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China
2017-11-15
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1170, Lot Number 4545, China - Imperial PeriodCHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Thin Paper (2; Chan 2), CHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Thin Paper (2; Chan 2)CHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Thin Paper (2; Chan 2). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong color and impression, Fine

750
550
Foreign (non-U.S.)
Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2015-05-19
Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1098, Lot Number 606, ChinaCHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Large Dragon (2), CHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Large Dragon (2)CHINA, 1878, 3c Brown Red, Large Dragon (2). Wonderfully fresh and well-centered example, tied by clear blue Peking seal on back of cover to Paris, France, with matching blue "I.C. of Customs, Peking Jul 22 81" double-circle datestamp, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai where it received France 5c Green on Greenish and two singles of 15c Blue Sage Issues (78, 92; Yvert 75, 90), each tied by dotted "5104" cancel with matching "Shanghai, Chine 29 Juil 81" datestamp, cover originated from the "Legation de la Republique Francaise, Pekin" with large blue cachet on back, Tientsin and Shanghai Customs transit backstamps, Paris receiving datestamp, cover with tear at top left and opening tear on backflap going thru blue cachet of little importance

VERY FINE. A PHENOMENAL COVER BEARING THE 1878 3-CENT LARGE DRAGON FIRST ISSUE OF CHINA ON COVER SENT VIA THE FRENCH POST OFFICE IN SHANGHAI TO PARIS. A RARITY OF THE HIGHEST ORDER.

This outstanding China and France mixed-franking cover is believed to be one of the few known bearing the Large Dragon and Sage issues. A cover of exceptional importance and deserving of a key role in an award-winning exhibit.

With 2007 Calves certificate.

E. 20,000-30,000
18,000
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-09-15
Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection
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1878, 3ca Brown Red (2). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., rich color, rough perfs, light horizontal bends, otherwise Very Fine

750
350
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-09-15
Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection
 
1878, 3ca Brown Red (2). Three stamps, all three from cliche 4 showing some hollow letters and showing the semi-circle, each different shade and each showing different state of the cliche, one unused (no gum), one with black and one with blue cancel, the latter rough perfs, few small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and fascinating group for the specialist

525
425
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-09-15
Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection
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1878, 3ca Brown Red (2). Twelve unused stamps, all except one are o.g., h.r., (other unused no gum), wonderful range of shades, few varieties incl. Cliche 25 with missing bar of "H" in "China" (rough perf), few faults, most are fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

4,500
1,900
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-09-15
Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection
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Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2372A, China1878, 3ca Brown Red (2), 1878, 3ca Brown Red (2)1878, 3ca Brown Red (2). Wide margins (possibly wide setting), rich color and detailed impression, tied by perfect strike of Chefoo seal cancel on cover addressed to H.B.M.'s Consulate in Hankow, clear "Customs Chefoo Aug. 8, 1883" and Shanghai backstamps (latter dated Aug. 28), few cover tears

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE USAGE OF THE LARGE DRAGON FROM CHEFOO. ONLY APPROXIMATELY A DOZEN LARGE DRAGON COVERS ARE KNOWN FROM CHEFOO.

Signed Holcombe

E. 12,000-15,000
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 824, Lot Number 475, General Foreign1878, 3ca Brown Red, Setting I (2), 1878, 3ca Brown Red, Setting I (2)1878, 3ca Brown Red, Setting I (2). Sheet of 25, selvage at sides and bottom, original gum, Mint N.H., rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE SHEET OF THE 3-CANDARIN LARGE DRAGON.

Scott Retail as singles

9,375
8,500
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 824, Lot Number 478, General Foreign1880, 3ca Brown Red (3), 1880, 3ca Brown Red (3)1880, 3ca Brown Red (3). Few perfs affected from placement at edge of cover, tied by Customs House seal, matching "Customs Shanghai Dec. 5, 1880" double-circle datestamp, Tientsin transit of Dec. 7, used in combination with Japan 5s Brown (59), tied by neat cork, matching "I.J. Postal Agency Shanghai Dec. 29" double-circle datestamp, on cover to Monroe, Michigan, address side with attractive illustrations and endorsed "Via Japan and San Francisco", Yokohama transit (Jan. 8, 1881), neat red "San Francisco Paid All Jan. 23" and receiving backstamps, some waterstaining on address side

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND RARE COMBINATION FRANKING OF CHINA AND JAPAN STAMPS ON A COVER TO THE UNITED STATES.

This cover was acquired by the Halls prior to World War II.

E. 5,000-7,500
6,500
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Asia, Africa and Middle East
Asia (Independent)
China
2000-01-18
U.S. Postal History
 
CHINA, 1878, 2c Brown Red, Vermilion (2). Partial used plate reconstruction of Setting I (lacking only positions 7, 9 and 14 to be complete) range of shades, few different cancels, few faults, most are Fine-Very Fine, ex Chan

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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