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 232 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #232 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Small Dragon 1c. on 1ca. to 5c. on 5ca., very good to fine unused with much original gum, the 2c. on 3ca. toned and the 5c. on 5ca. has disturbed gum. Chan 31-33.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200

Lot 233 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #233 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Small Dragon 5c. on 5ca. olive-yellow, Setting IV, the right pane of twenty (4 x 5) from the top right corner of the sheet with interpane or sheet margins on three sides, position 12 with rounded upper right corner, sharp impression, excellent colour and outstanding centring, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, the sheet margin at top a little trimmed and position 11 has small inclusion. Chan 33...

Lot 234 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #234 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Surcharge on Small Dragon 1c. on 1ca. to 5c. on 5ca., deep colours, well centred, fine to very fine unused with much original gum, a few light gum tones, the 2c. on 3ca. has light corner crease. Chan 34-36.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 235 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #235 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Surcharge on Small Dragon 1c. on 1ca. to 5c. on 5ca., the 2c. on 3ca. has surcharge misplaced to top left, excellent colours, well centred, fine to very fine unused with much original gum, the 2c. on 3ca. has light tone spots on gum. Chan 34-36.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 236 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #236 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Surcharge on Small Dragon 1c. on 1ca. to 5c. on 5ca., the 2c. on 3ca. has surcharge misplaced to top right, bright colours, well centred, fine unused with much original gum, the first two have hinge remainders and the last two have light gum tones. Chan 34-36.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 237 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #237 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Surcharge on Small Dragon 1c. on 1ca. to 5c. on 5ca., and small figures surcharges on Small Dragons 1c. on 1ca. (marginal) to 5c. on 5ca., fair to very good appearance unused with much original gum, toned. Chan 31-36.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 238 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #238 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright fresh colours, particularly well centred, fine to very fine unused with much original gum, the 30c. on 24ca. has lightly toned perf. at foot. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 239 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #239 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright fresh colours, well centred, fine unused with much original gum, the ½ca. on 3ca. has a small thin and the 10c. on 12ca. has slight gum glazing in places and a few other values have similar due to hinges. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 240 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #240 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., excellent colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with large part to much original gum, a few low values without gum. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 241 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #241 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. (two shades) to 30c. on 24ca., bright colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with much original gum, some low values and the 30c. on 24ca. have a few lightly toned perfs., minor gum disturbance from hinge removal. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 242 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #242 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., vivid colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with large part to much original gum, the 10c. on 9ca. has small manuscript mark in margin at foot. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 243 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #243 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright colours, well centred, the low values to 8c. on 6ca. have tones, the rest are very fresh (the 30c. on 24ca. has a few lightly toned perfs. at top), fine unused with much original gum. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 244 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #244 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., deep bright colours, well centred, fine and fresh appearance unused with large part to much original gum, the 4c. on 4ca. has a few short perfs. at top, the 10c. on 12ca. has thinning at top and the 30c. on 24ca. has a couple of toned perf. tips. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 245 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #245 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½ca. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., deep bright colours, well centred, mainly fine and fresh unused with part to much original gum, the 30c. on 24ca. has trimmed perfs. at foot. Chan 37-46.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 246 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #246 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. to 10c. on 6ca. blocks of four (the 2c. on 2ca. is a block of six with interpane margin), very good to fine unused with much original gum, three are toned or with toned gum, the 10c. on 6ca. is very fresh. Chan 37-43.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 247 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #247 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. (3), 1c. on 1ca. (4), 2c. on 2ca. (3), 4c. on 4ca. (9), 5c. on 5ca. (3), 8c. on 6ca. (3) and 10c. on 6ca. (2), unused and used, showing various plate or surcharge varieties, including 4c. on 4ca. basic stamp with long stroke in Chinese character "Four", 4c. on 4ca. and 5c. on 5ca. with 3.5mm. spacing, and 10c. on 6ca. with large margin at top showing portion of adjoining...

Lot 248 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #248 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow panes of twenty (2) in contrasting light and deep shades, position 15 in each pane is the 3.5mm. spacing variety, both have interpane or sheet margins, the latter with trimmed perfs. at foot, fine unused with much original gum, small faults and light tones on gum. Chan 37, a.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 249 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #249 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow, Plate A, double pane of forty with sheet margin at left and interpane margin at right, the right Pane [15] is the 3.5mm. spacing, good appearance unused with much original gum, uniformly toned and a couple of tiny hinge faults. Chan 37, a.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 250 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #250 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green, Plate C, Pane 5, complete pane of twenty with sheet margin at left showing marginal "guide cross" and interpane margin at top and right, fine unused with much original gum, hinge remainders (including on front) and split perfs. in sheet margin at left. Chan 39.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000

Lot 251 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #251 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green, watermark inverted and reversed, Plate C, double pane of forty with sheet margin at top and left, Panes 1 and 2, bright fresh colour, fine to very fine and fresh unused with much original gum, intact perforations, lower right stamp has small surface scuff in bottom right corner. Chan 39.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000

Lot 252 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #252 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green, watermark inverted and reversed, Plate C, double pane of forty with sheet margin at top and left, Panes 1 and 2, bright fresh colour, fine to very fine and fresh unused with intact perforations, adhering to backing piece, insignificant corner creasing in outer extremity of sheet margin at top right corner. Chan 39.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22,000

Lot 253 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #253 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green, watermark inverted and reversed, Plate C, double pane of forty with sheet margin at left and interpane margin at right, good colour, fine and fresh unused with much original gum (slight natural brownish gum buildup), intact perfs. with misperforation at foot and blind perfs. there, small defect in interpane margin at foot. Chan 39.
Estimate HK$ 18,000 - 22...

Lot 254 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #254 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green, watermark inverted and reversed, Plate C, double pane of forty with interpane margin at top and left and sheet margin at right, good colour, fine and fresh appearance unused with much original gum, patched tear at lower right crossing three stamps in bottom row. Chan 39.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

Lot 255 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #255 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green horizontal pair imperforate between, good colour, well centred, fine appearance unused with part original gum, 3mm. sealed tear at foot and one perf. at top reinforced. A very rare variety of which only a few examples are known. Chan 39f (Specialised CPS2b).
Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 40,000

Lot 256 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #256 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green horizontal pair imperforate vertically, bright colour, fine unused with large part to much original gum, a few lightly foxed perfs. at top. Chan 39g.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000

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