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

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Essays A set of nine proposed photographic designs in black on cream paper. The designs consist of ½c. A Water Buffalo and Kusan Monastery 1c. Long Bridge 2c. A Bucket Woman and Dragon Boat Regatta 5c. Guard House at North Gate of City Wall 10c. Chin San Chi

Lot #: 2031

Reserve: HK$100,000 - HK$150,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Plate Proofs 2c. orange imperforate plate proof, a horizontal pair with right margin, without gum; cut close at top and a couple of small imperfections. Photo

Lot #: 2032

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue 2c. orange variety imperforate between stamp and lower margin, in a vertical pair, large part original gum; a few split perforations between with hinge reinforcement. Both stamps showing the positional variety one legged man at front. Photo

Lot #: 2033

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue A selection of used with some 1895 dates, 10c. and 20c. with August dates, values to 40c. cancelled by 1897 (3 Feb.) c.d.s., the last date of use, 5c. with the postmark struck in violet; values to 40c. cancelled by Pagoda Anchorage c.d.s.; scarce Customs Foochow

Lot #: 2034

Reserve: HK$5,000 - HK$10,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Covers 1896 (17 Jan.) Gunzburg envelope to Shanghai bearing 1c. green tied by code "T" c.d.s. with a second strike on the reverse along with Shanghai Local Post (21.1) and pencil delivery characters. Fine. Photo

Lot #: 2035

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Covers 1896 (19 June) red- band envelope to Shanghai bearing 10c. yellowish green tied by code "T" c.d.s. with a second strike on the reverse and Shanghai Local Post arrival (25.6); fresh and fine. Philatelic. Photo

Lot #: 2036

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Covers 1896 (20 July) opened-out envelope to the Chartered Bank in Tientsin bearing 1c. green tied by the code "T" c.d.s. with a further strike on the reverse along with Shanghai Local Post (23.7) and "customs/tientsin" with four figure yeardate struck in blue

Lot #: 2037

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office First Issue Covers Pagoda Anchorage: 1895 (17 Oct.) envelope to Shanghai bearing 1c. green well tied by a fine strike of "postal service/pagoda anchorage" code "T" c.d.s. in black; the reverse with indistinct Shanghai Local Post arrival and the postman's pencil delivery

Lot #: 2038

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Covers International Mail British Post Office 1896 (27 Jan.) opened-out envelope to U.S.A. bearing 1c. green cancelled by Pagoda Anchorage code "T" c.d.s. used with Hong Kong 10c. purple on red cancelled by Shanghai c.d.s. (30.1) with Japanese Shanghai I.J.P.O. c.d.s. (31.1

Lot #: 2039

Reserve: HK$30,000 - HK$35,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office International Mail Japanese Post Office 1896 (18 Feb.) opened-out envelope to New York bearing 1c. green tied by code "T" c.d.s. with pair of Japan Koban 5s. tied by "shanghai/i.j.p.o." c.d.s. and, on the reverse, further despatch, Shanghai Local Post (25.2), Yokohama

Lot #: 2040

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office International Mail Japanese Post Office 1896 (19 Sept.) envelope from Hinghua City to Syracuse, New York bearing 1c. green tied by code "T" c.d.s. with Japan Koban 5c. tied by "shanghai/i.j.p.o." c.d.s. and, on the reverse, further despatch c.d.s., Shanghai Local Post

Lot #: 2041

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office International Mail Japanese Post Office Pagoda Anchorage: 1895 (26 Nov.) envelope to New York beaing 1c. green tied by a good strike of Pagoda Anchorage code "T" c.d.s. with Japan Koban 5s. tied by "shanghai/i.j.p.o." c.d.s. (30.11) and, on the reverse, Shanghai Local Post

Lot #: 2042

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Covers International Mail United States Post Office 1895 (27 Aug.) envelope to U.S.A. bearing 1c. green tied by code "T" c.d.s. with U.S. 1890-93 5c. Grant alongside tied by a good strike of U.S. Postal Agency duplex and, on the reverse, faint Shanghai local post (3.9), San

Lot #: 2043

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office Postal Stationery - Newspaper Wrapper 1896 ½c. brown on buff, a small group with unused showing types A and B, used wrappers dated 1895 (9 Aug.) the first day and 1897 (3 Feb.) the last day; also wrapper (type C) cancelled by Pagoda Anchorage c.d.s. The used are

Lot #: 2044

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office Postal Stationery - Newspaper Wrapper 1897 (3 Feb.) locally used wrapper cancelled by code "T" c.d.s. in black; used on the last day; fresh and fine. Photo

Lot #: 2045

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Foochow Local Post Office Postal Stationery - Newspaper Wrapper International Mail: 1896 (19 Feb.) wrapper addressed to Cambridgeport, U.S.A. cancelled by "postal service foochow/china" code "T" c.d.s. with Japan Koban 1s. green alongside tied by "shanghai/i.j.p.o." c.d.s. (26.2) with a further

Lot #: 2046

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy British Consular Post 1872 (28 Oct.) commercial wrapper to Hong Kong "pr Tesso" bearing Hong Kong 1863-71 8c. dull orange tied by "B62" with large manuscript "4" in red ink and showing Hong Kong arrival c.d.s. (30.10) on the reverse. Notation on the flap shows this originated from H.A. Petersen

Lot #: 2047

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy British Consular Post 1881 (13 May) envelope to Scotland "per 1st Mail" bearing Hong Kong 1880 10c. mauve cancelled by a fair strike of the "A1" obliterator with type E c.d.s. alongside and, on the reverse, Hong Kong (16.5) and Edinburgh (24.6) c.d.s.; some light soiling; a scarce cover. Only

Lot #: 2048

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy British Consular Post 1887 (31 May) double-weight envelope to New York bearing pair of Hong Kong 10c. green tied by Amoy c.d.s. type Dii with another strike alongside, the reverse with New York and Brooklyn (3.7) arrival c.d.s.; some light soiling. Photo

Lot #: 2049

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post 1878 (5 Jan.) stampless envelope to Amoy bearing, on the reverse, a good strike of Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. in blue and manuscript note on the address side indicating an arrival date of 12 January. Clean and fine. A rare and important incoming letter through

Lot #: 2050

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post 1893 (Dec.) envelope addressed to the Swedish and Norwegian consulate, Shanghai bearing 1892 Double Dragon 2c. green tied by a fine strike of the bilingual “amoy local post/agency” postmark in blue-black; the reverse with a good strike of Shanghai Local Post

Lot #: 2051

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post 1894 (22 May) long envelope from H.A. Petersen & Co to the Swedish and Norwegian consulate in Shanghai bearing Jubilee ½c. vertical strip of four tied by fine strikes of the Local Post Office code “A” c.d.s. in blue and, on the reverse, Shanghai Local Post

Lot #: 2052

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Post Cards 1890 (June) Shanghai 2c. Double Dragon card (PC6) to the German Consulate in Tientsin cancelled by a fine strike of the bilingual double-circle "amoy local post/agency" cancellation in black, Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (2.6) in greenish blue and

Lot #: 2053

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Post Cards 1892 (Jan.) 2c. yellow-brown Double Dragon stationery card (PC6) to Shanghai cancelled by a fine strike of the bilingual "amoy local post/agency" postmark in bluish with a good strike of Shanghai Local Post (13.1) c.d.s. in blue on the reverse. Fine

Lot #: 2054

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Post Cards 1894 (6 Feb.) 20cash stationery card (PC5) to Diercking in Kowloon, readdressed to Shanghai and cancelled by a superb strike of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in blue; without arrival datestamp. Fine. Photo provenance: Sir Percival David

Lot #: 2055

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Post Cards 1894 (14 Feb.) 20cash stationery card (PC2) to Diercking in Kowloon and readdressed to Shanghai cancelled by a very fine strike of the c.d.s. code "A" in blue; fine. Photo

Lot #: 2056

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Post Cards 1894 (24 Feb.) 2c. deep lilac Jubilee stationery card (PC14a) used locally in Amoy and cancelled by a fine strike of the Local Post Agency c.d.s. code "A" in blue; fresh and fine. Photo

Lot #: 2057

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Letter Cards 1893 (7 Oct.) 1c. brown on greenish blue used locally in Amoy and cancelled by a fine strike of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s.; edges removed as usual; fine. (LC1). Photo

Lot #: 2058

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1893 (25 July) "postage paid 1 cent" envelope (E1b) to Diercking in Swatow uprated with pair of 1893 ½c. on half 5c. vermilion (S.G. 151-152) tied by two superb strikes of bilingual "amoy local post/agency" in blue with the Local Post Agency code "J

Lot #: 2059

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1893 (May) manila "postage paid 1 cent" envelope (E1g) to Shanghai "Pr S.S. Keung Pai" showing the variety of the embossing struck on the upper right side of the envelope. Cancelled by a fine strike of the bilingual "amoy local post/agency" struck in

Lot #: 2060

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1893 (23 Oct.) white "postage paid 1 cent" envelope (E1a) to Hall & Holtz in Shanghai cancelled by a good strike of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in blue and, on the reverse, a light strike of Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (31.10) in blue and

Lot #: 2061

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1894 (2 Mar.) commercial "postage paid 1 cent" on manila (E1g) to Shanghai "per Tung Ching" cancelled by a good strike of the code "A" c.d.s. in blue and, on the reverse, indistinct Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. in blue, pencil postman's characters and a

Lot #: 2062

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1894 (4 Oct.) 5c. Jubilee stationery envelope registered to a lieutenant on S.S. 'Monocacy' in Shanghai with additional 1893 ½c. pair cancelled by fine strikes of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in bluish black with a good strike of the boxed

Lot #: 2063

Reserve: HK$7,000 - HK$10,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1894 (31 Aug.) cream "postage paid 1 cent" envelope (E1c) to Tientsin cancelled by a good strike of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in blue with Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (6.9) in blue alongside, three further strikes of the Shanghai Local Post

Lot #: 2064

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Envelopes 1895 (21 Mar.) cream "postage paid 1 cent" envelope (E1c) used locally to The Corinthian Lodge, Koolangsoo cancelled by a fine strike of the Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in bluish black; there is some minor soiling on the reverse; fine. Believed

Lot #: 2065

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Newspaper Wrappers 1893 (19 Nov.) “local post newspaper wrapper/postage paid ½ cent” addressed to Pilot Smith of Tait & Co. in Kowloon; good to fine. Photo

Lot #: 2066

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Newspaper Wrappers 1893 ½c. orange and 2c. red cancelled to order by Local Post Agency code "A" c.d.s. in blue dated 1894 (10 Mar.) and 1893 (11 Sept.) respectively; fine. NW2, 4

Lot #: 2067

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Postmarks - Bilingual: A selection of Shanghai stamps bearing the double circle postmark in either violet, blue or blue-black and includes 1888 20cash on 40 cash brown and the scarce 1889 20cash on 100 cash yellow and Double Dragon values to 10c. (3) and pair

Lot #: 2068

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Postmarks - Datestamp: A selection on page showing the postmark in blue-black including pairs (3); includes 1893 (24 May) on pair of ½c. on 5c. vermilion (the earliest recorded use on postage stamps) and 1895 (2 Mar.) on pair of ½c. (very late use on Shanghai

Lot #: 2069

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy Agency of the Shanghai Local Post Incoming Mail 1893 (3 Apr.) envelope to Shanghai bearing Switzerland 25f. tied by Faoug c.d.s. and, on the reverse, Hong Kong (1.5) and Shanghai Local Post (6.5) c.d.s. in blue; readdressed to Amoy and with a good strike of the bilingual postmark in blue on the

Lot #: 2070

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1893 "Provisional" "half cent" on Shanghai ½c. orange and black, two examples, one with part to large part original gum, one without gum, one showing a heavier impression of the overprint is without gum. Photo provenance: Elling O. Eide, November 2014

Lot #: 2071

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Trial Proofs 2c. light blue, stone II printed on cardboard paper, a part sheet (without margins) of thirty five, without gum. The largest known multiple of this proof. Photo

Lot #: 2072

Reserve: HK$30,000 - HK$35,000

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Issued Stamps ½c. green, stone I in a complete sheet of forty, unused without gum; many split and reinforced perforations with some light marks showing through to the front. Livingston 1

Lot #: 2073

Reserve: HK$1,200 - HK$1,500

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Issued Stamps ½c. green, stone II in a sheet of forty, c.t.o. with Local Post Office code "N" c.d.s. of 1899 (15 May); without margins but with gum, there are some perf. reinforcements. Livingston 11

Lot #: 2074

Reserve: HK$1,200 - HK$1,500

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Issued Stamps 1c. pale red-orange in a complete sheet of forty, unused without gum; a few perf. reinforcements. Livingston 2

Lot #: 2075

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Issued Stamps A collection showing a range of shades, 2c. stone I (2) and ½c variety imperforate between stamp and side margin (in a horizontal strip of five) plus some stamps with misplaced perforations. (45

Lot #: 2076

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Covers ½c. to 5c. set of five tied on unaddressed cover by triangular Local Post Amoy postmark and a good strike of the boxed registered handstamp in red with manuscript number "71" in black ink; 5c. with corner fault. Photo

Lot #: 2077

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Covers 1895 (Aug.) wrapper to Shanghai bearing ½c. green tied by the triangular Local Post Amoy postmark and, on the reverse, Shanghai Local Post (3.8) c.d.s. in blue. Philatelic. Photo

Lot #: 2078

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1895 First Issue Covers 1896 (22 May) envelope from the Great Northern Telegraph Company to Shanghai "By first steamer" bearing 1c. vermilion tied by Local Post Office c.d.s. code "A" in black with Shanghai Local Post c.d.s. (25.5) on the reverse. A charming commercial cover. Photo

Lot #: 2079

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019

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Amoy 1896 Second Issue 15c. brownish black and 20c. slate-lilac variety imperforate between stamp and left margin, part to large part original gum. Livingston 12a, 13a. Photo provenance: Elling O. Eide, January 2014

Lot #: 2080

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

Date: 21 Jun 2019