pair, cancelled by Tientsin seal in blue, matching "Customs/Tientsin" double-ring origin d.s., the stamps additionally tied by "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. of "Feb 26 87" and "San Francisco/Paid All" c.d.s. in red, and on front U.S. Garfield 5c. brown pair...

Lot 131 - 2: China small dragons -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #131 - 2: China small dragons

China, 1890 (25 Jan.) registered mourning envelope to Florence, Italy (17.3) via Brindisi bearing Small Dragon perf. 11½-12 5ca. olive-yellow vertical pair and single, cancelled by Peking seal in blue, matching "I.G. of Customs/Peking" double-ring origin d.s. and black "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring transit d.s. (9.2) on reverse, in combination with Germany Eagle 20pf. pair overlapping one of the Small Dragon stamps and cancelled by "...

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