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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Amoy 1896 Third Provisional Surcharge, Narrow “f” Surcharge in Blue A small group with the pair large part original gum plus on 4c. (2) and on 5c. with the surcharge to the right; one 4c. is thinned. (5

Lot #: 2091

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Third Provisional Surcharge, Narrow “f” Surcharge in Black A mint selection on page with ½c. on 4c. (9) including a block of four and ½c. on 5c. (16) including blocks of four and six with many showing positional varieties of broken charcters, one stamp with incomplete surcharge showing @a

Lot #: 2092

Reserve: HK$3,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Lower 3c. on 15c., 6c. on 20c. and 10c. on 25c. set in blocks of four, large part original gum. Livingston 19-21

Lot #: 2093

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Lower 3 Cents on 15c. brownish black in a complete sheet of forty with margins all round; with full original gum. Fresh and fine. Livingston 19. Photo

Lot #: 2094

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Lower 10 Cents on 25c. rose-carmine variety blue surcharge with black bar, type c with top margin, lightly mounted; fine. Signed by Livingston. Rare. Photo Only ten stamps were printed with this surcharge in blue, the top two rows of one sheet. This sheet

Lot #: 2095

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Lower 10 Cents on 25c. rose-carmine variety wide spaced "1 0" in a left margin horizontal pair (types f - b) from an unknown setting, large part original gum; scarce. Also 6c. on 20c. surcharge shifted high and 10c. on 25c. broken "0" (type b). (4). Photo

Lot #: 2096

Reserve: HK$2,000 - HK$3,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Lower 1897 two philatelic red band covers used locally; the first dated 1897 (18 Mar.) bears 6c. on 20c. tied by code "A" c.d.s., the latter dated 1897 (4 Oct.) with 3c. on 15c. tied by code "A" c.d.s. and with straight-line "to pay" in red alongside and is

Lot #: 2097

Reserve: HK$3,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Level 6 Cents on 20c. slate-lilac variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, type f, large part original gum. Photo

Lot #: 2098

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Fourth Provisional Surcharge "C" Level A selection on album page with the basic set of three (with or without gum), also 3c. on 15c. (8) and 10c. on 25c. (3) showing different shades of the surcharge or minor varieties; mixed gums with unused to large part original gum. Livingston 22-24

Lot #: 2099

Reserve: HK$3,000 - HK$4,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postmarks A collection of postmarks on three pages which includes the type I triangular postmark including struck on blocks of four in black (2), bluish (2) and in red (scarce) including first issue 2c. type I (2); the Amoy c.d.s. on singles and multiples including first issue 2c. type I pair

Lot #: 2100

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Red ½c. to 5c. set including the rare 2c. type I and shades of 4c., large part original gum. Livingston D1-6. Photo

Lot #: 2101

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Red ½c. green variety vertical pair, one with overprint omitted, two pairs in a block of four, stone I c-d; lightly mounted mint. Very scarce. Livingston D1c. Photo

Lot #: 2102

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Red ½c. green variety imperforate between stamp and right margin, showing broken "P" of "postage" ([10] of the setting of ten), large part original gum. Fresh. Livingston D1a. Photo

Lot #: 2103

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Red A mint selection on two pages which includes variations in the shade of overprint, showing different positions of "due", positional varieties of the lettering and other varieties. (36

Lot #: 2104

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black ½c. to 5c. set with both types of 2c. and shades of ½c. and 1c., the rare 2c. type I is fine and lightly mounted mint, others are large part original gum to mint. Livingston D7-13. Photo

Lot #: 2105

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black ½c., 1c. and 2c. type II in corner blocks of four showing the positional varieties [1/7] of setting III, large part original gum; 2c. with small thin on one. Good blocks. Photo

Lot #: 2106

Reserve: HK$3,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black ½c. green variety incomplete overprint with "GE" virtually omitted, [9] from setting II, unused without gum. Photo provenance: Elling O. Eide, November 2014

Lot #: 2107

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black ½c. green variety surcharge virtually omitted in pair with normal, two pair in a block of four [2/8] from setting II, large part original gum with some gum on the face. An unusual and rare variety. Photo

Lot #: 2108

Reserve: HK$8,000 - HK$12,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black ½c. green in a complete sheet of forty showing the setting II blocks, with full original gum. A good sheet. Livingston D7

Lot #: 2109

Reserve: HK$2,000 - HK$3,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black 1c. vermilion variety overprint double, one stamp in a vertical strip of four, setting I, large part original gum. A fine example of this rare error. Photo provenance: William L. Kullman, December 2012

Lot #: 2110

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black 1c. vermilion variety overprint inverted, large part original gum. Livingston D9a. Photo

Lot #: 2111

Reserve: HK$3,000 - HK$5,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black A mint selection with the basic set of five, some positional varieties from the different setting, ½c. with misplaced overprint and kiss-print double; good to fine. (22

Lot #: 2112

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1895 Overprint in Black 1896 (15 Sept.) flimsy newspaper wrapper from Swatow to Amoy bearing ½c. green tied by Local Post Office Amoy c.d.s. in black and part "to pay" in rose-carmine. Philatelic. Photo

Lot #: 2113

Reserve: HK$1,000 - HK$1,200

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1896 Overprint 1c. vermilion overprint [4] showing broken "P", large part original gum; wide margins. Photo

Lot #: 2114

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1896 Overprint 1c. vermilion showing "DUE" shifted to the right [7], large part original gum. Photo

Lot #: 2115

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1896 Overprint 1c. vermilion in a top left corner block of four [1/7], with full original gum. Fine and a good positional block. Photo provenance: Wei-liang Chow, November 1996

Lot #: 2116

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1896 Overprint 1c. vermilion in a lower right corner pair showing misplaced perforations at right running through the design of the stamp, fine mint. A rare and dramatic variety. Photo provenance: Charles Goodwyn, November 2001

Lot #: 2117

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues 1896 Overprint 1896 (14 Oct.) stampless red band envelope from Swatow to Amoy bearing 1c. vermilion [8] tied by Local Post Office Amoy c.d.s. with circular "paid" handstamp alongside. Philatelic but still scarce. Photo

Lot #: 2118

Reserve: HK$2,000 - HK$3,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Postage Dues Used A selection on page with overprint in red on values to 5c. (2) including dated 1897 (16 Mar.), possibly the latest use of a postage due stamp, and 2c. pairs (2, one pair with only one stamp cancelled), also ½c. cancelled by British Post Office Amoy c.d.s. (possibly unique

Lot #: 2119

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Official Mail Stampless envelope used locally in Amoy cancelled by a superb strike of the double-ring bilingual postmark struck in dark blue. Fine and very scarce. Photo

Lot #: 2120

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019