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Lot 1433 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1433 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1878/1949c: Lot hundreds primarily used stamps from Large & Small Dragons, later definitives, local ovpt. issues, Shanghai local post, Korea, and Manchuria. To be studied.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS

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Lot 1417 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1417 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1914/19: Junk 3 c. blue-green pair and 7 c. violet pair on 1918 registered cover to Norway tied by YIYANG HUN datestamps in black with fine strike of registration cachet at lower left. Reverse with Peking cds (Feb 22) and Harbin cds (Feb 25); thereafter with British and Russian Censor Reseal strips at sides and Kristiansund arrival (Aug 19). A five month journey time due to a combination of World War and Revolution. An attractive and scarce cover. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 36.
Catalogue 257: EUROPE & OVERSEAS

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Lot 1434 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1434 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1898/1968: Lot with better sets and values used/unused, incl. 1921 airmail set of  four unused as well as some PRC issues from 1950 onwards with some used/unused part sets up to 1967/68 part set of eight values of which five unused 4 f. 'Mount Liupan', 'Long March' and 8 f.  'Snow', 'Fairy Cafe'  and 'Huichang' Gi. 412, 413, 415, 416, 421 = GB£ 3'200.
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Lot 2049 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2049 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

United States Postal Agency in Shanghai 1905/1929: Small group of covers/cards (6) with five to the USA with 1905 postcard franked by US 1902 1 c. green tied by 'Shanghai China / US Postal Service' duplex, 1906 cover franked US 2 c. well tied, 1914 cover with US Washington 1 c. green (2) tied by 'US Postal Agency' duplex, 1918 Washington 1 c. green vertical strip of three well tied by duplex and scarce 1929 cover with 2 c. red tied by "4TH. REG. U.S.M.C. / SHANGHAI CHINA duplex; and a 1903 in-coming US 1 c. black stationery card to Shanghai with 'T' mark in black. Fair to fine, a scarce group.

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Lot 2048 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2048 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1948 (April-Oct): Revaluation Surcharges, the specialised collection with study of perfs. and papers, including $ 15'000 on 50 c. grey-green imperforate vertically between pair (unlisted by Gibbons), and a fine range of 34 covers - many with large multiple frankings.

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Lot 2006 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2006 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/46: Sun Yat-sen, 5th Issue, Paicheng printing, $ 100 pale brown, an unused horizontal marginal pair, variety "Imperforate Vertically Between", fresh and fine, together with a further pair of the same value with the same variety, printed in in a pale greyish-green shade, each unused as issued. Rare.

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Lot 2015 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2015 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944 (Oct 10): War Refugees Relief Fund, the part set of five values to $ 10 + $ 10 on 33 c. + 33 c. scarlet, all without the surcharge in black, unissued thus, fresh and fine, large part og. Scarce.

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Lot 2021 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2021 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Szechwan 1933/34: Junk 2nd. Peking issue of China optd. horizontally in black the 1933 set of three values 1 c., 5 c. and 50 c. fine unused, rare 1933/34 SYS set of eight values from 2 c. to $ 5 fine unused, 1933/34 Martyrs issue optd. complete set of 12 values to 50 c. unused; all fresh and fine with large part og. A scarce assembly Gi = £ 750+.

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Lot 2038 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2038 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1940/41: Collection with Provincial Surcharges Oct 1940 "3" on 5 c. green, with inverted optd. blocks (signed Chang and Tong respectively), large range of multiples from Kansu, Shanghai etc. incl. a complete sheet of 200, small '3' varieties in blocks, Double overprints (3), Oct 1940 4 c. on 5 c. olive, with unused block of six showing misplaced perf. line diagonally across corner, "Bottom Right Corner Character Repeated at Left" error in four positional unused multiple and a rare example used on piece in Peking (Gi 582a), 1941 New York 4th SYS issue incl. unused blocks of the 17 c., $10 and $ 20 etc. and six covers.

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Lot 2009 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2009 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/45: Redrawn 3rd Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng printing, $ 20 green, rough perf 12-15½, a fine unused horizontal marginal strip of four, variety "Imperforate Vertically Between", with vertical row of perfs. between third and fourth stamp only, fresh and very fine, unused as issued. Rare multiple Gi = £ 200+.

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