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Sale 1236 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 May, 2021

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Category — Collections & Accumulations - Cape of Good Hope thru China

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2974
 
Cape of Good Hope Triangle Valuable Hoard. Containing about 130 items on stockpages, covering each of the printings and various shades from 1853 Perkins, Bacon & Co., five 1861 Wood Blocks, and 1863-64 De La Rue, condition ranging from Gem quality examples with large margins all around to faulty space fillers, with seven square pairs and one block of four, predominately used but there are a few unused, mixed condition but much is Fine or better, worthy of close inspection

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2975
 
Ceylon Balance of a Collection. On album pages to King George VI, fairly strong representation of the Chalon Heads, with later Victoria period incl. various surcharge errors such as doubled, inverted, missing, etc., with Back-of-Book incl. War Tax varieties and complete Officials, five certificates accompany, earlier material in mixed condition though higher cataloguing items noticed, later period mostly Fine or better, close inspection especially of Chalon heads recommended

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2976
 
Ceylon Collection. On album pages to about 1970s, with early classics in slightly mixed condition, late 19th century and 20th century with some useful incl. the various surcharges, few higher values, both unused and used, mostly Fine or better

Video of lot https://youtu.be/JOONQTb8_S0

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E. 300-400
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2977
 
China Collection. To the 1940s in two albums, valuable selection of early issues, used Large Dragons from all printings, Small Dragons include a block of sixteen of the 1c Perf 12-1/2, Dowagers to 24c, 9c tete-beche pair, and other multiples, Dowager surcharges to 30c, with several multiples, nine Red Revenues, including 4c and $1.00 values, later definitive sets unused or used, Commemoratives including 1912 Sun Yat-sen and Yuan Shih-kai sets, Back-of-Book including Postage Dues, and Provincial issues, some varieties, plus a few scattered postal cards and covers, contains many better items not normally seen in collection lots, slightly mixed condition, many are Fine-Very Fine, please view the scans on our website to see just how desirable this lot is

Bid on this lot

E. 10,000-15,000
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2978
 
China 19th Century Assortment. On album pages, stockcards, stockpages and sales sheets, contains at least seventeen Large Dragons, at least half of which are unused, Dowagers including surcharges, at least 24 Red Revenues, including four 4c, several Treaty Port stamps, a few early 20th Century, mixed condition, many Fine-Very Fine, high catalogue and resale value

Bid on this lot

E. 7,500-10,000
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2979
 
China Collection. 1878-1975, in a Scott album, early issues unused and used, five used Large Dragons, unused set of Dowagers, 4c Red Revenue, later Definitive sets generally lacking the highest values, well filled and nearly all unused from 1923 onward, including a run of Taiwan, also Back-of-Book and provincial issues, somewhat mixed quality on the earliest issues, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/jBoGgBlZCSo

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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2980
 
China Miscellaneous Balance of a Large Estate. Thousands of stamps in stockbooks, glassines, album pages, stockcards, etc., from all time periods through predominately before 1949, we noticed several better items mixed in among the more mundane, so careful viewing in mandatory

Video 1/3 of lot https://youtu.be/v-eWJOkge-k

Video 2/3 of lot https://youtu.be/fcLCXHhsx_Y

Video 3/3 of lot https://youtu.be/oBmfujSCPS0

Bid on this lot

E. 3,000-4,000
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2981
 
China Group. About 50 items on sale sheets, early to 1940s, the early period contains unused and used in slightly mixed condition, 20th Century nearly all unused and Fine-Very Fine, with several sets, a few blocks, and some provincial stamps, many items cataloguing in the $100.00-$400.00 range, a few higher, overall a desirable and saleable lot

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2982
 
China Collection. To 1949 in an album, early stamps mostly used, six Large Dragons, a few Small Dragons, Dowagers, four Red Revenues including a 4c, and an array of later issues including unused (we noted a $5.00 C.I.P.), also Provincial issues that include unused sets, somewhat mixed condition

Video of lot https://youtu.be/KJfZ8iGk7aA

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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2983
 
China Group. On album pages, value in early stamps, with Large Dragons, Red Revenues including a 4c, and later issues, some Back-of-Book, Provinces, and Foreign Offices in China, mixed condition

Video of lot https://youtu.be/g-uRAlCV19E

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2984
 
China Miscellaneous Balance. In a few albums and stockbooks, some early stamps, much is 20th Century, with useful Taiwan, P.R.C. including Northeast Provinces, and more, mixed condition

Video of lot https://youtu.be/fjG5EDrfKJQ

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2985
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China 20th Century Specialized Collection. On album pages, stockpages, and stockcards, mainly 1930s to early 1950s, particular emphasis on the Martyrs Issue and Sun Yat-sen definitives, with overprint and perf varieties galore, also imperforate between, Specimens, and other items of interest to the specialist, many with detailed annotations, much is not listed in Scott, includes some better early sets of Taiwan, largely Fine-Very Fine, this lot definitive requires diligent viewing

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2986
c
China 20th Century Covers. Many hundreds, mostly commercial mail to the U.S. from the 1930s to the 1950s, some earlier, many high frankings, mixed condition

Video of lot https://youtu.be/zAfwU4C2Vio

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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2987
c
China Modern Covers and Stationery. Box filled with modern covers, postal stationery, and other philatelic items

Bid on this lot

E. 100-150
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2988
c
China Privately Carried Mail. 44 covers, mostly 1930s-1950, several money letters, various company chops, Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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2989
c
China Postal Stationery Collection. A couple hundred in an album, unused and used, early to 1950s, early issues mostly mint, including Shanghai and other Treaty Ports, some of the used uprated, two overprinted "Sold in Bulk", and a few from foreign offices in China, some duplication, much Fine-Very Fine, worth careful scrutiny by a specialist

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2990
c
China Used Postcards. About 50 picture postcards to or from China, most from the turn-of-the-century, the China origin cards are mostly used within China, a few are to Scotland, includes Hong Kong, German Offices in China, Kiauchau, and one mixed franking with Russian Offices in China, also six P.R.C. covers from the Danish Consulate in Shanghai to Scotland, and one revenue document, inbound cards from a variety of countries, including United States, European countries, Egypt, Ceylon, and more, many of these with Chinese postmarks on arrival, plus of few off-cover stamps, mixed condition, part of a family correspondence and offered to the market for the first time

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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2991
 
China Revenue Accumulation. Hundreds and hundred of items (actually likely in the thousands), many 19th Century unused or used, hundreds of documents with revenue stamps (mostly 20th Century) to the 1950s, wide range, some other ephemera, mixed condition, certainly worth taking a look at

Video of lot https://youtu.be/S6arSQzzle8

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2992
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China, Taiwan Group of Better Items. Sets and souvenir sheets, latter includes three No. 1041, two No. 1091a with folder (a third without folder is included but not counted in the catalogue value), two No. 1117a (with tab), various early sets, and nine sets of the 1962 Emperors (including one set in blocks), plus a few sets with values crossed out (specimens) that were not counted in the catalogue value, Mint N.H. or without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine, Scott over $12,000.00

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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2993
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China, Taiwan Unused Collection. 1957-2015, in five hingeless albums and one stockbook, high degree of completion for the period, with key sets and souvenir sheets such as Scott nos. 1257a, 1141-47, 1302-07, and 1355-58, and a solid run of the more recent issues, a few are lightly hinged, but a spot check of the better items shows all Mint N.H. (or without gum as issued), Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/0_CmHG-qZRk

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2994
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China, Taiwan Accumulation. In an album, album pages, glassines, sales cards, etc., mostly Mint N.H. sets in varying quantities, with several medium priced items, mint sheets including Nos. 1267-69, Fine-Very Fine

Video 1/2 of lot https://youtu.be/pWt3tcpB6DI

Video 2/2 of lot https://youtu.be/QaVw4qi3j5Y

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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2995
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China, Taiwan, 1954-1962 U.P.U. Presentation Albums. Three, most of the value in first album from 1954-57 which incl. Nos. 1096-1164 (omitting the surcharged stamps), B14-B16, C65-C67 and J127-J130 (total catalogue alone is $1,328.70), other two albums cover the period 1957-1958 and 1961-1962, all stamps affixed to pages, Very Fine and scarce

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
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2996
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China, People's Republic, Comprehensive Collection. 1949-2002, in five Lighthouse hingeless albums, well-filled, early sets include both originals and reprints, better items from the 1960s, such as 1960-61 Flowers, 1961 Table Tennis souvenir sheet, 1962 Mai Lan-fang set, 1963 Landscapes, 1964 Flowers souvenir sheet, 1964 5th Anniversary souvenir sheet (minor gum disturbance and slightly tarnished gilt as usual), 1967 Thoughts of Mao strips of five (light c.t.o. cancels - the only used items in the collection), 1967 Thoughts of Mao and Writings of Mao sets, and a solid run of later sets and souvenir sheets, including the 1980 Monkey stamp, one volume is 1997-2000 Hong Kong, Mint N.H. or without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine, a valuable collection with many desirable items, the Scott Catalogue value easily exceeds $50,000.00, and likely reaches $60,000.00

Video of lot https://youtu.be/-M6V4TYzIjM

Bid on this lot

E. 10,000-15,000
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2997
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China, People's Republic Lot. Stockbook crammed with better sets and souvenir sheets, 1949-1980s, loaded with items cataloguing in the hundreds of dollars each, some in useful quantities, such as three sets of the 1963 Landscapes and two examples of the 1980 Monkey stamp, souvenir sheets include the 1961 Table Tennis and later in modest quantities, a few used, Mint N.H. or without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 5,000-7,500
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2998
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China, People's Republic Large Accumulation. Filling three boxes, in glassines, sales cards, stockbooks, albums, etc., much is lower and medium priced sets, singles and souvenir sheets, but we did note some higher value stamps (one of the albums has the 1980 Monkey stamp), duplication in varying amounts, overwhelmingly Mint N.H. and Fine-Very Fine, needs to be gone through very carefully

Video 1/3 of lot https://youtu.be/F1iWg2UhsyQ

Video 2/3 of lot https://youtu.be/PW5yoHO4YQg

Video 3/3 of lot https://youtu.be/4zAhnkJ6R9Q

Bid on this lot

E. 5,000-7,500
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2999
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China, People's Republic Collection. In three stockbooks, earliest issues to 1980s, value in sets from the 1960s, such as the 1963 Landscapes and some imperforate sets, a few better from the Cultural Revolution including No. 943a, later includes the 1980 Monkey stamp, also some Liberated Areas, Mint N.H. or without gum as issued, Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/BxOPixljTes

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3000
 
China, People's Republic Collection. 1949-2009, in eleven Scott albums, early stamps a mix of unused, c.t.o., and reprints, value in the 1960s, including the 1962 Mei Lan-fang set (some stamp with slight gum disturbance) and imperforate sets, some 1970s souvenir sheets, after 1981 it is very well-filled and Mint N.H., largely Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/lDsh_w2AWpo

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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3001
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China, People's Republic Collection, 1980-2000. Neatly housed in hingeless Lighthouse albums, fairly well complete though missing a few items here and there (without 8f Monkey stamp), with singles, some strips and souvenir sheets, mostly Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/_VEolCCVYQs

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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3002
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China, People's Republic Booklet Accumulation. 1980-1991, seventeen different in various quantities, by far the most is the 1982 Sable (No. 1789a), which has 133, others from 1 to 52 each, including one of the 1981 Rooster, 24 of the 1983 Pig, and 40 of the 1984 Rat, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine, Scott $23,216.00

Bid on this lot

E. 4,000-5,000
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3003
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China, People's Republic, Mint Sheet Accumulation. Mainly from the period 1981-1984, with better sets from the period, slight duplication up to six (1840-1843), most with one or two sets of sheets, including 1740-47, 1749-60, 1764, 1779-84, 1792-97 (two), 1824-31 (two), 1823 (two), 1833-37 (two), 1864-71 (two), and most of the lesser valued sets of the period, also some from the 1990s, including at least nineteen 1999 50th Anniversary sheets (most with folder), Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/3Btl9WLOybQ

Bid on this lot

E. 5,000-7,500
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3004
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China, People's Republic Modern Collection. 1981-2016 in 24 binders, the collector usually obtained a block of four and first day cover of each set, also postal stationery where appropriate, includes some booklets from the early 1980s, solid run from the later 1980s onward, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/S4jjAtm-5L8

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3005
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China, People's Republic Modern Accumulation. Six boxes filled to the brim with stamps (including sheets), first day covers, maxim cards, and other material in Post Office packaging, nearly all from the last 20 years, some organized, but most are randomly packed in the boxes, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 1,500-2,000
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3006
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China, People's Republic Modern Collection. 1981-2104, in eight binders, the collector collected commemoratives in blocks of four, where a stamp or set was issued in a sheetlet of twenty, often the entire sheetlet is present, also booklet panes including the 1981 Rooster, Mint N.H., Fine-Very Fine

Video 1/2 of lot https://youtu.be/ipNR5SvVEU0

Video 2/2 of lot https://youtu.be/ILR2TpsKj6k

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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3007
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China, People's Republic, Modern Year Books. Many dozens of hardbound yearbooks filling three boxes, 1989 through the 2000s, some duplication, also smaller presentation folders with individual sets, Fine-Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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3008
c
China, People's Republic Cover Lot. Several hundred covers and a few fronts, earliest issues to 1990s, nearly all commercial mail, much to the U.S., with a wide variety of commemorative and definitive stamps, including some from the Culture Revolution, condition somewhat mixed

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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3009
 
China, People's Republic, Liberation Issues Collection. In an album, representation from all areas, value in unused sets, Northeast China is the strongest, including both 1947 souvenir sheets, some non-Scott listed material, a few large multiples, the stamps that are listed in Scott catalogue at least $3,500.00 (carefully attributing the reprints), Fine-Very Fine

Video of lot https://youtu.be/mOcXoBrJ9sQ

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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