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Lot 31 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 31 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1903 (Dec 14): Chinese inland stationery postcard 1 c. with add. franking Dragon 1 c. orange and 2 c. red-brown, tied by light bilingual WEIHSIEN datestamp, crisp bilingual "KIAOCHOW 15 DEC 03" transit cds alongside. Given to the German postal administration in Tsingtau, vertical pair of Kiautschou 5 pf. green adhesive (Mi 6) added to the card and tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch (Dec 15) cds, sent to Jever, Germany with arrival (Jan 11, 1904) cds alongside. Some perforation irregularities and toning, nevertheless an attractive combination usage.

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Lot 10 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 10 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Dowager Empress 60th Birthday 1897: 30 cents on 24 ca. red (Gi 46), a fine and fresh example with full og. Gi = £ 1'800.

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Lot 26 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 26 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1901 (June): Cover from Ychow via Kiaochow to München, bearing vertical pair Dragon 5 c. red, tied by oval bilingual YCHOW datestamp with year slug inverted, oval "KIAOCHOW JUL 1, 1901" transit datestamp in violet on reverse. Given to the German postal administration in Tsingtau, German offices in China presursor stamp 5 pf. green (V2/II) in a vertical pair added to the cover and tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch (July 2) cds, reverse with MÜNCHEN arrival (Aug 8) cds's. Seal torn away from the reverse, nevertheless an interesting commercial combination franking.

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Lot 42 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 42 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1878/1913: Fine collection beginning with three "Large Dragons" 1ca green, 3 ca red and 5 ca yellow, "narrow setting", later values include "Red revenues" of one, two and four cents, coiled dragons and postage dues. Most stamps are used, the quality is not always great but many acceptable pieces can be found.

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Lot 5 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 5 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1883: 3 ca vermillion and 5 ca chrome yellow originating from the same letter, both cancelled with single "TIENTSIN" chop, 5 ca  minor creasing from adhesion to paper. Very fine.

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Lot 21 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 21 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1899 (Nov 10): Chinese inland stationery postcard 1 c. with add. franking Dragon 1 c. orange (oxidised) and 2 c. red, tied by oval bilingual WEIHSIEN datestamp, oval "KIAOCHOW NOV 14, 1899" transit datestamp alongside. Given to the German postal administration in Tsingtau, German offices in China presursor stamp (V2/I) added to the card and tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch (Nov 15) cds, sent to Klein-Rosseln in Lothringen / Lorraine, then under German rule with arrival (Dec 12, 1899) cds alongside. Vertical fold aside the middle adhesive, some staining at left, nevertheless an interesting combination franking.

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Lot 37 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 37 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1909 (Nov 13): Printed matter wrapper from Tsingtau to the catholic mission in Wenshang, bearing Kiautschou adhesive 2 c. green (Mi 29) tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch cds. Upon arrival charged with 1 cent and bearing Imperial Post 1 c. blue due, tied by Chinese handstamp. A fine cover, signed Bothe BPP.

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Lot 48 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 48 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Kiaochow - Tsingtau combination usages 1899/1901: Group nine covers / cards with combinations of Chinese and German Kiautschou adhesives and postmarks incl. 1899 US stationery envelope from Philadelphia to the Chinese Kiaochow PO, then despatched again at the German Tsintau PO to Scotland, one chinese stationery postcard with German PO in China adhesives tied in the small PO of TAPUTUR, cert. Steuer, and seven philatelically motivated combination usages.

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Lot 16 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 16 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1927/29: Manchuria, 1/2 c to $5 complete area of 32 overprinted stamps including the definitive issue, as well as "UNIFICATION" and "SUN YAT-SEN" memorial, the definitive 10 c, $1 and $2 values without gum, otherwise fine and fresh.

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Lot 32 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 32 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1904 (July 23): Picture postcard with 'Hankow' motif, despatched at the German post office in Kankow and sent to Shanghai, forwarded locally, bearing German Offices in China 5 pf. green (Mi 16), tied by "HANKAU DEUTSCHE POST" cds, with "SHANGHAI DEUTSCHE POST" transit cds alongside. "SHANGHAI LOCAL POST" JUL 27 04" arrival cds, but forwarded and therefore franked with transit Dragon ½ c. brown and 1 c. orange, tied by clear Chinese handstamp and 'T' handstamp. A fine and fresh combination usage from a German PO via the local Shanghai post to the Imperial Chinese post. Cert. Kilian (1986).

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