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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1 */U   

Imperial and Republic (Kuomintang) Issues

Shanghai and Treaty Ports Group on Original Pages

1865-96, 57 mint or used stamps, 26 values representing various Shanghai issues, others are from Amoy, Chefoo, Foochow, Hankow and Wuhu, nothing very expensive, but clean and nice assembly (minor flaws mentioned), full/part of OG or used, F/VF unit, useful as a starting collection
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2, 3, 4, 5
100.00 
 
2  1-3
1878, Large Dragon issue, 1c green, 3c vermilion and 5c orange, complete set of three printed on thin paper without watermark, nice and flawless unit, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $2,450
1000.00 
 
3 */U   1-9, var

Large Dragon issues
Group

1878-83, 1 mint (No.1) and 19 used values, including various cancellations and shades, as well as two sets of forgeries, all are neatly mounted and inscribed on original page, minor flaws possible, generally fresh and valuable assemblage, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
4000.00 
 
4 */U   10-15, var

Small Dragon issues
Group

1885-88, 19 mint and used values, mint stamps are included second complete set with perforation 11 3/4 and two stamps of 3ca of the first and second issues, in addition five forgeries on paper without watermark, some usual flaws possible, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
425.00 
 
5 */U   16-24, var

Empress Dowager issue
Group

1894, 1c-24c, mint complete set of nine, in addition ten used values and 13 forgeries on paper without watermark, full OG, several stamps, including 24c - NH, others are LH/hinged or used, F/VF
1500.00 
 
6  28-37

Surcharged Issues

1897, small figures surcharges (space 2.5mm) on Empress Dowager stamps, 1/2c on 3c - 30c on 24c, complete set of ten, full/large part of OG (10c/9c - no gum with tiny thin), mostly VF, C.v. $2,000
650.00 
 
7  78
1897, black surcharge 1c on Revenue stamp of 3c red, nicely centered, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $525
150.00 
 
8  79
1897, black surcharge (in one line) 2c on Revenue stamp of 3c red, fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $850
220.00 
 
9 */U   25/83

Remainder of the Surcharged Issues

1897, 34 mint or used values, starting with surcharges on Small Dragon set (two of 5c/5ca with different watermark position), six stamps of small figures surcharges (space 2.5mm),complete set of nine large figure surcharges (space 2.5mm) with additional four color varieties, eight stamps of narrow setting and three surcharges on Red Revenue, minor flaws possible, fresh and nice otherwise, full OG or used, F/VF
800.00 
 
10  86/133, J1/16

Later Imperial Post issues

1897-1910, 124 stamps and front of red band cover, including "Chinese Imperial Post" without the high value, but representing 4c brown olive, color error (Mi #38F, priced with "-"), complete London issue, set on paper without watermark, Temple of Heaven, including 2c used with significantly shifted center, range of postage dues, plus numerous varieties and cancellations, occasional flaws possible, generally nice quality unit, F/VF, C.v. $4,900++
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2, 3, 4, 5
850.00 
 
11 */U   134/1006

Post of the Chinese Republic (Kuomintang Period)

1912-49, 1600 mint or used stamps, three souvenir sheets and three postal history items, starting with Presidents Sun Yat-sen and Yuan Shih-kai sets, London and Peking issues (the last one incomplete) and many more, numerous plate, color and perforation varieties, different cancellations, insignificant amount of small defects possible, but nice quality overall, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $7,600
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62
1000.00 
 
12 */U   

Provisional Overprints and Issues under Japanese Occupation

1915-49, over 450 mint or used stamps and one cover, representing stamps issued in Kwantung, Meng Chiang (Inner Mongolia), Honan, Hopei, Shansi, Shantung, Supeh, issues for North China, Shanghai, Yunan, Szechwan and Sinkiang, this unit might be considered as a starting collection with a lot of empty spaces on pages for further finds, fresh condition overall, full OG or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45
275.00 
 
13 */U   

Balance of Provisional and Local Issues

1911-49, 325 mint or used stamps, vast majority represents Manchukuo issues, in addition includes some Taiwan, Tibet, Hong Kong, as well as several dozens of fiscal stamps, minor flaws possible, mainly nice condition, F/VF, C.v. for listed items over $1,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
140.00