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Asian Stamps & Postal History


Mongolia: Foreign Offices
 
 
 

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Lot 3702 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1878 (25 Oct.) red-band envelope to the "Capital" (Peking) bearing on reverse Russia 8kop. carmine and grey, pen cancelled, envelope battered and damaged, very rare early usage with pen cancellation.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$25,300
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Lot 3703 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1880 red-band envelope to Peking bearing Russia 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/18.X/1880/posthorn" oval d.s. (day above month), very good to fine strike, envelope ragged, but a very rare cancellation with the first type oval datestamp. Tchilinghirian 3A.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 3704 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1881 red-band envelope to China bearing on reverse Russia 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/III.19/1881/posthorn" oval d.s. (month above day), and red-band envelope to China bearing on reverse 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/III.20/posthorn" oval d.s. (without year date), a few worm holes. Tchilinghirian types 3B, 3C.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$10,925
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Lot 3705 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1882 red-band envelope to China bearing Russia 1kop. and 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/V.?/1882/posthorn" oval d.s. (month above day), fine. Tchilinghirian type 3B.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 3706 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1883 red-band envelope to Peking bearing on reverse Russia 1kop. and 2kop. strip of three, cancelled by "Urga/VIII.29/1883/posthorn" oval d.s. (month above day), two tiny worm holes on flap well away from stamps, fine 7 kopek single rate franking. Tchilinghirian 3B.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$17,250
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Lot 3707 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1895 (18 Nov.) red-band envelope to China bearing on reverse 1kop. vertical pair, single and 2kop. (2), cancelled by "Urga/Pochtov. Kontora/1" c.d.s. (large date), a little ragged at right and faulty on front, fine single rate franking. Tchilinghirian type 4.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 3708 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1898-1907 red-band envelopes (2) bearing Russia unoverprinted 7kop. pair (tiny corner faults) and "Kitai" 7kop. vertical pair respectively, both cancelled by "Urga/Pochtov. Kontora/1" c.d.s., one shows "Dun-Fu-Yu/Pekin" framed h.s. in red, fine Tchilinghirian type 4.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 3709 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1915 envelopes (2) to Urga bearing Russia 10kop., cancelled by "Petrograd" c.d.s., and showing on reverse "Urga V Mongolii" c.d.s. with serials "be" and "ve", one with Troitsko-Savsk transit c.d.s. on reverse, one a little roughly opened at right. Tchilinghirian types 7A, 7B.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 3710 Russian Offices in Mongolia, 1889-1910 envelopes (2) and fronts (2), including 1889 red-band envelope (clipped corner) to China bearing on reverse Russia 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/XI.28/posthorn" oval d.s. (without year date), showing "Dun-Fu-Yu/Pekin" framed h.s. in red adjacent, and 1899 (16 Aug.) red-band envelope to China bearing on reverse Russia 7kop., cancelled by "Urga/Pochtov. Kontora/1" c.d.s.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 3711 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1911 (28 Apr.) red-band envelope to Kalgan bearing on reverse C.I.P. 2c. pair and single, cancelled by "Urga" native c.d.s. (type 2), with another superb strike on front.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 3712 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1911 (23 July) red-band envelope to Tongkow (2.8) bearing on reverse C.I.P. 2c. and 4c., cancelled by "Urga" native c.d.s. (type 2), with another more legible strike on front.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 3713 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1913 (c.)-16 red-band envelopes (2) to Kalgan bearing on reverse "Republic of China" overprints Statistical Department of Customs 3c. (2) and Statistical Department of Customs 3c. + Waterlow 3c., cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. without serifs (types 3A and 3B), both with arrival c.d.s., fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 3714 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1915-16 red-band envelopes (3) to Tongkow and Kalgan (2) bearing Junks 1c. (3, with a pair) + 3c., 1c. + 5c., and 6c., cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. without serifs (type 3B) and with serifs (type 4A), one also shows "Tung-ying-tzu Mailbox No. 1" h.s., a nice trio of 6 cents frankings.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 3715 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1917-20 red-band envelopes (2) to Kalgan bearing Junks 2c. (3) + 3c. and 4c. + 5c., cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. with serifs (type 4D) and without serifs (type 5B), one shows "Tung-ying-tzu Mailbox No. 1" h.s., a nice pair of 9 cents frankings.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 3716 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1919 (27 May) red-band envelope to Kalgan bearing Junks 3c. + 6c., cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. with serifs (type 4A), fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,265
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Lot 3717 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1919 (22 Sept.) registered envelope to Romsey, England (12.11) via Kalgan, Peking (1.10), Moukden (2.10), San Francisco (21.10) and New York (26.10) bearing Junks 1c. (2) and 6c. pair, cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. with serifs (type 4A), showing another superb strike and registered framed h.s. on front, a few faults and one 6c. missing, a rare overseas usage and an interesting routing.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 3718 Chinese Offices in Mongolia, 1919-20 red-band envelopes (4) to Kalgan bearing on reverse 3c. pair + single and 3c. + 6c., three such frankings, cancelled by "Urga bilingual c.d.s. with serifs (type 4A and 4D), fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 3719 Chinese Offices in Mongolia,Express mail : 1909 (Hsuan Tung 1st year, intercalary month, 18th day) express envelope to Urga, with large seal in red on reverse, small hole on front panel, fine and rare.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$17,250
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