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Sale 1086 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 18-19 November, 2014

Category — China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2405
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2405, ChinaCHINA, 1880s U.S. Consulate in Hankow, China Correspondence to United States, CHINA, 1880s U.S. Consulate in Hankow, China Correspondence to United StatesCHINA, 1880s U.S. Consulate in Hankow, China Correspondence to United States. Group of seven scarce covers addressed to "Hon. Calvin Shepard" (one to a "Harriet F. Shepard") in South Boston, Mass, all originating at the U.S. Consulate in Hankow, China on printed corner covers with receiving a transit "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai", "Yokohama/Paid All" and San Francisco transit circular datestamps, each affixed with Japanese stamps incl. the 1875 10s Cherry Blossom and 1876-77 and 1883 5s Koban, covers with faults such as the typical peripheral faults endemic to these covers incl. two roughly opened and another with a stamp missing (large legal envelope), Fine, these examples originate from a new find and offered for the first time at auction making for a special opportunity to acquire this correspondence intact, For complete scans (1.0mb) of this lot, go to http://www.siegelauctions.com/2014/1086/pdf/2405.pdf

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
2406
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2406, ChinaCHINA, 1894, 3c Orange (18), CHINA, 1894, 3c Orange (18)CHINA, 1894, 3c Orange (18). Horizontal pair tied by Tientsin oval seal, used with French Offices in China 1894 25c Black on Rose (6), which is tied by Shanghai 24 April 1895 circular datestamp on cover to Boston, backstamps incl. Tientsin Customs (April 15), Shanghai Customs (April 21), Yokohama (May 5?) and Boston (May 28), Chinese stamps defective, some cover edgewear, Fine appearance

E. 500-750
900
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2407
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2407, ChinaCHINA, 1897, 10c on 9c Dark Green (44), CHINA, 1897, 10c on 9c Dark Green (44)CHINA, 1897, 10c on 9c Dark Green (44). H.r., some paper adhesion on reverse, small pulled perf at right, otherwise Fine

800
170
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2408
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2408, ChinaCHINA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post (86-97), CHINA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post (86-97)CHINA, 1897, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post (86-97). Original gum except 20c and 50c no gum, $1.00 disturbed gum, $5.00 dried gum, bright colors, $5.00 with central inclusion, Fine-Very Fine

4,405
2,800
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2409
ogbl
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2409, ChinaCHINA, 1897, -1/2c-50c Imperial Post (86-94), CHINA, 1897, -1/2c-50c Imperial Post (86-94)CHINA, 1897, -1/2c-50c Imperial Post (86-94). Blocks of four, original gum, some stamps Mint N.H., 50c with minor perf separation, quite fresh, Fine-Very Fine

1,621
1,200
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2410
S
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2410, ChinaCHINA, 1898, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Specimen Overprints (98S-109S), CHINA, 1898, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Specimen Overprints (98S-109S)CHINA, 1898, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Specimen Overprints (98S-109S). Specimen ovpts. in small sans-serif font, rich colors, most with paper adhering on gum as these were removed from Post Office announcement sheets, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
800
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2411
og
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2411, ChinaCHINA, 1900-1910, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122, 115a, 124-130), CHINA, 1900-1910, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122, 115a, 124-130)CHINA, 1900-1910, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122, 115a, 124-130). Some color varieties incl. 5c Yellow, fresh colors, some h.r., $5.00 with minor natural paper crease, Fine-Very Fine

1,754
1,100
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2412
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2412, ChinaCHINA, 1900-06, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122), CHINA, 1900-06, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122)CHINA, 1900-06, -1/2c-$5.00 Imperial Post, Unwatermarked (110-122). Incl. a few uncounted extra shades of lower values, some h.r., attractive colors, 30c with vertical crease, $5.00 with minor toning, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,436
850
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2413
c
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2413, ChinaCHINA, 1901 Picture Post Card to Mulhausen, Germany, CHINA, 1901 Picture Post Card to Mulhausen, GermanyCHINA, 1901 Picture Post Card to Mulhausen, Germany. Franked by China -1/2c, 1c and 2c Coiling Dragons, pair of the -1/2c and singles of the other two, tied on picture post card of Chinese militia with guns, by multiple "Swatow 19 Nov. 01" circular datestamp, additionally franked by Hong Kong 4c and tied by Hong Kong Nov. 20 circular datestamp as well as boxed "I.P.O.", Mulhausen arrival, card with some creases that effect one of the -1/2c stamps, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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2414
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2414, ChinaCHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160), CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160)CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160). Some h.r., a few values with disturbed gum, Fine-Very Fine

1,467
1,000
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2415
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2415, ChinaCHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160), CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160)CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160). Some h.r., rich colors, $5.00 with minor gum soak at bottom, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,467
900
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2416
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2416, ChinaCHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160), CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160)CHINA, 1912, -1/2c-$5.00 Statistical Department Overprints (146-160). Some h.r., -1/2c and 3c no gum, $5.00 disturbed gum, 7c, 10c, $2.00 with shallow thin spot, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,467
850
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2417
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2417, ChinaCHINA, 1912, $1.00-$5.00 Waterlow & Sons Overprints (175-177), CHINA, 1912, $1.00-$5.00 Waterlow & Sons Overprints (175-177)CHINA, 1912, $1.00-$5.00 Waterlow & Sons Overprints (175-177). Each with right or left margin selvage, $1.00 Mint N.H., other two lightly hinged, exceedingly fresh, Very Fine

1,450
1,500
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2418
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2418, ChinaCHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Sun Yat-sen (178-189), CHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Sun Yat-sen (178-189)CHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Sun Yat-sen (178-189). Some h.r., a few small faults on some lower and middle values, however the key dollar values are lightly hinged, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,492
1,000
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2419
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2419, ChinaCHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Yuan Shih-kai (190-201), CHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Yuan Shih-kai (190-201)CHINA, 1912, 1c-$5.00 Yuan Shih-kai (190-201). Some h.r., fresh colors, a few minor imperfections, mostly Fine-Very Fine

1,067
800
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2420
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2420, ChinaCHINA, 1913, -1/2c-$10.00 Hall of Classics, London Printing (202-220), CHINA, 1913, -1/2c-$10.00 Hall of Classics, London Printing (202-220)CHINA, 1913, -1/2c-$10.00 Hall of Classics, London Printing (202-220). Lightly hinged, $5.00 with trivial h.r., wonderfully bright and fresh, Very Fine, an uncommonly choice set

2,555
2,200
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2421
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2421, ChinaCHINA, 1915-1919, -1/2c-$10.00 First Peking Printing (221-241), CHINA, 1915-1919, -1/2c-$10.00 First Peking Printing (221-241)CHINA, 1915-1919, -1/2c-$10.00 First Peking Printing (221-241). A few h.r., 7c and $5.00 no gum, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

2,844
1,500
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2422
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2422, ChinaCHINA, 1915, $1.00-$10.00 Hall of Classics, First Peking Printing (236-239), CHINA, 1915, $1.00-$10.00 Hall of Classics, First Peking Printing (236-239)CHINA, 1915, $1.00-$10.00 Hall of Classics, First Peking Printing (236-239). H.r., disturbed gum on $1.00 and $2.00, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

2,590
1,800
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2423
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Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2423, ChinaCHINA, 1923, -1/2c-$20.00 Second Peking Printing (248-269), CHINA, 1923, -1/2c-$20.00 Second Peking Printing (248-269)CHINA, 1923, -1/2c-$20.00 Second Peking Printing (248-269). Many are lightly hinged, $20.00 no gum, Fine-Very Fine

2,514
1,100
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2424
S
Sale Number 1086, Lot Number 2424, ChinaCHINA, 1923, $1.00-$20.00 Hall of Classics, Second Peking Printing, Specimen Overprints (265S-269S), CHINA, 1923, $1.00-$20.00 Hall of Classics, Second Peking Printing, Specimen Overprints (265S-269S)CHINA, 1923, $1.00-$20.00 Hall of Classics, Second Peking Printing, Specimen Overprints (265S-269S). All with original gum, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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