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Sale 828 — Foreign Stamps and Covers, featuring The Hall Collection

Sale Date — Friday, 15 September, 2000

Category — China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2364
E
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2364, China1878, 1ca Yellow Green, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (1E), 1878, 1ca Yellow Green, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (1E)1878, 1ca Yellow Green, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (1E). On thin paper, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, large margins other sides, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, Extremely Fine and choice pair of the essay with extra circle

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
2365
E
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2365, China1878, 3ca Brown Red, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (2E), 1878, 3ca Brown Red, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (2E)1878, 3ca Brown Red, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (2E). On thick paper, large margins all around, unused (no gum), rich color, trivial natural inclusion, Very Fine and choice

E. 500-750
750
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2366
E
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2366, China1878, 5ca Orange, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (3E), 1878, 5ca Orange, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (3E)1878, 5ca Orange, Accepted Essay With Extra Circle (3E). On thin paper, large margins all around incl. sheet margin at right, bright color (slightly oxidized at right), faint diagonal bend, otherwise Extremely Fine, rare essay

E. 500-750
900
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2367
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1878, 1ca Yellow Green (1). Five unused stamps, all o.g., h.r., few different shades, few small faults incl. one with toned spot and one with light crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group

1,125
425
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2368
 
1878, 1ca Yellow Green (1). Group of used stamps incl. two horizontal pairs and three singles, wide range of shades, few different cancels, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

770
425
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2369
og
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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2370
 
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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2371
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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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2372
 
1878, 3ca Brown Red, Vermilion (5, 5a). Seven used stamps, wonderful range of shades from Brick Red to Vermilion, few with rough perfs, most cancelled by seal, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

350
260
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2372A°
c
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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2373
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Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2373, China1878, 5ca Orange (3), 1878, 5ca Orange (3)1878, 5ca Orange (3). Four: three are o.g., h.r., one unused (no gum), slight shade differences, one with rough perfs, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

2,000
450
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2374
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2374, China1878, 5ca Orange (3), 1878, 5ca Orange (3)1878, 5ca Orange (3). Rich color, rough perfs, cancelled by bold strike of red Wenchow Customs handstamp, Fine, rare cancel

E. 400-500
400
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2375
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2375, China1878, 5ca Orange (3), 1878, 5ca Orange (3)1878, 5ca Orange (3). Horizontal pair, rich color, cancelled by two neat strikes of boxed cancel (translation reads "Postage already paid, Do not demand, Do not pay"), stamps separated and rejoined by hinge, faint bends, appears Fine, rare cancel

E. 400-500
500
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2376
bl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2376, China1878, 3ca Orange (3), 1878, 3ca Orange (3)1878, 3ca Orange (3). Block of four, cancelled by several neat strikes of Shanghai seal, light creases affect top pair, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, rare used block of the 5ca

300
350
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2377
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2377, China1878, 5ca Orange (3), 1878, 5ca Orange (3)1878, 5ca Orange (3). Interesting group of used stamps, incl. eight singles and two horizontal pairs, range of shades incl. few with rough perfs, all except two with either blue or black seal cancels, few small faults to be expected, a Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

900
500
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2378
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2378, China1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a), 1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a)1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on thin paper, well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE BLOCK OF THE 5-CANDARIN LARGE DRAGON.

Scott Retail as four singles

3,600
1,500
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2379
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2379, China1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a), 1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a)1878, 5ca Bister Orange (3a). Four: all are o.g., h.r., range of shades from very deep to very bright, few small faults, all appear fresh and Fine-Very Fine

3,600
1,400
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2380
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2380, China1882, 1ca Green, Wide Setting (4), 1882, 1ca Green, Wide Setting (4)1882, 1ca Green, Wide Setting (4). Partially reconstructed sheet (missing one stamp to be complete), comprised of block of six, block of four and irregular block of nine, few different shades, o.g., h.r., few toned spots, few perf separations on block of nine, otherwise Very Fine and rare group

7,800
6,000
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2381
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2381, China1882, 1ca Green, Dark Green, Wide Setting (4, 4a), 1882, 1ca Green, Dark Green, Wide Setting (4, 4a)1882, 1ca Green, Dark Green, Wide Setting (4, 4a). Four stamps: all are o.g., h.r., range of shades from light to dark, few small faults, all appear fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,300
350
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2382
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2382, ChinaLarge Dragon Issue Cancellations, Large Dragon Issue CancellationsLarge Dragon Issue Cancellations. Twelve Large Dragon stamps, incl. three 1ca, vertical pair and five singles of 3ca, two 5ca, approx. half have boxed cancels, range of shades, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 750-1,000
1,050
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2383
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2383, ChinaLarge Dragon Issue Cancellations, Large Dragon Issue CancellationsLarge Dragon Issue Cancellations. Six Large Dragon stamps, incl. one 1ca, others are 3ca, all different cancels incl. blue boxed "Registered", large "R" in oval, Shanghai customs double-circle datestamp, blue customs seal with small Shanghai transit, last with blue seal and French transit, lot also includes two reference copies, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 200-300
400
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2384
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2384, ChinaLarge Dragon Issue, Kiukiang Cancellations, Large Dragon Issue, Kiukiang CancellationsLarge Dragon Issue, Kiukiang Cancellations. Album page of fourteen Large Dragon stamps, incl. 1ca (4), 3ca (7) and 5ca (3), range of shades, mostly red Customs double-circle datestamp though one is struck in blue on 3ca, few faults, most are Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
800
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2385
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2385, ChinaLarge Dragon Issue, Peking Cancellations, Large Dragon Issue, Peking CancellationsLarge Dragon Issue, Peking Cancellations. Album page of 20 Large Dragons all cancelled at Peking, incl. 1ca (4), 3ca (10) and 5ca (6), range of shades, mostly blue seal cancels though few double-circle datestamp, few faults, most are Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 500-750
1,100
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2386
 
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2386, ChinaLarge Dragon Issue, Shanghai Cancellations, Large Dragon Issue, Shanghai CancellationsLarge Dragon Issue, Shanghai Cancellations. Nine Large Dragon stamps, incl. four 1ca, two 3ca (one wide setting) and three 5ca, four with red double-circle datestamp, five with black, range of shades, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 300-400
550
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2387
bl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2387, China1888, 1ca-5ca Small Dragon, Perf 11-1/2 to 12 (13-15), 1888, 1ca-5ca Small Dragon, Perf 11-1/2 to 12 (13-15)1888, 1ca-5ca Small Dragon, Perf 11-1/2 to 12 (13-15). Set of used blocks of four, each with neat strikes of blue Shanghai seals, couple light creases, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set of blocks

180
250
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2388
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2388, ChinaAMOY, 1949, 10c on $3000 Provincial (Chan S152), AMOY, 1949, 10c on $3000 Provincial (Chan S152)AMOY, 1949, 10c on $3000 Provincial (Chan S152). Block of four, without gum as issued, left stamps with light vertical crease, top right stamp with one pulled perf, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a rare block, unlisted in Scott

6,000
1,400
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2389
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2389, ChinaFUKIEN, 1949, 1c-10c Local Overprints (19-23), FUKIEN, 1949, 1c-10c Local Overprints (19-23)FUKIEN, 1949, 1c-10c Local Overprints (19-23). Blocks of four, without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine

1,240
525
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2390
ogbl
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2390, ChinaSZECHWAN, 1949, Overprint on $100 Lake (Chan SRPN1), SZECHWAN, 1949, Overprint on $100 Lake (Chan SRPN1)SZECHWAN, 1949, Overprint on $100 Lake (Chan SRPN1). Block of four, without gum as issued, Very Fine, an exceptionally rare block, unlisted in Scott

6,000
1,900
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2391
og
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2391, ChinaSZECHWAN, 1949, Overprints on $20,000 Carmine and Yellow Green, $40,000 Green, $500,000 Violet (Chan SPN11-13), SZECHWAN, 1949, Overprints on $20,000 Carmine and Yellow Green, $40,000 Green, $500,000 Violet (Chan SPN11-13)SZECHWAN, 1949, Overprints on $20,000 Carmine and Yellow Green, $40,000 Green, $500,000 Violet (Chan SPN11-13). Without gum as issued, $40,000 with few lightly toned spots, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, unlisted in Scott

1,500
500
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2392
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2392, ChinaWEI HAI WEI, 1898, 2c Black on Scarlet, WEI HAI WEI, 1898, 2c Black on ScarletWEI HAI WEI, 1898, 2c Black on Scarlet. Clear strike, tied by ms. "X" and used with horizontal strip of three of G.B. -1/2p and 1p on cover to China, G.B. stamps tied by "Chelsea NO. 25, 1898" double-circle datestamp, neat "Singapore to Hong Hong DE. 9, 1898" backstamp, part of address panel cut out, some slight wear, still Very Fine stamp, rare. with 2000 R.P.S. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2393
c
Sale Number 828, Lot Number 2393, ChinaWUHU, 1898, 10c Owl, WUHU, 1898, 10c OwlWUHU, 1898, 10c Owl. Tied by blue "Wuhu China, 11 Jun. 1898"cds on neat cover, blue "Shanghai Local Post JU 13, 1898" backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
120
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