imperial china - Stamp Auctions

Lot 8 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 8 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1888: 1 ca green to 5 ca olive-yellow, sixteen unused copies mainly with large part og. slightly mixed condition.

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Lot 24 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 24 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Austrian Naval Forces, Boxer War 1901 (March 20): Postcard written from Wei-Hai-Wei from the Cruiser "S.M.S. Kaiserin Elisabeth", mailed at free Military concession rate to Trieste, struck with "FELDPOST" straight line and circular "K UND K KRIEGS-MARINE / S.M. SCHIFF KAISERIN ELISABETH" cachets both in violet. Slight corner bend at right but rare and of very fine appearance. Ex collection Keith Tranmer.

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Lot 40 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 40 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Austrian Naval Forces 1913: Postcard from Shanghai to Pola, franked by 1908 Austria 5 h. green tied by fine "K UND K KREIGSMARINE / SMS KAISER FRANZ JOSEPH" cds (Feb 25) in black. Slightest of aging but a fine strike. The Cruiser was on a 'Flag Waving' tour of the Far East - the contents refer to a meeting between the "Franz Joseph" and the "Kaiserin Elisabeth". Ex collection Keith Tranmer.

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Lot 3 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 3 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1878: 5 ca yellow ochre, wide setting, cancelled by three strikes "CHEFOO" chop in blue, minor imperfections at top, very rare stamp.

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Lot 19 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 19 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1898 (Nov 6): Postcard from Shanghai to Bielefeld, Germany, bearing a combination franking of China Dragon ½ c. brown (Gi 121) and German post offices in China, Eagle definitive with CHINA ovpt 10 pf. carmine (Mi 3/I). The Chinese adhesive was tied by a six barred mute obliterator with a bilingual despatch cds alongside, the card transfered to the German P.O. where the German adhesive was tied by SHANGHAI despatch cds (Nov 7), "BETHEL (BIELEFELD) arrival (Dec 10) cds alongside.

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Lot 35 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 35 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1906 (July 30): Stationery postcard 1 c. sent to Germany with add. franking CIP ½ c. brown (2), 1 c. orange and 2 c. red tied by Tschingwangtau datestamp, transit (Aug 6) cds's of the Chinese and British PO's in SHANGHAI and CHEMNITZ arrival (Sept 8) cds alongside. Written by a soldier of the German East Asian Detachment after the closure of the German P.O. in Tschingwangtau.

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Lot 46 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 46 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1894: Dowager Empress, values to 6 ca brown, twenty-four stamps in both unused and used condition including a pair, with some very attractive pieces with near to full cancels. The lot comprises two unused  5 ca dull orange with large part og. and five further unused stamps including a corner marginal, with the balance being used. The quality is somewhat mixed with the majority fine to very fine.

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Lot 14 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 14 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1912: 1 c orange to $ 5 slate complete series of twelve, "REPUBLIC" portrait President Yuan Shih-kai, fresh with large part og., high value no gum, fine and rare.

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Lot 30 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 30 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1903 (Nov 23): Chinese inland stationery postcard 1 c. with add. franking Dragon 1 c. orange and 4 c. brown, tied by clear Chinese handstamp, bilingual "KIAOCHOW 29 NOV 03" transit cds alongside. Given to the German postal administration in Tsingtau, Kiautschou adhesive (Mi 7) added to the card and tied by "TSINGTAU KIAUTSCHOU" despatch (Nov 15) cds, sent to Meschede with arrival (Dec 24, 1903) cds alongside. Some toning an appealing combination usage.

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Lot 9 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

Lot 9 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Corinphila Auction 284-290 - Day 2

1897: Small Dragon with new currency overprint 1 c to 5 c, five stamps in used and unused . Slightly varied condition. (Gi = 2'000).

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