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1912 Republic of China Overprints
 
 
 

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Lot 566 China, 1900 Unofficial "Provisional Neutrality" overprint for the Boxer Rebellion on C.I.P. 1c. ochre pair with overprint in red and block of six (3 x 2) with overprint in black, unused with much original gum, very fine and rare overprints used during the early period of the Boxer Rebellion. Ex Beckemans. Chan PN2.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$6,325
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Lot 567 China, 1912 "Provisional Neutrality" overprint 3c. blue-green on 1912 (28 Feb.) neat local envelope, cancelled by "Foochow" bilingual c.d.s., showing "Consulat de France/Fou-Tcheou" circular sender's cachet in violet on reverse, fine to very fine. Chan 140.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 568 China, 1912 "Provisional Neutrality" overprint $1 red and flesh, deep bright colours, centred to left, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, tiny portion of gum flaked away at top. Chan 141.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000


Only 96 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 569 China, 1912 "Provisional Neutrality" $2 claret and yellow with sheet margin at right, very good appearance with much original gum, uniform toning. Chan 142.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000


Only 96 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 570 China, 1912 "Provisional Neutrality" $5 myrtle and salmon, rough perfs., deep rich colours, centred just to lower right, fine and wonderfully fresh unused with much original gum, small black spot in margin on reverse not visible from front. Chan 143.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000


Expertisation: R.P.S. certificate (1948).

Only 280 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$48,300
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Lot 571 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint 3c. blue-green block of nine, bright colour, particularly well centred, very fine and fresh mint. Chan 145.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 572 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint 16c. olive-green, excellent colour, well centred, fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum, hinge remainders and small red crayon mark on reverse at foot. Chan 147.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000


Only 200 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 573 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint 50c. green, fine appearance unused with much original gum which is toned, horizontal crease at foot. Chan 148.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000


Only 87 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 574 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint $1 red and flesh, exceptionally bright colours, centred just to lower right, fine and fresh unused with much original gum, hinge remainder, light marks on reverse. Chan 149.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000


Only 156 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 575 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint $2 claret and yellow with sheet margin at foot, deep rich colours with yellow frame misprinted to left, choice centring, very fine and fresh unmounted mint (small hinge mark in margin on front). An exceptional example of this rare stamp. Signed Peter Holcombe in pencil. Chan 150.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000


Only 93 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Unsold
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Lot 576 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint $2 claret and yellow, good colours, centred just to left, fine unused with much original gum which is toned. Chan 150.
Estimate HK$ 25,000 - 30,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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Lot 577 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint $2 claret and yellow on piece, tied by part "Nanking City" bilingual segmented d.s., very fine. R.P.S. certificate (1952). Chan 150.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000


Provenance: Sir David Roseway, Robson Lowe (London), 12.11.1963, lot 352.

Of the 93 stamps which were overprinted/sold, 61 of these were sold in Nanking.
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 578 China, 1912 "Republic of China Provisional Neutrality" overprint $5 myrtle and salmon with sheet margin at foot, position 42 of the Setting, exceptionally deep rich colours, well centred, fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint, light gum wrinkle at lower right. A fabulous example of this rare stamp. Chan 151.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000


Expertisation: Clear Peter Holcombe certificate (1994).

Only 52 stamps were overprinted/sold.
  Realized HK$66,700
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Lot 579 China, 1912 "Republic of China" Statistical Dept. overprint ½c. to $5, fine to very fine and fresh appearance unused with much original gum which has various degrees of glazing from protective mounts. Chan 152-166.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 580 China, 1912 "Republic of China" Statistical Dept. overprint ½c. to $2, mainly fine appearance with large part to much original gum which is toned on a number of values. Chan 152-165.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 581 China, 1912 "Republic of China" Statistical Dept. overprint $2 claret and yellow with sheet margin at left, variety overprint inverted, bright colours, near perfect centring, fine and fresh unused with much original gum which is glazed from the protective mount. Chan 165b.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,370
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Lot 582 /o China, 1912 "Republic of China" Statistical Dept. overprint ½c. marginal block of four unused, 1c. used (4, with pair) and 3c. used (3), all with overprint inverted, fine appearance, tones. Chan 152b, 153d, 155b.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Unsold
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Lot 583 /o China, 1912 "Republic of China" Statistical Dept. and Commercial Press overprints, an interesting unused and used selection of varieties with values to 5c., including 1c. basic stamp retouched "One", sloping overprints, double overprints, missing overprint character, and Statistical Dept. 1c. and 3c. vertical interpanneau pairs with lower stamp imperf. in interpane margin, fine appearance, a few small faults (23 items).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 584 o China, 1912 "Republic of China" Commercial Press overprint 1c. ochre brownish-orange, variety overprint inverted, cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s. (28.11.12). Signed A.L. Pemberton. Chan 167c.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,150
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Lot 585 China, 1912 "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint ½c. to $5, fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum, the 4c. toned, the $2 has glazing from protective mount and the $5 has small part glazing as well. Chan 169-183.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 586 /() China, 1912 "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint ½c. to $5, mainly fine and fresh unused with large part to much original gum (4c. without gum), the dollar values, as well as others, have various degrees of glazing. Chan 169-183.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 587 o China, 1912 "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint 1c. ochre single with basic stamp retouched "One", and block of four with lower right stamp basic stamp broken top of "One", fine used, the single has perf. faults at lower left. Chan 170, a, b.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 588 o China, 1912 "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint 1c. ochre block of sixteen with sheet margin at right, position 12 with basic stamp retouched "One", with characteristic plate crack in margin at right, cancelled by "Nanking" bilingual c.d.s. (26.11.12) which leaves the plate variety clear, fine. Chan 170, a.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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Lot 589 /o China, 1912 "Republic of China" overprints, a mint or unused and used assembly with values to $1, including Provisional Neutrality for Foochow 3c. used (2, one on piece), Provisional Neutrality for Nanking, Hankow, and Changsha 3c. used, Statistical Department ½c. with overprint inverted pair unused and single used, 1c. basic stamp retouched "One" used and 1c. basic stamp broken top of "One" used, good to fine (550+).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$27,600
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