Auction 24.11.2001

Christie's
Spink Hong Kong

Date of the auction: 24.11.2001

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cover 3 cent on cover. Opened-out, official envelope from the 2nd Corps of...

cover 3 cent on cover. Opened-out, official envelope from the 2nd Corps of the 1st Division of the 5th Army of the Red Forces at Ning Tu, Kiangsi and addressed "Mr Ling Yu-hsiang, in the family of Chiang Chi-chung, care of the Soviet government in the first village of the sub district of Wengkang in

Lot #: 1001

Estimate: HK$180,000 - HK$220,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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cover 8 cent on cover. Official envelope, double registered, from the 4th...

cover 8 cent on cover. Official envelope, double registered, from the 4th section of 1st Battalion of 1st Corps of the 1st Division of the 5th Army at Ning Tu and addressed "Please hand over to Chi Wen-hsu at Hsiao Tung, via Shih Tang, via the Northern Mei Hsien sub district, via Ping Chiang Hsien

Lot #: 1002

Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$250,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 1931 10c. red on yellowish paper, large, even margins, fine unused...

unused 1931 10c. red on yellowish paper, large, even margins, fine unused. Photo Yang RP11, US$3500; S.G. RP11, JPS CY15

Lot #: 1003

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 1c. greyish turquoise on thin paper, good margins, fine unused. Photo

unused 1c. greyish turquoise on thin paper, good margins, fine unused. Photo Yang RP12, US$ 2600; S.G. RP12, JPS CY7

Lot #: 1004

Estimate: HK$5,000 - HK$8,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 1c. grey-blue on thicker paper, a horizontal pair with large...

unused 1c. grey-blue on thicker paper, a horizontal pair with large margins, fine unused. Yang RP12. Photo

Lot #: 1005

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 2c. bluish green, large margins, fine unused. Photo

unused 2c. bluish green, large margins, fine unused. Photo Yang RP13, US$5200; S.G. RP13, JPS CY8

Lot #: 1006

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 2c. bluish green, large margins, fine unused. Yang RP13. Photo

unused 2c. bluish green, large margins, fine unused. Yang RP13. Photo

Lot #: 1007

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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used 2c. pale greenish blue, a rejoined horizontal pair, some creasing and...

used 2c. pale greenish blue, a rejoined horizontal pair, some creasing and wrinkling from the original cover, cancelled by large, Shidou Sub Post Office c.d.s. in red. Photo Yang RP13, US$11,200

Lot #: 1008

Estimate: HK$18,000 - HK$22,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Flag on Globe ½c. violet on buff paper, good to large margins, fine...

unused Flag on Globe ½c. violet on buff paper, good to large margins, fine unsued. Photo Yang SP1, US$4800; S.G. SR1, JPS CS1

Lot #: 1009

Estimate: HK$12,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- ½c. brown on thin paper, good margins and still showing a fibre...

unused -- ½c. brown on thin paper, good margins and still showing a fibre which became affixed to the paper prior to printing, fine. Photo Yang SP2, US$4400; SG SR10, JPS CS10

Lot #: 1010

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Red Army 1c. red on cream paper, large margins, fine unused. Photo

unused Red Army 1c. red on cream paper, large margins, fine unused. Photo Yang SP4, US$4000; S.G. SR2, JPS CS2

Lot #: 1011

Estimate: HK$12,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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used -- 1c. red, good to large margins and cancelled by a smudged c.d.s. in...

used -- 1c. red, good to large margins and cancelled by a smudged c.d.s. in black, thinned and rebacked. Photo Yang SP4, US$4000

Lot #: 1012

Estimate: HK$5,000 - HK$6,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- 1c. deep red with shaded value tablets, good to large even...

unused -- 1c. deep red with shaded value tablets, good to large even margins, light horizontal crease, otherwise fine unused. Photo Yang SP5, US$12,000; S.G. SR12, JPS CS12

Lot #: 1013

Estimate: HK$25,000 - HK$30,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Red Flag, 3c. yellow-green, good to large margins, a light...

unused Red Flag, 3c. yellow-green, good to large margins, a light horizontal crease at top, fine appearance, unused. Photo Yang SP6, US$4400; S.G. SR3, JPS CS3

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- 3c. bright green, local perforation 8 from the bottom of the...

unused -- 3c. bright green, local perforation 8 from the bottom of the sheet, creased corner perf. and pin hole at foot (clear of the design), unused, scarce. Photo Yang SP6a, US$5200; S.G. SR13, JPS CS15

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: HK$10,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Red Army Attacking and Marching, 5c. brown, good to large margins...

unused Red Army Attacking and Marching, 5c. brown, good to large margins, good to fine unused. Photo Yang SP8, US$12,000; S.G. SR4, JPS CS4

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- 8c. greyish turquoise, good to large, irregular margins, good...

unused -- 8c. greyish turquoise, good to large, irregular margins, good unused. Photo Yang SP9, US$20,000; S.G. SR5. JPS CS5

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- 30c. blue-black, small to enormous margins from the top of the...

unused -- 30c. blue-black, small to enormous margins from the top of the sheet, thin spot in the top margin and some slight thinning around an old hinge mark, nevertheless a very presentable example of this rarity. Photo Yang SP10, US$40,000; S.G. SR7, JPS CS7

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: HK$50,000 - HK$60,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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used Worker and Farmer, 10c. red with shaded value tablets, good even...

used Worker and Farmer, 10c. red with shaded value tablets, good even margins, fine used with neat c.d.s. across top left corner. Photo Yang SP11, US$12,000; S.G. SR6, JPS CS6

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused -- 10c. deep red with clear value tablets, large even margins, fresh...

unused -- 10c. deep red with clear value tablets, large even margins, fresh and fine unused. Photo Yang SP12, US$12,000; S.G. SR16, JPS CS19

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Flowers design, 2c. crimson, good margins all round, fine unused. Photo

unused Flowers design, 2c. crimson, good margins all round, fine unused. Photo Yang SP14, US$3000; S.G. SR20, JPSCS14

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: HK$8,000 - HK$10,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Block of Four -- 2c. crimson in a lower left corner block of four, a...

unused Block of Four -- 2c. crimson in a lower left corner block of four, a few natural pin holes , mainly confined to the top and some creasing at the periphery of the left margin, unused. A rare multiple. Photo

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: HK$30,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 1932 1c. brown and 2c. bluish green, 1c. with light horizontal...

unused 1932 1c. brown and 2c. bluish green, 1c. with light horizontal crease whilst the 2c. with the design touched up in the lower right corner, large margins, good unused. Photo Yang SPD1-2, US$6000; S.G. SRD8-9, JPS CSD8-9

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: HK$8,000 - HK$10,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Redrawn characters, 1c. yellow-brown and 2c. greenish blue, local...

unused Redrawn characters, 1c. yellow-brown and 2c. greenish blue, local perforation 8, 1c. with wide margins, vertical crease in right margin both with another through the design, fresh unused. Photo Yang SPD1a-2a, S.G. SRD17-18, JPS CSD20-21

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: HK$15,000 - HK$18,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Second Issue (large characters) 1c. deep red and 2c. greyish green...

unused Second Issue (large characters) 1c. deep red and 2c. greyish green, large margins, unused. Photo Yang CP1a-2a, US$3200; S.G. SR25-26, JPS SB8-9

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: HK$6,000 - HK$8,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Block of Four -- 1c. greyish green, a left margin block of four...

unused Block of Four -- 1c. greyish green, a left margin block of four, horizontal crease at top, unused. Yang CP2a. Photo

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: HK$12,000 - HK$15,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused 1c. blue, a fine example with top margin, other margins are large to...

unused 1c. blue, a fine example with top margin, other margins are large to very large. A remarkable example of this great rarity and one of the key stamps of the Liberation Area. Photo Yang NC1, US$30,000; S.G. NC1, JPS JC1

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: HK$250,000 - HK$300,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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A small selection with the three values fine unused, each on individual...

A small selection with the three values fine unused, each on individual piece cancelled by fine strikes of Wutai, Shansi 30th September 1938 c.d.s. plus another 5c. used (tone spots). (7

Lot #: 1042

Estimate: HK$2,500 - HK$3,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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unused Running Soldier in red, good to large margins with part sheet margin...

unused Running Soldier in red, good to large margins with part sheet margin at right, light diagonal crease, otherwise fine unused. Photo Yang NC8, US$1800; S.G. NC8, JPS JC9

Lot #: 1043

Estimate: HK$5,000 - HK$6,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001

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used Running Soldier in scarlet, large margins with part top sheet margin...

used Running Soldier in scarlet, large margins with part top sheet margin (horizontal crease) and showing a full strike of Hopei c.d.s., attractive. Photo Cat. US$2250

Lot #: 1045

Estimate: HK$5,000 - HK$8,000

Date: 24 Nov 2001