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Sale 71

Asian Stamps & Postal History


1897-1910 Imperial Post
 
 
 

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Lot 546 P China, 1897 I.C.P. imperforate plate proof of $5 deep green and rose on watermarked paper with 10mm. sheet margin at foot, very fine.
Estimate 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 547 /() China, 1897 I.C.P. ½c. to $5, fine to very fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum (the 30c. with small part only), the 5c. (no gum) has faults and the 50c. has gum toning on reverse, the $1 to $5 are particularly choice. Chan 92-103.
Estimate 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 548 China, 1897 I.C.P. ½c. to $5, fine appearance unused mostly with part to much original gum, the $2 and $5 have disturbed gum. Chan 92-103.
Estimate 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 549 China, 1897 I.C.P. 50c. black-green, error of colour, intense colour, near perfect centring with small part of sheet margin at left, fine unused with much original gum, hinge remainder. Chan 100a.
Estimate 6,000 - 8,000


According to M.D. Chow, there were only 240 examples of the 50c. black-green error sold.
  Realized HK$10,925
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Lot 550 China, 1897 I.C.P. 50c. black-green, error of colour, rough perfs., superb colour, well centred, fine unused with much original toned gum as usually encountered. F.Z. Chun guarantee handstamp. Chan 100a.
Estimate 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 551 China, 1897 I.C.P. 50c. blue-green, error of colour, rough perfs., excellent colour, well centred, fine unused with much original gum, faint diagonal crease and one short perf. at foot (folded under), the rarer of the two errors, with only eighty examples produced. Chan 100b.
Estimate 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$40,250
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Lot 552 China, 1899 (3 May) envelope to New York (6.6) via Shanghai Imperial P.O. (9.5) and Yokohama (16.5) bearing I.C.P. 4c. pair and C.I.P. 2c. (slightly oxidised), cancelled by Newchwang pakua and matching dollar dater in brown, in combination with Japan Koban 10s. with framed "I.P.O." tie-print and Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (11.5), very fine and handsome mixed issue usage with this sought after dollar dater. Chan 95, 106.
Estimate 40,000 - 50,000
  Realized HK$126,500
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Lot 553 S China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked ½c. to $5 overprinted "Specimen" in small capital letters, fine appearance unused without gum, light tones, the $1 has small black mark on front, probably taken from a Post Office presentation sheet. Chan 104-115.
Estimate 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 554 S China, C.I.P. Waterlow miniature sheet of nine (3 x 3) in light red, comprising ½c. + 1c. + 2c. se-tenant, each stamp overprinted diagonally "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch, fine appearance, light uniform toning, a few split perfs. in margin.
Estimate 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 555 S China, C.I.P. Waterlow miniature sheet of nine (3 x 3) in turquoise, comprising 4c. + 5c. + 10c. se-tenant, each stamp overprinted diagonally "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch, fine.
Estimate 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 556 S China, C.I.P. Waterlow miniature sheet of nine (3 x 3) in deep violet, comprising 20c. + 30c. + 50c. se-tenant, each stamp overprinted diagonally "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch, few trivial marks in margin at top, very fine.
Estimate 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$20,700
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Lot 557 S China, C.I.P. Waterlow miniature sheet of nine (3 x 3) comprising $1 + $2 + $5 se-tenant in brownish red and bright yellow, each stamp overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd./Specimen" and with small security punch, fine to very fine.
Estimate 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 558 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked ½c. to $5, with a few additional low values (5), mainly fine and fresh unused, mostly with part to much original gum which has been affected by protective mounts. Chan 104-115.
Estimate 6,000 - 8,000
  Realized HK$10,350
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Lot 559 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked $1 to $5, good colours, well centred, fine appearance unused with part to large part original gum, hinge remainders and pencil notations on reverse, the $1 has light mark and tones on perfs. at top. Chan 113-115.
Estimate 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 560 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 1c. orange, vertical pair imperforate between, fresh unused with much original gum, small thin at top left corner, otherwise fine. Chan 105c.
Estimate 800 - 1,000
  Realized HK$1,265
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Lot 561 /() China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark ½c. to $5 and 1905-10 colours changed 2c. to 16c., with various shades, fine appearance unused, mostly with part to much original gum which has been affected by protective mounts, a number of the lower values have some oxidisation or tones, the $2 (traces of gum) has small tone in margin at top. Chan 116-135.
Estimate 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 562 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark ½c. brown quadruple interpanneau panes of eighty from the top of the sheet with complete selvedge all around, handstamped "471" requisition number, very fine and fresh mint, horizontal creasing at foot affecting lower row of stamps, some buckling or perf. faults in interpanneau row between 2nd and 3rd panes. A remarkable surviving multiple. Chan 116.
Estimate 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 563 /o China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark ½c., 1c. (4, with pair), 2c., 10c. and 1905-10 colours changed 2c., with imperf. gutter margins at top or foot, and 10c. green interpanneau block of eight, all unused except one, very good to fine appearance, tones.
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 564 () China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark $2 claret and yellow, horizontal strip of four with sheet margin at top, right stamp shows re-entry of "Nee", each stamp with Waterlow punch holes, very fine and fresh unused without gum. Chan 127a.
Estimate 3,000 - 4,000
  Unsold
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Lot 565 China, 1901 (Oct.) envelope to Honolulu, Hawaii (26.11) via Shaho, Chefoo (29.10), and Shanghai Imperial P.O. (2.11), redirected (12.12) to Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii (17.12) bearing C.I.P. 2c. scarlet (5), cancelled by "Weihsien/Post Office" tombstone h.s. in blue, in combination with Japanese P.O. overprint in China 10c., cancelled by "Shanghai/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (7.11), showing appropriate transit c.d.s. including "Shaho/Post Office" tombstone h.s., "Chefoo" bilingual c.d.s., and "Honolulu H. Isls./Rec'd." c.d.s. (26.11), "Honolulu H. Isls." duplex (12.12) and "Kealakekua/H. Isls." arrival duplex (17.12) on reverse, very fine and exceptional usage to Hawaii of the utmost aesthetic appeal. Ex Paul K.S. Chang.
Estimate 20,000 - 25,000


References: Paul K.S. Chang, Part III, p. 137.
  Realized HK$23,000
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