Prestige Philately Auction 231 CatalogueCHINA
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Large stockbook with an extensive array of mostly pre-PRC issues including Treaty Ports selection, Red Revenue 2c on 3c used (rounded corner), 1921 Airs set mint, 1928 Chang Tso-lin set mint, 1932 Scientific Expedition set (no gum), 1944 Refugees M/S CTO, hundreds of Sun Yat-sen issues including a bewildering array of Overprints/Surcharges, some early Communist issues, early PRC issues (probably all reprints), etc, condition variable.
Green stockbook with many better PRC sets including Great Hall, Terracotta Horses, Pigs, Shipping, 'Taking Tiger Mountain', Yenan Forum, 'White-Haired Girl', 1974 Acrobatics, 1985 Landscapes, etc, also a few M/Ss, some problems mostly on the reverse but some are unmounted, Cat £2800 approximately.
(Qty 150 approx)
Large stockbook with PRC with strength in 1980s & 1990s issues including setenant strips & M/Ss, a few problems but most are very fine & unmounted. High thematic content.
Schaubek album for PPC issues to 1969 with many better including no gum as issued Scientists, 1956 Congress, Engels & Lenin, 1958 Trade Union Congress, Children & Industry Exhibition, later mint including 1960 Great Hall & Engels, 1961 Communist Party (disturbed gum), 1963 Children, Folk Dances & Hwangshan Landscapes, 1964 Shrine, Vietnam, First International & Albania, 1965 Mountaineering & Victory over the Japanese, 1966 Afro-Asian Writers, 1967 Five Year Plan, 1968 Words of Mao, 1969 Chen Pao Tao set (**), etc, many are used/CTO including $20,000 on $10,000 SG 1431, Goldfish, Chrysanthemums, Peonies & 1964 PRC strip of 3, etc, some problems but most are fine to very fine, Cat £4000 approximately.
Oddments including some Surcharges, 'FAMINE RELIEF STAMP' 2c 10c & 50c used (faults), 1960 Goldfish mint (hinge remainders, Cat £575), Chrysanthemums set CTO & Peonies set CTO, condition variable.
Unsorted array with some better stamps noted including 1967 Labour Day 4f used & Talks on Literature set CTO, lots of Surcharges & reprints, condition variable.
Stockbook of mostly lesser material, lots of toning throughout. No reserve!
Small suitcase with an original find of mostly late-1940s to early-1950s issues completely unsorted in packets, lots of multiples & postmark interest. [Brought to Australia by Russian emigrés who settled in China after the Russian Revolution]
1897 'IMPERIAL CHINESE POST' $1 deep red & pale red SG 105 affixed to a piece of interleaving, Cat £1500 mint.
1897 'IMPERIAL CHINESE POST' $2 orange & yellow SG 106 marginal example from the top of the sheet, one nibbled perf at the base, virtually full o.g., Cat £5000. [The stamp appears to have been hinged only in the margin. There is no trace of hinging on the stamp itself but there is some very minor gum disturbance]
1942-45 Sun Yat-Sen values to $20 plus 1941 Meng Chiang marginal blocks of 4 values to $2 with a few Imprints (unmounted), and Hopei Large Overprints on Chung Wha Printings to $20. Very scarce group.
(Qty 120 approx)
1950 Surcharges '20000' on East China $10,000 scarlet SG 1431, no gum as issued, Cat £700. [The unoverprinted stamp was never issued]
1950 (July) Surcharges on North-East Provinces $50 on 20c to $400 on $300 SG 1436-1449, no gum as issued, Cat £700. [Also included are extra examples of $100 on $4 and $400 on $20. The surcharges impinge on the relevant character & we are not convinced that these are SG 1440a & 1444a]
1951 (Apr) Gate of Heavenly Peace with Pink Network Background $10,000 yellow-brown to $200,000 blue SG 1493-8, characteristic centring & rough perfs, no gum as issued, Cat £6750.
1960 Goldfish SG 1911-1922 complete, some gum disturbance, Cat £575.
1960-61 Chrysanthemums SG 1947-1964 complete, very lightly mounted, Cat £525.
1962 Mei Lan-fang SG 2037-2044 complete, CTO with large-part o.g., Cat £250.
1963 Giant Pandas SG 2116-8 complete, unmounted, Cat £130.
1963 Hwangshan Landscapes SG 2124-2139 complete, very lightly mounted, Cat £1100.
1964 Peonies SG 2185-2199 complete, lightly mounted, Cat £475.