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  • Lot# : 1414 Imperial China

    1878/83: Large Dragon 3 ca. brown-red, Wide Setting, a well centred used example, minor corner bend and one blunt perf. at top, neatly cancelled by part "Customs / Chungking" cds in black Gi = £ 325.
    Starting bid : 150 CHF
    Hammer price : 160 CHF

    Lot# : 1415 Imperial China

    1894 (Nov 17): Dowager 12 ca. brown-orange, an unused example of good colour, fresh and fine, large part og. A scarce and elusive stamp Gi = £ 600.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 240 CHF

    Lot# : 1416 Imperial China

    1897: Dowager second printing 3 a. chrome yellow on wmk. paper with thin whiter gum in an unused block of four of vibrant colour, two hinge remnants on upper and lower pair with large part of thin original gum (some ageing), horizontal perf. line slighty shifted, otherwise of fresh and fine appearance. Only few multiples of the second printing are believed to exist. Chan 24 S. Gi. = £ 7'200.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,400 CHF

    Lot# : 1417 Imperial China

    1914/19: Junk 3 c. blue-green pair and 7 c. violet pair on 1918 registered cover to Norway tied by YIYANG HUN datestamps in black with fine strike of registration cachet at lower left. Reverse with Peking cds (Feb 22) and Harbin cds (Feb 25); thereafter with British and Russian Censor Reseal strips at sides and Kristiansund arrival (Aug 19). A five month journey time due to a combination of World War and Revolution. An attractive and scarce cover. Illustrated in Edition D'Or XLV on page 36.
    Starting bid : 120 CHF
    Hammer price : 420 CHF

    Lot# : 1418 Imperial China

    1921: National Postal Service issue covers (8) with 1 c. orange and 6 c. grey single frankings each tied FROM STEAMER LETTER BOX bilingual cachets, 6 c. grey single frankings (3) all cancelled at WUHU in first week of issue, 6 c. grey pair on cover to London tied by Wuhu cds, 3 c. green and 10 c. blue single frankings also tied by WUHU cds's in first week of issue. Fair to fine, a scarce group.rn 
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 550 CHF

    Lot# : 1419 Imperial China

    1949/46: Special selection with 33 mainly unused stamps, incl.. seven pairs, two blocks of four and a block of nine, all of fresh appeareance and showing diff. varieties as imperf., imperf inbetween as well as provincial and Specimen surcharges etc., arranged on a stockcard.
    Starting bid : 600 CHF
    Hammer price : 600 CHF

    Lot# : 1431 Imperial China

    1878/1914: Album pages with Large Dragons 1 ca. green and 5 c. yellow used, Small Dragons set used, Dowager set (excl. 12 ca.), 1897 surcharges with 4 c. on 4 ca. (small and large) unused, rare 8 c. on 8 ca. used, 1900 CEF set of of ten, 1905 set of nine, and a page with Shanghai Local Post etc.
    Starting bid : 250 CHF
    Hammer price : 1,100 CHF

    Lot# : 1432 Imperial China

    1870/1990: China accumulation of all periods including local post, Hong Kong, good French offices, overseas postal history. Worthwhile lot to break and sort.
    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 460 CHF

    Lot# : 1433 Imperial China

    1878/1949c: Lot hundreds primarily used stamps from Large & Small Dragons, later definitives, local ovpt. issues, Shanghai local post, Korea, and Manchuria. To be studied.
    Starting bid : 200 CHF
    Hammer price : 500 CHF

    Lot# : 1434 Imperial China

    1898/1968: Lot with better sets and values used/unused, incl. 1921 airmail set of  four unused as well as some PRC issues from 1950 onwards with some used/unused part sets up to 1967/68 part set of eight values of which five unused 4 f. 'Mount Liupan', 'Long March' and 8 f.  'Snow', 'Fairy Cafe'  and 'Beidaihe' (Michel 2378) Gi. 412, 413, 415, 416, 421 = GB£ 3'200.

    Starting bid : 300 CHF
    Hammer price : 700 CHF
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