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Public Auction #434

Pre-auction bidding ended November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm (New York time)
Live auction takes place November 18-19, 2017 at 10:00 am (New York time)
Bids updated November 19, 2017 at 9:22am (New York time)

COVERS — Imperial China
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
1855Imperial China (110, Germany Mi 16) 5fg overprinted “China” franked on a picture postcard. Tied with a October 24, 1901 Peking German Post cancel. Violet Austria Expedition Feldpost cancel on the reverse. Great Boxer Rebellion piece, VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 120.00
Price Realized: $60.00
1856Imperial China (111 x2, 112) 1¢ and 2¢ Coiling Dragons franked on a picture post card to Germany. Tied with November 4, 1904 Tientsin and Shanghai bilingual cancels. November 14, 1904 Shanghai French transit and December 16, 1904 Muenchen receiving cancels on the front, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $55.00
1857Imperial China (112) 2¢ Coiling Dragon franked on a double local rate cover. Tied with a November 19, 1908 Hangkow lunar date cancel. The cover was sent by mistake to Changsha, see November 20 1908 bilingual cancel on the reverse, then forwarded back to Hangkow with a November 24, 1908 bilingual cancel also on the reverse. Tiny reverse flap fault, F-VF. SB 60 NL 40 2 photosCat. Value: S.B. 60.00
Price Realized: $46.00
1858Imperial China (112) 2¢ Coiling Dragon franked on an unsent picture postcard. Tied with a February 2, 1908 Tientsin bilingual cancel. F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 40.00
Price Realized: $26.00
1859Imperial China (112) 2¢ Coiling Dragon with center gutter attached franked on book rate cover to the USA. Tied with a June 17, 1908 Foochow bilingual cancel. French June 20, 1908 transit post mark on the reverse. Few wrinkles, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 80.00
Price Realized: $42.00
1860Imperial China (113 x3) 4¢ Coiling Dragon strip of three franked on a red banded registered domestic cover. Tied September 4, Tientsin bilingual cancel. Registered rectangular cancel and extra auxiliary marking on the front. Few wrinkles, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $325.00
1861Imperial China (124) 2¢ Green Coiling Dragon pair franked on a picture post card to the USA. Tied with a October 4, 1910 Shanghai bilingual cancel. October 4, 1910 Shanghai and Shanghai IJPO bilingual cancels on the reverse, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $42.00
1862Imperial China (170) 10¢ Coiling Dragon overprinted in carmine by Waterlow & Sons, London franked on a surface rate cover to the USA. Tied with a December 2 1913 Nanking bilingual cancel. December 2, 1913 Shanghai bilingual and IJPO cancels on the reverse, few wrinkles, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $38.00
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