imperial china - Stamp Auctions

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 2033 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1921: National Postal Service issue covers (8) with 1 c. orange and 6 c. grey single frankings each tied FROM STEAMER LETTER BOX bilingual cachets, 6 c. grey single frankings (3) all cancelled at WUHU in first week of issue, 6 c. grey pair on cover to London tied by Wuhu cds, 3 c. green and 10 c. blue single frankings also tied by WUHU cds's in first week of issue. Fair to fine, a scarce group.

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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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Lot 2028 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2028 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1900/08: Covers/cards (3) with 1898 Coilg Dragon 1 c. ochre-buff, 2 c. deep red, 4 c. deep chestnut, 5 c. salmon, 10 c. deep green and 20 c. claret used on registered 1900 combination cover to the Hague, Netherlands all tied by 'Peking' cds's (Feb 3), overlapped by France 'Chine' 25 c. black on rose and 50 c. pale carmine cancelled 'Shanghai / Chine' datestamp (Feb 16) and backstamped at Gravenhage (March 23); together with 1900 postcard with China 4 c. chestnut tied by 'Tientsin' cds and France Chine 25 c. cancelled in Shanghai to Germany; and French P.O. 1908 registered cover with 20 c. on Merson 50 c. brown & lavender used from Shanghai. A fine and scarce group.

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Lot 2044 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2044 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944 (Oct 10): War Refugees Relief Fund, the small collection with unused sets (3) and used (3) with a few duplicates, Miniature Sheets (2) containing all six overprinted values, fresh and very unmounted og. and a (rarer) fine used example cancelled at Chungking, together with covers (3) all to the USA, two bearing complete sets Gi = £ 475+.

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Lot 2001 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2001 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/46: Sun Yat-sen, 5th Issue, Paicheng printing, $ 2 purple-brown, an unused Imperforate block of four, an unused imperforate strip of three with paper fold variety causing the top half of the upper stamp to be unprinted (rare) and an unused horizontal strip of four showing variety "Imperforate Between Vertically" between second and third stamps, all fresh and fine, unused as issued. A scarce group.

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Lot 2039 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2039 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Japanese Occ. of China & North China 1941: Collection with Supeh overprint group incl. unused multiples, 1941 Menkiang selection, 1942 (June 1): Collection with 'Half Value / Hwa Pei' surcharges on 3rd SYS, Hong Kong Martyr issue with 25 c. on 50 c. green in a block of four unused, 15 c. on SYS 30 c. with surcharge inverted, 1944 $ 2 brown & blue in sheet of 50, May 1945 Hsin Min Press Proof blocks of four imperforate (10) in different colours and a splendid range of 62 covers.

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Lot 2013 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2013 - 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 used corner imprint block of four, cancelled by central 'Canton' datestamp in black (19 Nov 1945). An extremely rare multiple Gi = £ 900+.

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Lot 2017 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2017 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944 (Dec 25): 50th Anniversary of the Kuomintang, the set of five values all used on reverse of airmail cover to Philadelphia, USA each tied by 'Chungking' cds's in black, the $ 2 blue-green and $ 6 purple overlapped by "Opened by Examiner" Censor label. A scarce and attractive usage.

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Lot 2022 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2022 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Local issues 1890/95ca: Lot 100+ stamps used/unused comprising Hankow and Chingkiang with postage due, also Shanghai. 

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