Auction #23

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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 126 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897 red revenues -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #126 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897 red revenues

China, 1897, 1¢ on 3¢ and 2¢ (large & small) on 3¢ Red Revenues, useful mint selection of 5 items, comprising 1¢ on 3¢ (3), plus single examples of both the large and small 2¢ on 3¢ surcharges, attractive, sound group, o.g.; all with hinge remnants or offset, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, examine.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.

Lot 127 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897 red revenues -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #127 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897 red revenues

China, 1897, 1¢ on 3¢ & Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenues (Scott 78, 80), each cancelled by light bar cancel; 2¢ with thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 3,000.

Lot 128 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #128 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues

China, 1897, Imperial Chinese Post, $2 orange & yellow (Chan 102. Scott 96), fresh with good colors and well centered, cancelled by partial pakua killer, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.

Lot 129 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #129 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues

China, 1902, Chinese Imperial Post, unwatermarked, $5 green & salmon (Chan 128. Scott 122), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered with excellent colors, full, exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.

Lot 130 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #130 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire 1897-1912 Later Issues

China, 1912, Waterlow & Sons "Republic" overprint, 1¢ ocher (Chan 170, 170a, 170b. Scott 164var), full pane of 20, margins all around and interpanneau at left, with position 12 showing basic stamp retouched variety, and position 20 the broken top of "one" variety; additionally, pan shows characteristic plate cracks in right margin, pristine mint, o.g., stamps never hinged, hinged in selvage only, Very Fine, choice.
Estimate...

Lot 131 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire offices in tibet -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #131 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire offices in tibet

Offices in Tibet, 1911, surcharge on Coiling Dragon, 1r on $1 red & pale rose (Chan TB10. Scott 10), fresh bright color, well centered, o.g., small hinge remnant, Very Fine. Scott $900 (HK$ 6,980).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.

Lot 132 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire offices in tibet -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #132 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire offices in tibet

Offices in Tibet, 1911, surcharge on Coiling Dragon, 1r on $1 red & pale rose (Chan TB10. Scott 10), attractive, neat Lhasa double-circle datestamp cancel, Fine to Very Fine. Scott $900 (HK$ 6,980).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 7,000.

Lot 133 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #133 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1836 (Jan. 12), folded letter from Philadelphia to Canton, China, datelined "Philada. Jany 12 1836" from C. Risphan to William Wetmore, Canton, China, sent privately; red Chinese character framed handstamp, business contents, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 134 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #134 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1897 (July 21), Red Revenue combination cover from Peking to Indianapolis, Indiana, a worn and tatty cover, happily with the stamps and their postmarks in good condition; franked by 1¢ on 3¢ Revenue and small 4¢ on 4ca Dowager, each tied by strong bold strike of "Peking/21 JUL 97" bilingual large dollar dater in blue; front also shows 5s blue Japanese Koban added and cancelled "Shanghai/28/JUL/97/I.J.P.O." c.d.s., with reverse...

Lot 135 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #135 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1898 (Jan. 24), splendid combination cover from Tientsin to San Francisco, a superb cover, franked by a vertical pair of the large numeral, wide space on second print Dowager issue, along with a horizontal pair of the 5¢ Imperial Chinese Post Coiling Dragon issue, each tied by brown pakua cancels and matching "Tientsin/24 JAN 98" Large Dollar dater; 10s Japanese Koban added at Shanghai and cancelled 4 FEB I.J.P.O. c.d.s., with...

Lot 136 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #136 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1898 (Nov. 4), attractive 3-stamp franking (Scott 25, 33, 66), the unusual combination comprising 1¢ on 1ca Small Dragon, 8¢ on 6¢ small figure Dowager surcharge and large 1¢ on 1ca narrow space surcharge on second print Dowager issue, all tied to small piece by superb strike of Hankow Large Dollar chop, Very Fine, lovely, eye-appealing item.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 137 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #137 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1898 (Nov. 8), registered uprated U.S. 5¢ entire to Canton, U.S. 5¢ entire, uprated by 4¢ large Banknote, along with 2¢ (4), 3¢ and 4¢ (2) small Bureau issues, all tied by St. Louis registry ovals, along with violet St. Louis c.d.s.'s and matching "R" handstamp; front shows San Francisco registry label with violet San Francisco Nov 14 transit on reverse; back also shows Hong Kong DE 21 98 transit with front showing Chinese...

Lot 138 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #138 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1900 (Jan 20), combination cover from Nanking to Chicago, neat cover franked on reverse by 2¢ China Coiling Dragon, tied by nice bilingual Nanking 20 JAN origin c.d.s., with light Shangai Jan transit alongside; front shows 2s Japanese Koban added at Shanghai, tied by bold "Shanghai/23/JAN/00/I.J.P.O." c.d.s.; Chicago Feb 19 machine cancel receiver on reverse, fresh, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 139 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #139 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire postal history

China, 1902 (Jan. 7), Postage Due cover from Shanghai to San Francisco, franked by 10¢ green China Coiling Dragon tied by bilingual "Shanghai/7 JAN/04" c.d.s.; 10s Japanese Chrysanthemum Offices in China issue added at Shanghai with Jan 10 I.J.P.O. c.d.s. and Yokohama 14 JAN Japan transit, alongside U.S. 10¢ Postage Due added upon arrival (Feb 7 backstamp), with 2-line "U.S. Charge/To Collect/10 Cents" and "T" handstamps on front, Very...

Lot 140 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire collections -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #140 - 2: 02: Chinese Empire collections

China, Useful predominantly used selection, a worthwhile, mostly used selection of 66 items on a pair of stockcards, with lots of better values like (used unless noted) Scott #2, 4, 10 (5), 11 (5 plus 1 mint), 12 (2), 13 (10), 14 (8), 15 (9), 25 (2), 26, 27 (2), plus mint #25, 26 (2) and 27 (2); some Dowager surcharge, two small 2¢ and a 4¢ Red Revenue, etc.; condition varies on a few, majority Fine to Very Fine, well worth a careful...

Lot 141 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #141 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Nanking "Provisional Neutrality" overprint, $1 red & pale rose (Chan 149. Scott 143), bright vivid color and well centered, o.g., Very Fine, a rare stamp: 156 examples were sold in Nanking at issue. Scott $3,750 (HK$ 29,070).
Estimate HK$ 24,000 - 28,000.

Lot 142 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #142 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Statistical Dept. "Republic" overprints, ½¢-$5 complete (Chan 152-166. Scott 146-160), exceptionally fresh with vibrant colors, o.g., Very Fine, a most attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.

Lot 143 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #143 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Commercial Press "Republic" overprint, 1¢ ocher (Chan 167h. Scott 161var), top margin interpanneau strip of 5, with gutter between positions 4 & 5, position 4 stamp showing top character shifted to right variety, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, a stunning and rare, eye-arresting variety.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.

Lot 144 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #144 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, unissued, perforated "Map of China", 1¢ to $10 complete, set of 13, wonderfully fresh; fault-free and near pristine, with each value possessing full o.g., Very Fine and remarkably choice, an incredibly rare complete set, one of only a very few sets that have survived and remained intact, with nearly all having been destroyed with the scrapping of the issue.
Estimate HK$ 300,000 - 400,000

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Lot 145 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #145 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh and well centered, with exceptionally clean o.g., Very Fine+, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 9,000.

Lot 146 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #146 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Revolution Commemorative complete (Chan 184-195. Scott 178-189), fresh, clean o.g.; 8¢ tiny thin speck, $5 a single slightly nibbed perf at right, otherwise Very Fine, attractive set.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.

Lot 147 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #147 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh and well-centered, o.g., Very Fine, nice set.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.

Lot 148 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #148 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1912, Republic Commemorative complete (Chan 196-207. Scott 190-201), fresh, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce used set.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,800.

Lot 149 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #149 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1915, Junk Issue, First Peking printing, ½¢ to $10 complete (Chan 227//238. Scott 221-239, 240-241), which also includes 1½¢ violet and 13¢ brown, fresh and attractive set; tiny thin speck on $10 value, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200.

Lot 150 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps -  Kelleher & Rogers, Ltd. Auction #23

Lot #150 - 3: 03: Chinese Republic stamps

China, 1915, Hall of Classics, First Peking printing, $10 black & yellow green (Chan 247. Scott 239), wonderfully fresh and nicely centered, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 7,000.

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