imperial china - Stamp Auctions

Lot 2034 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2034 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Manchuria 1927/29: Collection with 1927 issue optd., on 2nd Peking Junks with large range of used examples to $ 1, $ 2 and $ 5 unused and used, 1928 Chang Tso-lin set of four unused, 1929 Unification set of four unused and used, 1929 SYS memoral set of four unused, and 27 covers / cards incl. up-rated China 1½ c. blue stationery card, usages to Austria, Canada, China, Germany and USA.

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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 2029 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2029 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1900/48c.: Collection of covers/cards (45+) with 1901/02 German Post Office covers (2), 1910 Coiling Dragon 10 c. pair on cover to London from Belgian Consulate in Shanghai, unusual cover to Shanghai with RECEIVED STAMP OFF bilingual cachet in violet, 1933 Ten Yen-kai $ 1 scarlet on airmail cover from Shasi to Shanghai, Wartime airmail covers incl. registered cover to Germany and 1940 cover from Chungking via Hong Kong to Burma etc., condition varies but an interesting selection.

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Lot 2045 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2045 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1944/46: Collection with 1944/46 SYS dollar values redrawn set of five in half sheets of 50 unused, Dec 1944 Anniversary of Kuomiuntang set of five unused (7) incl. a set in imprint pairs and used, 1945 Death of Sun Yat-sen sets unused (4) and used (3) and seven covers.

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Lot 2004 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 2004 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1942/46: Sun Yat-sen, 5th Issue, Paicheng printing, $ 5 carmine and $ 6 violet-blue, each in an unused vertical pair, variety "Imperforate Horizontally Between", fresh and fine, unused as issued. Rare Gi = £ 450.

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Lot 1984 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 1984 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1938/41: SYS 3rd issue 8 c. green tied by Shanghai cds for payment of Poste Restante collection fee to incoming 1941 postcard bearing General Government 30 pf. rose tied by 'Mielec' (Poland) cds in black (Jan 23). Chinese year dated Shanghai cds above and German Censor in red. Central file fold but a rare usage.

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Lot 1979 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 1979 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1900/06: Bean Goose $ 1 red & flesh used on registered cover from Tientsin to Ypres, Belgium tied by cds with manuscript registration at lower left, French 'Shang-Hai' transit cds on front and reverse with Tientsin cds (Nov 10), Shanghai cds, Gand / Valeurs cds (Dec 24) and Ypres arrival. A most unusual single franking.

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Lot 1988 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 1988 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1940/41: Hong Kong Martyr issue 30 c. maroon on wmk'd paper, an unused vertical pair, variety "Imperforate Between" horizontally, fresh and fine, large part og. Unlisted by SG.

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Lot 1993 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 1993 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1940 (Oct 23): 4 c. in red on SYS 5 c. olive, an unused corner block of twenty-five from lower right of sheet with Dah Tung imprint, the central stamp (position 158) showing the variety "Bottom Right Character Repeated at Left", fresh and fine, unmounted og. A scarce positional multiple.

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Lot 1985 - Overseas imperial china -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

Lot 1985 - Overseas imperial china - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 250 - 256 Day 5

1941: Registered cover to Budapest endorsed 'via Siberia' franked on front by 3rd SYS 50 c. blue pair and on reverse with 1940/41 Provincial Surcharged 3 on 5 c. green in a marginal block of four and a corner block of six with Dah Tung imprint all tied by 'Shanghai' cds's (June 7). Struck on front with bilingual octagonal framed SAMPLE POST / OR LETTER PACKET / PASSED BY / CUSTOMS P.O. in red; slightly over-lapped by glued label with typed French "RETOUR / vu l'absence de l'exchange' tied in black by cyrillic (?) datestamp with 'Expedition' at base. Faults as are to be expected but an extraordinary cover worthy of further research.rnNote: The Molotov-Ribbentrop pact was dissolved on June 22, 1941 when the Germans launched Barbarossa.

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