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China (Ching Dynasty): 1898-1910 Issues
 
 
 

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Lot 2053 P China, 1898 I.C.P. Imperforate plate proof of $5 dark green and rose on ungummed watermarked paper, 14mm. sheet margin at top, microscopic pinhole, otherwise very fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500


Expertisation: F.Z. Chun guarantee handstamp.
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 2054 China, 1898 I.C.P. ½c. to $5, brilliant colours and outstanding centring, very fine and fresh with large part (the $1 part only) to much original gum, the $2 and $5 are particularly choice. A marvelous set of this difficult issue. Chan 92-103.
Estimate HK$ 35,000 - 40,000
  Realized HK$66,700
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Lot 2055 China, 1898 I.C.P. ½c. to $5, good colours, well centred, the $2 slightly oxidised, otherwise fine to very fine unused with much original gum. Chan 92-103.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 2056 China, 1898 I.C.P. 2c. deep orange, a vertical strip of five, imperforate between and at top and foot with sheet margins, most probably originally an imperforate strip with perfs. added later at sides, fine unused with much original gum. A most striking piece in such an impressive multiple representing an entire row of the pane. Chan 94c.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 2057 China, 1898 I.C.P. $2 orange and yellow, deep fresh colours, unused with much original gum, a few short perfs. at left, otherwise fine unused with small part original gum. Chan 102.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 2058 China, 1898 I.C.P. An unused (83) and used (21) assembly, including 10c. (9), 20c. (4), 30c. (4), 50c. (4) and $1 (2) unused, most with part to much original gum, very good to fine (104).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$21,850
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Lot 2059 /o China, 1898 I.C.P. The unused and used balance of a specialised collection, including ½c. double pane of forty mint, $1 (3, one unused but damaged) and $5 mint, various cancellations with dollar daters including intercalary month and registered, mainly very good to fine (approx. 180).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$32,200
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Lot 2060 China, 1898 I.C.P. 1898 (24 May) envelope (218 x 97mm., embossed "Custom House/Jenchuan" on flap) endorsed "On Postal Service" to the Imperial Russian Post Office, Shanghai (30.5 Local Post arrival) bearing I.C.P. 2c. deep orange singles (2), cancelled by "Customs/Jenchuan" c.d.s., another strike on reverse with "24 May" inserted in manuscript, "Chefoo" transit dollar dater (26.5) in blue and "Shanghai/Local Post" arrival c.d.s. backstamps, very fine double rate usage from this rare Korean office.
Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 250,000


A REMARKABLE USAGE FROM THE CHINESE CUSTOMS POST OFFICE
IN JENCHUAN, KOREA.
  Realized HK$345,000
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Lot 2061 S China, 1898 C.I.P. Waterlow miniature sheet of nine (3 x 3) comprising $1 + $2 + $5 se-tenant in deep blue and bright yellow, each stamp overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch, rich colours, fine to very fine.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 2062 S China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked ½c. to $5, overprinted "Specimen" in small capital letters, bright colours, well centred, fine to very fine unused with part to much original gum, the ½c. and 50c. have a few lightly foxed perfs. Chan 104-115.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 2063 S China, 1898 C.I.P. ½c. and 10c. to $5, overprinted "Specimen" in small capital letters, fine to very fine unused without gum, the $1 with lightly foxed perf., probably taken from a Post Office presentation sheet. Chan 104, 109-115.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 2064 S China, 1898 C.I.P. ½c. to $5, overprinted "Specimen" in small capital letters and additionally handstamped "Specimen." (Samuel type NA2) in violet by the receiving Natal Postal Authorities, fine to very fine unused without gum or with traces thereof, the $5 has a foxed perf., a few of the lower values are probably unwatermarked. Chan 107-118.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000


Expertisation: B.P.A. certificate (1992).
  Realized HK$18,400
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Lot 2065 China, 1898 C.I.P. ½c. to $5, excellent colours and centring, a few low values are unwatermarked, very fine and fresh unused with much original gum. Chan 104-115.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 2066 o China, 1898 C.I.P. ½c. brown, block of forty with selvedge nearly all round, composed of two interpanneau panes of twenty, with cancellations of Military Post Offices of C.E.F., France, Japan, Russia, and U.S.A., and German civilian post office at Tientsin, mounted on backing paper, some splitting and peripheral faults, an interesting philatelic souvenir from the Boxer Rebellion. Chan 104.
Estimate HK$ 500 - 600
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 2067 o China, 1898 C.I.P. 10c. deep green with part interpane margin at right, cancelled by practically complete "Tientsin" double-ring d.s. in blue with "Customs" removed, extremely fine. Chan 109.
Estimate HK$ 300 - 400
  Realized HK$1,725
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Lot 2068 China, 1898 C.I.P. $2 and $5, unused with part original gum, fine appearance despite toning, hinge remainders. Chan 114, 115.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 2069 o China, 1898 C.I.P. $5 deep green and salmon, good colours, well centred, centrally cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s. (19.7.03), very fine. Chan 115.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 2070 China, 1898 C.I.P. $5 deep green and salmon, on small piece, cancelled by Shanghai dollar dater of "9 Aug 98", fine. Chan 115.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 2071 o China, 1898 C.I.P. $5 deep green and salmon, vertical pair, sumptuous colours, well centred, cancelled by "Peking" bilingual oval d.s. of "Jul 13 1901", very fine and appealing. Chan 115.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$18,400
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Lot 2072 /() China, 1898 C.I.P. 1898-1906 ½c. to $5, mixed watermark and no watermark, fine to very fine unused with large part original gum, the 4c. has slight thinning, the $5 is very fine without gum (12).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 2073 China, 1898-1906 C.I.P. ½c. to $5, mixed watermark and no watermark, mainly fine unused with large part original gum, the $5 has rough perfs. at right (12).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 2074 /() China, 1898-1909 C.I.P. ½c. to $5, set of fourteen basic values, mixed watermark and no watermark, fine to very fine unused, the 2c. foxed, some with original gum, the $2 and $5 are without gum. (14).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 2075 China, 1898 (14 Mar.) registered envelope to Yen Bay, Tonkin (27.3) (embossed "Custom House/Lungchow" seal on flap, opened out for display) via Haiphong (17.3), Hanoi (18.3) and Viettri (21.3) bearing C.I.P. ½c. horizontal pair, 1c. vertical strip of three, 2c. and 4c. (4, one defective at foot), cancelled by "Lungchow" dollar dater in brown, in combination with French Indochina 5c. and 10c. pairs (both on reverse) and 25c. cancelled by "Lang-son/Tonkin" c.d.s., showing unframed "R" and framed "R" h.s. adjacent, very fine and spectacular registered usage.
Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 250,000


A MARVELOUS REGISTERED COILING DRAGON USAGE WITHIN INDO-CHINA FROM THE IMPERIAL POST OFFICE IN LUNGCHOW.

The 22 cents registered six times rate. The registration fee paid at the U.P.U. rate, while prior to 1899, Lungchow mail matter was treated as internal mail and, therefore, postage was only charged at domestic rates (2c. per ½ ounce). China 2 cents = French 5 centimes (25 centimes = 10 cents for registration + 30 centimes = 12 cents postage).
  Realized HK$632,500
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Lot 2076 S China, 1900-08 C.I.P. values (14) overprinted "Specimen" diagonally, comprising 1900-06 ½c., 1c., 4c. and 20c. to $5, and 1905-08 2c., 4c., 5c., 10c. and 16c., unused without gum, the 1905-08 5c. and 16c. have traces of thinning, the rest are fine to very fine. (14).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 2077 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark ½c. to $5, bright fresh colours, well centred, fine to very fine unused with much original gum. Chan 116-128.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 2078 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. ochre, a fresh mint block of fifty (10 x 5), composed of two full interpanneau panes of twenty + interpanneau block of ten, some splitting and/or reinforcing along a few rows of perfs., very fine and impressive multiple. Chan 117.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 2079 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. deep orange, horizontal strip of four with imperforate top margin, unused with much original gum, toned and some reinforced perfs., fine appearance. Chan 117g.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 2080 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. deep orange, horizontal interpanneau strip of six with imperforate interpane margin at foot, and 1905-10 2c. deep green, horizontal interpanneau strip of seven with imperforate interpane margin at top, both of fine appearance unused with much original glazed gum, some tones, the 1c. has a diagonal crease and the 2c. some split and reinforced perfs. Chan 117h, 129h.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 2081 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. grey-yellow, variety imperforate between, vertical strip of five, fine unused with large part to much original gum. Chan 117k.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 2082 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. deep orange, vertical strip of five with interpane margin at foot, variety imperforate between and imperforate between lower stamp and interpane margin at foot, fine unused with practically full original gum, light tones. Chan 117kii.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 2083 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 1c. deep orange with imperforate interpane margin at right, fine mint. Chan 117p.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 2084 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. 2c. deep red, block of twenty-five (5 x 5) with interpane margin at top and sheet margin at foot, composed of interpanneau block of twenty + vertical strip of five, containing five vertical strips of five imperforate between and imperforate between top stamp and interpane margin, good colour, well centred, unused with much original gum, light uniform toning, otherwise sound. A spectacular showpiece. Chan 118q var.
Estimate HK$ 80,000 - 100,000
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Lot 2085 S China, 1900-06 C.I.P. $1 to $5, each stamp with punch hole (from the Waterlow file sheets), fine unmounted mint, also $2 handstamped "Specimen." in violet and with punch hole, mounted mint (4). O.g., hinged or never hinged. Chan 126-128.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 2086 S China, 1900-06 C.I.P. $1 to $5, each stamp with punch hole (from the Waterlow file sheets), fine unmounted mint, the $5 has lightly foxed perf. at top. Chan 126-128.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 2087 S China, 1900-06 C.I.P. $2 claret and yellow, horizontal strip of four with sheet margin at top, right stamp shows re-entry of "Nee", each stamp with punch holes (from Waterlow file sheets), very fine and fresh unused without gum. Chan 127a.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 2088 o China, 1900-06 C.I.P. $2 claret and yellow, re-entry of "Nee", cancelled by c.d.s., fine. Chan 127a.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 2089 o China, 1900-06 C.I.P. $5 deep green and salmon, well centred within large margins, centrally cancelled by practically complete "Hupei/Changyi" lunar c.d.s. (1.7.06; 5th month, 10th day), very fine and choice. Chan 128.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 2090 China, 1905-10 C.I.P. colours changed 2c. deep green, horizontal strip of four with interpane margin at right, variety imperforate between stamps and imperforate right margin, fine unused with much original gum, vertical crease in margin between 2nd and 3rd stamps, otherwise fine. Chan 129f var.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 2091 China, 1904 C.I.P. (25 July) envelope to Swatow (16.8) via Shanghai (15.8) bearing C.I.P. 2c. deep red diagonal bisect, well tied by "Chungking" double-ring lunar d.s., central vertical filing fold, fine. Chan 136B.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 2092 /o China, The unused and used balance of the Beckeman accumulation of C.I.P. issues with values to $1 (14) and $2 (4), including perforations, shades and some cancellations, mainly very good to fine (approx. 1,000).
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 2093 China, 1909 Emperor Hsuan Tung 2c., 3c. and 7c. each in a complete mint sheet of one hundred (10 x 10) with selvedge all around, folded vertically along central row of perfs. resulting in some splitting, a few minor faults or stains and part of lower row of 2c. has gum missing, overall fine and fresh. Chan 137-139.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000


See also lot 3111.
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 2094 China, 1909 Emperor Hsuan Tung 2c., 3c. and 7c. each in a complete mint sheet of one hundred (10 x 10) with selvedge all around, folded vertically along central row of perfs. resulting in some splitting, a few peripheral stains, one 3c. creased and tiny corner of selvedge missing, creased along one vertical row of 7c., overall fine and fresh. Chan 137-139.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 2095 o China, 1909 Emperor Hsuan Tung : A mainly used assembly with a good range of cancellations and blocks, including 2c. mint corner block of eight, 3c. blocks of six (2) cancelled by "Hankow" c.d.s., 3c. block of fifteen cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s. and 3c. block of fifteen with "Imperial Post Office" roller cancellation, mainly fine, a few faults (approx. 180).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
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Lot 2096 /o/ China, 1909 Emperor Hsuan Tung : A mint and used collection with envelopes (5), postcard and a front, including 2c. to 7c. marginal blocks of eight cancelled by "Amoy" bilingual c.d.s., envelopes (3) each bearing the complete set, 1909 registered red-band envelope from Paotingfu to Shanghai bearing 7c. + C.I.P. 4c., and 1912 envelope from Peking to Germany via Moukden bearing 2c. + 7c. + C.I.P. 1c., mainly fine (85).
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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