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Lot 1416 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1416 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1897: Dowager second printing 3 a. chrome yellow on wmk. paper with thin whiter gum in an unused block of four of vibrant colour, two hinge remnants on upper and lower pair with large part of thin original gum (some ageing), horizontal perf. line slighty shifted, otherwise of fresh and fine appearance. Only few multiples of the second printing are believed to exist. Chan 24 S. Gi. = £ 7'200.
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Lot 1433 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1433 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1878/1949c: Lot hundreds primarily used stamps from Large & Small Dragons, later definitives, local ovpt. issues, Shanghai local post, Korea, and Manchuria. To be studied.
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Lot 1417 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1417 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1914/19: Junk 3 c. blue-green pair and 7 c. violet pair on 1918 registered cover to Norway tied by YIYANG HUN datestamps in black with fine strike of registration cachet at lower left. Reverse with Peking cds (Feb 22) and Harbin cds (Feb 25); thereafter with British and Russian Censor Reseal strips at sides and Kristiansund arrival (Aug 19). A five month journey time due to a combination of World War and Revolution. An attractive and scarce cover. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 36.
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Lot 1434 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1434 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

1898/1968: Lot with better sets and values used/unused, incl. 1921 airmail set of  four unused as well as some PRC issues from 1950 onwards with some used/unused part sets up to 1967/68 part set of eight values of which five unused 4 f. 'Mount Liupan', 'Long March' and 8 f.  'Snow', 'Fairy Cafe'  and 'Huichang' Gi. 412, 413, 415, 416, 421 = GB£ 3'200.
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Lot 1418 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 1418 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

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.rn 
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Lot 2049 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2049 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

United States Postal Agency in Shanghai 1905/1929: Small group of covers/cards (6) with five to the USA with 1905 postcard franked by US 1902 1 c. green tied by 'Shanghai China / US Postal Service' duplex, 1906 cover franked US 2 c. well tied, 1914 cover with US Washington 1 c. green (2) tied by 'US Postal Agency' duplex, 1918 Washington 1 c. green vertical strip of three well tied by duplex and scarce 1929 cover with 2 c. red tied by "4TH. REG. U.S.M.C. / SHANGHAI CHINA duplex; and a 1903 in-coming US 1 c. black stationery card to Shanghai with 'T' mark in black. Fair to fine, a scarce group.

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Lot 2048 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2048 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1948 (April-Oct): Revaluation Surcharges, the specialised collection with study of perfs. and papers, including $ 15'000 on 50 c. grey-green imperforate vertically between pair (unlisted by Gibbons), and a fine range of 34 covers - many with large multiple frankings.

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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 2010 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2010 - 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 Horizontally 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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