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 257 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #257 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 4c. on 4ca. rose-pink, Plate B, double pane of forty (Panes 3 + 4) with interpane margin at left and sheet margin at right, the right Pane [15] is the 3.5mm. spacing, deep colour, particularly well centred, cancelled by "Customs/Canton" double-ring d.s. of "Mar 6 1897", with practically full original brownish gum hardly affecting the fine appearance from front. Chan 40.
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Lot 258 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #258 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 4c. on 4ca. rose-pink horizontal pair imperforate between, cancelled by "Customs/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. of "Jan 2 1897" (day of issue) in blue, nice clear colour, characteristic centring to lower right, very fine and appealing. Chan 40h.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000


Expertisation: Signed Peter Holcombe.

Provenance: Sir Percival...

Lot 259 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #259 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 8c. on 6ca. reddish brown block of four, top left stamp variety 3.5mm. spacing, fine unused with much original gum, light horizontal crease crosses top pair. Chan 42, c.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500

Lot 260 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #260 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Small Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 10c. on 12ca. brown-orange, variety no watermark, large top margin, fine to very fine unused with part to large part original gum. Chan 45 var.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 261 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #261 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow, cancelled by usual part "(Customs)/Shanghai" double-ring d.s. in brown, fine to very fine. Chan 47.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200

Lot 262 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #262 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow, cancelled by usual part "Customs/(Shanghai)" double-ring d.s. in brown, fine. Chan 47.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200

Lot 263 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #263 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca. orange-yellow, centred to foot with surcharge misplaced so that "cent." is at top, cancelled by usual part "Customs/(Shanghai)" double-ring d.s. in brown, fine, light uniform toning from gum. Chan 47var.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000

Lot 264 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #264 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing ½c. on 3ca., 2c. on 2ca. to 5c. on 5ca. and 10c. on 9ca., fine used. Chan 47, 49-51, 53.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 265 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #265 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 2c. on 2ca. green block of four, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, small paper hinge remainder, top right stamp has small corner defect in margin. Chan 49.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

Lot 266 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #266 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 5c. on 5ca. dull orange with sheet margin at left, deep bright colour, outstanding centring, very fine and fresh mint, faintest trace of gum tone on reverse. Chan 51.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200

Lot 267 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #267 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 5c. on 5ca. dull orange and large figures surcharge 1.5mm. setting on Dowager 1st printing 4c. on 4ca., unused with much original gum, the 5c. on 5ca. is fine, the 4c. on 4ca. toned and short perf. at right. Chan 51, 68.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200

Lot 268 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #268 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 10c. on 12ca. brown-orange, deep colour, cancelled by Ningpo pakua with six complete bars, light corner creasing and three bars of the pakua a bit lighter, otherwise a fine example of the "Golden Dragon". Chan 54.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000

Lot 269 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #269 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 30c. on 24ca. pale rose-red, variety "30" 2mm. above "cents", Pane 5, position 5, bright colour of remarkable richness and intensity, well centred just to foot, mint, fine to very fine and fresh example of this variety which is a rarity on the first printing. Chan 55d.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000


Expertisation: B.P.A. certificate (1964).
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Lot 270 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #270 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 30c. on 24ca. rose-carmine horizontal pair, positions 4-5, right stamp variety "30" 2mm. above "cents", unused, colour somewhat faded due to exposure to sunlight, regummed, two violet marks on reverse just show through to front, nevertheless a highly collectible example of this rare variety, especially in a se-tenant pair with the normal 2.5mm. setting. Chan 55, d.
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Lot 271 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #271 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 30c. on 24ca. rose-carmine, variety incorrect Chinese "Three" type A, cancelled by two strikes of "Customs/Wuhu" double-ring d.s. of "22 Jan 1898", fine. Chan 55c.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000

Lot 272 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #272 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 1st printing 30c. on 24ca. rose-carmine, right Pane, position 5 variety "30" 2mm. above "cents", boldly cancelled by central pakua in black, lovely clear colour, well centred, fine and scarce variety. Chan 55d.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000

Lot 273 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #273 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright fresh colours, well centred, fine unused with part to much original gum (the 1c. on 1ca. without gum). Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 274 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #274 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright colours, well centred, fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum, the 10c. on 9ca. has tiny ink mark in margin at top right corner. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 275 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #275 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., excellent colours, fine unused with much original gum, the 8c. on 6ca. has slight thinning. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 276 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #276 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright colours, mostly well centred, fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum, the 10c. on 12ca. has a horizontal bend. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000

Lot 277 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #277 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., strong colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with much original gum, two of the low values a little unfresh and the 10c. on 9ca. has a few light spots in margin at foot. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 278 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #278 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., good colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with large part to much original gum, the 30c. on 24ca. misperforated at right with gutter margin, but blunt perfs. at foot. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000

Lot 279 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #279 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., bright colours, mostly well centred, fine unused with part to much original gum, the 8c. on 6ca. has small tear at top and the 30c. on 24ca. with disturbed gum. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 280 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #280 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., good colours, mostly well centred, mainly fine unused with much original gum, the 30c. on 24ca. is regummed. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000

Lot 281 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges -  Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 75 Asian Stamps & Postal History

Lot #281 - 2: China 1897 new currency surcharges

China, 1897 Large Wide Surcharge on Dowager 2nd printing ½c. on 3ca. to 30c. on 24ca., mainly good to fine with part to much original gum, the 8c. on 6ca. without gum, tones. Chan 56-64.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000

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