Auction #23

By:
Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd.

Closed Auction
Nov 17, 2017 Asia/Hong_Kong

Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Friday Nov 17, 2017 10:00 to Saturday Nov 18, 2017 17:00 Asia/Hong_Kong
Last date for bids: 
Friday Nov 17, 2017 09:00 Asia/Hong_Kong

Kelleher and Rogers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daniel F. Kelleher auctions, America’s oldest philatelic auction firm, proudly announces their Fall 2017 sale to be conducted at the firm's new Hong Kong offices located at 1802 Perfect Industrial Building, 31 Tai Yau Street, San Po Kong, Hong Kong on November 17-18, 2017. The two day sale will feature over 800 lots.

Day one consists of stamps, postal history and collections of China, from the Municipal Posts through the Imperial issues and continuing on through the Republic era, Provinces, Occupations, Taiwan and the People's Republic .

Day two consists of non-China areas of Asia, including Japan, Indochina, Korea, Laos,Thailand and Vietnam.

Our current auction will be held 17-18 November 2017 in Hong Kong. The two day sale will feature over 800 lots.

Day one consists of China, including stamps, postal history and collections, ranging from Imperial issues including Local Posts through Republic issues, Taiwan and the People's Republic.

Day two consists of Hong Kong, including specialized sections of cancellations and Treaty Ports, followed by Japan and other Asia countries.

Important note: the buyer's premium for this sale is now 20%. However there is a 2% discount from the hammer price if payments reach us within 15 days after the sale date. 

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Lot 51 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #51 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1882, Large Dragon (wide margins), 1ca green, thin paper (Chan 4. Scott 4), fresh with great color and centering, full clean o.g.; 1 or 2 roughish perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.

Lot 52 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #52 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1882, Large Dragon (wide margins), 1ca green, thin paper (Chan 4. Scott 4), very fresh and nicely centered, without gum, Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.

Lot 53 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #53 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1882, Large Dragon (wide margins), 1ca green, with watermark of paper maker's name (Chan 4h. Scott 4 var.), a lovely used example showing good parts of 2 letters of the "Monckton/Kent" paper maker's watermark, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 54 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #54 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1882, Large Dragon (wide margins), 3ca brown red, thin paper (Chan 5. Scott 5), attractive selection of 5 sound, used examples; one with centrally struck red Shanghai Customs cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.

Lot 55 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #55 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1882, Large Dragon (wide margins), 5ca yellow ocher, thin paper (Chan 6. Scott 6), a very lovely example with excellent color and centering, along with full, intact perforations, neat, very light cancel; trivial corner bend at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 56 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #56 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 7-9. Scott 7-9 vars.), bright, vivid colors; nicely centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 57 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #57 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca brown red, perf 12½ (Scott 8), nice color and sharp impression, with pen cancel, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 58 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #58 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 3ca brown red, perf 12½ (Scott 8), lovely fresh group of 5 used examples, 4 of which are sound smooth perforation types, with the fifth a rough perforation type with a vertical crease, mostly Very Fine, attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.

Lot 59 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #59 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 5ca chrome yellow, clean-cut perf 12½ (Chan 9. Scott 9a var.), fresh with a lovely vivid shade; slightly nibbed perf, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 60 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #60 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 5ca chrome yellow, clean-cut perf 12½ and, 3ca vermilion, rough perf 12½ (Chan 9, 11. Scott 8a var., 9), a lovely fresh pair, comprising a used 3ca and an unused, no gum, 5ca mint example, each Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 61 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #61 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragons on thick paper, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10-12. Scott 7-9 vars.), each fresh with good colors, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 62 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #62 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10. Scott 7 var.), uncommonly fresh with outstanding color and centering, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a splendid example.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.

Lot 63 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #63 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10. Scott 7 var.), wonderfully fresh, o.g., Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.

Lot 64 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #64 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 1ca green, rough perf 12½ (Chan 10. Scott 7 var.), fresh with good color, without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.

Lot 65 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #65 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1878-1883 large dragons

China, 1883, Large Dragon on thick paper, 5ca chrome yellow, rough and smooth perf 12½ (Chan 9, 12. Scott 9, 9a var.), both attractive and lovely, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.

Lot 66 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #66 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1885, Small Dragons, 1ca-5ca complete, rough perf 12½ (Chan 16-18. Scott 10-12 vars.), wonderfully fresh with vibrant colors, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.

Lot 67 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #67 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1888, Small Dragons, 1ca-5ca complete, clean-cut perf 11½-12 (Chan 19-21. Scott 13-15), exceptionally fresh with vivid colors, o.g., Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.

Lot 68 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #68 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1888, Small Dragon, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 11½-12 (Chan 19. Scott 13), block of 4, fresh with o.g.; bottom stamps n.h., o.g., hinged or never hinged, Very Fine, a lovely block.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.

Lot 69 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #69 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1888, Small Dragon, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 11½-12 (Chan 19. Scott 13), block of 4, intense color and excellent centering, o.g.; natural pre-printing paper wrinkle across top 2 stamps, visible mostly on reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.

Lot 70 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #70 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1888, Small Dragon, 1ca bright green, clean-cut perf 11½-12 (Chan 19. Scott 13), irregular block of 5, cancelled by magnificent, incredibly choice strikes of violet "Customs/10 MAR/Jenchuan" Korean usage c.d.s.'s, fresh, Very Fine, a beautiful item.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 71 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #71 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1885-1888 small dragons

China, 1888, Small Dragon, 5ca olive yellow, clean-cut perf 11½-12 (Chan 21. Scott 15), block of 4, fresh and beautifully centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 72 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #72 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), an attractive, fresh and sound complete set with bright, vibrant colors, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 73 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #73 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a lovely, fresh set, each stamp with bold colors and nicely centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 74 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #74 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), beautiful and fresh, Very Fine, an attractive complete set.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 75 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #75 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1894-1897 empress dowager 60th birthday

China, 1894, Empress Dowager 60th Birthday, 1st printing, 1ca-24ca complete (Chan 22-30. Scott 16-24), a lovely, clean set, fresh with good colors, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

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