CHINA: IMPERIAL PERIOD (1878-1911)

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Discounts apply to all single items or groups of items: 5% over $50, 10% over $111, 15% over $250.

 

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Description

  sold 1 550.00 1c large dragon first issue, VF light "KIANG 83" CD cancel, a beauty, 362.50 (minus discount)
  sold 2 475.00 3c large dragon first issue, VF light black seal cancel, the paper is of the first issue and rough perforations are sometimes found on that issue, very nice (the paper is whiter than in the picture) 312.50 (minus discount)
 
sold
9 725.00 5c large dragon yellow third issue, smooth perforation type, VFapp light blue seal cancel, hard-to-see light crease at top left, nevertheless a gorgeous and scarce item, 242.50 (minus discount)
 
 
10* 225.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, XF OG, paper hinge and album page adherence, but a lovely bright item, 102.50 (minus discount)
     10(*) 225.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, XF no gum, small LHR light print but still very nice, 52.50 (minus discount)
 
 
10(1) 100.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, VF blue seal cancel, very nice  62.50 (minus discount)
 
 
10(2) 100.00 1c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, faded, crease in left lower corner & most perforations missing on right, light black seal cancel, 3.50
  11 140.00 3c small dragon perf. 12 1/2, XF blue seal cancel, another beauty, 92.50 (minus discount)
 
 
13* 100.00 1c small dragon perf. 12, VFapp OG LHR, light bend in upper left corner not visible from front,  32.50
  sold
 
13(1) 55.00 1c small dragon bluish green perf. 12, XF light red 1992 Chinkiang cancel, beautiful -- the stamp is darker and the paper much whiter than shown in the picture, 39.50
 
removed
13(2) 55.00 1c small dragon bluish green perf. 12, VF light Chinkiang cancels, two short perfs on the left but very nice, 21.50
    14(1) 90.00 3c small dragon perf. 12, VF light blue seal cancel, very nice,  59.50 (minus discount)
 
 
14(2) 90.00 3c small dragon perf. 12, VF light blue seal cancel, almost as nice, 54.50 (minus discount)
  sold 15(1) 140.00 5c small dragon perf. 12, XF purple seal favor cancel, very nice,  82.50 (minus discount)
  sold 15(2) 140.00 5c small dragon perf. 11 1/2, VF light blue seal cancel, another nice item,  87.50 (minus discount)
  removed 15(3) 140.00 5c small dragon , VFapp black seal cancel, small thin but very nice looking, 44.50
     16* 65.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, VF OG very light hinge, short corner perforation but quite nice, 42.50
     16(*) 65.00 1c orange red Empress Dowager's birthday, XF regummed paper hinge, large margins, perfectly centered, beautiful stamp, 32.50
  sold  18* 60.00 3c orange Empress Dowager's birthday, F (centered to top and right), light OG HR, 29.50
  sold 18 37.50 3c orange Empress Dowager's birthday, F (centered to top and left) blue seal cancel, the paper is much whiter than in the picture, 17.50
 
 
19(1) 250.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, VF light black seal cancel, very nice, 162.50 (minus discount)
 
 
19(2) 250.00 4c rose pink Empress Dowager's birthday, F-VF very light black seal cancel, nice, 142.50 (minus discount)
  sold
20nv* China Stamp Soc. cat value $500 5c yellow Empress Dowager's birthday, 2nd (1897) printing von Mollendorf issue (see note in Scott catalog after 24n), F-VF OG LHR minor gum stains at the top, 262.50 (minus discount)
  sold 21 60.00 6c brown Empress Dowager's birthday, XFvery light black seal cancel, outstanding item, 47.50
  sold 22* 325.00 9c dark green Dowager's birthday, VF OG paper hinge, very nice, 250.00 (minus discount)
  sold  25* 72.50+ 1c on 1c small dragon (broken frame-line variety), VF OG LHR, very nice, 56.50 (minus discount)
 
 
26* 325.00 2c on 3c small dragon, VF OG LHR, very nice, 217.50 (minus discount)
  26 120.00 2c on 3c small dragon, VF light corner "HANK" CD cancel, another beauty, 79.50 (minus discount)
  sold  27*(1) 110.00 5c on 5c small dragon, VF OG LHR, very nice, 79.50 (minus discount)
  sold 
 
27*(2) 110.00 5c on 5c small dragon, XF centering OG HR shows above stamp, 49.50
  sold
 
28* 45.00 1/2c on 3c Dowager, F-VF OG paper hinge remnant, 2 short perforations and light stain on another, 19.50
  sold
 
31 27.50 4c on 4c Dowager, "4" over "n" of "cents" variety, F+ moderate CD cancels, straight edge at bottom, 19.50
 
sold 
33(1) 35.00 8c on 6c Dowager, VF full pa kua cancel, 22.50
  
sold
33(2) 35.00 8c on 6c Dowager, VF full pa kua cancel, deeply pulled perforation on the right which does not greatly detract from appearance because other perforations are rough, 12.50
   removed 49(1) 17.50 2c on 2c Dowager, F (centered to the left but full design can be seen because part of adjacent stamp is attached) light CD cancel, 10.50
 
sold
49(2) 17.50 2c on 2c Dowager, VF light treaty port cancel, couple of short perfs at bottom, 9.50
  NEW+ 131-33 41.00 2c to 7c Temple of Heaven, F-VF nice cancels, 21.50
  J5(*) 20.00 5c 1st postage due, VF missing most gum but nice, 6.00
  J7(*) 7.00 1/2c 2nd postage due, VF NG but nice, 2.25
  J7 4.00 1/2c 2nd postage due, VF CD cancel, 2.00
    J8(*) 12.00 1c 2nd postage due, VF og which gets thinner at bottom, 2.00
    J8 4.00 1c 2nd postage due, VF CD cancel, 2.00
    J9* 12.00 2c 2nd postage due, VFapp og H but thin, 3.00
J9 4.00 2c 2nd postage due, XF light off-the-face CD cancel, 2.00
  J12 9.00 10c 2nd postage due, F-VFapp light CD cancel, thin, 2.00

Revised: April 10, 2017