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Displaying 20 Lots in Category - China
Small stockbook of PRC Issues with 1971 Communist Party including se-tenant strip of 3, 1972 Merchant Shipping, 1973 Table Tennis & White-Haired Girl, 1974 Acrobatics, 1978 Galloping Horses, etc, apparently all unmounted, significant catalogue value. Sadly there is some minor toning so close inspection is recommended.
(Qty 250 approx)
1949-79 Collection with reprints of the earlier sets, 1958 Kuan Han-ching (minor spots), 1958 Students Union, 1959 Harvest block of 4, Labour Day, Students Rising & 10th Anniversary 1st 2nd & 4th Issues, 1960 Goldfish (faint toning), 1960-61 Chrysanthemums (faint toning), 1961 Tang Pottery (50f creased), 1962 Scientists, 1963 Butterflies, 1964 Peonies, 1965 MountaIneering, 1971 Communist Party (the se-tenant strip VLMtd), 1972 Shipping, 1973 Pandas & Working Women, 1974 Acrobatics, 1976 Five Year Plan & Going to College, 1978 Galloping Horses, 1979 30th Anniversary M/S, etc, generally very fine & virtually all unmounted, high catalogue value.
1953 Military Post $800 orange-yellow, vermilion & red-orange SG M1593, well centred, characteristic rough perfs, no gum as issued, Cat £500.
1964 Peonies 4f to 52f SG 2185-2199, unmounted, Cat £450.
1967-73 selection comprising Mao's Poems 8f SG 2376 used on piece, 1971 Communist Party set (the se-tenant strip is very lightly mounted), 1971 Table Tennis set **, 1972 Shipping set ** (one *) & 1973 Working Women set **, Cat £1600.
1974 Industrial Production SG 2593-6, unmounted, Cat £500.
1978 National Science Congress M/S SG 2765a, unmounted, Cat £700.
1978 Galloping Horses 4f to 70f & 5y M/S SG 2771-2781, unmounted, Cat £765.
(Qty 10 + M/S)
1978 Galloping Horses 5y M/S SG 2781, unmounted, Cat £700.
1978 Arts & Crafts 3y "Flying Fairies" M/S SG 2815, unmounted, Cat £500.
1978 Highway Bridges 2y Hsingkiang River Bridge M/S SG 2834, unmounted, Cat £550.
1979 Riccione Stamp Fair 2y M/S SG 2879, unmounted, Cat £1100.
1979 Science from Childhood 2y M/S SG 2900, unmounted, Cat £2500.
1979 Camellias of Yunnan 2y M/S SG 2922, unmounted, Cat £500.
TIBET - CHINESE POST OFFICES: 1911 Indian Currency Surcharges 'Three Pies' on 1c to 'Twelve Annas' on 50c SG C1-9, no gum, Cat £1500.
2007 Chinese New Year "circular" M/S with self-adhesive 50c x12 with the Gold Printing Omitted from all 12 stamps & the central designs, unmounted. The only example known to us. [Our vendor, a part-time dealer, found this remarkable error in a bundle of 100 M/Ss as received from Australia Post. He assures us it was the only error in the bundle]
No longer available
MALAYA - Postal History
1900 PPC of the Singapore (?) "Cricket Club" endorsed "Feld Post" to Germany with Straits 3c brown tied by 'KAIS DEUTSCHE/MARINE-/SCHIFFSPOST/ No 70 /7 10/00' cds, 'WINDERSHEIM' arrival cds, minor soiling. The ship was en route to China in response to the Boxer Rebellion.
1906 usage of '15 C/NED.-INDIE' Envelope to "Tientsin/China" uprated with 1c olive, 3c orange x3 & 10c slate, 'BANDJERMASIN' squared-circle & registration label, backstamps 'N.I.AGENT SINGAPORE' squared-circle, Hong Kong & Shanghai transits & 'TIENTSIN' arrival. Bandjermasin is in the south of Kailmantan & was the capital of Dutch Borneo.
NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History
INWARDS MAIL: 1900 commercial usage of Hong Kong '4 CENTS' on 3c Postal Card (reply half) to the ship's doctor aboard SMS "Möwe" c/- the German Consulate at Matupi with superb 'AMOY/ A /FE20/00' cds & Hong Kong transit cds, apparently missent to Sydney where endorsed in red "Matupi/New Britain", full message headed "Amoy ab SMS Irene 12 II 00", some soiling & repaired tear at right. An excellent origin/destination item. Ex Murray Collins: sold for $935 at the Macray Watson auction of 31/3/1998.