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 157 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #157 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. bright colours, fine unused with much original gum, except the 24ca. which is without gum. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 158 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #158 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. very good appearance unused with part to much original gum, toned. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 159 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #159 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 1ca. reddish orange interpanneau block of ten (2 x 5) with interpane margin at foot, pale colour, fresh unused with full original gum, rough perfs. at left, nevertheless fine. Chan 22.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000

Lot 160 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #160 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 2ca. green interpanneau block of thirty-five, comprised of block of fifteen and pane of twenty, each stamp cancelled by Shanghai seal in blue, small defect in interpane margin, otherwise fine. Chan 23.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 161 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #161 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 5ca. dull orange vertical pair with interpane margins at right and foot, two horizontal rows of perforations misplaced resulting in lower stamp being a "long" stamp, fine unused with much original gum, slight creasing at lower right mostly in interpane margin. Chan 26.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 162 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #162 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 9ca. green, vertical tête-bêche pair, from Pane 2, nice colour, centred within large margins, fine unused with much original gum, trivial corner crease in top right margin and minute age speck on reverse. Chan 28g.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 163 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #163 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 9ca. green, vertical tête-bêche pair, fresh unused with much original gum, hinge remainder and diagonal creasing, otherwise fine. Chan 28g.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 164 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #164 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 9ca. bright green, Pane 3, block of four imperforate vertically and in sheet margin at left and imperforate in sheet margin at foot (7mm.), lower left stamp the inverted cliché (position 21) forming a tête-bêche multiple, exceptional colour on brilliant white paper, very fine and wonderfully fresh unused with much original gum, light diagonal crease at lower left corner. A remarkable combination...

Lot 165 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #165 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 9ca. bright green, complete pane of twenty-five, Pane 3, position 5 is the retouched Chinese "Nine" (type B) and position 21 is the inverted cliché (tête-bêche), radiant colour, well centred for this, fresh unused with much original gum (a small patch missing at far left), a few stamps have creases or faint tone spots on gum, and a few separated perfs., overall fine and an appealing pane. Chan...

Lot 166 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #166 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 24ca. rose-carmine vertical pair, fresh colour, centred just to right, fine unused with much original gum. Chan 30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 167 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #167 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 1st printing 24ca. rose-carmine, Pane 2, the complete pane of twenty-five from the top right corner of the sheet with almost complete sheet margin at top and right and interpane margin at left, bright colour, well centred, unused with part original gum, some thin spots, position 1 (violet discolouration on reverse just showing through to front) and position 23 both have pronounced creasing ending in tears,...

Lot 168 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #168 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 2nd printing 1ca. to 24ca (sheet margin at right), very good to fine unused with part to much original gum, the 4ca. has imperf. margin at foot (5mm.) and the 12ca. has a toned perf., a sound and highly collectible set of this scarce printing.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000

Lot 169 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #169 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 2nd printing 3ca. yellow block of four, vibrant colour, centred just to top left, fine and fresh unused with much original gum. Chan 24S.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 170 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #170 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 2nd printing 6ca. red-brown, deep bright colour, fine unused with large part to much original gum, short perf. at foot. Signed Livingston. Chan 27S.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 171 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #171 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress 2nd printing 9ca. yellow-green, lovely colour, well centred, very fine and fresh appearance unused with part original gum, small faults. Chan 28S.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000

Lot 172 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #172 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. bright fresh colours, mostly well centred, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, the 3ca. (interpane margin) has horizontal wrinkle. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 173 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #173 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. bright colours, mostly well centred, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, the 6ca. with sheet margin at right, a few values including the 9ca. have tones on gum. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 174 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #174 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. strong colours, mostly well centred, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, the 9ca. has light brownish streaks in gum and the 12ca. has two minute natural specks in paper. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 175 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #175 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. bright colours, mostly well centred, mainly fine and fresh unused with much original gum (trivial disturbance from mounts), the 2ca. and 6ca. have thins and the 24ca. a short perf. at left. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 176 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #176 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. good colours, mostly well centred, fine appearance unused with much original gum (the 3ca. has backing paper), some gum tones. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 177 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #177 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. very good to fine unused with much original gum, the 3ca. has a few rust spots on reverse and the 12ca. has a light horizontal bend, a few have slight gum glazing. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000

Lot 178 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #178 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 24ca. fair appearance unused with much original gum, varying degrees of toning, the 9ca. is sound. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 179 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #179 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, 1894 Dowager Empress Mollendorf printing 1ca. to 6ca. blocks of four, and 9ca. to 24ca. vertical or horizontal pairs, superb colours, well centred, fine to very fine and fresh unused with much original gum, one 2ca. and 4ca. each have tiny rust mark on gum, the lower 9ca. has slight thinning in large margin at left and the 12ca. has faint diagonal crease. A splendid set in multiples. Chan 22M-30M.
Estimate HK$ 50,000...

Lot 180 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #180 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Chefoo : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca (inverted watermark) to 24ca., cancelled by Chefoo seals, fine to very fine strikes, the lower values have small faults (4ca. defective) and the 12ca. has light stain at lower right. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 181 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #181 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Chefoo : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 3ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Chefoo seals, fine strikes. Chan 22-24, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

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