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Lot 2629 China, 1898-1947 envelopes (7), postcard, and postal stationery cards (7) including 1898 envelope from Chefoo to Shanghai bearing ICP 2c., 1906 picture postcard from England to Rev. J.D. Liddell (father of missionary and Olympic runner Eric Liddell), 1932 uprated domestic postal stationery cards (5), 1929 (7 Sept.) picture postcard from Port Edward, Wei-hai-Wei to England, 1947 (20 Nov.) printed matter envelope from Nanking to Belgium bearing on reverse Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung $250 pair + surcharge $1000 on $2 Paicheng printing typographed Dr. Sun Yat-sen, mainly fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,625
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Lot 2630 China, 1902-13 envelopes (2), postcard (3), and postal stationery card bearing various C.I.P. or "Republic of China" overprints, two are domestic, three to Europe, and 1913 Flag 1c. stationery card from Mokanshan to India uprated with "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint 3c., a few faults (6).
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 2631 China, 1902-29 envelopes (10) and postcards (4, one postal stationery) bearing C.I.P. and Junk values with interesting usages and cancellations, including overseas mail, registered, express, letter boxes, T.P.O. with "Train Office No. 6/Tsinan-Tsingtao" c.d.s., and one from Yunnan, a few faults (14).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$13,800
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Lot 2632 China, 1903-11 envelopes (9) and postcards (5) bearing various C.I.P. values, including 1903 envelope (roughly opened just affecting stamp) from Shanghai to Sir Robert Hart in Peking bearing 2c., 1905 red-band envelope to Kalgan showing "Wai-Kwan Postal Agency" tombstone and bearing 1c. + 5c. cancelled by "Kalgan" lunar d.s., 1906 postcard from Shanghai to Constantinople bearing 4c., 1908 registered red-band envelope from Soochow to Tientsin bearing 1c. + 2c. strip of three, and 1911 registered red-band envelope from Hwailu to Tientsin bearing 2c. deep green pairs (2), mainly fine (14).
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$40,250
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Lot 2633 China, 1905-2003, a miscellaneous group of envelopes, cards, and a baggage ticket, including 1947 (20 Dec.) airmail envelope to Switzerland franked at the $24,000 rate, some Hong Kong, Macao, and P.R.C., mainly fine (32).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 2634 China, 1912-49, a large and diverse assembly of envelopes and postcards with a wide range of usages from various periods including official double registered, censored, Junks, Martyrs, Provincial surcharges, C.N.C. surcharges, Gold Yuan, Military P.O. with "410" and "802"on separate covers, Temporary P.O., and mail to U.S. with Postage Dues; also picture postcards unused (10). Mainly very good to fine (approx. 125).
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$43,700
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Lot 2635 China, 1913-34 envelopes (13) and postcard bearing Junk and Reaper issues, good variety of rates and frankings, including a late usage of the 1913 London printing, mainly fine (14).
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$5,175
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Lot 2636 China, 1921 envelopes (5) bearing commemorative issues, including 1921 25th Anniv. of Postal Service (2 covers at 10c. and 16c. rates), and 1936 envelope from Chefoo to Moukden via Linyu (Shanhaikwan) bearing Martyr 1c. + 40th Anniv. of Postal Service 2c. + 5c. pair, fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 2637 China, 1926-42 envelopes (22), postcard, and postal stationery card (uprated) bearing various Junk and Reaper, Dr. Sun Yat-sen and Martyr values (123) with a fine array of frankings (a number are philatelic), usages and destinations, mainly fine, one large philatelic franking has faults/defects, otherwise fine (24).
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$12,650
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Lot 2638 China, 1930-48 envelopes (3) to the Netherlands East Indies bearing various values representing either large frankings or interesting usages.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,760
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Lot 2639 China, 1932-37 envelopes (12) bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen London printing Definitives, fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Unsold
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Lot 2640 China, 1932-42 envelopes (11) bearing Peking Martyr Definitives, including several early usages of low type stamps, fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 2641 China, 1939-42 envelopes (7) bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chung Hwa printing issues, mostly foreign airmail usages with a wide variety of rates and frankings, fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Unsold
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Lot 2642 China, 1940-42 envelopes (8) bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen Dah Tung printing issues, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 2643 China, 1940-43 envelopes (15) bearing Hong Kong Commercial Press Martyrs Definitives, one with "DAB" perfins, fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 2644 China, 1945-48 a collection of envelopes (95+) bearing a wide range of postwar C.N.C. issues, many with commemoratives and the majority being foreign mail usages, with many highlights such as 1947 (26 Mar.) airmail envelope from Szechwan to Nanking bearing on reverse surcharge $100 on 8c. Dah Tung printing Dr. Sun Yat-sen Die I with empty button (2, scarce on cover) + $50 on 3c. Chung Hwa printing Dr. Sun Yat-sen, fine (95+).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$21,850
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Lot 2645 China, 1946(c.)-48 envelopes (approx. 150) with a wealth of frankings and usages of the C.N.C. issues, amassed over a number of years with tremendous scope for detailed study of this fascinating postwar period, mainly fine (approx. 150).
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$57,500
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Lot 2646 China, 1945-46 envelopes (9), a selection of foreign mail usages bearing various Second Shanghai Union surcharges ("Box-at-Top"), with several December 1945 usages.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 2647 China, 1946 envelopes (4) bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen London Third printing dollar values with other issues, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,380
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Lot 2648 China, 1946-47 envelopes (6) bearing Chungking Central or Dah Tung surcharges ("Hexagonal"), with several early usages, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,495
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Lot 2649 China, 1946-48 envelopes (11) bearing Third Shanghai Union surcharges ("Box-at-Bottom"), with several early usages, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 2650 China, 1947 envelopes (6) bearing Third Shanghai Union surcharges on London printing Dr. Sun Yat-sen dollar values, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,610
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Lot 2651 China, 1947-48 envelopes (3) bearing Shanghai Dah Yeh surcharges, fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Unsold
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Lot 2652 China, 1948 envelopes (3) bearing First and Second Union surcharges, and First and Second Dah Yeh surcharges ("Long-Box"), fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Unsold
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Lot 2653 China, An interesting selection of envelopes (5) and cards (4), including C.I.P. usages with 1898 card to Peitaiho bearing 1c. pair cancelled by "Tientsin" dollar dater and 1905 C.I.P. message card from Tientsin to France uprated with 4c., French military envelopes (2) from Tonkin theatre showing Yunnan Unit cachets, and Taiwan Black Flag Republic 1895 (7 Oct.) unaddressed envelope bearing 30 cash to 100 cash, good to fine (9).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 2654 China, A miscellaneous selection of 1901-48 envelopes (5) and postcards (3), comprising 1901-05 German military cards (2), 1915-18 Japan P.O.W. envelope and card, 1933 (12 Dec.) Imperial Airways Athens-Singapore first flight envelope (50 covers flown), and 1937-48 China airmail envelopes (3) and postcard to U.S.A. (3) and Czechoslovakia, mainly fine (8).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 2655 China, A selection of envelopes (3) bearing Sinkiang overprints 1916-19 6c. grey single frankings (2) and 1923 Constitution 3c. block of four, the first two with military censors; also 1931 registered envelope from Kiungchow to Berlin bearing Junk 10c. (3, one has corner fault).
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 2656 China, A miscellaneous selection of 1918-50 envelopes (35), cards (2) and fronts or pieces (3) with many periods represented and including early P.R.C. commercial mail, interesting usages and destinations with Algeria and Madagascar, mixed condition (40).
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$11,500
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Lot 2657 China, A miscellaneous group of envelopes and cards with a good range of frankings and usages (approx. 70).
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$23,000
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Lot 2658 China, A miscellaneous accumulation of China and related area covers with foreign post offices, a good range of postal stationery including Yunnan Province cards and Japanese Occupation of North China surcharged cards, good to fine (250+).
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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