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Displaying 11 Lots in Category - China
CHINA: Used group with some interesting subjects, some with "Coiled Dragons" & others used from Hong Kong, a few blemishes. (Qty 19)
SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Northern Territory Postal History
BURRUNDIE: squared-circle 'BURRUNDIE/19/OC10/02/S_A' very fine strike tying CofA Postage Due 1d to face of Macao 1a on 2a Postal Card (+ 2a on reverse) commercially used with 'T'-in-circle h/s & Chinese 'CUSTOMS/LAPPA' cds at lower-left, Hong Kong & Port Darwin transit b/s, reinforced fold & minor blemishes. An exceptional origin-destination item.
1902 commercial usage to China of PPC (Anuradhapura triptych) with Tablets 6c tied by very fine 'SLAVE ISLAND' (actually a Colombo suburb) cds, Hong Kong & Shanghai transits & superb 'TSINGTAU/KIAUTSCHOU' arrival cds. Excellent destination. Reasonable offers considered.
GERMAN POST OFFICES: 1897 commercial cover to Germany (b/s) with German 20pf x2 tied by 'SHANGHAI' cds & Eingeschreiben Label (fault), minor soiling. Reasonable offers considered.
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POST OFFICES IN CHINA: Selection with 1898 45 degree & 56 degree Opts, 1901 Opts to 3mk & 1905 Surcharges complete with extras including $1 on 2mk & $1½ on 3mk, various cancels, generally fine to very fine, Cat €1000+. [Noted as "Checked for forgeries"] (Qty 42)
1900-1986 collection on leaves mostly mounted including QV 1900-01 to 30c (12c & 30c without gum), KEVII Crown CA to 50c, MCA $2 SG87a, KGV to $2 SG 130, KGVI complete including Definitives to $10 (both) and Silver Wedding $10 **, QEII 1954 to $10 & 1962 to $20, 1960s commemoratives largely complete, 1970s-80s commemoratives mostly **, generally fine, Cat £3000+. (Qty 345)
1862-1980 collection in Lighthouse hingeless album including QV No Wmk to 96c, Crown CC 96c (2), range of 1885-91 Surcharges, 1923 Postage Dues optd 'SPECIMEN', KGVI Definitives to $5 (both) & $10 (both) *, QEII 1954-62 to $10 **, also Japanese Occupation 1945 trio used & 1922-27 'CHINA' overprints *, condition variable, Cat well over £3000. (Qty 100s)
Carton accumulation including QV 1891 50c on 48c SG 49 *, 1968 Seacraft x2 sets **, 1970s commemoratives in blocks of 4 **, 1969-1996 FDCs in two volumes, also M/Ss, stamp packs, booklets and post office "product". (Qty many 100s)
INDIA - Postal History
1944 two commercial registered airmail covers (210x163mm) from the Chinese Consulate-General in Calcutta to the Consulate in New York each with two different consulate handstamps on the face, at 21r4½a (including 2r x10) or 36r2½a (including 5r x7) rates with the stamps on the reverse, various Censor & postal transits, a little knocked-about. Remarkable frankings. (Qty 2)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
POST OFFICES in CHINA: 1919 'SHANGHAI/CHINA' Surcharges 2c on 1c to 18c on 9c Scott #K1-9, characteristic variable centring, the 4c regummed otherwise with large-part o.g., a few with hinge remainders but the 8c & 10c are very lightly mounted, Cat $US500+. (Qty 9)