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Auction 38 - Saturday, March 13, 2021

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1088 C Argentina 1858 10c green diagonally bisected, used on front to Montevideo, with "FRANCA" in circle cancel & oval fancy CONCORDIA h/s in black. BPA cert (1963). Scott 2f. Cat US$725. $400.00
1089 / China c1870 Local Posts, Shanghai, Foochow etc x approx 200, mint/used on 4 stock pages. Some dupn. SG cat £900+. $650.00
1090 U China 1878-83 5 candarins, pelure paper, 4½mm apart printing, horizontal seal in centre, couple of perf faults at foot. SG 6. Cat £1800. GU/FU. $750.00
1091 M China 1882 1 candarin green, some discolouration, from the March 1882 printing of stamps 4½mm apart. SG 4. Cat £600. Mint. $500.00
1092 U China 1882 1 candarin deep green used; 3 candarins brown-red used & 5 candarins yellow-ochre (2 pulled perfs) used. Each from the March 1882 printings of stamps 4½mm apart. SG 4a, 5, 6. Cat £2975. $2,500.00
1093 / China-Foreign Post Offices c1900-1919: GB 20v (£1160); Germany 27v (£300); Italy 29v (£410+); Japan 22v (£280); & Russia 43v (£340+), mint/used on 8 brittle pages + 1 stock page. SG cat approx £2500. $1,000.00
1094 U China 1912 10c Express Mail 10c 1st issue (Chan E8), clear Shanghai cds 6 Nov 1912. Earliest known use of a Republic of China issued stamp excl Imperial Post ovpts. It's discussed in forthcoming article by H James Maxwell in China Clipper. The National Revolution & Founding of Republic commems are variously stated to have been issued on December 14, 15 or 24 1912. The Express Mail stamps are stated in SG, SCott, Chan & Ma to have been issued in 1913 or January 1913. However an example is known dated Dec 27 1912. This example therefore is much the earliest known usage of a Republic of China issued stamp. The stamp itself has light creasing. $2,500.00
1095 M China-US Post Office Agency in Shanghai 1919: 2c, 4c, 6c, 10c, 12c, 14c, 16c, 20c x 2, 30c, 40c & 60c (small thin). 12v. SG 1-14 range. Cat £940+. Mint. $700.00
1096 M China 1951 Gate of Heavenly Peace set on pink network background, mint no gum, as issued. SG 1493-8. Cat £4750. $4,750.00
1097 M China 1955 8f Foundry Worker, Shanghai perforation 12½, mint no gum as issued. SG 1650a. Cat £425. $350.00
1098 * China 1967 25th Anniversary of Mao's Talks on Literature set; also 35f, 43f & 52f 46th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party in blocks of 4. SG 2359-61, 2364-6. Cat £1090. MUH. $800.00
1099 * China 1967 Mao's Thoughts set, incl both "red" & "gold" unfolded strips of 5, (one trivial adhesion on 1st "gold" stamp). SG 2343, 2344a, 2349a. Cat £4250. MUH. $4,500.00
1100 * China 1967-8 Poems of Mao Tse Tung set (14v). SG 2372-2385. Cat £3500. MUH. $3,500.00
1101 * China 1967 Our Great Teacher set. SG 2367-9. Cat £650. MUH. $1,000.00
1102 * China 1967 Labour Day set of 5 (# 4 rounded corners). SG 2354-8. Cat £475. MUH. $300.00
1103 * China 1968 Directives of Mao Tse Tung horiz unfolded strip of 5. SG 2397a. Cat £5500. MUH. $5,000.00
1104 * China 1968 Revolutionary Literature & Art (I & II) sets. SG 2387-2395. Cat £925. MUH. $750.00
1105 U France 1937 Pepix Paris Philatelic Exbn m/s. SG MS581. Cat £475. FU. $150.00
1106 M France 1937 Pepix Paris Philatelic Exbn m/s. Mint (hinge mark in corners well clear of stamps). SG MS581. Cat £600. $225.00
1107 M Greece 1896 1L-10D Olympics set of 12. Unused no gum. The first Olympic stamps. SG 110-121. Cat £1700. $375.00