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Lot 1210 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1210 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1912 (June 7), large size registered cover from Russian PO in Shanghai to Nagasaki (9.6.) with forwarding to Kobe (11.6.), franked by 15 stamps of 1k-15k overprinted "Kitai" in black or blue, including not recorded inverted blue overprint on 4k carmine, all appropriate markings, minor soiling, still F/VF and unique franking, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, related documents and photo are enclosed

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Lot 1211 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1211 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1915, black overprint "Kitai" on 20k blue and carmine, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, mounted on heavy duty cardboard, tied by official three-line marking of General Posts and Telegraphs Office in blue, text at the bottom meaning approval of the stamp, fresh, VF and very rare, N. Mandrovski certificate

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Lot 1212 - russian  offices in china balance of a consignment -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1212 - russian offices in china balance of a consignment - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1899-1920, 48 mint stamps, including most Offices in China issues, 1k-7k on horizontally laid paper, 4k-7r on vertically laid paper, 1k- 1r on wove paper with vertical varnish lines, surcharges in "cent" and "dollars", four stamps of the Harbin issue, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, C.v. is about $400

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Lot 1209 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1209 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1910-16, black diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 10k light blue, basic stamp is top right corner margin single from the early issue of 1909, full OG, NH, VF and scarce

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Lot 1207 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1207 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1901, red or blue diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 1k-10k, set of six values on horizontally laid paper, used on cover from Russian PO in Tientsin (September 1) via Troitskosavsk (September 28) and Moscow (October 14) to Paris (October 30), nice item with clear postmarks, VF

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Lot 1208 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

Lot 1208 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #85

1903 (October 2), PPC (view of Chinese Temple in Peking), sent from Russian PO in Peking to France, franked by two blue diagonal overprints "Kitai" on 1k and 3k of the first issue, delivered by TPO "Port Arthur-Harbin No.266" with nice "5.X.1903" marking and French arrival are alongside, fresh and VF, expertized by P. Holcombe, ex-M. Liphschutz

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Lot 1027 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

Lot 1027 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

COLLECTION ON PAGES: 1880-1920, over 100 mint and used (40) stamps, starting with pre-philatelic Peking cancellation on Imperial 7k gray and rose of 1879, neatly arranged overprints ''Kitai'', later surcharges with nice range of Harbin issue, which included two inverted and one double surcharge, minor flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, full OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $2,100

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Lot 1023 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

Lot 1023 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

1903, mixed franking postcard from Newchwang (October 19) via Russian PO at Hinkou (Yingkou) to Hungary, franked by Chinese 4c brown (tied by violet oval Peking marking) and a pair of red overprint ''Kitai'' on 2k green, ''Yinkou. Field Telegraph Office of Priamursky Region. 7.X.1903. Serial 1'' date stamp, all transits and Budapest ''8.Nov.1903'' arrival are alongside, mostly VF and rare. The Port of Newchwang (Yingkou, Hinkou) is the only Treaty Port in Manchuria situated at Lyao River. Russian Troops were entered Newchwang on August 5, 1900. Mail to Europe was routed through the Russian PO at Hinkou for transit to the Trans-Siberian Railway. All mail must have both Chinese and Russian franking of the same value

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Lot 1024 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

Lot 1024 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

1911, incoming postcard from Moscow to station Handaokhetze of Chinese Eastern Railroad, franked by 3k red, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce

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Lot 1025 - russian  offices in china  -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

Lot 1025 - russian offices in china - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #84

1917, black diagonal surcharge $1 on 1r dark brown, light brown and orange, block of four, top right stamp with ''DOLLA'' variety, full OG, NH, VF

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