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Booklets / Postage Dues
 
 
 

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Lot 641 BK China, 1924 (Oct.) $1 booklet (number 15) in deep red and black, comprising Second Peking printing 1c. block of four and pane of six, and 3c. panes of six (5), with interleaving and intact staple, complete and unexploded, slight splitting in margin at top of first pane, fine. Chan B15.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000
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Lot 642 BK China, 1934 $1 booklet (number 16) in cream with blue-black words (red and black printing on inside), complete and unexploded, comprising Martyrs Peking printing pane of four of 1c. and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing two panes of four of 2c., and four panes of four of 5c., with interleaving, fine appearance, a few faint stains on cover, tones on gum. Chan B16.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
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Lot 643 BK China, 1934 $3 booklet (number 17) in white with red words (red and black printing on inside), complete, comprising Martyrs Peking printing pane of six of 1c., Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing two panes of six of 2c., four panes of six of 5c., and pane of six of 25c., deterioration or rust from staple affecting panes (toned gum) which have become mostly detached. Chan B17.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
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Lot 644 BK China, 1935 $1 booklet (number 18) in grey-blue with black words and red route, comprising Martyrs Peking printing pane of four of 1c. and Dr. Sun Yat-sen Second London printing two panes of four of 2c., and four panes of four of 5c., light rust on cover and some deterioration or rust from staple, the interior section with instructional page and panes (gum toning on stamps) is detached, there is one loose airmail label. Chan B18.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 645 China, 1904 "Postage Due" overprints on C.I.P. 4c. chestnut, quadruple interpanneau panes of eighty with complete selvedge on three sides, cancelled to order by "Chinan" bilingual c.d.s. (17.1.06), fine with much original gum, light tones on reverse and folded along a few interpanneau margins or rows of perfs. Chan D4.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 646 China, 1911 Second London printing prepared for use but not issued 4c. brown, block of four, fine to very fine and fresh unmounted mint, top right stamp has light rust spots on gum. Chan DU2.
Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 60,000
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Lot 647 China, 1912 overprinted "Republic of China" in regular style characters ½c. brown, block of one hundred comprised of four interpanneau panes of twenty-five, representing the left half of the sheet with selvedge on three sides, very fine and fresh mint, slight gum disturbance at left and in sheet margin, and a few light truly insignificant bends at left. A rare surviving block. Chan D32.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000
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Lot 648 China, 1940-47, a mint or unused selection of multiples with varieties, including 1945 Second Central Trust printing $6 carmine left marginal block of nine with one stamp $5 instead of $6 in lower left value tablet, and Northeast Provinces 1947 Peiping Central printing marginal block of ten (2 x 5) with watermark, mainly fine (8 items).
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
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Lot 649 China, 1904 (22 Feb.) envelope from Washington to Shanghai (5.4) care of the U.S. Consul General, redirected internally, bearing U.S. 2c. (corner defect), cancelled by duplex, showing "Shanghai China/U.S. Postal Sta. Rec'd." c.d.s. (4.4) on reverse, with China "Postage Due" overprints on C.I.P. 10c. "L"-shaped strip of three cancelled by "Tientsin" bilingual c.d.s. (13.4), with "Hsi-An" bilingual c.d.s. (16.5) on reverse. Chan D6.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$29,900
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Lot 650 China, 1916 (12 Nov.) "The Woman's Occidental Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church" U.S. 2c. stationery corner card envelope from San Francisco to Hangchow (17.12) bearing U.S. 1c. and 2c., cancelled by duplex, with China Postage Due First London printing 20c. applied on arrival and cancelled by "Hangchow" bilingual c.d.s., showing "25/T' unframed h.s. adjacent, envelope has central vertical fold clear of stamps, fine. Chan D13.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$10,350
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Lot 651 China, 1924 (15 Dec.) envelope from the Philippines to Shanghai bearing Philippines 2c. and "Philippines" overprint on U.S. 8c., cancelled by "Imus/Cavite, P.I." duplex, with China Postage Due First Peking printing 2c. strip of three applied on arrival and cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s., the stamps crossed out in manuscript and endorsed "Paid", with "Notice Delivered" oval d.s. (24.12.24 and 3.1.25) in violet on reverse, central vertical filing fold just crosses one of the Dues. Chan D51.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 652 China, 1926 (26 Sept.) envelope from England to Shanghai (31.10) bearing Great Britain 1d. and 1½d, cancelled by c.d.s., with China Postage Due First Peking printing 4c. strip of three (middle stamp has small defect) applied on arrival and cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s., with "T 30" manuscript endorsement adjacent. Chan D52.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$1,840
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Lot 653 China, 1933 (12 June) envelope from Japan to Peiping (18.6) bearing Japan Tazawa 3s., cancelled by c.d.s., and on reverse China Postage Due Second Peking printing 2c. and 4c. applied on arrival and cancelled by "Peiping" bilingual c.d.s. From the Ida Pruitt correspondence. Chan D67, D68.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 654 China, 1936 (18 July) envelope from Vancouver to Peiping (15.8) bearing Canada 3c., cancelled by duplex, and on reverse China Postage Due First London printing 20c. applied on arrival and cancelled by "Peiping" bilingual c.d.s., small opening tear at right, late usage of this Postage Due issue. From the Ida Pruitt correspondence. Chan D47.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,200
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Lot 655 China, 1948 (14 Aug.) airmail envelope from South Africa to Shanghai (26.8), with Durban 1s.3d. meter cancellation, and bearing on reverse China Postage Due Second London printing $30,000 on $1000 block of 66 in unusual folded over format in order to fit the envelope, vertical strip of six, and $10,000 on $300 vertical pair applied on arrival and cancelled by "Shanghai" bilingual c.d.s., rough opening and a few cover faults. A stunning Postage Due usage during this era of rampant inflation and an unusual origin. Chan D113, D115.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
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Lot 656 China, 1932-40 envelopes (5) from Nanchang, Peiping, and Tientsin (3) to Shanghai, Tientsin (redirected to England), and U.S.A. (3), each bearing Dr. Sun Yat-sen 4c. (3), 5c. and 25c. single frankings, one 4c. with Martyrs 1c. + 10c. pair, showing various tax markings, two envelopes with U.S. Postage Dues and the redirected envelope with Great Britain Postage Due, a fine representation.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$4,830
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