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1949 Silver Yuans
 
 
 

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Lot 628 China, 1949 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Chungking Hwa Nan Printing Co. 1c. to 500c. (tiny inclusion speck on reverse), fine unused without gum as issued. Chan S22-S30.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,220
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Lot 629 /o China, 1949 Silver Yuan surcharges for Fukien and Shensi, an unused and used selection of varieties showing mostly different misplaced surcharges, but also surcharge double (tone spot) and overprint inverted, mainly fine (19). Chan S45-S51, S55, vars, S101a.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 630 China, 1949 Silver Yuan Domestic Unit stamps for West Szechwan, set of 26, fine unused without gum as issued, light hinge marks. Chan S113-S138.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 631 China, 1949 Silver Yuan Unit stamps for West Szechwan Registered Mail overprint on $100 to $5000, the set of eight, fine unused without gum as issued. Chan SR1-SR8.
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$4,025
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Lot 632 China, 1949 Silver Yuan machine surcharge for Yunnan 2c. on $500 olive-green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Fourth London printing, a complete sheet of one hundred with selvedge mostly at right and foot, showing constant surcharge varieties, fine mint except for small tones on gum. Chan S139a, b, c, d.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Unsold
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Lot 633 China, 1949 Silver Yuan machine surcharge for Yunnan 2c. on $500 olive-green Dr. Sun Yat-sen Fourth London printing block of ten, vertical strip of five and single with Silver Yuan Cheng Chung Book Co. surcharge 4c. on $3,000 Revenue pair on reverse of 1949 (13 Nov.) registered airmail envelope from Shichang to Chungking (16.11), cancelled by c.d.s., with "Chungking" arrival c.d.s. on front, the 40 cents airmail registered domestic rate, very fine and a late usage in the final month. Chan S10, S139.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$16,100
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Lot 634 China, 1949 Silver Yuan surcharged Half Value stamps for Yunnan 30c. on $20 vertical strip of four, minor gum staining around stamps, on 1949 (21 May) airmail envelope to England, cancelled by "Kunming" bilingual c.d.s., envelope a little faulty and with vertical filing fold crossing the top margin of the 3rd stamp. A rare and appealing commercial usage. Chan S148.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Unsold
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Lot 635 China, 1949 (18 May) airmail envelope to New York, showing "Kansu/Postage Paid/Shandan" framed h.s., a little roughly opened at right, very fine strike and a rare foreign mail usage. From the Ida Pruitt correspondence. See Dr. Chan Shiu Hon, Silver Yuan Stamps Series (2008), p. 143.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 636 China, 1949 (1 Aug.) envelope to Foochow (9.8) bearing Fukien Province 2c. on $2,000,000 diagonal bisect (lower right half) and General Issue Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hwa Nan printing 4c., tied by "Kintsing" native dotted rim d.s. Chan S203.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,990
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Lot 637 China, 1949 (3 Aug.) registered airmail envelope to New York bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen 1c. and surcharges on Revenues 4c. on $100, 10c. on 50c. (3), 50c. on $50 and $1 on $50, cancelled by "Shandan" dotted rim d.s., total $1.85 franking, minor edge wear, an attractive usage from Kansu Province shortly before the Province's liberation. From the Ida Pruitt correspondence.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 638 China, 1949 (11 Sept.) envelope to Foochow (17.9) bearing Shanghai surcharge 10c. on $1,000 Revenue with additional "Fu" handstamp diagonal bisect (lower right half), tied by "Fushek" c.d.s., envelope with some crumpling, fine. Chan S206.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 639 China, 1949 (23 Dec.) airmail envelope to Elkington, Maryland (21.2.50) via Tsianglo (29.12) and Foochow (2.1.50), redirected to Rome, Italy (27.2.50) bearing on reverse Silver Yuan surcharge for Foochow 10c. on $6,000 Dr. Sun Yat-sen strip of four with General issue surcharges 1c. on $100 Dr. Sun Yat-sen and 4c. on $3,000 Revenue, cancelled by "Taining" dotted rim d.s., small edge faults far from stamps and markings, nice foreign mail usage several months after the liberation of Fukien Province. Chan S10, S52, S96.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$74,750
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Lot 640 China, 1949 Silver Yuan issues, a small unused collection, including Kiangsi Unit stamps (S70-S76), Kwangsi (12, S77-S84, S85-S88), Shensi Unit stamps set of six (S101-S106), Sinkiang complete (S107-S112), West Szechwan Airs (6), Yunnan Silver Yuan Half Value stamps (S141-S149), and Tsingtao set of four (S199-S202), mainly fine (71).
Estimate HK$ 2,500 - 3,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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