The Treaty Ports of the Shanghai Postal System - Part II

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Date of the auction: 21.06.2019

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Foochow British Consular Post 1857 (19 Nov.) entire letter to his brother, Robert in London "viâ Southampton" rated at "1/-" and bearing, on the flap, which opens well for display, Hong Kong type 9 c.d.s. (28.11) partly overstruck by diminutive London arrival (18.1) in red; fine. A good early

Lot #: 2001

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow British Consular Post 1863 (23 July) stampless entire to Tasmania "pr mail" rated "1/2" in red crayon with a good strike of Hong Kong Paid c.d.s. (28.7) and, on the flap (which opens well for display), Hong Kong type 13 c.d.s. and the diamond "ship-letter inwards free" in red (12.9). Fresh

Lot #: 2002

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow British Consular Post 1873 (19 Mar.) Nicholson envelope to Melbourne bearing Hong Kong 1863-71 24c. green strip of three (two small corner defects) cancelled by "B62" with "3/-" rate mark in red crayon below; the reverse with Hong Kong code "C" transit (27.3) and Melbourne arrival (5.5

Lot #: 2003

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow British Consular Post 1873 (23 June) envelope to Greenwich, U.S.A. "Via San Francisco" bearing Hong Kong 1863-71 8c. (2, centred low and right) tied by "B62" with a fine strike of Hong Kong Paid All (27.6) in red and, on the reverse, a good strike of "foochowfoo" type B c.d.s. in blue partly

Lot #: 2004

Reserve: HK$4,000 - HK$6,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow British Consular Post Incoming Mail 1882 (13 July) Wingate envelope to the U.S. Consulate in Foochow "Via San Francisco" bearing U.S.A. 1879 5c. blue tied by concentric circle obliterator with Stratham despatch c.d.s. alongside and, on the reverse, Boston (13.7), San Francisco (20.7), Hong

Lot #: 2005

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow British Consular Post Incoming Mail 1883 (28 July) Wingate envelope to the U.S. Consulate, Foochow "Via San Francisco" bearing U.S.A. 1882 5c. grey-brown with indistinct cancellation and Bristol despatch c.d.s. alongside and, on the reverse, San Francisco (4.8), Hong Kong (1.9) and

Lot #: 2006

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency 1893 (Mar.) envelope to Shanghai bearing Shanghai 1890 Double Dragon 5c. carmine-pink (small defect) tied by a very fine strike of bilingual “local postal agency/foochow” in blue and bearing, on the reverse, Shanghai Local Post (4.3) c.d.s. in blue with postman‘s delivery

Lot #: 2007

Reserve: HK$15,000 - HK$20,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency 1893 (c.) part wrapper to the Mercantile Bank of India, carried Per S.S. “Koro Shing” bearing Shanghai 1893 “1ct.“ on half 2c. brown tied by a superb strike of the bilingual “local post agency/foochow” in greenish blue. This is thought to be the only example of the bisected

Lot #: 2008

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency 1894 (24 May) envelope to Shanghai bearing 1894 Jubilee 1c. tied by the Foochow Agency code "C" c.d.s. in blue with a second strike on the reverse along with part Shanghai arrival and postman‘s delivery characters in pencil. The cover has been repaired but is thought to be

Lot #: 2009

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency 1894 (July) small opened-out envelope to Shanghai ”per S.S. Pock Sang” bearing a good strike of the boxed “paid” handstamp in red overstruck by the bilingual “local post agency/foochow” in bluish, the reverse with a fair strike of the Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (6.7) and

Lot #: 2010

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Incoming Mail 1894 (5 Apr.) envelope from Shanghai addressed to the captain of 'Alice Mary' at Pagoda Anchorage "By first steamer" bearing a fine strike of the 20mm circular Shanghai "paid" struck in red and, on the reverse, a faint strike of Shanghai Local Post code "G

Lot #: 2011

Reserve: HK$20,000 - HK$25,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (17 Jan.) 2c. deep lilac card (PC12A) to Shanghai bearing a good strike of bilingual "local post agency/foochow" in greenish blue and a fine strike of the Foochow boxed "PAID" struck in red. Clean and fine. Believed to be the earliest example of the

Lot #: 2012

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (July) Shanghai 1892 2c. Double Dragon postal stationery card (PC6) to Shanghai, cancelled by a good strike of the bilingual “local post agency/foochow” in bluish and a very fine strike of the Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. in dark blue. Fine. Late use of

Lot #: 2013

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (19 Aug.) Shanghai 2c. postal stationery card to Shanghai bearing a good strike of the Foochow Agency code "H" c.d.s. in black, the boxed “paid” handstamp in red has been applied in error and has been overstruck by a good strike of the Shanghai Local

Lot #: 2014

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (4 Oct.) Shanghai Double Dragon 2c. postal stationery card to Shanghai cancelled by Foochow Agency code "B" c.d.s. in bluish black with the Shanghai Local Post arrival c.d.s. (8.10) at left. Fresh and fine. A scarce card sent by a mission school

Lot #: 2015

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (14 Aug.) Shanghai 1893 1c. postal stationery envelope (E1) to Chefoo cancelled by a fine strike of the Agency Foochow code "G" c.d.s. in black with a further strike on the reverse along with Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (17.8) and a faint strike of the

Lot #: 2016

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1893 (20 Sept.) Shanghai postal stationery envelope to Dry Goods House of Hall & Holtz cancelled by a good strike of Foochow Agency code "O" c.d.s. in black and, on the reverse, a further despatch c.d.s. but dated (16.9), Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. and

Lot #: 2017

Reserve: HK$4,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postal Stationery 1894 (5 June) Shanghai 1c. stationery envelope to Hall & Holtz cancelled by a good strike of the Agency Foochow code "E" c.d.s. in blue and, on the reverse, Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (8.6) in blue and postman‘s delivery characters in pencil. There is a

Lot #: 2018

Reserve: HK$4,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices Britain 1893 (9 Feb.) envelope to Germany "By first Mail" bearing a fine strike of the double-circle "local post agency/foochow" struck in greenish blue with Hong Kong 10c. purple on red cancelled by British Post Office Foochow code "A" c.d.s

Lot #: 2019

Reserve: HK$50,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices Japan 1884 (9 Sept.) Japan 2s. international stationery card to U.S.A. "Via San Francisco" the card cancelled by "i.j.p.a./shanghai" c.d.s. (18.9) with good strike of Shanghai Local Post (17.9) in blue, Yokohama (28.9) and San Francisco (13.10

Lot #: 2020

Reserve: HK$50,000 - HK$80,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Office Japan 1892 (June) mission envelope to U.S.A. bearing Shanghai 1890 2c. tied by a good strike of double-circle "local post agency/foochow" cancellation in blue, with Japan Koban 5s. tied by Shanghai I.J.P.O. c.d.s. (8.7) and Normal arrival c.d.s

Lot #: 2021

Reserve: HK$40,000 - HK$50,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices Japan 1893 (21 Aug.) Japan 2s. international stationery card to New York bearing, on the reverse, the Agency Foochow code “I” c.d.s., a further strike on the address side (23.8) along with Shanghai Local Post (26.8), I.J.P.O. Shanghai c.d.s

Lot #: 2022

Reserve: HK$15,000 - HK$20,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices Japan 1894 (5 Sept.) envelope to England “Via San Francisco” from the U.S. Consulate in Foochow, carried to Yokohama where 5s. Koban is tied by Yokohama c.d.s. and with Watford arrival (3.11). Refused and returned to sender with further Watford

Lot #: 2023

Reserve: HK$20,000 - HK$25,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices Japan Incoming Mail: 1894 (14 Mar.) Japan 2s. international stationery card to Foochow, cancelled by Kobe c.d.s. with I.J.P.O. Shanghai (20.3), Shanghai Local Post and Agency Foochow arrival (22.3) c.d.s. in blue. The card advertises Kobe as “The

Lot #: 2024

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices United States 1893 (May) commercial envelope to Ohio bearing a fine strike of the bilingual "local post agency/foochow" in greenish blue with U.S. 1890-93 5c. Grant tied by a very fine strike of U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai duplex (3.6) and, on the

Lot #: 2025

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices United States 1894 (6 Sept.) printed U.S. Consulate envelope to Ontario bearing a superb strike of the Agency Foochow c.d.s. code "I" in blue with U.S. 1890-93 5c. Grant tied by U.S. Post Office Shanghai duplex and, on the reverse, Shanghai Local

Lot #: 2026

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices United States 1894 (31 Dec.) envelope to U.S.A. "Via San Francisco or Vancouver" bearing a very fine strike of the Agency Foochow c.d.s. code "G" in black with U.S. 1890-93 5c. Grant tied by U.S. Post Office Shanghai duplex (5.1), the reverse with

Lot #: 2027

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Through Foreign Post Offices United States 1895 (12 Mar.) envelope to U.S.A. bearing a good strike of the framed "PAID" in carmine-rose overstruck by a light strike of the Agency Foochow c.d.s. code "T" and with U.S. 1890-93 5c. Grant tied by the U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai

Lot #: 2028

Reserve: HK$35,000 - HK$40,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postmarks 1893 unofficial 2c. yellowish green quadrisect, tied on piece by "local post agency/foochow" bilingual postmark in black; also 2c. bright green bisect on piece tied by a similar cancellation. Photo When the subscription system was abolished, the new postal rates

Lot #: 2029

Reserve: HK$1,500 - HK$2,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Shanghai Agency Postmarks An attractive collection on page with the "local post agency/foochow" bilingual postmark on Shanghai Double Dragon stamps including a piece bearing four overlapping 5c. pink, pairs of 5c. and 15c., ½c. and 1c. (2) surcharges and others; the Agency Foochow c.d.s. on

Lot #: 2030

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019