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Asian Stamps & Postal History


1897-1910 Imperial Post
 
 
 

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Lot 274 P China, 1897 I.C.P. imperforate plate proof of $5 deep green and rose on watermarked paper, block of four with 11.5mm. sheet margin at left, fine, tiny fault in outer extremity of sheet margin well clear of design.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 275 /() China, 1897 I.C.P. ½c. to $5 unused, mostly with part to much original gum, the $1 and $5 without gum, interestingly, the $2 appears to be compound perf. 12½ (top) x 12 with much original gum, mainly fine to very fine, some lower values have tones. Chan 92-103.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 15,000
  Realized HK$19,550
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Lot 276 China, 1897 I.C.P. ½c. dull purple, a complete sheet of eighty (16 x 5) with selvedge all round, composed of four full interpanneau panes of twenty, fine to very fine and fresh unused with much original gum, a few vertical folds along rows of perfs. and one stamp at top in second pane has a tear, a remarkable state of conservation for such a scarce surviving sheet. Chan 92.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 9,000
  Realized HK$14,950
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Lot 277 China, 1897 I.C.P. ½c. dull purple, double pane of forty with sheet margins at top, left and foot, very fine and fresh unused with much original gum, two stamps have paper hinge remainders. Chan 92.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$4,600
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Lot 278 China, 1897 I.C.P. 1c. golden yellow double pane of forty from the right of the sheet with margins all round, fine to very fine and fresh unused with much original gum, one stamp wrinkled at top, two vertical rows of perfs. have slight buckling at foot and small thin in margin at top. Chan 93.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,500
  Realized HK$6,900
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Lot 279 China, 1897 I.C.P. 1c. golden yellow pane of twenty with sheet margins on three sides, 1902-06 C.I.P. unwatermarked 5c. orange interpanneau block of fifteen (5 x 3), and 1905-10 C.I.P. 2c. green interpanneau block of twenty-five (5 x 5) including pane of twenty, mainly fine and fresh mint, the 5c. has a few light rust spots on gum. Chan 93, 121, 129.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$10,925
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Lot 280 China, 1897 I.C.P. 10c. deep green double pane of forty with sheet margins at top and foot and interpane margins at sides (right margin incomplete), fine unused with much original gum which is lightly browned, two vertical rows of perfs. have buckling and there is a small thin in the margin at top. Chan 97.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$21,850
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Lot 281 China, 1898 (2 Jan.) envelope to Dresden, Germany (Feb. 1898 arrival) bearing I.C.P. 4c. (2), cancelled by "Peking" dollar dater in blue, and applied over Germany Eagle 20c. vertical pair, cancelled by "Shanghai" c.d.s. (14.1) which also just ties one I.C.P. 4c., with the I.C.P. stamps applied first and, therefore, paying the winter overland double rate, and the Germany Eagle stamps paying the U.P.U. double rate, some ageing. A scarce and original method of paying the international postage for mail sent via the winter overland courier service.
Estimate HK$ 20,000 - 25,000
  Realized HK$34,500
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Lot 282 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 1c. to $5, mainly fine unused with part to much original gum, the $2 (small fault) is regummed and the $5 has a couple of slight yellow areas on gum. Chan 104-115.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$5,750
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Lot 283 /() China, 1898-1910 C.I.P. ½c. to $5, basic set of nineteen values, fine to very fine and fresh appearance unused mostly with part to much original gum, some lower values without gum, the $2 has faults, the $5 is particularly fine (19).
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$7,475
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Lot 284 o China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 4c. deep chestnut, horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, centrally cancelled by "Wuhu" bilingual c.d.s. (23.11.01), very fine. Chan 107d.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000


Provenance: Robert C.H. Lee, J.R. Hughes (San Francisco), 16.2.1964, lot 118
Anna-Lisa and Sven-Eric Beckeman, Zurich Asia (Hong Kong), 1.11.2007, lot 271.
  Realized HK$4,025
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Lot 285 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 5c. salmon, horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, centred to left as usual, fine unused with much original gum, hinge remainder. Chan 108g.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,070
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Lot 286 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 30c. rose horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, good colour, well centred, fine unused with large part to much original gum, hinge remainders. Chan 111d.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000
  Realized HK$9,775
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Lot 287 China, 1898 C.I.P. watermarked 50c. green vertical pair, variety imperforate between, fine appearance unused with small part original gum, light uniform toning. Chan 112a.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 288 Withdrawn
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Lot 289 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark 1c. deep orange vertical strip of three, variety imperforate between, very good appearance unused with much original gum, toned. Chan 117ia.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 1,800
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Lot 290 o China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark 1c. deep orange vertical pair and 2c. deep red horizontal pair, both variety imperforate between, fine used, the latter has small faults. Chan 117i, 118m.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$1,955
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Lot 291 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark 2c. deep red double pane of forty with interpane margin at top, most of sheet margin at foot and interpane margin at foot, containing eight vertical strips of five imperforate between and imperforate in top interpane margin, good colour, well centred, fine unused with much original gum, light uniform toning and bends, the third and fourth vertical rows of stamps have been split and rejoined. A spectacular showpiece. Chan 118q var.
Estimate HK$ 40,000 - 50,000
  Unsold
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Lot 292 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark 4c. deep chestnut interpanneau horizontal strip of six from the lower right corner of the sheet, variety imperforate margin at foot, fine and fresh unused with part original gum, a few trivial age specks on reverse (mainly in margins). Chan 119var.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 293 () China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark 4c. deep chestnut horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, centred to left, fine and fresh unused without gum, left stamp has small vertical wrinkle at top. Chan 119b.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,530
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Lot 294 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark $1 red and flesh with retouched Chinese "One" and 1912 "Republic of China" Waterlow overprint $1, fine unused with large part to much original gum, the former has foxed perfs. at foot. Chan 126c, 181.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000
  Realized HK$3,450
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Lot 295 China, 1900-06 C.I.P. no watermark $5 myrtle and salmon, fine unused with traces only of original gum. Chan 128.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$3,680
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Lot 296 () China, 1905-10 C.I.P. colours changed 5c. violet vertical pair from the lower right corner of the sheet, variety imperforate between, additional horizontal row of perfs. through top stamp, fine unused without gum, light toning in margins on reverse. Chan 132d.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000
  Realized HK$8,050
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Lot 297 o China, 1905-10 C.I.P. colours changed 5c. deep violet horizontal pair, variety imperforate between, cancelled by "Honan/Lu-yi Shien" native c.d.s. (5.9.06), fine. Chan 132e.
Estimate HK$ 1,500 - 2,000
  Realized HK$2,300
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Lot 298 China, 1905-10 C.I.P. colours changed 10c. sky-blue horizontal strip of three from the lower left corner of the sheet, variety imperforate sheet margin at foot, light horizontal crease in sheet margin at foot. Chan 134var.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,500
  Realized HK$5,520
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Lot 299 China, 1905-10 C.I.P. colours changed 10c. dull blue with retouched "One" and ornament, on 1911 envelope from Peking to New York via Fengtien (2.3), cancelled by c.d.s. leaving variety clear, and showing "Moukden-S/I.J.P.O." c.d.s. (4.3) in violet adjacent, envelope has small faults, rare and desirable plate variety, as well as an unusual routing. Chan 134g.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000
  Realized HK$9,200
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Lot 300 China, 1909 Hsuan Tung First Year 3. and 7c. on 1910 (28 Oct.) envelope to France (25.11) "Via Siberia" redirected internally (26.11), cancelled by "Kulangsu" native lunar c.d.s., with various transit c.d.s. on reverse including Amoy (29.10), Newchwang and Harbin (10.11), light tones. Rare postal routing from South China to Europe via Newchwang.
Estimate HK$ 3,500 - 4,000
  Realized HK$4,025
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