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Lot 11 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 11 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1897: Dowager Empress with new currency overprint 1/2 c to 10 c, 36 mostly fine copies in  uesd and unused condition including a horizontal marginal pair of the 1/2c on 3 ca orange and all three types of the 2 c on 2 ca green and  4 c on 4ca pink unused, including (Gi 50/51)  Fine and scarce.

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Lot 27 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 27 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Ingoing 1901 (Sept 10): Envelope from an unknown P.O. in the Dutch Indies to a British FPO address in Shanghai, forwarded to another one nearby Tien Tsin and back to Shanghai, bearing Dutch Indies 1900 ovpt 10 on 10 c. lilac and 15 on 15 brown (Gi 111+113), tied by a rectangular datestamp, the reverse with a plethora of datestamps incl. WELTVREDEN transit, two "VICTORIA HONGKONG" transit, five British FPO cds's, "SHANGHAI LOCAL POST" as well as bilingual SHANGHAI and TSIENTSIN Imperial Chinese cds's.

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Lot 43 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 43 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1878/1940: Accumulation beginning with a superb set of German Offices "REICHSPOST" to 5 Mark on pieces (Mi.15/27), also several other foreign offices including Japanese, French and Russian with high values. The Empire itelf contains 3 Large Dragons with qualitative challenges of varying degrees, 1897 Coiling Dragons to 50 c. green, 1900 Bean goose to $ 2, later issues with many provincial overprints and some local issues.

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Lot 6 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 6 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1885: 1ca green to 5 ca olive-yellow, forteen copies selected for their postmarks, eight bearing mainly blue chops "PEKING" and various "TIENTSIN", others with red "CUSTOMS" or more rarely seen markings.

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Lot 22 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 22 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1900 (July 10): Cover from Ganking via Shanghai to Wiesbaden with full contents, bearing vertical pair China Dragon 5 c. brown tied by NOANKIN cds in blue and France 'Chine' ovpt 25 c. black on rose tied by 'SHANG-HAI CHINE 16 JUIL 00' cds for onward transmission. Reverse with Chinese bilingual transit and WIESBADEN arrival (Aug 20) cds's. In addition a 1904 cover from the same correspondence with full content bearing China Dragon 10 c. green, tied by Chinese cds, French "SHANG-HAI / CHINE" transit cds alongside, reverse  with four Chinese transit and WIESBADEN arrival cds's. A fine and scarce duo.

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Lot 38 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 38 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1911 (May 13): Registered cover from Mongtse/Mengzi in Yunnan province to Haiphong in Tonkin, French Indochina bearing CIP 3 c. bluish green, a strip of five and a single adhesive and 2 c. green tied by "MENTSZ Train Station" datestamp with matching registration handstamp alongside. Reverse with HOKOW (May 13) and "LAO-KAY TONKIN" (May 15) transit cds's as well as "HAIPHONG TONKIN" (May 15) arrival cds's. A very early cover on the Mongtse railway linking Southern China with the port of Haiphong in French Indochina. A rare, fine and correctly franked item, only five Mengtse train covers are recorded.

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Lot 17 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 17 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Round the world cover 1888: Cover from Nikolajevsk to Havant, Great Britain, readressed via Canada to the German post office in Shanghai, readressed again to Havant, bearing Russia 1884 Imperial Arms 7 kop. blue tied by faint NIKOLAEVSK cds, HAVANT arrival (Nov 9), new franking QV 4 d. adhesive, despatched Nov 15 via Canada with Windsor Ontario (Nov 29) and San Francisco Steamship (Dec 8) transit, "US POSTAL AGENCY SHANGHAI" arrival (Jan 14, 1889), "SHANGHAI LOCAL POST" in blue, finally readressed back to Great Britain and despatched registered at the German PO in Shanghai with German Empire precursor (Mi V41+V42) adhesives, tied by cds of the Imperial Postagentur (Jan 15) with matching registration label alongside, transit Brindisi, Modane & "LONDON REGISTERED (Feb 18, 1889). As to be expected some wear and tear, nevertheless an extremely scarce usages and postmark combination, an impressive combination franking.

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Lot 33 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 33 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1905 (Dec 8): Chinese inland stationery postcard 1 c., sent from Puoly via Tsingta to Altusried, Bavaria, the indicium tied by clear Chinese handstamp. Given to the German postal administration in Tsingtau, two examples of Kiautschou adhesive 1 c. brown-ochre (Mi 18) added to the card and tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch (Dec 21, 1905) cds, arrival (Jan 27, 1906) cds alongside. A most attractive combination usage.

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Lot 49 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 49 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1901/46c: Lot 19 covers / postcards incl. two 1901 postcards despatched by German soldiers, two stationery postcards, one from Pingtu to Kiaochow, postcard from Shanghai to the USA, the adhesives cancelled upon arrival; Junk issue special 1917 4 c. stationery postcard for POWs to Copenhagen with Russian and Austrian censorship, 1917 cover from Peking to Chikungshan with Chinese censorship, 1916 registered cover from Tientsin via Tientsin-Mukden ambulant and Petrograd to Rotterdam, 1919 incoming cover from Germany with Kongmoon 'Addressee left' handstamp, 1915 Chinese response card to Germany, 1921 Peiping to Shanghai cover with addressee not found opened and resealed with green label, 1912 registered ovpt set to London, 1913 Shanghai Customs service cover to Mengtsz, Sinkiang ovpt Junk cover from Urumuhu to Suilai, Manchuria ovpt Junk cover from Harbin to Kuling, and 1936 Manchukuo cover to Paris.

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Lot 12 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 12 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1897: Dowager Empress with new currency overprint 30 c on 24 ca deep rose red "wide gap" overprint, very fresh bottom marginal copy with large part og. Fine and scarce.

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