China - Stamp Auctions

Lot 271 - China  -  Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

Lot 271 - China - Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

1910 "Imperial Chinese Post" (design similar to U.S. 1c Louisiana Purchase), American Bank Note Company India proof, die sunk on full card, total of seven designs in gray green all are foreign countries or "International Postage", several designs are recognizable such as U.S. 1883 2c labeled "International Postage" with value expressed in Brazilian "Reis", and a frame with "PERU" label of an 1899 Cuban stamp and frame of a 100r Brazilian Official, but labeled "New Zealand", etc. (it has been suggested that this is the work of an apprentice engraver (signed ED Patterson) to show (and improve) his hand lettering work (initially described in George W. Brett's article in the Fall 1979 Essay Proof Journal, discussing a similar piece in great detail). A fascinating and rare item, of great interest to collectors of China and several other countries
Estimate: $2500

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Lot 272 - China  -  Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

Lot 272 - China - Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

1910 "Imperial Chinese Post" (design similar to U.S. 1c Louisiana Purchase), American Bank Note Company India proof die sunk on card (120x120mm), total of seven designs in gray brown, all are foreign countries or "International Postage", several designs are recognizable such as U.S. 1883 2c labeled "International Postage" with value expressed in Brazilian "Reis", and a frame with "PERU" label of an 1899 Cuban stamp and frame of a 100r Brazilian Official, but labeled "New Zealand", etc. (it has been suggested that this is the work of an apprentice engraver to show (and improve) his hand lettering work). A fascinating and rare item, of great interest to collectors of China and several other countries
Estimate: $2500

Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

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Lot 269 - China  -  Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

Lot 269 - China - Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

1889 (18 Dec) cover with red "Wuhu Customs Mail Matter" in oval, franked with Japan 5sen ultramarine, canceled I.J.P.O. Shanghai, sent via Yokohama (8 Jan. 1890) to United States, endorsed "per Canadian Pacific", with additional red "Wuhu 18 Dec" departure, San Francisco and Salem arrival postmarks on back, little inconsequential toning, v.f. example of the scarce Wuhu Customs Mail Matter strike
Estimate: $3000

Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

China
Lot 270 - China  -  Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

Lot 270 - China - Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World

1901 (21 May) German Fieldpost card, franked with Japanese Post Offices in China 2sen green, tied by Peking I.J.P.O. departure cds, sent via Chinese Imperial Post, with 2c Coiling Dragon tied by oval Peking 21 May 1902 datestamp, addressed to Germany, with boxed East-Asia Armee Komando handstamp, fine
Estimate: $250

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Lot 4189 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4189 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

1911 Szechuan Chungchow to Canada cover, f.w. CIP 2c, 3c & 5c, tied by Szechuan Chungchow lunar year cds., on reverse with Wanhsien, Shanghai Chinese PO, Br. PO transits and Canada arrival. VF-F.
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Lot 4188 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4188 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

1910 red band cover from Kaifeng to Pingyang, f.w. CIP 2c, tied by Henan Kaifeng lunar year cds., on reverse with Taiyuanfu transit and Pingyang arrival. Plus an unclear special lunar year cds. VF-F.
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Lot 4175 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4175 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

1904 (Nov 25) Peking Temple of Confucius picture postcard from Changsintien to France, f..w CIP 2c pair, tied by Chihli Changsintien double-ringed lunar year cds., along with Shanghai Chinese PO, French PO transits and France arrival. VF-F.
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Lot 4180 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4180 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

1906 (Jun 10) Fushun to Peking cover, f.w. CIP 2c, tied by Szechuan Fushun lunar year cds (dated "intercalary month"), along with Szechuan Chungking lunar year transit. VF-F.
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Lot 4035 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4035 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

A small carton of PRC stamps, MS and a few ROC covers, including 1993-7 and 1995-12 sets in complete sheets. Please view.
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Lot 4034 - China  -  John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

Lot 4034 - China - John Bull Stamp Auctions The 2022 Summer Sale - 338th Auction Day 4

1940s-50s two albums of ROC, Liberated Area and PRC stamps, mainly mint stamps, mostly Liberated Area and early PRC stamps. Large quantity. Please view.
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