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Lot 2035 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2035 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1931/55ca.: Lot 35 commercial covers predominatly China-Switzerland with two incoming to Switzerland, showing interesting frankings and censor marks, together with small study of 1932/40 airmail issue 'Junkers F-13 over Great Wall' with one usage from Shanghai via Hongkong by U.S. Air Service C.N.A.C.

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Lot 2005 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2005 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/46: Sun Yat-sen, 5th Issue, Paicheng printing, $ 20 blue, an unused horizontal strip of four, marginal from right of sheet, variety "Imperforate Vertically Between" on second and third stamps, minor spot on perf. on second stamp otherwise fresh and fine, unused as issued. Rare Gi = £ 200++.

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Lot 2030 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2030 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1900/58ca: Lot 14 covers/postcards incl. 1911 registered cover from the German PO in Shnaghai, Republic 1932 Airmail complete set on cover from Chungking, seven unused picture postcards from the Italian troops during the Boxer Rebellion with matching handstamp, 1958 two covers Peking to Prague, in addition two postcards from Tonkin French Indochina to Europe.

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Lot 2046 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2046 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944/46: SYS 5th issue, Paicheng printing, the specialised study collection with 30 c. brown block of twelve showing 'elephant' watermark, $ 1 olive-green in block of 50 unused and perf. 10½ unused and used, $ 2 purple imperforates unused and used, $ 2 purple imperf. between pair used, $ 3 yellow in imperf. between pairs unused, $ 5 carmine in imperf. between pair, $ 10 brown block of four with off-set on reverse, $ 10 imperf. between pairs unused (3), range of multiples with marginal imprint, study of the papers utilised, Ma listed varieties and 14 covers. A scarce and attractive collection.

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Lot 2023 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2023 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1898/1980: Collection resp. lot several hundred stamps used/unused, with single stamps, pairs, blocs of four, various cancellations etc., incl. some better values Peoples Republic (Cultural Revolution), in addition a small part of Hong Kong and Japan, housed in two albums.

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Lot 2019 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2019 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944: Postage Due 50 c. green, $ 1 rose-red and $ 2 brown-purple all tied by Shanghai cds's to small local taxed cover originally underpaid with 1937 1 c. on 4 c. green (2). A rare issue on letter.

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Lot 2025 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2025 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1945 (March 12): 20th Death Anniversary of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the complete set of six values from $ 2 grey-green to $ 30 orange-brown, all in half sheets of 50 with sheet requisition numbers at top right, the $ 2 with small piece of margin missing at top otherwise all fresh and very fine, unused without gum as issued. Scarce and attractive multiples Gi = £ 1'175.

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Lot 2041 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2041 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942 (Nov 1): Provincial Surcharges on 16 c. olive-brown, the collection with vertical opts. in black or red, from East Szechuan in red (15) unused, Kiangsi in red (4) unused, Kansu in red (21) incl. three pairs; Yunnan in red (20) incl. three blocks of four; other Provinces with single examples unused (all are rare); Jan-July 1943 Provincial Surcharges 50 c. 16 c. olive-brown with further splendid range from each Province incl. compound perf. variety from Kwantung unused and Shensi block of four unused with "Thin 16" variety, West Szechuan compound perf. variety in a block of four unused, March-Dec 1943 Provincial Surcharges in black or red incl. a complete sheet with "Thin 16" variety in position 200 and 14 covers. A splendid and very unusual lot.

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Lot 2002 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2002 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/46: Sun Yat-sen, 5th Issue, Paicheng printing, $ 3 yellow, an unused vertical pair, variety "Imperforate Horizontally Between", fresh and fine, unused as issued. Rare Gi = £ 300.

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Lot 2012 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2012 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/45: Redrawn 3rd Sun Yat-sen, Paicheng printing, $ 100 brown, rough perf 12-15½, a fine unused block of four, fresh and very fine, unused as issued. An extremely rare multiple Gi = £ 1'100+.

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