Sale 68 The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection of Large Dragons Sale 3

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Jun 16, 2018 Asia/Hong_Kong

Interasia Auctions Limited Sale 68 The Jane and Dan Sten Olsson Collection of Large Dragons Sale 3

Saturday Jun 16, 2018 09:30 Asia/Hong_Kong
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This third of four auctions over which the magnificent Olsson Collection of Large Dragons of China is being offered includes important proofs and essays, outstanding stamps including the unique 1 candarin setting VI complete sheet of twenty and one of the four recorded 3ca. imperforate between pairs (ex Ferrary, Hind and James Starr), as well as seven covers highlighted by the earliest recorded cover bearing the stamps of Imperial China - the October 5, 1878 envelope from Peking to Shanghai with 5 candarin pair and single.

Interasia’s June 16-18 Auctions

 

Interasia’s June 16-18 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, 2,500-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 comprises 500 lots, while the Other Asian Countries includes another significant North Korea offering.

 

Coming on Interasia’s tenth anniversary, 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. Completing Interasia’s “trifecta” is the earliest recorded cover bearing the stamps of Imperial China - the October 5, 1878 envelope from Peking to Shanghai bearing a Large Dragon 5 candarin pair and single - anticipated to realize the highest price ever for a Chinese cover (presale estimate US$900,000-1,150,000).

 

Interasia Auctions Timetable

 

 

 

 

Lots

June 16, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 68

Olsson Collection of the Large Dragons of China

1-36

June 16, 2018

10:15 AM

Auction 71

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic

37-820

June 17, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 69

People’s Republic of China and Liberated Areas

1001-1490

June 17, 2018

2:00 PM

Auction 71

China: Ching Dynasty and Republic, Local Posts, Foreign PO, Provinces, Japanese Occ, Manchukuo, Taiwan, Tibet, Mongolia

2001-2658

June 18, 2018

9:30 AM

Auction 70

Hong Kong and Treaty Ports, Macau

3001-3488

June 18, 2018

2:30 PM

Auction 71

Other Asian Countries

3489-3579

 

 

 

 

 

 

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