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 182 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #182 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Chinkiang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca (2), 2ca., 3ca. (2), 4ca., 5ca. (2), 6ca. (3), 9ca. (2) and 24ca. (2), cancelled by "Customs/Chinkiang" double-ring d.s., fine part to large part complete strikes, a few values to 6ca. are toned or oxidised (one 5ca.). Chan 22-28, 30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 183 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #183 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Chinkiang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 9ca. bright green vertical pair and vertical strip of three, each cancelled by "Customs/Chinkiang" double-ring d.s., the strip has corner crease and a few marginal tones, fine to very fine strikes, complete on the pair. Chan 28.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 184 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #184 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Hankow : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. the 3ca. in horizontal pair, cancelled by "Customs/Hankow" double-ring d.s., the 6ca. has perfs. trimmed at top, fine to very fine strikes. Ex Quintin Tan Kok Tin. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 185 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #185 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Hankow : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. cancelled by "Customs/Hankow" double-ring d.s., the 24ca. has light uniform toning on reverse, fine to very fine strikes. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 186 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #186 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Ichang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. and 2ca (6, with marginal block of four), each stamp centrally cancelled by Ichang seal, fine to very fine strikes, the 1ca. is stained and the 2ca. block has rough perfs. and light tones. Chan 22, 23.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 187 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #187 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Kiukiang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 3ca (2) and 5ca. to 24ca., cancelled by "Customs/Kiukiang" double-ring d.s. in red, a few values including 9ca. have rough perfs. and the 24ca. has lightly toned perfs. at foot, fine part strikes. Chan 22-24, 26-30.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 188 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #188 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Kiukiang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 9ca. dull green, centrally cancelled by complete strike of "Customs/Kiukiang" double-ring d.s. of "Feb 1 97" in red, very fine strike, the stamp is lightly toned. Chan 28.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 189 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #189 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Newchwang : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 3ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Newchwang seals, very fine strikes, some tones, the 12ca. has small hole and the 24ca. has thin. Chan 24, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 190 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #190 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

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

Lot 191 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #191 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Peking : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. and 2ca. on piece, 3ca. and 6ca. in horizontal pairs, and 9ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Peking seals in blue, fine to very fine strikes. Chan 22-24, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 192 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #192 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Peking : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1895 piece bearing 3ca. orange-yellow (3, one has pre-application defect at top left corner), cancelled by Peking seals in blue, in combination with Germany Eagle 25pf. blue vertical strip of four, cancelled by Shanghai c.d.s. (13.6.95) which also ties two Dowager stamps, fine and appealing. Chan 24.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500

Lot 193 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #193 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Peking : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 4ca. and 5ca. pairs with 24ca. on large part front to U.S.A., tied by Peking seals in blue, fine appearance, some gum tones and one 4ca. has tear at top. Chan 25, 26, 30.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000

Lot 194 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #194 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. cancelled by "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. in blue (except the 2ca. in black), the 24ca. (a few short or clipped perfs.) with "Nov 23 1894" date, fine to very fine part to large part complete strikes. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 195 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #195 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 24ca. cancelled by "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. in blue, the 6ca. has a few tones, fine to very fine part to large part complete strikes. Ex Quintin Tan Kok Tin. Chan 22-30.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 196 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #196 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 4ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Shanghai seals in blue, fine to very fine strikes, the 9ca. has small tone spot and the 12ca. has horizontal crease at foot. Chan 22-25, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 197 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #197 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 4ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Shanghai seals in blue, fine to very fine strikes, the 9ca. and 12ca. have tones. Chan 22-25, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 198 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #198 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 4ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Shanghai antique seals in black or blue, fine strikes, the 6ca. and 12ca. have corner creasing. Chan 22-25, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 199 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #199 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca (8, with two blocks of four and a pair on fragment), 2ca. (5, with block of four), 3ca. (4, with pair and two singles on separate pieces), 6ca. pair, and 9ca. vertical pairs (2, cancelled by Customs daters or seals), mainly fine to very fine and large part to complete strikes. Chan 22-25, 27-28.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 200 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #200 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. strip of four and block of four, 6ca. and 9ca. blocks of four, and 24ca. vertical strip of three, cancelled by Customs daters or seals, fine strikes. Chan 22, 27, 28, 30.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 201 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #201 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Shanghai : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. reddish orange block of twelve (4 x 3) with inverted watermark, each stamp cancelled by Shanghai seal in blue, some splitting and reinforcing along horizontal rows of perfs., top right stamp has small corner defect, otherwise fine. Chan 22.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000

Lot 202 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #202 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Taku : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca (2), 3ca. (4) and 9ca., cancelled by Customs daters for Taku, oval type in blue (3) and double-ring in red (4), the 9ca. has light uniform toning, good to fine part strikes. Chan 22, 24, 28.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 203 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #203 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Tientsin : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 1ca. to 4ca. and 6ca. to 24ca., cancelled by Tientsin seals in blue, Chan 22-25, 27-30.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 204 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #204 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Tientsin : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 24ca. rose-carmine with 1888 Small Dragon 3ca. mauve on piece, cancelled by Tientsin seals in blue, and 24ca. with 3ca. orange-yellow on piece, similarly cancelled and additionally tied by part London c.d.s. in red, both stamps on the latter piece have faults/defects due to the overlapping application of the 3ca. stamp on the 24ca. A remarkable duo of usages of the 24 candarins. Chan...

Lot 205 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #205 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Wenchow : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 9ca. and 12ca. centrally cancelled by "Customs/Wenchow" double-ring d.s. of "Aug 16 96" in red, fine to very fine strikes. Chan 28, 29.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 206 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #206 - 2: China 1894 dowager empress 60th birthday

China, Wuhu : 1894 Dowager 1st printing 9ca. bright green, centred to left, cancelled by practically complete strike of "Customs/Wuhu" double-ring d.s. of "24 Apr 1896" in red, fine to very fine strike. Chan 28.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000

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